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B.A.Honours(Humanities & Social Sciences)

B.A.Honours(Humanities & Social Sciences)
New Specialized Courses

  • B.A.Honours(Humanities & Social Sciences)

    Under this course the University of Delhi students will be able to pick and choose papers and study them in different colleges for specialisation in different fields. This course seeks to enable students to draw upon the resources, talent and expertise available in different colleges.  The student will be admitted to the Cluster Innovation Centre and will be required to take some basic courses in semesters one and eight at the Cluster Innovation Centre to gain competence in core areas such as “Mathematical Awareness”, “Art of Communication”, “Innovation Management”, “Social Enquiry” and “Legal Literacy”. In semesters two to seven, students can choose courses from the large variety available in various colleges, under the guidance of a mentor. Students will be given the freedom to choose courses to specialize in a particular stream such as “Journalism”, “Education”, “Historical Tourism”, “Counselling” and “Art and Design”. This would equip them to choose appropriate professions for themselves.


    Why should one choose B.A.Honours(Humanities & Social Sciences)?

    Instead of following a prescribed and fixed set of courses, this course presents an opportunity to the student to design her own degree. Also, one half of their semester will be spent outside the classroom in developing innovations, meeting people, and learning something new which eventually will hone their professional skills.


    What is the speciality of this course? 
    As opposed to a BA degree, this course will give 50 per cent weightage to project work. Students can choose from a range of subjects. Mentors will guide students in 'designing their course'. The term need not relate only to engineering courses. It is called B.Tech because of the emphasis being given to technical knowledge in these subjects.

    Total number of Student Intake :  40 

    Eligibility Criteria 
    A minimum aggregate marks at 10+2 level as mentioned below (category wise) : 
    General category  : 60% in four subjects 
    OBC category      : 54% in four subjects 
    PH category         : 55% in four subjects 
    SC/ST category    : Passing marks

    Admission process 
    *  Written Test  - Multiple Choice Questions  (One hour duration) + Interview of the short listed students 
    *  Candidate must be enrolled in any UG PROGRAM of  Study in a regular college of University of Delhi, School of Open Learning (SOL) or Non-Collegiate Women’s Education Board (NCWEB) of University of Delhi at the time of admission. The admission to the course is through an entrance test (75% Weightage) followed by an interview (25%Weightage) of shortlisted candidates.  

    Content of MCQ:
    Communication and Language skills, Logic, Reasoning, General Awareness.

  • New Specialized Courses

    Seats

    Exam Date

    Under University of Delhi

    B.A. Honours (Humanities & Social Sciences)

    40

    Admission Entrance Test /Mid July

    B.Tech. (Information Technology & Mathematical Innovations)

    40

    Admission Entrance Test /Mid July

    Under Indian Statistical Institute

    B. Statistic (Hons.)- Kolkata

    ~50

    Admission Entrance Test/ Mid May

    B. Mathematics (Hons.)- Bangalore

    ~50

    Admission Entrance Test/ Mid May

    Eligibility Criteria* As Per 2016 Structure

    1. English and Mathematics compulsory in XII except for BA(Hons.) in Humanities & Social Science.
    Under Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

    Integrated M.A in Development Studies

    23

    Admission Entrance Test/ 17 April 2016

    Under Tata Institute of Social Science

    Integrated M.A in Social Science

    180

    Admission Entrance Test/ Mid May

    Eligibility Criteria* As Per 2016 Structure

    1. More than 50% marks in XII

    What is tested ?

    Quantitative Aptitude

    Verbal Ability

    Logical Reasoning

    General Awareness

    Additional

    BCA

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Computer Awareness

    B.A. Honours (Humanities & Social Sciences)

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Essay Writing

    B.Tech.(Information Technology & Mathematical Innovations)

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    N/A

    Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
    Integrated M.A in English & Development Studies

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Essay Writing

    Tata Institute of Social Science
    Integrated M.A in Social Science

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Essay Writing