Frequently Asked Questions

General FAQs

What is the temperature or weather condition in the city where Somaiya is located?

Annual Weather Averages. May is the hottest month in Mumbai with an average temperature of 30°C (86°F) and the coldest is January at 24°C (75°F) with the most daily sunshine hours at 10 in May. The wettest month is July with an average of 640mm of rain.

What type of service I will get after admission ?

- Somaiya mail id

- SVV net id (Unique id used for wifi access,to apply for railway concession etc.)

From where can I get the admit card?

After your admission fee payment, you can immediately visit our centralized ID Card Office for generating your ID Card. The office is located at below address. ID Card Office : Opp. K J Somaiya college of Science and Commerce.

Procedure for getting Lost ID Card ?

Immediately report to the institute office with written application and get FIR from the nearest police station.

Pay the necessary fine against lost ID Card.

ID Card coordinator from your college will generate request against lost ID Card, then visit ID Card office.

How to reset password for svv net id ?

Click on the forgot password link on home page of myaccount portal

You need to visit link and follow below steps for resetting the password.

Enter the ID Card no and personal mobile number, which will display the SVV Netid and Email ID.

Click on reset button.

This will send the password of SVV Net ID in email on email id and as a SMS on personal mobile number.

Admission FAQs

National Student :

Is it necessary to fill up Govt online form for the Junior college admission if i belong to Gujarati Minority college or i want only in Somaiya college as i have percentage above the last years minority cut off.

Students seeking admission in FYJC Class /Junior College XI standard has to fill the Govt online form fully. Those students who have not filled in govt form but have filled only the online form of Somaiya College only, are not eligible for admission though their scores are very high above the cut off.

What is “digital university enrollment number”, is it compulsory to have
before filling up somaiya pre-admission form?

Digital University Enrollment Number is the number which gets generated after filling University of Mumbai’s form. It is highly recommended to fill the University’s form first. However in case of technical problems with the University website or so, students can fill the somaiya’s pre-admission form first, and keep trying to fill up Universty form. Kindly note that at the time of Admission, duly filled in University form needs to be submitted.

Can I fill multiple forms for multiple institutes in somaiya ?


you can apply for same course in different institutes

you can apply for same course in same institute under different category

you can apply in same institute for different courses


You will have to pay pre-admission form fee for every course & every category you apply

While filling multiple forms, if you use same user id, you will be able to retrieve all the compulsory data on your new form.

Do I need to visit the college for submitting the form and all documents,
once I fill the online form and make online payment for pre-admission form ?

If you have paid online for forms,then visiting the college campus is not required for submitting the form and documents.

May we please know that, for the submission of Pre-admission form and the other documents, is it necessary that students have to come by themselves to submit it or is it fine if any other person comes and submits the form and complete the procedure

For those students of Arts/Commerce and Science faculty after filling the online application & making online payment there is no need for any documents submission.Students need to submit the necessary documents if they are eligible as per merit list.

Can a HSC - Arts /Commerce/Science stream student apply for

As per University of Mumbai’s eligibility criteria,all students of 12th science students are eligible for FYBSc,FYBcom and FYBA, all 12th commerce students are eligible for FYBcom and FYBA and 12th Arts students are eligible only for FYBA class.

If in the marks column there is no provision for 12th science/12th commerce kindly fid your marks.Your marks will be considered for merit.


For Arts : English language is compulsory.

For Science : English language and 3 science subjects are compulsory.

When & where should I apply for junior bifocal/commerce IT ?

After securing admission in the college for pure science/commerce then,student will be eligible for bifocal/commerce IT subject and these subjects will be allotted as per merit.

Could you tell me what to fill in the unique application number box in the admission form for Junior college

It is online application no., the no given in the admission booklet that you use for unique login ID.

If you get message like Billdesk payment gateway is currently not
responding kindly check after sometime during preadmission payment ?

Txn was not authorised by the Bank as Incorrect Card Details entered by you Like wrong CVV or Expiry. Please retry with correct details.

Due to some network connection error.

Txn Abandoned by Customer(student).

What all documents one need to carry on the day of selection process?

A student needs to carry all the mark sheets as well as essential original documents.

International Student :

What is the typical voltage rating in India?

220VAC, 50Hz

Which is the nearest airport to the university campus.?

Somaiya Vidyavihar:

International Airport:

Around 1 Hour (11.1 km) via Santacruz – Chembur Link Rd

Around 1 Hour (11.9 km) via Bangalore - Mumbai Highway

Domestic Airport:

Around 1 Hour (10.8 km) via Santacruz – Chembur Link Rd

Around 1 Hour (13.3 km) via Bangalore - Mumbai Highway

Somaiya Ayurvihar:

International Airport:

Around 1 Hour (11.1 km) via Western Express Highway

Around 1 Hour (12.6 km) via Santacruz - Chembur Link Road

Around 1 Hour (14.5 km) via Swami Vivekanand Road & Western Express Highway

Domestic Airport:

Around 1 Hour (11.6 km) via Western Express Highway

Around 1 Hour (13.1 km) via Santacruz - Chembur Link Road

Around 1 Hour (15.0 km) via Swami Vivekanand Road & Western Express Highway

Hostel FAQs

Is Hostel/Residential facility available in Somaiya campus?

Yes,Somaiya offers comprehensive hostel facilities for boys and girls separately within the campus

Does the Hostel provide sheet, pillows, towels or blanket in the hostel/Accommodation room?

No, every student has to arrange this by him/her self.

Is hostel fee inclusive of laundry and mess charges?

The hostel fee is inclusive of the boarding and the mess charges. Laundry facilities available with nominal charges.

What is the process of applying for refund of hostel fee?

Any Application for Withdrawal should be approved by warden with necessary clearances from hostel office refund is processed on prorata basis within 15 days of cancellation.