New Year's Message from the Principal
Dear staff and students,
As we start a new year and a new semester, I, Fr. Lalit P. TirkeySJ, wish you all a fruitful new year 2019 and extend a warm welcome back to both the campuses of our college!
A new year always ushers in the sense of enthusiasm and hope – a desire to leave behind negative thoughts and look forward with positivity what lies ahead in future. New year beacons us all for a renewal of purpose and collective commitment to excellence in teaching, learning, research and service to our extended community through outreach programmes. North Bengal St. Xavier’s College is known as the vibrant centre of intellectual, cultural and sporting activities that take place all year round. The first and second months of the new year will witness activities such as, X-uberance, X-travaganza and X-cellence Days that will provide platforms to excel in extra-curricular activities and exhibit talents for students and hone event management skills for the staff. Thereafter, once again we will resume our serious classes through various ways of teaching and learning in pursuit of deeper knowledge.
As I take up the responsibility of a principal of this esteemed institution of higher education, I am enthused by many exciting initiatives for our college that are in the pipeline- completion of the unfinished buildings, facelift of Siliguri Campus, NAAC evaluation and so on that are essential for the further development of this institution. However, my efforts will be futile without the support and cooperation of the teaching faculty and non-teaching staff, not to mention enrolment of more and more students without whom our college will be barren.
Therefore, I urge all of you to make a new year resolution to give your best in whatever you do, thereby taking this institution to greater heights. Let Ignatian (Jesuit)Magis (meaning not satisfyingeven with the best) be our motto for this year! May God be our constant guide and protector as we step our feet into the new year.
Fr. Dr. Lalit P. Tirkey SJ