Though the primary object of the Colleges is to provide quality education in a Christian atmosphere for deserving students especially those belonging to the Catholic community, the dalits, tribals and women, it does admit other students irrespective of caste, class, creed and gender. However, these being a Catholic Colleges their goals and activities are pervaded with a strong sense of God who alone gives meaning to life. The various religious beliefs of students are fully respected. It is expected that all of them live up to their own spiritual ideals.
The Emblem contains the motto of the Colleges: प्रवाहितो ज्ञानगंगाप्रवाह :- Let the streams of ज्ञानगंगा keep on flowing. The Colleges are situated beside the river Ganga. Like the flowing river, the Colleges are to ensure that the streams of ज्ञान keep on flowing and liberating people. This ज्ञान is to build ‘bridges’ of understanding among peoples.
The Sun with the letters IHS (first three letters for JESUS, in Greek), is a symbol characterizing the Society of Jesus.
The emblem within the emblem, containing crown, crescent moon etc. is the coat of arms of the noble family of our patron, St. Francis Xavier.