St Xavier's College Mumbai

Director NameDr. (Fr.) Frazer Mascarenhas S.J.Principal
Year Founded1869
Total facalty109
Highest Placement
PLacement Average
Address 5, Mahapalika Marg, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India - 400001
Website name
Contact NumberPublic (Autonomous)
Course NameCourse Fees
Bachelor of Arts [BA] (Hindi)
Bachelor of Arts [BA] (Mathematics)
Bachelor of Arts [BA] (Political Science)
Bachelor of Arts [BA] (Sociology)
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Botany)
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Zoology)
Master of Science [M.Sc] (Biotechnology)
Master of Science [M.Sc] (Geology)
Master of Science [M.Sc] (Life Science)
Master of Science [M.Sc] (Microbiology)
Master of Science [M.Sc] (Botany)
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com]
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Information Technology)
Bachelor of Management Studies [BMS]
Bachelor of Mass Media [B.M.M.]
M.A. (Public Policy)
About the collegeSt. 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

 

Tutor's

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