Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (WBUT) Kolkata (MAKAUT KOLKATA) - Admission 2020

State University


Kolkata, West Bengal

State University


Kolkata, West Bengal

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University (MAKAUT) Admission 2020: B.Tech, M.Tech Admission

Updated On - December 04 2019 by Kartik Arya

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT) is a state university located in Kolkata. The university is formerly known as the West Bengal University of Technology was founded in 2000 and funded initially by the Government of West Bengal. MAKAUT offers various courses in Engineering, Management and professional courses through affiliated institutions and in-house departments.

MAKAUT is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India. It offers admission based on the merit but for that students have to meet the minimum eligibility criteria and also qualify the entrance examinations. The university conducts various entrance test for the admission into different programmes offered by its affiliated colleges and institutions. 

MAKAUT Admission 2020

The Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology conducts various entrance examination and also provide admissions based on the test scores conducted by West Bengal Joint Entrance Board. Students have to qualify these entrance exam to get admission in the course they are applying for. 

Candidates have to appear for the entrance exam and need to qualify the exam for the respective programmes followed by counselling, group discussion and personal interaction. The eligibility criteria for appearing in these exams is different therefore, candidates have to fulfil the eligibility required for each exam.

Entrance Exams for Admission in MAKAUT 

List of the exams conducted by the university to offer admissions in various programmes is given below:

  • CET
  • PGET
  • PhD.

MAKAUT also accept the score of entrance test conducted by West Bengal Joint Entrance Board to offer admission. These examinations are:

  • JECA

MAKAUT B.Tech Admission 2020

The Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology offers B.Tech regular & lateral entry with various specialization. The university did not conduct any entrance exam for the admission in Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) programme. 

  • The university offer admission based on the WBJEE score for B.Tech regular course.
  • For lateral entry in 2nd year (3rd semester) of the four-year courses of Bachelor Degree in Engineering/ Technology and Pharmacy, the university accepts the score of JELET exam.
Eligibility for Admission in B.Tech Programme
  • Candidates must have completed the 10+2 examination from a recognized board with at least 45% marks in aggregate.
  • Admission will be provided based on the merit basis through WBJEE examination for regular.
  • Whereas, for lateral entry, candidates must appear for JELET examination.

MAKAUT M.Tech and M.Pharm Admission 2020

The university offers Master of Technology (M.Tech) programme in various specialization at Postgraduate level. The university also provides admission based on a valid GATE score. 

  • Candidates with a valid GATE score also need to register for WBUT PGET, an entrance exam conducted for admission in PG courses.
  • Counselling will conduct for PGET through offline mode only.
Eligibility Criteria for M.Tech Admission in MAKAUT

BioinformaticsCandidates must hold a Bachelor's Degree in B.E./B.Tech.(Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering) or B.Pharm. OR
Have completed M.Sc. with physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biosciences.
Students appearing for the final examination (Last semester) or waiting for the result can also apply for the admission subject to the submission of their final mark sheet before the due date.
Candidates should have secured 60% marks in any two: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in 10+2 final examination. 
B.Sc (Honors) degree holder's must have 50% marks and 55% in M.Sc (Part 1).
Students with B.Tech degree should score 65%marks (7.25 CGPA).
Software EngineeringCandidates with M.Sc (Mathematics) and MCA can apply.
Should have completed 10+2 examination with science stream.
Passed B.Sc with Physics, Mathematics (compulsory) and Computer Science, Electronics or Chemistry.
Microelectronics & VLSI Technology

Candidates have completed B.E/B.Tech in CSE, ECE, ECTE, IT, EI, EE or M.Sc in CS/IT/Electronics/Physics or it's equivalent with at least 60% marks or 6.75 CGPA in the qualifying examination. 

Also, candidates should have scored 50% marks in all examination (45% marks in case of reserved candidates).

If candidates have appeared or appearing in qualifying examinations (BE / B.Tech. / M.Sc. / AMIE Sec A. & B. / AMIIM / AMIETE etc or equivalent) can also apply for the admission.

Provisional admission will be provided to such candidates subject only after they submit valid proof of their passing the qualifying examination with required percentage of marks at the time of admission.

CSE (Information Security)
Computer Science & Engineering
Industrial Engineering & ManagementHolds a B.E/B.Tech degree in any branch Engineering/Technology or equivalent with a minimum of 60% marks or 6.75 CGPA.
Candidates appearing this year for the final examination can also apply and if selected, will be provided with provisional admission.
Also, candidates should have scored 50% marks in all examination (45% marks in case of reserved candidates).
  • The university will conduct WBUT PGET (West Bengal University of Technology Post Graduate Entrance Test) to provide admission in M.Tech and M.Pharm programmes. 
  • Candidates with a valid GATE score will be given proportionate weightage of the GATE score.
  • After the written test (GATE or PGET), candidates have to appear for the Personal Interview (PI) round. 
  • The syllabus of the written test is the same as per the GATE syllabus for CSE & IT and CSE & Electronics.
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT) Highlights
University NameMaulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT)
University TypePublic State University
Basic Admission CriteriaEntrance Examination
Application ModeOnline
Name of the Entrance ExamWBJEE, JEMAT, JEHOM, PGET
CounsellingFor specific programmes only








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