Admission procedure for 2017-19 batch


The minimum requirement for admission to the Program is a three-year Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in any discipline with at least 55% marks in aggregate from a recognised university. Candidates who expect to complete the final part of their degree examinations by June 15, 2017, can also apply. Offers of admission to such candidates, if made, will be provisional and will be automatically cancelled in the event of their failing to complete all the requirements for obtaining the degree before June 15, 2017.

Admission Test

Applicants are required to take any one of the Admission Tests:
a) XAT to be conducted by XLRI, Jamshedpur, on 8 January, 2017, or
b) CAT to be conducted by IIMs on 4 December 2016, or
c) NMAT by GMAC to be conducted during October – December 2016, or
d) GMAT taken in 2015 or 2016 (minimum score for applying 550) or
e) X-GMT to be conducted by Xavier University Bhubaneswar on 29 January 2017
Applicants opting for XAT/CAT have to follow XAT/CAT advertisements respectively and apply in time. Registering for XAT/CAT/GMAT/NMAT is a prerequisite for applying to XUB, if not opting for X-GMT.

XUB Application

Applicants also have to fill up the online application form separately for XIMB programme at: Upon successfully filling the online application form and paying the relevant application fee, the applicant will be intimated by email about the acceptance of the form.

MBA Applications through X-GMT: The last date is extended to 9th January 2017.

It may be noted that besides registering for XAT/CAT/GMAT/NMAT, one has to apply (online) separately to Xavier University, Bhubaneswar.

Selection Process

The Institute will decide the section-wise as well as total cut-off marks which will be used for short-listing the candidates to be called for Written Ability Test, and Personal Interview. WAT, & PI will be held in Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai. Candidates will have to meet their own travel expenses for appearing in the Interview session. The final selection will be made on the basis of the candidate's performance in the XAT/CAT/GMAT/X-GMT/NMAT as well as in the Writing Ability Test, and Personal Interview (which factors in the past academic record and relevant work experience). The selected candidates will be informed by mail in the month of April 2017.


The program will begin by the middle of June 2017 for the first year students. At this time the students will be given a Manual of Policies and Regulations which will be binding on them.

All admission-related queries may be addressed to:

Phone: 0674 - 6647806 / 6647900