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One of the best business schools in India is XIME Bangalore, which also has residential campuses in Chennai and Kochi. Private business school XIME is recognized as one of India's Top Management Colleges. The college has achieved the 68th position in the Outlook-ICARE India MBA Rankings 2021 for the top private school. The 2-year full-time PGDM programme is the most popular at XIME Bangalore. Candidates for the programme must score in the top 75 percentile on the CAT, XAT, MAT, CMAT, ATMA, or GMAT exams. Along with PGDM, XIME also provides Ph.D. and PGDM-BA programmes. Along with a consistent academic history, admission to the PGDM-BA programme is also dependent on exam scores for the CAT, XAT, MAT, CMAT, ATMA, and GMAT.
Mysore University is associated with the XIME Ph.D. programme. To shortlist the students, it accepts the scores of the XAT, CAT, CMAT, MAT, ATMA, and GMAT. A number of the top universities in France, the United States, Brazil, China, Russia, and South Africa are part of XIME's extensive network of B-Schools. Accreditation by the ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs of the United States) is a significant step in the institution's continued professional development for XIME Bangalore.
The placement rates at XIME Bangalore are improving every year. Every year, the institute experiences a 100% placement rate. The highest CTC and average CTC both increased by 9% and 30% during the placement drive of 2021, according to XIME. The average CTC was INR 9.25 LPA, while the highest CTC offered was INR 18 LPA.
XIME Bangalore Highlights:
A number of notable universities throughout the world, including Yonsei University in Korea, Nagoya University of Commerce and Business in Japan, and Novancia Business School in Paris, France, have MOUs with XIME.
There are 180 total seats allocated for the PGDM programme and 60 for the PGDM BA programme.
The two-year, full-time, residential PGDM programme offered by XIME is AICTE approved.
PGDM students can participate in a summer internship programme to gain work experience.
exposure to languages other than English, such as German, Spanish, French, and Chinese.
International educational tours.
Under the Group Mediclaim policy, PGDM and PGDM BA students are covered for medical expenses (INR 3 Lacs).
Under the Group Personal Accident Policy, a student and one earning parent are also covered (INR 5 lacs cover for each insured member).
XIME Bangalore Admission Dates:
|CAT 2022 Registration Window||Aug 3, 2022 - Sep 21, 2022|
|CAT 2022 Admit card||Oct 27, 2022|
|CAT 2022 Exam Date||Nov 27, 2022|
|XAT 2023 Registration Window||August 10, 2022- November 30, 2022|
|XAT Admit card available||December 20, 2022|
|XAT 2023 Exam||January 8, 2023|
|XAT 2023 Result||January 31, 2023|
XIME Bangalore Ranking :
- Categorized A1 by Business Standard – 2021
- Ranked 9th in India by Competition Success Review- GHRDC, 2021.
- Ranked 22nd in India by Business Standard, 2021.
- Ranked 68 for Private MBA by Outlook, 2021.
- Ranked 14th by EdUniversal, Paris in 2020.
- Ranked 14th by EdUniversal, Paris in 3 Palmes of Excellence Category, 2020
- Ranked 21st by Business India - 2020
- Acquired National Accreditation from NBA
XIME Bangalore Courses and Eligibility:
|PGDM||Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks. Candidates in the final year of graduation are also eligible to apply|
Duration: 2 years
Admission Criteria: valid CAT, GMAT, MAT, ATMA, GMAT, or XAT score
Total Intake: 180
|PGDM-BA||Engineering degree with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks or any Bachelor’s degree with 50% marks and Maths as a compulsory subject at the Graduation level|
Duration: 2 years
Admission Criteria: valid CAT, GMAT, MAT, ATMA, GMAT or XAT score
Total Intake: 60
|PhD||Master’s degree with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks/an integrated master’s degree with at least 50% marks/Qualified for UGC/CSIR(JRF) Fellowships/Government / Aided College teachers under FIP.|
Admission Criteria: Entrance examination by Mysore University(at least 55% marks) /+PI and work experience if any.
XIME Bangalore Cutoff 2023 (Expected)
The XIME Cutoffs for the PGDM Course for the year 2022 are shown in the table below. 2020 through 2023: Students must pass one of the entrance tests (CAT/XAT/MAT/CMAT/ATMA/GMAT) with a respectable result.
XIME Bangalore Placements
73 recruiters participated in the successful 2021 placement campaign held by XIME Bangalore. Seven new recruiters also took part. The batch had a placement rate of 100%. Infosys, Wipro, PwC, IDFC First Bank, EY, TCS, and Tech Mahindra were among the top employers. The following highlights are listed:
- A total of 146 students got placed.
- A total of 73 companies participated in the placement drive of XIME Bangalore.
- The highest CTC went up from INR 11 LPA in 2020 to INR 18 LPA during 2021 placements.
- During 2021 placements, the average CTC went up to INR 9.25 LPA which stood at Rs 7.04 LPA in 2020
- The median salary during the placement for batch 2020 went at 7.5 LPA
- The IT sector had the highest placements in the XIME recruitment drive in 2020.
- Square Yards made the highest offer in XIME Bangalore placements in 2020.
- Top Recruiters during placement 2020-21 were Accenture, Capgemini, DTDC, E&Y, Finastra, HDFC Bank, Honeywell, HSBE, Infosys BPM, KPMG India, Mphasis, TCS, WIPRO, etc.
|Highest recruiting sector||IT|
|Highest recruiting domain, profile, function||Marketing (Associate Consultant)|
|A company that made the highest offer||Square yards|
|Top recruiting companies||WIPRO, Infosys, TCS, IDFC First Banks|
Alumni of XIME Bangalore
- Christina Mitali Ghose: Stylus Serviced Offices, Snap Offices Pvt. Ltd.
- Harrish Mathew: Higrid Imaging Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
- Neeva Marcel: Consultant
- Samir Akber: Theron International
- Prem Gopalakrishnan: G K Enterprises
- Hariprasad Rao: IntEssence Solutions pvt. Ltd.
- Sidharth: VIBEN QR Innovations
- Vinay James Kynadi: Herbz, Highland Silver Sands, Alphabay Innovative Ventures,
- Agripreneur Services, Limner Consulting LLP, & Rockstar Bluemetal Resources
- Joseph Olassa: Ignitho Technologies and Nuevo Ventures
- Deepti: Athreya Retail Private Limited
- Anil Malgikar: Proctor Games Pvt Ltd, Yum Whey Pvt Ltd.
- Mahesh: PoYoTrip, TTH Consultants
- Platosen Samarasam: ZUWA Organic Farm Pvt Ltd
- Sandipan: Hungerbox
- Hrishikesh Deshmukh: Purple Zone
- Katya Cordeiro: Branding Consulting (OPC) Private Limited
- Sundeep Reddy: GH Digital Media Pvt Ltd
- Peeyush Kumar: Sellryt eBusiness Pvt Ltd
- Raman: Tribal Hermit, We Career
- Nirmaan Dutta: We Career.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q. Is XIME Bangalore worth joining?
Ans. XIME Bangalore is a good college in terms of placement, faculty & study environment. XIME welcomes companies to visit the campus for familiarization and to give Pre-Placement talks to the students. XIME Bangalore takes admission through CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAT, GMAT scores followed by GD/PI rounds.
Q. I am staying near XIME Bangalore. Am I required to stay in the hostel?
Ans. Yes, XIME PGDM is not classroom sessions alone. It involves workshops, discussions, debates, and other such activities. The Learning process also involves interaction at various levels, life lessons, and social interaction with fellow students with diverse cultures and many others. As such students are required to stay in the hostel.
Q. Can I apply for the PGDM course of XIME Bangalore under Management Quota?
Ans. XIME Bangalore has no Management quota or NRI quota as of now. Subject to eligibility norms, anyone including NRIs can apply for the PGDM course at XIME Bangalore. Admission will be purely based on merit.
Q. Is XAT mandatory for XIME Bangalore MBA?
Ans. XIME Bangalore accepts the score of XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test) conducted by XLRI. XLRI conducts XAT on behalf of the Xavier Association of Management Institutes (XAMI). Since XIME Bangalore is a member of XAMI, it does not have separate tests for admission shortlisting. The college also accepts scores of other national-level entrance tests such as CAT, MAT, CMAT, ATMA, and GMAT.
Q. Where will XIME Bangalore conduct the GD-PI?
Ans. XIME Bangalore will conduct the Group Discussion and Personal Interview rounds in 3 cities- Bangalore, Kochi, and Chennai. The institute also conducts online GD-PI. The GD-PI process for all campuses will be similar and held on the same date.
Q. What are the chances of getting a facility for the Student exchange program of XIME Bangalore?
Ans. XIME regularly sends its students abroad for exchange programs and internships. There are international collaborations with organizations like Houston Baptist University, Texas; RANEPA, Moscow; Novancia Business School, Paris; Yonsei University, Korea that offer students training and internship programs of various durations.
Q. What is the Hostel fee for students of XIME Bangalore?
Ans. The Hostel fee for students of XIME Bangalore is INR 9,500 per month which is the same for the boy's and girls' hostel. The girl's and boys' hostels are fully equipped with every single facility including an attached bathroom, internet facility, common entertainment facility, facilities for games & gymnasium, etc
Q. What are the various Management Programmes offered by XIME?
Ans. XIME offers two years of full-time residential PGDM (Post Graduate Diploma in Management) at its Campuses in Bangalore, Chennai, and Kochi. PGDM at each Campus is approved by AICTE.
Q. What are the specializations offered for PGDM at XIME?
Ans. Specializations are offered in Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, Operations, IT and Analytics, and General Management. Under each specialization, there are electives to be chosen from the specialization subject areas. There is provision for major and minor specializations.
Q. Can applicants apply to PGDM-BA at XIME under the management quota?
Ans. XIME has no Management or NRI quota. Subject to eligibility norms, anyone including NRIs can apply. Admission will be purely based on merit.
Q. Can final-year students apply to XIME?
Ans. Applicants who are appearing for their final year examination and are awaiting their results can apply. However, they should have maintained an average of 50% marks in the degree course until then. They should be completing all their degree examinations before 15th June 2022. Such candidates are required to produce proof of passing the Degree examination with the minimum required marks of 50%, latest by 10th September 2022. An applicant shall not have any un-cleared backlog.
Q. Is insurance care available to the students of XIME?
Ans. Students are covered under a group Medi-claim policy (Rs. 3 lakhs)
Students and one earning parent are covered under a Group Personal Accident Policy (Rs. 5.00 lakhs cover for Student and Parent)
Q. How was XIME Bangalore Placements 2022?
Ans. During XIME Bangalore Placements 2022, 169 students were placed. The highest salary offered was INR 18 LPA. Students received an average salary of 9.23 LPA.
Q. What was the XIME Bangalore Average Package offered during its 2022 placement drive?
Ans. The average salary stood at INR 9.23 LPA during XIME Bangalore Placements 2022.
Q. What was the highest salary offered during XIME Bangalore Placements 2022?
Ans. The highest salary offered was INR 18 LPA during XIME Bangalore Placements 2022.
Q. What was the average salary received during XIME Bangalore Placements 2022?
Ans. Students received an average salary of INR 9.23 LPA during XIME Bangalore Placements 2022.
Q. How many students got placed during XIME Bangalore Placements 2022?
Ans. During XIME Bangalore Placements 2022, 169 students were placed.
Q. What was the placement percentage of XIME Bangalore Placements 2022?
Ans. Students achieved 100% placement during XIME Bangalore Placements 2022.
Q. Which recruiters participated in XIME Bangalore Placements 2022?
Ans. Reputed recruiters like Accenture, Wipro, DXC Technology, Gartner & many more participate every year during XIME Bangalore Placements