Prasannadeb Women's College

The college offers three-year Honours and General courses in B.A. and B.Sc. streams. Along with B.A. / B.Sc. course, a student, as add on career oriented course, may take up UGC approved Certificate (in 1st Year) / Diploma (in 2nd year) /Advanced Diploma (in 3rd year)
Course in Travel & Tourism Management (TTM), and Computer Application. 2nd year / 3rd year students, if they so desire, may take up certificate course in any of the carrer oriented programmes along with the students of 1st year.

Course Details

(i) Honours Subjects Offered and the Intake Capacity in B.A. Course

Sl. No. Name of the Honours Subject Intake Capacity
1 Bengali  105
2 Economics  32
3 Education  32
4 English  105
5 Geography  36
6 History  105
7 Philosophy  105
8 Political science  105
9 Sanskrit  105


(ii) Honours Subjects Offered and the Intake Capacity in B.Sc. Course

Sl. No. Name of the Honours Subject Intake Capacity
1 Botany 14
2 Chemistry 24
3 Mathematics 32
4 Physics 24
5 Zoology 24


(iii) Subjects for B.A. Part I & II General Course

Candidates must choose three different electives from the following-
(Geography / Sanskrit/ Elective Bengali / Elective English), (Geography / Philosophy), (Economics /Sanskrit / Elective Bengali /Elective English), (Political Science / Education), History, Physical Education. (Intake capacity in Physical Education is 33 only).
NB: Students taking Geography must choose Economics and one other subject from the given alternatives.

(iv) Subject for B.A. Part I & II Hons. Courses

  • Honours in B.A. Courses: two papers in part I & two more in Part II
  • Any two elective subjects from the following (three papers of 50 marks each) in both Part I & II (Honours subject cannot be an elective subject)
  • (Sanskrit / Elective Bengali / Elective English / Geography), (Geography / Philosophy),
    Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics / Sanskrit / Elective Bengali / Elective English, (Political Science / Education), History

Permissible Combination of General Subjects for B.A. Honours Course


Honours Subject Combinations Offered (any two to be chosen)
Bengali / English History, (Political Science / Education), Philosophy, Economics
Economics (Mathematics and Computer Science) or Political Science / Education / History / Philosophy
Education (Economics/Elective Bengali/Elective English/Sanskrit),History, Philosophy
Geography Economics and (Political Science / History / Education)
History (Political Science/Education)(Geography/Philosophy)(Sanskrit/
Economics / Elective Bengali / Elective English)
Philosophy (Political Science / Education), (Sanskrit / Economics / Elective English / Elective Bengali), History
Political Science History,( Elective Bengali/Elective English/Sanskrit/ Economics),
(Philosophy / Geography)
Sanskrit (Political Science / Education) , History , Philosophy


(v) Subject for B.Sc. Part I & II General Courses

For Pure - Science Group : Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry / Computer Science For Bio - Science Group : Botany, Zoology, Chemistry.

Permissible Combination of General Subjects for Part I & I I B.Sc. Honours Course:

Honours Subject Combinations Offered
Physics Mathematics, Chemistry / Computer Science
Chemistry Physics, Mathematics
Mathematics Physics, Chemistry/Computer Science
Zoology Botany, Chemistry
Botany Zoology, Chemistry


(vi) Subjects for B.A. / B.Sc. Part - III General Courses

One Paper of each of the combination subject studied in Part - I & II.

(vii) Subjects for B.A. / B.Sc. Part - III Honours Courses

Four Papers of the Honours subject studied in Part - I & II.

Along with Honours and two general subjects in Honours Course or three general subjects in General Course, the students have to study on a compulsory paper in each year. In Part I, students have to learn Environmental Studies. In Part II, students’ have to study Compulsory English and in Part III, students have to learn one of the Major Indian Languages (MIL): (Bengali - taught in college) or (Hindi / Nepali / Urdu — non-taught in college).

NB: Seats are reserved for SC, OBC-A, OBC-B, ST and Differently Abled (Physically challenged) Candidates both of Hons. and General Course as per Govt. Rules in this regard.