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VI. CHOICE BASED CREDIT SYSTEM (CBCS)
REGULATIONS

What is CBCS?

Choice-Based Credit System is a flexible system of learning. ‘Credit’ defines the quantum of contents / syllabus prescribed for a course and determines the number of hours of instruction required. The distinguishing features of CBCS are the following:

It permits students to

      • learn at their own pace
      • choose electives from a wide range of elective courses offered by the University departments
      • undergo additional courses and acquire more than the required number of credits
      • adopt an inter-disciplinary approach in learning
      • make best use of the expertise of available faculty

General Eligibility conditions for admission to Master’s Programme through formal education as per the UGC Regulations, 2003

No student shall be eligible for admission to a Master’s degree programme in any of the faculties unless he/she has successfully completed a three year undergraduate degree or earned prescribed number of credits for an undergraduate degree through the examinations conducted by a University /autonomous institution or possesses such qualifications recognized by the University of Madras as equivalent to an undergraduate degree.

In case of integrated Master’s Degree programmes of five or more years, no student shall be eligible for admission unless he/she has successfully passed the examination conducted by a Board / University at the Plus two level of schooling (either through formal schooling for 12 years or through open school system) recognized by the Central/State Government for this purpose or its equivalent.

1. Schools, Departments and Programmes

1.1 There are 66 Departments of study and research in the University which are grouped into 17 schools. Most of these departments offer programmes at various levels under the CBCS. The programmes offered include:

Master’s Degree programmes
  1. M. Phil. programmes
  2. PG Diploma...

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