Important Information For New Applicants:
1. As per the new Curriculum and Credit Framework (CCF) issued by The University of Calcutta for the Undergraduate Programme on 23rd June 2023, all Honours Programmes of studies shall be for a minimum duration of Eight (08) Semesters (4 years) with effect from Academic year 2023-2024.
2. The nomenclature of the courses is subject to change, as per The University of Calcutta.
3. The University of Calcutta now uses the nomenclature Major for ‘Honours’ and Minor for ‘General Electives.’ In addition to this, the CCF has also introduced new courses such as Inter-Disciplinary Courses (IDC), and Common Value-Added Courses (CVAC).
4. Further detailed Notification regarding the same shall be informed to the Newly Admitted students in due course of time.
For the following courses:
Specialisations (Offered in 5th & 6th Semester):
– Accounting & Finance
– Computer Applications & E- Business
Specialisations (Offered in 5th & 6th Semester)
– Management of Global Business
B.A (Hons) Journalism & Mass Com.
B.A (Hons) Sociology
B.A (Hons) Political Science
B.A (Hons) English
B.A (Hons) History
B.A (Hons) Bengali
B.Sc (Hons) Physics
B.Sc (Hons) Chemistry
B.Sc (Hons) Mathematics
B.Sc (Hons) Economics
B.Sc (Hons) Computer Science
B.Sc (Hons) Electronics
- The College has an online application process. There won’t be any physical distribution of forms.
- After application and payment of the application fee, please keep checking the website for the merit list. Don’t make inquiries with the college, the list will be uploaded on the college website.
- On being merit listed, you shall receive an SMS and email on your registered mobile/ email ID. Please follow the instruction given in the email.
- There is no need to submit your application form, fee challan or any other document to the college office. Please keep them with you for your records.
- Students with compartmental or fail result in Class XII board examinations are not eligible to apply for any courses in the College
1 Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (ISC)
2 Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
3 West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education (WBCHSE)
4 National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS)
5 Assam Higher Secondary Education Council
6 Banasthali Vidyapith
7 Bhutan Council for School Examination and assessment
8 Bihar Intermediate Education Council
9 Bihar School Examination Board
10 Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Barisal Bangladesh
11 Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Jessore Bangladesh
12 Board Of Intermediate Education Andhra Pradesh
13 Board of Secondary Education, Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal
14 Board of Secondary Education, Rajasthan
15 Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education
16 Council Of Higher Secondary Education Manipur
17 Council Of Higher Secondary Education, Odisha
18 Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education
19 Government Of Karnataka Dept. Of Pre-University Education
20 Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board
21 Haryana Board Of School Education
22 Government of Nepal National Examinations Board
23 Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education
24 IGCSE Programme From University Of Cambridge (International Exam)
25 International Baccalaureate
26 Jammu and kashmir Board of School Education
27 Jharkhand Academic Council, Ranchi
28 Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board
29 Kerala Board Of Higher Secondary Education
30 Kerala Board of Public Examination
31 M.P. State Open School
32 Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education
33 Meghalaya Board of School Education
34 Mizoram Board of School Education
35 Nagaland Board of School Education
36 Punjab School Education Board
37 Rabindra Mukta Vidyalaya, West Bengal
38 Tamil Nadu State Board of School Examination
39 Tamilnadu Board Of Higher Secondary Education
40 Telangana Sate Board of Intermediate Education
41 Tripura Board of Secondary Education
42 Uttar Pradesh Board of High School and Intermediate Education
43 Uttaranchal Shiksha Evm Pariksha Parishad (NEE: Board of School Education Uttarakhand)
44 West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education
45 West Bengal State Council Of Vocational Education And Training
Minimum Eligibility Criteria for 4-year Honours Programmes
A candidate who has passed the Higher Secondary (10+2) or its equivalent examination is eligible to seek admission to the first Semester of the Four-year (eight semesters) B.A. / B.Sc. / B.Com. / BBA (Honours) Courses provided he/ she has also passed in English, the full marks not being less than 100 and fulfils the conditions given below.
|No candidate shall be allowed admission after a lapse of over three years from the year of passing the previous qualifying examination or discontinuation of recognised regular course of studies after passing the previous qualifying examination. The year of admission shall not be considered while calculating three years from the year of passing the previous qualifying examination, i.e., a candidate should have passed the previous qualifying examination not before March 2020.
Please Note – Candidates who are already registered with Calcutta University under Annual System (1+1+1 Regulations), are not eligible to apply for any of the courses.
|Candidates who have passed the Higher Secondary (10+2) Examination or its equivalent from CBSE, CISCE (ISC), WBCHSE (WB Board) and National Institute of Open Schooling, need not submit the Migration Certificate for registration under the University of Calcutta.|
|Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe community taking up honours course must have a minimum of 40% marks in the aggregate or 40% marks in the subject or related subject at the previous qualifying examination, as the case may be (applies to holders of valid certificates from the state of West Bengal only).|
|Aggregate marks shall be calculated by adding the marks in top-four subjects in order of marks secured by a candidate. However, marks in compulsory Environmental Education/ Studies shall not be considered for calculation of aggregate marks. If the subject “Environmental Science” is studied as an elective subject of 100 marks, it may be taken into account to determine the aggregate marks.|
|Additional course-specific criteria for admission also apply. Kindly read below.|
|A candidate taking up honours course in a subject must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate (Best of 4 subjects) and 45% marks in the subject or related subject at the previous qualifying examination.
OR 55% marks in the subject or related subject at the previous qualifying examination.
Accountancy, Business Economics including Business Mathematics, Business Organization, Mathematics, Business Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, Business Studies, Office and Secretarial Practice, Financial Accounting, Elements of Cost Accountancy & Auditing, Book Keeping, Commerce, Cost Accountancy & Principle of Management, Commercial Law & preliminaries of Auditing, Costing & Taxation.
|A candidate must have obtained 60% marks (55% for reserved category) in aggregate and passed in English, having full marks not being less than 100 in Class XII.|
|Calcutta University Criteria for Application:
A candidate taking up Honours course in a subject must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate and 45% marks in the Honours or related subject at the previous qualifying examination.
OR 55% marks in the Honours or related subject at the previous qualifying examination.
|Please note: B.A. Sociology (H) is not available for candidates from the Commerce stream.|
|Basic Calcutta University Criteria for Application:|
|B.Sc. Economics (H)||Candidates must have 55% in Economics + PASS marks in mathematics.
OR 45% marks in Economics + 50% marks in BO4 + PASS marks in mathematics.Please Note: If the candidate hasn’t studied Economics in Class XII, he/she needs to achieve the above marks in Mathematics.
|B.Sc. Mathematics (H)||Must have 55% in Mathematics.
OR 45% marks in Mathematics + 50% marks in BO4. Please Note: Candidate must have pass marks in Chemistry/ Physics/ Computer Science in order to take Mathematics Hons.
|B.Sc. Computer Science (H)||Must have 55% in Computer Science + PASS marks in mathematics.
OR, 45% marks in Computer Science + 50% marks in BO4 + PASS marks in Mathematics.
Please Note: If the candidate hasn’t studied Computer Sc. in Class XII, he/she needs to achieve the above-mentioned marks Physics/Statistics.
|B.Sc. Physics (H)||Must have 55% in Physics + PASS marks in mathematics.
OR 45% marks in Physics + 50% marks in BO4 + PASS marks in mathematics.
|B.Sc. Chemistry (H)||Must have 55% in Chemistry + PASS marks in mathematics and physics.
OR 45% marks in Chemistry + 50% marks in BO4 + PASS marks in Mathematics and Physics.
|B.Sc. Electronics (H)||Must have 55% in Physics / Electronics + PASS marks in Mathematics.
OR, 45% marks in Physics / Electronics + 50% marks in BO4 + PASS marks in Mathematics.
|Note: Business Mathematics is not considered a substitute for Mathematics and hence will not be eligible for B.Sc courses.|
B.A. English Honours Graduate Only (Current and immediate preceding year).
B.Com. Graduates with Honours Degree from a recognised university (Current and immediate preceding year).
Minor Subjects (Any Two)
|English (H)||History / Political Science/ Bengali or Hindi / Education or Film Studies / Sociology/ Journalism & Mass Communication or Geography or Psychology|
|Bengali (H)||History /Political Science /Sociology / Journalism & Mass Communication Psychology /Film Studies|
|History (H)||Education or Film Studies / Sociology / Political Science /Geography or Psychology or Journalism & Mass Communication / English / Bengali or Hindi|
|Political Sc.(H)||Education or Film Studies / History / Sociology / Geography or Psychology or Journalism & Mass Communication/ English / Bengali or Hindi|
|Sociology (H)||Education or Film Studies / History /Political Science /Geography or Psychology or Journalism & Mass Communication / English /Bengali or Hindi|
|Journalism & Mass Com.(H)||Education or Film Studies/ History / Sociology / Political Science / English / Bengali or Hindi|
Minor Subjects 1 (Any One)
Minor Subjects 2 (Any One)
|Economics (H)||Mathematics||Computer Science / Statistics|
|Physics (H)||Mathematics||Chemistry / Computer Science / Electronics|
|Computer Science (H)||Mathematics||Physics / Electronics / Statistics|
|Electronics (H)||Mathematics||Physics / Computer Science|
|Mathematics (H)||Physics / Chemistry / Computer Science / Electronics / Statistics (any two)|
i. Applicants must ensure their eligibility for the Minor Electives selected by them. Please refer to Eligibility criteria for further details.
|Morning Session||6:15am to 10:15am||Co-Ed|
|Afternoon Session||3:00pm to 6:45pm||For Girls only|
|Evening Session||5:15pm to 9:00pm||Co-Ed|
|Day Session||10:15am. to 4.30pm||Co-Ed|
B. Sc. (Hons)
|Day Session||10:15am to 4:30pm||Co-Ed|
|Day Session||10:00am to 5:00pm||Co-Ed|
|Afternoon Session||2:30pm to 7:30pm||Co-Ed|
|Day Session||10:15am to 4:30pm||Co-Ed|
For the following courses:
First Semester Fee
|B.COM. (HONS) MORNING||Rs. 34,480/-|
|B.COM. (HONS) AFTERNOON & EVENING||Rs. 26,985/-|
|B.SC. (HONS) ECONOMICS||Rs. 24,645/-|
|B.SC. (HONS) COMPUTER SCIENCE||
|B.A (HONS) JOURNALISM & MASS COMMUNICATION||Rs. 43,950/-|
|B.A (HONS) ENGLISH||Rs. 25,090/-|
|M.A. (ENGLISH)||Rs. 25,510/-|
*In addition to above Semester fees:
1) Refundable Caution Deposit of Rs.5000/- to be paid in 3 installments – Rs.1500/- along with Semester I fees, Rs.1500/- with Semester II fees & Rs.2000/- with Semester III fees.
2) One Time Admission Charges of Rs.3000/- to be paid in addition to the Semester I fees given above.
Important Links regarding Admission 2023-24
5. Click here to upload the scanned copy of your Class XII Original Board Marksheet, 2023 (in case if digilocker Mark-sheet has been uploaded previously, & the document verification process is completed)
Beware of touts claiming to have links in the College for direct admission bypassing the process mention herein. Students are requested not to become victim of such traps as the College does not allow indulgence in such illegal method of admission.