Admissions 2024-2026
  • Application process
  • Admission Eligibility
  • Important Dates
  • Fee Structure
  • Refund Policy
  • Centres and Contact
  • Scholarship

To Download PGDM Programme Bulletin 2024-26 click - Admission Brochure

To Download PGDM Common Programme Bulletin 2024 – 2026 click - Common Admission Brochure

Read and understand the Programme Bulletin and its guidelines regarding admissions.

Application shall be submitted only through online mode. XIME provides an interactive user interface for filling the application form. The platform ensures data security and auto-saving.

Do not send the hard-copy of application form or any other documents to XIME while applying.

Application Fee is Rs. 1750/- (Inclusive of GST @ 18%).

Application fee shall be paid online by credit card/ debit card/net banking/mobile wallets.

Applicants will receive a system generated acknowledgment for the application submitted and payment of application fee. With this, the application process is complete.


Candidates applying for the Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) are required to have a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognised university with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks for all subjects taken together (45% for SC/ST candidates).

Candidates who are appearing for their final year examination and are awaiting their results may also apply. However, they should have maintained an average of 50% marks in the degree course until then.

They should be completing all their degree examinations before - June 25th, 2024. Such candidates are required to produce proof of passing the Degree Examination with the minimum required marks of 50%, latest by - 30th September 2024

Applicants who have un-cleared backlog papers in graduation, are not eligible to apply.



A valid score in any of the following entrance examinations

XAT ( Xavier Aptitude Test ) - 2024

CAT ( Common Admission Test ) - 2023

CMAT ( Common Management Admission Test ) - 2024

MAT – (Management Aptitude Test) - May 2023 onwards

ATMA ( AIMS Test for Management Admissions ) - May 2023 onwards

GMAT ( Graduate Management Admission Test ) - 2022, 2023 and 2024

KMAT ( Kerala Management Aptitude Test ) - 2023, 2024



Score for academic performance : X Std., XII Std., UnderGraduate Degree / Post Graduate Degree - 15%

Score in the Common admission test (XAT/CAT/CMAT/MAT/ATMA/GMAT/KMAT) – 35%

Group discussion/interview - 40%

Weightage for participation in Sports, Extra-Curricular activities, Academic diversity and Gender Diversity - 10%

PGDM Admissions commenced in November 2023.

Application start date November 2023
Online GDPI - Phase 1 TBD
Declaration of results TBD
Last date to submit application TBD

The programme fee of Rs 9,70,000/-, covers Admission, Tuition, Library, Computer Centre, Establishment, Text Books, Programme Materials, Examinations, Diploma, Co- curricular Activities and Alumni Association Membership.

The fees is to be paid in six installments as indicated below:

First Year : Rs. 5,10,000/-: Payable in three installments

Second Year : Rs. 4,60,000/-: Payable in three installments

Dates for payment of fees will be announced at the beginning of the academic year.

Caution Deposit: A one-time caution Deposit of Rs. 25,000 is payable at the time of admission, which is refundable at the end of the programme, after deducting dues to XIME, if any.

Hostel Charges Payable: The Hostel Fees payable by each student will be approximately Rs. 10,500 – Rs. 11,500 per month which includes lodging, boarding, electricity and water charges.

Students are required to stay in the hostel, unless exempted / excluded for any special reasons.

Laptop: It is necessary for every student to possess a laptop.

Note: Fees must be paid on time. Delayed payment will attract penalty.

After commencement of the programme, fees once paid will not be refunded even in the case of a student’s failure / termination or withdrawal from the programme.

International Study Tour

As in the past years, the students of XIME will have an international study tour. This will be organised within the framework of AICTE guidelines in the matter. The Study tour is expected to cost additionally Rs. 1,00,000/- to Rs. 1,50,000/-.

XIME follows AICTE refund policy with respect to candidates withdrawing from the programme before commencement of the programme. Time required for processing refund request is 10-15 working days after receiving the signed hard copy of the prescribed refund request form from the candidate.

After commencement of the programme, fees once paid will not be refunded even in the case of a student’s failure / termination or withdrawal from the programme.






Contact for Admissions


Kinfra Hi-Tech Park, Off HMT Road HMT PO. Kalamassery, Kochi-683 503, Kerala
Tel: 0484-2752500
+91 8590927875
+91 9048779888

A number of awards and scholarships have been instituted to encourage excellence in student performance throughout the course and in various functional areas. These include:

Chairman’s Medal, Cash prize of Rs. 20,000 and certificate for the student scoring highest CGPA in the two – year PGDM programme 

XIME President’s Roll of Honour for Outstanding Academic Achievement Award for the 2nd rank holder 

Late Prof. J.D. Cherayil, Memorial Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement for the 3rd rank holder.

Geojit Financial Services Ltd sponsored award of Rs. 10,000 and a certificate for Excellence in Finance.

Apollo Tyres Ltd sponsored award of Rs. 10,000 and a certificate for Excellence in Human Resources 

SUD-CHEMIE India Pvt Ltd. sponsored award of Rs. 10,000 and a certificate for Excellence in Operations

LUKER sponsored award of Rs. 10,000 and a certificate for Excellence in Marketing

Dr. Manoj Varghese sponsored award of Rs. 10,000 and a certificate for Excellence in Talent Management 

Dr.Varghese M.Mathunny,award of Rs. 10,000 and certificate of excellence in Economics

George Thomas Kottukapally Memorial award of Rs. 10,000 and certificate for excellence in Humanitarian and Social Service 

Sunny Diamond Best All Rounder Award which consists of a Diamond Ring and Certificate. recognizing the Best All Rounder student.

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