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A breif Story



St. Xavier's College, Ranchi, was started by the Ranchi Jesuit Society, on July 3, 1944. Ever since 1889 and pre-independence era, when a number of secondary schools came into existence in Ranchi, the Society felt the need of starting a College. St. Xavier's College was started in 1944 and was first affiliated to Patna university; from 1950-1960 the college was under Bihar University and when the Ranchi University came into existence in 1960, the college was affiliated to Ranchi University. St. Xavier's College, Ranchi is a premier institution of the State of Jharkhand, imparting quality education and has remained a centre of excellence till date. This is a minority educational institution. The University Grants Commission conferred Affiliated to Ranchi University, Ranchi status in 2005 and granted "College with Potential for Excellence" status in 2006.

College Profile

Name of the College ST. XAVIER'S COLLEGE
Affiliating University Ranchi University Ranchi
Status of the College Affiliated to Ranchi University, Ranchi
Types of College Co-Educational
No. of Departments UG/PG/Vocational Arts:07, Science:06, Commerce:01, Other:15
Year of Establishment 1944
UGC Recognition Yes Under 2(f): Before 1960
Location of the College Urban
Area of Campus 29.8 Acres
Accredited by NAAC "B+" Grade
CPE Status Yes
MOTO "Lucens et Ardens" which means "Spreading Light and Burning Bright"