UG Admission Rules

FROM THE 2015-16 ACADEMIC SESSION, ADMISSION TO THE UG COURSES WILL BE COMPLETELY ONLINE.
Please go through the procedure for online application here
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The college reserves all rights of admission. Submission of application does not automatically make a student eligible for admission to the college.

According to the Norms and Principles, as may be determined/revised by the College/University from time to time, selection of students for admission to different courses will be done Strictly On Merit by the concerned authority.

ADMISSION OF STUDENTS FROM OTHER BOARDS:-

Applications of candidates from the Boards other than the West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education (WBCHSE), will be considered without any mark deduction and the stipulated University rules in this regard will be followed. However, the applicants must ensure that the University of Calcutta duly recognizes the qualifying certificates/mark sheets given by the concerned Council/Board. Otherwise, his/her registration (and hence admission) will be liable to be cancelled.

Students from the Boards other than the W.B. Council of H.S. Education are admitted provisionally. The admission is not valid unless sanctioned by the University of Calcutta on submission of pass certificate within a month from the date of admission. Students failing to submit the necessary documents in time are liable to have their admission cancelled.

Applicants, who qualify the Higher Secondary or equivalent Examinations in the current or immediately previous year are eligible for application in the Day Section. However, applicants passed the qualifying examination with in the last 4 years (including current year) are eligible for application in the Morning Section.

RESERVATION RULES:-

According to the latest rules of the State Govt. regarding admissions in colleges, the reservations for the OBC (A & B) categories will be increased to 17% with in six consecutive years. Seat reservations in different category for the coming session (2017-18) will be as following:

Scheduled Caste (SC): 22%

Scheduled Tribe (ST): 6%

Other Backward Class – A (OBC-A): 8% (to be increased up to 10% with in 2019)

Other Backward Class – B (OBC-B) : 4% (to be increased up to 7% with in 2019)

Physically Challenged (PC) : 3% in each category above (including UR)

Minority : nil

Number of seats in different subjects will be as following (applicable for the 2017-18 academic session):- (download)

Honours Subjects

SC

ST

OBC-A

OBC-B

Minority

Un-reserved

Total

BENGALI

32

9

12 7

Nil

92

152

ENGLISH

32

9

12

7

Nil

92

152

HISTORY

32

9

129

7

Nil

92

152

PHILOSOPHY

15

4

5

4

Nil

42

70

POLITICAL SCIENCE

25

7

9

6

Nil

72

119

EDUCATION

13

4

6

3

Nil

38

64

PHYSICS

9

2

3

3

Nil

25

42

CHEMISTRY

12

4

5

3

Nil

34

58

MATHEMATICS

13

4

6

3

Nil

38

64

ZOOLOGY

5

1

2

1

Nil

14

23

BOTANY

5

1

2

1

Nil

14

23

COMPUTER SCIENCE

4

1

1

1

Nil

10

17

GEOGRAPHY

15

4

5

3

Nil

42

69

ECONOMICS

6

2

2

1

Nil

17

28

B.COM. HONS.

37

10

13

7

Nil

105

172

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DAY SECTION: GENERAL COURSES

B.A. GENERAL

105

29

38

20

Nil

302

494

B.SC. GENERAL

29

8

11

5

Nil

84

137

B.COM. GENERAL

37

10

13

7

Nil

105

172

BIO SCIENCE GENERAL

7

2

3

1

Nil

21

34

COMPUTER SCIENCE GENERAL

9

2

3

2

Nil

25

41

ELECTRONICS GENERAL

-

-

-

-

-

-

20^^

GEOGRAPHY GENERAL

15

4

5

3

Nil

42

69

B.A. GENERAL with PHYSICAL EDUCATION*

-

-

-

-

-

-

42**

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MORNING SECTION

B.A. GENERAL

159

43

58

29

Nil

454

743

B.A. GENERAL with PHYSICAL EDUCATION*

-

-

-

-

-

-

42**

*Already included in BA General Seats. **No separate reservation. ^^Will be given only with Physics Hons and Computer Sc Hons.

ACADEMIC CRITERIA FOR ADMISSION (University Rules in brief):-

According to the rules of the University of Calcutta, the minimum marks in HS/equivalent is 50% in aggregate (top-4) and 45% in the subject (or in the related subject) in which he/she wants to apply for honours course.

A candidate, who fails to secure 50% in aggregate but obtained at least 55% in the subject (or in the related subject) in HS/equivalent, will be eligible for apply for honours.

If a subject is not studied in the HS/equivalent but is intended to be taken as honours, the applicant must obtain least 50% in aggregate (top-4) in the qualifying examinations.

SC/ST candidates will be eligible to apply for honours if he/she obtains at least 40% in aggregate (top-4) or 40% in the subject (or in the related subject) in HS/equivalent.

If a reserved category candidate secures a score high enough to be considered as general category otherwise, he/she must be admitted in a general category seat.

As per the rules of the Govt. of West Bengal, for taking admission in B.A. (Hons.) or in B.Sc. (Hons.) or in B.Com. (Hons.) courses, “the SC or ST candidates who are being admitted should have obtained a qualifying marks in the previous examination which is not lower by more than 25% from the marks obtained by the last candidate in the general category. However, in any case, such a candidate obtaining marks lower than the marks as prescribed by the regulations of the University for admission to the relevant courses will not be eligible for admission.  The candidates included in the general merit list will not be counted towards the reserved quota.”

A candidate, who appeared but could not obtain pass mark in a subject at the previous qualifying examination, shall not be allowed to take up that subject in the Degree (Honours / General) Course.

Again, for eligibility of admission, students must fulfill all relevant rules of the W.B. Council of H.S. Education and the University of Calcutta.

As per the University Guideline, some Special Conditions for Admission to Honours Courses are as follows:

(i) A candidate shall be allowed to take up Honours in Economics if he/she has passed Mathematics at the HS Examination (10+2) conducted by WBCHSE or its equivalent examination in Mathematics/Business Mathematics. Students who have passed Business Economics including Business Mathematics in HS (10+2) level from WBCHSE are not eligible for admission in the Honours Course in Economics.

(ii) A candidate shall be allowed to take up Honours in Mathematics 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 Mathematics Honours Course.

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

(iv) In order to take up Honours in Education, the subjects Psychology/Philosophy/ Mathematics/Sociology/Economics/Political Science/History are to be treated as allied subject.

(v) In order to take up Honours in Philosophy, the subject Psychology be treated as allied subject.

(vi) For B.Com. Honours Course in Accounting & Finance, the word “subject” or “allied subject” shall mean Accountancy, Business Economics including Business Mathematics, Business Organization, Mathematics, Business Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, Business Studies, Office Practice & Secretarial, Financial Accounting, Elements of Cost Accountancy & Auditing, Book Keeping, Commerce, Cost Accountancy & Principle of Management.

A candidate shall be allowed to take up the subject(s) under Heading “A” if he/she passed the subject(s) under Heading “B” at the previous qualifying examination (see below):

A

B

Mathematics

Mathematics/Business Mathematics

Physics

Physics & Mathematics

Chemistry

Chemistry

Zoology

Zoology/Biology/Bio-Technology

Botany

Botany/Biology/Bio-Technology

Computer Science

Computer Applications/Computer Science/Physics & Mathematics

Commerce

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

 

ACADEMIC CRITERIA FOR ADMISSION (College Rules):-

Cut-off marks:

(i) For BA Hons/Gen (day section): Top-4 = 200 for Un Res. & 180 for Res. SC/ST

(ii) For BSc Hons/Gen (only day section): Top-4 = 188 for Un-Res. & 168 for Res. SC/ST

(iii) For BCom Hons/Gen (only day section): As per the CU norms.

(iv) For BA Gen (morning section): As per the CU norms.

(v) For English Hons: Over and above (i), minimum marks in English = 65% for Un-Res. & 60% for Res. SC/ST

(vi) For Mathematics Hons: Over and above (ii), minimum marks in Math = 60% for Un-Res. & 55% for Res. SC/ST

(vii) For Geography Hons: Over and above (ii), minimum marks in English = 50% for Un-Res. & 45% for Res. SC/ST

(viii) For Bengali Hons: Over and above (i), minimum marks in Bengali = 50% for Un-Res. & 45% for Res. SC/ST

(ix) For Pol. Sc. Hons: Over and above (i), minimum marks in Pol. Sc. = 55% for Un-Res. & 50% for Res. SC/ST

(x) For Philosophy Hons: Over and above (i), minimum marks in Philosophy = 50% for Un-Res. & 45% for Res. SC/ST

WBSCVET pass outs are not eligible for honours courses. They can apply for BA general course only, after satisfying the above mentioned criteria for the same.

Cut-off ‘passing year’:

(i) For day section: 2016 & 2015

(ii) For morning section: 2016, 2015, 2014 & 2013

 

Check Subject Combinations Allowed in our College for UG Courses.

 

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR ADMISSION

Attested photo copy of:

  1. SC/ST/OBC certificate (if applicable)
  2. Physically handicapped certificate (if applicable)
  3. Mark sheet of Higher Secondary/Equivalent Examination
  4. Admit card of secondary examination as age proof.
  5. BPL card (if applicable)

And,

  1. Original School Leaving Certificate (to be issued by the Head of the Institution last attended).
  2. Original income certificate of father/guardian (certificate must be issued by the employer for a Govt./Semi-Govt./Private Concern employee and by the Chairman of the Municipality or Pradhan of the Gram Panchayet for others).
  3. The Physically Challenged (PC) candidates must have a certification from the Presidency Surgeon or from the Chief Medical Officer of the District.
  4. A good quality printout of online form duly pasted a colour photograph and signed by the candidate and his guardian.
  5. Original bank slip / challan.

All original copies are to be produced for verification at the time of verification.

The SC/ST candidates shall have to enclose attested copies Caste Certificates only from the appropriate authorities along with the hard copy of the application form at the time of verification.

Admission to the B.A. General Course with Physical Education as one of the elective subjects will be provisional and subjected to qualifying in an on the field eligibility test.

CHANGE OF SUBJECT:-

Change of Honours or General subject can be done only as per the College regulations based strictly on the University norms within the stipulated time.

TRANSFER/WITHDRAWAL CERTIFICATE:-

Students seeking Transfer/Withdrawal during mid-session must pay all Annual Charges and Tuition Fees etc. up to the current month and also Transfer Fee.  The student must obtain clearance from the library too.  Contact should be made with the College Office for any further details.

DISCONTINUANCE OF STUDIES ETC.:-

A student who wants to discontinue studies and remain absent from College for a long time without applying for withdrawal of name shall be liable to clear all the College dues up to the current month, if he/she wants to collect any Certificate or record from the College on a subsequent date.

PUBLICATION OF MERIT LISTS FOR ADMISSION:-

The Names of the valid applicants will be published on the college notice board and  on the college website also. It will not be communicated to the candidate individually.

All Merit Lists and Admissions are strictly provisional subject to the final scrutiny and acceptance of documents by the appropriate authorities, including the University of Calcutta. The College does not accept any responsibility for cancellation of admission for any reason whatsoever, by the University of Calcutta.


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