Postgraduate

First year admissions for the academic year 2020-21

How to become a Somaiya student

We are delighted that you are considering an postgraduate programme at S K Somaiya College. Please read all instructions and requirements carefully to ensure a complete and correct application. Feel free to contact us on admission.sksc@somaiya.edu in case of any queries.

Commerce & Business Studies

Science & Technology

Arts & Humanities

Note:

  • In case of vacancy, if any, further phases of admissions may be conducted. Details regarding the same will be notified on the website.
  • The above schedule may change under unavoidable circumstances or as per directive or instructions from admitting authorities of Somaiya Vidyavihar University. The revised schedule, if any, will be notified on the website.

Proviso to relaxation of eligibility criteria on case to case basis

Fixed eligibility criteria regarding the subjects in the qualifying examinations will be relaxed in special cases, on a case-to-case basis, with the condition that the admitted candidates take up the necessary bridge/supplementary courses necessary for effective understanding and learning in the core subjects of the admitted programme. The content and depth of the bridge courses and additional subjects in such cases will be decided by the relevant Board of Studies.

  • Any student who has passed B.Com(Honours) /B.Com /B.B.I / B.F.M / B.A.F / B.M.S / B.B.A(Honours) / B.B.A / B.A(Economics) with minimum 50% marks from any recognized university shall be eligible for apply for admission.
  • OR
  • Any student who has passed B.Com(Honours) / B.Com / B.B.I / B.F.M / B.A.F / B.M.S / B.B.A(Honours) / B.B.A / B.A(Economics) with minimum 5 Grade Points/ B Grade under 7 grading point system or minimum 6 Grade points/ C Grade under 10 grading point system
  • 5% relaxation will be given to outstanding Sports Persons at national or international level subject to the verification by the admission committee.
  • Candidates appearing for their final year graduation examination can also apply provided they must obtain the required minimum cut off marks and also produce the entire necessary Documents, in original, within the given stipulated time.
  • For international students
    • 10+2+3 years of education
    • Medium of Instruction should be English/ studied English at the graduation level/ English Proficiency certificate of TOEFL (minimum 70) or IELTS (minimum 6 band)
    • The candidate should have studied Mathematics at school level. It is not applicable for Candidates applying for M.Com in Business Management.
    • The candidate should have studied subjects related to commerce at the Graduation level with minimum 60% marks in case of B. Com (Honours) or 65% in any other degree.

  • Any student who has passed from any stream from any recognized university shall be eligible for apply for admission.

  • A candidate eligible for admission to M.A in Economics must have B.A/BSC in Economics.
  • Students passed B.A/BSc in Economics (Arts/Science) with 55 percentage marks from any recognized University shall be eligible for apply admission.
  • Students passing B.Com/B.Pharma/BE/B.Tech from present or any other University has to go under remedial economics course after his /her admission.
  • Remedial Economics course will be conducted at the start of academic year and it will be compulsory for other stream students.
  • Students should get 50 percent marks in the examination conducted after remedial course.

  • B.Sc. (Honours)/ B.Sc. in Statistics under at least 10+2+3 pattern securing a minimum of 55% marks in the aggregate in Science subjects (considering all the three years of B.Sc. Course).

  • Bachelor's degree in any discipline with Mathematics as the main subject.
  • B.Sc/B.E/B.Tech (With Mathematics at least up to second year)

  • The Bachelor’s degree in the faculty of Science / Technology or equivalent degree of recognized universities with the following major subjects as given below.
    • Mathematics, Physics, Statistics and Electronics with Mathematics or Statistics as ancillary subjects in first and second year.
    • B.Tech. / B.E. in Engineering / Computer Science/ Information Technology
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and applications– B.C.A. / B.C.S./ B.Sc. (CS) / B.Sc.(IT)

  • A candidate for being eligible for admission to the two years integrated programme leading to the degree of Masters in Computer Science must have passed the B.Sc. (Computer Science / IT), B.Sc.(Physics/Mathematics/Statistics, BCA, B.Sc (software) degree examination of this University or degree of any other University recognized as equivalent thereto with minimum 50% aggregate marks.
  • Candidates must have acquired minimum credits or its equivalent at the qualifying degree examination of the respective university.

  • The learners who have either passed Bachelor’s Degree Examination of University of Mumbai in Science/Technology or equivalent Degree of any other University recognized as equivalent thereto with the following combination of Subject/s as Major and Ancillary Subject/s are eligible for MSc Biotechnology:
Major Ancillary
Bachelor’s degree of Science (BSc) or BSc with Honours in Biotechnology, Life Sciences, Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Agriculture/Fisheries Sciences/ Veterinary Sciences, Bioinformatics, Applied or other Biological Sciences 12 credits of Chemistry or Chemistry course in at least two semesters
Bachelor’s degree of Science (BSc) or BSc with Honours in Chemistry, Biochemistry Any Biology Subject for four semesters
Bachelor’s degree of Science (BSc) or BSc with Honours in Physics, Computer Sciences Biological Science and Chemistry up to Second year B.Sc.
B.E. / B.Tech. in Biotechnology/Bioinformatics/ Food Technology or other allied biological subjects With or without any one of the Biological Sciences Subject as the case may be

  • A candidate for being eligible for admission to the M.Sc. degree course in Environmental Studies must have passed B.Sc. degree examination (with a minimum 55% of marks in the aggregate) in Life sciences, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Botany, Zoology, Microbiology Geology, Geography, Nautical Science, Information technology and applied or allied biological sciences.
  • OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in Technology (B.E. / B. Tech) of this University or of any other University recognized as equivalent thereto.
  • OR
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine (M.B.B.S. / B.D.S.)
  • OR
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture/ Fisheries Sciences/ Veterinary Sciences of recognized University
  • OR
  • Candidate with industrial experience of at least three years in the field of Environment and/or Safety after graduation in any stream, from recognized universities.

A candidate for being eligible for admission to the M.Sc. degree course in Nutraceuticals must have:

 
  • Minimum 55% marks in aggregate with any of the following science subjects up to the second year of the B.Sc. course: Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Life Science, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Food and Nutrition Sciences
  • OR
  • Students with degree in Medical Science or Graduation in Food and Nutrition Science or Pharmacy or Food Engineering with aggregates marks as mentioned above for B.Sc. degrees
  • OR
  • Candidate with professional experience of at least one year in the field of Nutraceuticals/ Pharmaceuticals/Functional Food Development/Nutrition.

  • A candidate for being eligible for admission to the M.Sc. degree in Polymer Science must have B.Sc. Chemistry with Mathematics and minimum 55% aggregate marks in qualifying graduation examination.
  • Students with Physics-Chemistry-Biology (PCB) or Physics-Chemistry-Geology (PCG) may also apply but should have Mathematics at H.S.C. (12th std.) level.
  • For students with Physics-Chemistry-Geology or Physics-Chemistry-Biology remedial Mathematics course would be compulsory.

Note: Applications are open for Phase 2 admissions for the first year of postgraduate programmes except for M.Sc.(Statistics) and M.Sc.(Biotechnology)

Phase Dates
Online Pre-admission Form acceptance. Phase 2 : Ongoing

Release of Phase 2 - First list

(For those applicants who have applied on or before 24/10/2020)

Email will be sent to all applicants mentioning their admission status and further process.

26th October 2020
Phase Dates
Online Pre-admission Form acceptance. Phase 1 : Provisional admission Closed Phase 2 : Ongoing

Release of Phase 1 - Ninth list of Provisional Admission

(For those applicants who have applied on or before 15/9/2020)

Email will be sent to all applicants mentioning their admission status and further process.

17th September 2020
Provisional admission fee payment for candidates shortlisted in Ninth list. 17th September till 25th September 2020
Balance Fees payment while confirming the admission Post bachelor degree final semester result declaration

Note:

  • In case of vacancy, if any, further phases of admissions may be conducted. Details regarding the same will be notified on the website.
  • The above schedule may change under unavoidable circumstances or as per directive or instructions from admitting authorities of Somaiya Vidyavihar University. The revised schedule, if any, will be notified on the website.
Step1

Step 1

The students should fill the pre-admission form which is available on the college admissions portal https://admissions.somaiya.edu/en

Step2

Step 2

Submission of   1000  towards registration of postgraduate programme pre-admission form through the online payment gateway.

Step3

Step 3

A student should apply separately for each programme if desiring to fill the form for multiple programmes.

Step4

Step 4

A provisional seat will be offered based on the merit and availability of seats taken together. The candidate will be communicated via email about his/her offered seat or waitlisted number.

Step5

Step 5

A candidate who is offered a provisional seat needs to pay  25000  as per stipulated admission schedule to  secure the same.

Step6

Step 6

Provisional admission needs to be confirmed within five working days of declaration of result of H.S.C. or equivalent examinations, by paying balance fees.

  • The College or the Management does not accept any donation or capitation fees for any admission. The admission to students is given as per the standard and transparent procedures. Any person approaching the students or parents for donation/capitation fees should be reported to the Head of Institution immediately.
  • The Head of Institution reserves the right to amend or modify the rules regarding admission, as and when such amendments and guidelines are received from the UGC, the Government or the Management. The Head of Institution also reserves the right to refuse admission, if in his/her opinion; such an admission is likely to adversely affect the overall discipline of the college.
  • Admission preference will be given to students who have passed the eligibility qualification in the preceding academic year.
  • The final admissions will be based on the fulfilment of eligibility criteria and the merit in the qualifying examination as per the eligibility criteria.
  • All admissions are on first come first serve basis.
  • All the admissions are online.
  • Candidate who does not pay the requisite amount as per the  deadline will lose his/her claim on the offered seat during that  phase.
  • A candidate who has been allotted a provisional/ confirmed seat and fails to secure the same within the  deadline, his/her candidature will not be considered in further  rounds of that phase.
  • At any point of time, candidates will not be permitted to hold two seats in college.
  • A student has to submit all the relevant documents / certificates / marksheets as per the list displayed on web site.
  • Non-submission of such mandatory documents after the stipulated time declared by admission department will lead to cancellation of admission of concerned student and the admission fees will NOT be refunded. If the student has submitted documents and found discrepancy during verification, the admission would be cancelled and fees will be forfeited.
  • Cancellation rules are available on the website for reference.
  • The admission schedule may change under unavoidable circumstances or as per directive /instructions from admitting authorities of Somaiya Vidyavihar University. The revised schedule, if any, will be notified on the website.
  • Accommodation is available and will be charged separately as per the Somaiya Vidyavihar University norms.
  • Provisional admission acknowledgement
  • S.S.C. or Equivalent Mark-sheet
  • Maharashtra State Domicile Certificate (if applicable)
  • Aadhar Card, Two passport size Photographs of the candidate
  • Candidate has to obtain the medical certificate from Somaiya Medical Diagnostic  Centre, Vidyavihar
  • Bachelor Degree final semester Marksheet
  • H.S.C / Final year diploma / Equivalent Marksheet
  • Gap Certificate/ Affidavit (if Bachelor degree passed before 2020)
  • Indian Nationality Certificate (If not mentioned of LC)
  • Transfer Certificate
 
  • Note : Applicable for only Gujarati Linguistic Minority Candidate
 
  • Self declaration of the candidate in specified format (​“Gujarati Linguistic Minority Community Students Self  Declaration” proforma) Download Form And
  • Certificate from respective community/ samaj stating that they belong to the Gujarati  Speaking Community.
  • Affidavit
    Annexure 1 -Candidate who has completed 18 years of age while making the Affidavit Download Form
  • Annexure 2-Candidate who has not completed 18 years of age  while making the Affidavit Download Form
Faculty First year PG Programmes Fees per annum for Resident Indians NRI Fees per annum for NRI / PIO (OCI)/ FN/ CIWGC
Commerce & Business Studies
Masters of Commerce (Accounting & Finance) 90000 180000
Masters of Commerce (Banking & Finance) 75000 150000
Masters of Commerce (Accountancy) 60000 120000
Masters of Commerce (Business Management) 60000 120000
Science & Technology
Master of Science (Biotechnology ) 75000 150000
Master of Science (Computer Science) 80000 160000
Master of Science (Environmental Studies) 75000 150000
Master of Science (Information Technology) 80000 160000
Master of Science (Mathematics) 75000 150000
Master of Science (Nutraceuticals) 75000 150000
Master of Science (Polymer Science)-Joint Industry Academia Programme 75000 150000
Master of Science (Statistics) 75000 150000
Arts & Humanities
Masters of Arts (Communication & Journalism) 90000 180000
Masters of Arts (Entertainment, Media & Advertisement) 90000 180000
Masters of Arts (Economics) 75000 150000

Note:

  • In case of vacancy, if any, further phases of admissions may be conducted. Details regarding the same will be notified on the website.
  • The above schedule may change under unavoidable circumstances or as per directive or instructions from admitting authorities of Somaiya Vidyavihar University. The revised schedule, if any, will be notified on the website.

Cancellation Policy for Provisional Admission

A provisional seat will be offered based on the merit and  availability of seats taken together. A candidate who is offered a provisional seat needs to pay   25000 only as per stipulated admission schedule to  secure the same.

If candidate chooses to withdraw from the programme of study and application for cancellation of admission is received, then the deduction of fees will be as follows:

Point of time when application for admission cancellation is received by college Deduction Applicable
From date of provisional admission till admission  confirmation (appropriate phases as applicable) 4000
After the date of confirmation of admission Deductions will be as per rules for Regular Admission
Provisionally admitted student fails to fulfil  eligibility criteria as prescribed No refund of fees

Cancellation Policy for Confirmed Admission

For cancellation of admission, the student needs to submit the application for cancellation of his seat along with original fee receipt to the admission department (if cancellation is before commencement of the programme). If the cancellation is after commencement of the programme, the said application to be submitted to the administrative officer for further process.

The Refund Policy Schedule as per UGC circular D.O.No.1 -3/2007 (CPP- II) dated 6th December 2016:

  • If a student chooses to withdraw from the program of study in which he / she is enrolled, institution shall follow the following four-tier system for the refund of fees remitted by the student.
Sr. No. Point of time when notice of withdrawal of admission is served to college Percentage of Refund of Total fees*
1 15 days before the formally notified last date of admission 100% *
2 Not more than 15 days after the formally notified last date of admission 80%
3 More than 15 days but less than 30 days after formally notified last date of admission 50%
4 More than 30 days after formally notified last date of admission 00%

 

  • *In case of (1) in the table above, the deduction will be 10% of the total fees as processing charges from the refundable amount.

Note: The above refund rules are subject to revision as per UGC notification (as applicable). Candidates should refer important dates of the respective program.

Payment of fees:
The promoted students for the subsequent years are required to pay the fees as per the email received from Accounts department. Late fee will be levied if the fee is not paid within the due date.Non-payment of fees within the stipulated time including the late fee period will attract cancellation of the studentship from that program.

 

Note:

  • In case of vacancy, if any, further phases of admissions may be conducted. Details regarding the same will be notified on the website.
  • The above schedule may change under unavoidable circumstances or as per directive or instructions from admitting authorities of Somaiya Vidyavihar University. The revised schedule, if any, will be notified on the website.

After commencement of any programme, if a student wants to take a break for certain valid reason, then he/she can do so as per the following norms :

The academic break can be granted to any student by HOI and the maximum period for an academic break is one year only. This will be based on HOI getting convinced of the reason for academic break.

Eligibility for academic break:

  • Serious personal medical reasons involving hospitalization, if required and supported by documents.
  • Serious ‘family’ related issues.
  • Financial constraints.
 

The HOI will approve the academic break and forward the application of the student to admission department for necessary process.

The academic break can be granted to any student at best twice during the programme as long as the total period of academic break is not exceeding one year and not exceeding the validity period of that programme.

  • Payment of Fees for the academic break: If the student has informed the HOI regarding academic break before the commencement of the relevant year and not paid the total fee for that year, then if his academic break is granted, he can pay the total fee (100%) prevalent at that time when he seeks re-admission.
  • If a student wants to take academic break after the commencement of the academic year, but he has not attended the classes and if the fee is not paid, then while seeking re-admission he has to pay the total fee (100%) plus 25% of the total fee as re-admission fee to continue his studentship.
  • If the student has paid the total fee for the entire year and then sought the academic break after commencement of that academic year in the middle of semester again, then he has to pay 25% of the total fee prevalent at that time, towards re-admission in subsequent year.
Academic break Fees to be paid at the time of admission after academic break
Informed before the commencement of the year. 100% total fee prevalent.
Informed after commencement, not attended classes and fees not paid. 100% total fee + 25% readmission (prevalent).
Informed during the semester / trimester fees not paid for current year. 100% total fee + 25% readmission (prevalent).
Informed during the academic year and fees paid for that year. 25% of total fees as readmission fee prevalent that year.

FAQ

Link of the application for NRI / PIO (OCI)/ FN/ CIWGC

  • NRI: Non Resident Indian as per the definition given in the section 6 of the Income Tax Act 1961. ‘NRI Candidate’ means a candidate who is a child/ward of the person who has the ‘NRI status’ as defined under section 6 of the Income Tax Act.
  • PIO: Person of Indian Origin (PIO) or Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) means a citizen of any country other than Bangladesh or Pakistan who had (a) at any time held Indian passport or (b) he or either of his parents or any of his grandparents was a citizen of India by virtue of the Constitution of India or the Citizenship Act, 1955 or (c) the person is a spouse of an Indian citizen or a person referred to in (a) or (b)
  • CIWGC: Children of Indian Persons Working In Gulf Countries
  • FN: Foreign Nationals, foreign passport holder

  • Parents, grandparents, parents’ real brothers/sisters or candidate’s real brothers/sisters holding NRI status can sponsor.
  • The sponsor must be able to produce an NRI certificate from the Indian Embassy indicating NRI status and should be holding an NRE/ NRO account in Indian bank or an account in foreign bank
 

Location details of the college

S K Somaiya College is about 5 km from the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai India and is about 25 km from the Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (formerly VT station). It is in the heart of the Mumbai city and is very well connected by road as well as local trains to the entire country.

  • June to October - rains (heavy/ moderate)
  • November to January- mild winter or pleasant (up to 30º C)
  • February to May- hot and humid (up to 38º C)
 

About the College

Dr. Shantilal Karamshi Somaiya College is constituent college of the Somaiya Vidyavihar University, S K Somaiya College - founded in 2019 with its future-ready, sprawling campus, a world - class learning infrastructure offers a 360 degree career transformational set-up. It offers diverse educational undergraduate and postgraduate programmes , curated and developed by a large number of eminent teachers and experts from industry, serving on the statutory academic bodies of the College in the fields of Commerce, Management, Humanities, Social Science, Science & Technology.

It also offers the flexibility to complement a Major with a minor degree, and develop advanced theoretical and research skills in the Honours programme. All of this is aimed at giving an extra edge to students, displaying their varied skill sets and talents upon embarking on a career in a competitive corporate market and nurturing qualities such as leadership, discipline, organizational capability and managing skills along with Social Responsibility and Environmental Sensitivity.

 

About the programs offered

English

 

About NRI/PIO/CIWGC/FN Admissions

Yes, the blood relative can sponsor education of a candidate.

No. A foreign student (citizen) can study at S K Somaiya College only with a 'Student Visa'. If the foreign citizen is of Indian origin, then he/she can apply and get a PIO (People of Indian Origin) Card or OCI (Overseas Citizen of India). Students with PIO or OCI can study in India without a student visa.

You can apply for a Student Visa in your nearest Indian Embassy or Consulate. You will have to apply for a Student Visa based on the confirmed admission letter issued by the International Admissions Cell of S K Somaiya College.

No. There is no entrance test.

Undergraduate programme admissions are given on the basis of the 12th standard or equivalent examination’s marks. Postgraduate programme admissions are given on the basis of the semester V or equivalent bachelor degree examination’s marks. The candidate can be from CBSE, ICSE or any other board which is considered as equivalent

Yes. The course / tuition fee is to be paid in Indian Rupees (INR). However, the fee amount has to be paid from NRE or Foreign Account.

 

About Process of Application

Provisional admission process has already started.

The application processing charges are INR 1500 for the Programmes

 

Required Documents

Sr.No Document(s)
1 Provisional admission acknowledgement
2 S.S.C or Equivalent Mark-sheet
3 H.S.C / Final year diploma / Equivalent Mark-sheet
4 Bachelor Degree final semester Mark-sheet (Applicable for admission to postgraduate programme)
5 College Leaving Certificate (Applicable for admission to undergraduate programme)
6 Transfer Certificate (Applicable for admission to postgraduate programme)
7 Gap Certificate/ Affidavit required
  • if HSC passed before 2020 (Applicable for admission to undergraduate programme)
  • if Bachelor degree passed before 2020(Applicable for admission to postgraduate programme)
8 Equivalence Certificate / Migration Certificate of concerned Board (if candidate passed HSC / equivalent from other than Maharashtra Board)(Applicable for admission to undergraduate programme)
9 Candidate has to obtain the medical certificate from Somaiya Medical Diagnostic Centre, Vidyavihar
10 Two passport size Photographs of the candidate
  • Additional Documents to be submitted by NRI
    • Letter from the Indian Embassy, where parent(s) is/ are working, indicating the NRI status of the parent.
  • Additional Document to be submitted by PIO
    • Scanned copy of Passport issued by the country of citizenship of the candidate & Parent / Sponsor including visa pages/ work permit
    • Scanned copy of PIO / OCI card
  • Additional Document to be submitted by FN
    • Scanned copy of Passport issued by the country of citizenship of the candidate & Parent / Sponsor including visa pages/ work permit

No. Candidates/ Parents should directly contact the International admission cell of the college for any information on NRI/PIO/ CIWGC /FN admission. S K Somaiya College in any way, will not be responsible if candidates apply through agents.

    • The candidate needs to pay INR 1500 for programme as Application form processing fee at the time of submission of application form. Please find the details in the payment section below.
    • After completion of payment upload the scan copy of acknowledgement
    • The candidate will have to pay a fee of INR 75,000 (Provisional admission), ONLY WHEN A PROVISIONAL SEAT IS OFFERED while accepting the offered seat.
    • Candidate needs to confirm the Provisional admission within four working days of declaration of result of H.S.C(for Undergraduate Program Admission )or Final Year Bachelor Degree(for Postgraduate Program Admission) or equivalent examination, by paying balance fees. Else, the candidate loses the claim on the offered seat
    • Cancellation rules are applicable as per existing SVU cancellation rules available on college website sksc.somaiya.edu
    • Please feel free to contact at internationalapplications@somaiya.edu for any queries.

15th July 2020

The admission is considered confirmed only after payment of the entire first year fees. Typically the college will start in the first week of August 2020 details of which will be communicated to you separately.

 

Abouts Fees

Academic Fees for the Programme is Two times the Total fees per annum applicable for Resident Indians.

For undergraduate programmes refer to
https://sksc.somaiya.edu/en/admission/undergraduate

For postgraduate programmes refer to
https://sksc.somaiya.edu/en/admission/postgraduate

 

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