1. Requirements for Admission
2. Academic Subjects & Calculation of BFS
3. Application for Admission
4. Procedure for Admissions
5. Interview Schedule
6. Admission Schedule
in College during the Admission Process
Requirements for Admission
on the basis
from being in
of a very
an applicant must have
College admits students
from other institutions at any stage is not
requirements to qualify
Applicants shall be short-listed for interviews as follows-
Chemistry and Physics: based on Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
All other courses: based on Best Four Subjects (BFS) which must
include marks scored in a language. For details see below.
Candidates applying under THE Urdu Category
Applicants seeking admission against seats reserved for Urdu
candidates must have studied Urdu till Class X. Such candidates
will undertake to do Urdu as the Modern Indian Language.
An undertaking to this effect has to be executed at the time of the
interview. Please be warned that failure to comply with this
requirement will result in the cancellation of admission to College.
No excuse of any kind for non-compliance shall be entertained
Candidates from Foreign Boards
Candidates from foreign boards or schools are eligible to apply,
provided the qualifications obtained are recognized by the
University of Delhi or the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
BFS for these candidates shall be calculated on the basis of the
relevant grade conversion scheme provided by the University of
Delhi. Results should have been officially declared before the
interview. Predicted grades/results are not acceptable.
Admissions under the Sports Category
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
– Cricket, Football and Squash Rackets.
Online applications are not available to postgraduate
students. The College admits students to postgraduate studies
only if they are cleared as eligible for admission by the
University Department/Faculty concerned. Therefore, besides
applying to St. Stephen’s College in the prescribed form, which
will be available from 20 June 2014, they are required also to
apply to the corresponding departments in the University.
Further information in this regard should be obtained from the
office of the University Faculty or Department concerned.
Completed forms should be submitted to the College within three
days of the announcement of the respective University MA/MSc
Only online applications facility will be available.
Application Forms can be submitted online with the following
Application fee per course: Rs. 50
(ii) Residence application fee: Rs.
(iii) Sports form:
Rs. 200 per game
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.
Last Date for Submission of Applications
The deadline for submission of application forms
for admission to B.A/B.Sc. Programme is 8 July,
2014. We advise you to apply well before the closing date in
order to avoid last minute rush and unforeseeable contingencies.
No online application is complete unless the payment is
Any wrong or misleading information in the application will
disqualify the applicant. If the candidate is already admitted,
it will result in the cancellation of admission. Applications,
incomplete in any respect, shall be rejected.
general, certificates are not to be uploaded with the
application(See instructions for foreign board, PwD and sports
category applicants below). Certificates are required only at
the time of interview and admission (see Interview
Schedule and Admission Schedule below).
However, candidates from foreign boards should upload the
equivalence certificate, grade conversion scheme and other
relevant documents while submitting their applications.
Candidates applying through sports quota should upload scanned
copies of certificates of their highest representations in each
of the past three years. Persons with Disability (PwD) should
read the next section for information regarding uploading the
for applying Online
can be accessed through the link provided in the College
Access to the online
application form is available after registering your email
address when you login for the first time. You are responsible
for maintaining the confidentiality of your login account and
If you forget your
password, please use the “Can’t access your account?” link
located on the login screen to submit a request to the technical
team to send you the required information.
Those who have
already registered and want to apply to BA/B.Sc. Programme can
log in using their existing ID & Password. They should
proceed to "Change Course Selection" to select the course of
Please make sure that
you provide a valid and accurate email address so that you can
receive important information and reminders.
There are nine
dropdown sections in which information is to be filled in the
online form. Each of these sections is labelled. You can move
from one section to another by clicking on its label.
You can choose a
category and a subcategory, if applicable. For example, if you
belong to the General category and are also a person with
disability, you can select General category and subcategory
PwD (Person with Disability).
Subsections may open
up, depending on the selections you make in the checkboxes
In the section
EDUCATIONAL RECORD you have to select the subjects from the
dropdown list provided. Please remember to select the checkbox
given against a subject, if you want it to be included in
calculating the BFS percentage. If you want to include a subject
not listed in the dropdown list, you can manually enter the
subject under ‘Other Subject’.
Every mandatory field
in each section must be completed for your application form to
be submitted. You do not have to complete the online form in one
sitting. You may access your form and modify the information as
many times as you like prior to submission.
No changes will be
accepted after submission. You should, therefore, make sure that
all information given is correct and complete before you submit
have completed the form, you should submit your application by
clicking the “Submit” button. This will take you through the
steps to make payment of the application fees.
Applicants belonging to the PwD
category do not have to make any payments. They will be directed
to take printouts of the acknowledgement slip or to upload a
scanned copy of the disability certificate.
An email confirming that your
form has been successfully submitted will be immediately
sent to you. If you do not receive confirmation, send an
Payment of fee for
applications can be made online either by using a credit
card or a debit card issued by any bank. Alternatively, you
can pay by cash at any branch of the State Bank of India
using a printout of the payment challan generated by
the system. Choose the method most convenient to you.
Please note that cash payment at SBI branches will be
accepted only one day after you have generated the
challan for payment. You can find payment status by
clicking on PAYMENT HISTORY in the MAKE PAYMENT SECTION.
You will able to apply for
additional subjects even after completing the submission of
your application by logging in, choosing new subjects and
making additional payment for these.
Online applications will close on
8th July, 2014. However, those who have successfully submitted
the application forms before the deadline of
8 July and have
opted to make payments through challan in the bank will be
permitted to do so up to 2:00 pm on 9 July 2014.
Procedure for Admissions
Admission to an MA/MSc course is subject to the applicant's
securing admission in the University Faculty/Department
concerned, and an interview conducted by St. Stephen’s College.
Dates for interviews will be notified later.
Admission is based on two components with the following weights:
Class XII marks: 85% of effective BFS percentage
(ii) Interview: 15%
The College interviews approximately:
four applicants per seat for Economics, History and English
five per seat for Mathematics
six per seat for Sanskrit, Philosophy, Chemistry and Physics
each subject, the marks of the last candidate in this list
become the ‘eligibility marks' (referred to as the ‘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 Discipline I Courses refer to the
Requirements for Admissions section.
Broadly speaking, an interview has the following components:
(a) Academic: The candidate’s academic potential and
suitability for the subject chosen, beyond what is indicated by
(b) Co-Curricular: The potential to participate in the
co-curricular activities of the College and to contribute to its
total life. The College does not have a separate “ECA”
(extra-curricular activities) quota, but proficiency in ECA is
taken into account during the interview.
(c) General Awareness and Sense of Values: A candidate’s
personal outlook, sense of values, level of awareness and
The candidate’s statements on the admission form about himself
or herself, his or her interests, goals etc. form vital
The list of short-listed applicants along with their interview
schedules will be put up on the College notice board on June 18,
2014. Applicants called for the interview will get an interview
call letter at their registered email address. They can also
generate the interview call letter from the College website.
Applicants called for interview are required to bring a printout
of the call letter at the time of appearing for the interview.
Admissions under Sports Category
admissions will be done based on the composite merit of the
applicants assessed on the scheme of weightage given below:
Sports merit (certificates and field trials) :
BFS/PCM at Class XII :
in this category are carried out by a Sports Selection Committee
comprising the Principal, the members of the Department of
Physical Education, and two teachers of the College selected on
a departmental basis.
The interviews for admission to the first-year undergraduate
courses will be held according to the following tentative
schedule. The confirmed schedule will be put up on the College
notice board and College website by June 18, 2014.
20,21,23,24 and 25 June
20, 21, 23 and 24 June
27, 28, 30 June and 1 July
26, 27, 28 and 30 June
26 and 27 June
1, 2, 3 and 4 July
B. A. Programme
11, 12 and 14 July
11, 12 and 14 July
Documents to be brought
at the time of interview
Applicants appearing for the
interview will be interviewed only if they have the following
documents with them:
(a) Two recent passport size photographs.
(b) The printout of the interview call letter.
(c) The following documents, in original and one set of
(i) Certificate of date of birth
(normally the Secondary School Certificate).
(ii) Mark-sheet of the qualifying
(iii) Baptism Certificate and a letter of recommendation from
the parish priest concerned, SC/ST Certificate from a competent
authority*, Physical Disability Certificate**, Equivalence
Certificate (for candidates from foreign examining bodies), as
and where applicable.
* Officers competent to issue Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe
(i) District Magistrate /
Additional District Magistrate / Collector / Deputy Commissioner
/ Additional Deputy Commissioner / Deputy Collector / Ist Class
Stipendiary Magistrate / City Magistrate / Sub-Divisional
Magistrate / Taluka Magistrate / Executive Magistrate / Extra
(ii) Chief Presidency Magistrate /
Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate / Presidency Magistrate.
(iii) Revenue Officers not below
the rank of Tehsildar.
(iv) Sub-divisional Officer of the
area where the candidate and/ or his family normally reside(s).
(v) Administrator / Secretary to
Administrator / Development Officer (Lakshdweep Island).
** A Physical Disability Certificate has to be issued from a
In the event of any doubt on the part of the Principal of the
College as to the genuineness of the certificate, or the extent
of the disability of the candidate concerned, or in regard to
the entitlement of the candidate to seek admission under the
category of physically disabled candidates, it is open to the
Principal to refer the candidate to a Medical Board to be
constituted by the University, and/or take such other steps as
may be required to ascertain the correct facts and entitlement
of the candidate concerned, and if it is found that the
candidate is not eligible or entitled under this category, to
cancel the admission after issuing a show cause notice to the
candidate concerned, giving him 15 days’ time to reply.
Certificates issued by any non-competent authorities will not be
The self- attested copies will be retained while the originals
will be returned after scrutiny. Applicants should make sure
that they take back their original certificates after their
interview (In exceptional cases a candidate may be permitted to
produce the original certificates at a later stage.)
in College during the Admission Process
Accommodation on the campus, with facilities for dining, is
available to a limited extent for outstation candidates and
their parents/guardians during the admission process. The
College does not, however, guarantee the availability of
accommodation for all. Those wishing to take advantage of this
facility should apply in advance at
Those allotted accommodation will be required to pay the
prescribed tariffs for food and lodging in advance, at time
rooms are allotted.
The list of applicants selected for admission will be put up on
the Notice Boards in the College and on the College website
after 4:00 pm the day after the interviews for a particular
course have been completed. A Waiting List, in order of merit,
for different categories will be put up at the same time.
Those selected for admission should submit their original
certificates and two passport-sized photographs at the time of
paying their fees and completing admission formalities. If for
unavoidable reasons, it is not possible to submit the original
certificates at the time of admission, they should be submitted
as soon as possible thereafter, but not later than two weeks
after the commencement of the academic year, failing which
admission shall be cancelled.
The original certificates will be retained by the College till
the time the student finishes her/his course or leaves the
Activation of Waiting List
Depending on availability of seats, admissions from the
applicants on the Waiting List will be made after the first list
has been exhausted. These will be displayed on the College
notice boards. Every effort will be made to inform applicants
individually, but applicants are advised to consult the College
Notice Boards and keep in touch with the College. All
admissions will close on the date notified by the University of
First Meeting and
All first-year students are required to attend the inaugural
assembly in the College Hall at 10.15 a.m. on Sunday, 20
July, 2014. After the assembly, they will meet their teachers
and fill in the registration forms. This will be followed by the
Fresher’s Lunch in the Dining Hall at 12.30 p.m.
FEES 2014-15 (Semester
Fee payable within four days of admission
College Fee *
Residence Fee **
Initial Mess deposit/Actual Mess Charges **
NOTE: STUDENTS BELONGING TO
PwD CATEGORY ARE EXEMPTED FROM ALL FEES EXCEPT UNIVERSITY
EXAMINATION FEE AND IDENTITY CARD CHARGES. THEY ARE, HOWEVER, TO
BEAR 50% OF THE MESS CHARGES, IF STAYING IN RESIDENCE.
* Payable by all students
** Payable only by resident students
• The amounts above are for undergraduate students. The
fees for MA/MSc students are similar, though there are
minor differences in the University fee and other charges.
• The College fee includes Rs. 500 as caution money that is
refundable when the student leaves College.
• University examination fee is not included.
• The Residence fee includes a refundable deposit of Rs. 3000.
• Mess charges will be based on actual expenses.
• The initial mess deposit will be
refunded when the student leaves College.
Fees should be paid in cash or by a
demand draft made payable to “The Principal, St. Stephen’s
Students are required to pay the fees
at the commencement of each semester. A student whose fees are
not paid in time is liable to have his or her name removed from
the rolls of the College.
Financial assistance to students is provided by the College on the
basis of need and academic merit. Up to 20% of students may be given
freeships (remission of tuition, games and library fees). Ad-hoc
grants for books, stationery, towards mess charges etc are given
from the Students’ Aid Fund. A few Christian Bursaries are available
for Christian students. A large number of merit-cum-means
scholarships of varying amounts are also available and are awarded