Undergraduate Courses
News  /  Published 29.06.22

Board marks for admission into undergraduate courses at Presidency University

The Presidency Alumni Association had written to education minister Bratya Basu last month about the need to restore admission tests at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. “In a recent m...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 29.06.22

Rollout of centralised entry system for colleges in Kolkata, rest of West Bengal put off

In 2014, too, during Basu’s previous stint as education minister, he could not roll out the process following protests from the Trinamul Congress. The plan was revived after he became the educa...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 23.06.22

Panel approves Jadavpur University entry exams

The Telegraph had reported on Monday that four out of the five undergraduate science departments at JU have informed the admissions committee of the science faculty that they want to screen students t...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

News  /  Published 12.06.22

Presidency University to consider students' views for admission procedure

The varsity authorities held a meeting with students’ representatives...

News  /  Published 08.06.22

Presidency University students want entry tests back

Presidency University has yet to decide whether it would admit undergraduate aspirants through admission tests or on the basis of Plus-II marks, officials of the institution said. The education depar...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata


News  /  Published 03.06.22

West Bengal to have single portal for college admission, detailed notification later

Colleges and universities in West Bengal will have a centralised online undergraduate admission process, possibly from this year, but some unitary universities like Jadavpur and Presidency are likely ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar, Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 14.04.22

UGC guidelines: Here's how pursuing two UG, PG courses simultaneously may benefit students

A candidate can pursue two full-time, same-level academic programmes simultaneously in physical, online or distance learning mode, allowing more options and flexible curricula choices ...
By Jaismita Alexander

News  /  Published 13.04.22

India’s Arctic Policy: UGC seeks proposals from college, varsity heads on developing MOOC

UGC has sought proposals in subjects like Science and Research, Climate and Environmental Protection, Economic and Human Development, Transportation and Connectivity, Governance and International Coop...
By Our Correspondent

India  /  Published 26.01.22

DU proposes syllabus change, teachers object

A proposed new syllabus for undergraduate courses at Delhi University has faced opposition from teachers’ groups who have alleged a reduction in academic content. The teachers have two main obj...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.01.22

Central universities scrap common counselling

Central universities will admit students to undergraduate courses based on their performance in the central universities common entrance test (CUCET) but there will be no common counselling for seat a...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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