Calcutta University Admission 2020 | Calcutta University UG And PG Admission


Calcutta University offers admission to students on the basis of merit. They also offer an entrance exam. Students are informed that for admission in the majority of the courses offered at Calcutta University. 60% of seats are available for admission to current Calcutta University students.

For these candidates, admission is offered on the basis of their marks in the qualifying exam. The remaining 40 are seats are available for admission to Non-Calcutta University students. And also for CU students.

The University offers various UG, PG, Research and Diploma level programs in different specializations. The form can be filled online or offline on payment of the application fee.

Eligibility Criteria for UG & PG Courses

  • Students can take admission to Calcutta University if they have cleared their 10+2  exam.
  • To get admission to PG courses one should have a bachelor’s degree from a University.

Note: students are advised to thoroughly go through the eligibility criteria as mention by Calcutta University for the course in which they wish to secure admission.

Calcutta University Admission Details

Below we have provided the university admission details. Do have a check below.

Name of the University Calcutta University
Type of the University State University
Basic Admission Criteria WBJEE: B.Tech

University Entrance M.Tech, MA, M.Sc, M.Ed, LL.M

Merit-Based: MA, M.LiSc, B.Ed

M.Phil/ Ph.D: RET+ Interview


Application Mode Both Online & Offline
Counseling Counseling by WBJEEB for B.Tech course
Reservation Yes
Official Website


CU B.Tech & M.Tech Admission Criteria 2020

Calcutta University offers  B.Tech. and M.Tech. program in various specializations. WBJEE qualified candidates are eligible to apply for B.Tech.

While for the M.Tech program, a valid score in University Level Entrance is complusory for Non-CU candidates. CU candidates are free to choose between the entrance and merit-based admission.

The students can apply online as well as offline. The forms can be download from the official website of the university. The application fee of the B.Tech program is INR 500 + Bank service charges.

B.Tech & M.Tech Admission Eligibility 2020

Below is the eligibility for the Calcutta University B.Tech and M.Tech Courses that students should know for Calcutta university P.G. admission 2019.

Course Name Specialization Eligibility Criteria Selection Criteria
B.Tech (Lateral Entry) Computer Science B.Sc. Hons. in Physics with Mathematics or B.Sc. Hons. in Computer Science / Mathematics with Physics / Statistics / Computer Science as one of the main subjects. OR

B.Sc. Hons. in Statistics with Physics / Mathematics / Computer Science as one of the General subjects. A minimum of 55% marks are required in B.Sc (Hons.)

CU and Non-CU candidates have to appear in University Level Entrance Test
Electrical Engineering B.Sc (Hons.) in Physics On the basis of marks secured in B.Sc
Instrumentation Engineering B.Sc (Hons.) in Physics
Chemical Engineering B.Sc (Hons.) with Chemistry and Mathematics and Physics as the main subjects
Electronics & Communication B.Sc (Hons.) in the relevant discipline
Radio Physics & Communication
Information Technology
Jute and Fibre Technology
Polymer Science B.E/ B.Tech in Optics, ECE, IE or equivalent. OR M.Sc in Physics/ Electronics
Chemical Engineering B.Tech in BMI, ECE, IE, OO or equivalent. OR MBBS Degree
Jute and Fibre Technology B.Tech / B.E. in Computer Science / Computer Science & Engineering / Computer Science & Technology. OR

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Master’s. in Computer & Information Science (with B.Sc. Hons. in Computer Science from the University of Calcutta). OR

B.Tech. in IT from CU, only Non-C.U candidates must have at least 60% marks both at the qualifying examination and 10+2 level.

Electronics & Communication At least 55% marks in B.Sc. Hons. in Computer Science or its equivalent
Radio Physics & Communication A pass in 10+2 with at least 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics each
Information Technology
Ceramic Engineering
Oil Technology
Petrochemicals & Petroleum Refinery Engineering

Calcutta University B.Ed Admission & CU M.Ed 2020

CU offers admission to B.Ed & M.Ed programs for the categories of Deputed and Fresher candidates on the basis of their performance in academics. Minimum eligibility for B.Ed is a Graduation or PG degree with 50% marks in aggregate.

Age should be no more than 40 years as on June 30 for Fresher candidates. There is no age limit for Deputed candidates. The age limit is relaxed for up to five years for SC/ST & PWD candidates.

For the M.Ed program, the minimum eligibility is a pass in a B.Ed degree. Admission will be granted on the basis of the University Entrance Test with special weightage to the marks in the qualifying degree.

M.Ed entrance test will consist of 50 MCQs of 50 marks for the duration of one hour & 30 minutes. 50% of seats are reserved for Deputed and Fresher candidates each.

Calcutta University MBA Admission 2020

Calcutta University offers admission to the MBA program in various specializations on the basis of a valid score in CAT. or MAT. The minimum eligibility is any UG degree from a recognized university.

The form can be downloaded from the official website. Fill the form and send it to the university address along with the below-listed documents:

  • Marks sheet and school leaving certificate (with attested photocopies)
  • DD of INR 1500 drawn in favor of ‘University of Calcutta’.
  • Caste of Reservation Certificate (if applicable)

 How to Apply for Calcutta University  Admission

Application form for courses can be filled online by visiting the official website of Calcutta University. Follow the  steps to fill the application form:

  1. Visit the official website of Calcutta University.
  2. Fill and submit the application form online.
  3. Pay the application fee of INR 100 (INR 50 for reserved categories)

Note: For MA in Museology and students applying under Sports and Foreign Quota. The application form can be obtained from the Office of the Secretary (Alipore Campus).

Documents Required

  • Self-attested copies of Marks sheet
  • Category Certificate (SC/ST/PWD)
  • PWD Certificate and Sports Certificate in original (If applicable)
  • For M.Com course, preference for Day & Evening shift and Preference for Special Paper in 2nd Year

CU Reservation 2020

CU also offers Course-wise reservation to different categories. Reservation criteria is given below:

Category Reservation
SC 22%
ST 6%
PWD 3%
OBC-A 10%
OBC-B 7%
Sports Quota 8 seats are the book for Arts stream and 4 for M. Com students.
Military Quota 5 seats are for Children of Ex-Servicemen
Foreign Quota  5% seats are reserved for the children of Indian Worker in Gulf


For more information, you may look to the college website. The official website link is provided, CLICK HERE. Keep visiting us for more information. We will soon update the latest info. Do comment on your doubt in the comment section. Thank you!


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