XIMB Solution Centre '11

Hello Aspirants, The admission notification for XAVIER INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT BHUBANESWAR (XIMB) is out. Instructions for PGP Admission *ELIGIBILITY: * Minimum three years Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in any discipline recog…

Hello Aspirants,

The admission notification for XAVIER INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT BHUBANESWAR (XIMB) is out.
Instructions for PGP Admission


Minimum three years Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in any discipline recognised by the Association of Indian Universities as eligible for Post-Graduate studies in Management. Final year degree students, who expect to complete their final examinations and other requirements for obtaining the degree by June 15, 2011, may also apply.

Admissions Test (XAT):

Register at http://www.xlri.net.in/ and appear for XAT to be held on January 2, 2011. XIMB does not conduct a separate admission test, but will use XAT-2011 scores for short-listing its applicants for admission interview. XLRI has no role either in the final selection process or in the conduct of the programme.

How to Apply to XIMB:

Step 1:Apply separately for admission to XIMB'sXIMB Registration in the menu. Then enter your XAT ID and XAT password, and when authenticated you need to enter the required data in the Online Application Form, click "next" and "Submit".

Step 2: Take a print out of the Payment Advice form.

Step 3: Pay the application fee in any one of the following methods:

a) Pay Rs. 1000/- in cash at select IMS coaching centres, and collect the Money Receipt and XIMB Bulletin (during October 1 to December 10 only). Refer to FAQ section for the list of respective IMS centres;

b) Deposit Rs.1000/- in cash, from any Core branch of State Bank of India, into the Current A/c No. 30834687536 of XIM, Bhubaneswar (bank service charges will be extra. Use the normal pay-in-slip available in the bank);

c) Get a demand draft for Rs.1000/- in favour of "Xavier Institute of Management", and payable at Bhubaneswar.

Step 2: Send the Payment Advice Form along with the IMS money receipt or the original bank pay-in-slip counterfoil or DD to: " The Admissions Office, Xavier Institute of Management, Xavier Square, Bhubaneswar- 751 013."

On receipt of payment/payment details, XIMB admissions office will authenticate the payment and a computer generated email confirmation will be sent to your email id regarding acceptance of your online application. Subsequently, the information Bulletin-2011 will be mailed to the present address given in the online form (except to those who have paid at IMS centres). The last date to receive the Payment Advice Form and application fee document at XIMB is December 10, 2011.

The following links could be relevant to you:

Admissions link now Up
XIMB Online

Some relevant links from previous years-
XIMB Solution Centre' 10
Official XAT 2010 last-minute advice thread by XAT 99 %ilers from XIMB
XIMB Solution centre '09
Official XAT 2009 last-minute advice thread by XAT 99 %ilers from XIMB
http://www.pagalguy.com/discussions/2009-ximb-gd-pi-experiences-thread-25038035 ( XIMB GD/PI Experiences thread) (XIMB GDPI thread 2009)
( XIMB GD/PI Experiences thread) (XIMB GDPI thread 2010)
http://www.pagalguy.com/discussions/ximb-08-solution-centre-25025467 (XIMB '08 : Solution Centre) (XIMB '08 : Solution Centre)
http://www.pagalguy.com/discussions/ximb-07-solution-centre-25017777 (XIMB '07 : Solution Centre)
Relevant Cutoffs:
PGDM-RM (IRMA) Reasoning Quantitative English Social Issues Total
2008 (IRMA) 22% 30% 35% 22% 37%
2009 (IRMA) 30% 35% 30% 20% 38%

Quantitative English RA/DI Total %ile
2008 (XAT)* 45.43 50.59 42.07 70.79
2009 (XAT)* 51.27 52.00 51.00 75.11

XAT-2008 QuantEnglish RA/DI Total %ile
Orissa 60.9 64.09 | 57.55 89.55
All India 78.77 76.08 | 75.99 96.21

XAT-2009 Quant English |RA/DI Total %ile
Orissa 66.27 65.21 | 64.82 91.50
All India 79.60 79.38 | 78.73 96.69

XAT-2010 Quant English |RA/DI Total %ile
Orissa 50.7 51.7 | 49.07 88.6
All India 71.90 72.97 70.32 96.10

For any further queries, we @ XIMB are there to assist you and help you out!

Shoot your queries and we shall respond! :)
All the best for XAT 2011 and XIMB!

everything is happening so soon this year... 😞

how many seats r there?

180 seats for PGDM n 60 for PGDM RM

EVR Says
180 seats for PGDM n 60 for PGDM RM

is pgdm rm good in ximb?
satapathy.durga Says
is pgdm rm good in ximb?

Its the best in the country after IRMA

Whats the cutoff GMAT score for Foreign Nationals for MBA starting 2011?

So another MBA season begins ........all the best to everybody

kk13 Says
Its the best in the country after IRMA

cool...wat is the quota for orissa ppl... ??

hi abhay cud u please post the cut offs for pgdm n pgdm-rm.tia

please post placement details and fees structure..??

XIMB seniors were very helpfull last year in solving the queries regarding the admissions and general queries on how to tackle the exam.

thanks for opening the thread..

satapathy.durga Says
cool...wat is the quota for orissa ppl... ??

Hi Durga,
There is no quota for orissa people. However, there is a relaxation for them in the cut-offs.
ankmbaa Says
hi abhay cud u please post the cut offs for pgdm n pgdm-rm.tia

The overall cut-offs for XIMB last year were: BM-96.1(All India) and 88.6(orissa domicile).
lkoraj Says
please post placement details and fees structure..??

FEES for the batch of 2011-2013

PGDM 775000
PGDM RM515000

This does not include food and hostel expenses.
Caution deposit of 10,000 ( refundable ) collected in first term, in addition to the above fees.
The food and hostel expenses varies from 81,000 to 2,16,000 depending on the kind of room chosen.



The batch of 2010 saw an average salary of Rs.10.52 lakhs per annum, a 45% increase as compared to the previous year, with the median salary at Rs. 9.5 lakhs per annum. Over 27% of the batch received pre placement calls from their summer internship organizations. International placements made a mark at Xuberance 2010 with OLAM international offering the highest international package of USD 150,000 per annum in the General Management profile. The highest domestic salary, offered by HCCBPL for a Marketing profile, scaled up to Rs.18 lakhs per annum, a 12.5% increase over last year. Over 58 companies participated in Xuberance 2010, of which 16% were first time recruiters.


In keeping with tradition, the RM programme also witnessed 100% placements with all 53 students joining their fields of core competence. The placement week saw the participation of over 20 companies. Recruiters were broadly classified under four sectors- Banking & Microfinance, Agriculture & Allied Business, Research & Consultancy and Development. While 47% of students chose Banking & Microfinance sector, Agriculture and Allied Business was the next preferred option for 23% of the students. PPOs / PPIs made up 10% of the offers to the batch.
The highest package of the batch was pegged at Rs 9.5 lakhs per annum while the average salary stood at Rs 5.3 lakhs per annum, an increase of 18.83% compared to the previous years figures.

can some one confirm whether i can apply to both BM and RM. BM through XAT and RM through IRMA!!

Will the application fee be double i.e. 2000 bucks ??

Yes. You will have to apply separately for both the programs.

Can anyone tell me whether XIMB has IT as an specialization to offer?

howz marketing course in ximb and its average salary??does cutt off include any sectional cuttoffs??
wat was the min percntle being finally converted i mean safe percentile to get a final convert??

Hi Durga,
There is no quota for orissa people. However, there is a relaxation for them in the cut-offs.

Hi, do you know the Foreign Nationals GMAT cut off for 2011?