Jadavpur University: UG Admission 2024 | Eligibility Criteria

Jadavpur University
Under Graduate Admission 2024
Eligibility Criteria
  • Do not visit the university offices for admission details. All information related to admission procedures is available on this website.
  • An applicant must have completed results at the 10+2 level at the time of application.
  • Incomplete and/or incorrect application shall be liable to be cancelled.
  • In academic session 2024- 25, all the students will be admitted to the 4- year Undergraduate courses under Faculty of Science as per National Curriculum and Credit Framework vide UGC D.O. No.1-1/2021(QIP) (CBCS) dated 31/01/2023 and Notification No. 354-Edn(CS)/10M-95/14 dated 02/6/2023.
  • Lateral entry and/or lateral exit is not allowed for 1st year and 2nd year.
  • Change of discipline (from minor to major) is not allowed for the time being.
  • For a candidate selected provisionally for admission, if it is found at the time of document verification 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 provisional admission will be cancelled.
  • Following eligibility and selection procedures are applicable only for students of Indian nationality. Foreign students or others who have completed schools (10+2) outside India must check Foreign Students Admission at http://www.jaduniv.edu.in/foreign_student.php for application procedure, eligibility and other criteria.
  • Maximum tenure of studentship for the admitted candidates will be as per the UGC circular no- F.12-1/2015(CPP-II).
  • If any Board does not provide any marks (only grade) to the candidates in class 10th board examination, then the candidates of that particular Board have to convert their grades into marks as per the rules of that concerned Board and should enter that marks into the online application form.

- Eligibility Criteria For Undergraduate Courses

For PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY & GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Candidates having passed 10+2 Examination from any recognized Board in Science with Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and securing at least 75% marks in average obtained in Chemistry, Mathematics & Physics are eligible.

In case of OBC-A/OBC-B category, minimum requirement of marks is 67.5% in average obtained in the above mentioned three (3) subjects.

In case of SC/ST/PD/Sports category, minimum requirement of marks is 56.25% in average obtained in the above mentioned three (3) subjects. The minimum disability in case of the PD candidates is 40%.

For MATHEMATICS

Candidates having passed 10+2 Examination from any recognized Board in Science with Mathematics and best of any two subjects from Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science & Statistics and securing at least 75% marks in average obtained in above mentioned three(3) subjects are eligible.

In case of OBC-A/OBC-B category, minimum requirement of marks is 67.5% in average obtained in the above mentioned three(3) subjects.

In case of SC/ST/PD/Sports category, minimum requirement of marks is 56.25% in average obtained in the above mentioned three(3) subjects. The minimum disability in case of the PD candidates is 40%.

For GEOGRAPHY

Candidates having passed 10+2 Examination from any recognized Board in Science with Mathematics and any two subjects from Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Geology, Statistics, Computer Science & Economics and securing at least 75% marks in average obtained in above mentioned three(3) subjects are eligible.

In case of OBC-A/OBC-B category, minimum requirement of marks is 67.5% in average obtained in above mentioned three(3) subjects.

In case of SC/ST/PD/Sports category, minimum requirement of marks is 56.25% in average obtained in above mentioned three(3) subjects. The minimum disability in case of the PD candidates is 40%.

- 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 1465–BCW/MR–67/10 dt.30/04/2010 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.

Candidates provisionally selected under this category will have to submit the SC/ST certificate in their name at the time of admission, otherwise his/her admission may be denied.

- 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 May 2023) 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.

If any candidate could not produce the non-creamy layer certificate at the time of admission, a ten (10) days time at the most will be given to the candidate to produce the same. otherwise his/her admission may be denied.

OBC-A and OBC-B candidates from the States other than West Bengal are not entitled to get the benefit of reserved quota in Educational Institutions in West Bengal. Such students may get the benefit of reserve quota if they have domicile certificate of 10 years residency in West Bengal.

- *FOR SPORTS CATEGORY

In addition to the above mentioned academic eligibility, the following eligibility conditions under Sports Quota shall apply:

Candidate should have represented a state or equivalent in any National Championship (Junior/Youth/ Senior/ Federation Cup/ National Games) or above conducted under the aegis of respective Federation/ Association recognized by the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports / Indian Olympic Association.

OR

Candidate should have represented state in National School Competition conducted by School Games Federation of India (SGFI)

OR

Candidate having position 1st/2nd/3rd for individual event/sports or member of Champion / Runners up team for team event/sports/games in Inter-Dist / State Championship (open) or above conducted under the aegis of respective Federation/ Association recognized by the 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) 1900 and above for Boys and FIDE rating (standard) 1450 and above for girls is eligible to apply for admission under the sports quota

For Tennis, applicant having the current AITA ranking upto 300 for under 18 years boys/girls or ranking upto 500 for open (Men/Women) category is eligible to apply for admission under the sports quota. The FIDE rating/ AITA ranking for chess & tennis respectively is applicable either on the day / week of publication of advertisement or any update from 01.01.2024 for admission under sports quota.

For Table Tennis & Badminton : applicant having the current Annual All India ranking upto 96th Position (Singles) & 24th Position (Doubles) for Senior category or ranking upto 48th Position (Singles) for Junior (Men/Women) category is eligible to apply for admission under the sports quota. The Annual All India ranking for Table Tennis & Badminton respectively is applicable either on the day / week of publication of advertisement or any update from 01.01.2024 for admission under sports quota.

For Cricket & Football, applicant must have represented any 1st Division Club or above with participation of 30% matches or represented any 2nd Division Club or above with participation of 60% 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 for UG Level.

Such sports representations at UG or PG courses are to be made within current year or any one of the two preceding calendar years (i,e commencing from 1st January, 2022) 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 application and all Sports Certificate in person or by post to the Office of the Dean and the Secretary, Faculty Council of Science, TEQIP Building, Ground Floor (Room No- 106), Jadavpur University, Kolkata 700032, on or before June 25, 2024.

University shall not be liable for any kind of postal delay.


Participants in Tournaments/Events organized or certified by bodies other than those mentioned above are not eligible.

- ** FOR PD CATEGORY

Persons with 40% or more disability will only be considered for admission under PD quota under RPD Act, 2016.

- 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

Click here for UGC & JU Regulations on Curbing the Menace of Ragging.

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