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MBA Admissions Alert – XIMB, XUB Bhubaneswar

The X-GMAT 2016 (II) – the second on-line entrance test being conducted by the Xavier University of Bhubaneswar (XUB) is scheduled on April 17th 2016 (Sunday) at Bhubaneswar. The other on-line test for the Xavier School of Commerce will be conducted on May 15th 2016 (Sunday) at Bhubaneswar, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai. The X-RAT (Research Aptitude Test for PhD applicants) – a hard-copy pen and paper based test is scheduled for April 17th 2016 at Bhubaneswar.

The last date for applying to all the UG courses is April 20th 2016; while March 26th is the last date for applying to MBA (erstwhile PGDM) courses in Rural Management, Sustainability Management and one-year full-time and two-year part-time executive MBA programs.

For appearing in X-GMAT 2016 (II), the candidate should have three-year Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university in any discipline and the marks scored in graduation should be at least 55 %. Candidates who expect to complete the final part of their degree examinations by June 15, 2016, can also apply. Further details on the PG and UG courses can be obtained from –, OR

Admission related queries may be addressed to Phone: 0674 6647806

About X-GMAT 2016 (II): This will be similar to X-GMAT 2016 already conducted on January 10th, 2016. This online X-GMAT test is of 120 minutes duration. The test will consist of four sections namely quantitative ability (QA), data interpretation (DI), comprehension & logical reasoning (CLR) and emotional quotient (EQ). The type and nature of questions will be similar to the other prominent entrance tests for management education. The medium of the test is in English language for all candidates. The sections during the test will appear in random sequence and there will be sectional time limits, which means a candidate will not know the next section and has to complete a section in a given time. If a candidate finishes any section early, (s)he has to wait for the next section to begin.

The broad based selection process takes into account the academic performance, relevant work experience, writing ability and performance during personal interview.

XIMB, an autonomous school of XUB, is considered to be one of the top 3 Business Schools in Eastern India, along with IIM Calcutta and XLRI Jamshedpur and has consistently been ranked as one of the best Management Institutes of India. The average CTC offered in year 2015 has been INR 12.65 Lacs for BM and INR 11.39 Lacs for HRM while the highest CTC offered was INR 20.50 Lacs and highest International being 34,733 USD. The placement report for current year so far is very encouraging – with more companies coming in and average salary showing an upward trend compared to last year.

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