Scottish Church College 

Kolkata 700 006

(Affiliated to University of Calcutta)

Website: www.scottishchurch.ac.in

Admission Information Brochure 2011

Admission-related queries may be directed only to: scottishadmissions@gmail.com

 


 

ADMISSION

 

The academic session of the College extends from 1st July to 30th June every year. All classes are open to both men and women students except the B.Ed course in Department of Education which is restricted to women students. Application for admission must be made on the on-line application form available in the website: www.scottishadmissions.com. The originals must be produced at the time of admission and college fees must be paid immediately after verification of the documents. Admission will be given strictly in accordance with the norms prescribed by the Admission Committee.


Relevant Extracts from Calcutta University Notification Nos; CSR/21/06 dated 08/06/2006 &

CSR/41/07 dated 29/03/2007 and Circular No. CS/1491/07 dated 04/06/2007 and CSR/20/08 dated 20/05/2008

1. A candidate may be admitted to the first Year BA/BSc/BCom (Honours/General/Major) courses of studies on passing (10+2) Examination in General or Vocational Stream conducted by the West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or an equivalent examination conducted by other State Board/Council, Rabindra Mukta Vidyalaya or National Open School recognised by the Distant Learning Council subject to the fulfilment of the conditions mentioned below:

In case of other Boards/Councils, a candidate shall have to pass in four recognised subjects of full marks not being less than 100 each of which one shall be English.

Marks obtained in top four subjects shall be considered to ascertain the aggregate marks of a candidate passing the examination under grade system. Also for candidates passing the (10+2) Examination from West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education under old system, marks obtained in top four subjects shall be considered to determine their aggregate marks.

Marks obtained at the (10+2) Examination conducted by the West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or its equlvalent in Environmental Education as a compulsory subject shall not be taken into account for calculating the aggregate marks in top four subjects for the purpose of admission to the degree course of studies in this University.

 

2. A candidate taking up Honours Course in a subject must have obtained:

(i) A minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate and 45% marks in the subject or related subject at the previous qualifying examination.

OR

(ii) 55% in the subject or related subject at the previous qualifying examination

OR

(iii) 50% marks in aggregate when the candidate has not studied the subject in his/her previous qualifying examination provided all other clauses are satisfied.

 

However, candidates belonging to the Scheduled Caste or Scheduled TRibe community taking up Honours Course of Study must have obtained a minimum of 40% marks in the subject or related subjects at the previous qualifying exminations, as the case may be.


General structure of the courses

1. Language Group
  • English (Compulsory)
  • Bengali / Hindi / Alternative English, for those not having Bengali / Hindi at the plus two level.
2. Honours Subject & Elective subject combinations (See below)
3. Environmental studies (Compulsory)

Reservation of Seats

SC - 22%, ST - 6%, PH - 3%

 

As a Christian Minority Institution, the College reserves 30% seats for eligible Christian candidates.


For SC/ST applicants, the following minimum as required by the Calcutta University applies.

Minimum 40% marks in aggregate or 40% marks in the subject or related subject at the qualifying examination.


 

For PH/Christian applicants, minimum criteria to apply are as follows:

(Among Christian applicants, preference is given to those from Communion of Churches in India (CNI/CSI/Mar Thoma)

  1. A minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate and 45% marks in the subject or related subject in the qualifying examination. - OR -
  2. 55% marks in the subject or related subject in the qualifying examination - OR -
  3. 50% marks in aggregate when the candidate has not studied the subject in his/her qualifying examination provided all other clauses are satisfied.


COURSES OFFERED

 

The College offers the following Honours courses of study in the B.A./B.Sc. stream and does not offer any 3-year General Course. (Admissions to B.Ed, BBA and post-graduate courses are done separately.)

 


 

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

 

Honours Subject

Elective Subjects (Choose any two)

1

English

a.

History

b.

Sociology

c.

Philosophy/Physical Education

d.

Economics/Political Science

2

Bengali

a.

History

b.

Philosophy

c.

Sanskrit

d.

Economics/Political Science

3

Sanskrit

a.

History

b.

Philosophy/Bengali

c.

Political Science

4

Philosophy

a.

Political Science

b.

Sociology/Sanskrit/Hindi

c.

Bengali/Physical Education

d.

English/History

5

History

a.

Political Science

 b.

English

 c.

Sociology/Sanskrit/Hindi

 d.

Philosophy/Bengali

6

Political Science

a.

Hindi/Economics/Physical Education/ Philosophy/Bengali

b.

Sociology

c.

English/History

 

 

 

 

Bachelor of Science (Honours)

 

Honours Subject

Elective Subjects (Choose any one combination)

1

Physics

a.

Mathematics & Chemistry

b.

Mathematics & Statistics

c.

Mathematics & Computer Science

2

Chemistry

 

Mathematics & Physics

3

Mathematics

a.

Physics & Chemistry

b.

Physics & Statistics

c.

Physics & Computer Science

4

Botany

 

Chemistry & Zoology

5

Zoology

 

Chemistry & Botany

6

Microbiology

 

Chemistry & Botany

7

Computer Science

 

Mathematics & Physics

8

Economics

a.

Mathematics & Statistics

b.

Mathematics & Computer Science

c.

Mathematics & Political Science


 

Criteria for Admission to B.A./B.Sc. Honours Courses

   (Those who qualified in 2011 are preferred.)


Please note the following:   

1

No distinction between West Bengal Board and Other Boards 

2

Aggregate means Total Marks of the Best FOUR Subjects (at least 100 marks paper) excluding ENVS in the qualifying exam

3

Best Four Subjects include the Honours subject applied for wherever applicable 

4

Number in brackets ( ) indicates the total number of seats available in the subject 

5

Admission through Merit List based on Index Mark, Admission Test for Physics (Hon.) only - General Merit Category only

6

Merit list is prepared based on Index Mark for all category of students

7

Must have passed in English (with at least 100 Marks paper)

8

Must have passed in  the General (Elective) subjects applied for. 

 

A.

General Merit Category

 

 

 

Honours Subject

Stream

Minimum eligibility to apply

Index Mark

1

English (55)

 

60% Aggregate & 65% in English

20% of aggregate(%) + 80% of Marks in English (%)

2

Bengali (40)

 

50% Aggregate & 50% in Bengali

Aggregate  + % Marks in Bengali

3

Sanskrit (50)

 

50% Aggregate & 50% in Sanskrit

Aggregate  + % Marks in Sanskrit

4

Philosophy (55)

 

50% Aggregate & 50% in Philosophy/Psychology

Aggregate + % Marks in Philosophy/Psychology

5

History (55)

Arts stream with History

55% Aggregate +  55% in History +  55% in English/Bengali

30% of aggregate + 70% Marks in History

 

 

Arts stream without History

55% Aggregate +  60% in English/Bengali

30% of aggregate + 70% in English/Bengali (whichever is higher)

 

 

Science stream

60% Aggregate + 60% in English/Bengali

30% of aggregate + 70% in English/Bengali (whichever is higher)

6

Political Science (65)

Arts stream with Pol. Sc.

60% aggregate +  60% in Pol. Sci + 60% in  English/Bengali

 Aggregate % + % Marks in Pol Sci + % in English/Bengali (whichever is higher)

 

 

Arts stream without Pol. Sc.

60% aggregate +  60% in  English/Bengali

Aggregate % + 2 x % Marks in English/Bengali (whichever is higher)

 

 

Science stream

 65% aggregate + 70% in English/Bengali

Aggregate % + 2 x % Marks in English/Bengali (whichever is higher)

7

Economics (60)

With Economics

60% Aggregate & 50% in English & 60% in Maths & 60% in Eco

40 % of Aggregate + 60% of % marks in Mathematics

 

 

Without Economics

60% Aggregate & 50% in English & 60% in Maths

40 % of Aggregate + 60% of % marks in Mathematics

 

 

 

Aggregate = (Eng + Maths + 2 other best) or (Eng + Maths + Eco +  other best)

 

 

 

 

Those with Business Mathematics of ISC are also eligible to apply as per CU norms

 

8

Mathematics (70)

 

65% aggregate + 70% in Mathematics

2 X marks in Maths + Mark in Physics + Marks in English

9

Computer Science (30)

 

60% Aggregate + 60% in Maths + 60 % in  Comp. Science / Information Sc otherwise Physics)

Aggregate % + % Marks in Maths + % Marks in Comp. Science/information sc otherwise Physics

10

Physics (50) - Through Admission Test*

*Only for the General Merit category

60% in aggregate + 85% in Physics & Mathematics taken together

60% Mark in Admission Test + 40% Marks in Physics & Mathematics taken together

11

Chemistry (50)

 

65% marks in aggregate & 60% marks in Chemistry

2 x % Marks in Chemistry + % Physics + % Maths

12

Botany (30)

 

Pass in Chemistry (Theory & Practical separately) with 55% aggregate & 60% in Biology

Aggregate + % Marks in Biology

13

Zoology (30)

 

Pass in Chemistry (Theory & Practical separately) with 60% in aggregate & 60% in Biology

Aggregate + % Marks in Biology

14

Microbiology (30)

 

60% aggregate + Pass in Maths (40%), Chemistry (60%) & Biology (60%)

Aggregate % + % Marks in Biology + % Marks in Chemistry

B.

Reservation Category (SC/ST/PH/Christian)

 

 

 

 

SC/ST

 

Minimum 40% marks in aggregate or 40% marks in the subject or related subject at the qualifying examination.

Index Mark calculated as in General Merit Category

 

PH/Christian

 

55% marks in the subject or related subject in the qualifying examination

Index Mark calculated as in General Merit Category

 

 

 

OR

 

 

 

 

A minimum of 50% marks in aggregate and 45% marks in the subject or related subject in the qualifying examination.

Index Mark calculated as in General Merit Category

 

 

 

OR

 

 

 

 

50% marks in aggregate when the candidate has not studied the subject in his/her qualifying examination provided all other clauses are satisfied.

Index Mark calculated as in General Merit Category


COLLEGE RULES (to be updated)  

1)      Students are required to maintain regular attendance as per Calcutta University regulation:

 

i)        Attendance 75% and above for collegiate students.

 

ii)       Attendance 60% and above but less than 75% for non collegiate students (with fine).

  iii)    Attendance below 60%--not eligible to be sent up or promoted.

2)      Students should not be absent for more than 15 days without valid reasons.

 

3)      Students who are absent for more than two consecutive weeks are liable to have their names struck off the register.

 

4)      Science students must attend both theoretical and practical classes regularly. Students must not loiter within the campus.

            Students who do not attend theoretical classes regularly should not be permitted to attend practical classes.

 

5)      Students must pass the college examinations for class promotions and for appearing at the final examination.

 

6)      Students must wear and visibly display thier Identity Cards while on the College Campus. A student must produce Identity Card as and when demanded. It should be carefully preserved. In case of loss of Identity Card, a duplicate can be obtained only on permission by the Principal/the Vice-Principal and on payment of a penalty of Rs. 70.00 and an FIR from the nearby police station.

 

7)      A student failing to clear the fees within notified date will have to secure re-admission on payment of full fees again with prior approval of the Principal.

 

8)      Use of tobaco products including smoking is strictly prohibited within the College and Hostel campuses.

9)      MOBILE PHONES are liable to be confiscated and/or a penalty of Rs. 200.00 will be imposed if used in places other than permitted within the college campus.

  10)      Any change in combination for elective subject(s) with the approval of the Vice-Principal must be done within one month from the date of commencement of classes. No application in this regard will be entertained after that.

 

11)   Subject which is not taught in the college will not be permitted in the combination of subjects.

 

12)   Students are expected to treat the members of the staff and their fellow students with courtesy both inside and outside the College. There must be no disorderly or offensive conduct at any time.

 

13)  Students must be in their classes and take their seats when the bell rings at the beginning of each period. They must not enter or leave the class room without permission.

 

14)   College property, furniture, library books, etc, must be treated with due care.

 

15)   Rules for the conduct of examinations are placed on the Notice Board and must be strictly observed.

 

  16)   Impersonation at roll call is an offence. The Principal/the Vice Principal has authority to impose fine or other appropriate punishment and in extreme cases may suspend or expel an offender.

 

17)  Students are required to see the Notice Board for any important notice before they leave the college every day.

 

18)   Students are expected to be formally dressed for classes.

19) All Students are to wear their Identity Cards visibly around their neck while on the campus.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

HOSTELS

 

For the accommodation of outstation students the College has five hostels, viz the Lady Jane Dundas Hostel (for girls), the Students' Residence (for girls), the Duff Hostel, the Wann Hostel and the Ogilvie Hostel. The Lady Jane Dundas Hostel and Duff Hostel are primarily for Christian students.

 

LIBRARY

 

The college has a large and well-equipped Library containing more than seventy five thousand books, journals and periodicals on various subject. This is complemented by the several departmental libraries serving specific needs of the Honours students. There is also a Book Bank from which students may borrow text books as well.

 

ATHLETICS

 

The college has a spacious playground situated at Canal East Road intended for the students of the College and Collegiate school. Football, Cricket, Badminton, Hockey, Basket-ball and Volley-ball are played here.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS AND PRIZES

 

Several scholarships are given to the students by the College. Concession in fees and stipends are also granted to deserving candidates. Good academic performance is acknowledged with a large number of prizes every year.

 

STUDENTS' HEALTH HOME

 

Students are required to take a membership of the Students' Health Home by paying the necessary charges per session.

 

Admission to the College is granted provisionally on the understanding that the student undertakes to conform in all respects to the rules and discipline of the College.

Fee to be paid at the time of admission

The fee shown below (subject to minor changes) includes Admission Fee, Annual Fee, Lab Charges, Lab Development Fee, Library Caution Money and, Tuition Fee for six months (July to December). The tuition fee for the remaining months is to be paid in January.

 
Arts Stream
 
 
ARTS HONOURS (Without Physical Education as Elective)
Rs. 4020.00
ARTS HONOURS (With Physical Education as Elective)
Rs. 4320.00

 
Science Stream
   
Honours Subject
Elective Subjects
Total
Physics
Mathematics Chemistry
Rs. 5265.00
Mathematics Statistics
Rs. 5065.00
Mathematics Computer Science
Rs. 8365.00
Chemistry
Mathematis Physics
Rs. 5265.00
Mathematics

Physics

Chemistry
Rs. 4965.00
Physics Statistics
Rs. 4765.00
Physics Computer Science
Rs. 8065.00
Botany
Chemistry Zoology
Rs. 5465.00
Zoology
Chemistry Botany
Rs. 5465.00
Economics
Mathematics Statistics
Rs. 4265.00
Mathematics Computer Science
Rs. 7565.00
Mathematics Political Science
Rs. 4265.00
Microbiology
Chemistry Botany
Rs. 22385.00
Computer Science
Mathematics Physics
Rs. 18385.00