Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswarwww.ximb.ac.inBy :Yash k.MahantaIt’s Career Counselling09777777324
•Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB) is abusiness school in India, located in Bhubaneswar, the capital of theeastern Indian state of Odisha. The school is on a 20-acre campusin Bhubaneswar’s institutional area, withclassrooms, hostels, studio apartments, gym, a sports club and amulti-purpose auditorium. It is managed by a board ofgovernors, consisting of representatives of the governments ofIndia and Odisha, the Jesuit Society, industrialists andeducationists.•The school was founded in 1987 under a social contract betweenthe Government of Odisha and the Odisha Jesuit Society.
Administration• The Director of XIMB is Fr. Paul Fernandes,• S.J. and Prof. Biswa Swarup Misra is the Acting Dean (Academics).• The Chairman of the Board of Governors is Shri Rajive Kaul(Chairman, NICCO Corporation Ltd.).Other members include :• Shri Bijaya Kumar Patnaik (Chief Secretary, Government of Odisha),• Shri J. P. Dua (CMD, Allahabad Bank),• Shri Roopen Roy (M.D., Deloitte & Touche Consulting India Pvt. Ltd.)&• and Shri B. L. Bagra (CMD, National Aluminium Company Limited)
Academic programmesXIMB offers the following diploma and certificate programmes:• Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)• Postgraduate Diploma in Management (Human ResourceManagement) (PGDM – HRM)• Postgraduate Diploma in Management (Rural Management) (PGDM– RM)• Executive Postgraduate Diploma in Management• Fellow Programme in Management (Doctoral-Level)• 3Continent Master of Global Management (3CMGM)• Postgraduate Certificate Programme in Banking & Financial Services(PGPBFS)• Postgraduate Certificate Programme in Business Management• Management Development Programmes• Certificate Programme in Leadership and Managerial Proficiency
International exchangeXIMB has international exchange of faculty and students with the following institutions• University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB), Cape Town, Republic of South Africa• Skarbek Graduate School of Business Economics, Warsaw, Poland• Euromed Management – School of Management and Business, Marseille, France• Reims Management School, Reims, France• Antwerp Management School, Antwerpen, Belgium• Fordham University, New York, USA• Sellinger School of Business and Management, Loyola College ofMaryland, Baltimore, Maryland, USA• Facultad de Economia – IQS, Barcelona, Spain• Kyiv Investment Management Institute, Ukraine• College of Management Law & Languages, Siauliai, Lithuania• HHL-Leipzig Graduate School of Management, Leipzig, Germany• IÉSEG School of Management, Lille – Paris, France• Eastern Michigan University, Michigan, USA• Warsaw School of Economics, Warsaw, Poland• A Team of PGDM second year students from XIMB reached 4th place in the Rubicon InternationalBusiness Case contest held in 2006, in Iserlohn, Germany. Incidentally, the team was the sole Asianfinalist.
Research centresResearch centres at XIMB include:• CII (Confederation of Indian Industry) – XIMB Centre ofExcellence• Centre for Development Research and Training• Centre for Case Research• Centre for Entrepreneurship• Utility Regulation Research Centre• Centre for Development of Small and Micro Enterprises• Centre for Healthcare Management• Team Orissa Project Advisory Centre (TOPAX)• Centre for Resettlement and Rehabilitation andCorporate Social Responsibility
Various rankings for XIMB :• XIMB was ranked 10th by Business World• XIMB was placed among Super League 1 by AIMA• XIMB has been ranked 2nd in Academic Excellence in the Outlook Management B-School Survey2011• XIMB has been ranked 4th among top 10 Pvt. B-Schools in India in CNBC TV 18-C fore B-schoolsurvey 2011• XIMB has been ranked 5th in Personality development & Industry exposure in the OutlookManagement B-School Survey 2011• XIMB has been ranked 7th across India in the Indian Management Best Business School Survey2011• XIMB has been ranked 8th in infrastructure and Facility in the Outlook Management B-SchoolSurvey 2011• XIMB has been ranked 9th among top 15 B Schools of Super Excellence in CSR-GHRDC B-SchoolSurvey 2011• XIMB has been ranked 10th in India in overall in the "Business World Magazines" B-School rankingsof 2011• XIMB has achieved 13th rank in the Indias Best B-School ranking done by "OUTLOOK-MDRASURVEY-2011"
Infrastructure• Academic Block: XIMB has four administrative and academic buildings. The new academic block also has a boardroom, a conference room and a new examination hall. All the class rooms are air-conditioned and equipped withaudio-video systems, overhead projectors, computers and wireless hotspots.• Library: The three-storied library has a collection of printed and electronic resources which includesbooks, journals, working papers, audiovisual resources, dissertations, annual reports of corporate houses, volumesof periodicals, and international online databases on Management Development studies and related subjects.• Residence: Students are required to stay on campus. There are separate residences for men and women. All therooms are Wi-Fi enabled and the hostels have laser printing and Xerox facilities. The Studio apartment buildinghas 113 furnished apartments for students, faculties and visiting professionals.• Auditorium: The Institute has an air conditioned auditorium with a seating capacity of approximately 850 people.• Sports: There are two floodlit tennis courts and a basketball court, an indoor badminton court, a volleyball court, ajogging track and facilities for indoor sports, for students and faculty. The institute also houses a 24/7multipurpose gymnasium.• Extension of campus: To be named Xavier’s University, the institution will start its first campus in Puridistrict, followed by two more campuses in Sambalpur and Balangir districts. The first campus in Pipli, Puri, will beon 35 acres, whereas the Sambalpur and Balangir campuses will be built on 25 acres and 15 acres, respectively.Xavier’s University will offer both undergraduate and post-graduate programmes in areas such as environmentalmanagement, microfinance, healthcare management and disaster management.
Campus LifeThere are a number of student committees for instituteand student life .The Student Executive Council (SEC) isthe students’ council consisting of students itself, whichhandles and controls all the student activities and variouscommittees.XIMB has four core committees —• IlluminatiX (the media and PR cell)• Placement Committee• Alumni Committee• International Relations Committee
Apart from this, the interest committees include,• MAXIM: The Marketing Association• CONSTRAT: The Consulting and Strategy Consortium• X-FIN: The Finance Association• X-SYS: The Systems Association• X-OPS: The Operations Association• XIMAHR :The HR Association• RMAX :Rural Managers Association of XIMB• XQuizzite: The Quizzing Society• Spicmacay: Society for Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture Among Youth• XPRESSIONS: The annual inter-B-school meet• SRC: Social Responsibility Cell, XIMB• XStage: The Cultural Club• SportsCom: The Sports Committee of XIMB• XSEED: The Entrepreneurship Development Cell, XIMB
Accreditation• XIMB has been granted the South Asian Quality AssuranceSystems (SAQS) accreditation by the Association ofManagement Development Institutions in South Asia(AMDISA).• XIMB has been awarded the NBA Accreditation by theNational Board of Accreditation from March 2009, for a periodof 5 years for PGDM, 3 years for PGDM-RM & 3 years forPGDM-PT.• XIMB has applied for AACSB accreditation.