XIMB/ XUB achieves spectacular placements for its 2014-16 Batch

Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar has established itself as one of the premier B schools of the country attracting and encouraging the top talent having best of both – business acumen and thought leadership. It has always been a name to reckon with when it comes to foster talents for the ever dynamic business world. Matching the aspirations of this elite pool with the distinguished organizations of their dreams is one of the achievements XIMB has always been proud of. Continuing with this grand heritage, the institute has scaled to even greater heights as witnessed during this year’s final placement process, Xuberance’16.


It is with great pride that XIMB announces the successful completion of Xuberance’16 with 100% placements for the MBA (BM) batch of 2014-2016. Despite the prevalent ever-increasing competition, the students have performed admirably, garnering roles from numerous premier organizations. With increased pool of students, the industry has yet again reaffirmed its faith in our students by offering diverse profiles and niche roles.


  • Xuberance ‘16 saw the batch of 341candidates of MBA program participating in the placement process
  • 89companies participated in Xuberance ‘16 of which 59 were new recruiters
  • More than 50% increment in the number of recruiters
  • 40% increment in the number of PPO/PPIs offered to the students
  • The highest domestic salary stood at 20 Lakhs per annum
  • The average annual compensation stood at 12.44 Lakhs per annum
  • The median annual compensation stood at 12 Lakhs per annum

Major recruiters like Amazon, CBC, Deloitte, Arcesium India, KPMG, PwC, TCS, Godrej, Tata Steel, L&T, SBI Capital Markets and Idea strengthened their relationship with XIMB. New bonds were formed with corporates like Maruti Suzuki, Vodafone, Bluestar, Dr. Agarwala Healthcare, ICRA Management Consulting Services, Emamito name a few – a testament to the growing brand equity of this institute. The profiles offered varied in their diversity, encompassing Corporate Finance, Risk Management, Strategic Consulting, Equity Research, Investment Banking, Marketing, Sales and Distribution, Supply Chain Management, Customer Relations, Business Consulting, IT Consulting and Business Development.

The Consulting area continued its constant growth and supremacy, 26%of the students forayed into this field, demonstrating the rich consulting acumen of the students of XIMB. Deloitte, PwC, KPMG,Cognizant Business Consulting, TCS, IMACS, IBM etc. were some of the major recruiters offering roles in Business Consulting.

The Marketing area lived up to its ever rising expectations with recruiters like Amazon, Maruti Suzuki, Tata Steel, Spencer’s,SAB Miller, Idea Cellular,Vedanta, Bajaj Auto and many more, making their presence felt by recruiting 24%of the batch.

In the Finance stream, profitable jobs were offered to the students by major financial corporates like Arcesium India, HDFC,CRISIL, ICRA, Royal Bank of Scotland, Tata Capital, IIFL, SBI Group and many more,resonating the strong belief of the industry in the financial intellect of the students of XIMB.

The Systems sector was the most eminent, with the major IT behemoths absorbing almost 35%of the batch. Major recruiters like HP, HCL Technologies, Wipro, Accenture Technology Services,Capgemini,Infosys etc. offered diversified roles in the IT sector to the young thought leaders of XIMB.

General Management, Strategy and Operations also witnessed a growth in recruitments. Renowned conglomerates like Godrej, Larsen & Toubro and companies likeRBS, Tata Steel, TASL and TataInteractive Servicesoffered lucrative profiles to the young and dynamic managers of XIMB.

The institute has been instrumental in enabling the students achieve their career goals with competitive salaries and rich job profiles for a successful career path in the future. Carrying forward its rich legacy of producing young and dynamic business leaders, a testimony to which are the alumni of XIMB who are playing key roles in leading corporates.


Number of students placed 341
Total number of companies 89
Average Salary Rs. 12.44 Lakhs per annum
Median Salary Rs. 12 Lakhs per annum
Highest Domestic Salary Rs. 20 Lakhs per annum

MBA (Human Resource Management) 2014 – 16

India’s rapidly changing economy brings with it a plethora of challenges for the People Managers of tomorrow. This environment favours managers who demonstrate depth in business fundamentals, and are able to map Human Resources into the bigger picture within organizations while performing their traditional roles. The School of HRM of XUB, through its MBA (HRM) program is uniquely positioned in cultivating these essential skills by bringing together faculty, students, and alumni with professional experience across industries and academia. Designed by industry leaders and veterans, the program gives students a holistic exposure through courses in finance, marketing, operations and strategy taught with an HR orientation along with specialized courses in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations.

The institute proudly announces yet another exemplary year of placements for the MBA (HRM) batch of 2014-2016. The pool of HR talent showcased by the institute attracted a number of leading companies to the campus and resulted in an array of impressive roles being offered to the students.


  • Xuberance ‘16 saw the batch of 89candidates participating in the placement process
  • 44companies participated in Xuberance’16 out of which 25 were new recruiters
  • 70% increment in the number of PPO/PPIs offered to the students
  • The highest domestic salary stood at 19 Lakhs per annum
  • The average annual compensation stood at 11.50 Lakhs per annum
  • The median annual compensation stood at 10.80 Lakhs per annum

Major Corporates like Aditya Birla HR Leadership Program, HCCBPL, GAIL, Tata Steel, ICICI bank, ACG Worldwide, ITC InfoTech, L&T, Godrej & Boyce, Vedanta, Mindtree, SBI Group, Bajaj Auto,DE Shaw, Deloitte Consulting were among the top recruiters of the 2014-16 batch of MBA (HRM).

The Industrial Relations area lived up to its ever rising expectations with prominent recruiters like Aditya Birla Group, GAIL, Tata Steel, Vedanta, and many more extending offers to the  students. Corporate HR roles were offered by leading organizations like HCCBPL, ICICI Bank, Wipro, Garware Wall Ropes and many more.

Having achieved commendable results for its MBA(HRM) program, Xavier School of Human Resource Management, XUB has lived up to its reputation in helping students realize their career aspirations as future leaders in the Human Resource domain in the best way possible.


Number of students placed 89
Total number of companies 44
Average Salary Rs. 11.50 Lakhs per annum
Median Salary Rs. 10.80 Lakhs per annum
Highest Domestic Salary Rs. 19 Lakhs per annum

MBA (Rural Management) 2014-2016

The School of Rural Management at Xavier University, Bhubaneswar successfully completed 100% placements for its 20th batch of 2014-2016 Rural Management graduates. The placement season witnessed participation of companies cutting across all the established major sectors of Consulting, Financial Inclusion, Development, FMCG, Agri-input, and Banking & Financial Services Institutions.

The uniqueness of this programme is designed to focus on nurturing enlightened knowledge leaders who would enable and contribute to the effective management of organizations engaged in progressive economic development and social transformation work. The MBA-RM programme provides a ‘MBA+’ orientation, which goes above and beyond the standard management curriculum to develop ethically responsible and value driven professionals with an extensive understanding of the rural context, communities, markets and opportunities.


  • Xuberance 2016 saw participation of 81 candidates from the batch of MBA-RM
  • 25 companies participated in Xuberance 2016 of which 13 were new recruiters
  • The highest Cost-To-Company (CTC) stood at INR 11.38 LPA (Lakhs per annum)
  • The average annual CTC stood at INR 7.21 LPA
  • The median annual CTC stood at INR 6.56 LPA

MBA-RM from the School of Rural Management, XIMB-XUB has become a sought after destination for recruiters from the banking and financial services sector. Various banks like Axis Bank and ICICI Bank attracted the best of financial minds.

Organizations like Janalakshmi Financial Services and Ujjivan Financial Services which have received in-principle banking licences from the Reserve Bank of India also rolled significant number of offers. This sector also saw recruiters like Satin Credit Care and Fincare.

The consulting sector saw organizations like Price Waterhouse Coopers, NABARD Consulting Services, Deloitte, Sambodhi Research and Communication and Microsave rolling out offers for multiple roles to both freshers and laterals. The highest package at 11.38 LPA was offered by IFMR Capital, one of the new recruiters for Xuberance 2016.

In the FMCG sector, Cavin Kare & GCMMF (AMUL) and agri input companies like United Phospates Limited rolled out offers in sales and marketing profiles. A significant number of students also opted to work in grassroots organizations and development sector companies like Rajeevika, Care India, and Jharkhand State Livelihoods Promotion Society. A whole new sector of CSR was added to our profile with Piramal Sarvajal.


Number of students placed 81
Total number of companies 25
Average Salary INR. 7.21Lakhs per annum
Median Salary INR. 6.56 Lakhs per annum
Highest Domestic Salary INR. 11.38 Lakhs per annum

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