St. Xavier's College, Thumba

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St. Xavier's College, Thumba
MottoFrom every evil,
lead me to good.
TypeAided College
Established1964; 54 years ago (1964)
Religious affiliation
Jesuit (Roman Catholic)
Academic affiliation
University of Kerala
University Grants Commission (India)
PrincipalSunny Jose
Thumba, Thiruvananthapuram
Kerala-695 586 India

St. Xavier's College, Thumba, was founded by the Jesuits in 1964, and is affiliated with the University of Kerala. It awards eight undergraduate degrees and one postgraduate degree.[1]


Founded in 1964, in 1965 the College was shifted to its present site in Thumba, a suburb of Thiruvananthapuram which is the capital of Kerala. The College was upgraded in 1977 when co-education began. In 2005 it became a Post Graduate College with the addition of an M.Sc. in physics.[2]


  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in physics, chemistry, mathematics, and Botany & Biotechnology
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in economics, history, and Malayalam with mass communication
  • Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.)
  • Master of Commerce
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) in physics.

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ "Home | St. Xavier's College, Thumba, Trivandrum". Retrieved 2017-10-15.
  2. ^ Kerela U. Archived 2011-08-21 at the Wayback Machine.

Coordinates: 8°33′33.86″N 76°51′1.25″E / 8.5594056°N 76.8503472°E / 8.5594056; 76.8503472