West Bengal State University (WBSU) is a state university located in Barasat offering various educational programs at the Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Doctoral levels 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. Applicants may fill the online application form by paying the required application fee and submitting the relevant documents. The university also has a distance learning center offering MA in Bengali, Education, English, and History. 

Latest Updates:

  • The university released a notice for Admission in P.G. Courses of WBSU 2020-2022 on November 21, 2020. Students have been given the last chance for document uploading by November 22, 2020. The First date of online Admission for the same will be November 25, 2020.
  • The university released a notice on November 9, 2020, extending the last date of UG Registration up to November 21, 2020. 

WBSU Admission 2020

Event Date
Last date for uploading documents  November 22, 2020
Online Admission  November 25, 2020.
Last date for registration  November 21, 2020

WBSU Highlights

Established | Type 2008 | State University
Recognized by UGC
Type of Programs UG, PG, and Ph.D. 
Admission Criteria Merit and Entrance based
Application Process Online and Offline
Official Website http://www.wbsubregistration.org/

Read More: DDE WBSU

WBSU Courses

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.

Courses Specializations Eligibility
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)

Check: WBSU Fees

WBSU Admission

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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WBSU Scholarship

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. 

WBSU Placement

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.

WBSU Facilities

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 center functioning on the ground floor of the administrative building. At present, two clinicians (1 allopath and 1 homeopath) regularly visits the center 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. 

Ques. How can I check my WBSU result?

Ans. You may check the WBSU result by following the below-given steps:

  • Visit the official website of the university.
  • Click on the Examination tab on the top menu.
  • Click on the course-wise result shown
  • Enter the registration number/ roll number as inquired. Click on submit.

Ques. How is West Bengal State University Faculty?

Ans. The faculty members of WBSU are well-qualified in their relevant fields. The prominent faculty members hold a Ph.D. degree in their specialized fields and have worked in the same profession for a good number of years. The majority of the faculty members hold a Master’s degree in the relevant subject.

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Ques. What are some of the best colleges for B.Ed under the affiliation of WBSU?

Ans. Some of the best colleges for B.Ed in affiliation with WBSU are:

  • Kingstone Educational Institute (KEI)- Read More
  • East Calcutta Girls College- Read More
  • Gandhi Centenary B.T. College, North- Read More
  • Gobardanga Hindu College- Read More
  • Adamas Institute of Teacher Education- Read More
  • Nandlal Ghosh B.T. College- Read More
  • Gopal Chandra Memorial College of Education- Read More

Ques. What is the scope of pursuing M.Sc Statistics from WBSU?

Ans. Graduates with M.Sc (Statistics) from West Bengal State University may apply for the following job positions:

Job Position Salary Package (Estimated)
Investment Analyst INR 5-9 LPA
Statistician INR 3-6 LPA
Cost Estimator INR 6-8 LPA
Service Estimator INR 6-8 LPA

Ques. How to reach WBSU?

Ans. You may reach to WBSU via bus services. Buses like 81, 78C/1, S34, etc. regularly travel between Barasat and Barrackpore. Take the bus route to the Kajibari Bus stop. After you have reached the bus stop, you may ask people around or look for the campus on google maps.

Ques. How can I apply for transcripts at WBSU?

Ans. To apply for the transcripts at West Bengal State University follow the below steps:

  • Fill the registration form.
  • Submit the form to the Principal or Head of the concerned Department or College.
  • Submit a photocopy of mark sheets of all the years studied at the university along with his/ her application for transcription, registration certified, duly verified and attested by the Principal of the concerned college or head of the department.
  • The maximum time required for the process is one month, the student must apply one month prior to the requirement in person.
  • Transcription fees should be paid via DD in favor of WBSU, payable at Barasat/ Kolkata through Challan at University Accounts Department.
  • Fee payable is INR 1000 for one to five copies, and INR 250 for every additional copy.

Ques. What courses are offered at the distance center of WBSU?

Ans. DDE WBSU offers an MA program in 4 subjects. Subjects offered are: