• St. Xavier's College - Autonomous, Mumbai

    #5, Mahapalika Marg, Dhobi Talao,
    P.O. Bazargate, Mumbai (T),
    Mumbai (Dist.), Maharashtra - 400 001, India

    +91 22 - 22620661 / +91 22659484

Type of College

Private - Autonomous

Accreditation & Recognition

UGC, NAAC with "A" Grade

Established

1869

Affiliation

University of Mumbai, Mumbai

About St. Xavier's College - Autonomous, Mumbai

Established on 2nd January 1869, by German Jesuits, St. Xavier's College, Mumbai is under the control of Society of Jesus. It is a Catholic Christian Minority College. The main aim of Society of Jesus (Jesuits) is to provide university education to deserving students of the Catholic community in a Christian atmosphere.

It is one of the well-known colleges in India providing education in the arts, commerce and science streams and can be credited for producing many distinguished alumni. The aim of the college is to train students so that they become able leaders in all walks of life and bring about positive changes in the society.

St. Xavier's College, Mumbai is affiliated with University of Mumbai, Mumbai and it was recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 2(f) & 12(B) on 1st April 1975 under Act, 1956. The college was re-accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with "A" Grade (CGPA Score 3.63 on a 4 Point Scale in the 3rd cycle) on 25th October 2013.

St. Xavier's College, Mumbai is named after the 16th-century Spanish Jesuit saint Francis Xavier. The campus of the college is located in South Mumbai. It is built in the Indo-Gothic style and is currently recognized as a heritage structure.

St. Xavier's College, Mumbai was started as an arts college. In the 1920s, while the science departments were added, in the 1930s, the college was expanded to a large extent. The college was started with only two students. These two students belonged to a group of six students who were from St. Mary's Institution and who in 1868 had appeared for the University matriculation examination.

Many dignitaries have visited this college. Hillary Clinton, the United States Secretary of State visited the college on 18th July 2009 and engaged in an interactive session with the students of the college with regards to education and academics. US President Barack Obama made a visit to the college in November 2010 and participated in a town hall meeting.

The college has been of service to the nation for more than 150 years. As a grant-in-aid college, the government is in charge of fixing all the facilities to be provided to the students and the fees to be paid. On 28th September 2006, the UGC conferred the status of "College with Potential for Excellence (CPE)" to the college.

Under the Maharashtra State Board of Higher Secondary education, Pune intermediate courses in science and arts streams are offered at the college with various specializations. Undergraduate courses of three years and postgraduate courses of two years in the science, commerce, and arts streams are offered at the college under the University of Mumbai, Mumbai. Specializations in various streams and add-on certificate courses are also offered.

Students seeking admission to the college must fill up online application forms provided by the college stating their academic achievements and interests. The cut-off marks to get admission to the college are specified by the college. The college also hosts various examinations that are conducted by the University of Mumbai, Mumbai.

Vision:

  • The college has the vision to create an environment that propagates the habit of critical thinking, the ability for correct expression and the love of learning. The college considers itself as an academic community where teachers, students, and scholars have the responsibility and freedom to enlarge, communicate and evaluate mankind's store of knowledge

Mission:

  • The college is on a mission to conduct proper research, teach students diligently and engage in various cultural services in order to preserve, renew and communicate knowledge and human values

 

  • The college has a vibrant campus life with a wide range of opportunities to fill your free time
  • The college has an impressive and pollution-free campus with panoramic green surroundings, elegant landscaping and beautiful flower-beds
  • 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 college has well-equipped with modern facilities like library, laboratory, classrooms, computer lab, seminar halls, hostel, canteen, multipurpose halls, playground 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
  • 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
  • Internet facilities may be availed by the students and teachers as per their needs
  • The college has established an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) on 1st July 2000 to assure the quality of the college and also details regarding submission of Annual Quality Assurance Reports (AQAR) to NAAC annually
  • The Transportation facility is available for students
  • The college has a significant presence in the field of research. A number of major & minor research projects are awarded to the faculty members by the UGC and other bodies
  • The college has a large playground with well-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
  • The institution has provided ICT facilities like computers, projectors, audio-visual gadgets, scanners and printers to the departments and also other aids and a huge number of availability of books for effective delivery of curriculum and for inculcating the knowledge of the subject
  • 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
  • To sharpen the skill of students and their personality development, various curricular and extra-curricular activities are the regular features of the institution
  • The college Unit NSS Wing performs different type of social services within and outside of the area
  • The college also organizes workshops, seminars, and conferences for improving teaching skills and methodology
  • The college consists Women Cell to help female students. This cell helps and guides girls to sort out from their personal problem and avoid them from any harassment
Levels of study
Arts
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Arts in Ancient Indian Culture Full Time 3 Years 10+2
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 French Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in Hindi Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in History Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Master of Arts in Ancient Indian Culture Full Time 2 Years Bachelor's Degree
Master of Arts in History Full Time 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in Islamic Studies Full Time 2 Years B.A
Commerce
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Commerce in Accountancy Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Management
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS) Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Mass Media (BMM) Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Science
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
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 Geology Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences & Biochemistry Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Microbiology 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 Biotechnology Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Master of Science in Botany Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Master of Science in Chemistry Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Master of Science in Geology Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Master of Science in Life Science Full Time 2 years B.Sc
Master of Science in Microbiology Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Ph.D
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Doctor of Philosophy - (History) Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Chemistry Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy in Ancient India Culture Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy in Botany Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy in Geology Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy in Islamic Studies Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy in Life Science Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy in Pali Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy in Zoology Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
PUC
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
P.U.C. in Arts Full Time 2 Years 10th
P.U.C. in Science Full Time 2 Years 10th
Additional Courses
Stream Duration
Add-On Courses:  
Certificate Course in Criminal Investigation, Trial & Jurisprudence 4 Months
Certificate Course in Cyber Forensics 6 Months
Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research 1 Year
Diploma in Forensic Science 1 Year
Diploma in Gemmology 3 1/2 Months
  • Library
  • Sports
  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Internet
  • Auditorium
  • Classroom
  • Placement
  • Scholarship
  • Workshop
  • Wi-Fi
  • Seminar Halls
  • CCTV Surveillance System
  • Playground
  • Curricular Activities
  • Reading Rooms
  • Indoor Stadium
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • UPS
  • Conference Hall
  • N.S.S.
  • Medical Facility
  • Counseling Centre
  • Outdoor Stadium
  • Common Rooms
  • Students Welfare Fund
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Bus Facility
  • Anti Ragging
  • Women Cell
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Campus Security(24x7)
  • Public Transportation
  • IT Infrastructure
  • Soft Skills Training
  • Training

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