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ADMISSIONS 2009-10

Undergraduate Admission

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General Information for Admission to  B.Sc. 2009-2010

For Admission to BSc Honours degree the candidate must have (a) 50% aggregate and a minimum of 45% in the subject taken as Honours, or (b)55% in the subject chosen for Honours

A candidate is not permitted to study a subject at the graduation level, if he/she studied the subject at the Class XII level and did not pass in the subject at the Class XII level.

Students passing the GCE examination of the UK are eligible for admission if they have passed with 2 A Levels and 3 O levels. Only subjects passed at A-level can be taken for Honours.

For Computer Science Honours or General, a candidate must have passed Physics with Mathematics at the 10+2 level.

For Economics Honours, a candidate should have passed class XII with pure mathematics as a subject. Business mathematics is not accepted for Economics honours.
 

SUBJECTS COMBINATION OFFERED :

  1. B.Sc. Mathematics Honours: with any one of the five elective combinations: a. Physics and Statistics, b. Physics and Computer Science, c. Physics and Chemistry, d. Statistics and Computer Science, and e. Statistics and Economics.
     
  2. B.Sc. Physics Honours: with Mathematics (compulsory elective), and choosing the second elective from among: Chemistry, Computer Science.
     
  3. B.Sc. Chemistry Honours: with Mathematics (compulsory elective), and selecting the second elective from among Physics or Microbiology.
     
  4. B.Sc. Statistics Honours: with Mathematics (compulsory elective), and selecting the second elective from among Computer Science or Economics.
     
  5. B.Sc. Computer Science Honours: with Mathematics and Physics as the electives.
     
  6. B.Sc. Economics Honours: with Mathematics (compulsory elective), and selecting the second from among Statistics or Political Science
     
  7. B.Sc. Microbiology Honours: Chemistry (compulsory) and selecting the second from among Physics or Comp science).
     
  8. For B.Sc. with Mass communication and Videography, as MAJOR, Film Studies is compulsory for all. A candidate is to choose the second elective from among the following subjects: . Pol. Science or Bengali or History or Sociology or Economics.
     
  9. M.Sc (5 yr, integrated, no lateral movement after 3 yrs) Biotechnology : Physics, Chemistry, Maths & Biology / Biotechnology.

Note : Chemistry Honours students taking Microbiology as a general subject will not be eligible for studying M.Sc. (Chemistry) in Calcutta University, Jadavpur University etc.

Criteria for selecting subject combination :

Honours To take GENERAL Subject Combination Must Have passed at XII Level
MATHS PHYSICS, STATS MATHS, PHYSICS
MATHS PHYSICS, COMP.SC. MATHS, PHYSICS
MATHS STATS, COMP.SC. MATHS, (PHYSICS or COMP.SC. or MODERN COMPUTER APPLICATION)
MATHS PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY MATHS, PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY
MATHS STATS, ECONOMICS MATHS
PHYS MATHS, CHEMISTRY PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY, MATHS
PHYS MATHS, COMP.SC. PHYSICS, MATHS
ECON MATHS, STATS MATHS
ECON MATHS, POL.SC MATHS
CHEM MATHS, PHYSICS PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY, MATHS
CHEM MATHS, MICRO.BIO. CHEMISTRY, MATHS, BIOLOGY, PHYSICS
STATS MATHS, ECONOMICS MATHS
STATS MATHS, COMP.SC. MATHS, (PHYSICS or COMP.SC. or MODERN COMPUTER APPLICATION)
COMP.SC. MATHS, PHYSICS MATHS, PHYSICS
MICRO.BIO PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY, MATHS, BIOLOGY
MICRO.BIO COMP.SC., CHEMISTRY PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY, MATHS, BIOLOGY

 

GENERAL SUBJECTS WITH LIMITED SEATS

A. Choice of STATISTICS / JOURNALISM & MASS COMMUNICATION as General Subject.

  • At the time of admission, confirmed allocation is not possible.
  • Some other suitable subject will have to be taken provisionally.
  • Preference will be noted.
  • After completion of admission of admission process a merit list will be prepared, for those candidates who have given preference for STATISTICS / JOURNALISM & MASS COMMUNICATION.
  • Allocation will be made according the merit list, subject to availability of seats.
  • In case of selection, confirmed allocation will be made for STATISTICS / MICROBIOLOGY / JOURNALISM. & MASS COMMUNICATION Otherwise the provisionally allocated subject will be confirmed as the General subject. This will be completed by 15-07-2009.

B. Choice of Modern Indian Language :

In case the candidate had Bengali / Hindi at XII level and the candidate's mother tongue is Bengali / Hindi, the same language will have to chosen in college. Otherwise, Alternative English will have to be chosen.

SELECTION PROCEDURE

For Computer Science Honours and Mass Communication there will be an admission test and the selection is done on the basis of merit as well as admission test marks.

Syllabus for Admission Tests :

Computer Science : Maths, Physics and Logical Reasoning and Understanding Relationships.
Click here for sample question paper (PDF format).... 2008  2007  2006

Mass. Comm. : English and General Awareness.
Click here for previous question paper (PDF format).... 2008  2007  2006

Mathematics : No admission test. But selected candidates have to appear for an interview based on the Maths syllabus of both Class XI & XII.

For all other B.Sc. Honours courses, the selection is done on the basis of marks obtained in the previous qualifying examination.



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