University of Calcutta B.Ed. admissions 2013-2014

This article gives complete information on the admission notification of the University of Calcutta for its B.Ed. program. You will get details about the eligibility criteria, subjects offered for the B.Ed. program and the application procedure.

The University of Calcutta invites applications from graduates for admissions to its B.Ed. program for the academic year 2013-2014. Admissions will be strictly on the basis of merit. 95% seats will be reserved for Calcutta University students & 5% for non-CU students.

About University of Calcutta

Established in 1857, the University of Calcutta, also simply known as C.U., has been conferred with the prestigious status of "Potential for Excellence" by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The University has got over a dozen campuses for the colleges which are affiliated to it. The academic departments of the University include diverse disciplines, including arts, science, law, education, journalism, engineering, technology, agriculture, etc.

Eligibility Requirements for University of Calcutta B.Ed. program 2013

1. You must have a Bachelor degree and/or Master degree from Calcutta University or any other recognized University. You should have scored at least 50% marks in aggregate in your graduate exam. (45% marks for Physically Challenged category & 40% marks for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe Categories).
Note: The 50% marks requirement will not be applicable if you were appointed as a teacher prior to the commencement of the NCTE, (Regulations, Norms & Procedure) Second Amendment Regulations, 2010.

2. You should have completed your graduate degree with any 2 of these school subjects:
  • Bengali

  • English

  • Sanskrit

  • Mathematics

  • History

  • Geography

  • Accountancy and Book Keeping

  • Economics

  • Education

  • Political Science

  • Hindi

  • Urdu

  • Arabic

3. Age criteria: If you a fresher candidate, the age limit is 40 years. The age limit is 45 years for deputed candidates as on 30th June 2013. There is a 5 years relaxation of age for students in the SC/ST/ Physically Challenged categories.

Application procedure for Calcutta University B.Ed. program 2013

You must send you completed application along with self-attested copies of the requisite certificates and testimonials to:
The Office of the Secretary, U.C.A.C.,
Shahid Kshudiram Sikshaprangan,
1,Reformatory Street,(Ground floor),

Last date for submissions: 12th April 2013 up to 3p.m.

For further information please see the admission notification section at the official website:
University of Calcutta
Senate House, 87 /1 College Street,
Kolkata-700 073

Note: The University will display the provisional merit list on 12th June 2013 on the Notice Board of Alipore Campus, C.U. The date of counseling and admission will be announced on that day.


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