The West Bengal Assembly has recently approved a 2016 draft law of the Saint Xavier University of Calcutta, thus paving the way for the creation of a new university in New Town, Rajarhat, to meet the growing demand for valid facilities for the state secondary education.
to information sent to Agenzia Fides from the General Curia of the
Jesuits, the project envisages that the University can be composed of
several institutions of Bengal realized and managed by the order of the
The Educational Foundation of St. Xavier of Calcutta, will
administer the institutions of higher education throughout the State
entrusted to the Jesuits Foundation.
The university will provide
education, teaching, training and research in various disciplines and
These include science, technology, law,
administration, social sciences, medicine, performing arts. The opening
is scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.