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Presidency University MA and M.Sc Admission 2018

Updated On - March 31st 2018

Established in 1817, Presidency University is a public state university situated in Kolkata, West Bengal which offers undergraduate, postgraduate as well as doctoral degree programs. For admission to various Post Graduate courses offered by the Presidency University for the 2018–2019 academic session, WBJEE Board will conduct common entrance examination i.e. PUMDET 2018. The university offers admission to the following PG programs: 

  • M.A. (Honours)
  • M.Sc. (Honours)

Only candidates with the relevant qualification can register for the Courses offered by Presidency university. Relaxation in the prescribed percentage of marks in the qualifying degree examination is also provided for SC/ST/PH categories etc. Admission to the MA and M.Sc programs is done on the basis of marks secured by the candidates in the Presidency University Master Degree Entrance Test (PUMDET 2018), conducted by West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB).

Interested candidates can register for admission by filling the online application form and submitting it along with the required processing fee, on or before the last date, through the official WBJEE website. The application fee to register for PUMDET 2018 is INR 500 plus the Bank’s Service Charges as applicable which can be paid through Net Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card.

Also, check Presidency University Admission 2018

  • Mode of Application

    Online & Offline Both


    13th Feb, 2019 - 01st Jun, 2019

Important Dates

MA & M.Sc
Registration 13th Feb - 06th Mar , 2019
Last date of downloading confirmation page 09th Mar, 2019
Publication of Downloadable Admit Card 05th May, 2019
Date of Entrance Examination 12th May, 2019
Announcement of Results 01st Jun, 2019


Master of Arts [MA] (Bengali)

Bengali - 36 seats

English - 36 seats

Sociology - 29 seats

Hindi - 46 seats

History - 41 seats

Philosophy - 36 seats

Political Science - 36 seats

Applied Economics - 31 seats


  • The candidate should have passed BA Honours in the concerned subject with minimum 50% marks (55% FOR APPLIED ECONOMICS) from a recognized university are eligible to appear in PUMDET-2018
  • The candidates who have completed BA Honours in the concerned subject with minimum 5.5 CGPA (6 FOR APPLIED ECONOMICS) from Presidency University are eligible for admission without any entrance test.

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Biological Sciences) , Master of Science [M.Sc] (Chemistry) & Master of Science [M.Sc] (Applied Geology)

Biological Sciences - 57 seats

Chemistry - 36 seats

Geography - 31 seats

Applied Geology - 25 seats

Mathematics - 25 seats

Physics - 36 seats

Statistics - 25 seats


  • The candidate should have passed B.Sc. Honours in the concerned subject with minimum 55% marks from a recognized university are eligible to appear in PUMDET-2018
  • The candidates who have done B.Sc. Honours in the concerned subject with minimum 6 CGPA from Presidency University are eligible for admission without any entrance test.

How To Apply

MA & M.Sc

Application for PUMDET 2018 has to be done online only. Candidates must apply for admission by filling in and submitting the completed online application on or before the last date. Candidate can download the Admission Application Form from the official WBJEE website.

Candidate should log on to the university website and follow the below-given steps:

  1. Register with necessary details and remember the self-created login ID and password.
  2. Fill the application form with the required details
  3. Upload the scanned copy of  Recent passport sized coloured photograph of the candidate, Full signature of the candidate, Age proof (Admit Card of 10th standard examination) or birth certificate, Mark sheet/grade card of B.A./B.Sc. (for PUMDET)
  4. Pay the application fee either online (by net banking, debit/credit cards) or offline (by e-challan)  payment modes
  5. Upon successful submission, the system will generate a confirmation page congaing all the details entered by the candidate.
  6. Download the admit card on the notified date
  7. Candidate must keep the Xerox copy of the completed applications for subsequent use

Note:Application fee for PUMDET is INR 500 plus bank service charges as applicable.

The candidate should bring following important documents in original and their photocopies positively for verification during counselling:

  1. Transfer Certificate   
  2. Community Certificate (For OC candidates community certificate not required)   
  3. Certificates for Special categories, if required     
  4. Nativity Certificate if required   
  5.  Date of Birth Certificate (SSC / ICSE / CBSE).
  6. Medical certificate
  7. Admit Card of PUMDET 2018.
  8. PUMDET rank card
  9. Admit card of 10th standard examination/ Birth certificate
  10. Mark sheet and certificate of 10th standard Board examination
  11. Mark sheet and certificate (if available) of 10+2 standard Board examination
  12. Mark sheet and certificate (if available) of B.A. /B. Sc. examination

Admission Process

MA & M.Sc

Selection of candidates will be done on the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying degree and the entrance test viz. PUMDET 2018 followed by the counselling.

However, the candidates who have passed BA/B.Sc. Honours from the Presidency University with specified minimum marks are admitted to program of their choice directly without any entrance examination.

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



1 Comment
Alameda Maori

Have msc programme on Evs in presidencies universitu

23 May, 2018 00:02
Akansha Expert

Hi Maori, This university does not provide M.Sc in EVS Course for the student.

23 May, 2018 14:07

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