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P.G. Admission Policy for the Session 2008-2009

Faculty of Technology || Faculty of Science || Faculty of Arts, Commerce and Law || Admission Notices

1. PG admission policy of the Faculty of Technology

  1. The candidates with Honours degree (10+2+3) shall be eligible to apply for admission.
  2. The intake for various subjects will be as follows:

Physics-40, Chemistry-45, Mathematics-50, Zoology-25, Botany-25, Geography & Applied Geography-45, Computer Science-10, Anthropology-15 (Hons. graduates having Sociology / Geography / Zoology / Botany / Physics / Chemistry may be considered only after considering the Honours graduates in Anthropology) Microbiology-20 (Hons. graduates in Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Life Science, Botany, Zoology, Physiology may be considered only after considering the Hons graduates in Microbiology), Biotechnology-10 (Seven students will be taken from DBT panel, for the remaining three seats NBU graduates having 55% marks in Physical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Pharmacy, Engineering & Technology, Medicine & Dentistry may be considered), MCA-30 (taken from the panel of JECA. Eligibility: 60% marks in B.A Hons. / B.Sc. Hons. / B.Com. Hons / BCA / BIT / BIS / BSS degree with Mathematics as one of the subjects at (10+2) level or at graduate level.

However, if the departmental committee decides to increase the intake beyond the above quota it has to be approved by the Faculty Council

2. PG admission policy of the Faculty of Science

  1. The candidates with Honours degree (10+2+3) shall be eligible to apply for admission.
  2. The intake for various subjects will be as follows:

Physics-40, Chemistry-45, Mathematics-50, Zoology-25, Botany-25, Geography & Applied Geography-45, Computer Science-10, Anthropology-15 (Hons. graduates having Sociology / Geography / Zoology / Botany / Physics / Chemistry may be considered only after considering the Honours graduates in Anthropology) Microbiology-20 (Hons. graduates in Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Life Science, Botany, Zoology, Physiology may be considered only after considering the Hons graduates in Microbiology), Biotechnology-10 (Seven students will be taken from DBT panel, for the remaining three seats NBU graduates having 55% marks in Physical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Pharmacy, Engineering & Technology, Medicine & Dentistry may be considered), MCA-30 (taken from the panel of JECA. Eligibility: 60% marks in B.A Hons. / B.Sc. Hons. / B.Com. Hons / BCA / BIT / BIS / BSS degree with Mathematics as one of the subjects at (10+2) level or at graduate level.

However, if the departmental committee decides to increase the intake beyond the above quota it has to be approved by the Faculty Council.

  1. Selection of the candidates shall be made according to the following order of Preference.
    1. a) First class Honours graduates of 2008 of NBU
    2. b) First class Honours graduates of 2007 of NBU
    3. c) Second class Honours graduates of 2008 of NBU
    4. d) Honours graduates of 2008 of other Universities of West Bengal
    5. e) Honours graduates of 2008 of other Indian Universities

Ten percent of the intake in each P.G. Department may be filled up by the students of other universities who have secured first class marks in the Honours examinations of 2008. The panel of such students will be prepared on the basis of the marks obtained in the special admission test to be conducted for these students only by the respective P.G. Departments.

28% seats (22% SC and 6% ST) shall be kept reserved for SC and ST students from the state of West Bengal and Sikkim, who will be eligible for admission as per 1 and 3 above. The following procedure will be followed.

  1. a) Applications in the general category will be arranged in order of merit including the students of SC/ST category, if any.
  2. b) Applications of SC & ST candidates will be arranged in order of merit and be selected for admission according to the quota of 22% and 6% respectively.
  3. c) If the ST candidates fall short of the reserved quota, the vacancies will be filled-up by the SC candidates. If the SC candidates fall short of the reserved quota the vacancies will be filled up by the candidates of general category subject to the approval of the District Authority
  1. Physically handicapped candidates of 2008 will be considered specially if they are otherwise eligible. Such candidates have to submit the Medical Certificate from the appropriate authority. An internal screening of these candidates will be made. Three percent of the intake shall be kept reserved for such candidates.
  2. Three percent of the intake shall be kept reserved for the candidates holding B.P.L. certificates. The selection of such candidates will be on the basis of merit.
  3. Three percent of the marks obtained by the University level N.S.S. awardees, five percent of the marks obtained by the State level N.S.S awardees and seven percent of the marks obtained by Indira Gandhi National awardees shall be added to their total marks as incentives to the N.S.S. volunteers.

3. Faculty of Arts, Commerce & Law

The candidate with Honours degree (10+2+3) in the subject shall be eligible for admission for the M.A./M.Com Courses other than Strategic and Area Studies and Honours Graduates (10+2+3) in History / Pol. Sc./Geography / Economics / Sociology / Anthropology for admission to M.A Course in Strategic & Area Studies.

The total-in-take in the Departments of Arts, and Commerce will be as follows:

i). English : 80

ii). Economics : 75

iii). Political Science : 68

iv). Philosophy : 61

v). History : 83

vi). Commerce : 75

vii). Sociology : 35

viii). Nepali : 60

ix). Bengali : 83

x) Hindi : 30

xi) Strategic & Area Studies : 20

However, if a Departmental Committee proposes to increase the in-take beyond the above figures it has to be approved by the Faculty Council.

Selection of the candidates shall be made according to the following order:

a). 1st Class Honours graduates of 2008 of this University.

b). 1st Class Honours graduates of 2008 of other Universities of West Bengal.

c). 1st Class Honours graduates of any Indian University recognized by N.B.U. of 2008.

d). Honours graduates of North Bengal University who obtained degree in 2008.

e). Honours graduates of 2008 of other Universities of West Bengal.

The order of preference shall be year of graduation in 2008, 2007, 2006.

Candidates passed before 2006 shall not be considered.

The students of other Universities who have graduates in 2008 securing 1st class marks in honours examinations may fill up Maximum 10% of the in-take in each Post-Graduate department. The Panel of such students will be prepared on the basis of the marks obtained in the admission tests to be conducted by the respective Departments.

Candidates holding degrees from Foreign Universities would be considered eligible for admission into the Post-Graduate courses under the Faculty of Arts, Commerce & Law provided, (a) they obtain honours or equivalent degree from a recognized foreign university or (b). they obtain B.A degree having offered in that particular subject as major one from a recognized foreign university. Normally overlapping of academic session may not be permitted in deciding admission.

However, when a case of admission of students from foreign university is related to the implementation of Bilateral Academic Exchange Programme of the Govt. of India with foreign countries the candidate and the concerned government would be informed of the difficulties likely to be faced by the candidate under such circumstances and the Vice-chancellor would be requested to give a decision.

For admission into M.A in Nepali, candidates who have passed the B.A examination under the old 3 year degree course (general) with 40% marks in Elective Nepali or 45% marks in Nepali vernacular would also be eligible for admission if sufficient applicants with Honours in Nepali are not available.

Physically handicapped candidates of 2008 will be considered specially if they are other wise eligible. Such candidates will have to submit medical certificates from appropriate authorities. An internal screening of such cases will be made. 3% (three percent) seats shall be kept reserved for such candidates.

For NSS awardees the following incentive as percentage of marks will be given at the time of admission.

a). University level awardees - 3%

b). State Level awardees - 5%

c). Indira Gandhi National awardees - 7%

3% of the seats shall be reserved, under poverty alleviation scheme, for poor candidates subject to production of B.P.L certificate.

28% seats (22% SC and 6% ST) shall be kept reserved for the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe students from the State of West Bengal and Sikkim who will be eligible for admission following the procedure mentioned below:

a). Applications in the general category be arranged in order of merit including the students of SC/ST category, if any.

b). SC and ST candidates not placed in the merit list (a) be arranged in order of merit and be selected for admission according to the quota of 22% and 6% respectively.

c). If the number of eligible ST candidates falls short of the reserved quota, the vacancies will be filled up by eligible SC candidates and vice-versa. If the number SC/ST candidates falls short of the quota for them, the vacancies may be filled up by the candidates of general category after observing necessary procedures.

Additional intake of displaced Bhutanese students not exceeding five in each Arts/Commerce subject is permitted subject to the fulfillment of eligibility criteria for admission in P.G Courses of the University by the applicant. Applications for admission to the P.G. Courses subject to the fulfillment of the requisite qualifications of the windows / wards of the armed forces personnel killed / disabled in action or during peace time and of Kashmiri migrant students will be considered in pursuance of UGC letter no. F>1-53/98 (CPP-II) Dated December, 2004 and UGC D.O. no. F.10-3/2004-Desk (U) dated 18.01.2005 respectively. Admission of such candidates, if any, shall be finalized with the approval of the Vice-Chancellor.

Faculty Council resolved that if any problem arises regarding interpretation of any item/part of the selection policy the matter should be referred to the Vice-chancellor.

Forms received from the students will be arranged in order of merit as per the Admission Policy and panel of the provisionally selected candidates will be prepared in the Office of the Secretary, Faculty Council for P.G Studies in Arts, Commerce & Law, NBU. The panel alongwith the forms of the provisionally selected candidates will be verified by the concerned Head of the Department. After verification the Secretary will prepare list of admission in different categories (such as General, SC and ST as per rule) keeping a provision of 10% vacancy for reassessed candidates. If no response is received from the Head of the Departments, the Secretary will publish the list after the approval of the Vice-chancellor. The list shall be notified on the notice board of the Office of the Secretary to be decided by the Faculty Council.

The replica watches uk whole process of admission into M.A/M.Com Part I classes should be completed within 30 working days from the date of commencement of Part- I classes. Names of the students who will fail to attend 50% of the lectures delivered during the first 15 working days (from the date of commencement of P.G Part I and Part II classes) shall be forwarded to the Office of the Secretary by the Heads of the Departments within 5 teaching days from the date of expiry of 15 days period positively for cancellation of admission. This procedure will be equally applicable for the candidates to be admitted against the dropouts. If a candidate cannot join the class within 15 working days on medical ground he/she may seek exemption by submitting an application along with medical certificate within 15 days period to the Head of the Department. The department concerned shall refer such cases to the Vice-chancellor for decision.

The admission in the M.A. / M.Com Courses in the Constituent Colleges of this University shall be conducted following the same policy.