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Excel in your Management Career with an MBA from Xavier University, Bhubaneswar

Xavier University was established in 2013 after the Government of Odisha passed the Xavier University Odisha Act, 2013. With a philosophy of “Inspiring Futures,” the University inherits the legacy of Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar (XIMB). XIMB is Xavier University’s flagship management institute, which was established in 1987. It is one of India’s premier management school. Xavier University has been rated A +++ in India B-School Survey in the Chronicle B-School Survey 2019.

If you are looking to make a mark in your management career, here are the 3Vs that help you excel with Xavier University, Bhubaneswar – Value-Based Education, Variety of Specializations, and Vibrant Campus Life.

Value-Based Education

With the sole purpose of nurturing management graduates who can contribute towards building a fair and humane society, XUB was set up on the Jesuit spirit of ‘Magis’ - which means ‘Greater’ in Latin. It takes pride in its five-century old Jesuit education model of academic excellence. From the very start, the students are groomed on values of –

Constructive Contributors

Professional Ethics

Corporate Champions


Cross Cultural


Cross Cultural


They are encouraged and empowered to innovate and serve society for the greater good. The management programs offered are designed to develop futuristic managers with strong ethics and values.

Variety of Specializations

XUB offers a broad scope of learning. There are six niche areas under which students are trained to be professional managers and leaders. The schools of specializations under its banner are -

School of Specialization

Programme Name


Total Seats


Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar


MBA-Business Management

Two Year – Full-Time


Nurturing competent professionals who can work in different kinds of setup

Ranked 6th amongst the Top 100 Private B–Schools in the Week Survey 2019

EMBA – Business Management

One Year, Full Time


Nurturing working executives and practicing managers to grow in their career path

School of Human Resource Management


MBA – Human Resource Management

Two Year, Full time


Nurturing HR leaders and managers to become competent and sensitive people’s managers

School of Rural Management


MBA – Rural Management

Two Year, Full time


Nurturing professionals who are equipped to understand, analyze and address complex problems in rural markets.

School of Sustainability


MBA - Sustainability Management


Two Year, Full time


Nurturing professionals who can build a better and sustainable society

School of Human Settlements


MBA - Urban Management & Governance

Two Year, Full time


Nurturing professionals who are capable of developing, transferring and disseminating knowledge about building sustainable, smart & livable cities.

School of Commerce


Master of Business Finance (MBF)

Two Year, Full time


Nurturing professionals who are highly skilled and talented commerce, business and finance professionals

Those interested can apply for the above programs via CAT, XAT, GMAT, NMAT (for selected programs) or X-GMT. The first three are standardized national and international entrance exams.

X-GMT or Xavier General Management Aptitude Test is an online entrance test conducted by Xavier University for all MBA programs and MBF. Highlights of X-GMT 2020 are:

  1. Computer-based exam
  2. Conducted in English
  3. Duration 120 minutes
  4. Multiple Choice Questions
  5. 4 Sections - Quantitative Aptitude (QA), Verbal Ability & Logical Reasoning (VA & LR), Data Interpretation (DI), Emotional Quotient and General Awareness (EQ & GA)
  6. Negative Marking and Sectional Time limit
  7. Exam Centres – Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, and New Delhi
  8. Exam Date – 31st January 2021

Vibrant Campus Life

A good campus life makes the foundation of a successful career life ahead. Xavier University offers a perfect blend of state-of-the-art infrastructure and numerous interaction opportunities to its students. Xavier University is spread across 55 acres of land across two different campuses, XIMB Campus and New Campus. The campuses of the Xavier University are beautiful, clean and green with a serene sense that uplifts the soul and gladdens the heart.

The entire Wi-Fi enabled campuses are all equipped with –

  • Fully air-conditioned classrooms, Lecture halls, and amphitheater
  • Library, Computer Centers, and Media Labs
  • Hostels with fully furnished rooms
  • Mess and canteen facilities,
  • Solar Campus initiative and Rain-water Harvesting
  • Research, Support Education Research Centers, Support Ethics Research Centers, Resource Centers
  • Student Activity Centers

    • The Campuses has volleyball courts, floodlit basketball courts and floodlit tennis courts, Badminton courts, playgrounds for cricket and soccer, gymnasiums and jogging tracks.

      In addition to the physical and digital infrastructure, students at Xavier University get to participate in committee activities. There are core functional committees, interest advisory committees, sports boards, and cultural panel. There is never a dull moment on the campus, and the students get to nurture and explore their leadership, team building, and communication skills.

      Xavier University helps its students outshine into knowledgeable, disciplined, ethical, creative, and versatile professionals. If you wish to be a part of any of Xavier University’s school of specializations, click here to apply before 10th January 2021.

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