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    Calcutta University Admission Process

    Calcutta University Admissions 2023: The university offers admission to its courses on the basis of merit and on the basis of the entrance examination. For Calcutta University admissions, candidates should appear for the entrance examination and have to achieve the marks required for admission to the institute. 

    To apply for Calcutta University admission, candidates have to visit the official website of the university. Candidates should download the application form and fill out the application form with the required information through the official website of the university. Candidates should attach the documents required with the application form and submit the application form with the application fees.

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    Calcutta University Admission Criteria 2023

    The selection criteria and mode of selection for diploma, undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral courses are mentioned in the table below.

    Courses

    Mode of Selection

    Selection Criteria

    Diploma

    Merit

    Based on marks scored in the previous qualification.

    UG

    Merit/Entrance

    Based on marks scored in the entrance examination conducted by the university for BA-LLB and marks scored in the previous qualification for other UG courses.

    PG

    Meri/Entrance

    Based on marks scored in the entrance examination conducted by the university for M.Phil and marks scored in the previous qualification for other PG courses.

    Doctoral

    Entrance

    Based on marks scored in RET entrance examination.

    Calcutta University Application Process

    • Candidates have to meet Calcutta University eligibility criteria for the course.

    • Candidates must visit the official website of the university.

    • Candidates need to download the application form from the official website of the university.

    • Candidates should fill out the application form with the required information.

    • Candidates have to upload the documents required with the application form.

    • Candidates need to submit the application form with the application fees.

    Calcutta University Diploma Admission 2023

    Calcutta University offers a total of 2 courses at the diploma level. These courses include Diploma in Urdu and Diploma in Pali Language. The duration of these courses is 1 year.

    Calcutta University Diploma Course, Seat Intake and Eligibility Criteria

    The seat intake for the diploma course with its eligibility criteria is mentioned in the table below.

    Course

    Seat Intake

    Eligibility Criteria

    Diploma

    20

    Candidate should have completed graduation or a certificate course in the relevant field.

    Calcutta University UG Admission 2023

    Calcutta University offers a total of 5 courses at the undergraduate level. These courses include BA, BA (Hons.), B.Lib.I.Sc and BA-LLB. The duration of these courses ranges from 1 to 5 years.

    Calcutta University UG Courses, Seat Intake and Eligibility Criteria

    The seat intake for the undergraduate courses with its eligibility criteria is mentioned in the table below.

    Course

    Seat Intake

    Eligibility Criteria

    BA

    -

    Candidate must have completed class 12th from a recognised board.

    BA (Hons.)

    20

    B.Lib.I.Sc

    55

    BA-LLB

    120

    Calcutta University BA-LLB Admission Process 2023

    • Candidates should meet Calcutta University eligibility criteria of the course.

    • Candidates need to apply for the course through the official website of the university.

    • Candidates have to appear for the entrance examination conducted by the university.

    • Candidates qualifying for the entrance examination have to appear for the counselling process.

    • Candidates will be selected for admission on the basis of their performance in the entrance examination and counselling process.

    • Candidates selected for admission have to submit the documents along with the Calcutta University course fees.

    Calcutta University PG Admission 2023

    Calcutta University offers a total of 28 courses at the postgraduate level. These courses include PGD, MA, M.Sc, M.Lib.I.Sc, M.Com, LLM and M.Phil. The duration of these courses ranges from 1 to 5 years.

    Calcutta University PG Courses, Seat Intake and Eligibility Criteria

    The seat intake for the postgraduate courses with its eligibility criteria is mentioned in the table below.

    Courses

    Seat Intake

    Eligibility Criteria

    PGD

    20-55

    Candidate should have completed graduation in a relevant field from a recognised university.

    MA

    20

    Candidate must have completed BA (Hons.) in a relevant field from a recognised university.

    M.Sc

    11-47

    Candidate should have completed B.Sc with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognised university.

    M.Lib.I.Sc

    24-40

    Candidate must have completed B.Lib.I.Sc from a recognised university.

    M.Com

    420

    Candidate should have completed B.Com (Hons.) from a recognised university.

    LLM

    42

    Candidate must have completed LLB from a recognised university.

    M.Phil

    6-25

    Candidate should have completed MA/M.Sc/M.Com/M.LIS or equivalent course with a minimum of 55% marks from a recognised university.

    Calcutta University Admission Process 2023: Diploma/UG/PG Courses

    • Students need to apply for the courses through the official website of the university.

    • Students have to meet the Calcutta University eligibility criteria required for admission to the courses.

    • Students should achieve the marks required for admission to the university.

    • Students will be selected for admission on the basis of marks obtained in the previous qualification.

    • Students selected have to submit their documents for verification along with Calcutta University course fees.

    Calcutta University PhD Admission Process 2023

    Calcutta University offers a total of 31 courses at the doctoral level. These courses are PhD courses in various specialisations. The duration of these courses is 6 years.

    Calcutta University PhD Course, Seat Intake and Eligibility Criteria

    The seat intake for the PhD course with its eligibility criteria is mentioned in the table below.

    Course

    Seat Intake

    Eligibility Criteria

    PhD

    4-15

    Candidate must have completed postgraduation with a minimum of 55% marks and 50% marks for reserved candidates from a recognised university.

    Calcutta University Admission Process 2023: M.Phil and PhD

    • Aspirants need to apply for these courses through the official website of the university.

    • Aspirants should meet Calcutta University eligibility criteria for the course.

    • Aspirants have to appear for the entrance examination conducted by the university for the M.Phil course and RET examination for PhD course.

    • Aspirants who have qualified for NET, SET, SLET or other national-level entrance examinations are exempted from the entrance examination and have to directly appear for the viva-voce.

    • Aspirants qualifying for the entrance examination have to appear for the Viva-Voce.

    • Aspirants will be selected for admission on the basis of their performance in the entrance examination and viva-voce. 

    • Aspirants selected for admission need to submit their documents for verification along with Calcutta University course fees.

    Documents Required for Calcutta University Admission 2023

    • Class 10th mark sheet and certificate

    • Class 12th mark sheet and certificate

    • Graduation mark sheet and certificate

    • Postgraduation mark sheet and certificate

    • Migration certificate

    • Transfer certificate

    • Character certificate

    • Caste certificate

    • Income certificate

    • Provisional Certificate

    • Entrance Examination Scorecard

    • Domicile certificate (for students residing in West Bengal)

    • EWS Certificate

    • PWD Certificate

    • Soft Copy of Scanned Passport Size Photograph

    • Soft Copy of Scanned Signature

    • Valid ID Proof

    Note- Candidates should carry these documents during the selection process and at the time of admission. Candidates should also carry self-attested copies of the documents.

    Calcutta University Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

    1: What is the application process for Calcutta University?

    Students need to fulfil the eligibility criteria for particular courses. They must fill an online application form on the official website by registering with basic details. Submitting the application form along with the required documents and pay the application fee. 

    2: Does Calcutta University offer scholarships?

    Yes, Calcutta University offers a wide range of scholarships to meritorious students and those who belong to weaker sections of society. These scholarships are Arati Bakshi Memorial Scholarship, Dr Hensi Stephen Scholarship, Bhupendranath Memorial Scholarship, Avijit Raha Memorial Merit Scholarship, Uma Mukherjee Memorial Scholarship, Sujan Kr. Seal Memorial Studentship, among others. 

    3: What are the qualifying marks for taking admission to Calcutta University Ph.D. program?

    Candidates who want to take admission in Ph.D programmes in Calcutta University shall have qualifying marks of 50% (general category) and 45% (SC/ST/OBC/Differently abled category) for the entrance test.

    4: What is the application fee of WBJEE for Calcutta University admission ?

    The application fee for WBJEE exam is Rs 500 for general candidates and Rs 499 for SC, ST, OBC-A, OBC-B. The fee is non-refundable.

    5: What is the JELET Exam Pattern for Calcutta University admission?

    WBJEE JELET exam is conducted in offline mode carrying 100 multiple-choice questions for a total of 120 marks. Students are given 2 hours to complete WBJEE JELET.

    6: Does Calcutta University provide admission to the students who have a 3-year gap in their studies?

    Yes, Calcutta University provides admission to the students who have gap of more than 3 years in their studies. The only condition is the candidates should be eligible for the course they opted for.

    7: How are the merit scores calculated for admission to MBA in Calcutta University?

    Candidates are shortlisted on the basis of curtain cut-off marks in CAT, MAT, XAT, JEMAT. they  shall be required to appear for Group Discussion and Personal Interview to be conducted by a Selection Committee. The final admission test scores will be computed on the basis of the average of the marks awarded by all the members present. Marks will be awarded on the basis of various criteria as set by the Selection Committee. 

    8: What is the pattern of the Calcutta University entrance examination for BA LLB?

    Candidates who apply for the BA LLB need to appear for the Calcutta University entrance examination. The entrance exam paper will be of general English, general awareness / current affairs, Math and reasoning.

    9: What are the eligibility criteria for part-time M.Tech at Calcutta University?

    Candidates should have the B.Tech / BE degree in the relevant field or a degree from any University/Institute recognized by the University of Calcutta. Candidates employed in a relevant Industry / Institute are only eligible to apply. For non-C.U. candidates, at least 60% marks or its equivalent grade in last qualifying examination is required. Except C.U. all have to go through entrance test followed by Interview. 

    10: Where to submit the admission form for B.Tech in Calcutta University?

    For admission to  B.Tech programme, students need visit the official website of Calcutta University and click on the admission link. Where they need to register and fill out the application form with all required information such as personal and educational details. They must obtain valid WBJEE scores.

    Student Reviews for Calcutta University

    College Infrastructure: 3.7/5
    Academics: 4.3/5
    Placements: 2.9/5
    Value for Money: 3.6/5
    Campus Life: 4.2/5

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    Academics

    The faculty members bring considerable expertise and offer robust support. The academic structure is well organised and professors are truly remarkable. The quality of teaching is good and also the curriculum is relevant and make us job ready.

    One of the best government-aided universities in India.

    Academics

    Not much industry visits, Text book based lectures along with case study discussions. Well-stocked library, Teachers help students with resources.The teaching quality of the teachers is very good here, and the teachers are very helpful.

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    Academics was good but very bulky syllabus. Few teachers taught really well but few were really boring. Overall, I felt the syllabus should have been more interesting. But I enjoyed the research work very much.

    Have a question related to Calcutta University ?

    I want know the syllabus of law entrance exam 2022

    Hello Bristi

    As you have not mentioned the name of which specific law entrance exam syllabus you need, Here I have provided below the syllabus of CLAT.

    CLAT 2022 UG Syllabus - Section wise distribution of questions

    Subjects

    Number of Questions

    Marks

    English Language       28-32 questions            28 - 32 Marks

    Current Affairs, including General Knowledge      35-39 questions       35 - 39Marks

    Legal Reasoning                  35-39 questions            35 - 39Marks

    Logical Reasoning               28-32 questions            28 - 32Marks

    Quantitative Techniques     13-17 questions           13 - 17 Marks

    Total                                        150questions                150Marks

    For more further information check the link given below

    https://law.careers360.com/articles/clat-syllabus

    Apart from these things there are also various law entrance exams available in India.

    Thanks

    please suggest me some good books for the law entrance exam of cu

    Hello aspirant,


    Best books for CU Law Entrance exam are listed below.

    • Objective General English - A P Bhardwaj
    • Manorama Year Book
    • Lucent's Objective G K
    • Objective General English - R. S. Aggarwal
    • A Modern Approach to Logical-Reasoning - R. S. Aggarwal
    • Analytical Reasoning - M. K. Pandey
    • Verbal Reasoning - R. S. Aggarwal
    • Current Affairs Yearly - Arihant Publications
    • Word Power Made Easy Book - Norman


    I'm providing you with the link for E Books for Law entrance exam, go through it.

    https://law.careers360.com/download/ebooks


    May this information was helpful to you.

    Good Luck!!

    I did Ba in history can i get admission for Ma Psychology in Calcutta university?

    Hello aspirant

    hope you are doing great. As per your query  I would glad to tell you that for to eligible for MA psychology you need to have passed graudation (ba or bsc) with atleast 55 percent in psychology stream . With ba history , I am sorry to say you are not eligible for Masters in pyschology stream in calcutta university, I would advise you to look for other streams related to your field and work hard in it


    Hope you found this answer helpful. Good luck for your future

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