MSc Admissions


Admissions 2022-21

Applicants are encouraged to write the GATE examination (Registration Open) in Humanities and Social Sciences/Life Sciences/Engineering.




  1. As per the availability of the seats, we will announce/upload the next list.
  2. Students can only write a mail to to know individual’s merit.


  1. All the provisionally selected candidates (Second list) are requested to kindly send their consent for taking admission at the CBCS, AU latest by 1.7.2021 via e-mail to <>.
  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 in July.
  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/EWS/PH 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 July. Exact dates will be announced shortly.


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, Other Backward Classes (OBCs) and Economically Weaker Section (EWS):
  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.
  • 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.



Important Instructions 2021

1.     For admission to MSc Cognitive Science 2021-22, the cutoff mark based on COGJET score is 15 (COGJET 2021). Applicants who secured 15 or more in COGJET, will be called for an online interview scheduled during June 3-6 (tentative), 2021.
2.     Applicants can see the list attached who have been shortlisted for interview. Please confirm your attendance for the interview and let us know if you have any questions, latest by 21st May, 2021 through email to the <>
  1. This is a notification for all those who have appeared for COGJET 2021 and have received their performance card. Please indicate if you intend to pursue MSc in Cognitive Science at the Centre of Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences (CBCS), University of Allahabad by sending an email along with duly filled Application Form (PDF) or (WORD) with scanned annexures to Mr. Puneet Kumar, Administrative Officer <> latest by May 3, 2021

Mr. Puneet K. Srivastava

Administrative Officer

Centre of Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences

University of Allahabad (Senate Campus)

Opposite Krishna Coaching

Prayagraj – 211002, UP

Mobile: 8317070392

  1. We will have the interviews (online) for the Masters program in Cognitive Science. The candidates will be shortlisted for Interview once we have received the applications.

Administrative Officer


Prospective candidates interested in the MSc in Cognitive Science program at CBCS, AU are required to take the Cognitive Science Joint Entrance Test (COGJET).

COGJET is a joint entrance test for admission into post graduate programs in cognitive sciences at CBCS University of Allahabad, Chandigarh University, IIIT Hyderabad, IIT Delhi, IIT Kanpur and Panjab University.

COGJET 2021 Notice

Because of the COVID-19, COGJET 2021 will be conducted online, you can attempt it from any location, including your home, all details will be available in the admit card. The format of the exam is different from before. The exam will have more than one research papers and questions related to them. The candidate will have to choose exactly one research paper and will have to write and upload answers to the questions associated with that paper. There is no syllabus, but will require the elementary knowledge of mathematics, probability and statistics, programming, psychology (psychophysics and research methods), neuroanatomy.

  • Please note that the actual question paper may differ considerably from the model question paper in terms of syllabic scope, anticipated effort and difficulty.
  • The test is timed.

Click here for the sample paper.

For further information about the test, please visit the COGJET Portal, Visit Admission Notice section for admissions related announcements.


If you want any information or have any problem/clarification specifically about CBCS, please mail to (Mr. Puneet Kumar) or call on 09005591336. You can also mail or call to Mr. Anurag (PhD Scholar) on 9113387607 ( or Ganga Tiwari (PhD Scholar) on 8860838535 ( especially from a student-related perspective.