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Jadavpur University - Online submission of Application(s) for Admission to M.A. (Day & Evening) Courses 2019-2020


JADAVPUR UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Arts
ADMISSION NOTIFICATION
M.A. (Day & Evening) Courses
Session: 2019-2020

Last Date for online submission of application 13/06/2019.

Enter the Date of Birth in ddmmyyyy format at SBI server at the time of online payment.

The candidates who will not submit the application fees through on-line within the stipulated time their application will be rejected as per norms. Such default candidates will be given a time of 3 (three) working days to pay the application fees manually at Jadavpur University Cash Counter, else their application will be cancelled finally.

The University shall not be liable for any implication (be responsible in any way) in case any of the information submitted by the applicant is found to be erroneous and incorrect. His/her application/ counseling/ admission may be terminated in such cases.

    + Eligibility Criteria

    • IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS
    • Candidates who have completed BA/BSc. Final Results and fulfill the eligibility conditions laid down below may apply for admissions to M.A (Day & Evening) Courses for the academic session 2019-20.
    • OR
    • A candidate who has appeared or due to appear in the B.A./B.Sc Final Year/Semester Examination 2019, within 31st May 2019 may also apply, provided he/she fulfills the minimum eligibility criteria (laid down below) in Honours/Major papers in the earlier parts/semesters (PART I/ PART II examinations or semesters up to the Final semester) together. For such a candidate the latest available marks Honours/Major papers in semester system/ annual system of examination will be considered for preparing the merit list. Such a candidate, if provisionally selected for admission, shall have to produce a certificate in the prescribed format (click here) that his/her B.A/ B.Sc Final Examination has been completed on or before May 31, 2019, at the time of counselling/admission.
    • For any candidate, increase in marks due to post-publication review/scrutiny after the closing dates of application (13/06/2019) for admissions to M.A (Day & Evening) Courses for the academic session 2019- 20, shall NOT be considered, and his/her merit position shall NOT be changed.
    • For a candidate selected provisionally for admission, if it is found at the time of admissions that the marks he/she had stated at the time of application is more than what he/she has actually obtained (as in his/her mark-sheets), then his/her merit position shall be revised accordingly and he/she may be denied admission.
    • A student whose mark-sheet/grade-card does NOT mention marks obtained, and only shows grades, must submit an equivalent certificate/formula from the concerned University to convert grades to percentage marks at the office of the Dean & Secretary, Faculty of Arts, Jadavpur University, on or before 20/06/2019. Failure to do so will lead to cancellation of her/his application.
    Eligibility Criteria

    Bengali 3-Year B.A. Honours/Major degree* in the subject or in Comparative Literature from a recognised University with at least 55% marks (49.5% for PD/OBC-A/OBC-B category, 45% for Sports category and 41.25% for SC/ST category) in Honours papers.

    (In case Honours/Major is NOT specified/ mentioned in the mark-sheet for the BA Degree of an applicant, then he/she will NOT be eligible.)
    Comparative Literature Category-I
    A minimum three-year Bachelors degree* with Honours/Major in Comparative Literature with at least 40% marks, or, a three-year Bachelors degree* with Honours/Major in any literature subject with at least 55% marks (49.50% for PD/Sports/OBC-A/OBC-B category and 41.25% for SC/ST category) in Honours/Major papers.

    (In case Honours/Major is NOT specified/ mentioned in the mark-sheet for the BA Degree of an applicant, then he/she will NOT be eligible.)

    Category-II
    A Bachelors degree* with a minimum of three years of formal instruction with Honours/Major/Specialization in any nonliterature subject in Arts/Science/Commerce stream with at least 55% marks (49.50% for PD/OBC-A/OBC-B/Sports category, 41.25% for SC/ST category) in Honours/Major/Specialization papers or a degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Science or any other recognised Bachelors degree*, with a minimum of three years of formal instruction.
    Economics 3-Year B.A./B.Sc Honours degree* or Major in Economics from a recognised University with at least 60% marks (54% for PD/OBC-A/OBC-B category, 50% for Sports category and 45% for SC/ST category) in Honours papers and at least two papers/courses in Mathematics or Mathematical Economics.

    (In case Honours/Major is NOT specified/ mentioned in the mark-sheet for the BA Degree of an applicant, then his/her BA Degree will be considered to be equivalent to Major in Economics if he/she had studied course/ papers in Economics for at least 50% of total marks for the BA degree.)
    Education Category-I:
    3-Year B.A. Honours/Major degree* in Education from a recognised University with at least 50% marks (45% for PD/Sports/OBC-A/OBC-B category and 40% for SC/ST category) in the Honours papers.

    (In case Honours/Major is NOT specified/ mentioned in the mark-sheet for the BA Degree of an applicant, then he/she will NOT be eligible.)

    Category-II:
    3-Year Honours/Major degree in any subject and a B.Ed degree with at least 50% marks (45% for PD/Sports/OBC-A/OBC-B category and 40% for SC/ST category) in both degrees from any recognised University.
    (Among the 6 seats available for the category, 4 seats for Jadavpur University students and 2 seats for other University students. If all the seats are not filled up under category-II then remaining seats will be offered to candidates under category-I).
    English A Bachelors degree* with a minimum of three years of formal instruction with Honours/Major/Specialization in any subject in Arts/Science/Commerce stream with at least 50% marks (45% for PD/OBC-A/OBC-B/Sports category, 40% for SC/ST category) in Honours/Major/Specialization papers or a Bachelors degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Science or any other recognised Bachelor degrees*, with a minimum of three years of formal instruction and with at least 50% marks (45% for PD/OBCA/OBC-B/Sports category, 40% for SC/ST category).
    Film Studies 3-Year Honours degree or Major in Film Studies or any subject in Arts/Commerce/Science stream or Bachelor degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Science or such other recognised Bachelor degrees.
    History 3-Year B.A. Honours/Major degree* in the History from a recognised University with at least 50% marks (45% for PD/OBC-A/OBC-B/Sports category and 40% for SC/ST category) in Honours papers.

    In case Honours/Major is NOT specified/ mentioned in the mark-sheet for the BA Degree of an applicant, then he/she will NOT be eligible.
    Linguistics 3-Year Honours degree* or Major in any literature or non-literature subject in Arts/Commerce/Science stream with at least 45% marks (40% for PD/Sports/OBC-A/OBC-B/SC/ST category) in Honours papers or Bachelor degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Science or any other recognised Bachelor degrees.

    (In case Honours/Major is NOT specified/ mentioned in the mark-sheet for the BA Degree of an applicant, then he/she will NOT be eligible.)
    Philosophy 3-Year B.A. Honours/Major degree* in Philosophy from a recognised University with at least 50% marks (45% for PD/Sports/OBC-A/OBC-B category and 40% for SC/ST category) in Honours papers.

    (In case Honours/Major is NOT specified/ mentioned in the mark-sheet for the BA Degree of an applicant, then his/her BA Degree will be considered to be equivalent to Honours in Philosophy if he/she had studied a BA degree course with at least 800 marks in aggregate, of which at least 50% marks in Philosophy.)
    Political Science with International Relations 3-Year B.A. Honours degree* or Major in Political Science from a recognised University with at least 55% marks (49.5% for PD/OBC-A/OBC-B category, 41.25% for SC/ST category and 45% for Sports category) in Honours papers.

    (In case Honours/Major is NOT specified/ mentioned in the mark-sheet for the BA Degree of an applicant, then he/she will NOT be eligible.)
    Sanskrit 3-Year B.A. Honours/Major degree* in Sanskrit or Shastri from a recognised University with at least 55% marks (49.50% for PD/OBC-A/OBC-B category, 45% for Sports category and 41.25% for SC/ST category).

    (In case Honours/Major/Shastri is NOT specified/ mentioned in the mark-sheet for the BA Degree of an applicant, then he/she will NOT be eligible.)
    Sociology 3-Year B.A. Honours degree* or Major in Sociology from a recognised University with at least 50% marks (45% for PD/Sports/OBC-A/OBC-B category and 40% for SC/ST category) in Honours papers.

    (In case Honours/Major is NOT specified/ mentioned in the mark-sheet for the BA Degree of an applicant, then he/she will NOT be eligible.)
    Bengali 3-Year B.A. Honours/Major degree* in the subject or in Comparative Literature from a recognised University with at least 55% marks (49.5% for PD/OBC-A/OBC-B category, 45% for Sports category and 41.25% for SC/ST category) in Honours papers.

    (In case Honours/Major is NOT specified/ mentioned in the mark-sheet for the BA Degree of an applicant, then he/she will NOT be eligible.)
    Sanskrit 3-Year B.A. Honours/Major degree* in Sanskrit or Shastri from a PD/OBC-A/OBC-B category, 45% for Sports category and 41.25% for SC/ST category).

    (In case Honours/Major/Shastri is NOT specified/ mentioned in the mark-sheet for the BA Degree of an applicant, then he/she will NOT be eligible.)
    History 3-Year B.A. Honours/Major degree* in the History from a recognised University with at least 50% marks (45% for PD/OBCA/OBC-B/Sports category and 40% for SC/ST category) in Honours papers.

    In case Honours/Major is NOT specified/ mentioned in the marksheet for the BA Degree of an applicant, then he/she will NOT be eligible.

    *At the time of application, a student must have completed results up to and including 5th semester (or semester up to the Final semester) or Part-I and PartII of Honours course in the relevant subject.

    • For Sports Category:
      Candidate should have attained the standard of minimum 4th place in any Zonal Inter-University competition or any team event/ sports/ games where direct All India Inter-University competition is conducted under the aegis of AIU.
    • OR
    • Candidate should have secured minimum 8th place for individual event/ sports in any All India / Inter- Zonal Inter-University Championship/ Tournament in the AIU conducted sports/games.
    • OR
    • Candidate having participation in any recognized National repute Competition/ National Championship (representing any state) affiliated by competent authority of the respective National sports bodies (Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports / Indian Olympic Association) in the sports and games offered by the A.I.U.
    • For Chess, applicant having the FIDE rating (standard) 1700 and above for Boys and FIDE rating (standard) 1300 and above for girls is eligible to apply for admission under the sports quota.
    • For Tennis, applicant having the AITA ranking up to 300 for under 18 years boys/girls or ranking up to 500 for open (Men/Women) category is eligible to apply for admission under the sports quota. The rating/ranking for chess & tennis is applicable on the day / week of publication of advertisement for admission under sports quota.
    • For Cricket & Football, applicant must have represented any 1st Division Club or above with participation of 40% matches either in the current year or any one of the two preceding years organized by either CAB / IFA or any State Association OR having the criteria as specified above.
    • Such sports representations are to be made within current year or any one of the two preceding calendar years (i,e commencing from 1st January) only.

      Certificates of participation (Click here for format) in Sports/Games must be obtained from the competent authorities. Applicant must submit the certificates in prescribed format along with a print out of online payment receipt, print out of online application and all Sports Certificate to the Office of the Dean and the Secretary, Faculty Council of Arts, U.G. Arts Building, Ground Floor, Jadavpur University, Kolkata 700032, on or before June 20, 2019 (11:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.).

    For PD Category:
    Persons with 40% or more disability will only be considered for admission under PD category under PWD (Equal Opportunity, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 2016.

    Candidates who have applied under PD category must submit (either in person or by post) an attested photocopy of certificate of disability issued by the competent authority along with a print out of online payment receipt within June 20, 2019 (5pm) to the Office of the Dean and the Secretary, Faculty Council of Arts, Ground Floor, UG Arts Building, Jadavpur University, Kolkata 700032.

    Applicants under PD category will have to appear before an expert committee to be constituted by the University. The date will be notified later.

    For SC/ST category:
    As per circular Nos. BC-16014/1/82-SC dt.06/08/1984 & BCD-1, D.O.12017/11/89-SCD(R.CELL) dt.09/01/1990 and letter No.1510-SCW dt.31/05/2007 from the Government of West Bengal, Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes of the states other than West Bengal are not entitled to get the benefit of reserved quota in educational institutions in West Bengal unless they can produce Domicile Certificate for residing in West Bengal for at least 10 years issued by the competent authority.

    FOR OBC-A/OBC-B Category:
    The candidates who will be provisionally selected under the OBC-A and OBC-B categories must produce an OBC certificate (the date of issue of the certificate should not be earlier than June 2018) issued by the competent authority that clearly indicates (i) the category (A or B) they belong to; (ii) that they do not belong to creamy layer of the society, at the time of counselling/admission.
    OBC-A and OBC-B candidates of the states other than West Bengal are not entitled to get the benefit of reserved quota in educational institutions in West Bengal, unless they can produce a domicile certificate of 10-year residency issued by competent authority.

    Anti-Ragging:
    Jadavpur University has accepted in principle that each and every student of the University shall be duty bound during the entire period of studentship with the University to immediately report to the Dean of Students if any ragging is noticed either in University hostel or on University campus.
    If any incident of ragging comes to the notice of the Authority, the concerned student shall be given liberty to explain and if his explanation is not found satisfactory, the Authority would expel him/her from the University.

    + Selection Procedure

    Master of Arts (Day) Courses
    For Comparative
    Literature
    For Category I (those with Honours in any literature subject including Comparative Literature):
    Selection will be made on the basis of marks secured in the Admission Test. There will be a single paper for Category-I candidates.

    For Category-II (those with Honours in non-literature subjects in Arts/Science/Commerce or with a degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical or any other recognized Bachelor degree):
    Selection will be made on the basis of marks secured in the Admission Test. Category-II students will have to appear for two papers in general literature in the Admission Test.
    For Linguistics, Economics, Political Science with International Relations, History, English Selection will be made solely on the basis of Admission Test in the subject concerned.
    For Philosophy, Bengali and Sanskrit Selection will be made on the basis of equal weightage on the marks secured in the Honours papers and an Admission Test in the subject.
    For Film Studies Category-I: Candidates with 3-Year Honours degree or Major in Film Studies (only) having at least 50% marks in honours/major papers will be directly admitted.

    Category-II: All the eligible candidates other than Category I will be selected on the basis of an Admission Test.
    For Sociology Selection will be made on the basis of marks obtained in the Honours/Major papers.
    For Education Category-I:
    Higher Secondary or equivalent:- % of marks x 0.5
    B.A (Hons.) in Education :- % of marks x 0.5

    Category-II:
    Higher Secondary or equivalent:- % of marks x 0.5
    B.Ed. :- % of marks x 0.5

    Master of Arts (Evening) Courses
    For Bengali & Sanskrit Selection will be made on the basis of equal weightage on the marks secured in Honours papers and an Admission Test in the subject.
    For History Selection will be made solely on the basis of Admission Test in the subject concerned.

    + Important Dates

    Dates and time of Admission Tests
    Subject Date & Time Venue
    Bengali (Day & Evening) 18/6/2019
    11:30 A.M. to 1:30 P.M.
    Dept. of Bengali
    Comparative Literature Category I:
    19/6/2019
    11:30 A.M. - 1:30 A.M.
    Dept. of Comparative Literature
    Category II:
    Paper I:
    19/6/2019 11:30 A.M. - 1:30 A.M.
    Paper II:
    19/6/2019 2:30 P.M. - 4:30 P.M.
    Economics 19/6/2019
    2:30 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.
    Dept. of Economics
    English 17/6/2019
    2:30 P.M. - 4:30 P.M.
    Dept. of English
    Film Studies 18/6/2019
    2:30 P.M. - 4:30 P.M.
    Dept. of Film Studies
    History (Day & Evening) 17/6/2019
    11:30 A.M. - 1:30 A.M.
    Dept. of History
    Linguistics 20/6/2019
    2:30 P.M. - 4:30 P.M.
    School of Languages & Linguistics
    Philosophy 18/6/2019
    11:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.
    Dept. of Philosophy
    Political Science with
    International Relations
    18/6/2019
    2:30 P.M. - 4:30 P.M.
    Dept. of International Relations
    Sanskrit (Day & Evening) 18/6/2019
    11:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.
    Dept. of Sanskrit
    Publication of provisional merit list (tentatively) : on or before July 5, 2019.

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