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A transformative experience that meets the needs of society and enables the building of sustainable communities.

Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB) sees itself as a quality university delivering quality education to quality students from the world over. The Xavier University came into being with the Government of Odisha passing the Xavier University Act in June 2013.

Xavier University inherits the legacy of XIMB (Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar), a premier world class B-School in the country. The identity of Xavier University is distinguished by its philosophy of ‘Inspiring Futures’ by not just walking the well-trodden path but striking out and exploring new paths. There is a clear intent to be the first to respond to the needs of the society and enable the building of sustainable communities that inspire the future of the State and the Country serving as an active agent of change.

The Xavier University stands tall in its mission of inspiring future generation of students aspiring for excellent quality higher education. We offer a wide gamut of programs in Business Management, Human Resource Management, Rural Management, Sustainability Management, Communications, Computer Science & Engineering, Economics, Commerce, Humanities & Compassion Studies and Human Settlement. The University aims to fulfill its mission by continuing to introduce new programmes to groom visionary, competent, committed, compassionate and value-based leaders. It empowers the students with the knowledge, skills, and long-term vision that leads to innovation, service to society and growth. The University encourages the students to cultivate learning opportunities beyond the classroom, through various Student Forums. The academic programs are designed around a “learning by-doing” model that encourages extensive interaction with all components of the University’s ecosystem which serves as a starting point for evolving leadership philosophy and resilient business practices. Apart from academic activities, the co-curricular activities, sports, cultural and community activities, form important parts of the life of the students.

The University lives up to its vision of faith and spiritual inspiration and strives to build a just and humane society. It stands by the poor in their struggle for justice, it stands for the rights of the displaced persons, it promotes compassion, ethics and care for the environment as path to bring about global peace and sustainable. These excellences we have lived through the years has become an example, a legend for all to imitate and follow. This aligns to our motto -not to benchmark but to be benchmarked.

In its endeavor to take up the tasks which are bold but necessary and which hitherto nobody has taken up, the Xavier City Campus of the Xavier University was inaugurated on July 7, 2014. Presently it hosts eleven schools offering Doctoral, Masters and Under-graduate programmes. History was made in October 1987 with the establishment of XIMB (Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar), Xavier University’s flagship management institute which, over the past 33 years has been recognized as a premier Business School in the country. It aspires to lead the country in management education by focusing on research and innovation. Our intellectual capital rankings have been in the top five in the country consistently.

Soon after came a unique rural intervention initiative – Xavier School of Rural Management, committed to our mission of creating social value, meeting the changing needs of rural businesses, government and development organizations. The Xavier School of Human Resource Management is an exclusive course grooming people-sensitive HR leaders equipped to build sustainable organizations and equitable society. With the foundation strongly laid came the courage and strength to a new metamorphosis of a longer lasting higher level change and transformation, leading to the creation of well integrated courses with a common purpose.

The University hosts a unique course of study – the Xavier School of Sustainability Management (XSOS), the first of its kind in the country and among the very few in the world. XSOS stands testament to Xavier’s commitment to giving back to the country and the world through continuous innovation. The University’s Xavier School of Communications (XCOMM) is the first state of the art, high-quality media school in the State of Odisha. The Xavier School of Commerce, Xavier School of Law, Economics, Government and Public affairs and Computer Science and Engineering, as well as other career-oriented courses, is an educational initiative to provide holistic and integral career-oriented undergraduate as well as postgraduate programs, fostered in a spirit of academic excellence.

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Xavier Timeline

Oct
1987
Establishment of XIMB
History was made in October 1987 with the establishment of XIMB (Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar), Xavier University’s flagship management institute which, over the past 33 years has been recognized as a premier Business School in the country.
July
2014
Xavier University

In its endeavor to take up the tasks which are bold but necessary and which hitherto nobody has taken up, the Xavier City Campus of the Xavier University was inaugurated on July 7, 2014. Presently it hosts eleven schools offering Doctoral, Masters and Under-graduate programmes.

June
2014
Xavier School of Human Resource Management
The Xavier School of Human Resource Management owes its origin to the HR specialization of the flagship premier b-School XIMB, grooming HR professions since 1987. It became a separate School under Xavier University from June 2014.
Aug
2014
Xavier School of Rural Management
The Xavier School of Rural Management is the second-oldest in the country. The Post-graduate program in Rural Management commenced in the year 1995 as a part of XIMB. The Xavier School of Rural Management became a separate school under Xavier University from June 2014.
July
2014
Xavier School of Commerce
The Xavier School of Commerce of Xavier University was inaugurated in July 15, 2014.
July
2014
Xavier School of Communications
The Xavier School of Communications (XCOMM) was inaugurated on July 2, 2015
July
2015
Xavier School of Sustainability
The Xavier School of Sustainability (XSOS) of Xavier University was inaugurated on July 5, 2015.
July
2017
Xavier School of Economics
The Xavier School of Economics (XSE) of Xavier University was inaugurated on July, 2017.
July
2017
Xavier School of Computer Science & Engineering

The Xavier School of Computer Science & Engineering (XCSE) of Xavier University was inaugurated on July, 2017.

July
2018
Xavier Law School

The Xavier Law School (XLS) of Xavier University was inaugurated on July, 2018. 

Sept
2019
Xavier School of Human Settlement
The Xavier School of Human Settlement of Xavier University was inaugurated on July, 2019.
Feb
2020
School of Government and Public Affairs
The School of Government and Public Affairs of Xavier University was inaugurated on February, 2020.