Xavier University-Bhubaneshwar (XUB) is among one of the best colleges for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the country. It inherits its legacy from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar, one of the top B-Schools in India. Over the past 33 years, this institute has been recognized as the premier business school in the country. It is primarily located in the outskirts of the city of Bhubaneswar, the capital of the eastern Indian state of Odisha.
The Xavier City Campus was inaugurated on the 7th of July 2014 which hosted the different schools of thought under Xavier University Bhubaneswar. At present, it hosts 11 schools offering Under-graduate, Master’s, and Doctoral programmes.
Xavier University Bhubaneswar is a top-class institute delivering quality management education to students all over the world. It was set up on a strong foundation that was based on the Jesuit spirit of ‘Magis’ –which means ‘Greater’ in Latin. Moreover, it is influenced by all its faculty, staff, students, stakeholders and alumni. It aims towards producing not just management graduates, but to work towards building a humane society.
Xavier University courses include programs under several specializations offered at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Additionally, it also offers a Ph.D. program at the doctorate level. The candidates who are seeking admission to any of the programs offered by this university must ensure to fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria defined by the university. Aspirants must also qualify in their respective entrance examination.
Research and development
Xavier University is pushing boundaries of knowledge and possibility by providing vigorous and visible research facilities to its students with a goal to develop a habit of intellectual culture and sound research culture for the nation. This institute supports and carries out all kinds of scholarly activities such as fundamental and pedagogical research, applied research and contract-based research for government and non-government agencies.
Regarding placements, a slight increase in the placement can be seen over the past few years. The training and placement cell of Xavier University has collaborations with many reputed national and multinational companies. The companies mainly offer jobs in sales and marketing, IT sector and consultancy. Organizations like Management and Strategy Consulting, Deloitte, PwC, TCS are some of the major recruiters who recruited 29% of the student. The maximum salary Package has reached up to 12 lakh per annum while the average remains to be at 7 lakh per annum.
The Xavier University alumni play a vital role in nurturing the bond between its past present and future students. Hence it has some notable alumni who achieved greater heights in their life.
Some of the alumni achievements are:
- Piyush Srivastava of 1997 batch, was appointed as the Vice President of Business Development, Pernod Ricard Asia.
- Srikumar Misra of 2001 batch, founder of Milk Mantra has won the McNulty award at Melora and has bagged about $12 million funding from lightbox ventures and Blacksoil capital.
- Kartik Subramanian of Batch 2005, is working at Pidilite as a Category Head for consumer products. He has been featured in the 40 under 40 list of India’s Most Disruptive Minds in the marketing field by agency reporter.