St. Xavier's Institute of Education

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St. Xavier's Institute of Education
Established1953; 65 years ago (1953)
Religious affiliation
Jesuit (Catholic)
Academic affiliation
Bombay University
PrincipalSybil Thomas
40-A, New Marine Lines
Church Gate, Mumbai
Maharashtra 400020

St. Xavier's Institute of Education is an English-medium, teacher-training college in Mumbai, India, founded in 1953 by the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in the Catholic church. As a government-subsidized, Minority Institution, it admits 50% Christian Minority students.[1]


St. Xavier's Institute of Education was first located at St. Xavier's College, Mumbai, and is the oldest aided, non-government, teacher-training college for the course of B.Ed. It is affiliated to the University of Mumbai and recognized by the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE). The Bachelor course requires one year and includes an internship programme. From 1955 to 1977 the Institute offered also a Diploma in Education.[2]

In 2014, the teaching staff stood at 8, and its student body at 87 women and 11 men. [1]


  1. ^ a b Report 2014
  2. ^ "ST. XAVIER'S INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION - Mumbai". Retrieved 2017-10-15.