St. Xavier’s College in Mumbai is a private roman catholic college affiliated to the University of Mumbai. The college offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Certificate, and Diploma programs in the fields of Arts, Science, Business and Commerce. Admission to these courses is both merit and entrance based. The cut off for the entrance exam conducted by the college ranges between 92-98 percentile for the general category students.

St. Xavier’s College Highlights

Established | University type 1869 | Private (Autonomous)
Recognized by UGC
Courses offered  Undergraduate and Postgraduate
Selection criteria Merit and Entrance-based
Application mode Online
Facilities available Hostel, Library, Counselling center, etc.
Official website | Contact number http://xaviers.edu/ | 022 22620661

St Xavier's College Mumbai Courses

The college offers various programs at undergraduate, postgraduate, certificate and diploma courses in multiple specializations. The list of UG courses consists of BA, B.Sc., B.Sc.(IT), B.Voc, B.Com, BMS, and BMM, while MA and M.Sc. at postgraduate level. It also provides diploma and certificate courses in 6 disciplines.

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St Xavier's College Mumbai Admission

The registration for all programs is done through both online and offline mode. Those who wish to apply can submit the application form on the official website of college as well as they can download the same. Applicants are suggested to check eligibility criteria before applying for any program.

The basic eligibility is 10+2 for UG courses while for PG programs applicants must have a graduate degree in a relevant discipline from a well-recognized university or institute. The minimum marks required for admission is 50%.

Admission to all UG and PG courses is made through the entrance exam. Shortlisted candidates on the basis of their performance in the entrance exam are called for interview round.

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St Xavier's College Mumbai Placement

The college has a unique Training & Placement Cell to work on the interests of the students as per their desire to choose their career paths after the due academic courses. The college organizes on-campus recruitment sessions as well as off-campus internship programs by various elite and reputed industries. Every year, many prominent companies have been invited for the campus Placement sessions as the college provides the best placement opportunities to its students. Some of the prominent recruiting visitors of the college are such as Accenture, Axis Bank, Crisil, Mahindra & Mahindra, SAP, and many more like them.

During the 2020 placement drive, the college witnessed an impressive increase in the placement packages. One of the students from the BMS program, bagged a salary package worth INR. 30 LPA. Companies from sectors such as the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) and consultancy managed to offer the maximum number of jobs this year.

St. Xavier’s College Faculty

The faculty of St. Xavier’s College in Mumbai is highly qualified with a Ph.D./ M.Phil degree in their relevant field and has experience in teaching. The faculty has published many research papers and is working on various teaching posts at the college. Here is a list of the same:

  • Dr. Rajendra Shinde
    • Qualification: M.Sc and Ph.D.
    • Experience: 30 years
    • Designation: Associate Professor & Principal, HOD Botany, Director Blatter Herbarium
  • Dr. (Fr.) Roy Pereira, S.J.
    • Qualification: M.Th., MA, M.Sc, Ph.D.
    • Experience: 25 years
    • Designation: Assistant Professor, HOD, Director, Provost/ Vice-Principal (Academics)
  • Dr. Hrishikesh Samant
    • Qualification: M.Sc (Applied Geology), M.Tech (Geoexploration), and Ph.D.
    • Experience: 20 years
    • Designation: Associate Professor & Principal (Science)
  • Dr. Annapurna Shankarnarayanan
    • Qualification: M.Sc, DCST, DORM, and Ph.D.
    • Experience: 25 years
    • Designation: Associate Professor & Vice-Principal (Arts)
  • Dr. Anita Rane Kothare
    • Qualification: MA and Ph,D.
    • Experience: 29 years
    • Designation: Associate Professor & HOD & Vice Chairman Museum Society of Mumbai
  • Dr. Aditi Sawant
    • Qualification: MA and Ph.D.
    • Experience: 12 years
    • Designation: Associate Professor & HOD
  • Dr. Pearl Pastakia
    • Qualification: MA, Ph.D., and M.Phil.
    • Experience: 22 years
    • Designation: Assistant Professor & HOD
  • Ms.Alpana Palkhiwale 
    • Qualification: MA
    • Experience: 19 years
    • Designation: Associate Professor
  • Dr. Avkash Jadhav
    • Qualification: MA and Ph.D.
    • Experience: 24 years
    • Designation: Associate Professor & HOD
  • Ms. Ruby Pavri
    • Qualification: MA and B.Ed
    • Experience: 22 years
    • Designation: Assistant Professor & HOD

St. Xavier's College Facilities

  • Hostel: College has a small hostel for senior male students which can accommodate 60 students.
  • Library: College library consists of over 133489 books out of which half are reference books. College Library also subscribes to 62 national and 14 international journals and 6000 periodicals.
  • Audio-Visual Centre: College has two audio-visual centers, the Smith Centre for Audio-Visual Instruction (SCAVI), with a seating capacity of 100, and the Multi-Media Room (MMR), with a seating capacity of 110.
  • Classrooms: Classrooms have IT enabled accessories, fiberglass boards, and pull down screens.
  • Counseling Centre: Counseling center was founded in the year 1954 in order to provide information on various studies, professions in India and abroad

St Xavier's College Mumbai Extra-Curricular Activities

  • Indian Music Group
  • Economic Circle
  • Xavier College Chorus
  • Stats Society
  • Sociology Academy

St. Xavier’s College Department

There are a total of 26 Departments in the college. Below are names of all the departments:

Ancient Indian Culture Biotechnology
Botany Chemistry
Commerce (Arts) Commerce (B.Com)
Economics English
French  Geology
History Information Technology
Inter-Religious Studies Lifesciences and Biochemistry
Management Studies Mass Media
Mathematics Microbiology
Physics Political Science
Psychology Public Policy
Sociology Statistics
Vocational Studies Zoology