St. Xavier's Main Campus (Mother Teresa Sarani - Park Street)


General Information for Admission to B.A., B.Sc. and M.Sc. (Integrated)


For general information on Courses/ Eligibility Criteria/ Submission of online application forms / and subsequently the selection lists and Admission Schedule etc., check the college website.


Courses offeredB.A. Honours: English, Political Science, Sociology, Bengali

  • B.A. with Political Science, Sociology, and English

  • B.Sc. Honours: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Statistics, Computer Science, Microbiology, Mass Communication & Videography.

  • 5 years Integrated M.Sc.: Biotechnology and Multimedia


Class Timings:  

Monday to Saturday: 10:10am to 4:45pm (as per the class time-table to be provided on the first day)  



  • Admission to all courses, except that of Mass Communication and Videography (see details below), selection will be on the basis of marks obtained in the board council.

  • Refer to the Eligibility Criteria for the details of index calculation for the purpose of selection.

  • Details about Online Application / Selection List / Admission test / Admission Schedule etc. are available on the College website.

  • Selection details for B.Sc. Mass Communication & Videography: Students who have applied for admission to the Mass Communication and Videography course will have to appear for an admission test. Selection will be on the basis of admission test marks combined with the board / council marks.


B.Sc. Mass Communication & Videography Admission Test:



Date of Admission Test

17th June 2023

Duration of the Exam

1 hour 30 minutes.

Exam Timing

1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   

Reporting Time : 12:30 pm

Mode of Exam



St. Xavier's College (Autonomous)

30, Mother Teresa Sarani

Kolkata 700016


Rules / Guidelines of the Admission Test:


  1. Candidates are advised to enter the examination centre at least 30 minutes before commencement of the test.
  2. Carry the following documents to enter the examination centre.
    1. A hard copy of Acknowledgement Card (original). Photograph pasted on the Acknowledgement Card should be duly attested by the Principal / Headmaster of the last school attended.
    2. A hard copy of Paid Bank/ Online payment slip (original).
    3. Any valid photo identity proof in original such as Aadhaar card/ Pan Card/ Passport/ Voter ID card.
  3. No candidate will be allowed to enter the examination hall beyond the schedule time of commencement of the test under any circumstances.
  4. Candidates are not allowed to carry Calculator, Smart watch and any communication device like Mobile/ Smart phone etc. inside the examination hall. Any candidate found with such items will be reported against and his/her candidature will be cancelled.
  5.  No candidate can leave his/ her seat without permission of the invigilator until the test is over.
  6. Parents / Guardians are not allowed inside the College campus.


Question Paper Structure for the Admission Test


Objective: The entrance examination is aimed at assessing the aptitude, critical faculty, creative and writing skill of the applicants.   


Difficulty Level

  • Higher Secondary and above

  • Multidisciplinary 


  • General understanding of cinema, media, and current affairs

  • Assertion and logical reasoning

  • Basic Audio/Visual Literacy

  • English language proficiency

  • Creative writing / essay writing / review writing


 Question paper Structure

  • MCQ - 75 Marks

  • Long Question - 25 marks

Duration of the examination

  • 1 hour 30 minutes