Presidency University Kolkata PUBDET 2017 (Common Entrance Exam)

Presidency University Kolkata Admission to 3 yr BA/B.Sc (Hons) PUBDET-2017

Presidency University, Kolkata has released notification from eligible candidates for admission to various Under-Graduate Programmes through a Common Entrance Exam PUBDET 2017, which will be conducted by West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) for the academic year 2017-18.

For 2017-18 academic sessions, the Board will conduct common entrance examinations titled PUBDET-2017 for admission to three year B.A. /B.Sc. (Honours) Course in the Presidency University

Candidates are advised to go the website of WBJEEB & browse the Exam Menu and Refer to the Information Brochure Listed under PUBDET (Presidency University Bachelor’s Degree Eligibility Test) for all relevant information regarding admission
The medium of admission tests will be English except for vernacular subjects like Hindi & Bengali

Exam Name

PUBDET 2017 is for admission to Undergraduate Courses

Seats Distribution of UG Courses

Bengali (37 Seats); English (37 Seats); Hindi (48 Seats); History (42 Seats); Philosophy (37 Seats); Political Sci. (30 Seats); Sociology (29 Seats); Life Sciences (102 Seats), Chemistry (50 Seats), Economics (46 Seats); Geography (25 Seats); Geology (30 Seats); Mathematics (48 Seats); Physics (48 Seats), Statistics (25 Seats) and Performing Arts (20 Seats)

Eligibility Criteria for PUBDET-2017

Citizenship: Applicant must be a citizen of India

Candidates who have passed/appeared in the Higher Secondary Examination (10+2 system) conducted by the Council of Higher Secondary Education, West Bengal, or an equivalent examination, not before 2016, are eligible to apply

For admission, the candidate must pass any of the aforementioned examinations, with at least five recognized subjects (full marks not less than 100), including English language

For candidates with International ‘A’ level or International Baccalaureate qualifications, at least three subjects at the IGCSE level and three subjects at the ‘A’ level are required, with English in either of the two levels. If required, such candidates may seek help from the Chair Persons of the Admission Committee of the Presidency University
Please contact the office of the concerned Faculty Deans at Presidency University before submitting their applications

Dept./Subject wise Eligibility Criteria

Besides the minimum aggregate as shown above, the candidate must also fulfil following special academic criteria for admission in respective courses.
Bengali: The candidate may apply from Arts/Science stream at 10+2 level. The candidate must have Bengali as one subject with 60% marks in Bengali

English: The candidate may apply from Arts/Science stream at 10+2 level. The candidate must have English as one subject with 65% marks in English-A (WBHS) or 75% in English

History The candidate has to apply from Arts stream at 10+2 level. The candidate must have History as one subject with 65% marks in History

Philosophy: The candidate may apply from Arts / Science / Commerce stream at 10+2 level. The candidate must have English as one subject with 65% marks in English

Political Science: The candidate may apply from Arts / Science stream at 10+2 level. The candidate must have English as one subject with 60% marks in English

Sociology: The candidate may apply from Arts / Science / Commerce stream at 10+2 level. The candidate must have English as one subject with 70% marks in English

Hindi: The candidate may apply from Arts / Science stream at 10+2 level. The candidate must have Hindi as one subject with 60% marks in Hindi

Performing Arts: The candidate may apply from Arts / Science stream at 10+2 level. The candidate must have English as one subject with 60% marks in English

Physics: The candidate has to apply from Science stream with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics at 10+2 level. The candidate must have secured 80% in Physics and 80% in Mathematics

Chemistry: The candidate has to apply from Science stream with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics at 10+2 level. The candidate must have secured 80% in Chemistry

Mathematics: The candidate has to apply from Science stream with Mathematics as one subject at 10+2 level. The candidate must have secured 80% in Mathematics

Statistics: The candidate has to apply from Science stream with Mathematics as one subject at 10+2 level. The candidate must have secured 80% in Mathematics or 80% in Statistics (if Statistics is one of the subjects taken at the 10+2 level)

Life Sciences: The candidate has to apply from Science stream with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Statistics and Biology at 10+2 level

Economics: The candidate may apply from Arts / Science / Commerce stream at 10+2 level. The candidate must have Mathematics (not Business Mathematics) as one subject with 70% marks in English (A/B) and 75% in Mathematics

Geography: The candidate may apply from Arts / Science stream with any three of the following subjects at 10+2 level: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, Statistics, Economics, Political Science, Sociology, History, Geography, and Geology

Geology: The candidate has to apply from Science stream with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics at 10+2 level. The candidate must have secured 70% in each of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics

Reservation

The reservation policies of West Bengal State Higher Education Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Act, 2013 and West Bengal State Higher Education Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Rules, 2014 will be followed for admission in reserved seats for SC/ST/OBCA/B

Requirements in terms of Residential/Domicile Criteria a) There is no particular Residential/Domicile requirement to appear in the PUBDET-2017

However, the State (West Bengal) Residential/Domicile requirement is applicable for admission in any reserved category of seats)

Presidency University Admission Test Syllabus

Pattern of Question Papers
The medium of tests will be English except for vernacular subjects like Hindi and Bengali. In every subject, all questions will be of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) type, with four options against each of the questions. There will 50 (fifty) questions in each paper, full marks 100 and time 90 minutes

Mode of answering in the Exam:

a) Questions are to be answered on specially designed optical machine-readable response (OMR) sheet, which will be evaluated by the method of Optical Mark Recognition by specially designed machines and therefore it is very important to follow the correct method of marking

b) There will be 4 (four) alternative answers for each question. Candidate will indicate response to the questions by darkening the appropriate circle completely with blue/black ball point pen

c) Any other kind of marking e.g. filling the bubble incompletely, filling with pencil, cross mark, tick mark, dot mark, circular mark, over writing, scratching, erasing, white ink, marking outside the bubble etc. may lead to wrong/partial/ambiguous reading of the response
WBJEEB will be, in no way, responsible for such eventuality

PUBDET 2017 Important Dates

30th April 2017 (Sunday)

Physics, Political Science - 09:00 am – 10:30 am
Life Science, History - 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Economics & Hindi - 1:00 am – 02:30 pm
Performing Arts, Geography - 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

01st May 2017 (Monday)
Mathematics, Sociology - 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Chemistry, Bengali - 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Geology, Philosophy - 1:00 am – 2:30 pm
English, Statistics - 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Publication of Results – 30t May 2017 (tentative)

Exam Centres

The examination will be conducted in various zones e.g. Kolkata, Howrah, Hoogly, Kalyani, Murshidabad, Bankura, Haldia, Assansol, Burdwan, Durgapur, Siliguri, Jamshedpur, Guahati, Silchar and Agartala

Any of the exam centres may be dropped if adequate number of candidates is not available

How to Apply

Application has to be filled up online at the Portal www.wbjeeb.in. Candidate needs to visit the portal and follow the links <Examinations> - <PUBDET > - <ONLINE APPLICATION>

The form is interactive in nature; there are two major steps in application form submission as follows:

Step-1 Registration

Candidate has to input name, date of birth, gender, mobile number and e-mail id. Candidate must take utmost care to give these inputs. If mistakes are committed, there is no chance of correction

The mobile number and e-mail id entered will be used for all subsequent communication. Candidates also have to choose a log-in ID and password and remember them, which he/she will use for future log-in

PUBDET candidates have to first choose group-A or group-B of subjects and then choose maximum two subjects from his/her choice of group

Fee Submission

Candidate will have to pay the exam fee online (by Net Banking /Debit /Credit Cards) or Offline (by e-Challan)
The Amount of Application Fees to be paid for appearing in the PUBDET-2017 is Rs.400/- (Rupees four hundred only) plus the Bank’s Service Charges as applicable. The Exam Fees can be paid in cash less mode by ‘Net Banking’/‘Debit Card’/‘Credit Card’ or in cash using Allahabad Bank e-challan
If offline mode is chosen, an e-challan will be generated automatically. Candidate need to take a print of the challan and pay the fee in any branch of Allahabad Bank
For any query regarding the examination contact, - Controller of Examinations, West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board, AQ-13/1, Sector –V, Salt Lake City, Kolkata-700091, Examination Helpdesk:-1800-1023-781, Email: Link <Contact Us> in www.wbjeeb.in

Important Dates

Start of Online Form fill-up 07th February 2017
Last Date of Online Form fill-up including Payment & Downloading confirmation Page: 28th February 2017
Date of Admit Card (Downloadable): 18th April 2017 (tentative)
Date of Exams: 30th April (Sunday) & 01st May 2017 (Monday)
Date of Publication of Result: 30th May 2017

Presidency University, Kolkata

(West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board), The Office of the Board functions from AQ-13/1, Sector-V, Salt Lake City, Kolkata-700091, Phone No.: 033-2367-1159/ 1198, Email: [email protected], Website www.presiuniv.ac.in or www.wbjeeb.in

For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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