Developing responsible citizens and global business leaders at XIMB, XUB

Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB) has been established in accordance with the Xavier University, Odisha Act, 2013 and this is a private self-financing institution of higher learning for imparting professional and technical education. Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB), a 28 years old Business School is the flagship School of Xavier University. XIMB, with its origin in a “Social Contract” between the then Government of Odisha and the Odisha Jesuit Society, was created in 1987. It is acknowledged internationally as a world class business school which provides quality management programs, and develops futuristic business leaders with strong work ethics and personal values.

Inspired by the Jesuit spirit of ‘Magis’, Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB), strives to be a premier institute, globally recognized for management education, training, research and consulting that help build a society. This management institute is perhaps one of its kinds when it comes to rural development and highlighting issues of the deprived sections of the society. Centre for Development Research & Training(CENDERET)is a special wingcreated at XIMB,to emphasize on improving the quality of life of the vulnerable and the most neglected. Initiativesare undertaken round the year by students in association with corporate stake holders to create awareness on something which directly affectthem or to promote things which can improve their lives.

 According to Prof. Dr. Fr. Paul Fernandes S.J.,Vice-Chancellor & Director, “XIMB has its roots embedded into tradition, through the inculcation of a value system that nurtures its students into hardcore professionals and most importantly, responsible citizens.Sensitizing the next generation business leaders on the triple bottom line of sustainability i.e. social, ecological and financial and being accountable for people, planet & profit, is a common agenda for our faculty.”

Known for its academic excellence and quality research work, XIMB is considered as one of the top 3 B-Schools in Eastern India, along with IIM Calcutta &XLRI Jamshedpur and has consistently been ranked as one of the best management institutes of India, ranked between 2 and 13 by all B-School ranking surveys of the country.

With the new found status of university, XUB now offers MBA degree in rural &sustainability management along with the flagship programs in business management and human resource management. XUB proposes to set up Schools in areas like Public Policy, Education and Centers of Research in Public Policy among other streams. The highest compensation offered in 2015 was INR 20.5 lakhs p.a,highest international being 34.7 USD. Average compensation offered was INR 12.65 lakhs for Business Management, INR 11.39 lakhs for human resource, higher than what was offered at the many of the young IIM campuses.

The international student exchange program is also one of the best in the country having several tie ups with institutions in S. Africa, France, Poland, U.S, Belgium, Spain, Ukraine, Germany to name some. To apply to XIMB, XUB one has to appear in XAT, CAT,GMAT or their own test X-GMAT.

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