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 Partha Chatterjee
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:
firstname.lastname@example.org) or The Goethals Library and
Research Society, St. Xavier's College, 30 Mother Teresa
Sarani, Kolkata 700 016 (with 25% reduction). Tel: 033
University vice-chancellor Sugata Marjit and St.
Xavier's College principal Father Felix Raj (extreme
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 ....
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
FR. DR. FELIX RAJ, S.J.
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
"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
The NAAC Peer Team handed over the final report to the
Principal, Fr. Felix Raj on January 10th evening at the Exit
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was at St. Xavier's on December 23rd
evening for the College's annual Christmas Meet. She played Santa
Claus to Xavier's promising an annual funding of Rs 7 crores to the
new St. Xavier's University. She also announced the allotment of
four and a half acres of land to St. Xavier's College in Asansol.