Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship

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Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship, Bangalore
Type Private business school
Established 1991
Chairman Prof. G R Kulkarni
President Prof. J Philip
Dean Prof. Joy Varghese
Director Prof. Mathew Manimala
Students 180: PGDM (2015-17)
Location India Bangalore & Kochi &Chennai, India
12°50′53″N 77°40′30″E / 12.848°N 77.675°E / 12.848; 77.675Coordinates: 12°50′53″N 77°40′30″E / 12.848°N 77.675°E / 12.848; 77.675
Campus Urban
Website XIME.org

Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship (XIME) is a top rated Business School in India. It has fully residential campuses, one located in Bangalore, one in Kochi and one in Chennai. [1] The Institute pioneered the Association of BRICS Business Schools (ABBS, estd 2008) which is a platform for management education in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.[2]

XIME front view.

ICRA has assigned national grade of "ICRA EB2 IN" and state grade of " ICRA EB2+ KA" to the PGDM program of Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship.[citation needed] XIME holds the prestigious accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs [ACBSP] of the United States.[3]

Board of governors[edit]

The Chairman of the Board of Governors of XIME is Dr.G R Kulkarni, Former Dean, IIM Ahmedabad.The president of the institution is Prof. J.Philip, Former Director of IIM-Bangalore.

The key founding members of XIME include Prof. J. Philip, former Director, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and former Dean, XLRI and Founder President, Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS); Fr. Dr.E.Abraham SJ, Director XLRI, Jamshedpur; Rev. Dr. Alphonsus Mathias, Archbishop Emeritus, Bangalore; Rev. Dr. Percival Fernandez, former Director, St.John's Medical College, Bangalore; the late Prof.J.D.Cherayil, former Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.


  1. Two year Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM).
  2. Management Development Programmes.
  3. Executive / Entrepreneurship Development Programmes .

Notable alumni[edit]

Alumni name Designation Organisation Location
Biju Kadapurath Director — International Smart Cities PwC US/India
Shailesh Menezes Head — HR HP India
Chandan Mishra Director PWC India
Abhijit Verma Partner KPMG India
Amer Qureshi Director Ernst & Young India
Gokul Santhanam SVP Mphasis India
Narasimhan S L HR Head State Street Hong Kong
Sumesh Menon CEO U2opia Mobile Singapore
Sanjay Ramakrishnan President Neo@Ogilvy India
Karthik Viswanathan Director EMC Singapore
Souvik Maitra[4] Senior Managing Consultant IBM India
Ganesh Shenoy VP — HR HSBC India
Samuel Rufus[5] CEO GluePlus India India
Mahesh Raman VP IndusInd Bank India
Jijo Olassa CEO Ignitho Technologies UK
Bipin Cherian Head — Emerging Markets Marico India
Elson P K Divisional HR Manager Tata Hitachi India
Raj Dam Founder Quizworks India
Joshy Augustine Senior Manager TIBCO UK
Babu Xavier Senior Principal Accenture Strategy India
Mithun K Jose Corporate Business Controller DSM The Netherlands

Latest Rankings[edit]

  1. Ranked 17th in India, according to Competition Success Review & GHRDC, October 2016
  2. Ranked 25th in India, according to Business India, December 2016
  3. Ranked 30th in India, according to the Ministry of Human Resources Development of India's National Institute of Rankings Framework.
  4. Ranked 14th in India in a worldwide study of B-Schools by Ed Universal, Paris, 2016 [6]
  5. Ranked 18th in India by All India Management Association (AIMA) in its publication "Indian Management", in its May 2014 issue.
  6. Ranked 3rd best B-School in Karnataka and 15th best in private sector in India by Career 360 in August 2014.

International associations[edit]

XIME arranges international events in collaboration with seventeen partner institutions around the globe, including campus exchange programmes, faculty exchange programmes and an international study tour for its students. XIME took the initiative in formation of Association of BRICS Business Schools (ABBS), thus bringing together Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.[7]

XIME's international network comprises the following institutions:

• Audencia Nantes School of Management, France

• Cotrugli Business Academy, Zagreh, Croatia

• The Universita' Delgi Studi Di Milano Bicocca, Italy

• Negocia / Advancia Business School, Paris

University of Redlands,Los Angeles, USA

• Wuerzburg Schweinfurt University of Applied Science, Germany

• Kozminsk University, Poland

• Avans Hogeschool University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands

Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade (SIFT), China

• Association of BRICS Business Schools (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa)

Renmin University of China

• Global Management Education Institute of Shanghai University, Shanghai.

Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China

Shantou University, China

• International Business School, University of International Business and Economics (UIBE), Beijing

• State University of Management

• Graduate School of Business, University of Kwazulu Natal, South Africa

• International Relations, FGV-EAESP, São Paulo, Brazil


XIME side lawns.

Students are given an opportunity to work with an NGO or Government organisation in the social welfare field.

XIME has made it a requirement for the students to acquire a working knowledge of at least one foreign language. Currently,[when?] the students are required to study any one of the following three languages, namely German, French or Spanish.

XIME offers a course in Entrepreneurship as a part of the PGDBM curriculum.

Summer project / internship[edit]

The students go through projects in the industry during their course at XIME, including a two-month summer project at the end of their first year and weekly industrial visits. Under these programmes, students are required to work with organisations in an area or department of their choice.

Club activities[edit]

Students take part in club activities during the first and the second year. The six clubs and the student forum are:

Marketing: "Markxime"

Finance: "Finitiative"

Social Club: "X-Seed"

HR: "HRuday"

Operations: "Xops"

Entrepreneurship Club: "Empresario"

"Catalyst", the student forum


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