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Presidency College

Best known for: English, economics, physiology, chemistry, history, statistics, geology.

Cut-off marks:
Geology:
60% aggregate (with physics, chemistry and pass marks in maths).

English: (WB board) 50% in English first language and 65% aggregate. (Other boards)65% aggregate with 60% marks in English.

Economics: 65% (with 60% in maths or 70% in business maths).

Physiology: 60% (with physics, chemistry and bio-science).

Chemistry: 70% (with physics, maths and 70% in chemistry).

History: 50% aggregate.

Statistics: 55% in aggregate (with 70% in maths/statistics or 60% in aggregate with 60% marks in maths/statistics).

There are entrance tests for each honours subject.

How to apply: Forms can be downloaded from the college website or obtained from the principal’s office on payment of Rs 15 as the admission test fee. Completed application forms are to be submitted to the respective departments. You can apply for a maximum of two subjects.

The final merit list is prepared on the basis of the aggregate or the percentile equivalence of the aggregate marks obtained in the last public examination and the marks obtained in the respective admission tests.

Last date for submission of forms: June 12.

Address: 86/1 College Street,
Calcutta - 700 073, West Bengal
Phone no: 22412738/22411960
www.presidencycollegekolkata.org
e-mail: principc@cal.vsnl.net.in

St Xavier’s College

Best known for: English, political science, BCom, physics, statistics, economics.

Cut-off marks:
English: (WB board) Aggregate: 55%; Other boards 70%.

Political science: (WB board)Aggregate: 55%, (Other boards) 70%.

BCom: Aggregate: 60% for all boards

Physics, statistics, economics: For all boards: 60% in respective subject, 60% on aggregate.

How to apply: For West Bengal board: Application forms available online from June 8. Direct admission in physics only for candidates with 90% marks in the subject and 85% aggregate marks. You can seek direct application between June 14 and 16 from 10 am to 12.30 pm.

Last date for submission of forms: Last date for applying online: June 14. Last date for payment of application fee: June 15.

Address: 30 Park Street, Calcutta 700016
Phone no: Reception: 22875995
E-mail: xaviers@cal3.vsnl.net.in, principal@sxccal.edu
Website: www.sxccal.edu.

PREMIER LEAGUE: (Above) Students and parents queue up for admission at Presidency College and (below) the JU library

Jadavpur University

Best known for: English, economics, comparative literature, international relations, physics, chemistry and mathematics.

Cut-off marks:
Comparative literature: 55 % aggregate with 50 % marks in Bengali and English each. International relations: 55% aggregate. Economics: 60% (with maths) aggregate. English: 60% aggregate. Candidates opting for English and comparative literature: Selection on the basis of a two-hour written test.

Science subjects: 60% aggregate with physics, chemistry and mathematics. For each subject, a separate merit list will be put up on the basis of which candidates will be called for interview. No admission test.

How to apply: Application forms are available from the University information counter. Forms may also be obtained by post on sending a crossed demand draft for the requisite amount drawn in favour of Jadavpur University and accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope.

Last date for submission of forms: June 19, 2006

Address: Calcutta 700032, Phone: 24146666, Website: www.jadavpur.edu

Lady Brabourne College

Best known for: English, philosophy, sociology, geography.

Cut-off marks:
English:
Aggregate: 65% for all boards. You have to sit for an admission test.

Philosophy: Aggregate: 50% for arts and 60% for science ' all boards.

Sociology and geography: Aggregate: (WB board) 65%, (Other boards) 75%.

How to apply: Forms are available online. Downloaded forms to be submitted on June 12, 14 and 15 from 11 am to 2 pm at the main building of the college for science subjects and at Room 62, new science building, for arts subjects. Forms will be available from the college counter on June 8 and 9 from 11 am to 2 pm. These forms can be submitted on June 16 and 17 from 11 am to 3 pm at the respective departments for the science subjects and sociology, and at the hall for philosophy.

Last date for submission of application forms: June 15. For taking forms from college counter: June 9. For submitting applications taken from counter: June 17.

Address: P-1/2, Suhrawardy Avenue, Calcutta 700017.
Phone: 22448120.
Website: www.ladybrabourne.com www.ladybrabourne.com

Asutosh College

Best known for: Sociology, economics, geography, chemistry.

Cut-off marks:
Sociology: 65% aggregate for science and 55% in English/60% aggregate for arts and 55% in English.

Geography: (WB board): aggregate: 67.5%; (other boards): aggregate: 80%, English: 50%, Bengali/Hindi: 50%, geography-theory 65% or mathematics 50%

Chemistry: For direct admission: (WB board): 75% aggregate and 75% in chemistry and 60% in maths/physics), (other boards): 85% aggregate and 85% in chemistry and 60% in maths/physics); for merit list: 60% aggregate and 65% in chemistry and 50% in maths/physics.

How to apply: Admission forms can be collected from the college from June 12 till June 15 on payment of Rs 50 or downloaded from the college website. They must be submitted along with a demand draft of Rs 50 payable to “The Principal, Asutosh College, Kolkata”. Those eligible for direct admission are advised not to submit application forms.

Last date for submission of application forms: June 16.
Address: 92, S.P. Mukherjee Road, Calcutta 700026
Phone: 24554504, 24542371/72, 24543329
E-Mail: info@asutoshcollege.com
Website: www.asutoshcollege.com

Loreto College

Best known for: English, geography, history, education and political science.

Cut-off marks:
English
: (WB board): 60% aggregate with 55% in English (A) and 75% in English (B). (Other boards): 60% aggregate with 75% in English.

Geography, history, education and political science: (WB board): 55% in the subject and 60% aggregate. (Other boards): 70% in the subject and 60% aggregate.

How to apply: Application forms will be available at the college from June 6 to June 10 between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. on payment of Rs 100 per form. Online application can be submitted five days after the results are published. There are written tests for English, education, geography, history and political science, followed by interviews.

Last date for submission of application forms: June 14.

Address: 7, Middleton Row, Calcutta 700 071
Phone: 2246 0952
Website: www.loretocollege.org

Heramba Chandra College (South City-Day)

Best known for: Accountancy.

Cut-off marks:
BCom (Hons) in accounting and finance: 55% aggregate (all boards) and at least 50% in the subject. BCom (Hons) in marketing: 50% (all boards). No admission test is conducted.

How to apply: Preliminary forms will be distributed from the college on June 10, 11, 13 and 14 or can be downloaded from the college website.

Last date for submission of application forms: June 10, 11, 13 and 14

Address: 23/49, Gariahat Road, Calcutta 700029,
Phone: 2461 2689;
Fax: 2461 0131;
Website: www.herambachandrasouthcity.com

Scottish Church College

Best known for: English, history, physics, microbiology.

Cut-off marks:
English
: (WB board): English A: 60% aggregate and 45% in English, English B: 60% aggregate and 65% in English. (Other boards): 65% (best 5 subjects) and 75 % in English.

History: (WB board): 60% and 55% in history. (Other boards): 65% in aggregate (best 5 subjects) and 60% in history or in English.

Physics: (WB board): 60% aggregate + 45% in English and 45% of (physics + 2 x mathematics). (Other Boards): 60% aggregate + 75% of total marks of (Physics + 2 x mathematics).

Microbiology: (WB board): 65% aggregate + 50% in each science subject (biology, chemistry and physics). (Other boards): 70% aggregate (best of five) + 50% in each science subject (biology, chemistry and physics).

How to apply: You can submit forms online. Log on to www.scottishadmissions.com or www.scottishchurchcollege.ac.in for more details.

Last date for submission of application forms: June 19, up to 10 a.m.

Address: 1 & 3 Urquhart Square, Calcutta 700006; Phone: 23503862; Website: www.scottishadmissions.com.

Rammohan College (City College North)

Best known for: BCom, chemistry, physiology, zoology, botany, geography.

Cut-off marks:
Physiology: 60%-65% aggregate.

BCom, chemistry, zoology, botany and geography: 60% aggregate.

How to apply: Application forms can be collected from the college counter from June 6. You can apply for a maximum of three subjects.

Last date for submission of application forms: June 10.

Address: 102/1, Raja Rammohan Sarani (Amherst St),
Calcutta 700009
Phone no: 23505687

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Goenka College of Commerce & Business Administration

Best known for: Commerce

Cut-off marks: 60-65% marks aggregate for all boards.

How to apply: Forms to be collected from college counter in person from June 6, 9 am onwards.

Last date for submission of application forms: June 13.

Address: 210, B.B. Ganguly Street,
Calcutta-700012
Phone: 22412216
e-mail: gccba@cal2.vsnl.net.in
Website not available

Bethune College

Best known for: English, political science, computer science, economics, philosophy and Sanskrit.

Cut-off marks: English: (WB board) 60% aggregate with 50% in English A and 60% in English B. (Other boards): 70% aggregate with 75% in English.

Political science: (WB board): 58% with 50% in English/Bengali. (Other boards): 60% with 50% aggregate in English/Bengali.

Computer science: (All boards) 65% aggregate with 60% in physics, mathematics or computer science.

Economics: (WB board): 58% aggregate with 60% in mathematics and 50% in English. (Other boards): 60% aggregate with 60% in mathematics and 50% in English.

Philosophy: (WB board): 55% aggregate with 50% in English or Bengali. (Other boards): 60% aggregate with 60% in English or Bengali.

Sanskrit: (All boards) 50% aggregate with 55% in Sanskrit.

How to apply: Forms to be distributed from June 8. There is an admission test for English to be held on June 22.

Last date for submission of application forms: 15 th June

Address: Bethune College
181 Bidhan Sarani,
Calcutta-700006
Phone: 22411731

Shri Shikshayatan College

Best known for: Geography, English, economics, political science and education

Cut-off marks: Geography: 60% aggregate with 60% in Geography

English: 50% aggregate with 45% in English

Economics: 60% aggregate with 60% in mathematics

Political Science: 50% aggregate with 45% in political science

Education: 50% aggregate with 45% in a related subject (psychology, sociology,history, economics, philosophy, mathematics or political science).

How to apply: You can download forms from the college website and apply online.

Last date for submission of application forms: June 9.

Address : Shri Shikshayatan College, 11 Lord Sinha Road,
Calcutta 700071
Phone : 22826033 , 22827296

Website: www.shrishikshayatancollege.com.

DELHI

The sale of admission forms for around 43,000 seats in undergraduate courses of the Delhi University started from June 1, 2006. The last date for receipt of the admission forms is June 15, 2006. The notification of the first cut-off list for admissions to colleges will be released on June 26, 2006. The admission and payment of fees for students who meet the first cut-off list will start from June 27 to June 29, 2006. Notification of the second list will be put up by colleges on June 30, 2006 and the third list on July 5, 2006. The session begins from July 15, 2006.

Except St Stephen’s College and Jesus and Mary College, all other colleges accept the common admission forms. Also, while applying to a course for which entrance exams are held, filling up the college form is necessary. The common admission forms can be obtained from any of the 16 information centres across Delhi. In north Delhi you can buy the form at Kirori Mal college campus, in south Delhi at Gargi college, in central Delhi at Kalindi College and in west Delhi at Bharati college.

St Stephen’s College

Best known for: Economics, history, English and BA programme

Cut-off marks: Admission is determined on the basis of three parameters. 75% weightage is given to Class XII marks, 10% to Class X and 15 % to the personal interview.

Cut-offs at the time of interview: Economics: for science students: 93%, commerce: 95%, humanities: 90%; history: for science students: 91%, commerce: 93%, humanities: 81%; English: for science students: 92%, commerce: 96%, humanities: 87%.

How to apply: Forms are available online on the college website and can also be obtained through post and in person.

Last date for submission of application forms: June 16, 2006.

Address: University Enclave, Delhi
Ph: 011-27667271
www.ststephens.edu.

Lady Shri Ram College

Best known for: Journalism, English, economics, psychology, political science and BCom (honours).

Cut-off marks: Journalism: 79 % to be eligible for the test; economics: 92.75 %; psychology: 91.5 %; political science: 86 per cent and BCom: 91.5 %; English: 81.5 % and entrance test.

How to apply: The college accepts common admission forms prescribed by the university. Forms and prospectus can also be downloaded from the DU website.

Last date for submission of application forms: June 15, 2006.

Address: Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi
Ph: 011-26434459
www.lsrcollege.org.


Shri Ram College of Commerce

Best known for: Economics and BCom.

Cut-off marks: Economics: 93-95% and BCom 93-97%.

How to apply: The college accepts common admission forms. Forms and prospectus can also be downloaded from the DU website.

Last date for submission of application forms: June 15, 2006.

Address: University Enclave, Delhi
Ph: 011-27667905
www.srcc.edu.

Top gun: St Stephen’s College, Delhi

Hindu College

Best known for: Economics, BCom, maths, chemistry, physics, zoology, botany and statistics.

Cut-off marks: Economics: 88-93%; BCom: 91.5-96.5 %; maths: 90%; chemistry: 86%; physics: 91%; zoology: 89%; botany: 84% and statistics: 91%.

How to apply: The college accepts common admission forms. Forms and prospectus can also be downloaded from the DU website.

Last date for submission of application forms: June 15, 2006.

Address: University Enclave, Delhi
Ph: 011-27667184, 011-27667284
www.hinducollege.org.

Miranda House

Best known for: English, history, economics and BA programme.

Cut-off marks: History: 80 to 82%; Economics: 90% and BA programme: 83%. There’s an entrance test for English.

How to apply: The college accepts common admission forms prescribed by university.
Forms and prospectus can also be downloaded from the DU website.

Last date for submission of application forms: June 15, 2006.

Address: University Enclave, Delhi.
Ph: 011-27667367
www.mirandahouse.ac.in.

Hans Raj College

Best known for: Economics, English, BCom, mathematics.

Cut-off marks: Economics: 92-93%; English: 84-88%; BCom: 93-97%; Maths: 88-90%.

How to apply: The college accepts common admission forms. They can also be downloaded from the DU website.

Last date for submission of application forms: June 15, 2006.

Address: Malkaganj, University Enclave, Delhi.
Ph: 011-27667747
www.hansrajcollege.com.

Sri Venkateswara College

Best known for: Economics, sociology and statistics.

Cut-off marks: Economics: 90-92%; sociology: 81-86% and statistics: 84%.

How to apply: The college accepts common admission forms prescribed by university. Forms and prospectus can also be downloaded from the DU website.

Last date for submission of application forms: June 15, 2006.

Address: Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi
Ph: 011-24672196
www.svcollege.net.

Jesus and Mary College

Best known for: Economics, sociology, psychology.

Cut-off marks: Economics: 90-95%; sociology: 83.5-87.5%; psychology: 92%.

How to apply: The application form and prospectus can be obtained at the college counter or by post. It can also be downloaded from the college website.

Last date for submission of application forms: June 15, 2006.

Address: Chanakyapuri,
Bapu Dham Complex, New Delhi
Ph: 011-26110041
www.jmcdelhi.com

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