Which is better for a BSc (Hons.) in Chemistry: Jadavpur University or St. Xavier's Kolkata?

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dhruv kaushik October 20th, 2020

In the NIRF rankings 2020, the Jadavpur University has secured 5th position in the 'University' category, 17th position in the 'Engineering' category, and 12th in the 'Overall' category. St. Xavier's college has ranked 7th in the NIRF rankings 2020.

Given below is a brief overview of the BSc(Hons) Chemistry program at Jadavpur University and St. Xaviers Kolkata.




1st Year Fee



Highest CTC

14 LPA

42 LPA

Average CTC

9.5 LPA

19.96 LPA


  • St. Xavier's College accepts applications from students who studied Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics at their +2 level. The selection is based on an index calculated with the board marks at the +2 level.

  • At the Jadavpur University, admissions are offered on a merit basis (+2 marks) for undergraduate science courses.

Placement Statistics:

St. Xavier's College:

The placement cell acts as a bridge between the corporate world and the students.

  • In the academic year 2018-2019, more than 650 students were recruited through the Placement Cell.

  • Some of the top recruiters at the institute are Deloitte, PWC, Larsen & Toubro, JP Morgan, Google, IBM, Wipro, ICICI Bank, Usha, Infosys, Tata Capitals, MTS.

Jadavpur University:

  • The university has shown rapid growth in the placement records over the years.

  • Nearly 80% of the students got placed in top companies/organizations during the 2019-20 academic year.

  • More than 100 organizations have participated in the campus drive during the current session.

  • Amazon, Airtel, Bajaj Auto, CESC, CGI, Microsoft, Adobe, Samsung, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), Texas Instrument, etc. are a few of the popular recruiters.

Go through the above-mentioned facts and choose which institute will be better for you according to your convenience.



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