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Behala College Admission 2021: Eligibility, Selection Criteria, Application Process

Last updated on August 17th, 2021

Behala College admission for the academic year 2021-22 will commence soon. The admissions process for UG takes place purely based on merit. For PG courses, admission is both merit-based and based on institutional level entrance tests. To be more precise, 60% of seats are given based on merit ( for Calcutta University Candidates only) and the rest 40% are filled by the candidates who qualify for the entrance test.

Behala College offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs in the streams of Humanities and Science like B.Sc and BA. There are 21 departments with 11 offering science courses and 10 providing courses in humanities. The UG departments have both general and Honours courses.

Behala College UG Admission 2021 

The undergraduate courses at Behala college consist of both general and honours programs. The specializations are mentioned below:

Course Specialization
B.A Bengali, Defence Studies, Education, English, History, Journalism and Mass Communication, Philosophy, Physical Education, Political Science, Sanskrit
B.A (Hons) Bengali, Education, English, History, Journalism and Mass Communication, Philosophy, Political Science, Sanskrit
B.Sc Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Electronics, Food and Nutrition, Geography, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Zoology
B.Sc (Hons) Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Electronics, Food and Nutrition, Geography, Mathematics, Physics, Zoology

Behala College UG Eligibility Criteria 

  • Candidates who seek admission to general and honours must have completed 10+2 with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks (40% for reserved categories) and 45% marks in related subjects(40% for reserved categories).
  • Or, the candidate must have scored a minimum of 55% marks in the subject or related subject at 10+2 level.
  • In case the candidate has not taken the subject for 10+2, they must have a minimum of 50% aggregate marks.

Behala College UG Selection Criteria 

The applicants are selected based on merit in the qualifying examination.

How to Apply for UG Program?

Application Process 

  • Visit the official website of Behala College
  • Click on the ‘Admission’ tab.
  • Choose the option ‘Online Admission’
  • Select “Apply Now”.
  • Fill the form with name, dob & mobile number and submit.
  • An acknowledgement will be sent to the registered mobile which can be used for login
  • Complete the application and upload the necessary files before submission.
  • Download the application form for future reference.

Duly note that the candidates have to complete payment after filling the application form to be considered for admission.

Documents Required 

  • Original and attested copies of Mark Sheet of the last public examination(H.S or equivalent)
  • Original and attested copies of Admit Card/Certificate of Madhyamik or equivalent examination as proof of age
  • Original and attested copies of Caste certificate from the competent authority for SC/ST candidates
  • Original and attested copies of Character certificate from the head of the school or college last attended
  • Original Migration Certificate for students migrating from other Boards/University
  • Two copies of a recent passport size photograph of the student

Behala College PG Admission 2021 

The postgraduate courses along with specialization, eligibility and selection criteria are given as follows:

Course Specialization
M.A Bengali, History
M.Sc Chemistry, Mathematics

Behala College PG Eligibility Criteria 

Candidates applying for the Master’s program must have honours in the relevant subject with a minimum of 45% marks for MA and 50% for M.Sc

Behala College PG Selection Criteria 

  • 60% of seats are filled based on merit in the qualifying examination
  • 40% of seats are filled by merit in entrance examinations conducted by the institution. Students of both Calcutta university and other universities can apply for entrance examinations.

How to Apply for PG Program? 

Application Process 

  • Visit the official PG admission page of Behala college.
  • Click on ‘PG Admission Form Fill-up and Pay Admission Fees’
  • You will be redirected to the PG admission portal
  • Select the box ‘college Pg Form Fillup & Pay Admission Fee’
  • Enter the University form number and click ‘Submit’

Behala College Admission FAQs 

Ques. What is the UG seat intake at Behala College?

Last updated on August 7th, 2021

Ans. Behala College provides the following number of seats to different courses:

Course Seats
B.A 400
B.Sc 200
Ques. What are the subject combinations for B.Sc in general at Behala College?

Last updated on August 7th, 2021

Ans. Behala College offers 3 types of subject combinations for B.Sc as listed below:

  • Physics-Chemistry-Mathematics
  • Physics-Computer Science-Mathematics
  • Chemistry-Zoology-Botany
Ques. What is the format for the PG entrance test at Behala College?

Last updated on August 7th, 2021

Ans. The PG test at Behala college is in MCQ format. There are 50 questions each carrying 2 marks. The test duration is one and a half hours. There is a negative marking of 0.5 for the M.Sc entrance exam.

Ques. Is there placement at Behala College? 

Last updated on August 7th, 2021

Ans. Yes, the college has a placement cell offering full support to students. Reputed companies like TCS, ICICI Prudential, Wipro etc have visited the campus and selected students for placement. The placement cell also conducts seminars, workshops and soft skills training to equip students with industry-standard skills.

Ques. Does Behala College provide certificate courses?

Last updated on August 7th, 2021

Ans. Yes, the college has started a certificate course in web designing. The duration is 30 hours in total and is for 3 months. The total fee is INR 2000. Additionally, the literary wing of the college offers certificates in Rabindrasangeet, RabindraNrtiya, and Tagore Studies.

Ques. Does Behala college offer scholarships?

Last updated on August 7th, 2021

Ans. Yes, Behala College students belonging to SC/ST or other minorities can avail the government scholarships. The college also provides financial assistance to meritorious students who have scored above 85% in 10+2.

Behala College, Kolkata: Courses, Fees, Eligibility, Selection, Placements, Scholarships

Last updated on August 17th, 2021

Behala College, Kolkata is a Government Aided college affiliated with the University of Calcutta. NAAC has re-accredited the college with an ‘A’ grade and it is recognized by UGC. Now, the college provides General and Honors programs in various Science and Humanities courses at the UG & PG level.

The college takes admission on a Merit basis of the last qualifying exam for the UG course and PG course admission based on merit basis and entrance exam basis.

Candidates must score 50% on the last qualifying exam for admission. Scholarships are available for reserve category candidates

Behala College: Quick Facts

  • For admission in a respective stream in Behala College candidate must qualify the following stream.
  • For PG courses candidates need to appear for the common entrance exam conducted by Calcutta University.
  • Behala College also provides distance learning under Netaji Subhas Open University (NSOU) and Rabindra Bharati University (RBU).

Behala College: Courses and Fees

The course offered with the specialization and eligibility criteria are mentioned below:

Course Name Eligibility and Selection Criteria Fees (INR)
B.A. Courses
  • Eligibility: A minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate and 45% marks in the subject or related subject at the previous qualifying examination
  • Selection Criteria: Merit Based
6,725
BSc Courses
  • Eligibility: A minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate and 45% marks in the subject or related subject at the previous qualifying examination
  • Selection Criteria: Merit Based
10,375
M.A.
  • Eligibility: minimum passing marks in UG in the respective field, at least 55%, work experience is also preferred
  • Selection Criteria: Merit-Based and Personal Interview
10,000
M.Sc
  • Eligibility: minimum passing marks in UG in the respective field, at least 55%, work experience is also preferred
  • Selection Criteria: Merit-Based and Personal Interview
10,000

Behala College, Kolkata: Placements

The official placement and training cell in Behala College offers placements to the students in every category.

  • Highest Package: 6 Lakhs Per Annum
  • Average Package: 4 Lakhs Per Annum
  • Placement rate: .70%

Some of the top recruiters are TCS, ICICI Prudential, Wipro, Bandhan Bank, JIO, Reliance, etc.

Behala College, Kolkata: Scholarship

There are different types of scholarships provided to the students of Behala College.

Government Scholarships-

  • Every year about 70 percent of students belonging to the SC/ ST/ OBC category receive backward class scholarships.
  • 44 percent of students belonging to the Minority category receive minority class scholarships.

Financial support by the college –

  • Tuition fee concessions are available for students with marks above 85% in Higher Secondary examination.
  • a 50% fee concession is offered to the economically challenged students, attending regular classes and having good results.
  • Full fee concession is available for the students with 100% attendance in class.
  • Financial support for the students with outstanding performance in sports.

Behala College: FAQs

Ques. When can I apply for admission to Behala College?

Last updated on July 16th, 2021

Ans. Behala College provides an application form after releasing the Higher Secondary result from all recognized boards. Admission in PG courses of Behala College is the circular released by Calcutta University.

Ques. Is Behala College providing a Ph.D./ M.Phil course?

Last updated on July 16th, 2021

Ans. No, Behala College does not provide Ph.D./ M.Phil courses. But, the college will open opportunities for these courses in the future. They are planning for the courses now.

Ques. What are the free courses offered by Behala College?

Last updated on July 16th, 2021

Ans. Behala College offers free courses to the students in the following categories:

  • Communicative English
  • Social activities
  • Photography
  • Yoga
  • Self-defense for girls in ‘Sukanya’ mission in collaboration with Calcutta Police.
Ques. What are the supports provided to the students for better placements?

Last updated on July 16th, 2021

Ans. Behala college provides support for preparation for the competitive examinations and the job market. They launched UGC Sanctioned free Coaching for BCS, SSC, Bank, Railway, Primary Teachers Examination, Staff Selection, PSC Clerkship, and Miscellaneous Service Examination. Minor category students like SC / ST / OBC and Economically challenged general category students are provided financial support from college funds.

Ques. What is the reservation offered for admission to Behala College?

Last updated on July 27th, 2021

Ans. Reservation offered for SC/ST candidates is according to the norms sanctioned by the University of Calcutta. Behala College offers admission in a reserved quota of 22%, 6%, 10%, and 7% for SCs, STs, OBC-As, and OBC-Bs respectively in each stream of honors and general. 3% is reserved for physically handicapped candidates from all categories separately. The same reservation is offered for PG programs.