Calcutta University PG Admissions 2020: Eligibility, Application Process, Result

Calcutta University offers PG courses like MA, M Tech, MBA, MSc, M.Ed, MCom, and M.Li.Sc with specializations. For admissions, aspirants must have at least 55% marks in Bachelor’s degree (5% relaxation for SC/ST/PwD). 

Candidates are shortlisted on the basis of merit list or entrance examination score for PG admissions (vary from course to course). Generally, the online application process for entrance examination commences from May 2020 - June 2020 (tentative). The payment process is via bill desk gateway or demand draft.

Latest Update – Calcutta University MBA Registrations have been started (Last Date – May 22,2020).

The foreign students are exempted from the entrance exam and selected on the basis of interview.

Read about Calcutta University Courses & Fee

How To Apply

  1. Visit the official university website: ( or (
  2. Candidates are advised to read online guidelines carefully and then apply.
  3. Click on the link ‘click here to register’ at the bottom of the login form.
  4. Enter your email id as user name, password and other details required.
  5. Proceed to fill in the form from personal info to the payment info page
  6. Fee payment via bill desk gateway (online mode).
  7. Click on the ‘final submission’ link.
  8. Download the confirmation page/copy of the application form.

NOTE- Post final submission of form, any kind of correction is not allowed.

Information required for filling in the online application form-

  • Photocopies of 10th, 10+2 and respective equivalent examination.
  • Softcopies of scanned passport size photograph and signature in CD/Pendrive/Email.
  • The email address of the candidate.


The MBA application form is available on the official university website ( or (

Documents required with application form

  • Self attested photocopies of marksheets from school leaving to the latest.
  • Caste certificate (if applicable).
  • Demand Draft of Rs. 1500/- (Rs. 750/- SC/ST/PH for West Bengal candidates only) in favor of “University of Calcutta”.


  • Submit the filled-in application form to the Department of Business Management, University of Calcutta, Alipore Campus (6th Floor), 1, Reformatory Street, Kolkata- 700 027 (Time of submission 12 Noon – 5 p.m.) from November, 2018 to May 15, 2019.
  • Incomplete forms are liable to rejection.

Application fee

INR (non-refundable)
CategoryM ScMAMTechM.Ed/ M.Li.ScM ComMBA
General/ Others200/-200/-400/-300/-200/-1500/-
SC/ST/ PwD100/-100/-200/-150/-100/-750/- (only for W.B. residents)

Documents required at the entrance exam center

  • E-Hall Ticket.
  • Passport / Driving License / EC Voter ID Card / Aadhaar Card / IT Pan Card / School or College photo-bearing ID Card.

Check Calcutta University Admission 2020


CourseSpecialization Eligibility criteria
M ScScience At least 55% marks in B Sc (Hons) in PCM/B
Agriculture At least 55% marks in BSc (Ag)/BSc (Hons) in Botany
Home Science At least 55% marks in B Sc(Hons) in food & nutrition/home science/education/human development/psychology/sociology
Human Rights

3 years Hons in BA/B Sc/B Com


Any professional bachelor degree


Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university 


 The eligibility of the Hons. Graduates from Universities outside West Bengal will be according to the decision of C.U Equivalence Department.


Hons./Major Courses in Arts at UG Degree Level from IGNOU/NSOU and the Distance Education Programmes of other Universities in West Bengal.


Qualified Pre-M.A. Examination of Calcutta University in the current year.

M Tech

60% marks in B Tech


Valid GATE score in Electronics & communication and computer science


55 years (50 years for SC/ST/ PWD) of age as on June 30 of the admission year. 


B.Ed with 55% marks


55% marks in 4 years integrated teacher education degree program


 D.El.Ed/D.Ed with 55% marks and Bachelor’s Hons degree


 55% marks in special B.Ed.

( B Grade in grading system).

M ComA minimum of 50% marks in B Com Hons

Hons. or Bachelor Degree in Engineering and Technology / Medical Sciences / Professional Courses/ or its equivalent courses from any recognized university

M.Li.ScB.Ed/ B.Li.Sc/ BA-B.Ed/ B.Sc-B.Ed or equivalent degree with an aggregate of 55% marks. Or D.El. Ed/ D.Ed with Honors in BA/ B.Sc/ B.Com with an aggregate of 55% marks . Or Special B.Ed with 55% marks in aggregate. Or Honors or Regular MA/ M.Sc/ M.Com Degree


CategoryReservation (%)

NOTE- For Foreign Students 15% additional (supernumerary) seats (15% of the total seats) are reserved. 

Admission Process

The candidate is selected on the basis of marks in 10+2, Graduation and Entrance Test conducted by the university.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



Barirah Sajid Quadeer

Hello Sir /Mam, I completed B.E. honours in 2017. Am I eligible for pg mathematics? How can I apply for 2020??

21 Apr, 2020 18:34
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Sajid, yes, you can apply for this course provided you have scored at least 55% in your graduation degree. You can check the application process from above in the article.

21 Apr, 2020 18:52

How can I apply pg chemistry for 2020?

23 Mar, 2020 14:18
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Bittu, you can check the application process from below:

  1. Visit the official university website: ( or (
  2. Candidates are advised to read online guidelines carefully and then apply.
  3. Click on the link ‘click here to register’ at the bottom of the login form.
  4. Enter your email id as user name, password and other details required.
  5. Proceed to fill in the form from personal info to the payment info page
  6. Fee payment via bill desk gateway (online mode).
  7. Click on the ‘final submission’ link.

23 Mar, 2020 16:54
Shambodeb Ghosh

Hello, I completed B.COM HONOURS in 2019 with 69% from a CU affiliated college. Can I do post graduation in economics? Will I have to give an entrance exam? Is there a penalty for one year gap between graduation and postgraduation? Thank you.

06 Mar, 2020 12:40
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Shambodeb, yes, you are eligible to apply for admission in this course. Eligible students will be selected on the basis of marks scored in intermediate only. No entrance exam will be conducted for the same. No, there will be no penalty for 1-year gap between your graduation and post graduation.

06 Mar, 2020 15:37
Deepjyoti Pal

Sir,i have completed honours accounting and finance from bhawanipur education society college 2019.So,i wanted to take admission in under calcutta university campus.I got 45% marks in

02 Mar, 2020 11:16
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Deepjyoti, as there is no minimum percentage criteria, thus, you are eligible for this course. However, admission will be done on the basis of marks scored in graduation only.

02 Mar, 2020 11:35
Debapriya Ghosh

I have no honours I can apply in pg degree

28 Feb, 2020 11:34
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Debapriya, yes, you can apply for admission in PG courses provided you have passed graduation with an aggregate of 55%.

28 Feb, 2020 11:52
Gouri Agarwal

Is it compulsory for CU students to appear for an entrance test to MA economics in CU for the year 2020?

28 Sep, 2019 12:40
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Gouri. no, students who have done graduation from CU will get exempted from the entrance exam.

20 Nov, 2019 17:52
sayanta halder

When result of entrance test of calcutta university will be published?

22 Jul, 2019 09:36
Akhil Pasanth

Hi Sayanta, Please contact to 9547858646 related to the result of the entrance test.

22 Jul, 2019 10:27
Baishali kundu

How many seats are available for msc chemistry in CU??

25 Jun, 2019 21:44
Akhil Pasanth

Hi Baishali, You must note that for any entrance or merit-based admission, 60% seats (to be filled through merit) are reserved for CU candidates and 40% seats (to be filled through admission test) are reserved for Non-CU candidates.

26 Jun, 2019 10:24
Pousali Kundu

Hello sir/ma'am...I am a student of WBSU and I wanted to apply for pg courses in total graduate percentage is 51% and I am a obc-b candidate..can I apply Masters in psychology for entrance exam???

22 Jun, 2019 15:13
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Kundu, students who have scored 60% (55% for SC/ST candidates) in graduation degree will be considered eligible for the course. Thus, you are not eligible.

22 Jun, 2019 15:42

Hello sir, I am a student from Odisha and I wanted to apply for pg admission in chemistry. When will be the application form for msc be revealed??

10 Apr, 2019 14:48
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Soumik, admission form for M.Sc will be released from July 9, 2019 (tentatively).

10 Apr, 2019 15:41

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