Xavier School of Management (XLRI), is India’s first B-school that was founded in the year 1949. It is located in the city of Jamshedpur, Jharkhand. It is one of the best and oldest B schools in India. XLRI is ranked 9th by the NIRF in 2020 and first in Outlook India’s “Top Private MBA Institutes” of 2020. Programs at XLRI are accredited by the global accreditation body: AACSB, AMBA. Also, a few years ago, XLRI took a strategic step to expand across the country and decided to come up with a new campus. The new Delhi-NCR Campus is the first branch of XLRI after the Jamshedpur campus which will start from 2020.
Delhi-NCR campus is situated in Jhajjar, at Aurangpur. In the coming years, the new XLRI Delhi campus will offer a vast portfolio of courses like 2 year PGDM in Human Resource Management and Business Management. 15-months of Executive General Management Program for the executives who are having experience of more than 5 years. But currently only PGDM BM is being offered in Delhi NCR Campus.
School of Business
PGDM (BM) 2-year full-time program on Business Management, and the completion students are honoured with Postgraduate diploma in Business Management. This program is rated as one of the refined of its kind in the country.
School of HR AND IR
PGDM (HRM)- XLRI offers a 2-year full-time Program in Human Resource Management on the completion of which, students are conferred with Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management. The HRM course is ranked as the best program in India and the Asia-Pacific region
PGDM IB- 2-year full-time program on International Management
XLRI has achieved 100% placements for the batch of 2018-20. The Final Recruitment process included the participation of around 108 recruiters with 362 international and domestic offers. There were 24 new finals recruiters for the batch of 2018-20.
Some of the renowned companies that visit XLRI are: Accenture Strategy, Microsoft, Amazon, P&G, Aditya Birla Group, ITC, Avendus Capital, Standard Chartered, Capgemini ELITE, Hindustan Unilever, The Boston Consulting Group
Key Highlights of XLRI Final Placements 2020:
Program wise intake
List of Exam
XAT score is the mandatory aspect in the XLRI selection process for all its high ranked PGDM program. GMAT scores are also accepted for admission in XLRI for NRI and foreign nationals.
XLRI Eligibility Criteria for Admission 2021
XLRI Admission & XAT Fee Component
XAT 2021 Registration Fees
Additional XLRI Application Form Fee
Rs.300/- For Each XLRI PGDM Program
Stage 3: XAT 2021 Exam
The candidate’s performance in XAT 2021 is the key criteria to clear the XLRI Selection. The XAT performance is accompanied by the overall score, percentile score as well as sectional score in the XAT 2021 exam. The XAT 2021 exam pattern has been modified and the Essay Writing Test has been removed from XAT 2021 computer-based test.
Stage 4: Shortlisting
There are two stages involved in the process of XLRI Admission: Shortlisting & Final Selection.
After the declaration of the XAT 2021 Result, XLRI will release the shortlist of the candidates for the final selection round for admission 2021. The XAT scorecard contains – overall percentile score, sectional percentile score, overall raw score, and sectional raw score. The XLRI shortlist will depend upon the candidate’s XAT 2021 percentile score and place in the XLRI merit list of shortlisted candidates.
XLRI will shortlist the candidates for the final selection round which may contain GD-PI-WAT as their evaluation component.
XLRI has the authority to decide on the minimum section-wise and overall cut off in the XAT entrance exam. If the candidate does not score the minimum percentile decided by the XLRI in XAT 2021 entrance exam, then he/she may not be eligible for shortlisting for the final selection stage.
Stage 5: Participate in GD-PI-WAT Round
Verbal & Logical
Candidates can expect a call for GD & PI if their scores align with the given scores
720 & above
700 & above
630 & above
XAT 2021 Events
Start of XAT 2021 application process
September 12, 2020
Last date to fill the XAT 2021 application form
November 30, 2020
Availability of XAT 2020 admit card
December 20, 2020
January 3, 2021
Releasing of XAT 2021 answer key
2nd week of January 2021
Last date to file an objection against XAT answer key
2nd week of January 2021
Declaration of XAT 2021 result
3rd week of January 2021
XAT Cut-off 2021
Last week of January 2021