St. Xavier's University, Kolkata

Our Vision

  • Rooted in and inspired by the Ignatian charism of forming men and women for others, St. Xavier's University, Kolkata, as a Centre of Excellence, strives to promote a society based on love, freedom, liberty, justice, equality and fraternity

Our Mission

  • To set an international standard for Arts, Science, Commerce, Management and Education contemporary and relevant to the 21st Century.
  • To provide all students of St. Xavier's University a unique and exceptional education that will be a transforming experience intellectually, culturally, socially and personally.
  • To excel in all areas of teaching-learning, research, outreach and consultancy;
  • To contribute to the creation of knowledge and to search for the meaning of life;
  • To bridge the rural-urban divide, taking the benefits of education to the poor and the marginalized, aiming at their empowerment;
  • To ensure access to and equity in higher educational opportunity to all deserving and meritorious students with a preferential option for the poor and marginalized, irrespective of caste and creed;
  • To inspire and challenge all segments of the college to raise the realm of good from great to greater, through continuous quality assessment;
  • To offer subjects for competence building, and to motivate/animate a work force imbued with human values;
  • To become a Centre of culture and to consciously promote communal harmony and cultural integration so as to create an atmosphere of dialogue in the campus;
  • To promote academic exchange and academia-industry interfacing, making use of the latest technology;
  • To develop application-oriented courses, with the mandatory view on values, to produce holistic development of persons;
  • To form young men and women of competence, commitment, conscience and compassion;
  • To contribute to the well-being of the nation without counting the cost; in the spirit of NIHIL ULTRA (Nothing Beyond), the motto of St. Xavier's;

Value Framework to accomplish our Mission

  • Fostering passionate pursuit for academic and intellectual excellence;
  • Promoting social concern leading to action;
  • Cultivating uncompromising commitment towards enhancing the quality of life both at the organizational and societal level;
  • Instilling in students integrity, perseverance and transparency;
  • Facilitating creativity and innovativeness in all endeavours;
  • Enabling leadership to become agents of social change and shape a better future.
  • Encouraging discipline, teamwork and the culture of collaboration;
  • Providing education with a human face and furthering the cause of human virtues;