St. Xavier’s College Mumbai, Maharashtra
Mumbai

Established

1869

Streams

Arts, Commerce, Literature, Management, Mass Communication, Science, SocialWork

Ownership

Private

Status

Autonomous

College Type

Postgraduate, Undergraduate

Overview

St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai is a private autonomous university. Established in 1869, it offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Arts, Science, Commerce and Management. Named after Francis Xavier, the college located in South Mumbai is built in the Indo-Gothic architecture style and is recognized as a heritage structure.

St. Xavier’s Mumbai was the first college to be granted autonomy by the University of Mumbai in 2010. In 2006, St. Xavier’s was awarded the highest ‘A+’ grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). One of the leading private autonomous colleges of the country, St. Xavier’s Mumbai has been ranked among the top 20 private autonomous colleges in the country by EducationWorld India Autonomous Colleges Rankings 2020-21.

Campus

The St. Xavier’s Mumbai campus sprawls across 2.94 acres in South Mumbai. The main college library has a collection of over 1,20,000 volumes and two separate sections – the lending library that accommodates 42 readers and the reference library, located on top of the college hall which can accommodate 248 readers and has four internet terminals for accessing online databases and academic websites. The multimedia room is equipped with conventional audio-visual equipment, a multimedia computer and an LCD projector with a seating capacity of 120.

A special facility at the college campus is the Xavier’s Resource Centre for Visually Challenged (XRCVC) which is a state of the art support centre for visually challenged persons in the college. The centre is equipped with the latest technological innovations such as various screen readers, screen magnifiers, text to speech converters, Braille machines etc.

The counseling centre provides personal counseling and personality evaluation tests, testing programs for vocational purposes, information on careers, professions and specialized studies in India and abroad, information on scholarships and financial assistance scheme and orientation programs for freshers. The college has an administrators’ office that has administrators for campus maintenance, three in house carpenters, an electrician and other workers. The canteen is large and spacious and serves variety of refreshments and meals. The chapel is open during college hours for students and staff of all faiths.

The gymkhana provides body-building, badminton, table tennis, carom, chess and other recreational facilities for staff and students of the college. The services of the director and coach are available for guidance. The campus also has a basket ball court and a volleyball court.

Academics

Junior College

Arts:

English & any one of the optional subjects—French, Hindi, Marathi, information technology

Economics & any three subjects—maths, history, sociology, psychology & political science

Science:

English & any one of the optional subjects—French, Hindi, Marathi, information technology

Physics, chemistry, mathematics & any one these subjects—biology, geology & economics

Senior College

Undergraduate courses:

B.A. – Bachelor of Arts

B.Sc – Bachelor of Science

B.Com – Bachelor of Commerce

BMM – Bachelor of Mass Media

BMS – Bachelor of Management Studies

B.Sc IT – Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Postgraduate courses

M.A. & Ph.D in Arts:

Ancient Indian culture

Avesta-Pahlavi

History

Islamic studies

M.Sc – Master of Science:

Industrial Biotechnology & Enterprise (IBE) (1 year intensive degree course awarded by The University of Bath, UK)

Biotechnology (2-year degree program – affiliated to the Mumbai University)

Botany

Chemistry

Geology

Life science

Microbiology

Ph.D in science

Botany

Chemistry

Geology

Life Science

Diploma courses

Clinical research

Gemology

Certificate courses in forensic science

Criminal law

Digital forensics

Placements:

The placement cell of St. Xavier’s Mumbai provides it students with academic, cultural and service-learning exposure, and helps them practice their creativity, analytical thinking and critical reflection, to be ready for professional life. The placement cell annually invites all recruiters to the campus for recruitment drives, pre-placement talks and student interactions and make lucrative offers to students.

Recent placement highlights- 2020: The median salary recorded during the 2020 placement drive for the arts, humanities and social sciences department was INR 3.60 LPA. This value was lower than the median CTC for the previous year (2019) which stood at INR 4.50 LPA.

General Information

Accomodation
Yes
Min Fee
INR 16,569/-
Max Fee
INR 97,290/-
Library
Yes
Transportation
Yes
Student Mix
Men and women
No of Students
120
Campus Size
2.94 acres
Labs
Yes
Internet Wi-Fi
Yes
Sports
Basketball, Cricket, Gym

Admission

Junior College Admission

St. Xavier’s Junior College is affiliated to the Mumbai Divisional Higher Secondary Board. Admissions to general category students are done through an online system of application mandated by the Maharashtra government. Applications of Catholic minority students who have reservation of 50% can be done directly at the college by filling in the forms, available soon after the SSC results are declared in Mumbai, usually during mid June.

Undergraduate Admission- B.A., B.Sc., B.Com.

Selection Criteria: Academic merit in the qualifying (10+2) examination.

Eligibility: 10+2 in relevant stream from a recognized board with a minimum aggregate of 45% marks.

Admission Procedure:

  • Candidates need to register for admissions by filling up the online application form from the official website along with the submission of required documents and payment of application fees.
  • Candidates will be offered admission based on marks scores in last qualifying examination.
  • Shortlisted candidates may verify their documents and pay the fees to confirm their admission.

Undergraduate Admission- B.M.M., B.M.S.

Selection Criteria: Academic merit and university-conducted entrance test scores.

Eligibility: 10+2 in relevant stream from a recognized board with a minimum aggregate of 65% marks.

Admission Procedure:

  • Candidates need to register for admissions by filling up the online application form from the official website along with the submission of required documents and payment of application fees.
  • Candidates will have to appear for a two-hour long entrance test conducted by the university of 100 marks.
  • Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their academic merit and entrance test scores. Candidates offered admission may verify their documents and pay the fees to confirm their admission.

Postgraduate Admission- M.A. and M.Sc.

Selection Criteria: Academic merit in qualifying examination.

Eligibility: Graduate in relevant discipline and stream from a recognized university with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks.

Admission Procedure:

  • Candidates need to register for admissions by filling up the online application form from the official website along with the submission of required documents and payment of application fees.
  • Candidates will be offered admission based on marks scores in last qualifying examination.
  • Shortlisted candidates may verify their documents and pay the fees to confirm their admission.
  • Please note that admission to the M.Sc Biotech two-year degree program is based purely on the marks obtained in the T.Y.B.Sc examination in the merit order.

Postgraduate Admission- M.P.P.

Selection Criteria: University-conducted entrance test scores and performance in interview.

Eligibility: Graduate in relevant discipline and stream from a recognized university with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks.

Admission Procedure:

  • Candidates need to register for admissions by filling up the online application form from the official website along with the submission of required documents and payment of application fees.
  • Candidates will have to appear for a two-hour long entrance test conducted by the university, followed by an interview
  • Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their entrance test scores and performance in the interview. Candidates offered admission may verify their documents and pay the fees to confirm their admission.

Fees:

B.A.- INR 16,569/-

B.Sc.- INR 20,507/-

B.Com.- INR 16,569/-

B.M.M.- INR 97,290/-

B.M.S.- INR 92,378/-

Achievement

St. Xavier’s Mumbai is ranked number one in the EducationWorld India Autonomous Colleges Rankings 2020-21. 

It was ranked number four in the EducationWorld amalgamated Arts, Science and Commerce Colleges league table in 2019.

Accommodation

The campus hostel has accommodation for only 60 male students of the senior college with facilities for study, recreation and common living. The college also has arrangements with a hostel at Seva Niketan, Byculla, to accommodate 30 male students of the senior college.

Information

Website : https://xaviers.edu/main/

Address : 5, Mahapalika Marg, Mumbai

Email : [email protected]

Contact : +91 2222620661

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