- Special Features of The Programme
- Accomplished faculty with excellent teaching skills and technical know-how for creative work in the media.
- A Student friendly campus with excellent Teaching-Learning environment with modern audio-visual facilities for training in print and electronic media (Media Lab, Studios) for high level of practical exposure.
- Active partnership with media houses for training and exposure to industry’s best-practices.
- Collaboration with foreign universities to provide exposure and expertise.
- Creation of a centre of excellence for offering variety of training and production.
- Regular updating of syllabus.
- Regular interaction with stalwarts from Media Industry and Academia.
- Exchange of ideas and thoughts through media workshops and seminars.
- Creation of a Centre for Strong Media Research activities.
The BAJMC, under CBCS, a three year full-time Degree Programme, shall have six semesters. After successful completion of the six semesters, a BAJMC Degree will be awarded to qualified students.
Duration:The duration of the programme shall be 3 years with 6 semesters. Odd semester is from July to December (i.e. 1st , 3rd , 5th semester) and even semester is from January to June (i.e. 2nd , 4th , 6th semester). The examination shall be held tentatively in the month of December and May for odd and even semesters respectively.
Span Period:No students shall be admitted as a candidate for the examination for any part/s or semester/s after the lapse of six years from the date of admission to the first semester of the B.Com(H) programme
Semester wise no. of Papers and Credits
Semester No. of Papers Credit SEM-I 5 24 SEM-II 6 26 SEM-III 5 26 SEM-IV 5 28 SEM-V 5 28 SEM-VI 5 26 TOTAL 31 158
Eligibility Criteria for Admission:The candidate should have passed +2 Examination of C.H.S.E., Odisha or its equivalent in any discipline with minimum 50% marks in aggregate. The selection would be based on the career and written test with equal weightage.
Attendance:A student has to secure a minimum of 75% of attendance in each paper of a Semester to be permitted to sit for the Semester examination. In case a candidate is unable to acquire the stipulated attendance at the end of any Semester, he/she shall not be allowed to appear the end semester examination of that semester.
- Non-practical subjects of 100 marks with 6 credits– 50 lecture classes and 10 tutorial classes
- Non-practical subjects of 100 marks with 4 credits– 30 lecture classes and 10 tutorial classes
- Non-practical subjects of 50 marks with 2 credits– 20 lecture classes
- Practical subject of 100 markswith 6 credits 40 lecture classes and 20 practical classes.
- Practical subjects of 100 markswith 4 credits 25 lecture classes 15 tutorial classes.
- Practical subjects of 50 markswith 2 credits 10 lecture classes and 10 practical classes.
Scheme of Examination:
- Paper setting norms:Paper setting norms may be incorporated in the policy rules and details will be separately mentioned in ‘ Examination and Evaluation Policy ‘
- Class Tests/Quizzes/Presentation:There shall be class tests/ quizzes/ presentation etc. for each paper carrying maximum of 10 marks – 5 marks for 100 – 50 marks paper respectively.
- Mid Semester Examination:The duration of the examination will be of one hour and maximum marks will be 20 for a 100 marks paper and 10 for 50 marks paper. The concerned faculty member should ensure that the coverage prior to mid-term examination is minimum first and second unit of the paper and the questions will be set from the covered units. The questions will be set in such a manner that to answer them knowledge of both the units will be required. If a candidate fails to appear or failed in the mid-term examination, with the permission of the concerned course teacher he/she can appear at the compensatory mid-term examination before the end semester examination. This would be held once only.
- End Semester Examination:The end semester examination will be held on consecutive days. There will be one sitting per day. The duration of the examination will be 3 hours for a 70 marks and 2 hours for a 35 marks paper.
- A paper having no practical shall consist of three components as
(i) Mid-Semester Exam. 20%
(ii) End-Semester Exam. 70%
(iii) Continuous evaluation in term of class tests, quizzes, case study and class participation etc. 10%
NB– However if the concerned teacher of a paper wants he/she can exercise his/her discretion with regard to conduct of mid-semester examination and continues evaluation.
The papers having practical examinations shall consist of three components as :
- Mid-Semester Exam.(Theory) 20 %
- End-Semester exam. (Theory) 50 %
- Practical Exam. 30 %
- Odd semester examination (1st, 3rd , 5th ) shall be conducted in the month of December and Even semester (2nd , 4th ,6th ) shall be conducted the month of May.
- The dates of examination shall be reflected in the Academic calendar.
- A candidate has to secure at least 5 grade points both in theory and practical separately to pass the paper and 6 CGPA in aggregate in order to pass the examination.
- Award of Distinction:Students securing 6 CGPA in first attempt shall be awarded B.Com(H) with Distinction. Distinction will not be awarded to candidates with back papers.
- Conduct of Examination:English shall be the medium of instruction and examination.
- Back/Repeat:A candidate who secures less than 5 grade points in individual paper in odd – even semester may appear the said paper in the following odd/even semester subject a maximum of two times with the span period of the course. However, if a candidate fails in the aggregate, he – she may appear in any paper of that semester to improve the aggregate subject to a maximum of two times within the span period.
Evaluation System:The semester system of examination will have internal system of valuation with a Board for Conducting Examiners to pass the result.
Publication of Results:The result will be published within one month from the date of last examination held.
Grading System:Grade Mark Secured from 10 Points
Performance Letter Grade Range of Marks Grade Point Outstanding ‘ O ‘ 90 – =< 100 10 Excellent ‘ A+ ‘ 80 – < 90 9 Very Good ‘ A ‘ 70 – < 80 8 Good ‘ B+ ‘ 60 – < 70 7 Above Average ‘ B ‘ 50 – < 60 6 Average & Pass ‘ C ‘ 40 – < 50 5 Failed ‘ F ‘ Below 40 0 Absent ‘ Ab ‘ – 0
N.B.A Candidate has to secure 5 grade points to pass in each of the Papers A transitory letter grade I (carrying points 2) shall be introduced for cases where the results are incomplete. This grade shall automatically be converted into appropriate grade(s) as and when the results are complete. A student’s level of competence shall be categorized by a GRADE POINT AVERAGE to be specified as:
SGPA– Semester Grade Point Average
CGPA– Cumulative Grade Point Average
(a) POINT– Integer equivalent of each letter grade
(b) CREDIT– Integer signifying the relative emphasis of individual course item(s) in a semester as indicated by the Course structure and syllabus. In addition to the points, the actual mark secured shall also be reflected in the Grade Sheet / Transcript.
After successful completion of the six semester examination students will be awarded Bachelor Degree in Business Administration (Hons.) with specialization in Finance/Marketing/ Human Resource Management / Operation Research.
(However, in case of Distinction, a student has to secure 50% of marks in six semesters in one / first chance)
The regulation is subject to modification as and when necessary. The Syllabus shall remain valid from 2016-17 Admission Batch.
Credit Transfer:There shall be a committee consisting of 3 experts from among the faculty of Schools to take appropriate decision on credit transfer in case of equivalent course.
Unfair means in Examination:Any unfair means adopted by any examinee in any examination conducted by the University shall be punishable as per rules of the University.
Common Grace Mark Rule:This rule shall be made applicable in case of those candidates who after receiving such grace clear the end-term examination. However, the maximum grace mark is restricted to 2% of the total marks of the semester examination, provided further that the grace mark in any paper shall not exceed 10% of the maximum marks in that subject.