St. Xavier's College, Mumbai Admission 2021: Eligibility, Process, Fee & Dates ,Mahapalika Marg

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Established in the year 1869, St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, is an autonomous college, affiliated to University of Mumbai. The college is awarded with ‘A+' Grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). It offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Arts, Science, Commerce and Management. Admission to the programmes offered by this university is merit and entrance-based.

Latest Updates

  • August 25, 2021: MU released its first merit list 2021 for UG admission today. Check out the cutoff for St. Xavier’s College here.
  • August 17, 2021: MU released its first merit list 2021 for UG admission today.

The college has over 26 departments namely, Ancient Indian Culture, Biotechnology, Commerce, Chemistry, Commerce, Economics, Geology, French, History, Information Technology, Mass Studies, Microbiology, Political Science, Physics and many others.

Table of Contents
  1. St. Xavier’s College Mumbai Admission Process 2021
  2. St. Xavier’s College Mumbai UG Admission 2021
  3. St. Xavier’s College Mumbai PG Admission 2021
  4. St. Xavier’s College Mumbai PhD Admission 2021
  5. St. Xavier’s College Application Process 2021
  6. Important FAQs regarding St. Xavier’s College Admission

St. Xavier’s College Mumbai Admission Process 2021

Candidates seeking admission to the courses offered by St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai should submit the application form before the last defined date of application form submission as the college doesn’t accept late applications. Candidates should also note that application form will be considered complete only when the candidate has submitted the full fees for the academic year. Here are some highlights regarding the admission process of the programmes offered at St. Xavier’s College Mumbai:

UG courses

  • Candidates for BA, BSc and BCom are selected on the basis of marks scored in Class 12
  • BCom programme selection procedure involves one extra step of personal interview conducted by the college itself. The interview round is done by Vice Principal of Commerce department or his representative
  • For BMS and BMM, candidates are selected on the basis of marks obtained in Class 12 and entrance exam conducted by the University

Certificate and Diploma courses

  • Admission to Certificate and Diploma programmes is based on the merit in the last qualifying exam and performance in interview

PG courses

  • Admission to the MPP programme is based on the scores obtained in entrance exam which is also conducted by the college
  • For MA programme, candidates are selected on the basis of marks scored in the entrance test and personal interview round conducted by the college itself
  • Selection to the MSc programme is based on the marks obtained in graduation

PhD course

  • For PhD programme, candidates are selected on the basis of marks scored in Pre Entrance Test (PET) conducted by the University of Mumbai

St. Xavier’s College Mumbai UG Admission 2021

At UG level, the college offers BA, BSc, BCom, BMM and BMS programme. The duration of these programmes varies from course to course. Detailed admission criteria for each of these programme is mentioned below:

St. Xavier’s College Mumbai Admission 2021: BA, BSc

St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai offers full-time three-year BSc (IT) and BA programmes, each consisting of six semesters. There are no entrance exams for BSc (IT) and BA programmes, candidates are selected on the basis of marks scored in Mathematics at Class 12. BSc and BA programmes have a total seat intake of 360 students each. Eligibility criteria for BA and BSc programme is listed below:

Course

Eligibility Criteria

BA

A minimum of 45% aggregate in Class 12 in Maharashtra board or any other recognised board

BSc (IT)

St. Xavier’s College Mumbai BCom Admission 2021

St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai offers BCom programme with a course duration of three years, each year consisting of two semesters. The total seat intake for BCom programme 240 students. Admission to BCom programme comprises of two steps in which the first step involves filling the application form and submitting it at the college office (Commerce Section). Candidates, for BCom programme are shortlisted on the basis of marks scored in Class 12. In the second step, shortlisted candidates have to appear for an interview with Vice-Principal of Commerce department or his representative. The below-mentioned table enlists the eligibility criteria for BCom programme:

Course

Eligibility Criteria

BCom

A minimum of 45% aggregate in Class 12 in Maharashtra board or any other recognised board

St. Xavier’s College Mumbai Admission 2021: BMM, BMS

The total course duration for BMS and BMM programme is three years consisting of six semesters. Admission to BMS and BMM programme is based on marks obtained in the entrance test and Class 12 boards. Entrance test has a weightage of 60 per cent, whereas, Class 12 marks has a weightage of 40 per cent. The total seat intake for BMS and BMM programme is 60 students each. Candidates must also satisfy the below-mentioned eligibility criteria to qualify for admission to these programmes:

Course

Eligibility Criteria

BMM

A minimum of 65% aggregate in Class 12 from Maharashtra board or any other recognised board

BMS

St. Xavier’s College Mumbai PG Admission 2021

Apart from UG courses, St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai also offers three different PG programmes which are MA, MPP, and MSc. The course duration for each of these programmes is two years. Given below are the details regarding course-wise eligibility, seat intake and selection criteria.

St. Xavier’s College Mumbai MA Admission 2021

The college offers MA in two different specialisations with a total seat intake of 60 students. Admission to this programme is done on the basis of merit in entrance test score and interview score conducted by the college itself. The entrance exam consists of an essay section and objective section. In essay section, candidates have to write an essay on a set of given topics whereas, for objective section, candidates have answer the MCQs correctly. Candidates must also satisfy the below-mentioned eligibility criteria to qualify for admission:

MA

Specialisation

Eligibility

Ancient Indian History

Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% aggregate from any recognised university in any discipline is required

Cultural and Archaeology

St. Xavier’s College Mumbai MPP Admission 2021

For Master of Public Policy (MPP), candidates are selected on the basis of marks scored in the entrance exam. The entrance exam consists of questions from two topics which are listed below:

Case study: Candidates have to answer a few questions based on a policy-oriented case study.

Essay: Candidates have to write an essay on a topic selected from a set of given topics from various disciplines.

The below table enlists the eligibility criteria for MPP programme:

Course

Eligibility

MPP

Graduate degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% aggregate from any recognised university

St. Xavier’s College Mumbai MSc Admission 2021

St. Xavier’s College Mumbai offers MSc in five different specialisations. For MSc programme, candidates are selected on the basis of merit in the graduation scores. Candidates must meet the below-mentioned eligibility criteria to qualify for the merit list being prepared by the college for admission:

MSc

Specialisation

Eligibility

Botany

 

BSc degree or equivalent with a minimum of 50% aggregate from any recognised university

Biotechnology

Geology

Life Sciences

Microbiology

St. Xavier College Mumbai Additional Courses Admission 2021

Apart from the full-time UG and PG programmes, St. Xavier College Mumbai offers six different Diploma and certificate programmes. Admission to these programmes is based on the merit in the last qualifying exam and performance in interview. The candidates need to fulfil the below-mentioned eligibility criteria to qualify the merit list:

Course Name

Eligibility

Certificate course in Forensic Science and Criminal Law

Passed Class 12 with a minimum of 60% aggregate

Certificate course in Practical Gem Appreciation and Appreciation

No minimum eligibility required

Certificate course in Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology

 

Passed Bachelor’s degree in any discipline 

Diploma in Counselling Psychology

Diploma in Clinical Research

Passed Bachelor’s degree in any biological sciences stream

Diploma in Data Science

Passed Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Engineering, Commerce and Computer Science, BMM, BMS, IT or any other related disciplines

St. Xavier’s College Mumbai PhD Admission 2021

St. Xavier’s College Mumbai offers PhD in three different specialisations. The course duration is of three years and candidates need to complete the course within a maximum time span of six years. Admission to the PhD programme is based on the marks scored PET exam conducted by the University of Mumbai. Given below table enlists the specialisation, seat intake and eligibility criteria:

PhD

Specialisation

Seat Intake

Eligibility Criteria

Botany

3

Master’s degree in the relevant discipline with a minimum 60% aggregate from a recognised university

Chemistry

3

Life Science

2

St. Xavier’s College Application Process 2021

Candidates applying for BCom programme, need to pay an application fee of Rs 500, whereas, the application fee for other courses is Rs 820. Admission for all the courses is active till the second week of May. Candidates must apply within the stipulated time by following the steps mentioned below:

For admission to BCom programme:

Step I: Candidates should first visit the admission office of college (commerce section)

Step II: Collect the application form (for BCom programme) by submitting Rs 500 as application fee

Step III: Fill in the correct details as mentioned in Class 10 marksheet with a black ink pen

Step IV: Candidates will be selected on the basis of marks scored in Class 12

Step V: Selected candidates have to then appear for personal interview round with the Vice Principal of the Commerce section or his representative

Step VI: Final selected candidates will be intimated about their selection through SMS and mail (sent to their registered email id) 

Application process for all other programmes:

Step I: Visit the official website

Step II: Click on the ‘Courses & Admissions’ section and further on ‘Admission’ tab

Step III: You will be redirected to the admission page, fill the application form with correct details, including your guardian details and previous academic qualifications. You must fill the correct details as mentioned in the Class 10 marksheet

Step IV: Conclude the application process by paying the application fee of Rs 820 using debit card/ credit card or net banking

List of documents to be submitted at the time of admission:

For admission, selected candidates are required to be present in-person on the date of admission and, they will have to furnish all the documents mentioned below:

  • Class 12 statement of marks
  • Baptism certificate (for minority community - Christians)
  • Caste certificate (wherever applicable)
  • Documentary evidence for special category status
  • Passing certificate (required for getting eligibility certificate)
  • Migration certificate (required for getting eligibility certificate)

List of documents required for PhD programme:

  • Copy of Curriculum Vitae
  • Copy of MSc and BSc marksheet
  • Copy of PET/ NET/ SET/ MPhil certificate
  • Caste certificate (if any)
  • NOC letter from the employer, if employed presently
  • Approval letter, teaching experience letter and NOC for teaching faculty members for college

St. Xavier’s College Mumbai Seat Reservation 2021

The below table states the seat reservation for different categories:

Category

Total Seats

SC

11

ST

6

OBC

16

Visually or Physically Challenged

3

Special

3

The college also reserves seats for different programmes:

For BA: 50 per cent of total seats are reserved for the Christian minority and Management quota.

For BCom and BSc: 45 per cent of seats are reserved for the Christian minority and 15 per cent for the Management quota.

For BMS and BMM: A relaxation of 5 per cent will be offered to students belonging to the Christian minority and 10 per cent for students belonging to SC/ST category.

St. Xavier’s College Mumbai Scholarship 2021

Deserving / Eligible students are encouraged to take advantage of the financial aid in terms of scholarships/ freeships as shown below:

  • Government of India Scholarships and Freeships for SC/ ST/ OBC/ Vimukta Jati (VJ) / Nomadic Tribes (NT) students
  • Open merit scholarship for junior and senior college
  • PTC freeship
  • STC freeship
  • EBC freeship
  • Ex-Servicemen freeship
  • PG Merit scholarship/ freeship
  • Rajashri Shahu Maharaj scholarship
  • University financial assistance
  • Other state scholarship/ freeship
  • College graded scholarship
  • Students’ beneficiary fund (provided by the college)
  • Students’ beneficiary fund (provided by the college)
  • Students of the year awards (offered by the college)

SC category students claiming scholarship should have average family income less than Rs 2 LPA or else candidates can claim for freeship. For more details about scholarship, click here

Important FAQs regarding St. Xavier’s College Admission

Q. Is there any seat reservation for UG courses offered at St. Xavier’s College?

A. For the BA course, 50 per cent of seats are reserved for minority Christian students and management quota. For BCom & BSc courses, 43 per cent of seats are reserved for Christian Minority and 15 per cent for Management Quota.

Q. Does St. Xavier’s College offer any kind of scholarships to its students?

A. Yes, under the Government of Maharashtra Scholarship scheme, various scholarships are awarded to students who belong to various backward classes and students domiciled in Mumbai. SC candidates with a family annual income of less than Rs 2 LPA are eligible for a scholarship. VJ / SBC / OBC students with a family annual income of up to Rs 1 LPA can avail of the above scholarship benefits. OBC students with a non-creamy-layer certificate are eligible for scholarships as well.

Q. What is the mode of the application process at St. Xavier’s College?

A. The application process of St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai is both through online and offline mode. Students can apply and make the payment online for all the courses, except for BCom. The application process for BCom is done through offline mode only.

Q. How many courses are offered at St. Xavier’s College Mumbai?

A. St. Xavier’s College Mumbai offers a total of 15 courses across the streams of humanities & social sciences, accounting & commerce, mass communication & media, science, business & management sciences, IT & software, medicine & health sciences, and engineering.

Q. Which are the most popular courses at St. Xavier’s College Mumbai?

A. The most popular courses offered under the UG wing are BA, BSc, and BCom and MA under PG wing. Apart from UG and PG courses, the college also offers diploma and certificate courses across multiple specialisations.

Q. How many students are admitted for MA programme at St. Xavier College Mumbai?

A. A total of 60 students are admitted for MA programme.

Q. Does St. Xavier College Mumbai have any seat reservation criteria for Christian minority community?

A. Yes, out of the total management seats, the college reserves half of the remaining management quota seats (50 per cent of 85 per cent of total seats) for Christian minority community for Arts, Science and Commerce field. The total seat intake for Arts and Science programmes is 153 students while for Commerce programme it is 102.

Q. How many students are admitted for BSc IT programme at St. Xavier College Mumbai?

A. A total of 60 students are given admission to BSc IT programme at St. Xavier College Mumbai.

Q. What is the total seat intake for BMS programme?

A. The total seat intake for BMS programme is 60 students.

Q. Which all documents need to be submitted at the time of admission?

A. Candidates must submit the following documents at the time of admission:

  • Class 12 statement of marks
  • Baptism certificate (for minority community - Christians)
  • Caste certificate (wherever applicable)
  • Documentary evidence for special category status
  • Passing certificate (required for getting eligibility certificate)
  • Migration certificate (required for getting eligibility certificate)

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Saloni Vichare | B.A. (Economics, Political Science, Statistics) - Batch of 2022
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Placements: Placements are offered only for students who choose the major subject as economics or have a double minor with economics as one of the two subjects. Many students opt for further studies and don't opt for placements. Between 50%-60% of the students get placed from our course. The highest salary package offered was 15 LPA. Internships are comparatively easy to get from the second year as our college placement cell plays an important role in providing internships.

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Yashasvi Jingar | B.A. (Economics, Political Science, Statistics) - Batch of 2020
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Placements 5 Infrastructure 4 Faculty & Course Curriculum 5 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 5
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Placements: In St. Xavier's Autonomous College, Mumbai, placements are usually held for the students of economics, BMM and BMS. Only 3% of the students got placed, requiring their GPA to be above 3-3.5 out of 4. The salary package offered to them was 6-7 LPA, and the companies that visit are mostly MNCs from Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Chennai and Bangalore.

Infrastructure: Our college provides all facilities like labs, museum, multi-media rooms and library. Quality of food served in the canteens is very good, and students us...

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Santosh Kumar | B.Sc. in Information Technology - Batch of 2020
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Placements 4 Infrastructure 4 Faculty & Course Curriculum 4 Crowd & Campus Life 4 Value for Money 3
The college has a good placement, infrastructure, and faculty.

Placements: There is a widely variant for deserved students. Here all the company come together to provide a different type of jobs according to deserved students. They all should must capable of them so the company, when the evaluating were quite sharp and understand itself.

Infrastructure: Everything is quite decent. All the faculty members are extremely well and educated. When I came to this college, I had no any index about college. It was not at all look like an education place, and it was like a historical monument. T...

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Rahul Pal | B.Sc. in Information Technology - Batch of 2021
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Placements 4 Infrastructure 4 Faculty & Course Curriculum 3 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 5
I am satisfied with this college in all aspects, students can learn many things in 3 years.

Placements: Placements are very good. More than 50% of students are placed in companies with different work profiles. The lowest salary package offered is 2.8 LPA in LTI. The highest salary package offered is 9 LPA in Lynk Global. The average salary ranges from 5.5 LPA - 6 LPA. BMS and B.A. students get a good package. The major recruiter for IT is Deloitte, and other companies which visit are PWC, MX player, EY, JP Morgan, etc. It has the best placements among degree colleges in south Bombay.

Infrastructure: The infrastructure is good. I would 4 stars because this college is not big, but it has every possible thing like a basketball court. The college canteen is neat. Gym khana which can be used in free time, for leisure activities. It has 2 libraries in one student can issue books, and read and other is a reference library which just for reading. Both libraries are great. The college has a xerox facility inside the college which gives xerox and print at a cheap price. College also counseling center...

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Placements 5 Infrastructure 5 Faculty & Course Curriculum 5 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 5
In St Xavier's college, you feel like you are at your home.

Placements: For placements, companies start visiting our college in the second year only. Our college provides a placement cell which plays an intermediate role between students and companies. Companies schedule their pre-placement talks with students. Interested students further initiate the process to get selected in the organisation.

Infrastructure: It is a very old and known college so to maintain its aura and name. Our college always focuses on its infrastructure. The basic infrastructure model is the same which was ma...

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Does St. Xaviers Mumbai offer M.A. Economics?

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What's asked in BMS entrance test? And what's the registration/application fees? By which mode it is conducted?

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I want to know about the admission process at St. Xavier's College, Mumbai for M.Sc. In Biotechnology?

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What is the admission process for M.Sc Biotechnology?

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When are the forms for TYBA going to release? How many seats are available? Do they have a specific no. of seats reserved for SC?

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