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XLRI was established in 1949, soon after India gained Independence, and in a small way supported in spirit and action the selfless patriots and great leaders of India in helping build our great nation's economic future.

XLRI has continually focused on training future business leaders who can help shape the destiny of India with competence and commitment. After six decades, XLRI continues to uphold the same vision - to train business leaders who will excel in competence, personal values and social concern.

The value of management education that XLRI imparts to its students, speaks for itself. It is not just the courses that are offered here but the importance that XL places on vital facets such as ethical approach, values-driven culture and integral character formation of its students that sets XLRI apart from other business schools in the country.

Academic Programmes offered at XLRI

PGDM (Human Resource Management Programme)

Even in today's era of AI, Machine learning etc. Human resources is the heart and soul of an organisation. Hence, mastering the nuances of HR is an intrinsic part of 21st century corporate strategy.

Forward-looking organizations of tomorrow would be built on a business leader's ability to develop, recognize and tap talents of its human resources. For over six decades the HRM program at XLRI has shaped HR thinking and Practice in India and abroad. The PGDM (HRM) programme helps train future Human Resource leaders to understand and tap human potential and help shape the future of our economy. 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, 2019 may also apply.

All Indian candidates can appear for XAT 2019. However, NRI and foreign candidates may apply either through GMAT score or XAT.

Fee: Rs. 11.50 lakh per annum*

* The institute reserves the right to revise the fee

Selection Criteria:

Stage 1: Registration fee for XAT 2019 through XAT / GMAT

  • Indian candidate registering through XAT 2019 Rs. 1700/- and Rs 300/- each for every additional programme of XLRI
  • Foreign and NRI candidates registering through XAT 2019 $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, 2016 and December 31, 2018.

Stage 2: Shortlisted Candidates

  • The names of the XAT and GMAT candidates will be shortlisted by January 31, 2019 (tentative).

Stage 3: Interview Process

  • The interview for HRM candidates through XAT and GMAT will be conducted between mid-February and March 2019 in Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai and Jamshedpur.

 

PGDM (Business Management Programme)

For over six decades XLRI has helped mould future business leaders who have helped contribute towards shaping a sustainable future. The PGDM (BM) programme at XLRI strives to skill future managers giving equal importance to functional business competence and self-awareness. The rigorous management-centric education, a conducive learning milieu and an intelligent peer cohort ensure that we prepare managers with a holistic integrated approach to decision-making and thereby help impact organizations and markets. The programme blends basic and advanced level courses to broaden the horizons of future business leaders. 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, 2019 may also apply.

All Indian candidates can appear for XAT 2019. However NRI and foreign candidates may apply either through GMAT score or XAT.

Fee: Rs. 11.50 lakh per annum*

* The institute reserves the right to revise the fee

Selection Criteria:

Stage 1: Registration fee for XAT 2019 through XAT / GMAT

  • Indian candidate registering through XAT 2019 Rs. 1700/- and Rs 300/- each for every additional programme of XLRI
  • Foreign and NRI candidates registering through XAT 2019 $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, 2016 and December 30, 2018.

Stage 2: Shortlisted Candidates

  • The name of the XAT and GMAT candidates will be shortlisted by January 31, 2019 (tentative).

Stage 3: Interview Process

  • The interview for BM candidates through XAT and GMAT will be conducted between mid- February and March 2019 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, 2019 in an organization of repute in the public, private or non-governmental sector after completing graduation.

Candidates may apply either through XAT 2019 or GMAT score (taken between December 01, 2016 and December 31, 2018).

Fee: Rs. 20 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 the fee

Selection Criteria:

Candidates can 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 2019 through XAT/GMAT

  • Indian candidate applying through XAT 2019 Rs 1700/- and Rs 300/- each for every additional programme of XLRI
  • Foreign and NRI candidates applying through XAT 2019 $50 and $25 each for every additional programme of XLRI
  • Indian candidates only for GMP through GMAT Rs 2500/-
  • Foreign and NRI candidates can apply one or more programme through GMAT Rs. 5000/-

All GMAT applicants must take their GMAT between December 01, 2016 and December 31, 2018.

Stage 2: Shortlisted Candidates

  • The names of the XAT and GMAT candidates will be shortlisted by January 31, 2019 (tentative).

Stage 3: Interview Process

  • The interviews for GMP candidates through XAT and GMAT will be conducted between mid- February and March 2019 in Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai and Jamshedpur only.
  • GMP Interviews can be conducted over G-talk / Skype for overseas candidates. Candidate need to send email at admis@xlri.ac.in for scheduling their interview online after result.

 

Doctoral Level Programme

Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)

The Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) is the 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 faculty in varied disciplines of management. The program primarily aims at preparing students for careers as faculty members at premier management institutions.

Eligibility and Admission Process

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

Option - 1 (XAT 2019)

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 Bachelors 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

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 education (10+2) or equivalent.

or

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

or

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

may choose to appear in the Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) to be conducted all over India on January 6, 2019.

Option-2 (UGCJRF/NET;GMAT/GRE/GATE)

Candidates with any of the above qualification (as stated in Option-1) may submit UGC JRF/NET; GMAT/GRE/GATE scores for admission to FPM. Such candidates will be exempted from appearing in XAT.

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.

Shortlisted 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.

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 Behavior
  • 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'.

Fellowship

Fellow students are awarded a fellowship of Rs. 25,000/- per month during 1st and 2nd year and Rs. 30,000/- per month for the next two years, and no fees (admission, tuition, course material, computer, or library) will be charged. Fellowship will be paid only to the fulltime residential students for a maximum period of four years. From third year, a student can work as a 'Research and Teaching Assistant' (RTA), for which Rs.30, 000/- per course will be paid extra.

A fellow student is entitled to a contingency grant of Rs. 25, 000/- per annum for four years and a grant of Rs. 20,000/- for Data Collection during third year.

Conferences and International Exposure

The Institute provides support for attending National and International conferences after successful completion of the comprehensive examination. A fellow student will be reimbursed all related expenses up to Rs. 2,00,000/-.

Last Date for Applying to FPM: November 30, 2018. [Same as XAT]

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, 2019.

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

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

Course Structure

There will be four campus visits of 20 days' each during the first two years after which they are required to plan for 3 visits of 7 to 10 days in the campus which is mandatory. The dates for the classroom courses in the first two years will be intimated by the FPM office in the time of admission. These visits are normally to finish the course work, Seminar and Comprehensive Examination, or defend the Thesis Proposal, make Research Progress Seminar and defend the final thesis. The doctoral scholars are encouraged to spend more time with the academic community at XLRI.

Duration

The students need to complete their course work within 4 years of admission. If the student fails to complete it within 4 years, he/she need to re-register with a fee Rs. 1,00,000/-. The maximum time taken for the programme is 8 years or 3 years from the completion of course work whichever is later.

On successful completion of all the requirements of the Programme, a student will be awarded the title 'Fellow in Management of XLRI'.

The programme will commence in June 2019.

Last Date for Applying to EXEC FPM: December 31, 2018.

Fees

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