St. Stephen's College is one of the widely known colleges. The very prestigious bunch of talented faculties and an impeccable environment makes it a c
St. Stephen’s College is one of the widely known colleges. The very prestigious bunch of talented faculties and an impeccable environment makes it a celebrated college in the world. The race to admire this college is not that easy to win. Thousands of students apply every year to the admission process in this college. The road is not easy and not less traveled.
Latest – St. Stephan’s College Admission Cut Offs 2017 announced. Check it through the link provided below.
St Stephen’s Admissions 2017
St. Stephen’s College of the University of Delhi offers various Undergraduate and Postgraduate Level programs for the academic year 2017-18. The University follows the semester system in all its undergraduate programs. University examinations are held twice a year, at the end of each semester an academic year is divided into.
Undergraduate Level Programmes
Every student is required to work towards a degree with a specific choice of courses. The duration of a Bachelor’s is three years. The following degree programmes are offered by the College in accordance with the regulations of the University of Delhi:
- B. A. (Honours) in Economics, English, History, Philosophy and Sanskrit.
- B. A. Programme
- B.Sc. (Honours) in Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.
- B.Sc. Programme in Chemistry and Computer Science.
The medium of instruction in the College is English.
Choice Based Credit System
The Delhi University has introduced Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) at the Undergraduate Level. The system has two components: Core Course and Elective Courses. In the B.A. / B.Sc. Honor, students are required to do 14 Core Courses and under elective, they have to do 2 Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses, 2 Skill Enhancement Courses, 4 Discipline Specific Elective Courses and 4 Generic Elective Courses. For B. Sc. Prgramme, there are 12 Core Courses, 2 Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses, 4 Skill Enhanced Courses and 6 Discipline Enhancement Elective Courses. For B.A. 12 Core Courses, 2 Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses, 2 Skill Enhanced Courses, 4 Discipline Specific Elective Courses and 2 Generic Electives.
Postgraduate Level Programmes
St. Stephen’s College admits students to the following post graduate (M.A.) courses – Economics, English, History, Mathematics, Operational Research, Philosophy and Sanskrit, though all teaching work happens in the relevant Faculties of the University of Delhi.
|Undergraduate Level Programmes|
|Online application facility opens||22 May 2017|
|Online application facility closes||12 Jun 2017|
|Declaration of cut-offs for interviews||13 Jun 2017|
|Publication of Interview Lists||14 Jun 2017|
|Interviews begin||17 Jun 2017|
|First meeting and registration||19 Jul 2017|
|Postgraduate Level Programmes|
|Application forms shall be available from||–|
Online application form is available on the College website: www.ststephens.edu/admissions.htm or candidates can apply online through the direct linkgiven below.
Application Forms can be submitted online with the following charges:
- Application fee per course: Rs. 100
- Residence application fee: Rs. 200
- Sports form: Rs. 250 per game
We advise you to apply well before the closing date in order to avoid last minute rush and unforeseen contingencies. No online application is complete unless the payment is successfully made. Any wrong or misleading piece of information in the application will disqualify the applicant. If the candidate is already admitted on the basis of wrong or misleading information, it will result in the cancellation of admission. Applications, incomplete in any respect, shall be rejected.
Post-graduate application forms will be available online at the College website from (date to be announced later). The college admits students for postgraduate studies only if they are cleared for admission to the University Department concerned. Therefore, besides applying to St. Stephen’s College, the applicant is also required to apply to the corresponding department at the University. Further information in this regard should be obtained from the office of the concerned University Department.
The applicant must meet the eligibility conditions laid down by the University of Delhi. Admission is given on the basis of the candidate’s academic record and performance at the aptitude test and the interview (that is, composite merit), keeping in mind his / her all-round competence, capacity to benefit from being in this College and potential to Contribute to the life of the College. The previous academic record should be of a very high quality.
- For B.A. (Hons) in Sanskrit: The candidate must have studied Sanskrit at least up to class X and preferably up to class XII or equivalent.
- For B. A. Programme (Urdu seats) a candidate must have studied Urdu at least up to class X and preferably up to class XII or equivalent
- For applicants from Boards that include class XI marks also into the final results, the BFS/PCM/PMC will be calculated by combining the marks obtained in class XI and XII.
- Wherever there is a reference to the “Best Four Subjects” (BFS), at least one of these subjects must be a language (which may be English or any other language). More than one language may be included in the calculation of the BFS. All four subjects will be given equal weightage in the calculation of the BFS.
- For B.Sc. (Hons) Mathematics: The candidate must have done Mathematics at the qualifying level. The cut-off is decided on the basis of the aggregate percentage of marks in the best four subjects (BFS), but in calculating the BFS, marks in Mathematics must be included in addition to at least one language. All four subjects will be given equal weightage in the calculation of the BFS. Those who have done only Business Mathematics are not eligible for Mathematics Honours.
- For B.A. (Hons) in Economics: The cut-off is decided on the basis of the aggregate percentage of marks in the best four subjects (BFS). A candidate must also have done Mathematics at the Class XII level, and should have the minimum prescribed marks in Mathematics (which will be notified). However, Mathematics does not have to be included in calculating the BFS. In the case of foreign boards or schools, candidates must have done a course in calculus.
- For admission to the first year of the Bachelor’s programme an applicant must have passed the Senior School Certificate Examination conducted by the CBSE or an examination regarded as equivalent to it.
- The College admits students only to the first year of the courses of study offered. Migration from other institutions is not allowed at any stage.
- The requirements to qualify for the aptitude test and the interview for different courses are as given below:
- For B.Sc. (Hons) in Physics, B.Sc. (Hons) in Chemistry and B.Sc. Programme with Chemistry: The candidate must have done Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics at the qualifying level. The “cut-off” for these courses is decided on the basis of the aggregate percentage of marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM). All three subjects will be given equal weightage in the calculation of the PCM.
- For admission to a Master’s programme an applicant must have a recognised Bachelor’s degree.
- For B.A. (Hons) in English: Aggregate percentage of marks in the Best Four Subjects is the basis for deciding the cut-off percentage. In addition, the candidate should have the prescribed marks (to be notified later) in English Core/Functional English, or Elective English/Literature in English. Preference will be given to those who have done Elective English or Literature in English.
- For B.A. (Hons) in History, Philosophy, Sanskrit and B.A. Programme: Aggregate percentage of marks in the Best Four Subjects forms the basis of cut-off marks.
Please note that the following subjects are not included in the calculation of the BFS: Environmental Education (ISC), Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Painting, Dance, Music, Physical Education, Home Science, Engineering Drawing and all other vocational subjects.
Admissions Under Sports Category
St. Stephen’s College has a rich sports tradition and participation in healthy outdoor activities is deemed basic to the “total education” that the college imparts.
Outstanding sports persons, who have played at the international, national or state level or have secured the first or second place in zonal school games, are eligible to apply under the sports category.
The college will consider only the following games for admission of students on sports basis:
Women and Men – Aquatics, Badminton, Basketball, Lawn Tennis, Shooting (10 meter Air Rifle and Air Pistol) and Table Tennis
Only Men – Cricket, Football and Squash Rackets.
There are no printed forms for applying under this category. You can fill in the details by selecting the appropriate fields provided in the sports dropdown section in the online form. You are free to apply for more than one sport/game.
Candidates applying for admission under the sports category are called for sports trials. Please check the Schedule of Interviews, provided below, and ensure that you are present well in time. Request for retrial will not be entertained. Candidates are strongly encouraged to regularly consult the College Website and Notice Boards for the latest announcements. Those short listed at the trial are required to appear for an academic interview where the final decision on their admissions is taken.
Sports admissions will be done based on the composite merit of the applicants assessed on the scheme of weightage given below:
- Academic merit – 30% (Class XII marks 15%+ Interview 15%)
- Sports Merit 70% (Certificates 28% + Field Trials 42%)
- Sports category candidates are exempted from writing the aptitude test. Admissions in this category are carried out by a Sports Selection Committee comprising the Principal, the heads of the Department of Physical Education and the department to which the admission is sought and other teachers of the College as nominated by the Principal.
Admission will be based on composite merit, which comprises
- Class 12 marks: 85% weightage
- Aptitude Test: 5% weightage
- Interview: 10% weightage
Applicants belonging to Persons with Disability (PwD) Category will be exempted from the written Aptitude Test. Class 12 marks will have 85% weightage and the Interview will have 15 % weightage in determining the composite merit for such applicants. Sports category candidates are also exempted from writing the aptitude test.
Candidates shall be shortlisted for the aptitude test and the interview on the basis of cut-off marks. The ratio of the seats and the number of candidates called for the test and the interview will be decided by the Principal in consultation with the departments.
In each subject, the marks of the last candidate in this list become the ‘eligibility marks’ (referred to as ‘cut-off marks’) for being called for the interview.
For details of the subjects to be taken into account and additional eligibility requirements, if any, in determining the ‘cut-off’ marks for various Courses refer to the Requirements for Admissions section.
Shortlisted candidates (based on BFS or PCM or PMC, as the case may be) will be called for interviews, which shall be preceded by short written Aptitude Tests (of 30 minutes duration). These tests carry 5% over-all weightage.
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