St. Stephen’s College is one of the oldest institutions in Delhi and has consistently been ranked among the top 5 institutions from the past three years by NIRF (Govt. of India). 

Some of the most popular programs of the institute are B.Sc, BA, and MA. Admission into the UG courses is offered based on the merit of the candidates in the Aptitude test conducted by the institute, followed by a Personal Interview round. For admission into the PG courses, the candidates have to appear for an interview round. 

St. Stephen’s College Quick Facts

St. Stephen’s College is popularly known for its UG courses and is being ranked in the 4th position by NIRF. 

  • St. Stephen’s College Delhi, offers various scholarship opportunities to the students.
  • The institute has been able to provide some good placement opportunities to the students. Some of the top recruiting companies include Bain and Company, Morgan Stanley, DE Shaw, etc. 

St. Stephen’s College Rankings

  • Ranked 2 for Arts by Indiatoday 2020
  • Ranked 3 for Science by India Today 2020
  • Ranked 4 for Science by Outlook 2020
  • Ranked 4 for Arts by Outlook 2020
  • Ranked 1 for Science by The Week 2020
  • Ranked 1 for Science by The Week 2019
  • Ranked 1 for Arts by The Week 2020
  • Ranked 2 for Arts by The Week 2019

St. Stephen’s College Courses & Fees

St. Stephen’s College offers BA, B.Sc, MA, and Certification courses. 

Program Program Details Selection Basis
  • Duration: 3 Years
  • Fees: INR 1.21 Lakhs
  • Eligibility: Candidates should have passed 10+2 from a recognized board with a minimum of 45% marks as an aggregate.
  • Specialization: Economics, English, History, Philosophy, and Sanskrit
Aptitude Test + Personal Interview
  • Duration: 3 Years
  • Fees: INR 1.28 Lakhs
  • Eligibility: Candidates should have passed 10+2 from a recognized board in Science stream with a minimum of 45% marks as an aggregate
  • Specialization: Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, and B.Sc Program (Physical Sciences)
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Fees: INR 1.28 Lakhs
  • Eligibility: The candidate should have completed graduation in a relevant field from any recognized university and secured a minimum of 50% marks.
  • Specialization: Economics, English, History, Philosophy, Sanskrit, Mathematics, and Operations Research.
  • Duration: 8 months
  • Eligibility: Candidate should have passed Higher Secondary examination or its equivalent from any recognized Board
  • Languages: French, German, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Arabian, Persian, and Urdu


Persons with Disability (PwD) category students are exempted from the written Aptitude Test and to determine the merit of the candidate, 85% weightage will be held by Class XII Marks, and 15% weightage will be given to the interview. 

St. Stephen’s College Cut off 

Following is the cutoff for Stephen's College 2020-21 for various courses (streamwise):

Courses General Category (Commerce) General Category (Humanities) General Category (Science)
BSc Physics (Hons) 97.66% 97.66% 97.66%
BA (Hons) Economics 99.25% 98.75% 98.75%
BA (Hons) English 99% 98.75% 98.75%
B.Sc (Hons) Mathematics 97.5% 96.75% 97.75%
BA (Hons) History 99% 98.25% 99%
BA Sanskrit 70% 65% 70%
BA Philosophy 98% 98.75% 97%
BSc (Hons) Mathematics 98% 96.5% 98%
BSc Physics (Hons) 97.66% 97.66% 97.66%

St. Stephen’s College Placements 

St. Stephen’s College Delhi has a dedicated placement cell, which helps the students regarding various on-campus job placements. The placement cell collaborates with many corporate houses to bring the best placements on campus. 

Placement Highlights 

The average salary package and the highest package is given in the table below: 

Average Package INR 8 LPA
Highest Package INR 29 LPA

Some of the prominent recruiting companies of the institute are:

Ernst & Young Bain & Company Morgan Stanley AT Kearney
Times of India CITI Bank DE Shaw IndusInd Bank

St. Stephen’s College Scholarships 

St. Stephen’s College Delhi offers various scholarship opportunities to the students, including the students from reserved categories too. 

Given below are some of the most popular scholarships of the institute, which the students can avail themselves:

  • National Merit scholarship
  • Government of India Hindi Scholarship
  • National Merit grant for offspring of teachers
  • State Merit scholarship
  • State scholarship
  • University merit scholarship
  • Scholarship for proficiency in sports
  • State scholarship for Arts
  • Labor Welfare Fund grant
  • Scholarship for handicapped students. 

St. Stephen’s College Delhi FAQs 

Ques. What are the required documents to be submitted at the time of admission for the UG students of St. Stephen’s College Delhi?

Ans. UG students should keep the following documents handy at the time of admission:

  • 10+2 Marks Card
  • Recent Passport size Photographs
  • Original ID Proof (Aadhar/Birth Certificate/Voter ID/Driving License)
  • Aptitude Test Scorecard
  • Caste/PH Certificate (if applicable)
  • Income Certificate (if applicable)
  • Transfer/Migration Certificate
  • Domicile Certificate

Ques. How do I crack the St. Stephen’s College, Delhi interview?

Ans. Cracking the interviews of St. Stephen’s college is not that difficult. The interview won’t test your academic skills, rather it will focus more on your overall personality. Follow the tips below in order to excel in your St. Stephen’s Interview:

  • Dress up properly
  • Have proper etiquettes
  • Be confident, but not overconfident. 
  • Be humble

Ques. Do English Hon students get placements from St. Stephen's College after their final year?

Ans. Yes, most of the students from English Hons. background: get placement in various publishing houses and newspapers. Some of the top recruiters for English Hons. students include The Times of India, Hindustan Times. 

Ques. Does St. Stephen's College Delhi provide hostel facilities to the students?

Ans. Yes, the institute provides a well-furnished hostel facility to all the students with a mess facility. 

Ques. Does St. Stephen’s College, Delhi have an NRI quota in admission?

Ans. No, St. Stephen’s College Delhi does not have an NRI quota for admission. The institute provides various other quotas, such as Sports quota, quotas for ST/SC/PwD students.