Kolkata campus of St. Xavier’s University is expected to be inaugurated in July, 2017. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Lakshmi Niwas Mittal would inaugurate the university. It is expected that initially the university will offer four postgraduate courses.
The new campus of the university will spread over 17 acres of land. The campus would include two hostels for both boys and girls with a capacity of 1,000 students in each. The university campus would also house a football field, a sports academy, a swimming pool, a 3500 sq ft food court and a law institute and, St Xavier’s University and its Rajarhat will be.
“We are thinking of a scenario 50100 years down the line. We will need more space to start new age courses and accommodate more students,” said vice chancellor Father Felix Raj.
In its first academic session, the university will offer six courses. Around 650 students will be enrolled in these courses in the first year.