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Administration, Council and Committees, Rectors and Principals



The Ranchi Jesuit Province administers St.Xavier’s College through a Governing Body whose Chairman is the Provincial, Vice Chairman is the Rector of the College and Secretary is the Principal who is also the Chief Executive of the Governing Body.

The Governing Body of the College

Functions:Appointment, Confirmation of Teaching and Non-Teaching staff and service conditions, creation of posts.

Members The Governing Body of the College

Rev. Fr. Ajit Kumar Xess, s.j. - Provincial Chairman
Dr. Fr. Alexius Ekka s.j. Vice Chairman
Fr. Roshan Baa, S.J. Special Invitee
Rev. Fr. Dr. Nabor Lakra, s.j. Secretary
Fr. Pradeep Kerketta, s.j. Jesuit Representative
Dr. Fr. R. Pradeep Kujur s.j. Jesuit Representative
Shri Bishwajit Mukherjee Member
Dr. R.K. Sharma University Representative
Dr. Swarat Chaudhuri Staff Representative


Rector Rev. Fr. Alexius Ekka N/A
Principal Cum-Secretary Rev. Fr. Dr. Nabor Lakra, s.j. M.Sc., Ph.D.
Vice-Principal Rev. Fr. Robert Pradeep Kujur, s.j. M.Com., Ph.D.
Vice-Principal Rev. Fr. Dr. Ajay Arun Minj,sj M.Sc., Ph.D.
Registrar Rev. Fr. Dr. Prabhat K. Soreng M.Sc., Ph.D.
Bursar Rev. Fr. Roshan Baa, s.j M.Com.
Prof. In-Charge (Evening Section) Dr. Marcus Barla M.A., M.Phil, Ph.D.
Controller of Examination Dr. B.K Sinha M.A, Ph.D
Asst. Controller Fr. Edwin Dungdung, s.j. M. Sc.
Head of the Department of Education Fr. Flourence Purty M.Ed., Ph.D.

The Governing Board


1. Fix the fees and other charges payable by the students of the college on the recommendations of the Finance Committee.

2. Institute scholarships, studentships, medals, prizes, and certificates on the recommendations of the Academic Council.

3. Approve the institution of new programmes of study leading to degrees and /or diplomas.

4. Perform such other functions and institute committees, as may be necessary and deemed fit for the proper development, and fulfil the objectives for the college.

Members The Governing Board

Rev. Fr. Ajit Kumar Xess, s.j. Provincial Chairman
Dr. Fr. Alexius Ekka s.j. Vice Chairman
Rev. Fr. Dr. Nabor Lakra, s.j. Secretary (Ex-Officio)
Dr. Fr. R. Pradeep Kujur s.j. Member of Management
Fr. Roshan Baa, S.J. Member of Management
Dr. Sanjay Kumar Staff Representative
Dr. Sanjay Kumar Ghosh Staff Representative
Shri Binay Sarwagi Industrialist
Director, HRD State Govt. Nominee
Prof. (Ms) Suparna Gooptu UGC Nominee
Dr. R.K. Sharma University Representative

Rector & Principal


Rectors Rev. Fr. Nicholas Kujur, s.j. 1945 - 1948
Rectors Rev. Fr. Medard Vermeire, s.j. 1948 - 1952
Rectors Rev. Fr. Alphonse Schokaert, s.j. 1952 - 1958
Rectors Rev. Fr. Ferdinand Callebaut, s.j. 1958 - 1963
Rectors Rev. Fr. Vincent Dierckx, s.j. 1963 - 1966
Rectors Rev. Fr. George Saupin, s.j. 1966 - 1968
Rectors Rev. Fr. Phillip Ekka, s.j. 1968 - 1972
Rectors Rev. Fr. Francis Crick, s.j. 1973 - 1979
Rectors Rev. Fr. Charles Soreng, s.j. 1979 - 1985
Rectors Rev. Fr. Beni Alphonse Ekka, s.j. 1985 - 1991
Rectors Rev. Fr. Nicholas Tete, s.j. 1991 - 1997
Rectors Rev. Fr. Clement Ekka, s.j. 1998 - 2003
Rectors Rev. Fr. Nabor Lakra, s.j. 2003 - 2009
Rectors Rev. Fr. Vinod Bilung, s.j. 2009 – 2015
Rectors Rev. Fr.Henry Barla, s.j. 2015-2018
Principal Rev. Fr. Charles Saldhana, s.j. 1944-1946
Principal Rev. Fr. Alphonse Shockaert, s.j. 1946-1958
Principal Rev. Fr. Walter Proost, s.j. 1958-1976
Principal Rev. Fr. Joseph Van Troy, s.j. 1976-1982
Principal Rev. Fr. Louis Francken, s.j. 1982-1986
Principal Rev. Fr. William Surin, s.j. 1987-1993
Principal Rev. Fr. Gilbert D’Souza, s.j. 1993-2000
Principal Rev. Fr. Nicholas Tete, s.j. 2000-2018
Principal Rev Dr. Fr. Emmanuel Barla, s.j. 2018-2020
Principal Rev Dr. Fr. Nabor Lakra, s.j. 2021-
Rectors Rev Dr. Fr. Nabor Lakra, s.j. 2018-2021
Rectors Rev Fr. Alexius Ekka, s.j. 2021-

Council and Committees

Academic Council : Functions

Scrutinize and approve the proposals with or without modification of the Boards of Studies with regard to courses of study, academic regulations, curricula, syllabi and modifications thereof, instructional and evaluation arrangements, methods, procedures relevant thereto etc., provided that where the Academic Council differs on any proposal, it will have the right to return the matter for reconsideration to the Board of Studies concerned or reject it, after giving reasons to do so.

To make regulation regarding the admission of students to different programmes of study in the college.

To make regulations for sports, extra-curricular activities, and proper maintenance and functioning of the playgrounds and hostels.

To recommend to the Governing Body proposals for institution of new programmes of study.

To recommend to the Governing Body the institution of scholarships, studentships, fellowships, prizes and medals, and to frame regulations for the award of the same.

To advise the Governing Body on suggestion (s) pertaining to academic affairs made by it.

To perform such other functions as may be assigned by the Governing Body.

Members of Academic Council

  • Principal (Chairman)
  • All the Heads of department in the college
  • Four teachers of the college representing different categories of teaching staff by rotation on the basis of seniority of service in the college.
  • Four experts from outside the college representing such areas as Industry, Commerce, Law, Education, Medicine, Engineering etc.,
  • Three nominees of the university.
  • A faculty member nominated by the Principal (member secretary).

Board of Studies

Functions :Prepare syllabi for various courses keeping in view the objectives of the college, interest of the stakeholders and national requirement for consideration and approval of the Academic Council.

Suggest methodologies for innovative teaching and evaluation techniques

Suggest panel of names to the Academic Council for appointment of examiners;

Coordinate research, teaching extension and other academic activities in the department/college.


  • Head of the department (Chairman).
  • The entire faculty of each specialization.
  • Two experts in the subject from outside the college.
  • One expert to be nominated by the vice-chancellor
  • One representative from industry/corporate sector/allied area relating to placement.
  • One postgraduate meritorious alumnus.
  • Experts from outside the college whenever special courses studies are to be formulated.
  • All the members of staff of the faculty.
  • Committees

    • Principal (Chairman)
    • Vice Principal
    • Bursar
    • Registrar
    • Dean of Social Sciences, and Dean of Humanities,Science,Commerce, Students welfare and B.Ed.
    • Controller of Examination (Convener-cum-member secretary.)
    • Assistant Controller of Examination
    • Five members of the teaching staff :
    • Faculty of Science–Dr. Navin Kumar, Dr. Jayant Sinha
    • Faculty of Social Sc. & Humanities –Shri S. Choudhary, Dr. J.P. Pandey
    • Faculty of Commerce–Dr. Narendra Singh
    • Dr. Kamal Kr. Bose (Co-ordinator)
    • Dr. Achal Sinh
    • Dr. Sumana Ghosh
    • Dr. Meltina Toppo
    • Ms. Anju O. Toppo
    • Rev. Fr. Dr. Prabhat Kennedy Soreng, s.j.
    • Ms. Shalini Minj
    • Dr. Sunil Bhatia (Co-ordinator)
    • Dr. Achal Sinha
    • Dr. Juhi J. Horo
    • Dr. Sumita Roy
    • Mrs. Seema Minj
    • Fr. Roshan Baa, S.J.
    • Fr. Florence Purty, S.J.
    • Ms. Ananya Bose
    • Ms. Shashi Prabha Tigga
    • Mrs. Sudha Rani Khalkho
    • Rev. Fr. Prabhat Kenedy Soreng, s.j. (Co-ordinator)
    • Fr. Dr. Nabor Lakra, s.j.
    • Dr. Marcus Barla
    • Shri Ram Murmu, (MPE, M.Phil.) (Physical Education Instructor)
    • Shri Animesh Roy
    • Dr. Ajay Kr. Srivastava
    • Shri Jyoti I. Tete
    • Shri Kamil Dhan
    • Ms. Angeline P. Toppo
    • Ms. Anju O. Toppo
    • Ms. Sneha Kachhap

    Budget estimates relating to the grant received/receivable from UGC, and income from fees, etc. collected for the activities to undertake the scheme of autonomy; and

    Audited accounts for the above.

    • Fr. Dr. Nabor Lakra, s.j. – Principal
    • Fr. Dr. Prabhat K. Soreng – Registrar
    • Dr. Jayant Sinha
    • Dr. Raman Kr. Das
    • Dr. N.V.A. Rao
    • Fr. Roshan Baa, S.J. - Bursar

    • Fr. Dr. Nabor Lakra, s.j. – Principal
    • Fr. Roshan Baa, s.j. – Bursar
    • Fr. Dr. Prabhat K. Soreng – Registrar
    • Dr. Jayant Sinha
    • Dr. Raman Kr. Das
    • Dr. N.V.A. Rao
    • 1. Rev Fr. Dr. Nabor Lakra, s.j. – Principal (Chairperson)
    • 2. Rev. Fr. Robert Pradeep Kujur, s.j. – Vice Principal (Management)
    • 3. Dr. Fr. Ajay A Minj, s.j. Vice Principal (Administration)
    • 4. Fr. Roshan Baa, S.J Bursar (Administration)
    • 5. Dr. Fr. Prabhat Kennedy Soreng - Registrar (Administration)
    • 6. Dr. Sanjay Kumar - Dean, Faculty of Science
    • 7. Dr. Shishir Choudhary - Dean of Arts & Humanities
    • 8. Dr. Sanjay Ghosh - Dean, Faculty of Commerce
    • 9. Dr. Marcus Barla - Dean, Student's Welfare
    • 10. Prof. B. K. Sinha - Controller of Examination
    • 11. Sri Binay Sarawgi -(Industry Representative)
    • 12. Shri Sudhir Ugal -(Alumni Member)
    • 13. Dr. Madhulika Singh - (Member)
    • 14. Dr. Dhiraj Mani Pathak - (Member)
    • 15. Dr. Abhijit Dey - (Member)
    • 16. Dr. Dr. Achal Sinha (Co-ordinator)
    • 17. Mrs. Sushmita Tigga -(Parent Representative)
    • 18. Mr. John Osga -(Student Member)
    • Dr. Swaarat Chaudhuri
    • Dr. N.V.A. Rao
    • Dr. Achal Sinha
    • Dr. Rajeev R. Shrivastava
    • Students Welfare – Dr. Marcus Barla
    • Science – Dr. Sanjay Kumar
    • Arts – Shri Ravi Shankar
    • Commerce – Dr. Sanjay Kumar Ghosh
    • Humanities – Dr. Kamal Kumar Bose
    • Students Welfare – Dr. Marcus Barla
    • Dr. Marcus Barla (DSW)
    • Dr. Jayant Chakraborty
    • Dr. Madhulika Singh
    • Shri B.K. Sinha
    • Dr. Madhulika Singh
    • Dr. Julius Aind
    • Dr. Meltina Toppo
    • Dr. Raman Das
    • Dr. Dhiraj M. Pathak
    • Shri Joyoti I.Tete
    • Fr. Florence Purty, S.J.
    • Fr. Edwin Dungdung, s.j.
    • Fr. Roshan Baa, s.j.
    • Prof. Sudhanshu Cyril Kujur
    • Mr.Shakil A Siddique
    • Ms. Nidhi Arya
    • Mr. Kamil M. Dhan
    • Prof. Ritesh Kumar
    • Mr. Alok Ranjan
    • Dr. Swarat Chaudhuri
    • Shri Abhijeet Dey
    • Shri Gautam Rudra
    • Shri Tirthajit Sinha
    • Dr. Marcus Barla
    • Shri B.K. Sinha
    • Shri Manohar Lal
    • Ms. Janet Ekka
    • Student Representatives One Boy and Girl
    • Fr. Dr. N. Lakra, Principal
    • Fr. Dr. Vinod Bilung - Registrar
    • Dr. Sanjay Ghosh
    • Dr. Sanjay Kumar
    • Shri Ravi Shankar
    • Shri B. K. Sinha
    • Dr.Marcus Barla
    • Dr. Rajeev R. Srivastava
    • Shri Ramesh Kumar - Librarian
    • Principal – Chairperson
    • Member Secretary – Vice Principal (Com./Voc./Arts/Science)
    • Dr. Sanjay Kumar -Members
    • Dr. Praveen Sinha -Members
    • Dr. Marcus Barla
    • Dr. Bharti Raipat -Members
    • Dr.Marcus Barla -Members
    • Members – Two Academically Best Students of the College nominated by the Principal
    • Members – Two Best Athletes (one boy & one girl) to be nominated by the Principal
    • Dr. Bharti S. Raipat - Presiding officer
    • Dr. Sajay Kumar
    • Shri Ravi Shankar
    • Dr. Sanjay Kumar Ghosh
    • Dr. Marcus Barla
    • Ms. Meltina Toppo
    • Mrs. Vandana Tete
    • Mrs. Reshma Singh
    • Dr. Madhulika Singh
    • Dr. Anupama Bhargava
    • Three Student;s Representatives
    • Society of Commerce - H.O.D. President
    • Hindi Sahitya Parishad - H.O.D. President
    • Geo–Club - H.O.D. President
    • Tribal Cultural Society - Fr. Dr. Prakhat K. Soreng, s.j.(Hostel In-Charge)
    • Rotract Club - Dr. Swarat Chaudhuri
    • Microbiologists Society, India - Dr. Ajay Kumar Srivastava