The Eighth PG Convocation of XIM University (Hybrid Mode)

Posted On Thu, May 05, 2022, 12:49 PM
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Old Campus: Xavier Institute of Management, Xavier Square, Bhubaneswar - 751 013, Odisha

Tel: 0674-3012345   Fax: 0674-2300995


New Campus: Plot No:12(A), Nijigada, Kurki, Harirajpur-752050 Odisha

Tel: 0674-2377700, Fax:06758-239694



XIM University successfully conducted its Eighth Convocation in the hybrid mode on Friday, 29th April 2022 at 5:30 PM for its Postgraduate and Doctoral programmes.


Details of Graduating students:


The number of students receiving the degrees for the doctoral and postgraduate programmes is 05 and 630 respectively.


A. Doctoral Programmes

Programme Name

No. of Students receiving Convocation Degree



B. Postgraduate Programmes (PG)

M. Tech – Data Science & Analytics


Master in Public Policy & Governance


MA - Mass Communication


Master in Business Finance


MBA - Sustainability Management


MBA - Urban Management & Governance


Master in Urban Regional Planning


MBA - Rural Management


MBA - Human Resource Management


1 year Executive MBA


MBA - Business Management



Grand Total (Includes A and B)





























Shri. Sanjiv Puri, Chairman & Managing Director of ITC Limited, was the Chief Guest and Convocation Speaker. Presently, he serves on the National Executive Committees of CII and FICCI and the Steering Committee of FICCI.

During the 8th Convocation, XIM University conferred Honorary Doctoral Degree upon Shri. Sanjiv Puri.


Among other dignitaries present were Fr. Jerome Cutinha, S.J., Chairman, Board of Governors, XIM University, Shri. Rajive Kaul, Emeritus Chairman, Board of Governors, XIM University, Fr. Antony R. Uvari, S.J., Vice Chancellor, XIM University, Fr. S. Antony Raj S.J., Registrar, Fr. V. Arockia Das, S.J., Chief Finance Officer, XIM University, Deans of different schools and other Officials.


Prof. S. Peppin, Dean, School of Governance and Public Affairs, extended a cordial welcome to the guests and audience.  

Fr. Antony R. Uvari, S.J, in his Vice Chancellor’s Report, elaborated on the achievements of the University in the past year.

Addressing the audience in his Chairman’s speech, Fr. Jerome Cutinha, S.J., expressed his views on learning and development.

As the Emeritus Chairman, Shri Rajive Kaul addressed the audience and spoke about the challenges in life in unprecedented times.

As the Convocation Speaker, the Chief Guest, Shri Sanjiv Puri spoke about accepting change.

The top rank holders across schools were felicitated with Gold Medals by the Chief Guest for Academic Excellence. (List attached for reference)

Finally, the event came to a successful end with the vote of thanks by Fr. S. Antony Raj, S.J.

Quote by the Vice-Chancellor:

“Stick to the fight when you are hardest hit; it’s when things seem worst you must not quit.”

Quote by the Chief Guest:

“With all the challenges come the opportunities.”

Contact Information:
XIM University

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