St Xavier’s University (Kolkata) is starting its first new MBA course under its Xavier’s Business school comprising 80 students. Today onwards, the course will be starting in full swing, the classes of this fully residential MBA course commenced from the current academic year 2018-19 batch. The programme is being offered in four streams. The university Vice-Chancellor, Father Felix Raj told reporters “From today we are offering the MBA course which will be for two years and today is the first day,” Raj said adding that the university has got the approval of the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) to run the course. He said industrialist Sanjiv Goenka, an alumnus of the St Xavier’s College and School, has been associated with the project.
Goenka said, “It is very inspirational for me to come and interact with these youngsters on the first day.” Raj also said the university was planning to start a law course in a couple of years.
The University was established in January 2017 and inaugurated on July 7, 2017. The St Xavier’s college, Kolkata alumni association under its president Felix Raj, the Principle of St Xavier’s College, Kolkata devised Vision 2020.