Bachelor of Science

A student who has passed Higher Secondary Examination (10+2) in Science of the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council or an equivalent examination (10+2) recognized as such by the University, shall be eligible for admission into the First Semester of the Six Semester Degree Course in Science in Semester System.



Compulsory Courses: These courses are the compulsory courses for all students of the programme concerned.

Major Courses: The courses shall be optional and Non-mandatory.

Non-Major Courses: Non-Major courses shall be chosen by the students, who do not opt for major courses.

Skill-based Courses: A skill based course shall be mandatory for all students pursuing General B.A. and B.Sc. Programmes.


The subjects mentioned bellow shall be offered in the B.A Six Semester Degree programmes:

Compulsory Subjects :

  1. English
  2. Computer Skills / Communication Skills
  3. Environmental Studies*
  4. Skill based Courses (For General programme only)

Elective Subjects :

  1. Physics
  2. Chemistry
  3. Botany
  4. Zoology
  5. Anthropology
  6. Geography
  7. Mathematics
  8. Economics
  9. Home Science


Major Subjects & Number of seats available To be offered in Semester-I
Compulsory Subject Non Major Subject (any two)
Mathematics          : 30 seats English - One paper Physics/Economics/Chemistry
Physics                     : 30 seats English - One paper Mathematics/Chemistry/Economics.
Chemistry               : 30 seats English - One paper Mathematics / Physics/Economics
Botany                    : 40 seats English - One paper Chemistry/ Zoology/Home Science /Geography / Anthropology
Zoology                   : 40 seats English - One paper Chemistry, Botany/Home Science/Geography / Anthropology
Anthropology         : 5 seats English - One paper Eng Chemistry/Botany/Zoology/Geography
Geography              : 5 seats English - One paper Chemistry/Botany/Zoology


The candidates are required to offer four subjects in all:

Compulsory Subjects:

  1. English

For the remaining two Non-Major subjects, the students are free to choose any subject in their combinations barring the following combinations which are not be regarded valid.

  1. Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics
  2. Chemistry, Botany, Zoology
  3. Chemistry, Botany/Zoology, Home Science
  4. Chemistry, Botany/Zoology, Anthropology/Geography
  5. Chemistry, Anthropology, Geography
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