Ceiling of Tuition Fee in Engineering Colleges w.e.f. 2013

Government of West Bengal
Department of Higher Education
Technical Branch
Bikash Bhavan, Salt Lake
Kolkata – 700 091

No. 325-Edn(T)/10M-04/2004(Part IV) Dated: 14.06.2013


The Fee-Structure Committee, set up by the Department of Higher Education, Govt. of West Bengal vide order No. 826-Edn(T) dated 18.10.2004, on tuition and other fees for the students admitted in the Technical and Professional courses in the State.

In consideration of the recommendations of the Fee-Structure Committee dated 10th June, 2013, the Governor is pleased to revise the existing tuition-fee for students admitted in the under-graduate Engineering, Technology, Pharmacy and Architecture courses in the private self-financing colleges of the State in the manner shown below;

For the students admitted in First Year Engineering/ Pharmacy/ Architecture Courses in the Academic Year 2013 – 2014:

i. Maximum yearly tuition fee will be the following:

First Year (2013-2014) Rs. 74,000/-
Second Year (2014-2015) Rs. 76,000/-
Third Year (2015-2016) Rs. 77,000/-
Fourth Year (2016-2017) Rs. 79,000/-

Tuition Fee is inclusive of Development Fee and thus no separate Development Fee can be charged by the Colleges.

ii. Besides tuition fee as prescribed, Colleges, may charge like the last academic year, following fees from the students admitted in the Academic Year 2013-2014:

a. One time Admission Fee not exceeding Rs. 5,000/- for the entire course period.
b. Library and/or Book-Bank Fee not exceeding Rs. 4,000/- for the entire course period.
c. Students’ Welfare and Sports and Games Fee not exceeding Rs. 1,000/- annually.
d. A reasonable amount of refundable Caution Money but not exceeding Rs. 10,000/- for the entire course period.
e. Fee charged by the University for Welfare and for Students’ Development.
f. Other usual University fees like Registration Fee, Examination Fee, etc.

iii. Colleges will provide half free-ship to 10% of the students admitted in each of Engineering/ Pharmacy/ Architecture courses in the academic session 2013-14 and during their entire course period, subject to their satisfactory academic performance.

iv. No college will be entitled to charge, realise or demand any compulsory fee other than the fees described above.

v. No capitation fee in any form or kind can be demanded or realised from the students for admission or for continuance of study in the college or for any other reason, either directly or indirectly.

vi. Every college will submit a statement describing the kind and amount of fees, compulsory and/or optional, if any, charged from the students admitted in academic year 2013-14 and studying in the college, and the details of Tuition Fee concessions granted to students, to the Officer-on-Special Duty of the Fee Structure Committee and the Director of Technical Education by Sept. 30, 2013.

This Notification is issued in the public interest and in supersession of all previous Memoranda and/or Notifications issued in this regard by this Department.

Sd/- Vivek Kumar

No. 325-Edn dated 14.06.2013

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