XIMB MBA: Application, Cutoff, Scores and Placements

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Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar is amongst the top Indian business schools in India. It was established in 1987. Located in Bhubaneshwar, XIMB is governed by the Government of India, the Government of Odisha, and the Society of Jesus (Jesuits). XIMB has also received many laurels and was ranked 6th among India’s top 100 B-Schools in the Outlook Management B-School survey 2019. XIMB offers an Executive MBA (EMBA) in Business Management as well as Postgraduate Management Programs in Business Management (MBA-BM). Additionally, XIMB also offers a PhD for students aspiring to pursue research in management-related fields. In this blog, we will have a closer look at XIMB MBA and other courses!


Year of Establishment 1987
Campus  Bhubaneshwar, Orissa
Size  19.77 acre
Affiliation  Xavier University, Bhubaneswar
Rankings (2019-20) -38th rank among best colleges for MBA by Outlook
-16th rank among best colleges by The Week
-17th rank among best colleges by The Economics Times
Mode  Full-time 
Website  Ximb.edu.in
Application mode online
Total faculty  45

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Some of the popular courses offered by XIMB include  Business Management (BM), Human Resource and Management (HRM), Sustainability Management (SM), Global Management and Leadership (MBA-Global), Integrated PhD (MBA and PhD), and so on. Check out the eligibility to study XIMB MBA: 

  • Students should have qualified for the CAT/XAT/X-GMT/GMAT exam.
  • Students should have scored a minimum of 55% in their 10+2 examination from a recognized board or a university.
  • Candidates should also have completed their bachelor’s degree with 55% aggregate marks.
  • Candidates who expect to complete the final part of their degree examinations by June 15, 2021, are also eligible to apply. However, admissions will be cancelled if you fail to complete all the requirements for obtaining the degree before June 15, 2021.

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Admission Process for XIMB MBA

XIMB offers premium courses in postgraduate, doctoral, and executive-level. To apply for the courses at XIMB, students have to apply online. Given below is the admission process for XIMB: 

  • To register for the program at XIMB, candidates have to register for XAT or CAT, or GMAT or XGMAT which is conducted by Xavier University, Bhubaneswar.
  • Candidates have to visit the official website to fill in the application form.
  • Candidates then have to create a unique XUBID/Login ID and password.
  • Following that, the candidate must enter the Personal Details, Academic Details, Professional Details, and the program(s) you want to apply for with the respective test option.
  • Candidates are then required to upload their photographs and signature.
  • Candidates must pay an application fee of 1600 INR in their first application and 400 INR in the subsequent applications.

Selection Process

  • The section-wise and the total cut-off marks will be decided by the institute and will be used for short-listing the candidates to be called for Writing Ability Test, Group Discussion, and Personal Interview.
  • It must be noted that the WAT, GD & PI will be held in Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Mumbai. 
  • Based on the performance in XAT/CAT/GMAT/X-GMT as well as in the Writing Ability Test, Group Discussion, and Personal Interview, the final selection of the candidates will be made. 
  • The shortlisted candidates will be informed by mail in April 2021.

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XIMB has a very active placement cell that had 100% placements in the year 2019. Some of the top recruiters were:

  • Deloitte
  • Infosys 
  • TCS
  • ICICI Bank
  • Capgemini
  • HCL Technologies
  • Tata Steel
  • Accenture
  • Anand Rathi Wealth Services Ltd.
  • Tiger Analytics
  • PhonePe
  • Brillio
  • Cognizant Business Consulting
  • HSBC
  • IBM

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Cut off 2020

You can estimate your selection chances based on the cutoff for the last year. Check out the scores of selected candidates below: 


MBA Business Management 91
MBA Global Management 91


MBA Business Management 95
MBA Global Management 95

Important Dates for XIMB MBA

EMBA (Business Management) Registration Deadline Dec 8, 2021
Registration Deadline for MBA (Extended) Dec 15, 2021
Last Date to Apply for PhD. Feb 27, 2021
XAT 2021 exam Jan 2, 2021
X-GMT exam Jan 30, 2021

Fees for XIMB MBA

Course  Fees 
MBA – BM INR 19.50,000/-
Executive MBA INR 15,20,000/-

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