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XIMB Invites Application for MBA Admissions 2023: Dates, Fees, Eligibility, Placements

 Nandini Pandit 25/08/2023
XIMB invites application for MBA Admissions 2023: Dates, Fees, Eligibility, Placements

For the year 2023, the Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB) in Bhubaneswar is now accepting applications. Admission to MBA programmes takes into account applicants’ performance on recognised exams including the CAT, XAT, GMAT, and X-GMT.

A two-year MBA, a one-year Executive MBA, and a PhD programme in Business Management are all offered by the institute.The management college only accepts students who demonstrate merit. In addition to submitting an application for the national-level exams, candidates must also complete the XIMB application online.

The NIRF has ranked XIM Bhubaneswar 35th in the Management category for 2022.

XIMB Admission 2023: Important Dates

DatesUpcoming Events
2 Aug ’23 – 13 Sep ’23CAT 2023 registration ONGOING
25 Oct ’23 – 26 Nov ’23CAT 2023 admit card download
26 Nov ’23CAT 2023 exam
15 Jul ’23 – 30 Nov ’23XAT 2024 Exam registration ONGOING
20 Aug ’23 – 8 Dec ’23XIM University MBA registration (for admission basis exams other than XGMT) ONGOING
20 Aug ’23 – 9 Dec ’23XGMT registration ONGOING
20 Dec ’23XAT 2024 admit card download
7 Jan ’24XAT 2024 Exam
Jan ’24XAT 2024 result TENTATIVE
28 Jan ’24X-GMT Exam Date
20 Jan ’24 – 28 Jan ’24Issuance of X-GMT Admit Card
2 Feb ’24Declaration of X-GMT Result
Feb ’24XAT 2023 Cut Offs Release TENTATIVE
9 Dec ’23Executive MBA/PGDM -BM last date to apply

For the writing ability test, group discussion, and personal interview, candidates whose applications are accepted are contacted. Seat allocation takes into account the applicant’s overall score on the entrance exam, the written test, and GDPI.

XIMB Application Fee 2023:

The costs for applying to each of the courses are listed in the following table:

CourseApplication Fee
MBA-BMINR 1,600 + INR 1,200 (if opting for XGMT)
PhDINR 1,600

Courses Offered:

Business Management (MBA-BM) postgraduate management studies are offered by XIMB. For working executives and independent contractors, it also provides an Executive MBA (EMBA) in Business Management.

Additionally, XIMB offers a PhD degree for students who desire to conduct management-related research. For PhD candidates, a score on the Research Aptitude Test (X-RAT) is necessary.

Course and Fees 2023

CoursesTotal Tuition FeesEligibility
MBA/PGDM18.3 LGraduation: 55 % Exams : XAT, CAT, X-GMT
Executive MBA/PGDM14 LGraduation: 55 % Exams: XAT, CAT, X-GMT

Admissions to XIMB Courses in 2023: Cost, Requirements, and Selection Criteria

Exams at the national level, such as the CAT, XAT, GMAT, X-GMT, and X-RAT, are required for admission to the management programmes at XIMB. Students must also fulfill the prerequisites for each course in order to be eligible for admission.

Details on the Fees, eligibility, and selection standards for XIMB course admissions 2023 are provided in the table below:

CoursesEligibility and Selection CriteriaTotal Tuition Fees
MBA/PGDMEligibility: Bachelor’s degree (three-year) or equivalent in any discipline with 55% aggregate. Candidates completing the final part of their degree by June 15, 2022, are also eligible to apply. Selection: XAT/CAT/GMAT/X-GMT + WAT + GDPIINR 18.3 lakh
Executive MBA/PGDMEligibility: Bachelor’s degree (three-year) or equivalent in any discipline with 55% aggregate Selection: XAT/CAT/GMAT/X-GMT + WAT + GDPIINR 14 lakh
PhDEligibility: Master’s degree or an equivalent with at least 60% aggregate Selection: Research Aptitude Test (X-RAT) + Subject Test (if applicable) + Presentation + Personal InterviewINR 7.08 lakh (total fee for PhD part-time)


The placement exam scores, as well as the academic profile, work insight, and other boundaries, are highlighted by XIM University, Bhubaneswar.

On the basis of their sectional and overall test scores, candidates will be short-recorded for the GD-WAT-PI round following the declaration of the selection test results.

At the time of shortlisting, the XIM University XIMB MBA cut-off or other B-schools’ cut-off will be announced. However, the XIMB MBA cut-off may continue to be in the range of 85 to 90+ percentile based on historical trends.

XIMB Placement 2023

During the 2023 placement drive, XIMB earned 100% placements for its MBA programme. During the XIMB MBA placements in 2023, the highest and average packages were INR 71.51 LPA and INR 20.03 LPA, respectively.

Additionally, the average package for the MBA programme during XIMB placements 2023 was INR 19.25 LPA. In addition to this, a record-breaking 111 PPOs were made during the MBA placements at the Xavier Institute of Management in Bhubaneswar. In 2023, Microsoft, Accenture, Amazon, PWC, and other companies were the leading recruiters for the XIMB.

The table below compares placement statistics from 2022 with the key highlights of XIMB MBA placements for 2023:

ParticularsMBA Placement Statistics (2022)MBA Placement Statistics (2023)
Highest packageINR 32.21 LPAINR 71.51 LPA
Average packageINR 17.54 LPAINR 20.03 LPA
Median packageINR 17.10 LPAINR 19.25 LPA
Total recruiters64 (15 new recruiters)71 (26 new recruiters)

Establishment XIMB:

The Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB) is a Bhubaneswar-based Indian business school that was founded in 1987. Since 2013, XIMB has been an integral part of Xavier University, Bhubaneswar. The Society of Jesus (Jesuits), the Government of Odisha, and the Government of India are in charge of it.

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