The University of Calcutta has approved the Regulations for the Degree of Doctor
of Philosophy, Ph.D. under St. Xavier's College (Autonomous).
These Regulations may be called the St. Xavier's College (Autonomous), affiliated to the University of Calcutta (Regulation for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Ph.D.) Regulations 2015.
The provisions of these Regulations shall apply to every candidate applying for admission, registration, conduct leading to the conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) of this Institute.
St. Xavier's College will award the Ph.D. Degrees in:
The Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) shall
be awarded to a candidate on the basis of original
research work of merit incorporated in a thesis,
recommended by a Board of Examiners and successfully
defended by the candidate during a Viva-Voce.
The thesis is to be written in English.
Further details will be available through this website in due course of time.
By Vinayak Lahiri
from the Fr. Eugene Lafonte Observatory
St. Xavier's College, Kolkata
St. Xavier's College, 30 Mother Teresa Sarani, Kolkata 700016, will hold Walk-in-interview on 30-11-2015 at 4:00 pm for recruitment of Junior Research Fellow in CSIR funded research project titled "Understanding the Mechanism of AB13 Gene Regulation During Desiccation Stress Response" (Sanction no.: 38(1411)/15/EMR-II) under Dr. Ronita Nag Choudhuri.
Candidates with Master degree in any area of Biological Sciences with minimum 55% marks, qualified NET-JRF/LS or GATE may apply.
The Xaverian spirit of 'Nihil Ultra' or Nothing Beyond has been a guiding force behind every member of the Xaverian family. The guiding force has always inspired Xaverians to explore the riches in a world of limitless possibilities and thus we aim to create and enter new avenues of excellence with "XAVOTSAV 2016" to be held on the 22nd, 23rd and 24th of January 2016.
XAVOTSAV is the annual cultural extravaganza organised by the St. Xavier's College Students' Council. It has events spread across various spectrums such as performing arts, fine arts, literature, sports and management. Year after year our resolve to make Xavotsav bigger and better only strengthens.
The iconic motto, "Nihil Ultra" (Nothing Beyond), inspires every endeavour taken by us, Xaverians, and thus in our perpetual crusade for improvement, we affirm to align ourselves with the changing times, and organize "eXabyte 2016", the technological fest of the Computer Science Department, as an exemplar to showcase our eminence in the world of technology. Our students at the Department of Computer Science strive to bring together future legionaries of the technological arena and to kindle in them a thirst for answers, quest for horizons. We bring to you a myriad of events that offer the perfect blend of entertainment and technology through "eXabyte 2016". Facebook Link
Part-time Faculty in Performing Arts, Fine Arts and Health & Physical Education for the Department of Education (B.Ed. Course).
Apply to the Principal within 26th October 2015
The NSS group successfully completed the 220 meters long and 6 feet wide road at the Raghabpur campus which was inaugurated by Rev. Fr. Felix Raj, SJ, Principal along with Fr. Johnson Padiyara, SJ, Academic Coordinator of Raghabpur campus and the Panchayat Pradhan on 30th October 2015.
Father Felix Raj addressed the MCC Chamber of Commerce and Industry on "SXC Vision 2020" on October 28, 2015 at 4.00 pm followed by an interactive session. The session was well attended by industrialists, business leaders, SXC alumni and media. Father thanks the MCC for having offered a platform to showcase the SXC Vision 2020.
Principals of Jesuits Colleges and Conveners of Jesuit Province Higher Education Commissions in South Asiamet at Xavier University Bhubaneswar, October 22-25 for their annual meeting. There were 72 delegates. Fr. Principal, Fr. Dominic Savio and Prof. Swati Sarkar attended the conference from St. Xavier's College.
One more village, Hugalkuria situated in South 24 Parghanas, has become the 10th Village to join the list of villages adopted under Prayas. On 11th October about 35 students from St. Lawrence campus had an orientation visit to Hugalkuria which was organized by the Department of Social Work and NSS. The students conducted drawing competitions, games, quiz etc. for the almost 100 children. St. Lawrence campus students will be visiting this village from January 2016 on a regular basis read more...
A new Smart Class Room was blessed by Fr. Arulappan and inaugurated by Fr. Principal on September 24th, Thursday morning.
The room is in the fourth floor above the main Chapel.
Keeping to its motto "Nihil Ultra, nothing beyond", St. Xavier's college, kolkata took off with a new shoot at Asansole in West Bengal, with the motto "reach the Unreached". This new chapter in the history of higher education in West Bengal took place on the 25th July 2015, in the august presence of the honourable education minister of West Bengal, Mr. Partha Chjatterjee and Minister of labour, Mr. Moloy Ghatak.
The UGC has upgraded St. Xavier's
College, Kolkata to the status of
"College of Excellence (CE)" w.e.f.
1st April 2014 to 31st March 2019
according to a communication today,
March 24, to Fr. Felix Raj, the
The UGC has also approved the College's budget for Rs. Two Crores for a period of five years for college's upgradation.
St. Xavier's was a College with Potential for Excellence (CPE) since 2006. It was also awarded the autonomous status in 2006.
Fr. Principal thanks the UGC and congratulates the staff and students for their achievement.
The Central Research Facility, of St. Xavier's College, Kolkata, was inaugurated by the Rector, Fr. Dominic Savio, SJ and the Principal, Fr. Felix Raj on the 3rd April 2014. After a short prayer service, Fr. Principal blessed the newest addition to this 153-year-old institution and christened it. The Fr. Frans Goreaux Central Research Facility (GCRF), in an attribute to the great Jesuit Mathematician, another legend associated with this college. More...
At a time when St. Xavier's College Kolkata is busy expanding its campus, another new addition to the present campus deserves much applause. On 10th March 2014 the re-commissioned astronomy observatory and a solar observatory were inaugurated by Fr. Felix Raj SJ, principal of the college and were dedicated to the memory of Fr. Eugene Lafont, favourite teacher of Acharya Jadish Chandra Bose. Fr. Lafont introduced Bose to Science. Read More...
St. Xavier's College, Kolkata has started a rural campus at Raghabpur, 20km from its Mother Teresa Sarani (City) campus, in Bishnupur constituency of South 24-Parganas, West Bengal Read More...
A football field on AJC Bose Road, Kolkata has been turned into a 300-seater boys' hostel for students of St. Xavier's College, Kolkata. The Father Leeming Boys' Hostel was inaugurated on July 5, Saturday, with Principal Father Felix Raj, SJ performing the ribbon-cutting ceremony along with Calcutta University vice-chancellor Suranjan Das, Fr. Jayaraj Veluswamy SJ, provincial of Calcutta Jesuit Province, and Rector Father Dominic Savio SJ. Read More...
St. Xavier's College is a 155 years old institution with rich heritage and long tradition.
As a Jesuit Higher Educational Institution, it aims to form men and women for others, with fundamental human and spiritual values.
The tiny seed has grown into a mighty tree from 83 students in 1860 to 7,833 students in January 2015.
The College functions in three shifts : morning, day and evening, offering UG and PG courses in Humanities, Science, Education, Commerce and Business Administration.
The College also offers various career oriented certificate and diploma courses to college students as well as others.
The College motto "Nihil Ultra" means Nothing Beyond, a motto, significant and suggestive of a noble ideal, of an unconquerable hope, that should urge the Xavierian always to aim high.
The spirit of Xavier's is Majis greater service to greater number of people for the greater glory of God (AMDG)..
A CALL TO XAVERIANS
St. Xavier's, as you know it well, is a Jesuit institution with one history but many stories, one fire with many sparks; it forms men and women for others, men and women who display competence, commitment, conscience and compassion.
The Rajarhat development is on. Residential block will be completed in five months and the academic block in 18 months.
The fifth edition of Beyond Boundaries, the annual international meet of the
St. Xavier's College Calcutta Alumni Association, got off to an eclectic start
in Melbourne on Saturday morning.
Xaverians and friends in California met at Chanda Zaveri's residence in Los Angeles followed by dinner on Tuesday, May 20. Fr. Felix Raj accompanied by the Hon. Secretary, Mr. F. Hasan, addressed the gathering on SXC Vision 2020 and answered questions from the floor. Read More...
On Saturday, May 3rd, Fr. Felix Raj, SJ, Principal of St. Xavier's College, met with the Archbishop Jean-Claude Hollerich, SJ of the Catholic Archdiocese of Luxembourg. Read More... .
The SXCCAA has launched a novel project called Lakshya in Singapore. Father Principal witnessed the generosity of Alumni on the floor when 31 of them promised to donate 41 lacs for the Rajarhat Project. The two auctions - a painting of Tagore and a cricket bat signed by Saurav Ganguly fetched 9.5 lacs.Read More...
A Xaverian Journal of Research
A multidisciplinary journal,named Aviskaar:A Xaverian Journal of Research,is published by the college,with a periodicity of one issue per year.Its first issue was published in the year 2009.more...
Please visit our website www.xavcomsociety.com to view the full journal....