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St. Xavier's College, Ahmedabad

About St. Xavier's College, Ahmedabad


St. Xavier's College, Ahmedabad was established in 1955. The college is managed by the Gujarat Province of Society of Jesus. Xavier’s vision is to motivate each student to nurture three special values: to be professionally innovative, to be persons of integrity, and to be socially inclusive. The college attracts its students with well-educated, dedicated, and talented faculties. St. Xavier's College, Ahmedabad encourages its students and faculties to participate in research activities.

St. Xavier's College offers various specializations in undergraduate and postgraduate programs through its departments. The college hired dedicated faculty for administrative purposes. St. Xavier's College, Ahmedabad admission can be done online by registering the student's profile on the official website. The college is affiliated to Gujarat University. St. Xavier's College is accredited by NAAC, 'A+' grade.

The college is recognized by UGC. St. Xavier's College has collaborations with various International and National Universities. The college was awarded SXC ‘Star College Scheme’ by DBT. Later the college was conferred with the Autonomous Status by UGC. The first batch of Arts and Science at St. Xavier's College began in June 1956. The institution was accredited with 5 stars by the NAAC.

St. Xavier's College Highlights
Year of Establishment 1955  
Address   Navrangpura, Ahmedabad, Gujarat - 380009
Affiliations Gujarat University 
Accreditations  NAAC 'A+' 
Recognitions UGC 
Contact No. 079-297080567
Email [email protected]
Website https://sxca.edu.in/
Programs Offered Undergraduate and Postgraduate 

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St. Xavier's College Rankings:

St. Xavier's College has been recognized multiple times for its work in the field of education, placements, research, and many more. Some of the rankings and awards received by the university are mentioned below.

  • St. Xavier's College, Ahmedabad ranked 65th over India by the national institutional ranking framework [Ministry of HRD].
  • India Today has ranked the college 24th in Science stream, 25th in Arts & 11th in BCA.
  • St. Xavier's College, Ahmedabad ranked 25th in Arts & 9th in Science in the ranking of educational institutions.

St. Xavier's College Departments:

The St. Xavier's College offers various courses in undergraduate and postgraduate programs through its departments.

  • Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Botany
  • Department of Zoology
  • Department of Physics and Electronics
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Psychology
  • Department of English
  • Department of Gujarati-Hindi 
  • Department of Sanskrit

St. Xavier's College Courses:

The St. Xavier's College, Ahmedabad offers specializations in courses of undergraduate and postgraduate programs through its departments. A few major St. Xavier's College courses include B.A, B.Sc, B.Com, M.Sc, and other courses. The various courses & its specializations are mentioned below.

Course Specialization
B.Sc Industrial Chemistry, Biotechnology
M.Sc Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Organic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Big Data Analytics 
B.Com -
B.A/ M.A -
BCA -

St. Xavier's College Facilities:

St. Xavier's College sports impeccable infrastructure along with relevant and modern campus facilities. The facilities are offered for both academics and overall growth. St. Xavier's College facilities are mentioned below.

Library:

The St. Xavier's College Library facilitates its students with a wide range of periodicals and magazines of Indian and Foreign publications to provide them with up-to-date knowledge. The library has its set of rules and regulations that the students are requested to follow. At the time of admission, students must file the applications to avail themselves of books from the St. Xavier’s Students Aid Library which loans textbooks to deserving students.

Hostel:

The St. Xavier's College has a men's hostel with a capacity of 170 students, and a women's hostel with a capacity of 140 students. There are three students accommodated in each room. Each student is provided with a cupboard, table, chair, a bed, and all the essentials. The hostels at St. Xavier's College provide hygiene mess facilities to students.

Placement and Training Cell:

The St. Xavier's College has a placement and training cell that provides essential training to students to face the corporate world. Every year more than 600 students graduate from college. The cell invites various companies to conduct an on-campus interview. The cell acts as a bridge between students and corporates. Over the years, the St. Xavier's College has established collaborations with different institutes at various levels. Students go to some of the institutes for internships and others for research.  

Laboratories:

St. Xavier's College, Ahmedabad facilitates its students and faculties in research and development activities. The St. Xavier's college has various laboratories assisting research and development programs.

  1. Theoretical Physics Laboratory [TPL]
  2. Plant Tissue Culture Lab [PTCL]
  3. Xavier Laboratory for Research and Development [XLRD]
  4. Super Computer Lab
  5. Xavier Industrial Chemistry Unit

Anti-Ragging Cell:

St. Xavier’s College, Ahmedabad has been following a ‘Zero tolerance’ policy against ragging since its commencement. Each student of the College and his/her parents or guardians are required to submit separate undertakings in the form of an affidavit at the time admission/registration, in the format prescribed by UGC which is mandatory for admission/registration at St. Xavier's College.

SC-ST/ ICC Women's Cell:

From the very inception of the St. Xavier's College, the management and the staff have been taking care of women staff and students in various ways. The cell organizes Awareness camps, Leadership camps, Motivation workshops, English courses, Computer classes, Cultural events, Exposure programs in the name of 'JAGRAT' for the students at St. Xavier's College.

Other facilities include:

Library Plant Tissue Culture Lab Super Computer Lab
Theoretical Physics Laboratory Industrial Chemistry Unit
Laboratory for Research
Laboratory for Development -
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St. Xavier's College Collaborations:

St. Xavier's College has established collaborations with different institutes at various levels. Students go to some of the institutes for internships and others for research.

Collaborated Institutes:

  • St Josephs University Philadelphia, USA
  • Marquette University Wisconsin, USA
  • Sophia University, Japan
  • ACTI, Ahmedabad
  • IPR, Ahmedabad 

St. Xavier's College Scholarships:

St. Xavier's College provides financial assistance to students who do not have adequate financial resources. The College has reserved funds for such students. Every year college offers many numbers of scholarships, freeships, and prizes. The college also supports poor students to pay their college fees, buy books, secure bus passes, pay up mess bills, and others. St. Xavier's College also facilitates students with various scholarships offered by the Government.

St. Xavier's College Placements:

The ST. Xavier's College has a Placement Cell that acts as a bridge between students and Corporates. St. Xavier's College Placement is assisted by dedicated faculties from the college. Every year more than 600 students graduate from college. St. Xavier's College has established collaborations with different institutes at various levels. Students go to some of the institutes for internships and others for research. The college witnessed many alumni recruited from reputed companies.

St. Xavier's College Alumni:

St. Xavier's college, Ahmedabad has an alumni association built to maintain a strong bond with its alumni. The alumni association invites alumni to continue to be a part of the institution. The college resembles the alumni to be role models to current and all future batches of students. St. Xavier's College organizes alumni talk to provide guidance and to reveal their story that will be valuable in enhancing their journey through life.

St. Xavier's College, Ahmedabad Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure


St. Xavier's College Eligibility Criteria

St. Xavier's College offers multiple courses and specializations in various fields. Candidates with a minimum aggregate of 60% are eligible to apply. More details about the eligibility criteria for all the courses are mentioned below.

 Course Eligibility Criteria
 BCA
  • The candidate must have passed the HSC examination from the college affiliated with the Gujarat board.
  • They must opt for relevant subjects in previous grades.
 
 B.Sc
  • Candidate must have Passed with the HSC examination from the college affiliated by the Gujarat board.
  • They must opt for relevant subjects in previous grades.
     
 BA
  • Candidates must have passed the HSC examination from the Gujrat board.
  • Those who passed from other boards need a provisional certificate from Gujarat University.
  • They must pass with relevant course subjects.
     
 M.Sc
  • Candidate must have passed with the graduation degree in science stream.
  • They must opt for science-related subjects in graduation as well as previous grades.
     
 MA
  • Candidate must have passed with the graduation degree in the arts-related stream.
  • They must pass with relevant course subjects.
     

St. Xavier's College Admissions:

St. Xavier's, Ahmedabad admission is made online. The students should register their profile on the college official website. Once the registration is done he/she will receive a system-generated email on registered email id and an SMS, with login credentials and link to be re-directed for complete admission form fill-up process with unique Registration Number. A list of short-listed candidates [Based on merit] will be put up on the St. Xavier's College website, as well as intimated through SMS. They will be required to first appear for informal counseling with the respective department followed by a meeting with Fr Principal for selection at the designated time & date to complete the formality.


Courses and Fees Structure of St. Xavier's College, Ahmedabad

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St. Xavier's College, Ahmedabad Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.38 Lakh
St. Xavier's College, Ahmedabad Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 14,400
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 55,300
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time

Live Application Forms

St. Xavier's College, Ahmedabad Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Arts [BA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 3,600
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 48,000

Live Application Forms

St. Xavier's College, Ahmedabad Computer Applications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Computer Application [BCA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 30,000

Live Application Forms

St. Xavier's College, Ahmedabad Vocational Courses Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 3,600

St. Xavier's College, Ahmedabad FAQs

1.

What is the eligibility criteria to get admission in St.Xavier's College, Ahmedabad?

Any student who has completed the H.S.C. or its equivalent is eligible to apply. Students from other Boards, such as CBSC, ICSC, IB, etc., or any foreign boards, are required to obtain a Provisional Eligibility Certificate [PEC] from Gujarat University before seeking admission to St. Xavier’s College.

2.

Is the St.Xavier's College is an autonomous college?

St. Xavier’s College has been granted Academic Autonomy by the UGC.

3.

Does the St.Xavier's College provide accommodation facilities to its students?

The college has separate hostels for men and women. The men’s hostel is situated on campus, whereas the women’s hostel is about 1.5 km away from the College.

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 11 Student's Reviews 7.6/10  
Overall Rating
Academics
Fees
Placements
Infrastructure
Social Life
Rating Distribution
Great
5
Average
4
Needs Improvement
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Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 7/11 students

St. Xavier's College, Ahmedabad Ranking


Arts Ranking
Publication Name Rank
The Week 38
India Today 25
Science Ranking
Publication Name Rank
The Week 27
India Today 26

Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation


The college is approved by NAAC, UGC; affiliated to Gujarat University - [GU], Ahmedabad.

Hostel Details


St. Xavier's College Hostel Details

The St. Xavier's College provides accommodation facilities to its students. St. Xavier's College infrastructure facilitates the students. The College has a men's hostel with a capacity of 170 students and a women's hostel with a capacity of 140 students. There are three students accommodated in each room. Each student is provided with a cupboard, table, chair, a bed, and all the essentials. The hostels provide hygiene mess facilities to students of St. Xavier's College.


Facilities


Sports
Medical
Cafeteria
Library
Auditorium
Laboratory
Gym
Hostel
Computer labs

Contact Details and Location


Address : P.B. No. 4168,Gulabai Tekra
Website : http://www.sxca.edu.in

Student Reviews


Anisha
Anisha
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Biotechnology), batch of 2017
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

Life in college is great. There are a lot of features like cultural festivals and youth festivals. Days celebrations taking place. Sports opportunities are here as well. Some clubs are there also NCC and NSS are there.




Anisha
Anisha
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Biotechnology), batch of 2017
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

Life in college is great. There are a lot of features like cultural festivals and youth festivals. Days celebrations taking place. Sports opportunities are here as well. Some clubs are there also NCC and NSS are there.




Amber
Amber
Master of Science [M.Sc], batch of 2017
10/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

The class timings are from 7:00 am to 12:00 pm. The teachers are good at this college.




Krishna
Krishna
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc], batch of 2020
8/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

Class timings are good. Assignments are given regularly on every subject.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

There are numerous clubs in the college like photography and stuff. College life is fun.




Krishna
Krishna
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc], batch of 2020
8/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

Class timings are good. Assignments are given regularly on every subject.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

There are numerous clubs in the college like photography and stuff. College life is fun.




Anshul
Anshul
Bachelor of Arts [BA] (Economics), batch of 2019
6/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

The class timing is from 7:00 am to 2:00 pm. The quality and method of teaching are excellent as the faculties are having good experience and Ph.D. holders. The overall experience is good.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

There are many clubs which work for society and for women in our college. There are no such festivals are celebrated in our college but the two main events are the cultural and sports fest and another one is the National Economic Fest.




Chirag
Chirag
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Mathematics), batch of 2019
7/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
  • The timings for BSc is from 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on weekdays and from 7:45 to 10:45 on Saturdays. 
  • The faculties are highly qualified and passionate about teaching. All sessions are taken in English. 
  • The open environment in Xavier's encourages the students to interact and participate in multiple activities.

CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
  • The St. Xavier's college Cultural fest takes place once every year where students from each department get the opportunity to represent their departments in their area of strength. 
  • This 3-day event brings all students together under one roof and fills the place with enthusiasm.



Chirag
Chirag
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Mathematics), batch of 2019
7/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
  • The timings for BSc is from 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on weekdays and from 7:45 to 10:45 on Saturdays. 
  • The faculties are highly qualified and passionate about teaching. All sessions are taken in English. 
  • The open environment in Xavier's encourages the students to interact and participate in multiple activities.

CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
  • The St. Xavier's college Cultural fest takes place once every year where students from each department get the opportunity to represent their departments in their area of strength. 
  • This 3-day event brings all students together under one roof and fills the place with enthusiasm.



Snigdha
Snigdha
Bachelor of Arts [BA] (Economics), batch of 2016
8/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
  • The quality and method of teaching are good at St. Xavier's College
  • Overall experience on campus is good



Discussion Forum

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Hi Vidhi,

Admissions

  • St. Xavier's College is governed by the ordinances of the St. Xavier's College (Autonomous) for granting admission to students. It retains its privileges as a minority institution. With effect from June 2009, the Board of Trustees has set up a special procedure for admission based on a thrust for excellence expected of a minority college.
  • The admission process for 1st semester will begin soon after Gujarat Board HSC exam results are declared and completed within a span of 8-10 days. However, students can pre-register themselves first and as soon as their result is announced they can complete the form fill-up process and can submit.
  • Admission Process will be completed in two phases
    1. Registration phase:-
      • In Registration phase, once you successfully register yourself, you will be receiving an auto email on your registered email-id and SMS on your mobile, with login credentials and link to be re-directed for further complete admission form fill-up process with unique Registration Number.
    2. Complete Application form fill-up process:-
      • Filling in form details
      • Verification & Confirmation followed by payment Step
      • Print Acknowledgement of Admission Receipt with Unique Form Number
  • Important dates of admission process will be flashed on Portal.
  • Only one application is allowed for an applicant per course. If, at any time, it is found that more than one application is filled by a candidate then the candidature will be summarily rejected.
  • Candidate applying for self finance or other courses must apply through separate form.
  • Short-listed candidates list will be put up on college website, as well as intimated through SMS. They will be required to appear for counselling for selection at the designated time & date.

General Eligibility Guidelines and Admission procedure:

    1. There are no Agencies/Cybercafe or any other institutions recognised by St. Xavier's College (Autonomous), Ahmedabad for Online Application.
    2. The admission process for 1st semester will begin soon after Gujarat Board HSC exam results are declared and completed within a span of 8-10 days. However students can pre-register themselves first and as soon as their result is announced they can complete the form fill-up process and can submit.
    3. Students who have passed HSC Examination from Gujarat Board / CBSE / ISCE / NIOS /IB or any other equivalent exam (For UG admissions) or students who have passed TYBSC/ TYBA Examination from Gujarat University / Other University (PG admissions) have to log on to the website www.sxca.edu.in from anywhere on the internet for Online Application. You can fill online application form yourself by following simple instructions. You may also visit our campus Facilitation centre for help regarding filling up Online Application form.
      • Online Application form fees: Untitled Document

        OPTION 1

        OPTION 2

        Fill online application form carefully. Follow the instructions and pay online through Credit/Debit Card, Net Banking, and Mobile Banking.

         

        For the benefit of those students who cannot access online payment facilities, cash tokens will be made available on sale from St. Xavier's College, Ahmedabad. Limited computer terminals are also available (12 noon to 3 pm) at College campus for filling up online admission form.

      • NB: No offline Application will be entertained.
    4. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
    5. Any false/incorrect information in Online Application form will be liable for rejection. After successful submission of Application form, an email will be sent to registered email id with all details of the form and acknowledgement number. Please quote the acknowledgement number for all future correspondence.
    6. Short listed candidates will be informed through e-mail / sms (to applicant's registered mobile number), asking them to appear for counselling / interview on specific date and time. Candidates are admitted on the basis of their marks at the qualifying exam and a personal interview/counselling, first with the members of staff of the selected department, and then with the Principal and/or his delegates. Please bring following documents in original and self attested certificate at the time of interview.
      • Qualifying examination Marks statement
      • First attempt certificate
      • School leaving certificate
      • Two recent passport size photographs.
      • Other applicable certificates (Cast Certificate (SC/ST/OBC), Certificate for Differently Able, Ex Serviceman, Baptism certificate for Roman Catholics, Income / Salary Certificate etc.

NB: Students from other than Gujarat Board wishing to join St Xavier's College are required to present a PROVISIONAL ELIGIBILITY CERTIFICATE from Gujarat University after verifying the possibility of admission. However, they can apply for admission online.

  1. Lists of students based on merit, as defined by the Institution, are put up on the College notice-board/website from time to time till the seats are considered full. Announcements concerning these are put up on the notice board as well as on the website. The candidates on the list are called to meet with the Principal to finalize the admission. Names on the list do not imply admission. Only the Principal of the College is empowered to finalize the admission.
  2. Those having outstanding achievements in any field of human endeavour are given consideration and are treated as "special cases". This, however, is subject to the discretion of the management. Students are also admitted under sports quota and cultural activities quota, for which they are required to substantiate the capacities claimed by them.
  3. Differently-abled students are also admitted to the college under special consideration.
  4. Christians and certain classes, such as members of Scheduled Tribes, Scheduled Castes and other Backward Classes are given special consideration.
  5. Applicants should check the notice board daily till the admissions are closed

Eligibility for BA courses:

The candidate must have passed the Higher Secondary Examination (10+2) (with Arts /Commerce / Science Subjects) conducted by the Government of Gujarat; or an examination accepted as equivalent thereto by the Executive Council /MHRD, India, subject to such conditions as maybe prescribed therefore.

Answer By: Getmyuni

26 May 2016


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