Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship – [XIME], Kochi Admission Process

  Kochi   AICTE, Private   ESTD 2011
  Kochi   AICTE, Private   ESTD 2011


XIME Kochi Admission 2024

Applications for the PGDM Program at XIME Kochi are now being accepted. Individuals interested in the program can complete their registration on the official website. The application fee for the PGDM program is INR 1,750. The release of the CAT 2023 result is expected in January 2024.

XIME Kochi stands out as one of the preferred choices among various B-schools in Kerala. The institute exclusively offers PGDM as its flagship program. To be eligible for admission, candidates need a graduation degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks. Additionally, applicants must have a valid score in one of the following tests: CAT, XAT, MAT, CMAT, GMAT, ATMA, or KMAT. Following shortlisting, candidates undergo online Group Discussion and Personal Interview rounds. The final selection is primarily based on the candidates’ academic profile and performance in GD-PI. A merit list of selected students is compiled, and individual admission letters are sent to them via email.

XIME Kochi has established partnerships with several international institutions, including GDUFS – Guangdong University of Foreign Studies in Guangzhou, China, Audencia Business School in France, Nagoya University of Commerce and Business in Japan, among others.

PGDM Admissions commenced in November 2023.

Application start date November 2023
Online GDPI – Phase 1 TBD
Declaration of results TBD
Last date to submit application TBD

XIME Kochi PGDM Admission 2024

XIME Kochi provides a two-year full-time residential PGDM program with an annual intake of 120 students. The program offers specializations in six areas:

Finance HR
Marketing IT & Analytics
Operations General Management

XIME Kochi PGDM Eligibility

  • Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized university.
  • Minimum aggregate of 50% marks for all subjects combined (45% for SC/ST candidates).
  • Applicants in their final year awaiting results are eligible, with an average of 50% marks until then.
  • Degree examinations should be completed by June 25th, 2024.
  • Proof of passing the Degree Examination with a minimum of 50% marks is required by September 30th, 2024.
  • Applicants with uncleared backlog papers in graduation are not eligible to apply.

An acceptable score in any of the following entrance examinations:

  • XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test) – 2024
  • CAT (Common Admission Test) – 2023
  • CMAT (Common Management Admission Test) – 2024
  • MAT (Management Aptitude Test) – May 2023 onwards
  • ATMA (AIMS Test for Management Admissions) – May 2023 onwards
  • GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) – 2022, 2023, and 2024
  • KMAT (Kerala Management Aptitude Test) – 2023, 2024

XIME Kochi PGDM Selection Criteria

  • Academic Performance Scores (X Std., XII Std., Undergraduate Degree/Post Graduate Degree) – 15%
  • Common Admission Test Score (XAT/CAT/CMAT/MAT/ATMA/GMAT/KMAT) – 35%
  • Group Discussion/Interview – 40%
  • Participation in Sports, Extra-Curricular Activities, Academic Diversity, and Gender Diversity – 10%

How to Apply for XIME Kochi PGDM?

Application Process

To complete the application for XIME Kochi PGDM, follow the steps below:

  1. Visit the official website of XIME, Kochi.
  2. Fill out the application form with all necessary details.
  3. Pay the application fee of INR 1,750 (inclusive of GST@18%).
  4. Process the application fee payment online using credit card, debit card, net banking, or mobile wallets.
  5. Applicants will receive a system-generated acknowledgment confirming the submitted application and the payment of the application fee.

Participate in the GDPI (Group Discussion & Personal Interview) sessions. If selected, make the seat confirmation payment by the specified deadline. Upon receipt of the Provisional Offer letter, submit the first installment of the program fee within the designated timeframe. Ensure physical presence on the scheduled program inauguration day at the campus.

For additional inquiries or assistance, please reach out to [email protected].

NOTE: Applicants do not need to submit hard copies or additional documents when applying to XIME Kochi.

XIME Kochi has established partnerships with various foreign institutions, including GDUFS – Guangdong University of Foreign Studies in Guangzhou, China, Audencia Business School in France, Nagoya University of Commerce and Business in Japan, among others.

To access the PGDM Programme Bulletin for 2024-26, click the link below – Admission Brochure

To access the PGDM Common Programme Bulletin for 2024–2026, click the link provided. – XIME Admission Brochure


Ques. What specializations are offered in PGDM course of XIME Kochi?

Ans. Specializations under the PGDM course are Marketing, Finance, Human Resource, Operations, IT and Analytics, and General Management. The institute provides provisions for major and minor specializations. 

Ques. Can a candidate pay a partial payment for fees at XIME Kochi?

Ans. Candidates are allowed to break down the fees semester-wise and pay the complete amount over a period of 2 years. In case there is any valid reason for non-payment, the candidates are advised to inform the administrative office.

Ques. How is the placement at XIME Kochi?

Ans. The Placement Season commences every year in December. The institute has achieved a 100% placement record for the academic year 2022. The average package offered to XIME Kochi candidates was 8.06 LPA while the highest package was INR 11 LPA.

Ques. Does XIME Kochi accept MAT score?

Ans. XIME accepts scores of CAT, XAT, GMAT, CMAT, MAT, KMAT and ATMA exams. 

Ques: What are the placement statistics of XIME Kochi over years?

Ans: Going by recent analysis, XIME Kochi has shown impressive figures in terms of the salary offered for the PGDM program. The highest salary offered at INR 11 LPA and the average salary offered was INR 8.06 LPA.

Ques: Which are the recruiters participating in the placement season of XIME Kochi?

Ans: Major companies like Deloitte, Infosys, Cognizant, Emerson, EY, WIPRO, HCL, HDFC Bank, KPIT recruit students from XIME Kochi.

Ques: Are there any loan facilities provided by XIME Kochi?

Ans: XIME Kochi does not provide any financial loan to the students. However it provides necessary assistance to the students for getting loans from the Banks.