Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar

Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar

XIMB has focused on quality and rigorous education, academic infrastructure, technology and innovation. All these efforts have paid rich dividends - XIMB is among the best B-Schools in the country.

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Total Fees ( INR )

MBA-MB & MBA - HRM - INR 15.40L, MBA-RM,MBA-SM&MBA-UMG - INR. 11.00 L, MBA-Global- INR. 8.50 L

Duration

2 years

Eligibility

A three-year Bachelor`s degree (or equivalent) in any discipline with at least 55% marks in aggregate from a recognised university.

Admission Procedure

The final selection will be made on the basis of the candidate`s performance in the XAT/CAT/GMAT/X-GMT as well as in the Writing Ability Test, and Personal Interview (which factors in the past academic record and relevant work experience). The selected candidates will be informed by mail in the month of April 2017.

Important Information

Important Dates

Total Fees ( INR )

MBA-MB & MBA - HRM - INR 15.40L, MBA-RM,MBA-SM&MBA-UMG - INR. 11.00 L, MBA-Global- INR. 8.50 L

Duration

2 years

Eligibility

A three-year Bachelor`s degree (or equivalent) in any discipline with at least 55% marks in aggregate from a recognised university.

Admission Procedure

The final selection will be made on the basis of the candidate`s performance in the XAT/CAT/GMAT/X-GMT as well as in the Writing Ability Test, and Personal Interview (which factors in the past academic record and relevant work experience). The selected candidates will be informed by mail in the month of April 2017.

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Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB)

Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB)

An Autonomous B-School of Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB)

XIMB has focused on quality and rigorous education, academic infrastructure, technology and innovation. All these efforts have paid rich dividends - XIMB is among the best B-Schools in the country.

Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB)

Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB)

XUB consists of six schools: Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB), Xavier School of Human Resource Management (XaHR), Xavier School of Rural Management (XSRM), Xavier School of Sustainability (XSOS), Xavier School of Commerce (XSOC), and Xavier School of Communications (XCOMM).

About XUB

Xavier University is a private unitary university located in the state of Odisha. The University has been established in accordance with The Xavier University, Odisha Act, 2013. The University is a private self-financing institution of higher learning for imparting professional and technical education. Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB), a 29 year old autonomous B-School of the Xavier University is the flagship school of the Faculty of Management of the same University. XUB has set up other Schools of higher learning in areas like sustainability, Commerce, and Communications, and proposes to set up other schools in areas like Humanities & Social Science, Computer Science, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, and Education, and Centres of Research in Public Policy & Corporate Governance.

About XIMB

The Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB) owes its origin to a "Social Contract" between the Government of Odisha and the Odisha Jesuit Society in 1987. It is acknowledged internationally as a world class business school which provides quality management programmes and develops futuristic managers with strong ethics and values. XIMB not only imparts management education but also implements socio-economic development projects in collaboration with international agencies and the Government. The Institute creates opportunities for the growth and development of the local entrepreneurs, maximises management research and brings about the overall industrial development of India through various innovative consulting projects. The Management of the Institute is in the hands of a Board of Governors, consisting of representatives of the Jesuit Society, Government of India, Government of Odisha, and eminent industrialists and educationists.

Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB)

Programmes Offered

MBA in Business Management (MBA-BM)[Offered by XIMB]   

This is the flagship programme of the Institute, comparable to the MBA level programmes of premier business schools in India and abroad. While the programme is based on the standard model of management education as practised by our peers, our programme is distinguished by its rigour and discipline. The Institute has created an environment where the faculty demand and get the extra work and students demand the latest from the faculty.  The programme updates its syllabus regularly to reflect the changes and challenges in business environment.

Objectives

The two-year programme is designed to prepare competent men and women for careers in management in the corporate sector and in public systems. The courses impart a generalist perspective, which will enable students to view the entirety of an organisation as well as its place in a larger environment. The students are also trained in technical and functional business skills such as accounting, finance, marketing and production; and are helped to develop their analytical and integrative skills so that they can define problems with clarity and formulate alternative solutions for implementation.

Besides professional expertise our emphasis is on training students for collaboration and teamwork through the development of human relation skills, and of attitudes which elicit a commitment to excellence along with awareness of their social and ethical responsibility.

It is hoped that the future manager will become a powerful force for socio-economic change and progress.

Eligibility: The minimum requirement for admission to the Program is a three-year Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in any discipline with at least 55% marks in aggregate from a recognized university. Candidates who expect to complete the final part of their degree examinations by June 15, 2017, can also apply. Offers of admission to such candidates, if made, will be provisional and will be automatically cancelled in the event of their failing to complete all the requirements for obtaining the degree before June 15, 2017.

Admission Test

Applicants are required to take any one of the Admission Tests: a) XAT to be conducted by XLRI, Jamshedpur, on 8 January, 2017, or b) CAT to be conducted by IIMs on 4 December 2016, or c) GMAT taken in 2015 or 2016 (minimum score for applying 550), or d) X-GMT to be conducted by Xavier University Bhubaneswar on 29 January 2017. Applicants opting for XAT/CAT have to follow XAT/CAT advertisements respectively and apply in time. 

Registering for XAT/CAT/GMAT is a prerequisite for applying to XIMB, if not opting for X-GMT. Apply online at : www.ximb.ac.in.

Selection Process 

The Institute will decide the section-wise as well as total cut-off marks which will be used for short-listing the candidates to be called for Writing Ability Test, and Personal Interview. WAT, & PI will be held in Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai. Candidates will have to meet their own travel expenses for appearing in the Interview session. The final selection will be made on the basis of the candidate's performance in the XAT/CAT/GMAT/X-GMT as well as in the Writing Ability Test, and Personal Interview (which factors in the past academic record and relevant work experience). The selected candidates will be informed by mail in the month of April 2017.

MBA in Global Management (Offered by XIMB)

Eligibility: The minimum requirement for admission to the Programme is a three-year Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in any discipline with at least 55% marks in aggregate from a recognised university. Candidates who expect to complete the final part of their degree examinations by June 15, 2017, can also apply. Offers of admission to such candidates, if made, will be provisional and will be automatically cancelled in the event of their failing to complete all the requirements for obtaining the degree before June 15, 2017.

Admission Test

Applicants are required to take any one of the Admission Tests: a) XAT to be conducted by XLRI, Jamshedpur, on 8 January, 2017, or b) CAT to be conducted by IIMs on 4 December 2016, or c) GMAT taken in 2015 or 2016 (minimum score for applying 550), or d) X-GMT to be conducted Xavier University Bhubaneswar on 29 January 2017. Applicants opting for XAT/CAT have to follow XAT/CAT advertisements respectively and apply in time.

Registering for XAT/CAT/GMAT is a prerequisite for applying to XIMB, if not opting for X-GMT. Apply online at: www.ximb.ac.in.

Selection Process

The admissions committee will evaluate the candidates based on their academic history, XAT/CAT/GMAT/X-GMT scores, and personal interview. Arranging the required VISA will be the responsibility of the student.

MBA - Executive (Offered by XIMB)

This one-year full-time Executive MBA program is specifically designed for working executives and practicing managers, who are aspiring to become business leaders of tomorrow. This program provides an excellent opportunity for professionals, with the potential to assume senior management responsibilities, to pursue a Postgraduate Program in Management, without interrupting the current professional career.

Eligibility:  The minimum requirements for admission to the Programme are: a) a three-year Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in any discipline from a recognized university, with at least 55% marks in aggregate; b) At least three years of experience in executive capacity in an organization of repute in the public, private or non-governmental sector.  Self-employed persons with minimum 3 years of experience after obtaining qualifying degree can also be considered; c) Minimum age of 23 years as on 01.07.2017; d) Sponsorship or No Objection Certificate from the employer for pursuing this course at XIMB.

Admission Test

Applicants are required to take any one of the Admission Tests: a) XAT to be conducted by XLRI, Jamshedpur, on 8 January, 2017, or b) CAT to be conducted by IIMs on 4 December 2016, or c) GMAT taken in 2015 or 2016 (minimum score for applying 550), or d) X-GMT to be conducted by Xavier University Bhubaneswar on 29 January 2017. Applicants opting for XAT/CAT have to follow XAT/CAT advertisements respectively and apply in time. 

Registering for XAT/CAT/GMAT is a prerequisite for applying to XIMB, if not opting for X-GMT. Apply online at : www.ximb.ac.in.

Selection Process 

The eligible candidates will be called for Writing Ability Test, and Personal Interview. WAT & PI will be held in Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai. Candidates will have to meet their own travel expenses for appearing in the Interview session. The final selection will be made on the basis of the candidate's performance in the XAT/CAT/GMAT/X-GMT as well as in the Writing Ability Test, and Personal Interview (which factors in the past academic record and relevant work experience). The selected candidates will be informed by mail in the month of April 2017.

MBA – HRM (Offered by Xavier School of HRM, XUB)

PROGRAM GOALS & OBJECTIVES:

The MBA-HRM programme provides students with a robust grounding in Human Resource Management theory and practice, woven together with a holistic business perspective with ethical and social sensitivity.

  • The program is designed to develop highly competent human resource professionals.
  • It imparts the knowledge, skills and experience essential for managing human resources in an organization.
  • Courses are offered in the disciplines of Organisational Behaviour (OB), Human Resource Management (HRM) and Industrial Relations (IR).
  • Additionally, the students go through courses from other Areas such as Economics, Accounting and Finance, Marketing, Operations, Information Systems, Strategic Management and Business Ethics.

ADMISSION PROCEDURE: MBA - HRM

Eligibility

The minimum requirement for admission to the program is a 3-year Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in any discipline, with at least 55% marks in aggregate, from a recognised University. Candidates who expect to complete the final part of their degree examinations by June 15, 2017 can also apply. Offers of admission to such candidates, if made, will be provisional and will be automatically cancelled in the event of their failing to complete all the requirements for obtaining degree before June 15, 2017. A student after joining a program in this University will not be permitted to sit for any examination of any other institution or agency.

Admission Test

Applicants are required to take any one or more of the following Admission Tests:

a) XAT to be conducted by XLRI, Jamshedpur, on 8 January 2017, or
b) CAT to be conducted by IIMs on 4 December 2016, or
c) GMAT taken in 2015 or 2016 (minimum score for applying 550), or
d) X-GMT - an online test to be held on 29 January 2017, or

e) NMAT by GMAC to be conducted during October – December 2016.

Applicants opting for XAT/CAT are required to refer to the respective XAT/ CAT advertisements in newspapers, and follow the instructions therein.

Applying for XAT or CAT or GMAT is a prerequisite for applying to XUB, if not opting for X-GMT Test. Apply online at : www.ximb.ac.in.

Selection Process

Section-wise cut-off scores as well as total cut-off scores will be used for short-listing candidates who will be called for Writing Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI). WAT & PI will be held in Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai. Candidates will have to meet their own travel/stay expenses for appearing WAT & PI. The final selection will be based on the candidate’s performance in the XAT/CAT/GMAT/X-GMT and Writing Ability Test & Personal Interview (which factors in the past academic record and relevant work experience). The selected candidates will be informed by mail by the first week of April 2017.There may be separate sets of cut-off marks on the XAT/CAT/GMAT/X-GMT score and the WAT & PI score for the candidates who are residents of the stateof Odisha.

MBA – RM (Offered by the Xavier School of Rural Management, XUB)
The two-year full-time residential Masters Program in Rural Management of XSRM is the second-oldest in the country. It has evolved in response to the demand for professionals with the knowledge and expertise to work in Rural communities and markets, in businesses as well as the development programs of government and civil society organizations. Its unique feature is the dual competencies – In rural development & management course.

Program Objectives

A variety of tasks are involved in developing sustainable rural businesses, markets and communities, and the RM graduates learn to be multi-dexterous.

•    Engender the ability to analyze and solve complex problems in rural markets,
•    Equip students to support livelihood development and social change in rural areas,
•    Enable students to evolve alternative perspectives and paradigms for development,
•    Encourage students to plan, nurture and incubate social enterprises.

Eligibility

The minimum requirement for admission to the Programme is a three-year Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in any discipline with at least 55% marks in aggregate from a recognised university. Candidates who expect to complete the final part of their degree examinations by June 15, 2017, can also apply. Offers of admission to such candidates, if made, will be provisional and will be automatically cancelled in the event of their failing to complete all the requirements for obtaining the degree before June 15, 2017.

Admission Test

Applicants are required to take any one of the Admission Tests:

a) XAT to be conducted by XLRI, Jamshedpur, on 8 January 2017, or
b) CAT to be conducted by IIMs on 4 December 2016, or
c) GMAT taken in 2015 or 2016 (minimum score for applying 550), or
d) X-GMT - an online test to be held on 29 January 2017, or

e) NMAT by GMAC to be conducted during October – December 2016.

Applicants opting for XAT/CAT have to follow XAT/CAT advertisements respectively and apply in time. Registering for XAT/CAT/GMAT/NMAT is a prerequisite for applying to XUB, if not opting for X-GMT. Apply online at : www.ximb.ac.in.

Selection Process

The Institute will decide the section-wise as well as total cut-off marks which will be used for short-listing the candidates to be called for Writing Ability Test, and Personal Interview. WAT & PI will be held in Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai. Candidates will have to meet their own travel/stay expenses for appearing in the Interview session. The final selection will be made on the basis of the candidate's performance in the XAT/CAT/GMAT/X-GMT/NMAT as well as in the Writing Ability Test, and Personal Interview (which factors in the past academic record and relevant work experience). The selected candidates will be informed by mail in the month of April 2017.

MBA in Sustainability Management (MBA – SM) [Offered by Xavier School of Sustainability, XUB]

Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB), in line with its philosophy to provide holistic and relevant education, saw a huge potential for introducing the newer generation of students, and Management professionals to the field of Sustainability. To leverage this opportunity Xavier School of Sustainability (XSOS) offers a value - based Two Year full time residential Masters Programme (MBA) in sustainability management courses.

Program objectives

  • Prepare students for managerial and leadership positions in both business corporations and national & international development agencies to anchor and promote sustainability as a vehicle for equitable economic growth and human development.
  • Enable students to join the global movement for protecting Earth’s systems and resources as well as to spread social and economic opportunities for all people.
  • Challenge and support the students to engage with the growing international debate and practice around sustainability, business, social and ethical responsibility.
  • Encourage students to promote sustainable social enterprises as leaders and facilitators.

Eligibility:

The minimum requirement for admission to the Programme is a three-year Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in any discipline with at least 55% marks in aggregate from a recognised university. Candidates who expect to complete the final part of their degree examinations by June 15, 2017, can also apply. Offers of admission to such candidates, if made, will be provisional and will be automatically cancelled in the event of their failing to complete all the requirements for obtaining the degree before June 15, 2017.

Admission Test

Applicants are required to take any one of the Admission Tests:

a) XAT to be conducted by XLRI, Jamshedpur, on 8 January 2017, or
b) CAT to be conducted by IIMs on 4 December 2016, or
c) GMAT taken in 2015 or 2016 (minimum score for applying 550), or
d) X-GMT - an online test to be held on 29 January 2017, or

e) NMAT by GMAC to be conducted during October – December 2016.

Applicants opting for XAT or CAT have to follow XAT/CAT advertisements respectively and apply in time. Registering for XAT/CAT/GMAT/NMAT is a prerequisite for applying to XUB, if not opting for X-GMT. Apply online at : www.ximb.ac.in.

Selection Process

The Institute will decide the section-wise as well as total cut-off marks which will be used for short-listing the candidates to be called for Writing Ability Test, and Personal Interview. WAT & PI will be held in Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai. Candidates will have to meet their own travel expenses for appearing in the Interview session. The final selection will be made on the basis of the candidate's performance in the XAT/CAT/GMAT/X-GMT/NMAT as well as in the Writing Ability Test, and Personal Interview (which factors in the past academic record and relevant work experience). The selected candidates will be informed by mail in the month of April 2017.

MBA in Urban Management and Governance (MBA-UMG)
The MBA-UMG is designed to build multi-dextrous professionals with the spatial and systemic understanding of urban areas and functional management knowledge and expertise. The combination of a spatial imagination and abilities and management skills endows unique combination of competencies which prepares them to work in urban development and planning organizations,

urban local bodies, consulting organizations working with state, national and local authorities and businesses involved in urban development.

Program Objectives

The MBA-UMG is a combination of a management education with spatial design and public administrative capabilities. Students are equipped with functional management knowledge and skills, to –

• understand, analyse and address complex urban conditions;

• develop and implement urban infrastructure, livelihoods, development and other related projects.

Students learn to analyse managerial issues in urban contexts and develop insightful, practical and innovative solutions. The curriculum helps them decipher the complex and go beyond the obvious; the hallmarks of our graduates are discipline, versatility and creativity.

Eligibility

The minimum requirement for admission to the Programme is a three-year Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in any discipline with at least 60% marks in aggregate from a recognised university. Candidates who expect to complete the final part of their degree examinations by June 15, 2017, can also apply. Offers of admission to such candidates, if made, will be provisional and will be automatically cancelled in the event of their failing to complete all the requirements for obtaining the degree before June 15, 2017.

Admission Test

Applicants are required to take any one of the Admission Tests:

a) XAT to be conducted by XLRI, Jamshedpur, on 8 January 2017, or
b) CAT to be conducted by IIMs on 4 December 2016, or
c) GMAT taken in 2015 or 2016 (minimum score for applying 550), or
d) X-GMT - an online test to be held on 29 January 2017, or

e) NMAT by GMAC to be conducted during October – December 2016.

Applicants opting for XAT/CAT have to follow XAT/CAT advertisements respectively and apply in time. Registering for XAT/CAT/GMAT/NMAT is a prerequisite for applying to XUB, if not opting for X-GMT. Apply online at : www.ximb.ac.in.

Selection Process

The Institute will decide the section-wise as well as total cut-off marks which will be used for short-listing the candidates to be called for Writing Ability Test, and Personal Interview. WAT & PI will be held in Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai. Candidates will have to meet their own travel/stay expenses for appearing in the Interview session. The final selection will be made on the basis of the candidate's performance in the XAT/CAT/GMAT/X-GMT/NMAT as well as in the Writing Ability Test, and Personal Interview (which factors in the past academic record and relevant work experience). The selected candidates will be informed by mail in the month of April 2017.

Fee Structure (2017 Admissions)

The total program fee for the programs MBA-BM and MBA-HRM will be Rs.15,40,000/-, payable in two annual installments: Rs. 7,40,000/- in the first year and Rs. 8,00,000/- in the second year. 

The total program fee for the programs MBA-RM, MBA-SM and MBA-UMG will be Rs. 11,00,000/-, payable in two annual installments: 
Rs. 5,40,000/- in the first year and Rs.5,60,000/- in the second year.

The program fee for the program MBA-Global will be Rs. 8,50,000/- for the one year study at XIMB, payable in one installment. The program fee for one year study abroad will vary depending on the foreign institute where the student joins. The other expenses like airfare, visa charges, insurance, board & lodge expenses etc. at the three institutions, to be paid as per actual.

Placements

Pre Placement Talk (PPTS)

Pre Placement Talk (PPTS)

Over the years PPTs have been a standard practice to facilitate the company student interaction. PPTs give the corporate an opportunity to present their organization and an opportunity for the student community to learn about the prospects that lie ahead. Standard audio visual facilities, LCD projector, overhead projector (OHP) and TV/VCR and any other special equipment can be made available on campus on request. The campus also has Video Conferencing Facilities. Dates for the PPTs can be obtained from the Placement Office. Distribution of brochures, annual reports, product samples and souvenirs are some of the methods used by companies to enhance brand awareness among the students.

Job Offers

A job offer will be considered as valid only if the Placement Office is in receipt of the written communication of the same. Verbal or telephonic offers do not qualify as job offers. Final job offers will be announced to the students only at the allotted day/time slots. Delays in announcing the offers may result in selected candidates being placed in other companies. Appointment letters of the selected students must be sent (in duplicate) to the Placement Office within 20 days of the job offers made on campus. Acceptance signed by the concerned student shall be informed to the companies.

Alumni

characteristic of XIMB

XIMB is proud of its highly successful alumni network. This 3000-strong community finds echoes not only in India but also across the globe and bears ample testimony to the legacy of the institute. XIMBians have been steadily climbing the ladder of corporate success and today, the Institute can count a host of industry leaders among its alumni. The alumni community acknowledges the role that the Institute has played in nurturing global leaders equipped with the requisite skills and knowledge to excel in any business role. Equally, it is a source of great encouragement for the institute when these alumni come back to recruit and orient their young counterparts into the realm of the corporate world.

Further, prominent alumni are invited back to campus to share their industry experiences and expertise via seminars, conclaves, mentorship programmes and other interactive sessions with current students. Some alumni also return as part-time faculty members and teach courses at the Institute. Not only does such an interchange add tremendously to the quality of the learning environment but it also fosters a unique community spirit, characteristic of XIMB.