St Xavier's college, Kolkata admits students entirely on the basis of merit. Only the marks obtained in the class 12 board examinations is taken into account. No separate admission test is held.
FEE STRUCTURE AND FACILITIES
The students of the department of English pay an average of about Rs 25,000 per annum, excluding the condonation fees, arrear fees, review fees, fines etc. The fees may be more for students who have chosen journalism and/film studies as ancillary subject(s).
The Placement Cell of St. Xavier's College, Kolkata creates a platform where students can showcase their talents which different companies seek to explore and utilise. Initially the companies are invited to take part in the recruitment drive.
The college has separate hostels for boys and girls. The hostels are at a walking distance from the campus.The selections of the students who are eligible for accommodation in the hostels are made entirely on the basis of merit and need.
The seniors Are extremely helpful and offer assistance to the juniors in academic as well as nonacademic matters even beyond their freshman year.
St Xavier's college has an extremely diligent and highly accomplished faculty who are thoroughly devoted to the welfare of the students. Prof. Christina Mirza, specializing in Victorian women's poetry and Modern poetry, has also pursued research in literature and music.
St Xavier's college has a semester system of examinations in which two end semester examinations are held every year along with two mid semester examinations and Continuous Internal Assessment. Marks are also allotted in each paper for regular attendance.
COURSE CURRICULUM OVERVIEW
The curriculum concentrates on a broad overview of English literature through the ages along with specific modules devoted to poetry appreciation, history of English literature, classical and biblical literature, Elizabethan sonnets, Shakespearean sonnets, Romantic poetry etc.
The college does not provide any internship.
St Xavier's college has a stellar reputation for hosting academic and non-academic events. Every department has its own departmental fest that is held yearly along with seminars that frequently take place.
LOAN/ SCHOLARSHIP PROVISIONS
I have no knowledge of the loans and scholarships available.