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Calcutta University BTech and MTech Admissions 2022 - Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Process

Zemima Khan
Zemima KhanUpdated On: July 12, 2022 03:07 pm IST

Calcutta University BTech and MTech admissions 2022 is ongoing now. Take a look at Calcutta University BTech and MTech admissions 2022 dates, eligibility criteria, and admission process in the article below.

Calcutta University BTech and MTech Admissions 2022 - Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Process

Calcutta University BTech and MTech Admissions 2022: The Calcutta University admission process 2022 is ongoing now. The Calcutta University admissions 2022 are done via the entrance exam. To get admission to the CU BTech programme candidates need to clear the WBJEE exam 2022. And, to get admission in the CU MTech programme candidates must have a valid score on the GATE 2022 exam. Calcutta University (CU) is a public college in Kolkata, West Bengal. It has 14 campuses in Kolkata and 20 colleges registered under it. CU is the first university in Asia which was established as a multidisciplinary college. In India, it is a five-star university accredited with Grade A by the NAAC.

This article takes a look at the Calcutta University BTech and MTech admissions 2022. All relevant details related to the BTech and MTech admissions at Calcutta University 2022 can be found here.

Table of Contents

About Calcutta University BTech and MTech Admissions 2022Calcutta University BTech and MTech specializations 2022
Calcutta University MTech specializations 2022Calcutta University BTech and MTech Important Dates 2022
Calcutta University BTech and MTech Eligibility Criteria 2022How to Apply for Calcutta University BTech and MTech Admissions 2022
Calcutta University BTech Application Fee 2022Calcutta University MTech Application Form 2022
Documents Required for Calcutta University MTech Application Form 2022Calcutta University MTech Application Fee 2022
Calcutta University BTech and MTech Selection Process 2022Calcutta University BTech and MTech Fees 2022
Some Top BTech Colleges in KolkataSome Top MTech Colleges in Kolkata

About Calcutta University BTech and MTech Admissions 2022

The admission process for BTech and MTech courses 2022 is expected to begin in the month of August. Calcutta University BTech admissions 2022 will be on the basis of the WBJEE and the MTech admissions 2022 will be conducted on the basis of an entrance exam GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering) followed by an interview. WBJEE is based on class XI and XII syllabus and the exam will have 2 papers. Paper I will have the Mathematics section and it will have a duration of 2 hours. Paper-II will include Physics and Chemistry, and this will have a duration of 2 hours. The exam will have multiple-choice questions.

Calcutta University BTech and MTech Specializations 2022

CU offers various BTech and MTech specializations that students can opt for. The list of Calcutta University BTech and MTech specializations 2022 is given below:

Calcutta University BTech specializations 2022

Calcutta University MTech specializations 2022

  • Optics and Optoelectronics

  • Biomedical and Instrumentation

  • Computer Science Engineering

  • Computer and Information Science

  • Electrical Engineering and Instrumentation Control

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Radio Physics Communication

  • VLSI Design

  • Ceramic Engineering

  • Oil Technology

  • Petrochemicals

  • Petroleum Refining Energy

  • Pharmaceuticals

  • Jute and Fibre Technology

Calcutta University BTech and MTech Important Dates 2022

The important dates for the BTech and MTech admissions of Calcutta University are given below. Candidates can note down these important dates to keep a track of Calcutta University BTech admission 2022. The Calcutta university BTech admission will be done on the WBJEE 2022 basis, so dates for the WBJEE exam are given below. The WBJEE exams are conducted, now results will be released followed by the WBJEE counselling

Important Events

Important Dates

WBJEE 2022 application starting date

December 24, 2021

WBJEE 2022  application last date

January 16, 2022

WBJEE 2022 exam date April 30, 2022

WBJEE Result 2022

June 17, 2022

WBJEE counselling

June/July 2022

Calcutta University MTech Admission Dates 2022

The MTech admissions at Calcutta University are done on the basis of the GATE entrance exam 2022. The GATE exam for the academic cycle 2022 is conducted. Now, the GATE 2023 exam cycle will be started. The dates for the GATE exam 2022 is as follows.

EventsDates
GATE application start date (for 2022 cycle)September 2, 2021
GATE last date to applySeptember 30, 2021
GATE exam date 2022 

February 5 and 6, 2022

February 12 and 13, 2022

GATE result 2022March 16, 2022
GATE application start date (for 2023 cycle) To Be Announced 

Calcutta University BTech and MTech Eligibility Criteria 2022

The eligibility criteria for applying to Calcutta University BTech, MTech admissions 2022 are provided below. Ensure that you go through the Calcutta University BTech and MTech eligibility criteria 2022 before applying.

Calcutta University BTech Eligibility Criteria 2022

  • Candidate must have passed 10+2 examination under the West Bengal Board of Higher Secondary Education or even its equivalent with Chemistry, Maths and Physics with at least 60% marks in these subjects and must have cleared WBJEE.

  • The minimum requirement of marks is not applicable for the Jute and Fibre specialisation.

Calcutta University MTech Eligibility Criteria 2022

  • The student must have passed in BTech from the universities of CU or any other recognised university with the required combination of subjects.

  • If the student is not a CU graduate then he must have a score of 60% from any other university.

  • If the student is from a University other than Calcutta University, he or she should have secured at least 60 per cent marks or its equivalent grade at the bachelor or BTech level. He/she should also have a valid score in the GATE exam in the relevant subject.

How to Apply for Calcutta University BTech and MTech Admissions 2022

For admission to Calcutta University BTech and MTech programmes 2022, candidates will have to fill an online application form on the official website of the prestigious Calcutta University. You can check out the steps given below to apply for BTech and MTech admissions 2022 at Calcutta University here.

Calcutta University BTech Application Form 2022

  • Submit the application form on the official WBJEE website.

  • WBJEE Application Form includes three steps filling personal details, uploading the documents and payment of fees.

  • Candidates will be directed to the document upload section wherein they will have to upload all the documents/images in jpg/jpeg format. The size of the page should be in A4 format.

Documents Required for Calcutta University BTech Application Form 2022

The list of documents for BTech admissions at Calcutta University that you will be required to upload while filling the BTech application form of Calcutta University are given below:

  • Recent coloured passport-sized photograph

  • Own signature

  • Left thumb impression

  • Admit card of 10th standard

Calcutta University BTech Application Fee 2022

Once all the documents have been uploaded, candidates will have to pay an application fee of Rs.500 + bank service charges through debit card/ credit card or through Allahabad bank challan. Once students pay the BTech application fee 2022, they can take a print out of the confirmation page after submitting the application. No documents have to sent by post.

Calcutta University MTech Application Form 2022

  • Candidates must apply for the programme online on the University website.

  • Open the MTech.admission page to apply online and click on the ‘Click here to register’ link at the bottom of the Login form.

  • The new users will have to register on the website by creating an account with a unique username and password. The username/ password is important for all further activities.

  • Fill the ‘Personal’ page information and then go to the 'Payment’ page, one after another.

  • Candidates can also save the form and complete it later rather than filling it one go.

Documents Required for Calcutta University MTech Application Form 2022

The list of documents that have to be uploaded while filling the 2022 MTech application form of Calcutta University are given below

  • Scanned photo (3.5 cm x 3.5 cm) in jpg/jpeg format and size less than 20 KB.

  • Scanned Signature (Sign on a piece of paper 6 cm x 2 cm) in jpg/jpeg format and size less than 20 KB.

Calcutta University MTech Application Fee 2022

Candidates have to pay an application fee of Rs. 200 in the case of general candidates and Rs.100 in the case of reserved categories for MTech admissions 2022 at Calcutta University. The fee payment can be done online through net banking or through ATM credit card/ debit card. Candidates also have the option of depositing cash at any State Bank branch. Once all the details have been filled, candidates will have to click submit and take a print out of the application form. This will complete the registration process. In the case of cash payment, candidates will have to send a copy of the e-receipt along with the printed application form to the address below

Office of the Secretary, UCSTA, Calcutta University, 92, A.P.C. Road, Kolkata – 700009

Calcutta University BTech and MTech Selection Process 2022

Candidates can take a look at the selection process of BTech and MTech at Calcutta University. Given below is the BTech selection process 2022:

BTech Selection Process 2022

Given below is the BTech Selection Process 2022 at Calcutta University

  • Candidates will be selected on the basis of WBJEE 2022

  • The marking scheme for WBJEE 2022 is category wise.

  • For category 1, one mark will be given for every correct answer and there will be negative marking with 0.25 marks being deducted for each incorrect answer. For marking more than 1 answer, marks will be deducted.

  • For category 2, 2 marks will be given for every correct answer and negative marking of 0.50 will be for the wrong answers. For marking more than 1 answer, marks will be deducted.

  • In the case of category 3, more than 1 answer can be correct and there will be no negative marking. Candidates will have to mark all the correct answers for which 2 marks will be allocated. But if you mark one correct and one incorrect answer, then no marks will be given.

MTech Selection Process 2022

Given below is the MTech Selection Process 2022 at Calcutta University

  • Full Time - For full-time MTech, candidates will be selected on the basis of an entrance exam conducted by the respective departments of the university followed by an interview. 70% weightage is given to the GATE score (out of 100) and 20% weightage is given to the marks secured in the entrance test. 10% weightage is for the interview.

  • Part-Time - For part-time MTech, candidates will be selected on the basis of the entrance test marks (50%) + interview (50%) including additional weightage of the in-service candidate (in-service candidate can get maximum 20 marks out of 50 interview marks). Without service, the candidates will get 0 marks out of 20 for in-service criteria.

  • There will be an entrance test which will have multiple choice questions and will have a duration of one and a half hours. The exam will have 100 marks and the number of questions in each test will be 50. Each question will have four options of answers of which only one will be correct. For every correct answer, 2 marks will be given and there will be negative marking with 0.5 marks being deducted for every wrong answer.

Calcutta University BTech and MTech Fees 2022

The fee structure of BTech course 2022 at Calcutta University is given in the table below -

Fees

1st semester

2nd to 8th semester

Tuition Fees (Rs.500)

Rs.3000

Rs.3000

Lab Fees (Rs.100)

Rs.600

Rs.600

Library fee Rs.200 in every 4 years

Rs.800

--

Admission fee

Rs.1000

Total

Rs.5472

Rs.3622

On the other hand, the MTech fee is between roughly Rs.4000 - Rs.5000.

Note: The University may change the fee without prior notice. Please visit the official site for more details about the fee structure.

The Engineering and Technology Department of Calcutta University has one of the best faculties in West Bengal. This department caters to a huge number of students who aspire to take BTech or MTech in their undergraduate and postgraduate level. A group of Nobel laureates such as Rabindranath Tagore, C.V Raman, Amartya Sen are the alumni of CU.

Some Top BTech Colleges in Kolkata

Here are some of the best BTech colleges in Kolkata and their average course fee in case the candidates cannot secure a BTech seat at Calcutta University - 

Name of the College/UniversityAverage Course Fee (In INR)
Future Institute of Engineering and Management, Kolkata88.5K per annum
The Neotia University, Kolkata1 LPA to 2.5 LPA
Swami Vivekananda University56K per annum
Budge Budge Institute of Technology90K to 95K per annum
Institute of Engineering and Management1.3 LPA

List of Top MTech Colleges in Kolkata

Presented below is the list of top MTech colleges in Kolkata alongside their average fee structure - 

Name of the College/UniversityAverage Course Fee (In INR)
Adamas University1.7 LPA
University of Engineering and Management1.5 LPA
Heritage Institute of Technology1.28 LPA
Swami Vivekananda University50K per annum
The Neotia University1.1 LPA

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