College admissions in Kolkata

Now that Class XII results are out, it’s time for the great admission rush in Kolkata. Most colleges have already started issuing admission forms and those that haven’t are going to start shortly. However, the admission guidelines and the cut-off marks for all streams have been announced. Don’t start frantically rushing from college to college to pick up admission forms just yet. Log on to college websites and do some legwork first. Alternatively, here’s a ready reckoner that will save you some running around in the summer heat.

Scottish Church College

  • Forms to be issued from 2 - 16 June, from 11 am.
  • The form costs Rs 100.
  • The cut-off marks for applying in Humanities and Science streams are 60 %, though these can change subject to the performance of the applicants.
  • There is no admission test for getting in, and admission is based entirely on marks obtained at the Higher Secondary level.

Loreto College

  • Admission only for girls.
  • Forms to be issued from 2 - 9 June, from 8 am – 12 pm.
  • The form costs Rs 100.
  • The cut-off marks for applying in Humanities is 60 %, though it can change subject to the performance of the applicants.
  • There is no admission test for getting in, and admission is based entirely on marks obtained at the Higher Secondary level.
  • For further information log on to www.loretocollege.org.

Ramakrishna Mission College, Narendrapur

  • Forms to be issued from 2 June, from 10.30 am – 4 pm.
  • The forms are obtained free of cost.
  • The cut-off marks for applying in Science stream are 60 %, English, History, Economics 55%, though these can change subject to the performance of the applicants.
  • Entrance test of 100 marks for each subject is mandatory.
  • For further information log on to www.rkmcnarendrapur.org.

Gokhale College

  • Forms to be issued from 2 June, from 10.30 am – 4 pm.
  • Forms downloaded online cost Rs 132, those taken from the college admission counter cost Rs 120.
  • The cut-off marks for applying in Science and Humanities streams are 60 %, though these can change subject to the performance of the applicants.
  • Admission is purely on the basis of marks obtained at the Higher Secondary level.
  • For further information log on to www.gokahalecollegekolkata.com

Ashutosh College

  • Forms to be issued after 2 June, from 11 am – 5 pm.
  • Forms cost Rs 150.
  • The cut-off marks for applying in Science and Humanities streams are 65 %, though these can change subject to the performance of the applicants.
  • Admission is purely on the basis of marks obtained at the Higher Secondary level.
  • For further information log on to http://www.asutoshcollege.org/.

Rammohan College

  • Forms to be issued from 2 June, from 7 am – 9.30 am.
  • Forms cost Rs 50.
  • The cut-off marks for applying in Science and Humanities streams are 60 %, though these can change subject to the performance of the applicants.
  • Admission is purely on the basis of marks obtained at the Higher Secondary level.

Vidyasagar College

  • Forms to be issued from 2 June, from 12 pm – 2 pm.
  • Forms cost Rs 50 - 60.
  • The cut-off marks for applying in Science and Humanities streams are 60 % and 50 % respectively, though these can change subject to the performance of the applicants.
  • Admission is purely on the basis of marks obtained at the Higher Secondary level.

Lady Brabourne College

  • Forms are available online.
  • Forms cost Rs 60.
  • The cut-off marks for applying in Science and Humanities streams are 65 %, though these can change subject to the performance of the applicants.
  • Admission is purely on the basis of marks obtained at the Higher Secondary level.
  • For further information log on to www.ladybrabourne.com.

Bethune College

  • Forms to be issued from 2 - 10 June, from 10.30 am – 3 pm.
  • Forms cost Rs 50.
  • Admission is purely on the basis of marks obtained at the Higher Secondary level.
  • For further information log on to www.bethunecollege.ac.in.

St Xaviers College

  • Forms are available from 2 June.
  • The cut-off marks for applying in Science, Commerce and Humanities streams are 50 %, 60 % and 50 % respectively, though these can change subject to the performance of the applicants.
  • Admission is purely on the basis of marks obtained at the Higher Secondary level.
  • For further information log on to http://www.sxccal.edu/.

Jadavpur University

  • Forms are available from 28 May.
  • The submission of forms is from 11 am – 4 pm.
  • The cut-off marks for applying in Science and Humanities streams are 55 % and 50 % respectively, though these can change subject to the performance of the applicants.
  • Admission test is mandatory.
  • For further information log on to www.jadavpur.edu.

Presidency College

  • For information log on to www.presidencycollegekolkata.org/.

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