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REGULATIONS IN ARTS.
1. The Entrance Examination shall be held once in every year, at a time fixed by the Syndicate, at Allahabad and at such other places as the Syndicate shall from time to time appoint. The date shall be approximately notified in the University Calendar of each year.
2. Any person, who is a resident of, or who has studied for not less than an academical year in a school in the North-Western Provinces and Oudh,† Central Pro vinces, Rajputana or Central India, and who, on the date of the commencement of the examination shall have completed the age of 16 years, may be admitted to the Entrance Examination.
Candidates who appear from Government, Aided or other recognized High Schools must have attended a course of instruction at their school for at least one year last preceding the date of the examination. Less than 75 per cent. of the attendance from the beginning of such school year up to the latest date of sending in applications for admission to the examination shall not be deemed prosecution of such a course of study.
3. Every candidate for admission to the Entrance Examination shall send his application, with a certificate
*The following places have been appointed :-Agra, Ajmer, Allahabad, Aligarh, Almorah, Amraoti, Bareilly, Benares, Cawnpore, Fyzabad, Gorakhpur, Gwalior, Hoshangabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Khandwa, Lucknow, Meerut, Nagpur, Nowgong (Bundelkhand), Pauri (Garhwal), Raipur, Sambhalpur and Saugor. † United Provinces of Agra and Oudh.
in the form entered in Appendix A, to the Registrar. Every such application must reach the office of the Registrar at least six weeks before the date fixed for the commencement of the examination.
4. Each candidate who appears from a Government, Aided or other recognized High School, after prosecuting the prescribed course of study therein, shall pay a fee of Ten Rupees to the Registrar; every other candidate shall pay a fee of Sixteen Rupees to the Registrar. No candidate who fails to pass, or who from sickness or other cause is unable to present himself for examination, shall receive a refund of his fee. A candidate may be admitted to one or more subsequent Entrance examinations on payment of the prescribed fee on each occasion.*
5. The Entrance Examination shall be conducted by means of printed papers, the same papers being used at every place at which the examination is held.
With the exceptions necessary in papers in a classical language, every question shall be set and shall be answered in English.
6. At the Entrance Examination every candidate shall be examined in the following subjects:
II.-History and Geography.
IV.-A Classical Language, viz., one of the following:
*Examination Fee-receipts shall not be issued by Head Masters of Government, Aided or other recognized High Schools to the candidates till ten days before the examination commences, and may be withheld if pupils are irregular in attendance. Pupils from whom Fee-receipts are withheld under these rules will be excluded from the examination, and their names and the reasons for exclusion should be at once reported to the Registrar.
I.-In English, one paper will be set from a prescribed course in Prose and Poetry together with a simple passage or passages of English from a book not prescribed. A second paper will be set in English Grammar and idiom and a third paper in translation into English from an Indian Vernacular* or other modern languaget to be determined by the Syndicate provided that for such translation there be substituted English Composition in the case of any candidate whose mother tongue is English. The text-books will be fixed from time to time by the Syndicate. (See Appendix B.)
II.-One paper will be set in History and one in Geography. In History the questions will be set in the History of India and England. In Geography the questions will be set in General and Physical Geography. The text books may be fixed from time to time by the Syndicate. (See Appendix B.)
III.-In Mathematics, one paper will be set in Arithmetic and Algebra, and a second paper in Geometry and Mensuration.
The course in Arithmetic includes the four Simple Rules, Vulgar and Decimal Fractions, Reduction, Practice, Proportion, Simple Interest, Extraction of Square Root, Compound Interest, Present Worth, Discount and Stocks.
The course in Algebra includes the four Simple Rules, Proportion, Simple Equations, Extraction of Square Root, Greatest Common Measure and Least Common Multiple.
The course in Geometry includes the first four Books of Euclid, with easy deductions.
The course presupposes Euclid.
Mensuration includes so much as a knowledge of the first four Books of
* Urdu, Hindi, Bengali, Mahratti, Gujrati or Parbatia.
+ French, German or Italian.
IV.-In Classical Languages one paper will be set in a text-book and Grammar; and a second paper in the translation into English of easy passages from a book not prescribed, and in the translation into the Classical Language from English of easy sentences illustrating grammatical principles. The text-book and Grammar will be fixed from time to time by the Syndicate. (See Appendix B.)
7. After the examination the Syndicate shall publish a list of the candidates who have passed, arranged in three divisions, the First Division in order of merit and the Second and Third Divisions in alphabetical order. Every successful candidate shall receive a certificate in the form entered in Appendix A, and shall be admissible as an undergraduate of the University.
8. The Syndicate may accept the ordinary certificate of the Final examinations prescribed for European Schools as equivalent to the Entrance Examination of the University: provided (1) that the candidate has passed such Final Examination and that the percentage of the total marks for Arithmetic and Mathematics together gained by the candidate is not less than the percentage of the total marks for Mathematics which has to be obtained in order to pass the Entrance Examination; (2) that the Department of Public Instruction satisfy the Syndicate that the said Final Examination is conducted in an efficient manner and maintained at a standard not inferior to that of the Entrance Examination.
9. The Intermediate Examination shall be held once in every year, at a time fixed by the Syndicate, at Allahabad and at such other places as shall from time to time be appointed by the Syndicate. The date of the Intermediate Examination shall be approximately notified in the University Calendar of each year.
10. Any undergraduate of the University may be admitted to this examination, provided he has prosecuted a regular course of study in an affiliated institution for not less than two academical years after passing the Entrance Examination. Less than 75 per cent. of attendance shall not be deemed prosecution of a regular course of study.
11. Inspecting Officers of the Education Department and Schoolmasters may be admitted to this examination by grace of the Syndicate, if they have passed the Entrance Examination not less than two years previously.‡
12. Every candidate for admission shall send his application, with a certificate in the form entered in Appendix A, to the Registrar. Every such application must reach the Registrar at least six weeks before the date fixed for commencement of the examination.
*The following places have been appointed :-Agra, Ajmer, Allahabad, Aligarh, Almora, Bareilly, Benares, Cawnpur, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Lucknow, Meerut, Nagpur and Nowgong (Bundelkhand).
† An affiliated institution throughout the Regulations in Arts and Law means an institution affiliated to the University of Allahabad.
By Resolution 2 of the Syndicate passed at a meeting held on the 12th August, 1893, it has been decided that Inspecting Officers of the Education Department and Schoolmasters of Lower Bengal, Bombay, Madras, and the Punjab shall not be admitted by grace of the Syndicate to the Intermediate Examination in Arts under Regulation 11 of the Regulations in Arts.