Type of College

Private - Autonomous

Accreditation & Recognition

UGC, NAAC with "A" Grade

Established

1955

Affiliation

Gujarat University, Ahmedabad

About St. Xavier's College (Autonomous), Ahmedabad

St. Xavier's College (Autonomous), Ahmedabad, was established on 15th June 1955. It is the only Grant-in-Aid Christian Institution of Higher Education in the State of Gujarat established under the management of Gujarat Province of Society of Jesus.

It is one of the premier institutions to impart & provide in the field of higher education for the deserving candidates and prove to be a milestone on the part of progress.

The institute gives preference for a socially discriminated group of students treating all humans equal to the children of God. St. Xavier's College aims at providing an outstanding education in Arts, Commerce, and Science with the principles of moral values for bringing out their aesthetic and social potentials.

The college is affiliated to Gujarat University, Ahmedabad and recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 2(f) & 2(B) on 20th February 1980 under Act, 1956.

It is re-accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with "A" Grade  - (CGPA Score 3.41 on a 4 Point Scale in 1st Cycle) on 25th October 2013.

St. Xavier’s College translates its academic goals into reality by offering 12 Career Oriented Programme courses in 2006. These courses are UGC approved and university recognized. There are 6 in arts and 6 in science. Some of the COP courses are career oriented. It ensures that once completed, a student is able to get a job in their field of specialization.

Apart from these career-oriented programs, the college offers three vocational courses, Biotechnology, Industrial chemistry and functional English focus heavily on career are also offered at the College.

The College Emblem contains the motto of the College: “Pravahito Gnanmaya Pravaha,” in Sanskrit, which means 'let the rivers of knowledge keep on flowing'. This is symbolized in the emblem by the 'river' (Sabarmati - Ahmedabad) and the 'bridge' that knowledge helps build.

Vision:

  • To aspire for the world that will become a globalized community, and to use the vehicle of higher education to mold men and women for others who will realize the dream of equality, liberty, and fraternity that will ultimately lead to an earth that is ecologically sustainable

Mission:

  • To provide access to excellence in academics, research, and service learning to all strata of society with special attention to marginalized groups, discriminated people, and victims of social and economic disparity

Goal:

  • To provide students with an environment for the all-round development of their mental, physical, aesthetic, social, and spiritual potential, together with an attitude of integrity, hard work, honesty, fairness, and tolerance so that they always give their very best. Excellence in these fields is to be interpreted in terms of putting the skills developed in each at the service of the socially discriminated groups in our country with a view to setting up a society where all have equal opportunity as children of God
  • The college has an attractive, campus situated in secured and serene atmosphere suitable for learning
  • The college has separate individual departments for all subjects with young, dynamic faculty and non-teaching staff and with good results
  • The college has the most eminent Faculty members and they are really well qualified, experienced and truly committed towards enhancement and development of the students
  • The institution is working with a shining sun, the spectrum which is radiating in all possible directions
  • The college has well-equipped with modern facilities like library, laboratory, classrooms, computer lab, canteen, seminar halls, multipurpose halls, playground & hostel etc.
  • A sufficient number of classrooms with varying sizes are made available for the smooth conduct of different classes in the college
  • The college has a library with a good number of books (both text and reference) on various subjects to meet the needs of the students as well as the teachers with reading room facility. Daily Newspapers and selected journals are also regularly subscribed
  • The college has a book bank for helping the poor and backward class students
  • State of the Art Laboratories with sufficient space and all the necessary equipment are made available to various departments
  • The college has taken up the responsibility of imparting necessary, effective and practical education to the students so that they can reach great heights and attain maximum achievements in their life
  • The college has established an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) on 9th March 2004 to assure the quality of the college and also details regarding submission of Annual Quality Assurance Reports (AQAR) to NAAC annually
  • The college runs a canteen inside the campus where staff and students can have meals and snacks prepared in a hygienic manner and at an affordable cost
  • Internet & Wi-Fi facilities may be availed by the students and teachers as per their needs
  • The college has a large playground with will-equipment for different sports like Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Hockey, Badminton and so on
  • A medical facility has been available in the college for the benefit of the students
  • State Government and Central Government offers a number of scholarships to the meritorious students and the students belonging to SC / ST / OBC
  • A special complaint cell (Sexual Harassment Cell) has been formed for the female students in the college. Students can directly complain orally or by written application to the head of the cell. Apart from this, Ragging is strictly prohibited on the college campus
  • The institute provides the training facility like- face to face interview, resume making, communication skills, that help the students to face the campus recruitment
  • For every course, the college imparts practical training to its students that helps them to understand better, improve their demonstrative skills, eliminate hesitation and in this process strives to mold them into industry ready professionals
  • The college also provides NCC training to its students. The NCC cadets attend different camps and earn pride for themselves and for the college
  • The college Unit NSS Wing performs different type of social services within and outside of the area
Levels of study
Arts
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Arts in Economics Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in English Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in Gujarati Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in Hindi Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in Sanskrit Full Time 3 Years  10+2
Master of Arts in English Full Time 2 Years B.A
Commerce
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Engineering
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Computer Application Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Science
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Botany Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Electronics Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Chemistry Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Physics Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Statistics Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Zoology Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Master of Science in Big Data Analytics (BDA) Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Master of Science in Biotechnology Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Master of Science in Chemistry Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Additional Courses
Streams
Career Oriented Programme
Counselling
Creative Arts
English Language and Communication Skills
Foreign Trade Management
Journalism
Rural Development
Bio-informatics
Computer Hardware
Gardening and Landscaping
Microbial Biotechnology
Microprocessors and Photonics
Nutrition and Dietetics
Applied Statistics and SPSS
Instrumental Chemical Analysis
Mass Media and Audiovisual Communication
  • Library
  • Sports
  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Internet
  • Auditorium
  • Classroom
  • Placement
  • Scholarship
  • Wi-Fi
  • Playground
  • Curricular Activities
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • N.C.C.
  • N.S.S.
  • Medical Facility
  • Common Rooms
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Anti Ragging
  • Women Cell
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Public Transportation

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