Xavier Institute of Engineering
Opposite S.L.Raheja Hospital, Mahim Causeway,
Mahim (West), Mumbai – 400016, Maharashtra
Phone: 244 55937 / 54559 / 51961
The Jesuits manage Xavier Institute of Engineering (XIE). They are the members of the Society of Jesus which is an international spiritual organization of priests and brothers in the life of the Catholic Church. It was founded in 1541 by St. Ignatius of Loyola. Today, 450 years after its foundation, the Jesuits are spread all over the world and happen to be the largest religious organization in the church. There are over 20,000 Jesuits working all over the world engaged in educational, social, scientific and other fields.
XIE is a part of an international network of Jesuit Educational Institutions which includes 38 Universities & 3413 educational institutions in 68 countries.
For over a century the Jesuits have been in Mumbai and in rural Maharashtra. The poor, the exploited, the spiritual seekers, the social drop-outs and the deprived children are very special to Jesuits. They run schools, colleges, technical institutes and centres for higher learning.
They also work in parishes, retreat houses, with youth, and are spiritual guides to priests, sisters and lay people. In the missions, they are engaged in the pastoral, educational and social fields, designing innovative programmes in non-formal education, health care and legal aid.
The establishment of this Engineering college is largely due to the vision of late Fr. William Borges, S.J. who, 40 years ago was the Principal of St. Xavier’s Technical Institute at Mahim. Unfortunately during his lifetime and due to paucity of funds, he could not make his dream come true.
The former Jesuit Provincial Fr. Francis de Melo, S.J. a visionary who was also the Chairman of the Bombay Xaverian Corporation, the parent body of various Jesuits Trusts/Societies in Mumbai and who headed St. Xavier’s Technical Institute as Principal for almost 20 years was instrumental in the realization of late Fr. Borges’ dream.
Electronics and telecommunication
The Library is the heart of any academic institution. A Library is a trinity of documents, users
and staff. It is the staff, who, by their service bring the users in contact with the documents.The XIE Library is situated on the first floor of the building above the general office and adjacent to the Conference Room . It encloses a total area of over 366 sq metres. The total seating capacity of the Reading Room is 90 and that of the Reference Section is 40.
Basic Electrical and Electronics Lab
Applied Physics Lab
Communication Skills Workshop
The Institute has a huge workshop for students on the ground floor. It is well lit & ventilated and has all the required equipment for students to get hands-on experience. The workshop has the following sections.
The Institute has a well-equipped gymkhana on the third floor. It has adequate facilities for various indoor games such as Table Tennis, Carom and Chess. Besides this, facilities are available for outdoor sports too. Cricket, Football, Volley Ball, Basket Ball and Badminton are some of the sports that are played on the vast open ground available within the campus. A more elaborate gymkhana will soon be constructed on the terrace with a variety of games and exercising machines.
The Institute has a spacious, clean, well-lit and aerated canteen serving tasty and hygienic food & snacks. Quality meals are provided at reasonable rates. The Canteen is also the hub of student activity and many a time students are seen discussing their projects over a cup of tea and snacks. We also have an open air Food Court for students to relax and interact.
Collaboration with the other Jesuit Engineering Colleges in India and abroad is one of the priorities of XIE.
In India alone there are, including XIE, three Jesuit Engineering Colleges. They are Andhra Loyola Institute of Engineering and Technology, Vijayawada, Loyola ICAM Institute of Technology, Chennai, and XIE, Mumbai. On November 2011 the directors of all these institutes came together and formed an association called Association of Jesuit Institutes of Technology (AJIT). The aim of AJIT is to share the resources among us, to have a common content for orientation programs for students, staff and faculty, and to have faculty-exchange programs. For example, a professor who is excellent in teaching electronics in Andhra Loyola Institute of Technology can come to XIE for a month to teach our students. Likewise, a few of our professors can go to Vijayawada or Chennai.
- L & T Infotech
- Persistent Software
- Blue Star Infotech
- Tech Mahindra
- N S E Infotech Services Ltd
- Alpha Plus
- Neebel Technology Pvt Ltd
- Mexus Education
- Quantum Designs
Please look out for advertisements in leading news papers in the month of October-November and April-May.
As per norms of AICTE & University of Mumbai, the Institute conducts regular UGC interview twice in a year i.e once in November-December and once in May-June depending upon the Vacancy Positions.
If suitable candidates for the post of Professor and Associate Professors are not available such vacancies are filled on “adhoc basis only” for 6 months.
Retired people who have a flair for teaching and guiding the students as well as faculties may also be taken as adjunct professors or professor emeritus. Such people can apply against the advertisement super scribing the application as “Professor Emeritus” or “Professor Adjunct.