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XLRI - Xavier School of Management believes that enduring corporate success can only be built on a foundations of ethics and social consciousness. At XLRI, money goes hand in hand with meaning, values and valuations grow in concord.

XLRI provides future business leaders with cutting edge business intelligence, an environment that fosters healthy competition and the chance to leverage personal aspiration for the greater good.

A multi-dimensional course structure, a diverse selection of colleagues and a collection of responsible academic minds make for a compelling milieu in which to develop potential.

Academic Programmes offered at XLRI

PGDM (Human Resource Management Programme)

An organization is fundamentally its people, it is truer now than anytime else. Master the nuances of HR as an intrinsic part of 21st century corporate strategy.

The useful organizations of future would be built on the manager's ability to develop, recognize and tap talents of the people. HRM program at XLRI has shaped HR thinking and Practice in India and abroad. The programme trains future Human Resource managers to how to understand and tap human potential and help shape the future of economy through organizations. The key focus areas of the programme are: employee relations, human resource management systems and practices, legal framework, interpersonal and leadership skills. The programme offers a holistic development with good basic understanding of other subjects like strategy, finance, marketing, IT and operations management.

Eligibility: Recognized Bachelor's degree of minimum three years duration or equivalent in any discipline. Those completing their final examination by June 10, 2018 may also apply.

All Indian candidates must appear for XAT 2018. However, NRI and foreign candidates may apply through GMAT score (except Dubai and Kathmandu where in candidates have option of appearing for XAT 2018).

Fee: Rs. 10 lakh per annum*

* The institute reserves the right to revise fee

Selection Criteria:

Stage 1: Registration fee for XAT 2018 through XAT / GMAT

  • Indian candidate applying through XAT 2018 Rs. 1650/- and Rs 300/- each for every additional programme of XLRI
  • Foreign and NRI candidates applying through XAT 2018 $50 and $25 each for every additional programme of XLRI
  • Foreign and NRI candidates through GMAT Rs. 5000/-

All GMAT applicants must take their GMAT between December 01, 2015 and December 31, 2017.

Those who made the payment through Demand Draft need to send the confirmation page along with the Demand Draft to The Chairperson Admissions, XLRI, Circuit House Area (East), Jamshedpur - 831001.

The confirmation page along with the draft must be sent within fifteen days from the issuance of the Demand Draft.

If you have made the payment through mode other than Demand Draft should not send the confirmation page.

Stage 2: Shortlist of Candidates

  • The names of the XAT and GMAT candidates will be shortlisted by January 31, 2018 (tentative).

Stage 3: Interview Process

  • The interviews for HRM candidates through XAT and GMAT will be conducted between mid-February and March 2018 in Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai and Jamshedpur only.

 

PGDM (Business Management Programme)

Ethical, flexible, Agile, Decisive - The Art & Science of great management. Tap into the transformative energies and kick-start the journey that makes you.

Shaping future business leaders to create sustainable future. BM programme at XLRI intends to produce highly skilled managers with equal importance given to awareness to self. The rigorous training, right milieu and intelligent peers ensure that we prepare managers with a holistic integrated approach to decision-making, which goes beyond organizations, humans and markets. The programme blends basic and advanced level knowledge to in diverse subjects to broaden horizon of the future managers. The key focus areas of the programme are: Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Marketing, Production Management and Strategic Management. Emphasis on ethics, sustainability and values run through all the courses.

Eligibility: Recognized Bachelor's degree of minimum three years duration or equivalent in any discipline. Those completing their final examination by June 10, 2018 may also apply.

All Indian candidates must appear for XAT 2018. However NRI and foreign candidates may apply through GMAT score (except Dubai and Kathmandu where in candidates have option of appearing for XAT 2018).

Fee: Rs. 10 lakh per annum*

* The institute reserves the right to revise fee

Selection Criteria:

Stage 1: Registration fee for XAT 2018 through XAT / GMAT

  • Indian candidate applying through XAT 2018 Rs. 1650/- and Rs 300/- each for every additional programme of XLRI
  • Foreign and NRI candidates applying through XAT 2018 $50 and $25 each for every additional programme of XLRI
  • Foreign and NRI candidates through GMAT Rs. 5000/-

All GMAT applicants must take their GMAT between December 01, 2015 and December 30, 2017.

Those who made the payment through Demand Draft need to send the confirmation page along with the Demand Draft to The Chairperson Admissions, XLRI, Circuit House Area (East), Jamshedpur - 831001.

The confirmation page along with the draft must be sent within fifteen days from the issuance of Demand Draft.

If you have made the payments through mode other than Demand Draft should not send the confirmation page.

Stage 2: Shortlist of Candidates

  • The names of the XAT and GMAT candidates will be shortlisted by January 31, 2018 (tentative).

Stage 3: Interview Process

  • The interviews for BM candidates through XAT and GMAT will be conducted between mid- February and March 2018 in Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai and Jamshedpur only.

 

PGDM (General Management Programme)

The future won't belong to 'Employees', but to those who take charge. Discover the leader within and get a second- wind in your career.

The General Management Programme aims at augmenting the skill-sets and competencies of practicing managers. Exposing them to recent trends, tools and techniques in Management would not only provide them with extra skills sets but also help them reflect upon the previous experience of working in organizations. Though the program offers concentration in conventional subjects like Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Marketing, Production Management and Strategic Management but the focus of program is to prepare current managers for the leadership roles. This 15 month, full time AICTE recognized course incorporates a 3-month field based training in a functional area.

Eligibility: Recognized bachelor's degree of minimum three years duration in India/abroad in any discipline, be employed in a full-time job, must have at least five years of managerial experience as on March 31, 2018 in an organization of repute in the public, private or non-governmental sector after completing graduation.

Candidates may apply either through XAT 2018 or GMAT score (taken between December 01, 2015 and December 31, 2017).

Fee: Rs. 18.5 lakh*

Food, electricity and other personal expenses would be charged extra depending on the type of accommodation preferred by the student. Fee may change next session based on the recommendation of Fee Fixation Committee.

* The Institute reserves the right to revise fee

Selection Criteria:

Candidates may apply for more than one programme. Those who apply for multiple programmes may be called for multiple interviews and group discussions. The selection criteria for different programmes may differ depending on the nature of the programme. XAT written test will have multiple components and you need to maximize your performance in each of these components. In its pursuit of academic excellence, XLRI actively encourages the students from diverse backgrounds. While preparing the shortlisted candidates for the interview, in addition to XAT performance, we may factor in academic ability and the relevant work experience. Besides performance in the personal interviews and group discussions, we also consider XAT performance, relevant work experience, academic ability, extra-curricular activities etc. while preparing the final list. For candidates who cannot be present physically for the XLRI interviews due to their being out of the country, interviews would be carried out in online mode via Internet only for General Management Programme (GMP).

Stage 1: Registration fee for XAT 2018 through XAT/GMAT

  • Indian candidate applying through XAT 2018 Rs. 1650/- and Rs300/- each for every additional programme of XLRI
  • Foreign and NRI candidates applying through XAT 2018 $50 and $25 each for every additional programme of XLRI
  • Indian candidates through GMAT Rs 2500/-
  • Foreign and NRI candidates through GMAT Rs. 5000/-

All GMAT applicants must take their GMAT between December 01, 2015 and December 31, 2017.

Those who made the payment through Demand Draft need to send the confirmation page along with the Demand Draft to The Chairperson Admissions, XLRI, Circuit House Area (East), Jamshedpur - 831 001.

The confirmation page along with the draft must be sent within fifteen days from the issuance of Demand Draft.

If you have made the payments through mode other than Demand Draft should not send the confirmation page.

Stage 2: Shortlist of Candidates

  • The names of the XAT and GMAT candidates will be shortlisted by January 31, 2018 (tentative).

Stage 3: Interview Process

  • The interviews for GMP candidates through XAT and GMAT will be conducted between mid- February and March 2018 in Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai and Jamshedpur only.
  • GMP Interviews can be conducted over G-talk / Skype for overseas candidates. Candidate needs to get in touch with the admissions office for scheduling the interview online after result.

 

Doctoral Level Programme

Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)

The Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) is Doctoral Programme of XLRI, Jamshedpur. The FPM is a full-time, residential programme that trains prospective scholars to become highly skilled and innovative researchers, management thinkers and teachers in various aspects of management. It primarily aims at preparing students for careers as faculty members at premier academic institutions.

Eligibility and Admission Process

Applicants for the FPM may choose ONE of the following options:

Option - 1 (XAT 2018)

Candidates with Post Graduation from Universities (MBA/Master's degree in any discipline India/Abroad) and Centres of Higher Learning with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST candidates) with the Bachelor's degree/ equivalent qualification with at least 60% marks (55% for SC/ST candidates) obtained after a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary education (10+2) or equivalent.

or

A professional qualification like CA, ICWA or CS with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST candidates).

or

Five years/four years Integrated Master's Degree programme in any discipline, with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST candidates), obtained after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent

or

BE/B.Tech degree or its equivalent with at least 60% marks (50%for SC/ST candidates) and 2 years of relevant work experience.

May choose to appear in the XAT 2018 to be conducted all over India on January 7, 2018.

Option - 2 (Direct)

Candidates with above qualification may submit UGC JRF/NET; GMAT/GRE/GATE scores for admission to FPM.

Option - 3 (MBA/PGDM candidates)

Candidates who have done their PGP from XLRI, any IIMs, FMS Delhi, MDI Gurgaon, XIM Bhubaneswar, IRMA, SP Jain, School of Management of IITs & NITs, TIFR, TISS, ISI and other comparable Institutes with a CQPI of at least 6.00/8.00 or equivalent will be exempted from appearing in the XAT. The list of comparable institutes for FPM Admission purpose is provided in acad.xlri.ac.in/admission.

Short listed candidates will be required to appear for personal interview at XLRI, Jamshedpur for final selection.

Course Structure

The FPM would ordinarily demand four years of residential requirements in two stages. In the first stage, the selected candidate needs to meet the course requirements over two years. During this stage, the student is given appropriate exposure to the basic discipline of management, thus preparing him/her for the thesis work in the next stage. The course work that will be undertaken by the student in the first year will be from among those courses that are offered to the PGP students, and in the second year will include specially designed doctoral and advanced courses.

The FPM student who has done his/her PGP from XLRI, any IIMs, FMS Delhi, MDI Gurgaon, XIM Bhubaneswar, IRMA, SP Jain, School of Management of IITs & NITs, TIFR, TISS, ISI and other comparable Institutes with a CQPI of at least 6.00/8.00 or equivalent in the last seven years, may be exempted from some courses as recommended by the Fellow Programme Committee.

On successful completion of the course work, the student has to qualify in the comprehensive examination before taking up the thesis work.

The thesis stage is of two years. The student will select a thesis topic from among the specialization areas:

  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Information Systems
  • Marketing,
  • Production, Operations & Decision Sciences
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Personnel Management & Industrial Relations/Human Resource Management
  • Strategic Management.

The student is expected to identify a thesis topic in consultation with a thesis adviser, and work under the supervision of a Thesis Advisory Committee. On successful completion of all the requirements of the FPM, a student will be awarded the title 'Fellow in Management of XLRI'.

Last Date for Applying to FPM: November 30, 2017 for XAT applicant and December 31, 2017 for Non-XAT applicant.

For application process & details, kindly visit http://acad.xlri.ac.in/admission

Executive Fellow Programme in Management (EXEC-FPM)

Executive Fellow Programme in Management (Exec-FPM) is a non-residential Doctoral Programme that has been designed to cater to the scholarly needs of working executives / managers / faculty members / researchers.

The objective of the programme is to develop prospective scholars for careers not only in management research and teaching but also in management practice, consulting, training and development.

Eligibility and Admission Process

Applicants for Exec. FPM should:

  • Have an MBA / Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) or equivalent or GMP/PGPX or One Year fulltime residential programme in Management (with 60% marks), Candidates from Premier B-Schools will be given preference.
  • Be currently employed in a full-time job.
  • Have at least 5 years of full-time executive/managerial/ teaching/ research experience as on March 31, 2018.

Candidates who are less than 50 years of age shall get a preference.

For application process & details, kindly visit http://acad.xlri.ac.in/admission

Short listed candidates will be required to appear for a personal interview at XLRI, Jamshedpur for the selection process.

Course Structure

Executive FPM students will complete 11 courses in 4 campus visits of 20 days duration each, spread over a period of 2 years. Besides the campus visits of 20 days' duration each, at least 3-5 additional campus visits will normally be needed. These visits are meant for comprehensive examination, defense of the thesis proposal and final thesis defense. On successful completion of all the requirements of the Programme, a student will be awarded the title 'Fellow in Management of XLRI'.

Duration

The maximum permissible time for the programme completion is 8 years. If the student fails to submit the thesis proposal within 4 years, he/she need to re-register with a fee of Rs. 1,00,000/-. Within 3 years of thesis proposal, the final defense has to be made.

Students failing to complete the requirements within this time period will be deemed to have withdrawn from the Program.

Besides the campus visits of 20 days' duration each that are needed to finish the course work, at least 3 additional campus visits will normally be needed to finish comprehensive examination, defend the thesis proposal, and defend the final thesis.

A student has to meet all the requirements of the Program according to prescribed standards including the permissible maximum duration of the Program as above and no exemption will be granted for any reason whatsoever.

The programme will commence in June, 2018.

Last Date for Applying to EXEC FPM: December 31, 2017.

Fees

The fees and other charges payable for the Executive Fellow Programme in Management (EFPM) is Rs. 8,50,000/-. Boarding Lodging and other expenses incurred during stay in campus will be charged separately.