XIM Bhubaneswar Last Date to Apply Extended to Jan 20, 2023 for MBA Admission 2023; B-School with Strong Placements; Check Criteria, Cut-offs, Fee, Placements

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January 11, 2023
Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB), a highly ranked and high RoI MBA college, has extended its application deadline for MBA Admission 2023 to January 20, 2023. XIMB offers admission through its own admission test XGMT and also accepts CAT, XAT, GMAT score. XIMB is the MBA college of XIM university and is one of the most sought after B-schools in India. The cut offs at XIMB go beyond 90%ile.
XIMB MBA Admission 2023

Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB), one of the highly ranked MBA college in NIRF Ranking 2022 with strong placements, has extended its application deadline for MBA Admission 2023 to January 20, 2023. XIMB is the flagship MBA college and is an integral part of XIM University Bhubaneswar for the last 35 years. Apply Now

XIM University has introduced common online application form for XIMB MBA-BM admission 2023 and for all other key MBA Programs offered by constituent departments/ colleges of XIM University, Bhubaneswar such as MBA-HRM, MBA-RM, MBA-SM, EMBA-BM, MBA-UMG.

XIMB offers UGC recognized MBA programmes and accepts multiple entrance exam score for admission to its management courses. XIMB will accept CAT 2022, XAT 2023, GMAT score for MBA admission 2023 and will also conduct XGMT for those who could not appear in these exams.

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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 XIMB key USPs, Admission 2023 process, how to apply, entrance exams accepted, XIMB MBA Fees, Placements, selection process, expected cut off and more.

Table of Contents
In this article, we shall cover:

  1. XIMB Key Highlights and USPs
  2. XIMB MBA Seats, Programmes Offered
  3. XIMB MBA Fees
  4. XIMB MBA Placement 2022
  5. XIMB Faculty: Drawn from Top Institutes & Industry 
  6. XIMB MBA Admission Eligibility Criteria 2023 
  7. How to Apply for XIMB MBA Admission 2023? XIMB MBA Application Process 
  8. XIMB MBA Admission Dates 
  9. XIMB MBA Admission Criteria 2023: Exam Accepted, Shortlist, Final Selection Process
  10. XIMB Cutoff 

Let us start with why you should consider and to apply for XIMB MBA admission 2023 alongwith IIMs, XLRI and other top B-schools.

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

  • 1.1 Top Ranked B-School: Xavier Institute of Management, XIM University is ranked # 35th Management Institute of the Country in the Management category in the NIRF 2022 (National Institutional Ranking Framework MHRD, Govt. of India). In the MBAUniverse.com B-School Ranking 2022 XIMB was ranked #22. In Outlook ICARE University Ranking 2022, XIM University is ranked 8th among the Top 50 State-Private Universities in India. XIMB is ranked top 6th among India’s Top 100 Private B-schools in the Education World India Private B-Schools Ranking 2021-22 and is ranked 10th among Top 100 private B-School category, ranked 21st in Overall Ranking category in the Business Today- MDRA B-School Survey 2021.
  • 1.2 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***
  • 1.3 XIMB MBA Placements 2022: XIMB MBA Placements 2022 have scaled new heights and have remained at par with top B-schools. Apart from achieving 100% placement again for its MBA program, XIMB has registered 16% rise in average salary which has gone up at Rs.17.54 LPA in 2022 and the highest domestic has gone up by 34% at Rs.32.21 LPA
  • 1.4 Top Recruiters Visit XIMB for Placements: 64 Marquee recruiters visited XIMB for campus placement 2022. Some of them include Accenture, Deloitte, Cognizant, EY, ICICI Bank, KPMG, Nestle, Titan, Kotak Mahindra among others
  • 1.5 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
  • 1.6 Highly Qualified & Experienced Faculty: XIMB Faculty is a healthy blend of academicians, policy makers, administrators and managers. There are more than 140 full-time faculty members in XIM University, apart from a big pool of eminent part-time and visiting faculty from academia and industry.

2. XIMB MBA Seats, Programmes Offered
Apart from the flagship, 2 years full time MBA program, XIMB offers many other executive MBA programs. Details of XIMB MBA Seats, Programs offered are shared below:

XIMB MBA Programs
2 years full time MBA-Business Management (MBA-BM) offered by XIMB
1 Year Full Time Executive MBA-Business Management (EMBA-BM)

3. XIMB MBA Fees
XIMB MBA Fees includes course fee, IT expenses, alumni fee, refundable caution deposit, development fund, course materials. Hostel Fees and Mess charges are extra. Program wise SIMB MBA Fees is as below:

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

*XIMB MBA Fees is subject to change for 2023-25 batch

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3.1 MBA Fees for Other MBA Programs offered at XIM University, Bhubaneswar
The XIMB MBA fees structure for various other MBA Programs for Admission 2023 of XIM University is as follows. For admission to these MBA programs, XIM University will accept CAT/XAT/GMAT/NMAT exam score  

MBA Program
Name of B-school at XIM 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)

*Fee is subject to change for 2023-25 batch   

4. XIMB MBA Placements 2022
Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB) has completed 100% placement for its MBA programme in 2022 Placement with 16% rise in average salary which has gone up at Rs.17.54 LPA in 2022 from Rs.15.15 LPA last year. Xuberance’22, the MBA Placement 2022 season for the 34th MBA batch at Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB), has successfully concluded with high average, median and maximum salary packages in December 2021, earlier than the 3rd wave of Covid-19 pandemic-Omicron could spread.

Despite the ever-increasing competition, the students have performed admirably, garnering roles from numerous premier organizations. Placement 2022 at XIMB witnessed 64 recruiters making more offers across the domains.

4.1 XIMB Placement 2022: Highlights
XIMB has witnessed commendable run of Xuberance’22 for the MBA-BM batch of 2020-2022. The Placement highlights are:

  • 100% Placements Achieved
  • The highest domestic salary in Placement 2022 goes up by 34.21% at Rs.32.21 LPA from Rs.24 LPA last year
  • The average salary goes up by 15.77% at Rs.17.54 LPA in Placement 2022 from Rs.15.15 LPA last year
  • The median salary goes up by 18% at Rs.17.10 LPA in Placement 2022 from Rs.14.50 LPA last year
  • Batch of 355 Students participated in the placement process
  • All the students got placements from top recruiters
  • 64 companies participated in Xuberance ’22 and made placement offers
  • 15 were new recruiters
  • 46 students received PPOs in Placements 2022
  • Top Recruiters included Accenture, Deloitte, Cognizant, EY, ICICI Bank, KPMG, Nestle, Titan, Kotak Mahindra among others

4.2 XIMB Placements 2022 at a Glance
The infographics below share the XIMB Placement 2022 data at a glance with top quartile, top 50% batch placements, sectoral placement, stream wise salary details among other details

XIMB Placment

5. XIMB Faculty: Drawn from Top Institutes & Industry
XIM University has more than 140 full-time faculty members. Besides, XIMB has a big pool of eminent part-time and visiting faculty from academia and industry. 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.

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6. XIMB MBA Admission Eligibility Criteria 2023
In order to meet the XIMB MBA eligibility criteria, an applicant must possess a strong and consistent academic background. The academic qualification, exam accepted and other details about XIMB MBA Eligibility criteria are as given below

  • 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, 2023, 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, 2023
  • Work experience is not mandatory for MBA program(s). However, relevant work experience after graduation will be an advantage.
  • Applicant should appear in at one of the entrance exams for XIMB MBA-BM Admission 2023 and score well. These are CAT 2022, XAT 2023, XGMT 2023, GMAT taken between January 1, 2021 and December 31, 2022
  • The candidates need to have 3 plus years of relevant work experience after graduation for Executive MBA Program(s) to meet XIMB EMBA eligibility criteria

7. How to Apply for XIMB MBA Admission 2023?
XIMB MBA Application process is online. Apart from appearing in at least one of the mandatory MBA entrance exams, applicants also have to fill up the online application form separately for XIM University program at: www.xim.edu.in . Upon successfully filling the online application form and paying the relevant application fee, the applicant will be intimated by email about the acceptance of the form.

Step by Step XIMB MBA 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

If you have filled the application form and paid the application fee successfully, you will receive the confirmation by email regarding the acceptance of your online application form.

7.1 XIMB Admission 2023 Application fees
The application fee is INR 1600/- for the first choice/option, and INR 400/- each for the subsequent options. INR 1200/- will be extra for choosing X-GMT.

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8. XIMB MBA Admission Dates
Important XIMB MBA Admission Dates for XIMB admission process 2023 are as below:

XIMB Admission 2023 Activity
Important Date
XIMB Application starts for Admission 2023
September 8, 2022
Online Application process
XIMB MBA Last Date to apply for admission 2023
January 20, 2023 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 2023
December 20, 2022
Pay additional X-GMT fee of Rs.1200
X-GMT 2023 Exam Date
January 29, 2023
Exam Centres are Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai
MBA Batch 2023-25 Commencement
3rd Week of June 2023
Check admission offer

9. XIMB MBA Admission Criteria 2023
XIMB MBA Admission Process 2023 comprises 3 major points – Appearing and scoring well in entrance exam; Get shortlistied for final XIMB MBA Selection Criteria comprising GD, PI, WAT and get admission offer based on performance in Exam, GD-PI-WAT, Academics and other achievements. The step by step XIMB admission process is detailed below:

Step-1: XIMB MBA Admission 2023: Acceptable MBA Entrance Exams

  • XIMB will accept CAT 2022, XAT 2023 and GMAT (Taken in 2021 and 2022) 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 January 29, 2023. An applicant may apply to X-GMT on the same application form against the academic programs by paying the test fee (₹1200/-).
  • 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 2022 scores are accepted for MBA-HRM, MBA-RM, MBA-SM, programs. So Applicants are required to take any one of the following Admission Tests:

XAT to be conducted by XLRI, Jamshedpur, on January 08, 2023, or
CAT to be conducted by IIMs on November 27, 2022, or
GMAT taken in 2021 or 2022, or
X-GMT to be conducted by XIM University on January 29, 2023.

Step-2: XIMB MBA Shortlist Criteria 2023

  • 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.

Step-3: Final XIMB MBA Selection Criteria
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.

10. XIMB Cutoff for MBA Admission 2023
XIMB MBA cut off 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.

XIMB MBA cut off is 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).”

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).

XIMB MBA Admission 2024 is expected to follow same process as is followed for admission 2023.  Students in their second year or third year of bachelor’s degree can apply for XIMB MBA Admission 2024 through CAT 2023 and XAT 2024.

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 35-year old constituent B-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 different areas. Recently XIM University has shirted to its new large and green campus with more academic, residential and recreational facilities.

We hope you found this article on XIMB Admission 2023 helpful while looking for admission and deciding on one of the best B-schools with strong placements. Application process at XIMB MBA Admission is open. Apply Now

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

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