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Choice Based Credit System

The CBSC system 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. Tamil Nadu Government and Thiruvalluvar university have introduced this system since the academic year 2008-09, along with semester pattern. 

It permits the students to :

  • Learn at their own pace
  • Choose electives from a wide range of elective courses offered by the departments of the affilated Colleges
  • Undergo additional courses and acquire more than the required number of credits
  • Adopt an inter-disciplinary approach to learning
  • Make the best use of expertise of available faculty

 The main subjects of Bachelor Degree course shall consist of the following :

 

Part I

Tamil/Urdu/Other Language

Part II

English

Part III

Core subjects, Allied Subjects, Project/Electives

Part IV

1 (a) Those who have not studied Tamil upto XII Std.; and taken Non-Tamil Language under part-I shall take Tamil comprising of two courses (of 6th Standard Level).

(b) Those who have studied Tamil upto XII Std. and taken a Non Tamil Language Under Part-I shall take Advanced Tamil Comprising of two courses.

(c) Others who do not come under (a), (b) can choose a non-major elective comprising of two courses.

2. Skill Based Subjects (Elective)
3. Environmental Studies
4. Value Education

Part III

Extension Activities

 

A Candidate shall be awarded a maximum of 1 credit for compulsory extension service.

Conversion of Marks to Grade Points & Letter Grade :

Range of Marks

Grade Points

Letter Grade

Description

90 - 100

9.0 - 10.0

O+

OUTSTANDING

80 - 89

8.0 - 8.9

D+

EXCELLENT

75 - 79

7.5 - 7.9

D

DISTINCTION

70 - 74

7.0 - 7.4

A+

VERY GOOD

60 - 69

6.0 - 6.9

A

GOOD

50 - 59

5.0 - 5.9

B

AVERAGE

40 - 49

4.0 - 4.9

C

SATISFACTORY

00 - 39

0.0 - 0.0

U

RE-APPEAR

ABSENT

0.0 - 0.0

AAA

ABSENT

 

 

 

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