University of Calcutta Admissions 2019: M.A. & M.Sc. Courses Eligibility & Selection Form

Calcutta University, Kolkata invites online application for the admissions into M.A. and M.Sc course for the year 2019.

1. M.A. or M.A/ M.Sc. Course
Ancient Indian History & Culture: 128 Seats – B.A Hons. In (i) Ancient Indian and World History/History [(ii) one seat of each subject: Sanskrit, Pali, Political Science, Geography for CU current year candidate only.]
Arabic: 90 Seats – B. A Hons. In Arabic
Archaeology: 28 Seats – MA / M.Sc or BA/B.Sc Hons. In Ancient Indian & World History & Culture/ Sanskrit/ History/ Pali/ Anthropology /Geography/ Geology /Botany/Zoology/Physics/chemistry.
Bengali: 385 Seats – B.A. Hons. In Bengali
Buddhist Studies: 40 Seats – B.A Hons./MA in Ancient Indian & world History/ Archeology/ Bengali/CILCU/Economics/Education/English/French/German/Hindi/History/ Islamic History/Museology/Pali/ Philosophy/Sanskrit/Sociology/Tibetan B. Sc. (Hons), B. Com. (Hons) and PG Diploma in Buddhist Studies.
Comparative Indian Language & Literature: 34 Seats – B.A Hons. In I) Bengali/English/Sanskrit Comparative Literature/ Linguistics. II) Hindi/Urdu/Any Modern or Ancient Indian Language with proficiency in Bengali Language & Literature.
Economics: 235 Seats – B.A/ B.Sc Hons. In Economics
Education: 132 Seats – B.A Hons in Education
English: 245 Seats – B.A Hons. In English
French: 18 Seats – B.A Hons. In French/ Pre M.A in French
Hindi: 121 Seats – B.A Hons. In Hindi
History: 168 Seats – B.A Hons. In History
Islamic History & Culture: 169 Seats – B.A Hons in IHCCU/ History
Journalism & Mass Com: 60 Seats – B.A Hons. In Journalism & Mass Com or Hons. Graduate of any subject
Linguistics: 89 Seats – B.A Hons. in Linguistics/ English/Bengali/Sanskrit Pali/ AIHCU/ Political Science/ Philosophy/Sociology
Museology: 30 Seats – MA or BA Hons. in History/ Archeology/AIHCU/ IHCCU/ Pali/ Sanskrit/ Fine Art/ Visual Art/ History of Art/ Anthropology/ Persian/ Folklore/ In service (Deputed candidate)- one (1) seat. Graphic Art/ Applied Art/Commercial Art M.Sc or B.Sc Hons in Botany/Zoology/ Geology/Geography/ Anthropology/ Env. Science/ Env. Studies/ Electronic Science/ Computer Science/ Physiology/ Physics.

Entrance Test: Group wise Entrance Test for Non C.U and C.U applicants will be held as per schedule to be notified. Each Entrance Test will be of one hour duration except a few specifically mentioned. Full marks for each entrance test will be of 100 marks except few specially mentioned. Number of questions in each test will be of 50 and each question should have four options of answers of which one will be the correct answer. For each correct answer scoring will be +2 marks and negative marking of -0.5 marks for each wrong answer and for no try there will be 0 marks.

Selection Process: Selection of candidate of Part ‘A’. Selection list for admission will be published strictly in order of merit, based on percentage of marks secured in Honours subject and incase of a tie, the aggregate of marks in general subjects are taken into consideration for all courses except those specially.

Application Fee:
For General: Rs. 200/-
For SC/ST/PWD: Rs 100/-

Before submission of Online Application, following points must be ensured.
All the fields in the Application Form is correctly filled up.
The Application Form is filled up as per detailed Eligibility Criteria.
No. of Course(s)/College(s) intended to be applied is correctly selected.
Order of preference of the Course(s)/College(s) intended to be applied is correctly selected.
Selection of points 3 & 4 should be done very carefully as changes afterwards may not be allowed in order of preference with respect to courses/colleges.
Photograph and the Signature of the applicant are properly uploaded.

Important Dates:
Last Date of Online Application: 29th June 2019
Last Date of Online Payment: 01st July 2019

Contact Information:
University of Calcutta, Kolkata
Alipore Campus, University of Calcutta,
1, Reformatory Street, Kolkata-7000027,