MSc admissions


Admission for the session 2017-18 is Closed.

3rd List

Category            GEN

4217205            Anup Gurnani

4217273            Tanu Goel


2nd List for M.Sc. Cognitive Science

Category GEN
4217284 Charu Gupta
4217228 Shiva Pandey
4217278 Mahek Kirpalani
4217259 Abhishek Dwivedi
Category  OBC
4217287 Khushboo
4217211 Esha Basak


All the selected applicants are requested to kindly send their graduation Marks cards with Overall percentage. In case of CGPA, applicants should convert their CGPA to Percentage as per the conversion criteria using by their University / College.




General Candidates

Roll No.           Name of the Applicants

4217217         Shivnekar Revati Vijay

4217244        Parvathy Ramesh

4217285        Johny T. Koshy

4217286        Vrujen Andhare

4217206        Abhilasha R. Jagtap

4217225        Arjun Mitra

4217239        Aswini M.

4217232        Roshan Jayarajan

4217208        Rozzel Kasera

4217282        Mansi Chadha

4217230        Himani Bector

4217207        Balagopal R.


OBC Candidates      

4217216        Rushikesh Pundlik Sewatkar

4217250        Divya Kumar Jaiswal

4217295        Hanfia Rahman

4217226        Shreya

4217247        Pragya Priyadarshini


SC Candidates          

4217231        Marjyada Medhi

4217237        Priyanka

4217300        Abhinav Prakash


ST Candidate           

4217274        Annu Oraon





  1. As per the availability of the seats, we will announce/upload the next list.
  2. All applicants may write to for their respective marks in the Entrance Test 2017.


  1. All the provisionally selected candidates are requested to kindly send their consent for taking admission at the CBCS, AU latest by 8/4/2017 through e-mail to Mr. Puneet <>.
  2. The admission is subject to the candidates securing prescribed marks 55% for General and 50% for OBC/SC/ST or equivalent in the graduation.
  3. All selected candidates should submit the copy of the Final Year or Semester marks card to the Office at the time of Admission.
  4. All selected candidates should bring their Migration/Transfer Certificate from the last attended institution / college/ university along with some recent passport size photographs.
  5. Reservations as per the Central Educational Institution (Reservation in Admission) Act, 2006 and also as per the letter of the Ministry of the Human Resource Development regarding implementation of Reservation in Admission in respect of persons belongs to Socially and Educationally Backward Classes OBCs)
  6. All the selected candidates under the social category of OBC should submit their Income Certificate and admission under the category would be based on the Income Certificate.
  7. All the selected candidates should submit their recent caste certificate to the office at the time of admission.
  8. Teacher Ward and Employee Ward is applicable as per the University of Allahabad rules.
  9. Admission process may start in the month of June/July. Exact dates will be announced at appropriate time.

If you want any information or have any problem/clarification, please mail to



CENTRE’S Address for AIWT 2017

Admission Process for 2017

Download: application-form

Important Dates

Last date for Submission of Application     : Date Closed

Entrance Test Date                                      :

Entrance Test Timing                                   :


Number of Seats: 23

How to Apply:

Admission Eligibility: Students who are appearing final year / have completed a Bachelors degree in Cognitive Science or related disciplines including Psychology, Neurosciences, Bio-sciences or Life Sciences, Linguistics, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering (Computer Science, Electrical, ECE, etc), and Medicine.

Students should have at least 55% (for General) at the Undergraduate level (50% for OBC/SC/ST) for appearing in the entrance exam.

Reservation: Seats shall be reserved for certain categories of candidates in all subjects/courses for which the Admission Test has been held, in accordance with the provisions of the following sub-paragraphs:

  • Seats in each subject-course will be reserved for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes (SC) category, the Scheduled Tribes (ST) category and Other Backward Classes (OBCs):
  1.  For candidates belonging to SC category: 15%
  2.  For candidates belonging to ST category: 7.5%
  3.  For candidates belonging to OBCs category: 27% for the current session as per THE CENTRAL EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION (Reservation in Admission) ACT, 2006 and also as per the letter of the Ministry of the Human Resource Development regarding implementation of Reservation in Admission in respect of persons belonging to Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (OBCs).
  • The notifications / executive instructions of the Government of India, the regulations/ norms issued by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the directions/ observations (if any) of the Hon’ble Supreme Court and the Hon’ble High Court shall be strictly followed with regard to the reservation of seats in admission.
  • In case the seats reserved for candidates belonging to ST category remain vacant on account of the non-availability of candidates, such vacant seats shall be adjusted with the seats reserved for candidates belonging to SC category.
  • In case the seats reserved for candidates belonging to SC category remain vacant on account of the non-availability of candidates, such vacant seats shall be adjusted with the unreserved (general) seats.
  • Only such candidates shall be eligible for admission on the reserved seats as have mentioned their category of the concerned reserved category in the Application Form.
  • Three percent of approved seats in each subject or course shall be reserved for Physically Challenged (Orthopaedically challenged 1%, Blind 1% and Hearing impairments 1%).
  • Entries made by the candidate in the Form shall be considered final, and no subsequent request for change(s) or modification(s) in the same shall be entertained.


Application Fee:

A.     A Demand Draft for Rs. 600 /- in favour of “CBCS General Development Fund” payable at “Allahabad” should be sent along with the filled Application.

B.     Payment through NEFT / RTGS, UTR (Transfer Receipt) printout should be sent along with the filled Application form

Details are as under:

Name of the Bank: State Bank of India

Branch: Allahabad University  Code: 01621

Account Name: “CBCS General Development Fund”

Account Number: 32804295211

Bank MICR Code:  211002003

IFSC No.: SBIN0001621


Application to be sent to the following Address:

The Head

Centre of Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences

Senate Campus

University of Allahabad

Allahabad – 211 002.


If you want any information or have any problem/clarification, please mail to (Mr. Puneet Kumar) or call on 09005591336.


Entrance Test Centers : Allahabad, Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai (Centres will be offered if sufficient applicants are available in a given centre).

Syllabus and Pattern

Duration : 3 hours

The Test (MCQs) will consists of two Sections (100 questions, carrying 100 marks):

Section 1 (45 Questions, )

A. English Comprehension

B. General Reasoning

C. Numerical Ability

The second Section will consist of objective questions from Psychology (Cognitive, Developmental, Personality), Computer Science, and Neuroscience.

Section 2 (55 Questions)


Principles of Cognitive Psychology and Neuroscience Cognitive/Experimental Psychology

Perceptual processes, object recognition, attention, working memory, long-term memory, different types of long-term memory, mental imagery, language comprehension and production, language development, problem solving, decision making and cognitive development.


Structure of neurons, glial cells, action potential, synapse, synaptic transmission, neurotransmitters, anatomical organization of the nervous system, sensory systems, neural basis of learning and memory.

 Suggested Readings:

  • Thagard, P. Mind: An introduction to cognitive science, PHI.
  • Eysenck, K. (2002). Cognitive Psychology: A student’s handbook. Sussex: Psychology Press.
  • Solso, R. L., Maclin, K. M., & Maclin, O. H. (2005). Cognitive Psychology. NY: Pearson.
  • Longstaff, A. (2002). Neuroscience. New Delhi: Viva Books Private Limited.
  • George, Y. The Study of Language. New Delhi. Cambridge University Press India.

Principles of Computing

Values and their representation, operations on values, data-types, control statements, data structures, functions, pointers, Basic algorithms.

Suggested Readings

Yashavant P. Kanetkar. Let Us C., Infinity Science Press; 8 edition (1 Mar 2008)

Sample Questions for Master Programme Entrance Test

Section A: Objective type questions

English Comprehension: Fill in the blanks

1. It does not _________who wins the war because everything that comes in the way of the advancement of ________ will come to an end.

(a) Care …… science (b) decide ….nations (C) matter ….. humanity (d) important …..civilization

Numerical Ability

2. What is the greatest 3-digit figure, which is a full square and may be divisible by 10, 15, or 25?

(a) 256 (b) 400 (c) 625 (d) 900

General Reasoning

3. If DOCTOR is coded as FQEVQT, then PATIENT will be coded as?



Application Form for M.Sc. in Cognitive Science (application-form)

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