Xavier Institute of Polytechnic and Technology (XIPT) was established in 2010 at Bargawan, Namkum by Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS), Ranchi. XIPT is a new venture of Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS), Ranchi into technical education in the state and it is the first diploma level technical institute by the Ranchi Jesuit Society in Jharkhand offering engineering courses.
XISS was established in 1955 with the objective of training young men and women in Rural Development, Personnel Management and Industrial Relations. In 1973 the institute was registered as a separate educational society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. Over the years, XISS has developed its own distinct identity as a centre of excellence in management education, research, consultancy and development interventions.
XIPT offers a pollution free environment for students, staff members and is located approximately 6 kilometres away from Ranchi, the capital of Jharkhand. The campus is spread over an area of more than 10 acres of land. The classes for the first batch of session 2010-2013 started from 01/10/2010 and it has witnessed successful completion of their tenure.
Library: The institute has a well stocked library containing over 15,000 volumes of books, journal, encyclopaedias and magazines. The library meets the academic as well as research requirements of students and faculty.
Auditorium: The institute offer an auditorium equipped with a seating capability of 200 people which is extensively used for hosting seminars, cultural events and other events with utmost convenience.
Seminar & Conference Hall: The institute houses a grand seminar hall, conference hall and faculty lounge, which cater to the requirements of the highly demanding course curricula of various disciplines at XIPT.
Hostel: The institute has a well-furnished 150 seated hostel for girls and boys in a separate campus of its own which is at a walking distance from the main premise. The configuration of the room is four bedded. The hostel canteen serves nutritious and healthy food cooked under hygienic condition.
Playground: The institute has its own playground, badminton cot and basketball cot which the student uses indiscriminately to let off the strain of a very demanding student life at XIPT. Sports provide a break from the rigour of intensive study and help the student to get into good spirit.