The Entrepreneurship development fund
The initiative connects young Xaverian Entrepreneurs to a pool of experts and gives them a chance to gain unconditional monetary support.
EDCSXC imbibes an entrepreneurial attitude exposing young minds to corporate intelligentsia.


The Entrepreneurship Development Cell of St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous) Kolkata, initially sponsored by the department of Science and Technology of Government of India, was established in 2003 with a vision to revolutionize innovation and entrepreneurship. With immense enthusiasm, we work towards bringing forward the concealed potential held by today’s youth for the betterment of the society. We operate on our goal by bridging the network gap that exists in the entrepreneurial ecosystem. By creating an efficient channel comprising students, entrepreneurs, investors, mentors, venture capital firms and industry experts, we aspire to break all barriers hindering growth in India’s startup sector. In addition, we strive to create an avenue for students to sharpen their business acumen and skills through competitions and interactive speaker sessions.

Vision & Mission

The Entrepreneurship Development Cell of St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Kolkata seeks to transform how entrepreneurship is perceived in society. We firmly believe that entrepreneurship is the key to fostering innovation in India and promoting the values surrounding entrepreneurship will result in attainment of the full capacity of the youth’s aptitude. We hope to create a future where the youth views entrepreneurs as statues of inspiration and entrepreneurship as a viable career option.
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Principal’s Note

Rev. Dr. Dominic Savio, S.J.

St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Kolkata is proud to have contributed to the cause of education and culture in Bengal for the last 160 years. We were the first to set up a centre for Entrepreneurship in the form of NSTEDB [National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board] in an undergraduate Arts, Science and Commerce College.

The Entrepreneurship Development Cell of St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Kolkata, intends to nurture an entrepreneurial attitude among young minds by conducting various programmes for the undergraduate students where they are given a platform to interact with the corporate intelligentsia…



St. Xavier’s College entrepreneurship Development Fund

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The Idea Expo is a one of a kind opportunity to present your raw business plans, polish them, to meet distinguished mentors…


The Entrepreneurship Development Cell of St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Kolkata, intends to nurture…

360 Degree Workshop

Extraordinary has a very broad perception and to us it means the knowledge of people who have left their marks…


Prism is a one-of-a-kind 2-day corporate simulation event organized exclusively for the first years of our college…


The Entrepreneurship Development Cell in collaboration with the Placement Cell brings enormous opportunities to students…


Entreprise is an extensive, exhilarating and elaborate inter-college Entrepreneurial Simulation and Business Conclave…

Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp

At Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp, you will be immersed in the ideal environment for startup magic to happen…

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Knowledge becomes power only when we put it into use.

The very spirit of entrepreneurship infuses an entrepreneur with the vigour required to change the world and make it a better place to live in. Armed with the 𝗸𝗻𝗼𝘄𝗹𝗲𝗱𝗴𝗲 they’ve gained throughout their life, they set out on this path which is riddled with obstacles, and only the most stalwart of them can weather the storms of this journey.

Institution’s Innovation Council

An Institution’s Innovation Council has been established as per norms of Innovation Cell, Ministry of Education, Govt. of India in St.Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Kolkata by the Entrepreneurship Development Cell to promote innovation in the Institution through multitudinous modes leading to an innovation promoting eco-system in the campus.
IIC aims to bridge the gap between students & the resources they yearn for. We aim at providing valuable guidance with a network of industry pioneers & investors to enable them to etch their names in the history of Entrepreneurship.

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