• The name of the society shall be "ST. XAVIER'S COLLEGE (CALCUTTA) ALUMNI ASSOCIATION" hereinafter referred to as "THE ASSOCIATION".
  • The Registered office of The Association shall be situated at St.Xavier's College, 30, Park Street, Calcutta-700 016 in the State of West Bengal.
  • Objectives :- The principal objective of The Association shall be to organise various activities to ameliorate the sufferings of the poor, needy or ailing, whether in the form of provision of scholarships, stipends, Library/Reading Room facilities, study and research centres for the meritorious and needy students or in the form of medical, nursing, diagnostic or other care for the ailing or any other form of community organisation and development projects for the upliftment of the weaker sections of society and for improvement of the environment and the general quality of life, for the advancement of education and culture and any other activity beneficial to the community at large. The Association shall in addition have the following objectives:
    1. To maintain liaison between the ST.XAVIER'S COLLEGE, CALCUTTA (Administration, Faculty Members and present Students), hereinafter referred to as "The College", and the Alumni, who are in different professions in life, for mutual benefit.

    2. To provide financial, advisory or other suitable support to The College for augmentation and development of Academic, Vocational and Training facilities and also to participate financially or otherwise in College Development Programmes.

    3. To organise and participate in Seminars, Discussions, Doscourses, Debates, Conferences, etc., both inside and outside The College, alongwith the faculty members and/or students of The College for the purpose of mutual exposure to modern teaching methods, techniques and keeping upto date with modern thinking and developments in the various fields of human endeavour in the fields of Science and Technology, Humanities and Fine Arts, Commerce and Business Administration.

    4. To create special Funds and/or Trusts or Advisory or other bodies for meeting the various needs of the existing student body of The College in activities which are compatible with the objectives of The Association and which have the support of The Association.

    5. To create and provide opportunities for social interaction between the members and associates alongwith their families at regular intervals and to promote special interest groups amongst them in any professional, social, cultural, educational, atheletic or sports and other fields in which they are interested.

    6. To actively support, financially or otherwise, and augment the special interest groups in organising any programmes, shows, meetings, exhibitions, projects or other activities for propagation of such special interest amongst the members and associates as also the general public.

    7. To promote special groups of the Alumni of various batches and also to promote the formation of local centres outside Calcutta which will have identical objectives and would be affiliated to the parent Association at Calcutta.

    8. To provide succour by whatsoever means considered fit and possible, to the ailing or the victims of any natural or man-made calamities.

    9. To help, contribute, promote, run or take over, and amalgamate wholly or in part with any other Society, Association, Trust, Fund, Endowment, Body or Institution, whether registered, incorporated or not, having public, charitable or educational or other objects similar to those of The Association and in which The Association is interested

    10. To print, purchase, publish and distribute books, bulletins, magazines, periodicals, souveniers, booklets, prospectus, circulars, bills and posters or cause such to be done on behalf of The Association.

    11. To do all other acts, deeds and things as are incidental, necessary or conducive to the attainment of the objects of The Association.

  • Provided further and/without prejudice to the generality of the above and for the effective carrying out of the above objects, The Association shall have the power, subject to and in accordance with the provisions of the West Bengal Societies Registration Act and Rules thereunder as also the Regulations of The Association, to acquire, purchase, receive, hold, take on lease or otherwise any property, establishment, land, building, easement or other interest in real estates, including securities and negotiable instruments and all kinds of personal property(ies), to construct, maintain buildings, tents, grant rights over or deal with or dispose off any of The Association properties or any portion thereof and enter into contracts for and in connection with any, some or all of the object of The Association, to raise money or moneys whether by way of fees, subscriptions, sale of tickets etc. And funds in such manner as may be deemed fit for and on behalf of The Association and to accept donations, grants, presents and other offerings in cash or in kind including moveable and immovable properties etc. And to deal with the same for carrying out the objects and/or purposes of The Association.
  • Notwithstanding anything hereinbefore contained The Association shall be completely apolitical and keep itself aloof from party politics, although it may participate in any forum or activity for the good of the community and the general public and also to resist any action or measure which it considers to be against the public interest, provided further that such actions would be taken only under the aegis of The Association or similar apolitical bodies and not under the sponsorship or banner of any political or quasi-political organisations and such action is not opposed by any of the members of the Governing Council. Finally, the income of The Association from whatever source and or properties and assets shall be applied solely towards the promotion of the objects of The Association as set forth above and no portion thereof shall be paid or transferred directly or indirectly by way of profits or otherwise to any member or ex-member of The Association or any person claiming through any of them provided that such restrictions shall not prevent the payment in good faith of any remunaration to any officer, servant or employees of The Association or to any member or associate of The Association including allowances, Bonus, reimbursement of costs and travelling expenses in relation to and for the purposes of achieving and furtherence of the objects of The Association, and The Association Fund and property shall be applied to or for such purposes and subject to such conditions and limitations, if any, and within such territories as may from time to time be laid dowm in the Income Tax Act,1961 or any other Act in modification or substitution thereof governing taxation of income for the time being in force, as well as ensure or make the society hereby established shall be one to which the provisions of Section 80G of the Income Tax Act, 1961 or any enactment or modification thereof apply, so that any donation to The Association is eligible for exemption from tax in respect of the donors.