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February 27, 2020
Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship (XIME) will be accepting Applications till March 2 only for PGDM Admission 2020 for its Bangalore, Chennai and Kochi campuses. XIME will shortlist the candidates for Group Discussion & Personal Interview round on the basis of CAT/ XAT/GMAT/CMAT/MAT/ATMA scores.
XIME Admission 2020

Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship (XIME), one of the leading MBA colleges in India, will be closing its PGDM admission process 2020 shortly for all three campuses located at Bangalore, Chennai and Kochi. XIME Bangalore was established in 1991 under the leadership of Prof. J. Philip, former Director of IIM Bangalore. The last date to apply for XIME Admission 2020 is March 2, 2020. XIME Admission Open - Apply Now

Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship (XIME) Bangalore is a highly ranked B-school. It has earned International Accreditation for its flagship PGDM programme by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programmes (ACBSP), a reputed global accreditation agency based in USA. The PGDM at XIME is also Accredited by NBA.

XIME: Key Highlights

  • Low Program Fee with High Placements. Details below.
  • Scholarships to Meritorious Students
  • Offers International Study Tour
  • Last date to apply: March 2, 2020
  • All admissions at XIME are 100% Merit-based.

Scholarship Schemes at XIME
For the students seeking admission to PGDM at its Chennai and Kochi campuses, XIME has announced a Special Scholarship Scheme in addition to the existing Merit Scholarships and Merit-cum-Means scholarship schemes. The candidates scoring 80+ percentile in CAT and XAT can get these scholarships. The eligibility for scholarship and quantum of Scholarship is as under:

Scholarships are offered to the candidates taking admission to XIME Chennai and Kochi Campuses

Exam Taken
Eligible Percentile for Scholarship
Amount of Scholarship
CAT 2019 & XAT 2020
80 & above But less than 90
20 Percent of Programme Fee
CAT 2019 & XAT 2020
90 & Above
40 Percent of Programme Fee

XIME PGDM Programme Fee
The programme fees payable for PGDM programme by the students at XIME Bangalore is as under. The fee may be revised further for the PGDM 2020-22 batch

XIME Campus
Fee Component
Fee Amount (Rs. in Lakhs)
XIME Bangalore
Academic Fee
XIME Kochi
Academic Fee
Rs. 7,50,000
XIME Chennai
Academic Fee
Rs. 7,50,000

Important Notes:

  • Academic Fee covers Admission, Tuition, Library, Computer Centre, Establishment, Text Books, Programme Materials, Examinations, Diploma, Co-curricular Activities and Alumni Association Membership
  • Hostel Charges Payable: The Hostel Fees payable by each student will be approximately Rs. 9,000/- per month which includes lodging, boarding, electricity and water charges.

XIME Placements
Over the years, XIME Bangalore has recorded consistently high placements. XIME placement process is centralized. The eligible students from Bangalore, Chennai and Kochi pass through same placement process. XIME has an active students’ placement programme. Through its Placement Cell, it provides direction and support to students who are eligible for placement. All through the years, it has succeeded in maintaining good placement record. XIME vigorously follows a norm of 100% placement. XIME Admission Open - Apply Now

XIME Campus wise Placements
Campus wise average salary at XIME in Placement 2019 is as under:

XIME Campus
Average Salary 2019 (Rs.in lakhs)
XIME Bangalore
XIME Kochi
XIME Chennai

Top recruiters at XIME include Oracle, Delloite, Infosys, TCS, Accenture, ICICI, SBI, KPMG, Honeywell, JP Morgan Chase, HDFC.

XIME Intake 2020-22
XIME has varying intake of students at its different campuses as per below details:

XIME Campus
XIME Bangalore
XIME Kochi
XIME Chennai

XIME Admission Eligibility

  1. XIME eligibility criteria require that the candidate must hold a bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years duration in any discipline, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (45% for Reserved category)
  2. The candidate should have appeared in CAT 2019/XAT 2020/ MAT – May 2019, September 2019, December 2019 & February 2020; ATMA – May 2019, June 2019, July 2019, August 2019, & February 2020; GMAT– 2018, 2019 and 2020
  3. If the candidate is awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the equivalence to determine PGDM admission eligibility would be based on the equivalence certified by the institution/university from where the bachelor's degree is obtained. In case the institution/university does not have any scheme for converting the CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by XIME Bangalore to confirm the Admission eligibility of the candidate. 
  4. A candidate appearing for the final year bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed the degree requirements and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply
  5. Candidates appearing in final year of graduation should have maintained an average of 50% marks in the degree course until then. Besides, they should be completing all their degree examinations before June 2020. Such candidates are required to produce proof of passing the degree examination with the minimum required marks of 50%, latest by September 2020.
  6. Applicants who have un-cleared backlog papers in graduation, are not eligible to apply
  7. Only such tests in 2019-20 where results are declared latest by February 2020 will be considered

XIME Application Fee
The admission application can be submitted online as early Applicant by paying less application fee or later with full amount of application fee.

Late Applicants: Last Date to apply is March 2, 2020
The application fee is Rs 1500. XIME Admission Open - Apply Now

XIME Admission Process
XIME admits students with a proven calibre to perform. Admission process to the PGDM programme is facilitated through a rigorous selection process which requires highly competitive entrance exam scores, performances in GD-PI and other criteria.

Following steps are included in the XIME Admission process:

  • Step 1: Must have appeared in one of the eligible entrance tests scores of which are accepted by XIME Bangalore
  • Step 2: The candidate should apply to XIME Bangalore online before the deadline. The application fee should also be paid online.
  • Step 3: Complete and submit the XIME Bangalore application form by the last date
  • Step 4: Candidates are short-listed for Group Discussion & Personal Interview (PI) round from among the eligible candidates who have a valid entrance exam score and have applied to the programme of XIME Bangalore. The GD-PI process will be conducted in the month of March 2020.
  • Step 5: After the GD-PI round, admission offers are made by XIME to successful candidates. The final selection is based on a diverse set of attributes which includes performance in entrance exam, performance in GD-PI round, academics, Work Experience among others
  • Step 6: Final Admission Offer will be made to the candidates in the last week of March 2020 on the basis of Final Score arrived after awarding the weightage scores on all the components.

XIME Admission Criteria
XIME Admission Criteria describe in detail the application process, score cut offs, programme intake, shortlisting criteria, and final selection criteria in admission process as shared below:

4 Steps Application Process
The admission application at XIME can be completed in four simple steps online: XIME Admission Open - Apply Now

Step 1: Click on Apply Now
Being a new user click on the Apply now at the XIME admission application window. You should login as new user

XIME Admission

Step 2: Create New Account
The next page on the XIME Admission site needs your full name, Mobile number and Email ID to create your new account

XIME Admission

Step 3: Create Application
Next page on XIME application form requires you to fill up all your personal, academic details including work experience:

XIME Admission

Step 4: Make Payment of Application Fee
XIME asks you to make payment of application fee after you have completed your application form. This is the final step to fill the application form. You can make payment through Credit/Debit card, Net banking via Pay Ubiz.  

XIME Admission

XIME Admission 2020: Shortlisting & Final Admission Criteria
XIME Bangalore Admission Criteria is a two step process involving the Shortlisting criteria based on entrance exam score and the Final admission selection Criteria based on other key components apart from entrance exam score:

  1. XIME Shortlisting Criteria
    The first part of XIME Admission criteria is the shortlisting criteria before final selection round. XIME Bangalore will shortlist the candidates on the basis of following parameters:
  • XIME will consider aggregate scores and not sectional scores of the applicants in the acceptable entrance exams for shortlisting.
  • XIME will short-list the candidates for GD/PI round based on their best available test scores in CAT/XAT/GMAT/MAT/CMAT/ATMA.
  • Applicants may submit more than one entrance test score. XIME will consider the best test score for shortlisting.
  1. Final Admission Selection Round Criteria
  • Post short-listing on the basis of available scores, applicants will be called for the final selection round (PI Round)
  • All the shortlisted candidates are eligible to go through the GD/PI round to be held in March 2020
  • Final selection is based on entrance exam score, Academic Performance, Work Experience, performance in Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI)
  • Final admission offer based on above parameters will be given to the candidates in the last week of March 2020 by XIME.

XIME Admission Cut Off  
XIME Cut offs 2020 for PGDM admission 2020 have been announced by the institute. The cut offs for entrance exams are based on aggregate percentile score although candidates should also score well across the sections of the entrance exam.  The cut offs are as under:

Entrance Exam
Cut off Percentile
Previous Year Score Accepted
CAT 2019
XAT 2020
CMAT 2020
MAT 2019 & 2020
Yes, MAT – May 2019, September 2019, December 2019 & February 2020
ATMA 2019 & 2020
Yes, ATMA – May 2019, June 2019, July 2019, August 2019, February 2020
Percent score and not percentile. Previous years GMAT scores for 2018, 2019 and 2020 are accepted

Final Selection Weightage in XIME Admission 2020
XIME Bangalore awards weightage to academics, performance in entrance exam, performance in GD/PI, participation in sports and extra curricular activities, academic diversity and gender diversity in final selection criteria as under:

Weightage Component
Weightage on a scale of 100
Academic Performance
X Std., XII Std., Under Graduate Degree/ Post Graduate Degree
Entrance Exam Score
Group discussion/interview
To be held in March 2020
Other Weightage
For participation in Sports, Extra-Curricular activities, Academic diversity and Gender diversity

All admissions at XIME are 100% Merit-based. The Innovative pedagogy based on case studies, simulation and role-play to strengthen decision making and analytical skills is followed at XIME Bangalore. The Strong Academia-Industry interface ensures 100% placements. XIME has International linkages through student tours / exchange programmes.

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