Xavier University MBA, MS, Integrated Ph.D. Admission 2020: Merit List, Application Process, Eligibility

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Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB) offers courses in six main areas under the following six schools of University. The Xavier Institute of Business Management (XIMB), the Xavier School of Rural Management (XSRM), the Xavier School of Human Resource Management (XaHR), the Xavier School of Sustainability (XSOS), the Xavier School of Commerce (XSC), and the Xavier School of Communications (XCOMM). 

Students seeking admission in any of the postgraduate courses offered by Xavier University, need to appear in an Entrance test as described by the University followed by a Personal Interview and a Writing Ability Test. 

For admission in any of the Management programs offered by the University, students need to appear in any one of the following tests- XAT, CAT, GMAT, or X-GMT (conducted by Xavier University itself). Check Xavier University Admission

CourseAdmission Link
MBA/PGDM Admission Link

Eligibility Criteria

MBA - BMA Bachelor's Degree or it's equivalent with at least 55% marks from a recognized University/ Institution.
MBA + Ph.D.
HR + Ph.D.
PG Diploma in Film & TV production and Broadcast Journalism
MBA - UMGA Bachelor's Degree or it's equivalent with at least 60% marks from a recognized University/ Institution.
Executive MBA3 years of experience (in executive capacity/ self-employed)
Integrated Ph.D. + MBA-BM/MBA-HRM/ MBA-RM/ MBA-UMG/ MBA-SMA minimum cumulative score of 6.5 on a 10-point scale in MBA


  • Candidates seeking admission in Master of Business Administration in Rural Management can apply directly without a CAT/XAT/GMAT/X-GMT/NMAT score for the program if they have secured 1st, 2nd or 3rd position in their undergraduate program.
  • Candidates seeking admission to Executive should not be less than 23 years old and need to provide a 'No Objection/ Sponsorship Certificate' signed by their employer.

Admission Process

Students seeking admission in any of the Management Postgraduate courses are shortlisted on the basis of their performance in XAT/ CAT/ GMAT/ X-GMAT. The shortlisted students are further called for a Writing Ability Test (WAT) and a Personal Interview. The WAT and personal Interview are held in Bhubaneswar, Hyderabad, Chennai, Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, and Kolkata.

The final selection is done on the basis of performance in CAT/ XAT/ GMAT/ X-GMT tests, Writing Ability Test, Personal Interview, and past academic records. After analyzing all the four aspects, a final list of selected students is prepared. The selected students are intimated about their selection through an e-mail.

The students should report to the University and pay the required fees along with the documents in order to complete their admission procedure successfully.

How To Apply

Students should apply for admission in XUB and for entrance tests (i.e. CAT/ XAT/ GMAT) separately. The application form for admission is available on the official website of XUB. The application form for the entrance tests is available on their respective official websites. 

Key Notes:

  • Besides registering for XAT/CAT/GMAT, students have to apply online separately to XIM, Bhubaneshwar.
  • The application once submitted along with the application fees is processed. All the eligible students are intimated about their Entrance test (if applicable).
  • The shortlisted students are informed about their Interview and WAT through an e-mail sent to their registered mail id followed by the whole selection/ admission procedure.


The University has reserved 50% of the seats for Domicile students of Orissa. Others can be offered these reserved seats only if there are any vacancies.

The decision of offering vacant seats to other students lie with the University.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



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