The 11th Convocation & Valedictory of St. Xavier's College was held on
January 16th, 2018 at 11.00 a.m. in the college grounds. Hon'ble Lt.
General Abhay Krishna, GOC in C, Eastern Command was the Chief Guest.
Reverend Fr. Raphael Joseph Hyde, S.J., Provincial of the Calcutta
Jesuit Province presided over the ceremony.
Professor Dipak Kumar Kar, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs, University of Calcutta, conferred the degrees to the students on behalf of the Senate of the University of Calcutta. A total of 1966 students were awarded their degrees.
23 Instituted Gold medals were awarded to the students on that day. Rev. Dr. John Felix Raj, S.J., Vice - Chancellor of St. Xavier's University , Kolkata and our immediate former Principal received the NIHIL ULTRA award, the highest honour conferred by the college. Rev. Dr. Dominic Savio, S.J., Rector and Principal presented the annual report of the College.
On January 18th, 2018 at 4.00 p.m. the prize distribution ceremony of the College took place. Dr. Rajendra S. Shukla, Additional Chief Secretary, Dept. of Higher Education, Science and Technology and Biotechnology, Govt. of West Bengal, was the Chief Guest.