On Monday, September 5, the first Feast Day of
Saint Teresa of Kolkata cum Teachers’ Day, Father Felix Raj,
our Principal was honoured with the prestigious SIKHA RATNAAward by the State Government of West Bengal at a
State-level function organised at Nazrul Manch.
In the absence of the Honourable Chief Minister
who is in Rome, the State Higher Education Minister, Shri
handed over the award. Earlier the State Government had
conferred on him the State’s highest award, BANGA BIBHUSHAN
Fr. Raj has been at St. Xavier's for the lat 33
years as professor of economics, Vice Principal, Rector and now
Principal. St. Xavier's is one of the 10 colleges of Excellence
Copies are available: At Goethals Library, St. Xavier's
College (Discount Price of Rs 1240/-)
Copies are also available from the Publishers: Regal
Publishers, F-159, Rajouri Gardens, New Delhi.
The book: Indian Economy - A Visionary
Perspective by Fr. Felix Raj, Prof Samrat Roy and Prof.
Koushik Hati contains 20 essays on Development and
International Trade and Finance in honour of sesquicentenary
of St. Xavier's College, Kolkata.
Copies are available from Regal Publications,
F-159, Rajouri Gardens, New Delhi 110027 (Email:
email@example.com) or The Goethals Library and
Research Society, St. Xavier's College, 30 Mother Teresa
Sarani, Kolkata 700 016 (with 25% reduction). Tel: 033
Calcutta University vice-chancellor Sugata
Marjit and St. Xavier's College principal Father
Felix Raj (extreme left) at
the release of Indian Economy - A Visionary
the college auditorium on Tuesday 28 July 2015.
Symposium on Mother Teresa of Kolkata
The Contribution of Mother Teresa to
Humanity, a symposium on Mother Teresa, was held at the Fr.
Depelchin Auditorium of St. Xavier's College on Sunday, August 7,
2016. Read more ....
Very few people know that a part
of the St. Xavier's College building on Park Street, adjacent to
the College building proper, above the main Chapel, houses a
treasure which has been practically unknown.
FR. DR. FELIX RAJ, S.J.
St. Xavier's College
[Autonomous], Kolkata does not encourage or participate in
any kind of assessment conducted by any commercial agency.
Being an Higher Education Institution, we are open to
assessments carried out by "University Grants Commission" (UGC),
"National Assessment And Accreditation Council" (NAAC)
and/or any such organization set up by the Government.
Further, we do not approve of any ranking and/or evaluation
process by any private/commercial agency.
St. Xavier’s is an
"A" Grade College with
CGPA of 3.53 out of 4, assessed and accredited by
the NAAC and
The Principal said: "It is the fruit of a
collective effort. I want to thank our staff, students,
their parents, alumni/ae, benefactors and friends for their
wholehearted cooperation, interest and involvement in the
College matters. This is yet another milestone in our march
towards Nihil Ultra (Nothing Beyond).
The NAAC Peer Team handed over the final
report to the Principal, Fr. Felix Raj on January 10th
evening at the Exit meeting.