August 27: Philanthropy Day celebrated by the
August 30: Academic Council Meeting
The Fruit of Silence is Prayer.
The Fruit of Prayer is Faith.
The Fruit of Faith is Love.
The Fruit of love is service.
The fruit of service is peace.
- Mother Teresa
The third year students of St. Xavier's College Raghabpur campus had a memorable experience at the Saroj Gupta Cancer Centre and Research Institute, Thakurpukur on 18th of August 2016. An orientation was organized for the students and they would be visiting the hospital on a regular basis.
They met the Director, Dr. Arnab Gupta, who welcomed them warmly. Mrs. Rita Das, the Chief Coordinator, Communication and Development, was kind enough to coordinate the visit along with the Director of Social Work and NSS of St. Xavier's College, Ms. Cheryl Francis.
In the name of mother
The Contribution of Mother Teresa to Humanity, a symposium on Mother Teresa, was held at the Fr. Depelchin Auditorium of St. Xavier's College on Sunday, August 7, 2016. The evening began with prayer songs like Make Me A Channel Of Your Peace by Voicestra, led by Nikhil D'Souza and the launch of Aamar Gaaner Majhe, a CD of Christian hymns sung by Father Shyamal Makhal and published by The Goethals Indian Library And Research Society. Father Provincial Jeyaraj Velusamy released the CD.
"The canonization of Mother Teresa gives all of us an opportunity to sufficiently and deeply reflect on her life and mission for the poorest of the poor. For us, she is the song of celebration, hymn of compassion," said Father Felix Raj (top), principal, St. Xavier's College. Read more...
Dated : 23 Aug 2016
Applications are invited from the students with MSc in Chemistry or any branch of Biological Sciences such as Biotechnology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biophysics (preferably with CSIR-LS or GATE) for a JRF position in a DST (SERB) project no. EMR/2015/000780 to investigate 'the structural and functional aspects of sigma-54dependent transcription activator FlrA that regulates flagellar synthesis and Biofilm formation in pathogenic bacteria' by St. Xavier's College, 30 Mother Teresa Sarani Kolkata, 700016, under the supervision of Dr.Jhimli Dasgupta, Assistant Professor, Post Graduate Dept of Biotechnology. Project includes in-vitro and in-vivo transcriptional studies along with structural analysis through cryo EM (on collaborative basis), X-ray crystallography and other biophysical and biochemical techniques.
Fellowship: Rs. 25000/- + 30% HRA per month.
Interested candidates send their CV to
email@example.com by Sept 5th, 2016.
Dated : 17 Aug 2016
Students of St. Xavier's College are invited to contribute their paintings on the theme, 'Mother Teresa: The Messenger of Mercy' as a mark of our celebration of the Sainthood of Mother Teresa.
The paintings are to be submitted to the IQAC Office, 2nd Floor (inside Rohinton Kapadia Hall) by 26th August, 2016, 12:00 noon.
The selected paintings will be displayed in the Foyer/Lobby of Fr. Depelchin Auditorium on 5th, 6th and 7th of September 2016 (12:00 noon - 3:00 p.m.)
The parameters/size of the paintings should be: 20/24 inches or 24/30 inches or 30/40 inches.
The prizes for the winners will be as follows:
1st Prize: Rs. 10,000/-
2nd Prize: Rs. 6,000/-
3rd Prize: Rs. 4,000/-
The prizes will be distributed on the 7th of September, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. in the Foyer/Lobby of Fr. Depelchin Auditorium.
Dated : 12 Aug 2016
On the theme "India of my dreams" as a part of our 70th Independence Day celebration.
The winners are as follows:
1st Prize - Rs. 5000/- : SUCHISMITO KHATUA, III ENGLISH HONS, ROLL 9
2nd Prize - Rs. 3000/- : MUDAFIA ZAFAR, III ENGLISH HONS, ROLL 48
3rd Prize - Rs. 2000/- : CHANDRIL CHATTOPADHYAY, III ENGLISH HONS, ROLL 56
The prizes will be distributed on the
15th of August, 2016 during the Independence
Day Celebrations in the College.
Dated : 08 Aug 2016
St. Xavier's College (Autonomous), Kolkata will be celebrating the 'Independence Day' on Monday, 15th August, 2016. The occasion will be graced by Brigadier Tushar Roy, Group Commander, Kol 'B' Group of N.C.C.
The Chief Guest will hoist the National Flag at 9:00 a.m. in the College Quadrangle. A cultural programme will be presented by the students of the College in Fr. Depelchin Auditorium followed by high tea in the staff room.
On this occasion, a special issue of the
Goethal's newsletter on Environment would be
All are cordially invited.
Dated : 30 May 2016
The outgoing UG and PG students are hereby notified to take note of some important dates View details...
Posted : 01 February 2016
St. Xavier's College has signed MOU for Study Abroad and Exchange Programmes with the following University/College.
Students interested may apply for Study Abroad and Exchange Programmes through the Office of International Studies and Programmes, Room-7 (Ground Floor). View Details..
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. Details...
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 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.
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.
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 read more...
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.
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.
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 college's upgradation.
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.
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 college. More...
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. Read More...
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 Read More...
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. Read More...
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 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)..
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. More..
The Rajarhat development is progressing steadily.. Residential block should be completed by May and the academic block by December 2016.
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...
Please visit our website www.xavcomsociety.com to view the full journal....