UNIVERSITY OF KALYANI 

NEW PROPOSED RULES FOR ADMISSION TO THE THREE-YEAR (SIX SEMESTER) B.A./ B.SC./ B.COM. (HONOURS & PROGRAMME/GENERAL) COURSES OF STUDIES UNDER SEMESTERIZED CBCS CURRICULAM EFFECTIVE FROM THE

ACADEMIC SESSION 2018-2019

(Amended up to 23.05.2018)

Admission Qualifications:

 

1.

Eligibility &

Recognized Boards

A candidate may be admitted to the first semester of three-year(Six Semester) B.A./ B.Sc./ B.Com.(Honours & Programme/General) Courses of Studies on passing Higher Secondary (10+2) Examination in General conducted by the West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or an equivalent examination conducted by other State Board/Council, or The W.B. Council of Rabindra Open Schooling, or The National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) recognized by the Distant Education Bureau(DEB) subject to fulfillment of the conditions mentioned below:

 

Candidates from ‘other’ Boards

In case of other Boards/Councils, a candidate shall have to pass in five recognized subjects, of which one shall be English, of full marks not being less than 100 each. A candidate passing in four subjects shall not be eligible for admission.

 

Candidates from Vocational Stream

However, Candidates passing Higher Secondary examination from vocational stream conducted by the West Bengal State Council of Technical & Vocational Education & Skill Development (WBSCTVE&SD) or any other equivalent

Board/Council are eligible for admission only in Programme/General courses(and

 

not in Honours Courses) provided that the candidate must have passed in 5 (five) recognized subjects, of which one shall be English, in the previous qualifying examination.

2.

Permissible chances of admission

Candidates shall be allowed for admission within 03 (three) consecutive academic sessions including the year of passing the previous qualifying examination. (For example: candidates passing H.S. Examination in the year 2018 will get last chance of admission in the academic session 2020-2021.)

3.

Eligibility for pursuing Honours Course of studies

 

A candidate taking up Honours Course in a subject must have obtained:

(I)    A minimum of 45% marks in aggregate and 55% marks in the subject or related subject at the previous qualifying examination.

or

(II)   50% marks in aggregate and 45% marks in the subject or related subject at the previous qualifying examination.

or

(III)55% marks in aggregate when the candidate has not studied the subject or any related subject in his /her previous qualifying examination provided all other clauses are complied with (especially Rule 5).

Relaxation

3.

(a). However, candidates belonging to the Schedule Caste or Schedule Tribe Community taking up Honours Course of Study shall enjoy 5% relaxation in marks in (I), (II) & (III) above, as the case may be

     


University of Kalyani                                                                                                             Undergraduate Admission Rules 20018                                                        (Amended up to 23.05.2018)

 

 

Explanation:

(i)     Aggregate means the sum of marks of best scored five (05) subjects excluding compulsory Environmental Education/Environmental Science/Environmental Studies.

(ii)   While calculating such aggregate, full marks of each such subject will be scaled down to 100 wherever needed.

4(a). Admission process will be strictly online and on the basis of merit. Merit list will be prepared uniformly on the basis of the following criteria:

Merit List

(i)   In case of Honours courses: Aggregate (as per previous explanation) plus the marks obtained in the subject in which he/she intends to take up honours or related subject. However, students who avail themselves of the Rule 3(III) will not get the benefit of ‘related subject’.

(ii)    In case of Programme /General courses: Merit list will be prepared on the basis of aggregate.

 

Publication of

Merit List

4(b).For admission to Honours courses complete list of all applicants is according to merit to be published at the first instance and admission be done preferably through counseling in accordance with the intake capacity.

4(c). For admission to Programme/General courses complete list of all applicants according to merit to be published at the first instance and admission be done preferably through counseling in accordance with the intake capacity.

More than one candidate at the same merit position

4(d). While admitting candidates from the merit list if it is found at some point of time that the approved intake is to be increased as a special case likely to be breached due to sharing of the same merit position by more than one candidate then in that case all the candidates at that particular merit position may be admitted subject to prior approval of the Vice-Chancellor and the excess admission will be granted only for that year.

Choice of Subjects

5. For the B.A. & B.Sc. (Honours & Programme/General) Course of Studies a candidate is required to choose his/her Honours and Generic Elective subjects, as the case may be, from among Groups I to VIII below by taking not more than one subject from any of the groups mentioned hereunder.

 

Groups of Subjects

Groups:

Gr. I: Physics, Zoology, Education, Film Studies, Physical Education.

Gr. II: Mathematics, History.

Gr. III: Arabic, Chemistry, Defense Studies, Sanskrit, Sociology.

Gr. IV: Botany, Economics, Food and Nutrition.

Gr. V: Environmental Science, Political Science.

Gr. VI: Geography, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, Media Studies, Philosophy.

Gr. VII: Physiology, Statistics, English.

Gr. VIII : Computer Science, Bengali, Hindi, Urdu


 University of Kalyani                                                                                                             Undergraduate Admission Rules 20018                                                           (Amended up to 23.05.2018)

 

 

6.

A candidate shall be allowed to take up the subject(s) under heading ‘(A)’ at both Honours and Programme/General level if he/she has passed the subject(s) under

heading ‘(B)’ at the previous qualifying examination.

 

 

A

B

 

 

Requirement of studying subject(s) at H.S. (plus two) Level