Women's College, Calcutta

Women's College, Calcutta

P-29, Kshirode Vidyavinode Avenue,
Kolkata - 700003

Admission Rules & Regulations for Semester –Wise Three year B.A./B.Sc (Honours / General ) Courses of Studies under CBCS ( Choice Based Credit System) 2018-2019

Admission Brochure for the Session 2018-19

The College offers 3-years Honours and General ( CBCS) Under Graduate (Bachelor) Courses in Science and Humanities(Arts) under the affiliation of the University of Calcutta. Hereafter, the above two streams will be abbreviated as B.A (Bachelor of Arts) and B.Sc ( Bachelor of Science) respectively.

  1. The academic session 2018-2019 shall begin from 1st July,2018 and end on 30th June,2019.
  2. Application for admission in B.A/B.Sc courses in the session 2018-2019 shall be online only (http://www.womenscollegekolkata.in) commencing from the date of publication of examination results of W.B.C.H.S.E following the guidelines of the University of Calcutta. For precise Admission schedule of the college visit http://www.womenscollegekolkata.in).
    Note : No printed Application form will be issued from the college. Applications will be considered only upon payment of requisite Application Fees (Rs.200) Per Form A candidate may be admitted to the first year of Three –Year ( Six Semester ) B.A/B.Sc.(Honours/ General) under CBCS courses of studies on passing 10+2 Examination in General Stream Conducted by West Bengal Council of higher Secondary Education(W.B.C.H.S.E), ISC,C.B.S.E and different boards as approved by the University of Calcutta .

Subject to the conditions mentioned below : ( As per CU Norms)


  • In case of Board / Council other than W.B.C.H.S.E., a candidate shall have to pass in five recognized subjects of full marks not being less than 100, of which one shall be “English”. A candidate passing in four subjects shall not be eligible to such admission to the course.
    For the purpose of determining eligibility for admission to the B.A/ B.Sc (Hons. / General ) courses, aggregate marks shall be calculated by adding the Marks in –Top Four Subjects in order of marks secured by a candidate .( Merit Point Criteria be given separately) .Marks in compulsory Environmental Education / Studies shall not be taken into account for calculation of aggregate marks . However, if the subjects “ Environmental Sciences ” is studied as an elective of 100 marks , it may be taken into account for the purpose of demining the aggregate marks.

    Any Application Form containing wrong or any incomplete information will be rejected.

Admission Procedure

The college offers 3-years ( Six Semester ) undergraduate Honours and General Course of studies under CBCS in Science and Humanities (Arts) under the affiliation of Calcutta University.

Students passed 10+2 level board examinations from West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education (WBCHSE), ISC, CBSE, and different boards of other states in India (as approved by the University of Calcutta; click http://wbchse.nic.in/html/equivalent_athourities.html) are eligible for admission to this college following the eligibility criteria mentioned. College shall not be liable for admission/ranking in the Merit List in case the previous 10+2 board is not approved by the University of Calcutta.

Application for 3-year ( Six semester ) B.A/B.Sc Admission in Honours and General courses for the session 2018-2019 shall be online from 08/06/2018 to 16/06/2018.

  • Application will not be considered without payment of Application fees (Rs.200 for each application) within 16/06/2018
  • Admission will be strictly on the Merit Basis.
  • After publication of the Merit List, Admission in Honours Courses will be taken after the counseling session in the college.
  • Admission in General Courses from the Merit List will be taken after the counseling session in the college.
  • All admissions are provisional subject to approval of the Calcutta University.

MERIT POINT CRITERIA FOR B.A/B.Sc. HONOURS & GENERAL ADMISSION 2018-2019

Mandatory criteria

*Pass marks in Subject applied for Honours Course
*Pass marks in Optional (General) subjects chosen

GENERAL CRITERIA

For Honours in Criteria
BNGA Best 4 Marks+Marks in Bengali
ENGA Best 4 Marks+Marks in English
HINA Best 4 Marks+Marks in Hindi
SANA Best 4 Marks+Marks in Sanskrit
HISA Best 4 Marks+Marks in History
PHIA Best 4 Marks+Marks in Philosophy or relevant subject.
PLSA Best 4 Marks+Marks in Political Science
EDCA Best 4 Marks+Marks in Education and or relevant subject
JORA Best 4 Marks+(English/Bengali)
GEOA Best 4 Marks+Marks in Geography
SOCA Best 4 Marks+Marks in Sociology and or relevant Subject
PSYA Best 4 Marks+Marks in Psychology
FNTA Best 4 Marks+Marks in Food & Nutrition
Criteria B.A GENERAL Best 4 Marks
Criteria B.Sc GENERAL Best 4 Marks

ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION TO B.A./B.Sc 1st YEAR HONOURS IN THE FOLLOWING SUBJECT ( 2018-2019 )

History Philosophy Pol.Science Sanskrit Education Sociology
50 % marks in aggregate with 50% marks in the subjects.
Or
55% marks in the subject.
Or
55% marks in aggregate when the candidate takes up Hons, in the subject not included in her previous qualifying examination provided all other clauses are satisfied.

FOR- ENGLISH , BENGALI & HINDI


60% marks in aggregate with 60 % marks in the subjects.

FOR- FOOD AND NUTRITION


60% marks in aggregate with 60% marks in the subject (with Chemistry General ) (P)

FOR- GEOGRAPHY


60 %marks in aggregate with 60% marks in the subject.

FOR- JOURNALISM & MASS COMMUNICATION


50 % marks in aggregate with 50% marks in English.

FOR- PSYCHOLOGY


50 % marks in aggregate with 50% marks in the subject.

FOR GENERAL COURSE ( B.A/ B.SC ) - 50 % MARKS IN AGREEGATE

FOR SC/ST CANDIDATE SESSION -2018-2019

Candidates belonging to the Schedule Casts or Schedule Tribe Community eligible for taking up Honours , must have obtained a minimum of 40% marks in the aggregate or 40% marks in the subject or related subject at the previous qualifying examination. ( As per Govt. / C.U. Rules ) on Merit Basis .


Important Note

  • College has the right to cancel any admission if anomaly is detected, on a later date.
  • Final General Subject combination will be decided at the time of admission according to merit, subject to availability of seats .

Group of Relevant Subjects

A candidate shall be allow to take up the subject(s) under “A” if she had passed the subject(s) under heading “B” at the previous qualifying examination :

Sl.No A B
1. EDUCATION Psychology/ Philosophy/ Mathematics/ Sociology/ Economics/ Political Science/ History/ Statistics/ Physics/Chemistry/ Biology
2. PHILOSOPHY Psychology /Math / Education/ Sociology/ Pol. Science
3. SOCIOLOGY Passed in Science / Humanities/ Arts (except Commerce)