Xavier Institute of Business Administration - SXBA Palayamkottai - SXBA
St. Xavier’s College was established at Palayamkottai in 1923 by Jesuit Fathers with an aim of preparing generations of students for a happy, healthy and harmonious life. XIBA was started in 2012 as an integral part of the Xaverian tradition, focusing on a beautiful synthesis of academic excellence, formation of character, leadership qualities and management skills. We have a strong team of dedicated and committed faculty members in various areas of management and we intend to provide training in both theory and practice of business management so that your MBA degree may be a passport to a promising career. MBA is recognized as a high-level credential in the fast changing global scenario. Therefore, we have designed an industry oriented curriculum, benchmarked against the best B-Schools of the country with emphasis on placement. We also give intense training in communication skills which are the key to success in the multicultural society. The pedagogical strategies make the learner at XIBA active participants in the learning process. As Socrates says, “Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.” XIBA provides the techniques; tools, resources and confidence needed to run a business successfully and helps students become efficient entrepreneurs. XIBA was started in August 2012 as the Department of Master of Business Administration, affiliated to Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli and approved by AICTE, Xavier Institute of Business Administration (XIBA), offers two years Master's programme (M.B.A.).
The Placement Cell of XIBA is the hub of activities which drive the Institute - Industry - Interface initiative. It develops and maintains a close relationship with corporate through guest lectures, corporate get-togethers, industry visits and frequent interactions. XIBA's Placement Cell is involved in activities like interaction with recruiters, formulating placement strategies, maintaining resume records. The exposure to this preparatory process helps to develop their Participative Managerial Skills. XIBA's Placement cell is responsible for organizing final placement for the graduating students which is a continuous process that effectively starts from the one a student joins XIBA XIBA's placement cell has a well organized and active training and placement program that provides assistance and guidance to its students in obtaining the requisite training and suitable employment in leading organization. At the first level of the Placement process, training is provided in the areas of Personality Development, Group Discussion, Communication Skills, Interview Skills, and Corporate Etiquette & Manners. At the second level, XIBA's Placement Cell signs MOU with selected companies and finally the company HR officials are invited to provide a presentation on the recruiters' expectations.