Department of Science

The Department of Science is one of the finest departments of St. Xavier’s College, Jaipur. It strongly advocates science education in the state of Rajasthan. It also has a robust foundation developed under the pioneering guidance of renowned and experienced Jesuit Fathers, who firmly believe in creating an environment of excellence in academics & research aptitude focusing on the holistic growth of young minds. Since 2015, the Department has been following curriculum prescribed by the University of Rajasthan (UOR) at the undergraduate level. It offers pass courses in subjects like Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Statistics, Geography, Economics, Botany and Zoology. The teaching faculty is dedicated towards imparting quality education to the students, supplemented with innovative methods of teaching and guided by laboratory experiments. Scientific temper and research innovations are the main strengths of the Department. Xavier’s Scientific Eye (XSI) – the Science Club kindles the spirit of inquiring and research among the students. The students also reach out to the society through their outreach programs. In the current academic session 2023-2024 the Department aspires to come up with its Journal “XSI -Tech”.


To impart quality education so as to develop scientific temper and spirit of critical inquiry.


Imparting world-class education in an environment of fundamental and applied research in science. Conducting high-impact research, generating new knowledge, and disseminating this knowledge through publications in reputed journals and presentations and seminars and conferences. Enabling students to acquire knowledge in various fields od science & technology for utilization by the industry and betterment of the society. To provide value-added courses to complement the routine syllabi in order to achieve overall excellence.



  • To equip students with skills required for personal as well as professional growth.
  • To create leaders for tomorrow with scientific temperament.
  • To promote and encourage students to address social and national issues by applying scientific knowledge.

A Message from HOD

Sr Dr Ligimol Louis CMC


Ph. D., M.Phil. (Chemistry), M.Sc (Chemistry), B. Ed.

True Leaders don’t create followers. They create more leaders.

The Department of Science is committed to building a strong foundation for the budding scientists in the field of basic sciences and its practical application. The Department deals, particularly, in the domains of Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Zoology and Botany. Each of our faculty member with an expertise in their area of specialisation is committed to providing the best of the subject knowledge to the students by engaging them in various thought-provoking projects, assignments and activities which keep them updated with the latest scientific developments across the globes. Our well-equipped laboratories play a major in giving practical exposure which strengthens the base of the students for experiential learning. The Department also offers relevant an Add on courses to bridge the gap between curriculum and industry requirement. Industrial visits, Workshops, Conferences, Expert sessions, Department fest, Newsletter are all part of enhancing and enriching the curriculum. The department believes in creating leaders and critical thinkers who can serve the society and the nation at large.


Head of Department

Sr Dr Ligimol Louis CMC

Ph. D., M.Phil. (Chemistry), M.Sc (Chemistry),
B. Ed.

Vidvaan ID: 332804


Prof. S. Xavier SJ

B.Sc. (Zoology Hons.), M.Sc. (Environmental Science), Ph.D. (Environmental Science), NET (Environmental Science)

Vidvaan ID: 251541

Assistant Professor

Dr Mahak Bhatia

M.Sc. Mathematics, PhD.

Vidvaan ID: 336326

Assistant Professor

Dr Juniet Maria Jose

PhD, M.Sc (Zoology), PG DMLT

Vidvaan ID: 469358

Assistant Professor

Dr Antony Nitin Raja

MSc (Pharmaceutical Chemistry), PhD (Electrochemistry)

Vidvaan ID: 463028

Assistant Professor

Dr Anik Sarkar

M.Sc. (Botany), Ph.D. (Botany), NET (Life Sciences)

Vidvaan ID: 472518

Assistant Professor

Dr Shanmugam Marimuthu

M.Sc (Physics), Ph.D (Bio-Ceramics)

Vidvaan ID: 472269