Bachelor of Management Studies

The BMS course at St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai was started in 1999 as a self-financed 3-year undergraduate programme affiliated to the University of Mumbai. The aim has always been to foster the spirit of entrepreneurship among young minds and also to develop mid-level managerial skills for industry. As an Autonomous College since 2010, the BMS curriculum has been critically upgraded and has been given a research slant by including relevant courses in the fields of Finance, Marketing, Human Resources and Production. Due to the project-based learning style, the alumni of this Department are placed in top positions in organisations across the globe and some have started and sustained their own ventures and businesses that nurture inclusive growth through social entrepreneurship.
Number of Students: 60 Students

Eligibility: A candidate in order to be eligible for admission to the B.M.S. degree course shall have passed the 12th Std. Examination conducted by the Maharashtra State Board of Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent examination or Diploma in any Engineering branch with two or three or four years duration after passing the Secondary School Certificate (S.S.C.) examination conducted by the Board of Technical Education, Maharashtra State or equivalent examination.
Admission Criteria: For the BMS Course, the students come from all 3 faculties (Arts, Science & Commerce) where the marking systems are very different. Hence an entrance test for this course is conducted for admission purposes. Admissions are based on 60% weightage to Entrance Test (Objective Question Paper) & 40% weightage to Class XII aggregate marks.

The College is a Catholic Minority College, administered under the provisions of the Indian Constitution, to promote the welfare of the Minority community.

As per the Judgement dated 12th October 2017 of the Honourable Bombay High Court vide Writ Petition No. 1726 of 2001, Minority Colleges do not need to set aside seats for Backward Classes. This is reiterated by the University of Mumbai Circular (No.Aff ./ Recog.I / Admission/(2018-19)/10/of 2018), dated 30 May 2018.

This Judgement renders null & void the Directives regarding Reservation of Seats given by the University of Mumbai vide Circular No. Spl. Cell / (68) / 218 / 2005 dated 3rd June, 2005 [i.e., SC (13%) / ST (7%) / DT(A) (3%) / NT(B) (2.5%) / NT(C) (3.5%) / NT(D) (2%) / OBC (19%) / SBC (2%)].

Hence, the admission in take in St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Mumbai is as shown below:

F.Y.B.M.S. (60 seats); F.Y.B.M.M. (60 seats); F.Y.B.Sc. (I.T.)* (60 seats)



TOTAL SEATS     100% (60)

Management Quota

15% of 60 seats

Case A

BALANCE SEATS     85% (51)

Christian Minority 

50% of 85% of 60 seats

Case D

General Category 

42% of 85% of 60 seats

Case D


  1. Persons with Disability Category: 

5% of 85% of 60 seats

  1. Special Category**:

3% of 85% of 60 seats

Case D


Case A:  Only for those the College is obliged to admit.

Case D:  Admitted on the basis of their Merit Rank which is based on performance at the Entrance Test.

** Special Category refers to:

  • Wards of Transferred State / Central Govt. and Private Sector employees, employees of Defence Department / Ex-Servicemen.
  • Wards of Freedom Fighters.
  • Award Winners at the District / State / National Levels in Sports or Cultural Activities.

Minimum Percentage of Marks in Qualifying Exam: Candidates applying in any of the categories, viz., General , Christian Minority Community and Special Category should have passed the Qualifying Std. XII Examination (or any other equivalent Exams)

Fees: The total fees, including deposit and laboratory fees, as sanctioned by the Management Board, St. Xavier's College - Autonomous:

However, the fees for the year 2020-21 are likely to be upgraded.

F.Y.B.M.S.··· Rs.37,259/-

S.Y.B.M.S.··· Rs.27,225/-

T.Y.B.M.S.··· Rs.29,144/-

Note: The Reserved Category Candidates (i.e. SC, ST, VJNT, DT, SBC & OBC) will be entitled to exemption of certain fees as prescribed by the Government, subject to submission of necessary documents along with the application form, if found eligible for such concession.


Syllabi per Semester 

First Year: First Semester (Six Papers)

          Special Course: Giving Voice to Values

1.1···· Principles of Management 

1.2····Introduction to Financial Accounts 

1.3···· Business Law

1.4···· Business Mathematics

1.5···· Business Communication

1.6···· Computer Applications in Business


First Year: Second Semester (Six Papers)

          Special Course: Environmental Studies

2.1···· Organizational Behavior

2.2···· Industrial Law

2.3···· Marketing Management

2.4···· Microeconomics

2.5···· Business Statistics

2.6···· Introduction to Cost Accounting


Second Year: Third Semester (Six Papers)

          Special Course: Human Rights

3.1···· Human Resource Management

3.2···· Management Accounting

3.3···· Operations Management

3.4···· Consumer Behaviour

3.5···· Macroeconomics

3.6···· Elements of Taxation


Second Year: Fourth Semester (Six Papers)

           Cross Faculty Courses

4.1····· Research Methods in Business

4.2····· Financial Management

4.3····· Productivity & Quality Management

4.4····· Cooperatives & Rural Markets

4.5····· Business Environment

4.6····· Banking, Insurance & Capital Markets


Third Year: Fifth Semester (Seven Papers)

5.1···· Entrepreneurship & Management of Small & Medium Enterprise

5.2···· Service Sector Management

5.3···· Supply Chain Management

5.4···· Indian Management Thoughts and Practices

5.5···· International Finance

5.6···· Elective I: Financial Resource Raising


          Elective II: International Business


          Elective III: Training and Development

5.7···· Management Research Project


Third Year: Sixth Semester (Seven Papers)

6.1···· Strategic Management

6.2···· Risk Management

6.3···· Operations Research

6.4···· Business Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility

6.5···· E-Commerce

6.6···· Elective I: Invest, Analysis & Portfolio Mgt


          Elective II: Retail & Sales Management


          Elective III: Econometrics

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