ADMISSIONS 2017

NOTICE REGARDING CASHLESS PAYMENT

The candidates aspiring to take admissions to St. Xavier's College (Autonomous), Kolkata are hereby notified that St. Xavier's College will accept all types of fees and charges (including Application, Admission etc.) in CASHLESS mode only.

Hence the candidates must have Debit/Credit Card facilities with Online Banking activated on the card. Further, the Debit/Credit Card must have sufficient transaction limit in accordance with the amount to be paid.

It is also notified that the transaction charges, over and above the fees, are to be borne by the candidates.

Forthcoming Events

April 03 - June 16, 2017: Semester Exams.
June 21: Prayas Camp
June 30: Consultancy Cell Inauguration
July 03: College Re-opens
July 04 - August 01: First Year Inaugurations

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Lord, enlighten my mind with truth;
Inflame my heart with love;
Inspire my will with courage;
Enrich my life with service
Pardon what I have been;
Sanctify what I am;
And order what I shall be.
 

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St. Xavier's University holds its first board meeting

The first Governing Board meeting of St Xavier's University, Kolkata was held on Friday, April 28 at the university's New Town campus. It was chaired by the Chancellor. The first board is effective for a period of four years till March 2021.

The board meeting included chancellor of the University, Father J Velluswamy, vice-chancellor Father J. Felix Raj, principal secretary of the department of higher education Vivek Kumar, the directors of XLRI, XIMB and XIMJ, the secretary of the St Xavier's College alumni association and six principals from 52 Jesuit colleges in India.

"The new board deliberated upon 1. Courses to be offered from 2017 session, 2. Admission policies and procedures, 3. Fee structure, 4.Delegation of power to the VC 5. Ratification of appointments, 6. the inauguration of the first academic session of SXUK on the Rajarhat campus on July 7, 7. the completion of Vision 2020 and so on," said Father Felix Raj.

The board members, after the meeting, toured the newly built campus that is at the moment ready with a six-story academic block. The G+5 floor academic block with 2.3 lakh square feet has four types of classrooms, including galleries and amphitheatres. The residence for VC and the Jesuits named Britto House, with a sacred chapel for prayer, was inaugurated by the SXUK chancellor and the VC of Xavier's University Bhubaneswar prior to the board meeting.

At the board meeting, R N Jhunjhunwalla, attorney-at-law and executive partner, Khaitan and Co, industrialists Sanjiv Goenka and Sanjay Budhia and chairman and managing director, West Bengal Power Development Corporation Ltd, Santanu Basu, were co-opted as members.

The vice-chancellor thanked chief minister Mamata Banerjee, education minister Partha Chatterjee, St. Xavier's College alumni, benefactors and all stake-holders for their support. The next Board meeting will be held on August 19.

The official inauguration on July 7 is likely to see chief minister Mamata Banerjee, who has been closely following the university's progress, visiting the campus. UK-based Indian industrialist and Xaverian L N MIttal will also be present that day.

Mamata Banerjee had earlier sent a personal letter of good wishes to Fr. Felix Raj and his team on the occasion, which was read out at the Board meeting by the VC.

Donation of an Ambulance

Posted : 28 May 2017

The Khadim India Limited (KIL) has donated an ambulance to St. Xavier's College Kolkata Educational Trust (SXCKET), the Sponsoring Body of both the College and the University for their use. Mr. Suman Burman Roy, President, KIL, delivered the van and handed over the keys and the relevant documents to Father Felix Raj, the Principal on May 27 evening. Fr. Raj expressed Xavier's gratitude to Mr. Roy and his company for the generous grant. Father also promised Mr. Roy that the ambulance would be put to its full use to save lives of staff, students and others in their hour of need. 

AMU President visits St. Xavier's

Posted : 16 May 2017

 

Mr. H. James Towey, the President of Ave Maria University (AMU),Florida, U.S.A., along with Fr. John Romus,visited St. Xavier's College on 16th May, 2017 and met with Fr. Principal.
They discussed with Fr. Principal about future exchange and collaboration programmes.
Ave Maria University was founded in 2003 by Mr. Tom Monaghan, the then founder and owner of Domino's Pizza (1960).

Loyola and St. Xavier's among top 10 Colleges in India

Posted : 10 Apr 2017

 

Loyola College, Chennai and St. Xavier's College, Kolkata are the two Jesuit Colleges, which feature among the first 10 Colleges in the country ranked by the National Institute of Ranking Framework (NIRF), MHRD, Government of India. Read more...

Fr. Verstraeten Central Library:
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Dear Staff and Students,
You can now search, download and use the library resources 24x7 from the comfort of your home using keywords, authors or titles across St. Xavier's College library database of 145,000+ subscribed e-Books; 8,800+ full text Journals and Magazines; 13,600+ indexed and abstracted journals; 7,700+ peer reviewed Journals that contain millions of articles from national and international peer reviewed Journals, theses, audio/video etc. How to access this facility? Know more...

Why Xavier's

St. Xavier's College is a 157 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 7,853 students in January 2016.

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)..

St. Francis Xavier
Patron of the College

SXC : VISION 2020

Fr Felix Raj - Principal A CALL TO XAVERIANS
Dear 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, who display competence, commitment, conscience and compassion.  More..

AN APPEAL TO XAVERIANS FROM FR. PRINCIPAL

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SESQUICENTENARY DONORS


The Saint Xavier's University campus at Rajarhat has taken shape. We start B.Com, B.M.S., M.Com, M.A. (English) and MSW courses from July 10, 2017. Inauguration of the academic session will be held on July 7 at 1.00 pm. SXU looks forward to your cooperation and support.

Father General's Address at Vidyajoti College, Delhi

Father General Arturo Sosa has urged Jesuits serving in higher education to draw on networking as a way of becoming more effective in their ministries. Here is the text of his speech to the Vidyajoti Theology Faculty in Delhi, on February 18, 2017:

This is my first visit to India. In addition, it is the first time I address a Theology Faculty in my capacity as Chancellor. View pdf...

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