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Xavier University

The University

Xavier University, Bhubaneswar is a private university established in accordance with the Xavier University, Odisha Act, 2013. Xavier University, Bhubaneswar consists of twelve schools: Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB), School of Human Resource Management, School of Rural Management, School of Sustainability, School of Human Settlement, School of Commerce, School of Communications, School of Economics, School of Computer Science and Engineering, Xavier Law School, School of Governance and Public Affairs and XAVIER-EMLYON Business School (XEBS).

APPLICATION

Q. What are the Under-Graduate Programs offered, eligibility criteria and selection procedure for admission at Xavier University, Bhubaneswar?

Program Eligibility Criteria Selection Procedure
B. Com [Accounting/Finance (Hons.)] (Offered by School of Commerce)
Class-12 (or equivalent) in any discipline with a minimum of 50% of marks (in aggregate)
Academic performance (Class-10 & Class-12) Personal Interview

B.B.M [HRM/Marketing (Hons.)]
(Offered by School of Commerce)

B. Sc. – Mass Communication (Hons.) (Offered by School of Communications)
Class-12 (or equivalent) in any discipline with a minimum of 50% of marks (in aggregate)

Academic performance

(Class-10 & Class-12)

 

Personal Interview

B. Sc. – Economics (Hons.)
(Offered by School of Economics)

Class-12 (or equivalent) in any discipline with a minimum of 50% of marks (in aggregate)

Academic performance

(Class-10 & Class-12)

 

Personal Interview

B. Tech. – CSE (Hons.)

(Offered by School of Computer Science
& Engineering)

Class-12 in Science stream (Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics) with a minimum of 60% of marks (in aggregate)

Academic performance

(Class-10 & Class-12)

 

Personal Interview

 

Written Test

(Xavier Engineering selection Test)

B.A- L.L.B (Hons.) (Offered by Xavier Law School)
Class-12 (or equivalent) in any discipline with a minimum of 45% of marks (in aggregate)

Academic performance

(Class-10 & Class-12)

 

Personal Interview

 

Written Test

(Xavier Law Entrance Test)

B.B.A-L.L.B (Hons.) (Offered by Xavier Law School)

B.A. – Public Administration and Governance (Hons.)

(Offered by School of Governance and Public Affairs)

Class-12 in any discipline with a minimum of 50% of marks in aggregate

Academic performance

(Class-10 & Class-12)

 

Personal Interview

BSc. – Sustainable Development (Hons.)

(Offered by School of Sustainability)

Class-12 in any discipline with a minimum of 50% of marks in aggregate

Academic performance

(Class-10 & Class-12)

 

Personal Interview

B.Sc. – Environmental Science (Hons.) (Offered by School of Sustainability)
Class-12 in Science stream (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and/or Biology) with a minimum of 50% of marks (in aggregate)
(Table - 1)

Q. What are the important dates for Xavier University online forms for UG programs?

PROGRAM APPLICATION DEADLINE (ONLINE ONLY)
B. Com [Accounting/Finance (Hons.)]

May 31, 2021

B.B.M [HRM/Marketing (Hons.)]
B. Sc. – Mass Communication (Hons.)
B. Sc. – Economics (Hons.)
B. Tech. – Computer Science & Engineering (Hons.)
B.A.-L.L.B. (Hons.)
B.B.A.-L.L.B. (Hons.)
B. A. – Public Administration and Governance (Hons.)
B. Sc. – Sustainable Development (Hons.)
B. Sc. – Environmental Science (Hons.)

You may refer the UG Admission Bulletin-2021 from our website.

www.xub.edu.in -> Admission -> Undergraduate Programs ->UG Admission Bulletin 2021

XUB application form can be filled up through online mode only hosted on our website www.xub.edu.in . You will, therefore, need access to an internet enabled computer to apply to our program(s).

Yes, you may apply to Xavier University, Bhubaneswar’s UG program even if you are continuing your Class – 12; subject to completing the final part of the board examinations and expecting your final results during the year 2021 with a minimum percentage of marks (refer Table-1).

No, there is no upper age limit for the prospective applicants.

You can surely apply for more than one program at Xavier University, Bhubaneswar, but you will have to choose the individual programs in the online application form. The total application fee will be calculated by the system. You need to use a single form for applying to multiple programs.

Yes, before filling up the online application form get ready with a valid email ID, academic credentials, and the digital copy (in prescribed size/pixel format) of your pass port size photograph and signature.

No, once you submit the filled application form, editing of data is not possible.

No, you need not send any hardcopy of the documents/credentials to Xavier University, Bhubaneswar, until and unless asked to do so.

However, in case you have filled the application before the announcement of your Class-12 result, you must report us your academic transcripts/mark sheets, via email to ugadmission@xub.edu.in immediately after the announcement of your Class-12 result.

FEES

The application fee is INR 1300.00 for the first choice/option and INR 300.00 each for every subsequent choice/option.

You may avail educational loans from nationalized banks, e.g. SBI is the major bank providing study loans to the Bhubaneswar. For more details, please visit the bank branch.

INTERVIEWS / RESULT

A holistic selection process aims at determining both the fulfilled and potential merit of an applicant. Candidates will be evaluated on their consistent academic performance, active engagement outside the curriculum, and personal impact in terms of challenges they might have faced and overcome.

Although we are conducting Written Test/Personal Interview of all shortlisted candidates for some of our programs, our admission procedure is different for all individual schools (see table-1 above or refer our UG Admission Bulletin 2021.

Selected candidates will be notified by email and letter individually.

ADMISSION

The selected candidate must book the seat by paying a token amount as mentioned in the offer letter. The balance and other fee payments for the second semester onwards are to be made within the due dates to be announced separately.

No, there is no provision to defer the admission. The conditions for accepting the admission offer will be mentioned in the offer letter.

The amount will be refunded after deducting the administrative expenses within 3 weeks.

This admission offer and/or admission will stand cancelled if you –

* Have not complied with provisional acceptance date, or

* Do not register for the first academic semester on the given date, or

* Do not produce the required certificates at the time of registration, or

* Do not complete the requirements of your intermediate examination before the date of registration in this University.

HOSTEL

No, as our UG programs are not residential, hostels are not compulsory for all the students. However, they may opt for hostel and separate hostels are there in the campus for boys and girls. There are twin sharing rooms available @ Rs. 20,000/- per semester.

Yes, localite can avail the hostel @ Rs. 20,000/ per semester. The University provides limited hostel facilities (double sharing) to the students joining this program. Priority will be given to students coming from outside Bhubaneswar. Students who wish to avail hostel facilities are required to pay the fee accordingly. However, the final allotment will depend on availability.

 At Xavier University, we take the safety of all our students seriously. Students are not allowed to leave campus without prior parental permission which is then reviewed and approved by the Hostel Incharges.

The approx. expenses will be around Rs. 4000-5000 per month. The student will have to incur other food and/or miscellaneous expenses and the same will not be collected by the University. The students have to pay to the mess contractor directly.

There are separate residences for gents and ladies. The mess is managed by a student’s committee and serves both vegetarian and non-vegetarian meals. The X-Café provides a variety of fast food to the students who work till late night. The facilities at Xavier University includes 24-hour internet connectivity through the latest Wi-Fi technology, laser printing and photocopying machines, multi-purpose hall, co-operative store, book club, washing machines, water coolers, geysers, telephones, televisions, undisturbed power supply, different indoor games space, a campus doctor, nurses, 24×7 ambulance for medical emergency, CCTV surveillance, security people for safety, bank branch and ATM machines etc.

If not, how far do students have to travel to purchase household goods and other essentials? A tuck shop and a cooperative store are available on campus for students to purchase both fresh and packaged food, and other general provisions.

CLASSES

Class sizes vary. Large introductory classes may have over 60 – 100 students in a lecture format, but these classes are complemented by smaller recitations of around 30 students.

 

Classes are usually conducted between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm. However, please note that evening classes might also be conducted as required by Professors and Students.

There are more than 130 full-time faculty members in Xavier University, apart from a big pool of eminent part-time and visiting faculty from academia and industry.

Xavier University Professors are very accessible. Every professor holds weekly office hours. In cases where the student is unable to meet during standard office hours, he/she may call or email the professor to set up an appointment. Professors are available to assist students with class material and also with department class selection, areas of research, graduate study, and careers.

Students accepted to Xavier University prove to excel in their school studies. The great majority complete their undergraduate program within prescribed years. At any time, less than one percent of Xavier University undergraduates are on academic probation as a result of poor performance and even fewer are placed on mandatory leave of absence, or dropped from the program for academic failure.

Apart from the academic sessions, students are free to approach professors for one-on-one sessions on areas of difficulties for all subjects. If the professor should be unavailable during a particular period, the Dean’s Office will help students with all their queries as well as work with them for a longer period to overcome any challenges if they should need assistance.

The course is rigorous and undergoing training outside campus will be difficult for students. However, students can opt for training facilities available on campus.

We are prepared to face the new academic year by transitioning to virtual institution for our students to meet the academic requirement in case the situation in India does not improve. We have digitalized library resources, excellent IT infrastructure and our own AIS (Academic Information System), and we are ready to move to online teaching and virtual interactive learning sessions instead of classroom teaching.

 

The 1st, 2nd and 3rd position holders of any branch is shortlisted for the Admission Interview for MBA – RM, SM and UMG programs without the Admission Test scores (CAT, XAT, GMAT, NMAT, XGMT etc.). However, the selection/shortlisting to MBA programs is typically done based on the test scores, academic credentials, and personal interview.

MISCELLANEOUS

The distance of the Xavier City campus of Xavier University Bhubaneswar from Bhubaneswar Railway Station and Biju Pattnaik International Airport, Bhubaneswar, is 17 kilometers and 15 kilometers respectively.

The New campus is situated in 35 acres of well-maintained compact campus with all the facilities befitting a world-class B-School. The campus houses air-conditioned classrooms with audio visual facility and LCD projectors, spacious libraries with over 75,000 books and subscribe to over 18,000 journals (including electronic journals), separate hostels for boys & girls in the premise with LAN nodes in every rooms, Mess facility with vegetarian & non-vegetarian meals, 24-hour internet connectivity through the latest Wi-Fi technology , 360 MBPS leased line internet support, round-the-clock printing & copying facility, campus doctor and ambulance for 24×7 aid, security guards and CCTV surveillance. The recreational facilities include cricket & soccer fields, floodlit basketball & lawn tennis courts, indoor badminton hall, gymnasium, jogging tracks etc.

Xavier University has an active Student Life department which is committed to engaging students outside of the classroom. We currently have several student-run clubs and societies on campus, in addition to music, arts, dance, and sports opportunities.

Yes, students can avail the transport facility on payment basis. The actual amount will be intimated in due course. These buses will ply from Bhubaneswar City to Campus and back.

No, it is not mandatory to possess a laptop, while you are a student of the UG program of Xavier University, Bhubaneswar. But you may own a laptop for enhancing your competitional abilities and facilitate other academic activities.

The key to a successful learning environment is structure. Xavier University houses solar-powered and air-conditioned classrooms, labs, multi-media halls, with excellent ventilation and ample natural lighting. The classroom complex features public address system, ergonomically designed age-appropriate furniture, CCTV surveillance system, wide corridors and stairwells, fire prevention system and deployment of security personnel. XAIVER UNIVERSITY is committed to the well-being and safety of our students, faculty, and staff. The University has taken enough measures to handle the Covid-19 Pandemic situation.

No, Xavier University does not offer any distance education program. All programs are full-time at Xavier University, Bhubaneswar.

Yes, Xavier University, Bhubaneswar does have Scholarship provisions for UG Programs. Refer the detail below:

 

  • Scholarship for the SC/ST/Economic Backward/Minority – 3 each/year/program with 50% course/tuition fee as scholarship for 1st year+.
  • Meritorious Scholarship – topper of each University program at the end of the year will get scholarship worth 50% of the course/tuition fee as scholarship+.
  • Students with 90% score in +2 examination will be provided scholarship worth 50% of the course/tuition fee only+. This offer will be continued if the student secures a minimum CGPA of 8.5 in each of the subsequent years.

+ After registration and verification of original documents. The student has to apply for scholarship by following the Xavier University Scholarship Guidelines.

Yes, the career advancement courses such as mentoring and coaching for MBA entrance exams (CAT, XAT), CA, CS, Civil Services (IAS, IPS, IFS, OAS, etc.) will be made available on campus (on payment basis), subject to a minimum number of student enrolments; conditions apply.

If you already know your direction in life, Xavier University will put you miles ahead on your career path. If your interests are broad and varied, Xavier University will help you fully explore a range of options while developing fundamental business skills. The Xavier University education will help you transform personal interests and academic passions into career opportunities. You will be able to assume a responsible position sooner than other college graduates who lack a rigorous grounding in the fundamentals of business.

XAVIER UNIVERSITY, BHUBANESWAR

New Campus

Plot No. 12(A), Nijigada, Kurki, Harirajpur-752050, India

Phone: +91-674-237 7700 (Pilot No.)

+91-674 237 7806 / 7878 (Admissions Office)

Fax: +91-6758-239694

Email: ugadmission@xub.edu.in

Website: https://www.xub.edu.in

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/XUBhubaneswar