St Joseph’s College Bangalore, Karnataka, is an autonomous higher education institution established in 1882 with the view to provide education to the minority Catholic community of the area. It is affiliated to the Bangalore University. The college was granted College for Excellence‘(CE) status by the UGC and accredited as A++ by NAAC. SJC Bangalore offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs in the field of Arts, Science, and Commerce across various specializations. It also provides BBA, BCA, BSW, B.Voc. and diploma programs as well.

SJC Bangalore Highlights

Established | Institute Type 1882 | Public (Autonomous)
Affiliation Bangalore University
Accreditation NAAC
Courses offered UG & PG
Admission Criteria Merit & Entrance based
Application Mode Online
Official website

SJC Bangalore Courses

Following are the courses offered by St Joseph’s College, Bangalore, under various specializations and levels:

Course Specializations Eligibility
B.A. Communicative English, Economics, Industrial Relations, English, History, Journalism, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Visual Communication 10+2 or any equivalent with 50% aggregate marks
B.Sc Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Electronics, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, Statistics, Zoology  10+2 with PCM/PCB as compulsory subjects 
B.Com Regular, Industry Integrated 10+2 or any equivalent with 50% aggregate
B.VOC Visual Media & Film Making, Digital Media & Animation
BSW - 10+2 or any equivalent 
M.Sc. Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Microbiology, Data Analytics, Physics Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant field with 50% marks in aggregate. 
M.A.  English, Political Science, Economics, Mass Communication & Journalism
PG Diploma Banking & Business Analytics, Human Resource Management, Computer Application, Medical Lab Technicians, Financial Management, Executive Manager in Health Care

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SJC Bangalore Admission

Application forms are available on the official website of the college. The selection criteria for the courses are mentioned below:

UG Admission: For B.A (Visual Communication), EJP, BCA, and B.Voc. Courses, separate entrance exams followed by a personal interview will be conducted by the college. For all other UG courses, admission is based on merit in the last qualifying exam and interview

PG Admission: Admission to the PG courses is done on the basis of marks secured in the last qualifying exam followed by a personal interview. For PG Diploma programs, an entrance exam is conducted by the college

Application Procedure:

  • Visit the official website of St Joseph’s College, Bangalore.
  • On the home page itself, you will see an option called “Apply Online”.
  • Here, you can register by filling in the necessary details and uploading the asked documents. The selection of courses can be done in this window.
  • After registration, Candidates can pay the fee using either NEFT or Debit/Credit Card only. 
  • After payment, you can log in using your user ID and password.
  • Enter all the basic details in the form.
  • Upload photographs and other documents.
  • After verification, click on the submit button.
  • The server will generate an application form that you can save and print for future use.

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SJC Bangalore Placements

The Office of Student Placement and Skill Development offers many programs for interested students like Resume Writing Workshops, Employability Skills, Aptitude Test, Entrepreneurship Skills, Fund Raising, and Start-Up Workshops, On-time Mock Tests, Personality Development, and Career Counseling.

Some of the many recruiters are Deloitte, Strands, Exterior-Interior, EgiPatachala, Baldwins Methodist College for Women, Briefing Bears, Career Launcher, MGH, CACTUS, Million Minds, Walt Disney, Cognizant, SAP Labs and more.

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SJC Bangalore Facilities

  • Laboratories - State of the art laboratories is maintained for all disciplines in both the UG and the PG campuses. High-end equipment and studios with the latest technology and best in class editing suites for both video editing and sound design are provided for students from the visual communications stream.
  • Accessibility- The College is sensitive to the needs of differently-abled students/staff and provides facilities to meet their requirements. The college has ramps, railings along stairs, elevators, and wheelchairs to provide access to all areas of the campus. 
  • Sports - Inter-class sports competitions are held to encourage maximum participation of students in sports and games. Representing the College in University level, state level, international levels are encouraged wholeheartedly by the institution. 
  • Hostels - The College has separate hostel facilities for men and women students. The college has two men‘s hostels, one within the campus and another hostel located 6 KM away from campus.
  • Other Facilities - Auditorium, ATM, Wi-Fi, Canteen, Library

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SJC Bangalore FAQs

Ques: Can I take admission offline?

Ans: No, the admission process is conducted online

Ques: What opportunities does the Evening College provide?

Ans: The Evening College is a minority institution and accepts students of all religious denominations without discrimination. It is affiliated to Bangalore University and offers three-year B.Com, BA, BCA, and BBM degrees and two-year postgraduate degrees in Commerce (M.Com), Management (MBA Twinning Programme), and English.

Ques: What are the various committees on campus?

Ans: The Student Support Cells in College have been constituted keeping in mind the welfare and to extend continuous help to students. The Cells are structured with administrative bodies consisting of teachers, College management, and in some cases the parents.

Ques: Does SJC Bangalore provide any special courses for students?

Ans: Each class is assigned a mentor who shall be available and accessible for one on one interaction with the students. The mentor also monitors attendance in individual subjects, tracks the development of academic work, and motivates the students on a constant basis. The mentor will also, based on the assessment of the student, provide counseling and advice.

Ques:  How can one apply for scholarships?

Ans: The availability of scholarships is posted on the notice board and forms can be found on the website.