CHOICE BASED CREDIT SYSTEM (CBCS)
Regulations from 2008-2009
All UG and PG Courses shall be conducted on Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) it is an instructional package developed to suit the needs of students to keep pace with the developments in Higher Education and the quality assurance expected of it in the light of liberalization and Globalization in higher education.
The term Credit refers to the weightage given to a course, usually in relation to the instructional hours assigned to it. However, in no instance the credits of the course can be greater than the hours allotted to it. Each course is designed under lectures / tutorials / laboratory or field work / seminar / practical training / Assignments / Report writing etc., to meet effective teaching and learning needs.
Non Major Electives during III and IV Semester 2 papers with 2 credit each are taken. It is open to all the students, irrespective of the Department. In case of languages the students who study Arabic, Hindi, French and Urudu will study one paper on Fundamentals of Tamil during III & IV semesters. The Students who have studied Tamil in Higher SecondarySchool and taken other language as Part - I have advanced Tamil. Others will study other Non Major Electives.
Extra Curricular Courses include activities of the NSS, NCC, Youth Red Cross, Rotaract Club and Sports. All the students encouraged to involve themselves in any one of the extension services for the first four semesters. This will carry 2-5 credits.
The following are the credits for Post Graduates