XIMB/ XUB Achieves Spectacular Placements For Its 29th Batch

 MBA (Business Management) 2015 – 17

XIMB has established itself as one of the premier b-schools of the country, attracting and encouraging the top talent having best of both – business acumen and thought leadership. It has always been a name to reckon with when it comes to fostering talent for the ever-dynamic business world. Matching the aspirations of this elite pool with the distinguished organisations of their dreams is one of the achievements, XIMB has always been proud of. Continuing with this grand heritage, the institute has scaled to even greater heights as witnessed during this year’s final placement process, Xuberance ’17.

It is with great pride that XIMB announces the successful completion of Xuberance’17 with 100% placements for the MBA (BM) batch of 2015-2017. Despite the ever-increasing competition, the students have performed admirably, garnering roles from numerous premier organisations. The industry has yet again reaffirmed its faith in our students by offering diverse profiles and niche roles.


• Xuberance ‘17 saw the batch of 360 candidates, participating in the placement process

• 102 companies participated in Xuberance ‘17 of which 60 were new recruiters

• More than 50% increment in the number of recruiters

• 35% increment in the number of PPO/PPIs offered to the students

Batch Statistics:

• The highest domestic salary stood at Rs. 21 Lakhs per annum

• The average annual compensation stood at Rs. 13.18 Lakhs per annum

• The median annual compensation stood at Rs. 13.02 Lakhs per annum

• The average compensation for the top 50% of the batch stood at Rs. 15.47 Lakhs per annum

• The median compensation for the top 50% of the batch stood at Rs. 14.84 Lakhs per annum

Major recruiters like CBC, Deloitte, PwC, TCS, Godrej, Tata Steel, L&T, SBI Group, Maruti Suzuki, Bluestar, ICRA, Emami, Bajaj Auto and Idea strengthened their relationship with XIMB. New bonds were formed with corporates like Axis Bank, GMR, MRF, Mu Sigma, IOCL, Hero Motocorp, VMware, Religare, Standard Chartered Global Business Services to name a few – a testament to the growing brand equity of the institute. The profiles offered varied in their diversity, encompassing Corporate Finance, Risk Management, Strategic Consulting, Equity Research, Marketing, Sales and Distribution, Supply Chain Management, Customer Relations, Business Consulting, IT Consulting and Business Development.

The Marketing area lived up to its ever-rising expectations with recruiters like L’Oréal, Nestle, Bajaj Auto, Tata Steel, UHG, Maruti Suzuki, Times Group, HSIL, Idea Cellular, BPCL, Vedanta and many more, making their presence felt by recruiting almost 35% of the batch.

The Consulting area also continued its constant growth with 30% of the students having forayed into this field, demonstrating the rich consulting acumen of the students of XIMB. Deloitte, PwC, Cognizant Business Consulting, Ernst & Young, TCS, IBM, Tiger Analytics etc. were some of the major recruiters offering roles in Business Consulting.

In the Finance domain, profitable jobs were offered to the students by major financial corporates like Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, HDFC, CRISIL, ICRA, HSBC IB, Royal Bank of Scotland, HSBC Analytics, Tata Capital, IIFL, DCB Bank, SBI Group, Standard Chartered Global Business Services and many more, resonating the strong belief of the industry in the financial intellect of the students of XIMB by taking 15% of the students.

The Systems sector, notwithstanding an industry wise shortfall in hiring this year had some of the major IT behemoths absorbing almost 14% of the batch. Major recruiters like HP Enterprise, HCL Technologies, Wipro, Accenture Technology Services, Capgemini, Mindtree, Mahindra Comviva, Infosys etc. offered diversified roles in the IT sector to the young talent of XIMB.

General Management, Strategy and Operations areas also witnessed a growth in recruitments. Renowned conglomerates like Godrej, Larsen & Toubro, GMR and companies like RBS, TASL, Tata Steel, Sarda Group and Total Oil offered lucrative profiles.

The institute has been instrumental in enabling the students to achieve their career goals with competitive salaries and rich job profiles for a successful career path in the future. Carrying forward its rich legacy of producing young and dynamic business leaders, a testimony to which is the alumni of XIMB who are playing key roles in leading corporates.

MBA (Human Resource Management) 2015-17

India’s rapidly changing economy brings with it a plethora of challenges for the People Managers of tomorrow. This environment favours managers who demonstrate depth in business fundamentals, and are able to map Human Resources into the bigger picture within organisations while performing their traditional roles. The School of HRM of XUB, through its MBA (HRM) program, is uniquely positioned in cultivating these essential skills by bringing together faculty, students, and alumni with professional experience across industries and academia. Designed by industry leaders and veterans, the program gives students a holistic exposure through courses in finance, marketing, operations and strategy taught with an HR orientation along with specialised courses in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations.

The institute proudly announces yet another exemplary year of placements for the MBA (HRM) batch of 2015-2017. The talent pool attracted a number of leading companies to the campus and resulted in an array of impressive roles being offered to the students.


• Xuberance’17 saw the batch of 120 candidates, participating in the placement process

• 52 companies participated in Xuberance’17, out of which 29 were new recruiters

• The highest domestic salary stood at Rs. 19.75 Lakhs per annum

• The average annual compensation stood at Rs. 12.39 Lakhs per annum

• The median annual compensation stood at Rs. 11.93 Lakhs per annum

• The average compensation for the top 50% of the batch stood at Rs. 13.99 Lakhs per annum

• The median compensation for the top 50% of the batch stood at Rs. 13.60 Lakhs per annum

Major Corporates like Axis Bank, ABG, HCCBPL, GAIL, Tata Steel, ICICI bank, GMR, ACG Worldwide, ITC InfoTech, L&T, L&T Infotech, Godrej & Boyce, Vedanta, IOCL, BPCL, Idea Cellular, Bajaj Auto, MRF, Deloitte Consulting were among the top recruiters of the 2015-17 batch of MBA (HRM).

The Industrial Relations area lived up to its ever-rising expectations with prominent recruiters like Aditya Birla Group, GAIL, Tata Steel, HDFC Life, and many more extending offers to the students. Corporate HR roles were offered by leading organisations like HCCBPL, ICICI Bank, CBC, Sun Pharma, Wipro, Asian Paints and many more.


MBA (Rural Management) 2015 – 17

The two-year, MBA in Rural Management programme of Xavier University Bhubaneswar concluded its annual placement season – Xuberance 2017 during the third week of February. This year’s recruitment cycle delivered immense joy and satisfaction to its students through lucrative employment opportunities offered from diverse yet relevant sectors. The post graduate programme which was previously offered under the banner of XIMB-RM, now falls under Xavier School of Rural Management (XSRM), Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB).

The uniqueness of this programme is designed to focus on nurturing enlightened knowledge leaders who would enable and contribute to the effective management of organisations engaged in a progressive economic development and social transformation work. The MBA-RM programme provides an ‘MBA-plus’ orientation, which goes above and beyond the standard management curriculum to develop ethically responsible and value driven professionals with an extensive understanding of the rural context, communities, markets and opportunities.

XSRM was the first school under XUB to successfully achieve 100% placements for the Rural Management batch of 2015-17. The placement season witnessed participation of companies cutting across all the established major sectors of Research and Consulting, Financial Inclusion, Development, FMCG, Co-operatives, CSR and Banking & Financial Services Institutions.


 Xuberance ’17 saw the batch of 83 candidates of MBA (RM) programme participating in the placement process.

 30 companies participated, of which 12 were new recruiters.

 The highest domestic salary stood at INR 11.00 Lakhs per annum

 The average annual compensation stood at INR 7.32 Lakhs per annum

 The Median annual compensation stood at INR 7.00 Lakhs per annum


This year the most attractive remuneration was offered by the FMCG sector, where highly coveted job profiles in Sales, Business Development and Rural Marketing were proposed by companies like AMUL, CavinKare and Sarda group. Although opportunities from this sector were extended to 7% of batch, the highest package of 11 lacs per annum was offered by AMUL.

Second in line, in terms of remuneration was followed by the Consulting domain. The programme witnessed the return of regular recruiters like PwC, Deloitte and Sambodhi Research. This sector offered the second highest package to the students and recruited 17% of the batch. Participation from new recruiters in this domain included companies like Quess Corp, Infiniti Research etc.

The highest number of offers made to students was fulfilled by the BFSI sector. It offered rewarding profiles in rural lending to 34% of the batch. There was an overall increase in the remuneration offered and the number of students recruited since last year. Some of the major recruiters were State Bank of India, Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, TATA AIG General Insurance and Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance.

Despite the slump in recruitment that was observed in the Financial Inclusion domain, no tangible effect of the slowdown was perceived in the results of Xuberance 2017. Ujjivan Financial Services being a regular recruiter absorbed the highest number of students in this domain. Other recruiters included Arohan Financial Services, Fincare, Swadhaar Finserve, Village Financial Services, Samunnati who cumulatively recruited 22% of the batch and offered a healthy average compensation of 7.52 lacs

The success of the Rural Management programme offered by XSRM is highlighted by the number students opting to take offers from organisations that operate at the grassroots level. Reputed organisations in the development sector like PRADAN, Basix, Bihar Rural Livelihood Promotion Society, SRIJAN, Humana People To People, recruited 10% of the batch. Additionally, the programme witnessed allied companies within the Development landscape, like TATA Trust and National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd.(NAFED) providing offers in the CSR and Co-operatives domain.

Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar

Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubhaneswar is one of the most coveted B-schools in India. Established in the year 1987, XIMB is known for quality education in the field of Management and creation of future entrepreneurs. XIMB offers to its students three prestigious programmes; Business Management, Global MBA and Executive-MBA. 30 years and still going strong, XIMB strives to achieve its mission of making managers with a human face.