Swami Vivekananda University launched a platform called “Career Talks.” Career Talks allow students to hear from real-life role models who can demonstrate the relevance and connection of what is taught in the classroom because they are creating jobs right now!
Swami Vivekananda University, also known as SVU, was founded in 2019 and is a privately owned institute. The location for Swami Vivekananda University is at Barrackpore in West Bengal. It is very well connected to the main city with public transport as well. The University provides quality education in diverse fields.
One of the star attractions of the University is its immaculate library which has more than 10,000 books and is said to cover all the courses that are being taught at this University. The Swami Vivekananda University Kolkata is built over 12 acres of open land, which makes it quite free. Before the placements began, the students underwent many tests to prepare them for a successful attempt.
The University is approved by the UGC, Government of West Bengal and AICTE as well. Swami Vivekananda University Barrackpore has around 113 courses that come under its 9 faculties. The following are the study programs that are currently active in this University:
When combined, all these 9 faculties offer a variety of courses, but the most prominent ones are Engineering, Management (MBA), Hotel & Hospitality Management. Here's a list of courses available in each field:
|Humanities and Social Sciences||4|
|Allied Health Sciences||11|
|Innovation & Research||1|
|Hotel & Hospitality Management||1|
The most famous are the Hospitality Management and B.Tech courses at Swami Vivekananda University. Students who want to enrol in this University should have cleared their 10+2 education formally, and entrance exams like CAT, MAT, XAT, JEE Mains, CLAT, GATE are considered for various above-mentioned courses. Placements at the University is good, with many of the top companies coming in from all fields to take the candidates.
|Swami Vivekananda University in World||12,980 as per world ranking|
|Swami Vivekananda University Management Institute||813 of 5,829 in Asia ranking|
|Swami Vivekananda University Institute of Technology||14 of 23 in State ranking|
|India Today- India's Best Universities 2020: General (Private) Universities||34|
The following table shows the duration and fee structure for different courses offered at SVU, Kolkata, under various schools and faculties.
|B. E. / B. Tech||Four years||The average total fee is Rs 3.5 lakhs. This can also change as per the specialization.|
|School of Agriculture||Four years||2.62Lakh Rs (total fees)|
|Computer Science||Three years||90K Rs (first year)|
|Humanities and Social Sciences||Three years||2.62 Lakh Rs (total fees)|
|Allied Health Sciences||Three years||2.67Lakh (total fees)|
|Innovation and Research||Two years||4.00Lakhs Rs (total fees), varies with departments|
|Hotel & Hospitality Management||Three years||1.2Lakhs Rs (first year)|
Candidates may look at the table below to get details on each course offered at SVU.
|BE/ B.Tech||Swami Vivekananda University has 14 specializations under the Engineering tab. The eligibility criteria are that the student must have completed 10+2 years of education and attempted any of the entrance exams like JEE- Main or Advanced or WBJEE. The cut-off rank for Engineering in General category in 2020 was 36,346, and in 2021 it was 26,525. The duration of the course is four years for all specializations in engineering. Placement training is also provided for the students before they attempt the original interviews.|
|BBA||This is a three-year extensive program that has three specializations under it. Candidates should have completed 10+2 years of schooling and should have at least a 50% mark from a recognized education Board. Many industries quite well recognize the BBA course from Swami Vivekananda University.|
|B.Sc and M.Sc Agriculture||This is a four-year course with four streams: graduation and master's. Candidates who wish to apply to this field should have completed 10+2 years of schooling from a recognized institution and have at least 50% marks in Physics, Maths, Biology, and Chemistry. Various good career opportunities range from Plantation Manager to Development Officer as well.|
|Life Sciences||B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Biotechnology and Microbiology are available under the Life Science stream. This is a three-year course, and the candidates who wish to join this course should have 10+2 qualifications and at least secure 50% marks in all subjects. Biology is a must if a candidate wishes to pursue Life Science. Career opportunities range from Research Associate to Marketing Manager.|
|Computer Science||The Computer Science course at Sami Vivekananda University offers both graduate and master's degrees. The course duration is three years, and the candidate should have completed 10+2 years of schooling and have at least 50% aggregate in all subjects. The career opportunities in Computer Science are quite well known among Network Security Analysts, and companies like TCS and Infosys hire many candidates from here.|
|Humanities and Social Sciences||This is one of the courses wherein a candidate can get their specialization in the English language. The course offers both bachelor's and masters in English literature and makes a candidate really good in all kinds of language communication, which will help them land a career in advertising, writing, and publishing.|
|Allied Health Sciences||Allied Health Science from Swami Vivekananda University Kolkata has a bachelor's in Psychology, Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Physiotherapy, optometry, and Hospital management. Masters can be taken in applied Psychology and Radiography along with Laboratory Technology. The career opportunities are quite good.|
|Centre of Innovation and Research||This is a doctoral degree for getting your PhD. The research team is quite skilled and well known throughout their field as many of the professors conduct webinars for their PhD.|
|Hotel and Hospitality Management||B.Sc. is available under the course. The program has both practical and good levels of theoretical work for the candidates, wherein they are taught everything ranging from front office operations to food safety & quality assurance. This course is very good for people who want to be a chef or get into the airline industry.|
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To participate in the admission process at SVU, Kolkata, candidates must meet the eligibility requirements stipulated by the University. Details on the same are mentioned in the table below:
|BE||B.Tech in Computer Science & Engineering, B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering, B.Tech in Electrical Engineering, B.Tech in Electronics & Communication Engineering, B.Tech in Data Science, B.Tech in Civil Engineering.||According to the guidelines by AICTE and UGC||10+2 (HSC) with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks (45% for reserved category) in all subjects with a pass in English, Physics, and Mathematics along with one subject out of Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, and Technical Vocational subject from a recognized university + Valid score of JEE mains.|
|M.Tech||Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics, and Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering||According to the guidelines by AICTE and UGC||The candidate should have completed B.Tech or BE from a recognized University.|
|PhD||Research and Innovation Center in any specialized field: Computer Science & Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Biotechnology, Microbiology, English, Psychology, Food & Nutrition, Education, and Mathematics.||According to the guidelines by AICTE and UGC||Candidates should have completed their master's degree. They need to clear either of the following: - UGC Eligibility Test, State Eligibility Test or SVU Eligibility Test, which a personal interview round will then follow.|
|Diploma in Engineering||Computer Science & Technology, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering||According to the guidelines by AICTE and UGC||Candidate should have cleared their secondary examination with at least 35% and should have covered the following subjects:- English, Physical Science/ Science and Mathematics.|
|Management||BB.A - Bachelor of Business Administration, BB.A - Bachelor of Business Administration in Digital Marketing, PGDM - Post Graduate Diploma in Management, MBA - Master of Business Administration, MBA - Master of Business Administration in Agri-Business Management||According to the guidelines by AICTE and UGC||Candidates should have 50% aggregate in 12th or equivalent for UG and 50% aggregate in bachelor's degree for PG. The candidate should have completed 10+2 years of education from a recognized institute for bachelors.|
|Allied Health Sciences||B.Scin Psychology, B.Sc in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Bachelor of Optometry, Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Bachelor in Hospital Management (PHA), Master in Hospital Administration, M.Sc in Applied Psychology, M.sc in Food and Nutrition, B.Sc in Medical Radiography & Imaging Technology, B.Sc in Medical Laboratory Technology, B.Sc in Hotel Management||According to the guidelines by AICTE and UGC||Candidates should have 50% aggregate in 12th or equivalent for UG and 50% aggregate in bachelor's degree for PG. The candidate should have completed 10+2 years of education from a recognized institute for Bachelor's Degree.|
|Computer Science||B.Sc in Advanced Networking and Cyber Security, B.Sc in Data Science, B.Scinanimation and Multimedia, Bachelor of Computer Application, M.Sc in Advanced Networking and Cyber Security, M.Sc in Data Science, Master of Computer Application, M.Scin Animation and Multimedia.||According to the guidelines by AICTE and UGC||Candidates should have 50% aggregate in 12th or equivalent for UG and 50% aggregate in bachelor's degree for PG. The candidate should have completed 10+2 years of education from a recognized institute for Bachelor's Degree.|
|Journalism||BA in English, BA in Journalism and Mass Communication, MA in English, MA in Journalism and Mass Communication||According to the guidelines by AICTE and UGC||The candidate should have completed 10+2 years of education from a recognized institute for Bachelor's Degree. Candidates should have 50% aggregate in 12th or equivalent for UG and 50% aggregate in bachelor's degree for PG.|
The admission process at SVU Kolkata includes several steps. Details on each of the steps can be found below:
|Selection Process||Entrance tests like JEE Mains/ CLAT/ XAT/CAT/MAT/CMAT/JET/GATE depend on the courses applied. For other courses, eligibility is decided upon merit-based.|
|Application Process||All the application process is through an online medium currently from the official website.|
|Application Fee & Payment Method||An application fee for any course is currently INR 1,000 and can be paid through any net banking method or UPI.|
|Important Dates||For UG & PG Programs, the last date for receipt of application forms: is August 2022|
|Counselling Centers||The counselling for different courses before admissions takes place on campus.|
|Documents Required||Relevant mark sheet for SSLC/10th class and PU 2/ 12th and UG marks card in case of applying for PG level. A signature of the candidate would also be required, along with their image.|
|How to Apply||Go to the official website of Swami Vivekananda University Kolkata and click on Apply, wherein you would need to fill in your details and select the course you wish to pursue.|
|Lateral Entry/ Migration||Lateral entry is only offered to third-year Diploma and BSc degree holders to the second year of BTech in the following courses: Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.|
|Exams Accepted||CBSE Board or equivalent Board from a recognized university and Bachelor's degree from a recognized University for all relevant courses.|
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Swami Vivekananda University B.Tech admission 2022 has begun as the Swami Vivekananda University cut off 2022 for B.Tech has been released based on the WBJEE 2022 exam rank. Students can check the latest Swami Vivekananda University cut off B.Tech 2022 round two below, and for more detailed information, visit the Swami Vivekananda University cutoff 2022 page.
|Programme||Stream||Quota||Category||Opening Rank||Closing Rank|
|Computer Science & Engineering||B.E/B. Tech||All India||Open||9760||78676|
|Data Science||B.E/B. Tech||All India||Open||63765||73096|
|Agricultural Engineering||B.E/B. Tech||All India||Open||24397||74187|
Here's a list of the 2020 cut-off scores (round-1) for UG B. Tech / BE programs at Swami Vivekananda University.
|B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering||General|
|B.Tech in Data Science||General|
|Electrical & Electronics Engineering||General|
|Electronics & Communication Engineering||General|
Swami Vivekananda University Barrakpore is in accordance with the various streams and is in accordance with the UGC (University Grants Commission). The Curriculum is designed in such a way that it brings out the potential in the students and makes them ready for industry experience in their respective fields. Most of the departments at Swami Vivekananda University have both theoretical and practical work in their curriculum, which can be done in their labs or workshops.
The placement cell at Swami Vivekananda University Barrackpore is currently conducting its placement drive for students of the 2021-22 batch. The University has been named among the Best Placement Engineering Colleges in India, with top companies participating in the placement drive. Many top MNCs have come for college placements, namely TCS, Infosys, and Wipro as well. Additional training is being given to the students before they are seated for the interview rounds. The university prepares them by conducting many mock interviews and other technical interviews as well.
|Top Recruiters||TCS, Wipro, ATS, HCL technologies, Vodafone, JK Cement works, Bloombrain, Tata Power and Metacube|
|Minimum, Maximum, and Average Salary Packages Offered||Maximum package – 30 LPA|
|Minimum package – 3 LPA|
|Average package – 5 LPA|
|Sector-wise Placements||IT and Computer science department witnessed the highest offers while the lowest was to Electrical and Biotech departments.|
|Past Recruiters||The University is fairly new, and not much past recruiters’ information is available. However, last year, companies like E2V, Chegg India, and Lido learning came to SVU.|
|Process||The interview rounds for the companies are conducted on the campus premises. Interview rounds could be one or more depending on the companies’ criteria.|
SVU Kolkata has a good placement mark with a minimum of 70%; apart from placements, the University also helps students get into various internship programs, which will be quite helpful for their upcoming studies or provides good training exposure making them industry ready as well. Prominent companies participating are Microsoft, Taj, Oracle, J& J.
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The university offers a variety of scholarship programs for students based on their merits and their economic situation.
Many scholarships or fee reductions are available for students with good merits for their UG and PG programs.
Student loans can also be availed from the NGO Regent Education and Research Foundation (RERF), funding the University.
Scholarships for siblings of alumni/ existing students seeking admission: 5% scholarship is provided to such siblings.
|Campus Facilities||Library - The library of Swami Vivekananda University is immaculate with more than 10,000 books and is known to be one of the biggest libraries in West Bengal. The reading area for the library is quite big and open with a good seating arrangement. The library has more than 100 national and international journals that the students can refer to for their research.|
|Research Centre - The research centre in Swami Vivekananda University Kolkata is well equipped with the latest equipment, which is quite useful for PhD candidates. The centre is well maintained and ideal for working simultaneously for more than 50 people.|
|Laboratories - Available facilities include a Computer lab, Design Lab, CSET Lab, and Digital and Analog Electronics Lab. A separate lab area is available for the agriculture department in order to store their fertilizers and pesticides, which are well kept from other laboratories.|
|Hostel Facilities||Residence - Swami Vivekananda University residential facility is very well designed so as to provide a comfortable and private space for all the students even though they are living together. Single Occupancy is also available at a higher rate as compared to a common living apartment. Separate hostels are maintained for boys and girls. Students can also take up the AC rooms with a higher charge.|
|Mess - The University has a good mess where both veg and non-veg options are available. The quality of food is very well maintained so that the students don’t fall sick and all the utensils are very well washed.|
|Entertainment - The University has made indoor and outdoor entertainment options. Many indoor board games and table tennis are available in the common area. A tennis court is available apart from basketball and open ground, which any of the University students can access at any point in time.|
|Other Facilities||Educational - Swami Vivekananda University Kolkata also provides many learning opportunities other than the course students have applied for. The library is very well equipped with e-learning technology and is now said to include many VR advancements for educational purposes.|
|Environmental - Swami Vivekananda University has a good green cover wherein trees on either side of the road provide good shade and clean air. The University is surrounded by many small plants as well, which makes the ambience much more enjoyable.|
|Student Clubs - There are many clubs in the University for different purposes. Students can enrol in any club of their choice for extra circular activities, which helps their overall development. The clubs could also be technical or musical, depending upon the student's likes.|
|Amphitheatre - Swami Vivekananda University Kolkata also has an amphitheatre that is open to all, and many of the skits and dance practices are being done in this theatre.|
Swami Vivekananda University encourages its students to participate in various club activities to develop better social skills. This way, students can learn to interact with others as well. Club activities also provide an opportunity for the students to meet people outside their educational course, and this also provides a better worldview for them.
Swami Vivekananda University Barrackpore has a cultural festival for five days wherein no classes are conducted. Students and teachers join in on this festival, which comprises many games, dance shows, fashion shows, robot fights, and many extra circular activities. The college ground is taken so as to erect a stage wherein many artists are called to perform for the students by the University.
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|BBA15 Courses||Annual Fee₹ 58,333 - 60,667|
|B.Tech14 Courses||Annual Fee₹ 65,500 - 68,667|
|BSc10 Courses||Annual Fee₹ 60,667 - 92,333|
|BA4 Courses||Annual Fee₹ 58,333 - 60,667|
|BHM3 Courses||Annual Fee₹ 60,667|
|B.Optom1 Courses||Annual Fee₹ 79,000|
|BIHA1 Courses||Annual Fee₹ 80,000|
|BIB1 Courses||Annual Fee₹ 80,000|
|BPT1 Courses||Annual Fee₹ 1,02,333|
|BCA1 Courses||Annual Fee₹ 60,667|
|B.Com1 Courses||Annual Fee₹ 60,667|
|MBA16 Courses||Annual Fee₹ 75,000 - 1,95,000|
|Executive MBA10 Courses||Annual Fee₹ 78,500|
|MSc7 Courses||Annual Fee₹ 48,500 - 72,500|
|M.Tech5 Courses||Annual Fee₹ 66,000|
|MA3 Courses||Annual Fee₹ 35,000 - 48,500|
|MCA2 Courses||Annual Fee₹ 41,666 - 66,000|
|MHM2 Courses||Annual Fee₹ 72,500 - 76,000|
|MPH1 Courses||Annual Fee₹ 72,500|
|M.Com1 Courses||Annual Fee₹ 35,000|
|Diploma14 Courses||Annual Fee₹ 33,333 - 90,000|
Yes. Although lateral entry to the second year of B.Tech.will be offered to 3 year Diploma and B.Sc. degree holders only in the following courses: Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. Lateral entry will also be based on a first cum first serve basis and depends on the students' merit.
Swami Vivekananda University is a recognized private university that provides excellent infrastructural facilities to its students, such as digitalized classrooms, well equipped and spacious library. The University also has excellent placement options with the top MNC's of the country like Infosys, TCS, J & J and many more.
The MBA program at Swami Vivekananda University is quite reputed and well known. The criteria for getting into the MBA program at this institution is that the candidate should have completed their bachelor degree from a recognized institution and should have at least 50% aggregate in their bachelor degree. There is no in house quote for the candidates who completed the bachelor degree from the same institution.
Swami Vivekananda University does provide counselling sessions at different levels. For entry-level candidates who have just cleared their 10+2 years of schooling, the University provides an overview of the different courses so that the candidate can know if they like a particular stream or not. This helps them make an informed decision as this is the first step in their career. Conclusion: there are counselling sessions available for students within the campus, getting higher studies, and students who are struggling with their studies.
Even though it was started in 2019, Swami Vivekananda University is being recognized globally as the MBA program offered by the institution has earned good credits, with students being placed at one of the best companies. Many MNC's are also taking in the students as they see good merits from the candidates, and many new companies have shown interest in the following years' placements.