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West Bengal BA Admission 2022: Dates (Out), Eligibility, Application Process, Institutes, Admission Process

Payal Biswas
Payal BiswasUpdated On: July 05, 2022 01:51 pm IST

The dates of West Bengal BA Admission 2022 have been announced. The article referred in this page will give the students an idea of dates, eligibility, most recommended institutes, application, and admission process. 

West Bengal BA Admission 2022: Dates (Out), Eligibility, Application Process, Institutes, Admission Process

The West Bengal BA Admission 2022 starts after the announcement of ISC and CBSE Class 12th results. The West Bengal Class 12th result was released on June 10, 2022 and the West Bengal BA Admission dates are also out. The registration will commence from July 18, 2022 onwards. Approx. 88.44% of 7,20,862 students have qualified the West Bengal Higher Secondary Examination this year. A few students who succeeded in the WBHSE will go into the medical and engineering fields, while others will pursue a general bachelor’s degree course. Students having an interest in arts and humanities keenly wait for the commencement of West Bengal BA Admission 2022. The online admission process will be executed in a standalone mode.

In this article, we have tried to incorporate crucial information about BA admission 2022 in West Bengal. Hope it will help the students in getting prepared before the actual admission process starts.

About BA Course

As our discussion is concentrated on the Bachelor of Arts, students should know what the course is about. Bachelor of Arts, popularly known as BA is an undergraduate course that chiefly focuses on humanities and sciences. It is a 3-year-long programme. During these three years, a student obtains a profound understanding of the subjects he/she opts for. The course is offered in multiple disciplines like Language-based subjects, Social Sciences, Psychology, Philosophy, Journalism, Economics, Fashion Designing, Fine Arts, Social Work, etc. Students can choose any of them based on their interests.  

West Bengal BA Admission Dates 2022

All the admissions to Undergraduate Courses including BA will be conducted in standalone mode only. Check the below-mentioned information related to West Bengal BA Admission Dates 2022: 



Starting Date of Online Application

July 18, 2022

Closing Date of Online Application 

By August 5, 2022

Date of Merit List Publication 

By August 16, 2022

Date of Admission Completion 

By September 15, 2022

Commencement Date of Semester 1

September 19, 2022

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West Bengal BA Admission Highlights

Detailed below is some basic information about the BA admission in West Bengal for the year 2022:



Name of the Admission

West Bengal BA Admission 2022


Govt. of West Bengal Department of Higher Education

Course Name

Bachelor of Arts ( BA)

Type of Courses

Honours & Pass

Application Mode


West Bengal BA Eligibility Criteria 2022

The minimum eligibility criteria for BA admission in different institutes of West Bengal are as follows:

  • The candidates need to be qualified in the class 12th examination from a recognized board
  • They must have secured at least 50% marks in the (10+2) examination. The SC/ST candidates will get a 5% relaxation in their total marks
  • The language opted as the medium of study, must be read in their (10+2)
  • For some colleges and universities, candidates will have to secure the required entrance exam score for taking BA admission

Note: Visva Bharati University, Shanti Niketan have decided to accept CUET 2022 Scores for the admission of students to some specific courses. 

West Bengal’s BA Institutes

Numerous universities and colleges are there that offer undergraduate courses in the Bachelor of Arts stream. We have prepared here a list of 13 institutes that offer BA courses in different specializations. The institutes mentioned in the table below are enlisted based on their popularity:

Name of the Institute

No. of BA Courses

BA Courses Offered

Expected Tuition Fees

Presidency University, Kolkata


  • BA English
  • BA Political Science
  • BA History
  • BA Sociology
  • BA Philosophy
  • BA Bengali
  • BA Hindi


Jadavpur University, Kolkata


BA in Economics, Bengali, English, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Sanskrit, Comparative literature


St. Xavier’s College

(Kolkata Campus)


  • BA English Honours, Sociology Honours, Political Science Honours, Bengali Honours
  • BA in English, Political Science, and Sociology


Aliah University, Kolkata


BA Hons. in Islamic Theology, Arabic, Bengali, English, Islamic Studies, History, Urdu, Economics, Geography, Theology,

INR 1.8K-5.4K

Asutosh College, Kolkata


  • BA in Bengali, Sociology, Psychology, Journalism & Mass Communication, English, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Sanskrit, Communicative English
  • BA General Courses

INR 11.25 K - 28.53 K

Maulana Azad College, Kolkata


  • BA Hons. in Arabic, English, History, Bengali, Islamic History and Culture, Persian, Philosophy, Political Science, Sanskrit, Urdu, Sociology
  • BA (General) in Arabic and Persian

INR 1.73K-1.76K

Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata


  • BA (Honours) Bengali
  • BA (Honours) Economics
  • BA (Honours) English
  • BA (Honours) History
  • BA (Honours)Political Science
  • BA (Honours) Philosophy
  • BA (Honours) Sanskrit


Lady Brabourne College, Kolkata


BA (Hons.) in English, Political Science, Hindi, Bengali, Sociology, History, Philosophy, Urdu, Sanskrit, Persian and Bachelor of Arts


Scottish Church College, Kolkata


BA Hons. in Bengali, History, Political Science, Philosophy, Sanskrit, English

INR 13.7K

Burdwan Raj College, Burdwan


BA (Hons.) in Geography, English, History, Sociology, Political Science, Economics, Philosophy, Bengali, Sanskrit, Hindi and Bachelor of Arts


Visva Bharati University, Shanti Niketan


  • BA (Hons.) in English, Geography, Economics, History, Bengali, Santhali, Philosophy, Sanskrit, Mathematics, Hindi, Persian, Persian (Preparatory Course), Modern European, Languages, Literature and Cultures, BA (Hons.) in Indo-Tibetan, Comparative Religion,  Japanese (Preparatory Course), Japanese, Chinese, Ancient Indian History, Culture, and Archaeology
  • BA in Oriya, German, Italian, French, Russian, etc.


Calcutta University


BA in Linguistics, History, Geography, Urdu, Political Science, Economics, Journalism, and Mass Communication


Darjeeling Govt. College


BA (Hons.) in English, Nepali, Bengali, Economics, History, Political Science, Philosophy, Geography


There are many more colleges under North Bengal University, West Bengal State University, Calcutta University, Burdwan University and other private universities like Adamas University that offer BA courses. Candidates are advised to make sure that the courses they desired are offered by their preferred institutes.

West Bengal BA Colleges Application Processes 2022

Once the BA colleges start taking the applications for the year 2022, the respective websites of the colleges will be updated. Till the last year, students used to collect the application form either from the college office or from the websites. The given online procedure is expected to be followed for filling up the BA course application form 2022:

Step 1: Visit the websites of your desired colleges

Step 2: Click on the new option dedicatedly created for the current session application

Step 3: A page showing the new application form will appear

Step 4: Fill in the form with the required details

Step 5: Upload the required documents according to the size specified by the respective colleges

Step 6: Enter the previous qualifying examination marks

Step 7: Select your preferred course and specializations

Step 8: Pay the application fees as specified by the colleges

The application fees differ according to the colleges. While some colleges ask for the application fees, some others like Presidency University wave it off. Candidates are advised to scan everything including fees, eligibility criteria, and courses beforehand.

Documents Required for West Bengal BA Admission 2022

A list of documents is provided here that might be required for the West Bengal BA Admission 2022:

  • Scanned copy of Class 10th Marks Sheet (Original)
  • Scanned copy Of Class 12th Mark Sheet (Original)
  • Admit Card of Class 10th/ DOB certificate as age proof
  • Scanned Copy of candidate’s signature
  • Photo Copy of Aadhar Card
  • Caste Certificate /Physical Disability (if any)
  • Candidate’s passport size photograph

Note: The list can vary depending on the colleges and institutes. 

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West Bengal BA Institutes Selection Process 2022

The selection processes vary according to the individual admission rules set by the colleges. Check the BA Colleges Selection Process for some of the reputed universities of West Bengal:

Calcutta University BA Admission Selection Process

The BA admission to this age-old state university is determined depending on the WBJEE scores and merit list. The university publishes a merit list for the shortlisted candidates. The merit list contains the names and ranks of the selected candidates. The shortlisted candidates are then called for attending the counselling sessions. The final admission is offered based on the ranks, entrance test scores, and document verification. Most of the colleges run under this prestigious university offer admissions either based on merit or based on merit and entrance test scores conducted by the respective colleges.

Jadavpur University BA Admission Selection Process

Admission to Jadavpur University BA programmes is confirmed based on the +2-level merit and entrance test score. The admission criteria are set by the university itself. The university publishes its admission announcement on its official website, in major newspapers, and in media houses. The Faculty of Arts has an admission committee that intermittently reviews the selection and admission process. All new changes are brought to public notice.

Aliah University BA Admission Selection Process

Interested candidates need to apply online for the BA courses offered by Aliah University. Aliah University will conduct AUAT-2022 as an admission test. On the completion of the entrance test, the university will release a provisional merit list on its website. Candidates have to download their rank cards. Offline or e-counseling will be done for the final selection. On the completion of the counselling process, candidates will get a provisional allotment. The candidates enlisted in the provisional allotment list will be allowed only for paying the admission fees.

Presidency University BA Admission Selection Process

The applications for Presidency University BA Admission are received online. Earlier, the university considered the PUBDET scores for admission to Bachelor’s Degree programmes. But from the last year, the university is only considering merit which is the scores of the previous qualifying examinations for the admission of the students.

Rabindra Bharati University BA Admission Selection Process

The online applications for BA programmes are invited just after the publication of +2 results. The university conducts interview/admission tests/written tests for some courses. A list of the shortlisted candidates is published on the university’s website. Following the merit list, provisional admission is offered to the candidates.

West Bengal State University BA Admission Selection Process

Admission to the colleges operated under the guidance of the West Bengal State University, Barasat will be the same as the previous years. The candidates will be selected for all the UG programmes including BA based on the CBCS regulations. The eligibility for admission will be decided based on the order of marks of the top four subjects studied at the +2 level.

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The candidates intending to opt for West Bengal State University BA Admission 2022 can refer to this article. Keep an eye on our website for further updates.

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