St Stephens College: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

Vedika Dubey Vedika Dubey | Jan 4, 2023
Vedika Dubey
Vedika Dubey

Updated on - Jan 4, 2023

St Stephen’s College was established as a public institute in the year 1881 by the Cambridge Mission to Delhi. The Campus of St Stephen’s college is located on Sudhir Bose Marg in the University Enclave of New Delhi and has an area of 28.42 acres. St Stephen’s College is affiliated to the University of Delhi and is recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC) and Church of North India (CNI). St Stephen’s college offers undergraduate and postgraduate level programmes in the fields of arts and science. Due to its affiliation, admissions into all the courses offered at the college are done via the Student Admission Portal of University of Delhi. St Stephen’s college has been ranked among top 4 best colleges in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) and India Today.

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St Stephen's College Highlights

Some of the key highlights of St Stephen's College are given below, including the courses and their programme levels offered, type of institute, recognitions, infrastructure etc.

St Stephen's College, Delhi University, New Delhi Highlights
Year of Establishment
Type of institute
University of Delhi, CNI, UGC
Courses Offered
BA, BA (Hons.), B.Sc, B.Sc (Hons.), MA, M.Sc
Infrastructure Facilities
Classrooms, Auditorium, Laboratories, Gym, Library, Medical center, Cafeteria, Sports facilities, Hostel
Campus Area
28.42 acres
Program levels Offered
Undergraduate, Postgraduate

Why Choose St Stephen's College?

One may pick St Stephen’s college for pursuing their dream course due to the following reasons.

  • St Stephen’s college has been ranked among top 4 colleges in India by reputed ranking agencies - which speaks a lot about the overall value offered.
  • The international collaborations for exchange programs by the college help them impart better education with time, and also helps in providing international exposure to students.
  • Numerous scholarships are provided to needy and deserving students of the college.

St Stephen's College Ranking

Since its inception, St Stephen’s college has always focused on continuously building on the quality of its learning imparted to their students. For this purpose, the college has offered top quality infrastructure and made academic collaborations with international and national institutes. The college also helps the needy students by offering them scholarships, freeships, awards and prizes. Due to all these, St Stephen’s college has been ranked among top 4 best colleges in India by NIRF and India Today, which are among the most reputed ranking agencies in India. The most notable ranks of the college are as follows.

  • St Stephen's College is ranked at 4th place among colleges in India by NIRF in 2020.
  • India Today ranked St Stephen’s College at 2nd place among art colleges in India in 2020.
  • India Today ranked St Stephen’s College at 3rd place among science colleges in India in 2020.

St Stephen's College Courses

St Stephen’s college offers undergraduate and postgraduate level programmes in the fields of arts and science. Below are some of the major programmes on offer at St Stephen’s college and their specializations.

St Stephen's College Arts Courses

BA (Hons.)
Economics, English, History, Philosophy, Sanskrit
Economics, English, History, Philosophy, Sanskrit

St Stephen's College Science Courses

Physical Science
B.Sc (Hons.)
Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics
Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Operations Research
Mathematics, Operations Research

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St Stephen's College Eligibility Criteria

The candidates willing to apply for admissions into programmes offered by St Stephen’s college must satisfy the following eligibility criteria before applying for the same.

St Stephen's College B.Sc (Hons.) Eligibility

  • Candidates must have 55% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics subjects in 12th standard along with 50% marks in one compulsory language.

St Stephen's College MA Eligibility

  • Candidates must have 50% marks in their bachelor’s degree.

St Stephen's College M.Sc Eligibility

  • Candidates must have 50% marks in the B.Sc degree with a relevant subject OR
  • Candidates must have 60% marks in the B.Sc (Hons.) degree with a relevant subject.

St Stephen's College BA (Hons.) Eligibility

  • Candidates must have 45% marks in 12th standard in the relevant field with the best four subjects OR
  • Candidates must have 40% marks in 12th standard in aggregate and 50% marks in the relevant subject for Hindi and Sanskrit specializations.

St Stephen's College B.Sc Eligibility

  • Candidates must have 45% marks in 12th standard with one language subject and three best subjects.

St Stephen's College Departments

The academic activities at St Stephen’s college are separated on the basis of the following departments.

  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • English
  • Hindi
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Sanskrit
  • Urdu & Persian

St Stephen's College Admission

The candidates interested to get admitted into programmes offered by St Stephen’s college must register on the official Student Admission Portal of University of Delhi first, and then proceed to fill the admission form on the official website of the St Stephen’s College using their registration number. Application fees are to be paid and the required supporting documents like certificates and marksheets are to be uploaded with application form. Merit-based shortlisted candidates will be admitted into their respective programmes.

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St Stephen's College Cut Off

All the undergraduate and postgraduate level programmes offered at St Stephen’s college have varying cut offs. The cut offs of the current year admissions at St Stephen’s College are generally dependent on factors like the total number of applicants of a particular course in a given year, class 12th marks of the candidate, past academic record of the students, category of the student, cut off trends of previous years, number of available seats in the programmes offered, etc.

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St Stephen's College Campus

The Campus of St Stephen’s college is located on Sudhir Bose Marg in the University Enclave of New Delhi. The campus has an area of 28.42 acres and holds all the facilities required for a good quality education and living conditions. The whole campus of the college is enabled with wi-fi and lets its students and staff access the internet. The various extracurricular activities conducted round the year by student clubs are also hosted at the college campus.

St Stephen's College Hostel Details

Six hostel blocks are provided in the campus of St Stephen’s college. The accommodation priority is given to outstation candidates in case the number of applicants for hostel exceed the accommodation capacity. The rooms of hostels are spacious, well furnished, with all the necessary amenities and recreational facilities like tennis courts, hot water facilities, dining hall for meals etc. Full time wardens are provided for ladies’ blocks for the safety and well being of the residents.

St Stephen's College Infrastructure

The infrastructure facilities on offer at St Stephen’s college are of top quality and provide a great learning environment for its students and faculties. The library of St Stephen’s college has more than 100,000 books, magazines, daily newspapers etc. in a  completely automated and air conditioned room. Access to various e-resources are also offered. Audio section, books in braille, screen reading software etc. facilities let visually challenge students to gain the most out of the library as well. Other facilities at St Stephen’s College include the following.

  • Classrooms
  • Auditorium
  • Laboratories
  • Gym
  • Medical center
  • Cafeteria
  • Sports facilities

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St Stephen's College Placements

The Campus Placement Cell of St Stephen’s College is a body run by its students. The cell helps all the students of the college to prepare for their recruitments, and also invites global corporations for the final placements as well as summer and winter internship placements at St Stephen’s College. Names of some of the well known recruiters that provide final placement and/ or internships at St Stephen’s college are given below.

McKinsey & Company
DE Shaw & Co
Citi Bank
Morgan Stanley
Teach for India
Willis Towers Watson
Citi Bank
Bain & Company
Standard Chartered

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St Stephen's College Scholarships

There are many scholarships available for the deserving meritorious students of St Stephen’s college. Apart from these, there are also scholarships and freeships aimed at benefiting the financially needy students, as well as the students belonging to reserved categories. Below is a list of merit based scholarships available at St Stephen’s college.

  • The Sumito Scholarship
  • Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi Scholarship
  • Vikas Dhaka Scholarship
  • Tiara Scholarship
  • Pandit Hazari Lal Scholarship
  • Singapore Stephanian Scholarship
  • Kesar Devi Scholarship

Some of the many other aids offered in the form of prizes and awards are given below.

  • Ram Kishore Prize
  • Rudra Economics Prize
  • Stephanian Prize
  • Cambridge Essay prize
  • Muriel Wasi Prize
  • The Dayamani Award

St Stephen's College Collaborations

Over the many years of its being, St Stephen’s college has collaborated with many national and international educational institutes for perpetually improving on the quality of education on offer for its students. These collaborations are done through MoUs and are meant for student exchange programs and faculty exchange programs, which also aid in providing a global exposure to the stakeholders. Below given are names of some of the major institutes that collaborated with St Stephen’s college.

SOKA University, Japan Foundation forCommunity Consensus Nordic Centre in India KEIO University – SFCLaboratories
Notre Dame DU LAC Dallas Baptist University, USA Middlebury College, USA Macquarie University, Australia

St Stephen's College Alumni

St Stephen’s Alumni Association is set up by its Alumni Office, and consists of the college officials and the alumni of St Stephen’s college, called "Stephanians". All the alumni are kept in touch with all the news, updates and activities related and useful to them on the official portal of the Alumni Office of St Stephen’s College. Batch specific reunions are also conducted by the alumni office, for which the students can get themselves registered on the portal.


St Stephens College Highlights

Institution Type Public
Total Faculty 62
Recognised by UGC

St Stephens College Rankings

Publisher Ranking Stream
1 Arts
1 Science
2 Arts
3 Science

St Stephens College Courses & Fees 2023

Course Avg. Fees Duration
BA ₹1,04,610 3 Years
B.Sc ₹1,10,314 3 Years
MA ₹10,299 2 Years
M.Sc -- 2 Years

St Stephens College Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by St Stephens College

BA [Bachelor of Arts]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 1,04,610 (3 Years)

B.Sc [Bachelor of Science]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 1,10,314 (3 Years)

MA [Master of Arts]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 10,299 (2 Years)

M.Sc [Master of Science]

Full Time On Campus

St Stephens College Reviews

Overall Rating (Out of 5)


Based on 38 Verified Reviews

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Bantik022002 | , batch of 2023

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2022

  • 3.7
  • Placements 4
  • Fees 2.5
  • Academics 5
  • Infrastructure 3.5

Entrance Exams & Admissions : 97% or above in the selected subject for honours. Percentage lowered for special categories. In my case the examination was online by filling form and if selected, the interview took place. Now it might be offline and student will be called in college.

Anson Thomas | , batch of 2020

Reviewed on May 12, 2018

Entrance Exams & Admissions : The criteria for admission is that we must have a BFS score or PCM score (as per your subject) which is higher than the cutoff. We need to register separately in DU website as well as College website. If you satisfy the criteria, you will be called for an interview, and a small test.

Ayush Kumar | , batch of 2021

Reviewed on May 01, 2018

  • 4
  • Placements 3
  • Fees 4.5
  • Academics 4
  • Infrastructure 5
  • Campus 3.5

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Your marks should be more than 93% Or you should have cultural or sports quota. You have to pass CBSE without failing. Open schooling children are not eligible.

Adarsh Gupta | , batch of 2002

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2018

  • 2.5
  • Placements 1
  • Fees 2.5
  • Academics 2.5
  • Infrastructure 3.5
  • Campus 3

Entrance Exams & Admissions : This college is best for students for are interested in MBA. The criteria for fees is INR 200000 for the whole course.

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