Three Year Integrated Course

(under Section 24(1) of Goa University Act 1984)

Course Structure  

COURSES OF STUDY

Eligibility Rules for admission to Semester-1&II ( in the first year) B.A Course: 
The Undergraduate Degree  Course  shall be of three academic year and each academic year shall consist of two semesters.

A candidate for being eligible for admission to the Semester I of the 3 years integrated course leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Arts must have passed :-

A)   The HSSCE Std.(XII) examination conducted by the  Goa State Board of  Secondary and Higher Secondary Education in the following subjects:-
  1. i)  English (HL/LL)
  2. ii) Any one of the Modern Indian/Modern Foreign Language(HL/LL)

iii)  Four other subjects from among the subjects mentioned below

Or

Three subjects from among the subjects mentioned below and one subject from among the remaining optional subjects prescribed for HSSCE. 

  1. Modern Indian Language (any language other than the one offered underCompulsory languages)
  2. Modern Foreign Language(any language other than the one offered undercompulsory languages.)
  3. Sanskrit                                                 10. Mathematics & Statistics
  4. Prakrit                                                   11. Political Science
  5. Pali                                                        12. Sociology
  6. Arabic                                                    13. Philosophy
  7. Persian                                                   14. Logic
  8. History                                                  15. Psychology
  9. Geography                                             16. Economics
  10. B)   The Higher Secondary Certificate (Std XII) Examination of the Vocational Stream conducted by the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, in one of the following subjects:
  11. Office Secretaryship/Stenography               8. Programme Assistant
  12. Accountancy and  Auditing                           9.Auto Engineering Technology
  13. Marketing and Salesmanship                        10. Industrial Management
  14. Commercial Garment Designing & Making   11. Insurance
  15. Poultry & Swine Production                          12. Food  Production
  16. Electronic Technology                                   13.Catering  &  Restaurant Mgmt.
  17. Maintenance & Repairs of Electrical & Electric Domestic Appliances

 

OR

  1. C)   Must have passed similar examination of another body, equivalent to Goa Board of secondary and Higher Secondary Education, Goa and recognized as such by Goa University.
  2. D)   A candidate satisfying the conditions laid down by the University for admission to the semester-I course in B.Sc or B.Com  shall also be eligible for admission to the Semester –I of B.A. course
  3. E)    A candidate not covered under any of the above categories but desirous of seeking admission to the said course may apply to the college.  However, the Registrar along with Dean of concerned Faculty and Chairperson(s) of Board(s) of Studies of concerned subjects shall decide the eligibility.
  4. F)    A candidate admitted for Semester-I shall be deemed eligible for admission to semester-II
  5. G)   A candidate migrating from another recognized University and desirous of direct admission to Semester-II may be considered for admission provided he/she has cleared/passed First Term/Semester –I examination of that University with those subjects for which admission is sought and undertakes to successfully complete the other compulsory papers of Semester-I.

 

Eligibility Rules for Admission to Semester-III & IV (in the Second Year)  B.A Course:

  1. A)   A candidate who has registered and have requisite attendance for Semester I and Semester II shall be eligible for admission to Semester III.
  2. B)    A candidate migrating from any other recognized University may be considered for admission to Semester III of the B.A. provided: (a) he/she has passed the First Year B.A examination in all subjects from that University, (b) he/she had offered at the first Year the same subjects as prescribed under Major category available under the scheme of this University, (c) he/she undertakes to successfully complete the compulsory Information Technology/Environment Studies syllabus prescribed by this University for Semesters I & II, if he/she has not already done so in the previous University.  Result of Semester IV examination shall be withheld if the candidate fails to fulfill this undertaking.
  3. C)    A candidate admitted for Semester III shall be deemed eligible for admission to Semester IV.
  4. D)   A candidate from another recognized University may be considered for direct admission to Semester IV provided he/she fulfills the conditions in (a), (b) and (c) at (C) above and in addition has passed/cleared Semester III/First Term examination of the Second Year B.A. of that University.  However, the result of Semester IV shall be withheld if the candidate does not fulfill these conditions.

 

Eligibility Rules for Admission to Semester-V (in the Third Year) B.A. Course:

 

  1. A)    A candidate who has been declared passed in Semester I to Semester IV examination shall be eligible for admission to Semester V.
  2. B)     A candidate admitted for Semester V shall be deemed eligible for admission to Semester VI.
  3. C)     A candidate migrating from any other recognized University may be considered for admission to Semester V of the B.A. Course provided: (a) he/she has passed the second Year B.A. Examination in all subjects from that University, and (b) he/she  had offered at the Second Year the same subjects as prescribed under Major category available under the scheme of this University.  A candidate fulfilling these conditions shall be eligible for admission to only Semester V.

Eligibility Rules for Admission to Semester-VI (in the Third Year) B.A. Course:

  1. A)    A candidate already admitted for Semester V shall be deemed eligible for admission to Semester VI
  2. B)     Direct admission to Semester VI shall not be permitted.

B.A Semester – I  &  II

(Seven papers carrying 100 marks each in addition to Environmental Education paper carrying 50 marks)

Subject   1 :  Spoken  English  (Semester I)

Written  English  (Semester II)

Subject  2  :  Language Group (choose any one)  Semester I & II

  • Hindi
  • Konkani
  • French
  • Portuguese

Subject  3  : Foundation Course (Choose any one) Semester I & II

  •  Demography & Population Education
  • Current  Affairs

Students offering Economics will compulsory opt for Demography & Pop.Education, those offering History will opt for Current Affairs and others can opt for any of the two.

Subject  4 :  Information Technology.  Semester I & II

Subject 5, 6 & 7   (major subjects)     Semester I & II

    Major  Groups  (Choose any one group consisting of three subjects) : 

Group 1    : Psychology, Economics, English

Group 2    : English, Political Science, History

Group 3    : Economics, Political Science, English

Group 4    : Economics, Hindi, Political Science

Group 5    : History, Konkani, English

Group 6    : History, Political Science, Hindi

Group 7    : Political Science, History, Konkani

Group 8    : Hindi, Konkani, History

Group 9    : Hindi, Konkani, Economics

Group 10 : History, Psychology, English

Important Note: History & Psychology  and History & English not being offered at Third Year Level)

Subject 8  : Environmental Studies

B.A Semester – III  &  IV

(Seven papers carrying 100 marks each )

Subject  1:       Compulsory  English

Subject  2:        Foundation  Course (Choose any one) Semester III & IV

  • Gandhian  Studies
  • History of India’s Struggle for Freedom

Subject 3:        Human Rights.       (Semester III )

Self-Development  (Semester IV)

Subject 4, 5 & 6 : Same three Major Subjects as offered in Semester I and  II

Subject  7:       subject Allied to anyone of the Major subjects

Subjects prescribed under the Allied Related  to the Major Course

Major subject                                        Related to  Allied 

1)  Psychology                                  i) Psychology of Adjustment (Semester III)

  1.          ii) Child  Psychology  (Semester IV)

2) Economics                                    i) Export Management

3) History                                         i) Ecology of Goa

4) Political Science                            i) Gender Studies

5) Konkani                                        i) Mass Media

6) Hindi                                             i) Mass Media

7) English                                          i) American Studies (semester III)

  1.          ii) Sociology  of Literature  (Semester IV)

B.A  Semester – V  and  VI

(Six  papers carrying 100 marks each and project paper will carry 100 marks)

  1. Three papers in two of the subjects from  Major category offered at

semester I – IV

  1. One Project  paper

OR

  1. Six papers in one of the Major subjects offered at semester I – IV
  2. One Project paper

Major Subjects  with  titles:

1) English   Semester V

paper I  :  Autobiographical Writings

paper II :  Shakespeare

paper III:  New Literature in English

Semester VI

paper I  :   Modern  American  Literature

paper II :   Indian Fiction in Translation

paper III:  Contemporary Indian Women Novelist

 

2) Konkani   Semester V

Paper  III- KN(MS)05  : Functional Konkani (part I)

Paper  IV- KN(MS)06  : Novel as a literary Form (part I)

Paper   V- KN(MS) 07  :  History  of Konkani language and literature

Paper  VI- KN(MS)08  : Introduction to Konkani linguistics and Grammatical

Study of Konkani

Paper  VII-KN(MS)09  : Indian poetics and Criticism

Paper VIII-KN(MS)10  : Study of forms of Konkani Drama

    Semester VI

Paper  III- KN(MS)02  : Functional Konkani (part II)

Paper  IV- KN(MS)12  : Novel as a literary Form (part II)

Paper   V- KN(MS)13  :  History  of Modern Konkani language and literature

Paper  VI- KN(MS)14  : Grammatical Study of Konkani

Paper  VII-KN(MS)15  : Indian poetics

Paper VIII-KN(MS)16  : Study of  Konkani Drama

 

3) Hindi   Semester V

Paper HNE 5        :  Hindi Sahitya : Adikal Evam Bhaktikal

Paper HNE 6        :  Adhunik  Hindi  kavya

Paper HNE 7        :  Anuvad Evan Patralekhan

 

 Semester VI

Paper HNE 11      :  Hindi Sahitya : Ritikaal

Paper HNE 12      :  Adhunik Hindi Gadya : Udbhav Aur Vikas

Paper HNE 13      :  Nibandh Evam Janasanchav Madyam Lekhan

 

4) History   Semester V

Paper V     : History of India (1526 to 1818)

Paper VII  : Rise of Indian Nationalism (1857-1905)

Paper IX   : India Since Independence

Paper XI   : Goa Since Liberation

Paper XIV : History of Modern China (1839-1976)

Paper XV  : Ancient Civilization : Egypt, China, India & Greece (Earliest Times to 500 AD)

  Semester VI

Paper VI     : Socio Economic History of India (1526 to 1818)

Paper VIII  : Towards  Freedom  (1905-1947)

Paper    X   : World Revolutions

Paper XII   : History of the Marathas (1630- 1818)

Paper XVI : The Rise of the Modern West (Mid 15th Century to the

American Revolution)

Paper XVII: Mahatma Gandhi in Indian History

 

5)  Economics   Semester V

Paper V      : Contemporary Indian Economy –I

Paper VII   :  International Trade & Finance – I

Paper IX    :  Public Finance – I

Paper XI    :  Environmental Economics –I

Paper XIII :  Growth and Development -I

Paper XXI : Research Methodology in Economics – I

 

 Economics Semester VI

Paper VI      : Contemporary Indian Economy –II

Paper VIII   :  International Trade & Finance – II

Paper    X    :  Public Finance – II

Paper XII    :  Environmental Economics –II

Paper XIV   :  Growth and Development -II

Paper XXII : Research Methodology in Economics – II

 

6)  Political Science –   Semester V

Paper (PS)V        : Public Administration

Paper (PS)VI       : International Relations

Paper (PS)VII      : Western Political Thinkers (Plato to John Socke)

Paper (PS)XI       : Indian Political Thinkers  (Manu to Azad)

Paper (PS)XII      : Government and Politics of Goa:Pre Statehood

Paper (PS)XIII    : Comparative Government

 

         Semester VI

Paper (PS)VIII    : Indian Administration

Paper (PS)IX       : International Institution & Issues

Paper (PS)X        : Western Political Thinkers (Rousseau to Marx)

Paper (PS)XIV    : Indian Political Thinkers  (Gokhale to Ambedkar)

Paper (PS)XV     : Government and Politics of Goa: Post Statehood

Paper (PS)XVI    : Comparative Politics

 

7)  Psychology –   Semester V

Paper V      : Criminal Psychology

Paper VI     : Health Psychology

Paper VII    : Abnormal Psychology

Paper VIII   : Psychological Testing

Paper IX     : Experimental Psychology

Paper X      : Psychology Practicum I

Semester VI

Paper XII    : Statistics

Paper XIII   : Organisational  Behaviour

Paper XIV : Abnormal Psychology

Paper XV   : Neuropsychology

Paper XVI : CognitivePsychology

Paper XVII : Psychology Practicum II