St. Xavier’s BMS Eligibility Criteria 2018 -In order to appear for St. Xavier’s BMS entrance exam 2018, candidates must meet the eligibility criteria of laid down by St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai. St. Xavier’s BMS entrance test was held in paper-pen mode on June 2, 2018. According to the St. Xavier’s BMS eligibility criteria 2018, General category candidates must have passed Class XII exam or equivalent in the same year as of BMS admission (i.e. 2018) with an aggregate of 65 percent marks from a recognized institute. Also, the candidates from General category must be born on or after June 1, 1995 (for 2018 academic year). There is a slight relaxation in the eligibility terms for reserved categories and SC/ST category candidates. Applications for St. Xavier’s BMS Entrance Exam 2018 had commenced from May 1 and concluded on May 30, 2018. Aspirants who are interested in pursuing Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS) programme, a three-year degree course at St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai had to fill up the application form of St. Xavier’s BMS entrance and download the Hall ticket. Read on to know more about St. Xavier’s BMS 2018 eligibility criteria.
Highlights of St. Xavier's BMS Eligibility Criteria 2018
St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai has shared the detailed guidelines for the eligibility criteria for the aspirants planning to apply for BMS programme in academic session 2018-21.
Academic Qualification for St. Xavier's BMS 2018
Applicants should have completed their Class XII or equivalent examination from any board, national or state, or equivalent qualifying test. This is the basic qualifying examination required to be eligible for the St. Xavier’s BMS Entrance Test.
Candidates who have appeared or passed Intermediate (10+2) or Two-year pre-university examination conducted by a recognised Board or University are also eligible.
Aspirants having High School Certificate exam of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva will also be eligible.
Applicants who have appeared for Senior Secondary School exam conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with minimum 5 subjects will be eligible.
Those with a diploma in any Engineering branch with 2, 3 or 4 years duration after passing the Secondary School Certificate (S.S.C.) exam conducted by the Board of Technical Education, Maharashtra State or equivalent examination will also qualify to take the St. Xavier’s BMS Entrance Test.
The following table shows the distribution of percentage marks required to be eligible for St. Xavier’s BMS entrance test 2018:
Category Based Minimum Aggregate Marks Required in Qualifying Exams
Minimum Passing Marks (Class 12 or equivalent) Required for Eligibility
65 per cent
60 per cent
55 per cent
Additionally, the exam conducting body has also issued certain specific guidelines pertaining to the following factors:
Age Criteria for St. Xavier’s BMS Entrance Test 2018
For General category, only candidates whose Date of Birth (DOB) falls on or after June 1, 1995, are eligible to apply for the exam.
For Catholic community and SC/ST Category candidates, the DOB must fall on or after June 1, 1993, is acceptable for the application.
DOB mentioned in the school leaving certificate, first board or pre-university certificate/Birth Certificate issued by the competent authority will be acceptable.
In case candidates belong to a minority category, the Baptism Certificate will be required.
Year of Passing Qualifying Exam:
The candidates must have passed or should be appearing in the qualifying exam in 2018 itself. If a candidate is appearing in the qualifying exam later than June 30, 2018, they will not be eligible to apply for St. Xavier’s BMS Entrance Test 2018.
St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai offers 60 seats for the Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS) programme and reserves seats for the students belonging to minority category. The following table brings to you the seat reservation criteria followed for the programme.
Seats Reservation Matrix at St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai
No. of Seats
Total Reserved Category Seats
After having checked the St. Xavier’s BMS eligibility criteria 2018, candidates must make sure that they carefully read all instructions. Application form of St. Xavier BMS 2018 could be filled online after checking the important dates of St. Xavier's BMS 2018 and submitting the same before the deadline. Once the registration process is completed, candidates could download the admit card of St. Xavier’s 2018 and got it attested as instructed. The exam was held in St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai only and no other test centres conducted the exam.