Undergraduate

First year admissions for the academic year 2024-25

How to become a Somaiya student

We are delighted that you are considering an undergraduate programme at S K Somaiya College. Please read all instructions and requirements carefully to ensure a complete and correct application.

Overview

Commerce & Business Studies
Bachelor of Commerce Accounting & Finance(Honours)

Intake: 20

Bachelor of Commerce Banking & Finance

Intake: 120

Bachelor of Business Administration / (Honours)

Intake: 20

Bachelor of Business Management

Intake: 20

Bachelor of Commerce Specialization in Data Science / (Honours)

Intake: 20

Bachelor of Commerce Financial Market

Intake: 20

Science
Bachelor of Science Biotechnology / (Honours)

Intake: 20

Bachelor of Computer Applications

Intake: 20

Bachelor of Science Computer Science / (Honours)

Intake: 20

Bachelor of Science Information Technology (Honours)

Intake: 20

Bachelor of Science in Data Science

Intake: 20

BS-MS, an integrated Science Programme

Intake: 20

Humanities & Social Sciences
Bachelor of Arts
Mass Communication & Journalism / (Honours)

Intake: 20

Bachelor of
Psychology / Psychology (Honours)

Intake: 20

Bachelor of Science in Economics / Honours

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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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.

Bachelor of Commerce Accounting and Finance (Honours) / Bachelor of Commerce Accounting and Finance / Bachelor of Commerce Financial Market / Bachelor of Commerce Specialization in Data Science / Bachelor of Commerce Specialization in Data Science (Honours) / Bachelor of Commerce Banking and Finance

 
  • A candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination in Commerce/Science and in one or the first attempt. He must have must have obtained a minimum of 55% aggregate marks for being eligible to BAF/BAF (Honours)/BBF/BFM/Bcom (Honours) program.
  • A candidate who has passed 10+2 or equivalent examination from IB Board should be either IB certificate or DP awarded with 24 credits having passed 3 HL (Higher Level) (12 credits) & 3 SL (Standard Level) (9 credits) mandatorily from any stream.
  • 5% relaxation will be given to outstanding Sports Persons at national or international level subject to the verification by the admission committee.
  • In case, mark sheet issued by the applicable Board / Institution is in percentile/s, theactual aggregate percentage of all the subjects appeared by the candidate will be takeninto consideration.
  • Foreign students/candidates who have completed their (10+2) examination from Overseas Universities are eligible if they meet the eligibility requirements as prescribed by the various statutory bodies in India and if they get an ‘Equivalency Certificate’ for certain qualifications from the Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi.
  • Candidates above 21 years of age are not eligible to apply. A 5 years relaxation is permitted for differently abled and 3 years for women students.
  • Those candidates who have passed, or, are appearing for 10+2 examination from a Board/University where Grade Point Average is given, such candidates must produce in writing from the Board/University concerned, the equivalent percentage for the GPA /CGPA obtained.
  • Candidate whose final mark sheet is not available at the time of admission is requiredto submit internet copy of result duly attested by Principal of the school / college, failing which candidate will not be admitted for the program.
  • Only single mark sheet with all compulsory subjects taken and passed in only one andthe first attempt is mandatory, no compartmentalized mark sheet will be considered.
  • Candidate will not be eligible if any subject is marked as ungraded/fail in marksheet / grade sheet.
  • Candidates appearing for their final 10+2 or equivalent 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.
  • Equivalency Certificate - It is issued for the students having obtained their degrees from Foreign accredited/approved/ recognized institutes.

Bachelor of Business Administration / Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours)/ Bachelor of Business Management

 

Bachelor of Science Information Technology / Bachelor of Science Information Technology (Honours)

 

Bachelor of Computer Applications / Bachelor of Computer Applications (Honours)

 

Bachelor of Science Computer Science / Bachelor of Science Computer Science (Honours)

 

Bachelor of Science Biotechnology / Bachelor of Science Biotechnology (Honours)

 

Bachelor of Science Economics/ Bachelor of Science Economics (Honours)

 

Bachelor of Science Data Science / Bachelor of Science Data Science (Honours)

 

Integrated Bachelor of Science - Master of Science

 

Bachelor of Arts Mass Communication & Journalism / Bachelor of Arts Mass Communication & Journalism (Honours)

 

Bachelor of Science Psychology / Bachelor of Science Psychology (Honours)

 

Admission Process

Interim Admission (Phase 1)

Interim Admission i.e. Phase 1 of the admission process is the phase before the declaration of 12th or equivalent exam result.

Bachelor of Commerce Accounting and Finance / Bachelor of Commerce Financial Market / Bachelor of Commerce Banking and Finance/ Bachelor of Science Biotechnology/Integrated Bachelor of Science - Master of Science

 

  Interim Admission means a provision to secure the seat on the basis of 10th and 11th class 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 10th and 11th class final examination. The selection criteria will be based on the merit as per the weighted average i.e.70:30 proportion of 10th and 11th class final result score respectively.

  However, Applicants who are selected for interim admission will be eligible to confirm his/her interim admission only if he/she passes 12th standard (or equivalent) final examination and qualifies as per the conditions laid under eligibility criteria and completes the balance fee payment of the concerned programme.

Note: A student can pursue one full time major undergraduate programme of the college. However students can pursue dual degrees subject to regulation stated in accordance with.

Bachelor of Arts Mass Communication, Journalism (BAMCJ)/B.Sc. Information Technology/B.Sc. Computer Science/B.Sc. Data Science./B.Sc. Economics/B.Sc. Psychology Programme / Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)/ Bachelor of Business Management (BBM)/ Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA)

 


Provisional Admission (Phase 2)

Provisional Admission i.e. Phase 2 of the admission process is the phase after the declaration of 12th or equivalent exam result.

Bachelor of Commerce Accounting and Finance / Bachelor of Commerce Financial Market / Bachelor of Commerce Banking and Finance/ Bachelor of Science Biotechnology/Integrated Bachelor of Science - Master of Science

 

Provisional admission indicates that admission is offered to the applicant on the basis of merit of 12th class or equivalent final examination 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 12th class or equivalent final examination. The selection criteria will be based purely on the merit basis.

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 one full time major undergraduate programme of the college. However students can pursue dual degrees subject to regulation stated in accordance with.

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)/ Bachelor of Business Management (BBM)/ Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA)

 

Bachelor of Arts Mass Communication, Journalism (BAMCJ)/B.Sc. Information Technology/B.Sc. Computer Science/B.Sc. Data Science./B.Sc. Economics/B.Sc. Psychology Programme

 
Interim Admission (Phase 1) Process
Step
1

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

Step
2

Submission of 500 towards registration of undergraduate 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 75000 as per stipulated admission schedule to secure the same.

Step
6

Payment of balance fees to confirm the Interim admission if the candidate qualifies the 12th grade or equivalent examination as per rules and regulations. The payment of next instalment of balance fees will be within seven days from the date of 12th grade / equivalent exam result declaration.

Important Dates

Phase 2 Admission selection list 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

Undergraduate applicants of BAMCJ, B.Sc. IT, B.Sc. CS, B.Sc. Data Science, B.Sc. Economics, B.Sc. Psychology, BCA, BBA, BBM who have applied during the period from 1/1/2024 to 17/06/2024 till 5 p.m.

Undergraduate applicants of BFM, BAF, BSc Biotechnology, BS-MS, BBF 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 list was declared as per the following schedule.

PHASE 1 Admission : COMPLETED

FIRST LIST

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

Undergraduate applicants who have applied on or before 19/04/2024

24th April 2024

Email will be sent to all applicants on 24th April 2024(evening) mentioning their admission status and further process.

30th April 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

Undergraduate applicants who have applied on or before 17/05/2024

24th May 2024

Email will be sent to all applicants on 24th May 2024 (evening) mentioning their admission status and further process.

31st May 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

Undergraduate applicants of BAMCJ, B.Sc. IT, B.Sc. CS, B.Sc. Data Science, B.Sc. Economics, B.Sc. Psychology, BCA, BBA, BBM who have applied on or before 07/06/2024

Undergraduate applicants of BFM, BAF, BSc Biotechnology, BS-MS, BBF 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
  • Indian Nationality Certificate (If not mentioned of LC)
  • Aadhar Card, Two passport size Photographs of the candidate
  • H.S.C / Final year diploma / Equivalent marksheet
  • College Leaving Certificate
  • Gap Certificate/ Affidavit (if HSC passed before 2024)
  • Equivalence Certificate / Migration Certificate of Concerned Board (if student passed HSC / equivalent from other than Maharashtra Board)

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
Third Year Fees Fourth Year Fees Total Year Fees
Commerce & Business Studies
Accounting & Finance (Honours) 1,25,000 1,35,000 1,45,800 1,57,500 5,63,300
Accounting & Finance 1,25,000 1,35,000 1,45,800   4,05,800
Financial Markets 1,20,000 1,29,600 1,40,000   3,89,600
Financial Markets (Honours) 1,20,000 1,29,600 1,40,000 1,51,200 5,40,800
Banking & Finance 1,15,000 1,24,000 1,34,000   3,73,000
Banking & Finance (Honours) 1,15,000 1,24,000 1,34,000 1,44,500 5,17,500
Business Administration 2,50,000 2,62,000 2,75,000   7,87,000
Business Administration (Honours) 2,50,000 2,62,000 2,75,000 2,75,000 10,62,000
Business Management 1,75,000 1,89,000 2,04,000   5,68,000
Business Management (Honours) 1,75,000 1,89,000 2,04,000 2,20,500 7,88,500
Science 
Computer Applications 1,75,000 1,89,000 2,04,000   5,68,000
Computer Applications (Honours) 1,75,000 1,89,000 2,04,000 2,20,500 7,88,500
Computer Science 1,40,000 1,51,000 1,63,000   4,54,000
Computer Science (Honours) 1,40,000 1,51,000 1,63,000 1,76,000 6,30,000
Information Technology 1,25,000 1,35,000 1,45,800   4,05,800
Information Technology (Honours) 1,25,000 1,35,000 1,45,800 1,57,500 5,63,300
Biotechnology 1,80,000 1,94,500 2,10,000   5,84,500
Biotechnology (Honours) 1,80,000 1,94,500 2,10,000 2,26,800 8,11,300
Data Science 2,50,000 2,62,000 2,75,000   7,87,000
Data Science (Honours) 2,50,000 2,62,000 2,75,000 2,75,000 10,62,000
Integrated BSMS Programme 50,000 54,000 58,500 63,000 in 4th year
68,000 in 5th year
2,93,500
 Humanities & Social Sciences
Mass Communication & Journalism 1,50,000 1,62,000 1,75,000   4,87,000
Mass Communication & Journalism (Honours) 1,50,000 1,62,000 1,75,000 1,89,000 6,76,000
BSc Economics 2,00,000 2,16,000 2,33,000   6,49,000
BSc Economics (Honours) 2,00,000 2,16,000 2,33,000 2,52,000 9,01,000
BSc Psychology 1,50,000 1,62,000 1,75,000   4,87,000
BSc Psychology (Honours) 1,50,000 1,62,000 1,75,000 1,89,000 6,76,000

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.

  • 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.