St. Xavier’s College is an autonomous educational institution in Kolkata. It was established in 1860 and affiliated to the University of Calcutta in 1862. SXC Kolkata has recently been ranked 7th amongst the top colleges in India by the NIRF 2020. The higher educational institute provides several Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Diploma, and Certificate courses to students of all nationalities and castes. Courses offered at the college include BA, B.Com, B.Sc, BMS, B.Ed, M.Com, MA, M.Sc, etc. Admission to the college is based on merits and entrance exam conducted by the institute.
Graduates from SXC Kolkata are placed in top-notch companies such as Deloitte, PWC, Larsen & Toubro, JP Morgan, Google, IBM, Wipro, ICICI Bank, Usha, etc. with an average salary package of INR 9.5 LPA. The highest salary package offered to these students reached up to INR 14 LPA.
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|Established | Type||1860 | Private (Autonomous)|
|Affiliation||University of Calcutta|
|Courses offered||UG, PG, and Ph.D.|
|Admission criteria||Merit and Entrance-based|
|Society of Contribution||Catholic Roman Minority Religious Body|
St. Xavier’s College has been ranked as the top 7th college in Indian by the NIRF in its 2020 rankings. Earlier in the year 2019, St. Xavier’s College Kolkata was ranked 9th and 7th by The Week for Arts and Science respectively.
St. Xavier’s College of Kolkata offers courses in undergraduate and postgraduate level courses. The table given below enumerated the courses taught at the college:
|Undergraduate||B.A. B.Com.||Eligibility: 10+2 or equivalent|
Duration: 3 years
|B.Sc. BMS B.Ed.||Eligibility: 10+2 or equivalent|
Selection: Admission test
Duration: 3 years
|B.Ed.||Eligibility: 10+2 or equivalent|
Selection: Merit-Based and Interview
Duration: 3 years
|Postgraduate||M.Com. M.A. M.Sc.||Eligibility: Graduation|
Selection: Merit-Based and Interview/NET/JRF
Duration: 3 years
|Postgraduate Diploma||HRM, Mass Communication, Logistics, Supply Chain|
The procedure for admission in Undergraduate and postgraduate courses at St. Xavier's College is different as per the course. For a few courses, admissions are merit-based, and for the other few, admission tests are being conducted.
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The Placement cell was formed in the academic year 2004-05 and since then, it has been providing employment facilities to the final year students. Also, the cell is engaged in organizing various training workshops and campus drives to help students through their doubts and weaknesses.
|Number of Students Placed||627|
|Minimum Package||INR 3 LPA|
|Highest Package||INR 20.5 LPA|
|Median Package||INR 5 LPA|
Companies who visited the campus for 2018-19 placements are Deloitte, PWC, Larsen & Toubro, JP Morgan, Google, IBM, Wipro, ICICI Bank, Usha, UBS, Cognizant, Adidas, Ernst & Young, Axis Bank, Zomato, Infosys, HDFC Bank, The Oberoi Group, 3HD Media, Viacom18, MTS, Mondelez, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Titan, Asian paints, HSBC, etc.
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The college provides various forms of scholarship and freeships to the meritorious students. They are described below:
And few more meritorious scholarships and grants are there provided for M.Sc. and Physics students. Tuition Fee Reimbursements are provided to students through:
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St. Xavier’s College conducts semester exams twice a year. The odd semester results are announced in the month of November-December and even semester results are announced in the month of April-May every year. These results are announced on the official website and students can check their results by following the below-given steps:
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The college has various facilities created for the students to help them excel in their career education while in tenure at the college. Some of the facilities are mentioned below:
The college has employed a set of 365 faculty members who are well-qualified, have decent experience and expertise in their specific field. The qualification of each Assistant professor, HOD, and Dean varies from each other. 24 out of the total faculties are national/international recognition award holders from government central agencies.
Of the faculty, many are qualified with NET, and Ph.D.:
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Ques. Are there any reservations for any of the categories of students?
Ans. Yes, apart from the reservation for Christian students, the college also provides reservations to minority categories such as Scheduled Class, Scheduled Tribe, and Other Backward classes.
Ques. Does the college have any sports clubs for sports players?
Ans. Yes, the college has sports clubs for different outdoor sports, i.e., basketball, cricket, football, volleyball, and table tennis. Track and field sports are there for athletics.
Ques. How’s the crowd and social life of the college?
Ans. The college has a decent crowd with an amazing social life because of its prime location and safe environment.
Ques. Is the college academically valuable for money?
Ans. Yes, the college is academically quite good as it has ranked 2nd for its excellent commerce department academic results and placements. And the overall rank of the college is 7th as stated by NIRF 2020.
Ques. Does this college provide integrated courses or not?
Ans. Yes, the college provides 5-year integrated courses which are:
Ques. Who are some of the notable alumni of St. Xavier’s College Kolkata?
Ans. Some of the notable alumni of St. Xavier’s College Kolkata are:
Ques. Will St. Xavier’s College conduct an entrance exam for PG admissions this year?
Ans. Yes, the college will still be conducting entrance exam for PG admissions amid the COVID-19 situation. The question paper will be sent to all the aspirants via mail 15 minutes before the commencement of the exam. The exam will be of 90 minutes duration. The pattern of the test will be the same as per the notification given earlier in the website.
Ques. What is the application fee at St. Xavier’s College Kolkata?
Ans. The application fee at St. Xavier’s College Kolkata is:
Ques. Do I need to carry some essentials to the hostel before accommodating it?
Ans. Yes, you need to carry some essentials at the time of joining the Hostel:
Ques. How is the salary package at St. Xavier’s College Kolkata?
Ans. Graduates from the college are offered an average salary package of INR 9.5 LPA and the highest salary package of INR 14 LPA.