Subject Combinations Offered
Science Stream A
Compulsory Subjects: English, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physical Education
Elective (any one): Computer Science, Economics and Hindi
Science Stream B
Compulsory Subjects: Biology, English, Physics, Chemistry, Physical Education
Elective (any one): Informatics Practices, Economics, Hindi and Mathematics
Compulsory Subjects: English, Business Studies, Accountancy, Economics, Physical Education
Elective (any one): Mathematics, Informatics Practices and Hindi
Students from other schools who wish to study at St. Xavier’s should furnish certificates of good conduct from the school last attended. The criteria for eligibility to apply for admission will include a minimum percentage (grade) in the Board examinations. This cut off level, which may be set lower for girls, may vary each year. All candidates are expected to take aptitude tests in relevant subjects. They ought to give evidence of their ability to follow classes in English. This may be ascertained through interviews and oral tests.
Tests are conducted for all the applicants following subjects:
Science Stream: English, Science, and Mathematics
Commerce Stream: English, Mathematics, and Social Studies.
The content for the tests will be from CBSE Class X syllabus. There is an additional test of computer skills for all the students who wish to study Informatics Practices or Computer Science.
The allocation of streams and optional subjects will be done on the basis of the candidates’ performance in the tests. While the Board marks (grades) provide the minimum qualifying academic criterion, admission will be granted on the basis of the candidate's performance in the tests and satisfactory record of conduct and attitude. The cut off marks for admission of outside students are set on the basis of the performance of the candidates of St. Xavier’s.