Jadavpur University announced the opening of its latest admission into its M.A. (Day and Evening courses), M.P.Ed., B.Ed., B.P.Ed., and M.Sc. (Day) courses, for the academic session of 2021 - 22, in August 2021 and most of the applications are open till September 15. The institute announced its final selection list for admission into its Ph.D. courses under the Faculty of Arts, on 23rd August 2021, and classes for the same will begin from late September.

The Jadavpur University in Kolkata is ranked as the best university in the state of West Bengal and received 5th rank in India in the University category, given by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) India Rankings. The NIRF in 2020 also ranked the university 17 in India in the engineering category. In 2019, The Week magazine ranked the institute 5 and 17 in the Universities and Engineering category. The TIMES Higher Education Rankings also has ranked the institute 80 under the Technical School/ University section among the BRICS nations. The same survey also put Jadavpur University as the 7th best university in the country. The university has consistently been ranked 501 - 600 in the world rankings by the QS world university rankings. The university is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and is also a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

Table of Content

  1. Jadavpur University Important Dates
  2. Jadavpur University BE/ BTech/ BArch/ B.Pharm Admission Criteria

2.1 Jadavpur University Eligibility Criteria

2.2 Jadavpur University Selection Criteria

  1. Jadavpur University BA/ BSc Admission Criteria

3.1 Jadavpur University Eligibility Criteria

3.2 Jadavpur University Selection Criteria

  1. Jadavpur University B.Lib.I.Sc/ B.P.Ed./ B.Ed. Admission Criteria

4.1 Jadavpur University Eligibility Criteria

4.2 Jadavpur University Selection Criteria

  1. Jadavpur University MA/ MSc Admission Criteria

5.1 Jadavpur University Eligibility Criteria

5.2 Jadavpur University Selection Criteria

  1. Jadavpur University ME/ M.Tech/ M.Arch/ M.Pharm/ MCA Admission Criteria 

6.1 Jadavpur University Eligibility Criteria

6.2 Jadavpur University Selection Criteria

  1. Jadavpur University M.L.I.Sc/ M.L.I.Sc (Digital Library)/ M.P.Ed Admission Criteria

7.1 Jadavpur University Eligibility Criteria

7.2 Jadavpur University Selection Criteria

7.3 Jadavpur University How to Apply?

  1. Jadavpur University M.Phil. and Ph.D. Admission Criteria

8.1 Jadavpur University Eligibility Criteria

8.2 Jadavpur University Selection Criteria

8.3 Jadavpur University How to Apply?

8.4 Jadavpur University Documents Required

  1. Jadavpur University FAQs

The institute has a good career counseling portal and helps students in getting placements across various fields according to their studies. The most number of placements takes place from the various renowned engineering disciplines taught by the university. In 2020 the highest package ever to be awarded was INR 52.3 lacs per annum while the average salary package that is offered to the students during final placement is INR 19.7 lacs per annum. The institute offers 130 courses across 36 different streams.

Jadavpur University Important Dates 

Event Date
Announcement of final selection second list To be Announced 
Commencement of the First-Year Term I To be Announced 

For the exact dates, candidates must keep checking the university website where the whole schedule will be posted in due time and candidates must also check the website for the shortlisted candidate list after the publishing of the Entrance exam results.

Jadavpur University BE/ BTech/ BArch/ B.Pharm Admission Criteria 

The institute offers degrees in Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Technology, Bachelor of Architecture, and Bachelor of Pharmacy.

Jadavpur University Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have followed the procedure of 10 + 2 exams from a recognized national/ state board and must have valid scores from all the mentioned exams.
  • Candidates need to have mathematics and physics as compulsory subjects in their final school-leaving exam.

Jadavpur University Selection Criteria

  • Their performance in the entrance exam of WBJEE, considering they pass it with a minimum valid score.
  • All candidates must have 45% in aggregate in their 10 + 2 exam (40% for SC/ ST and PWD candidates).
  • In order to determine the aptitude depth of the candidates, after getting shortlisted they must attend the group discussion and personal interviews as required by the institute.

Jadavpur University BA/ BSc Admission Criteria

The institute provides a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degree, both having a course duration of 3 years. The seat intake capacity for these degrees often ranges between 50 - 75. The fees for both degrees are the same, INR 2,400 annually.

Jadavpur University Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must have followed the procedure of 10+2 exams from a recognized national/ state board and must have valid scores from all the mentioned exams.

Jadavpur University Selection Criteria

Their performance in the entrance exam, conducted by the university, considering they pass it with a minimum valid score.

In order to determine the aptitude depth of the candidates, after getting shortlisted they must attend the group discussion and personal interviews as required by the institute.

Jadavpur University B.Lib.I.Sc/ B.P.Ed./ B.Ed. Admission Criteria

The university offers a bachelor’s degree to students in fields such as Library Science, Physical Education, and Education. All these courses have a maximum duration of 2 years.

Jadavpur University Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have followed the procedure of 10+2+3 exams and must have valid scores from all the mentioned exams.
  • Candidates must hold a graduate degree in a relevant subject.

Jadavpur University Selection Criteria

  • Candidates need to score at least 50% in the entrance exam (5% relaxation for SC, ST, and PWD students).
  • Candidates need to have at least 60% in their graduate degree (5% relaxation for SC, ST, and PWD students). 
  • The selections are based on performance in the entrance exam and merit in graduation.

Entrance Exam Details

The entrance exam usually consists of 100 marks and there is no negative marking. Students will be given 90 minutes to complete the exam.

Jadavpur University MA/ MSc Admission Criteria

The institute provides a BA and B.Sc degree, both having a course duration of 3 years. The seat intake capacity for these degrees often ranges from 35 - 70. The fees for both degrees are the same, INR 2,400 annually.

Jadavpur University Eligibility Criteria 

Candidates must have followed the procedure of 10 + 2 exams from a recognized national/ state board and must have valid scores from all the mentioned exams.

Jadavpur University Selection Criteria 

  • Their performance in the entrance exam, conducted by the concerned department of the university, considering they pass it with a minimum valid score.
  • The candidates are selected on a merit-based.
  • In order to determine the aptitude depth of the candidates, after getting shortlisted they must attend the group discussion and personal interviews as required by the institute.

Jadavpur University ME/ M.Tech/ M.Arch/ M.Pharm/ MCA Admission Criteria 

The institute offers degrees in Masters of Engineering, Masters of Technology, Masters of Architecture, Masters of Pharmacy, and Masters of Computer Application.

Jadavpur University Eligibility Criteria

Candidates need at least hold a bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline with a minimum of 45% aggregate (40% for SC/ ST candidates). 

Jadavpur University Selection Criteria 

  • Their performance in the entrance exam of GATE for ME/ M.Tech, with a 70% weightage.
  • Candidates without a GATE score can be considered on the basis of their score of BE/ BTech with 40% weightage.
  • Candidates for M.Arch admission are considered on their scores in the score of the BArch degree.
  • Candidates need to have a valid score in the WB JECA entrance exam to be considered for MCA admission.
  • Candidates need to have a valid score in the GPAT entrance exam to be considered 

Jadavpur University M.L.I.Sc/ M.L.I.Sc (Digital Library)/ M.P.Ed Admission Criteria 

The university offers a master’s degree to students in fields such as Library Science, and Physical Education.

Jadavpur University Eligibility Criteria 

  • Candidates must have passed a graduation level degree with a specialization in BLIS or its equivalent with a minimum of 3 years work experience to apply for M.L.I.Sc.
  • Admission to M.P.Ed is given to candidates with graduation in B.P.Ed.

Jadavpur University Selection Criteria

Admission is merit-based and solely depends on the score of a graduation degree.

Jadavpur University How to Apply? 

  • Candidates need to visit the official website of the University and from the homepage, click on the tab for the online admission form.
  • They need to read out the eligibility norms and other important instructions given.
  • After that candidates need to fill out the online application form.
  • All candidates must fill out the necessary details including personal data and the required academic information.
  • After this, they need to upload images i.e. signatures and photographs.
  • After they are shortlisted candidates need to appear for GD or PI, if and when required by the university.
  • After they are selected in the final selection, those candidates have to submit their documents for physical verification and pay the fees to confirm their admission.

Jadavpur University M.Phil. and Ph.D. Admission Criteria 

The institute provides an M.Phil. and a Ph.D. degree in various courses with a course duration of 4 years. Candidates can be considered for subsequent stages of admission only after they have achieved the required Cutoff in the entrance exam.

Jadavpur University Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have at least 55% (5% relaxation for SC/ ST/ OBC candidates) master’s degree in a relevant discipline, or Diploma recognized by the Association of Indian Universities. 
  • Students seeking Ph.D. admission must follow the same guideline as followed by other institutions/ colleges of the country. 

Jadavpur University Selection Criteria

  • Students must have qualified for the UGC-NET entrance exam. 
  • In order to determine the aptitude depth of the candidates, after getting shortlisted they must attend the personal interviews held by the institute. 

Jadavpur University How to apply? 

  • Candidates meeting the eligibility criteria can fill out the college application form online.
  • Candidates have to appear for an entrance test conducted by the institute and appear for an interview.
  • Candidates having qualified UGC NET/ CSIR (JRF)/ CSIR NET exams are exempted from the entrance test and have to appear only for an interview.
  • Candidates will be shortlisted based on their passing marks, interview score, and work experience.
  • All selected candidates have to submit the documents and pay the fees for completing the admission.

Jadavpur University Documents Required

  • Two passport size photograph
  • Attested copies of all mark-sheets
  • Attested copies of all the certificates
  • Caste Certificate
  • Identification proof
  • Payment receipt downloaded after online payment of the application form

Jadavpur University FAQs 

Ques. Does Jadavpur University accept JEE Mains score?

Ans. No, the institute does not consider JEE Mains score as a valid ground for admission, rather it allows candidates with a valid score in WB JEE.

Ques. What are the Registration fees for Jadavpur University?

Ans. The form has to be filled up online and the registration fee for the same is INR 500. it is applicable to all students.

Ques. Does Jadavpur University offer scholarships?

Ans. The institute offers scholarships on the basis of merit of deserving candidates. It also offers scholarships to students belonging to reserved categories. The scholarship is given in the form of concession or fee waivers to the underprivileged and meritorious students.

Ques. Does the university offers 100% placement assistance to students?

Ans. Yes, the university provides the necessary training for placements and internship opportunities to the students. There are tie-ups between the college and various reputed firms that conduct recruitment drives on the campus annually. However, the final selection totally depends on the student’s performance in the academics and interview process.

Ques. Is there any reservation policy at Jadavpur University?

Ans. Yes, the institute has a reservation policy for SC, ST, PwD, and OBC students. It follows the reservation policy set by the Government of India and the quota/ number of seats depends on the total intake capacity of each department of the university.

Ques. Does Jadavpur University offer any distance courses?

No, the institute does not currently offer any such courses. All the courses are held on the campus as a regular full-time study mode. However, if in the future there is scope for conducting distant mode courses, it will be notified on the university's official website.