Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship, (XIME) Bangalore Overview

  Bangalore   AICTE, Private   ESTD 1991
  Bangalore   AICTE, Private   ESTD 1991

About College

Xavier’s Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship (XIME), Bangalore, was established in 1991, by a visionary, Prof. J Philip who was a former Director of IIM Bangalore. This institute was founded keeping in mind the requirements of an industrial city.

It strives to provide trained managers and entrepreneurs to the demanding field. It is today one of the leading business schools in India. It has become an international brand and often organizes collaboration events and exchange programs.

XIME provides two courses, one on the postgraduate level and another on the doctoral level. Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) is provided at the institution along with a Ph.D Programme in Business Management. For the PGDM programme, the annual intake is 180 students.

In recent years, XIME Bangalore has been ranked among the top 11 leading business schools by GHRDC. In 2017, it was ranked in all India top 15 among the business schools in India by Eduniversal, Paris.

XIME Bangalore has over 60 core and visiting faculties. The institute makes sure that the faculties they hire, have the industry experience to impart the knowledge and insights. They are award winners in their field of expertise.

XIME Bangalore Courses offered and fee structure

The college offers two courses in total. At the postgraduate level, Postgraduate Diploma In Management (PGDM) is available, which is the college’s flagship programme.

They also offer a doctoral programme, Ph.D in Business Management for candidates who are interested in becoming a research scholar in entrepreneurship and management.

XIME Bangalore Course Highlights

  • On postgraduate level, XIME offers a PGDM and PGCM course for a duration of two years and one year respectively.
  • The college also offers a course on a doctoral level, Ph.D in Business Management for a duration of three years.
Course Eligibility Fees
PGDM Bachelor degree with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks with a valid CAT, GMAT, MAT, ATMA, GMAT or XAT score 11 Lakhs

For Engineering Graduates

1. Graduate in Engineering with Civil, Mechanical or Electrical specialization or equivalent with at-least 50% marks.

For Bachelor's in Architecture

2. Graduate in Architecture or equivalent with at-least 50% marks.

For Interior Design Graduates

3. Graduate in Interior Design or equivalent with at-least 50% marks.

3.10 Lakhs
PH.D. Master’s degree after completing a Bachelor degree with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks or an integrated master’s degree with at least  50% marks  NA

XIME Bangalore Admission 2021

Candidates are selected on the basis of the scores in Common Admission Test (CAT) conducted by the IIMs. Similar examinations scores like XAT, GMAT or CMAT are also taken into account. After the college is satisfied with the candidate’s marks, they are shortlisted for a personal interview and group discussion.

  • For PGDM course, applicants are selected on the basis of CAT, MAT, CMAT, GMAT, ATMA or XAT scores and personal interview and test held in the college.
  • For Ph.D course, admission is based on academic records, entrance examination and personal interview held in XIME and work experience if any.

Last date to apply extended to 31st March 2022.

XIME Bangalore Results and cutoff

XIME selects candidates of PGDM on the basis of CAT scores, whose exams are held by IIMs. Generally, the cutoff is declared after evaluating the overall performance of all the students in the test.

In 2019 the expected cutoff for XIME is 75% in CAT, XAT, GMAT, CMAT and MAT scores. For PhD students, the college holds a PhD Entrance Examination every year and the students passing the exam get selected.

XIME Bangalore Cutoff: Final weightage for selection

Factor Weightage
The score for academic performance in 10 and 10+2 levels0, Under Graduate Degree and Post Graduate Degree 20%
Score in the entrance test 35%
Group Discussion/Interview 35%
Sports, Extra-Curricular activities, Academic diversity and Gender Diversity 10%

XIME Bangalore Alumni network

XIME proudly presents its alumni association which has a membership of over 3000 people and is run successfully by the core members. XIME Alumni Association Bangalore (XAAB) was established in the year 1998. 250 of its members are now prominent faces in the business industry and are running their own businesses.

The fact that so many of the passed out students are managers and Presidents of reputed MNCs, shows the level of training they received from the institution that helped them shape successful futures.

XIME Bangalore Scholarships

XIME offers scholarships and awards on the basis of the merits of the students who are admitted to their courses. They have numerous categories where the students can apply. The college itself offers a Merit Cum Means Scholarship for 20 deserving students across the three institutions of XIME with a sum of 1.25 lakhs.

The other scholarships include President’s Scholarship, Barrister M. K. Nambiar Memorial Scholarship, Late Prof. J.D. Cherayil Memorial Scholarship, Sarosh J Ghandy Scholarship and Prof J Philip Scholarship, all of which award 2 lakhs to a meritorious student.

XIME Bangalore Campus facilities

XIME is spread over an area of 4.3 acres in the Silicon Valley of India, Bangalore. XIME has spacious classrooms which are specially designed for modern teaching systems. It also provides a library which has a huge collection of books, journals and databases.

The campus has a state of the art auditorium for holding special events. XIME provides accommodation to those coming from outside Bangalore.

There are separate hostel facilities for boys and girls. The hostel has canteens, gymnasium, playgrounds, conference halls, computer labs and medical facilities to assure a good living condition.


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