West Bengal State University (WBSU) is a state university located in Barasat offering various educational programs at the undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level in the field of Arts, Science, Commerce, Education, Business Administration, Physical Education, etc. WBSU Admission is based on merit scored in the entrance exam conducted by the university.
|Established | Type||2008 | State University|
|Campus Area||28.8 acres|
|Type of Programs||UG, PG, and Ph.D. |
|Admission Criteria||Merit and Entrance based|
The West Bengal State University offers courses at an undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level in the field of Arts, Science, Commerce, Education, Business Administration, Physical Education, etc.
|B.A.||Hindi; Political Science; Journalism & Mass Communication; English; History, Education||Intermediate graduate in any discipline|
|B.Sc||Biochemistry; Microbiology, Zoology; Mathematics; Chemistry; Botany; Computer Science||Intermediate graduate in PCM or PCB with at least 50% marks in aggregate|
|B.Com (Hons)||-||Intermediate graduate with 50% marks with 45% in the subject|
|B.Ed||Graduation in any discipline with at least 50% marks|
|BBA||Intermediate graduate in any discipline|
|M.Sc||Economics; Biochemistry; Botany; Chemistry; Computer Science; Psychology; Electronics; Physics; Mathematics; ||B.Sc (Hons) in relevant discipline with 50% marks in the aggregate|
|M.Com||Commerce & Management ||B.Com (Hons) with 50% marks in aggregate|
|M.A.||English; Education; History; Philosophy; Economics; Geography; Hindi; Film Studies||B.A.(Hons) in relevant discipline with 50% marks in aggregate|
|Ph.D.||Statistics; Microbiology; Mathematics; English; Film Studies; Sociology; Computer Science||Master’s degree in relevant discipline with 55% marks for General category (50% for reserved categories)|
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West Bengal State University Admission is done through online mode. Eligible and Interested candidates are required to submit their applications on the official website of the university. Applicants also have to pay an application fee of INR 300 at the time of application form submission. There is a relaxation of INR 150 for reserved category candidates (SC/ ST). Students are advised to check WBSU eligibility criteria before applying for any program.
- The selection for UG courses is done on the basis of merit of the last qualifying examination.
- In order to get admission in postgraduate courses, applicants have to qualify an entrance exam which is conducted by the university.
- Admission to M.Phil. / Ph.D. program is done through an entrance exam namely- RET (Research Entrance Test) followed by viva voce. Qualified candidates in both rounds are considered for admission.
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West Bengal State University has numerous scholarships to offer its students. The student has to provide documents showing that his/her family income is less than 4.5 lakhs per annum. In the case of SC/ST, the student is to provide certificates of being an SC/ST.
The Training and Placement Cell of West Bengal State University is playing a key role in the grooming of employable human resources, which is probably one of the most important deliverables to the society of any University. Here are some key points regarding WBSU Placements.
- About 30 Students have been placed through direct campus recruitment.
- About 50 students have been placed after giving training on the focused area.
- A total of 20 students has been placed in off-campus mode.
Some reputed companies and/or their partners who visit the campus for possible recruitments such as TCS, Larsen & Toubro, Srei Sahaj E-Village Ltd., Tatwa & Limtex, Nicco Ventures, SRF Ltd, Tech Mahindra, Air Cell, etc.
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The university provides the following facilities to cater to the need of the students:
- Library: Currently, the university has a collection of more than 20,000 books in various fields. It has also subscribed to e-resources to make the learning process of the students easy and convenient. The library also has 34 Sage journals both in print and online form with 20 computer terminals which can be used by the students to browse e-journals and e-books.
- Hostel: The West Bengal State University provides hostel facilities to both male and female students enrolled in the academic programs. The rooms are fully equipped with all the basic amenities like RO, wardrobe, power backup, etc.
- Health Centre: There is a health centre functioning on the ground floor of the administrative building. At present, two clinicians (1 allopath and 1 homeopath) regular visits the centre once in a week. Apart from this, a nurse is also present to take care of the students as well as faculty members.
Ques. How is life at West Bengal State University?
Ans. It has been established for 11 years and is still a growing university. The faculty members are very dedicated to the upliftment of the students. WBSU has undergone a lot of infrastructural development. It is located in a beautiful place in the green lush surroundings.
Ques. Which is better: Calcutta University or West Bengal State University?
Ans. Calcutta University is an old institution in India and is a five star rated university. It is quite well known in the field of academics and research. On the other hand, WBSU is a new educational institute when compared to Calcutta University. Although the degrees from both these universities carry the same value. The faculty members at both are the same and are highly qualified in their respective fields.
Ques. What is the passing marks of General paper at WBSU?
Ans. It completely depends upon the course you are opting for. In the case of honors papers, the minimum marks that a candidate needs to score is 35% in the subject. On average, a student needs to score at least 30% marks in each subject.