Xavier Business School organized its first ever B-School fest on 27th and 28th September, 2019 at St. Xavier's University campus and joined the league of fests organized by B Schools all over India. A list of ten B-schools participated in various events of Business, Cultural and Sports. They were, Indian Institute of Social Welfare Business & Management, Kolkata; International Management Institute, Kolkata; Globsyn Business School, Eastern Institute of Integrated Learning in Management, Kolkata; Army Institute of Management; IIT-Dhanbad; XISS-Ranchi; MDI-Murshidabad, KIT School of Management and Xavier Business School.
XAVIESTA 2019 was declared open by St. Xavier's University, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Reverend Father Dr. Sebasti L Raj in the august gathering on 27th September in presence of the Chief Guest, Shri Debasish Sen, Honorable Additional Chief Secretary, IT and Department, HIDCO, Government of West Bengal, Shri Debasish Sen had a very important message for the budding young managers that urged them to be more responsible towards the environment and be an able Corporate citizen.
Day 1 had Business events like Bid War, Kar le Jugaad, Devil's Advocate, Cash of Plans, Just Do I.T, X- Quiz-it and Chakraview. It also had parallel events of Cultural like Lights, Camera, Action, Aaja Nachle, Corp en Vogue and Sports events like Dare 2 Goal, Pull Me if You Can, Battle of Thrones running simultaneously. Day 2 had events like Tie the Knot, Quest Essential Madvertise In Business, Beyond the Voice, MBA's Got Talent in Cultural and Super Smash, Shoot Through the Hoop in Sports. The flagship event in Business, Chakraview, had tickets to Singapore for the winning teams. Day 2 also had a sumptuous corporate lunch organized for the sponsors and guests.
Although the highest winning contingent was Xavier Business School, it had a tough competition from IMI, Kolkata, the second highest contingent Amy Institute of Management and XISS Ranchi who had winners in all the three categories
Corpniti 1.0 was the first inter- departmental business fest organized by Xavier Business School, St. Xavier’s University, Kolkata on the 14th of February 2020. The theme for the same was ‘An Insight into MBA life’ where the aim was to give other students of the university a glimpse of the Corporate World.
Rev. Fr. Dr. John Felix Raj S.J., Vice Chancellor- SXUK, enlightened us on the inaugural ceremony on being leaders of tomorrow and Mr. Jimmy Tangree, Head – Friends 91.9 FM and a fellow Xaverian inspired the audience to follow their passion and take risks in order to be successful in life. Sneha Khanna, the Co-Convener, Corpniti 1.0 also gave a brief introduction to the event in her welcome address.
The various events for the day ranged from all different domains of the corporate world to test students’ talents and business acumen. The events were- IPL Auction, The PR event, Advertising event, The HR event, Inquizitive, X-Vision, Suit up- the Entrepreneurship event. Students from various departments of the University participated in these events. Department of B.M.S won the Best Contingent Award of Corpniti 1.0 for their overall outstanding performance and participation in all the events.