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1.1. It is hereby notified to all concerned that admission to Post Graduate (PG) course in Sanskrit under The Sanskrit College and University in the year 2017 will take place according to the Regulations of the University.

2.2. Application will have to be filled in online by logging on to the college website: PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATION FORM WILL BE AVAILABLE ONLINE ONLY.

  1. Eligibility Criteria:

3.1. Students of The Sanskrit College and University who have successfully qualified Honours courses will be selected on the basis of merit in terms of marks secured at the Honours level. Such students will fill up Sixty percent (60%) of the total number of seats.

3.2. The remaining Forty percent (40%) of the total number of seats will be filled up through a written Admission Test conducted by the respective departments. Students from Universities other than The Sanskrit College and University who have successfully qualified Honours courses with minimum of Sixty percent (60%) of the total marks will be eligible to apply for appearing at the Admission Test. Such students of The Sanskrit College and University who have successfully qualified Honours courses but have not been able to take admission on the basis of merit, may also apply for appearing at the Admission Test.

3.2.1. For the first three years (or till the time The Sanskrit College and University begins to send out successful Under Graduate candidates) the admission to Post Graduate (Master in Arts) Degree courses will take place through a written examination for all candidates, irrespective of their University affiliation at the Under Graduate level, with special preference (the modalities of which will be decided by the Honourable Vice-Chancellor) given to students qualifying their Under Graduate level examinations from the erstwhile Sanskrit College.

(Note attached to 3.2.1.: The minimum eligibility criterion for appearing in the written examination for students from Universities other than The Sanskrit College and University (erstwhile Sanskrit College) who have successfully qualified Honours courses will be Sixty percent (60%) of the total marks at the Honours level.)

3.3. Reservations for SC/ ST/ OBC/ PC candidates shall be applicable as per Government rules, directives and constitutional provisions. For candidates belonging to the SC and ST categories there will be, as mandated by the Government, a relaxation of the minimum eligibility criteria (cut-off percentage) by 10%.

3.4. All applications will be received online through the University website. The detailed admission schedule and procedure will be intimated at appropriate time during the admission process. Candidates wishing to take admission to Post Graduate (PG) course in Sanskrit should regularly check the University website for updates and notices.

3.5. After selection for admission, the candidate shall, within the date fixed by the University, deposit the necessary fees prescribed for the purpose. If the candidate fails to deposit the fees within the stipulated time, his/ her selection shall be liable for cancellation. Such a candidate shall not be admitted to the course unless specific order for admission is made or an extension of the date of payment is granted by the appropriate authority.

3.6. Total Number of Seats:







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  1. Rules and regulations in respect of Reserved Quota

The following seats are reserved in each subject for the under mentioned categories:

  1. i) For SC and ST - 22% and 6% respectively of the total seats of the concerned subject.

Eligibility - SC/ST candidates should submit SC/ST certificate issued as per the West Bengal Govt. SC/ST (identification) Act 1994.Candidates from other Universities outside West Bengal will have to submit domicile certificate along with their S.C./ S.T./ O.B.C. - A & B certificate.

  1. ii) For Persons with Disability: reservation of 3% seats for PWD within each respective category (SC/ST, OBC-A, OBC- B/unreserved) of the concerned subject.

N.B. - Persons with disability candidates having degree of 40% and above should submit a certificate issued by the competent authority of a Govt. Hospital.

iii) For OBC-A/OBC-B: Percentage of seats for these categories has been fixed as per government rules.


P.G Course

  1. Online application fees: 100/- each Subject
  2. Tuition fees: 200/- per month
  3. Admission fees: 200/- per year
  4. Session charge: 1000/- per year
  5. Library Deposit fees (Refundable): 2000/-
  6. Library fees: 500/- per year
  7. Short Percentage fees: 100/-
  8. Transfer fees: 100/- per transfer.
  9. Delay fine for examination: 100/-
  10. Registration form fees: 50/-
  11. Provisional Diploma/ Certificate/ Special fees: 500/- (Ordinary).
  12. Provisional Diploma/ Certificate/ Special fees: 700/- (Urgent).
  13. Duplicate Diploma/ Certificate/ Special fees: 500/- (Ordinary).
  14. Registration fees: (if applicable) 200/- (General Category) & Rs. 100/- (SC/ST/OBC/PWD/BPL)
  15. Examination form fees: 50/-
  16. Examination fees: 400/- For each Semester
  17. Centre fees: 100/-
  18. Re-Examination fees: 100/- each paper
  19. Seminar fees: 1000/- for each
  20. Migration Certificate fees (Outgoing): 500/-
  21. Transcript fees: 200/- per copy within India.
  22. Transcript fees: $ 100/- per copy outside India.
  23. Duplicate Registration certificate fees: 100/-
  24. Duplicate Marksheet fees: 200/- (Ordinary)
  25. Duplicate Marksheet fees: 400/- (Urgent)


  1. Read the following instructions carefully before submission of Online Application.
  2. Use either Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.
  3. The Steps to be taken for Online submission of application:

STEP 1: Fill all the Fields of the Online Application Form correctly and sequentially. Please do not enter wrong data as that might lead to summary rejection of application. Note that the candidate will be solely responsible for data entered in the Application Form.

STEP 2: Note down the unique Application ID No. which will be generated automatically after submission of the Online Application Form for future reference. This is very important.

STEP 3: Print Bank Challan (Student and Bank copy) and Application Form (Student's Copy) after submission of Online Application. (In case a candidate fails to print Bank Challan / Application Form (Student's Copy), she/he will click 'Print Application Form / Bank Challan' menu which is located on the right-hand side of 'Apply Online' menu.)

STEP 5: Deposit the Online Admission Fee of Rs.100 (in cash only) at the College Street Branch of Bank of India (opposite Sanskrit College, Bankim Chatterjee Street) within the stipulated date.

  1. Candidates are advised to be very careful while filling up the form as no corrections can be made once the form is submitted. However, if after submission, it is found that incorrect entries have been made, a fresh form has to be filled online.
  2. NO COPIES OF DOCUMENTS SUCH AS MARKS SHEET WILL HAVE TO BE PRODUCED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION OR SUBMISSION OF ONLINE ADMISSION FEE. The list of documents that will have to submitted/produced at the time of admission will be attached to the provisional merit lists.

Course of Study

  1. A candidate admitted to Post Graduate (Master in Arts) Degree course in Sanskrit shall register himself/ herself as a full-time student of The Sanskrit College and University.
  2. All Post Graduate (Master in Arts) Degree courses will follow the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS).
  3. A student registered for Post Graduate (Master in Arts) Degree course in a particular subject shall not be permitted to seek admission and pursue concurrently to any other equivalent or higher degree course in this university or elsewhere.
  4. A student shall be deemed to have pursued a regular course of study in a subject provided he/ she has an attendance of at least 75 per cent. Taking part in field trips/ educational tours, undertaking projects, presenting seminars, writing dissertations, appearing for VIVA etc. will be treated mandatory in calculation of the said percentage. A student will only be allowed to write the end-semester examination if his/her total attendance percentage for that semester is 75% and above.
  5. The attendance of a candidate shall be counted from the date on which the respective classes begin (to be notified by the respective departments), or from the date on which he/ she is admitted, whichever is later.
  6. A candidate with attendance between 65% to 74% will be declared Non-collegiate. Such a candidate may be permitted to write his/her end semester examination after being allowed by the Vice-Chancellor on the recommendation of the Head of the Department in writing and after having paid the appropriate Non-collegiate fees.
  7. The University shall have the power to condone a deficiency in attendance, as per the instructions given by the competent authorities.
  8. A student debarred from writing the end-semester examination due to insufficient attendance may be allowed to take re-admission for the same semester only in the next year.
  9. The syllabus as presented along with the Regulation shall be changed, if so required by the University from time to time.

N.B. : Please refer to the Regulations Relating to  PG Course of Study (Four Semesters, following CBCS) in Sanskrit, Philosophy, Pali, Linguistics, Ancient Indian and World History, English, Bengali and other subjects under Humanities attached to the Post Graduate Faculty of Arts, PG Faculty of TOL, The Sanskrit College and University” for other information about course structure, examination regulations etc. Prospective students are also advised to carefully go through the syllabus for MA in Sanskrit uploaded on the University website.

Controller of Examinations
The Sanskrit College and University, Kolkata

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