University of Calcutta, Kolkata UG Admissions 2018

Last Updated - February 23 2018

University of Calcutta, Kolkata UG Admissions 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 recognised 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. V. Raman and Amartya Sen. It was also ranked 2nd by the India Today Top India Universities of 2012, 2013 and 2014. The university is recognised as one of the most prestigious universities in the world. It has the highest number of students who have completed the doctoral entrance eligibility exam in Natural Science & Arts.

The University invites Applications for admission to the Undergraduate Programmes for the academic year 2018-19. The programmes provideed are Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) Programme, Bachelor of Library Sciences (B.Li.Sc.) The programme, Bachelor of Arts (BA) Programme, Bachelor of Science (Home Science) Programme and BA Bachelor of Law Programme BA LLB Programme. The application procedure for all the Programmes is to be finished online only on the University website.

  • Method of Application

    Online & Offline Both

  • END DATE

    01st Jun 2018


Important Dates for University of Calcutta, Kolkata UG Admissions 2018

B.Ed, BA & B.Sc
STATUSEVENTDATE
Last Date For Application Form01st Jun, 2018

Eligibility for University of Calcutta, Kolkata UG Admissions 2018

B.Ed

The University provides B.Ed. Programme in the following mode subjects:-

  • History
  • Bengali
  • Hindi
  • English
  • Arabic
  • Accountancy and Book Keeping
  • Geography
  • Mathematics
  • Economics
  • Political Science
  • Urdu
  • Sanskrit
  • Education

Eligibility Criteria:

You should have passed with minimum 50% marks either in the Bachelor’s Degree and/or in the Master’s Degree in Sciences / Humanities/ Social Science or Bachelor’s in Engineering or Technology with specialization in Science and Mathematics with 55% marks or any other qualification equivalent thereto. There shall be a relaxation of 5% marks for SC/ST/PD category.

However, if you have been recruited as a teacher prior to the commencement of the NTCE rules 0f 2010, you required not fulfil the requirement of 50% marks.

Age: You should be not more than 40 years of age for general category and 45 years for reserved category, as on June 30th, 2018

B.Sc

B.Li.Sc. Programme Eligibility Criteria:-

You should have passed the Honours Degree (10 + 2 + 3 format) or Master Degree or degree (even if without Honours degree at Bachelor level) in a technical subject (of the format 10 + 2 + 4 or 10 + 2 + 5) such as Medical, Engineering, Law etc. of this university or having an equivalent degree of any other university or institute recognised by this University.

BA

You should have passed 10+2 Examination or equivalent from a Board recognized by the University of Calcutta in any stream.

You should also be able to secure an at least of 45% marks in case of general category and 40% marks in case of SC/ST/PWD category.

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Home Science)

The University provides B.Sc. (Home Science) Programme in the following specializations:-

  • Human Development
  • Vocational Course (Major) C ND V
  • Food & Nutrition

Eligibility Criteria:-

You should have passed 10+2 Examination or equivalent from a Board recognized by the University of Calcutta with Physics and Chemistry as mandatory subjects with Biology or Mathematics.

You should also be able to secure an at least of 50% marks in case of general category and 45% marks in case of SC/ST/PWD category, in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology. 

LLB

BA LLB Programme:-

You should have passed 10+2 Examination or its equivalent in the year 2016, 2017 and 2018 only, from the Board recognised by the University of Calcutta.

You should also have secured an at least of 45% marks for general category and 40% marks in case of SC/ST/PWD category, in best four subjects, which must not comprise Environmental Studies of WBCHSESC.


How To Apply for University of Calcutta, Kolkata UG Admissions 2018?

BA, B.Ed & B.Sc

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”. Programme: Rs. 100 for general category and Rs. 50 for SC/ST/PWD Category

Step 6: You should then submit your application. 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.

  • BA LLB Programme: Rs. 300 for general category and Rs. 150 for SC/ST/PWD Category
  • B.Ed. Programme: Rs. 150 for general category and Rs. 75 for SC/ST/PWD Category
  • B.Li.Sc. Your application procedure is now clear.

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


Admission Procedure of University of Calcutta, Kolkata UG Admissions 2018

B.Ed

You will be selected on the basis of merit.

B.Sc

You will be selected on the basis of Admission Test organizeed by the University.

The questions of the Admission Test will be objective type and multiple choices. The areas of Admission Test will be English language, numerical ability, reasoning ability, general knowledge, basic subjects.

BA

You will be selected on the basis of merit.

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Home Science)

You will be selected on the basis of merit.

LLB

For BA LLB Programme:-

You will be selected on the basis of Entrance Test organizeed by the Calcutta University.

The test will be based on objective type of questions. There is a sample paper available on the University website.

It will consist of questions based on English, General Knowledge, Numerical Ability and Reasoning. It will be for a period of 2 and a half hours.


Reservation for University of Calcutta, Kolkata UG Admissions 2018

80% of the seats will be reserved for students from Calcutta University only.

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

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


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