In the year 2016, students seeking admission in the Stephen's will have to follow a disparate set of rules as laid by the college.
The brand new differentiating deal breakers:
"·The aspiring candidate will have to first apply through the centralised form of the Delhi University and use the registration number of the university's form to fill the online form provided by Stephen's.
"·The procedure for admission to St Stephen's ends two days well before the date notified for registration through the centralised Delhi University form, available online. To be more precise, for Stephen's applicants the last date is supposed to be June 17, for the admission procedure and that for other DU colleges, it will be June 19, to end the process that commenced on first day of June.
"·St Stephen's college would release a cut off list after submission of the online application on its website and later on, release the details regarding shortlisted candidates for further screening procedures. Other colleges, that are part of the DU fraternity, will follow the normal procedure based on the cut off released by the University.
Stephen's will endure its policy of sports admission, individually, whereas, for other colleges, sports trials have been centralised by Delhi University and will be conducted altogether, according to the game.
Crucial dates for a Stephen's aspirant:
17th June, 2016: Closing of application window.
18th June, 2016: Cut-off list to be issued.
19th June, 2016: List of candidates shortlisted for aptitude and interview rounds will be released.
Other aspects of the procedure involved:
"·An aptitude gauging test would be scheduled for all candidates of 30 minutes duration, before the interview call. The candidates that are applicants under disability category will be exempted from the aptitude test and will have direct interaction with the interview board.
The weightage carried by the interview for general category would be 10 per cent whereas for applicants under disability category would be 15 per cent.
"·The best of four subjects remain exclusive of dance, graphic design, physical education and other vocational subjects.
"·Stephen's applicants willing to pursue BSc programme n Computer Science; candidate must have studied computer science or informatics practices or chemistry including mathematics as well as physics. For BSc (Honours) in physics, chemistry and BSc programmes, the aspirant must have taken up physics, chemistry and mathematics (exclusive of just Business Mathematics) in 12th standard.