Eligibility for Admission to Post Graduate Courses

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  1. Honours graduates who have passed in CBCS/10+2+3 system or its equivalent from UGC recognised Universities in the year 2023, 2022 & 2021.
  2. Honours graduates from recognized Universities in West Bengal of the current and previous two years are eligible for admission. For students from other states, the student should have passed equivalent course as at (1) from UGC recognized University/Institute.
  3. Candidates passing Honours/Major course in Arts in Under Graduate Degree level from Indira Gandhi National Open University/Netaji Subhas Open University and the Distance Education Programmes of other Universities in West Bengal are also eligible for admission.
  4. Candidates who have appeared in other University examinations and whose results have not yet been published may also apply for the “20% of seats”.
  5. Each candidate should apply in a separate single application form for applying more than one subject, if any.
  6. Application Form to be submitted online.
  7. 2% marks will be deducted from obtained marks of Core paper(CC)+ DSE in back 2 year i.e passed out in the year 2022 & 2021


  1. The following seats are reserved in each subject for the under mentioned categories as indicated in
  2. For SC/ST :- 22% and 6% respectively of the total seats of the concerned subject. NB. – SC/ST candidates should submit SC/ST certificate issued as per the West Bengal SC/ST (identification) Act 1994. NB. – SC/ST candidates should submit SC/ST certificate issued as per the West Bengal SC/ST (identification) Act 1994.
  3. For Persons with Disability :- reservation of 5% seats for PWD within each respective category (SC/ST, OBC-A, OBC-B) & unreserved of the concerned subject N.B.- Persons with disability candidates having degree of 40% and above should submit a certificate issued by the relevant Govt. Hospital.
  4. For OBC-A/OBC-B :- Implementation of reservation shall take effect from the Academic Session 2014-15 as per W.B. Govt. Rules in a phase-wise manner as given in relevant G.O.s and decided by the WBSU Council.
  5. For Other Recognised University candidates :- Selection will be made strictly in order of merit on the basis of percentage of marks for 80% of seats(Category A) for WBSU students and rest 20% of seats (Category B) for other University student.
  6. Relaxation of cut :- off marks for SC/ST/PWD/OBC-A/OBC-B candidates : As per University and Government rules vide Notification No.07/Edn)U)/IU-89/13 dt.2.1.14.
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