The 2-year Post Graduation Degree course in Commerce (M.Com.) of the University of Calcutta shall be conducted by the Department of Commerce, Prafulla Chandra College. The College follows the syllabus and rules relating to admission, attendance and conducting of examination framed by the University of Calcutta. However, the college may frame, from time to time, such subsidiary rules of admission, as and when the Board of Studies deems it necessary.
2. General Rules
A candidate admitted to the M.Com. Course shall be registered as a student of the University of Calcutta.
Students of universities other than University of Calcutta require the submission of migration certificate for registration.
The duration of the course is of two years, with Part I and Part II examinations conducted after each year respectively.
It is mandatory to attend the lectures and academic programmes arranged in course of the curriculum.
Students admitted to this course shall not be allowed to enroll themselves in any other regular course. However, they are permitted to pursue courses like CA, ICMA, CS, etc.
As per the University norms, a student is required to attend 65% of the total lectures delivered.
Students securing attendance less than 65% but more than 50% shall be deemed as ‘non-collegiate’ and may be allowed to appear in examination by the appropriate authority in such terms and conditions and/or fine. However, the decision of the authority in this regard shall be binding on the student.
The examination shall be held in two parts -Part I and Part II, containing 10 papers of 50 marks each.
Each paper (50 marks) consist of an internal assessment of 10 marks and written test of 40 marks.
A student will be declared unsuccessful if he/she fails to secure at least 40% marks in aggregate.
Those who score 40% or more but less than 60% will be declared to have passed in the second class and those securing 60% or more will be declared to have passed in the first class.
3. Important College Rules and Regulations
Admission is strictly made on the basis of merit and in the process of online system. There is no alternative way of admission. At any point of time, any candidate found using any unfair means including an attempt to get admission through nepotism or favourtism or any agency will be treated as disqualified and any amount paid will be confiscated even if he/she is otherwise eligible and admitted by mistake.
Students taking admission in the college are expected to abide by certain rules and regulations, the important among which are listed below (for details refer the college prospectus):
The students must always carry the fees book and the I-card while coming to the college.
Any kind of misconduct (including teasing, ragging or disrespect to fellow students and college staff) on the part of the students is unexpected and punishable by the college authority.
Smoking or drinking in the college premises is strictly prohibited; and the students are not allowed to make or receive calls on the mobile phones within the classroom or in the corridor.