Certificate Programmes

First year admissions for the academic year 2021-22

How to become a Somaiya student

The K J Somaiya Institute of Dharma Studies offers a number of Certificate programmes that address the learning needs of students of all backgrounds. These programmes are introductory in nature and are designed specifically for students who wish to explore these areas before making a commitment to higher, and more rigorous forms of study. Certificate programmes are also available for language study in Pali, Prakrit and Tibetan.

Bharatiya Sanskriti Peetham

Centre for Buddhist Studies

Centre for Studies in Jainism

Bharatiya Sanskriti Peetham Centre for Buddhist Studies Centre for Studies in Jainism

Certificate Course in Yoga: 1. HSC or equivalent examination.

2. Prior knowledge of Yoga is not required.

Certificate Course in Introduction to Buddhism:

HSC or equivalent examination (e.g. 10+2)

Certificate in Jainology:

HSC or equivalent.

 

Certificate Course in Rock-cut Architecture:

HSC or equivalent examination (e.g. 10+2)

Certificate in Prakrit Language and Literature:  

HSC or equivalent.

 

Certificate Course in Elementary Pali:

HSC or equivalent examination (e.g. 10+2)

 
 

Certificate Course in Research Methodology and Academic Writing:

1.Postgraduate students registered for research (M.A./ M.Phil. / Ph.D.) in any university across India in the disciplines of Philosophy and/or Religious Studies (Buddhist Studies/Jainology/Comparative Religion).  

 2. Students doing M.A. Research/ M.Phil can upload a copy of B.A. Degree 

 
 

Certificate Course in Tibetan Language: Basic

HSC or equivalent examination (e.g. 10+2)

 
 

Certificate Course in Tibetan Language: Intermediate

1. HSC or equivalent examination (e.g. 10+2) 

2. Basic level of Tibetan or equivalent examination.

 
 

Certificate Course in Tibetan Language: Advanced

1. HSC or equivalent examination (e.g. 10+2)

2. Intermediate level of Tibetan or equivalent examination.

 
Phase Dates
Start Date of Certificate Programmes online Application Form 29th June, 2021
15th December, 2021 (Only for Certificate Course in Rock-cut Architecture)
End Date of Certificate Programmes online Application Form 10th November, 2021
30th January, 2022 (Only for Certificate Course in Rock-cut Architecture)
Last Date of Certificate Programmes Admission 10th November, 2021
31st January, 2022 (Only for Certificate Course in Rock-cut Architecture)
Starting of Certificate Programmes Classes
Certificate Course in Prakrit Language and Literature 21st August, 2021
Certificate Course in Jainology 28th August, 2021
Certificate Course in Yoga 29th August, 2021
Certificate Course in Introduction to Buddhism 9th September, 2021
Certificate Course in Elementary Pali 14th September, 2021
Certificate Course in Rock-cut Architecture 5th  February, 2022
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 100/- (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 as applicable for the programme, 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
Certificate Course in Introduction to Buddhism HSC or equivalent examination Marksheet and Passing Certificate
Certificate Course in Elementary Pali HSC or equivalent examination Marksheet and Passing Certificate
Certificate Course in Tibetan Language (Basic) HSC or equivalent examination Marksheet and Passing Certificate
Certificate Course in Tibetan Language (Intermediate)
  1. HSC or equivalent examination Marksheet and Passing Certificate
  2. Marksheet OR Certificate of Basic level of Tibetan or equivalent examination
Certificate Course in Tibetan Language (Advanced)
  1. HSC or equivalent examination Marksheet and Passing Certificate
  2. Marksheet OR Certificate of Intermediate level of Tibetan or equivalent examination
Certificate Course in Research Methodology & Academic Writing
  1. M.A./M.Phil Degree Certificate
  2. B.A. Degree Certificate (For students pursuing M.A. by Research
  3. Ph.D registration document
  4. A Note on Proposed Research Topic and Methodology
Certificate Course in Yoga HSC or equivalent examination Marksheet and Passing Certificate
Certificate Course in Jainology HSC or equivalent examination Marksheet and Passing Certificate
Certificate Course in Prakrit Language and Literature HSC or equivalent examination Marksheet and Passing Certificate
  • 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.

 

 

 

For Certificate Course in Research Methodology & Academic Writing:

  • 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 final year graduation mark list.
  2. Candidates who do not have a Convocation Certificate.
  3. Candidates who do not have a Migration Certificate. (Candidates from any University other than Somaiya Vidyavihar University will be given provisional admission and will have to submit a Migration Certificate within the stipulated period to confirm admission.)
  4. Candidates whose final year 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
Certificate Course in Yoga
Certificate Course in Research Methodology and Academic Writing
  For Resident Indians For NRI / OCI / Foreign National
Admission fee 500 500
Tuition fee 3,700 11,100
Exam fee 550 550
 Library fees 300 300
  Total 5,050 12,450
Particulars Fees per annum
Certificate Course in Introduction to Buddhism   For Resident Indians For NRI / OCI / Foreign National
Admission fee 300 300
Tuition fee 1,500 4,500
Exam fee 440 440
 Library fees 300 300
  Total 2,540 5,540
Particulars Fees per annum
Certificate Course in Rock-cut Architecture   For Resident Indians For NRI / OCI / Foreign National
Admission fee 500 500
Tuition fee 2,700 8,100
Exam fee 550 550
Library fees 300 300
  Total 4,050 9,450
Particulars Fees per annum
Certificate Course in Elementary Pali   For Resident Indians For NRI / OCI / Foreign National
Admission fee 300 300
Tuition fee 900 2,700
Exam fee 220 220
Library fees 100 100
  Total 1,520 3,320
Particulars Fees per annum
Certificate Course in Tibetan Language: Basic
Certificate Course in Tibetan Language: Intermediate
  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 40,000
Particulars Fees per annum
Certificate Course in Tibetan Language: Advanced   For Resident Indians For NRI / OCI / Foreign National
Admission fee 1,000 1,000
Tuition fee 14,000 42,000
Development fee 2,500 7,500
Exam fee 2,200 2,200
Library fees 1,000 1,000
  Total 20,700 53,700
Particulars Fees per annum
Certificate Course in Jainology
Certificate Course in Prakrit Language and Literature
  For Resident Indians For NRI / OCI / Foreign National
Admission fee 400 400
Tuition fee 1,900 5,700
Exam fee 440 440
Library fees 300 300
  Total 3,040 6,840

A provisional seat will be offered based on the merit and availability of seats taken together. A candidate who is offered a provisional seat