St. Xavier’s College Kolkata is an Autonomous College located in Kolkata, West Bengal. The University was established in 1860 by Catholic Minority Religious Body (A Society of Jesus). It is 157 years old Institution which is a metaphor for commitment, care, and service. It is affiliated to University of Calcutta, Kolkata and offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Ph.D. and various diploma and certificate courses to the students.
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St. Xavier’s College Kolkata Highlights
Catholic Minority Religious body, the Society of Jesus
Type of College
University of Calcutta
NAAC ‘A++’ Grade
Over 1,00,000 Books
No. of Faculty
St. Xavier’s College Kolkata Courses and Admission
St. Xavier’s offers Specialization in 20 Disciplines at the Undergraduate level, 9 disciplines at the postgraduate level and three disciplines at the Ph.D. level. The college also offers B.Ed and Integrated M.Sc course to its candidates.
St. Xavier’s College Kolkata Undergraduate Admission
The college offers Honors specialization in B.A, B.B.A, B.Sc., and B.Com programs, etc. at the UG Level. Selection will be on the basis of Merit marks secured by the candidate in 12th or equivalent from a recognized board. For UG courses like B.Sc. in Mass Comm. , B.A. in Multimedia and B.B.A (Hons.) the candidate has to appear for an Entrance Exam.
St. Xavier’s College Kolkata Postgraduate Admission
St. Xavier’s offers a Master’s degree in nine streams. Minimum Eligibility to apply for these courses is a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University/Institute. The Admission to these courses is done on the basis of marks acquired in the entrance exam conducted by the college. Admission to the Integrated M.Sc. course will be on the basis of marks secured in 10+2 from a recognized board.
St. Xavier’s College Kolkata Ph.D. Admission
The college offers a Ph.D. degree in three streams at a higher level. Admission to these courses will be on the basis of marks acquired in the Entrance Exam.
- Candidates with minimum 55% marks from a recognized University / Institute are eligible to apply for the Entrance.
- The Candidate has to appear for SET / NET/M. Phil from a known University with One-year course work or must qualify RET (Research Entrance Test) to apply for Ph.D. Program.
- Candidates who have qualified in SET / NET Exam or have an M.Phil degree will be exempted from the exam. They can later apply through Merit with a Statement of Purpose.
St. Xavier’s College Kolkata B.Ed Admission
St. Xavier’s College Kolkata offers B.Ed course to those candidates who have completed their Graduation / Post Graduation. Selection of the candidates will be on the basis of an interview that will be conducted keeping in mind the Marks in UG/PG degree, academic performance and performance in the Interview.
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St. Xavier’s College Kolkata Placement
There is a distinguished Training & Placement Cell at the college which keeps up the pace to understand the interests of the college students and work accordingly. The cell maintains a healthy relationship with some of the prominent and elite companies and the corporate giants in order to give maximum job opportunities and Pool Placement sessions. Last Year (2017 - 2018) more than 550 students were recruited through the Placement Cell and the cell is expecting to place many more students in the current year (2018 - 2019). The cell organizes pre-placement interactions, seminars & workshops on various preparatory sessions. Some of the prime recruiters of the college which frequently visit the placement sessions are Aviva, Axis Bank, Aditya Birla Group, Reliance, Genpact, HDFC, Citi Bank, Federal Bank, KPMG, Tata Capital and many more.
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St. Xavier’s College Kolkata Scholarships
The College Offers Educational Services to students with a low income by providing generous concessions.
The Scholarships programs offered are –
- Late Rukmini Devi Goenka Scholarship
- Infar (India) Scholarship
- A.K. Agarwal Scholarship
- Late Deb Narain Chaudhuri Scholarship
- Shefali and Nishith Mukherjee Scholarship
- Arindam Chakravarty