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ORDINANCES FOR BACHELOR OF COMMERCE EXAMINATION

1. The examination for the degree of Bachelor of Commerce shall consist of three
parts, viz. Part-1, Part-II and Part-III (Final). These examinations shall be held
once a year in April or on such other dates as may be fixed by the Academic
Council. A supplementary examination for candidates placed under reappear;
shall be held in September or on such other dates as may be fixed by the
Academic Council.
2. The examination in B.Com. Part-1 shall be open to a student who produces the
following certificates by the Principal of the college.
(i) Of having remained on the rolls of a college admitted to the privileges of
the University for the academic year preceding the examination.
(ii) Of having passed at least+2 examination of Punjab School Board or any
other examination recognised as equivalent there to with at least:-
(a) 40% marks in the aggregate in case of students who have passed
10+2 Commerce group.
OR
(b) 45% marks in the aggregate in case of students who have passed
10+2 in Humanities group with at least two out of Commerce/
Accounts/Maths/Economics/Management papers.
OR
(c) 50% marks in the aggregate in case of students who have passed
10+2 but not covered under (a) and (b) above; provided that
candidates placed under reappear in not more than one subject in
10+2 examination of Punjab School Education Board or any other
examination recognised as equivalent there to shall also be eligible
to this course but such candidates shall have to clear reappear
subject in the supplementary examination of the same year failing
which his admission to B.Com. Part-1 course shall automatically
stand cancelled.
(d) Students who opt for any one of the following Vocational subjects,
in B.Com. part-1 should have passed with at least 50% marks,
10+2 examination from Punjab School Education Board or any
other examination recognised as equivalent thereto:
1. Office Management and Secretarial Practice
2. Principle and practice of Insurance
3. Tax procedure and practice
Students opting for ''Tax procedure and Practice'' should have also passed 10+2
examination with Accountancy/Business Management/Business Studies as a
subject.

Relaxation of 5% marks shall be given to Scheduled caste and Scheduled Tribes


candidates while calculating the eligibility of B.Com .Part-I examination.
A candidate who has passed B.Com. Part-I examination under the old scheme shall be eligible to
seek admission in B.Com. Part-I course (Transitory Provision).
While determining the eligibility of such candidates for admission to B.Com. Part-I
examination, the percentage of marks as prescribed under ordinance-2 (ii) a, b, c may be
calculated by taking into account the minimum pass marks in the reappear paper on prescriptive
basis.

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(iii) Of having attended not less than 75% of the total number of lectures delivered in
each paper/subject during the academic year.
The college shall be required to deliver at least 75% of the total number of
lectures/tutorials prescribed for each paper.
(iv) Of having good character.
(v) Of having obtained at a House examination at least 33% marks in the aggregate of
all the subjects or 25% marks in each paper. In case a candidate could not appear
in the House Examination owing to unavoidable reasons or fails to secure the
minimum marks indicated above the Principal may at his discretion hold a special
Test for the candidate(s).
3. The examination in B.Com. Part-II shall be open to any student of a college
admitted to the privileges of the University who fulfils the eligibility conditions
and produces the certificates signed by the Principal of the college in terms of
Ordinance 2(i),(iii), (iv), (v) and of having passed at least one academic year
previously part-1 examination for the degree of Bachelor of Commerce.
OR
has been declared to reappear/compartment in not more than one subject in part-1
examination of this University, or any other statutory University but such a
candidate shall have to clear the reappear/compartment paper in the
supplementary examination of the same year or simultaneously with part-II
examination failing which his result for part-II examination shall also stand
cancelled.
4. The examination in B.Com. Part-III (final) shall be open to any student of a
college admitted to the privileges of the University who fulfils the eligibility
conditions given below and produces the certificates signed by the Principal of the
college in terms of Ordinance (2),(1),(111),(1V) and (V) above, and (a) of having
passed at least one academic year previously part-II examination for the degree of
Bachelor of Commerce;
OR
has been declared to reappear/compartment in not more than one subject in part-II
examination of this University or any other statutory University but such a

A student who was debarred from appearing in an examination owing to shortage in the
lectures delivered in a subject or subjects and does not complete his lectures in the session shall be
permitted to complete his lectures in the session thereafter and to appear in the examination within
the period prescribed in the ordinances for appearing as a late college student.
Note : In case of students, whose name is struck off on account of non-payment of fee and is
admitted later on, his/her attendance shall not be counted for that period.
A student who joins B.Com Part II course after having passed B.Com Part-I or any other
equivalent examination from any other statutory University shall be required to qualify all the
deficient papers as provided in the syllabus prescribed by this University for B.Com Part-I
examination along with Part-II examination.
A student who joins B.com Part-III course after having passed B.Com Part-II or any other
equivalent examination from any other statutory University shall be required to qualify all the
deficient paper as provided in the syllabus prescribed by this University for B.com Part-II
examination along with Part-III examination.
The candidate who after passing Part-I and Part-II from a college affiliated to some other
University, are admitted to Part-II/Part-III classes in college affiliated to this University will have to pass
the required deficient papers according to syllabus ordinances of above class prescribed at this University
for which they will be allowed three chances (April, September and next April).

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candidate shall have to clear the re-appear/compartment paper in the
supplementary examination of the same year or simultaneously with part-III
examination failing which his result for Part-III examination shall also stand
cancelled.
In the case of a candidate who passed the B.Com. Part-II examination under the
ordinance relating to compartment or exemption, the period of one academic year
shall be counted from the year in which he/she came under compartment or was
granted exemption.
5. A student who has completed prescribed course of instructions but has not
appeared in the examination or has appeared but has failed, may be admitted on
the recommendation of the Principal to B.Com. examination as a late college
student without attending the fresh course of instructions. Such students shall be
allowed to avail themselves a maximum of three consecutive chances to clear the
examination as a private candidate.
6. The shortage in the attendance of lectures by the candidate will be condoned as
per rules made by the University from time to time.
7. (a) The candidate will be required to pay examination fees as prescribed by
the University from time to time.
(b) For improvement of Marks/Division, the fee prescribed will be charged
for each part.
8. The last date on which Admission form and fees must reach the Register shall be
as follows:
Annual Without With late With late With late With late
Examination late fee fee of fee of Rs. fee of fee of
Rs. 500/- 1000/- Rs. 5000/- Rs. 10,000/-

Regular Jan.2012 Jan.21 Feb.21 Feb.10 Feb.21*


Candidate (No Form will be
entertained after
21st Feb)

Private Oct.31 Nov.30 Dec.31 Jan.31 Feb.21*


Candidate (No Form will be
entertained after
21st Feb)

Supplementary July 15 July31 Aug.16 Aug.31 Sept.7*


Examinations (No Form will be
entertained after
21st Feb)
9. The medium of examination shall be English or Hindi of Punjabi. Question papers
shall be set in English and Punjabi.
10. The minimum number of marks required to pass the examination in each part
shall be 35% in each paper.
The candidates shall also be entitled to 'Grace Marks' as admissible under the
Ordinances relating to the 'Grace Marks'.
11. A Candidate who fails in not more than one paper shall be allowed exemption in

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the paper in which he has passed and he shall have to clear that one paper in the
supplementary examination of the same year or next annual examination, on a
payment of the same fee on each occasion as for the whole examination, failing
which his result for Part-II or Part-III (as the case may be) shall stand cancelled.
Provided further that a candidate who is declared reappear in one paper at the
annual examination of Part-1 or Part-II, he shall be allowed to join the next higher
class.
A candidate who appears in the supplementary and/or at the annual examination
under this ordinance shall not be eligible for a scholarship, a prize or a medal.
12. The successful candidates shall be classified as under:
A candidate who obtains:
(a) 75% or more of the aggregate number of marks in Part-II and Part-III
examination taken together shall be placed in the second division with
distinction.
(b) 60% or more but less than 75% of the aggregate number of marks in Part-
I, Part-II and Part-III examinations taken together shall be placed in the
first division.
(c) 50% or more but less than 60% of the aggregate number of marks on part-
I, Part-II and Part-III examination taken together shall be placed in the
second division.
(d) less than 50% of the number of marks in Part-I, Part-II and Part-III
examination taken together shall be placed in the third division.
13. Four Weeks after the termination of examination or as soon as may be the
Registrar shall publish a list of the candidates who have passed. Each successful
candidate shall be awarded the degree of Bachelor of Commerce stating the
division in which he has passed.
14. The following categories of candidates shall be allowed/disallowed to appear in
the Special paper of Punjab History and Culture in lieu of Punjab (Compulsory) in
B.Com. Course as per rules mentioned herein:-
(i) Candidate who have passed their Matriculation examination from a School
located outside the State of Punjab may be allowed to take up the subject
of Punjab History & Culture in lieu of Punjabi Compulsory.
(ii) Candidate who have passed their Matriculation examination from a School
located in the State of Punjab will not be allowed to take up the subject of
Punjab History & Culture in lieu of Punjabi Compulsory at the graduate
level. This clause will not apply to students covered by clause No. (iii)
given below.
(iii) Children of Defence personnel/Para military personnel (serving as well as
retired) will be allowed to take up the subject of Punjab History & Culture,
provided the father or the mother/guardian (in case father is deceased) of
the candidate gives an affidavit that the Candidate has not studied Punjabi
at the School level.
15. IMPROVEMENT OF DIVISION/MARKS
A person who has passed B.Com. examination from this University, may be
allowed to reappear as private candidate in B.Com. examination in not more than
one paper in each part (separately or simultaneously) for the purpose, he shall be

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given two chances with in a period of three years from the date of passing the
B.Com examination. Such an examination shall be considered minor. Provided
that a person who has passed any part of M.Com. examination or the examination
higher than B.Com. shall be allowed to appear in papers other than commerce
paper (s) for this purpose. The candidate shall also be entitled to grace marks as
admissible under the ordinance relating to the GENERAL GRACE MARKS.
BACHELOR OF COMMERCE (HONOURS) EXAMINATION
16. A student who has qualified B.Com. part-1 with at least 50% marks in the
aggregate would be eligible to offer B.Com. (with Hons.) in Accounting/Finance.
Such student will have to qualify two additional papers (one in B.Com. Part-II
and the other in B.Com. Part-III)
An additional fee as may be prescribed shall be paid by a candidate for appearing
in the Honours papers in Part-II and Part-III examination each.
17. The College desirous of instituting the B.Com. with Honours course must make
suitable teaching and other arrangements.
18. A student qualifying the additional papers would be awarded the B.Com. (with
Honours in Accounting/Finance) degree, provided he has secured an aggregate of
50% marks in B.Com. pass course. It is also understood that the candidate would
be required to obtain at least 50% marks in additional honours papers.
An honours list shall be published in order of merit, which shall be determined on
the combined results of the pass course and Honours papers.
19. A candidate who has taken honours examination and is to reappear in a subject
under the compartment/exemption ordinances whether in the pass course of Part-
II examination or Part-III examination shall be allowed to take honours papers,
but his result for honours examination shall be declared only when he clears the
pass course.
20. A candidate who has completed the prescribed course of instruction for pass as
well as Honours Courses, either for Part-II or Part-III, but has not appeared in the
examination may be allowed to appear in the annul examination of the following
year as a late College Student in the Honours examination, along with the pass
course examination of Part-II or Part-III as the case may be.
21. The total duration for which a student can remain in the B.Com. (with Hons.
Course) shall be five years after admission to the first year class or (four years
after admission to the second year class.)
22. A candidate offering B.Com. (with Hons. Course) shall submit his application to
the Registrar along with the prescribed fee and certificate signed by the Principal
of the college last attended by him.
The candidate has attended not less than 75% of the total number of lectures
delivered in each paper and 75% of the periods held in practical, map work, in
each paper/subject during the academic year. The college/department shall be
required to deliver at least 75% of the total number of lectures prescribed for each
paper.
23. General ordinances of the University relating to the under-graduate (with Hons.)
courses from time to time about grace marks, reappear, award of University medal
etc. would be applicable to B.Com. (with Hons.) course.

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SYLLABUS
B.COM. PART-I
2011 EXAMINATIONS

SCHEME OF STUDY

Maximum marks
BC 101 Punjabi 100 Marks
BC 101-A Punjab History & Culture 100 Marks
(Special Paper in lieu of Punjabi)
BC 102 English (Communication Skills) 50 Marks
BC 103 Business Mathematics & Statistics 100 Marks
BC 104 Financial Accounting 100 Marks
BC 105 Business Regulatory Framework 100 Marks
BC 106 Computer Applications in Business 100 Marks
BC 107 Business Economics 100 Marks
VOCATIONAL SUBJECTS:
(I) Office Management & Secretarial Practice
Paper- A : Typewriting -1 100 Marks
Paper-B : Shorthand- 1 100 Marks
II Tax Procedure and Practice
Paper-A : Indian Tax System 100 Marks
Paper- B : Central and State Sales Tax 100 Marks
III Principles and Practices of Insurance
Paper-A : General Insurance 100 Marks
Paper-B : Life Insurance 100 Marks
(IV) Computer Applications
(Common for B.A./B.Sc. Part-I)
Paper- A : Fundamental of IT 70 Marks
Paper- B : Office Automation and Productivity Tools 60 Marks
Paper-C : Laboratory :
Practical based on Paper- A & B 60 Marks
Add on Courses
1. Risk Management and Insurance 100 Marks
Paper-1 : Management of Risk and Insurance
2. Office Management and Secretarial Practice
Paper-1 Business Orgnisation and Office Practice 100 Marks
3. Computerised Accounting
Paper-1 Fundamentals of Computerised Accounting 100 Marks
4. Tax Practice and Procedure
Paper-1 Fundamentals of Taxation 100 Marks
Note:
i) The students studying in any of the vocational courses (except Computer
Application) will be exempted from Business Economics Paper (BC 107).
ii) The students studying in vocational course 'Computer Applications' will be
exempted from the paper Information Technology for Business'.

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iii) The students studying in vocational paper " Principles and Practice of
Insurance" will not be allowed to take the Add on Course/Paper "Risk
Management and Insurance"
iv) The students studying in vocational paper "Computer Applications" Will not
be allowed to take the Add on Course Paper "Computerised Accounting".
v) The students studying in vocational paper "Office Management and
Secretarial Practice" will not be allowed to take the Add on Course Paper
"Office Management and Secretarial Practice."
Note : Evaluation on 'ON THE JOB TRAINING' for vocational subjects will be as under
ON THE JOB TRAINING (FOR ALL B.A.//B.A//B.SC/
B.COM. VOCATIONAL COURSES)
Maximum Marks : 50 Pass Marks : 35%
The students who appear in B.A./B.Com-1 examination for vocational subject
will take up 'On the job training' in summer vocations after the B.A./B.Com-1
examination is over. They will Prepare a project Report based on their summer training.
The evaluation and marks of this on the job training are included in B.A./B.Com-II.
Similarly B.A./B.Com-II students after B.A./B.Com-II examination will take second 'On
the job training and prepare a Project Report based on their summer training. The
evaluation of this project report will be done in B.A/B.Com-III. The following
instructions are to be followed for the selection of organization where summer training is
to be taken) and for the preparation of project report.
1) The summer training extended upto 4-6 weeks can be had in any of the following
organizations.
(a) Banks/Financial Institutions
(b) Offices of Centre/State/Local Government
(c) Insurance Companies
(d) Public Limited Companies
(e) Stock Exchange
(f) Chartered Accountants and Advocates dealing in Tax matters (For related
Vocational Courses only).
Note: Sole proprietor organisations and partnerships firms are not permitted for summer
training.
2) The topic of study should be directly related to the vocational stream in which the
student in studying.
3) Not more than 2 to 3 students should be permitted in one organization. The
students getting training in the same organization should have different topics for
their study.
4) Students shall work under the guidance of an official from the concerned
organisation during the period of training.
5) The training report should include:
(a) Certificate from the organization on letter pad or under the seal of the
organization. The certificate should specify the name of the candidate,
father's name, date of commencement of training and period of training.
(b) Objective, Scope and Methodology of the Study.
(c) The finding of the study and suggestions made by the candidate, which
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EVALUATION:
After completion of summer training students will be required to prepare a
summer training report and all the Project Reports will be submitted through the Principal
of the concerned College to the University (Practical Branch) for evaluation upto
December 31st, failing which students will be place ii compartment.
The evaluation of project reports shall be done by experts from panel of
examiners approved by the Board of Under-Graduate studies in Commerce from time to
time. The Controller of Examinations will be ensure the above instructions have been
followed by the students and evaluation of reports is carried on as per these instructions.
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BC 101-A: PUNJAB HISTORY AND CULTURE
(From Earliest Time 1000 A.D.)
(Special paper in lieu of Punjabi Compulsory)
Time allowed : 3 hours Max Marks : 100
Pass Marks : 35% Total Teaching Periods: 75
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER-SETTER
The question paper will consist of five sections : A, B, C, D and E. Sections A, B,
C and D will have two question each from the respective sections of the syllabus and will
carry 15 marks each. Section E which is compulsory will consist of 12 short-answer type
questions of 40 marks from the entire syllabus. Each short answer type questions will
carry 4 marks. The candidates are required to give answer of each short answer type
question in 50 words i.e. in 7-10 lines.
INSTRUCTION FOR THE CANDIDATES
Candidates are required to attempt one question each from the section A, B, C and
D and the entire section E. The candidates are required to attempt all the 10 short-answer
type questions. The candidates are required to give answer to each short answer type
question in 50 words i.e. in 7-10 lines.
SECTION-A
1. Physical features of the Punjab and their impact on History.
2. Sources of the ancient history of Punjab
3. Harappan Civilization: Important places, script, town planning; Political social
economic and religious life of the Indus Valley people.
SECTION-B
4. The Indo-Aryans: Original home and settlement in Punjab, Social, Religious
and Economic life during the Rig Vedic age. Social, Religious and Economic
life during the later Vedic age.
5. Teaching and impact of Buddhism and Jainism in the Punjab.
6. Alexander's invasion and its impact.
SECTION-C
7. Punjab and Maurya
8. The Kushans and their contribution to the Punjab
9. The Punjab under the Gupta Emperors.
SECTION-D
10. The Punjab under the Visdhana Emperors.
11. The Punjab from 7th Century to 1000 A.D. (A survey of political and socio-
cultural History of Punjab).
12. Development of Art and Architecture upto 1000 A.D.

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SECTION-E
Compulsory (10 Short-Answer Questions)
Ten short-answer question will be set from the entire syllabus. The candidates
will attempt all the 10 question. These questions will be based upon terms, concepts,
institutions and historical sources within the purview of the syllabus. The answer to each
of these questions will be of 50 words or in 7-10 lines and will carry 4 marks each. Thus
the total marks of these question will be 40.
Suggested Readings
1. L.M. Joshi (ed.): History and Culture of the Punjab, Patiala, Part-1, 1989 (3rd
edition).
2. L.M. Joshi and Fauja Singh (ed.): History of Punjab, Vol. 1, Patiala, 1977
3. Buddha Parkash : Glimpses of Ancient Punjab, Patiala, 1983
4. R.N. Sharma : Life in Northern India, Delhi 1966.
5. R.S. Tripathi : History of Ancient India
6. V.C. Pandey : Political and Cultural History of India
7. Romila Thapar : A History of India, Vol. 1, Penguin Book, 1966.
8. A.L. Bashem : The Wonder that was India.
9. Sukhninder Kaur Dhillon : The Religious History o Early Medieval Punjab.
BC 102: ENGLISH (COMMUNICATION SKILLS)
Time allowed : 3 hours Max Marks : 50
Periods per week : 3 Pass Marks : 35%
COURSE CONTENT AND TESTING
Text Prescribed (Literary):
Contemporary English Prose (OUP) edited by K.P.K. Menon
The following Stories/essay are not to be studied;
i) Uncle Podger Hangs a Picture
ii) Sweets
iii) Lectures
iv) The Position of Women in Ancient India
v) Self Portrait
Testing:
Q1. (a) One essay-type question with an internal alternative on summary, theme,
incident or character in about 250 words.
b) Five short answer questions to be attempted out of the given eight from the
prescribed text in about 30 words each.
c) Comprehension of a prose passage of about 150 words from the prescribed
text in the following way:
(i) Three questions to test the comprehension of the passage.
(ii) Meaning of two words/phrases italicized in the passage and use thereof
in illustrative sentences. 5+5+5 = 15 Marks
Q 2. Composition
Five short answer questions to be attempted out of the eight given. The questions
shall be based on units 1 to 3 of the book "An Elementary Book on Environmental
Education" by Dr. J.S. Yada, Dr. R.C. Sobti and Dr. R.K. Kohli, Punjab University,
Chandigarh (Page 1 to 30 are prescribed) 5 Marks
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The students may be asked to write a letter of the following types with an internal
alternative:
a) Placing an order
b) Cancelling an order
c) Complaints
d) Reply to Complaints
e) Asking for quotations
f) Status enquiry letter
g) Favourable/unfavourable reply to status enquiry
h) Seeking dealership of a particular product etc. 10 Marks
Q 4. Preparing Advertisement Copies of the following types:
(a) Classified Advertisements
(b) Display/Advertisement for your products and services.
The students should be asked to attempt one of the given two
advertisements 4 Marks
Q 5. Resume Writing
The nature of the job should be specified so as to enable the students to prepare
their resume accordingly.
Q6. Grammer and Vocabulary
a) Idioms and Phrases (Meaning and Usage)
b) Synonyms and Antonyms
c) Expanding abbreviations and acronyms pertaining to Commerce,
Business, Economics.
The students should be asked to attempt four of the given six from part(a) and
eight out of the given ten from part (b) and part (c) each. 4+4+4 =12 Marks
BC 103 : BUSINESS MATHEMATICS & STATISTICS
Time allowed : 3 hours Max Marks : 100
Periods per week: 6 Pass Marks: 35%
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER SETTER
The question paper will consist of five sections A, B, C, D and E, section A, B, C
and D will have two questions from the respective section of the syllabus and will carry
15 marks each. Section E will have one question having 12 short answer type questions
(including at least four numerical type questions) of four marks each which will cover the
entire syllabus uniformly.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES
Candidates are required to attempt one question each from sections A, B,C and D
of the question paper and 10 short answer type questions (answer to be around 50 words
each) from Section E.
SECTION-A
Matrices and Determinants : Definition of a matrix; Types of matrices; Algebra
of matrices; Properties of determinants; Calculation of values of determinants upto third
order; Adjoint of a matrix, elementary row or column operations; Finding inverse of a
matrix through adjoint and elementary row or column operations; Solution of a system of
linear equations having unique solution and involving not more than three variables.
Compound Interest and Annuities: Certain different types of interest rates;
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amount of an annuity, including the case continuous compounding; Valuation of simple
loans and debentures; Problems relating to sinking funds.
SECTION-B
Linear Programming-Formulation of LPP ; Graphical method of solution;
Problems relating to two variables including the case of mixed constraints; Cases having
no solution; multiple solutions, unbounded solution and redundant constraints.
Simplex Method- Solution of problems upto three variables, including cases of
mixed constraints; Duality; Transportation Problem and Assignment Problem.
SECTION-C
Introduction to Statistics- Definition, Importance and Limitations, Functions and
scope Measures of Central Tendency: Men, Median, Mode.
Analysis of Time Series: Causes of variations in time series multiplicative
models; Determination of trends, Moving averages method and method of least squares
(including linear, second degree, parabolic and exponential trends); Computation of
seasonal-indices by simple averages, ratio-trend, ratio-to-moving average, and link
relative methods.

SECTION-D
Correlation: Meaning, types and measurement of correlation (Karl Pearson's
methods and Spearman's rank correlation). Regression: Meaning, Regression Equation of
X on Y and Y on X.
Forecasting Methods: Forecasting Concept, types and importance; General
approach to forecasting; Methods of forecasting; Forecasting demand; Industry Vs.
Company sales forecasts; Factors affecting company sales.

BOOKS RECOMMENDED
1. Dr. R. Sharma and Sham Lal : Business Mathematics and Statistics
2. R.P. Hooda : Statistics for Business and Economics
3. S.P. Gupta : Statistics Methods
4. S.C. Gupta and V.K. Kapoor : Fundamentals of Applied Statistics.

BC 104: FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING


Time allowed : 3 hours Max Marks: 100
Periods per week : 6 Pass Marks : 35%
SECTION -A
Accounting: Meaning, scope and importance, Branches of Accounting,
Accounting Concepts and Conventions, Double Entry System, Preparation of Journal,
Subsidiary Books including Cash Book, Ledger, Trial Balance, Preparation of Financial
Accounts of Sole Traders and Partnership Firms.
SECTION -B
Distinction between Capital and Revenue items, Introduction to Accounting
Standards: Concepts, need and developments in India. Standards in India, Errors and their
rectification; Bank reconciliation Statement, Depreciation Methods and Accounting
including AS-6, Accounts of non-trading concerns including Hospital and Educational
Institutions.
SECTION-C

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Accounts relating to Partnership: Admission, Retirement and Death of a Partner,
Dissolution of Partnership including Garner Vs. Murray ruled, Amalgamation of Firms,
Sale of firm to a Company and Conversion of a firm in a company, Gradual Realisation
of Assets and Piece Meal Distribution.
SECTION-D
Branch Accounts, Accounting for packages and Empties, Insurance Claims, Stock
Valuation and AS-2, Hire Purchase and Installment.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER SETTER
The question paper will consist of five sections A, B, C, D and E, Section A, B, C
and D will have two questions from the respective sections of the syllabus and will carry
15 marks each. Section E will have one question having 12 short answer type questions
(answer to be around 50 words each) of four marks each which will cover the entire
syllabus uniformly.
INSTRUCTION S FOR THE CANDIDATES
Candidates are required to attempt one question from sections A, B, C and D of
the question paper and 10 short answer type questions (answer to be around 50 words
each) from section E.
BOOKS RECOMMENDED
1. M.C. Shukla & T.S. Grewal : Advanced Accounts
2. R.L. Gupta : Advanced Accounts
3. S.N.. Maheswari : Advanced Accounting
4. V.P. Sharma & Others : Advanced Accounting
5. A.K. Dhir : Advanced Accounting
BC 105: BUSINESS REGULATORY FRAMEWORK
Time allowed : 3 hours Max Marks : 100
Periods per week : 6 Pass Marks : 35%

INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER SETTER


The question paper will consist of five sections: A, B, C, D and E, Section A, B,
C and D will have two questions from the respective sections of the syllabus and will
carry 15 marks each. Section E will have one question having 12 short answer type
questions (answer to be around 50 words each) of four marks each will cover the entire
syllabus uniformly.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES
Candidates are required to attempt one question each from sections A, B, C, and
D of the question paper and 10 short answer type questions (answer to be around 50
words each) from section-E.

SECTION-A
Law of contract (1872): Nature of contract, Classification; Offer and acceptance;
Capacity of parties to contract; Free consent; Consideration; legality of object;
Agreements declared void; Performance of contract; Discharge of contract, Remedies for
breach of contract.
SECTION-B
Special Contracts: Indemnity; Guarantee; Bailment and Pledge; Agency
Sales of Goods Act 1930: Formation of contracts of sale; Goods and their

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classification, price; conditions, and warranties; Transfer of property in goods;
Performance of the contract of sales; unpaid seller and his rights, sale by auction; Hire
purchase agreement.
SECTION-C
Negotiable Instrument Act 1881: Definition of negotiable instruments, Features;
Promissory note: Bill of exchange and cheque; Holder and holder in the due course;
Crossing of a cheque, Types of Crossing; Negotiation; Dishonour and dischage of
negotiable instrument.
SECTION-D
The Consumer Protection Act 1986: Salient features, Grievance redressal
machinery.
Environment Protection Act 1986, Introduction to RTI, IPR and Cyber Laws.

BOOKS RECOMMENDED
1. Singh, Avtar : The Principles of Mercantile Law
2. Kuchhal M.C. : Business Law
3. Kapoor, N.D. : Business Laws
4. Chandra, P.R. : Business Law, Galgotia, New Delhi.
5. Sharma, V.K. : Business Law
BC 106 : INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR BUSINESS
Time allowed : 3 hours Max Marks : 100
Periods per week : 6 Theory : 70
Pass Marks : 35% Practical : 30
Theory 4 + Practical 2
SECTION-A
Computer: Introduction Functions and Classification of Computer, Overview of
Software and Hardware, Input and Output devices, Computer Memory: RAM, ROM,
Number System and its Inter Conversion Introduction to Operating System, DOS and
WINDOWS, working with files and folder, Understanding the control panel, Opening
and exiting Windows applications, Copying and moving information between windows
and learning other basic functions of window 98.
SECTION-B
Introduction to MS Word: Basic Features, Starting and exiting word, Creating
Editing and Saving a Word document, Inserting Pictures and Symbols, Working with
text, creating a Table, Formatting Documents, Previewing and Printing Documents.
Introduction to MS Power Point: Power Point Basics, Creating and Saving, Presentations,
Inserting Pictures and Graphics, Inserting slides from other Presentations, Slide Show
View.
SECTION-C
Introduction to MS Excel: Creating spread sheets by entering text formulas and
numbers. Introduction to financial function s in Excel, Making Graphs in Excel, Sorting
data in Excel, Conditional calculation using IF, IF... AND, if Or, Basic introduction to
Internal and its applications: Search Engines and email.
SECTION-D
Computerized Accounting: Introduction and advantages, use of Accounting

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Package; Tally for journalizing and posting business transactions, creating vouchers,
preparing Trail Balance and Final Accounts and Bank Reconciliation Statement.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER SETTER
The question paper will consist of five sections: A, B, C.D and E. Sections A, B,
C. and D will have two questions from the respective sections of the syllabus and will
carry 10 marks each. Section E will have one question having 12 short answer type
questions (answer to be around 35 words each) of three marks each which will cover the
entire syllabus uniformly.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES
Candidates are required to attempt one question each from sections A, B, C, and
D of the question paper and 10 short answer type questions (answer to be around 35
words each) from section E.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PRACTICAL EXAMINATION
The students would be required to solve any one problem out of two set by the
examiner based on the packages covered in the syllabus.
BOOKS RECOMMENDED
1. Microsoft Office 2000 Complete, BPB Publication.
2. Alexis Leon, Mathews Leon : Introduction to Computers with MS Office
2000, Tata McGraw
3. Implementing Tally, BPB Publication
4. PC Complete, BPB Publications
5. Jana Calabria : Windows 98-6in I, Prentice Hall
BC 107: BUSINESS ECONOMICS
Time Allowed: 3 hours Max Marks : 100
Periods per week : 6 Pass Marks : 35%
SECTION-A
Consumer behaviour: Utility approach , A brief outline of law of diminishing
marginal utility and law of equi-marginal utility. Indifference curve approach: Consumer
equilibrium, income, price and substitution effects. Law of demand, derivation of law of
demand based on utility analysis and indifference curve analysis; Elasticity of Demand
Concept, Price elasticity of demand and its measurement.
SECTION-B
Concept of production function, Breakeven analysis, profit forcasting in short run.
Law of variable proportion, Returns to scale, Internal and external economics and
diseconomies. Concept of total, average and marginal revenue and elasticity of demand.
Isoquant technique and producer's eqauilibrium.
SECTION-C
Price determination under prefect competition, monopoly and monopolistic
competition and oligopoly: price policy; pricing in public sector enterprises.
SECTION-D
Introduction to Macro Economics and its importance, National Income: Methods
and problems of measurement particularly in underdeveloped countries. Classical theory
of Employment and Say's Law of Market, Keynesian Theory of Income, Output and
Employment.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER SETTER
The question paper will consist of five sections: A, B, C, D. and E, Section A, B,

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C and D will have two question from the respective section of the syllabus and will carry
15 marks each. Section E will have one question having 12 short answer type questions
(answer to be around 50 words each) of four marks each which will cover the entire
syllabus uniformly.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES
Candidates are required to attempt one question each from sections A, B, C and D
of the question paper and 10 short answer type questions (answer to be around 50 words
each) from Section E.
BOOKS RECOMMENDED
1. M.L. Seth : Principles of Economic
2. Stonier and Hague : A Text Book of Economics
3. K.K. Sharma and others : Business Economics
VOCATIONAL SUBJECTS
OFFICE MANAGEMENT AND SECRETARIAL PRACTICE
Paper-A Typewriting
Max Marks : 100 Theory : 70
Time : 3 hours Practical : 30
Pass Marks : 35% in the subject Periods per week : 4
Theory: 3 + Practical 1
SECTION-A
Typewriter- Its use and importance, a standard typewriter, Makes and categories
of typewriters. Essential parts of a typewriter and their use. Care and Upkeep of a
typewriter. Ribbon changing and ribbon economy Methods of typewriting, Touch,
Singht.
SECTION-B
Horizontal, Vertical, Keyboard Operation, Need for proper type and size of tables
and chairs for use by typist. Sitting postures, Material required, Injection and removal of
paper, Learning and Second row (How row) (guide keys and keys), Learning and third
row (upper row).
SECTION-C
Learning the first row (bottom row), Learning the fourth row (number row),
Special sings and symbols in the keyboard and their uses. Type of headings, Margin and
line spacing, Use of punctuation marks, Fingures-Arabic and Roman, Paragraphs-type
and styles, numbering, pagination, Styles of typing different kinds of letters,
Arrangements of tabular statements, Syllabification, Foot notes.
SECTION-D
Computer : Introduction, functions and classification, Overview of Software and
Hardware, Input and Output devices Computer Memory. Computer typing in MS Word
2000; Saving, Coping and Printing documents Formatting documents.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER SETTER
The question paper will consist of five sections: A,B,C, D and E, Section A, B, C
and D will have two questions from the respective sections of the syllabus and will carry
10 marks each. Section E will have one question having 12 short answer type questions
(answer to be around 35 words each) of three marks each which will cover the entire
syllabus uniformly.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES

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Candidates are required to attempt one question each from sections A, B, C and D
of the question paper and 10 short answer type question (answer to be around 35 words
each) from section E.
PRACTICALS Marks : 30
KEY BOARD OPERATIONS
1. Practising Second row, third row, first row and fourth row.
2. Practising words, sentences, paragraphs and passages
3. Use of shift Keys and other non-character keys.
4. Typewritting special symbols of the key Board and Punctuation marks.
SPEED BUILDING
1. Different Kinds of drills for typing
2. Graded Speed Test leading to accurate speed of about 30 w.p.m.
3. Typing of passages each containing 300 words in ten minutes.
TEACHING GUIDELINES
Alternative handwords, balanced handwords, same letters in different words,
drills of common words, drills of alphabetical sentences and words division drills.
1. Centering- Horizontal and Verical
2. Ensuring proper margining : Line spacing
3. Typing of different types of Headings including spaced heading.
LETTER TYPING
1. Typing exercises of personal, official and business letters in different style
with proper display.
2. Typing of applications for jobs
3. Addressing the envelopes
4. Using Carbon papers for taking out Multiple copies.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR PRACTICAL EXAMINATION
There will be typing test for 5 minutes followed by oral viva-voce.
Paper-B : Shorthand-1
Max Marks : 100 Theory : 70
Time : 3 Hours Practical : 30
Pass Marks : 35% in the subject Periods per week : 4
Theory: 3 + Practical 1

SECTION-A
Introduction -Origin of shorthand with particular emphasis on Petman shorthand,
definition and importance of stenography, quilities of a successful stenographer, writing
techniques and materials.
Consonants: Definition, number, forms, classes, size thickness, directions and
joining strokes.
SECTION-B
Vowels - Dipthongs and Diphones
Vowels - defintion, number sounds, sings, places position of outline, interviewing
vowels.
Introduction of upwards/downwards strokes in Stenography.
Depthongs- definition, names, Sings, placed a joined dipthongs and triphones.
Diphones - defintion, sings and application

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Use of Vowels- dipthongs and diphones in plural in Stenography

SECTION-C
Grammalogues and Phraseography
Grammalouges -defintion of grammalogues and logogram, list of grammalogues,
punchtuation sings;
Phraseography - defintion of phrase, how a phrase is written, qualities of a good
phraseogram, list of simple phrase.
SECTION-D
Circles, loops and hooks:
Circles-size and direction, application, application in phraseography, attachement with
straight and curved strokes, exception to the use of circle.
Loops : Size and Direction
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER SETTER
The question paper will consist of five sections: A, B, C, D and E Section A, B, C
and D will have two questions from the respective sections of the syllabus and will carry
10 marks each. Section E will have one question having 12 short answer type questions
(answer to be around 35 words each) of three marks each will be cover the entire syllabus
uniformly.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES
Candidates are required to attempt one question each from sections A, B,C and D
of the question paper and 10 short answer type questions (answer to be around 35 words
each) from section E.
SHORTHAND PRACTICALS Max Marks : 30
1. Repeated Practice of Consonants, writing each consonant from the text
material with particular attentions to their formation, length, angle, size and
direction;
2. Repeated practice of vowels, dipthongs, diphones, and triphones by copying
the text materials and other printed shorthand books and reading book and
same;
3. Repeated practice of grammalogues and phrases;
4. Repeated practice on use of circles, loops and hook;
5. Transportation from shorthand into longhand;
6. Dictation from unseen passage;
7. Variety of drills: shorthand from black-board, coping shorthand from black
board, 'cold' not reading 'delayed' writing, students dictate to the class from
shorthand book, two minutes speeches by students, reading printed shorthand
matter.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR PRACTICAL EXAMINATION


There will be dictation of 5 minutes and the candidate shall be required to type in
25 minutes
TAX PROCEDURE & PRACTICES
PAPER-A : INDIAN TAX SYSTEM
Periods per week : 4 Max Marks : 100
Time allowed : 3 hours Pass Marks : 35%

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SECTION-A
Taxation: Meaning, features, objectives, tax structure and its measure for its
improvement, Central and State Powers of taxation, Disrution of revenues between
Centre and States, Single vs, multiple tax system; Proportional vs. Progressive taxes;
Arguments for and against progressive taxation.
SECTION-B
Direct and indirect taxes: Meaning kinds, merits and demerits.
Agriculture taxation in India: Meaning, agricultural income with non-agricultural
income for income taxation and revenue.
SECTION -C
Direct taxes of the Central Government-Income Tax, Wealth Tax, Interest Tax
Act, 1974 with effect from 1.4.1993, Expenditure Tax Act, 1987. Indirect taxes of
Central Government -Central Excise, Customs Duty, Central Sales Tax.
SECTION-D
Taxes of the State Governments- taxes on sale and purchase of goods; tax on land
and building; Octroi duty; tax on profession, trade and business toll tax; tax on motor
vehicle, transportation; tax on advertisement; tax on luxries, entertainment and
amusements; tax on betting and gambling; tax on electricity; tax on electricity; tax on
animal; stamp duty.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER SETTER
The question paper will consist of five sections: A, B, C, D and E, Section A, B,
C and D will have two questions from the respective sections of the syllabus and will
carry 15 marks each. Section E will have one question having 12 short answer type
questions (answer to be around 50 words each) of four marks each which will cover the
entire syllabus uniformly.
INSTRUCTION FOR THE CANDIDATES
Candidates are required to attempt one question each from sections A, B, C and D
of the question paper and 10 short answer type question (answer to be around 50 words
each) from Section E.
PAPER B : CENTRAL AND STATE SALES TAX
Max Marks : 100
Time allowed: 3 hours Pass Marks : 35%
SECTION-A
Central Sales-Tax Act, 1956 : Introduction, objects features, Dealer, declared
goods, goods, place of business, sale, sale price, turnover, inter state sale.
Principles for determining different categories of sales, Registration of dealers.
SECTION-B
Levy and collection of Tax, kinds, of forms for availing the concessional rates.
Sales to the regisstered dealers against from C. Sales to the government against D form.
SECTION-C
Punjab Value added Act : Introduction, features important terms and definitions,
Difference from Punjab Sales Tax, Incidence and levy of tax, Registration of dealers
under Punjab Value Added Tax.
SECTION-D
Payment and recovery of tax, Refunds, liability to produce accounts,
establishment of information Collection Centres, Offences, Penalties Appeals and

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Revision.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER SETTER
The question paper will consist of five sections: A, B, C, D and E, Section A, B,
C and D will have two questions from the respective sections of the syllabus and will
carry 15 marks each. Section E will have one question having 12 short answer type
questions (answer to be around 50 words each) of four marks each which will cover the
entire syllabus uniformly.
INSTRUCTION FOR THE CANDIDATES
Candidates are required to attempt one question each from sections A, B, C and D
of the question paper and 10 short answer type question (answer to be around 100 words
each) from Section E.
PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF INSURANCE
PAPER A : GENERAL INSURANCE
Period per week: 4 Max Marks : 100
Time allowed: 3 hours Pass Marks : 35%
SECTION-A
Introduction to risk and insurance-Risk and the treatment of risk Recent changes
in Insurance Sector. The structure and operation of the insurance business: Insurance
contract Fundamentals, underwriting, rating reinsurance and other functions.
SECTION-B
General Insurance Corporation and other Insurance Institutions. Working of GIC
in India; Type of risks assumed and specific policies issued by ECGC.
SECTION-C
Health Insurance: Individual health insurance, Group health Insurance, Insurance
marketing Insurance Claim Settlement.
SECTION-D
Motor Insurance: Multi line and All-lines Insurance such as Rural Insurance, Hull
Insurance etc.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER SETTER
The question paper will consist of five sections: A, B, C, D and E, Section A, B,
C and D will have two questions from the respective sections of the syllabus and will
carry 15 marks each. Section E will have one question having 12 short answer type
questions (answer to be around 50 words each) of four marks each which will cover the
entire syllabus uniformly.
INSTRUCTION FOR THE CANDIDATES
Candidates are required to attempt one question each from sections A, B, C and D
of the question paper and 10 short answer type question (answer to be around 50 words
each) from Section E.
RECOMMENDED BOOKS
General Insurance by Bickekhaupt and Magee, Published by Richard D. Irwin,
Inc/, Homewood, IIIinois, Irwin-Dores Limited: Gcorgetown, Ontario
PAPER B : LIFE INSURANCE
Period per week: 4 Max Marks : 100
Time allowed: 3 hours Pass Marks : 35%
SECTION-A
Introduction-Need for security against economic difficulties; Risk and

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uncertainty; Individual value system; Individual Life Insurance. Nature and uses of Life
Insurance; Life Insurance as a collateral, as a measure of financing business continuation
as a protection to property, as a measure of investment.
SECTION-B
Life Insurance Contract-characteristics, Utmost Good Faith, Insurable Interest,
Caveat Emptor, Unilateral and Allegatory nature of contract. Proposal and application
form, warranties, medical examination, policy construction and delivery, policy
provision, lapse revival, surrender value, paid up policies, maturity, nomination and
assignment, Suicide and payment of insured amount; Loan to policy holders.
SECTION-C
Life Insurance Risk : Factors governing sum assured; Methods of calculating economic
risk in life Insurance proposal. Measurements of risk and mortality table; Calculation of
premium; Treatment of sub-standard risk. Life Insurance Fund; Valuation and Investment
of Surplus; Payment of bonus.
SECTION-D
Life Insurance Policies-Types and their applicability to different situations.
Important life insurance policies issued by the Life Insurance Corporation of India, ICICI
Prudential, HDFC Standard. Life Insurance annuities. Important legal provisions and
judicial pronouncements in India.
Life Insurance and Salesmanship-Rules of agency; Essential qualities of an ideal
insurance salesman; Rules to convass business for prospective customers: After sale
service to policy holders.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER SETTER
The question paper will consist of five sections: A, B, C, D and E, Section A, B,
C and D will have two questions from the respective sections of the syllabus and will
carry 15 marks each. Section E will have one question having 12 short answer type
questions (answer to be around 50 words each) of four marks each which will cover the
entire syllabus uniformly.
INSTRUCTION FOR THE CANDIDATES
Candidates are required to attempt one question each from sections A, B, C and D
of the question paper and 10 short answer type question (answer to be around 50 words
each) from Section E.
SUGGESTED BOOKS
1. Huebner, S.S. and Kenneth Black Jr. : Life Insurance (Prentice Hall Inc., Engle
Wood Cliffs, New Jersy).
2. Meher Robert L. : Life Insurance : Theory and Practice (Business
Publication, Taxas).
3. Meclean : Life Insurance
COMMON WITH
B.A./B.SC/B.COM (COMPUTER APPLICATIONS)
B.A./B.Sc./B.Com. First Year
FOR
2008, 2009 AND 2010 EXAMINATION
Paper Title Max . Marks Exam. Duration
A FUNDAMENTALS OF IT 70 3 hours
B OFFICE AUTOMATION AND 70 3 hours

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PRODUCTIVITY TOOLS
C PRACTICAL BASED B ON PAPER 60 4 hours
A & B (LABORATORY-1)

PAPER A : FUNDAMENTAL OF IT
Max. Marks : 70 Max. Time : 3 Hrs
Min. Pass Marks : 35% Lectures to be delivered : 75
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER SETTER
The question paper will consist of five sections: A, B, C, D and E, Section A, B,
C and D will have two questions from the respective sections of the syllabus and will
carry 10 marks each. Section E will have one question having 12 short answer type
questions which will cover the entire syllabus uniformly and will carry 3 marks each.
INSTRUCTION FOR THE CANDIDATES
1. Candidates are required to attempt one question each from sections A, B, C and D
of the question paper and the entire Section E.
2. Use of non- programmable scientific calculator is allowed
SECTION-A
Computer Fundamental : Block diagram of a Computer, Classification and
Generations of Computer, Terms: Hardware, Software, Types of Software. Concept of
Bit and Byte. Number System: Binary, Octal and hexadecimal, Conversion from one
system to the other, Binary Arithmetic: Addition Subtraction and Multiplication, Input
Devices: keyboard, Mouse, Scanner, OMR MICR, Video Cameras, Output Devices:
Monitors, Printers: Dot Matrix, Inkjet, Laser, Plotters, Multimedia Prejector, C.P.U.
Organization, Instruction Setc Processor Speed.
SECTION-B
Memories : RAM , ROM Cashe, Storage Device : Floppy disk, Hard disk,
compact disk, DVD Computer Languages: Machine Language, Assembly Language,
High Level Language, 4 GL, Translators-Interpreters. Compliers, Assemblers. Operating
System: Functions of Operating System. Types-Batch. Multiprogramming. Timesharing.
SECTION-C
Data Communication and Computer Network : Elements of a Communication
System, Transmission Modes, Transmission Media: Twisted pair, coaxial, Cable,
Broadband, Fibre Optics Communication System Network Communication Devices,
Network Technologies : LAN WAN Network topologies : Star, Ring, Bus, Hybrid,
Multipoint and Completely Connected Network, TCP/IP, Internet and its applications, E-
mail. TELNET. WWW. Chatting, Bulletin Board, Web Browsers.
SECTION-D
Information Technology and Society: Applications for Information Technology in
Railway, Airline, Banking, Insurance, Inventory Control, Financial System, Hotel
Management, Education, Video Games, Mobile Phones, Information Kiosks, E-
Commerce, Weather Forecasting. Scientific Application, Multimedia: Concepts,
Components and Application, Entertainment Marketing.
REFERENCES
1. P.K. Sinha and P. Sinha, Foundations of Computing, first Edition, 2002, BPB
2. Turban Mclean and Wethrate, Information Technology and Management,
Second Edition, 2001, John Wiley & Sons.

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3. Satish Jain, Information Technology, BPB, 1999.
4. Sanders, D.H., Computer Today, McGraw Hill. 2001.
PAPER B : OFFICE AUTOMATION AND PRODUCTIVITY TOOLS
Max. Marks : 70 Max. Time : 3 Hrs
Min. Pass Marks : 35% Lectures to be delivered : 75
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER SETTER
The question paper will consist of five sections: A, B, C, D and E, Section A, B,
C and D will have two questions from the respective sections of the syllabus and will
carry 10 marks each. Section E will have one question having 12 short answer type
questions which will cover the entire syllabus uniformly and will carry 3 marks each.
INSTRUCTION FOR THE CANDIDATES
1. Candidates are required to attempt one question each from sections A, B, C and D
of the question paper and the 10 questions from Section E.
2. Use of non- programmable scientific calculator is allowed
SECTION-A
Concept of an Office: Purpose of an office, activities in an office, structure of an office,
office system, office manual, document flow management in an office.
Office Automation: Introduction, Today's office, need for office automation, its
advantages disadvantages and office automation tools.
Office Automation Technology: Office equipment, workstation communication and
convergence of technologies.
SECTION-B
Window: Installing Windows with set-up, starting and quitting WINDOWS, basic
elements of Windows, working with menus dialogue boxes, window applications,
program manager, file manager, print manager, control panel, write, paint brush,
accessories including calculator, calendar, clock, card file, note pad, recorder etc.
Power Point: Making presentations, Inserting objects, narration
SECTION -C
Ms Word : Salient features of MS WORD, file edit, view insert, format, tools, tables,
window, help options and all of their features, options and sub options etc., transfer of
files between MS WORD and other word processors and software packages.
SECTION-D
Excel: Excel worksheet, data entry, editing, cell addressing ranges, commands, menus,
copying & moving cell content, inserting and deleting row and column, columns formats,
cell protection, printing creating, displaying and printing graphs, statistical functions.
REFERENCES
1. R.K. Chopra, Office Organisation and Management
2. Content Development Group, Working with MS OFFICE 2000, TMH
3. Mastering MS Office 97 Professional by Mosley, BPB Publication.
4. Mastering MS Office 2000, Professional Edition by Courter, BPB Publication.
5. MS Office 2000 Training Guide by Maria, BP Publications
6. MS Office complete by SYBEX.
7. Bott, Using MS Office 97 (PHI)
8. Bott, Using MS Office 2000 (PHI)
PAPER B : PRACTICAL BASED ON PAPER A & B (LABORATORY-I)
Max. Marks : 60 Max. Time : 4 Hrs

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Min. Pass Marks : 35% Lectures to be delivered : 60
The lab exercise should be based on paper Fundamental of IT and Office
Automation and Productivity Tools.
Windows: Windows concepts, features, windows structure, desktop, taskbar, startmenu,
my computer, Recycle Bin, Window Accessories, System Tools, Communication,
Sharing Information between Programs.
Word Processing : MS Word : Introduction to Word processing Interface, Toolbars,
Ruler Menus, Keyboard Shortcut, Editing a Document. previewing documents. Printing
document, Formatting Documents. Checking the grammar and spelling. Formatting via
find and replace. Using the Thesaurus, Using Auto Correct, Complete and Auto Text,
word count, Hyphenating. Mail merge, mailing Lables Wizards and Templates, Handling
Graphics, tables and charts, converting a word document into various formats.
Slides : MS Power Point : Mailing presentations. presentation designs. Adding pictures,
sound movies, Add narration, customizing presentation. Preparing show.
Worksheets : MS Excel : Creating worksheet, entering data into worksheet, heading
information, data, text, dates, alphanumeric values, saving & quitting worksheet, Opening
and moving around in an existing worksheet. Toolbars and Menus, Keyboard shortcuts
working with single and multiple workbook. Working with formulas & cell referencing,
Formatting of worksheet.
The break-up of marks for the Practical will be as under:
(i) Lab Record 10 Marks
(ii) Viva-voce 15 Marks
(iii) Program Development and Execution 35 Marks
Common For B.A/B. COM
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RISK MANAGEMENT AND INSURANCE
PAPER-1 MANAGEMENT OF RISK AND INSURANCE
Max Marks: 100 Time Allowed : 3 hours
Pass Marks : 35% of the Subject Period per week : 6
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER SETTER
The question paper will consist of five sections: A, B, C, D and E, Section A, B,
C and D will have two questions from the respective sections of the syllabus and will
carry 15 marks each. Section E will have one question having 12 short answer type
questions (answer to be around 50 words each) of four marks each which will cover the
entire syllabus uniformly.
INSTRUCTION FOR THE CANDIDATES
Candidates are required to attempt one question each from sections A, B, C and D
of the question paper and 10 short answer type question (answer to be around 50 words
each) from Section E.
SECTION-A
Risk Meaning, Characteristics; Kinds Technical Financial, Economic, Social,
Political, Risk from natural disasters, Risk from Accidents etc. Causes of risk, Risk
handling techniques.
SECTION-B
Meaning, Evolution, scope nature and significance of insurance. Objectives and
functions of insurance, Types of insurance. Difference between Assurance and Insurance.

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General Principles of Insurance, Insurance as a social security tool. Contemporary issues
in insurance. Business in Indian Context.
SECTION-C
Insurance Business in India- History and present scenario, Indian Economic
policy and its impact on insurance Business.
Present Administrative set up to GIC, LIC, provident Fund, Societies and other
organization doing insurance business, Machinery for decision making and used by
insurance organizations; statutory administrative provisions.
SECTION-D
Insurance Act 1938, Life Insurance Corporation Act 1956, IRDA Act 1999,
Consumer Protection Act, 1986. General Motor Vehicles Act, Export Credit and
Guarantee Corporation. Regulations regarding insurance intermediaries.
Common For B.A/B. COM
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OFFICE MANAGEMENT AND SECRETARIAL PRACTICE
PAPER-1 BUSINESS ORGANISATION AND OFFICE PRACTICE
Max Marks: 100 Time Allowed : 3 hours
Pass Marks : 35% of the Subject Period per week : 6
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER SETTER
The question paper will consist of five sections: A, B, C, D and E, Section A, B,
C and D will have two questions from the respective sections of the syllabus and will
carry 15 marks each. Section E will have one question having 12 short answer type
questions (answer to be around 50 words each) of four marks each which will cover the
entire syllabus uniformly.
INSTRUCTION FOR THE CANDIDATES
Candidates are required to attempt one question each from sections A, B, C and D
of the question paper and 10 short answer type question (answer to be around 50 words
each) from Section E.
SECTION-A
Office organisation, relation of office to general business, modern office, concept
of office management, functions, organization and control of office routine, Centralised
and decentralised office, office accommodation and layout, office environment,
Departments of modern office.
SECTION- B
Office Systems and Procedures, Role of Office Manager in Systems and
Procedures, Office Machines and equipment, Office Stationery and Supplies.
SECTION-C
Record Management importance, Record retention, Filling: Characteristics,
Methods, Modern Filing devices, Indexing, importance and types, Office
Correspondence: Handing in coming and outgoing mail.
SECTION-D
Typewriting. Importance, Essential parts, Methods of typewriting, Horizontal,
Vertical, Keyboard operation, computer typing in MS WORD 2000. Saving copying and
printing documents, formatting documents.
Common For B.A/B. COM
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COMPUTERISED ACCOUNTING
PAPER-1 FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPUTERISED ACCOUNTING
Max Marks: 100 Time Allowed : 3 hours
Pass Marks : 35% of the Subject Period per week : 6
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER SETTER
The question paper will consist of five sections: A, B, C, D and E, Section A, B,
C and D will have two questions from the respective sections of the syllabus and will
carry 15 marks each. Section E will have one question having 12 short answer type
questions (answer to be around 50 words each) of four marks each which will cover the
entire syllabus uniformly.
INSTRUCTION FOR THE CANDIDATES
Candidates are required to attempt one question each from sections A, B, C and D
of the question paper and 10 short answer type question (answer to be around 50 words
each) from Section E.
SECTION-A
Accounting Cycle, Journal, Cash Book, Bank Reconciliation Statement,
Preparation of Trial Balance, Final Accounts of Sole Trader and Partnership Firm.
SECTION-B
Introduction to Computer, Software and hardware, input and Output Devices,
Computer Memory, Introduction to Operating System, Introduction to Microsoft Excel
2000-Creating spreadsheets by interning text, formula and number making graph in
Excel, Using financial functions in Excel, Conditional Calculations in Excel.
SECTION-C
Computerised Accounting, Introduction and Advantages, Computer Programs for
Accounting, Methods of System development. Source documents, Balancing Accounts
on Computers, Trial Balance and Final Accounts in computerised system, Bank
reconcilation statement in computerised system.
SECTION-D
Detailed study of latest TALLY package regarding Journalising, Posting,
Preparing Cash Book, Trial Balance, Final Accounts and Book Bank Reconcilation
Statement.
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TAX PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE
PAPER-1 FUNDAMENTALS OF TAXATION
Max Marks: 100 Time Allowed : 3 hours
Pass Marks : 35% of the Subject Period per week : 6
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PAPER SETTER
The question paper will consist of five sections: A, B, C, D and E, Section A, B,
C and D will have two questions from the respective sections of the syllabus and will
carry 15 marks each. Section E will have one question having 12 short answer type
questions (answer to be around 50 words each) of four marks each which will cover the
entire syllabus uniformly.
INSTRUCTION FOR THE CANDIDATES
Candidates are required to attempt one question each from sections A, B, C and D
of the question paper and 10 short answer type question (answer to be around 50 words
each) from Section E.

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SECTION-A
Taxation Meaning, Characteristics, Aims and Objectives, Indian Tax Structure
Single Vs. Multiple Tax System, Proportional Vs Progressive Texas.
Kinds of Taxes : Direct and Indirect Taxes- Meaning, Merits and Demerits.
SECTION-B
Income Tax Act 1961- Basic Concept, Capital and Revenue, Basis of Charge, Heads of
Income-Salary, Income from House Property.
SECTION-C
Profits and from Business and profession, Capital Gains, Income from other
sources, Calculation of Gross Total Income in case of Individual H.U.F. and Firm.

SECTION-D
Central Excise Act 1944- Central Excise Duty : Nature, Scope, Important Terms
and Definitions Classification of Excisable Goods, Valuation of Excisable Goods,
Registration in Central Excise, Administrative set-up of Excise Department, Assessment
procedure, Clearance of Excisable Goods, CENVAT, Records, Return and Bonds under
Central Excise.

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