XIMB MBA Admission 2022: High RoI B-School to Conduct X-GMT alongwith Accepting CAT, XAT, GMAT; Check Criteria, Cut-offs, Fee, Placement; Last Date – Jan 10, 2022

MBAUniverse.com News Desk |
December 31, 2021
Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB), high RoI MBA college, is open with its application process for MBA Admission 2022 for few more days. XIMB offers admission through its own admission test XGMT and will also accept CAT, XAT, GMAT score. XIMB is the MBA college of XIM university and is one of the highly ranked B-schools of India. The cut offs at XIMB go beyond 90 percentile. The last date to apply closes on Jan 10, 2022
XIMB MBA Admission 2022

Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB) is open with its application process for MBA admission 2022 for next few more days. The flagship 34 years old autonomous B-School, XIMB is a high RoI MBA college and is an important constituent of XIM University, Bhubaneswar. The online application form for XIMB MBA PGDM admission 2022 for all the key MBA Programs offered by constituent departments/ colleges of XIM University, Bhubaneswar such as MBA-BM, MBA-HRM, MBA-RM, MBA-SM, EMBA-BM, EMBA-BA, MBA-UMG, MBF is open. The last date to apply is extended to Jan 10, 2022. XIMB offers UGC recognized MBA programmes and offers multiple entrance exam options to explore admission opportunity for its management courses.

XIMB (Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar) MBA Admission 2022 Open: Apply Now

Highlighting the XIMB Education, Associate Dean Admissions, Prof. Bikram Kumar Bahnipati, said, “The institute not only imparts management education but also implements socio-economic development projects in collaboration with international agencies and the Government.”   

Read this article to know the key USPs, XIMB MBA Admission 2022 process, how to apply,  MBA entrance exams accepted, XIMB MBA Fees, Placements, selection process, expected XIMB MBA cut off and more.

Table of Contents
In this article, we shall cover:

  1. XIMB Key Highlights and USPs
  2. XIMB MBA Fees, Programmes offered & Intake
  3. XIMB MBA Placement 2021
  4. XIMB MBA Admission 2022: Key Points & Step by Step Process
  5. How to Apply for XIMB MBA Admission 2022
  6. Important Dates for XIMB MBA Admission 2022

Let us start with why you should consider and to apply for XIMB MBA admission alongwith IIMs, XLRI and other top B-schools.

Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB): Key Highlights & USPs

  1. Top Ranked B-School: XIMB at XIM University has consistently been ranked amongst the top B-schools in the country. In the MBAUniverse.com B-School Ranking 2021 XIMB was ranked #22 and in the NIRF Ranking 2021 Management, XIM University is Ranked #34 among top management institutes and universities in India.
  2. Accreditation: XIMB is Accredited by SAQs and is UGC recognized. It is moving towards getting International AACSB Accreditation. MBA-BM program of XIMB is also accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA). XIMB was awarded CRISIL Grading National A***
  3. High Placements 2021: Despite the pandemic situation, the Placement 2021 at XIMB have remained high and at par with top B-schools. XIMB has registered highest package of Rs.24 LPA, average package of Rs.15.15 LPA.
  4. Top Recruiters Visit XIMB for Placements: 93 Marquee recruiters visited XIMB for campus placement 2021. Some of them include Accenture, Blue Star, Cognizant, Cadila, Capgemini, Deloitte, Hexaware, HP, HCL, HSBC, ICICI Bank, Infosys, KPMG, L&T, Mindtree, Mu Sigma among others
  5. International Student Exchange: XIMB has students exchange program under which students from XIMB are sent to Universities in Europe. Similarly, students from Europe visit XIMB and undergo course work along with the MBA Students at the institute. For the work done in different places, the students get credit transfer. XIMB students have done their exchange Program courses in EUROMED Marseille Institute of Management, France, IESEG School of Management, Lille Catholic University,Lille, France and REIMS Management School, Reims Cedex-France among others
  6. Highly Qualified & Experienced Faculty: XIMB Faculty is a healthy blend of academicians, policy makers, administrators and managers. The faculty members are drawn from top Indian and Global institutes and are research focused. Most of the faculty members have doctoral degree or are pursuing the same. They have rich industry experience as well. Their papers are published in reputed international journals like Journal of Finance, European Journal of Operational Research among others. The faculty of XIM University has authored monographs, books published by Cengage, Macmillan, McGraw Hill, Oxford, Pearson, PHI, Palgrave Macmillan, UK; Routledge, UK; Springer, USA; Earthscan (Routledge Environment and Sustainability); Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Shimla; Imperial College Press, London, Sage, Universities Press among others.

XIMB (Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar) MBA Admission 2022 Open: Apply Now

2. XIMB MBA Fees, Programmes Offered & Intake
Apart from the flagship, 2 years full time MBA programme, XIMB offers other MBA programmes and executive MBA programmes also. Details of XIMB MBA Fees, Programmes offered, Programme wise intake is shared below:

XIMB MBA Programmes
2 years full time MBA-Business Management (MBA-BM)
1 Year Executive MBA-Business Management (EMBA-BM) 
1 year Executive MBA-Business Analytics (EMBA-BA)

*XIMB MBA Fees is subject to change for 2022-24 batch

2.1 XIMB MBA Fees for Other MBA Programs offered at XIM University, Bhubaneswar
The XIMB MBA fees structure for various other MBA Programs for Admission 2022 of XIM University is as follows.

MBA Program
Name of B-school at Xavier University, Bhubaneswar
Total MBA Program Fee (Rs. in lakhs)*
MBA in Human Resource Management (MBA-HRM)
MBA in Rural Management (MBA-RM)
MBA in Sustainability Management (MBA-SM)
MBA in Urban Management & Governance (MBA-UMG)
Master of Business Finance (MBF)

*Fee is subject to change for 2022-24 batch   

3. XIMB MBA Placements 2021
MBA Placement 2021 season at Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB) for its 33rd MBA batch comprising 374 students, successfully concluded with 100% placement. Students received offers from 97 companies. Average salary in Placement 2021 was Rs.15.15 LPA and the highest domestic salary was Rs.24 LPA. 58 students were extended PPO/PPIs from their summer internship organizations.

3.1 XIMB Placement 2021: Key Highlights
XIMB has witnessed commendable run of Xuberance’21 for the MBA-BM batch of 2019-2021. The Placement highlights are:

  • The highest domestic salary was Rs.24 LPA
  • The average salary was Rs.15.15 LPA
  • The median salary stood at Rs.14.50 LPA
  • Batch of 374 Students participated in the placement process
  • All the students got placements from top recruiters
  • 97 companies participated in Xuberance ’21 and made placement offers
  • 53 were new recruiters
  • 58 students received PPOs in 2021
  • Top Recruiters included Accenture, Becton Dickinson, Blue Star, Cognizant, Cadila, Capgemini, Deloitte, Hexaware, HP, HCL, HSBC, ICICI Bank, Infosys, KPMG, L&T, Mindtree, Mu Sigma
  • Roles and Profiles offered included Risk Management, Strategic Consulting, Corporate Planning, Corporate Finance, Equity Research, Market Analyst, Marketing, Sales and Distribution, Product Management, Supply Chain Management, Business Consulting, Business Transformation and Strategy, IT Consulting and Business Development.  Read More

XIMB (Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar) MBA Admission 2022 Open: Apply Now

4. XIMB MBA Admission Criteria 2022: Important Points & Step by Step Process
XIMB MBA Admission process and XIMB MBA cut off are based on sectional as well as overall score. According to Prof Bahinipati, “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 (WAT), Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI).” Here are the key highlights of XIMB Admission criteria 2022:

4.1 Acceptable Entrance Exams for XIMB MBA Admission 2022

  • XIMB will accept CAT 2021, XAT 2022 and GMAT (Taken in 2020 and 2021) exam score to shortlist the candidates for final selection round.
  • Besides, XIMB will conduct its own MBA entrance exam X-GMT (XIM General Management Aptitude Test). The X-GMT will be conducted at Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai, on 30 January 2022. An additional fee of Rs.1200/- for X-GMT will have to be paid.
  • If not opting for X-GMT, registering for XAT or CAT or GMAT is a prerequisite for applying to XIMB MBA-BM program
  • NMAT by GMAC 2021 scores are accepted for MBA-HRM, MBA-RM, MBA-SM, MBA-UMG and MBF programs.

4.2 XIMB MBA Cut Off for Shortlisting

  • XIM University, Bhubaneswar gives emphasis not only on entrance exam scores but also on Academic Profile, Work experience, and other parameters.
  • Candidates will be short-listed for GD-WAT-PI round on the basis of their sectional and overall scores in the entrance exam after declaration of entrance exam result.
  • XIMB MBA cut off or other B-schools cut off of XIM University will be announced at the time of shortlisting. However, the XIMB MBA cut off as per the past trends may remain in the range of 85 to 90+ percentile.

4.3 XIMB MBA Admission 2022: Final Selection

  • Candidates short-listed on the basis of admission test (XAT, CAT, GMAT, or X-GMT) scores will be called for Group Discussion, Writing Ability Test and Personal Interview at Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata or Mumbai.
  • The final selection will be based on the candidate's performance in XAT/CAT/GMAT/ X-GMT, GD, Writing Ability Test, & Personal Interview, and will take into account the past academic record and relevant work experience.  

XIMB offers only MBA programmes and the XIMB MBA PGDM no longer exists. Since XIMB is an integral part of Xavier University, Bhubaneswar and offers UGC recognized MBA degree instead of PGDM, all the earlier XIMB MBA PGDM programmes are now only MBA programmes.

XIMB MBA Eligibility
In order to meet the XIMB MBA eligibility criteria, an applicant must possess a strong and consistent academic background.

  • The candidate must hold a bachelor's degree of minimum three year duration, with at least 55% marks or equivalent CGPA;
  • Candidates who expect to complete the final part of their degree examinations by June 15, 2022, can also apply.
  • Work experience is not mandatory for MBA program(s). However, relevant work experience after graduation will be an advantage.
  • The candidates need to have 3 plus years of relevant work experience after graduation for Executive MBA Program(s) to meet XIMB MBA eligibility criteria

XIMB (Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar) MBA Admission 2022 Open: Apply Now

How to Apply for XIMB MBA Admission 2022?
Following steps are included in the XIMB MBA Admission 2022 Application process


Step 1:
Fill up the "Login Details" to create and receive by email a unique XU ID/Login ID and Password for applying to XIM University.
Step 2:
Login with your XU ID/ Login ID and Password. Fill up the Personal Details, Academic Details, Professional Details, choose the program/s you want to apply for and the respective test option/s, upload your photo & signature and Submit.
Keep ready the scanned/digital images of your photo/signature in JPEG format, in advance. The dimensions of photo may be of about 200x250 pixels, and the signature may be of about 250x125 pixels, both images within 50 kb each in size.
Step 3:
Pay the application fee through the Payment Gateway
Application fee is Rs.1600/- for the first option, and Rs.400/- each for the subsequent options.
Use single form for applying for multiple programs and/or through multiple tests

XIMB MBA Admission 2022: Important Dates

XIMB Admission 2022 Activity
Important Date
XIMB MBA Last Date to apply for admission 2022
Jan 10, 2022
Common application form for multiple programs
XIMB MBA Application Fee
Rs.1600/- for first option and Rs.400 each for subsequent options
XIMB MBA Last Date to Apply for X-GMT 2022
December 20, 2021
Pay additional X-GMT fee of Rs.1200/-
X-GMT 2022 Exam Date
January 30, 2022
Exam Centres are Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai
MBA Batch 2022-24 Commencement
June 2022, 3rd week
Check admission offer

Apart from the flagship management institute XIMB, the other Schools of XIM University are - Xavier School of Human Resource Management (XAHR), Xavier School of Rural Management (XSRM), Xavier School of Sustainability (XSOS), Xavier School of Human Settlements (XAHS), Xavier School of Commerce (XSOC), Xavier School of Communications (XCOMM), Xavier School of Economics (XSE), Xavier School of Computer Science & Engineering (XCSE), Xavier Law School (XLS), School of Governance & Public Affairs (SGPA) and Xavier-EMYLYON Business School (XEBS) & one center Xavier Centre for Humanities & Compassion Studies (XCHCS).

XIM University, Bhubaneswar is a private University located in the state of Odisha. The University was established in accordance with The Xavier University Odisha Act, 2013. Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB) is a 34-year old constituent School of the XIM University and is the flagship school of the University. In due course, XIM University has set up other Schools and Centres of higher learning in areas, such as Human Resource Management, Rural Management, Sustainability, Urban Management & Governance, Commerce, Communications, Economics, Law, Computer Science & Engineering, Public Policy & Governance and Humanities & Compassion Studies.

XIMB (Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar) MBA Admission 2022 Open: Apply Now

Stay tuned to MBAUniverse.com for more updates on Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB) 

Also read these in-depth articles on:


Top city mba
MBA Colleges in Bhubaneswar