St. Stephen’s College is an open institute and is one of the oldest institutions in Delhi, India. The college provides undergraduate and postgraduate programs along with language courses with different specialization subjects. Admission to the UG courses is done on merit-basis of the qualifying exam conducted by the college, or an Aptitude Test followed by the personal interview round and for admission to the PG courses, the eligible candidates may be interviewed by the college. Scholarships are also given to students on the basis of merit and need. 

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St. Stephen’s College Delhi Highlights

Established | Type 1881 | Public
Affiliated To University of Delhi
Approved By UGC
Courses Offered Postgraduate (MA, M.Sc) , Undergraduate (BA, B.Sc) programs and Certificate/ diploma courses
Admission Criteria Merit-based; Aptitude Test and Personal Interview
Entrance Test Aptitude Test (conducted by the college)
Mode of Education Full time
Application Mode Online
Official Website https://www.ststephens.edu/

St. Stephen’s College Delhi Courses

St Stephen's College offers ten undergraduate courses and nine postgraduate courses in Science and Arts. It is most known for the Bachelor of Arts degree. The college offers a sum of six undergraduate courses under the Bachelor of Arts degree. The courses are B.A. (Program) and B.A. {Hons} in English, Sanskrit, History, Philosophy, and Economics. St Stephen's College also offers low maintenance declaration courses in multiple languages. These courses are affiliated with the concerned departments of the University of Delhi.

Courses Details
BA Eligibility: Candidate should have passed Higher Secondary Examination or its equivalent from any recognized Board and secured at least 45% marks
Duration: 3 years
Specialization: Economics, English, History, Philosophy, and Sanskrit
Selection Criteria: Entrance Test
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B.Sc Eligibility: Candidate should have passed Higher Secondary Examination or its equivalent from any recognized Board and secured at least 45% marks
Duration: 3 years
Specialization: Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, and B.Sc Program (Physical Sciences)
Selection Criteria: Entrance Test
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MA Eligibility: Candidate should have completed graduation in a relevant field from any recognized university and secured a minimum of 50% marks
Duration: 2 years
Specialization: Economics, English, History, Philosophy, Sanskrit, Mathematics, and Operations Research
Selection Criteria: Merit Based
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M.Sc Eligibility: Candidate should have completed graduation in a relevant field from any recognized university and secured a minimum of 50% marks
Duration: 2 years
Specialization: Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, and Operations Research
Selection Criteria: Merit Based
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Certificate/Diploma Courses Eligibility: Candidate should have passed Higher Secondary Examination or its equivalent from any recognized Board
Languages: French, German, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Arabian, Persian, and Urdu
Duration: 8 months
Selection: Merit-based

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St. Stephens College Delhi Admissions

Admission to the UG courses is done on merit-basis of the qualifying exam conducted by the college, or an Aptitude Test followed by the personal interview round and for admission to the PG courses, the eligible candidates may be interviewed by the college. 

  • Candidates who apply for the Diploma/Certification course also need to appear for the entrance test conducted by the college. 
  • In the case of UG courses, honors programs with various specializations are offered as well. The merit list for the granting of admission is done as follows: Class XII marks (85%), Aptitude Test (5%), and interview (10%).
  • Persons with Disability (PwD) category students are exempted from the written Aptitude Test and to determine the merit of the candidate, 85% weightage will be held by Class XII Marks and 15% weightage will be given to the interview. 
  • Candidates applying for admission through sports quota will be required to appear for sports trials.
  • In the case of PG courses, the selection is done on the basis of marks scored in graduation. The candidates who are shortlisted are called for an interview conducted by the college.

How to Apply?

For UG Courses: 

  • Candidates need to visit the official website of the college and fill the application form online. 
  • The application fee for the undergraduate course is INR 100 whereas the diploma course is INR 500 and is required to be paid online while the submission of the application form.

For PG Courses: 

  • Candidates can only fill the application form offline and obtain it from the college office. Online form filling facility is not available for PG courses.
  • The application fee for the PG courses is INR 100.

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St. Stephen’s College Cut off 2020

St Stephen’s College BA (Hons) Economics Cut off 2020

Category Commerce (BFS%) Humanities (BFS%) Science (BFS%) Rider
General 99.25 98.75 98 Mathematics 95%
SC 96.25 95.75 95
ST 94.25 93.75 93
COTH (Christian Others) 96.75 96.25 95.5
CNI (Church of North India) 74.25 73.75 73 Mathematics 70%
CNID- Church of North India (Delhi Diocese) 74.25 73.75 73
CST (Christian Scheduled Tribe) 79.25 78.75 78 Mathematics 75%
PH 84.25 83.75 83 Mathematics 85%

**What is the rider section in the cut off list?

The rider section in the cut off list is the additional condition introduced by the university. The rider section means that the student must have studied mathematics in the 12th class and must have scored the mentioned percentage in the board exams.

St. Stephen College BA (Hons) History Cut off 2020

Category Commerce (BFS%) Humanities (BFS%) Science (BFS%)
General 99 98.25 99
SC 97.5 96.75 97.5
ST 79 78.25 79
COTH 94 93.25 94
CNI 74 73.25 74
CNID 74 73.25 74
CST 88 87.25 88
PH 95 94.25 95

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St. Stephen’s College Delhi Placements

The institute has an extraordinary placement record throughout the years. Numerous students have sacked significant salary packages from notable companies. The average salary package offered is around INR 8 LPA. The most significant salary package has gone up to INR 14 LPA. 

Some of the top recruiters include: 

Bain and Company Hindustan Times DE Shaw
AT Kearney Morgan Stanley Times of India
CITI Bank JSW Steel IndusInd Bank

These organizations visit the foundation for campus placements and offer an incredible salary package to students contingent on their scholarly record and experience.

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St. Stephen's College Delhi Scholarships

The institute offers various scholarships to students including handicapped people. It has an aggregate of 13 scholarships. Some of them include: 

  • National Merit scholarship
  • Government of India Hindi Scholarship
  • National Merit grant for offspring of teachers
  • State Merit scholarship
  • State scholarship
  • University merit scholarship
  • Scholarship for proficiency in sports
  • State scholarship for Arts
  • Labor Welfare Fund grant
  • Scholarship for handicapped students. 

St. Stephen’s College Delhi Facilities

  • College Library: The library consists of thousands of books, magazines, journals, daily newspapers, and a separate archival section which holds all the records related to the history of the college. It is well-maintained, fully automated and air-conditioned. The digital section of the library provides the students with a plethora of e-learning resources.
  • Sports: The college has a separate infrastructure for each of the sports provided by the college and also has a designated office for the Physical Education Department. Under the sports section, the college offers facilities like a cardio studio, badminton hall, basketball court, cricket grounds spread across 8.2 acres of land, two tennis courts, a shooting range, a football field, weight training gym, two squash courts, a table tennis area and a swimming pool.
  • Residential Facilities: The residential facilities provided by the college are divided into six blocks. Out of these six blocks, three are ladies’ blocks and three are men’s blocks. That is to say that there are well-maintained and well-equipped hostels (also referred to as residences) in equal amounts for women and men.
  • Chapel: A chapel is provided by the college for worship and meditation and is available for anyone without any restrictions. 
  • Dining Hall: The college has also provided its students with a dining hall (usually referred to as “mess”). It has a seating capacity of 400 and provides the students with a well-balanced diet which is of top-notch quality.
  • IRC: The Internet Resource Center was provided to serve the needs of both the students and the faculty. The college offers two top-of-the-line well-equipped computer labs for the students’ and faculty’s computational needs.
  • Cafe: There is also a cafe provisioned within the college campus that caters to the needs of the students and faculty by serving a variety of good food at a reasonable cost.
  • Banking: The college has a proficient branch of the State Bank of India within the campus itself. This branch handles all the transactions of the college’s accounts ranging from fee payments to the management of society accounts.
  • Medical Facilities: Students are provided with a 24x7 medical facility at the college. There is a nurse present within the college premises on all the weekdays at certain time intervals in the day.
  • Equal Opportunity Cell: For students with special needs or students from deprived backgrounds, the college has provided a smart enabling environment. The Equal Opportunity Cell is instructed to take steps for the same. 

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St. Stephen’s College Delhi FAQs

Ques. How are the internship opportunities at St. Stephen’s College?

Ans. The campus Placement Cell of the college updates the students regarding internships and jobs in various fields. Students are hired for internships with a respectable stipend and perks such as a certificate and a letter of recommendation by companies such as Calvin Klein, Google, Deloitte, Microsoft, etc. You have to, however, have a good resume and clear the interview or a group discussion as mandated by the company.

Ques. How many merit lists are usually declared by St. Stephen’s College?

Ans. The college declares three merit lists on the basis of marks secured in the Higher Secondary Examination and students are given admission into the college based on that.

Ques. What is the fee structure of courses at St. Stephen’s College? Is it expensive?

Ans. The fee structure is fairly feasible and is not expensive at all. The quality of education provided to the students is completely worth the money paid. Students can, however, also apply for scholarships as well if they meet the required criteria.

Ques. How is the course curriculum designated at St. Stephen’s College?

Ans. The course curriculum is similar to that followed by different colleges of Delhi University. Studies over the 3 years span out on focusing on every topic of the subject done in class eleventh and twelfth with tutorials or practicals. Albeit one might want for the course to focus on viable applications rather than repetitive retention of theory, DU follows strict coursework.

Ques. What is the reservation criteria followed by St. Stephen’s College?

Ans. Out of the total seats, 50% are reserved for the Christian applicants:
  • For Christian applicants under ST, 17% of the seats are reserved.
  • For Christian Persons with Disabilities (PwD) applicants, 3% of the seats are reserved.
  • For the Church of North India, up to 40% of the seats are reserved. 
  • The rest of the 40% reservations are to be filled with candidates from all the rest of the Christian determinations.

The leftover 50% seats in the non-Christian category can be filled as follows:

  • For SC/ST category candidates, 17% of the mentioned seats are reserved.
  • For PwD applicants, 3% of the seats are reserved.
  • The remaining 80% of seats are for the General Merit category.