Sadhana Education Society's

L.S. Raheja College of Arts & Commerce

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BFM

OBJECTIVES

Financial markets worldwide are rapidly evolving. As these new markets open up internationally, professionals must understand all of this from a complex global perspective. B.Com (Financial Markets) has been established to help create the best-equipped finance managers in the country.

The objective(s) of this program is -

  • To train students to become the next generation finance professionals by providing them a platform and access to the latest knowledge and tools in use globally.
  • To create additional avenue of Self Employment to the students and to provide suitable& trained persons for Financial Services Sector.
  • B.Com(Financial Markets) program creates a very good foundation for students who aspire to pursue qualifications such as; MBA (Finance), CA, CS, CFA, FRM etc.

ELIGIBILITY 

A candidate for being eligible for admission to the Bachelor of Commerce (Financial Markets) Degree Course shall have passed XII standard examination of the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary& Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent and secured not less than 45% marks in aggregate at (40% in case of reserved category) Every Candidate admitted to the Degree Course in the Constituent/affiliated college/recognized institution, conducting the course, shall have to register himself/herself with the University.

 Fees Structure

 
B. COM. (FINANCIAL MARKETS)
FEE HEADS Open Category Students Reserved Category Students       
  FYBFM SYBFM TYBFM FYBFM SYBFM TYBFM
TUTION FEES 10000 10000 10000      
LIBRARY FEES 600 600 600      
GYMKHANA FEES 400 400 400      
OTHER FEES 250 250 250      
EXAM FEES 1320 1320 1320 1320  1320 1320
ENROLLMENT FEES 220 0 0      
DISASTER RELIEF FUND 10 10 10 10 10 10
ADMISSION PROCESSING FEES 200 200 200 200 200 200
UTILITY FEES 250 250 250      
MAGAZINE FEES 100 100 100      
ID & LIBRARY CARD FEES 50 50 50 50 50 50
GROUP INSURANCE FEES 40 40 40 40 40 40
STUDENT WELFARE 50 50 50 50 50 50
DEVELOPMENT FEES 500 500 500      
VICE CHANCELLOR FUND 20 20 20 20 20 20
UNI-SPORTS  & CULTURAL FEES 30 30 30      
E-SUVIDHA FEES 50 50 50      
E-CHARGES 20 20 20      
COMPUTER PRACTICAL FEES 1000 1000 1000      
COMPUTER LAB FEES 1000 1000 1000      
CAUTION MONEY* 150 0 0 150    
LIBRARY DEPOSIT* 250 0 0 250    
LABORATORY DEPOSIT* 400 400 0 400 400  
PROJECT FEES*** 0 0 1000      
ALIMINI ASSOCIATION FEES 25 25 25 25 25 25
UNIVERSITY EXAM FEES 0 0 1320     1320
CONVOCATION FEES 0 0 250     250
ADMIN FORM_PROS/BROCHURE 0 100 100   100 100
TOTAL 16935 16415 18585 2515 2215 3385
DOCUMENT  VERIFICATION FEES (OUTSIDE MAHARASTRA BOARD)** 400          
TOTAL 17335 16415 18585 2515 2215 3385

DURATION OF COURSE

  1. The course shall be a full time course. The duration of the course shall be six semesters spread over three years.
  2. Intake capacity - 60 students.
  3. The course shall consist of 40 modules of 100 marks each & 2 projects of 100 marks each. Total 4200 marks.
  4. Total number of lectures per paper per semester shall be maximum 60 of 50 minutes duration each. Number of lectures per paper per week shall be 4 in case of Theory papers.
  5. For subjects having practical component like 1.3, 1.4, 2.3, 3.5 & 6.3, total no. of Theory lectures per paper per week shall be 3 & 1 lecture of practical (consisting the duration equal to 3 lectures of 50 minutes) per week per batch. (Batch is of 20 Students).
  6. On an average 15 working weeks are available in every semester.

SUBJECT OFFERED

  First Semester : 7 Papers   Second Semester : 7 Papers
1.1 Financial Accounting 1 2.1 Financial Accounting 2
1.2 Economics 1 2.2 Economics 2
1.3 Business communication 1 2.3 Business Communication 2
1.4 Business Mathematics 2.4 Business Statistics
1.5 Computer Skills 1 2.5 Computer skills 2
1.6 Business Environment 2.6 Environmental Science
1.7 Introduction to financial Systems 2.7 Principles of management
  Third Semester : 7 Papers   Fourth Semester : 7 Papers
3.1 Debt Markets 4.1 Commodities Markets
3.2 Corporate Finance- I 4.2 Corporate Finance - II
3.3 Equity Markets - I 4.3 Equity Markets - II
3.4 Banking in Financial System 4.4 Financial Services
3.5 Computer Applications in Investments 4.5 Taxation for Investments
3.6 Business Ethics 4.6 Security Analysis
3.7 Organizational Behaviour 4.7 Business Law
  Fifth Semester : 6 Papers   Sixth Semester : 6 Papers
5.1 Global Capital Markets 6.1 Risk Management
5.2 Regulation of Securities Markets 6.2 Corporate Governance
5.3 Insurance (Fund) Management 6.3 Computer Applications in Financial Services
5.4 Derivative Markets 6.4 Marketing of Financial Services
5.5 Foreign Exchange Markets 6.5 Mutual Fund Management
5.6 Portfolio Management 6.6 Customer Relationship Management in Financial Services
5.6 Project I 6.6 Project II

Note on Projects : 5.7 i.e. Project I will be a basic in nature like collection and Presentation of Data on the topic allotted, while 6.7 i.e. Project II will bean analytical in nature based on the project I, Topics for Projects will be finalized later on in the workshops.

SCHEME OF EXAMINATION

The scheme of Examination shall be divided into two parts.
A) Internal Assessment: 25% i.e. 25 marks
B) Semester end Examination: 75% i.e. 75 marks

The scheme of Examination shall be divided into two components: Internal assessment and External assessment (semester end examination)for each course of the program For each course, there is a passing minimum for internal Assessment as 40% for External / Semester End Examination 40% and overall 40%. 
The performance of the learner will be evaluated in each course in the following manner

Internal assessment

Semester end examination

Total (for each course or head of passing)

25 %

75 %

100%

  1. Theory Examination: 75 Marks 

    2. Theory Internal: 25 Marks 

    1. THE SEMESTER END EXAMINATION (EXTERNAL COMPONENT) OF 75% FOR EACH COURSE WILL BE AS FOLLOWS: 
      i. Duration – 2.5 Hours 
      ii. Theory Question Paper Pattern:- 
        1. There shall be FIVE questions each of 15 marks. 
        2. All questions shall be compulsory with internal choice within the questions. 
        3. Question may be subdivided into sub-questions. 
    2. THE INTERNAL ASSESSMENT OF 25 % FOR EACH COURSE WILL BE AS FOLLOWS: 
The learners to pass a course shall have to obtain a minimum of 40% marks in aggregate for each course where the course consists of Internal Assessment & Semester End Examination. The learners shall obtain minimum of 40% marks (i.e. 10 out of 25) in the Internal Assessment and 40% marks in Semester End Examination (i.e. 30 Out of 75) separately, to pass the course and minimum of Grade E in the project component, wherever applicable to pass a particular semester. A learner will be said to have passed the course if the learner passes the Internal Assessment & Semester End Examination together.
Additional Class test or assignment for Internal Assessment for courses without practical: (for Commerce Faculty): 
1. A learner who is absent for the class test and the assignment will be declared fail in the Internal Assessment Scheme. 
2. A learner who remains absent for the class test but has appeared for the assignment will be allowed to appear for the additional class test. 
3. A learner who has appeared for the class test but remains absent for the assignment will be allowed to appear for the additional assignment.

PERFORMANCE GRADING

The PERFORMANCE GRADING of the learners shall be on the SEVEN point ranking system as under:

Grade

Marks

Grade Points

O

70 & above

7

A

60 to 69.99

6

B

55 to 59.99

5

C

50 to 54.99

4

D

45 to 49.99

3

E

40 to 44.99

2

F (Fail)

39.99 & below

1

The performance grading shall be based on the aggregate performance of Internal Assessment and Semester End Examination. 

Carry forward of internal mark:  A candidate who fails in any particular theory paper shall be allowed to reappear for that theory paper. However, his/her internal evaluation marks shall be carried over.

Norms for A.T.K.T.

 
  • For Semester I & II :
    • A learner shall be allowed to keep term for Semester II irrespective of number of heads of failure in the Semester I
    • A learner shall be allowed to keep term for Semester III if he/she passes each of Semester I & Semester II OR
      A learner who fails in not more than four courses of Semester I and Semester II taken together with not more than two courses each in semester I & II.
  • For Semester III & IV
    • A learner shall be allowed to keep term for Semester III if he/she passes each of Semester I & Semester II
    • A learner shall be allowed to keep term for Semester IV irrespective of number of heads of failure in Semester III. However, the learner shall pass each course of Semester I and Semester II in order to appear for Semester IV.
  • For Semester V
    • Shall have passed Semester I, II, III and IV in full
    • Shall have passed Semester I and II in full and secured ATKT in the Second year by failing in not more than Two Courses in each of Semester III and Semester IV
    • Shall have Secured ATKT in First Year by failing in not more than Two Courses in each of Semester I and Semester II and have passed Semester III and Semester IV in full
  • For Semester VI
    • a)A learner shall be allowed to keep term for Semester VI irrespective of number of heads of failure in the Semester V. However, the learner shall pass each course of Semester III and Semester IV in order to appear for Semester VI.
    • b)The result of Semester VI shall be kept in abeyance until the learner passes each of Semester I, Semester II, Semester III, Semester IV and Semester V
Eligibility criterion for admission from Sem. V to Sem. VI: A candidate shall be allowed to keep terms for Semester VI if he / she passes in each of Semester I, II, III, IV and V OR if he/she passes Semester I, Semester II and Semester III and fails in not more than two theory paper of Semester IV and Semester V taken together.

ADDITIONAL EXAMINATION

Eligibility to appear for additional semester end examination:

A candidate who does not appear i.e. remains absent in some or all the courses on medical grounds or for representing the College / University in sports, cultural activities, activities of NSS, NCC or sports training camps conducted by recognized bodies / competent authorities or for any other reason which is considered valid under exceptional circumstances and to the satisfaction of the Principal or the Head of the Institute OR fails in some or all the courses is eligible to appear for the additional examination.

A candidate who does not appear for both the Internal Assessment and Semester End Examination shall not be eligible to appear for the additional Semester End Examination. The additional Semester End Examination shall be of two and a half hour duration and of 75 marks per course. The learner shall appear for the Semester End Examination of the course for which he/she was absent or has failed. Learners who are punished under O.5050 shall not be eligible to appear for this additional examination.

MODE OF CONDUCT OF A.T.K.T EXAMINATION 

 

Procedure to apply for ATKT and Additional Examiniation

 

Unfair-means

 Students resorting to the use of unfair means during the examinations conducted by the College on behalf of the University or by the University are requested to note that the minimum punishment recommended by the University (vide circular no. UG / 139 OF 2001 DATED 23RD APRIL 2001) is “Annulment of the performance of the Student at the University / College / Institution Examination in full”. The above action is recommended in case the student is found in possession of the copying material. If it is established that he/she has actually copied from the material, the recommendation is “Exclusion of the student from the University or College or Institution Examination for one additional examination”.  The above referred circular is available with the Examination Committee for your reference.

 Copy of the circular is available on the college website http://lsraheja.org and also Chairperson of the Examination Committee and Chairperson of the Unfair Means Inquiry Committee.

 STUDENTS ARE REQUESTED NOT TO RESORT TO USE OF UNFAIR MEANS


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