ADMISSION CRITERIA & Procedure 2019-20
Please read through the admission procedure and criteria carefully. It will help you in your application process.
In lieu of the recent directive from the Delhi High Court, Jesus and Mary College Under-graduate admission Criteria for the academic year 2019-20 has been replaced with the eligibility criteria followed in the year 2018-19 for all Under Graduate Courses.
You are hereby informed to kindly go through the eligibility criteria available on the college website and edit your JMC registration form if you wish to do so.
Last date for Submitting the Registration form is 22nd June 2019.
In the following para's we define the overall admission criteria and the admission criteria for each of the departments
General Rules applicable to all departments
Procedure for calculation of ‘Best Four’ subjects percentage for Honours Courses
‘Best Four’ percentage will be calculated on the basis English and three academic subjects given in the list below:
v. Business Maths
vi. Business Studies
ix. Computer Science
xi. Elective English
xiii. English Core
xiv. Functional English
xix. Informatics Practices
xx. Legal Studies
xxiv. Political Science
• All subjects to be included in the calculation of ‘Best Four’ must have at least 70% theory component of exam. In case, the subject to be considered does not have 70% theory component and 30% practical component, then the marks of theory and practical only shall be converted to 70% and 30%, respectively on pro rata basis. These new marks will then be considered for calculation of ‘Best Four’
• If a candidate has scored: Physics 90 (theory 50, practical 40; max. marks theory 60, practical 40), and Chemistry 91(theory 52, practical 39; max. marks theory 60, practical 40) which is not in ratio of 70: 30, then the marks can be converted on pro rata basis
Pro rata marks in physics = 88.3 ((50/60) x 70 + (40/40) x 30) = 58.33 + 30 = 88.33
Pro rata marks in chemistry = 89.92 ((52/60) x 70 + (39/40) x 30) = 60.67 + 29.25 = 89.92
Department Specific Criteria
Note: Mathematics should have been studied at Class XII level, whether included in Best Four or not.
- 1. English + 3 best Academic subjects out of the following:
* Business Studies/Commerce
* Computer Sciences
- 2. 1% will be deducted for each of the academic subjects not included in (1)
- English + 3 best Academic subjects out of the following:
- 1% will be deducted for each of the academic subjects not included in (1)
Department of Economics
- Mathematics is compulsory in Class XII.
- Minimum requirement:
English Core 75%
• If Economics is included in the ‘Best Four’ subjects then an advantage of 2% is
given in the
Best Four percentage.
Department of English
- Preference will be given to students from the Humanities and the Science Streams.
- Preference will be given to students who have taken Elective English in Class XII
Department of Hindi
- Hindi and English are compulsory upto Class XII
- Minimum marks in Hindi should be 70%.
- ‘Best Four’ aggregate 65%.
- If History is included in the ‘Best Four’ subjects then an advantage of 2% is given
Best Four percentage.
Department of Mathematics
- Mathematics to be included in best of four subjects.
- Minimum marks in Maths 85%
Political Science (Hons.)
- If Political Science is included in the ‘Best Four’ subjects then an advantage of 2%
in the Best Four percentage.
- Advantage of 1% will be given to students who have scored 85% or above percentage in
Psychology in class XII, irrespective of whether or not Psychology is included in the ‘Best
- If Sociology is included in the ‘Best Four’ subjects then an advantage of 2% is given in the
Best Four percentage.
Procedure for calculation of ‘Best Four’ subjects percentage for B.A (Programme)
* One Language (Core/Elective/Functional)
* One non-listed subject (List above) can be included in calculation of ‘Best Four’
without any deduction.
* If more than one non-listed subject is included for calculation of Best Four, a
deduction of 2.5% each in Best Four will be levied.
B.A. Programme with Mathematics as Elective Subject
- Mathematics is compulsory in class XII.
- Minimum marks in Mathematics should be 65%.
- Best four subjects with English and Mathematics should be minimum 70% .
B.Voc (Bachelor of Vocation)
B. Voc - HealthCare Management
- ‘Best Four’ percentage to be calculated with English and any
- Weightage of 2% will be given to candidates having studied either
Biology/Biotechnology in Class XII. Additional advantage of 1% may be given if
candidate has studied Healthcare Sciences.
B. Voc – Retail Management & IT
- ‘Best Four’ percentage to be calculated with English and any three subjects which may
include two vocational subject out of the following:
- Marketing and Salesmanship
- Business Operation and Management
- Weightage of 2% will be given to candidates having any one of abovevocational subjects in
Class XII. Additional advantage of 1% may be given if the candidate has studied more than
one of the above vocational subjects.
Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed)
Admission to Bachelor of Elementary Education (B. El. Ed) Course is done
through a Centralized entrance test conducted by CIE, University of Delhi.
For details refer : www.cie.du.ac.in