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North Bengal St. Xavier's College

North Bengal St. Xavier's College
North Bengal St. Xavier’s College.jpg
TypeUndergraduate college
Established2007; 13 years ago (2007)
Religious affiliation
Roman Catholic (Jesuit)
Academic affiliations
University of North Bengal
PrincipalFr. Dr. Lalit P. Tirkey, SJ
Academic staff
41
Administrative staff
22
Location, ,
India
CampusUrban 32 acres
WebsiteXavierNorthBengal

North Bengal St. Xavier's College, Jalpaiguri, was the third Jesuit college established in the northern area of West Bengal, India. Founded in 2007, it offers undergraduate courses in arts and sciences and is affiliated to the University of North Bengal.[1]

History

Xavier's is preceded by two other Jesuit university colleges in the North Bengal area of the state of West Bengal, India: St Joseph's College, Darjeeling (1927) and Loyola College of Education, Namchi (1993).[2] Xavier's has campuses at Raiganjand Siliguri.[3]

The university has two hostels which together accommodate 204 students. There are 41 on the teaching staff and 22 on the support staff.[4] Xavier's Alumni Association of North Bengal was formed in 2013.[5]

Academics

Departments

Degrees

  • B.B.A. Bachelor of Business Administration
  • B.C.A. Bachelor of Computer Application
  • B.Sc. Honours in Zoology (Chemistry & Botany electives)
  • B.Sc. Honours in Microbiology (Chemistry & Botany electives)
  • B.A. General (electives: English, History, Sociology, Geography, History, Hindi, Education & Political Science)
  • B.Sc. Honours in Computer Science (Physics & Mathematics electives)
  • B.Sc. General (includes Zoology, Microbiology, Chemistry, Botany, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics)[6][7]


There are also Career Oriented Programmes (Approved by University Grants Commission), Community College Programmes, and Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) affiliated courses.

Activities

Major activities include: X-Travaganza (cultural festival), X-Uberance (two-day annual sports meet), X-Cellence day (to honor student achievements), farewell for seniors (a khata and cultural program), seminars (national & departmental for practical experience), departmental projects/field work (to explore student skills), and student’s leadership program (for select students). There is also a magazine produced by the students, Expressions.[8]

References

  1. ^ "Official Website of University of North Bengal (N.B.U.)". nbu.ac.in. Retrieved 15 October 2017.
  2. ^ "Loyola College of Education, Namchi Sikkim". www.loyolasikkim.org. Retrieved 14 October 2017.
  3. ^ "North Bengal St. Xavier's College, Siliguri". nbxc.org. Retrieved 14 October 2017.
  4. ^ "North Bengal St Xaviers College, Jalpaiguri Jalpaiguri - West Bengal". iCBSE. Retrieved 15 October 2017.
  5. ^ "North Bengal St. Xavier's College, Siliguri - About College". nbxc.org. Retrieved 14 October 2017.
  6. ^ "North Bengal St. Xavier's College, Siliguri - Admission". nbxc.org. Retrieved 14 October 2017.
  7. ^ indcareer.com. "North Bengal St Xaviers College, Rajganj". IndCareer.com. Retrieved 15 October 2017.
  8. ^ "North Bengal St. Xavier's College, Siliguri - Campus Life". nbxc.org. Retrieved 14 October 2017.

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