University of Calcutta PGD Book Publishing Studies Admission 2016
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University of Calcutta Entrance Exam for PGD Book Publishing Studies Admission 2016
Calcutta University, Kolkata, announces admission in Post Graduate Diploma in Book Publishing Studies (PGDBPS) 2016.
Admission will be made on the basis of candidate's performance in the admission test, followed by personal interview, to be conducted by the University department.
All about University of Calcutta PG Diploma in Book Publishing Studies 2016
Book Publishing is a respectable and financially rewarding career option with a huge demand for skilled and well-trained professionals.
The course provides the best quality training the industry is looking for. Internship is compulsory. Study Tours and Workshops are arranged regularly. Pro-active placement support.
Duration: Duration of the course is one-year Postgraduate Diploma Course in Publishing Studies (PGDBS) immediately
Intake: 30 Seats [Five (5) seats are reserved for candidates sponsored by publishing/printing organizations and one (1) seat is reserved for NRI/Foreign candidates]
Reservation: Reservation for the Scheduled Caste (22%; 07 seats) /Scheduled Tribe (6%; 02 seats)/OBC-A (1 seat)/ OBC-B (1 seat)/Physically Handicapped (03%/2 seats) candidates as per rules.
PwD candidates having degree of 40% and above should submit a certificate issued by the relevant Govt. Hospital. NRI/ Foreign candidates shall have to comply with the relevant rules of the University.
Eligibility for Calcutta University PGDBPS 2016
Graduation in any stream (Hons./Pass/General/Vocational, etc) from a recognized University.
A candidate appeared at the final examination for graduation is also eligible to apply. However, if selected, such a candidate has to submit the proof (pass certificate, mark sheet, etc) of his/her graduation before admission to this course.
Age: No upper age limit
Selection Procedure: Selection is strictly on merit. Candidates seeking admission to the course shall have to appear for a Written Admission Test followed by an Interview.
Written Admission Test [Total Marks: 100/ Duration: 120 minutes]
Part A: Objective Type Multiple Choice Questions (Marks: 30) [General Knowledge, Reasoning Ability, Comprehension Skill, Book Publishing & Production etc]
Part B: Descriptive Type Questions (Marks 70). In both Part A and Part B of the written test, questions are set in English. For Part B, the candidates can answer either in English or in Bengali.
Interview [Marks: 30]
Candidates seeking admission to the course shall have to qualify in the Written Admission Test by securing at least 20% of the marks and final selection will be made on the basis of cumulative score of the written test and interview
Fees Details for Calcutta University PGDBPS 2016
Course Fee: Rs.10000/- (Rs.11000/- for sponsored candidates and Rs.25000/- for NRI/ Foreign candidate)
Course Fee is received in full at the time of admission in the form of a single crossed bank Draft/banker's Cheque drawn in favour of "CU A/c PG Diploma Course in Book Publishing" payable at Kolkata. Payment in any other form will not be accepted.
Fees are non-refundable. Library Fee and Examination Fee are separate.
How to Apply for Calcutta University PGDBPS 2016
Collect your ‘Application Form’ for admission to the one-year Postgraduate Diploma Course in Book Publishing Studies (PGDBPS) immediately
Application Forms are available at the CU SALES COUNTER, Asutosh Building (Ground Floor), College Street Campus (Asutosh Sikhsha Prangan), Kolkata-700073 on payment of Rs.200/- in cash from 19th July to 07th September 2016
Application Forms are also downloadable
Please visit the University website (www.caluniv.ac.in) and click on the ‘Admission Notification’ section. You can also download ‘Application Form’ and ‘Admission Notice’ from the website of the NBT, India (www.nbtindia.gov.in) and the website of the Guild (www.kolkatabookfair.net)
Important Dates for Calcutta University PGDBPS 2016
Sale of Application Forms: 19th July to 07th September 2016
Last Date for Submission of Applications: 07th September 2016
Uploading of the List of applicants whose applications are received By-Post: 08th Sept 2016
Distribution of Admit Cards for those who submitted applications In-Person: 08th - 09th Sept 2016
Distribution of Admit Cards for those who submitted applications By-Post: 08th - 09th Sept 2016 (& from 10.30 am to 11.15 am on10 Sept 2016)
Date of Written Admission Test: 10th September 2016 at 11.30 am 01.30 pm
Date of Interview: 10th September 2016 at 01.45 pm onwards
Publication of the list of candidates selected: 20th September 2016
Date of Admission: 21st - 27th September 2016
Commencement of Classes: 04th October 2016