About the Department
Xavier Business School of St. Xavier's University
is a member of the Xavier Association of Management
Institutes (XAMI). It offers a two-year full-time
residential course in Master of Business
Administration with specializations in the field of
Finance, Marketing, Human Resources and Systems &
The course is divided into four semesters where the first two semesters focus on ingraining the basics of management as well as providing an overview of the fundamental principles across all disciplines. The last two semesters mainly concentrate on the specialization chosen by the student.
Keeping in mind the current industry scenario, the MBA program at XBS is designed in a way where learning through real life situations takes priority over classroom learning. The faculty at XBS comprises of both in house as well as guest faculties who have years of extensive teaching and work experience respectively.
We aim that our students be competent, compassionate, committed and service-oriented leaders. We attest to our motto as Nihil Ultra" meaning Nothing Beyond" upholding the illustrious Jesuit legacy and our commitment to creativity, leadership and standards.
Vision and Mission Statements
Inspired by the direction of St. Xavier's
University, Kolkata, Xavier Business School is
committed to nurture ethical leaders and real
entrepreneurs who will endeavour to transform the
society and business with integrity, impartiality
and excellence and strives to promote a society
based on love, freedom, liberty, justice, equality
To set exemplary standards in management
education through exciting collaboration and
teamwork that shall be contemporary and relevant to
the 21st Century.
To create value through knowledge generation and knowledge dissemination for each of our stakeholders students, researchers, teachers and the corporate world; and to motivate/animate a work force imbued with human values.
To motivate our students and teachers to challenge themselves and raise the bar of quality education through continuous improvement.
To bridge the gap between the industry and academia by making our students industry ready.
To become a centre of excellence for management education through constant learning, innovation and remain flexible to adapt to changes.
To develop competent manpower who will be committed to deliver, in the spirit of NIHIL ULTRA, with compassion and be the catalyst for the future.
To provide all students of Xavier Business School, St. Xavier's University, Kolkata, a unique and exceptional education that will be a transforming experience intellectually, culturally, socially and personally.
To excel in all areas of teaching-learning, research, outreach and consultancy.
To contribute to the creation of knowledge and to search for the meaning of life.
To bridge the rural-urban divide, taking the benefits of management education to the poor and the marginalised, aiming at their empowerment.
To ensure access to and equity in higher educational opportunity to all deserving and meritorious students with a preferential option for the poor and marginalized, irrespective of caste and creed.
To inspire and challenge all segments of the School to raise the realm of good from great to greater, through continuous quality assessment.
To become a Centre of culture and to consciously promote communal harmony and cultural integration to create an atmosphere of dialogue.
To promote academic exchange and academia-industry interfacing, making use of the latest technology.
To develop application-oriented courses, with the mandatory view on values, to produce holistic development of persons.