St Xavier's College at Kolkata
aims at providing excellent education in a homely atmosphere. It was established on January 16, 1860 by a small group of Jesuit Fathers under the leadership of Fr. H Depelchin. It is affiliated to the Calcutta University
. The college offers graduation and post graduation courses in Science, Arts, Business Administration, Mass Communication, and Videography.
Hostel facilities with modern amenities are arranged for students. The campus also has a computer centre accredited by the DOEACC Society. It offers various computer courses for students. Sports activities including a number of in-house tournaments are conducted. Various clubs and societies are also organized for the students.