Admission Policy

4.1.  ADMISSION POLICY

4.1.1.   Admission of students into the Autonomous Degree Courses will be on the basis of the aggregate marks in the qualifying examination or its equivalent, for both the undergraduate and the postgraduate courses, unless specified otherwise.   

4.1.2.   For the Bachelor in Management Studies (BMS) & Bachelor in Mass Media (BMM) Courses, unlike other courses, the students come from all 3 faculties (Arts, Science & Commerce) where the marking systems are very different.  Hence, an Entrance Test for these courses will be conducted for admission purposes.  Basis for admissions to BMS & BMM: Entrance Test: 60%; XII Std. Marks: 30%; Interview: 10%.

4.1.3.   For the M.A. in Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology an Entrance Test will be held for students from faculties other than Arts and other Universities. The M.A. in Public Policy (MPP) will hold an Entrance Test for all aspirants.

4.1.4.   All applications for admissions to any undergraduate or postgraduate degree course should be submitted by the date notified by the College. Late applications may not be accepted.

4.1.5.   Admissions can be considered to be granted only when the full fees for the academic year are paid, an official receipt has been issued and the name of the applicant appears on the relevant rolls. Payment in full or in part can be condoned or deferred only by the Principal.

4.1.6.   All admissions, both of undergraduates and post-graduates, are valid only for one year and are therefore to be renewed for each subsequent year of study.

4.1.7.   A student will not be re-admitted to the College if he / she has:

4.1.7.1.  Had three unsuccessful attempts at the same examination.

4.1.7.2. Been debarred twice within the first four semesters.

4.1.7.3.  Serious complaints of indiscipline against him / her in that year.

4.1.8.  The College is a Catholic Minority College, administered under the provisions of the Indian Constitution, to promote the welfare of the Minority community. Reservation of seats is done as per the Directives given in the University of Mumbai Circular No. Spl. Cell / (68) / 218 / 2005 dated 3rd June, 2005. Hence, the admission intake is as shown in Table 4.1 and Table 4.2:

Table 4.1

FYBA (360 seats), FYBSc (360 seats) & FYBCom (240 seats)

Category

Percentage of Seats

TOTAL SEATS      100%

Management Quota

15% of the seats from 100 %

Only for those the College is obliged to admit

BALANCE SEATS      85%

Christian Minority

50% of 85% seats

i.e. 43% seats.

  1.          First preference to all In-house students.
  2.            Vacant seats will be filled in by candidates applying from other Colleges / Boards in order of merit

General Category

25% of 85% seats

i.e. 21% seats.

  1.            First preference to all In-house students.
  2.             Vacant seats will be filled in by candidates applying from other Colleges / Boards in order of merit

Reserved Category

(SC / ST / DT(A) / NT(B) / NT(C) / NT (D) / OBC / SBC )      

Visually/Physically Challenged and  Special Category**

25% of 85% seats

i.e. 21% seats.

 

  1.            First preference to all In-house students.
  2.             Vacant seats will be filled in by candidates applying from other Colleges / Boards in order of merit

 

Table 4.2

FYBMS (60 seats); FYBMM (60 seats); FYBSc (IT)* (60 seats);

Category

Percentage of Seats

TOTAL SEATS     100%

Management Quota

15% of the seats from 100 %

Only for those the College is obliged to admit

BALANCE SEATS     85%

Christian Minority

50% of 85% seats

i.e. 43% seats.

Admitted on the basis of their merit rank which is based on performance at the Entrance Test (60%), XII Results (30 %) & Personal Interview (10%)

General Category

 25% of 85% seats

i.e. 21% seats.

Admitted on the basis of their merit rank which is based on performance at the Entrance Test (60%), XII Results (30 %) & Personal Interview (10%)

Reserved Category

(SC / ST / DT(A) / NT(B) / NT(C) / NT (D) / OBC / SBC )      

Visually/Physically Challenged and  Special Category**

25% of 85% seats

i.e. 21% seats.

Admitted on the basis of their merit rank which is based on performance at the Entrance Test (60%), XII Results (30 %) & Personal Interview (10%)

                      

4.1.9.    Note: ** Special Category refers to:

4.1.9.1.      Wards of Transferred State / Central Govt. and Pvt. Sector employees, employees of Defence Dept. / ex-servicemen.

4.1.9.2.      Wards of Freedom Fighters, physically handicapped candidates, and students who have met with accidents.

4.1.9.3.      Award Winners at the District / State / National Levels in Sports or Cultural Activities.

4.1.10.        * Admissions to B.Sc. (IT) will be based on the marks scored in Mathematics at the Std. XII Board Exam.  Hence, there are no entrance exams for B.Sc. (IT) admissions.

4.2.        ADMISSION PROCEDURES:

4.2.1.    Applications for admissions to the BMS and BMM courses are to be submitted online, and the admission process includes an Entrance Exam. Please look up the details on the Home Page of the College website. Online applications for these two courses are accepted from the 1st of May to the 30th of May of the concerned academic year.

4.2.2.    The College has an ONLINE application system through a facility on its website.  This facility will be available from the last week of May. This site can be used for: FYBA / BSc / BCom / BMS / BMM / BSc (IT) / BVoc in Tourism & Software Development; and, the First Year Masters Courses including M.Sc in Botany, Biotechnology, Geology, Life Sciences and Microbiology, and MA in AIC and in Public Policy.

4.2.3.    Admission to B.Com is through the College Office (Commerce Section), by filling up and submitting a form, and through an interview with the Vice Principal of the Commerce section or his representative.

4.2.4.    The University of Mumbai has made it mandatory for all candidates seeking admission to the First year courses in the Degree Colleges to fill in the “Pre – Admission Online Registration Form” is available on (http://mum.digitaluniversity.ac).

4.2.5.    Actual admissions to all courses will be on the announced days, through an interview of the candidate and a parent / guardian. The offer of admission will be notified on the website, on the College Notice Board and through an email. On being admitted, the student shall immediately submit the following documents (Original along attested photocopies):

4.2.5.1.      H.S.C. Statement of Marks

4.2.5.2.      Baptism Certificate (for Minority Community - Christians)

4.2.5.3.      Caste Certificate (wherever applicable)

4.2.5.4.      Documentary Evidence for Special Category status (Refer Section 4.1.9. from 4.1.9.1. to 4.1.9.3., Page 21)

4.2.5.5.      Passing Certificate  (required for getting Eligibility Certificate)

4.2.5.6.      Migration Certificate (required for getting Eligibility Certificate)

4.3.        ELIGIBILITY CERTIFICATE

4.3.1.    Candidates passing Class XII Examinations from Foreign Boards and students passing from International Baccalaureate (I.B.) or “A” levels examinations - General Certificate of Education (GCE) / Cambridge International School Exam (CIE) of Cambridge or University of London are required to first approach the University of Mumbai, Eligibility Section, Kalina Campus, Santacruz (East), Mumbai – 400 098 and obtain a ‘PRIMA FACIE’ Eligibility Letter from the University of Mumbai for the purpose of admissions to all First Year Degree Courses, namely B.A. / B.Sc. / B.Com / B.M.M. / B.M.S. / B.Sc. (IT) / B.Voc (in Tourism or in Software Development).

4.3.2.    Students passing the Class XII from Boards / Universities other than Maharashtra State Board and seeking admissions to First Year B.A / B.Sc. / B.Com. / BMS / BMM / B.Sc.(I.T.) / B.Voc. (in Tourism or Software Development) are required to apply for a Provisional Eligibility Certificate through the College at the time of admission.   The application form is available at the College Office. It should be duly filled in, should be submitted with an attested copy of the XII marksheet and a passport size photograph along with the prescribed fees of Rs.320 and verification of document fees of Rs.500 (Total Rs.820) to the College Office. Post admission, confirmation of eligibility is initiated by the College Office, with the help of documents listed in 4.2.5.

4.4.        FEES FOR SENIOR COLLEGE:

4.4.1.    Tables 4.3 & 4.4 give the total fees to be paid for Aided and Self-Financed courses respectively. These fees include deposit and laboratory fees, as sanctioned by the Management Board, St. Xavier’s College - Autonomous:

Table 4.3

Class

 

Fee (approximately)

F.Y.B.A.

(Without Statistics)

Rs. 5075 (approx.)

F.Y.B.A.

(With Statistics)

Rs. 5875 (approx.)

F.Y.B.Sc.

 

Rs. 6650 (aapox.)

S.Y.B.A.

(Without Statistics)

Rs.4455

S.Y.B.A.

(With Statistics)

Rs.5255

S.Y.B.Sc.

 

Rs.5633

T.Y.B.A.

(Without Statistics)

Rs.5545

T.Y.B.A.

(With Statistics / Psychology)

Rs. 6345

T.Y.B.Sc.

 

Rs.6505

T.Y.B.Sc.

(With Computer Prog / Science)

Rs.7355

F.Y.B.Com.

 

Rs. 5075 (approx.)

S.Y.B.Com.

 

Rs.4455

T.Y.B.Com.

 

Rs.5545

F.Y.B.Voc.- T

 

Rs. 5875 (approx.)

S.Y.B.Voc.- T

 

Rs. 5255

T.Y.B.Voc.- T

 

Rs. 6345

F.Y.B.Voc.- SD

 

Rs.6650 (approx.)

S.Y.B.Voc.- SD

 

Rs. 5633

T.Y.B.Voc.- SD

 

Rs. 7355

Table 4.4

Class

Fee (approximately)

F.Y.B.M.M.

Rs. 29553 (approx.)

S.Y.B.M.M.

Rs. 26094

T.Y.B.M.M.

Rs. 25506

F.Y.B.M.S.

Rs.29553 (approx.)

S.Y.B.M.S.

Rs. 23070

T.Y.B.M.S.

Rs. 24600

F.Y.B.Sc. (IT)

Rs.38771 (approx.)

S.Y.B.Sc. (IT)

Rs. 34710

T.Y.B.Sc. (IT)

Rs. 38748

 

4.5.        FEE CONCESSION FOR BC STUDENTS:

4.5.1.    Under the Govt. of India Scholarship or Govt. of Maharashtra Freeship scheme for BC students (SC / ST / DT / NT / OBC), certain Scholarships / Freeships are provided that the students are domiciled in Maharashtra.  Students from the Nomadic Tribe (C) and (D) and OBC categories will have to submit the Non-Creamy-Layer Certificate for such fee concession.

4.5.2.    Candidates with necessary documents who qualify for the aforementioned Scholarship / Freeship are required to pay a nominal fee of Rs.445 for admission. They are exempted from all other fees.

4.5.3.    Income Conditions: 

4.5.3.1.      SC candidates with a family annual income of less than Rs.2 lakh per annum are eligible for a Scholarship

4.5.3.2.      SC candidates with a family annual income of more than Rs.2 lakh per annum are entitled to freeship from certain fees. 

4.5.3.3.      VJ / SBC / OBC students with a family annual income of up to Rs.1 lakh per annum can avail of the above scholarship benefits. 

4.5.3.4.      Nomadic Tribe (C) & (D) students and OBC students with a Non-Creamy-Layer Certificate are eligible for freeships.

 

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