West Bengal State University (WBSU) is a state university located in Barasat, North 24 Parganas, near the city of Kolkata in West Bengal, India. It was set up under the University Grants commission act of 1956 Section 3. It was established in the year 2008. WBSU offers various educational program at UG, PG and Doctoral levels in the fields of Arts, Science, Commerce, Education, Business Administration, Physical Education etc. WBSU Admission is based on entrance exam which is conducted by the university. West Bengal State University aims to encourage dissemination of knowledge with a view to ensuring better job opportunities for the students.
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Berunanpukuria, P.O. Malikapur, North 24 Parganas, Kolkata, West Bengal 700126
How to Reach
6.7 Km from Barasat Railway Station, Noapara Road, Katgola, Barasat, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
WBSU Courses Offered
The university offers courses at an undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level in the field of Arts, Science, Commerce, Education, Business Administration, Physical Education etc.
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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 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 minimum eligibility to apply for UG courses is class 12 in the relevant discipline with minimum 50% marks from a recognized board. For PG courses, candidates need to hold a Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline with minimum required marks.
To get admission in the doctoral program, candidates need to hold a Master’s degree in the relevant discipline with at least 55% marks (50% marks for the reserved category).
The selection for UG courses is done on the basis of merit of 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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The Training and Placement Cell of the University is playing 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.
- Here are some reputed companies and/or their partners which 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.
- 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.
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The university has numerous scholarships to offer its students. Some general eligibility criteria for the scholarship are:
- 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.