Kalipada Ghosh Tarai Mahavidyalaya, P.O. Bagdogra, Dist. Darjeeling, West Bengal, India-734014

Choice Based Credit System

Outlines of Choice Based Credit System

Discipline specific Core Course (DSC)

The course designed for papers under this category aim to cover the basics that a student is expected to imbibe in that particular discipline. A course, which should compulsorily be studied by a candidate as a core requirement is termed as a Core course. 

Elective Course

Generally a course which can be chosen from a pool of courses and which may be very specific or specialized or advanced or supportive to the discipline/ subject of study or which provides an extended scope or which enables an expositre to some other discipline/subject/domain or nurtures the candidate's proficiency/skill is called an Elective Course. 

Discipline Specific Elective (DSE) Course

An Elective course offered under the attain discipline/subject of study is refe•ed to as Discipline Specific Elective. 

Generic Elective (GE) Course

An Elective course chosen from an tuu-elated discipline/subject, with an intention to seek exposure beyond discipline/s of choice is called a Generic Elective. The purpose of this category of this courses is to offer the students the option to explore disciplines of interest beyond the choices they make in Core and Discipline Specific Elective courses. 

Ability Enhancement Courses (AEC)

The Ability Enhancement (AE) Courses may be of two kinds: Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses (AECC) and Skill Enhancement Courses (SEC). 

Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses (AECC)

These courses are based upon the content that leads knowledge enhancement,(1)Enviromnental Science and (2)English /MIL Conununication. 

Skill Enhancement Courses (SEC)

These courses may be chosen from a pool of courses designed to provide value-based and/or skill-based knowledge and should contain both theory and laboratory/hands on training/field work. The prime propose of these courses is to provide students life-skills in hands-on mode so as to increase their employability. 


(One each with every discipline specific core and discipline/generic specific Elective course): Practical means Laboratory or field exercises in which the student has to do experiments or other practical work of two hour duration. Tutorial means special instructions based on the Lectures.