Jadavpur University BA Admission 2018 – Jadavpur University, Faculty of Arts offers admission to B.A. (Honours) Courses for the academic year 2018-19. Candidates who have passed the 10+2 level exam can apply online for B.A. (Honours) courses in various subjects. Candidates get here the necessary information regarding Jadavpur University BA Admission 2018 such as application process, eligibility criteria, selection procedure etc on this page.

Latest: Jadavpur University, Faculty of Arts has released the Application forms for Jadavpur University BA Admission 2018. Candidates can apply from the direct link provided below.

Jadavpur University BA Admission 2018

Candidates seeking admission in B.A. (Honours) Courses have to fill the application form from here as per schedule mentioned below. Candidates will be selected on On the basis of aggregate marks obtained in the H.S. /Equivalent Examination or Written Test as mention in the below section.

Schedule for the Jadavpur University BA Admission 2018 is given below.

Event Dates
Last date of online submission of applications 22 Jun 2018
Last Date of submission of application fees through SBI-Collect system 25 Jun 2018
Last Date of submission of P.D certificate 06 Jun 2018
Last Date of submission of Sports certificate 06 Jun 2018
Date and Time of Admission Tests
Comparative Literature 06 Jul 2018 (2:30 PM to 4:30 PM)
English 04 Jul 2018 (12:00 Noon to 02:30 PM)
Bengali 03 Jul 2018 (2:30 PM to 4:30 PM)
History 05 Jul 2018 (11:30 AM to 01:30 PM)
Philosophy 03 Jul 2018 (11:30 AM to 01:30 PM)
Political Science 05 Jul 2018 (02:30 PM to 04:30 PM)
Publication of Provisional Merit List
For Economics, Sanskrit & Sociology 16 to 17 Jul 2018
For Other Departments 18 to 20 Jul 2018

Note – Qualifying test for those who have passed the (+2) examination through correspondence/patracher/open school method (for Sanskrit, Sociology and Economics only) will be held on July 4, 2018 at 3:00 PM in the respective departments.

Application Form 2018

Application form of Jadavpur University BA Admission 2018 is available now. Interested candidate can apply online from the official website at www.jaduniv.edu.in or can also apply from the direct link provided below. Candidates are advised that they must ensure their eligibility and other procedure before filling the online application.

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Incomplete and/or incorrect application shall be liable to be cancelled.

Eligibility Criteria

  • An applicant must have completed results at the 10+2 level at the time of application.
  • For any candidate, increase in marks due to post-publication review/scrutiny after the closing dates of application for admissions to B.A (Honours) Courses for the academic session 2018-19, shall NOT be considered, and his/her merit position shall NOT be changed.
  • CBCS as per UGC guideline will be implemented in B.A. (Hons.) courses from the academic session 2018-19.

Eligibility Criteria in Specific Subjects

For English – Students who have completed the Cambridge International Examinations General Certificate of Education or of approved British examining bodies as recognized by AIU, with at least two Advanced level subjects, will be eligible to appear in admission test to the BA English Honours class provided that:

  • They have previously completed GCSE with at least 5 subjects
  • One subject in which Advanced (A) level certification has been obtained is English
  • That the average quantitative score obtained in the Advanced level is not less than that prescribed for other applicants.

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Selection Procedure

For Economics

  • Marks obtained by the candidates in Mathematics shall be added to the aggregate marks calculated following the guideline laid down in aggregate marks calculation to arrive at the final score. Students shall be ranked according to their final score out of 500.

For History, Sanskrit and Sociology

  • On the basis of aggregate marks obtained in the H.S. /Equivalent Examination.

For Comparative Literature

  • On the basis of a two hour written test.

For Political Science

  • On the basis of 1) 50% weightage to the aggregate percentage obtained in H.S./Equivelant Examination. 2) 50% weightage to the performance in a written test.

For Bengali

  • On the basis of 1) 20% weightage of aggregate marks calculated following the guideline laid down in aggregate marks calculation. 2) 50% weightage of marks obtained in Bengali & English taken together in H.S./Equivelant Examination. 3) 130% weightage of marks obtained in Bengali in H.S./Equivelant Examination.

For Philosophy

  • In accordance with a merit list based on 1) 50% weightage to the aggregate percentage obtained in H.S./Equivelant Examination. 2) 50% weightage to the performance in a written test.

For English

  • All candidates will have to appear in a two-and-a-half-hour admission test. The test will be in two parts, of 30 + 100 marks respectively. The scripts of only those who obtain the minimum marks set by the Department in the first part will be evaluated in the second part. The merit list will be determined solely on the basis of marks obtained in the second part.

Candidates who have passed the H.S. or it’s equivalent examination (under 10+2 system) through a correspondence course under any recognized Board/Council will be required to sit for a Preliminary Qualifying Test (PQT) for admissions to BA (Honours) in Bengali, Economics, History, Sanskrit and Sociology.

Sports Category

  • Selection under the Sports category for a particular subject of study will be made in order of merit on the basis of the Selection Procedure as given above, for all the games/events taken together.
  • Eligible candidates under the sports category must separately apply for, and if applicable, appear at the Written Test for each subject as they would like to be considered for.
  • Not more than two students will be selected for admission in a particular subject under the sports quota.

PD Category

  • A provisional merit order of eligible candidates will be prepared on the basis of the academic performance (as per the selection criteria of the concerned department as mentioned above).
  • Eligible candidates will have to appear before an expert committee to be constituted by the University to ascertain the nature of their disability.

Aggregate Marks Calculation

West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Examination

Aggregate marks of best 4 subjects excluding Environmental Studies/ Environmental Education/ Environmental Science (out of 400).

  • For Economics only: Aggregate marks of best 3 subjects (excluding Mathematics and Environmental Studies/ Environmental Education/ Environmental Science) plus marks of Mathematics (total out of 400).
  • For Bengali only: Aggregate marks of best 2 subjects (excluding Bengali, English, Environmental Studies/ Environmental Education/ Environmental Science and Computer Science/Application) plus marks of Bengali and English (total out of 400).

Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination/Central Board of Secondary Education/Other Boards

Aggregate marks of best 4 subjects, out of 400 marks.

  • For Economics only: Aggregate marks of best 3 subjects (excluding Mathematics) plus marks of Mathematics (total out of 400).
  • For Bengali only: Aggregate marks of best 2 subjects (excluding Bengali, English and Computer Science/Application) plus marks of Bengali and English (total out of 400).

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