Basanti Devi College, Kolkata - Admission Details 2020

Basanti Devi College, Kolkata - Admission Details 2020

Kolkata, West Bengal NAAC, UGC | Estd 1959 University of Calcutta, Kolkata Government

Basanti Devi College, Kolkata Admission 2020, Recruitment, Merit List, Review

Established in the year 1959, Basanti Devi College is situated in Kolkata, West Bengal. The college is affiliated to University of Calcutta, West Bengal.

BDC, Kolkata offers several BA & B.Sc. (Honours & General) UG courses, MA in English and Political Science along with a Diploma course in Export Import Management and Certificate course in English Language Training.

  • The application process conducted by the college is online and offline.
  • For admission in UG (Hons.) courses in Science and Arts, the candidates must have passed 10+2 in relevant subjects with 50% marks in aggregate and 45% marks in the particular subject of specialization.
  • For BA & B.Sc. General degree courses, the candidates must have passed 10+2 in Arts and Science streams respectively.
  • Selection of the candidates in any of these UG courses is based on the merit of the qualifying examination and a subject to availability of seats.
  • MA in Political Science & English admission requires the candidates to possess a bachelor’s degree (Hons.) in any discipline with the relevant subjects & 40% marks in aggregate from any recognised University/ Institution.
  • The candidates in MA Political Science are selected based on merit. However, for MA English, the candidates are selected on the basis of English entrance test conducted by the college.
  • Admission in Diploma/ Certification courses in Export Import Management, English Language Training, Basic Skills in Psychological Counselling and Sanskrit require the candidates to have passed 10+2 in any stream.
  • The candidates are selected in these courses on the basis of merit and availability of seats.

Highlight Table:

Name of the CollegeBasanti Devi College (BDC)
College TypeGovernment
Basic Admission CriteriaMerit based – UG & PG Courses Entrance based – MA English
Application ModeOnline & offline
Name of the EntranceEnglish Entrance Test
Entrance ModeOffline
ScholarshipYes

Basanti Devi College UG Admission 2020

Basanti Devi College offers BA and B.Sc. (Honours & General) degree courses in various disciplines of Arts & Science. The basic criteria to take admission in Honours degree courses are the passing of 10+2 with 50% marks in aggregate and 45% marks in the subject of specialization. However, for General degree courses, the candidates must have passed 10+2 in relevant subjects.

The candidates are purely selected on the basis of merit of the qualifying examination.

Course NameSpecializationEligibility CriteriaSelection Procedure
BA (Hons.)BengaliPassed 10+2 with 50% marks in aggregate & 45% marks in Bengali.Based on the merit of the qualifying examination, the admission committee prepares cut-off lists to select candidates till the total intake of seats per course are filled.
EnglishPassed 10+2 with 50% marks in aggregate & 45% marks in English.
SanskritPassed 10+2 with 50% marks in aggregate & 45% marks in Sanskrit.
HistoryPassed 10+2 with 50% marks in aggregate & 45% marks in History.
PhilosophyPassed 10+2 with 50% marks in aggregate & 45% marks in Philosophy.
EducationPassed 10+2 with 50% marks in aggregate & 45% marks in Education.
Political SciencePassed 10+2 with 50% marks in aggregate & 45% marks in Political Science.
SociologyPassed 10+2 with 50% marks in aggregate & 45% marks in Sociology.
Communicative (English Major)Passed 10+2 with 50% marks in aggregate & 45% marks in English.
BAGeneralPassed 10+2 in any stream.
B.Sc. (Hons.)PhysicsPassed 10+2 with 50% marks in aggregate & 45% marks in Physics.
ChemistryPassed 10+2 with 50% marks in aggregate & 45% marks in Chemistry.
EconomicsPassed 10+2 with 50% marks in aggregate & 45% marks in Economics/ Maths.
MathematicsPassed 10+2 with 50% marks in aggregate & 45% marks in Mathematics.
StatisticsPassed 10+2 with 50% marks in aggregate & 45% marks in Stats/ Mathematics.
BAGeneralPassed 10+2 in Science Stream

Key Points:

  • The SC/ ST candidates must have an aggregate of 40% marks in 10+2 with 40% marks in the relevant subject of specialization.
  • Screening Interviews are conducted for BA (Hons.) in Bengali and History.
  • The candidates who have passed 10+2 through Patrachar Vidyalaya are not eligible to take admission in UG courses.
  • Of the total seats, 3% are reserved for candidates with special needs.
  • Accidental Insurance is available for the selected candidates.
  • Reservations are awarded as per the norms of the State Government.

Basanti Devi College PG Admission 2020

Basanti Devi College offers MA in Political Science and English. The candidates seeking admission in these PG courses must have obtained a graduate degree in any discipline with 40% marks in aggregate.

Selection of the candidates in Political Science is based on merit whereas for MA English, the candidates are selected on the basis of their score in English Entrance Test conducted by the college itself.

Course NameSpecializationEligibility CriteriaSelection Procedure
MAPolitical ScienceAny graduate degree with 40% marks in aggregate/Merit list is prepared on the basis of the merit of the qualifying examination.
EnglishBased on 40% weightage on graduation score and 60% weightage in English Entrance Test conducted by the college itself.

Key Points:

  • The English entrance test is a written test comprises of History of English Literature, History of Indian, American and New Literatures, Philology, Creative Writing and Comprehension.
  • Physically handicapped candidates must have an aggregate score of 40% marks in a graduate degree.
  • Reservations for SC/ ST/ PH are 22%, 6% and 3% of the total intake per course.

Basanti Devi College Certificate/ Diploma Course Admission 2020

Basanti Devi College offers Certification/ Diploma courses in Export Import Management, English Language Training, Basic Skills in Psychological Counselling and Sanskrit. The basic eligibility criterion to take admission in these courses must have passed 10+2 in relevant subjects.

The candidates are selected on the basis of the merit of the qualifying examination.

Course NameSpecializationEligibility CriteriaSelection Procedure
Certificate & DiplomaExport Import ManagementPassed 10 + 2 in any stream.Based on the merit of the qualifying examination and a subject to availability of seats.
Certificate courseEnglish Language Training
Basic Skills in Psychological Counseling
Sanskrit

Key Points:

  • The intake of candidates in certificate course in English Language Training is 20 seats.
  • Reservations for candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC/ PH as per the norms of the State & Central Govt.

Basanti Devi College Application Process 2020

The candidates planning to take admission in Basanti Devi College can apply both online and offline for UG, PG and Diploma/ Certificate courses. Below are enlisted the steps for application procedure that needs to be followed for admission.

For Online

  • Visit the official website of the college basantidevicollege.edu.in and click on the admission portal.
  • Fill the online application form correctly.
  • Submit the completely filled application by paying an application fee of INR 400 + INR 20 (for online payments only).

For Offline

  • Visit the official website of the college basantidevicollege.edu.in and download the application form.
  • Take a print of the application form and fill it correctly with required information.
  • Generate an offline bank challan to be payable at ‘Golpark’ branch of Axis bank.
  • Attach the stamped receipt of the challan being paid.
  • Submit the application form along with the receipt of the challan (stamped).

Candidates must carry the following at the time of admission –

  • Printed copy of the submitted application form along with the receipt of paid challan or online acknowledgement.
  • Original copies of 10th mark sheet and passing certificate (for date of birth proof)
  • Original copies of 10+2 mark sheet and passing certificate
  • Original copies of Bachelor’s degree and mark sheet
  • Original Caste Certificate, if applicable
  • Original Physically disabled/ handicapped certificate, if applicable

Basanti Devi College Reservations

The candidates belonging to SC/ SYT/ OBC/ PH categories are given a reservation as per the guidelines of the State Government and Govt. of India.

CategoriesReservation over seats (in % age)
SC22%
ST6%
PH3%
OBC19%

Basanti Devi College Scholarships

Basanti Devi College offers several Scholarship schemes to encourage its candidates for better performance along with the candidates belonging to weaker sections of the society. Here are enlisted the different scholarship schemes which the college offers to its candidates –

  • Free studentships to candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC/ BPL/ PH categories.
  • Merit Scholarship offered by the State Government.
  • Minority Scholarship offered by the State Government.
  • Merit cum Means Scholarship offered by the State Government.
  • Sports Scholarships for candidates with excellence record at University level competitions.

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Important Dates

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Start of Application for BA/ B.Sc 03 Jul - 07 Jul, 2020

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