St. Xavier's University, Kolkata is a Jesuit university located in New Town, Kolkata, India. It was established on 8 February 2017 as per the notification of the Government of West Bengal, and inaugurated on 7 July 2017.
St Xavier’s University is a Private University located in the city of Kolkata. This university offers numerous courses in bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. degrees to its students in various fields such as finance, management, economics, arts, and so on. The founder of this institution is a Belgium Jesuit missionary. At the same time, the chancellor of this university is Raphael J. Hyde.
St Xavier is a private college founded in 1860. It is located in the city of Kolkata. This college is named after St. Francis Xavier who is a Jesuit saint who traveled to India in the 16th century. Moreover, this college is made by the Jesuits, which is an all-male Catholic religious order created by Saint Ignatius of Loyola. Additionally, it became the first autonomous college in India in 2006.
St Xavier’s University is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).
St Xavier’s University courses are offered at various levels like Undergraduate Degrees i.e Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.), Bachelor of Social Work (BSW), Bachelor of Arts Honours (BA Hons.) Psychology, Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication (BJMC), etc., Postgraduate Degree i.e Master of Social Work, Master of Arts (MA) English, Master of Arts (MA) Journalism & Mass Communication, MBA (Master of Business Administration), Master of Commerce (M.Com), etc., Law Degree i.e. BA LLB (Bachelor of Arts + Bachelor of Laws), B.Com LLB (Bachelor of Commerce + Bachelor of Laws), etc. You can also find a brief overview of the different courses offered by the university across various disciplines with their specializations on the Course page.
St Xavier’s University has a sprawling campus that is well-maintained and provides a serene environment for learning. The buildings are modern and equipped with state-of-the-art technology, St Xavier’s University making it easier for students to learn and faculty to teach. The classrooms of St Xavier’s University, lecture halls, and labs are spacious, comfortable, and designed to provide an excellent learning experience. The library is also outstanding, with a vast collection of books, online resources, and knowledgeable librarians.
Some Other Facilities of St Xavier’s University are:Hostel
St Xavier’s University provides accommodation to its students by providing two hostels for girls and boys respectively. Each hostel has a capacity for 300 students with sharing rooms. The university provides all the basic facilities with a separate balcony in each room. Additionally, the hostel provides a common television, gym, newspapers, and playgrounds.Library
There is a reading room, library, and research building on the premises of St Xavier’s University called Fr. Arrupe. Moreover, the library has a vast collection of books ranging in various fields such as law, arts, management, science, and so on. The students are obliged to return any book they borrow from the library. The library is divided into a lending section, a reading section, and a law library.Sports Facilities
Sports are essential to maintain fitness for the overall development of the students. Keeping this in hindsight, St Xavier University offers its students with various sports facilities like a basketball court, football gallery, and University playground. Additionally, the university also provides its students with indoor games facilities such as carom and table tennis. St Xavier also gives its students various sports opportunities by hosting and participating in various sports competitions.University Store
St Xavier’s University provides its students with a departmental ston the campus. The campus has a departmental store that is owned by M/s Interglobe Solutions and is extremely useful for students who live within the campus. The store provides all the basic commodities required by students and teachers such as stationary, shampoo,o, pen and so on. The University store is open from 9 am to 5 pm.Chapel
St Xavier’s University, Kolkata, has a chapel on its campus which is there on the first floor of Britto House. It is called the Jesuit Residence of the University. Also, with great significance and meaning, the altar is very thoughtfully designed. Moreover, the windows have a colorful picture of Mother Mary and Joseph while the center holds the statue of the risen lord. Mr. Robin James has done the artwork in this beautiful chapel.Other facilities
The university provides its students with many more facilities such as amphitheater classrooms and computer labs which provide students with a good learning environment and platform. Moreover, St Xavier’s University has an open stage for events and performances, a food court with various cuisines, and a bank with ATM facilities. The university also provides an infirmary and a bus facility to make transportation easier for its students and teachers.
St Xavier’s University offers great recruitment opportunities to its students in top companies like HDFC Bank, Phillips, Delloite, Bajaj Allianz, Mirani Synthetics, and so on. Additionally, St Xavier’s gives internship opportunities to its students in companies like Kellogs, Future Retail, HDFC Bank, Delloite, DVC, and so on. Most students opted to work in banking, financial services, and broking.
For the St. Xavier’s University (SXUK) Placements 2021, a total of 60 reputed companies visited the campus to hire students of SXUK.
In the drive of 2020 postgraduate students were provided the highest salary anh the amount being INR 10.50 LPAan and an average salary of INR 6.25 LPA.
More than 120+ postgraduate students participated 2020 drive out of which 67 students were placed in reputed companies.
The placement percentage for the year 2021 was 93%.
More than 30+ graduate students were placed in different companies.
Scholarships for economically weak but meritorious students are provided by the university. Generally, the university offers two types of scholarships through which 100% and 50arefee are waived for eligible students.
Loyola Scholarship and Rupa Scholarship (UG and PG) waive 100% of fees.
Britto Scholarship (UG and PG) waives of s 50% of fees.
Nihil Ultra Scholarship (UG only) waives 100% of fees.
Fr. Beckers Scholarship (MBA only) waives of s 50% of fees.
Snegam Scholarship and Deo Maheshwari Scholarship (MSW only) waive 100% of fees.
Rooted in and inspired by the Ignatian charism of forming men and women for others, St. Xavier's University, Kolkata, as a Centre of Excellence, strives to promote a society based on love, freedom, liberty, justice, equality and fraternity
1.To set an international standard for Arts, Science, Commerce, Management and Education contemporary and relevant to the 21st Century. 2.To provide all students of St. Xavier's University a unique and exceptional education that will be a transforming experience intellectually, culturally, socially and personally.