BS (Hons) English

Objectives

After completion of the BS English (four-year program), the learners will be able to:

  1. Display substantial proficiency in oral and written English
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of the core linguistic and literary concepts and their various applications
  3. Use critical concepts and terminology, both in Literature and Linguistics, with understanding
  4. Express the ability to respond to and interpret a range of text types effectively
  5. Analyze individual texts and make comparisons between them
  6. Appreciate the significance of social and historical context in analyzing texts
  7. Trace and recognize the major traditions in research on selected issues/themes
  8. Conduct a small-scale research study in an area of interest
  9. Enhance their employability in various fields, such as media, communication, teaching, C.S.S. and other relevant fields.

Entry Requirements

A. For students who have done F.A/F.Sc, I.Com or *equivalent in Annual System
  • Minimum 45% marks in FA/FSc , I.Com or equivalent
  • Minimum 50% marks in English Compulsory Subject.

Extra credit will be given to the students who have studied English Literature in Intermediate or equivalent programme on the basis of the following

Formula/ Criteria:
Marks in English Literature (Elective) *Extra Credit in Merit Score
50% and above 5(Five ) Bonus Points
Below 50% 0(Zero ) Bonus Points

*These bonus points will be added to the overall merit score.

B. For students who have done F.A/F.Sc, I.Com or *equivalent in Semester System
  • Minimum 60% marks in FA/FSc , I.Com or *equivalent.
  • Minimum 50% marks in English Compulsory Subject.

Extra credit will be given to the students who have studied English Literature in Intermediate or equivalent programme on the basis of the following

Formula/ Criteria:
Marks in English Literature (Elective) *Extra Credit in Merit Score
50% and above 5(Five ) Bonus Points
Below 50% 0(Zero ) Bonus Points

*These bonus points will be added to the overall merit score.


C. For students who have done A-Level
  • Students should submit an equivalence certificate from IBCC.
  • Minimum 'B' grade in English Language (Compulsory) in 'O' Levels.
  • Minimum 60% Marks ('A' level Equivalence Certificate).

Extra credit will be given to the students who have studied English Literature as a subject in 'O' level or 'A' level on the basis of the following

Formula/ Criteria:
Marks in English Literature , O level or A level (Elective) *Extra Credit in Merit Score
'C' grade and above 5(Five ) Bonus Points
Below 'C' grade 0(Zero ) Bonus Points

*These bonus points will be added to the overall merit score.

Note: Merit will be calculated as per university policy.
*Equivalence Qualification : In case of equivalent qualification, equivalence

certificate will be required from IBCC (Inter Board Committee of Chairman)

Age Limit

Age limit is not applicable in this program.

Merit Calculation

(( Marks Obtained in SSC / Total ) x 0.30 + ( Marks Obtained in HSSC / Total ) x 0.70) x 100

Degree Requirements

Assessment and evaluation of students in BS (H) English program shall be of three types:

  1. Continuous/Formative Assessment 40%
  2. Summative Test (at the end of semester) 60%

Further break-up:

  1. At least two assignments/presentations in each course, with a total weight age of 18%.
  2. A mid-term test equivalent to 20% weight age.
  3. 2% weight age to the student attaining attendance 90% or more, general conduct or behaviour, and/or extra-ordinary participation in academic activities in each course during the regular course work.