Last Date to Apply CAT - Based Application for XIM University is 28th Dec 2022 Frequently Asked Questions of XIMB

Frequently Asked Questions of XIM University

Last Date to Apply for XIM University is 10th Jan 2023


1. Tell me something about 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. Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar, a 35-year-old constituent B-School is the flagship school of the XIM University. 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 (formerly Xavier University), Various Schools of Management have been created and these earlier programs have been renamed as MBA-BM, MBA-HRM, MBA-RM & PhD Programs, since XIM University as a University can award degrees. In terms of quality, content, duration, delivery etc., the MBA programs remain identical to the PGDM programs. 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). XIM University consists of Thirteen schools: Xavier Institute of Management, School of Human Resource Management, School of Rural Management, School of Sustainability, School of Human Settlements, School of Commerce, School of Communications, School of Economics, School of Computer Science and Engineering, School of Governance and Public Affairs, Xavier Law School, School of Liberal Arts and XAVIER-EMLYON Business School. XIM University is ranked # 35th Management Institute in the Country in the Management category in the NIRF 2022 (National Institutional Ranking Framework MHRD, Govt. of India). Xavier Institute of Management, XIM University, has been ranked 5th among the top Private MBA Institutions by Outlook – ICARE India MBA Rankings 2023. Xavier Institute of Management has also been ranked 1st among India’s Top Private University – Constituent Colleges by Outlook – ICARE India MBA Rankings 2023. XIM University is Accredited by NBA and SAQs it is also UGC-recognized.


2. What are the courses offered by XIM University?

XIM University offers:

  • Two – Year MBA - Business Management (BM).
  • One–Year Executive MBA- Business Management (EMBA-BM).
  • Two – Year MBA – Human Resource Management (HRM).
  • Two–Year MBA – Rural Management (RM).
  • Two–Year MBA-Sustainability Management (SM).
  • Two – Year MBA – Urban Management & Governance (UMG).
  • Two – Year Master of Management Studies in Business Finance (MMS-BF).

3. Which constituent schools are there at XIM University?

The University has the following constituent Schools of higher learning:

  • Xavier Institute of Management
  • 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
  • School of Governance and Public Affairs
  • Xavier Law School
  • School of Liberal Arts
  • XAVIER-EMLYON Business School

4. Which are the competitive exams XIM University accepts?

The exams accepted are:

CAT, XAT, GMAT, XGMT and NMAT by GMAC (For Selected Programs).


5. What is the Selection Process for MBA at XIM University?

Step 1: Applicants Shortlisting

Candidates will be shortlisted based on competitive exam scores.

Step 2: Applicant Interview

Shortlisted candidates will be called for Writing Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI).

Step 3: Final Selection

Final selection will be made based on XAT/CAT/GMAT/X-GMT/ NMAT by GMAC (For Selected Programs) as well as in the Writing Ability Test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

Step 4: Confirmation

The selected candidates will be informed by mail in the month of April 2023 (Tentatively).


6. Are any educational loan options available to the students of XIM University?

You may avail of educational loans/scholar loans from nationalized banks, e.g. State Bank of India, South Indian Bank and Central Bank are the leading banks providing study loans to the students of XIM University.


7. What was the highest and the average package for MBA-BM, MBA-HRM and MBA-RM Placements 2020-2022?

Placement Highlights:


Highest Salary: INR 32.21 LPA

Average Salary: INR 17.54 LPA


Highest Salary: INR 29.5 LPA

Average Salary: INR 15.12 LPA


Highest Salary: INR 14 LPA

Average Salary: INR 8 LPA


8. Who were the top recruiters for the 2020-22 batch?

The top recruiters for MBA-BM are ICICI Bank, Tiger Analytics, Deloitte, Natwest Group, HSBC, TATA Steel, Accenture, Cognizant, Nestle, Titan, HashedIn, Whatfix, Wipro, IBM, Bank of America, EY, KPMG, Vedanta, Becton Dickinson, Avasant, Capgemini, Bajaj Allianz, Mindtree, LTI and many other organizations.