City College Kolkata is an Arts and Science college offering 6 Undergraduate courses to students. The courses offered by the college include BA, B.Com, and B.Sc (both General & Hons.), admission to which is merit-based. Applicants with 50% aggregate marks in the previous qualifying exam are eligible for admission. To apply for admission, the candidate may either follow the online process or he/ she may also go with the offline process.

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City College Highlights

Established | Type 1881 | Government
Affiliation University of Calcutta
Accreditations/ Recognition NAAC Accredited UGC Recognised
Courses Offered  B.Com., B.A., and B.Sc.
Admission Criteria Merit-based
Application Mode Online and Offline
Facilities Common Room, Healthcare, Cafeteria, Gym, Internet, etc.
Official Website http://www.citycollegekolkata.org/ | 033 2350 6505

City College Courses

The institute offers only UG programs in the streams of Arts, Science, and Commerce. Given below are the details of the same:

Course Details
BA (Hons.)
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: 10+2 with any subject and 45% minimum. Subjects: Bengali, Sanskrit, Philosophy, History, and Political Science.

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BA (General)
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: 10+2 in any discipline

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B.Com (Hons.)
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: 10+2 in Commerce stream

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B.Com (General)
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: 10+2 in Commerce stream

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B.Sc (Hons.)
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: 10+2 in Science stream
  • Subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Economics, Botany, Zoology, Physiology, Physical Science, and BioScience.

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B.Sc (General)
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: 10+2 in Science stream

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City College Admissions

The candidates seeking admission to B.A., B.Sc., and B.Com. must have passed class XII in relevant subjects from any of the following boards - WBCHSE/ ISC/ CBSE/ NIOS/ WBCROS Boards. Selection to all the courses is strictly on the basis of merit in the qualifying exam. Merit list is prepared considering the candidate’s performance in the top four subjects in the qualifying exam and the performance in the concerned subject. The admissions generally begin in the month of June every year. The application process for all the courses is conducted

through online mode i.e. the candidate is required to visit the official website of City College to apply for admission.

How to apply?

  • Visit the official website www.citycollegekolkata.org
  • Fill up the application form correctly and choose your desired course.
  • If you wish to apply for more than one subject, you need to fill separate application forms.
  • Make payment of Rs 200 (bank charges extra) through online payment services (SBI Portal) or at any
  • branch of SBI.
  • Candidates who gets into the merit list need to appear for counselling to confirm the admission. Admission Counselling is the second stage for getting admitted into City College.

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City College FAQs

Ques. Do I need to appear for any competitive examination for admission into City College, Kolkata?

Ans. No, there is no such need to appear for any competitive examination. Students can apply directly by filling up the application form on the college’s website.

Ques. Does the college have placement cell?

Ans. The college does not have any placement cell. However, placement assistance is provided.

Ques. When can I apply for admission into City College, Kolkata?

Ans. The admissions generally begin in the month of June every year.

Ques. What are the facilities provided to students?

Ans. The facilities provided to the students are as follows:

  • Common Room 
  • Healthcare
  • Cafeteria
  • Gym
  • Internet

Ques. Does City College Kolkata offer any scholarships to the students?

Ans. There is a system of fee-waiver for poor but meritorious students. Students desirous of availing of this opportunity must apply to the college authority after the publication of the relevant notice.

Financial assistance is extended to the deserving students in respect of examination fees.