Presidency University starts application process for UG and PG courses

Presidency University Admissions 2019The last date to fill up the application form for the undergraduate and postgraduate courses at Presidency University is March 12, 2019. Also, the students would get two days to make correction to the application between March 13 and 15, said a TOI report.

Stating that the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board will hold the Presidency University Bachelor’s Degree Entrance Test (PUBDET) on June 15-16, 2019 the report went on to add that the Presidency University Master’s Degree Entrance Test would be conducted on June 15, 2019.

The report further said that St. Xavier’s University will announce details of all UG courses on their official website soon. Colleges affiliated to Calcutta University are likely to announce details of admission to UG course after the Board examinations of Class XII are over.

Citing a Member of the Admission Committee, which consists of all departmental heads said, “The entire process of filling up the application form and payment of fees is online. Even the Admit Card downloads are online.”

In 2018, the WB Government made compulsory for colleges and varsities to hold admissions online though Presidency University has been following the practice since several years now, noted the report.


  • Candidates can apply for a maximum of two papers
  • Eligible candidates will be allowed to opt for only one subject at the time of counselling

The questions will be based on the syllabus of Class XI and Class XII. The Life Sciences Department has the highest number of seats at 116 and Philosophy lowest number of seats at 20, the official was quoted as saying by the report. The examinations will be held on specially designed optical machine-readable response sheets, the report said.

The report further said that the St. Xavier’s University will soon announce the details of the admission on their website and colleges affiliated to Calcutta University will begin holding admissions to their UG courses in the near future as soon as the Class XII Board examinations get over, said the report.

Important dates

Undergraduate courses

  • The last date to submit online application and payment of fees is on March 12, 2019
  • Dates for online correction is between March 13-15, 2019
  • The tentative date for publication of Admit Card is June 4, 2019
  • Entrance Examination dates are between June 15-16, 2019
  • Tentative date of publication of results is July 16, 2019

Post Graduate Courses

  • The last date for online application and payment of fees is March 12, 2019
  • Dates for online correction is between March 13-15, 2019
  • The tentative date for publication of Admit Card is June 6, 2019
  • Date of Examination is on June 15, 2019
  • Publication of results will be on July 19, 2019

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