Saturday, August 2, 2014

University of Calcutta

U N I V E R S I T Y   O F   C A L C U T T A

Admission Notice for M.A. /M.Sc.(Eco)(Day) & M.Com. (Day & Evening) courses for the session 20142016.

Applications are invited for admission to the above mentioned courses. The Subjects are :-
Bengali, English, Linguistics, Pali, Sanskrit, Hindi, Urdu, Arabic & Persian, French, Tamil Studies, Buddhist Studies, History, Ancient Indian History & Culture, Islamic History & Culture, Archaeology, Museology, Philosophy, Pol. Science, Sociology, Economics , South & South East Asian Studies, Education, Journalism & Mass Communication & Commerce.

N.B: Number of seats and seats reserved for SC/ST/OBC  and Person with Disability  for each subject have been shown in brochure vide Section no.3.

1. Eligibility  : Vide Section no.2. of the Brochure   

2.   Forms : The prescribed Application Form and the Information Brochure can be downloaded from the official website of Calcutta University     Downloaded application forms completed in all respects along with the proof of payment of Rs. 100/=    for General & Rs.50/ for SC/ST/PWD category by SBI Challan will be received in the office of the concerned Faculty. If required, additional forms
may be downloaded. However, Rs.100/=  is to be paid by SBI Challan for submission of each additional form.     

3. Mode of Payment of Application for Offline System : Application fee may be deposited with the S.B.I. Calcutta University Branch, College St. or with any other SBI Branch by paying the required additional Bank Transaction fee. The Fees would be paid to C.U. Current a/c No.33952775663 (with SBI, CU Br.) under head “Calcutta University P.G. offline application”. Counterpart of the Slip in original after Cash deposition or DD in favour of “Calcutta University payable at Kolkata” is to be attached with the application form. In case of DD please write on the reverse of the DD (a) Name of the applicant (b) Application No.(if applicable); (c) Course applied for.

Mode of payment of application fee : For online system application fee may be deposited in any of the following manner : (a) Through “SBI Collect” system; i) By internet banking/debit card/credit card of any bank. (ii) By cash to any branch of SBI. For SBI collect system additional commission for bank transaction to be borne by the candidate. No bank charge will be payable if cash deposition made in SBI, C.U. Br. at University of Calcutta, College St. Campus. Copy of the fee deposition slip is to be attached with the printed copy of the application. (iii)DD in favour of ‘Calcutta University’ payable at Kolkata.

4.   Submission of forms (From 11.00 A.M. To 3.00 P.M. on all working days) from 01.08.14 to 14.08.2014.[For M.A./M.Sc.(Eco)]

Application forms should be submitted either to the office of Secretary UCAC in College Street Campus or Alipore Campus whichever is applicable. B.T. Road Campus for MA/M.Sc in Economics (Details shown in the brochure vide Section no. 1 & 6.)  

Admission in M.A./M.Sc.(economics) under Faculty of Arts; Faculty of Library Science, Journalism and Education will be conducted through offline admission process. For offline process, copy of the application form is to be downloaded from the website and duly filledin application form alongwith relevant supporting documents selfattested by the candidates are to be submitted to the concerned Secretary’s office. The documentary evidence of the payment of Application fee must be attached with the hard copy of the application (Details shown in the brochure vide Sec. No.1 & 6).

Admission in M.Com. course under Faculty of Commerce will be conducted online. (Details in website :  For online process after online submission of the application, the copy of the application is to be downloaded and printed copy of the downloaded application
alongwith relevant supporting documents selfattested by the candidate are to be submitted to the concerned Secretary’s Office. The documentary evidence in original of the payment of application fee must be attached with the hard copy of the application. Submission of form for M.Com. (online w.e.f.11.08.14 to 19.08.14).

5.   Reservation : As per existing  Rules of the state government .
6. Self Attested copy :
1) B.A. / B.Sc./ B.Com Part 1 , Part II & Part III mark sheets.(Hons.)
2) SC/ST/OBC  certificate. (certificate issued by the competent Govt. Officers only).
    SC/ST/OBC  of other States will  be applicable as per the WB Govt. order.
Original copy :
            3) Person with Disablity (Handicapped) certificate from the competent authority.
            4) Sports certificate for sports Quota Only ( Details shown in the brochure vide Section no. 8)
7. For M.Com Course  :   Preference for Day or Evening and special paper in 2nd year (1) Accounting & Finance or (2) Marketing should be stated clearly in the application form.  
8. For Allied Subjects  :    Order of preference to be mentioned in the application form (Options once exercised can not be changed)  
9. Admission schedule (2014  2016 session)
a. Application forms will be available on and from : 01.08.2014 (For M.A.)
b. Submission of application form for M.A./M.Sc.(eco)  : Between 01.08.2014  to 14.08.2014
c. Submission of applications : For M.Com. (online only) : Between 11.08.14 to 19.08.14.
d. Date of publication of the Provisional Merit list /Selection list (for all subjects) : 25.08.2014
e. Last Date of claim for correction in FormatI of Information Brochure : 26.08.2014 (upto 400 P.M.)
f. Date of publication of the  Merit list /Selection list (for all subjects) : 27.08.2014
g. Date of admission (other than allied subjects) on and from : 27.08.2014 to 01.09.2014 (for 60% of seats)
h. Date of admission (other than allied subjects) in case of vacancy (from the candidates’ waiting list) :  will be intimated  later .
i. Date of commencement of the first year M.A/M.Com.Classes : 19.09.2014 (tentatively)

10. Dates of Counselling for allied subjects (from 11 A.M. onwards). [60% of seats for C.U. students passed in 2014]
Sl.No. i) to vi) Venue : Alipore Campus, University of Calcutta, 1, Reformatory Street, Kolkata – 7000027.
(i) History – 27.08.2014
(ii) Ancient Indian History & Culture, 28.08.2014
(iii) Islamic History & Culture, Museology – 29.08.2014
(iv) South and South East Asian Studies, Archaeology 01.09.2014
Counseling will be held untill the vacant seats are filled up
 Spot admission on the date of counseling for all allied subjects.

11. Distribution of Admit Cards (online & offline campuswise)  : 01.09.2014 to 04.09.14
12. Dates of Entrance Test for 40% of Seats : (Duration 1 hour each)
05.09.14 Linguistics(12.00 noon), Economics(2.30 PM)         05.09.14   History(12.00 Noon), Education (2.30 PM)  
08.09.14 Bengali (12.00 Noon), Journalism & Mass Comm. (2.30 PM),  08.09.14   AIHC (12.00 Noon), Sociology( 2.30 PM)
09.09.14  Commerce(12.00 Noon) Sanskrit (2.30 PM) ,         09.09.14   IHC (12.00 Noon), Philosophy, Archaeology (2.30 PM),  
10.09.14 Hindi, Urdu, Arabic, (12.00 Noon), English (230 PM)     10.9.14 S&SEAS (12.00 Noon), Pol. Science,  Museology (2.30 PM)
Date of publication of the provisional Merit List (40% of seats) : 15.09.2014
Date of admission  for 40% of seats : 16.09.2014, 17.09.2014 & 18.09.2014

N. B.           
i)   Forms sent by post will not be accepted.  
ii) Selection will be made as per university admission rules.
iii) The list of eligible candidates for admission shall  be made on the basis of marks and marks obtained by the  students of affiliated colleges and the  autonomous colleges under this University will be considered at par with each other.
iv) For Museology / Economics / Pali / Linguistics/Tamil Studies/South and SouthEast Asian Studies/Archaeology, separate application forms should be submitted.
v)  Admission will be made strictly on the basis of merit, taking preference into consideration.
vi)  Selection lists will be displayed on the notice board. No personal communication will be made with the selected candidates.
vii) Eligibility for admission of other than Calcutta University candidates; Honours Graduates from other recognized Universities.
viii) CU Final year P.N.C. candidate may also apply as appeared candidate to be included in the Merit List after production of Pass Mark    sheet immediately after publication of result satisfying the requisite eligibility criteria.
ix) Percentage of cut off marks for entrance test and any other criteria will be notified after receiving the application form.
x) 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 rest 40% of seats on the basis of subject wise Entrance Test for Non C.U. and C.U. Students alongwith all back year students. Under the category of 40% of seats, the students be admitted on the basis of a MCQ test on OMR sheet  with 50 questions on the subject  each carrying 2 marks.  Marking will be made in black colour ball point dot pen. Distribution of Marks : For each correct answer 2 marks, for wrong answer minus 0.5 marks; and not attempted 0 (zero) marks will be awarded. If there is a tie of marks obtained in the written entrance test amongst the candidates than the candidates with less negative marking will be placed in higher position in the merit list than the other candidate.

Admit Cards may be collected from UCAC Office (College Street Campus for the subjects : Bengali, English, Linguistics, Sanskrit, Hindi, Urdu, Arabic, Economics, Journalism & Mass Communication (Alipur Campus for the subjects : History, Education, AIHC, Sociology, I.H.C., Philosophy, Archaeology, S.S.E.A.S., Political Science, Museology) ) onwards 01.09.14 before 04.09.14 and also available in CU website.

For additional information, latest updates, please visit University website : , and/or  regularly.

Dated: 31st  July 2014                     
Asutosh Building,                  
Kolkata  700 073. 

Secretary, UCAC

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