BAJMC (Hons.)

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  • 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.
  • Regulation

    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

    SemesterNo. of PapersCredit
    SEM-III5 26
    SEM-IV5 28
    SEM-V5 28
    SEM-VI5 26
    TOTAL31 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

    PerformanceLetter GradeRange of MarksGrade Point
    Outstanding‘ O ‘90 – =< 10010
    Excellent‘ A+ ‘80 – < 909
    Very Good‘ A ‘70 – < 808
    Good‘ B+ ‘60 – < 707
    Above Average‘ B ‘50 – < 606
    Average & Pass‘ C ‘40 – < 505
    Failed‘ F ‘Below 400
    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.