St. Xavier’s College-Autonomous, Mumbai,Maharastra

Jan 8, 2017

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Approved By : UGC |National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)|University of Mumbai|


College Name 

St. Xavier’s College

in Mumbai, India, is a top liberal arts college in India. It was awarded the highest rating, A+ (5-Star), in the re-accreditation by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in 2006.The college is named after Francis Xavier, the 16th-century Spanish Jesuit saint. Its campus in South Mumbai is built in the Indo-Gothic style of architecture, and recognized as a heritage structure.

The college was founded by German Jesuits in 1869. It began to develop rapidly from 1884 to 1910. The imprisonment of German Jesuit priests during the First World War (1914–1918) led to a dislocation of the administration, which was mitigated by the appointment other European Jesuits. Though it began as an Arts College, by the 1920s science departments were established. The college was greatly expanded in the 1930s.


5, Mahapalika Marg, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001,  India

Year of Establishment

Founded in January 2, 1869

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)

3.Bachelor of Commerce (B. Com.)

4.Bachelor of Management Studies (B.M.S.)

5.Bachelor of Mass Media (B.M.M.)

Number of students: 60 students.

   Eligibility: A candidate in order to be eligible for admission to the B.M.S. degree course shall have passed the 12th Std. Examination conducted by the Maharashtra State Board of Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent examination or Diploma in any Engineering branch with two or three or four years duration after passing the Secondary School Certificate (S.S.C.) examination conducted by the Board of Technical Education, Maharashtra State or equivalent examination.

6.Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSc I.T.)

Number of Students: 60 Students

    Eligibility: The eligibility criteria for admission to this course requires a pass percentage of not less than 45% in aggregate at the XII std. exam of the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent with MATHEMATICS as one of the subjects.  (For reserved category candidates the requirement is 40% aggregate).

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)

Certification courses

Diamond Grading

Jewellery Design


1. Admission of students into the Autonomous Degree Courses will be on the basis of the aggregate marks in the qualifying examination or its equivalent, for both the undergraduate and the postgraduate courses, unless specified otherwise.

2.   For the Bachelor in Management Studies (BMS) & Bachelor in Mass Media (BMM) Courses, unlike other courses, the students come from all 3 faculties (Arts, Science & Commerce) where the marking systems are very different.  Hence, an Entrance Test for these courses will be conducted for admission purposes.  Basis for admissions to BMS & BMM: Entrance Test: 60%; XII Std. Marks: 30%; Interview: 10%.