The Odisha government has given a green signal to the newly set up Xavier University to introduce various courses on MBA (general and specialized), PhD programme and MBA (global) from the next academic session.
The university is planning to offer various courses like rural management, human resource management, five-year integrated commerce and PhD programmes. The new courses will begin from the next academic session beginning from June 2014. The seats available for management courses like rural management and human resource management courses are 120 while the integrated commerce courses and PhD course will have 240 and 60 seats respectively. The university will have the capacity to accommodate 5, 000 students and more than 400 faculty members, said a senior officer of the Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB). The Xavier University campus is being developed since last year and is expected to be ready by the next academic session.