Programs offered: B.A.(Hons) in Political Science, Sociology, Philosophy, English, History, Hindi, Bengali, Performing Arts
Presidency University was established bythe British in 1817 as the Hindoo College. Later it was a Constituent College of Calcutta University. The formal establishment of Presidency University happened in July 2010.
The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB) conducts entrance exam PUBDET-2018 for admissions to undergraduate programs - B.A. and B.Sc (Hons) at Presidency University. The University has divided courses into two groups and student can apply for any two programs from the list below:
Science: Life Sciences, Chemistry, Geology, Economics, Geography, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics
Humanities: Bengali, Hindi, History, Performing Arts, English, Geography, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology
Note: The following combination CANNOT be chosen because the exam timings clash for these pair of subjects:
Physics & Political Science, Chemistry & Bengali, Mathematics & Sociology, Statistics & English. Life Sciences & History, Geology & Philosophy, Economics & Hindi, Performing Arts & Geography.
There is NO domicile requirement to appear for PUBDET-2018. Only if a candidate seeks a reserved quota seat, then he/she must satisfy West Bengal domicile requirements.
B.A (Political Science): 31 seats (Gen: 17, SC: 6, ST: 2, OBC-A: 3, OBC-B: 2, PWD: 1)
B.A (Philosophy): 38 seats (Gen: 21, SC: 7, ST: 2, OBC-A: 4, OBC-B: 3, PWD: 1)
B.A (Sociology): 31 seats (Gen: 18, SC: 5, ST: 1, OBC-A: 3, OBC-B: 2, PWD: 1)
B.A (English): 38 seats (Gen: 21, SC: 7, ST: 2, OBC-A: 4, OBC-B: 3, PWD: 1)
B.A (Hindi): 51 seats (Gen: 29, SC:9 , ST: 2, OBC-A: 5, OBC-B: 5, PWD: 1)
B.A (History): 44 seats (Gen: 25, SC: 8, ST: 2, OBC-A: 5, OBC-B: 3, PWD: 1)
B.A (Bengali): 38 seats (Gen: 21, SC: 7, ST: 2, OBC-A: 4, OBC-B: 3, PWD: 1)
B.A (Performing Arts): 21 seats (Gen: 11, SC: 5, ST: 1, OBC-A: 2, OBC-B: 1, PWD: 1)