Introduction


Xavier Board is the only association of all the catholic institutions of Higher Education in India.It is officially recognized by the Catholic Bishop's Conference of India and functions in collaboration with the CBCI Commission for Education and Culture.It is the Indian organization to represent the international federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU / FIUC) with headquarters in France.

Xavier Board cordially co-operates with fraternal organizations like AICUF(All India Catholic University Federation ),CSM(Catholic Students Movement),AINACS(All India Association of Catholic Schools), KCSL(Kerala Catholic Students League),Jesus Youth Movement,Christeen and other regional associations who uphold Gospel values. we appreciate and encourage the youth who opt for one year unselfish service in the educational campuses to bear witness to goodness and gospel values.Xavier Board also Initiated the formation of AIACHE( All India Association for Christian Higher Education),for better co-ordination with all the Christian educational institutions in India.

We are proud that the Church in India is held in high esteem and respected by the Government,politicians and the public at large because of the Catholic Church's contribution through institutions of Xavier Board are graded the best in India.Many of these institutions are accredited by NAAC with five stars and A or A+ grades.Many of them have awarded the "College with Potential for Excellence Status.we have Deemed Universities and Autonomous Colleges from among the Xavier Board Members.Many of our Principals and Staff members are rendering great services as per team members in NAAC,NCTE,AICTE.Our Medical Colleges ,Engineering Colleges and Professional Colleges including Nursing and Teachers Training Colleges have been recognized as trend setters and lead the Indian Educational scenario in many respects. St. John's Medical College,Bangalore,was highly appreciate the Excellence,Unselfish Commitment,Emphasis on Human values,Leadership Training,and Skill Development,for which our institutions dedicate themselves,even in the Remote Villages of India.Many of the downtrodden and marginalized have come up in society because of these institutions and their care for the downtrodden and tribals.