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Xavier University, Bhubaneswar notifies Integrated PhD Admission 2016

Updated on Sat, 05 September 2015 at 19:43 IST
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Xavier University, Bhubaneswar (XUB) invites applications for admissions to Integrated Doctoral Programme in Management (Integrated Ph.D) for the academic year 2016-18.

Integrated Ph.D Admission is conducted by Xavier University, Bhubaneswar (XUB).

Courses Offered:

Integrated Doctoral Programme in Management (Integrated Ph.D)

Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:

=> 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 recognised university/deemed university.

=> Candidates who expect to complete the final part of their degree examinations by June 15, 2016, 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.

=> Applicants are required to take any one of the Admission Tests: a) XAT to be conducted by XLRI, Jamshedpur, on 3 January, 2016 or b) CAT to be conducted by IIMs on 29 November 2015, or c) GMAT taken in 2014 or 2015 (minimum score for applying 550), or d) X-GMAT to be conducted at Bhubaneswar during January 2016, 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.

Application Procedure:

Candidates are advised to refer to official notifications /documents for detailed application procedure. published details for informational purpose.

=> 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, followed by admission bulletin 2016 by post/courier.

Online Application form can be downloaded from official website of Integrated Ph.D: Click here to download application form

Important Dates:

Integrated Ph.D Important dates section aims to list all important dates such as date of availability of form, last submission date, result date, counselling date, etc.

  • Last Date of Submission of Application Form: 07th December, 2015

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.


The first stage (MBA) of the programme will begin by the middle of June 2016 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.

Second Stage (PhD)
Eligibility: Those candidates, who secure a minimum cumulative score of 5.5 on an 8-point scale shall qualify to submit the research proposal, and shall be interviewed based on the research proposal submitted by them for admission into PhD.

Scholarships and other supports
During their final year of MBA, students are encouraged to write UGC-NET test. Those who qualify for JRF shall be provided Junior research fellowship from the University Grant Commission. For further details, kindly visit Limited number of fellowships may be provided by Xavier University.

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.

Contact Details

For more details please contact
XIMB Campus,
Xavier Square

All admission-related queries may be addressed to: [email protected]
Phone: 0674-6647806

Xavier University, Bhubaneswar
Xavier University is a private university located in the state of Odisha, India. The university has been established in accordance with the Xavier University Bill 2013. The university is a private self-financing institution of higher learning for imparting professional and technical education. Xavier University is dedicated to research & teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to providing services and solutions that help individuals and the local, national, and global communities. Our Vision

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