Calcutta University MA / M.Sc Admission 2018 – Calcutta University has released notification for admission to the various M.A. / M.Sc. courses for the session 2018-19. Admission process and availability of application form for M.A.,M.A./M.Sc.(Eco,Museo) course is out officially. The complete detail of Calcutta University MA / M.Sc Admission 2018 such as application form, eligibility criteria, selection process etc. are given below.

Latest: Third selection list for M.A has been released, scroll down to check the same.

Calcutta University MA / M.Sc Admission 2018

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 2018 is given below.

Events Dates
Official notification 06 Jul 2018
Online Application form (start & end date) 09-16 Jul 2018
Deposition of Online Application Fee 09-17 Jul 2018
Publication of draft merit list of C.U students (Part A) 18 Jul 2018
Last date for claim of correction for draft merit 19-20 Jul 2018
Publication of provisional merit list-1 for C.U students (Part A) 24 Jul 2018
Availability of online Admit Card 24 Jul 2018
Submission of printed copy of application & documents & verification (Part A) 25-28 Jul 2018
Entrance Test (check the detailed schedule as given from our page below) 30 Jul-05 Aug 2018
Date of Admission from 1st selection list (Part A) 06-08 Aug 2018
Declaration of Entrance Test Result 10 Aug 2018
Publication of Draft Merit List (Part-B) for all candidates 10 Aug 2018
Publication of Provisional 1st Selection List 16 Aug 2018
Correction & Submission of Hardcopies of relevant
Documents for
17 to 21 Aug 2018
First Selection List for Provisional Admission (PART –B)
after Correction
23 Aug 2018
Publication of notice for counseling/call up for 2nd Selection list for both Part-A and Part-B 24 Aug 2018
Date of Admission for Part B 24, 25, 27, 28 Aug 2018
The last date of submission of documents for Sports & Foreign Quota 28 Aug 2018
Call-up for Admission for Part-A(60% seats) 29-31 Aug 2018
2nd Provisional Selection List(Part A) 01 Sep 2018
Admission dates for Part-A (2nd Provisional Selection List) 02-04 Sep 2018
Call-up for Admission for Part-B(40% seats) 02-04 Sep 2018
2nd Provisional Selection List(Part B) 05 Sep 2018
Admission dates for Part-B (2nd Provisional Selection List) 06-08 Sep 2018
Commencement of classes 06 Sep 2018
Call Up for Part-A(60% Seats) for 3rd selection list 12 Sep 2018
Call Up for Part-B(40% Seats) 13 Sep 2018
Publication of Selection List (Part-A & Part-B) 13 Sep 2018
Admission (Part-A & Part-B) 14 and 15 Sep 2018

Quick Links


Various notice which is important for admission in Calcutta University are available here below, candidates can check the various notice here as well as on the official website of Calcutta University. To stay up to date regarding the admission process the candidates need to go through all the important notices available here.


  • Click here to check call-up notice for 3rd selection list.
  • Click here to check Special drive admission notice for SC/ST/OBC (A/B) applicants for M.A and M.Com programme.
  • Click here to check Call Up Notice For 2nd Selection List(Part-B).
  • Click here to check notice regarding two new colleges added up for Bengali and History.
  • Click here to check Call Up Notice For 2nd Selection List(Part-A).
  • Click here to check the notice for Sports & Foreign Quota.
  • Click here to check Admission Notice (Part-B) (For 40% seats)
  • Click here to check the complete dates for Calcutta University Common Entrance Test 2018 for its various M.A. M.Sc. courses.

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. The detailed list of eligibility criteria has been attached in pdf form down below.

Note: Click here to check the detailed eligibility criteria course wise.

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 ( for Application Form & Brochure Application form for M.A./M.Sc. Application form 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

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, the 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 Bank Collect) and print the e-receipt.

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 the 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.

Fee Structure

Below we have mentioned the fee structure for candidates who successfully got enrolled into their chosen course as offered by Calcutta University. Candidates must note that the below-given fee structure is for candidates enrolled under the university department for PG courses. A

  • M.A./M.Com. Course: Tuition fees: Rs. 100/- per month
  • Admission fees: Rs. 100/-
  • Session charge: Rs. 44/- per year
  • Library fees: Rs.200/- per year
  • Laboratory fees (for Laboratory Subjects only): Rs. 60/- per month.
  • Transfer fee: Rs.50/- per transfer.
  • Identity Card Fee: Rs. 50/-

Note: At the time of admission Tuition Fee for six months, Laboratory Fee (if applicable) for six months and Library Fee for the entire session along with other fees should be given by the selected candidates.

Official Website:

Calcutta University Admission

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  1. According to this concerned post MA/M.SC entrance exam would be start from 24june and still is not opening, console me

  2. Sir, we need to see the previous entrance question paper. Please give some information about this. Please don’t be silent. We are so many from other university and we don’t have any idea about the nature of your university question.

  3. Sir/madam
    My ward has scored 60percent in english hons from KNU
    She had applied at CU.but only on the basis of admisdion test of 50 marks.
    ,she could not pursue her MA from CU.In this way we are disheartening the meticulous children.we are really grieved at this system of selection.3 long years of hardship don’t keep any value where should we go now please suggest.Its an appeal from a mother.

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