Eligibility for Admission

1. Eligibility & Recognized Boards

A candidate may be admitted to the first year of three year B.A./B.Sc./B.Com (Honours/General/Major) Course of Studies on passing Higher Secondary (10+2) Examination in General or Vocational stream conducted by the West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or an equivalent examination conducted by other State Board/Council, or, Rabindra Mukta Vidyalaya, or, National Open School recognized by the Distant Learning Council subject to fulfillment of the conditions mentioned below.

2. Candidates from 'other' Boards

In case of other Boards/Councils, a candidate shall have to pass in five recognized subjects, of which one shall be English, of full marks not being less than 100 each. A candidate passing in four subjects shall not be eligible for admission.

3. Candidate from vocational stream

Candidate passing Higher Secondary examination from vocational stream conducted by the West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or any other equivalent Board/Council are eligible for admission in General and not in Hons. Provided that the candidate must have passed in 5 (Five) recognized subjects, of which one one shall be English, in the previous qualifying examination.

4. Permissible Chances of admission

Candidate shall be allowed to admission within 3 (three) consecutive academic sessions including the year of passing the previous qualifying examination. (For example: candidates passing H.S. Examination in the year 2011 will get last chance of admission in the academic session 2013-2014.

5. Eligibility for pursuing Honours course of studies

A candidate taking up honours course in a subject must have obtained -
✦ A minimum of 45% marks in aggregate and 55% marks in the subject or related subject at the previous qualifying examination. Or,
✦ 50% marks in aggregate and 45% marks in the subject or related subject at the previous qualifying examination. Or,
✦ 55% marks in aggregate when the candidate has not studied the subject or any related subject in his/her previous qualifying examination provided all other clauses are satisfied (especially Rule.5).

6. Relaxation

However, candidates belonging to the Scheduled Caste or Schedule Tribe Community taking up Honourse Course of Study shall enjoy 5% relaxation in marks in (l), (ll) & (lll) above, as the case may be.

7. Explanation

(l) Aggregate means the sum of marks of best scored five (5) subjects including Environmental Education /Environmental Science as amended on 06.06.07. Also for old candidates (i.e candidates passing H.S. Examination before 2007) aggregate will be calculated in similar manner (i.e. on the basis of best scored five subjects) without deducting any marks for the 'Optional Elective Subject' (if any).
(ll) While calculating such aggregate full marks of each such subject will be scaled down to 100 wherever needed.