Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT), is a state university which provides degrees in engineering, management and other professional courses through its various affiliate institutions and departments. It was formerly known as West Bengal University (WBU) and was founded in 2001. It has achieved excellence in its endeavours and has been ranked 157th among the engineering colleges in the NIRF rank of 2020 surpassing its previous 165th rank in 2019. And is also awarded as B+ Grade by NAAC. The state university has also launched new certification and diploma courses on archaeology and also has the partnership with Coursera. 

MAKAUT Important Dates 2020



Date of Commencement of Online Registration for CET-III and JEMAT-III October 01, 2020
Date of Closing of Online Registration for CET-III and JEMAT-III October 21, 2020
Date of JEMAT -III and CET-III Practice Test October 24 – October 26, 2020
Date of Final Exam October 28, 2020

Online Admission for CETMAT-II candidates - (Closing date)

October 16, 2020

PGET(D) Online Application Starting Date October 13, 2020

Closing Date for Online Admission for PGET(D) candidates -(Closing Date)

October 20, 2020

Online Admission for WBJEE 2020 candidates

October 31, 2020

Online Admission for GAT-B-2020 candidates

October 23 – October 28, 2020

MAKAUT Kolkata Highlights

Established | Institution Type State University 
Approved by  AICTE and UGC
Entrance exams  CET, WBJEE, JEMAT, and PGET
Courses Offered UG and PG courses
Admission Mode Online 
Admission Criteria Entrance-based
Affiliated Colleges 200 affiliated colleges 
Office Website

MAKAUT Kolkata Ranking

With a spectacular reputation of its own, the university has achieved a lot of success in its 19 years of operation and has made a remarkable position in the state of West Bengal. Some ranks are listed below.

Ranking agency Ranking/Grade
NIRF 2020 157
NAAC B+ Grade 

MAKAUT Kolkata Courses

The popular courses offered by the university are B.Tech., M.Tech. and M.Sc. And besides that, the university offers 28 UG and 28 PG courses along with 5 PG diploma courses. 

And the various courses and their eligibility as provided by the university are: 

Courses Duration Eligibility
B.Tech. 4 years Pass in 10+2 examination with at least 45% marks from any recognized institution
MBA 2 years Any Bachelor degree with minimum of 50% aggregate from any recognized institution
M.Tech 2 years  Allied Bachelor degree with minimum of 50% aggregate from any recognized institution
BBA 3 years  Pass in 10+2 examination from any recognized institution
B.Sc. 3 years  Pass in 10+2 examination from any recognized institution
M.Sc. 2 years Any Bachelor degree from any recognized institution

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MAKAUT Kolkata Admission

Admissions in the university is done through various online and offline modes of entrance exams conducted by the university. Candidates must clear CET for B.Sc., and BCA and PGET entrance exam for admission to M.Sc. course. Admission to B.Tech. course takes place through state level WBJEE entrance exam. For admission to MBA, students need to sit for the JEMAT entrance exam.

Application Procedure:

  • Students can fill the application form online for admission by visiting the official website at
  • Fill and attach the scan copies of the needed documents as and when necessary. 
  • Pay the application fee. This fee is INR 800 for unreserved candidates and INR 400/- for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PH.
  • Clear the entrance followed by the counselling and interview and GD as mandated by the university. 
  • Admission to the various courses is based on the final merit list published by the university.

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MAKAUT Kolkata Placement

As per the reviews of various candidates, it records closer to 100 percent placements with its excellence in personal grooming of all the candidates. In fact, the university invites various top companies for the recruitment process such as Infosys, Wipro, IBM, Cognizant, Amazon, and Coca-Cola, etc. So, it's considered as a fair place for great placement opportunities.

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MAKAUT Kolkata Scholarship

The university provides various types of scholarships, which helps out the various candidates who are worthy or in a genuine need of one. And some of the scholarships offered are:

Minority Scholarships- It is the scholarship for uplifting the minority communities. 

Kanyashree Scholarships- This scholarship is provided to improve the status and well-being of girls from the socio-economically classes.

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MAKAUT Kolkata Facilities

The university provides some great facilities for over 1,50,000 students as follows:

  • Hostel facilities- Comfortable hostel facilities are available for both boys and girls with round the clock wireless internet connectivity. 
  • Canteen- Canteen is providing good quality and affordable foods for the students while in the college. 
  • Smart classes- Many classrooms are fixed with the latest gadgets to facilitate smart classes. 

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Ques. What is the decision of the university for the results of ongoing UG and PG courses of MAKAUT?

Ans. Nothing has been announced so far. There will be no exams of course, but the final announcement is yet to come.

Ques. Is the university under the HRD department of MAKAUT?

Ans. Yes, the Institute is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India.

Ques. Who are the competitors of the university at Kolkata MAKAUT? 

Ans.  The competitors of the university are: Techno India University, IEM, and Heritage Institute of Technology at Kolkata.

Ques. When are the WBUT supplementary exam conducted by MAKAUT?

Ans. The supplementary exams will be conducted in the alternative semesters along with the juniors whom will be taking up the regular exam.

Ques. What are some helpful tips for students starting their first year at MAKAUT?

Ans. The first-year students should interact with teachers whenever they are teaching or not and should always maintain their daily preparation for the semester. They should try to know all the things that are in their subject.