Semester examinations are around the corner. An
exam is not only a test of your academic knowledge;
it is also a test of your calmness, stability and
courage. Success is the result of sheer learning and
hard work. Fr. Principal and
Vice Principals wish you all to give your best in
your exams. Best of luck.
This year's Annual International Alumni Conference, Beyond Boundaries is the sixth one in succession, which will be hosted by the Canada Chapter on 20,21 & 22 May 2016 in Toronto, Canada.
Booking has already begun. Fr. Principal looks forward to an enthusiastic contingent from Kolkata and asks the alumni/ae to contact the alumni office for more details.
American Students from CSBSJU
Nine American students accompanied by two faculty members from the College of St. Benedict and St. John's University, Minnesota
completed their one semester studies from January to April 2016 successfully at St. Xavier's College.It is part of the academic
exchange programmes between the two institutions. Fr. Felix Raj, Principal of the College hosted a farewell lunch to the guests
on April 29. They are returning home on April 30 to continue their remaining semesters in CSBSJU.
Principal meets parent at Raghabpur Campus 16
The Raghabpur campus organized a parents'
meeting on April 16 in two sessions. Around 160
parents attended the meeting. In the first session
Fr. Johnson Padiyara and teachers of the campus
introduced the campus and explained to them the
requirement of attendance, discipline, procedure of
mentoring, evaluation system, counseling facilities
and other rules and regulations of the College. The
session was very interactive as the parents actively
participated in the discussion.More..
Applications for Part-time Lecturer in the Department of Statistics
St. Xavier's College, 30 Mother Teresa Sarani, Kolkata - 700 016 invites applications for Part-time Lecturer in the Department of Statistics :
Minimum qualification Required : M.Sc. in Statistics.
Candidates with NET or SLET and Ph.D. qualification may apply.
Applications with supporting documents to reach the Principal latest by 28-04-2016
All Christian students who wish to apply to St. Xavier's College
For all Christian students who wish to apply to St. Xavier's College for the session 2016-17 (UG courses):
There will be a meeting for all Christian students on Saturday,
7 May, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. in the college campus.
All interested students are requested to attend this meeting.
Principal, St. Xavier's College, Kolkata
Bridge course at St. Xavier's college
St. Xavier's College is organizing a one-month bridge course in Mathematics (from 10th May to 9th June 2016) for all Catholic students who wish to apply to St. Xavier's College for B.Com., B.B.A. and Economics Honours Courses.
This course will be only for those students who have taken Mathematics in their Class XII Board examinations.
Application for Study Abroad and Exchange Programmes
Posted : 01 February 2016
St. Xavier's College has signed MOU for Study Abroad and Exchange Programmes with the following University/College.
TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN, IRELAND
SUNY OSWEGO, NEWYORK, USA
THE COLLEGE OF SAINT BENEDICT AND SAINT JOHN'S UNIVERSITY, MINNESOTA USA
Students interested may apply for Study Abroad and Exchange Programmes through the Office of International Studies and Programmes, Room-7 (Ground Floor).
Solar Plant Inauguration
A Solar Power Plant with 46 KW installed
capacity was inaugurated at St. Xavier's
College, 30 Mother Teresa Sarani (Park Street),
Kolkata on 23 December 2015, Wednesday at 11.30
am at the Rooftop of the New B. Ed and Library
(old Hostel) Building.
Successfully completed the 220 meters long and 6 feet wide road
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 Principal addresses at MCC
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.
JHEASA annual meeting
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.
Prayas continues... St. Xavier's enters Hugalkuria
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
A new Smart Class Room
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.
St. Xavier's Kolkata "Reaches the Unreached" in Asansole, West Bengal.
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.
L N Mittal inducted into St. Xavier's Board
St. Xavier's College has inducted LN Mittal, the steel magnate and the chairman and CEO of ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steelmaking company into its Governing Body (Board of Governors) with effect from July 2015. Mittal has gladly accepted his alma mater's offer.
"We are indeed happy and privileged to have Mr. Mittal as a member of our Board. We selected him as a Xaverian and an industrialist. I am confident that his close association with Xavier's and his global experience will enrich our institution," Fr. Felix Raj, the Principal said.
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.
St. Xavier's upgraded to CE status
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
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.
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
St. Xavier's College Restores the 150 years 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.
St. Xavier's College Opens a Rural Campus in Raghabpur
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
300-seater Boys' Hostel for students
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.
St. Xavier's College is a 156 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
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
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
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 progressing steadily..
Residential block should be completed by May and the academic block by December 2016.
Justice in the global economy
Global - Special Jesuit report: Justice in the global economy
Since the beginning of his Pontificate, Pope Francis has repeatedly called both the Church and the larger society to turn their attention to issues of justice in today's global economy.
This is the challenge taken up in this special report, to reflect on how current economics are affecting inclusion and sustainability and to explore ways in which economics can better respond to the needs of the poor and the environment.
It has been published as PJ 121:download pdf ...
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...
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.