Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubeshwar or XIMB, as it is popularly known was set up by a joint initiative of the government of Orissa and Orissa Jesuit society primarily to provide quality management education. But imparting management education is not the only activity that XIMB is engaged in. It also provides training and consulting services to the corporates, training consulting services in the field of development. XIMB is also known for its technology intensive campus. The campus is supported by the latest wi-fi technology, vibrant intranet and rich information resources. Over the years XIMB has established itself as one of the best business schools of India.
Courses offered at XIMB
The Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar offers five program of study-3 postgraduate program, 1 certificate program one doctoral level fellow program. These program are-2 year full time post graduate programme in Business management ( PGDBM), 3 year part time Post Graduate Programme in Business Management (PGDBM for working executives), 2 year full time Post Graduate Programme in Rural Management (PGDRM), Fellow programme in Management (FPM), 1 year postgraduate certificate in Business management.
Admission at XIMB
Students are admitted to the various courses of XIMB on the basis of their performance in the IRMA test (for PGDRM), XAT (for PGDBM/PGDRM/FPM) or XIMB Research aptitude test (for FPM) and group discussion and interview calls. The admission process at XIMB starts in the month of September and candidates need to fill up the online application form between September and December. The XIMB research aptitude test is held in the month of January. The group discussion and interviews are completed during the month of February and March.
Admission to the Post Graduate Programme in Business Management (PGDBM)
is done on the basis of XAT test score, group discussion and interview. Those who have passed or appearing in the three-year bachelor’s degree are eligible to apply to this course at XIMB.
For admission to the Postgraduate Progrmme in Business Management for executives (PGDBM-ex) candidates need to be a graduate from a recognized University with at least three years experience in executive capacity. Self employed candidates need to have at least 5 years experience. They should also produce a no objection certificate from their employer need not be more than 45 years of age. Candidates are called for the interview on the basis of their past academic record and relevant work experience.
Admission to the Post Graduate programme in Rural management (PGDRM) is done on the basis of IRMA/ XAT test score, group discussion and interview. Those who have passed or appearing in the three-year bachelor’s degree are eligible to apply to this course at XIMB.
Admission to the Fellow Programme at XIMB (FPM) is done on the basis of the performance of the candidates in the CAT/UGC NET/XAT/or the XIMB research aptitude test. Candidates with at least 55% marks in their post graduation or bachelor of engineering or its equivalent and minimum of two years of work experience are eligible to apply.
Admission to the Postgraduate Certificate in Business Management (PGCBM) is done on the basis of the candidates profile and an interview through video conferencing. Application form and prospectus can be obtained either from the XIMB office on cash payment or sending a demand draft in favor of Xavier Institute of Management payable at Bhubaneswar. Candidates should write their name and address with phone no. and e-mail address at the reverse side of the envelope.
XIMB Prominent Alumni:
Some of the prominent alumni of XIMB include-
- Biju Joseph Dominic, CEO Consumer Branding, DMA Branding
- Joseph Hardian Bosco, Senior Vice President, ICICI Securities LTD.
- Sidharth Rath, Senior Vice President- Capital Market, UTI Bank.
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