The Xavier University is spread across 55 acres of land across two different campuses, XIMB Campus and Xavier City Campus.The Xavier City and Xavier Square campuses of the Xavier University are beautiful, clean and green with a serene sense that uplifts the soul and gladdens the heart.
The Xavier City campus is located on 35 acres of land, surrounded by natural beauty and it is a digitalized campus with Wi-Fi and equipped with state-of-the-art facilities. This campus is at Kurki-Najigarh under Pipli Tahsil, situated at a distance of 20 km from our existing campus (12 km from the Bhubaneswar BijuPatnaik International Airport). It was inaugurated on 7th July 2014 by Shri Naveen Patnaik, the honourable Chief Minister of Odisha. The first year students of MBA-RM, MBA-HRM and two sections of MBA-BM reside on this Campus and attend the classes. The Xavier University Schools of Communication, Commerce and Sustainability Management offering various doctoral, graduate and undergraduate programmes are located on this campus. The Xavier City campus houses a Administrative Block and an Academic Block which includes a library, 4 Computer Halls, 21 class rooms,Faculty residence Block, residences for students – gents and ladies. The Campus has 2 volleyball courts, 2 floodlit basketball courts and 2 two floodlit tennis courts, 3 Badminton courts and a gymnasium.
To provide effective access to learning resources of all formats required for general and research purposes, the libraries at both the University campuses are available round the clock to students, research scholars and the faculty members.
From its inception it had an enviable collection of textbooks, reference materials, electronic databases and professional journals from all over th e world. Over the years, it has acquired other resource materials, such as, audio visuals, working papers, annual reports, working papers, HBR cases, and summer projects.
Its prompt and effective services are in sync with the changing needs of the University’s academic community which is moving towards the electronic resources such as e-books, e-journals and databases. The digital library at XUB and XIMB has automated Library system and different on-line resources for use throughout the campus.
The present strength of the various resources is:
|Resources||XIMB Campus||Xavier City Campus|
|Bound Journals (Back volumes)||800||3080|
|Company Annual Reports||30000+||30000+|
Xavier University has started subscribing to Lexis E-Library of LexisNexis for its users to access expert Legal commentaries, Legislations, Case Laws and a wide range of International Law reviews & Journals for a holistic research experience.
Other Online Resources:
Inter Library Cooperation:
Xavier university library has taken the initiative for inter library cooperation with other libraries like the National Digital Library and the library of the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development & Research, Mumbai. Dr. MG Manjunath, Chief Librarian of IGIDR had visited Xavier University Library for this purpose.
The Class Room Complex includes air-conditioned lecture halls, seminar rooms, syndicate rooms, multi-media hall, computer labs and an executive classroom. The class rooms are equipped with educational audio/video equipment, tablet PCs, computers with large monitors, LCD projectors and network connections. While most classes are held in the lecture halls, some prefer the lawn adjacent to the classroom complex for education with the soulful touch of nature.
The University has a hi-tech air-conditioned auditorium which can seat up to 850 people.
Xavier University is making rapid advancements to fulfil its vision of a true Digital University. The Computer Resource Centre (CRC) at XIMB campus and the Data Centre at Xavier City Campus are further extended with IT resources and latest technology with a thrust on security measures across the campuses.
Xavier City Campus provides the backbone support to the University’s academic activities, embracing digital technology to an extent very few of its peers have done. This academic year XUB added 80 desktops for administrative and academic purposes in the city campus. XIMB campus, added 500 Dell i7 Vostro desktops for its students. XUB continues its learning content enhancement with Microsoft’s Imagine Academy, taking Xavier University deeper into the realms of a "Digital University".
The University’s 24/7 WI-FI campus was upgraded with 400 Mbps leased lines and increased focus on data security measures. IT security was emphasized through implementing enhanced security features for the datacentres at both locations: establishment of local and remote DMZ zones and server migration, implementation of MAC Authentication Solutions for enhanced security of devices, deployment of Microsoft Campus licenses, Firewall policy and Group mail policy reformulation and Microsoft Exchange Server configured in the data centre for the smooth functioning of mails for faculty and staff.
The 10G Backbone Optical Network Infrastructure work carried out by IBM supporting Juniper Network devices for data and Astra (previously Ericsson) for Digital voice (VOIP) devices, was further upgraded to meet the growing needs of the University's new schools and digital initiatives. The current computing facilities of the University include -12 Servers based on Windows and Linux; more than 1000 Work Stations / Notebook PC, over 100 software packages, video conferencing facilities and CCTV surveillance across the campus. Microsoft StorSimple with 15 TB storage and HP SAN Storage up to 10 TB was added to the infrastructure.
XUB has access to latest SAP ERP and BW systems. XUB added STATA to the existing Clementine data mining software from SPSS, NVIVO and other relevant software for research, both quantitative and qualitative.
Xavier School of Communication (XCOMM) houses a state-of-the-art professional audio and video studios, shooting floor, online TV production set-up, edit suites, graphic lab, digital photography studio and professional training in top high-end software used in the industry. Some of the salient features of the facilities include Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Creative Cloud with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, Dreamweaver, InDesign and Maya, 3Dx Max, besides offering training in 4C+ and Quark XPress.
The Television Studio has equipment that is capable of producing HD quality audio visuals. To give the best training to the students XCOMM has got latest HD Data video recorders, 4K cameras, professional lights for studio and outdoor shoot, professional tripods, dollies, track and trolley, fog machine and many more. The audio is recorded by Presonus 16-input mixer. The studio floor has 6 boundary (condenser) microphones fitted onto the ceiling. The studio is fully equipped for live or online productions.
The Digital Still Photography lab is equipped with the latest strobe lights, backdrop kit and other lights required for indoor and outdoor digital photography, DSLR cameras with all the accessories including Canon 5D Mark II and Nikon D7000 and many more.
The audio studio uses 24-input professional Presonus mixer with Studio One Pro software. It uses the award winning Sceptre monitors. The studio has Electronic Drums, Midi-Keyboard, tabla and other musical equipment for recording. The Studio has high quality Blue and Orange condenser microphones, Baerdynamic and Shure microphones besides seven drum kit microphones of Baerdynamics. The students are taught digital sound production through an intensive hands-on learning experience.`
The Master Edit suites has the latest cylindrical Apple MacPro with Final Cut Pro with professional sound monitors. The graphic lab is used by students for imaging and graphic design and for real time film and video Editing. Workstations give students ample chances to practice what they learn in class rooms.
The University has a Management Development Center (MDC) on its XIMB campus equipped with all modern facilities. It has 3 suites, and 34 twin-sharing, air-conditioned rooms with round the clock internet connection. The MDC has four training halls equipped with the latest training aids. In addition to all these, the Institute has built a hi-tech air-conditioned auditorium which can seat 850 people.
With academic activities round-the-clock, students are required to live on the campus. There are separate residences for gents and ladies. All the rooms have 24-hour Internet connectivity enabled via latest Wi-Fi technology. With the installation of laser printer and photocopying machines kiosk, round-the-clock printing and copying facilities are available to the students. The Residences also house the Multi-purpose Hall, Cooperative Store and a Book Club. All the Residences are equipped with washing machines/laundry services, water coolers, geysers, telephones, televisions, and indoor games like carom and table tennis. We also have facilities for uninterrupted power supply to all the Residences during power failure.
The Mess is managed by a student's committee and serves both vegetarian and non-vegetarian meals. The X-Cafe provides a variety of fast food to the students who work till late in the night.
A doctor is available for consultation in the XIMB campus from 6.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. every day except on Sundays.
A dispensary is set up in the Xavier City Campus where the doctor is available from 5.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. every day except on Sundays. A fulltime nurse is engaged to help the residents for consulting any health concerns. An ambulance is available for 24x7 for any emergency.
The gated campuses are made secure through round-the-clock security guards to restrict any unauthorized outsiders accessing the premises.
XUB supports the overall development of individuals and prepares students for the corporate world by providing the best sports facilities. The fitness enthusiasts can experience body-mind balance by working out in the well-equipped gymnasium and jogging tracks. Basketball, Badminton, Cricket, Football, Tennis, Table Tennis and Volleyball are the popular campus sports. Periodical sports events are organized by the sports committee to add relaxation for the physique as well as rejuvenate from intellectual fatigue. Besides sports events, the Student Executive Council (SEC) takes a wide array of initiatives related to cultural events and intellectual challenges