Instructions for Dual Degree Program in Sports Industry Management Application Form

This is a unique and niche program in the field of sports industry management wherein candidates get two degrees on completion of the program – An MBA in Sports Industry Management from XIM University, Bhubaneswar and an MSc in Sports Industry Management from emlyon business school. France. The course is delivered across the Bhubaneswar campus of XIM University and Paris campus of emlyon business school. This is also the only such program in India which has the support of the Government as XEBS is also a High Performance Centre of Excellence in Sports Industry Management of the Department of Sports and Youth Services, Odisha Government.

  • Holders of a Bachelor's or Master's degree in any field of study from a recognised Institute / University with minimum of 50% aggregate marks.
  • A minimum of 180 ECTS credits or equivalent.
How to Apply?
Step 1: Fill up the "Login Details" (New User) after you click on the Apply option to create and then receive by email a unique XEBS ID/ Login ID and Password for applying to XAVIER-EMLYON Business School. If you have already received your XEBS ID/ Login ID and Password, then login as per ‘Existing User’.
Step 2: After logging in with your XEBS ID/ Login ID and Password, fill up the Personal Details, Academic Details, Professional Details, upload your photo & other necessary documents and Submit. (You may keep ready the scanned/digital images of your photo in advance. The dimensions of photo may be of about 200x250 pixels).
Step 3: Pay the application fees (INR 2000) through the Payment Gateway.

If you have filled the application form and paid the application fee successfully, you will receive the confirmation by email regarding the acceptance of your online application form. For any queries or issues, contact us +91 9668100750

  • A resume
  • A copy of an official valid identity card or passport.
  • A certified copy of your most recent academic degree.
  • An enrolment certificate / A certificate of attendance for graduating students.
  • A certified copy of your transcripts, from the first year of your undergraduate education until now.
  • Optional documents:
    • Letter of Recommendation (LOR)
    • An official management aptitude test score: GMAT, GMAT online, GRE, TAGE MAGE, CAT, XAT
    • An English proficiency test: TOEFL iBT, TOEIC, IELTS, Cambridge

(Please note that while management aptitude and English proficiency tests are not mandatory, having such scores will help in the selection process)


Selecting the right participant is about more than just test scores. At XEBS, we take an applicant's entire potential into account.

Motivation and background are equally important. Applicants who have been found eligible after review of their duly completed online application will receive a notification from the Admission Board for an interview round. Please note that we may be incorporating a digital test after the application submission and before the interview round.