Frequently Asked Questions
When will application forms be made available?
Application forms will be available from the last week of April and only online.
Online Application Form
What is the Application Procedure?
Detailed instructions will be offered as part of the online application process.
How can I track the status of my Application?
Application status will be posted on our website.
When does the application period close each year?
Applications will be accepted until ten days of the publication of examination results.
How many students does SMC take in per year?
Around 1000 students each academic year.
What are the programmes offered and what are the eligibility criteria for each programme?
Refer: Programmes Offered
What hostel facilities are available?
Refer: Hostel Facilities
Is acceptance into SMC based on merit/ on an entrance exam?
Candidates are selected purely on merit and according to the government reservation policy. Fifty percent of the seats are reserved for the minority Catholic community. B.V.A. has an entrance test which will be practical (drawing and/or designing) and this will be followed by an interview. An entrance test is administered for B.A. English Literature and all postgraduate programmes.
Are scholarships offered? How can I apply for one?
Government, private and management scholarships are available. You will be directed to the right authority once you are enrolled.
What is the difference between aided and self-financing programmes?
Aided programmes are those supported by the government by way of fee subsidies. Self-financing programmes are those where a higher fee structure exists as these are not supported by the government.
Can I apply for more than one programme?
You may apply for more than one programme using the appropriate application form.
When do classes start?
Classes usually start in the third week of June for all new students.