How Admission process in St. Stephen’s College and JMC Differ from DU

Vinod Sharma updated on : 17 Jun 2016

The admission process at St. Stephen’s and Jesus & Mary Colleges differ considerably to that of DU admission. Know about the difference here.

JMC Admission Process, Stephen’s Admission Process

As we all know that the last date to fill DU admission form is inching closer with each passing day. Aspirants can fill the application form online by June 19, 2016. As most of the colleges in Delhi are under the centralised online admission process, yet some of the colleges have maintained their own admission processes. Two college names worth mentioning here are St. Stephen’s College and Jesus & Mary College (JMC). To know how the admission processes at these two colleges differ to that of DU, consider reading the following lines. Use DU College Predictor

Seat Reservation in St. Stephen’s College and JMC 

Both the colleges are Christian minority colleges and are known for their academics. Both the colleges reserve 50 percent of their seats for the Christian minority students. These colleges have separate marks criteria for giving admission to Christian students and others. 

How DU admission process differs to St. Stephen’s College    

The admission process at St. Stephen’s College, in particular,  differs considerably to that of DU or any of the colleges under the university. From this year onwards, candidates who want to take admission in St. Stephen’s College need to first register through the centralised DU admission process. After this, the candidates have to fill in the online form of St. Stephen’s College and include the DU registration number in the application form. 

St. Stephen’s College to close admission prior to DU 

Unlike the DU admission process that will close on June 19, 2016, it is highly likely that St. Stephen’s College closes its admission process on June 17, 2016. 

St. Stephen’s College will release its own cut off list 

St. Stephen’s College won’t be the part of DU’s five cut off list first of which is to come on June 27, 2016. Unlike any other college that will accept DU cut off list, St. Stephen’s College will release its own cut off list post the registration process

Admission process at St. Stephen’s College  

  • Once the St. Stephen’s College rolls out the cut off list, candidates have to take a 30-minute aptitude test.
  • After the written test, candidates have to face an interview that will be given 10 percent weightage in the general category whereas the weightage will be 15 percent in the disability section. 
  • Candidates who’ve applied under the disability category will give no aptitude test but the interview only. 
  • The best of four subjects at St. Stephen’s College should not include Physical Education, Music, Graphic Design, Fine Arts, Dance and other vocational subject. 
  • Those who want to take admission in B.Sc (Hons) courses should necessarily have studied Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics and not just business mathematics. 
  • Last but not the least is those who want to join B. Sc programme with computer science should necessarily have studied computer science/informatics/Chemistry in addition to Physics and Mathematics. 

Admission process at Jesus & Mary College 

Like the case with St. Stephen’s College, candidates seeking admission in Jesus and Mary College have to fill a separate admission from on the official website. Candidates have to register on DU website prior to this and provide the DU registration number while filling the JMC form. 

Seat Reservation at Jesus and Mary College 

Being a minority Christian Colleges  like St. Stephen’s College under Delhi University, it reserves 50 percent seats for Christian students. 

Admission process at Jesus and Mary College 

  • An aspirant can fill a form and mark three preferences on the same. Any candidate filling more than one form will be disqualified even at the later stage. The last date to fill the application form is June 19, 2016. 
  • Students who apply for B.Com course should have studied mathematics at 10+2 level and those who have studied any of the two subjects out of Accountancy, Business studies, Economics, Commerce and Computer Sciences will be given 2 percent weightage.  
  • One percent weightage will be given to students who have Psychology as one of the subjects and have scored above 85% in the higher secondary exam while allotting seats
  • Those applying for Hindi should have studied the subject along with English at the 10+2 level and should have obtained 60 percent marks in Hind language.
  • Similarly, those who are applying for History and/or Political Science will be given 2 percent weightage if they have studied the subject at 10+2 level.
  • Like DU Admission criteria, students who have applied under sports and ECA quota have to appear for the trials as per the college schedule. 

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