KOLKATA: According to the officials; The Presidency University will admit students to its undergraduate courses on the basis of board marks as entrance tests could not be held.

According to an admission notice issued on Monday said the merit lists for subjects in arts and science, barring statistics and economics, will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained in Class 10 and Class 12 board exams.

As, For economics and statistics, students will be admitted based on their higher secondary or equivalent 12th standard board marks. Aspirants can submit online applications till 3 pm on August 20.

According to the Vice Chancellor Anuradha Lohia ; “We have posted details about the admission procedure for UG courses (arts and science) on August 2. It will be based on the marks obtained by students,”

The decision to admit students based on board examination marks was taken after the higher education department asked authorities of the state government-run universities not to hold any entrance test or counselling for undergraduate courses as part of screening process this year and only go by the marks awarded through evaluation method.


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