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Cluster University of Srinagar Admission 2021: UG, PG, PhD, Eligibility, Selection, Application Process

Last updated on June 18th, 2021 by Karishma khatri

Cluster University of Srinagar offers 31 courses at UG and PG level along with research degree courses in multiple fields such as science, arts, commerce, humanities and management. 5 years integrated programs are also offered by the university and admission into all programs is based upon merit in qualifying tests.

The admission process for 2021 is now closed. The university was accepting applications for UG courses from 15th to 24th March, 2021. It has already released the admit card for the Cluster University of Srinagar Entrance Test 2021 for PG candidates.

The University conducts its own entrance exams for admission into various courses. It also accepts scores of JEE Mains, GATE, and considers GPA of the previous course while shortlisting applications based on the course selected. Admission into integrated courses, honours courses and BCA are based on merit obtained in the Cluster University Srinagar Entrance Test. This entrance test has two parts: Common Aptitude Test (CAT) and the Subject Specific Test. Admission into BA, B.Sc., BBA, and B.Com. is based on merit obtained in CAT and 10+2 result.

Here are some important notes to keep in mind while applying for admission:

  1. Candidates who have passed 10+2 will be allowed to appear for the entrance exam.
  2. Submission of the application form does not guarantee the admission.
  3. All documents will be verified during the admission procedure and misrepresentation or suppression of information will lead to rejection of the application.
  4. Candidates must read all the notices carefully and must follow all instructions while applying.

Candidates must appear for a Common Aptitude Entrance Test and the selection of candidates for admission in each programme shall be made on the basis of the combined merit obtained in the Common Aptitude Entrance Test and the 10+2 examination results.

The candidates must deposit a non-refundable fee of INR 500 for the entrance test. Candidates who apply under the reserved category must submit a self-attested photocopy of Reserved Category Certificate along with hard copy of application form and other necessary documents in the admission section of the University.

Cluster University of Srinagar Important Dates

Event Dates
Starting date for submission of Online Application Forms 20th January, 2021
Last date for submission of Online Application Forms 5th February, 2021
UG entrance examination Commences from 4th April, 2021

Cluster University of Srinagar UG Admission 2021

The various UG courses and its specializations are tabulated below:

UG Courses Specializations
BA English, Education, Kashmiri, Persian, Music, Journalism and Mass Communication, Hindi, Philosophy, Political Science, Administration, Sociology, Environmental Science, History, Sociology, Urdu, Islamic Studies, Management, Literature.
B.Sc. (Medical & Non-Medical) Zoology, Home Science, Botany, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Geology, Geography, Anthropology, English, and Statistics.
B.Tech. Civil Engineering, Electrical, Computer, Mechanical, and Bio Medical Engineering
B.Com.
B.Ed.

Eligibility Criteria

  • For BA, pass in 10+2 examination or equivalent exam.
  • For B.Sc., 10+2 in Science (Medical or Non-Medical) with a minimum of 45% marks (40% marks for Reserved Categories) or its equivalent.
  • For B.Tech., passing 3-Year Diploma Examination from an AICTE approved institutions with at least 50% of marks or passed B.Sc. final examination from any recognised University as defined by UGC with at least 50% of marks.
  • For B.Com., 10+2 in Commerce stream or 10+2 in non-commerce stream with a minimum of 45% (40% marks for Reserved Categories) marks in the commerce stream or its equivalent.
  • For B.Ed., Graduation under 10+2+3 Pattern with minimal of 50% Marks.
  • For BCA, passing 10+2 with Physics & Mathematics as main subjects by scoring a minimum of 45% marks (40% marks for Reserved Categories).

Selection Criteria

  • For BA, B.Tech., B.Com., B.Ed., CAT score is taken for the admission.
  • For all other courses, the selection is done based on the marks obtained by the students in their qualifying examinations.

Cluster University of Srinagar PG and Integrated Courses Admission 2021

Cluster University of Srinagar offers MA and M.Ed. courses at the PG level and also offers 5 years integrated programs. Admission is done on the basis of merit in the screening test. Further details are discussed below.

PG Courses Integrated PG courses
MA B.Sc. – M.Sc.
M.Ed. BA – MA
BBA – MBA

Specializations Offered

Courses Specializations
B.Sc. – M.Sc. Zoology, Home Science, Botany, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Geology, Geography, and IT
BA – MA English, Economics, History, and Political Science

Eligibility Criteria

  • For MA, 3 years BA programme with Education as one of the subjects or Graduation degree (BA/BSc/B.Com.) with B.Ed. by scoring 45% of marks (40% for Reserved Categories).
  • For M.Ed., B.Ed. from a recognised Educational Institute/ University with a least score of 55% marks (50% for Reserved Categories).
  • For B.Sc. – M.Sc., 10+2 in Science with relevant subjects by having a minimum score of 45% marks (40% marks for Reserved Categories).
  • For BA – MA and BBA – MBA, 10+2 in any stream with a minimum of 45% marks (40% marks for Reserved Categories).
  • For BCA – MCA, 10+2 with Physics & Mathematics as main subjects by having a minimal score of 45% marks (40% marks for Reserved Categories).

Selection Criteria

Admission into each of these courses will be done based on the scores secured in the concerned screening exams.

Cluster University of Srinagar Application Process

  1. Applicants must visit the official website of the university to apply for admission.
  2. All details must be submitted carefully and no changes can be made once the submission is done.
  3. All updates regarding admission can be viewed on the website.
  4. Application fee has to be paid online via credit card or debit card or net banking.

CUS Srinagar Scholarships

Cluster University of Srinagar offers scholarships to limited students based on certain criteria. Applicants have to apply for the scholarship at the time of admission in order to be eligible to avail the scholarship. Students pursuing M.Phil. and Ph.D. courses can apply for research scholarships. Merit scholarships are awarded to students who secure top rank in their qualifying exams.

Cluster University of Srinagar FAQs

Ques. Does CUS Srinagar conduct any entrance examination for admission?

Last updated on June 18th, 2021

Ans. Yes, Cluster University of Srinagar conducts a Common Aptitude Entrance Test for admission into various programs. This test has 60 MCQs and candidates are selected for admission based on their merit in the exam along with merit of 10+2 exam. All candidates are required to have passed 10+2 and must clear entrance exam.

Ques. Which institutes fall under the CUS Srinagar?

Last updated on June 18th, 2021

Ans. The following institutes operates under Cluster University of Srinagar: Amar Singh College, Sri Pratap College, Government College for Women, Government Degree College and The Institute of Advanced Studies in Education. Each institute has a different set of programs but the admission procedure is same for all.

Ques. Does CUS Srinagar offer integrated courses?

Last updated on June 18th, 2021

Ans. Yes, Cluster University of Srinagar offers 5 years integrated programs, which are B.Ed. – M.Ed., B.Sc. – M.Sc., BA – MA, BBA – MBA, and BCA – MCA. Admission into all these programs is based on the merit in the screening test.

Ques. What is the selection criteria for courses admitting though CAT in CUS Srinagar?

Last updated on June 18th, 2021

Ans. CAT exam has the following weightage to admit candidates into the eligible courses:

  • Academic Merit in (10+2) Examination: 40 %
  • Common Aptitude Entrance Test: 60 %
Ques. Is there an entrance test fee at CUS Srinagar?

Last updated on June 18th, 2021

Ans. Yes, all candidates have to deposit non-refundable entrance test fee of INR 500 through online mode before the entrance test. The candidates will only receive the exam call letter after they have deposited this fee. Mere submission of the application form does not qualify a candidate to appear for the test.


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