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University of Burdwan Invites Applications for M.Sc Admission 2016

Updated on Tue, 26 July 2016 at 17:02 IST

University of Burdwan launch the programme of on-line admission to Post-Graduate Courses to the University of Burdwan for the session 2016-18. By clicking the mouse of your computer, students would now be able to meet all queries with regard to postgraduate studies. This would enable them to submit the application, monitor their position on the merit list and make the payment of fees.

University of Burdwan Invites Applications for M.Sc Admission 2016

The university of Burdwan invites applications for admissions to Master of Science (M.Sc) for the academic year 2016- 17.

Master of Science (M.Sc) admission is conducted by University of Burdwan

Important Dates

Master of Science (M.Sc) Important dates section aims to list all important dates such as date of availability of form, last submission date, result date, counselling date, etc.

Submission of Online Application Form 20/07/2016 to 03/08/2016
Deposit of Online Payment 20/07/2016 to 03/08/2016
Deposit of Offline Payment 20/07/2016 to 02/08/2016
Physical Verification of Differently Abled Candidates 04/08/2016 12 Noon
Verification of Documents of Sports Personalities 05/08/2016 12 Noon
Admissions Test 11/08/2016
Rank will be published on 20/08/2016
Merit List will be published on: 24/08/2016

Courses Offered

M.Sc Biotechnology
M.Sc Botany
M.Sc Chemistry
M.Sc Environmental Science
M.Sc Geography
M.Sc Mathematics
M.Sc Microbiology
M.Sc Physiology
M.Sc Physics
M.Sc Statistics
M.Sc Zoology
M.Sc Computer Science And Applications
M.Sc Geospatial Sciences


The Master of Science (M.Sc) course duration is two year full time.

Eligibility Criteria

Interested candidates should fulfil following eligibility criteria:
Minimum marks for admission to the unreserved seats in all M.Sc course of studies under faculty councils of commerce is 50% at the honours level in the concerned subject as a regular course of studies. No candidate having obtained graduation/ post graduate degree from an open university or through distance education mode is eligible to apply for admission to any courses of post-graduate studies. Biotechnology, Environmental Sciences and Geospatial Sciences are multidisciplinary, eligibility criteria for admission for these subjects are as below.

Environmental Sciences

- Science graduates (10+2+3) having 50% marks Honours in Env. Sc. / Microbiology / Botany/ Chemistry/ Zoology/ Physics/ Geography/ Geology/ Physiology/ Biotechnology/ Biochemistry and B.Sc.(Agri.) Hons. (10+2+4).


- Science graduates(10+2+3) and Engineering graduates (10+2+4) in Biotechnology with at least 50% marks and Science graduates (10+2+3) having Honours with at least 50% marks in (i) Chemistry with any branch of Bio-Science as combination subject or Biology at H.S. level or (ii) Any branch of Bio-Science with Chemistry as combination subject or (iii) Agricultural Science.

Computer Science & Applications

- Candidates who have obtained 50% marks in B.Sc (H) in Computer Science or BCA (H) or BE / BTech in Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) / Computer Science & Technology (CST) / Information Technology (IT).

Geospatial Sciences

- M.Sc/ B.Sc/ B.Sc (Applied) with Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Physics, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Life Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Statistics, Geology, Geography, Forestry, Wildlife Science, Computer Science, Information Technology, Agriculture, Oceanography, Marine Sciences, Bioinformatics, B.F.Sc (Fisheries Science) as one of the subjects with 50% marks in (45% in case of SC/ST candidates) in the aggregate of undergraduate /postgraduate marks obtained.

Application Procedure

- The Candidate should apply online at The candidates are requested to go through the eligibility criteria before applying.

- After filling the application form click on SUBMIT button, which will navigate to the profile page of a candidate where a candidate can view his/her information. Please note Application Code for future reference.

- After submission of the application form, a candidate will receive the application code through SMS/EMAIL.

- Following the submission of the application form, a candidate shall have to pay the application fees of Rs. 300/- (Rupees three hundred only) for general and Rs. 150/- (Rupees one hundred fifty) for reserved category through online or offline by clicking APPLICATION FEE PAYMENT link. Before making the payment, go through the payment steps and instructions available in APPLICATION FEE PAYMENT link. Keep printed copy of payment confirmation for future reference (if needed).

Fee Details

Application fee for

General Candidate is Rs. 300/- (Rupees three hundred only)
For reserved category Rs. 150/- (Rupees one hundred fifty)

The link for online payments is available through the online portal.

Admit Card

Download the ADMIT CARD for admission test which will be available only before 72 hours of admission test.


Once the rank list is published candidate should download the RANK CARD from his profile page. Printed copy of Rank card, application form and other testimonials are mandatory documents for admission. A separate list will be published for selected candidates. Only the selected candidates are advised to contact with the respective department for detailed information of admission.

Selection Process

Selection based on the basis of Honours Marks and On the basis of Admission Test.

On the basis of Honours Marks

60% of the total intake of seats will be reserved exclusively for the pass-outs from the UnderGraduate Colleges affiliated to the University of Burdwan. Admission to these seats will be offered strictly on the basis of marks secured in the concerned Honours subject.

On the basis of Admission Test

Remaining 40% of the seats will be filled up through written admission test from the applicants of the University of Burdwan and the applicants from Other University both. In the case of the uniform marks in the written test, the percentage of marks obtained by the candidate in Honours Degree is
to be considered and calculated for determining the higher position in the merit list.

Contact Details

For more details please contact
The University Of Burdwan
Directorate Of Distance Education
West Bengal – 713104

Ph: 0342 2657 804/912

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University of Burdwan, Bardhaman
University in Burdwan started in 1960, and awarded 4 star status by NAAC is a public university located in Bardhaman, West Bengal, India. It functioned from 15 June, 1960 with 30 undergraduate colleges spread over five districts that came underthe jurisdiction of the univ. The new University Act is in force from 1981. The university has several departments functioning under these faculties: * Arts * Commerce * Law * Science * Engineering

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