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Kazi Nazrul University: Courses, Eligibility, Selection, Admissions, Placements, Scholarships

Last updated on May 21st, 2021 by Arunima

Kazi Nazrul University is a public university in Asansol, West Bengal. The university is among one of the finest universities in West Bengal and offers UG, PG and Research level courses across Arts, Science & Technology, Commerce & Management and Law streams. Additionally, the institute also offers diploma and integrated courses. The admission procedure for undergraduate and postgraduate courses are based on the percentage of marks of the qualifying exam or the rank in the competitive entrance exam.

Kazi Nazrul University has several government and private non-aided institutions affiliated to it. The university provides several on-campus facilities to its students including accommodation facilities for both boys and girls. The faculty members are well experienced and highly qualified as some hold post doctorate degrees as well.

Kazi Nazrul University Highlights

Established | Institute Type 2012 | Public
Affiliated to UGC, AICTE, BCI
Accredited to NAAC
Entrance Exam WBJEE/ GATE
Courses Offered UG, PG and Research Level
Popular Courses BTech
Application Mode Online
Admission Criteria Entrance Exam or Merit Based
Top Recruiters GenPact, Gum, ICICI Bank, Hindustan Chemic Ltd, Axis Bank, Techno India
Facilities Available Hostels, WiFi, Playground, Canteen, Library etc
Official Website Kazi Nazrul University, Bardhaman

Kazi Nazrul University Courses

KNU offers many UG and PG programmes along with PhD and Diploma programmes. This section will deal with detailed information about these courses:

Course Specializations Eligibility Criteria Selection Criteria
BTech Mining Engineering 10+2 with 45% aggregate marks WBJEE
Metallurgical Engineering
BCom Accountancy Merit based
BSc Biochemistry
Computer Science
Environmental Science
Economics 10+2 with Economics/ Statistics/ Mathematics/ Business Economics as one of the subject
Psychology 10+2 with Psychology/ Biology/ Statistics/ Physiology/ Mathematics/ Computer Science as one of the subject
BCA 10+2 with 45% aggregate marks and Mathematics/ Statistics/ Business Mathematics/ Computer Applications as one of the subject
LLB (Honors) Graduation or equivalent with at least 45% marks
MBA Marketing Graduates in Science/ Arts/ Commerce/ Medical/ Engineering/ Law/ BTech/ MTech and equivalent courses under 10+2+3 system or equivalent with 45% marks CAT/ XAT/ GMAT/ National/ State or University Level Entrance Test followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interview
Human Resource
MSc Animal Science (Integrated) Graduation in relevant discipline from a recognized institute Merit Based
Applied Psychology
Conservation Biology

Kazi Nazrul University Admissions

Candidates applying for UG, PG, PhD and Diploma courses at KNU will be given admissions based on the percentage of marks secured in the qualifying examination and also based on the rank/ score of the competitive entrance test. Admissions to all undergraduate courses except BTech is based on the candidate’s performance in last qualifying examinations only whereas for BTech, the university accepts WBJEE scores. Also for admissions to MBA, candidates with valid scores in CAT/XAT/MAT are exempted from appearing in university level entrance tests. Admissions to Integrated MPhil. PhD, MPhil and PhD courses are based on written tests (KNU RET) and viva voce conducted by the university itself. However, candidates with valid scores in UGC NET/ GATE or equivalent entrance exams are exempted from appearing in university level entrance tests.

How to Apply?

Admission process to the university courses is online as well as offline. Below mentioned are the steps to apply for admissions to KNU:

For Online Application:

  1. Visit the official website of the university.
  2. Click on the ‘Admissions’ section.
  3. Select the desired course and open the application link.
  4. Register yourself with mandatory details.
  5. After registration, fill the application form with mandatory details.
  6. Proceed to pay the application fee and submit the application form.

For Offline Application:

  1. Visit the university academic office and procure the application form.
  2. Fill the application form with mandatory details.
  3. Enclose the documents required within the application form.
  4. Pay the application fee via Challan and take hold of the fee receipt.
  5. The duly filled in application form along with necessary documents must be submitted at the university office before the last date.

Documents Required:

  • 12th Marksheet
  • UG/ PG certificates as applicable
  • Date of Birth proof (Aadhaar card)
  • Character Certificate
  • Passport Size Photographs.
  • Challan Copy (for offline mode).
  • Caste/ Income Certificate (if available)

Kazi Nazrul University Placements

KNU provides various internships and job openings to the students in well-established companies. Every year, esteemed companies and commanding companies tour the campus for the recruitment process. Along with the myriad job and internship opportunities, KNU offers the exciting opportunity for Business Incubators as well. The salary packages offered to students depend upon the type of company recruiting. However, students are offered with lucrative salary packages. Some of the top recruiters of KNU, Bardhaman are

Axis Bank ICICI Bank Eastern Coal Field
Bazar Kolkata Hindustan Chemical Ltd L&T
Techno India Genpact Gum

Kazi Nazrul University Scholarships

Kazi Nazrul University, Bardhaman provides scholarships to needy and meritorious students. Financial assistance is provided to students through various government policies that include low-interest loans and worthy scholarships according to the academic performance of the student. The university offers various scholarships to the students funded by UGC, West Bengal State Government and the University itself. Some of them are listed below:

Funding Agency Name of the Fellowship
UGC Swami Vivekananda Single Girl Child Fellowship for Research in Social Sciences
Post Graduate Scholarship for Single Girl Child
Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for Minorities
DST, Department of Science and Technology INSPIRE Fellowship for Higher Education
West Bengal State Government, Higher Education Department Non-Net Fellowship
Swami Vivekananda Merit cum Means Scholarship
Swami Vivekananda Merit cum Means Scholarship- Kanyashree
Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship for Minority
OASIS (Online application for Scholarship in Studies)
National Handicapped Finance & Development Corporation Scholarship Scheme-II for Differently abled students
Kazi Nazrul University Free Studentship (Nazrul Scholarship)
Others SR Jindal Scholarship
CSBF Scholarship (railway)
Coal India Merit General Scholarship

Kazi Nazrul University Facilities

KNU Bardhman offers many infrastructural and academic facilities for the well-being of its students. Following are the facilities offered by the institution for the needs of the students and also for research purpose:

  • Smart Classroom: KNU has four smart classrooms in the university to facilitate ICT supported academic activities.
  • WiFi: Since its inception KNU believes in providing technological support to the University fraternity and now the campus is Wi-Fi enabled to facilitate academic needs of its stakeholders.
  • Playground: The University has a play ground adjacent to its campus and the ground is big enough to organize state and national level sports. Every year the Annual Sports of the University is organized in this ground.
  • Library: Central Library of KNU is a very well stocked library with the state of the art amenities. Presently, the library follows a closed access system. The Library is Automated using Integrated Library Management System (ILMS) TCS-ION Digital Campus. This automation offers many opportunities to improve service to library users (staff, students and faculty members).
  • Hostel: KNU has both girls’ and boys’ hostels. Candidates interested in accommodation facilities of the university need to apply for the same.

Kazi Nazrul University Faculty

KNU has well experienced and highly qualified faculty members strongly dedicated to impart quality knowledge to its students and help them in all spheres of studies. The university, in addition to associate professors, assistant professors, professors and HODs, also has non-teaching staff, officers, research scholars and project fellows and post-doctoral fellows. The faculty details are as follows:

  • Assistant Professors: 69
  • Associate Professors: 14
  • Professors: 12
  • Non-Teaching Staff: 27
  • Post Doctoral Fellows: 1


Ques. How many specializations are provided under Integrated MPhil and PhD courses by KNU, Bardhman? What is the admission process?

Last updated on May 21st, 2021

Ans. KNU offers an Integrated MPhil. PhD course in one specialization only, i.e, English. Candidates pursuing MPhil or those who have completed it 55% marks in aggregate are eligible to apply for this course. The university conducts a written test followed by viva voce for admissions to the course. However, UGC-NET (including JRF)/UGC-CSIR NET (including JRF)/SET/SLET/GATE/JEST/Teacher Fellowship holder or have passed M.Phil or equivalent programme are exempted from appearing in the entrance test.

Ques. Can I apply for PhD courses at Kazi Nazrul University?

Last updated on May 21st, 2021

Ans. Yes. One can apply for PhD courses at Kazi Nazrul University in any of the specializations provided one must fulfill the eligibility criteria as set by the institute. The specializations provided are Animal Science, Applied Psychology, Bengali, Chemistry, Commerce, Education, English, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics and Political Science.

Ques. Which is better for pursuing an MA in English, Kazi Nazrul University or Burdwan University?

Last updated on May 21st, 2021

Ans. If you want to pursue MA in English then Kazi Nazrul University is the better choice than Burdwan University because KNU has very good professor’s in English department.

Also, there is no entrance test conducted for admissions to this course. Candidates can apply directly only by filling the application form either online or offline.

Ques. Can I get admission to Kazi Nazrul University, Bardhman with a rank of 26,597 (general) in the WBJEE 2020?

Last updated on May 21st, 2021

Ans. It might be possible to get admissions to Kazi Nazrul University, Bardhman with this rank as the previous year WBJEE cutoff for Kazi Nazrul University, Bardhman for general category is as follows:

Specialization Gen Category
B.Tech Mining Engineering 3637-15480
B.Tech Metallurgical and Materials Engineering 4785-16179