Eligibility Criteria

As per West Bengal State University regulations, marks obtained in Environmental Education/Scienceas a compulsory subject at the H.S. (10+2) Examination conducted by the West Bengal Council of H.S. Education or its equivalent should not be taken into account for calculating the aggregate marks in top four subjects for the purpose of admission at the degree course of studies under this University. However, if the subject “Environmental Science” is studied as an elective subject of 100 marks, it may be taken into account for the purpose of determining the aggregate marks.

For the purpose of determining eligibility for admission to the Honours Course, aggregate marks shall be calculated by adding the marks of top four subjects in order of marks secured by a candidate.

Students of the 10+2 level passing out from an Indian Board/Council (viz. C.B.S.E., I.S.C. and National Institute of Open Schooling) need to submit the Migration Certificate for getting registration under this University.

No candidate shall be allowed for admission after a lapse of more than 3 years from the year of passing the previous qualifying examination or discontinuation of regular courses of study after passing the previous qualifying examination. However, in exceptional cases, a candidate may be allowed for admission after three years of the previous examination but within three years after discontinuation of a recognized regular course of study after due permission from the University authority.

In case of any ambiguity regarding the eligibility of any examination at the previous qualifying level of study, the matter shall be referred to University Authority for final decision.

A candidate taking up Honours Course in a subject must obtain:

  • A minimum of 50% marks in aggregate and 45% marks in the subject or related subject at the previous qualifying examination.


  • 55% marks in the subject or related subject at the previous qualifying examination.


  • 50% marks in aggregate when the candidate has not studied the subject in his/her previous qualifying examination provided all other clauses are satisfied. However, candidates belonging to the Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe community taking up Honours Course of study must obtain a minimum of 40% marks in the aggregate and 40% marks in the subject or related subject at the previous qualifying examinations, as the case may be.

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