1. Medium of Examination University Question Papers in History, Political Science, Economics. Education, Home Science (Nutrition and Health Education), Commerce and Sanskrit may be answered in English or Hindi. The medium will be the same in all the subjects.
2. Compulsory Test in Hindi Any student who has not offered Hindi as M.I.L. shall be required to pass a Compulsory Test in Hindi before seeking Provisional Certificate and Degree Certificate:
Exemption from Compulsory Test in Hindi can be granted if
a. He/she has passed 8th Class School Examination with Hindi as First or Second or Third language and produces the certificate from the Principal of the School under any Board or University.
b. He/she has passed Middle School level Hindi examination conducted by any Govt./Semi-Govt. or recognised institution (such as Hindi Sahitya Sammelan, Rashtra Bhasha Parishad, Dakshin Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha etc.)
In case a candidate has passed any of the aforesaid examinations but has not offered Hindi as a subject for BA. / B.Com. 1 B.Com.(Flons. )/ B.A. (Hons.) Course, the particulars of the same should be communicated to the School along with an attestec copy of the certificate of the Examination passed with Hindi as a subject so that the case regarding exemption from Compulsory Test in Hindi can be examined.
It may be noted that the Compulsory Test in Hindi is arranged twice a year (in March and September) and the dates are communicated to the students as and when notified by the University. The University has not prescribed any limit regarding the number of chances for appearing in Compulsory Testis Hindi. However, the provisional certificate for qualifying in the third year and the degree will be released only after a student has passed the Compulsory Test in Hindi.
The examination shall include the following:
a. Reading and Comprehension 40 Marks
b. Writing and Comprehension 30 Marks
c. Functional Grammar 30 Marks
Notes: The test in the examination shall consist of expression of simple ideas on the part of students in an elementary Hindi language. The students are required to make their own arrangements for procuring the text books prescribed in the syllabus. These will not be supplied by the School.
3. Centre for Examination
Centre of Examination shall be Delhi only for all the students of School of Open Learning.
a) Fresh entrants are not required to fill up the Examination Form.
b) All failures/Promoted students must fill up their Examination Form latest by 31st December or by Last date mentioned in the demand letter- cum – examination form whicheveris earlier.
1. Scheme of Examination
There will be three University Examinations, one at the end of each AcademicYear, viz. Part I at the end of the FirstYear, Part II at the end of the Second Year and Part III at the end of the Third Year.
There will be twelve papers in all, viz., four papers in Part I, four papers in Partlland four papers in Part III. Students are required to appear in all the four papers for the BA. (Programme) Course in Part-I (1st year), Part II (2nd year) and Part III (3rd year) examinations respectively.
There will be sixteen papers in all, viz., five papers in Partl, six papers in part II and five papers in part III. Students are required to appear in the papers of the respective parts of the examination in I year, II year and III year.
Revised Scheme of Examination and syllabi will be applicable to B. Com. (Hons.) students admitted during session 2004-2005 onwards. For details of the main and concurrent papers, please see the relevant part of the Prospectus.
B.A. (Hons.) Programme, English
There will be fourteen papers in all out of which there will be nine Main papers and five Concurrent papers out of these five/four shall be Credit courses and one Qualifying course. For details of the main and concurrent papers, please see the relevant part of the Prospectus.
B.A. (Hons.) Political Science
There will be fifteen papers in all out of which there will be ten main papers and five concurrent papers.
The examination forms for II and III year Examinations, by those who have been promoted should be duly filled-in and completed along with the necessary fee through Cash/Draft which are required to be submitted usually in the month of September/October forAnnual Examination each year.
There will be no supplementary examination for the candidates who fail to appear in the B.A.(Programme)/ B.A.(Hons.)/ B.Com./B.Com(Hons.) Part I (I year) and Part II (II year) examinations. Students who fail or fail to appear at the examination for which they are due will be allowed to take the next ensuing examination provided they get themselves registered.
2. Pass percentage and classification of successful candidate (B.A. Programme)
The minimum marks required to pass the examination at the end of each year (Part-1 examination, Part-II examination and Part-III examination) shall be 36% in each course (theory and practical separately) and 36% in the aggregate of four courses.
The candidate must secure 36% marks in the University examination and 36% marks in the total of University examination.
Provided that at the end of the 1st year, a candidate who has not passed the Part-I examination but has secured at least 25% marks in the aggregate of the all the courses taken together and pass marks (separatly in the theory and practical) in at least two courses, may be permitted to proceed to the 2nd year class and take subsequently the examination in the remaining courses of Part-I in which he/she has not secured the pass marks, along with the Part-II examination.
3. Late Submission of Examination Form with Penalty
The Examination form may be submitted after the expiry of the last date with a penalty or late fee as prescribed by the University.
Late fee payable shall be the sum of incremental fees payable till the date of submission of form.
No examination form shall be accepted for any reason whatsoever, 15 days before the commencement of the said examination in case of Delhi centre.
However, in order to enable the School to process the cases, all such applications should reach the School 20 days before the commencement of the examination.
4. Admission Ticket and Date Sheet
The Admission Ticket containing Examination Roll Number, Examination Centre and the Date Sheet for the examination will be sent by post on receipt from the University about a week before the commencement of the said examination. Students are advised to ensure the receipt of the Admission Ticket/Date Sheet etc., before the commencement of the said examination, failing which consequences shall be the responsibility of the student concerned.
The student can also download their datesheet and admission ticket from ourWebsite
In the event of non-receipt of the Admission Ticket (Examination Roll Number) and Date Sheet referred to above, the Duplicate Admission Ticket can be collected by the student from the office of the School of Open Learning, University of Delhi, Delhi- 110007, and South Study Centre, South Moti Bagh , New Delhi along with the Identity Card/latest fee receipt issued by the School within 48 hours of the commencement of the examination. However. Duplicate admission ticket will also be available on SOL website
The Annual Examination of the students registered with School of Open Learning of B.A.(Programme), B.Com., will be held in the month of May/June, 2014 However, the Examination in B.A.(Hons.) English/Political Science and B.Com.(Hons.) courses of Part I, Part II and Part III will be held in the month of April/May. 2014.
6. Amended Rules for Improvements
6.1 A candidate, for the Part II Examination during the pendency of the course may with a view to improving his previous performance be allowed tore-appear, once only, at the examination in one or more paper’s of Part I along with the Part II Examination, on foregoing in writing his earlier performance in the (weds concerned. But no candidate shall be allowed to re-appear in any paper of Part I while in III Year Class or thereafter.
6.2 A candidate for the Part III Examination, appearing at the examination initially, during the pendency of the course. may with a view to improving his previous performance, be allowed to re-appear once only at the examination in one or more paper/s of Part II. along with the Part III Examination on foregoing in writing, his earlier performance, in the Paper/s of Part II. No candidate shall be allowed to re¬appear in the Paper/s of Part II after he has passed the Part III Examination.
6.3 A candidate who has cleared the Papers of the Part III Examination after having appeared at the Examination initially, during the pendency of the span period, may with a view to improving his earlier performance. be allowed to re¬appear once only, at the examination in one or more Paper/s of Part III at the next Annual Examination, on foregoing, in writing, his previous performance in the Paperis concerned or Part III Examination.
6.4 A candidate admitted direct to the II Year Class and who appears at the Parts I & II Examination simultaneously, during the pendency of the course, may, with a view to improving his previous performance, be allowed to re¬appear, once only, at the examination in one or more paper/s of Part I and/or Part II. alongwith the Part III Examination at the time of taking the examination initially, on foregoing in writing, his earlier performance in the paper/s of Part I and/or Part II. No candidate shall be allowed to re-appear in the Paper/s of Part I and/or Part II after he has passed the Part III Examination,
6.5 A candidate admitted direct to the III Year Class under the provisions of Ordinance IX Clause 4 (2) who appears at the
Part I. II & III Examination simultaneously, during the pendency of the span period may, with a view to improving his previous performance, be allowed to re-appear, once only, at the examination in one or more paperts of Part I and/or Part II and/or Part III at the next Annual Examination.
Note: In the case of a candidate who offers to re-appear, in any paper/ s under the aforesaid provisions, on surrendering his earlier performance but fails to re-appear in the Paper/s concerned, for satisfactory reasons, the marks previously secured by the candidate in the paper’s in which he failed to re¬appear may be taken into accounting while determining his result of the examination held currently, on application by the candidate which should reach the University within a fortnight of the termination of the current examination.
A candidate who has qualified for the award of the degree may be allowed to re-appear at a subsequent examination with a view to improving his previous performance. Such a candidate will be allowed to re-appear at the examination, as an ex-student, once only within a period of five years of the date of his qualifying at the examination initially. Such a candidate may re-appear in all the written papers prescribed for Part I or Part II or Part III or Parts I & II or for Part I & III or Part II & III or in all the three parts. A candidate, who wishes to re-appear in more than one Part, may either take the examination in all Parts offered in one year. or on year to year basis. Such a candidate shall not be permitted to re-appear in the practical papers (wherever prescribed) and the marks obtained previously in the same will be taken into account while determining his result of the examination held currently. Such a candidate will be required to re-appear at the Examination according to the Scheme of Examination and the syllabus of the year in which the examination is currently held.
Explanation: The candidates of the above category will not be allowed to join any post-graduate course.
Note : Candidates desirous of availing the above facility may contact the office in this regard.
7. Span Period
No candidate will be admitted to the Examination after the expiry of the span period.
As per the directive of the University the applications for revluation/rechecking will be accepted by the University within two weeks from the date of declaration of results. The tabulated results shall be made available on the website as well as office of the School of Open Learning
1. Rules for Rechecking of Answer Script
1. Rechecking is to be applied within 15 days from the date of publication of result on university web site.
2. Rechecking in Practical examination etc. is not undertaken. But in the course/subject where rechecking is permissible the answer books are checked just to ensure that all the question attempted by the candidate have been valued, that the marks awarded have been totaled correctly and that the total marks have been correctly carried over to the result statement.
3. Fee chargeable for rechecking of result is fi 750/-per paper to be deposited with University Cashier between 9.30 a.m to 1.00 p.m. and 1.30 p.m to 3.00 p.m on all working days, after verification of application from the Revaluation Branch.
4. Applications for rechecking of result, received after 15 days from the date of declaration of result on the University web site shall not be entertained.
5. Application form is accepted for rechecking of results provisionally subject la the particulars being found correct after scrutiny.
The candidate is required to produce a photocopy of his/her current Admission Ticket for verification of Roll No. at the Time of submission of application form for rechecking along with self – addressed envelope of 9″ x 4″ size with postal stamp worth 5/- affixed thereon.
2. Rules for Revaluation of Answer Script
(Candidate seeking revaluation are advised logo through these rules and regulations before then apply for the revaluation)
1. Revaluation is allowed only in theory papers of non-professionals courses, which have not been jointly valued.
2. Select the papers carefully in which you wish to seek revaluation. No second application for additional papers shall be accepted and summarily rejected.
3. Revaluation is lobe applied for within 15 days of the date of uploading of result of University website.
4. The candidate is required to produce a photocopy of his/her current Admission Ticket and/or statement of marks for verification of Roll No., marks etc. at the time of submission of Application Form for revaluation and also to attach self- addressed envelop of 9″ x 4″ size with postal stamp worth affixed, for sending revaluation result.
5. Entries made by the candidate be got verified from the principal for the Collage concerned.
Please Note That
1. When you apply for revalutaion, you surrender your original performance and will now accept the revised performance in which:
a) there can be NO CHANCE,
b) there can be INCREASE in the marks,
c) there can be DECREASE in the marks,
2. The application is lobe made by the candidate in his/her own hand writing and under his/her own signature and not by anyone else on his/her behalf.
3. Prescribed fee: Rs. 1000/- per paper to be deposited with the University Cashier between 9.30 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and 1.30 p.m. to 3.00 p.m. on all working days after verification of the form at the Revaluation Cell Counter. (Window No. 1)
4. (a) If the award of the Revaluation varies from the Original award upto and including* 5% of the maximum marks, the original award will stand.
(b) If the award of the first Revaluator is beyond ± 5% and upto ± 10% the average of the marks of original examiner and the first Revaluator will be taken.
(c) If the award of the Revaluator varies form the original award by more then ± 10% of the minimum marks, the answer script will be examined by a Second Revaluator (other than original and first) and the average of the two nearest award out of the three awards thus available (including the original award) shall be taken as final
5. Rules for Supply of copy of Evaluated Answer Script
1. Select the paper carefully in which the candidate seeks copy of evaluated answer script.
2. Application should be submitted with in 61st day and 75the day of declaration of result on University web site.
3. The candidate is required to produce a photocopy of his/her current Admission Ticket and/or statement of marks of verifications of Roll No., marks etc., at the time of submission of Application Form.
4. Entries made by the candidate be got verified from the Principle of the Collage/Head of the Department concerned.
5. The application info be made by the candidate in his/her own hand-writing and under his/her own signature and not by anyone else on his/her behalf.
6. Examination office will endeavor to provide copy of Answer- Sprit within 30 days of submission of application. The student is required to collect the copy of the evaluated answer script within a period of 15 days of the date of intimation of availability of the script on the University website.
7. If a student finds any error in totaling of marks of finds that any question has not been evaluated, then he should communicate to the Examination office in the prescribed proforma within a period of 10 days of the collection of the evaluated answer script.
8. Any representation other than relating to totaling error or unmarked question shall not be admissible.
9• Prescribed Fee: 750 per paper into be deposited with the University Cashier between 9.30 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. and 1.30 p.m. 10 3.00 p.m. on all working/days after verification of the Application From by the Examination office.