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St.Xavier's College for Women, Aluva

St Xavier’s College managed by the Congregation of Teresian Carmelites (C.T.C.) is a government aided college established in 1964 and affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University. The college was awarded A Grade (CGPA 3.33) in the fourth accreditation by NAAC and is awaiting the fifth accreditation.

It stands aloft on the banks of river Periyar in the vicinity of the historical Siva temple and the bustling metro city of Cochin envisioning empowerment of women through academic excellence and spiritual enlightenment for their intellectual, social and cultural enhancement.

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principal Prof. Dr. Milon Franz

Message from the Principal

Each moment is a creation of history.
A leap towards excellence.
Defining the present, redefining the past and designing a luminous future,
we carve out a successful sorority that sets its own standards.
Here we teach our students
To learn, to unlearn
to think across times, cultures and discourses
and to shape a befitting future for themselves.
We watch them soar up to greater heights
with wings that never wither away in the heat of the sun.
To be with them
on this relentless quest for eminence
is a great privilege, pleasure and fulfilment.

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Dr. Sujitha Scientific Officer, C U. R. RAO SATELLITE CENTRE, BANGALORE
If somebody is asking me that throughout my educational period which time is the best, I have only one answer. Its my three year Bachelor degree period in St. Xavier's College, Aluva. Our Chemistry Department was my second home. Our teachers were as much lovable as our parents. Each moment in our college was memorable. Our teachers, Kalyani Madam, Lila Madam, Parvathy Madam, Beena Madam, Mitty Sister, Dinfina Madam were like friends to us. Henry Chettan and Susan Chechi in our lab were like our own family members. Now I am we working in ISRO as Scientific Officer. To achieve this the educational and moral support provided by our Department was really great. I thank to GOD Almighty, my parents along with my Chemistry Department in St. Xavier's College.
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Mrinmay Sebastian, Artist and CuratorGolden Visa holder- Creativity and Innovation Specialist Country head - International Watercolor Society of UAE (IWS UAE) Board Member for IWS advisory Board of Directors 2015-2023 Brand Ambassador for UAE - Nevskaya Palitra Artistic Paints Product Specialist Art
Three years at St. Xavier’s were the best years of my life. I could say it got the best exposure that here molded me into what I am today. I was able to try my hands in almost every field and got the opportunity to travel to many beautiful places . In the 1st year I was elected to be the General Secretary, participated in Literary camps as a sole English contributor. I represented MG in Cultural Exchange Program in Madhya Pradesh (1 among the 4 girls nominated from MG University). Participated in NSS and NCC .I was happy to be best outgoing cadet of Kerala for BLC 1996. It is love , support and the trust of my Teachers and management that help me explore all avenue of opportunities and excel not only in extra curriculars but also with the academics. I have to mention Sr. Speciosa and Sr. Angelica , Sr. Charles from the management and Mrs. Fatima Cross and Cecily Gray for nurturing me all through my years at St. Xavier’s. I passed out in 1997 immediate was recruited as Air hostess for Kuwait Airways where I worked for 10 years. Later moved on as Leading Aviation Instructor with Frankfinn, Marketing in charge and Sales development Manager with Joyalukkas, Bangalore, DLF and so on. Coming Dubai rekindled my I passion in Art and I pursed my journey in Art. After Mamooty and Mohanlal I was the 1st Malayalee to be awarded the Golden Visa for my contribution in Art. I also the President of International Watercolor Society (IWS)of UAE since 2015 and also an Advisory member of the Global board of IWS where we are connected to more than 100 countries. I also happy to be the Brand Ambassador for Neveskaya Palitra - Premium Russian Artistic Paints for UAE. I have illustrated children’s books for US based author Kathleen Gronefled - Samson the shelter dog series . I sincerely thank the teachers and staff of English department of our college who always went out of their way to help us and nurture my formative years at St. Xavier’s College for Women, Aluva.
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Honey Rose VargheseActor
St Xavier's College for women, Aluva has given me a space to improve my educational status. From the tinsel world to the confines of classroom, it was a journey both enriching and ennobling. The entire Xaverian family was a second family that accommodated my career and my film world. The principal, teachers,students,administrative staff were so good in their attitude and approach when i struggled to move forward with my career and academics. I am sure that more than providing syllabus based knowledge ,the instruction has refined and redefined my concept of the world around me So that I could enjoy my life to the fullest without much hurdles.
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Ms. Sabitha Balakrishnan IA&AS (Indian Audit & Accounts Service)Director, Finance & Communication Audit Office, Trivandrum
St Xavier's college has always been special to me and it is an immense pleasure to have been a part of it's journey. Being part of the first batch in commerce stream, the 5 years spent in close association with the faculty of the department was remarkable and has had a great impact in both my professional and personal life.
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Lieutenant Commander Pooja Yadav
Officer at Indian Navy
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Ms. Lakshmi NarayananChartered Accountant
My three years in St. Xavier's college for women, Aluva were great and a memory to cherish for life time. I joined for B.com in 1985 after doing Pre degree in science stream. The choice of St. Xavier's was obvious as it was the only college which supported non commerce students with extra classes. These classes helped us to understand the basic concepts of accounts and finance. As it made all the difference, I gratefully keep remembering it. We had a very young commerce department with young and energetic teachers. They understood us better and helped us in every way. St. Xavier's was ahead of their time always. In the first week into the college, I was perplexed to see moral science as a subject. We were expecting a boring lecture from someone. But it turned out to be the most awaited class with motivational talks, soft skills training and character building exercises in a fun way. When diversity and inclusiveness were not even the buzz words, I am proud to say that our St.Xaviers college was always inclusive.Our college had special facilities for visually impaired students. The college taught us to be kind, compassionate and responsible to the society by being an example. The college helped us realize our potential both in academic and non academic fields. I have to thank the teachers and staff of commerce faculty of our college from the bottom of my heart for my formative years well spent in St. Xaviers college for women, Aluva.
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Anjana SajiMSc in Drug Discovery, University Of Nottingham , UK
I am extremely grateful and thankful to be part of St Xavier's college for women. Being with the most dedicated teachers helped me a lot especially in the laboratory. The knowledge I gained from them guided me a lot during my lab sessions in the master's program .Even my professor noticed the way I was doing and appreciated me as well . All the credit goes to my teachers from St. Xaviers .This goes not just to the practical aspect but also to the theory as well.All the concepts were clearly taught and I still remember them which was quite helpful during my chemistry workshops in master's degree.
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Dr. Anu Pappachan
Social Activist & Assistant Professor, Vimala College Trissur
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Dr. Archana Raj
Psychologist, Onatario, Canada
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Dr. Cerin Mathew, Pediatrician
1972 -1977 Pre-degree and Botany as a major in Bsc. She played basketball four times for Kerala University and three times for Kerala State. In the All India Tournament in 1976, Cerin Mathew received the best player award.
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Anna Anit P VPursuing PhD Jain (Deemed to be) University.
The time when the teenage years end and St. Xavier’s college was my home. That equips me for all the challenges that I will face in life and creates a strong foundation of knowledge. I was groomed, nurtured by my excellent teachers. When I was the college Chairperson and National Service Scheme Volunteer Secretory and organised an Intercollegiate commerce fest, I was diving deep into the ocean of new beginnings and possibilities. The life at college was the time when I decide my career. I became a teacher only because I was raised by great teachers who were the guiding light and caring hands.
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Dr. Suja AugustineLead content developer at Akash BYJU'S, doing Search engine optimization for Akash (SEO)
At the very outset I would like to express my heartiest thanks to the Xaverian family. I extend my warm regards to my Microbiology department. I started my colleague life at St. Xavier's College in 1998. I studied here for 7 years, starting from Pre degree to Post graduation. That was an awesome experience. I started my career as a lecturer from the very same college. Every turning point in my personal life, spiritual life and career happened from this campus. After my post graduation I did BEd and PhD in Microbiology. I have few publications in International journals related to Microbiology. Being a writer I have published 340 short stories online. I have published one book on short stories too. As part of my job I have written more than 150 online Biology articles. Being a motivational speaker and career counselor I have taken more than 150 seminars in various colleges across Karnataka. I still believe, I was able to do all these because of the thorough foundation I developed during my college days. Finding the right path to success at the right time is really very important. The friendly environment, the systematic approach towards imparting education at St. Xavier's College made me a competent individual.
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Dr. Sharrel RebelloAdjunct Faculty & NavaKerala Postdoctoral Fellow National Institute of Plant Science Technology, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, India.
St Xavier's College is my homeland that nurtured, trained and carved out the true researcher in me .The well established library, inspiring faculty, laboratory facility and collaborative exposure we gain with other research laboratories incites a true scientific vigour in every receptive student. The College kindles the best out of students and it is indeed fortunate to be a part of St Xavier's College.
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Neena S MohanBusiness Immigration Coordinator - Fragomen India/ Entrepreneur
It was my immense fortune to be a part of St.Xavier's College. Three years at Xavier's were great and a memory to cherish for a lifetime. The entire faculty and department leaves no stone unturned to shape one's future. Huge respect, love and devotion for the entire faculty members and department. It's their efforts that make me to count myself into better profession. I feel proud to be a Xavierian.
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Mary Elizabeth AlexAssociate Human Resources, Experion Technologies,Kakkanad 2016-19 batch- BA English Literature
St. Xaviers College gave me the best platform to identify my skill in people management and administration. The number of activities that were conducted in the college paved way to improve my socializing ability and communication skills. The college even offered for certification courses that were approved under Central and State Government.
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Donna Rachel SamTOK Coordinator and IBDP English Facilitator, Oakridge International School, Vizag
St. Xavier’s always felt like home for me. Being a first rank holder for M.A English Literature is what I believe was a culmination of my two wonderful years (2017-19) at Xavier’s. The great academic experience is what anyone will definitely experience at Xavier’s. But apart from that what stood out to me the most was the people you are surrounded with there. Xavier’s is rich with amazing faculty who is ready to go all out to make sure you are doing your best. They help you explore your dreams and aspirations that sometimes even you did not know existed in your mind. My university rank was an example and that would have never happened if my teachers weren’t that supportive. My days at Xavier’s are still fresh in my mind and I would always be grateful for the experience.
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Ms. Anu ThomasEnglish Faculty, Rajashree SMM School Aluva
I call it as my second home. 2014-2017 (UG) and 2017-2019 (PG) can be marked as the golden era in the calendar of my life. Xaverian platforms gifted me a plethora of opportunities both academic and non academic. Add on Courses, Literary fests, NSS,English Association,Inter-Department competitions and the guidance from our teachers define what i am today.
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Ancy Maria ThomasContent Writer Mizago Techminds
The best thing about the College was being part of a supportive environment, providing me a good platform for nurturing my skills, passion and built up a career. The events that I took part helped me to grow my confidence level. I would like to specially thank the English Department for guiding me and encouraging me to be more independent and give importance to studies as well as other extra curicullar activities.
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Saranya DeviEnglish Teacher Al Ameen Public School, Edathala
St Xavier's college was the main turning point in my life. As I was suffering from personal drawbacks in my life it was this college and my friends who brought me up by giving me a huge confidence. St Xavier's college always makes their students capable of whatever they confront in their life. This capability is just above all the gender norms. Yes i swear that St. Xavier's college gave me lot of good times and achievements..... Still in love with St Xavier's College.
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