St. Stephen’s College is one of the few colleges in Delhi University (DU) that holds its own admission process. Since the admissions at DU are commencing, candidates can apply to the college, after they have registered themselves on the university website.
Being a religious minority college, St. Stephen’s College has special reservations for Christian candidates from all the categories. One of the noticeable things is that the college has not a quota for students with a certificate in extra-curricular activities but considers the same at the interview.
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The application procedure to St. Stephen’s College is a two-step process, first the candidate needs to apply through Delhi University’s Central Admission Portal (CAP) and then apply to the college, respectively. Both the steps have been discussed below :
Step -1 (Applying Through DU’s CAP):
- Go to Delhi University’s Official Website
- Click on UG Admissions and click on ‘Online Application’
- Now, fill-up all the credentials in the relevant fields provided
- Once you fill up the whole application form, you will get a ‘Registration ID’, to be used later while filling the college application form
Step – 2 (Applying To St. Stephen’s College)
- Go to St. Stephen’s College’s Admissions Page on their website
- Click on ‘Online Application’, you will be redirected to the application page
- Go through all the instructions and then fill the application form
- Application fee per course: Rs. 200/-
- Sports form Application Fee: Rs. 300/- per game
- Residence (Hostel) Application Fee: Rs. 350/-
- One must have Senior School Certificate/Class XII Examination conducted by the CBSE or an equivalent examination
- You must clear the entrance exam conducted by St. Stephen’s College for the respective course that you choose to apply for
|Christians (Under ST Category)
|Christians (With Disabilities)
|Church of North India
||Up to 40%
Note: Rest of the seats to be filled by candidates belonging to general category and 5% seats are available for candidates applying under sports category.
Admission will be based on collective merit also called composite merit, which consists of the following entities:
- Marks obtained in Class 12th/Equivalent: 85% Weightage
- Aptitude Test conducted by the college: 5% Weightage
- Interview: 10% Weightage
Note: Differently abled (PWD) category be exempted from the written test. In this case, Class 12th marks have 85% Weightage and the interview will have 15% weightage in determining the merit.
In each of the subjects, the marks of the last candidate in the list become the cut-off marks for being called for the interview. Shortlisted candidates will be called for an entrance test followed by an interview, which carries 10% weightage.
An entrance test i.e. aptitude test carries 5% weightage in determining the merit list, aptitude test for different courses have been designed in a way to assess candidates in the respective fields of study. A brief description of the nature of aptitude tests for various courses is as follow:
- B.Sc. (H) Chemistry: The test is based on 11th and 12th standard chemistry (Organic and Inorganic). The test will comprise multiple-choice questions (MCQs) from all branches of chemistry and will be of half an hour duration.
- B.Sc. (H) Physics: The test is based on the 11th and 12th standard Physics. The test will comprise multiple-choice questions (MCQs) and will be of half an hour in duration.
- B.Sc. (H) Mathematics: The entrance test for this course will comprise of different mathematics topics such as calculus, coordinate geometry, probability, Matrices and Determinants, Polynomials, Sets & functions and graphs, Arithmetic Aptitude and Logical Reasoning.
- B.Sc. (Programme) Chemistry/Computer Science: The test will be based on a question from the subjects related to the main discipline, besides Physics and Mathematics.
- B.A (H) Economics: the questions in this test will come from mathematical topics such as Sets, Functions and Graphs, Calculus, Logical Reasoning, Matrices and Determinants, Probability and Elementary Statistics and Maximization & Minimization techniques.
- B.A (H) English: The test is designed in a way to gauge the candidate’s writing, analytical and critical skills.
- B.A (H) Philosophy: Since no questions can assess a candidate’s knowledge in this discipline, the questions can be expected to assess reading, writing and thinking abilities of the candidates
- B.A (H) History: the comprehension and writing abilities of candidates will prove helpful in this section and a sense of history will help in attempting the test
- B.A (H) Sanskrit: In this particular section, the candidates will be tested for their motivation and knowledge of Sanskrit language (Class X Level)
- B.A Programme: This particular entrance test comprises of two sections namely: Section A and Section B, discussed below:
Section – A: There would be five objective types/Multiple choice questions based on current affairs, carrying half mark each. The whole section carries 2.5 marks
Section – B: Candidate would be required to write a small paragraph (not more than 200 words) concerning current social, political or economic issues in India. This section also carries 2.5 marks
The interview is conducted after the completion of entrance test. The interview carries 10% of weightage in determining the merit and mainly comprises of following elements:
- Academics: In this part the interviewers generally read between the lines, assessing the candidates on the aspects that the mark sheet or the aptitude test can’t indicate
- Co-Curricular: the college doesn’t have separate ECA quota, so candidate’s proficiency is taken into account in this part of the interview
- General Awareness and Sense of Values: A candidate’s personal outlook, sense of values, level of awareness and motivation. The candidates will be asked about their background, beliefs, and goals in life.
The list of shortlisted candidates along with interview schedule will be put up on the college website and notice boards. Candidates called for interview will get an interview call letter at their registered email address.
Note: Applicants called for the interview are required to bring a print-out of the call letter at the time of appearing for the interview.
Once the interview for a course has completed, a merit list will be put up on the notice board and college website. A waiting list will also be put up at the same time. Two passport size photographs and all the original documents should be submitted by the selected candidates, later than that will result in cancellation of admission.
Documents to be brought at the time of the interview:
- Two recent passport size photographs
- The printout of the interview call letter
- The following documents in original and one set of self-attested copies:
- Secondary school certificate
- Mark-sheet of qualifying examination
- Baptism certificate for Christian candidates and SC/ST certificate in a case belonging to the particular category.
- Physical Disability Certificate in case of PWD Candidates
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College