The admission in the M.Sc. from St Joseph College is done on the basis of merit obtained in the qualifying examination.
The candidate must have studied Chemistry as a cognate subject at B.Sc. level and studied Mathematics at 10+2 or Pre-University level and with a minimum of 50% marks in the cognate subject and minimum of 40% marks in aggregate.
The candidate must have studied Botany as a cognate subject at B.Sc. level along with two Natural Science subjects and with a minimum of 50% marks in the cognate subject and minimum of 40% in the aggregate.
B.Sc. Degree of Bangalore University or any other University equivalent thereto with 50% marks (45% for SC/ST) in aggregate. The applicant should have studied Chemistry/Biochemistry compulsorily as an optional subject along with at least one of the following optional subjects. a) Microbiology b) Biotechnology c) Botany d) Applied Botany e) Zoology f) Applied Zoology g) Industrial Microbiology h) Environmental Science i)Genetics j) Applied Genetics k) Sericulture l) Home Science m) Life Sciences n) Biological Sciences o) Agricultural Sciences p) Biochemistry q) Dairy Sciences r) Horticulture s) Forestry and (t) Fisheries.