Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB) is one of the 12 schools of the Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB). The institute is offering three programs in the academic session 2020-21, namely the MBA BM, EMBA BM, and EMBA Business Analytics. Other than that, Xavier School of Human Resource Management (XAHR) is offering MBA HRM, ECHR; Xavier School of Rural Management (XSRM) has MBA RM program; Xavier School of Sustainability (XSOS) has MBA SM; Xavier School of Human Settlements (XAHS) has MBA UMG, MURP; Xavier School of Commerce (XSC) is offering MBF; Xavier School of Computer Science & Engineering (XCOMP) teachers MTech DSA; Xavier School of Communications (XCOMM) has seats for MA MC; and School of Government and Public Affairs (SGPA) offers MPP course.
The latest announcement pertaining to XIMB admission 2020 and for the rest of the schools is that the last date to apply online has been extended to December 16, 2019. The extension is for MBA, EMBA, and MBF.
Notification on the official website reads “the application deadline has been extended for MBA, Executive – MBA and MBF program(s) till December 16, 2019”.
To apply, MBA aspirants need to either visit ximb.edu.in and click PG Admission 2020 link that leads to xubpg.fdsbase.com, or directly go to the latter link. On the said page, course wise links for applying online and instructions, both are given.
XIMB, XUB are accepting scores of different MBA entrance exams. Applicants need to take any one or more of the admission tests for MBA admissions. This includes XAT 2020 that will be held by XLRI on January 5, 2020; CAT 2019 that has been conducted on November 24, 2019; GMAT of 2018 or 2019 years; X-GMT 2020 that will be conducted by XUB on January 25, 2020; NMAT conducted by GMAC in November-December 2019 for MBA-HRM, MBA-RM, MBA-SM, MBA-UMG, and MBF only.
Besides, for the MBA UMG programme, GATE and CEED scores will be accepted.
The institutes shall shortlist candidates on the basis of cut off scores decided by then, and call the shortlisted candidates for writing ability test, group discussion, and personal interview.
XIMB, XUB shall hold WAT and PI processes in Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai.
As another exception, XUB states, “For the MBA-RM, MBA-SM and the MBA-UMG, candidates who have secured the 1st, 2nd or 3rd position in the college, in their Bachelor’s degree can apply without a CAT/XAT/GMAT/X-GMT /NMAT score. Such applicants must furnish a Certificate from the Head of the Institution stating their position, when asked for. They will, however, be required to attend GD, WAT, and PI process.”
XIMB was founded in the year 1987. Back then, the institute offered PGDM, PGDM-HRM, PGDM RM, FPM. With the establishment of XUB, the courses have been renamed to MBA-BM, MBA-HRM, MBA-RM, PhD since as a university, XUB can award degrees instead of diploma.
Last year XGMT applications were accepted from August 29 to January 8. Admit card was released one week before the exam on January 20. The exam was on January 27, and result was announced in four days time, on February 1.