PUMDET 2020 (Presidency University Master Degree Entrance Test) 2020
Exam Date: 21/06/2020 Exam State: All India Last Date: 26/03/2020

Exam Details

PUMDET 2020 is conducted by  the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB) in order to shortlist interested candidate  for admission in MA/MSc  programs in the Presidency University in OPEN qota (Non-PU quota) seats.

The PUMDET 2020 dates have been released and the PUMDET exam will be conducted on  21 June 2020.

The process to fill the PUBDET 2020 application forms will be started on on 12 March 2020


Candidate can apply for any one of the following papers for admission to the respective course


Humanities and Social Science



Applied Economics




Applied Geology



Philosophy/ Sociology/Performing Arts


Political Science



Plan Biotechnology/ Microbial Biotechnology


This combination will be considered as single choice during application and entrance test. During counselling, the eligible candidates will be allowed to select only one couse of study.


Syllabus of Examination on various subjects are given below

Benali, English, Hindi, History, Philosophy/ Sociology/Perfomning Arts, Political Science,Chemistry, Applied Economics, Geography, Applied Geology, Life Science, Mathematics, Physics,Statistics, Plant Biotechnology/Microbial Biotechnology


Pattern of Question Papers

In every subjec, all questions will be of Multiple- Choice Questions (MCQ) type, with four options against each question.

There will be 50 questions in each paper with full makrs 100 and time alotted with 90 minutes.



Scoring Methodology

a) Al questions will have four answer options

b) Only one option is correct

C) Correct response will yield 2 marks.

d) Incorrect response will yield-- 1/2 (25% negative) marks.

e) For any combination of response with more than one option, the said answer will be treated as incorrect and will yield 1/2 (25% negative) marks

f) Not attempting the question will carry zero marks. 


Carry following documents to enter the examination centre

A Hard copy of admit card

A copy of colour photograph as was uploaded during online application

Any photo identity card in original such as Adhaar card/ Pan card/ Passport/ Voter Card/ 10th standard admit card/Schoo -Id Card.


Allocation of examination centre

During online application, the candidate has to choose any 3 of the following examination zones.

Bankura, Asansol, Durgapur, Burdwan, Coochbehar, Siliguri, Srirampur, Howrah, Kolkata- Central, Kolkata- North/salt lake, Kolkata South, Malda, kharagpur, Haldia, Berhampur, Kalyani.


Candidate must be a citizen of India.

There is no upper or lower age limit.

Candidate should have passed B.A. (Hons)/B.Sc. (Hons) examination from any recognsied university.

Candidate must have secured minimum 60% for General, 45% for sc/st, 54% for OBC and 57% for PWD category.

Admission process

Application fee: Rs. 500/-

Candidate should read information  brochure carefully before apply for entrance test.

The application must be done online only.

No other mode of form is available.

Visit official website to apply online.

Candidate should provide valid email-id and ph number to get application form related information.

First Register yourself by provding basic detail.

You will get appication number, password, security code.

Upload scanned copy of photograph and signature as per the instructions provided in the information bulletin.

Pay application fee Rs. 500/- + Bank charges by Net Banking/Debit Card/ Credit card.

Keep copies of confirmation page, admit card in safe custody.

Important Dates

PUMDET 2020 Dates

Entrance Exam PUMDET 2020

21 June 2020

Online application starts

12 March 2020

Online application ends

26 March 2020

Online correction and downloading revised confirmation page

27 March 2020 to 29 March 2020

Downloading admit card starts

16 June 2020

Result decalartion

08 May 2020



West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board
AQ-13/1, Sector V,
Salt Lake City
Kolkata 700091
Ph no: 1800-1023781, 1800-3450-050
Website: https://wbjeeb.nic.in/