FOR ALL COURSES
FOR ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS FOR ENTRANCE TO THE EXAMINATION REFER APPENDIX “ K “.
FOR CURRICULLA OF STUDIES REFER APPENDIX “ L “
FOR EXAMINATION FEES PAYABLE REFER APPENDIX “ H“
Technical Certificate Stage :
- The Technical Certificate Stage Examinations and Courses are designed to acquaint the basic principles of a subject and to inculcate into him the theory of the subject and ability of practical application of these subjects in day-to-day office working in order to enable him to choose a lucrative working career as Typist, Stenographer, Office Secretary, Accounts Clerk, Accounts Asst, Audit Assistant and Bank Assistant etc. These courses are highly beneficial for persons seeking employment in offices, Commercial Organisations and Banks.
The Technical Certificate Examinations are held in three stages :
- Junior or Elementary Stage
- Inter Stage
- Advanced Stage
- Typewriting ( English, Hindi or any Indian Language )
- Shorthand ( English, Hindi or any Indian language in any System )
- Accounting ( Inter & Advanced Stages only )
- Auditing ( Inter and Advanced Stages only )
- Banking ( Inter and Advanced Stages only
For details of Syllabus and qualifying Rules refer Appendix “ Q “.
Vocational Certificate Examination :
Vocational Certificate Courses conducted by the University have been devised after through research in the requirements and job opportunities existing in the present day developing economy, commerce & industry of the country.There courses are vocation-oriented and acts as initial induction and stepping stones for students desiring to enter specific vocations. Only such courses have been included in this Scheme which open venues of employment and vocation for the University Students. The employment opportunities existing in the country’s economy and industry presently and those likely to arise in the next decade are analysed by experts. Special courses designed to provide the developing economy and industry of the country with qualified and trained personnel to handle efficiently the jobs of vocations arising out of progress in the future are included in this Scheme. Good employment prospects coupled with ever increasing salary and respectable status can be reasonably expected by candidates qualifying the Vocational Courses conducted by the University.
Qualified students are equipped with prior working knowledge as well as given on-job-training at Colleges and other offices and departments with prior arrangements by Colleges, wherever feasible, and, in particular, this on-job-training prepares a Vocational Certificate qualified candidate of this University for the job or vocation he is pursuing as a career. Employers welcome this University qualified students and readily absorb them in highly paid respectable jobs. These courses are specially recommended for vocational students desiring to enter a specific field of activity.
The Vocational Certificate Examinations are held in the under-mentioned Subjects and Courses and Trades
- Telegraphy ( Signaller’s Trade )
- Telegraphy ( Wireless Operators Trade )
- Telephone Operators Trade
- Electric Wiring ( Electric Wireman’s)
- Electric Motor Rewinding
- Motor Car Mechanic
- Motor / Cycle Mechanic
- Watch Repairing
- Weldor ( Gas & Electrical)
- Tools and Die-maker
- Book Binder
For details of Syllabus and qualifying Rules refer Appendix “ Q “.
Vocational Advanced Certificate Course :
- The Vocational Advanced Courses are Special Courses designed to cater to the growing needs of the Economy and industry of the country. The Courses incorporated under this Scheme are of a nature as to demand professional skill and expertise from the persons engaged in practice thereof. Vast opportunities of employment are available in the country for skilled jobs and in case one is not looking for a white-collar job only, these courses train a person for skilled vocations and jobs whereby one can readily get employment opportunities as also gradually set up his own Workshosp. A special Committee of Experts analysed the growing needs of the country’s Industry, Commerce and Economy. The Committee was charged with the responsibility of exploring job prospects in so far untapped fields. Various suggestions where also received by the Committee from Educationists, Commercial circles and Industries. All these suggestions where introduced in the University. The Committee’s Report defies the myth that India has unemployment problem. The Unemployment problem only exists in middle order educational circles whereby people strive to attain white – collar job only. In skilled working field there is acute have to depend, upon raw-hands and inexperienced workers whom they have to first train before putting them on jobs. It is this particular field of skilled working having acute shortage of personnel which is sought to be supplemented by the University. The Courses provide readily readily available employment oportunities of service as well as self-employment for the students. Many of these fields and jobs have been defined and the list wherein this employment vaccum exists is staggering. Some of these job avenus have been chosen by the University wherein the job opportunities and self-employment prospects exist. The training for these jobs have reduced to an intensive training in the particular field by way of classroom study and workshop training. Thee training scheme is so devised as to incorporate the essential job requirements of each vocation and basic knowledge of subjects in the Syllabus prescribed for the Examinations coupled with practical training which enable a candidate to gain deep insight in the job requirements and working conditions of the particular vocation and trade as to enable him to handle the intricacies of the job and vocation independently.
These Courses have to be offered in combination with a basic Paper mentioned with each course. The Syllabus of the basic paper being Paper “ A “ to each Courses will be the same as for Vocational Course.
The Vocational Advanced Certificate Examinations are held in the under-mentioned Courses & Trades-
- Electrician Courses : Paper A – Electric Wiring
- papers of 100 marks each ) : Paper B – Electricity Theory & Practice
2) Radio Technician’s Trade : Paper A – electric Wiring
( 2 papers of 100 marks each) Paper B – Radio Circuit servicing Maintenance
- T. V. Technology : Paper A – Electric Wiring
( 2 papers of 100 marks each ) Paper B – T. V. Circuits, Drawings,
Servicing and Repairs
- Refrigeration and Cold Storage : Paper A – Electric Wiring
( 2 papers of 100 marks each ) Paper B – Refrigeration Technology and
Cold Storage Principles
- Refrigeration & Air-Conditioning : Paper A – Electric Wiring
( 2 papers of 100 marks each ) paper B – Air Conditioning Systems &
- Teleprinter Operator : Paper A – Commercial English
( Inter Stage )
( 2 papers of 100 marks each ) Paper B – Teleprinter Operating and
- Telex Operator : Paper A – Commercial English
( Inter stage )
( 2 papers of 100 marks each ) Paper B- Telex Operating and Techniques
- Dairy Management : Paper A – Agriculture
( 2 papers of 100 marks each ) Paper B – Dairy Farming and Control
- Irrigation Management : Paper A – Agriculture
( 2 papers of 100 marks each ) Paper B – Irrigation Techniques, Principles,
Methods and Control
- Poultry farming : Paper A – Agriculture
( 2 papers of 100 marks each ) Paper B – Poultry Farming and Control
- Automobile Engineering : Paper A- Motor Car Mechanic
( 2 papers of 100 marks each ) Paper B – Automobile principles and
- Postal clerk : Paper A – Commercial English
( 2 papers of 100 marks each ) paper B – Mail handling, procedure and Rules
- Electrical Gadgets – Maintenance, Paper A – Electric Wiring
Operation & Repairs
( 2 papers of 100 marks each ) Paper B – Electrical Gadgets-Maintenance,
Operation and Repairs
16) Printing Technology
- Sugarcane Technology
- Canning and Preservation
- Farm Management
- Orchards Management
For details of Syllabus and qualifying Rules refer to Appendix “ Q “.
Vocational Group Diploma Courses
Vocational Group Diploma Courses have been devised to impart to the student the basic functional knowledge of a particular work career and to acquaint him with the intricacies of the profession and practice of these principles. A person having undergone the Course of Study and practical training for Specialisation in group Diploma Examination can lok forward to a highly respectable and lucractive career and to enter a particular vocation. He acquires the working knowledgeof the works career and developments and the skill to handle and manage the job intricacies independently.Intensive practical training is recommended for all vocational Group Diploma Courses. The University conducts Vocational Group Diploma Courses in the under-mentioned Trades, Vocations and professions :-
- Vocational Group Diploma in Assistant Station Master ( A. S. M. Group Diploma )
- Vocational Group Diploma in Telephone Operator
- Vocational Group Diploma in Office Reception
- Vocational Group Diploma in Office Secretaryship
- Vocational Group Diploma in Hotel Management
- Vocational Group Diploma in Garments Fabrication and Dress Designing
- Vocational Group Diploma in Tourism
- Vocational Group Diploma in Textile Designing
- Vocational Group Diploma in Commercial Art
- Vocational Group Diploma in Nursery Teacher’s Training
- Vocational Group Diploma in Interior Decoration
Candidates are to offer the specified number of Group Diploma Subject papers in terms of Group Diploma combinations provided in the syllabus of Examinations for Specialisation in Group Diploma Courses in Appendix “ Q”
For details of Examination Syllabus and details of Courses refer Appendix “ Q“
For details of Examination Syllabus and details of Courses refer Appendix “ Q “
Hobby Certificate Courses are designed to develop the working skill of a person and to impart such knowledge which he can utilise beneficially in his day-to-day life. Some of these Courses also contribute to carrer orientation and career development. However, mainly these courses are of practical utility in day-to-day life whereby a person’s dependence on others is diminished and he can handle small jobs of domestic nature independently. Some of these Course can also be exploited for commercial use.
- Dress Designing
- Costume Designing
- Home Science
For details of Syllabus and qualifying Rules refer Appendix ‘ Q “.
Specialisation Group Diploma Courses
Specialisation Group Diploma Courses are an extension of Academic Studies coupled with professional know-how and are devised to impart the basic professional knowledge of a particular field of commercial activity and to acquaint the candidate with the intricacies of the profession and practice of these principles in commerce and Trade.
A person having undergone these Courses of Studies can better his prospects in the office or Establishment he is already working in and seek additional venues of promotion and Career. This Course of Studies is aimed at increasing the working efficiency of a person by imparting specialised knowledge of a particulars field of activity. These Courses are highly beneficial to the working persons interested in furthering their career prospects, promotion and progress.
The University conducts Specialisation Group Diploma Courses in the under-mentioned Subjects
- Specializations in Insurance
- Specializations in Advertising and Sales-management
- Specialization in Exports Management
- Specialization in Purchase Management
- Specialization in Journalism
- Specialization in Purchasing & Store-Keeping
- Specialization in Co-operative Management
- Specialization in Company Secretarial Practices
- Specialization in Business Management
- Specialization in Marketing
- Specialization in Business Administration – M. B. A. ( Executive )
Candidates are to offer Specified number of Group Diploma Subject Papers in each Group
Specific Specialisation Group Diploma Subject Combinations are provided in Appendix “ R
For details of Examination Syllabus and Courses refer Appendix “ R “.
Matriculation or Senior School Leaving Certificate Examination : ( Academic Certificate Examination ):
The Matriculation or Senior School Leaving Certificate Examination shall comprise total six papers. The student shall take all the six papers in one sitting. Maximum marks are 600 and qualifying marks are 40% in aggregate.
- Commercial English
- . Book-keeping and Accountancy
- Business Methods
- Commercial Arithmetic
Any two of the following papers
- Elements of Economics
- Office Management and Routine
- Hindi or any Regional Language
- Secretarial Works ( Typewriting & Shorthand )
- Elements of mercantile Law
For details of Syllabus and qualifying Rules refer Appendix “ R “.
Diploma in Commerce ( Academic Group Diploma )
- Diploma in Commerce or D. Com. Examination is an Academic Diploma Examination providing for specialisation in a particular field of study in commerce. This Course is recommended for students who want to join Works career immediately after attaining specialisation in a particular field of study. Candidates are required to offer a total of four papers being two compulsory papers, one specialisation paper and one Optional paper
- Commercial English &Correspondence
Specialisation Subject Paper
Any one of the following subjects is allowed as Specialisation Subject Paper. If offerred as Optional Subject Paper, the same Subject cannot be offered as specialisation subject paper
- Secretarial Practices,
- Company Law Advertising,
- Foreign Exchange,
- Business Organization.
Candidates are required to offer any one of the following papers as Optional paper.
If offerred as Specialisation subject paper, the same cannot be offered as Optional paper :
Business Organisation, Economics , Banking, Salesmanship,
Advertising, Insurance, Foreign Exchange, Commercial Geography,
Auditing, Commerce and Finance, Commercial Arithmetic & Statistics
For details of Syllabus and qualifying Rules refer Appendix “ R “.
Intermediate in Commerce ( Inter Com. ) or Bachelor of Commerce Part I Examination : Academic Diploma Examination :
- Intermediate in Commerce Examination is a Diploma Examination as also the first stage examination for the B. Com. Degree Examination being B. Com. Part I Examination Candidates are required to offer a total number of Five Papers being three compulsory papers and two Optional Papers
- Commercial English & Correspondence
- Business Methods and Office Routine
Optional papers : Any two of the following Optional Papers
- Commercial Law,
- Business Organisation,
- Economics, Banking,
- Commercial Geography,
- Commercial Arithmetic and Statistics,
- Commerce & Finance, Hindi or any Regional Language
For Details of syllabus and qualifying Rules refer Appendix “ R “. 69 J. Bachelor of Commerce (B. Com.) Graduation Degree Final Examinations :
Candidates appearing for the B. Com. Final Degree Examinations are to offer Total No. of Six Papers being Four Compulsory Papers and Two Optional Papers.
Bachelor of Commerce B. Com. Degree Examinations are held in the under mentioned subjects
- Advanced Accounting & Auditing Business Laws
- Business Organisation & Management
- Economics and Business Statistics
- Financial Management,
- Management Accounting,
- Business Communication Economic & Commercial Geography,
- Economics of Trade and Transportation,
- Insurance Advanced Banking,
- Currency and Foreign Exchange,
- Fundamental of Computers
For details of Syllabus and qualifying Rules refer Appendix “ S“
Bachelor of Commerce ( Hons.) Graduation Degree Examination
- The B. Com. ( Hons.) Graduation Degree Examination carries with it the distinction of having pursued the Course and qualified the Examination with Honours. In addition to the Compulsory Subject papers and Optional optional subject papers prescribed for the B. Com. Degree Examination, candidates have to qualify the Honours Qualifying Specialisation Paper of Taxation and Cost Accounting as an additional Compulsory Paper to qualify for the conferment of the B. Com. ( Hons.) Degree.
- In addition to the Compulsory Subject Papers and Optional Subject Papers pres¬cribed for the B. Com. Degree Examination, candidates have to qualify the TWO Honours Qualifying Specialisation Paper of "Taxation and Cost Accounting & International Business'' as additional Compulsory Papers to qualify for the B. Com. (Hons,) Degree.
- Total number of Eight Subject Papers are to be offered being Four Compulsory Papers and Two Optional Papers as prescribed for B. Com. Degree Examination together with an addition of Two Compulsory Papers :
A. Taxation and Cost Accounting and
- International Business
- which are Honours Qualifying Specialisation Subject Papers
Master of Commerce M. Com. Post Graduation Masters Degree Examination
- The Master of Commerce – M. Com. Degree Examination is the Post Graduation Degree Examination. Only candidates having qualified the Graduation Degree Examination are entitled to seek entrance to this course.
- M. Com. Degree Degree Examination can be qualified under two Schemes : Scheme A and Scheme B.
M. Com. Degree Examination can be qualified under two schemes
- Scheme A and Scheme B.
Scheme A : Synopsis Presentation and Written Examination.
The Examination for M. Com. Degree Examination Scheme A will consist of two parts :
Part I—Dissertation or Synopsis of a Concept of Commerce of either published or unpublished works relating to a problem in Commerce, Industry, Finance or Transport.
- Part II—Written Examination : The candidate may offer any four of the following six Subject Papers
- Economics of Agriculture,
- Corporate Finance, Organisation of Industries
Organisation of Markets, Foreign Exchange,
- International Banking
Scheme B :
Candidates desiring to qualify the M. Com. Examination under Scheme B will be required to specify their choice of Scheme in the Application Form. Examinations shall be held in six subjects being four Compulsory Subject Papers and two Optional Subject Papers. The candidate will offer the undermentioned subjects
- Management Accounting
- Financial Management
- Business Management
- Managerial Economics
Optional Papers :
The candidate shall be required to offer any TWO ot the following Subject Papers
- Corporate Laws
- Business Statistics
- Personnel Management
For details of Syllabus and qualifying Rules refer Appendix “ T
Doctor of Philosophy in Commerce – Ph. D. ( Com. ) Doctorate’s Degree Examination :
- A candidate for the Ph. D ( Com.) Degree Examination must have previously qualified the M. Com. Degree Examination of this University or Post Graduation Master’s Degree Examination of any other University having offered Economics or Mathematics o Business Management, or Personnel Management or Organisational Development, or Managerial Economics, or Management Accounting, or Financial Management or Commercial Laws, Mercantile Laws, Company Law, Company secretarial practices or Taxation, Costing, Auditing, Accounting, Financial Accounting and such papers in his courses studies.
- The decision al allow Research Fellowship to a Student for Ph. D. ( Com.) Degree Examination shall vest with the Academic Council of University.
- Subject to eligibility conditions prescribed hereabove and grant of Research Fellowship by the Academic Council, a candidate will be granted Research Fellowship and work under the guidance of Universiuty’s professor-Coach for one academic year.
- The candidate will conduct his Research Study and Work under the guidance of the Professor coach and compile Thesis in which he may incorporate the Works being analytical deductions and dissertations of his own research or being collections of such analytical deductions from Research Work of other persons. Reference of such other works taken and incorporated in the Thesis must be stated by way of marginal notes
- After having been declared successful in the Ph. D. ( Com.) Examination the candidate will receive the Provisional Certificate of his having qualified the Ph. D. Com. Degree Examination stating the title and topic of Thesis
- The Degree in question will be conferred upon the qualified candidate in the Convocation of the University held annually as per Rules of the University.
DOCTOR OF SCIENCE IN COMMERCE – D. SC. ( COM.) DOCTORATE’S DEGREE EXAMINATION :
- The highest Award for the Studies of Commerce being the D. Sc. ( Com.) Degree may be conferred upon M. Com. Degree holders for published works which have been undertaken mainly on the candidate’s own initiative and which may be deemed by competent judges to be a valuable contribution to learning.
- A candidate for this Degree must have qualified the M. Com. Degree Examination at least two years prior to his submitting the works for relevant evaluation.
- The candidate for this Degree may apply to the Registrar at any time during the year. The application shall be accompanied by four copies of the published works on the merits of which the Degree is sought.
- The Candidate shall pay the prescribed Examination Fee in addition to the Thesis presentation Fee and Syndicate Meeting Fee as advised in addition to other fees and subscription applicable as per the Rules of the University.
- The candidate shall enrol as a Life Fellow or Patron Member of University.
Permission For Exemption From Appearing in the University Examinations.
Permission for exemption form appearing in the Inter Com / B. Com Part I Examination of the University is granted to enable the candidate to appear directly for the B. Com. / B. Com. ( Hons.) Degree Examination of the University.
- The Candidate seeking such exemption shall submit his application on the prescribed Application Form accompanied by the names and addresses of two refrees and duly supported by certificates and testimonials with respect of his working experience in the field of Commerce and Commercial studies.
- The Academic Council will consider the application and grant to the candidate permission for exemption from appearing in the Inter Com. Examination with a view to enable the candidates to appear directly in the B. Com. / B. Com. ( Hons.) Degree Examination and the candidate maybe allowed to enrol for three issuing B. Com. / B. Com ( Hons) Degree Examination.
The /academic Council is authorised to recommend conferment of B. Com or M. Com. Or Ph.(Com.) Degree over a candidate after grant of permissions for exemption on basis of high qualifications and practical working experience.
- The Academic Council may forward their recommendations to the Wkg. Syndicate / Executive Council of the University who may review the decision of the /academic Council and, in their meeting with not less than three –fourth of the Members present in the meeting voting in support, grant the permission for conferment of such degree over the candidate in view of his / her vest experience, learning, position and status.
- Candidate seeking permission for exemption from appearing in B. Com. , M. Com. Or Ph.D. ( Com. ) Examinations shall be life fellow / Members / Life Patrons of The A – I. C. A.
- In addition to the prescribed exemption fee and other related fees as notified by the University, the shall pay the prescribed Subscriptions, etc., to The A – I. C. A. iv) On the recommendation by the Academic council and confirmation by the Wkg. Syndicate / Executive / Council, B. Com., M. Com., Ph. D. ( Com.) Degree may be conferred upon such candidates in the Convocation of the University as per Rules.
EXAMINATIONS OF THE UNIVERSITY
The University conducts four Sessional Examinations for Certificate and Diploma Course and two main Sessional Examinations for Degree Courses. The additional supplementary Examinations are also held for Degree Courses. Details are provided elsewhere in the calendar.
The University has its Examination Centres in all principal States and cities of the country and in various other countries of the world. The Principals of Recognised Colleges and the Honorary Authorised Official Representatives in respective countries act as Exam9nation Superintendents and / or Examination Invigilators. The University Examinations are held under strict Examination conditions in accordance with the Programme ( Time-table and Date Sheet ) of Examinations declared by the University.
SESSIONS OF EXAMINATIONS
The University conducts four Sessions of Examinations: being Winter Session Examinations held in the months of January-February : Spring Sessions Examinations held in April – May; Summer Session Examinations held in July-August ; Autumn Session Examination held in October – November, each year.
Examination Results are declared on the dates of declaration of Results published by the University. The extracts of Results Gazette are notified to the Coaching Colleges, Examination Centres and to the Honorary Authorised Official Representatives. The Certificates of successful candidates are forwarded thereto. Candidates qualifying the Diploma and Degree Examinations receive their Provisional Certificates and detailed Marks Sheets at the time of declaration of Results.
The scheme and syllabus of the examinations is such, as to meet the most exacting requirements of modern trade, commerce and industry. That this aim has been achieved is shown by the following facts
- that most of our Certificate or Diploma holders and graduates have secured well paid posts in Banks, Insurance, Government Offices, Public and Private Sector Undertakings Commercial Offices, and the leading industrial establishments;
- an increasing number of commercial men are joining from every part of the world as Members and Fellows of The A – I. C. A. and Commercial University Ltd.
- Over 12,000 leading Auditors, Accountants, Bank Manager, Secretaries, Reporters Commercial Teachers and Stenographers have enrolled as its regular Fellows and Members.
Procedure of Examinations
- The Examinations of the University shall be conducted in accordance with the Examinations Schedule approved and prescribed for each Sessional Examination. Confirmity to the Examination Schedule ( Programme, Time-table and Date-Sheet is an essential requirement of the Examination conduct.
- The Examinations will be conducted in strict accordance therewith at the Examination Centres established by the University under the supervision and invigilation of the University Examinations Superintendents and Examination invigilators, so appointed, in strict examination conditions.
Qualifying Percentage :
55. A candidate must secure 40% marks in aggregate in order to qualify a particular examination of the University.
- Compartment class is provided to such candidates who have failed to attain the qualifying marks owning to deficiency in the maximum of two papers and permissions is granted to such candidates to re-appear in such papers only and qualify the Examination in the next succeeding Session.
- Candidates qualifying the Examination with 40 to 49.9% marks are declared to have qualified the University’s Examination in Third Division.
- Candidates qualifying the Examination with 50 to 59% marks are declared to have qualified in Second Division
- Candidates qualifying the Examination with 60 to 74% marks are declared to have qualified in First Division;
- Candidatges qualifying the Examination with 75% and above are declared to have qualified the Examination in First Division passed with Disctinction.
55. Provisional Certificate of having qualified an Examination is issue to the candidate at the time of declaration of results.
- The Provisional Certificate is valid till and including the date of Convocation of the University when the Diploma is awarded and Degree conferred upon the qualified candidates.
Convocation of the University
- Convocation or Certificate Award Ceremony of the University is held once in every year usually in the month of December, each year and candidates having qualified the University Diploma and Degree Examinations during the previous four Sessions of Examinations are awarded the Diplomae and conferred the Degrees in the Convocation in person or in absentia ( through post )
- General Convocation is conducted at the University Convocation Hall so constituted and, thereafter, permission may be granted to affiliated Colleges and Institutes in a particular region to convene and conduct a joint Regional Convocation for students having qualified the Diploma and Degree Examinations of the University from the particular region.
- Regional Convocations are conducted in order to facilitate the Student-recipients in receiving their Diploma / Degree in person and candidates are required to approach the Principals of the Colleges with respect of details in this connection.
- The Convocation of the University are held in strict academic atmosphere as per Convocation Conduct Rules prescribed and Agenda of Convocation approved by the University and notified vide Appendix “ N “ and Appendix “ O “, respectively.
Commercial University Limited is a Private University founded by The All – India Commercial Association in 1940 at Lahore and is a university incorporated under a central act being central act I of 1956. It is not recognised by the U. G. C.. Its Certificates, Diploma and Degrees are not specifically recognised by the Central or any State Government. Recognition thereof is discretionary on the part of the persons concerned.
The CUL establishes and maintains high standards of education, training and examinations at all levels. This fact has earned for it a high reputation and public acceptability of its course, examinations and awards.
Many employer concerns, including private companies and MNC’s accept its awards for staff placements in their concerns. However, recognition thereof is entirely discretionary.