Xavier University, Bhubaneswar (XUB) MBA Admission 2019: Eligibility, Criteria, Process, Cut-off, Fees

XUB Admission 2019
Wednesday, September 19 2018, 12:14 PM
MBA 2019 admission at Xavier University, Bhubaneswar (XUB) is open. Last date to apply is December 7, 2018. XUB offers six key MBA programmes through its different B-schools namely MBA-BM and MBA Global through its flagship management college Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB); MBA-HRM at XAHR; MBA-RM at XSRM; MBA-SM at XSoS and MBA-UMG at its XUMG
XIM-XUB Admission Criteria 2019-21 is a two step process. The first step is shortlisting criteria based on entrance exam score and the second step involves Group Discussion, Writing Ability Test and Personal Interview

Admission 2019-21 to various MBA programmes offered by the B-schools of Xavier University, Bhubaneswar (XUB) is open. Last date apply for admission to MBA 2019-21 batch at XUB is December 7, 2018. XUB offers six key MBA programmes through its different B-schools namely MBA-BM and MBA Global through its flagship management college Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB); MBA-HRM at XAHR; MBA-RM at XSRM; MBA-SM at XSoS and MBA-UMG at its XUMG...Apply Now

Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB), a 31-year old autonomous B-School of the Xavier University is the flagship school of the University. In due course, XUB 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, and Humanities & Compassion Studies.

Last opportunity for MBA Admission 2019

XIMB is accredited by SAQS and is moving towards getting International AACSB Accreditation. Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB) is one of the highly ranked B-schools in India and is an integral part of Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB).

XIMB admission criteria describe that it will accept scores of CAT 2018, XAT 2019, GMAT taken in 2017 or 2018 and if you have not appeared in these exams, it will conduct X-GMT on Jan 27, 2019. The last date to complete and submit your application to XUB is December 7, 2018. The other Schools of XUB offering MBA programmes will also accept NMAT by GMAC 2018 scores for programs: MBA-HRM, MBA-RM, MBA-SM, MBA-UMG and MBF.

However, for MBA (Business Management) 2019-21 offered by XIMB, registration for XAT/CAT/GMAT is a prerequisite for applying to XIMB, if not opting for X-GMT.

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Xavier University MBA Admission Eligibility

  1. To meet the XIM-XUB eligibility criteria, an applicant must possess a strong and consistent academic background. Performance in 10th grade, 12th grade and every year of graduation are considered in the XIMB selection process
  2. The candidate must hold a bachelor's degree, with at least 55% marks or equivalent CGPA
  3. The bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent
  4. If the candidate is awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the equivalence 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 Xavier University by dividing the obtained CGPA by the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the resultant by 100 to confirm the eligibility of the candidate
  5. 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 can also apply. Only the cCandidates who expect to complete the final part of their degree examinations by June 15, 2019, can also apply.
  6. 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, 2019.
  7. The Applicant should have appeared in CAT 2018/XAT 2019 or GMAT (Taken between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2018) exam and must have scored minimum prescribed score in the entrance exam to become eligible for admission
  8. Work experience is not mandatory for this program. Fresh graduates with No work experience can apply.
  9. Relevant work experience after graduation will only be considered.
  10. The last date to apply for MBA programme at XIMB is December 7, 2018.

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, Group Discussion and Personal Interview. WAT, GD & 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.

Xavier University Admission Criteria
XIM-XUB Admission Criteria 2019-21 is a two step process. The first step is shortlisting criteria based on entrance exam score and the second step involves Group Discussion, Writing Ability Test and Personal Interview.  

  1. XUB Shortlisting Criteria
    The first part of XUB Admission criteria is its shortlisting criteria for final selection round. A candidate will be shortlisted by Xavier University Bhubaneswar for MBA admission after considering following criteria:
  • For MBA-BM Sectional and Overall scores in MBA entrance exams like CAT, XAT, GMAT will be considered for shortlisting
  • For other MBA programmes, scores of NMAT by GMAC will also be considered
  • Those who appear for X-GMT will have to clear the sectional and overall cut offs
  • Shortlisted candidates will need to attend GD-PI-WAT at one of the designated centres. The Writing Ability Test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview will be held in Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai
  1. XUB Final Selection Criteria
  • All the shortlisted candidates are eligible to participate in Final selection round for admission to the MBA programmes offered by different B-schools of XUB
  • The final selection will be made on the basis of the candidate's performance in the XAT/CAT/GMAT/X-GMT as well as in the Writing Ability Test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview
  • Other parameters like past academic record and relevant work experience will also be awarded due weightage in final selection.
  • Selected candidates will be informed by mail in the month of April 2019.

XUB Cut Off  

  • Xavier University, Bhubaneswar gives emphasis not only on entrance exam scores but also on Academic Profile, Work experience, and other parameters.  
  • XIMB or other B-schools of XUB will announce their cut offs at the time of shortlisting. However, they keep their cut offs moderate in the range of 85 to 90 percentile and the candidates above the minimum cut-offs in the CAT/XAT/GMAT will be considered for all the subsequent stages

XIM-XUB Admission Process
Following steps are included in the Xavier University, Bhubaneswar Admission process:

Step 1: Register and Apply for Entrance Exam
Carefully register and apply for at least one of the MBA entrance exams. Applicants are required to take any one of the Admission Tests: XAT to be conducted by XLRI, Jamshedpur, on January 06, 2019; CAT to be conducted by IIMs on November 25, 2018; GMAT taken in 2017 or 2018, or X-GMT to be conducted by Xavier University, Bhubaneswar on January 27, 2019. Registering for XAT/CAT/GMAT is a prerequisite for applying to XIMB, if not opting for X-GMT.

Step 2: Apply to XUB

  • Applicants have to fill up the online application form separately available on XUB website. Upon successfully filling the online application form and paying the application fee, of Rs.1500/- for the first option, and Rs.700/- each for the subsequent options the applicant will be intimated by email about the acceptance of the form.
  • Use single form for applying for multiple programs and/or through multiple tests
  • The last date to fill up the application form is December 07, 2018
  • Besides registering for XAT/CAT/GMAT, one has to apply (online) separately to Xavier University, Bhubaneswar.

Step 3: Shortlist
Candidates will be short-listed for GD-PI-WAT round on the basis of their sectional and overall score in the entrance exam after declaration of entrance exam result.

Step 4: Interview Round
After the Shortlisting process, GD-PI-WAT will be held in different cities to select the suitable students for the programme.

Step 5: Final Admission Offer
The final selection is based on academic profile, performance in entrance exam, performance in Interview round, work experience among others

Final Admission Offer will be made to the candidates in the last week of April 2019. Academic session would commence in the middle of June 2019.

XUB MBA Programme Fees
Following is the fee structure for various MBA programmes at XUB

Programme
School
Fee structure (Rs. in lakhs)
MBA in Business Management (MBA-BM)
XIMB
17.30
MBA in Global Management
XIMB
8.40 (For one year at XIMB)
Executive MBA-BM
XIMB
16
MBA Human Resource Management ( MBA-HRM)
XAHR
16.90
MBA in Rural Management (MBA-RM)
XSRM
12
MBA in Sustainability Management (MBA-SM)
XSOS
12
MBA in Urban Management & Governance (MBA-UMG)
XUMG
12
Master of Business Finance (MBF)
XSC
12

Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB) is a private university located in the state of Odisha. The University was established in accordance with The Xavier University, Odisha Act, 2013. The University is a private self-financing institution of higher learning for imparting professional and technical education.. XUB 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, and Humanities & Compassion Studies.

Apart from the flagship XIMB, the other Schools of XUB are: Xavier School of Human Resource Management (XAHR), Xavier School of Rural Management (XSRM), Xavier School of Sustainability (XSOS), Xavier School of Commerce (XSC), and Xavier School of Communications (XCOMM) and Xavier Centre for Urban Management & Governance

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