Instructions for MBA-RM Application Form

Offered by School of Rural Management.
ELIGIBILITY:

Bachelor's degree of minimum three-year duration (or equivalent) in any discipline, from a recognized University, with at least 55% marks in aggregate. Final year degree students, who expect to complete their final examinations and other requirements for obtaining the degree by June 15, 2021, can also apply.

ADMISSION TEST:

Preferably, you should have appeared for any one of the following Admission tests: 1) XAT conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur on 3 January 2021, OR 2) CAT conducted by IIMs on 29 November 2020. OR 3) GMAT taken in 2019 or 2020. OR 4) X-GMT (Xavier General Management Aptitude Test) conducted by Xavier University, on 31 January 2021. OR 5) NMAT conducted by GMAC during November 2020 – February 2021.

If you do not clear the cut-off in the chosen Admission Test or if you have not appeared for any of the Admission Tests mentioned above, you will be required to appear for another Aptitude Test to be conducted by Xavier University, Bhubaneswar, which will be notified and intimated to the candidates in due course. Such candidates will have to clear the cut-off percentile score (as stipulated by the University), to be shortlisted for the Admission Interview Process.

The candidates who have secured the 1st, 2nd or 3rd position (in the Institute/College/University) in their undergraduate program can apply, without a CAT/XAT/GMAT/X-GMT/NMAT score. Such applicants must submit a Certificate from the Head of the Institution stating their position, at the time of interview. They will however, be required to attend the Personal Interview, if called.

How to Apply?
Step 1: Fill up the "Login Details" (in the Next page) to create and receive by email a unique XU ID/ Login ID and Password for applying to Xavier University. If you have already received your XU ID/ Login ID and Password, then login as per Step 2.
Step 2: Login with your XU ID/ Login ID and Password. Fill up the Personal Details, Academic Details, Professional Details, choose the program/s you want to apply for and the respective test option/s, upload your photo & signature and Submit. (You may keep ready the scanned/digital images of your photo/signature in JPEG format, in advance. The dimensions of photo may be of about 200x250 pixels, and the signature may be of about 250x125 pixels, both images within 50 kb each in size).
Step 3: Pay the application fee through the Payment Gateway. (Application fee is Rs.1600/-).

If you have filled the application form and paid the application fee successfully, you will receive the confirmation by email regarding the acceptance of your online application form.

SELECTION PROCESS:

Candidates short-listed on the basis of admission test (XAT, CAT, GMAT, NMAT or X-GMT) scores will be called for Group Discussion and/or Writing Ability Test and/or Personal Interview at Bhubaneswar. The mode (Online/Offline) of the interview process will be notified in due course. Candidates without valid test score (XAT, CAT, GMAT, X-GMT or NMAT) will have to appear an Aptitude Test. The date and mode of the test will be notified and intimated to the candidates in due course. The final selection will be based on the candidate's performance in XAT/CAT/GMAT/NMAT/X-GMT, performance in GD and/or Writing Ability Test and/or Personal Interview, and will take into account the past academic record and proficiency, General Aptitude, and relevant work experience.

The last date to fill up the application form is March 31, 2021.