Our College

St. Xavier's College of Education is one of the three educational Institutions owned by the Society of St. Francis Xavier, a body registered under the Societies Registration Act, (S.No.3 of 1920-21) having its office at Palayamkottai. The College was started in 1950 as St. Xavier's Teachers' Training College at St. Xavier's (Autonomous) College Campus by Rev. Fr. Bonhoure S.J. as its first Principal. The college has been able to establish its mark of excellence on the educational map of India by hard and strenuous efforts of Rev. Fathers, Rev. Brothers and lay collaborators.

General Information

Full details of courses offered
B.Ed. (1950) - 30 Seats
and year of affiliation for each
B.Ed. (1966) - 100 Seats
 
B.Ed. (2006) - 100 + 50 Seats
 
B.Ed. (2015) - 100 Seats (As per NCTE 2014 Act)
Course / sanctioned strength :
M.Ed. (1969) - 15 Seats
 
M.Ed. (2004) - 15 + 10 Seats
 
M.Ed. (2008) - 25 + 25 Seats
 
M.Ed.(2010) - 50 + 20 Seats
 
M.Ed. (2015) - 50 Seats (As per NCTE 2014 Act)
 
M.Phil. (1989) - Full time 15 (Self-Financed) - Part time 15 (Self-Financed)
 
Ph.D.(1992) - 4 per approved guide
Affiliated to
1950 - 1966 - Madras University, Chennai.
 
1966 - 1990 - Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai
 
1990 - 2008 - Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli.
 
2008 - 2009 onwards - TamilNadu Teachers Education University, Chennai.
College Code No
12821 (Tamilnadu Teachers Education University)
Succession List of Principal's 1950 - 1955 Rev. Fr. A. Bonhoure S.J.
1956 - 1958 Rev. Fr. W. Utarid S.J.
1958 - 1963 Rev. Fr. Thomas Thundil S.J.
1963 - 1970  Rev. Fr. Arul Joseph S.J.
1970 - 1973 Thiru J. A. Right
1973 - 1985  Rev. Dr. Joseph Srinivasan S.J.
1985 - 1999 Rev. Dr. I Vedanayagam S.J.
1999 - 2007 Rev. Dr. S. Sebastin S.J.
2007 - 2015 Rev. Dr. D. Thomas Alexander S.J.
Principal In-charge 2015 - 2016 Rev.Dr. S. Amaladoss Xavier S.J.
Succession List of Principal's 2016 - Rev. Dr. D. Thomas Alexander S.J.

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