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St. Xaviers College is an autonomous institute under University of Mumbai, started in year 1869 under the name of Spanish saint ’Francis Xavier’. The institute is design in Indo-Gothic architecture.

  • College is ranked ‘A+’ grade by NAAC
  • College is spread over 2.94 acres in South Mumbai fort locality.
  • It runs various two year junior college courses, under graduate, post graduate and certificate courses.
  • At first college was begun as art college then in 1920s science department was established later on other departments were added.

Alumni and Popular culture: College buildings were used for various films like Jaane Tu…. Ya Jaane Na, Main Hoon Naa, KucCh Toh Hai and Munna Bhai MBBS.

College also has strong base of alumni in various fields like

  • Aziz Premji: Chairman of Wipro Limited
  • Mukesh Ambani: M.D. of Reliance Industries
  • Ratanji Tata: Parsi Financer
  • Anil Kapoor- Actor
  • Tabu- Actor

Extra -curricular Activities:

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

Facilities:

Hostel: College has small hostel for senior male students which can accommodate 60 students.

Library: College library consist of over 133489 books out of which half are reference books. College library also subscribe to 62 national and 14 international journals and 6000 periodicals.

 Audio-Visual Centre: College has two audio-visual centres, 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.

Class rooms: Class rooms have IT enabled accessories, fiberglass boards and pull down screens.

Counseling Centre: Counseling centre was founded in year 1954 in order to provide information on various studies, professions in India and abroad.

Institutes:

  • The Blatter Herbarium
  • Heras Intitute
  • The Caius Inter-Disciplinary Laboratory
  • NSR Laboratory
  • XISR- Xavier Institute of Social Research
  • XIC-Xavier Institute of Communications
  • XIMR-Xavier Institute of Management and Reearch

Magazine and publications:

  • College has its own college magazine called as St. Xavier’s College Magazine.
  • ‘Xavierite’, it is an online publication which covers stories , college related events and alumni talks.
  • College also publishes students’ magazine like Ithaka (Literature), Aithihasik (History), Vox Populi (Political Science), Eidos (Sociology), The Catchphrase (Mass Media) and Arthniti (Economics)

Reservation of seats:

Categories

Percentage

Minority

50%

Special category

3%

General

23.5%

*Reserved Categories

 

SC

13%

ST

7%

DT/NT

11%

OBC/SBC

19%

 

Festivals:

Malhar: It is most popular college fest in the Mumbai. It is an Inter college festival started 35 years ago. In this fest over 60 colleges participate in 30 events. 

Rankings

Magazine

Category

Rank

Year

India Today

Best college in India For Arts

1st

2006

India Today

Best college for Commerce and Science

2nd

2006

 

Course Avg. Annual Fees Rating No. of Seats
Bachelor of Arts [BA] INR. 5,385 8.7 Out Of 10 360
Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA] INR. 19,724 -- 60
Bachelor of Commerce [BCom] INR. 4,585 8.8 Out Of 10 240
Bachelor of Mass Media [BMM] INR. 20,764 8 Out Of 10 60
Bachelor of Science [BSc] in Computer Science INR. 28,827 -- 60
Bachelor of Science [BSc] INR. 5,825 8.8 Out Of 10 30
Master of Arts [MA] INR. 6,983 8.7 Out Of 10 60
Master of Laws [LLM] INR. 50,000 -- 30
Master of Science [MSc] INR. 20,665 8.8 Out Of 10 22

Discussion Board

  • Bhavya V August 8, 2016, 5:44 pm

    Why Join St. Xavier's College, Mumbai?

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    • Ravi August 24, 2016, 11:02 pm

      St. Xavier's college has a placement centre that takes care of the placements of the students & Good plcement track record. St Xavier College Affiliation from university of Mumbai & NAAC Accredetation. Rated as College with a Potential for Excellence by UGC & Alumni includes eminent personalities from various fields. Rated among Top 10 Colleges, best Arts College, and second best Science and Commerce College in India by India Today. On campus hostel for male students of the Senior College only.

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