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Cicero.- Epistles or De Oratore.
Pliny.-Letters or Portions of Natural History. The examination shall include reciprocal translations in English and the optional language, together with original prose composition in each language: there shall also be questions in comparative grammar and philology.
A general acquaintance with the subject matter of the works in the respective languages shall be required, as also such a knowledge of general history as may be necessary for their due appreciation.
83. In the Second Branch, the book-work questions on Statics, Hydrostatics, and Dynamics, shall bear chiefly upon such parts of those subjects as require for their complete investigation the use of the Differential and Integral Calculus. In the Lunar Theory, the approximation is to be carried to the second order of small quantities.
84. The text-books recommended in the Third Branch are as follows:
(1.) Zoology and Animal Physiology. Reymer Jones’“General Outline of the Organization of the Animal Kingdom," and Carpenter's "Comparative Physiology."
(2.) Botany and Vegetable Physiology. Balfour's “ Class-Book of Botany."
(3.). Geology and Mineralogy. Lyell's " Manual of Geology," and Dana's “Mineralogy."
(4.) Chemistry. Miller's " Elements of Chemistry.”
(5.) Electricity and Magnetisn. De la Rive's “ Treatise on Electricity.”
The candidates will be required to compose two essays on subjects connected with the foregoing sciences; and the Examiners will test the practical knowledge of the candidates.
85. In the Fourth Branch, the following are the works upon which the candidates shall be examined :
Logic.-J. Stuart Mill.
History.-Schmidt's Greek History.
Do. -Liddell's Roman
Do. --Modern History, Selected Portions. Moral Philosophy.-Aristotle's Ethics, (translation.) Do. - Mackintosh's Dissertation on the Pro
gress of Ethical Philosophy. Political Economy.—Mill. Do.
-Adam Smith's " Wealth of Nations." The candidates will be required to compose essays on subjects connected with Ethics and Political Economy.
86. The questions in each paper, with the exception of the problems proposed in the Second Branch, shall not be more in respect of number or difficulty than can be answered within the allowed time by a candidate of decided ability well prepared in the subject-matter,
87. The examination for the Degree of M. A. shall be conducted in the following order of time and subjects in the sereral branches :
10-1 | Optional Language, Prose.
Poetry 1041 Original Composition in Op
tional Language 2-5 | Reciprocal Translation
10-1 Algebra and Analytical Trigo.
and three dimensions
culus, including Differential
2-5 Lunar Theory
150 150 100 150 100 150 150
10-1 Zoology and Animal Physio-
100 2-5 Do. do. do.
100 10-1 Botauy and Vegetable Physiology
100 2-5 Do. do. do.
100 10-1 Geology and Mineralogy.... 150 2-5 Do.
150 10–1 Inorganic Chemistry..
160 2-5 Organic do.
150 10-1 Electricity ...
100 2–5 Magnetism...
100 10–1 Essay...
100 2-5 Do.
1,700 = 1,250 Book-work + 450 Problems.
88. The Examiners shall be appointed not less than six months before the time fixed for the examination, in order that they may have it in their power to exercise due care and deliberation in the preparation of their papers.
89. Previous to the transmission of the examination papers to the Registrar, the Examiners shall hold a meeting, at which each shall submit his papers to his colleagues for remarks and suggestions, the adoption of which, however, shall be left to bis own discretion.
90. Within one month from the completion of the examination the Examiners shall furnish to the Registrar a tabular statement exhibiting the results corresponding to the several papers of questions, together with a letter containing any remarks or suggestions which they may consider to be desery. ing of the attention of the Senate with reference to the results of the examination or to the regulations of the University regarding the same, and bringing to notice any striking defects that may have characterized the answers of the students generally, cr of particular students.
91. The candidates shall be arranged in three classes :
The 1st, consisting of those who have obtained not less than two-thirds of the aggregate number of marks.
The 2nd, of those who have obtained not less than fivetwelfths of the aggregate number of marks.
The 3rd, of those who have obtained not less than one-third of the aggregate number of marks.
Candidates failing to obtain one-third of the aggregate number of marks shall not pass.
In Branch II., the candidates shall be at liberty to obtain their marks out of both Problem and Book-work papers; but the aggregate corresponding to which the aliquot parts are to be taken shall be 1,400.
The names of the candidates placed in the several classes shall be ranked in the order of merit as determined by the total marks obtained by each. The Examiners, however, shall be at liberty to bracket men when the difference between them amounts only to a very small number of marks.
92. A Diploma shall be given to each successful candidate, specifying the branch in which he was examined for his M. A. Degree, and also the class in which he was placed by the Examiners.
V.-DXAMINATION FOR DEGREE OF B. L.
93. An examination for the Degree of Bachelor of Laws shall be held in Madras once a year, commencing on the second Monday in February.
94. Candidates for the Degree of B. L. must have taken the Degree of B. A. in this or some other Indian University.
95. Applications for admission to this examination must reach the Registrar not later than the 1st November preceding. Each candidate must forward with his application his