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Xavier Institute of Management was established in 1987, and it was offering PGDM, PGDM-HRM, PGDM-RM (all awarding diplomas), and FPM programs. These programs were introduced over a period of time. With the formation of XIM University. XIM 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 and The Xavier University, Odisha (Amendment) Act, 2021. The University is a private self-financing institution of higher learning for imparting professional and technical education. XIM University stands tall in its mission of inspiring future generation of students aspiring for excellent quality higher education. XIM University’s flagship management institute has a glorious legacy of over the past 36 years and has been recognized as a premier Business School in the country.

The University offer a wide gamut of programs in Business Management, Human Resource Management, Rural Management, Sustainability Management, Communications, Computer Science & Engineering, Economics, Commerce, Humanities & Compassion Studies, and Human Settlements. The University aims to fulfill its mission by continuing to introduce new programs to groom visionary, competent, committed, compassionate and value-based leaders. It empowers the students with the knowledge, skills, and long-term vision that leads to innovation, service to society and growth. The University encourages the students to cultivate learning opportunities beyond the classroom, through various Student Forums. The academic programs are designed around a “learning by-doing” model that encourages extensive interaction with all components of the University’s ecosystem which serves as a starting point for evolving leadership philosophy and resilient business practices. Apart from academic activities, the co-curricular activities, sports, cultural and community activities, form important parts of the life of the students.  For more details visit www.xim.edu.in.

About XIM University 

XIM University

Year of Establishment


Type of University






Campus Area

75 Acres (20 Acres Old Campus & 55 Acres New Campus)

Admission Criteria

Academic Performance, Entrance Tests & Merit Based

Courses Offered

Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Ph.D Programs

Infrastructure Facilities

Cafeteria, Library, Shuttle service, Hostel, Classrooms, etc.


Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India


Old Campus:

Xavier Institute of Management, 

XIM University

Xavier Square, Bhubaneswar-751013, Odisha, India

Phone:0674 6647 – 6647806/807/900

New Campus: 

XIM University

Plot No. 12 (A), Nijigada, Kurki, 

Harirajpur - 752050, Odisha, India

Phone:0674 237 7806/7878

Key Highlights & USP

  • Accreditation: MBA-BM has been awarded accreditation from National Board of Accreditation (NBA).  MBA-BM, MBA-HRM and MBA-RM have been awarded accreditation from South Asian Quality Assurance System (SAQS) for management education by the Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA). The Institute is also a member of AACSB and is on track for being awarded the AACSB Accreditation. The MBA programs are as per the academic standards set by the NBA and UGC for the master’s and Postgraduate Programs. XIMB was awarded CRISIL Grading National A***

  • International Student Exchange: XIMB has a student exchange program under which students from XIMB are sent to Universities in Europe. Similarly, students from Europe visit XIMB and undergo course work along with the MBA Students at the institute. For the work done in different places, the students get credit transfer. XIMB students have done their exchange Program courses in EUROMED Marseille Institute of Management, IESEG School of Management, REIMS Management School,Warsaw School of Economics, University of Antwerp, among others. 

  • Highly Qualified & Experienced Faculty: XIMB Faculty is a healthy blend of academicians, policy makers, administrators, and managers. There are more than 140 full-time faculty members in XIM University, apart from a big pool of eminent part-time and visiting faculty from academia and industry. The faculty members are drawn from top Indian and Global institutes and are research focused. Most of the faculty members have doctoral degree or are pursuing the same. They have rich industry experience as well. Their papers are published in reputed international journals like Journal of Finance, European Journal of Operational Research among others. The faculty of XIM University has authored monographs, books published by Cengage, Macmillan, McGraw Hill, Oxford, Pearson, PHI, Palgrave Macmillan, UK; Routledge, UK; Springer, USA; Earthscan (Routledge Environment and Sustainability); Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Shimla; Imperial College Press, London, Sage, Universities Press among others.

XIM University Ranking

University awards/rankings

XIM University has been ranked 7th among India’s Top 50 State-Private Universities in India by the Outlook ICARE University Ranking 2023.

B-school ranking

  • Xavier Institute of Management, XIM University, has been ranked 20th in the overall Ranking Category by Business Today MDRA B-School Survey 2023.

  • Xavier Institute of Management has also been ranked 9th among India’s Top 100 Private B-School category in Business Today MDRA B-School Survey 2023. 

  • Xavier Institute of Management, XIM University, has been ranked 1st among the top 36 Private Universities by Times B School Ranking 2023.

  • Xavier Institute of Management, XIM University, has been ranked 5th among the top 100 Management Institutes Overall by Times B School Ranking 2023.

  • XIM University has been ranked 8th among India’s Best General Private University by India Today University Ranking 2023. 

Quick Facts

  • Excellent Academic/ Learning Experiences through Cases and Live Projects.

  • Globally/Industry-aligned Curriculum.

  • Eminent and Committed Faculty with Doctorate and Industry Experience.

  • Top Ranked Specialized Programs.

  • State-of-art Infrastructure, Air-conditioned Classrooms, 24/7 Wi-fi Connectivity and Green Campuses.

  • Digital Library with Remote Access.

  • International Collaboration and Student Exchange.

  • Career Advisory Services

  • Educational Loan Facility

Schools of XIM University

XIM University has thirteen constituent Schools of higher learning: 

  • Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar (XIMB)

  • School of Human Resource Management

  • School of Rural Management 

  • School of Sustainability 

  • School of Human Settlements 

  • School of Commerce 

  • School of Communications 

  • School of Computer Science and Engineering 

  • School of Economics 

  • Xavier Law School 

  • School of Government and Public Affairs 

  • School of Liberal Arts

About the Schools:

  • Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar 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 programs and develops futuristic managers with strong ethics and values. The institute 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, maximizes management research and brings about the overall industrial development of India through various innovative consulting projects.

  • School of Human Resource Management is grooming people-sensitive HR leaders equipped to build sustainable organizations and equitable society. With the foundation strongly laid came the courage and strength to a new metamorphosis of a longer lasting higher-level change and transformation, leading to the creation of well-integrated courses with a common purpose. 

  • School of Rural Management builds multi-dexterous professionals with the understanding and expertise to work in rural communities, markets, businesses, and development programs. It prepares management professionals to apply management science for rural transformation. So, the school is committed to the mission of creating social value, meeting the changing needs of rural businesses, government, and development organizations.

  • School of Sustainability intends to promote values of greater environmental justice and peace by offering students to specialize in sustainability and increase their in-depth knowledge and skills in core sustainability competencies thereby providing a competitive edge and global advantage to their careers. 

  • School of Human Settlements intends to develop, transfer, and disseminate knowledge about building sustainable, smart & livable cities. Through professional education and capability development it purposes to create expertise for urban development. The school envisages to preparing sector- ready city managers increasingly needed by urban development and planning organizations, urban local bodies, consulting organizations working with state, national and local authorities, and businesses involved in urban development. 

  • School of Commerce aims at preparing highly skilled and talented commerce, business, and finance professionals, who can contribute to the growth of the economy through advanced knowledge and skills while evaluating and analyzing the complexities of businesses and other financial institutions.

  • School of Communications, a state-of-the-art high-quality media school, aims at training the students for the media industry on professional lines. The schoolhouses a professional audio studio that uses Studio Pro with Presonus, with online video production facilities.

  • School of Economics is committed towards providing high quality of teaching and research in the field of Economics. The school aims to provide its students with advanced technical and entrepreneur skills. 

  • School of Computer Science & Engineering is envisioned as a unique school that will leverage the high-quality business programs of XIM University and emphasize sound computer science fundamentals, coding, research, innovation, entrepreneurship, and start-ups. The school focuses on innovations in Computer science as they play an important role in most of the emerging technologies.

  • School of Government and Public Affairs was established with a three-fold Vision i.e. to build a knowledge hub on Governance, Policy Research and Analysis, and inspiring Transformative Leadership, to Create Innovation Platforms in Public Sectors, in Government, and Social Sectors and build Tomorrow’s Leadership and be the light for the world. The school aims to bring global standards of education in public policy studies to the country.

  • Xavier Law School was established to educate, train and develop preciously talented young persons to socially responsible law professionals. The school equipped with digitally enable modern Moot Court Hall and e-Pathsala imbibes academic excellence through rigorous teaching, scholarly research and innovative application of knowledge. 

  • School of Liberal Arts aims at providing holistic knowledge at theoretical as well as the practical level to the students, opening better avenues for them in the future. The academic programs at XIM University are designed to help students develop a well-rounded personality, strong academic skills, and knowledge for personal development and career enhancement. The undergraduate courses under the School of Liberal Arts develop students' knowledge base with essential core skills in the chosen field of study in the Humanities and Social Sciences. The programs are a well-balanced combination of coursework, research, and fieldwork. 


Academics Programs offered

MBA Programs

  • Two-Year Full-Time Master’s Program in Business Management (MBA – BM)

  • One-Year Full-Time Master’s Program in Business Management for Working Executives (EMBA – BM)

  • Two-Year Full-Time Master’s Program in Human Resource Management (MBA – HRM)

  • Two-Year Full-Time Master’s Program in Rural Management (MBA – RM)

  • Two-Year Full-Time Master’s Program in Sustainability Management (MBA – SM)

  • Two-Year Full-Time Master’s Program in Urban Management and Governance (MBA – UMG)

  • Two-Year Master of Management Studies in Business Finance (MMS – BF)

Masters Programs

  • Two-Year Full-Time Master’s Program in Urban and Regional Planning

  • Two-Year Full-Time Master’s Program in Mass Communication

  • Two-Year Full-Time Master’s Program in Data Science & Analytics

  • Two-Year Full-Time Master’s Program in Public Policy and Governance

  • Two-Year Full-Time Master’s Program in Economics

Ph.D. Programmes

  • Meet the eligibility criteria.

  • Fill the application form.

  • Shortlisted students must appear for Xavier Research Aptitude Test (X-RAT), subject test (if applicable), presentation and personal interview.

  • Admission is offered based on the performance of candidates in X-RAT, subject test (if taken), presentation, personal interview, document verification and payment of the fees.

Undergraduate Programs

  • B.Com.: Three Year Degree Program in Commerce [Accounting/Finance (Hons.)]

  • B.B.M.: Three Year Degree Program in Commerce [HR/Marketing (Hons.)]

  • B.Sc.-Mass Com.: Three Year Degree Program in Mass Communication (Hons.)

  • B.Sc. Economics: Three Year Degree Program in Economics (Hons.)

  • B. Sc.-SD:  Three Year Degree Program in Sustainable Development (Hons.)

  • B. Sc.-EVS:  Three Year Degree Program in Environmental Science (Hons.)

  • B.A.-PAG: Three Year Degree Program in Public Administration and Governance (Hons.)

  • B.Tech.-CSE: Four Year Degree Program in Computer Science & Engineering (Hons.)

  • B.Plan.: Bachelor of Planning

  • B.A.-LLB.: Five Year Integrated Degree Program in Law (Hons.)

  • B.B.A.-LLB: Five Year Integrated Degree Program in Law (Hons.)

  • B.A.-Psychology: Three Year Degree Program in Psychology (Hons.)

  • B.A.-English: Three Year Degree Program in English (Hons.)

Eligibility (MBA Programs):

  • In order to meet the XIM University eligibility criteria, an applicant must possess a strong and consistent academic background.

  • The candidate must hold a bachelor's degree of minimum three-year duration, with at least 55% marks or equivalent CGPA.

  • Candidates who expect to complete the final part of their degree examinations by June 15, 2024, can also apply. Offers of admission to such candidates, if made, will be provisional and will be automatically cancelled in the event of their failure to complete all the requirements for obtaining the degree before June 15, 2024.

  • The applicant should have appeared in CAT 2023, XAT 2024, or GMAT (Taken between January 1, 2022, and December 31, 2023) exam and must have scored the minimum prescribed sectional and total scores to become eligible for the interview stage of the admission process.

  • 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 or NMAT is a prerequisite for applying to XIM University, Bhubaneswar.

  • NMAT by GMAC 2023 scores are accepted for MBA-HRM, MBA-RM, MBA-SM, and MBA-UMG programs.

  • Work experience is not mandatory for MBA program(s). Relevant work experience after graduation will be an advantage. However, the candidates need to have 3 plus years of relevant work experience after graduation, for the Executive MBA Program.

Admission Tests:

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

  • XAT to be conducted by XLRI, Jamshedpur, on 7 January 2024, or 

  • CAT to be conducted by IIMs on 26 November 2023, or 

  • GMAT taken in 2022 or 2023, or 

  • X-GMT - an online test to be conducted by XIM University on 28 January 2024, 

  • NMAT by GMAC held during October - December 2023, for MBA-HRM, MBA-RM, MBA-SM, MBA-UMG and MBF only. 

  • For MBA-UMG only: GATE/CEED scores are also accepted. Candidates with Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Planning, Geography (Hons.) and Economics (Hons.) with minimum 55% marks in aggregate are encouraged to apply, even without a valid Admission Test score.  Similarly, candidates with keen interest and/or experience in the urban sector, and with minimum 60% marks, in aggregate, in their Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) program are also encouraged to apply, even without a valid Admission Test score. They will, however, be required to attend the Personal Interview.    

  • For the MBA-RM, MBA-SM and the MBA-UMG, candidates who have secured the 1st, 2nd or 3rd position in the college, in their Bachelor’s degree can apply without a CAT/XAT/GMAT/X-GMT /NMAT score. Such applicants must furnish a Certificate from the Head of the Institution stating their position, when asked for. They will, however, be required to attend the Personal Interview.

Online Application Process:

  • Applicants must also fill up the online application form. separately for the XIM University program, by logging on to https://apply.xim.edu.in. Upon successfully filling up the online application form and paying the required application fee through the payment gateway, the applicant would receive the confirmation by email.  

Selection Process:

  • The University decides 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, Group Discussion, and Personal Interview. Candidates will be shortlisted for the GD-WAT-PI round based on their sectional and overall scores in the entrance exam after the declaration of the entrance exam result. XIM University gives emphasis not only on entrance exam scores but also on Academic Profile, Work experience, and other parameters.  There may be separate sets of cut-off marks on the XAT/CAT/GMAT/X-GMT/NMAT score for the Domicile candidates who are residents of the state of Odisha.

Personal Interview:

  • XIM University will conduct the admission process in February and March 2024 for shortlisted candidates for the final selection process. After the Shortlisting process, GD-WAT-PI will be held in different cities to select suitable students for the program. WAT, GD & PI will be held in Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Mumbai (if held offline). Candidates will have to meet their own travel expenses for appearing in the Interview session.

Final Admission Offer:

  • The final selection is based on academic profile, performance in the entrance exam, performance in Interview round, and work experience among others. Final Admission Offer will be made to the candidates in the first week of April 2024. The academic session would commence in the middle of June 2024.

Important Dates:

Last Date of online Application

December 08, 2023

Shortlisting Process (Tentative)

February 2024

GD/WAT/PI (Tentative)

February – March 2024

Publication of Result (Tentative)

April 2024

Commencement of Classes (Tentative)

June 2024


XIM University Courses/Programs

A total of six MBA courses, five master’s courses and twelve undergraduate courses are offered by XIM University at PG and UG levels. The university offer courses at the MBA level are MBA-BM, MBA-HRM, MBA-RM, MBA-SM, MBA-UMG and EMBA-BM, MMS-BF.  PG level courses are MURP, MA.-MC, MPPG, M.Tech.-DSA and M.Sc-Economics. UG level courses are B.Com. (Hons.), B.B.M. (Hons.), B.Sc-Mass Com. . (Hons.), B.Sc. Economics. (Hons.), B. Sc. – SD. (Hons.), B. Sc. (Hons.) – EVS, B.A. (Hons.) PAG, B.Tech. (Hons.) CSE, B.A. – L.L.B. (Hons.), B.B. A. – L.L.B. (Hons.), B.A. (Hons.) Psychology and B.A. (Hons.) English.  Also, the university offers Ph.D. programs both full time and part-time formats. Candidates must meet the eligibility criteria to apply for admission to XIM University courses. 




MBA/MMS-BF Pograms

Business Management, Human Resource Management, Rural Management, Sustainability Management, Urban Management & Governance, Master of Management Studies in Business Finance



Bachelor's degree of minimum three-year duration with atleast 55% marks in aggregate from a recognized university.


Admission Tests

XAT/ CAT/ GMAT/ X-GMAT/ NMAT (for selected program)


MBA Programs

Course Fees

Two-Year Full-Time Master’s Program in Business Management (MBA-BM)

Subject: Finance, Marketing, Operations Management, Information System, General & Strategic Management, Business Analytics, Entrepreneurship, Banking, Insurance and Financial Services

₹ 1930000


2 Years


Bachelor's degree of minimum three-year duration with atleast 55% + XAT/ CAT/ GMAT/ X-GMAT Score


One-Year Full-Time Master’s Program in Business Management for Working Executives (EMBA-BM)

Subject: Finance, Marketing, Operations Management, Information System, General & Strategic Management, Business Analytics, Entrepreneurship, Banking, Insurance and Financial Services

₹ 1400000


1 Year


Eligibility: Bachelor's degree of minimum three-year duration with atleast 55% + XAT/ CAT/ GMAT/ X-GMAT Score


Two-Year Full-Time Master’s Program in Human Resource Management (MBA-HRM)

Human Resource Management, Organizational Behaviour, Communication, Economics, General Management & Strategic Management, Information System, Marketing, Operations Management

₹ 1890000


2 Years


Bachelor's degree of minimum three-year duration with atleast 55% + XAT/ CAT/ GMAT/X-GMAT/NMAT Score


Two-Year Full-Time Master’s Program in Rural Management (MBA-RM)

General Manage, Rural Manage, Agribusiness & Rural Marketing, Rural & Inclusive Finance, Rural and Social Entrepreneurship, Development Consulting

₹ 1300000


2 Years


Bachelor's degree of minimum three-year duration with atleast 55% + XAT/ CAT/ GMAT/X-GMAT/NMAT Score


Two-Year Full-Time Master’s Program in Sustainability Management (MBA-SM)


₹ 1220000


2 Years


Bachelor's degree of minimum three-year duration with atleast 55% + XAT/ CAT/ GMAT/X-GMAT/NMAT Score


Two-Year Full-Time Master’s Program In Urban Management and Governance (MBA-UMG)

General Management, Management Functions, Urban Development & Management, Colloquium, Practicum & Internships

₹ 1220000


2 Years


Bachelor's degree of minimum three-year duration with atleast 55% + XAT/ CAT/ GMAT/X-GMAT/NMAT Score


Two-Year Full-Time Master of Management Studies in Business Finance (MMS-BF)

General Management, Management Functions, Urban Development & Management, Colloquium, Practicum & Internships

₹ 1220000


2 Years


Bachelor's degree of minimum three-year duration with atleast 55% + XAT/ CAT/ GMAT/X-GMAT/NMAT Score


The university provides placement assistance to students. The committee which is responsible for this is known as the Career Advisory Services. XIM University's placement department helps the students by providing career guidance and career counseling. These help the students to develop, evaluate, and pursue career goals. XIM University's placement department has a wide range of programs and services designed to help students make the connection between the academic program and the workplace. The students are supported by the career advisory services throughout their stay at the university. These programs and activities help in increasing the student's chances of getting placed at XIM University Bhubaneswar placement drive.

Xavier Institute Management (MBA – BM):

Xavier institute of management, XIM University offers MBA-BM program, which is the flagship program of XIM University. The variety of programs offering has made XIM a happy hunting ground for prospective recruiters over the years. Established in 1987, Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar is a premium B school in the country with a rich legacy of grooming leaders of tomorrow. The two-year flagship Business Management program has consistently been ranked as one of the finest business curriculums in the country. Carrying forward its rich legacy of over 36 years of management education, we believe in imparting excellence and nurturing the core values of integrity, excellence, compassion, commitment, and sustainability. We have a rich alumni base of more than 8000, which has been our strength, and we have proved our mettle in leadership roles across the corporate realm. This year, with an average of Rs. 20.03 Lakhs per annum, XIM Bhubaneswar has successfully placed all students. The year has been an exception year as we have received a record breaking 111 Pre- Placement offers with a 14.48% Year-on-Year (YoY) growth in the average compensation.

In terms of intake, the highest number of recruitments were made in the Consulting sector (29%), which was followed by BFSI (27%), Marketing (27%), Systems (12%) and General management, Strategy & Operations (5%). Profiles offered included Product Management, Corporate Investment Banking, Portfolio Manager, Credit Analyst, Risk Management, In-Stock Specialist, Strategic Consulting, Corporate Planning, Corporate Finance, Equity Research, Market Analyst, Marketing, Area Manager, Retail Vendor Manager, Supply Chain Planning, Business Consulting, Business Transformation and Strategy, IT Consulting, and Business Development.

Industry leaders in varied domains strengthened their relationship with XIM. Some of the leading organizations that partnered with the institute included the following: Microsoft, Amazon, Arcesium, Tata Steel, TheMathCompany, Reliance Jio, Wells Fargo, Standard Chartered Bank, Asian Paints, Schneider Electric, Maruti Suzuki Limited, Mahindra & Mahindra Limited, ElasticRun, Brillio, Appario Retail Private Limited, MORE Retail, Airtel Payment Banks, ICRA Limited, CARE Ratings, CRISIL, Bain Capability Network(BCN), PwC, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, Hexaware, Tiger Analytics, Deloitte, NatWest Group, Accenture, Cognizant, Nestle, Titan, IBM, EY, Vedanta, Becton Dickinson, ABCL, Avasant, UHG Optum, GE Healthcare, Phable, Emami, ITC, Adani Group, Ultratech, Capgemini, Kotak Mahindra and many other notable organizations.


  • Xuberance ‘23 had a batch of 356 students participating in the placement process.

  • 71 companies were hosted in Xuberance ‘23, of which 26 were new recruiters.

  • 111 students have been extended PPOs from their summer internship organizations.

  • 12 students got placement offers from corporate case study competitions done by Titan – Elevate and Tata Steel – Steel-a-thon.

  • The highest domestic salary stood at Rs. 71.50 Lakhs per annum

  • The average annual compensation stood at Rs. 20.03 Lakhs per annum

  • The median annual compensation stood at Rs. 19.25 Lakhs per annum



School of Human Resource Management (MBA-HRM)

Established in the year 2013, School of Human Resource Management inheriting the 34 year- old legacy of Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB) is a premium B-school. It aims at delivering quality education and making students industry leaders. Under the umbrella of XIM University Bhubaneswar, School of Human Resource Management provides a one-of-a-kind two-year flagship program completely dedicated to the Human Resource field. The course is designed by industry leaders and veterans keeping in mind the constantly changing industry practices. It gives students an all-around exposure through courses in finance, marketing, operations and strategy, taught with an HR orientation.

School of Human Resource Management is proud to announce another successful year of placements for the MBA (HRM) batch of 2021-23 where it completed 100% placements for it’s students with an average CTC of Rs.16.64 LPA (YoY increase of 11%). An array of impressive roles were offered in the area of Talent Acquisition, HR Advisory, Learning and Development, HR Business Partnering, HR Analytics, Industrial Relations, Compensation and Benefits and more.

Students of the batch bagged offers from some of the biggest organizations in the country where the institute had the privilege to host and strengthen their bond with several companies such as Deloitte, Cognizant, GAIL, BPCL, Maruti Suzuki, Mahindra & Mahindra, Fullerton India, Adani, ICICI Bank, Capgemini, Salesforce, Titan, HSBC, Wipro, Accenture, EY, ABCL, Vedanta, ICICI Securities, Tata Capital, TATA Steel, Ultratech, Rustomjee, and many more.


  • Xuberance’23 saw the batch of 124 students participate in the placement process.

  • 42 companies were hosted in Xuberance’23 of which 20 were new recruiters.

  • 47 students have been extended PPOs from their summer internship organizations which is a record 161% growth in number of PPOs offered from the previous year and the highest historically.

  • 8 students have got placement offers from corporate case study competitions by Tata Steel-a-thon, Infosys Ingenious, MI Summit & Capgemini Work-a-thon.

  • The highest domestic salary stood at Rs. 32.21 Lakhs per annum.

  • The average annual compensation stood at Rs. 16.64 Lakhs per annum which is a growth of 10% over the last year.

  • The median annual compensation stood at Rs. 16 Lakhs per annum, an increase of 6% over the last year.


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School of Rural Management (MBA-RM)

The School of Rural Management, XIM University (MBA-RM) continuing its legacy of churning out exceptional talents for 27 years and imparting quality education since its inception concluded its Final. Placement season for the Batch 2021-23. The placement trend this year stood as an epitome of the possibility of achieving greater heights by witnessing placements breaking all the records that ever existed in the history of the School of Rural Management, XIM University. Xuberance ‘23 witnessed a grand success with 100% placements within the record time, securing 81 offers for 56 students, where a sizeable number of prestigious first-time recruiters were efficiently onboarded onto the campus recruitment drive, along with some of the major legacy recruiters who have recently opened up new marquee roles for candidates across diverse job profiles.

The average CTC has seen a remarkable increase of over 57% as compared to the previous year. The students received competitive and a multitude of roles encompassing all sectors like – Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI), Development, Consultancy, Marketing, NBFC-MFI, and Financial Inclusion amongst others, that participated in the process. which is a testament to our resolve to reach the pinnacle of success. The present trend highlighted a special focus on Development Consultancy and Financial Inclusion. For the first time in the history of MBA-RM, International offers were extended to our Students in Agri-Business Sector, ARISE Integrated Industrial Platforms offering the highest overseas CTC standing at 46.7 LPA. The highest domestic package was offered by Tata Capital standing at 15.3 LPA. 

This was made possible through the relentless support of the recruiters and their unwavering trust in the quality of education imparted at the School. Some of the prominent organizations that partnered with the institute included – EY, KPMG, TTK Prestige, ICICI Bank, Mahindra Finance, UPL, Axis Bank, Reliance Foundation, Micro Save Consulting, RBL Bank, Reliance Retail, and many other organizations.


  • Xuberance ‘23 saw the batch of 56 candidates of the MBA (RM) program participating in the placement process.

  • Eight students have been extended PPOs from their summer internship organizations.

  • The highest international salary stood at INR 46.7 Lakhs per annum.

  • The highest domestic salary stood at INR 15.3 Lakhs per annum.

  • The average annual compensation stood at INR 12.5 Lakhs per annum.

  • The Median annual compensation stood at INR 10.3 Lakhs per annum.

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School of Sustainability (MBA-SM)

School of Human Settlements (MBA-UMG) 

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School of Commerce (MMS-BF) 

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THE OLD CAMPUS: The Xavier Institute of Management, XIM University is located on 20 acres of verdant campus on the Nandan Kanan Road at Xavier Square. The entire Wi-Fi enabled campus houses the faculty residences, office complex, library and computer center complex, Bloomberg Lab, classroom complex, auditorium complex, residences for gents, ladies, and executive program participants, Management Development Centre (MDC) and Studio Apartments.  In addition, the Institute has floodlit courts for basketball and volleyball, two floodlit tennis courts, indoor badminton court, pool table, gymnasium, and floodlit playgrounds for cricket and soccer.  The students of MBA-BM stay here and attend classes.

THE NEW CAMPUS: The New campus is located on 35 acres of land, surrounded by natural beauty and it is a digitalized campus with Wi-Fi and with state-of-the-art facilities.  This campus is at Nijigada, Kurki under Pipli Tehsil, situated at a distance of 20 km from our Old (XIM) campus (13 km from the Bhubaneswar Biju Patnaik International Airport). It was inaugurated on July 7, 2014, by Shri. Naveen Patnaik, the honorable Chief Minister of Odisha. The students of MBA-RM, MBA-HRM, MBA-UMG, MBA-SM, MTech-DSA, MA-MC, MPPG, MURP, M.Sc. - Eco and Under-graduate courses of School of Sustainability, School of Commerce, School of Communications, School of Economics, Xavier Law School and School of Computer Science & Engineering stay there and attend the classes.

LIBRARY: XIM University Library goes far beyond the realm of just a compilation of books. It is a treasure house of information and knowledge that employs trained professionals to preserve, systematize and administer, so that they can contribute successfully to the continuing education and self-improvement of students, research scholars and faculty members by providing meaningful assistance to identifying, extracting and disseminating proper information from the maze of material available in its resources. Besides the print materials, the old and new campus Libraries have various electronic resources in the form of Corporate and Economic databases (Indian/International) like EBSCO (Business Source Complete), ABI Inform Complete, Taylor & Francis, Elsevier (Science direct), JSTOR, Emerald Management Xtra, Sage Database, J-gate, ISI Emerging Market database, CMIE, India Business Insight, Statista, Euromonitor International and Indiastat. All these databases are accessible from outside campus through RemoteXS. The Bloomberg Lab in the Library is first of its kind in eastern region of India


  • 75257 General books

  • 28000+ e-books

  • 20040 Journals (electronic Journals)

  • 27 Databases

  • 334 Print copy journals

  • 4030 Bound Volumes of Periodicals

  • 40000 Online Company Annual Reports

  • 1725 CDs (Management films and Books)

  • 360 DVDs

  • 1816 Cases

  • 350 Working Papers

  • 22 Newspapers

  • 8 Digital Newspaper


The Computer Resources and Data Centre (CRDC) at the new campus and the old campus provide all IT and computing resources to the students, faculty, and staff members of the University. The University provides desktops to all faculty and staff. All the computers are connected to the campus LAN/ Wi-Fi, which is supported by fibre optic backbone. The campus network covers the academic blocks, administrative blocks, classrooms, libraries, hostels, and faculty residences. All members on the new campus network have access to the internet 24/7 through 810 Mbps (1:1) leased line and at the old campus 600Mbps (1:1) leased line.

  • Unified Wireless Network all over the campus 

  • High performance Network Security Appliances 

  • 24 TB SAN Box 

  • Digital / IP Telephony (VOIP) 

  • Mail Exchange Server

  • Video Conferencing System 

  • Azure Cloud 

  • Microsoft Office 365 Pro Plus

  • Panasonic Video Conferencing System 

  • 8 Computer Labs at the new Campus 

  • 5 Computer Labs at the old Campus


The Classroom Complex includes air-conditioned lecture halls, seminar rooms, syndicate rooms, multimedia hall, computer labs and an executive classroom. The classrooms are equipped with educational audio/video equipment, tablet PCs, computers with large monitors, LCD projectors and network connections.  While most classes are held in the lecture halls, some prefer the lawn adjacent to the classroom complex for education with the soulful touch of nature.


The International Centre in the new campus has the state-of-the-art amenities present inside which will provide students with a variety of services and venues for social, recreational, cultural, and educational pursuits. The International Centre with the built-up area of 48483 sq.mt. houses sports complex, gymnasium, lecture halls, research centers, food courts, education development center, training halls, living rooms and many more.


With academic activities round-the-clock, students are required to live on the campus. There are separate Residences for gents and ladies. All the rooms have 24-hour Internet connectivity through the latest Wi-Fi technology.  With the installation of laser printers and photocopying machines, round-the-clock printing and copying facilities are available to the students. The Residences also house the Multi-purpose Hall, Cooperative Store, and a Book Club. All the Residences are equipped with washing machines, water coolers, geysers, telephones, televisions, and indoor games like carrom, pool table, and table tennis. We also have facilities for uninterrupted power supply to all the Residences during power failure.


XIM University prepares students for the corporate world by providing the best sports facilities. The fitness enthusiasts can experience body-mind balance by working out in the well-equipped gymnasium and jogging tracks. Basketball, Badminton, Cricket, Football, Tennis, Table Tennis and Volleyball are the popular campus sports. The students had participated in the sports meet called ‘Valhalla’ at XLRI, Jamshedpur in the previous academic years and were the runners-up of the whole sports event. Periodical sports events are organized by the sports committee to add relaxation for the physique as well as to revitalize from intellectual fatigue. Besides sports events, the Student Executive Council (SEC) takes initiatives in arranging cultural events and intellectual programmes.

XIM University Hostel for Male & Female (PG Students)

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