St. Xavier’s College founded in 1869 by ‘Society of Jesus’, is a premier Jesuit
Institution, known for its academic excellence and commitment towards humanity
with its ethos based on the ‘magis’ - striving for ‘the more’. It is the unique Jesuit concept of
always striving to be more and do more ; of always seeking to
grow in learning, in faith and in service to others.
The Victorian Gothic style....
Nestled in a locale of exquisite Victorian Gothic style architectural splendor of
artistic sophistication, the college campus stands on a strategic road named
‘Mahapalika Marg’ connecting Dhobi Talao to Victoria Terminus, now known as
Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT).
All the elegant structures on Mahapalika Marg overlook the ‘Esplanade’ or
The students and faculty at our campus strive to thrive in an
academic environment envisaging creative freedom, critical thinking with a commitment to
principles of social justice, equal opportunities by imbibing the essence of inclusive
education. The college campus symbolises a homogeneity merging traditional concepts
with modern technological advancements. It keeps up with the ever complex environment
of the present world through its various centres such as Blatter Herbarium,
Heras Institute of Indian History and Culture, Caius Laboratory for Interdisciplinary
Research, Nadkarny Sacasa Research Laboratory (NSRL), Xavier’s Resource Centre
for Visually Challenged (XRCVC), Department of Inter-Religious Studies (DIRS) and the
Xavier’s Visual Arts Studio (XVAS) on the campus.