Xavier University (XUB) is rated A +++ in India B-School Survey and ranked 4th among top 50 B-Schools. The university provides education in the discipline of Management, Human Resource Management, Rural Management, Commerce, Sustainability, Communications, Economics, Computer Science and Engineering, Law and many more. The courses offered by XUB Bhubneshwar are B.Sc, B.Com, BBM, BBA-LLB, BA-LLB, BA-LLB, B.Sc (Hons.), B.Tech CSE, MBA, EMBA, MURP, MBF, MA Mass Communication, Master in Public Policy and Governance, M.Tech in CSE.

Admission to all these courses are offered on the basis of the National Level Entrance or Entrance Exam conducted by XU Bhubneshwar. Further, application form for the Undergraduate courses of Xavier University are usually available in the month of August-September whereas, for admission to MBA courses, the university releases application form in the month of January. 

Events Dates
Last Date to apply

February 28, 2021

X-RAT (Research Aptitude Test of Xavier University, Bhubaneswar), and Subject Test (as relevant)

April 2, 2021
Presentation, and Admission Interviews

April 3, 2021

Release of admission results

4th week April 2021 (Tentatively)

Issuance of admission letter to qualified candidates

1st week May 2021 (Tentatively)

Student Admission and Mentorship Program (Academic session begins immediately after this)

June Mid, 2021 (Tentatively)

Xavier University Highlights

Established | University Type 2013 | State Private University
Registered under University Grants Commission (UGC)
Accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA)
Entrance Exam

National: CAT/ XAT/ GMAT/ NMAT

University: XRAT/ XEEE/ XGMT

Courses Offered UG, PG & Ph.D
Application Mode | Fees Online | INR 1,600 & INR 400
Top Recruiters HCL Technologies, Wipro, IBM, Tata Metaliks, Intellect Design, HSBC Analytics, HDFC Bank
Campus Area 55 Acres
Facilities Available Library, Hostel, Auditorium, Cafeteria
Official Website https://xub.edu.in/
Quick Facts
- Excellent Academic/ Learning Experiences through Cases and Live Projects.
- Globally/ Industry aligned Curriculum.
- Eminent and Committed Faculty with Doctorate and Industry Experience.
- Top Ranked Specialized Programs.
- State-of-art Infrastructure, Air-conditioned Classrooms, 24/7 Wi-fi Connectivity and Green Campuses.
- Digital Library with Remote Access.
- International Collaboration and Student Exchange.

Schools of Xavier University (XUB)

XUB has twelve constituent Schools of higher learning: 

  • Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar (XIMB) – Read more
  • Xavier School of Human Resource Management (XAHR)
  • Xavier School of Rural Management (XSRM)
  • Xavier School of Sustainability (XSOS)
  • Xavier School of Human Settlements (XAHS) 
  • Xavier School of Commerce (XSC)
  • Xavier School of Communications (XCOMM)
  • Xavier School of Computer Science and Engineering (XCSE)
  • Xavier School of Economics (XSE)
  • Xavier Law School (XLS)
  • School of Government and Public Affairs (SGPA)
  • XAVIER-EMLYON Business School (XEBS)

Xavier University Rankings

  • XUB is ranked 10th among the Top 50 Private State Universities in India by the Outlook ICARE University Ranking 2020.
  • XUB is honored with Four Palmes Global Award by Eduniversal Convention at Bangkok, Thailand in 2019 for the third time in a row for outstanding academic excellence and internationalization in management education and research.
  • XUB has again been awarded Eduniversal Masters Ranking 2019 as - India’s Best MBA-BM Program (XIMB), India’s 2nd Best MBA-HRM Program (XAHR), India’s 2nd Best MBA-RM Program (XSRM), India’s Best MBA-SM Program (XSoS), and India’s 3rd Best Executive MBA-BM Program (XIMB).
  • The Faculty of Management, Xavier University Bhubaneswar is SAQS accredited by AMDISA in recognition of commitment to quality and quality assurance through continuous improvement.
  • Xavier University has been rated A +++ in India B-School Survey in the Chronicle B-School Survey 2019.
  • XIMB, Xavier University Bhubaneswar has been ranked 4th among top 50 B-Schools in the Chronicles B-School Survey 2019.
  • Rural Management Program of XSRM, Xavier University Bhubaneswar has been ranked 1st among colleges offering sector-specific programs in the Chronicle B-School Survey 2019.
  • XIMB, Xavier University Bhubaneswar has been ranked 6th among India’s Top 100 Private B-Schools in the Week-Hansa Research Best B-School Survey 2019.
  • XIMB, Xavier University Bhubaneswar has been ranked 6th amongst the Top 100 Private B-Schools in the Week Survey 2019.
  • XIMB, Xavier University Bhubaneswar has been ranked 6th amongst the Top Private B-Schools of Supreme B – Schools CSR-GHRDC B-School Survey 2019.
  • XIMB, Xavier University Bhubaneswar has been ranked 10th among All India Private B-Schools in the IT-MDRA B-School Ranking 2019.

Xavier University Courses

XUB offers UG, PG and Ph.D. programs in various disciplines. Tabulated below are the details for same:

UG Courses

Course Details

Subject: Human Resource Management, Rural Management, Sustainability Management, Urban Management & Governance

Eligibility: Bachelor's degree of minimum three-year duration with atleast 55% + XAT/ CAT/ GMAT/ NMAT/ X-GMAT Score

Duration: 2 Years


Subject: Finance, Marketing, Operations Management, Information System, General & Strategic Management, Business Analytics, Entrepreneurship, Banking, Insurance and Financial Services

Eligibility: Bachelor's degree of minimum three-year duration with atleast 55% + XAT/ CAT/ GMAT/ NMAT/ X-GMAT Score

Duration: 2 Years


Subject: Business Management

Eligibility: Bachelor's degree of minimum three-year duration with atleast 55% + XAT/ CAT/ GMAT/ X-GMAT Score

Duration: 1 Year

B.Sc (Hons.)

Subject: Mass Communication, Environment Science, Sustainability Development, Economics

Eligibility: Candidate should have passed Class 12 in any discipline with at least 50% marks + aptitude test/statement of purpose, personal interview/ Academic Performance.

Duration: 3 Years


Eligibility: Class XII (or equivalent), with at least 45% marks in aggregate + CLAT/AILET/XLET  Score.

Duration: 5 Years

BBM(Hons), B.Com

Eligibility: Candidate should have passed Class 12 in any discipline with 60% marks. + Academic Performance

Duration: 3 Years


Subject: Computer Science and Engineering

Eligibility: 10+2 with a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics as compulsory subjects.

Duration: 4 Years


Eligibility: Graduate degree in Architecture/Planning or equivalent + GATE/CEED/NATA/CCU Score

Duration: 2 Years

MA (Mass Communication)

Subjects: Advertising and Marketing Communication, Corporate Communication (Corp. Comm.) & Public Relations (PR),  Journalism (Print & Electronic)

Eligibility: Bachelor's degree of minimum three-year duration (or equivalent) in any discipline

Duration: 2 Years

Master in Business Finance

Eligibility: B.Com (Accounting/Finance), or B.Sc. (Mathematics/Statistics), or B.A./B.Sc. (Economics), or B.Tech, or CA/CS/CMA, with at least 60% marks in aggregate + XAT/ CAT/ NMAT/ GMAT + Entrance Exam Cutoff + Writing Ability Test + Group Discussion + Personal Interview.

Duration: 2 Years

Master in Public Policy and Governance

Eligibility: Graduate with 50% marks + SOP + Personal Interview + Work Experince and Academic Merit.

Duration: 2 Years


Subjects: Data Science and Analytics

Eligibility: B.Tech (Computer Science and Engineering)/ MCA or equivalent with 50% marks  academic credentials and/or extracurriculars and/or Xavier Engineering Entrance Examination (XEEE) score and/or Statement of Purpose (SoP) + Personal Interview

Duration: 2 Years


Subjects: Business Management, Human Resource Management, Rural Management, Urban Management and Governance, Planning, Sustainability Studies, Commerce, Communications, Computer Science & Engineering

Eligibility: Master Degree in relevant specialization + XRAT followed by Subject Test, Presentation and Personal Interview.

Duration: 3 Years

Check: Xavier University Admissions 

Xavier University Admission

Candidates applying for UG Courses will be selected on the basis of Written Test, Evaluation of SoP and Personal Interview. MBA and EMBA Admissions will be conducted on the basis of XAT/ CAT/ GMAT/ X-GMAT Score. 

Further for B.Tech and M.Tech admissions is offered on the basis of JEE Main score and XEEE Score respectively.

Admissions to B.Tech CSE program will be offered on the basis of CLAT/AILET/XLET Score. Candidates applying for PG and Ph.D. Courses will be called for Subject Test, Presentation and Personal Interview.

Step 1: Fill up the "Login Details" to create and receive by email a unique XUBID/Login ID and Password for applying to XUB. Click here

Step 2: Log in with your XUBID/Login ID and Password. Fill up the Personal Details, Academic Details, Professional Details, choose the program/s you want to apply for and the respective test option/s, upload your photo and signature. Click on “Submit”.

Step 3: Pay the application fee of INR 1,600 (for the first option) and INR 400 (each for the subsequent option) through the Payment Gateway.

Step 4: After successful submission of the application form and fee applicants will receive a confirmation email regarding the acceptance of online application form.

Xavier University Placement

The XUB provides placement training to students. XUB provides training through workshops, seminars, group discussions, and internships. The institute has achieved 100% placement for its MBA program. Some of the placement highlights of XUB are:

Category MBA Business Management MBA Rural Management MBA Human Resource Management MBA Sustainability Management MBA Urban Management & Governance MBF
Total No. of Participating Students 350 123 111 - - -
Total No. of Companies 104 67 32 - - -
Highest CTC Offered INR. 26 LPA INR. 13.2 LPA INR. 22.47 LPA INR. 8.5 LPA INR.9.36 LPA INR. 11 LPA
Average CTC Offered INR. 15.42 LPA INR. 7.78 LPA INR. 12.87 LPA INR. 6.6 LPA INR. 6.1 LPA INR. 7.5 LPA

Organizations like Management and Strategy Consulting, Deloitte, Cognizant, PwC, Capgemini, TCS, Accenture were the major recruiters who recruited 29% of the students.

Xavier University (XUB) Facilities

  • Library
  • Air-conditioned Classrooms
  • Xavier Campus Cloud and Data Centre
  • Professional Audio-Video Studios
  • Graphic Lab
  • Air-conditioned Auditorium
  • Residential Facilities
  • WiFi Facility
  • Cafeteria
  • Medical Help
  • Sport and Fitness Facilities

Xavier University (XUB) Faculty

Given below are the details of the faculty of XUB:

Dr. Abhimanyu Sahoo

  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • Qualification: Ph.D

Prof. Ajit Kumar

  • Designation: Associate Professor
  • Qualification: Ph.D, MCA, B.Sc.

Dr. Amar KJR Nayak

  • Designation: Professor
  • Qualification: Ph.D, Research Fellow, MBA, B.E

Dr. Anjali

  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • Qualification: Ph.D

Prof. Arijit Mitra

  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • Qualification: M.Tech FPM

Check: XUB Faculty

Xavier University (XUB) FAQs

Ques. Do I have to get ready any documents before filling the online application form for Xavier University Bhubneshwar?

Ans. Yes, before filling up the online application form, you need to get ready with a valid email ID, academic credentials, work-related data and a digital copy of your passport size photograph and signature.

Ques. Do I need experience to apply for a Ph.D program offered at XUB?

Ans. Experience is not mandatorily required for Ph.D (full-time) but for Ph.D (part-time) at least 3 years of full-time work experience after obtaining the qualifying degree is required in executive/ managerial/ teaching/ research field from an organization of repute.

Ques. What is SoP? How important is this one? Is there any restriction in word length to write on the application form for Xavier University Bhubneshwar?

Ans. A Statement of Purpose (SoP) is what you want to learn about, in your research project. In the SoP the candidate will need to outline his/her research plans and interests. This is very essential as it is one of the parameters for shortlisting in the initial round of selection. The length of this content needs to be between 300-500 words.

Ques. Can I defer my admission in Xavier University Bhubneshwar?

Ans. No, there is no provision to defer the admission. The conditions for accepting the admission offer will be mentioned in the offer letter.

Ques. I have already appeared for other entrance exam. Do I still need to appear for the X-RAT test at XUB?

Ans. Yes, the X-RAT test is mandatory for those who are willing to join the doctoral program at XUB.