Bachelor of Arts

First year admissions for the academic year 2021-22

How to become a Somaiya student

The K J Somaiya Institute of Dharma Studies offers BA programmes in Yogashastra. There is a focus on thorough introduction to the various aspects of Yogashastra. Yogashastra with all the basics of practicals as well as the philosophy of Yoga is taught throughout the six semesters.

 

 

 

 

1. HSC or equivalent.

2. Prior knowledge of Yoga is not required.

 
 
Phase Dates
Start Date of BA online Application Form 29th June, 2021
End Date of BA online Application Form 10th November, 2021
Last Date of BA Admission 10th November, 2021
Starting of BA Classes 27th August, 2021

Step1

Step 1

The students should fill the pre-admission form which is available on the college admission portal https://admissions.somaiya.edu

 

Step2

Step 2

Submission of 200/- (non-refundable in all cases) form fees through the payment gateway

Step3

Step 3

Admission will be offered based on the merit and availability of seats taken together. The candidate will be communicated via email about his/her offered seat or waitlisted number.

  • A provisional seat will be offered based on the merit, and availability of seats. The candidate will be communicated via email about his/her status of admission whether confirmed or waitlisted.
  • A candidate who has been offered a provisional seat will need to pay the full fees of 15,100/- within 8 days of the receipt of the offer letter, to secure the confirmed admission.
  • Candidate who does not pay the requisite amount as per the deadline will lose his/her claim on the confirmed seat during that phase.
  • Provisional admission needs to be confirmed within four working days of declaration of result of graduation or equivalent examinations, by paying the remaining balance of fees.
  • The final confirmation of admission is subject to physical verification of the documents. In case of non-availability of valid documents, the confirmation of the admission will result in cancellation.
  • Cancellation rules are available on the website for reference.
  • The admission schedule may change under unavoidable circumstances or as per directive / instructions from admitting authorities of Somaiya Vidyavihar University. The revised schedule, if any, will be notified on the website.
  Documents Required
Date of Birth Proof (Any One)
  1. Aadhaar Card
  2. Leaving certificate
  3. Passport
  4. Birth Certificate
  5. PAN Card
Address Proof (Any One)
  1. Aadhaar Card
  2. Passport
  3. Driving License
  4. Voter ID
Other Documents
  1. Caste Certificate (for SC, SC, OBC, VJ, NT,SBC & ESBC) if applicable
  2. Marriage Certificate OR Affidavit OR Gazette copy (If there is change in name)
  3. Migration Certificate ( if applicable)
Documents for Person with Disability
  • Physical Disability Certificate from a competent authority (The certificate should clearly state the disability is not less than 40% and that the disability is permanent in nature)
Documents for Sports Quota
  • Certificate issued by competent authorities in a sports competition at State/National /International competitions
  • Credentials will be evaluated by Authorities of SVU
Documents for NRI / OCI/Foreign Nationals

If these documents are unavailable, the following may be submitted.

If a candidate fails to submit any of these documents for physical verification, his/her admission will stand cancelled and the candidate will not be entitled to any refund of fees.

  1. Any one of the following three documents:
    1. A Letter issued by the Indian Embassy indicating NRI status of Parent/ Sponsor/ Candidate
    2. A Certificate issued by the Indian Embassy indicating NRI status of Parent/ Sponsor/ Candidate
    3. Offshore Certificate issued by the Organization (In case of ward of an officer in the Merchant Navy)
    1. Copy of visa and employment letter / letter from branch manager certifies that the candidate or sponsor holds an NRE account.
  2. Passport copy of Parent/Sponsor/Candidate (compulsory).
  3. Eligibility Certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU) New Delhi (if applicable).
  4. PIO (OCI) card copy (if the candidate is admitted under PIO (OCI) category).
Academic Records Documents Required
B.A. (Yogashastra)
  1. SSC Marksheet and Passing Certificate (Board)
  2. HSC or equivalent examination Marksheet and Passing Certificate (Board)
  • In case any of the following conditions apply to you, kindly upload the relevant Declaration in the format given below :

Click here to download the DECLARATION mark lists or certificates unavailable Format

Click here to download the DECLARATION_Results Awaited Format

  1. Candidates who do not have a HSC mark list.
  2. Candidates who do not have a Passing Certificate
  3. Candidates whose HSC results are awaited.
  • All candidates seeking admission to any of the Yoga programmes are required to submit the following documents :
  1. Self Declaration_Medical History (link given below)
  2. Fitness Certificate from a Physician (if candidate is above 60 years of age)

 

 

 

 

Click here to download the Self Declaration_Medical History Format

 

Particulars Fees per annum
B.A. (Yogashastra)   For Resident Indians For NRI / OCI / Foreign National
Admission fee 1,000 1,000
Tuition fee 10,000 30,000
Development fee 2,500 7,500
Exam fee 1,100 1,100
Library fees 500 500
  Total 15,100 40,100

Cancellation Policy for Provisional Admission

A provisional seat will be offered based on the merit and availability of seats taken together. A candidate who is offered a provisional seat needs to pay   15,100 only as per stipulated admission schedule (i.e. deadline) to secure the same

If candidate chooses to withdraw from the programme of study and application for cancellation of admission is received, then the deduction of fees will be as follows:

Point of time when application for admission cancellation is received by college/the candidate does not fulfil eligibility criteria Deduction Applicable
From date of provisional admission till admission confirmation 1000 only
After the date of confirmation of admission Deductions will be as per rules for Regular Admission(see below)
Provisionally admitted student fails to fulfil eligibility criteria as prescribed No refund of fees

Cancellation Policy for Confirmed Admission

In case of students whose results are pending, must furnish the documents within four working days of declaration of result of graduation or equivalent examinations, for admission to be confirmed.

In the case of students whose documents need to be reissued by their respective University or relevant authority, will need to submit an application to the Head of the institution, specifying the time required for such reissue. A maximum period of 30 days will be granted.

If any candidate who has confirmed the admission and chooses to withdraw from the programme of study, can apply for cancellation by submitting a prescribed cancellation form. The deduction of fees will be as follows:

Point of time when application for admission cancellation is received by college/the candidate does not fulfil eligibility criteria Deduction Applicable
15 days or more before the last date of admission* 10%
Less than 15 days before the last date of admission* 15%
After commencement of the academic year, up to 60 days 50%
More than 60 days of commencement of academic year 100%

Last date of admission: 10th November, 2021

After commencement of the BA programme, if a student wants to take a break for certain valid reason, then he/she can do so as per the following norms :

The academic break can be granted to any student at most once during the programme, for the period of a semester or more, with the maximum period of academic one year. The application has to be approved by the Dean.

Eligibility for academic break:

  • Serious personal medical reasons involving hospitalization or serious family issues, on the condition of providing valid medical certificates or relevant documents.
  • Pregnancy/Maternity
 

The Dean will approve the academic break and forward the application of the student to the admission/ department for necessary process.

  • Payment of Fees for the academic break: If the student has informed the Dean regarding academic break before the commencement of the relevant year and not paid the total fees for that year, then if his/her academic break is granted, he/she can pay the total fee (100%) prevalent at that time when he seeks re-admission.
  • If a student wants to take academic break after the commencement of the academic year, but he/she has not attended the classes and if the fees are not paid, then while seeking readmission he/she has to pay the total fee (100%) plus 25% of the total fee as re-admission fee to continue his/her studentship.
  • If the student has paid the total fee for the entire year and then sought the academic break after commencement of that academic year in the middle of semester, he/she has to pay 25% of the total fee prevalent at that time, towards re-admission in subsequent years.