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About Xavier Institute of Management
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 Programs 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
Inspired by the Jesuits spirit of 'Magis', XIMB strives to be a premier institute globally recognized for management education, training, research, and consulting that help build a just and humane society.
We shall continue to be an institute with a difference by developing competent, committed and compassionate leaders through management education, knowledge generation and dissemination, capacity building, technology enabled learning and organizational development.
- Integrity and Honesty
- Respect for Individuals
- Transparency and Accountability
- Commitment and Dedication
- Concern for Quality
- Passion for Innovation and Performance
- Social, Ecological and Ethical Sensitivity
Highlights of Infrastructure
B-Schools education relies a lot on infrastructural resources. XIMB has been consciously and consistently building its educational infrastructure since its inception. We have embraced technology to an extent very few of our peers have done.
We were the pioneers in many infrastructure initiatives. We provided a PC in every hostel room way back in 1998 with full connectivity.
- Fiber optic network backbone and 100 MBPS Ethernet technology
- Wireless Hotspots all over the campus
- 200 MBPS Lease line internet connectivity round the clock
- Air-conditioned classrooms with LCD projectors
- Video conferencing facilities
- Hostels with single-occupancy rooms
- Separate Hostels for everyone
- Each student has a Notebook
- A library with links to International Online Databases
- 24-hour access to the library
- Gym, Jogging track, Sports Facilities
- XIMB has one beautiful compact campus
- Air Conditioned Auditorium
- Faculty Residence within campus
- Ultra-modern Studio Apartment
We are committed to enhance our infrastructure
Admission procedure for 2016-18 batch
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, 2016, 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, 2016.
Applicants are required to take any one of the Admission Tests: a) XAT to be conducted by XLRI, Jamshedpur, on 3 January, 2016, or b) CAT to be conducted by IIMs on 29 November 2015, or c) GMAT taken in 2014 or 2015 (minimum score for applying 550), or d) X-GMAT to be conducted Xavier University Bhubaneswar on 10 January 2016. 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-GMAT.
Applicants also have to fill up the online application form separately for XIMB programme at: www.ximb.ac.in. Upon successfully filling the online application form and paying the application fee, the applicant will be intimated by email about the acceptance of the form, followed by the admission bulletin 2016 by post/courier.
The last date for applying online is December 7, 2015.
It may be noted that besides registering for XAT/CAT/GMAT, one has to apply (online) separately to XIM, Bhubaneswar.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-GMAT 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 2016.
The on-line X-GMAT test will be of 120 minutes duration. The multiple choice question (MCQ) type test will have five sections namely Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning, Verbal Ability, Emotional Quotient and General Awareness. There will be sectional time limits, with negative markings for wrong answers.
The pattern and syllabus will be similar to the other tests like CAT and XAT.
The test will be conducted on 10th January 2016 and the candidates will have to make their own arrangements for travel and stay. The time schedule and venue details will be intimated by email, by the last week of December.
The program will begin by the middle of June 2016 for the first year students. At this time the students will be given a Manual of Policies and Regulations which will be binding on them.
All admission-related queries may be addressed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: 0674 6647806
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