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About IAS Department

The Society of Jesus, a Christian Religious Order founded by Saint Ignatius of Loyola in 1540, runs St. Xavier's College. It is one of the 24 University Colleges run by the Jesuits in India. The Jesuit College aims at forming young men and women of competence, commitment, compassion and conscience. St. Xavier's College thus aims at making its own contribution towards a transformation of the present-day social condition so that principles of social justice, equality of opportunity, genuine freedom and respect for religious and moral values, enshrined in the Constitution of India, may prevail and the possibility of living a fully human existence may be open before all.

The IAS Guidance Centre has been offering a unique opportunity to the young men and women to make them competent to become a member of the Indian Administrative Services, so that they can ensure social justice, equality of opportunity, genuine freedom and respect for religious and moral values through their services to the nation. With this initiative of building men and women for the society, the college can participate in the nation building process.

Admission Notice for the Candidates pursuing for IAS Examination - 2018

St. Xavier's College (Autonomous), Kolkata is offering guidance class for the IAS aspirants. The guidance class for the fifth batch will start on and from 1st August, 2017 and the duration of the course is 9 months. The course will cover both the preliminary and the main examination syllabus. The candidates are charged Rs. 60,000 in total for the entire course, which are payable in two installments - 75% at the time of admission and the remaining 25% at the end of three months. For optional papers, the candidates will be charged extra fees.

Interested candidates may collect the admission form from IAS Guidance Centre, St. Xavier's College (Autonomous), 30, Mother Teresa Sarani, Kolkata - 700016 (Second Floor) of the main building by paying an amount of Rs. 500 in cash. Alternatively, the interested candidates may download the form from the website of the college and sent the filled in hardcopy along with demand draft of Rs. 500 drawn in favour 'St. Xavier's College' payable at Kolkata in the above address of the college.

Admission will be based on the basis of interview performance of the candidates. The admission procedure will be completed by July' 2017.

The tentative date of interview is: 27th June' 2017 and/or 29th June' 2017

Office Hour: Monday to Friday (1 to 6 PM)

For further queries, please contact - 033-22551228  or mail at -

Coordinator, IAS Guidance Centre
St. Xavier's College (Autonomous), Kolkata