The course for Full-Time students shall extend over a period of Two academic years consisting of Four Semesters. Each academic year shall be divided into Two Semesters. The First academic year shall comprise the First & Second Semesters, the Second academic year the Third & Fourth Semesters. The duration of each semester will be about 16 weeks. The subjects of study shall be in accordance with the syllabus prescribed from time to time by the University of Madras.