The St. Garcia College of Vasai was established in the year 1984. The college has a valid NAAC accreditation with a CGPA of 2.53. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs in a number of fields. St. Garcia College has an intake capacity of 1466 students for Under-Graduate courses and 129 students for Post-Graduate courses. Admission to the courses is done on the basis of marks secured in previous qualifying examinations.
|Established | Institute Type||1984 | Private|
|Approved by||Government of Maharashtra, University of Mumbai|
|Campus Area||11 acres|
|Courses Offered||UG and PG|
|Total Students||UG: 3597 | PG: 183|
The college offers various undergraduate and postgraduate programs under various fields. Tabulated below are the details for the same:
|B.B.I.||Banking and Insurance||Intermediate graduate with Commerce stream from a recognized board|
|M.Com.||Commerce||Bachelor degree in commerce-related discipline|
|B.Sc.||Information Technology||Intermediate graduate in Science stream from a recognized board|
|M.Sc.||Information technology||Bachelor degree in IT related discipline|
|B.A.||Arts||Intermediate graduate in any discipline|
|M.A.||Arts||Graduation in any discipline|
Admissions are given to the undergraduate courses based to students who have passed the higher secondary certificate exam conducted by the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education board - MSBSHSE for the FYBA/FYB.Com/FYB.Sc. IT courses. Students from other courses need to give an eligibility certificate which must be acknowledged by the University of Mumbai
For admission to the UG courses, the students must give the following:
The PG admission will be conducted on the basis of merit. Students can fill-up the form online or offline at the college. The college will announce a rank wise list for all the courses with admission details.
The college has been conducting placements, although not in a high percentage. The college does provide some guidance on getting jobs. The placement was approximately 10% of passed graduates in between 2014 to 2017.
The following graph show the placement data of the college from previous 3 years:
In the year 2018-19, a total of 821 students graduated, out of which 84 students got placed with reputed companies and organizations.
Numerous scholarships are awarded to the student on different criteria. The different criteria include general proficiency in coming up 1st in each year of education. The college also has scholarships and prizes for students coming in top ranks in the examination.
The college also gives Merit scholarships to students who are children of primary and secondary class teachers. St. Garcia college also provides help in gaining GOI scholarship to SC/ST/DT/NT/SBC/OBC category and Non-Hindi speaking students. Eligible students also qualify for Freeship.
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The college has a faculty of 40 experienced members. The principal of the college is Dr. Somnath Vibhute while Capt. Jose George is the Vice-Principal. Students learning in the post-graduation courses are given teaching opportunities for undergraduate students. Out of the total, 6 faculty members are Ph.D. holders and 8 are M.Phil holders.
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The college provides the following facilities for its students to help grow up in their education:
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Ques. Does the college have hostel facilities?
Ans. The college does not have hostel facilities for students. Local areas around Vasai have private hostels and PG facilities. Students coming from far away places would have to make their own arrangements.
Ques. Would I be able to pursue a Bachelor's and Master's level courses in the same college?
Ans. The college provides education for the students, right in Bachelors' and Masters’ Courses in Science, Commerce, and Arts. While the admissions are based on merit basis, students will have to complete the requisite formalities. For additional details on courses and fees, click here.
Ques. As a general category candidate, are there any scholarships available?
Ans. Scholarships are available on the basis of performance. Students coming in the top ranks are awarded various forms of scholarships.
Ques. Does the college have an NBA accreditation?
Ans. As of May 2020, the college does not have an NBA accreditation. However, it is accredited by the NAAC with a CGPA of 2.53.