Calcutta University PG Admissions 2018

Last Updated - June 20 2018

The University of Calcutta (informally known as Calcutta University or CU) is a public state university situated in Kolkata, West Bengal, founded on 24 January 1857. Within India, it is recognized as a "Five-Star University" and a "Centre with Potential for Excellence" by the UGC and the NAAC. It was the first institution in Asia to be founded as a multidisciplinary and secular Western-style university.

There are seven Nobel laureates affiliated with this university including Ronald Ross, Rabindranath Tagore, C. The university is recognized as one of the most prestigious universities in the world. It has the highest number of students who have cleared the doctoral entrance eligibility exam in Natural Science & Arts. V. Raman and Amartya Sen. It was also ranked 2nd by the India Today Top India Universities of 2012, 2013 and 2014.

The University invites Applications for admission to the Postgraduate Programmes for the academic year 2018-19. 60% of the seats will be reserved for students from Calcutta University only and the admission for the remaining 40% of seats will be via an Entrance test. The programmes provided are Master of Education (M.Ed) Programme, Master of Arts Programme, Master of Commerce (M.Com) Programme, Master of Science Programme in Agriculture, Sciences and Home Science. The application procedure for all the Programmes is to be finished online only on the University website.

  • END DATE

    13th July, 2018

  • Method of Application

    Online & Offline Both

Calcutta University PG Admissions 2018 Important Dates

MA, M.Sc, M.Ed & M.Com
EVENTDATE
Last Date For Application Form13th July, 2018

Calcutta University PG Admissions 2018 Eligibility Criteria

M.Ed

You should fulfill any of the following criteria:-

  • You should have passed the Honours Degree at the undergraduate level (excepting 4 years integrated teachers education programme) and M.A./M.Sc./M.Com Examination with minimum 55% marks in aggregate at PG level
  • You should have passed the 4 years integrated teacher education degree programme (B.El.Ed/ B.Sc.Ed. / BA Ed.) with the minimum of 55% marks or B Grade in Grading System Or D.El.Ed/ D.Ed with a bachelors Honour’s degree (BA/BSc/B.Com.) each with minimum 55% marks or B Grade in Grading System Or Special B.ed with minimum 55% marks or B Grade in Grading System.
  • You should have passed the B.Ed Degree of 1 or 2 year period with the minimum of 55% marks or B Grade in Grading System.

Note: There will be a relaxation of 5% marks in case of SC/ST/PWD category.

Age: You must not be more than 45 years of age if you’re a fresher and 55 years of age if you are employed in Secondary/Higher Secondary Schools, Colleges, Government, and Semi-Government organizations, as on June 30th, 2018. There is a relaxation of age for the maximum of 5 years for students belonging to Scheduled Caste, Schedule Tribe and Person with Disability categories.

M.Sc & M.Sc (Agriculture)

M.Sc. (Home Science) Programme

  • Human Developments
  • Food and Nutrition

M.Sc. Programme

  • Genetics
  • Applied Geology
  • Physics
  • Botany
  • Mathematics
  • Biotechnology
  • Statistics
  • Geography
  • Environment Science
  • Marine Science
  • Anthropology
  • Neurosciences
  • Microbiology
  • Zoology

M.Sc. (Agriculture) Programme

  • Genetics and Plant Breeding
  • Plant Physiology
  • Agricultural Chemistry and Soil Science
  • Agronomy
  • Seed Science and Technology
  • Horticulture

Eligibility Criteria:

For all M.Sc. Programmes:

You should have a B.Sc. Hons. Degree (10+2+3) in the respective subject, from a recognized University.

You should also have secured a minimum of 55% marks in case of general category and 50% marks in case of SC/ST/PWD category in aggregate.

MA

You should fulfill any of the following criteria:-

  • You should have eligible Pre-M.A. Examination of Calcutta University in the present year.
  • You should have passed the three years Honours graduate Degree (10+2+3 System of the present and the immediately earlier year under Calcutta University) or from any recognized University of India. However, the eligibility of the Honours Graduates from Universities outside West Bengal will be subject to the judgment of C.U Equivalence Department.
  • You should have passed Honours/Major Courses in Arts at UG Degree Level from Indira Gandhi National Open University/ Netaji Subhas Open University and the Distance Education Programmes of other Universities in West Bengal.

M.Com

You should fulfill any of the following criteria:-

  • You should have passed Honours/Major Courses in Commerce from Indira Gandhi National Open University, Netaji Subash Open University and the Distance Education Programmes of other Universities of West Bengal.
  • You should have passed the three years B.Com. Honors graduate degree in the present year or immediately earlier year under Calcutta University or any other recognized Universities.

Calcutta University PG Admissions 2018 How To Apply?

MA, M.Ed & M.Com

For all Programmes:-

You should apply online only via the official University website.

Step 1: You should register yourself at the website and click on “Register for New User”. You must enter your Name, Date of Birth, Email, Category, Whether Wards of Police, Details of the Police personnel/Ex-Police Personnel, 8 to 15 character password, confirm password and enter verification code, continue.

Step 2: You should enter your Personal Information and Academic Information of Class 10th and Class 12th level.

Step 3: You should the college of your preference.

Step 4: You should upload your Photo and Signature. Both the images must be in JPEG pattern with the photo should be of 3.5 cm x 3.5 cm dimensions, being less than 50kb in size and signature less than 20 kb in size.

Step 5: You must pay the following Application Fee via State Bank Collect Payment via Debit Card/Credit Card, or download SBI Challan and pay at any SBI discipline.

  • M.Ed. Programme: Rs. 150 for general category and Rs. 75 for SC/ST/PWD Category
  • M.Sc. Programme: Rs. 100 for general category and Rs. 50 for SC/ST/PWD Category
  • M.Com and MA Programme: Rs. 300 for general category and Rs. 150 for SC/ST/PWD Category

Step 6: You should then submit your application. Your application procedure is now complete.

Step 7: You can then download Application Form for future references. You do not need to submit the hard copy of the Application Form.

Calcutta University PG Admissions Procedure 2018

M.Ed

You will be selected based on the following criteria:-

  1. Career Marking Note: In Career Marking five components (i.e. Aggregate marks obtained in 10th, 12th, Graduation, Post-Graduation & B.Ed. as mentioned in point (EC-I) will be proportionately evaluated in 50 marks by distributing 10 marks for each
  2. Entrance Test: There will be a written test of 1 hour and 30 minutes period comprising of 50 mandatory MCQ type questions of 1 mark each (Total Marks 50) based on perspectives in teacher education.

M.Sc

For all M.Sc. Programmes:-

If you have not passed the B.Sc. Hons. There shall be negative marking of 0.5 marks for each wrong response and for no try there will be 0 marks.

Degree from Calcutta University, you will have to appear for the Entrance Exam organized by the University.

The Test will be of 100 marks and for a period of one hour. The number of questions in each test will be 50 questions and each question will have four options of which one will be the accurate response. For each accurate response, you will be honored with 2 marks.

MA

You will be selected on the basis of merit.

M.Com

You will be selected on the basis of merit.

Reservation Criteria

Overall, the distribution of the reserved seats in favor of different sections will be as follows:-               

  • Physically Disabled- 3%
  • Scheduled Tribe- 6%
  • Scheduled Caste-22%

For M.Ed. Programme only: Total number of seats in the course is 50 of which 50% will be allotted for deputed and 50% to fresher aspirants. If deputed seats remain vacant they can be filled up with fresher aspirants.

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


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