Estb. 1882

University of the Punjab


B.A. / Associate Degree in Arts (PASS COURSE) EXAMINATIONS

General Pattern

The B.A. (Pass Course) Examination shall be of two years duration.
There shall be a University Examination at the end of Second Year.
Each written paper shall be of three hours duration.
There shall be four B.A. (Pass Course) Examination. Candidate shall be required to offer  "English Language" and "Islamiyat/ Ethics and Pakistan Studies" as compulsory subjects carrying 200 marks and 100 marks, respectively and two elective subjects, carrying 200 marks each. In addition there shall be one optional subject carrying 100 marks, provided  that so candidate shall be permitted to offer as optional subject which he has offered as elective.

List of Elective and Optional Subjects is given:-

1. Aero-Science (for P.A.F. College , Sargodha)  
2. Arabic  
3. Applied Psychology  
4. Bengali  
5. Biochemistry  
6. Botany  
7. Chemistry  
8. Computer Studies  
9. Economics  
10. Education  
11. English Literature  
12. Fine Arts  
13. French  
14. Geography  
15. Geology  
16. German  
17. History  
18. Hindi  
19. Home Economics  
20. Health & Physical Education  
21. Islamic Studies  
22. Italian  
23. Journalism  
24. Kashmiryat  
25. Library & Information Science  
26. Mathematics A Course  
27. Mathematics B Course  
28. Mathematics General  
29. Music  
30. Persian  
31. Philosophy  
32. Physics  
33. Political Science  
34. Punjabi  
35. Russian  
36. Social Work  
37. Sociology  
38. Space Science  
39. Spanish  
40. Statistics  
41. Turkish  
42. Urdu  
43. Women Studies  
44. Zoology  
Provided that no candidate shall take up Space Science except with A Course of Mathematics or Geography and that no candidate shall take up B-Course of Mathematics unless he has taken up A-Course of Mathematics.
Provided further that the subjects of Philosophy and Psychology may be offered together but a student offering this combination shall have to offer Greek Philosophy in place of Psychology – common paper for Philosophy. However, the subjects of Psychology and Applied Psychology cannot be taken together.
Provided further that the Candidates will have to pass the Compulsory subject of Islamic Studies/Ethics and Pakistan Studies separately in the University Examinations at the Bachelor's Degree level in all Faculties.
All those candidates who have passed B.A./B.Sc. with General Mathematics need only to qualify B-Course of Mathematics (Paper A & B) for eligibility of admission to M.Sc. Mathematics OR for appearing in M.Sc. Mathematics Examination as an external candidate.
1. Arabic  
2. Applied Psychology  
3. Astronomy  
4. Bengali  
5. Economics  
6. English Literature  
7. Fine Arts  
8. French  
9. Geography  
10. German  
11. History  
12. Home Economics  
13. Islamic Studies  
14. Italian  
15. Journalism  
16. Mathematics  
17. Kashmiryat  
18. Library & Information Science  
19. Music  
20. Persian  
21. Philosophy  
22. Political Sciences  
23. Punjabi  
24. Russian  
25. Sindhi  
26. Sociology  
27. Spanish  
28. Statistics  
29. Social Work  
30. Turkish  
31. Urdu  
Provided that no candidate shall be permitted to offer as optional subject which he has taken as Elective.
The Statutes, Rules and Regulations relating to B.A. Examination are available in the Punjab University Calendar Volume-II

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