Kalyani, July 23: Kalyani University authorities on Monday became the first university in the state to begin admission to post graduate courses through mobile application. The students seeking admission to post graduate course at the University will henceforth not just be able to submit their application through the app, rather be able to pay the necessary admission fees through the payment gateways.
On Monday around four hundred students who qualified in the admission test, paid their admission fees through the android system based mobile app – Kalyani University Mobile Apps’, to complete their admission process. Apart from the app, the students will be able to pay the admission fees through onine system, which also launched simultaneously. The Kalyani University Mobile Apps’, has been made available at Google play stores. The admission of students qualified through admission test will be completed on July 24.
“It is a matter of pride that the aspiring students seeking admission will now be able pay the admission through the mobile application after their counselling.”, said vice chancellor professor Sankar Kumar Ghosh.
“It is a great pleasure to us that the Kalyani University comes first to launch such payment service to make the admission process easier and hassle free for the students. This is a step ahead to make the payment system cashless one” – Prof. Sankar Kumar Ghosh, VC, KU
The Kalyani University would also soon start accepting all other fees of the students through the mobile application. “Very soon the students will be able to pay all other fees like library fees, hostel fees, examination fees and others through this mobile application”, the vice chancellor said.
The mobile application, which was launched by the university on December 14 last year, has included the new feature for admission of the students.
Professor Sukhen Biswas, head of Bengali department, said, “Generally the students have to wait for long time standing in the queue after the counselling to deposit the admission fee. This creates major hassle to the students as well as to the officials. Now the students would be able to pay the admission fees without crowding the counters”.
VC professor Ghosh said, “Our aim is to make the admission process hassle free for students. The students will be able pay their fees through net banking, credit card, debit card and unified payment interface (UPI). Once the payment is made, the receipt will be emailed to the student”.
On Monday, the university’s Centre for Information Resource Management (CMRI), authorities, which developed the application organised a demonstration for the students at the campus to make the students accustomed with the new system.