Admission Policy

MSc in Physics (Astrophysics)

Number of seats

20 students per year.

Duration of the course 

Minimum duration for the course is two years.


Maximum fees for the course is Rs. 95000/- per year. This fees includes the cost of Field Trip. In addition to this fees, the applicant has to pay Rs. 1500/- (non refundable) towards admission processing fees. 

A scholarship of Rs. 20000/- per year may be provided to a select few students strictly on academic merit. Management decision in this regard is final.


Bachelor’s degree in science with Physics as one of the major subjects at the final year or equivalent from any recognised university.

Documents to be kept ready before filling up the application form


Application will be considered only if documents 1, 2, 3 and 6 of the items given above are submitted. Others – whichever is available must be submitted. For any difficulty/enquiry please write to

*Statement of purpose should explain why you want to do MSc Physics (Astrophysics) at St. Xavier's College, Mumbai.#Science projects, poster presentations, seminars, conferences, exhibitions etc., original certificates/reports are to be shown at the time of the interview.##Sports or cultural activities, fine arts, performing arts and levels achieved: for e.g. national or state representation etc.

Admission Procedure

Admission Criteria

The admission will be based on the following 4 criteria and their weightage:


If candidates are not available from reserved category then the seats will be offered to general category candidates.

*Special Category refers to Wards of Transferred State / Central Government and Private Sector employees, employees of Defense Department / Ex- Servicemen. Wards of Freedom Fighter Award Winners at District/State/National Level in Sports or Cultural Activities.