XIM University, Bhubaneswar Overview

  Bhubaneswar   UGC, AIU   ESTD 2013
  Bhubaneswar   UGC, AIU   ESTD 2013

About College

Xavier University was established on July 6, 2013 as per the provisions of the Xavier University, Odisha Act, 2013. On 11th May 2021, the Xavier University, Odisha (Amendment) Act 2021 was passed in the Odisha Legislative Assembly, renaming Xavier University as XIM University.

XIM University stands tall in its mission of inspiring future generation of students aspiring for excellent quality higher education. The University offer a wide gamut of programs in Business Management, Human Resource Management, Rural Management, Sustainability Management, Communications, Computer Science & Engineering, Economics, Commerce, Humanities & Compassion Studies and Human Settlements. The University aims to fulfill its mission by continuing to introduce new programs to groom visionary, competent, committed, compassionate and value-based leaders. It empowers the students with the knowledge, skills, and long-term vision that leads to innovation, service to society and growth. The University encourages the students to cultivate learning opportunities beyond the classroom, through various Student Forums. The academic programs are designed around a “learning by-doing” model that encourages extensive interaction with all components of the University’s ecosystem which serves as a starting point for evolving leadership philosophy and resilient business practices. Apart from academic activities, the co-curricular activities, sports, cultural and community activities, form important parts of the life of the students.


Old Campus:

Xavier Institute of Management,

Xavier Square, Bhubaneswar-751013, Odisha, India


New Campus:

Plot No. 12 (A), Nijigada, Kurki,

Harirajpur - 752050, Odisha, India


The University has the following constituent Schools of higher learning:

  • Xavier Institute of Management
  • School of Human Resource Management
  • School of Rural Management
  • School of Sustainability
  • School of Human Settlements
  • School of Commerce
  • School of Communications
  • School of Computer Science and Engineering
  • School of Economics
  • School of Governance and Public Affairs
  • Xavier Law School
  • XAVIER-EMLYON Business School

About the Schools:

Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar owes its origin to a "Social Contract" between the Government of Odisha and the Odisha Jesuit Society in 1987. It is acknowledged internationally as a world class business school which provides quality management programs and develops futuristic managers with strong ethics and values. The institute not only imparts management education but also implements socio-economic development projects in collaboration with international agencies and the Government. The Institute creates opportunities for the growth and development of the local entrepreneurs, maximizes management research and brings about the overall industrial development of India through various innovative consulting projects.

School of Human Resource Management is grooming people-sensitive HR leaders equipped to build sustainable organizations and equitable society. With the foundation strongly laid came the courage and strength to a new metamorphosis of a longer lasting higher-level change and transformation, leading to the creation of well-integrated courses with a common purpose.

School of Rural Management builds multi-dexterous professionals with the understanding and expertise to work in rural communities, markets, businesses and development programs. It prepares management professionals to apply management science for rural transformation. So, the school is committed to the mission of creating social value, meeting the changing needs of rural businesses, government and development organizations.

School of Sustainability intends to promote values of greater environmental justice and peace by offering students to specialize in sustainability and increase their in-depth knowledge and skills in core sustainability competencies thereby providing a competitive edge and global advantage to their careers.

School of Human Settlements intends to develop, transfer and disseminate knowledge about building sustainable, smart & livable cities. Through professional education and capability development it purposes to create expertise for urban development. The school envisages to preparing sector- ready city managers increasingly needed by urban development and planning organizations, urban local bodies, consulting organizations working with state, national and local authorities, and businesses involved in urban development.

School of Commerce aims at preparing highly skilled and talented commerce, business and finance professionals, who can contribute to the growth of the economy through advanced knowledge and skills while evaluating and analyzing the complexities of businesses and other financial institutions.

School of Communications, a state-of-the-art high-quality media school, aims at training the students for the media industry on professional lines. The School houses professional audio studio that uses Studio Pro with Presonus, with online video production facilities.

School of Economics is committed towards providing high quality of teaching and research in the field of Economics. The school aims to provide its students with advanced technical and entrepreneur skills.

School of Computer Science & Engineering is envisioned as a unique school that will leverage the high-quality business programs of Xavier University and emphasize sound computer science fundamentals, coding, research, innovation, entrepreneurship and start-ups. The school focuses on innovations in Computer science as they play an important role in most of the emerging technologies.

School of Government and Public Affairs was established with a three-fold Vision i.e. to build a knowledge hub on Governance, Policy Research and Analysis, and inspiring Transformative Leadership, to Create Innovation Platforms in Public Sectors, in Government, and Social Sectors and build Tomorrow’s Leadership and be the light for the world. The school aims to bring global standards of education in public policy studies to the country.

Xavier Law School was established to educate, train and develop preciously talented young persons to socially responsible law professionals. The school equipped with digitally enable modern Moot Court Hall and e-Pathsala imbibes academic excellence through rigorous teaching, scholarly research and innovative application of knowledge.

XAVIER-EMLYON Business School. The University has partnered with Emlyon Business School, France to create XAVIER-EMLYON Business School. It also proposes to set up other schools in areas like Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Education and Corporate Governance.


Different schools of this university offer varied undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral courses. All these courses have acquired respective accreditations - Registered under UGC, Member of Association of Indian Universities (AIU), Member of Jesuit Higher Education Association of South Asia (JHEASA), Member of the Global Jesuit Higher Education Network, Member of International Association of Jesuit Business School (IAJBS), CRISIL GRADING NATIONAL A, Accredited by NBA (applied for renewal), and Accredited by SAQS (applied for renewal).

Course Name Duration Course Fee Exams Accepted

MBA - BM offered by Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar

2 years 20 lakh XAT, CAT, GMAT, X-GMT

MBA - HRM offered by School of Human Resource Management

 2 years 19.6 lakh XAT, CAT, NMAT, GMAT, X-GMT

MBA - RM offered by School of Rural Management

2 years 14.4 lakh XAT, CAT, NMAT, GMAT, X-GMT

MBA - SM offered by School of Sustainability

2 years 14.4 lakh XAT, CAT, NMAT, GMAT, X-GMT

MBA - UMG offered by School of Human Settlements

2 years 14.4 lakh XAT, CAT, NMAT, GMAT, X-GMT

MBF offered by School of Commerce

2 years 12.9 lakh XAT, CAT, NMAT, GMAT, X-GMT

EMBA - BM offered by Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar

1 year 15.2 lakh XAT, CAT, GMAT, X-GMT

Dual Master’s Degree program in Sports Industry Management (SIM) offered by XAVIER-EMLYON Business School

2 years   GMAT, CAT or XAT. IELTS mandatory for candidates not from an English academic background


XIM University Admission 2022

XIM University Admission process is quite simple wherein the aspirants need to meet certain eligibility criteria for applying to respective courses. For MBA admissions, eligible candidates have to give admission test, fill in the online and undergo the selection process that often involves Writing Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI).

For admission to MBA programs:

  • Eligible candidates have to fill an application form online on the official website. This needs to be done in addition to registering for Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) or Common Admission Test (CAT) or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). Candidates can also opt for or Xavier General Management Aptitude Test (X-GMT).
  • Foremost, they have to fill the login details after which they will receive a unique XUB login ID and password by Email for all future correspondences.
  • Thereafter, candidates need to fill in all the required details, such as academic credentials, personal information, photograph, etc.
  • Pay application fees.
  • The last date for filling the application form for MBA courses is December 10, 2021

One can use a single form for applying to multiple programs of Xavier College. Upon successfully filling up the form and paying the fee, candidates receive a confirmation Email from XUB Bhubaneswar.

X-GMT 2022 (XIM General Management Aptitude Test):

XIM General Management Aptitude Test (X-GMT) is an online entrance test being conducted by XIMUniversity, Bhubaneswar for admission into various Master’s Degree Programs as follows:

  • MBA in Business Management (MBA-BM)
  • 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)
  • Master of Business Finance (MBF)
  • Executive MBA in Business Management (EMBA-BM)

Eligibility for attempting X-GMT 2022 is a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent (of minimum 3-year duration) in any discipline from a recognized University with at least 55% of marks in aggregate. Candidates who expect to complete the final part of their degree examinations by June 15, 2022, can also apply.


The university has two campuses - Xavier City Campus and Management Institute Campus – that collectively spread across 55 acres.

Both these campuses boast of state-of-the-art facilities that facilitate the nurturing of future-ready managers and entrepreneurs. Some of the key highlights of the campus of Xavier Institute of Management and Research are:

  • World-class Classroom Complex
  • Library
  • Media Lab
  • Management Development Centre
  • Residential Complex
  • Sports & Fitness Complex
  • Campus Cloud & Data Centre

Ranking and Recognition:

  • XIM University formerly known as Xavier University has been ranked 9th in India by the Outlook ICARE University Ranking 2021.
  • NIRF Ranking 2021

    (National Institutional Ranking Framework MHRD, Govt. of India)

    XIM University formerly known as Xavier University has been ranked in University Category – Rank-band: 151-200 and top 34th in the Management category.

  • XIM University formerly known as Xavier University was ranked 10th among Top 50 Private State Universities in India by the Outlook ICARE University Ranking 2020.
  • NIRF Ranking 2020

    (National Institutional Ranking Framework MHRD, Govt. of India)

    Xavier Institute of Management, XIM University was ranked top 31st Management Institute of the Country in the Management category.

  • Xavier Institute of Management, XIM University was ranked 16th among India’s Top B-Schools – Overall by the BW Businessworld B-School Ranking 2019. Xavier Institute of Management, XIM University has been ranked 16th among India’s Top B-Schools – Overall by the BW Businessworld B-School Ranking 2019.
  • XIM University, Xavier Institute of Management, was honored with Four Palmes Global Award by Eduniversal Convention in the 12th edition of the Eduniversal World Convention at Sasin School of Management from October 26 – 29, 2019 Bangkok, Thailand for outstanding academic excellence in management education and research.

XIM University Address:

Xavier City Campus

Plot No. 12(A), Nijigada, Kurki


Puri, Odisha

Phone: +91-674-2377700

XIMB Campus

Xavier Square, Jaydev Vihar



Phone: +91-674-6647777

XUB Contact Number for Admission Enquiry: +91-674-2377806, +91-674-2377878

Website- https://xim.edu.in/


Source Rank
NIRF (2017) 33
Business Today 18
Outlook 10
MBAUniverse.com 13
CareerAnna.com 20
Business world 10
Outlook (Private) 4