Foundation Course: These courses focus on developing the basic abilities that support the understanding of other courses.
Core courses: Core courses are the compulsory courses for all the students. Core courses are of two types: Generic Core & Subject Core.
Generic Core: Generic Core courses are compulsory as a core requirement to complete the requirement of a degree in a said discipline of study. Hence, Generic Core courses are mandatory and fundamental in nature. These courses cannot be substituted by any other courses. Therefore these courses are also called Hard Core Courses.
Subject Core: A Core course may be a Subject Core Course if there is a choice or an option for the candidate to choose from a broad category (grouping) of subjects (specializations/electives). These are also known as Soft Core Courses.
Elective Course: Elective course is a course that can be picked from a pool of courses.
They may be:
a) Very Specialized or advanced course focusing on a specific aspect
b) In line with the discipline of study
c) Facilitating an extended scope
d) Empowering an exposure to some other discipline/domain
e) Nurturing candidate’s proficiency/skills
Combination of Options:
A student may opt for any combination of earning the 22 credits assigned to Generic Elective (GE - IL) courses and Subject Elective (SE - IL) courses through
e) Generic Elective (GE - IL) courses
f) Subject Elective (SE - IL) courses
g) Open Elective Courses
h) Major + Minor specialization combination
i) Foundation Courses
j) Enrichment Courses
k) Alternative Study Credit Courses