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XAVIER'S COMMERCE SOCIETY
The Xavier's Commerce Society is the representative society
of the Department of Commerce of St. Xavier's College, Kolkata.
The society strives for the progress and intellectual mastery of
every undergraduate commerce student within the college. The
society by organizing holistic events throughout the academic
year ensures that every student is taught critical lessons
before stepping into the Corporate World.
The Xavier's Commerce Society was formed with the motto “Dreams.
Development. Destiny.” in March 2006.
- Dreams symbolize the aspirations and desires of a person.
The society encourages everyone to dream big and helps them to
strengthen their abilities so as to enable them to give flight
to their dreams and fulfill their desires.
- Development stands for the process of gradual advancement
from the stage of aspiration to the stage of achievement of
one’s dreams. XCS helps its members to develop useful skills
which they will require to accomplish their goals in the
- Destiny refers to the fate of a person’s life. At XCS, we
believe that a person's destiny is not predetermined but it is
in his hands to shape his future. XCS strives to develop
certain traits in its members which will help them convert
their dreams into destiny.
- To act as a synonym to professionalism and a body that
believes in the quality of the events.
- To ensure and provide fair and maximum participation of
the commerce students in seminars and events in Kolkata and
- To ensure each event has an educational/guiding/training
purpose to it and that each of them is fulfill led.
- To provide all its members an equal opportunity to not
only learn and grow individually, but also as a team.
- To appreciate and mutually respect the hard work,
initiative and dedication of all its members.
The Xavier's Commerce Society after its humble beginning with
the launch of the annual journal of the Department of Commerce,
‘Youthink’, in 2006, branched into newer areas which allowed
students to get adequate exposure to industry and help them hone
their skills that are essential at the workplace. The year 2007
was a significant year in the society's calendar as it initiated
the intra college management festival, ‘X-Calibre’. 2009 was
another landmark year as the society reached a new landmark by
organizing ‘Insignia’, a national level management festival
which witnessed top colleges from all round the country
competing for the ultimate title. ‘Intelligentsia’, a panel
discussion involving eminent and distinguished speakers; 'Innovision'
which is a collection of numerous seminars and ‘Inception’, the
management simulation event exclusively for the first year
students of the college was also initiated in the same year. In
2013, Zonal Auditions were held for two events in Insignia
wherein we received an overwhelming response from hundreds of
undergraduates of Kolkata.
In the passing years, the society has shown phenomenal growth.
It has expanded its horizons, allowing the BBA and Economics
students of the college to participate in its events. We are
proud to have been associated with the top brands in the
industry; TATA, Birla, Hero, Cadbury, HP, Motilal Oswal, HDFC
Bank and many more. We are also proud to have been associated
with eminent personalities like Mr. Shahrukh Khan, Mr. Narayan
Murthy, Mr. Suresh Raina and many others. The Xavier’s Commerce
Society received applause and accolades from all quarters; and
all corporates associated with us acknowledged the growth of our
society from strength to strength with every passing year.
The Xavier’s Commerce Society organizes 6 distinct events and
also publishes the annual journal of the Commerce Department
every academic year.
year will commence with our event Innovision, a weeklong
knowledge saga wherein numerous seminars will be held. The
seminars not only focus on career options available to students,
but also on broadening the mindsets of budding entrepreneurs.
The workshops, being the best means of resource and knowledge
sharing, help commerce students warm themselves in the clasp of
the corporate stream. The event will be held from 15th July to
19th July 2013 and incorporate seminars on the lines of the
Financial Market, Family Business, Entrepreneurship, Marketing,
Career Options, Ethical hacking and Graphology.
second event is Inception, a management simulation program
designed exclusively for the first year students of the college.
It aims at providing realistic insights and practical exposure
to the new entrants of the college. The participants have to
pass through various rounds ranging from group discussions,
written tests and a personal interview. The event will be held
on 26th and 27th July 2013.
is the Intra College Management Festival organized by the
society. It focuses on developing soft skills and leadership
qualities thorough practical implementation of theories and
business knowledge. Auditions will be held to guarantee that
only the best make it through to the finals. X-Calibre consists
of ten events: Best Manager, Public Relations, Corporate Quiz,
Human Relations, Mock Coference, Finance Manager,
Entrepreneurship, Marketing Corporate Treasure Hunt and Carbon
Credits. For the first time, the event will revolve around a
theme – “Illusions”. X-Calibre will be held on the 26th and 27th
of August 2013, with an array of onstage rounds and off stage
rounds. X-Calibre, being suggestive of the grandeur regulates
the in house team building.
is a panel discussion that brings together eminent minds and
icons from the world of business and beyond, and is accompanied
by the launch of YouThink, the annual journal of the Commerce
department of St. Xavier’s College. The discussion will be held
on 20th September 2013 and the topic is “Democracy – A Global
Facade.” We had the privilege of being associated with eminent
personalities such as Mr. Shyam Srinivasan, MD and CEO Federal
Bank and Mr. Shashi Tharoor, Member of Parliament.
year, the annual journal of the commerce department is launched
following the echoing success of the previous editions. YouThink
reaches a new milestone every year, which comprises of notable
articles authored by students and professors alike. Over 4000
copies are distributed and the circulation reaches numerous
organizations, business schools including the IIMs and the top
30 commerce colleges of the country. The theme for the eighth
edition of YouThink is “Revelation.” YouThink boasts of numerous
interviews of great personalities like Mr. Shahrukh Khan, Actor,
Mr. Narayan Murthy, Chairman Emeritus, Infosys, Mr. Arnab
Goswami, Editor in Chief, Times Now and Mr. Suresh Raina, Indian
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 www.xavcomsociety.com to view the full journal.
Every year a group of students of the Commerce Department are
sent to factories of indiscriminate companies to get a depth
into the actual manufacturing processes. The Industries range
from a roller and train wagon manufacturing unit at Jessop & Co.
Ltd., to a Falcon and Dunlop tyre manufacturing unit at Mysore
(Karnataka), biscuit processing unit at the Britannia factory,
battery production unit of Exide and beverage production unit at
Coca Cola among others.
Annual National Level Management festival of St. Xavier's
College (Autonomous), Kolkata has created an identity of its own
by leaving behind its mark in every passing year. Each year, it
aspires to revisit certain aspects of life and celebrate them
during the two day festival with the finest minds from across
the country exhibiting their talent and skill. The 5th Chapter
of Insignia was held on 20th and 21st of February 2013. For the
first time Zonal Auditions were held for the Business Plan and
the Corporate Quiz, that drew hundreds of participants from the
city. Our guest session “No Conditions Applied”, conducted by
Mr. Suhel Seth, was a complete winner as he brought the house
down with his satirical take on varied issues. The colleges that
have been a part of Insignia in the past years include Shri Ram
College of Commerce (Delhi), Christ University (Bangalore),
Loyola College (Chennai), CMS (Bangalore), Sri Venkateshwara
College (Delhi), Symbiosis College (Pune), Presidency College (Kolkata).
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Harsh Agarwal (Secretary)
Tarish Bagrodia (Associate Secretary)
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Tarish Bagrodia (Associate Secretary)