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Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB)

Xavier University, Bhubaneswar (XUB) is a private unitary university located in the state of Odisha. The University has been established in accordance with The Xavier University, Odisha Act, 2013. The University is a private self-financing institution of higher learning for imparting professional and technical education. Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB), a 30 year old autonomous B-School of the Xavier University is the flagship school of the Faculty of Management of the same University. XUB has set up other Schools of higher learning such as Xavier School of Human Resource Management (XAHR), Xavier School of Rural Management (XSRM), Xavier School of Sustainability (XSOS), Xavier School of Commerce (XSC), Xavier School of Communications (XCOMM), Xavier School of Economics (XSE), and Xavier School of Computer Science and Engineering (XCOMP). It has also one academic centre - Xavier Centre for Urban Management & Governance. It also proposes to set up other schools in areas like Global Business, Humanities & Social Science, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, and Education, and Centres of Research in Public Policy & Corporate Governance.
The identity of Xavier University is distinguished by its philosophy of ‘Inspiring Futures’ by not just walking the well-trodden path but striking out and exploring new paths. There is a clear intent to be the first to respond to the needs of the society and enable the building of sustainable communities that inspire the future of the State and the Country serving as an active change agent.
XUB offers Doctoral, Masters and Undergraduate programs. It aspires to lead the country in management education by focusing on research and innovation. The intellectual capital rankings of this University in the country are consistently high.
Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB) owes its origin to a "Social Contract" between the Government of Odisha and the Odisha Jesuit Society in 1987. It is acknowledged internationally as a world class business school which provides quality management programs and develops futuristic managers with strong ethics and values. XIMB not only imparts management education but also implements socio-economic development projects in collaboration with international agencies and the Government. The Institute creates opportunities for the growth and development of the local entrepreneurs, maximises management research and brings about the overall industrial development of India through various innovative consulting projects.
The Xavier School of Human Resource Management (XAHR) is grooming people-sensitive HR leaders equipped to build sustainable organizations and equitable society. With the foundation strongly laid came the courage and strength to a new metamorphosis of a longer lasting higher level change and transformation, leading to the creation of well integrated courses with a common purpose. XAHR has the vision of being the School of choice, in the domains of Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour, for students, academicians and practitioners.
Xavier School of Rural Management (XSRM) builds multi-dextrous professionals with the understanding and expertise to work in rural communities, markets, businesses and development programs. It prepares management professionals to apply management science for rural transformation. So, XSRM is committed to the mission of creating social value, meeting the changing needs of rural businesses, government and development organizations.
The Xavier School of Communications (XCOMM), a state-of-the-art high quality media school, aims at training the students for the media industry on professional lines. The School houses professional audio studio that uses Studio Pro with Presonus, with online video production facilities.
Xavier School of Commerce (XSC) aims at preparing highly skilled and talented commerce, business and finance professionals, who can contribute to the growth of the economy through advanced knowledge and skills while evaluating and analyzing the complexities of businesses and other financial institutions.
Xavier School of Economics (XSE), established in 2017, is committed towards providing high quality of teaching and research in the field of Economics.
Xavier School of Computer Science & Engineering (XCOMP) is envisioned as a unique school that will leverage the high quality business programs of Xavier University and emphasize sound computer science fundamentals, coding, research, innovation, entrepreneurship and start-ups. XCOMP will focus on innovations in Computer science as they play an important role in most of the emerging technologies
Xavier Centre for Urban Management & Governance (XUMG) envisages to preparing sector- ready city managers increasingly needed by urban development and planning organizations, urban local bodies, consulting organizations working with state, national and local authorities, and businesses involved in urban development. The planning and management of livable, sustainable and smart cities have large-scale public and environmental implications, and require sector-specific expertise to ensure appropriate citizen-centric, just and ecologically sustainable development.
  • Registered under UGC
  • Member of Association of Indian Universities A.I.U.
  • Member of Jesuit Higher Education Association of South Asia JHEASA
  • Member of the Global Jesuit Higher Education Network
  • Member of International Association of Jesuit Business School IAJBS
  • Accredited by NBA (applied for renewal)
  • Accredited by SAQS (applied for renewal)
  • AACSB accreditation for XIMB (in process)
Ranking: Xavier University Bhubaneswar Eduniversal Masters Ranking 2017
  • India’s 2nd Best MBA-RM Program, Xavier School of Rural Management (XSRM)
  • India’s 2nd Best MBA-SM Program, Xavier School of Sustainability (XSoS)
  • India’s 5th Best MBA-BM Program, Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB)
  • India’s 5th Best MBA-HRM Program, Xavier School of Human Resource Management (XAHR)
  • India’s 8th Best EMBA Program, Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB)
Outlook-Drshti Ranking of India’s Top Universities 2017
  • 18th Rank in India’s Top Universities
  • 8th Rank in Infrastructure Segment.
Higher Education Review Rankings 2017.
  • 2nd in the Top Emerging Universities in India
Ranking: Xavier Institute of Management
  • THE WEEK -HANSA RESEARCH BEST B-SCHOOL SURVEY 2016 - XIMB has been ranked 7th among India’s Top 100 Private B-Schools.
  • OUTLOOK-DRSHTI SURVEY 2016 - XIMB has been ranked 10th among India’s Top 100 Management Schools; 6th among India’s Top 10 private B-Schools; 7th in Infrastructure Facilities; 7th in Placement, and 10th in Academic Excellence.
  • CRISIL Business School Grading 2016 - National A*** Category (National Level).
  • Chronicle B-School Survey 2016 – XIMB was awarded A+++ position in All India B-School, and was among Top 5 colleges in East Zone, among Top 10 in terms of Academics, Intellectual Capital, Infrastructure, and Admission Process. It was among the top colleges offering Sector Specific Courses (RM Courses).
  • The Hindu, Hindu Business Line Newspaper and MBA (2016-17) – 13th rank in All India B-School Ranking.
  • CSR-GHRDC B-School SURVEY 2016 - XIMB has been ranked 3rd among India’s Top leading Private B-Schools of Super Excellence, 12th among Top 20 B-Schools in Faculty, Publication and Research, Consultancy, MDP and other Programmes.

Xavier University, Bhubaneswar (XUB) has formal collaborations with the following foreign institutions as partners for Master’s Program:
  • Antwerp Management School, Belgium
  • Manhattan Institute of Management, New York, USA
  • Thunderbird School of Global Management, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
  • W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
  • Maastricht School of Management, Maastricht, NETHERLAND
  • Boler School of Business, John Carroll University, Ohio, USA
  • Quinlan School of Business, Loyola University, Chicago,USA
  • University of Toledo, Ohio, USA
  • Emlyon Business School, Paris, France

The Educational Partners of XUB
  • Thunderbird School of Global Management, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
  • W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
  • Emlyon Business School, Paris, France
  • Financia Business School, Courbevoie, France
  • Institute of Higher Education in Management, Casablanga, MOROCCO
  • Quinlan School of Business, Loyola University, Chicago,USA
  • Loyola University, Maryland, USA
  • Maastricht School of Management, Maastricht, NETHERLAND
  • Manhattan Institute of Management, New York, USA
  • Pontifical Universidade Catholic of Parana, Parana, BRAZIL
  • University of Toledo, Ohio, USA
  • Universidad Del Pacifico, Quito, Ecuador
  • Universidad Loyola Andalucia, Sevilla, Spain
  • Antwerp Management School, Belgium
  • Fordham University, New York, USA
  • Eastern Michigan University, United States of America
  • Sellinger School of Business & Management, Loyola University, Baltimore, USA
  • San Diego State University, California
  • IESEG School of Management, Lille, France
  • HHL-Leipzig Graduate School of Management
  • College of Management Law & Languages, Siauliai, Lithuania
  • University of Stellenbosch Business School, Cape Town, South Africa
  • London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
  • Warsaw School of Economics, Warsaw, Poland
  • Magellan Institute, Paris, France
  • Facultad de Economia, IQS, Barcelona, Spain
  • University of San Francisco, California
  • Hanken School of Economics, Finland


Study Program


This residential Program leads to the MBA degree of Xavier University, Bhubaneswar. While the Program is based on the standard model of management education as practised by top ranking institutions, this Program is distinguished by its rigour and discipline.

Program Objectives: This two-year Program is designed to develop competent men and women into accomplished professionals, capable of working in various organisations in the private as well as the public sectors.

This MBA Program is designed to develop holistic perspective about an organization and gain knowledge of various business functions and skills. They would also learn to work in teams and effectively communicate in oral and written form. The program aims to develop strong analytical skills among the students coupled with awareness of social and ethical responsibility.

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Postgraduate Program in Business Finance (MBF)
Postgraduate Program in MASS COMMUNICATION (MA-MC)
ePost Graduate Programme (ePGP)
Executive Education Programmes

Facilities at Campus

The Xavier University is spread across 55 acres of land across two different campuses, XIMB Campus and Xavier City Campus. The Xavier City and Xavier Square campuses of the Xavier University are beautiful, clean and green with a serene sense that uplifts the soul and gladdens the heart.
The XIMB Campus
The XIMB campus is located on 20 acres of verdant land on the Nandan Kanan Road at Xavier Square. The entire Wi-Fi enabled campus houses the faculty residences, office complex, library and computer center complex, class room complex, auditorium complex, residences for gents, ladies, and executive programme participants, Management Development Centre (MDC) and Studio Apartments.
In addition, the Institute has a floodlit basketball court, two floodlit tennis courts, indoor badminton court, gymnasium and playgrounds for cricket and soccer.
The Xavier City campus is located on 35 acres of land, surrounded by natural beauty and it is a digitalized campus with Wi-Fi and equipped with state-of-the-art facilities. This campus is at Nijigada, Kurki under Pipli Tahsil, situated at a distance of 20 km from our existing campus (12 km from the Bhubaneswar Biju Patnaik International Airport). This campus was inaugurated in July 2014.
The students of MBA-RM, MBA-HRM, MBA-SM, MBA-UMG, MBF, MA-MC and two sections of MBA-BM reside on this Campus and attend the classes. The undergraduate programmes of Schools of Communication, Commerce, Sustainability, Economics and Computer Science & Engineering are hosted on this campus. The Wi-Fi enabled Xavier City campus houses an Administrative Block and an Academic Block which includes a library, Computer Centres, air-conditioned and smart class rooms, Faculty residences, residences for students – both gents and ladies. The Campus has 2 volleyball courts, 2 floodlit basketball courts and 2 two floodlit tennis courts, 3 Badminton courts and a gymnasium.
Xavier University Library (both the campuses), goes far beyond the realm of just a compilation of books. It is a treasure house of information and knowledge that employs trained professionals to preserve, systematize and administer, so that they can contribute successfully to the continuing education and self-improvement of students, research scholars and faculty members by providing meaningful assistance to identifying, extracting and disseminating proper information from the maze of material available in its resources. The student-centred paradigm and new learning and teaching approaches have created the importance of the roles and responsibilities of our Library in learning and teaching processes. From its inception, it had an enviable collection of text books, reference materials, electronic data bases and professional journals from all over the world. Over the years, it has acquired other resource materials, such as, audio visuals, working papers, annual reports, and summer projects. Besides the print materials, XUB, XIMB Libraries have various electronic resources in the form of Corporate and Economic databases (Indian/International) like EBSCO (Business Source Complete), ABI Inform Complete, Taylor & Francis, Elsevier (Science direct), JSTOR, Emerald Management Xtra, Sage Database, J-gate, ISI Emerging Market database, CMIE, and Indiastat. Library is also subscribing to BLOOMBERG database.
The Library Information System is accessible to its users both from within and outside the campus. The libraries at both the campuses remain open from 0800 hours to 0500 hours. A detailed information about the library services could be accessed through the library website and
Computing Facilities
The Computer Resources and Data Centre (CRDC) at XIMB Campus and at Xavier City Campus provides all IT and Computing resources to the students, faculty and staff of the University. All the computers are connected to the Campus LAN/ Wi-Fi, which is supported by Fibre Optic backbone.. All members on the university network have access to the internet 24/7 through 350 MBPS leased lines each in both the campuses. The CRDC has designed, developed and implemented many software applications in the University and outside. Furthermore, a state of the art n-tier web enabled application to suit the needs of the transforming university -XUB ELVIS is being deployed as part of the Digital University mission.
XUB is a member of the University Alliance Programme of SAP and has access to SAP ERP and BW systems with courses leveraging the SAP software. XUB is covered under Microsoft’s Campus License program, giving the students the option to run a selection of products, and any upgrades or downgrades of those products. XUB has set up Xavier Microsoft Phoenix Lab, the first of its kind in India to prepare the students for the new cloud enabled computing. The University has acquired Microsoft StorSimple to scale up its hybrid storage capacity in campus and on Azure cloud. XUB also hosts massively empowered classroom with access to all Microsoft content and certification tracks.
Xavier IT Backbone Network Infrastructure work has been carried out by IBM supporting Juniper Networks devices for data and Astra (previously Ericson) for voice IPBX devices.
Xavier University has set up their own data centre with in-house DNS system on the Xavier cloud and secured the websites through SSL certificates. Xavier University uses Zimbra Email Collaboration, providing the end users full synchronization between all their devices to offer a world-class, open source collaboration software consumable for the University.
Class Room Complex
The Class Room Complex includes air-conditioned lecture halls, seminar rooms, syndicate rooms, multi-media hall, computer labs and an executive classroom. The class rooms are equipped with educational audio/video equipment, tablet PCs, computers with large monitors, LCD projectors and network connections. While most classes are held in the lecture halls, some prefer the lawn adjacent to the classroom complex for education with the soulful touch of nature. The University has a hi-tech air-conditioned auditorium which can seat up to 850 people.
Media Lab
Xavier School of Communication which is situated at the Xavier City Campus of Xavier University offer a spacious TV studio floor, TV Studio Control Room, Edit Suits for students, Professional Audio Studio, Voiceover Booth, and Green room and Lobby. All this is housed in a sprawling studio space of 2000 square feet.
Management Development Center
The University has a Management Development Center (MDC) on its XIMB campus equipped with all modern facilities. It has 3 suites, and 34 twin-sharing, air-conditioned rooms with round the clock internet connection. The MDC has four training halls equipped with the latest training aids. In addition to all these, the Institute has built a hi-tech air-conditioned auditorium which can seat 850 people.
Residential Facilities
With academic activities round-the-clock, students are required to live on the campus. There are separate Residences for gents and ladies. All the rooms have 24-hour Internet connectivity through the latest Wi-Fi technology. With the installation of laser printer and photocopying machines, round-the-clock printing and copying facilities are available to the students. The Residences also house the Multi-purpose Hall, Cooperative Store and a Book Club. All the Residences are equipped with washing machines, water coolers, geysers, telephones, televisions, and indoor games like carom and table tennis. We also have facilities for undisturbed power supply to all the Residences during power failure.
The Mess is managed by a students' committee and serves both vegetarian and non-vegetarian meals. The X-cafe provides a variety of fast food to the students who work till late in the night.
The residential facilities at XIMB for Executive MBA has 48 air-conditioned and self-contained single rooms attached to a mess managed and run by the Institute. The Studio Apartments have 12 self-contained, air-conditioned flats and 5 family quarters for faculty, 48 self-contained, non-air-conditioned, twin-sharing rooms for regular MBA students, and 48 self-contained, air-conditioned, well furnished, single and double sharing rooms for MBA-Global Management students and for Management Training Programs. Mother Teresa Residence and Russi Modi Residence house 175 ladies in 164 rooms. CENDERET Residence, Fr. Bogaert residence and Fr. Gnanarethinam Residence have 328 rooms accommodating 362 gents.
A doctor is available for consultation in the XIMB campus from 6.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. every day except on Sundays. A driver stays in the campus to reach any body to hospital in emergency.
Xavier City Campus (XUB) provides residential facilities both single and double sharing rooms for 1700 students with all basic amenities. A dispensary is set up in the University Campus where the doctor is available from 5.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. every day except on Sundays. An ambulance is available for 24x7 for any emergency. Two fulltime nurses are available to help the residents for consulting any health concerns.
The gated campus has security guards to safeguard and to stop any unauthorized outsiders entering into the residences. CCTVs have been fixed in administrative building, Library building, academic building and students’ residences at XIMB and Xavier City Campus, XUB to monitor any irregularities and anti-social elements.
Sports And Fitness Facilities
XUB supports the overall development of individuals and prepares students for the corporate world by providing the best sports facilities. The fitness enthusiasts can experience body-mind balance by working out in the well-equipped gymnasium and jogging tracks.
Basketball, Badminton, Cricket, Football, Tennis, Table Tennis and Volleyball are the popular campus sports. Periodical sports events are organized by the sports committee to add relaxation for the physique as well as rejuvenate from intellectual fatigue. Besides sports events, the Student Executive Council (SEC) takes a wide array of initiatives related to cultural events and intellectual challenges.

Tuition & Fees

The total course fee for the programs MBA-BM and MBA-HRM will be Rupees sixteen lakh seventy thousand only (Rs. 16,70,000/-), payable in two annual installments: Rs. 8,00,000/- in the first year and Rs. 8,70,000/- in the second year.
The total course fee for the programs MBA-RM, MBA-SM, MBA-UMG, and MBF will be Rupees twelve lakhs only (Rs. 12,00,000/-), payable in two annual installments: Rs. 5,90,000/- in the first year and Rs. 6,10,000/- in the second year.
The total course fee for the program Master of Counseling is Rupees nine lakhs only (Rs. 9,00,000/-), and for MA-Mass Communication it is Rupees eight lakhs eighty thousand only (Rs. 8,80,000/-).
The total course fee for the program Executive MBA-BM will be Rupees sixteen lakh only (Rs. 16,00,000/-), payable in three installments: Rs. 8,00,000/- in the first, and Rs. 4,00,000/- each in the second and third installment.
The Additional expenses include: Development Fund, Course Material Expenses, IT expenses, Career Advisory Services Fee, Alumni Fee, Residential Expenses etc.

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Important Dates

Last date to apply online: December 8, 2017. Commencement of Classes: Middle of June 2018.

Financial Aid Availability

Educational Loan Facility from Banks.

Who is an International student?

Foreign Nationals and non-resident Indians (NRI)

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