Jadavpur University (JU) is a centre of learning that is enriched by the range, variety, experience and myriad perspectives of its students, faculty and staff. This prestigious university is committed to building a culturally diverse and vibrant community to ensure that students, faculty and staff members can explore their interests, discover new academic and extracurricular pursuits, and just as importantly, learn from each other.

JU attracts students from all over India and abroad, and from diverse strata of society. At present, JU has around 112 foreign students from 18 countries. There is close interaction between foreign and Indian students so that the atmosphere of the campus is that of one large family.

Foreign Students Advisor: Dr. Sanjay Gopal Sarkar, Joint Registrar & ISA, JU
Email: isa@jadavpuruniversity.in

Who is a foreign student?
Students holding passports of countries other than India, including people of Indian origin who have acquired the nationality of a foreign country, are considered foreign or international students.

How do I get into JU?
International students aspiring to take admission in Jadavpur University need not worry too much. JU not only gives them the chance to choose their subjects, but also helps take care of their needs, including admission. Aspiring students just need to follow certain simple instructions, which are outlined below.

Admission Procedure
Admission can be in one of three ways.
  1. Through the ICCR (Indian Council for Cultural Relations)
  2. Through an exchange programme
  3. Self-financed
1) The Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR), a central government organisation, is entrusted with the duty of looking after foreign students in our county. See their website, http://www.iccrindia.net/, especially the section on Scholarship for more details. ICCR s Eastern Regional Office is at 9A, Ho Chi Minh Sarani, Kolkata700 071.

2) Exchange Programme: Visit http://ec.europa.eu/education/external-relation-programmes/doc72_en.htm to get details about the Erasmus Mundus programme, through which foreign students can get grants to study in JU.

3) Self-financed: International students who pay for their study at JU from their own private resources are defined as self-financing students.

Last date of submission of filled in Application Form: 30th April, 2018

Faculty of Arts
DepartmentDegrees OfferedDuration
BengaliB.A. (Hons.)3 years
BengaliM.A. 2 years
BengaliM.Phil2 years
Comparative LiteratureB. A (Hons)3 years
Comparative LiteratureM.A 2 years
Comparative LiteratureM. Phil 2 years
EconomicsB.A(Hons.)3 years
EconomicsM. A 2 years
EconomicsM.Phil.2 years
EducationM. A. 2 years
EducationM.Phil.2 years
EnglishB.A (Hons.)3 years
EnglishM A 2 years
EnglishM.Phil. 2 years
Film StudiesM. A2 years
HistoryB.A. (Hons)3 years
HistoryM.A2 years
HistoryM.Phil2 years
International RelationsB.A in Political Science (Hons.)3 years
International RelationsM.A 2 years
International RelationsM. Phil.2 years
Library & Information ScienceB. Lib & Information Science 1 year
Library & Information ScienceM Lib & Information Science2 years
Library & Information ScienceM. Phil2 years
PhilosophyB.A. (Hons)3 years
PhilosophyM.A2 years
PhilosophyM.Phil 2 years
Physical EducationB. P. Ed 2 years
Physical EducationM.P.Ed 2 years
SanskritB.A. (Hons) 3 years
SanskritM.A 2 years
SanskritM.Phil. 2 years
SociologyB.A (Hons)3 years
SociologyM.A in Sociology2 years
SociologyM.Phil in Sociology2 years


Faculty of Engineering & Technology
DepartmentDegrees OfferedDuration
ArchitectureBachelor of Architecture 5 years
ArchitectureMaster of Architecture 2 years
Chemical EngineeringB.E 4 years
Chemical EngineeringM.E 2 years
Civil EngineeringB. E 4 years
Civil EngineeringM.E 2 years
Computer Science & EngineeringB.E 4 years
Computer Science & EngineeringM.E 2 years
Computer Science & EngineeringMaster of Computer Applications ( M.C.A)3 years
Construction EngineeringB.E 4 years
Electrical Engineering B.E. 4 years
Electrical Engineering M.E.2 years
Electrical Engineering M.E in Control System 2 years
Electrical Engineering M.E. in Illumination Engineering 2 years
Electronics & Telecommunication EngineeringB.E. 4 years
Electronics & Telecommunication EngineeringM.E. 2 years
Food Technology & Bio-Chemical EngineeringB. E4 years
Food Technology & Bio-Chemical EngineeringM. E2 years
Information Technology B.E 4 years
Information Technology M.E in Software Engineering 2 years
Instrumentation and Electronics EngineeringB.E 4 years
Instrumentation and Electronics EngineeringM.E 2 years
Mechanical EngineeringB.E 4 years
Mechanical EngineeringM.E 2 years
Mechanical EngineeringM.E in Automobile Engineering 2 years
Metallurgical & Material EngineeringB.E 4 years
Metallurgical & Material EngineeringM.E 2 years
Metallurgical & Material EngineeringM. Tech in Material Engineering2 years
Pharmaceutical TechnologyB.Pharm.4 years
Pharmaceutical TechnologyM.Pharm.2 years
Pharmaceutical TechnologyM.Pharm. in Clinical Pharmacy & Pharmacy Practice2 years
Power EngineeringB.E 4 years
Power EngineeringM.E 2 years
Printing EngineeringB. E 4 years
Printing EngineeringM E in Printing Engineering & Graphic Communication 2 years
Production EngineeringB.E 4 years
Production EngineeringM.E 2 years


Faculty of Science
DepartmentDegrees OfferedDuration
In Year
ChemistryB.Sc. (Hons)3 years
ChemistryM.Sc. 2 years
Geological ScienceB. Sc. (Hons)3 years
Geological ScienceM.Sc. in Applied Geology2 years
Instrumentation ScienceM.Sc. 2 years
Life science & Bio-technologyM.Sc. in Biotechnology2 years
MathematicsB.Sc.(Hons)3 years
MathematicsM. Sc. 2 years
PhysicsB. Sc. (Hons)3years
PhysicsM.Sc. 2 years
PhysicsM. Sc. in Electronics Science2 years


Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies Law & Management
Department or School Centers Degrees OfferedDuration
In Year
School of Language & Linguistics M.A. in Linguistics2 years
School of Language & LinguisticsM.PHIL. in Linguistics2 years
School of Education Technology Master in Multimedia Development2 years
School of Education TechnologyM.Tech in IT (Courseware Engineering)2 years
School of Environmental Studies M.Tech. in Environmental Biotechnology2 years
School of Laser TechnologyM.Tech. in Laser Science and Technology2 years
School of Material Science & Nano Technology M.Tech. in Nano Science and Technology2 years
School of Energy Studies M.Tech. in Energy Science and Technology2 years
School of Nuclear Science Master of Nuclear Engineering2 years
School of Oceanography Studies M.PHIL. in Oceanographic & Costal Management 2 years
School of Women Studies M.PHIL. in Women Studies2 years
School of Bio-Medical Engineering M.E in Bio-Medical Engineering2 years
School of Water Recourse & Hydraulic Engineering M.E. in Water Resources and Hydraulic Engineering2 years
School of mobile Computers & communications M.Tech in Distributed and Mobile Computing2 years
Department of Adult Continues & Extension Education M.A. Journalism and MassCommunication2 years
School of Cognitive Science M.PHIL. in Cognitive Science2 years

Application Form and Admission Criteria of Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Engineering & Technology, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies Law & Management (Under Graduate, Post Graduate, Mphil) For Foreign Nationals