About the Programme

The B.A. (English & Psychology) Programme is a dual specialization programme foregrounding the study of literature in the global and Indian contexts and focuses on providing a foundational understanding of psychological concepts, and the application of these concepts in practical settings. English courses, through a close study of texts and contexts, familiarizes students with literary histories of the world and equips them with literary sensibilities and acumen to develop careers in the field of writing, journalism, publishing, media, social sector, teaching, and public relations. Psychology courses are designed to familiarise students with the various applications of Psychology in different spheres including clinical, educational, and industrial settings. In addition, it provides a platform to use these skills to enhance self-awareness, empathy, and social responsibility.

For more information on the programme, please refer to the B.A. English and Psychology Programme:

For more information on the programme, please refer to the B.A. English Programme brochure
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Programme Shift and Class Timings:
Shift II: 11.00 am onwards.

It is essential for all candidates seeking admission to the 1 st year of the degree programme to have completed 12 years of schooling through an examination conducted by a Board/University. Students must have passed exams at +2 level (ISC/CBSE/ other state boards/International Board/Karnataka PU Board) in any stream from any recognized boards from India or abroad.

Admission to the B.A. (English & Psychology) programme is based on the entrance exam.

Entrance Examination (Round 1 & Round 2)
The entrance examination for the B.A. English and Psychology Programme will take place on campus and online mode.

Non-Karnataka and NRI candidates will have the option to take the entrance exam – English (Round 1and Round 2) online with an additional fee of Rs 500.

The exam will consist of two rounds:
Round 1: SJCC Aptitude Test – English (SAT -Eng)
Round 2: Subject Knowledge Interview

Details of the Entrance Examination (Round 1 & Round 2):

Last date for application Download E- Admit Card for SAT-Eng Round 1 Entrance Exam (SAT-Eng) Round 2 Subject Knowledge Assessment & Document Verification Round 3 Personal Interview and Document Verification
31st March, 2024 3rd April, 2024 Saturday, 6th April 2024 Reporting time 08:30 a.m. 09:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Sunday, 7th April 2024
Time will be notified on admit card
Sunday, 8th April 2024
Time will be notified on admit card

Round 1: SJCC Aptitude Test – English (SAT-Eng)
The test will consist of four sections:

Section A: English Language Ability (15 marks)
Section B: Literary Interpretation & Basic Concepts in Psychology (15 marks)
Section C: Comprehension Passage (15 marks)
Section D: Reflective essay (15 marks)

Total marks: 60
Time allotted: 90 mins

Important guidelines:
• Section A will consist of multiple-choice questions.
• Candidates are required to write their responses to the questions in Sections B, C, and D.
• Candidates must not exceed the specified word limit.
• Any instance of plagiarism or cheating will result in immediate disqualification from the examination.

Provisionally selected candidates for Round 2 will be intimated through applicant login/E-mail.

Round 2: Subject Knowledge Assessment
Candidates shortlisted from Round 1 will proceed to Round 2, which will assess their general familiarity with literature in the English language and the ability to understand concepts.

Candidates are expected to attend the subject knowledge round wearing formal attire and bring their E-admit card. Those provisionally selected for the personal interview will be notified through their applicant login or email.

Personal Interview and Document Verification.
Qualified candidates in Round 2 will be notified for an online personal interview and document verification. The candidates are expected to attend the interview in formal attire, along with their parents.

Documents required for the interview:
1. Printout of the filled-in online application form
2. Valid ID (Aadhar, Passport etc.)
3. Class X marks card
4. Class XI marks card
5. Class XII marks card (if available)
6. Caste certificate (if applicable)
7. Parish priest letter (if Roman Catholic)
8. E- Admit card.

1. Admission Registration fee of Rs 5,000/ (Non-Refundable)
2. Programme fee as per the below table

B.A. (English and Psychology) Programme Qualifying examination Foreign Nationals
Karnataka PU Board Other State or Central Boards / ISC / CBSE International Boards / NRI students
1st Year 82,000 96,722 1,80,288 2,35,570
2nd Year (Approximate) 86,000 86,000 86,000 86,000
3rd Year (Approximate) 90,000 90,000 90,000 90,000

Additional Fees (if applicable):

Parking Fees for Two Wheelers (per annum) 5,000
Additional English/French/Spanish Language fee 8,000

Indian nationals pursuing an international curriculum in India will pay the fee applicable for the NRI status during the first year.
Details regarding the payment of fees by the candidate will be intimated in the Provisional Admission letter.

Details Important Dates
Issue of Applications 06th February, 2024
Last Date to Apply 31st March, 2024
Download Admit Card 3rd April, 2024
Round 1: Online Aptitude Test (SAT-Eng) Date & Time Saturday, 6th April 2024
Reporting time 08:30 a.m.
09:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Round 2: Subject Knowledge Assessment & Document Verification
(for shortlisted candidates from Round 1)
Sunday, 7th April 2024
Time will be notified on admit card
Round 3: Personal Interview and Document Verification Sunday, 8th April 2024
Time will be notified on admit card

Note: Those who applied for admissions in Phase 1 could reapply for Phase 2 however, they need to use an alternative email ID for registration.

• The e-admit card is required to be kept with the candidate throughout the admission process.
• All students must keep a valid ID proof (such as Driving License/Passport/Electoral ID/Aadhar Card) along with aptitude test admit cards. Passport and Visa Page if from Outside India.
• Candidates should download their Admit Card from their Applicant portal (download admit card) on the dates mentioned.
• Candidates will not be allowed for Round 2, if they do not meet the minimum eligibility conditions.
• In case the candidate has applied for TWO or more programmes, date/time will be notified in advance. Candidates are therefore, requested to check the website for the details.
• The responsibility of satisfying the eligibility criteria for the Entrance exam lies with the candidate. Issue of the E-Admit card for the selection process does not imply that the eligibility criteria are satisfied.

In case, the candidate is not able to download the e-admit card for any reason kindly get in touch with admission@sjcc.edu.in or call 9620779157, 9620779152 well before the date of the entrance exam.


• The college does not accept capitation/donations for admissions. In case such a demand is made by anyone, it is requested to bring it to the notice, in writing to the Vice President, Bangalore Jesuit Educational Society, Jesuit Nivas, 35, Museum Road, Bengaluru– 560 025.
• The decision of the Admissions Committee at St. Joseph’s College of Commerce will be final and binding in all matters concerning admissions.