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PhD in Management Admission 2015, Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar

Updated on Tue, 23 September 2014 at 13:43 IST
PhD in Management Admission 2015, Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar

Application invites for PhD in Management Admission 2015, Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar.
Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB) announces admission for Integrated Doctoral (Ph.D) Programme in Management for 2015 session.

Eligibility Criteria for PhD in Management Admission 2015

  • The minimum requirement for admission to the Programme is a three-year Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in any discipline with at least 55% marks in aggregate from a recognized university / deemed University
  • Candidates who expect to complete the final part of their degree examinations by 15th June 2015, 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 15th June 2015

Admission Test

Applicants are required to take any one of the Admission Tests:

      a) XAT to be conducted by XLRI, Jamshedpur, on 04 January 2015, or
      b) CAT to be conducted by IIMs on 16th & 22nd November 2014, or
      c) GMAT taken in 2013 or 2014 (minimum score for applying 550), or
      d) X-GMAT to be conducted at Bhubaneswar during January 2015, by Xavier University

    Applicants opting for XAT or CAT have to follow XAT / CAT advertisements respectively and apply in time. Registering for XAT/CAT/GMAT is a prerequisite for applying to XIMB, if not opting for X-GMAT

How to Apply

Candidates can apply online only

Applicants also have to fill up the online application form separately for XIMB programme at

Upon successfully filling the online application form, the Payment Advice Form can be downloaded

The applicant must take a printout of the same payment advice form and mail it to the Admissions Office, Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar-751013, accompanied by the proof of payment of application fee (non-refundable)

Selection Process of PhD in Management Admission 2015

  • 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 and 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-GMAT as well as in the Written 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 2015

Duration of the programme:

The minimum time period required to complete the programme is three years after MBA from Xavier University; broadly this is divided into two parts, the first year for the course work, and remaining two years for writing the doctoral thesis

The maximum duration allowed to complete the PhD is six years; Maximum possible extension to submit thesis after six years is 12 months

Course work and registration

After the successful completion of course the candidate is supposed to give a thesis proposal seminar; after the successful completion of seminar, the candidate PhD’s topic will be registered with XU
All admission related queries may be addressed to: [email protected], Phone: 0674-6647806

Important Dates

Last Date for Applying Online: 05th December 2014 (Friday)
Last date for receiving the application fee: 12th December 2014 (Friday)

More Details :


Bhubaneswar Campus:
Xavier Institute of Management,
Xavier Square,
Phone: +91.674-6647777,

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