Admission Policy

St. Xavier’s College – Autonomous, affiliated to the University of Mumbai, runs the BA, BSc, BCom, MA and MSc Government Aided Degree Courses on Campus. The College also runs the BMM, BMS, BSc I.T., M.Sc. Biotechnology and MA Public Policy, Degree Courses on a Self-Financing Basis. The College has also introduced the UGC sponsored B.Voc Degree Courses in Tourism and in Software Development from the academic year 2014-2015.  The University of Mumbai awards degrees for all these courses.

Certificate or Diploma courses in Clinical Research, Forensic Science, Criminal Investigation and in Counselling Psychology etc are also held in collaboration with other Institutions or groups. Details of admission for these courses are available here.

Admissions to most degree courses, except those explicitly specified (the BMM and BMS and the MA Ancient Indian Culture and MA Public Policy, and M.Sc Life Sciences), are done on the basis of the overall percentage of Marks scored in the Qualifying Examination. If the Qualifying Examination awards Grades, these are converted into percentages according to a scale provided by the University of Mumbai.

The College is a Catholic Minority College, administered under the Provisions of the Indian Constitution, to promote the welfare of the Minority community and to extend its services to all other communities in India, so as to contribute to the harmony and integration of Indian society. 50% of seats are reserved for Catholic Minority students. As per the directives of the Government of Maharashtra, there is also a reservation for Special category students and for Backward Class students. The rest of the seats are for students from the General Category.

Applications for Admissions to all the Under-graduate Degree courses are done online through a facility on this website, located on the Homepage. This facility will be available from 20th May 2015 a few days before the declaration of the HSC results in Mumbai. This date is uncertain and is normally in the first part of June. Admissions will actually be done on days to be announced, through an interview of the candidate and one parent/guardian, of those listed on the website and on the College Notice board as being offered admission.

 
Applications for Admissions to all the Post-graduate Degree courses are also done online through a facility on this website, located on the Homepage. This facility will be available from early June 2015 a few days before the declaration of the B.A./B.Sc. Degree results of Mumbai University.  This date too is uncertain and is normally sometime in June. Admissions will actually be done on days to be announced through an interview of the candidate and one parent/guardian, of those listed on the website and on the College Notice board. Once the dates of the interviews are announced, outstation students are requested to make travel arrangements in advance, even before the merit lists are declared, as your presence for the interview is essential.
Applications for Admissions to the BMS and BMM courses are done online, and the admission process includes an Entrance Exam and Interview. Details are displayed on this website. Online applications for these two courses are accepted from the 1st of May to the 30th May 2015.

Admissions to the B.Com course are done through the College office, by filling up and submitting a form for the same in June 2015, and through an interview with the Vice Principal of the Commerce section or his representative. The Commerce Section holds classes in the late evening from 5.50 pm to 9.20 pm. It is not meant for the regular student. It is specially designed to offer higher education to working students of a disadvantaged background.

 

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