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St. Xavier’s Mumbai – Overview Campus and Courses!

St. Xavier’s stands on a 2.94 acres (11,900 m2) campus in the Fort locality of South Mumbai, is located near the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) railway station.

St. Xavier’s College is only a part of the vast educational efforts in India and throughout the world, of a group of Charitable Trusts called the “Jesuits”. At present this Organisation runs about 100 schools, 24 colleges, and innumerable non-formal and adult education centres in India.

Overview of the campus and facilities

Spread over 2.94acres, the St.Xavier’s University campus is a perfect blend of modern technology and old architecture. The college is built in the Indo-Gothic style of architecture, and has been recognized as a heritage structure by the Mumbai Heritage Conservation Committee.

The main college library is central and common to all the academic activities of the college. It has a collection of 133,489 books, of which more than 50% are reference books, with some dating back to the 16th century. It also receives 76 journals, of which 14 are foreign journals.

The campus also has a leisure space known as the “The Woods” which includes a couple of large trees. The college runs a small hostel on campus for male students of the senior college.

The college also has a chapel cum prayer hall with green, stained-glass exteriors, arching vaults, and intricate marble work, behind the façade facing the college quadrangle. Other than that there are audio-visual centres, classrooms with all modern equipments, canteens and sports area.


Accreditation and Assessment

St.Xavier’s College has been affiliated to the University of Mumbai since 30th January 1869. It is accredited by the University with the task of preparing students for degrees in Arts, Science, and Commerce. In 2007, the college was awarded the highest rating A+ (5-Star) in the re-accreditation by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), an autonomous body linked to the University Grants Commission of India. The national India Today magazine report on colleges has consistently rated Xavier in the top 10 in India in recent years. In the June 2000 and June 2006 issues, Xavier has been rated the best arts college and the second best science and commerce college in the country. The UGC awarded St. Xavier’s the “College with a Potential for Excellence” award in 2006. On 31 May 2010, St. Xavier’s was granted autonomy by the University Grants Commission, thereby becoming only the second college in Mumbai to be granted such a status.

Courses Offered at St. Xavier’s Mumbai

The college remains mainly an undergraduate college, with 2648 undergraduate students and 99 postgraduate students as of 2007. The syllabi for undergraduate and postgraduate courses are prepared by the University of Mumbai, and include mid-term tests and final examinations. Programs operated by the college include The Learning for Life Programme, Honours Programme, Social Involvement Programme, and Personality and Human Values.


Junior Courses:

Junior college courses in science and arts last two years. Applicants are evaluated on their performance in the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination of the Mumbai Divisional Board.

Undergraduate Degree Courses:

Undergraduate degree courses last three years. Applicants are evaluated based on their academic performance in the Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC) examination of the Mumbai Divisional Board.

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (B. Com.)
  • Bachelor of Management Studies (B.M.S.)
  • Bachelor of Mass Media (B.M.M.)
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSc I.T.)

Postgraduate courses

  • Master of Arts (M.A.)
  • Master of Science (MSc)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Arts & Science
  • Masters of Public Policy (M.P.P)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Data Science (PGDDS)

Diploma courses

  • Clinical Research
  • Forensic Science
  • Gemmology
  • Industrial Biotechnology and Enterprise

Certification courses

  • Diamond Grading
  • Jewellery Design


All the best to all those new admissions. Hope you have a wonderful time in St.Xavier’s Mumbai!

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