Jadavpur University, Kolkata

  • Kolkata, West Bengal
  • ESTD 1955
  • State University

Jadavpur University, Kolkata MCA Admissions 2018

Last Updated - April 03 2018

Jadavpur University is a public state university situated in Kolkata, West Bengal. It has two campuses: the main campus at Jadavpur and the new campus at Salt Lake.  It was upgraded to a full-fledged university in 1955. The University has its origin in the erstwhile National Council of Education.

Jadavpur University has been ranked within Top 10 Indian Research Institutions as per report of International Comparative Performance of India s Research Base (2009-14). It was Re-accredited by NAAC with a CGPA of 3.68 on a four-point scale at A Grade for a duration of five years in 2014.

The University invites applications for admission to the Master of Computer Application (MCA) Programme for the academic year. The programme is for a period of three years and has an availability of 44 seats.  The admission to the programme will be based on the WB JECA i.e., West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination for MCA.

The Application forms for this examination are usually available from the month of April and May. The reservation policy is as per the state government of West Bengal but shall require the aspirants’ domicile to be in West Bengal only.

  • Method of Application

    Online & Offline Both


    04th May 2018 - 16th Jun 2018

Important Dates of Jadavpur University, Kolkata MCA Admissions 2018

Date of Beginning of Registration Procedure04th May 2018
Last date for submission of Application Form16th Jun, 2018

Eligibility Criteria for Jadavpur University, Kolkata MCA Admissions 2018



  • You should have passed the three years’ Bachelor’s Degree from any UGC recognized University with an at least of 60% marks in aggregate for general category and 45% marks for SC/ST category.
  • You should have passed AICTE recognized Bachelor of Computer Science degree from any University or Institute along with an at least of 60% marks for general category and 45% marks for SC/ST category, in Mathematics.
  • You should have studied Mathematics in 10+2

Nationality: You should be an Indian national only.

How To Apply for Jadavpur University, Kolkata MCA Admissions 2018?



You should fill the Application Form online on the official WBJEE website.

WB JECA Application Form will be broadly categorized into three steps-

  • Document uploading
  • Fee payment
  • Filling of individual details

You must fill in your Individual Details. You must upload all the images/documents in jpg/jpeg pattern. You must upload the following documents in the size of 30kb to 300kb and images in the size of 10kb to 100 kb: The page size of the document should be in the A4 pattern.

  1. Recent coloured Passport sized Photograph
  2. Left Thumb Impression (LTI)
  3. Own Signature
  4. Admit card of 10th standard examination for Age Proof
  5. Caste certificate (if eligible)
  6. Domicile Certificate
  7. PWD Certificate (if eligible)

Application Fee: Once the documents are successfully uploaded, the system will enter into the Fee Payment. You can take a print out of the Confirmation Page after final submission of the Application for future references. You must be careful in filling this information. You can pay the Application Fee of INR 600 + Bank Service Charges either by Debit Card/Credit Card or by Allahabad Bank Challan.

This clears your registration procedure. If there is any error, you will not be able to accurate it later.

Document Uploading: You will then be directed to Document Uploading. There is no required to send any document by post.

Admission Procedure of Jadavpur University, Kolkata MCA Admissions 2018


You will be selected on the basis of WB JECA i.e., West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination MCA Admissions.

The exam will be of a period of three hours and will be organizeed in Computer Based Test mode. There shall be negative marking with 0.25 marks being deducted for every inaccurate response. It will carry a total of 100 marks with 50 multiple choice based questions, with 2 marks honoured for every accurate response. For first two hours, only Paper 1 will remain enabled and during the last hour, only Paper 2 will remain enabled. There shall be negative marking with 0.5 marks being deducted for every inaccurate response.

Paper 1 will consist of questions from Mathematics. The syllabus will consist of the following topics: Analytical Geometry, Algebra, Calculus and Probability and Statistics.

Paper 2 will be an Aptitude Test. It will consist of two papers. It will carry a total of 100 marks. The syllabus will consist of the following topics: Reasoning, Problem Solving, Quantitative Comparison, Discrete Quantitative Analysis and Data Interpretation.

There will be 30 questions of 3 marks each and 10 questions of 1 mark each.

Reservation of Jadavpur University, Kolkata MCA Admissions 2018

The reservation benefits can be availed only by aspirants domiciled in West Bengal. There are certain guidelines that they required to follow to claim the WBJEE Reservation.

For SC/ST Category:

The aforementioned certificates, which are needed to be submitted, should have been alloted by any of the following authorities:

The different officers/authorities of Kolkata that issue the certificate to prove the WBJEE Reservation of the aspirant is mentioned below:

  1. Deputy Collector of Land Revenue, Kolkata
  2. A collector of Stamp Revenue, Kolkata
  3. Metropolitan Magistrate, Kolkata
  4. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Kolkata
  5. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Kolkata
  6. 1st Class Stipendiary Magistrate
  7. Executive Magistrate
  8. Sub-divisional Magistrate
  9. Sub-divisional Officer
  10. Deputy Collector
  11. Additional District Magistrate
  12. Collector
  13. District Magistrate within their respective local jurisdictions – if aspirants reside ordinarily within such jurisdictions.

For OBC – A and OBC – B category:

District Welfare Officer, Kolkata and Ex-officio Joint Director, BCW act as the certificate issuing authority for Kolkata covering the Kolkata Municipal Corporation jurisdiction.

For claiming OBC-A/ OBC-B quota, the need certificates, alloted by aforementioned authorities, should be uploaded and alloted on a date prior to the actual online application submission.

*The article might have information for the earlier academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification alloted by the University/College

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