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Calcutta University MA / M.Sc Admission 2017 – Calcutta University will release notification for admission to the various M.A. / M.Sc. courses for the session 2017-19. The complete detail of Calcutta University MA / M.Sc Admission 2017 such as application form, eligibility criteria, selection process etc. are given below.

Latest – Merit list of M.A , M.Sc and M.com has been published by the officials. Check it from the “Result”  link given below.

Calcutta University MA / M.Sc Admission 2017

Calcutta University offers admission in M.Sc (Eco) & Museology, M.A courses in :-

Bengali, Comparative Indian Language & Literature, English, Linguistics, Pali, Sanskrit, Hindi, Urdu, Arabic & Persian, French, Buddhist Studies, History, Ancient Indian History & Culture, Islamic History & Culture, Archaeology, Museology, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology, Economics , South & South East Asian Studies, Education, Journalism & Mass Communication and Commerce.

Schedule for the Calcutta University MA / M.Sc Admission 2017 is given below.

Events Dates – Revised!
Application forms availability 24 Jun 2017
Last date of Submission of application 05 Jul 2017 09 Jul 2017
Last Date of submission of application fees 06 Jul 2017 10 Jul 2017
Date of publication of the Provisional Merit list (for all subjects ) 07 Jul 2017 11 Jul 2017
Date of submission for correction in Format-I (Brochure) 07 Jul to 12 Jul 2017
11 Jul 2017 – 15 Jul 2017
Date of publication of corrected list 13 Jul 2017 17 Jul 2017
60% of seats for C.U. current year students
Date of publication of the 1st selection list for 60% seats (all subjects) 14 Jul 2017 18 Jul 2017
Date of admission from 1st selection list for 60% Seats 25 Jul to 27 Jul 2017
Date of publication of 2nd Selection list for 60% seats 28 Jul 2017
Dates of admission for 2nd Selection list for 60% seats 29 Jul to 31 Jul 2017
40% of seats through Admission Test
Admit Cards for Entrance Test can be downloaded (40% Seats) from: 13 Jul 2017
Dates of Entrance Test for 40% of Seats: (Duration 1 hour each) 19, 20, 22, 23 & Jul 2017
Date of publication of the provisional Merit List (40% of seats) 27 Jul 2017
Date of publication of 1st Selection list for 40% seats 31 Jul 2017
Dates of admission from 1st Selection list for 40% seats 01 Aug to 04 Aug 2017
Commencement of class (Tentatively) from 07 Aug 2017

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Application Form

Application for Admission to M.A. Courses, M.A./M.Sc in Economics & Museology Course and Post Graduation course in Journalism & Mass Communication is to be accepted through online admission process.

For online process (for specified cares) : Visit the University website (www.caluniv.ac.in) for Application Form & Brochure Application form for M.A./M.Sc. Admission will be submitted online. Application Form is also available above under ‘Quick Links’.

For offline process : Form to be obtained from the Secretary office and duly filled-in application form along with relevant supporting documents self-attested by the candidates are to be submitted at the same Office. The documentary evidence of the payment of Application Fee must be attached with the hard copy of the application.

Application Fee

An Application fees of Rs.100/- for each application form must be paid. SC/ST/PWD) candidates will be required to pay Rs.50/- as application fee. Subject Code/Group must be mentioned at the time of e-payment of application fees e.g. for Bengali_01; for Commerce_13, etc.

Mode of payment of application fee : For online system, application fee may be deposited in any of the following manner :

Through “State Bank Collect” system;

  • By internet banking/debit card/credit card of any bank.
  • Make payment online at www.onlinesbi.com(State Bank Collect) and print the e-receipt.

If you face any difficulty during payment please call Sri Sudip Kumar Datta, Dy Manager, SBI, C.U. Branch at the contact No. 033-2241-1678 (during working hours). For State Bank manual collect system additional commission for bank transaction is to be borne by the candidate. Copy of the fee deposition slip (e-receipt) is to be attached with the printed copy of the application. (iii) Before deposition of Cash at SBI Br., Challan is to be downloaded from “State Bank Collect”.

Eligibility Criteria

Originally only those students shall be eligible for admission who have passed three years degree course(10+2+3) with Honours of Calcutta University and Honours after Graduation(Special Honours) in the subject to which the admission is sought for or in a subject which has been declared to be an allied subject( Inter-disciplinary Subject) by the Faculty Council for P.G. Studies in Arts, Calcutta University.

Just previous Year Honours Graduates (i.e., applicants having qualified last year and not beyond) may also apply.

Selection Process

Selection will be made strictly in order of merit on the basis of percentage of marks for 60% of seats for C.U. current year students and for the remaining 40% of seats, in order of merit on the basis of the marks obtained at the subject wise Entrance Test for Non C.U. and C.U. current year and back year students. The Entrance Test for respective course will be conducted through MCQ Booklets and OMR Sheets. The MCQ Booklets will comprise 50 questions with a total of 100 marks; each question carrying 2 marks. Black Ball Pen must be used for darkening the correct answer on the OMR sheet.

Accreditation of Marks: For each correct answer 2 marks and for not attempted answer 0 (zero) mark will be awarded whereas for every wrong answer 0.5 marks will be deducted (Minus Marking). In case, two or more candidates obtain same marks in the entrance test, the candidates with less negative marking will be placed in higher position in the merit list.

Other Important Information

Reservation : The reservation policies of West Bengal State Higher Education Institutions (reservation in Admission) Act, 2013 and West Bengal State Higher Education Institutions (reservation in Admission) Rules, 2014 will be followed in respect of admission of SC/ST/OBC-A&B and PWD.

Self Attested copy

  • B.A. / B.Sc./ Part 1 , Part II & Part III mark sheets.(Hons.)
  • SC/ST/OBC/PWD certificate. (Certificate issued by the competent authority of West Bengal only).
    NOTE. SC/ST/OBC certificates issued by States other than West Bengal will be acceptable subject to the production of domicile certificate from a competent authority.

Original copy

  • Person with Disability (Handicapped) certificate from the competent authority.
  • Sports certificate for sports Quota Only
    NOTE: All such copies of participation certificates must be duly attested by the Principal/Teacher in Charge of the institution the candidate attended.

For More Detail of Calcutta University MA / M.Sc Admission 2017 – Download Information Brochure.

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