Bengal Engineering and Science University

Shibpur - India

Admission 2024 - 2025


Bengal Engineering and Science University established in the year 1856 is one of the prestigious engineering universities of India. Apart from this, it is also crowned as the 2nd oldest engineering institution in the country. With the motto of “Arise, Awake, Obtaining worthy (teachers), Know (the truth)” BESU has entered into collaboration with international institutions namely University of Windsor in Canada, Queen's University Belfast in Northern Ireland, and the University of Pennsylvania, USA. The university has one of the oldest and the largest technical library in the South-east Asian region. A local magazine named “India Today” placed the BESU at the 10th spot amongst all engineering institutes of India in 2005.

Programs and Courses

BESU not only excel in engineering studies but also offer faculties of science and humanities and it also has many specialized schools and offer MBA and PHD. Departments are as follows: Aerospace Engineering and Applied Mechanics, Architecture Department, Civil Engineering Department Chemistry Department, Computer Science and Technology Department, Electrical Engineering Department, Electronics and Tele Communication Department, Earth Sciences Department, Humanities and Social Sciences Department, Information Technology Department, Mathematics Department, Mechanical Engineering Department, Metallurgy and Materials Engineering Department, Mining, Engineering Department and Physics Department

Admission Procedure 2024 - 2025

The duration of all regular Under Graduate course of study is 8 semesters(4 years) except Architecture which takes 10 Semesters(5 years). Candidates can only apply after successfully passing the secondary or higher education. Since the university offers wide range of subjects so the eligibility criteria for every field would be different. Some foreign students are also admitted with nominations from central government agencies. Admission in Post Graduate program is given on the basis of Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering(GATE) qualification and as well as BESU’s own test and interview. The criteria for the admission in Master of Science program is B. Sc. (H) = 50%, H.S.= 20%, Madhyamik= 10% and Interview= 20%, academic record is calculated through percentage of the marks not the percentile of the marks. Further information and assistance is provided on the website.

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