THE BIZZ 2017 Award: Xavier University Bhubaneswar has been awarded with THE BIZZ 2017 Award for its distinguished business excellence by the World Confederation of Business (WORLDCOB) at Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort, Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, USA.

Parivartan '17 : 26th August 2017 ConXerv, Committee for Sustainability, Xavier School of Sustainability(XSoS), Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB) Presents Parivartan 2017, the annual business conclave was held at Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar on 26th August 2017 which will include renowned stalwarts in the field of sustainability.

Kshitij ’17 : 18th August 2017 XIMAHR the HR association of XUB conducted the much-awaited annual HR conclave KSHITIJ ’17 on 18th August 2017.

HR Symposium - 15th July 2017: Xavier School of Human Resource Management organized the annual HR Symposium on 15th July 2017. Practitioners shared their thoughts and views in two panel discussions themed on “Overview of Contemporary HR Practices” and “Pushing the Boundaries of HR” during the half day symposium.

XSC 1st Convocation - 21st April, 2017: The first convocation of Xavier School of Commerece was held on 21st April, 2017 at Xavier University. His Excellency Dr. S.C. Jamir, Hon'ble Governor of Odisha presided over the convocation ceremony.

XUB Convocation 2017: The Third Convocation of Xavier University Bhubaneswar was held on Wednesday, March 22, 2017.
Shri Vinod Kumar, Managing Director & Group CEO - Tata Communications Limited., was the Chief Guest and Convocation Speaker.

XaHR Conference 2017:The 2nd national conference on the theme ‘RETHINKING PEOPLE MANAGEMENT’ organised by Xavier School of Human Resource Management(XAHR) in collaboration with the National HRD Network, Bhubaneswar chapter was held on February 3rd & 4th, 2017 at XIMB Auditorium.

TSSCS Symposium: NABARD Chair Unit, Xavier University Bhubaneswar organized the first symposium on Transition Strategies for Sustainable Community Systems (TSSCS) from 19 - 20 January 2017.

Marketing Symposium of Xavier School of Commerce on "DIGITAL MARKETING IN EMERGING ECONOMIES: A PARADIGM SHIFT" was held on 17th January, 2017

Rural Living and Learning Experience (RLLE) : The RLLE Mela for the MBA-RM 2016-18 batch was held on 16th January 2017 in the Xavier City Campus. This marks the last event of the Rural Living and Learning Experience (RLLE) Component for the Rural Management students of Xavier School of Rural Management.

Study Abroad Programme : 30th Dec '16 - 3rd Jan '17 & 4th - 13th Jan '17
The SDSU study abroad program was jointly offered by Xavier School of Sustainability, Xavier University, Bhubaneswar. Dr. Zohir Chowdhury an Associate Professor in Environmental Health at San Diego State University and 11 undergraduate, 8 females and 3 male student pursuing graduation in Sustainability, Health Sciences, Public Health, Speech language and hearing sciences, Hospitality and tourism management visited India.

CARDINAL VISIT to XUB : Most Rev. Fr. Telesphore Placidus Toppo, Cardinal and Archbishop of Ranchi in the Roman Catholic Church, Rev. Fr. John Barwa S.V.D., Archbishop of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar Archdiocese, Rev. Fr. Telesphore Bilung, SVD Auxiliary Bishop of Ranchi visited Xavier City Campus, XUB on 11th January 2017.

CHILDREN'S ENVIRONMENT CONGRESS: 21st - 22nd December, 2016
"Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see" John F. Kennedy.The Xavier School of Sustainability, Xavier University Bhubaneswar hosted the CHILDREN’S ENVIORNMENT CONGRESS 2016 on Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) in the context of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Institute Day Celebration : 2nd December, 2016

XCOMM International Conference : 25th - 26th NOVEMBER, 2016 on " Role of Media in Democracy " was the second joint venture of Xavier School of Communications, Xavier University and Odisha TV.

5th National Symposium on Rural Management (NSoRM) : 18th - 19th NOVEMBER, 2016

XPRESSIONS : The University’s Annual flagship B-School Event was held from 11th to 13th November, 2016

Sanidhya 2016 Bhubaneswar Chapter :5th November, 2016 at XIMB Campus.

Foundation Day Lecture 2016 : Shri. Kamal Bali, Managing Director, Volvo India Private Limited had delivered the Foundation Day Lecture at 6.00 pm on Friday, November 4th, 2016.

XIMB, XUB received International Diamond Star for Quality Award 2016

XIMB, XIMB has been ranked 3rd among India’s Top leading Private B-Schools of Super Excellence as per CSR-GHRDC B-School SURVEY 2016 and 6th among India’s Top 10 private B-Schools for the year 2016 in the Best B-Schools 2016 of the OUTLOOK-DRSHTI SURVEY

VIKALP presents songs, stories and conversations from 20th - 22nd oct '16 hosted by XCOMM, X-Stage, Spic Macy of Xavier University Bhubaneswar

UMG Annual Rainbow Cities(ARC) Summit on "KNOWLEDGE SYSTEMS AND HUMAN RESOURCE NEEDS for sustainable, resilient, livable, humane and peaceful cities"

RMAX, the Rural Managers' Association of Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar(XIMB), celebrate the flagship event, Gramotsava ‘16, the three-day Annual Rural Marketing Fair from 30th Sept- 2nd Oct 2016. It is our sincere effort in taking forward the 10 years old legacy of the Rural Management students of the institute to showcase our learning and skills by organizing a two-day marketing event having a 10,000 plus footfall every year in association with various companies across the domain in the rural hinterlands of Odisha.

An interactive session was held by Shri. Bhavish Aggarwal, Co-Founder and CEO, OLA Cabs on 28th Sept 2016, at 7.00 pm in the Auditorium XIMB, XUB.

Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar (XIMB), Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB) in association with Odisha Television Ltd. organized a talk by Shri Arvind Subramanian, Chief Economic Adviser to Govt. of India on Thursday, 1st September, 2016 at 10.30 am in XIMB campus.

RM program has been ranked the 2nd best program in India and the 19th in the world in the Agribusiness and Rural Management category by best-masters.com

RMAX, the Rural Managers' Association of Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB) celebrated the annual Rural Management conclave of Xavier School of Rural Management, Abhivyakti'16 on the 21st AUG 2016 at XIMB Auditorium. RMAX, the Rural Managers' Association of Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB), is a registered students' body with an emphasis on "learning by doing" and "learning beyond the books. To showcase our mettle and wide acceptance as a credible and diligent community, we are into a series of activities like- organizing workshops, seminars and guest lectures on contemporary issues, working on live projects from the industry, providing consultancy services, developing case studies, conducting customized market research and promotion activities.

Xavier School of Sustainability (XSoS), Xavier University, Bhubaneswar (XUB) hosted a significant event, the annual XUB Sustainability Summit - 2016 at XIMB campus and XUB Xavier City Jatni campus, during August 11-13, 2016. The theme of this year's summit was Energy, Peace and Global Governance. The core agenda of the summit was to create a movement for putting energy and peace in the centre of discourse, to mainstream sustainability in management education and to create a platform at XUB for institutional network among all the actors to promote the mentioned theme.

FINOMICS 2016, A Business Conclave of XIMB, XUB was held on 6th August, 2016 at Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar(XIMB).

Smart City project gets five independent directors: The appointment of a panel of independent directors has given the Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) domain experts to advise the new company on execution of the ambitious project. The BSCL already has eight board members and with the appointment of the independent directors, the special purpose vehicle is now fully formed. The state government on Monday appointed the five independent directors to BSCL — Madhav Pai, Saveeta Mohanty, Aamer Azeemi, Sandipan Chakravortty and Bhavin Sheth. The Telegraph presents profiles of the independent director.

Xavier School of Sustainability in association with the United States India Education Foundation (USIEF) hosted a workshop on “Skills for Air Quality Management” (SAQM), Knowledge partners include National Environmental Engineering Research Institute and Green Health Foundation.
There were various eminent speakers, including Dr. Diya Dutt of the USIEF Alumni Association, Dr. Tanutrushna Panigrahi of the Fulbright Indian Alumni Chapter Leader and Dr. Rakesh Kumar, Director CSIR-NEERI.

The one-day HR symposium was organised to familiarize students with current initiatives and challenges in the field of HRM and disseminate views of academia and HR practitioners.
Prof. (Dr.) Snigdha Pattnaik, Dean, XaHR, welcomed the audience and spoke about the importance of gaining different perspectives about HRM from eminent experts from industry and academia.
The topic for the first session was - " HR in the Organization: the Field of Practice ".
The topic for the second session was -" Human Processes at the Workplace ".

Sanidhya 2016 was held Sucessfully on 7th May, 2016 at Chennai & Hyderabad and on 14th May, 2016 at Kolkata

His Excellency Mr. Hyun Cho, Ambassador of Korea, his wife Mrs. Jeeyoon Cho and the Honorary Consul General, Mr. RajiveKaul visited to Xavier University, on 8th April.

The Second Convocation of the Xavier University Bhubaneswar, Twenty-Fifth Convocation of XIMB was held on March 29th, Tuesday 2016. Shri. Suresh Narayanan, Chairman & Managing Director, Nestle India Pvt. Ltd. was the Chief Guest and the Convocation Speaker.

Prof. Snigdha Pattnaik, Dean, Xavier School of Human Resources Management (XSHRM) been awarded with the AARYA AWARD 2016 on 6th March, 2016 at Rabindra Mandap,
Bhubaneswar to mark the International Women's Day, by the Parichay Foundation in recognition of her contribution and achievement in the field of education.

February, 2016

Xavier’s was selected as a premier partner for Thunderbird, W.P. Carey and Arizona State University, and this long-term partnership once again emphasizes the values, standards and quality of management education that the Xavier University stands for. This relationship can grow more fruitfully in the coming years. This is a long-term global opportunity for students of Odisha and India through XIMB, Xavier University to be enrolled for five possible programs.

This is a proud moment for higher education in Odisha and would enhance the stature of global management education in the state and India.

21st-23rd December 2015

ICITis a premier international forum for sharing high quality research in the areas of Information Technology. XIMB,XUBhosted the 14th International Conference on Information Technology 21-23 December, in collaboration with Orissa Information Technology Society and IEEE.The conference signifies a milestone in keeping pace with the latest research trends in the various fields of IT.The three-day event comprised of several Keynote Addresses, Invited Talks and Paper presentations. There were 54 participants and 24 paper presentations during the conference.

7th December 2015

The Institute’s Foundation Day celebration,was made special with Mr. D Shivakumar, Chairman & CEO, @PepsiCo India Holdings Pvt. Ltd. delivering the 13th XIMB Foundation Day Lecture.


XIMB Foundation Day Lecture by Mr. D. Shivkumar

4TH & 5TH OF DECEMBER, 2015

Xavier School of Human Resource Management (XSHRM), Xavier University in collaboration with IIRA AND FES hosted the NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON “MAKE- IN- INDIA INITIATIVES AND CHANGING PARADIGMS OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS”. The National Conference on “Make-in-India Initiative and Changing Paradigms of Industrial Relations”.Hon’ble Justice ShriGopalBallavPatnaik, former Chief Justice of India delivered the Inaugural keynote address. Prof. (Dr.) E.M Rao, was felicitated and honored during the conference for his immense contribution to the field of IR and Labour Laws. Dr. Rao is the former Dean of XLRI, Jamshedpur and former professor, Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar. The conference brought together eminent speakers from different stakeholder groups. There were speakers from academia like Prof. EA Ramaswamy, former Professor at IIMB and ISS at the Hague, and Prof. PK Padhi, Professor XLRI. There were HR leaders from industry, e.g. Mr. RajanSinghal, ED Corporate HR, Varun Beverages, and Rear Admiral NK Misra, CMD Hindustan Shipyards Ltd. among others. Mr. Mahadevan, President AITUC brought in perspectives from the trade unions and Dr. Tapas Panda, Regional Labour Commissioner (Central) spoke from the view point of the government.

November 7, 2015

XCOMM – Xavier School of Communications, Xavier University, hosted the INTERNATIONAL MEDIA CONFERENCE on “Mass Mediated Culture and Trend Today: Challenges and Opportunities”. Mr. Krishna Prasad – Editor in-Chief of Outlook, was the Chief Guest and the Keynote speaker for the event. Media educators, professionals, scholars, researchers and students from various media institutions took part in the event and presented papers. The conference also had two sessions of panel discussion, one on 'News Media' and the other on 'Odia film industry'. Mr.Krishna Prasad (Editor- in-Chief Outlook), Ms. Liza Roy, (Zee T V Mumbai) and Mr. Sandeep Sahu (BBC Odisha) constituted the panel at the opening session with Mr. Pradhyuman Maheswary (MxM Mumbai) as the moderator. The Film directors Mr. Nila Madhab Panda, Basant Sahu, and the renowned Odia film actor Mr. Anubhav Mohanty participated in the panel discussion on the topic " Odia Film Industry today’. OTV, the conference partner of XCOMM, telecast the programme.

4th October 2015

The Glimpses of an 'Evening with Harsha Bhogle & Rajat Kapoor’ invitees to Sanidhya 2015, XIMB’s Annual Alumni Meet at Bhubaneswar. Dr. Adyasha Das (alumna of 1992-94 batch of XIMB, an acclaimed singer, writer and poet) with her nightingale voice brought back vivid memories of‘those nostalgic days on the Campus’ for the alumni.

View the Video clip by the Student Committee…

30th September 2015

The 7th edition of the Book titled "The Law of Industrial Disputes", edited by Prof. E.M. Rao was officially released by the Vice Chancellor of Xavier University Prof. Dr. Fr. Paul Fernandes, S.J., at the Xavier City Campus, Bhubaneswar on Wednesday, 30th September, 2015.

The seventh edition of 'O.P. Malhotra - The Law of Industrial Disputes' edited by Dr. E.M. Rao critically examines a number of judicial pronouncements from the standpoint of industrial jurisprudence. It provides an in depth analysis of recent legislative changes and a logical & scientific evaluation of judicial precedents.

26 September 2015

Xavier School of Human Resource Management, in association with National HRD Network, organised a HR Round Table meeting'Towards Creating High Performance Organization: Emerging Trends' on 26 September at Hotel Leela Palace, Gurgaon, NCR.

7th September 2015

Shri Naveen Patnaik, the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Odisha inaugurated the Centre of Excellence in Fiscal Policy & Taxation (CEFT) on Monday, September 7, 2015 at the XIMB Auditorium followed by a National Conference on “Fiscal Policy and Taxation” in CR 231, 2nd Floor, New Academic Block, XIMBCampus.

"GREAT Conversations - Future of Indian Cities" A Discussion session by the British Council, hosted at XIMB Auditorium. The opening address was provided by the Vice Chancellor of Xavier University and Director XIM-B, Fr. Paul Fernandes emphasizing on the current need for a society having great leaders, peace, sustainability, resilience and justice. It was an open discussion by expert speakers, Ms. KarunaGopal, an internationally acclaimed thought leader, columnist, keynote speaker and advisor on SMART CITIES, Ms. Bee Rowlatt, a writer, journalistand the author of the best-seller “Talking about Jane Austen in Baghdad” and moderated by Mr. Scott Furssedonn-Wood, a career diplomat and the British Deputy High Commissioner for Eastern India since October 2013.