+3 Stream


Sanctioned Strength : +3 Arts – 256 Seats (Two Sections)

+3 Science – (a) Physical – 64 seats

(b) Biological – 64 seats

+3 Commerce – 192 seats


  1. Eligibiligy 

1.1. Higher Secondary / +2/ Senior Secondary or any other equivalent examination passed from any Board, Council established by the Govt. of India or any State Govt. or any other equivalent

Examination recognized by Central Board of Secondary Education/Council of Higher Secondary Education, Govt.. of Odisha/Dept of Higher Education/Dept. of Industry or any other Dept of Govt. of Odisha or Utkal University. Those joining B.Sc. Programme must have passed the above examination under the faculty of Science/Technology/Engineering/Pharmacy etc. There shall be no such restriction for joining BA/ B.Com stream.

  1. Duration

2.1 At least three years of six semesters in toto. In case of professional courses the duration may be morc as per the direction  of regulatory bodies established under Law.2.2 Odd semester is from June to December (i.e., Sem.-I,Sem.-III & Sem.-V semester). The examination shall be held normally in the month of November – December.2.3 Even semester is from January to June (i.e .. Sem.-II,Sem.-IV & Sem.-VI semester). The examination shall be held normally in the month of May – June. However the Final Semester sllall be conducted in April and result shall be published by end of May.
2.4 A student would be required to complete the course within six academic years from the date of admission.

2.5 A student may opt for fast track of completing all the six semesters in two years provided she/he has at least 2 (two) years industry/organizational experience after +2. Such permission would be granted at the discretion of the Principal of the Autonomous Colleges and DDCE. This clause shall not be applicable to affiliated, non-autonomous colleges.

  1. Compulsory Registration in Semester-I 

3.1 Registration for Semester-I is compulsory. A candidate admitted to +3 Courses but not registered for 1st semester examination, his/her admission will be automatically cancelled.

3.2 A candidate may take a blank Semester: A blank Semester has to be clubbed with next Odd or Even Semester as the case may be i.e. Sem.-II, Sem.-IV and Sem.-VI/Sem.-I, Sem.-III and Sem.-V. The Hostel policy for blank semester is to be decided by colleges as per their suitability. Hostel accommodation cannot be claimed as a right for a blank semester. (Blank semester is not to be confused as repetition due to failure).

3.3  75% attendance for non DDCE students is a requirement for being eligible to appear at Examination Up to 15% waiver may be granted by the College Principal at discretion on Health Ground or participation in sports, cultural activities, NCC and NSS activities etc.

3.4  A student may clear backlog papers within 6 years. Improvement if any has to be completed within 4 years.

3.5  A student my register for extra credit i.e. register for additional papers under the same faculty or outside the faculty under an autonomous college or        DDCE provided they are in a position to Facilitate such teaching.

  1. Grading System


Grade                          Marks secured            Grade points

Out of 100
Outstanding       ‘0’            90 – 100                       10

Excellent            ‘A+’         80 – 89                          9

Very Good         ‘A’           70 – 79                            8

Good                  ‘ B+’          60 – 69                          7

Above average   B             50 – 59                           6

Fair                     ‘C’            40 – 49                           5

Pass                    ‘D’            30 – 39                          4

Failed                 ‘F’            Below 30                       0