St. Xavier’s college was founded by German Jesuits in 1869. St. Xavier’s college is affiliated to University of Mumbai. The College runs BMM, BMS, B.Sc. (I.T.), M.Sc. Biotechnology and MA Public Policy, Degree Courses on a Self-financing basis. The University of Mumbai awards degrees for all these courses.
The College received the status of Autonomous College under the University of Mumbai from the academic year 2010-11. Academic Autonomy allows the college to design its own courses, framing its own syllabi and conducting its own evaluation for its students. This system of academic freedom mandated by the UGC is in force in many other Universities of the country for about 30 years. Academic Autonomy does not involve Financial Autonomy and the fee structure will be in accordance with that of the University of Mumbai, which awards the Degree to the students of St. Xavier’s college.
The College being a Catholic Minority College, 50% of seats are reserved for Catholic Minority students. Admissions to the BMS and BMM courses are through Entrance Exam and Interview. The college receives more than 4000 applications every year for 120 seats (BMM -60, BMS-60)
St Xavier’s ET 2017 Eligibility
Students from all three streams i.e. Arts, Commerce and Science are eligible to apply for BMS course of St. Xavier’s college.
Eligibility Criteria for St. Xavier’s ET 2017:
- The candidate belonging to General/Open category should have passed the final Examination of 10 + 2 system conducted by any recognized Central / State Board with at least 65% aggregate marks
- Minimum percentage requirement for Christian Minority Candidate is 60% & SC/ST candidate is 55%
- Candidates belonging to the General Category (GC) whose date of birth falls on or after 1st June 1995 are eligible to appear for the Entrance Test BMM/BMS 2018
- Candidates belonging to the Christian religious community and SC/ST candidates who are born on or after 1stJune 1993 are eligible to appear for the Entrance Test BMM/BMS 2018
- Those who will be appearing in the QE later than30thJune, 2018 are not eligible to apply for BMM/BMS 2018 Entrance Test
St Xavier’s ET 2017 Pattern
Mode: Paper Based
Question Type: Objective (MCQs)
No. of Questions: 100
Duration: 1 Hr. 45 Min.
Marking Scheme: No Negative Marking
Section Wise Split-up:
|General Knowledge & Current Affairs
English Language & Comprehension Skills
Logical & Visual Reasoning,Critical Analysis.
St. Xavier’s entrance test is the first stage in the admission process for BMS course. Students are short listed for next stage i.e. personal interview, on the basis of their performance in the entrance test. Final selection / seat allotment is done by taking all three (refer the table given below) criteria into account.
|Qualifying Exam (Std.XII Score)||40%|
St. Xavier’s 2018: Important dates
Important dates in St. Xavier’s BMM/BMS Entrance Test 2018 calendar are as follows:
|Event||Tentative Day / Date / Month|
|Registration start date||1st May 2018|
|Last date for Registration||30th May 2018|
|Admit card Availlability||31st May 2018|
|St. Xavier’s BMS Entrance Test Date||2nd June 2018|
|St. Xavier’s BMS Entrance Test Result||To be announced|
Application fee: Rs. 3,000/- (For General & Other category) Rs.1,000/ (For SC/ ST)
BMS Seats / Intake
|No.||Category||No. of Seats|
|Sub Category wise break up|
St Xavier’s Entrance Exam Analysis
The test was divided into two parts: – The creative and critical thinking, followed by the Objective questions. It had a pretty high standard. It was comparatively tougher than the BMM Test. To get through the BMS test, one has to be thorough with the latest news (it could even be few days old news).
Creative and Critical writing:- This section had a lot many question which were from Business, Life skills, quotes and Moral values point of view.
- A picture in which there were 5-6 balloons tied together with a frowning face and just opposite to it was 1 balloon which had a smiling face. Students had to write the first thought that came up in their mind.
- Elaboration on the following topics:-
- Increased limits of FDI can be the best way of growth for any country (write for or against)
- Money can guarantee happiness. Comment
- India needs more entrepreneurs. Comment
- Inclusive growth is the best way for the development of a country.
- “To succeed in life, one shall have to walk on the sands of time, and not drag them” – APJ Abdul Kalam. Comment.
English language and Comprehension Skills: The passage had many words which were business oriented, which actually had a deeper meaning from the business sense. Passages were moderately difficult. MCQ’s were there each of one mark. Synonyms, Antonyms, and Anagrams were included separately.
GK & Current affairs: GK was comparatively easier. It had all about CEO’s, Governors, Wimbledon winners and other general topics.
Data Interpretation was a bit tough.
Questions were tricky and involved lot of thinking and faster analysis.
Maths: There were about 8-9 moderately difficult questions each of 1 mark
Logical Reasoning questions were very easy.
The paper on the whole was not easy.