A Christian Minority Higher Educational Institution, St. Xavier's was founded in 1860 by a Catholic Minority Religious body, the Society of Jesus, and was affiliated to Calcutta University in 1862.
Class rooms are large and capable of accommodating a large number of students without cramping. St. Xavier's College has highly equipped Physics, Chemistry, Statistics, Computer Science and Biology (Botany / Zoology) Labs. Offices, laboratories, library are all computerised for providing faster and better services.
Library: The Library has a rich collection of around 69,000 books, old and rare books, valuable reference books, journals, educational CDs/DVDs and innumerable e-books, e-journals, and other resources for the use of its members.
Hostel accommodations are available for the two Boys Hostels. One of them is in Park Street with a total capacity of 180 students. The second one is just 10 minutes away from the College, at 219/1 J. C. Bose Road.
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