GE and AECC Registration for 2nd/3rd Round Students:

ODD Semester 2019

The UG 1 st semester students admitted in the second and third round of admission shall register ONLINE for AECC and GE courses from 1 p.m. of 27 th September 2019 (Friday) to 4 p.m. of 11 th October (Friday) 2019.

The students can also change their AECC/ GE till 11 th October 2019. No changes will be allowed after this period.

All the students should download their AECC/ GE registration card between 23 rd October 2019 and 6 th November 2019, keep a copy of it with themselves and submit another copy to their respective (major) departmental coordinator by 6 th November 2019.

IMPORTANT DATES:

GE / AECC Registration begins

27th September 2019

GE / AECC Registration closes

11th October 2019

GE / AECC change begins

27thSeptember 2019

GE / AECC change closes

11th October 2019

GE / AECC Registration Card Download begins

23rd October 2019

GE / AECC Registration Card Download closes

6th November 2019

GE / AECC Registration Card Submission last date to the respective Departmental Coordinators

6thNovember 2019

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GE and AECC Instructions:

As per the new syllabus adopted by Presidency University in 2018-19, the UG (undergraduate) students of all the department study TWO CORE courses, ONE AECC (Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course), and ONE GE (Generic Elective) course in their FIRST and SECOND semester.

At the beginning of each semester, the students need to choose and register for GE and AECC courses in a particular time window provided by the university. After the courses commence, the students are also given an opportunity to change the course within a particular time period. The students must stick to the registration and change schedule published on the university website. No request for registration/ change can be entertained after the stipulated dates.

The entire registration process is done ONLINE. It is recommended to use Computer System instead of mobile to apply for registration/ change of GE/ AECC courses. To ensure that your registration is done, crosscheck your name in the list of applicants.

AECC (Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course): 4 credits

For the students of natural and mathematical sciences, Environmental Studies is the compulsory AECC in the UG first semester.

For the students of social sciences and humanities, MIL (Modern Indian Language)/ English Communication is the compulsory AECC in the UG first semester. The students of social sciences and humanities are requested to choose ANY ONE of the following courses offered by various departments in Odd semester 2019:

DepartmentPaper codePaperTo offer to students of
BengaliBENG01AECC1BANGLA BYAKARAN O NIRMITIHumanities
HindiHIND01AECC1HINDI VYAKARAN AUR SAMPRESHANHumanities
LanguageLANG01AECC1English CommunicationHumanities
Life SciencesENVS01AECC1ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCEScience

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GE (Generic Elective): 6 credits

‘Elective’ means a course which is chosen by a student. ‘Generic Elective’ is a course to be chosen by a student from a discipline/subject OTHER THAN his/her major department, with an intention to seek exposure beyond his/her major discipline/ subject. The list of GE (Generic Elective) courses offered by various departments for UG FIRST SEMESTER for Odd Semester 2019 is given below. The UG FIRST SEMESTER students are requested to choose ANY ONE of these courses.

The list of GE (Generic Elective) courses offered by various departments for Odd Semester 2019 is given below. ALL the UG FIRST SEMESTER students are requested to choose ANY ONE of these courses.

DepartmentPaper codePaperTo offer to students of
BengaliBENG01GE1Bangali Sanskritir ItihasBoth
CHEMISTRYCHEM01GE1Atomic Structure, Bonding, General Organic Chemistry, Aliphatic HydrocarbonsScience
EconomicsECON01GE1Introductory MicroeconomicsBoth
EnglishENGL01GE1BText & Performance: Literature & Popular CultureBoth
GeographyGEOG01GE1Geography of TourismBoth
GeologyGEOL01GE1Essentials of GeologyScience
HindiHIND01GE1ASrijanatamak lekhan ke vividh KshetraBoth
HistoryHIST01GE1Understanding Early South Asian CulturesBoth
Life SciencesBIOS01GE1World of AnimalsBoth
MathematicsMATH01GE1Calculus IScience
Performing Arts PFAR01GE1 Overview of Performing Arts in IndiaBoth
PhilosophyPHIL01GE1Philosophy of PsychologyBoth
PhysicsPHYS01GE1BSpace, Time and UniverseBoth
Political SciencePOLS01GE1ABasics of Indian ConstitutionBoth
SociologySOCL01GE01Indian Society: Images and RealitiesBoth
StatisticsSTAT01GE01Statistical MethodsScience

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COORDINATORS:

The students may contact the coordinator(s) of their respective MAJOR department if they need any help. The names of the departmental coordinators are as follows:

Department

Coordinator

Bengali

Sandip Kumar Mandal

Chemistry

Biplab Biswas

Economics

Prithviraj Guha ; Jayeeta Deshmukh

English

Kalyan Das ; Debanjana Nayek

Geography

Debarshi Guin

Geology

Riya Mondal

Hindi

Rishi Bhusan Choubay

History

Gourav Lama

Life Science

Koushik Paramanick ; Sumit Mandal

Mathematics

Supriya Pan

Performing Arts

A.P. Rajaram

Philosophy

Manoj Panda ; Gitashree Mondal

Physics

Gour Bhattacharyya

Political Science

Shilpa Shaw ; Madhuchanda Ghosh

Sociology

Sumita Saha ; Suvrata Chowdhary

Statistics

Radhakanta Das

In case of further queries, the students may contact GenEd Cell Joint Convenors:

genedconvenor2017-18@presiuniv.ac.in

Dr. Madhura Damle

Department of Political Science

Dr. Suranjana Banerji

Department of Geography

GE and AECC Applicants