Postgraduate

First year admissions for the academic year 2024-25

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.

Overview

Commerce & Business Studies
Master of Commerce Accountancy

Intake: 20

Master of Commerce Accounting & Finance

Intake: 20

Master of Commerce Banking & Finance

Intake: 20

Master of Commerce Business Management

Intake: 20

Science
Master of Science Biotechnology

Intake: 20

Master of Science Computer Science

Intake: 20

Master of Science Environmental Studies

Intake: 20

Master of Science Information Technology

Intake: 120

Master of Science Mathematics

Intake: 20

Master of Science Nutraceuticals

Intake: 20

Master of Science Polymer Science

Intake: 20

PG Diploma in Polyurethane Technology

Intake: 30

Master of Science Statistics

Intake: 20

Master of Industrial Biotechnology

Intake: 20

Master of Science (Chemical Biology & Drug Design)

Intake: 20

Humanities & Social Sciences
Master of Arts
Communication & Journalism

Intake: 20

Master of Arts Economics

Intake: 20

Master of Arts
Entertainment Media & Advertising

Intake: 20

Master of Arts International Studies

Intake: 20

Master of Arts China Studies

Intake: 20

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.

NRI / PIO (OCI)/ FN/ CIWGC

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

Definition of 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

NRI / PIO (OCI)/ FN/ CIWGC Fees Structure

 

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About the College

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About NRI/PIO/CIWGC/FN Admissions

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About Process of Application

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Required Documents

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Eligibility Criteria

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.

Master of Commerce Business Management/ Master of Commerce Banking and Finance/ Master of Commerce Accounting and Finance/ Master of Commerce Accountancy

 
  • 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.

Master of Arts Entertainment Media & Advertising/ Master of Arts Communication & Journalism

 

Master of Arts Economics

 

Master of Arts International Studies

 

Master of Arts China Studies

 

Master of Science Statistics

 

Master of Science Mathematics

 

Master of Science Information Technology

 

Master of Science Computer Science

 

Master of Science Biotechnology

 

Master of Science Industrial Biotechnology

 

Master of Science Chemical Biology and Drug Design

 

Master of Science Environmental Studies

 

Master of Science Nutraceuticals

 

Master of Science Polymer Science

 

Postgraduate Diploma in Polyurethane Technology

 

Admission Process

Interim Admission (Phase 1)

Interim Admission i.e. Phase 1 of the admission process is the phase before the declaration of result of Semester VI or equivalent exam of Bachelor degree.

Interim Admission means a provision to secure the seat on the basis of Semester V final examination results if the applicant is selected as per the admission merit process and completes the required payment of fees. Applicants will be considered eligible for Interim Admission if they have successfully completed their Semester V final examination with no pending KTs. The selection criteria will be based on the merit of Semester V final result score.

However, Applicants who are selected for interim admission will be eligible to confirm his/her interim admission only if he/she passes Third year - Final exam of Bachelor degree (or equivalent) examination and qualifies as per the conditions laid under eligibility criteria and competes the balance fee payment of the concerned programme.

Note: A student can pursue only one full time postgraduate programme of the college.

Provisional Admission (Phase 2)

Provisional Admission i.e. Phase 2 of the admission process is the phase after the declaration of result of Semester VI or equivalent exam of Bachelor degree.

Provisional admission indicates that admission is offered to the applicant on the basis of merit of Semester VI or equivalent examination of Bachelor Degree and is provisional in nature until the payment of required fees is made as per the schedule in order to confirm the admission for the concerned programme.

Applicants will be considered eligible for Provisional Admission if they have successfully completed their Semester VI or equivalent examination of Bachelor degree with no pending KTs. The selection criteria will be based on the merit of Semester VI final result score.

However, Applicants who are selected for provisional admission will be eligible to confirm his/her provisional admission only if he/she qualifies as per the conditions laid under the eligibility criteria and completes the payment of required fees as per the schedule for the concerned programme.

Note: A student can pursue only one full time postgraduate programme of the college.

Interim Admission (Phase 1) Process
Step
1

The students should fill the pre-admission form which is available on the college admissions portal

Step
2

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

Step
3

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

Step
4

An interim admission will be offered based on the merit and availability of seats taken together. The candidate will be communicated via email about his/her admission status.

Step
5

A candidate who is offered an interim admission needs to pay 50000 as per stipulated admission schedule to secure the same.

Step
6

Payment of the balance fees to confirm the Interim admission if the candidate qualifies the Semester VI or equivalent examination of Bachelor degree as per rules and regulations. The payment of next instalment of balance fees will be within seven days from the date of Semester VI or equivalent examination of Bachelor degree result declaration.

Important Dates

Phase 2 Admission selection lists will be declared as per the following schedule.

PHASE 2 Admission : OPEN

FIRST LIST

Online Form acceptance Date of Release of List First Instalment Payment Due date

Postgraduate applicants who have applied during the period from 1/1/2024 to 17/06/2024

21st June 2024

Email will be sent to all applicants on 21st June 2024(evening) mentioning their admission status and further process.

25th June 2024

Balance Fees Payment will be as per dates set in student myaccount portal.

 

 

Phase 1 Admission selection lists were declared as per the following schedule.

PHASE 1 Admission : OPEN

FIRST LIST

Online Form acceptance Date of Release of List First Instalment Payment Due date

Postgraduate applicants who have applied from on or before 12/05/2024

14th May 2024

Email will be sent to all applicants on 14th May 2024(evening) mentioning their admission status and further process.

20th May 2024

Balance Fees Payment will be as per dates set in student myaccount portal.

SECOND LIST

Online Form acceptance Date of Release of List First Instalment Payment Due date

Postgraduate applicants on or before 31/05/2024

3rd June 2024

Email will be sent to all applicants on 3rdth June 2024 (evening) mentioning their admission status and further process.

8th June 2024

Balance Fees Payment will be as per dates set in student myaccount portal.

THIRD LIST

Online Form acceptance Date of Release of List First Instalment Payment Due date

Postgraduate applicants who have applied on or before 08/06/2024

11th June 2024

Email will be sent to all applicants on 11th June 2024 (evening) mentioning their admission status and further process.

15th June 2024

Balance Fees Payment will be as per dates set in student myaccount portal.

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.

Admission Guidelines

  • 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.

Documents Required

  • 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
  • Bachelor Degree final semester Marksheet
  • H.S.C / Final year diploma / Equivalent marksheet
  • Gap Certificate/ Affidavit (if Bachelor degree passed before 2024)
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Annexure 2-Candidate who has not completed 18 years of age while making the Affidavit

Fees Structure

Fees for students enrolling for First year in academic year 2024-25
Faculty Programmes First Year Fees Second Year
Fees
Total Fees
Commerce & Business Studies
Master of Commerce (Accounting & Finance) 50,000 54,000 1,04,000
Master of Commerce (Banking & Finance) 50,000 54,000 1,04,000
Master of Commerce (Business Management) 50,000 54,000 1,04,000
Science
Master of Science (Biotechnology ) 1,20,000 1,29,600 2,49,600
Master of Science (Industrial Biotechnology ) 1,20,000 1,29,600 2,49,600
Master of Science (Chemical Biology and Drug Design) 1,00,000 1,08,000 2,08,000
Master of Science (Computer Science) 1,20,000 1,29,600 2,49,600
Master of Science (Environmental Studies) 50,000 54,000 1,04,000
Master of Science (Information Technology) 1,20,000 1,29,600 2,49,600
Master of Science (Mathematics) 50,000 54,000 1,04,000
Master of Science (Nutraceuticals) 90,000 97,200 1,87,200
Master of Science (Polymer Science)-Joint Industry Academia Programme 50,000 54,000 1,04,000
Master of Science (Statistics) 1,00,000 1,08,000 2,08,000
Postgraduate Diploma in Polyurethane Technology 50,000 ---- 50,000
Humanities & Social Sciences
Master of Arts (Communication & Journalism) 1,00,000 1,08,000 2,08,000
Master of Arts (Entertainment, Media & Advertisement) 1,20,000 1,29,600 2,49,600
Master of Arts (Economics) 50,000 54,000 1,04,000
Master of Arts (International Studies) 50,000 54,000 1,04,000
Master of Arts (China Studies) 40,000 42,210 82,210

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 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

Cancellation Policy with effect from 12th June 2024

For cancellation of admission, the student needs to submit the cancellation request online through myaccount portal. Once the cancellation request is approved the refund amount is credited to the student (as per bank accounts details given in myaccount portal) according to the policy given below.

Note: 100% fees paid will be refunded if the admission is cancelled on or before 30th September 2024.

Note: Rs.1000/- will be deducted if the admission is cancelled from 1st October 2024 till 31st October 2024.

We are following the UGC guidelines as per their letter D.O. No.F.2-7 1t2022 (CPP-Il) (c-1 14s46) dated 12th June, 2024

The Refund Policy for any admission schedule extending/commencing beyond/after 31st October 2024
  • If a student chooses to withdraw from the program of study in which he / she is enrolled, the 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 of the concerned academic year
1 15 days or more before the formally-notified last date of admission 100%
2 Less than 15 days before the formally-notified last date of admission 90%
3 15 days or less after the formally notified last date of admission 80%
3 30 days or less, but more than 15 days after formally notified last date of admission 50%
4 More than 30 days after formally notified last date of admission. 00%
Notified Last Date of Admission: 30th September 2024

Note:Candidates should refer to important dates of the admission schedule on the website.

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.

Academic Break

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.