B.A. / Associate Degree in Arts


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 :

B.A. / Associate Degree in Arts (Pass Course) Examination


Aero-Science (for P.A.F. College , Sargodha)

  1. Arabic
  2. Applied Psychology
  3. Bengali
  4. Biochemistry
  5. Botany
  6. Chemistry
  7. Computer Studies
  8. Economics
  9. Education
  10. English Literature
  11. Fine Arts
  12. French
  13. Geography
  14. Geology
  15. German
  16. History
  17. Hindi
  18. Home Economics
  19. Health & Physical Education
  20. Islamic Studies
  21. Italian
  22. Journalism
  23. Kashmiryat
  24. Library & Information Science
  25. Mathematics A Course
  26. Mathematics B Course
  27. Mathematics General
  28. Music
  29. Persian
  30. Philosophy
  31. Physics
  32. Political Science
  33. Punjabi
  34. Russian
  35. Social Work
  36. Sociology
  37. Space Science
  38. Spanish
  39. Statistics
  40. Turkish
  41. Urdu
  42. Women Studies
  43. 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.

B.A. / Associate Degree in Arts (Pass Course) Examination


  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 VolumeII