St. Xavier's BMS Exam Pattern 2018

St. Xavier's BMS Exam Pattern 2018 - The official exam pattern of St. Xavier's BMS 2018 is prescribed by St. Xavier’s College Autonoums, Mumbai and outlines the overall structure of the entrance exam. St. Xavier’s BMS entrance test for admission to Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS) programme is conducted by St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai. According to the exam pattern of St. Xavier’s BMS, the exam is divided into two sections. The first section consists of 70 objective type questions which evaluate the candidates’ skills such as English, Basic Math & DI, GK and Current Affairs and Logical Reasoning. The second section is the subjective type which is more comprehensive and tests the creative Thinking and Critical Analysis abilities in 30 questions. The exam was conducted in the English language on June 2, 2018, in paper-pencil mode from 2 PM to 4 PM. The weightage given to this written exam for BMS programme is 60 per cent, the rest being the qualifying marks. With the help of St. Xavier's BMS 2018 exam pattern, candidates will have a better understanding of the marking scheme, exam syllabus, question paper pattern and etc. Also, test takers will know what to expect from St. Xavier’s BMS entrance test and be able to prepare in a much-structured way. In this article by Careers360, test takers will find complete information pertaining to St. Xavier's BMS exam pattern 2018 including marking scheme, exam centres etc.

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St. Xavier's BMS Exam Pattern Facts 2018

Qualifying Exam (QE)

Class 12 or equivalent

Minimum marks required in QE

65 per cent


Paper Based

Question Type

Subjective & Objective (MCQs)


1 hour and 45 minutes

No. of Questions:


Total No. Of Sections


Negative marking


Weightage of the St. Xavier’s BMS written test

60 per cent

St. Xavier’s BMS 2018 - Marks Distribution

Exam Section

Section-Wise Marks Allotted

Subjective Section

30 Marks

Objective Section

70 Marks

Negative Marking - There will be no negative marking for wrong answers.


St. Xavier’s College Entrance Exam Syllabus for BMS Course

  • General Knowledge, Current Affairs

  • Data Interpretation and Basic Mathematics

  • Language Skills

  • Reasoning/ Critical Analysis & Creative Thinking

Exam preparation material and books for St. Xavier’s BMS Entrance Exam Syllabus

  • For GK & Current affairs – Read the newspaper on daily basis, stay updated with TV news channels

  • Candidates can also read current affairs magazines like Readers Digest, Competition Success Review etc. which will help in improving your GK as well as the verbal ability

  • Study NCERT books from 9th to 12th level – Economics, Statistics, Accounts, General Studies etc. High school books will help in brushing up the concepts.

  • Reading Novels and Short Stories will improve vocabulary and English grammar. Practice writing short essays

  • Practice and speed is the key, hence candidates must time themselves while practising and solving questions.

Important Guidelines for St. Xavier’s BMS Entrance 2018


Candidates must note the following important guidelines released by the exam conducting body – St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai:

  • St. Xaviers BMS Entrance Test will be held only at St. Xavier’s College, Autonomous, 5, Mahapalika Marg, Mumbai 400 001.

  • The paper will be in English Language and answers must be given in English only.

  • The admit card of St. Xavier’s BMS 2018 will be available for download after filling up of application form of St. Xavier’s BMS entrance exam and payment of the fee (Rs. 1000 for SC/ST candidates and Rs. 3000 for other candidates).

  • Candidates should ensure they carry the official Admit Card to be allowed to take the St. Xavier's BMS Entrance Test 2018.

  • They must also carry a BLACK ballpoint pen.

  • Electronic devices like mobiles, iPods, smart watches, etc. and Materials like log tables, notebooks, loose papers, books, etc. are not permitted.

  • The exam conducting authority has permitted the use of a simple calculator only.

  • No negative marking is applicable for the wrong answers given in the entrance test.

  • Candidates must ensure they do not mark more than one answer in the OMR answer sheet, otherwise, that question will be treated as wrong and no marks will be allotted for the same.

  • For persons with disability: Students with disabilities will be granted 30 minutes extra for writing the test and the permission to use a writer. The permission should be intimated to the Inclusion Cell of the College by mail to [email protected] with the Name of Applicant and Online Application form No. not less than 15 days prior to the entrance test. A valid Disability Certificate (From a Government recognized authority) must be produced at the help desk during the day of the exam.

The application process of St. Xavier's BMS entrance test 2018 started from May 1 and ended on May 30, 2018. The result and category-wise merit list of St. Xavier's BMS 2018 has been declared on June 19, 2018. The cutoff of St. Xavier’s BMS 2018 has also been announced alongwith the merit list. Once the names of the shortlisted candidates for counselling rounds have been announced, further admission procedure will be followed. Candidates must keep track of the important dates of St. Xavier’s BMS entrance test 2018 before they start preparing for the exam.


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