Centre for Distance and Online Education, University of Burdwan PG Admission Notification 2022-2024

Centre for Distance and Online Education, University of Burdwan PG Admission Notification 2022-2024.

Offering PG course on 9 subjects across 11 study centers. Pursue a master degree to advance your career, or remain competitive by earning a certificate in your field. Through distance mode of learning, we are providing you the flexibility to earn your degree while working full-time.


  1. Candidates are directed to read & understand the instruction and fill in the form carefully before submission. Incomplete form will be treated as cancelled.

2.  Please select your preferable Study Centre after selecting the course.

  • Candidates are requested not to change their mobile number, once entered during online application. Candidates will receive One Time Password (OTP) in his/her mobile number and E-mail I.D. The OTP needs to be entered into the appropriate field to verify his/her application registration.
  • After filling in the required fields in the online form, candidates are to assign his/her password defined by them using at least 6 alpha-numeric characters (alphabets, e.g., a,b,c,….. and numerals, e.g., 1,2,3,…..) for logging back to their own form. Application ID generated after submission of form will be the user name of his/her profile. Candidates are requested to remember their Application ID for future use.
  • To complete the payment through online candidate is to log on to his/her online form once again. Dashboard for students show payment option i.e. ‘Pay Online’. After clicking ‘Pay Online’ the student will get the following options :
    • Debit Card
    • Credit Card
    • Net Banking
    • NEFT / RTGS
    • UPI Code

Any one option from above is to be chosen for making payment.

6) Candidates are to take a print-out of the (i) Online Payment Receipt (By Debit Card/Credit Card/ Net Banking/QR Code) for online deposit or (ii) Print out of Successful NEFT/RTGS Challan

The online application will be treated incomplete without making payment of the requisite fees.

The requisite fees for different courses are as follows:

        For M.A. CoursesRs.5,700inclusive all for BU students who will be admitted at CDOE,BU
Rs.5,900inclusive all for other university students who will be admitted at CDOE,BU
  Rs.6,200inclusive all for BU students who will be admitted at Study Centre (except Bardhaman centre)
  Rs.6,400inclusive all for other university students who will be admitted at Study Centre (except Bardhaman centre)
            For M.Sc. in Computer ScienceTotal Number of Seats : 90 (Ninety) Application Fees : Rs. 500/- These 90 numbers of students will be selected on the basis of Merit List. After publication of the Merit List by the authority, selected candidates will deposit their Course Fees.
Rs.11,200inclusive all for BU students who will be admitted at CDOE,BU
Rs.11,400inclusive all for other university students who will be admitted at CDOE,BU
  Rs.11,700inclusive all for BU students who will be admitted at Study Centre (except Bardhaman centre)
  Rs.11,900inclusive all for other university students who will be admitted at Study Centre (except Bardhaman centre)

6. After making payment the candidates are directed to re-login on the system and upload his/her recent clear (light colour background) colour passport size photograph (without signature) and signature (black or blue pen) separately.

7. After uploading the photograph and signature, candidates need to take print out of the application form.

8. Candidates need to visit the CDOE Administrative Office, BU or Study Centre(s) with all the original documents for verification along with the Application Form & Payment Receipt print out as per schedule mentioned in the SMS/E-mail or website notification.

9. During verification the candidates must produce the following documents in original and photocopies (Xerox):

a. Application Form

b. Payment Receipt (University Copy)

c. Admit Card of S.F. or equivalent examination

d. Mark sheet of S.F. or equivalent examination

e. Mark sheet of H.S. or equivalent examination

f. Mark sheet of UG examination

g. Mark sheet of PG examination (as the case may be)

h. B.U. Registration Certificate (applicable for BU students)

i. Caste certificate /PWD certificate.

11. Admission will be confirmed after the verification of original documents.

12. If false information is provided by any candidate, his/her application will be cancelled and in that case course fees will not be refunded.

13.    Date of on-line Form Submission for M.A. Courses :

i) Without late fee : 14th October, 2022 to 12th November

ii) With late fee (₹ 200) : 13th November, 2022 to 15th November 2022.

14.          Date of on-line Form Submission for M.Sc. in Computer Science :

i) Without late fee : 18th October, 2022 to 5th November, 2022

ii) Tentative date of publication of Merit List : 10th November , 2022

** Followed by Online Counselling through Google Meet for allocation of Candidates based on approved intake : 11th November, 2022

15.      Migration and Registration of Students from other universities:

Students of other universities seeking admission in M.A. & M.Sc. courses must get themselves registered under Burdwan University by December, 2022 for Computer Science and by February 2023 , for M.A.at the latest, failing which their admission is liable to be cancelled . After obtaining the Enrolment Number from the Directorate they will also be required to submit application, through prescribed form (one for Inward Migration and the other for regular Registration) , to be downloaded from the Directorate Website for registration along with self-signed documents like –

A. Photocopy of the Marksheet of the last examination passed i.e., B.A./B.Sc /Bridge course/M.A.etc. (as the case may be),

B. Photocopy of the Admit Card of Madhyamik/Secondary Examination,

C. Photocopy of the Enrolment Card of the Directorate,

D. A self-signed attested passport size photograph to be affixed on the space provided in the Application form.

E. Photo copy of the Payment Receipt (Student copy) of course fee as proof of deposit of the requisite fee of Rs.200 Candidates will be required to furnish migration certificate in original from the university last attended. Candidates must submit the forms completed in all respects personally at the Directorate or Study Centres. Submission of forms by post to the Directorate is not allowed.

16.    Restoration of Registration number of former B.U. Students :

Students of Burdwan University, who meanwhile migrated to any other University for academic reasons, must get their original B.U Registration Number restored by December, 2022 for M.Sc. in Computer Science and by February 2023 for M.A. Courses in the manner as stipulated in the relevant University rules. However, they will be required to submit the Restoration form to be downloaded from the Directorate website for Restoration furnishing Migration Certificate in original from the University last attended along with original B.U. Registration Certificate. They must submit the attested Photocopy of the Registration certificate to the Directorate as soon as they receive it in the ‘Restored’ form.

17.  Medium of Instruction:

The Study Material of English & Computer Science will be supplied in English and other subjects in Bengali through online.

18.         Medium of Examination:

Medium of examination shall, however, be as follows:

19.  Cancellation of admission on other grounds:

All admissions are provisional and admission of a student may be cancelled by the University (without refund of the course fee deposited) at any stage after verification, on any of the grounds mentioned below:

  • Non-fulfilment of basic eligibility criteria for admission.
  • If there is any suppression of information or detection of false information provided at any stage after admission ;
  • For gross misconduct / indiscipline ; and
  • For adoption of unfair means at the examination hall,

Candidates themselves may, however, choose to discontinue their studies at any point of time for private reasons apply for withdrawal or cancellation of their admission / enrolment. While the University may not object to granting any such prayer, no claim for refund of course fee will be entertained in any case as per University rules.

20.  Assignments:

Wherever felt necessary, assignments on lessons / units may be sent to students. They may send answers to such assignments to the Directorate. These assignments will be checked and marked by subject teachers with a view to assessing the progress of the students in their   self-study.   These   Tutor-Marked   Assessments    will   be    sent    to them in due course.  However,  the  marks  thus  obtained  will  not  count towards the results of the term-end Examinations of the students.

21.  Personal Contact Programmes:

Strictly need-based Personal Contact Programmes (PCPs) may be arranged by the Directorate to principally facilitate face-to-face interaction between the students and our subject teachers who give due academic counselling to the students. These face-to-face contact sessions will be arranged at our all centre. The duration of these sessions may vary from subject to subject. Students will be duly informed of the formalities to be completed by them.

22.  Admission to Part-II /Sem-III & IV Course:

Admission to Part-ll / Sem-lll & IV courses is compulsory after the Part-I / Sem- ll examinations are over. There is no scope for the students to wait for the results of their Part-I / Sem-ll examinations. Irrespective of whether Part-I /Sem-II results are declared, or they fail to obtain the qualifying marks in it, or they fail to appear at the examination, they would required to submit the Part-ll / Sem-lll & IV forms along with the prescribed fees and other documents for continuation of studentship under the ODL mode. The Part-ll / Sem- lll&IV forms are not priced and these will be supplied to them in due course Admission will have to be completed within the period stipulated by the Directorate.


A student admitted to 1st year M.A Class during the session 2022-2024 shall get the consecutive chances to appear at the Part-I Examination of 2023, 2024, and 2025 and at the Part-II Examination of 2024, 2025 and 2026.


                              Eligibility:A minimum 2nd class Hons. (Regular or Special) graduate in the relevant subject having pursued the course in the 10+2+3 pattern from any recognized University, Or   An unsuccessful Hons. Graduate of the above pattern (i) who after having pursued the Hons. course at both the Part-I, Part-II and Part-III stages obtained Pass Degree certificate of 3 year course securing at least 35% marks in aggregate (in concerned Hons.subject), OrA minimum 2nd class Hons. (Regular or Special) graduate in the relevant subject having pursued the course of the old 11+3 pattern, OrA pass graduate in the 10+2+3 pattern having offered the relevant subject as a combination / elective one (of not less than 300 marks at the degree stage) securing at least 30% marks in it, OrB.Sc. / B.A. Pass Graduates who subsequently passed Special B.A. (of not less than 300 marks in the relevant subject) securing at least 30% marks in it, Or A pass graduate in the 10+2+2 / 10+1+3 / 11+3 pattern from any recognized institute who subsequently passed 1 year Bridge Course in the relevant subject (of not less than 300 marks at the degree level) and thus became equivalent to a pass graduate of 10+2+3 pattern securing at least 40% marks in it, OrAn M.A. in a subject willing to do M.A. in any other subject offered through Distance Mode irrespective of whether or not that subject was offered by him / her at the degree stage, provided that no M.A. in any professional subject like Music, Drama, Film Studies, Physical Education (M.P.Ed.), General Education (M.Ed.) etc. is entitled to this special provision. Provided further that no M.A. in “Islamic History and Culture” or “Ancient History and Culture” from any University is entitled to do M.A. again in History from this University.
Duration:2 Years
Pattern:Yearly (Term-end Examination)
Name of the Course: M.Sc. in COMPUTER SCIENCE
    Eligibility:B.Sc. (Hons.) in Computer Science; orBachelor of Computer Applications (BCA);orB.E. or equivalent; orB.Sc. (Hons.) in Mathematics / Statistics / Electronics / Physics / Chemistry with Computer Science as one of the combination subject.
Duration:2 Years
Pattern:Semester (4 Semesters)

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