Jadavpur University BA, B.Sc., B.P.Ed. Admissions 2020: Eligibility, Application Process, Dates, Fees

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Jadavpur University in West Bengal, India offers BA, B.Sc. and B.P.Ed at UG level. The duration of BA, B.P.Ed and B.Sc. courses is three years. The program is offered for a duration of two years. The application forms for all courses will be made available online on the University website at different dates.

Jadavpur University offers 9 BA courses, 5 B.Sc. courses, and one B.P.Ed. Course. Admission to all the UG courses, except for B.Sc course is granted on the basis of Entrace test conducted by Jadavpur University.  Applications to Jadavpur University can be made online. The applicant has to pay an Application Fees of INR 150 through SBI I-Collect system using Net Banking/ Credit Card/ Debit Card. Check Jadavpur University Admission 2020.

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How To Apply

Application process for BA, B.Sc and B.PEd. programs offered by the Jadhavpur University is online. Application forms can be accessed on the official university website. The entire Application process is online, but the certificate for sports category, OBC category and PD category will have to be sent separately to the University. The entire Application process comprises primarily given steps:

  1. Register on the Jadhavpur University website.
  2. Login and enter your personal and educational information.
  3. Now click the Submit button to save your data.
  4. A unique number will be generated, note this number for future references.
  5. Select the department you wish to apply for.
  6. Check the eligibility criteria from the link on the top right corner.
  7. In case the applicant is eligible, click the Apply button.
  8. For each department that you apply for, you will be generated a different Application number.
  9. Note down that Application number.
  10. Make an online payment of INR 150 as Application Fee through SBI I-Collect system using Net Banking/ Credit Card/ Debit Card.
  11.  Upload the SB Collect Reference No (starting with DU), and click on submit to complete the application process.

Note: Applicants must submit attested photocopies of the certificates for participation in Sports/Games for applying under Sports category, and disability under the PD category along with a copy of the online payment receipt at the following address.

Office of the Dean and Secretary,

Faculty Council of Arts, U.G. Arts Building, Ground Floor

Jadavpur University, Kolkata 700032.


The University offers the three year BA Program in the following disciplines:

DepartmentGeneralPDSC/STOBC-A/OBC-B/Kashmiri Migrants and Sports
Bengali10+2 with 65% marks10+2 with 61% marks10+2 with 48% marks10+2 with 58% marks
Comparative Literature10+2 with 60% marks in aggregate, and first and second language each10+2 with 57% marks in aggregate, and first and second language each10+2 with 45% marks in aggregate, and first and second language each10+2 with 54% marks in aggregate, and first and second language each
Economics10+2 with 70% marks in aggregate and 75% marks in Mathematics10+2 with 66% marks in aggregate and 71% marks in Mathematics10+2 with 52% marks in aggregate and 56% marks in Mathematics10+2 with 63% marks in aggregate and 67% marks in Mathematics
English10+2 with 75% marks10+2 with 71% marks10+2 with 56% marks10+2 with 67% marks
History10+2 with 75% marks10+2 with 71% marks10+2 with 56% marks10+2 with 67% marks
Philosophy10+2 with 50% marks10+2 with 47% marks10+2 with 37% marks10+2 with 45% marks
Sanskrit10+2 with 60% marks in aggregate with 65% marks in Sanskrit10+2 with 57% marks in aggregate with 61% marks in Sanskrit10+2 with 45% marks in aggregate with 48% marks in Sanskrit10+2 with 54% marks in aggregate with 58% marks in Sanskrit
Political Science10+2 with 60% marks10+2 with 57% marks10+2 with 45% marks10+2 with 54% marks
Sociology10+2 with 60% marks10+2 with 57% marks10+2 with 45% marks10+2 with 54% marks


Domicile holders of the state of West Bengal are eligible for reservation. The reservation criteria are as per the rules of state government.

For PWD: Persons with 40% or more disability will only be considered for admission under PD category under PWD. Applicants under PD category will have to appear before an expert committee to be constituted by the University.

For OBC Category: The candidates who will be provisionally selected under the OBC- A and OBC- B categories must produce an OBC certificate at the time of counselling/ admission. It should be issued by the competent authority that clearly indicates:

  1. The category (A or B) they belong to;
  2. That they do not belong to the creamy layer of the society

For Sports Quota: There are certain requirements that the candidate must fulfill.

For the sports and games recognized by AIU, the candidate must have: 

  1. A record of participation in the Inter-State competition or above; or
  2. Secured position 1st or 2nd or 3rd for individual event or sports or member of Champion / Runners up team for team events/sports/games in Inter-District (open) competition not before 01.01.2014

For Chess: The candidate must have FIDE rating of 1700 and above is eligible to apply for admission under sports quota.

For Tennis: A student having AITA ranking up to 300 for under 18 years boys/girls or ranking up to 500 for open (Men/Women) category is eligible to apply for admission under sports quota.

Admission Process

The following table exhibits the selection criteria related to the courses, that a candidate wishes to enroll in:


Selection Criteria

BA Economics

Marks obtained in Mathematics will be added to aggregate to obtain a final score out of 500. Candidates will be ranked as per the final score.

BA History, Sanskrit and Sociology

Marks scored in qualifying exam

BA English, Comparative Literature

On the basis of a two and a half hour written test for English and a two hour written test for Comparative Literature

BA Political Science, Philosophy

Entrance Exam + Qualifying Exam with 50% weightage each

BA Bengali

Entrance Exam (60% weightage) + 40% weightage of marks obtained in Bengali and English taken together in qualifying exam

B.Sc. Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics

Marks scored in the qualifying exam (out of a score of 400)

B.Sc. Geological Sciences, Geography

Marks scored in the qualifying exam (out of a score of 300)


Admission test (Practical) + academic results + written test.

There will be a separate merit list for male and female candidates.

Note: Candidates who have passed the Higher Secondary or its equivalent examination (under 10+2 system) through a correspondence course under any recognized Board/Council, shall be required to sit for a Preliminary Qualifying Test (PQT) for admissions to BA (Honours) in Economics, History, Sanskrit and Sociology.

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



Harsh Singhaniya

I want to take admission for B.A economic so i for this i have to give an entrance exam or my 12th boards marks will be considered?

29 May, 2019 15:40
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Harsh, marks obtained in Mathematics will be added to aggregate to obtain a final score out of 500. Candidates will be ranked as per the final score on the basis of which, admission will be approved. Thus, no entrance exam will be conducted by the university for admission to this course.

29 May, 2019 16:24
Manishankar Das

Sir I got 466/500 in HS 2019 exam(math-99,phy-94,chem-96). Can I apply for Physics or Chemistry or Geology????

29 May, 2019 12:50
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Manishankar, candidates who have passed intermediate with an aggregate of 65% (60% for reserved category) are considered eligible for the course. Thus, you are eligible. However, admission will be granted only on the basis of academic merit in qualifying examination.

29 May, 2019 12:55
Ambika Sinha

Hiiii... When will be the admission 2019 process start? I want to take BA in English.. So will it see my boards results or entrance exam results?

14 May, 2019 11:10
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Ambika, admission process for all the UG courses will start from June 14, 2019 (tentatively). Admission will be based on the score in a two and a half hour written test for English and a two hour written test for Comparative Literature conducted by the university.

14 May, 2019 12:25
Ayush Das

Hii.plz tell me what is the minimum percentage required in ISC Board to take BSC for PCM subject in ur college? Percenta

08 May, 2019 10:49
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Ayush, students who want admission in non-med courses in B.Sc in the university have to score 65% if they are from open category, 58.5% if they are from SC/ST/PD/Sports quota and 45% for OBC A/OBC B category.

08 May, 2019 12:00
Debankur Basak

I want to do bsc honours in physics how and when to apply

03 May, 2019 12:03
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Debankur, admission to B.Sc Physics Hons will start from June 14, 2019 (tentatively). Admission to all hons courses is based on the marks scored in entrance examination. Candidates can apply for admission online on the official website of the university.

03 May, 2019 12:17
Arnab chowdhury

Hii sir, I gave HS exam in 2017,I got number in Sanskrit and total 74%.I want to do Sanskrit Honours. Will my admissions be? 1.B.A Sanskrit Honors Seat Number General cast. 2.What is NCC done in Jadavpur? 3.B.A. Sanskrit Honors They Are Hostels. ???? Please answer the questions????

03 May, 2019 09:34
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Arnab, the university offers BA in Sanskrit but BA Hons in the same branch is not available. You may check other BA Sanskrit Hons Colleges in West Bengal from here.

03 May, 2019 10:00
sayaree saraswaty

I want a psychology honours and I am from science stream and I am also not a good student what can I do?

20 Dec, 2018 01:20
Akansha Expert

Hi Sayaree, You may please let me know how can I help you?

20 Dec, 2018 12:02
Tony stark

Hi, can I get admission with bsc. Zoology(hons.)?

09 Aug, 2018 09:03
Akansha Expert

Hi Tony, This University does not Offers the Zoology course.

09 Aug, 2018 11:03
Palzor Rapgey

When is the entrance exam for political science going to be held on ?

12 Jul, 2018 10:13
Garima Bansal

Hi Palzor, You may contact to 033-24146666 , INFORMATION OFFICE - 24572227 To get information regarding the entrance exam for political science

12 Jul, 2018 14:53
Tanima Gupta

Hi I want to take an admission in BA ..can u plz help me out with the last date of admission

09 Jul, 2018 08:10
Garima Bansal

Hi Tanima,The admission are closed now

09 Jul, 2018 11:19

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