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St Berchmans College, [SBC] Kottayam Reviews

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Laiju
Laiju
Master of Science [M.Sc] (Computer Science), batch of 2019
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
10/10

The daily routine is that classes start at sharp 10 am and ends at 4 pm. There is 1-hour system and there is 5 minutes break between hours. Projects are an assignment to the last sem that is the main project that must be done individually. There is internal exams and model exams in a sem. Also, teachers have done test papers to evaluate students performance to help them. There is also assignments for each subject to evaluate C marks. The quality of teaching is outstanding. There is an interactive method of teaching. Teachers and students have a great interaction on classes. This will help students to study the subject more easily. The overall experience in college is so great, a nice college with great potential and excellence.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
10/10

My course fee as per year is 48,000. The scholarship options available to students are the E- grant scholarship from the government on the basis of caste and annual income. The average number of students who get this scholarship is to considering 100 students only 40 students get this scholarship. Loans are needed for students from banks. But that is not so easy there is so many formalities to that. The banks like SBI, federal banks etc.. Provide loans.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
10/10

The companies that are hired students through placement drives in our campus are Wipro, TCS, Infosys etc.. They hired students in the roles in IT, marketing and sales. The average salary they got as per year is 1,20,000 and the highest salary as per year is 2,00,000. There is around 80% of students are placed from the BCA batch of our college in the last year. In our college, we have such a great alumni network that takes more hard work and effort on with students to make them with great potential and excellence.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

The eligibility criteria of my course MSC. Computer science is that the students who can apply to this course should at least have a basic knowledge about computer science, also they must undergraduates without backlogs. The typical cutoffs for this course is that the students who are applied to this course must have 80% or above mark scored in their UG program.



Dipin
Dipin
Master of Social Work [MSW], batch of 2020
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
8/10

There is an active NSS Program, NCC, other clubs like a debate club, bhoomithrasena club etc. Onam and Christmas is the main festivals celebrating. Generally, life in college is good


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
8/10

There are 4 hostels in college and hostels are providing good facilities. The hostel fee is around 3500 rs per month. The outside college is paying a minimum of 35000rs for this course. The providing food is good and quality one. The classrooms and other facilities are very good.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
8/10

Classes start by 10.00 AM and end by 5. 00 PM. The College is following semester method and have exams every 6 months. Teachers will give assignments and have to conduct seminars. There have to complete one research by the completion of course. The teachers are highly qualified and promoting discussion model teaching. The college atmosphere is highly influencing and inspiring.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
7/10

Course fees include tuition fee, exam fees and miscellaneous fees and every semester have to pay INR 15000. There is no scholarship available for me till now and some students have pre metric scholarship.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
5/10

There was an internship of one-month duration and there was no stipends. The batch who passed out from the college were placed to some NGOs and have a salary around 15000.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Applying students have to qualify their graduation from any subjects and have to attend the entrance exam, interview and group discussion conducted by the College. Those who scored high marks and securing rank below 15 will be admitted to the College.



shenu
Shenu
MA, batch of 2005
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
8/10

Green initiatives and litre free campus groups are active on the campus. Cultural, media and sports groups are rapidly run by the students with the support of teachers.

National youth day, Teachers day and college day celebrated regardless of any situation.

It's colourful, fruitful and missing badly those days.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
8/10

Separate hostel facilities for both boys and girls. Very clean and safe hostel with all amenities at an affordable rate.

College won't entertain PGs and other options.

Food is very hygienic and tasty. Both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food is available.

Classrooms are occupied with good infrastructure along with limited wifi. Library is open for 24 hours and occupied with wide collections of books.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
8/10

Classes start from 8.30 am to 4 pm and 5 days a week. It is a semester-based course and has to clear all the papers before starting next semester exams. We have to complete and submit the assignments for internal assessments.

Experienced and highly qualified professionals from various universities handled the classes.

Good and worth to study at SB college campus.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Any Graduate with 60% marks is eligible to write the entrance exam conducted by the concerned department.

Objective type internal entrance exam.

55 marks out of 100 questions.



Akshai
Akshai
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] (Taxation), batch of 2021
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
6/10

Life in college is awesome. A great atmosphere for students. There is no ragging that is a great thing. In case if you want to go to a cinema the college is surrounded by 5 movie theaters.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
7/10

Let's talk about food. In sbc, there is 1 canteen and 1 cafeteria. So in canteen one meal will cost you INR 50. In the cafeteria, the snacks will cost you above INR INR 7. Good service.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
8/10

SBC Kottayam is an autonomous college. The exams are conducted by the college. College is affiliated to  Mahatma Gandhi University. Sbc is ranked 46th in top colleges in India.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
8/10

In SBC Kottayam there are no restrictions for dresses. There is no dress code. You can wear any dress you want. So anyone can wear anything. There is no college uniform. You can't wear t-shirts except for Sunday.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
8/10

There are many clubs in the college you can join any of them. The advantage of joining clubs are some clubs give you some mark which will help you.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

There are 2 types of b.com they are b.com in finance&taxation and b.com in computer application. There is no entrance exam for the course but you need good mark at least 60%. From my own experience, Sb is a great college. The biggest college in Kottayam district. Great faculties, excellent teaching.



The Dubsmash
The Dubsmash
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc], batch of 2020
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
8/10

A lot of associations work in the campus. The college union,NSS,NCC are some of them. Department fests,sports and cultural fests are organized by the college.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
7/10

More than 4 hostels are available. Hostel fees vary. Food in college is not very expensive.Its manageable. Classroom and labs are all good.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
7/10

Classes start at ten in the morning and end around four in the evening. Teaching is absolutely great. Overall experience is really beautiful.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
8/10

Course fee is about three thousand five hundred. Lots of scholarships are available.Any student who has the knowledge and skill can get a scholarship. Loans aren't necessary.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
9/10

Enerst and Young is one of the company that hire students from the campus.The Alumni network is well organized.There are meetings held frequently.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

The eligibility criteria for this college is strictly based on your academic performance.The higher the marks there are more chances to become eligible.



jorlin
Jorlin
Bachelor of Arts [BA] (English Literature), batch of 2018
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
6/10

Several clubs like nature club, debating club, film club and others are strongly active in the college. Other opportunities include NCC, NSS and sports activities. Many festivals are celebrated in this college.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
7/10

There are 5 hostels for boys and 2 for girls in the college. The fee per month is around INR 4,000 which includes the food expense. Pg's are available nearby the college. The classrooms and other buildings are old but definitely good.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
8/10

Classes begin at 10:00 am till 4:00 pm. Quality of teaching is good. Experience is good.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
10/10

The annual fee is INR 20,000 per annum. Scholarships are provided in this college. Loans aren't needed.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
7/10

Many numbers of companies come to hire the students from the college. Placements are good.



Donny
Donny
Bachelor of Arts [BA] (English), batch of 2019
PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
4/10
  • Key company like E&Y and several other private banks recruits students at St Berchmans College

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  •  A student with an average of 85%-90% marks in the Intermediate exams will get admission at St Berchmans College.
  • Admissions are not based on entrance exams.
  • A student who has passed their higher secondary exams can apply for admission at St Berchmans College.


scaria
Scaria
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com], batch of 2015
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
10/10
  • Arts club is very strong, and are champions in many cultural fests.
  • There is a good film club in the campus. Coming to festivals SB has the best in its arsenal. Those events are well managed by our students and teachers together and the management gives full support for everything.
  • Overall the life in SB COLLEGE was very free and tension free. We get a lot of opportunities for showing our talents.

INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
9/10
  • Atleast six hostels are there with good living condition. Hostel fee is INR 3000 to 5000 per month.
  • PGs are available and its profitable if you share the rooms.
  • Even though it is an old college its infrastructure is very good. Good labs and have THE BEST LIBRARY IN KERALA.
  • There is wifi but its for MBA students.

PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
5/10
  • No there were no internships during my course of study. I dont know about current scenario .Banks and fincial institutions hire from our campus like Federal Bank, South Indian Bank, Catholic syrian bank, KPMG, ICICI Bank etc and many are placed.
  • The average salary offered is INR 3.5 lakhs per annum. Almost 40% of students are placed and almost 30% are interested for higher studies from rest of them.
  • Alumini association is strong as it is an old college with lot of legacy.

FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
8/10
  • If you are joining for regular course then fees is very low. It is around INR 3000 per year.
  • A lot of scholarships are provided by the government itself. If you are an SC/ST student the fees will be even less and more scholarshipoppurtunities.
  • If you opt Self financing course then you may sometimes need loan and they are easily available. Or else no need of loans. 

ACADEMICS & FACULTY
9/10
  • The class starts at 10 AM and go on till 4 PM. The college is an autonomous college with government aid. As an autonomous college its exams n syllabus are done by college itself, which offers correct exams and projects and result publication of time. It is the best college in Mahatma Gandhi University. It has A+ accrediation by NAAC. It has the second best B.COM and best commerce department. The teachers are well qualified and their method of teaching is excellent. The college offers good freedom for students and there is no uniform. Its a student friendly college with a lot of cultural activities. I can say as an alumini of this college, those days were the best of my life.Thank you SBC.