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Rabindra Bharati University - Admission Notice of P.G. Course in Arts Faculty of 2018-19 session


RABINDRA BHARATI UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Arts
Admission Notice of P.G. Course in Arts
Session: 2018-2019

The University invites online applications for admission to Post-graduate academic programmes (M.A.) of 2-year duration consisting of 4 Semesters of 6-month each in the following subjects under the Faculty of Arts in the session 2018-2019.

Online Application can be made on the University Website :
www.rbu.ac.in and www.admission.rbu.net.in
from 09/07/2018 to 18/07/2018 (up to 04:00 P.M.).

Last date for online payment through Payment Gateway is 19/07/2018 upto 04:00 P.M.

Schedule for Admission in MA in the Faculty of Arts

As desired by the Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, the following schedule for admission to P.G. Courses in the Various Subjects under the Faculty of Arts in 2018-2019 session is hereby notified for information to all concerned:
Faculty of Arts [Except the Journalism & Mass Comm. and HDS)]
i Publication and Notification of Advertisement in the website (www.rbu.ac.in) 06/07/2018
ii Publication and Notification of Advertisement in the Newspaper on or before 06/07/2018
iii Availability of online Admission form (Arts & Fine Arts) 09/07/2018
to
18/07/2018
(up to 05:00 P.M.)
iv Last date of online payment of application fees through Payment Gateway 19/07/2018
(up to 04:00 P.M.)
v Master List will be published 25/07/2018
(after 05:00 P.M.)
vi Rectified date 26/07/2018
&
27/07/2018
vii Rectified list published on 30/07/2018
viii Interview of PWD candidates see the RBU website
(Only for the subjects under the Faculty of Arts)
ix Publication of 1st Provisional Merit List 07/08/2018
(after 05:00 P.M.)
x Provisional Admission of 1st Merit List through Payment Gateway 08/08/2018
to
11/08/2018
xi Commencement of Classes of the provisionally admitted Students 17/08/2018
xii Confirmation of Admission through verification of original documents in the Faculty office 17/08/2018
to
24/08/2018
Journalism and Mass Communication
i Publication list for admission test 24/07/2018
ii To collect admit card 25/07/2018
to
26/07/2018
iii Date of Written 27/07/2018
(at 12:00 Noon)
iv Publication the result of Written test for Viva-voce 03/08/2018
(at 04:00 P.M.)
v Date of Viva-voce 06/08/2018
to
07/08/2018
vi Publication of 1st Provisional Merit List 10/08/2018
(after 05:00 P.M.)
vii Provisional Admission of 1st Merit List through Payment Gateway 11/08/2018
to
14/08/2018
viii Commencement of Classes of the provisionally admitted Students 17/08/2018
ix Confirmation of Admission through verification of original documents in the Faculty office 17/08/2018
to
24/08/2018
Human Rights & Human Development Studies
i Publication list for admission test 24/07/2018
ii To collect admit card 25/07/2018
to
26/07/2018
iii Date of Written 27/07/2018
(at 12:00 Noon)
iv Publication of 1st Provisional Merit List 10/08/2018
(after 05:00 P.M.)
v Provisional Admission of 1st Merit List through Payment Gateway 11/08/2018
to
14/08/2018
vi Commencement of Classes of the provisionally admitted Students 17/08/2018
vii Confirmation of Admission through verification of original documents in the Faculty office 17/08/2018
to
24/08/2018
  • Subjects: Bengali, English, Sanskrit, History, Economics, Philosophy, Political Science, and Education

    Eligibility: Graduation with Honours or its equivalent under 10+2+3 system from any U.G.C. recognized University in the concerned subject.

    Note: Honours Graduate or its equivalent under 10+2+3 system with B.Ed may also apply for M.A. in Education.

    Break of study permissible up to only 2 years i.e the candidates who have passed Graduation with Honours or its equivalent in 2018, 2017 & 2016 are only eligible to apply.
    Admission to the above courses will be taken according to merit as per norms prescribed by the University.
  • Subject: Journalism and Mass Communication

    Eligibility: Honours Graduate or Post Graduate with honours or its equivalent under 10+2+3 system from any U.G.C. recognized University in any subject are eligible to apply.

    Break of study permissible up to only 2 years i.e the candidates who have passed Graduation with Honours or Post Graduation with honours or its equivalent in 2018, 2017& 2016 are only eligible to apply.

    Admission to M.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication will be made through admission test. (see norms being adopted for preparation of merit list for details)
  • Subjects: Mathematics, Geography, Sociology and Hindi

    Eligibility: Graduation with Honours or its equivalent under 10+2+3 system from any U.G.C. recognized University in the concerned subject.

    Break of study permissible up to only 2 years i.e the candidates who have passed Graduation with Honours or its equivalent in 2018, 2017 & 2016 are eligible to apply.
    Admission to the above courses will be taken according to merit as per norms prescribed by the University.
  • Subjects: Environmental Studies and Human Rights and Human Development
    • Environmental Studies: Graduation with Honours or its equivalent under 10+2+3 System in any subject from any U.G.C. recognized University.

      Break of study permissible up to only 2 years i.e the candidates who have passed Honours or its equivalent in 2018, 2017 & 2016 are eligible to apply.
      Admission to the above courses will be taken according to merit as per norms prescribed by the University.
    • Human Rights and Human Development: Graduation with Honours or it equivalent from any UGC recognized University in any subject of Social Sciences, management and law (3yrs/5yrs) under 10+2+3 system with 50% marks in aggregate (30% for SC/ST and 36% for OBC-A & OBC-B candidates ).

      For freshers: Break of study permissible up to only 2 years i.e the candidates who have passed Graduation with Honours or its equivalent in 2018, 2017 & 2016 are eligible to apply.
      Exception may be made for the candidates already working in Army / Paramilitary force / Police or in any human rights organization / NGO.
      Admission to M.A. course in Human Rights and Human Development will be made through admission test.

      Academic Programmes: Master of Social Work (MSW) (2 – year self financing under semester system)
      Minimum Eligibility: Graduation with Honours or its equivalent under 10+2+3 system from any U.G.C. recognized University in any subject.

      Break of study permissible up to only 2 years i.e the candidates who have passed Graduation with Honours or its equivalent in 2018, 2017 & 2016 are only eligible to apply.
      Admission to the above courses will be taken according to merit as per norms prescribed by the University.
  • For the subjects: Bengali, English, Sanskrit, Political Science, History, Philosophy, Economics,Education. Mathematics, Geography,Sociology, Hindi, Environmental Studies and M.S.W. :
    • H.S or its equivalent - 50 (on pro-rata basis when full score will be considered equivalent)
      [best 4 subjects other than Environmental Education (ENVS)]
    • Honours or its equivalent - 50 (on pro-rata basis when full score will be considered equivalent)
    Aggregate of the total score (a + b = total score) will be counted towards preparation of provisional merit lists which will be subject to verification.
  • For the subject of Journalism and Mass Communication:
    a H.S or its equivalent
    [best 4 subjects other than Environmental Education (ENVS)]
    10 (on pro-rata basis when full score will be considered equivalent)
    b B.A. (Hons.) or its equivalent

    OR

    MA or its equivalent (if applicant has a Master’s degree, the marks of Master’s will be considered)
    10 (on pro-rata basis when full score will be considered equivalent)
    c Admission Test (including Written Test and Viva-voce) 80 (score)
    d Admission Test:
    (i) Written Test: Full marks-60
    (ii) Viva-voce: Full marks-20
     

    Qualifying Marks:
    • Written Test: 40% (30% for SC/ST and 36% for OBC-A & B candidates)
    • Viva-voce: 40% (30% for SC/ST and 36% for OBC-A & B candidates)
    The candidates who will qualify the Written Test will only be eligible for the Viva-voce. Aggregate of the total score (a + b + c = total score) will be counted towards preparation of the provisional merit lists which will be subject to verification.
    For the subject: Human Rights and Human Development: Admission to M.A. course in Human Rights and Human Development will be made through admission test. The candidates selected in the admission test will be eligible for admission.
  • Subjects: Journalism and Mass Communication and Human Right and Human Development
    Provisional lists of the candidates selected for Admission Test will be published on the University website on 24/07/2018.
  • Downloading of Admit Cards: Downloading of Admit Cards: 25/07/2018 to 26/07/2018.
    Admit Cards will have to be downloaded by the candidates themselves by entering their Application Identification Number (AIN) printed on their downloaded Application Form. The candidates must print two copies of the downloaded admit card. The admit Card will be required to be produced at the time of Admission Test. Candidate will not be allowed to sit for the Admission Test without Admit Card.
  • Schedule of Admission Test and Admission:
      • Prospective date of Written Test for Journalism and Mass Communication: 27/07/2018.
      • Prospective dates of Viva-voce for Journalism and Mass Communication: 06/08/2018 & 07/08//2018.
    • Prospective date of Admission Test (Viva-voce) for Human Rights and Human Development: 27/07/2018.
    • Publication of 1st provisional merit list in the subjects - Journalism and Mass Communication and Human Rights and Human Development (on the website): 10/08/2018.
    • Online Admission of 1st provisional merit list: 11/08/2018 to 14/08/2018 (from 11:30 A.M. to 03:30 P.M.).
    • Prospective date of commencement of classes: 17.08.2018
    • Confirmation of Admission: 17/08/2018 to 24/08/2018.

Publication of Master Lists, Provisional Merit Lists & Modes of Admission:

Subjects: Bengali, English, Sanskrit, Political Science, History, Philosophy, Economics, Education. Mathematics, Geography, Sociology, Hindi, Environmental Studies and M.S.W:
Master Lists of the Candidates for the above subjects will be published on the University website on 25/07/2018.
Rectification of Master List(if any): 26/07/2018 to 27/07/2018
Rectified Master List Published: 30/07/2018
1st Provisional Merit list of the candidates selected for admission in the above subjects and other details will be published on the University website on 07/08/2018.
Online Provisional Admission through Payment Gateway: On 08/08/2018 to 11/08/2018 the selected candidates will be required to pay the Course fee. Once again the candidate will be offered to pay through Payment Gateway. After successful transaction of payment of Course fee, the candidate will be treated as admitted provisionally. Please note that this provisional admission will be categorically treated as cancelled, if the information particularly marks entered during the filling up of Application Form do not tally with the actual marks reflected on the original mark sheets.
Date of commencement of classes: 17/08/2018
Admission Confirmation: 17/08/2018 to 24/08/2018 (between 11:30 A.M. and 03:30 P.M. on any working day of the University) For confirmation of admission, provisionally admitted candidates must bring the duly filled–in downloaded Application Form bearing AIN and all original mark-sheets, SC/ ST / OBC / PWD certificates issued by the competent authority (in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD category), and other relevant documents for physical verification. Only after successful verification, the provisional admission will be confirmed.If any discrepancies are found during verification of documents, marks, scores, etc. the provisional admission in the respective academic programme will be categorically cancelled and no refund of payment will be made. No further application for rectification will be entertained at this stage.
A set of hard copy of duly filled-in downloaded Application Form along with self- attested copies of all mark sheets, certificates and other relevant documents and copy of payment receipt will be required.
  • Reservation of seats for the reserved categories of ST/SC/OBC-A&B/PWD(PH) will be as per the West Bengal Higher Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Rules, 2013.
  • Few seats are reserved in each course for Foreign / NRI students against a higher rate of tuition fees. In case of non-availability of Foreign / NRI students, Indian students may be considered in those seats against the same higher rate of tuition fees. For these seats, application will be invited after the admission of 2nd merit list. Such applications will have to be downloaded from the University website by entering the system generated Application Identification Number ( AIN) and the date of birth as entered during online application for admission. Therefore, it is to be noted that only the candidates who have already submitted online application for admission in this session i.e. 2018-19, will get the chance to apply.
  • Sports quota is applicable only in the subjects under the Faculty of Arts.
As per Govt. Rules, the candidates belonging to reserved categories (SC/ST/OBC) who have found place in the general merit list on the basis of their merit will also be placed in the merit list for the reserved categories of candidates. It is mandatory for such candidates to exercise their option on whether they would like to be placed in the general merit list or the separate merit list for reserved categories of candidates. Admission would be made as per the option exercised by the candidates. The option once exercised shall not be altered under any circumstances. Option will have to be submitted at the time of confirmation of admission. Details will be notified in due course.
  • Application Processing Fee:
    • For all subjects other than Journalism and Mass Communication and Human Rights and Human Development:
      Rs. 200/- + additional charge of Bank (Rs. 120/- + additional charge of Bank for PWD candidates)
    • For the subjects- Journalism and Mass Communication and Human Rights and Human Development:
      Rs. 250/- + additional charge of Bank (Rs. 150/- + additional charge of Bank for PWD candidates)
  • Course Fees to be paid at the time of admission in 1st Semester:
    • Subjects: Bengali, English, History, Political Science, Sanskrit and Philosophy:
      Rs. 1,765/- + additional Bank Charge and for Foreign Students Rs. 4,415/-+ Additional Bank Charge
    • Subject: Economics:
      Rs. 1,965/- + additional Bank Charge and for Foreign Students Rs. 4,415/- + Additional Bank Charge
    • Subject: Education:
      Rs. 3,015/- + additional Bank Charge and for Foreign Students Rs. 4,315/- + Additional Bank Charge
    • Subject: Journalism and Mass Communication:
      Rs. 6,415/- + additional Bank Charge and for Foreign Students Rs. 7,315/- + Additional Bank Charge
    • Subject: Mathematics:
      Rs. 6,405/- + additional Bank Charge and for Foreign Students Rs. 7,065/- + Additional Bank Charge
    • Subjecy: Geography, Environmental Studies:
      Rs. 6,815/- + additional Bank Charge and for Foreign Students Rs. 7,315/- + Additional Bank Charge
    • Subject: Hindi, Sociology, Human Rights and Human Development Studies:
      Rs. 5,815/- + additional Bank Charge and for Foreign Students Rs. 7,315/- + Additional Bank Charge
    • Subject: Master of Social Work:
      Rs. 10,568/- + additional Bank Charge and for Foreign Students Rs. 11,888/- + Additional Bank Charge
The applicants are advised to follow the instructions noted hereunder while filling up the Application Forms online:
  • In order to apply online, applicants have to register themselves first.
  • During registration, applicant will be asked to provide an e-mail id and a mobile number, these must be valid ones because initial login password will be sent to the provided email id and mobile number via SMS, and in future, all correspondences in this regard may be made to these e-mail id and the given mobile no. via SMS.
  • Applicants must provide valid email id & mobile number. else the registration process will not be completed.
  • After registration, the password will be sent to the registered e-mail id and mobile number.
  • It is recommended that the applicant should change their password on the first log in, if required.
  • After successful login, applicant will be required to select course(s) he / she may wish to apply and check the eligibly first. Once found eligible he / she can fill up rest of the Admission Form.
  • An applicant will be required to upload his / her scanned Photograph and Signature during filling up the admission form, therefore, he/she is advised to keep these ready before filling up the admission form.
  • If the applicant does not have all required information at the time of filling the form, he/she can save the incomplete application as a draft (by clicking on ‘Next’ or ‘Previous’ button) and log out. Later, by login back to his/her account again he/she may complete the rest of application form.
  • After filling up all required information to submit the same, applicant must agree with the given declaration, clicking on check box. It is important to note that, once it is submitted, the information already entered cannot be altered under any circumstances. Therefore, they are advised to be sure about the accuracy and relevance of the filled up information before clicking the submit button.
  • After Submission of the application, applicant will be able to download or take print out of the filled up ‘Application Form’ bearing the AIN (Application Identification Number) and his / her other information relating to instructions for payment of Application Processing Fees through Payment Gateway. Application shall be summarily rejected, if payment is not made as per instructions given in the autogenerated Instruction Sheet for Payment.
  • The automatically generated AIN (Application Identification Number) number shall be treated as unique identification number for an application during the admission process. Therefore, any Application Form erroneously downloaded and printed without automatically generated AIN (Application Identification Number) will not be accepted under any circumstances.
  • The applications, once applied by the Applicant cannot be cancelled or altered and the amount paid for the same by the Applicant is not refundable. All amount(s) paid by the Applicant, for application to the course(s) offered by ‘Rabindra Bharati University’ shall stand appropriated. In case of multiple payments, being processed for a single application, the extra amount may be refunded to the Applicant after verification, if applied for.
After successful Submission of the application, applicant will be able to download or take print out of the filled up ‘Application Form’ bearing the AIN (Application Identification Number) and his / her other information relating to instructions for payment of Application Processing Fees through Payment Gateway. Application shall be summarily rejected, if payment is not made as per instructions given in the auto-generated Instruction Sheet for Payment.

Step 1: The Applicant will be asked to click on the Payment Button. Once it is clicked on the Payment Button, the applicant will be redirected to the Payment Gateway for payment of requisite Application Processing Fees.

Step 2: Any one of the following 3(three) methods for payment of Application Processing Fees can be opted:
  • Online payment through Net Banking or Credit Cards or Debit Cards of any bank.
  • Through Cash/Challan: A Pay-in-slip will have to be generated. The candidate can submit the fees through Cash/Challan in any of the branches of Allahabad Bank after 24 hours of printing the auto-generated Cash/ Challan.
  • Through NEFT: A Pay-in-slip will have to be generated. The candidate can submit the fees through NEFT in any branch of the Bank in which he/she has his/her Bank Account. Example: If a candidate has bank account in State Bank of India (SBI) , he/she can submit the fees through NEFT in any branches of the State Bank of India (SBI).
Step 3: After payment of fees through any one of the aforesaid methods, the candidate is advised to log in again into the admission portal with his/her log in id and passwords and see payment history . Candidates are advised to see the payment history at least after 24 hours of successful transaction.
  • No student will participate in, abet or propagate ragging in the University campus and hostels as per order of the Hon’ble Supreme Court.
  • Candidates applying for more than one subject will have to apply separately following procedures mentioned above.
  • Candidates admitted elsewhere in any degree course must submit certificate or any other relevant document showing cancellation from the said degree course at the time of admission. Failing which, his/her candidature will be treated as cancelled.
  • No candidate will be allowed for admission to pursue two or more concurrent degree courses (regular/external) simultaneously as per UGC norms.
  • Candidates interested in admission will be required to collect all information regarding interview/test and admission dates in this regard from the University Website: www.rbu.ac.in and www.admission.rbu.net.in from time to time.
  • Admission of a candidate will be cancelled if any information given by him/her is found to be wrong or suppressed.
  • Submission of application Forms for admission does not imply any right to admission and selection for admission does not assure accommodation in University Hostels.
  • The list of the Candidates selected for interview/written test /admission will generally be treated as cancelled as soon as the corresponding last date is over.
  • Candidates applying for more than on subject will have to apply separately following procedures mentioned above.
  • Duly filled-in downloaded application form should be signed by the candidate and his/her parent/guardian at the given spaces of the form.
  • The duly filled-in application form along with self-attested copies of all mark sheets, certificates and other relevant documents and copy of Bank payment receipt, has to be retained by the candidate.
  • The applicant is not required to submit the hard copy of duly filled-in downloaded Application Form to the University. However, the hard copy of duly filled-in downloaded Application Form along with self-attested copies of all mark sheets, certificates and other relevant documents and copy of payment receipt will be required only at the later stage during admission test and if the candidate is provisionally selected for admission.
  • In case of any disputes, the decision of the University will be final and binding to all concerned.
Source : rbu.ac.in

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