Admission policy at Don Bosco College, Panaji is one of equal opportunity to all. Students from Goa as well as students from other states and countries are welcome, irrespective of caste, creed or religion. However being a minority college as per the notification of the University we are eligible to reserve 50% of all seats for Catholic students. Further there is no requirement for reservation of seats based on SC/ST/OBC. However students of ST/SC/OBC are also welcome and no distinction is made based on their caste.
Admission of students is based on aggregate marks in the qualifying examination or its equivalent apart from personal interviews and other department specific requirements.
For all the courses offered students come from any of the four faculties, namely Arts, Science, Commerce or Vocational. However each of the individual departments have certain guidelines or norms to be followed. The BBA and BBA Travel & Tourism have a policy wherein 60 % weightage is allocated for the 12th std examination and 40% for the personal interview.
The BCA, BAMC and BSW departments follow 80% weightage for the 12th Std qualifying examination and 20% for the personal interview.
The MSW follows a pattern of 80% at the Graduation level and 20% weightage at the personal interview.
And finally the BPEd department has weightage for admission based on Interview/certificate (10%), physical fitness (60%) and written test (30%) as per the norms laid down by NCTE.
Most courses, apart from the general seats or quota, have an additional 5% seats reserved for NRIâ€™s and 10% for foreign students.
All applications for admissions to any undergraduate or post graduate degree course should be submitted by the date notified by the college. Late applications may not be accepted or left to the discretion of the Management.
Admissions can be considered granted only when the fees for the academic year are paid, an official receipt has been issued and the name of the candidate appears on the relevant rolls. Payment in part can be condoned or deferred only by the Management.
All admissions, both of undergraduates as well as post graduates are valid only for a year and therefore to be renewed for each subsequent year of study.
A student will not be able to be re-admitted to the college if he/she:
- Has not successfully passed in all the examinations before desiring to enter the third year.
- Has serious complaints of indiscipline against him/her in the previous year.
- Admissions for the first year undergraduates begin as soon as the 12th std results are declared whereas for the BPEd and MSW admissions begin when the graduation results are declared.
Once admitted the candidate has to provide the following documents
- 12th std mark sheet/ Graduation mark sheet
- Documentary evidence if belonging to a special category
- Passing certificate for eligibility if from outside Goa.
- Migration certificate required for getting eligibility certificate