Theme: Global Integration & Harmony
Contributions (Articles, ArtWork, and Poems) are invited from Students for
the College Magazine 'The Xaverian 2016'.
Last Date for Submission: 15th September, 2015.
Please upload your contribution at: https://www.dropbox.com/request/9IQ58JpfauVrua45Hp6P
Editorial Committee, Xaverian 2016
Recognizing the urgent need of reaching out to vulnerable people living in post war countries like Afghanistan and Sri Lanka, St. Xavier's college, Kolkatasigned a Memorandum of understanding with the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) and Jesuit Commons: Higher Education at the Margins (JC: HEM). The signed MOU will pave a way for providing access to higher education to Sri Lankan war-affected youth who otherwise will not have access to higher education.
SXC's partnership with leading agencies working in emergency and post war-zones, aims to equip economically weaker but eligible students with skills for gainful employment. Read more...
X-Calibre is the intra-college annual management festival of Xavier's Commerce Society. X-Calibre, is a two-day event aimed at developing the soft-skills and the leadership abilities of students through real-life simulations.
X-Calibre consists of hallmark events like Best Manager, Finance Manager, Human Resources Manager, Public Relations Manager, Corporate Treasure Hunt, Corporate Quiz, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Carbon Credits and UN Mock where a host of skills of the participants are put to test. For further details visit: www.xavcomsociety.com
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.
SWBJCPA: The Sikkim and West Bengal Jesuit College Principals Association had its meeting at Loyola House, Salt Lake on July 18-19, 2015.
Decisions taken at the meeting include:
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 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...
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