St. Xavier’s Collegiate School, Kolkata

The St. Xavier’s Collegiate School, Kolkata is considered to be one of the top schools of India and was set up by the Jesuits. The school has two buildings, namely the primary and the secondary sections. The institute was initially established for the education of catholic boys but since a long time, the school has been granting admission to students irrespective of their religion, caste or creed.

Name of the School St. Xavier’s Collegiate School
Board affiliated to The school is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations and the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education. The students may choose either of the curriculum for the secondary and higher secondary examinations.
Location/Contact Details 30 Mother Teresa Sarani,

Kolkata – 700 016


Tel: +91-33-2255 1171

  • Private
  • Boys


Medium of Instruction St. Xavier’s Collegiate School in Kolkata is an English medium school.
Admission Procedure The admissions will be conducted for Std I and the admission forms will be made available from the Primary section of the school during the middle of October. The academic session of St. Xavier’s Collegiate School is from April to March. Monday to Friday are the working days and weekends are off.
Extracurricular Activities Some of the extracurricular activities carried out in the school are as follows:

  • Elocution
  • Quiz
  • Sports (Volleyball, Cricket, Football and Badminton, Table Tennis, Track and Field)
  • Debates
  • Film Screenings
  • Scouts and guides
  • Photography


The school also has a Nature Club, Computer Club and a Social Service Committee.

Established in the Year The school was established in the year 1860.
Facilities The following facilities are provided to the students:

  • Playground
  • Science Laboratories
  • Computer Labs
  • Library
Events The following events are held in the St. Xavier’s Collegiate School on a regular basis:

  • Bengali Cultural Festival
  • Sanjeevani
  • Science Camps
  • LTS Cleaning DRIVE
  • Annual School Sports
  • Computer Exhibition
  • CLC Fest
  • Industrial Visits
  • Student Exchange Program
  • Rabindra Jayanti Celebration
  • Foundation Day Celebration
  • Teachers’ Day Celebration
  • Republic Day Celebration
School Timings From Preparatory to Std I:

8:00 am to 12:40 pm

From Std II to XII:

8:00 am to 1:20 pm

Notable Alumni Some of the notable alumni of this school are Sourav Ganguly (former captain of the Indian cricket team), Derek O’ Brien (quizmaster), Jyoti Basu (former Chief Minister of West Bengal), Utpal Dutt (actor), and Aditya Vikram Birla (industrialist).
Payment of Fees The fees have to be paid in the quarterly format. If fees are not paid within the fixed period of time, the student will be either fined or suspended. Concession in fees is allowed for the deserving candidates. The payment of fees has to be made either through cheque or cash.

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