XIMB: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission 2024, Placements

Janki Sharma Janki Sharma | Nov 28, 2023
Janki Sharma
Janki Sharma

Updated on - Nov 28, 2023

Latest Updates for XIMB

  • 31 January 2024 :

    XAT cut off 2024 for PGDM BM and HRM programs has been released.

  • 20 January 2024 :

    XAT 2024 result has been released on Jan 20, 2024, and it will be available till Mar 31, 2024.

Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar (Old Campus) was founded in 1987. It is a private unitary university located in the state of Odisha. It offers various UG and PG courses including B.Com (Hons), and BBM (Hons) in the UG category and MBA BM, MBA-HRM, MBA RAM, MBA-SM, MBA-UMG EMBA-BM in the PG category respectively. The main aim of XIMB is to inspire future generations of students aspiring for excellent quality higher education.

The XGMT entrance exam is scheduled to be held on January 28, 2024. The last date to apply online is December 8, 2023.

The Xavier University (New Campus) was established on July 6, 2013, under the Xavier University, Odisha Act 2013. The Xavier University, Odisha Amendment Act 2021 was passed in the Odisha Legislative Assembly renaming Xavier University as XIM University. XIMB has been recognized by UGC and accredited by the NBA.

XIMB has a state-of-the-art campus spread over an area of 75 acres. Some of the MBA programs offered at XIMB have been awarded SAQS accreditation. XIMB is a member of AACSB as well. As per Times B-School Ranking 2023, XIMB has been ranked 5th among the top 100 management institutes of India. The institute has an excellent placement rate of 100% with the highest package awarded around INR 71.50 LPA.

Over the years, XIMB has been established as a prominent college with its industry oriented course curriculum. Here's more on what the students have to say at GetMyUni Verdict.

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XIMB Quick Insights 2024

Xavier's Institute of Management Bhubaneswar is a globally recognized management institute offering socio-economic development and providing quality education. Some key details about the institute are mentioned below:

Year of Establishment (Old Campus) 1987
Year of Establishment (New Campus) 2013
Type of Institute Private
Accreditations SAQS, NBA
Recognition UGC
Courses offered UG, PG, Doctoral Courses
Admission Criteria Academic Performance, Entrance Tests & Merit Based
Infrastructure Cafeteria, Library, Shuttle Service, Hostel, Classrooms etc
Campus Area 75 acres (Old Campus- 20 Acres, New Campus- 55 Acres)
Location Bhubaneshwar, Odisha, India
Old Campus Address Xavier Institute of Management,
XIM University
Xavier Square, Bhubaneswar-751013,
Odisha, India
New Campus Address XIM University
Plot No. 12 (A), Nijigada, Kurki,
Harirajpur - 752050, Odisha, India
Old Campus Contact Details 0674 6647 – 6647806/807/900
New Campus Contact Details 0674 237 7806/7878

XIMB Admission Dates 2024

The important dates related to the XIMB admission are tabulated below:

Event Date
Last Date of Online Application December 8, 2023
Shortlisting Process (Tentative) February 2024
GD/WAT/PI (Tentative) February 2024 -March 2024
Publication of Results (Tentative) April 2024
Commencement of Classes (Tentative) June 2024

XIMB Ranking

XIM University has been ranked 7th among India’s Top 50 State-Private Universities in India by the Outlook ICARE University Ranking 2023. The other rankings for XIMB are listed below.

  • 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.

XIMB Courses

Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar offers four courses in management. These include MBA-BM, EMBA-BM, EPGDM-VIL and PhD. All except PGDM-VIL are offered in regular, full-time/part-time format at the campus.

More details about the courses are mentioned below:

Course Duration  Selection Criteria
MBA Business Management 2 years Graduation with 55% marks + XAT/CAT/GMAT/X-GMT score
EMBA Business Management 1 year Graduation with 55% marks + XAT/CAT/GMAT/X-GMT score
EPGDM-VIL 1 year Graduation
PhD (Full-time) 2-5 years Post Graduation + CAT/XAT/GMAT/XIM Research Aptitude Test (X-RAT)
PhD (Part-time) 2-5 years Post Graduation + CAT/XAT/GMAT/XIM Research Aptitude Test (X-RAT)

XIMB Bhubaneswar Fee Details

The fee-related information about the courses offered at XIMB Bhubaneswar is mentioned below:

Course Total Fees
MBA Business Management INR 19.30 Lakhs
EMBA Business Management INR 14 Lakhs
MBA-HRM INR 18.90 Lakhs

Read More: XIMB Courses and Fee Structure

XIMB Admission 2024

XIMB admission 2024 is ongoing for the MBA-BM and EMBA-BM courses. The admission process is conducted online through the official website. Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar offers admission to MBA- Business Management, EMBA- Business Management, EPGDM-VIL, and PhD courses.

Admissions are based on scores of CAT/XAT/GMAT/X-GMT/XIM Research Aptitude Test (X-RAT).

Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar Eligibility Criteria

XIMB Bhubaneswar has different eligibility criteria for each course offered at the institute. Given below are the eligibility criteria for the courses offered at the institute.

MBA-BM Eligibility

  • The candidate must have a Graduate degree (minimum three-year duration) with at least 55% marks in any discipline.
  • A valid XAT/CAT/ GMAT/ X-GMT score.

EMBA-BM Eligibility

  • The candidate must have a Graduate degree (minimum three-year duration) with at least 55% marks in any discipline.
  • Valid XAT/ CAT/ GMAT/ X-GMT Scores are considered.

FPM Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must have passed Post Graduation from a recognized university/college with 50% marks.
  • A valid XAT/CAT/ GMAT/XIM Research Aptitude Test (X-RAT).

Read More: XIMB Admission

Why Choose XIMB Bhubaneswar?

XIMB Bhubaneswar, established in 1987, has upheld its legacy of providing top-notch management education. The institute has consistently ranked among the top 5 private B-schools in the country. Xavier Institute of Management, XIM University, ranked 5th among the top Private MBA Institutions by Outlook – ICARE India MBA Rankings 2023. 

XIMB Academic Advantages

One may choose Xavier's Institute of Management, Bhubaneshwar, to pursue management courses for the following reasons:

  • Unique Curriculum and Pedagogy

All the courses at XIMB have a globally accepted and industry-aligned curriculum. XIMB imparts the course curriculum through case studies and live projects, which aids in knowledge retention and practical application.

  • International Student Exchange

XIMB has a student exchange program under which students from XIMB are sent to European universities. Similarly, students from Europe visit XIMB and undergo coursework along with the MBA Students at the institute. For the work done in different places, the students get credit transfers. 

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, and University of Antwerp, among others.

  • Accreditation

The MBA-BM at XIMB has been accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA). It has also been awarded certification from the 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 was awarded CRISIL Grading National A***.

  • Highly Qualified and Experienced Faculty

XIMB Faculty is a healthy blend of academicians, policymakers, administrators, and managers. There are more than 140 full-time faculty members at 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 degrees or are pursuing the same. They have rich industry experience as well. The faculty of XIMB has authored monographs and books published by Cengage, Macmillan, McGraw Hill, Oxford, Pearson, and other top publishers. 

  • Access to Digital Study Resources

The institute offers access to multiple e-databases like EBSCO Business Source Complete, ProQuest, ELSEVIER, JSTOR, ISI Emerging Markets, CMIE, ACM Digital Library, and IEEE Computer Society at the library. They also get remote access to digital libraries that improve the learning experience.

XIMB Infrastructure

XIMB has a 75-acre campus in Bhubaneswar. The campus has top-notch infrastructure facilities for students that ensure proper learning and holistic development. The campus is Wi-Fi enabled and sustainable in nature, making it a "green campus".

The facilities available at the institute include:

  • Classrooms
  • Auditorium
  • Seminar Halls
  • Gym
  • Medical Centre
  • Cafeteria
  • Sports Facilities

Read More: XIMB Infrastructure

XIMB Bhubaneswar Placements

XIMB placements 2023 concluded with a 100% placement rate. The placement cell at the institute organizes summer placements and final-year placements for management students. In 2023, 356 students were placed, and a record-breaking 110 PPOs were offered to the students. Of the maximum placements, 29% were made in the Consulting stream, followed by 27% in Finance.

The key highlights of the 2023 placement drive are mentioned below:

  • The highest package offered was INR 71.50 LPA
  • The average package offered was INR 20.03 LPA.
  • The median package offered was INR 19.25 LPA.

XIMB Top Recruiters

This year recorded the participation of 71 recruiters, including 26 new recruiters. The recruiters offered roles in BFSI, IT, FMCG and Manufacturing. Some of the XIMB top recruiters include:

AnandRathi BNY Mellon HSBC
Capgemini Cognizant Deloitte
Comviva OYO TITAN
Accenture HCL Infosys
TATA Steel Vedanta United Health Group
Nestle Emami Crompton

Read More: XIMB Placements

XIMB Scholarships

Xavier's Institute of Management offers scholarships applicable only to UG students based on merit and caste. That means both deserving students and aspirants from backward classes are offered scholarships. Some of the scholarships offered are as follows. 

  • Merit Scholarship
  • Scholarship for the SC, ST, EWS/Minority
  • Meritorious Scholarship

Read More: XIMB Scholarships

XIMB Collaborations

XIMB Bhubaneswar has international collaborations with many European universities to conduct its international student exchange program. These collaborations immensely benefit the students by providing exposure, experiential learning, and global learning opportunities.

Country Partnering Institute
France Marseille Institute of Management, IESEG School of Management, Lille Catholic University, REIMS Management School, Reims Cedex

Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar Faculty

XIMB has more than 140 full-time faculty members. The faculty members are research-focused and come from prestigious Indian and international institutions. The majority of the faculty members hold doctorates or are working toward them.

They also have extensive experience in the sector. Their articles have appeared in well-known international journals, including the European Journal of Operational Research and Finance. The faculty of XIMB has written books and monographs for Routledge (Routledge Environment and Sustainability), Earthscan (Routledge Environment and Sustainability), Indian Institute of Science, Cengage, Macmillan, McGraw Hill, Oxford, Pearson, PHI, and Palgrave Macmillan.

XIMB Alumni

XIMB Alumni Association Committee consists of members carrying out engagement activities with the institute's alumni, also called XIMBians. The macro goal of the alumni committee is to develop and maintain symbiotic relationships between the alumni of XIM University and their alma mater.

The XIMB alumni engagement activities include Sanidhya (Alumni Meets), homecoming events, regional alumni chapters, alumni connect sessions, and alumni interaction sessions for the students to interact with the alumni. Some of the XIMB alumni who have brought laurels to the institute are mentioned below:

Notable Alumni Profession
Ravi Kumar S CEO, Cognizant
Y Lakshmi Saroja Founder and CEO, Melorra
Sanket Ray President- INSWA Operating Uni- Coca Cola
Sidhartha Rath CEO, State Bank of India (Mauritius)
Ritika Mehta Vice President- HR, JP Morgan Chase and Co
Swagata Mishra Assistant VP, Edelweiss Wealth Management

XIMB Highlights

Affiliate University XIMB
Institution Type Private
Total Area (In Acre) 75 acres
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Year of Establishment 2013
Website http://www.ximb.ac.in

XIMB Rankings

Publisher Ranking & Year Criteria
#46 in 2023 MBA
#13 in 2021 MBA
#16 in 2021 MBA
#10 in 2020 MBA
#17 in 2019 MBA
#20 in 2019 MBA

XIMB Courses & Fees 2024

Course Average Fees Duration
BTech ₹8,92,000 4 Years
MBA ₹15,12,000 2 Years
BSc ₹5,26,500 3 Years
MTech ₹6,20,000 2 Years
BBA -- 3 Years
Executive MBA ₹14,00,000 1 Year
PhD ₹4,00,000 3 Years
MA ₹3,84,000 2 Years
MSc ₹2,50,000 2 Years
BCom ₹5,19,000 3 Years

XIMB Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by XIMB

₹ 8,92,000 (4 Years)

MBA [Master of Business Administration]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: CAT XAT GMAT +1

₹ 15,12,000 (2 Years)

Exams Accepted: CAT XAT GMAT +1

BSc [Bachelor of Science]

Offline On Campus

₹ 5,26,500 (3 Years)

M.Tech [Master of Technology]

Offline On Campus

₹ 6,20,000 (2 Years)

PhD [Doctor of Philosophy]

Offline On Campus

₹ 4,00,000 (3 Years)

MMS [Master Management Studies]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: CAT XAT NMAT GMAT +1

₹ 12,20,000 (2 Years)

Exams Accepted: CAT XAT NMAT GMAT +1

₹ 5,19,000 (3 Years)

BA [Bachelor of Arts]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: AILET CLAT

₹ 4,59,000 (3 Years)

Exams Accepted: AILET CLAT

B.Com [Bachelor of Commerce]

Offline On Campus

₹ 5,19,000 (3 Years)

M.Sc [Master of Science]

Offline On Campus

₹ 2,50,000 (2 Years)

MA [Master of Arts]

Offline On Campus

₹ 3,84,000 (2 Years)

Executive MBA

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: CAT XAT GMAT +1

₹ 14,00,000 (1 Year)

Exams Accepted: CAT XAT GMAT +1

Exams Accepted by XIMB

XIMB FAQs

When was XIM B established?

XIMB Bhubaneswar was established in 1987.

Has the XIMB MBA admission 2023 begun?

Yes, XIMB MBA admissions are ongoing on the official website.

What are the exams accepted for XIMB MBA admission 2023?

XIMB accepted the scores of XAT/CAT/GMAT/X-GMAT.

What was the XIMB ranking in 2023?

XIMB stood 12th in the management category in the IIRF Ranking 2023.

What are the courses offered at XIMB?

XIMB offers postgraduate and doctoral courses in Management. These include MBA, Executive- MBA, EPGDM-VIL, and full-time and part-time PhD.

What is the XIMB MBA fees?

The total fees is INR 20.70 Lakhs.

How were the XIMB placements?

In 2023, XIMB recorded 100% placements. The highest package offered was INR 71.50 LPA, and the average package was INR 20.03 LPA.

XIMB Reviews

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4.2

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6

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2

>2-3 star

0

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0

Fees & Scholarships

3.6

College Infrastructure & Hostel Facilities

4.3

Clubs & Associations

4.5

Academics & Faculty

4.3

Placements & Internships

4.4

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