Admission Informations

 

   
Eligibility &
Recognised Boards
1.

A candidate may be admitted to the first year of three-year B.A./B.Sc./ B.Com (Honours / General) Courses of studies on passing Higher Secondary (10+2) Examination in General or Vocational Stream conducted by the West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or an equivalent examination conducted by other State Board / Council, or, Rabindra Mukta Vidyalaya, or national Open School recognized by the Distant Learning Council subject to fulfilment of the conditions mentioned below :

     

Candidates from
'other' Boards

 

In case of other Boards / Councils, a candidate shall have to pass in five recognized subjects, of which one shall be English, of full marks not being less than 100 each. A candidate passing in four subjects shall not be eligible for admission.

Candidates from
vocational stream

 

Candidates passing Higher Secondary examination from vocational stream conducted by the West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or any other equivalent board / council are eligible for admission in General courses provided the candidate has passed in 5 (five) recognised subjects, of which one shall be English, in the previous qualifying examination.

   

 

Permissible chances
of admission
2.

Candidates shall be allowed for admission in 3 (three) consecutive academic sessions including the year of passing the previous qualifying examination.

 

 

(For example : candidates passing H.S. Examination in the year 2006 will get last chance of admission in the academic session 2008 - 2009.)

     
  3.

A candidate taking up Honours Course in a subject must have obtained :

Eligibility for pursuing Honours Course of Studies  

(I) A minimum of 50% marks in aggregate and 45% marks in the subject or related subject at the previous qualifying examination.

or,

(II)  55% marks in the sublet or related subject and 45% marks in aggregate at the previous qualifying examination.

or,

(III) 55% marks in aggregate when the candidate has not studied the subject or any related subject in his / her previous qualifying examination provided all other clauses are satisfied (especially Rule-5).

 

Relaxation

 

 

Aggregate

3. (a).

However candidates belonging to the Schedule Caste or Schedule Tribe Community taking up Honours Course of Study Shall enjoy 5% relaxation in marks in (I), (II) & (III) above, as the case may be.

Explanation:

(i) Aggregate means the sum of marks of best scored five (5) subjects. However for old candidates (i.e. candidates passing H.S. examination before 2007) aggreqate will be calculated as was done earlier.

(ii) While calculating such aggregate full marks of each such subject will be scaled down to 100 wherever needed.

 

   
Merit List 4.(a)

Admission will be strictly on the basis of merit. The Merit list will be prepared uniformly on the basis of the following criteria :

(i) In case of Honours Courses : Aggregate (as per previous explanation) plus the marks obtained in the subject in which he/she intends to take up honours of related subject. However students who avail themselves of Rule 3(lll) will not get the benifit of 'related subject'.

(ii) In case of General courses : Merit list will be prepared on the basis of aggregate.

Publication of Merit List 4.(b)

For admission to Honours courses complete list of all applicants according to merit shall be published at the first instance and admission be done preferably through counseling in accordance with the intake capacity.

     
  4.(c)

For admission to General courses, list of applicants in order of merit shall be published in accordance with the intake capacity.

  5.

A candidate shall be allowed to take up the subjects(s) under heading '(A)' at both Honours and General level if he/she had passed the subject(s) under heading '(B)' at the previous qualifying examination.

   
 

A

 

B

1. Chemistry 1. Chemistry
2. Computer Science 2. Computer Application/ Computer Science/Physics and Mathematics
3. Mathematics  3. Mathematics 
4. Microbiology 4. Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Mathematics/ Statistics/ Computer Science.
5. Molecular Biology & Biotechnology 5. Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Mathematics/ Statistics/ Computer Science.
6. Statistics 6. Mathematics/ Statistics/ Physics
7. Commerce 7. Accountancy/ Accounts/ Book Keeping/ Business Economics including Business Mathematics/ Business Organization/Business Studies/ Commerce/ Elements of Cost Accountancy and Auditing/ Economics/ Financial Accounting/ Mathematics/ Office Practice and Secretarial Statistics
   

Explanation:

Biological Sciences will mean : Biology/ Biotechnology/ Botany/ Zoology/ Physiology.

  6. Some special conditions for admission to Honours Courses :
   

(i) Accounting and Finance : For admission to the B.Com Honours course in Accounting and Finance the word "subject" or "related subject" shall mean the following :

Accountancy/ Accounts/ Book Keeping/ Business Economics including Business Mathematics/ Business Organization/Business Studies/ Commerce/ Elements of Cost Accountancy and Auditing/ Economics/ Financial Accounting/ Mathematics/ Office Practice and Secretarial Statistics

(ii) Chemistry: A candidate shall be allowed to take up Honours in Chemistry only if he/she has passed in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics at the previous examination.

(iii) Economics: A candidate shall be allowed to take up Honours in Economics only if he/she has passed in Mathematics at the H.S. Examination or its equivalent examination.

(iv) Education : The subjects History, Philosopy, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology be treated as related subjects.

(v) Mathematics : A candidate shall be allowed to take up Honours in Mathematics only if he/she has passed in Mathematics at the previous qualifying examination. A candidate who has passed in Business Mathematics is not eligible for admission to Honours Course.

(vi) Microbiology : A candidate taking up Honours in Microbiology must take Chemistry and any one of the following subjects: a) Botany b) Computer Science, c) Mathematics, d) Physics, e) Physiology f) Zoology as general subjects.

(vii) Molecular Biology & Biotechnology : A candidate taking Honours in Molecular Biology & Biotechnology must take Chemistry and any one of the following subjects : a) Botany, b) Computer Science, c) Mathematics, d) Physics, e) Physiology, f) Zoology as general subjects.

(viii) Sociology : The subjects History, Philosophy, Political Science and Psychology shall be treated as related subjects.