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Father Felix Raj gifting a statue of the Holy Family to the Chief Minister

Father Principal wishes all faculty members, support staff, students, parents, alumni/ae, benefactors and friends A Merry Christmas and a joy-filled New Year. My blessings and prayers for you.

Anthology on Jesuit Fathers' contribution

The Goethals Indian Library and Research Centre of St. Xavier's College has published a book on the lives of the Jesuits who lived and worked in India, especially in Bengal, since the early 19th century.

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St. Xavier's upgraded to CE status Details                              SXC Vision 2020......

8th Convocation and Valedictory 2015
The 8th Convocation cum Valedictory will be held on 17th January 2015 (Saturday) from 11AM in the College Ground. View Details...

B.Ed. Admissions - 2015......
Career Oriented Programmes Raghabpur Campus
Diploma in Multimedia and Animation Human Rights Courses
IAS Guidance Centre DOEACC Computer Courses

The College Prospectus is available with the receptionist at the College campus. 

  • University Degree Certificate will be issued from 27.01.15 (Tue) to students who have successfully completed their course in the session 2013-14 from their respective departmental office as per the following timings : View Details...
  • The 8th Convocation cum Valedictory will be held on 17th January 2015 (Saturday) from 11AM in the College Ground. View Details...
  • To celebrate the season of Love, care & concern, NSS is organised a winter camp at Shalpukur from 26th to 30th December 2014. About 40 enthusiastic volunteers along with the local village community layed a brick road to enable the village people especially children to commute comfortably.
  • Department of Commerce, St. Xavier's College (Autonomous), Kolkata is going to organize a one day National Symposium on Overcoming Challenges for Sustainable Development¯ on 21st March, 2015 (Saturday). View Details...
  • A Research Milestone For St. Xavier's College Kolkata: 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...
  • 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. Lakshya will be a year-long project calling all Xaverians and wellwishers to contribute. More information at Fr. Principal's Appeal Section.
  • St. Xavier's College (Autonomous), Kolkata, was assessed by NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) with a CGPA of 3.53 on a four point scale at A Grade for a period of five years. Congratulations to all the stake-holders, staff, students, parents and alumni/ae.
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee unveils the crib of baby Jesus at St. Xavier's College on Christmas Eve. Mamata, who attended Christmas programmes at the Park Street institution for the fourth year on the trot, also watched a cultural programme put up by the Xaverian Academy of Dance and Music. Principal Father Felix Raj talked about the chief minister's Santa Claus act two years ago when she allotted 16.44 acres in Rajarhat to the college for its second campus. Mamata, an associate member of the Xavier's alumni association, said:" I want to have an education hub in the state and I want St. Xavier's to lead the way...

Whatever help you need we will give you." Father Felix Raj presented Mamata with a small statue of the Holy Family, which she promised to keep on her desk.

Archbishop Thomas D'Souza and St. Xavier's rector Father Dominic Savio attended the programme.

Source : The Telegraph, Kolkata Metro (Pg. 22) : 25 Dec 2014

Guardian Angel

A full- sized marble statue of St. Francis Xavier, the patron saint of St. Xavier's College, was unveiled in the front courtyard of the Park Street institution on Wednesday.

The unveiling marked the 462nd death anniversary of the saint. Among those who attended the programme were students and faculty members of both St. Xavier's College and St. Xavier's Collegiate School, including rector Father Dominic Savio ( centre) , Father Felix Raj ( right) , the principal of the college, and Father Benny Thomas, the principal of the school. " This statue is the recognition of the patron saint of the college, so that he sees everyone coming in and out of the college gates. He has been guarding and supporting us for 154 years and I hope he continues to do it in the future as well," said Felix Raj.

Source : The Telegraph, Kolkata Metro (Pg.19) : 03 Dec 2014
Picture by Sayantan Ghosh


Xavier's goes far & wide to realise dream

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. A prayer service, a musical performance, elocution, a presentation of the college's Vision 2020 and a cricket talk show were all part of the first day of the convention. More...


St. Xavier's College, Kolkata has started a rural campus at Raghapur, 20km from its Mother Teresa Sarani (City) campus, in Bishnupur constituency of South 24-Parganas, West Bengal

The decision was taken in the last governing body meeting in April. The building with 15,000sqft is ready with all infrastructure facilities like classrooms, library, computer lab, offices, canteen etc. Classes begin from this academic session. The medium of instruction will be Bengali.

ST. XAVIER'S COLLEGE RESTORES THE 150 YEAR OLD OBSERVATORY: 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. This observatory is one of the oldest in the sub-continent. The renowned scientist and professor of St. Xavier's College, Father Eugene Lafont, set it up in 1865. Father Lafont was known as Father of Modern Science in India. 
This observatory hit the headlines of all newspapers in November 1865 for predicting a sever cyclone and saving hundreds of lives. It was listed with the Observatories of the world and had close collaboration with the Observatory of Vatican. While it is the oldest in the country, it is definitely the oldest and biggest set up in an educational campus. More...
The Father Leeming Boys' Hostel was inaugurated on July 5, Saturday, with Principal Father Felix Raj, SJ performing the ribbon-cutting ceremony Details...

The Xavier's Commerce Society is proud to announce that it has obtained an International Serial Number (ISSN 2347 - 6222) for Youthink, the annual journal of the department of commerce. The journal looks to answer questions not just relevant to the world of commerce, but also analyses the effects of a multitude of current events on the economic scenario. Please visit our website to view the full journal.
A Xaverian Journal of Research
ISSN(Print): 2277-8411
ISSN(Online): 2278-1048


Download Aviskar-2014.......

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. On 20th January 2012, on the day of Convocation and Valedictory, the fourth issue (Volume IV, 2012) of the journal was released by the Honorable Chief Minister of West Bengal. more...

The Department of Education is happy to announce that it has received the ISSN 2319 - 3239 for their yearly Journal 'MAGIS' - Xaverian Journal of Education

Why Xavier's

  • St. Xavier's College is a 152 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 6882 students in 2011.

  • 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 outsiders.

  • 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).

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Prayas is an effort aimed at bringing about the complete overall development of the students, both in the college and in the villages.
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Consortium for Educational Communication (CEC), an inter-University Centre of UGC, has been organizing an annual Documentary Film Festival under the title Prakriti at various place s in India since 1997. The Festival is guided by CECā€™s belief in re-orienting education towards sustainable development, establish direct linkages between youth, development awareness and peopleā€™s participation and showcases films on Environment, Development and Human Rights. View Details...






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