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Calcutta University Entrance Exam ( Calcutta University Entrance Exam )

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Updated on Mar 6, 2023 05:20 IST

Calcutta University Entrance Exam 2023: The University of Calcutta will not conduct any entrance exams for the 2023-24 academic session. For the current academic session, admission to the BA LLB and other courses will be based on merit lists. These merit lists will be based on the marks obtained by candidates in their qualifying exam.The application forms of CU BA LLB 2023 will be available on the website of the University of Kolkata, www.caluni,ac.in. The Calcutta University application form 2023 for admission will be available on the same official website.

Calcutta Univerity Admissions 2023 for the UG and PG courses other than BA LLB will also be based on a centralised counselling process. The criteria for admission will be based on qualifying exam marks. To know all about Calcutta University entrance exam 2023 and the admission process like how to apply, eligibility, entrance exam pattern, syllabus, seats offered, etc, read below.

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What is Calcutta University Entrance Exam 2023?

Calcutta University conducts entrance tests for admission to various UG and PG courses offered by it and its affiliated colleges. The courses in which the entrance test is applicable for admission include BA LLB and LLM. The entrance exams for BA LLB and LLM course is held in offline mode. The CU entrance exams are held in selected centres of Kolkata city. However, the LLM entrance test is held at the university in the department of Law. Candidates who qualify in the entrance exam have to then appear for counselling. 

Calcutta University Entrance Exam 2023 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of Calcutta University Entrance Exam exam

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Calcutta University Entrance Exam 2023 Highlights

In the table below, candidates can check the important details of the Calcutta University entrance exam 202.

Features 

Details 

Exam Name

Calcutta University Entrance Exam

Conducting Body

Calcutta University (CU)

Exam Level

University level

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Eligibility 

For UG:

  • Candidates must pass 10+2
  • Must have achieved the minimum marks for admission as prescribed for the course
  • Must have the proper subject combination for admission as prescribed for the course
  • Must be of age (if applicable)

For PG:

  • Candidates must have completed their UG degree
  • Must have achieved the minimum marks for admission as prescribed for the course
  • Must have the proper subject combination for admission as prescribed for the course
  • Must be of age (if applicable)

Total number of seats offered

  • BA LLB seats: 1680 across 13 CU affiliated colleges
  • LLM seats: 128 across 5 CU affiliated colleges

Course Offered

  • Via entrance test: BA LLB and LLM
  • Via qualifying exam merit: BSc, BTech, MA, MSc, PG Diploma, MPhil, MTech, PhD, 

Calcutta University entrance exam syllabus

  • For BA LLB: General English, General Awareness / Current Affairs, General Math, Test of Reasoning (Verbal & Non-verbal)
  • For LLM: BA LLB syllabus of CU

Exam pattern

  • For BA LLB: The written test will be of 100 marks. There will be no negative marking and the exam will be of 2.5 hours duration. All questions will be of MCQ type.
  • For LLM: The written test will be of 100 marks, 60 marks for MCQ, and 40 marks for the subjective test from the BA LLB syllabus of CU

Test centres

  • BA LLB: Centres will be in Kolkata city
  • LLM: Department of Law, 51/1, Hazra Road, Kolkata – 700019

Exam Helpdesk No.

+91 33 2350 8386

+91 33 2350 1397

Exam Website

caluniv-ucsta.net and caluniv.ac.in

Calcutta University Entrance Exam Application Form 2023

The CU entrance exam application form 2023 is released online. Candidates need to use their own email id to fill out the online application form. Here are steps to apply for the Calcutta University entrance exam 2023:

  1. Register by creating a new account on the official website of CU.
  2. Login with username and password sent to the registered email id.
  3. Do the OTP verification.
  4. Fill out the online application form.
  5.  Preview the form once before final submission.
  6. Submit the form.
  7. Print the submitted form and keep it with you, for reference. Do not send in the printed form to the University.

Note: Once the application is submitted candidate cannot change or edit or modify the information. Therefore candidates are advised to check the form carefully before final submission.

Documents to be uploaded in the CU entrance exam application form:

  • Candidate’s Passport size photo – Size Max. 50 Kb
  • Candidate’s Signature (In English) - Size Max. 30 Kb
  • Self-attested copy of qualifying exam mark sheet - Size Max 200 Kb
  • Self-attested copy of PWD Certificate – size maximum 200 kb (if applicable)
  • Self-attested copy of SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B certificate from govt. of West Bengal only – size maximum 200 kb (if applicable)
  • Self-attested copy of police person Identity Card – size maximum 200 kb (if applicable)

Calcutta University Entrance Exam Eligibility 2023

The eligibility for Calcutta University UG and PG admission must be checked course wise. Below we have provided the eligibility for the BA LLB and LLM entrance exams.

Eligibility criteria

BA LLB

LLM

Age

No bar

NA

Qualification

10+2 passed

Passed Bachelor of Law

Marks in qualifying exam

Min 45% marks in best four subjects and at least 40% marks in best four subjects for SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/PWD

NA

Calcutta University Admission Process 2023

The admission process of Calcutta University for all courses is as follows:

  1. Check the eligibility
  2. Fill out the online application form
  3. Appear fr the entrance exam (if applicable for the course applied for admission)
  4. Check the result of the entrance test/merit list for admission
  5. Appear for the counselling process
Calcutta University Admission Process 2022

Calcutta University Entrance Exam Centres 2023

The candidates are allotted their entrance test centres for the Calcutta University entrance exam via the admit card.

  • Test centres for Calcutta University BA LLB entrance exam 2023 will be in the city of Kolkata only.
  • The test centre for Calcutta University LLM entrance exam 2023 will be Department of Law, 51/1, Hazra Road, Kolkata – 700019

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Calcutta University Entrance Exam Syllabus 2023

The syllabus of the Calcutta University entrance exam is as follows:

For BA LLB entrance test:

  • General English
  • General Awareness / Current Affairs
  • General Math
  • Test of Reasoning (Verbal & Non-verbal)

For LLM entrance test: Syllabus of Calcutta University BA LLB course

Calcutta University Entrance Exam Pattern 2023

The exam pattern of the Calcutta University entrance test for BA LLB and LLM course is as follows:

For BA LLB:

  • Type of questions: MCQ only
  • Total marks: 100
  • Negative marking: None
  • Time: 2.5 hours
  • Mode: offline

For LLM course:

  • Type of questions: MCQ and Subjective
  • Total marks: 100 (60 marks for MCQ, and 40 marks for subjective test)
  • Time: 1.5 hours
  • Mode: offline

Calcutta University Entrance Exam Admit Card 2023

CU release the admit card for the Calcutta University entrance exam online on the official website. The candidates have to login to their account and download the admit card. The admit card is to e carried on the exam in printed format. The exam centre name, address, reporting time, and more instructions are mentioned on the CU entrance exam admit card itself.

No candidate is allowed inside the exam centre without the admit card with a valid photo ID proof and 2 copy coloured photos. If a candidate is taking the facility of scribe then they have to obtain a separate admit card for the scribe. The entrance test admit card must be kept safe even after the exam is over.

Calcutta University Entrance Exam Instructions 2023

To be able to have a smooth experience at the Calcutta University entrance exam centre, candidates must follow some instructions, such as:

  • You must sit for the test on the specified venue, date and time.
  • You must bring with you blue/black ballpoint pen to mark the OMR (Optical Mark Reader) Answer Sheet. Pencils are not allowed and any marking using a pencil will lead to rejection of the candidature.
  • You must report at the examination hall assigned to you positively 30 minutes before the commencement of the exam. You will not be allowed to enter the examination hall after 15 minutes of the commencement of the exam.
  • You must not bring with you any Calculator, Slide Rule, Books, Mobile Phones / Pagers or any electronic gadgets inside the Examination Hall.
  • No candidate can leave the examination hall before the completion of the examination.
  • Candidates must hand over the question paper and OMR answer sheet after the exam is over and before leaving the exam hall.

Calcutta University Entrance Exam Result 2023

Candidates must note that the CU entrance exam result shall be put up on the official website. To check the result candidates have to follow the result link on the website. The result shall be in the form of a merit list published at caluniv.ac.in.

The merit in the merit list shall be based on the marks secured by the candidates in the entrance test. Admission is purely based on the merit of the entrance test and college preference given at the time of application form submission.

Calcutta University Counselling 2023

After the publication of each phase of Calcutta University counselling, candidates have to check their own college allotment status through login id. Those who have been allotted any college have to download “Admission Slip” and they are given two to three working days to get admitted to the concerned college. So they have to make themselves prepare for the same with requisite fees and other necessary documents (10th Mark sheet & Admit Card, 10+2 Mark sheet & Admit, Entrance Admit Card, Admission Slip etc.).

College Preference can be reshuffled through login id only on 1st and 2nd Phase Admission Dates. The change of college preference can be done based on 2 cases as follows:

  1. Those candidates allotted college first time in any particular phase may change their college preference after clicking on “click here to go to wait state” without getting admitted.
  2. Those candidates not allotted any college also may change their college preference. 

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Calcutta University Entrance Exam 2023 Contact Information

Address

Senate House
87 /1 College Street
Kolkata-700 073
West Bengal

Phone Number

033 2241 0071, 22410071, 22410072, 22410073, 22410074, 22410075 Ext -207

Email ID

calunivregn@gmail.com

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