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Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship

Established in 1991 under the leadership of Prof. J. Philip, former Director of IIM Bangalore, XIME currently has campuses in three strategic locations - Bangalore, Chennai and Kochi. Our flagship programme is two-year, full-time, residential PGDM Programme with an annual intake of 180 students at Bangalore and 120 students each at Kochi and Chennai.


Latest ranking and ratings

Ranking Agency



Month & Year

Competition Success

All India - Private Sector


November, 2017

Eduniversal, Paris

All India


October, 2017

Business India

All India


December, 2017

Business Standard

All India


December, 2018

MHRD, NIRF Govt of India

All India


April, 2017









AICTE approval for all 2 campuses (Chennai and Kochi).


Salient features of PGDM Programme

  • Admissions purely on merit.
  • Common Admission process for all campuses.
  • Common Placement process for all campuses
  • Strategic tie-up with XLRI (in process)
  • Fully residential programme
  • Diversity – Students from 23 to 25 states/UTs in each campus
  • Faculty from renowned institutions - Harvard, Columbia, XLRI, IIMs etc.
  • Gender equality – girls almost 50% across batches.
  • International networking and linkages
  • Students participation in international conferences
  • International Students exchange programme – available to selected students (around 30 % of our students get this opportunity – including international conference) 
  • International study tour – available to all students.
  • Specializations in Marketing, Finance, Human Resource, Operations, IT & Analytics and General management.


Highlights of the Curriculum

  • Curriculum is reviewed and updated at regular intervals in consultation with industry leaders, alumni, students and faculty.
  • Starts with a bridge course titled ‘Learning Circle’ to induct the new students to the field of management.
  • Enables global outlook and promotes spirit of Entrepreneurship.
  • Inculcates human values and societal orientation.
  • Develops soft skills, leadership skills and written and oral communication skills.
  • Compulsory exposure to a foreign language (German/French/Spanish/ Chinese).
  • ‘On the Job’ training through two-month industry internship.
  • Students are covered under a Group Medi-claim Policy (Rs. 2 lacs cover), and students and one earning parent are covered under a Group Personal Accident Policy (Rs. 5 Lacs cover for each insured member).


Special Scholarships – PGDM 2019-21 for candidates admitted to XIME Chennai and Kochi Campuses.

Percentile score in XAT 2019  & CAT  2018

Scholarship Amount

80 and above, but less than 90

20 percent of Programme Fee

90 and above

40 percent of Programme Fee


This is in addition to other Merit Scholarships and Merit-cum Means Scholarships announced in the Programme Bulletin.

Scholarships details

Scholarships to 10% of students ranging from 20 to 60% of Fees in addition to other awards and scholarships.



Chennai - Batch 3

Kochi - Batch 7


Important Dates

Online applications begin

October 8, 2018

Last date for online submission of duly filled-in application form along with the payment of application fee

February 23, 2019

Dates for Group Discussion/Personal Interview at the 8 Centres (Exact dates will be intimated to short-listed candidates via E-mail only)

March 2019

Declaration of results (via email only)

First week of April 2019

Payment of two installments of fees (Amounts will be advised)

April 2019

PGDM Programme (2018 - 2020) Commences on

June 17, 2019



Bachelor’s Degree

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized university with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks for all subjects taken together (45% for SC/ST candidates).
  • Candidates who are appearing for their final year examination and are awaiting their results may also apply. However, they should have maintained an average of 50% marks in the degree course until then.
  • They should be completing all their degree examinations before 15th June 2018. Such candidates are required to produce proof of passing the Degree examination with the minimum required marks of 50%, latest by 10th September 2018.
  • Applicants who have un-cleared backlog papers in graduation, are not eligible to apply.


Entrance Test

An entrance test score of 60 percentile and above in any of the following Entrance Tests (60% in GMAT)

  • XAT -2019
  • CAT -2018
  • CMAT- 2019
  • MAT - May 2018, September 2018, December 2018 & February2019 & May 2019
  • ATMA - May 2018, June 2018, July 2018, August 2018, Dec 2018 & February2019 & May 2019
  • GMAT- 2017, 2018 and 2019


Only such tests in 2018-19 where results are declared latest by 23rd February 2019 will be considered.

How to apply

  • Download PGDM Programme Bulletin 2019 from www.xime.org.
  • Read and understand the Programme Bulletin and its guidelines regarding admissions.
  • Application shall be submitted only through online mode. XIME provides an interactive user interface for entering details in the application form; the platform ensures data security and auto-saving.
  • Please click on the link Apply online for PGDM on the website www.xime.org.
  • No need to send hardcopy of application form or any other documents to XIME while applying.
  • Application Fee is Rs. 1250/- plus GST @ 18% for ‘early applicants’ (on or before 31st December 2018) and Rs.1500/- plus GST @ 18% for subsequent applicants.
  • Last date of submission of application form along with the payment of application fee is 27th February 2018.
  • Application fee shall be paid online by credit card/debit card/net banking/mobile wallets
  • Applicants will receive a system generated acknowledgment for the application submitted and payment of application fee. With this the application process is complete.


GDPI centers

Bangalore, Chennai & Kochi.

Fee Structure







Hostel Fees - Rs. 8,500/- per month (for 10 months per year)


International Study Tour:-

As in the past years, the students of XIME Bangalore, will have an international study tour. This will be organized within the framework of AICTE guidelines. The Study tour is expected to cost additionally Rs.1,50,000/-. If the actual cost is less, the difference will be refunded to the students and if the cost is more, the student concerned will have to bear the extra cost. Students of XIME - Kochi and Chennai, are encouraged to join the International Study Tour, if they so desire duly bearing the expenses.


Other Fees & Requirements

Caution Deposit: A one-time caution Deposit of Rs. 25,000 is payable at the time of admission, which isrefundable at the end of the programme, after deducting dues to XIME, if any.

Hostel Charges Payable: The Hostel Fees payable by each student will be approximately Rs. 8,500/- permonth (for 10 months per year) which includes lodging, boarding, electricity and water charges. If AC rooms are provided a higher room tariff will apply.

Students are required to stay in the hostels, unless exempted / excluded for any special reasons.

Laptop: It is necessary for every student to possess a laptop.

Refund Policy: XIME follows AICTE refund policy with respect to candidates withdrawing from theprogramme before commencement of the programme. Time required for processing refund request is 10-15 working days after receiving the signed hard copy of the prescribed refund request form from the candidate.


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    Duration : 2 Year

    Mode : Full Time

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Placements Status:-

Chennai - 100% Placed

Kochi - 90% Placed

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Kinfra Hi-Tech Park, Off HMT Road

HMT PO. Kalamassery, Kochi-683 503, Kerala



Plot No CP 2 A, SIPCOT Industrial Park

Near Royal Enfield Factory, Oragadam

Vandalur-Wallajabad Highway, Sriperumbudur Taluk-602105