St. Xavier’s College, Ahmedabad is an institute of upper education established in 1955. The College is managed by the Gujarat Province of Society of Jesus and is affiliated to Gujarat University. 

The college is accredited with A grade by NAAC and has been placed at 59th rank in top India colleges as per NIRF 2020.

The college offers many undergraduate-BA, B.Com, BCA, B.Sc and postgraduate courses- MA, M.Sc with different specialisations. Admissions to all the courses is on merit basis except M.Sc courses. Admission to M.Sc courses are done on the basis of merit in the entrance examination.

St. Xavier’s College, Ahmedabad Highlights

Established  1955
Recognised by UGC
Courses Offered 15 Courses across 6 Steams
Popular Courses BA, B.Sc, MA, M.Sc
Application Mode Online
Admission Criteria Merit based and entrance test.
Campus Area 12.3 Acres
Facilities Available Library, Plant Tissue Culture lab, Super Computer Lab, Divyangjan Facilities etc.
Official Website https://sxca.edu.in/

St. Xavier’s College Rankings/ Awards/Achievements

The rankings secured by St.Xavier’s College, Ahmedabad as per different institutions has been given below:

  • St. Xavier’s College, Ahmedabad Has secured 59th position in NIRF 2020 ranking.
  • The college has also been ranked at 1st position by India Today in City wise top arts college rankings- 2017.

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St. Xavier’s College, Ahmedabad Courses

There are various graduate and postgraduate courses offered by St. Xavier’s College, Ahmedabad. The details of these courses are given below:

Course Stream Duration
B.Sc Mathematics, Chemistry, Statistics, Zoology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Botany, Physics, Electronics 3 years
B. A Sanskrit, Gujarati, English, Psychology, Economics 3 years
BCA - 3 years
B.COM Business Process Service 3 years
M.SC Big data analytics, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Physics, Mathematics, Analytical Chemistry 2 years
M.A English, Psychology 2 years

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St. Xavier’s College, Ahmedabad Admission

Students who have passed HSC Examination from Gujarat Board or any other equivalent exam are eligible to apply for UG courses and students who have passed BA or B.Sc from Gujarat University or any other University are eligible to apply for PG admissions. Admission to all the courses is done on merit basis except for M.Sc. For M.Sc courses, the college also conducts an entrance examination.

How to Apply?

  • Candidates have to apply on the official website of the college under the admissions section.
  • Fill the online application form carefully. Follow the instructions and pay application fee online through Credit/Debit Card or by Net Banking or by Mobile Banking.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be informed through e-mail / SMS (to the applicant's registered mobile number).
  • Selected candidates will have to appear for counselling/interviews conducted by the college.
  • Candidates are finally admitted on the basis of performance in personal interview/ counselling.

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St. Xavier’s College, Ahmedabad Facilities

The college also provides various facilities for the students and faculty. Some of these are given below:

Library:

The library has a vast digital collection of books, journals, databases, audio-visual aids, CDs, DVDs, e-books, project reports, course material, classics, and bound volumes of earlier examination papers. The timing of the library is from 9:30 am to 5.30 pm.

Plant Tissue Culture Lab:

The Plant Tissue Culture Lab (PTCL) was set up in 2013 to train Bioscience students in the nuances of Plant Tissue Culture with an extension of developing entrepreneurial skills. The lab also organizes workshops and training for neighbouring college and school students.

Supercomputer lab: 

It was set up to house a computer with a high computing facility which was procured with DST funding. There are many publications and international collaborations that have been established based on this new laboratory.

Xavier Industrial Chemistry Unit: 

The unit is engaged in producing colorful candles, detergents, and other cleaning agents as an outcome of their classroom learning. The unit also conducts training programs for students of other colleges.

Xavier Laboratory for Research and Development (XLRD): 

The laboratory has many equipment available for the purpose of research such as Electrophoretic system, Blotting systems, Refrigerated centrifuges, High volume Centrifuges, High-Performance Thin Layer Chromatography etc. 

UTCARSH: 

It is a special cell for the physically and visually challenged students of the College. The cell organizes various activities and programs for their personal growth and integration.

St. Xavier’s College, Ahmedabad Faculty

The college has highly qualified faculty across 14 departments. The details of the faculty members working at different designations is given below:

  • Assistant Professor- 13
  • Associate professor- 31
  • Adhyapak Sahayak- 8
  • Lecturer- 19
  • Lab Assistant- 7

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St. Xavier’s College, Ahmedabad FAQs

Ques. The college offers scholarships to students?

Ans. Yes, the college offers scholarships to students who do not have adequate financial resources for their studies. The college also offers freeship and prizes to students. EWS students are also supported financially by the College to pay their College fees, buy books, secure bus passes, pay mess bills, etc.

Ques. Does the college offer any 1-year certification course?

Ans. Yes St. Xavier’s College, Ahmedabad offers a 1-year certification course in Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, English and Communication Skills, Nutrition and Dietetic, and Statistics.

Ques. What is the Fee Structure of the BCA (Bachelor of computer application) program?

Ans. The fee structure of the BCA (Bachelor of computer application) program is 31685 per year.

Ques. Is it compulsory to attend classes at St. Xavier’s College, Ahmedabad?

Ans. Yes, a minimum of 70% attendance is compulsory.

Ques. How can one register his grievance?

Ans. One can register his/her grievances with the Principal, the Vice Principals, the Controller of Examinations, Women Development Cell, and HODs. He/ she can even drop-in his/ her grievances and suggestions in the suggestions box kept in front of the College office and the library.