Government of West Bengal
Department of Higher Education
Technical Branch Bikash Bhavan, Salt Lake, Kolkata-700 091
No. 269-Edn(T)/10M-04/2004(Part IV) Dated: Kolkata, 19th June, 2014
The Fee Structure Committee, set up by the Department of Higher Education, Government of West Bengal vide Resolution no. 826-Edn(T) dated 18/10/2004, has vide its recommendation dated 11th June, 2014 prescribed tuition and other fees for the students admitted for under-graduate Engineering, Technology, Pharmacy and Architecture courses in the academic year 2014-15, and sent the said recommendations to the Government.
In consideration of above recommendations of the Fee-Structure Committee, 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 in the State in the manner given below;
For the students admitted in First Year Engineering & Technological Courses in the Academic Year 2014-2015:
I. Maximum tuition fee will be the following:
First Year (2014-2015) – Rs. 75,000/-
Second Year (2015 – 2016) – Rs. 76,000/-
Third Year (2016 – 2017) – Rs. 78,000/-
Fourth Year (2017-2018) – Rs. 80,000/-
No separate Development Fee can be charged by the Colleges.
II. Besides tuition fee as prescribed, Colleges may charge the following fees from the students admitted in the Academic Year 2014-2015:
a) One time Admission Fee of Rs. 5,000/- at the maximum for entire Course period.
b) Library cum Book – Bank Fee not exceeding Rs. 4,000/- for the entire Course period.
c) Students’ Welfare and Sports and Games Fee not exceeding Rs. 1000/-annually.
d) A reasonable amount as refundable Caution Money.
e) Fees charged by the University for Welfare of students and Development.
f) Other usual University Fees like Registration Fee, Examination Fee etc.
III. Colleges which have opted for and implemented revised tuition fee structure prescribed for the students admitted in 2013-14 will continue to provide half free-ship to 10% of the students admitted in each of Engineering/ Pharmacy/ Architecture courses in the academic session 2014-15 during entire course period, under the present prescribed fee structure, subject to their satisfactory academic performance.
IV. No College shall demand or charge any other fee of Compulsory nature from the students.
V. No capitation fee in any form or kind can be demanded or realized from the students for admission or continuance of study in the Colleges or for any other reason, either directly or indirectly.
VI. Every college will submit a statement to the Director of Technical Education, West Bengal by September 30, 2014, enumerating the kind and amount of fees, charged from the students admitted and studying in the college, and the details of Tuition Fee concessions granted to students admitted in this academic session of 2014-15.
This Notification is issued in the public interest and in supersession of all previous Memoranda and/or Notifications issued by this Department on this subject.
Higher Education Department