XLRI - Xavier School of Management - [XLRI]

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Updated on: January 30, 2023 | 4:57 am, January 30, 2023 | 4:57 am

XLRI or Xavier School of Management is located in Jamshedpur. XLRI Jamshedpur is ranked #1 Private Management College in India by Outlook I-Care MBA Rankings 2021. Apart from its Jamshedpur campus, XLRI also has a campus in Delhi NCR Region, located 25 Kms from Gurugram. XLRI Jamshedpur offers PGDBM and PGDHRM programs on a total of 360 seats. XLRI School of Business also offers 15 month Executive PGDM program on 120 seats. 

XLRI PGDBM and PGDHRM admissions are offered on the basis of XAT Score. Candidates can apply for XAT in the month of August and the Entrance Exam is conducted in the month of January. Candidates qualifying for the XAT Cutoff for XLRI will be further called for a Personal Interview and a final shortlist is published on the basis of the composite XAT Score, Personal Interview and Academic Profile of the candidate. The fee for PGDM/ MBA is INR 12.90 Lakhs per annum. The fee for the 15-month ExPGDM program is INR 21.0 Lakhs. Check:

Further, XLRI Jamshedpur also offers an FPM/ PhD program in Management and Executive FPM program. Candidates seeking admission to the PhD program can apply via a valid score in XAT or UGC-JRFGRE/GATE Score. PGDM/ MBA degree holders from IIMs, FMS Delhi, MDI Gurgaon, XIMB, IRMA, SP Jain, School of Management of any IIT or ISI with a CGPI of at least 6.0/8.00 can apply directly for the program. Check:

XLRI Highlights

Placement % 100%
Average Salary INR 30.73 LPA
Highest Salary INR 60+ LPA
Median CTC INR 26 LPA
Top Recruiters Swiggy, American Express, FreshWorks
CutOffs - Last CAT percentile admitted in each category -
Popular Specializations Business Management (BM), Human Resources Management (HRM)
NIRF Ranking (Among top 100 B-Schools in India) #8

XLRI Admission Process

Application for admission to XLRI Xavier School of Management Jamshedpur can be filed in online mode. The criterion for admission into various programs is based on XAT examination score and PersonaI Interview rounds. While preparing the final list of candidates the university considers relevant work experience along with academic background and extracurricular activities.

XLRI Courses

Among various other certificate courses for students, the University offers a full-time residential doctoral Fellow Programme in Management (FPM), and short-term Management Development Programmes (MDPs) under Corporate Programmes. Along with that, XLRI Xavier School of Management also offers a four-year FPM program and a five-year Executive FPM course. Similarly, the university offers 12 months long VIL programs, specifically PGCBM, PGCHRM, PGCBA, PGCSL, PGCF, and EDAMSM. It also offers short-term or eMDP’s in six different areas of study. 

Course Eligibility & Selection Criteria Fees
Eligibility: Students must have a bachelor’s degree from any discipline. Selection:  score and interview  INR 25.80 Lakhs
Eligibility: Students must have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline as well as a minimum experience of 5 years as an executive. Selection Criteria: XAT score and interview performance.  INR 21.70 Lakhs
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50 percent marks + Minimum 2 Year experience as a supervisor/executive. Selection Criteria: XAT/CAT/Written Aptitude test and interview performance. INR 10.72 Lakhs
Eligibility: MBA/PGDM or equivalent or GMP/PGPX or a one-year full residential program in management with a minimum of 60 percent marks + At least 5 years of full-time executive/managerial/teaching/research experience. Selection Criteria: Interview Based INR 9.50 Lakhs
Eligibility: Candidates must have a Master’s degree with a minimum of 55 percent marks in relevant disciplines. Candidates must also have a minimum of 60 percent in a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. Candidates must also have a valid XAT/UGC JRF/NET// score.
Selection: is based on XAT/UGC JRF/NET/GRE/GATE score.

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XLRI Cut off 2023 (Expected)

XAT cutoff for 2023 PGDM program at Xavier School of Management is expected to be 92-95 percent for the general category. The XAT cutoff is divided into two different sections of male and female, male engineer and female engineer and male non-engineer and female non-engineer. Final admission to the university is based on the general discussion (GD) and personal interview (PI) conducted by the university.


Category VALR QA DM Total Percentile
Male 75 80 72 93
Female 72 75 72 90


Category VALR QA DM Total Percentile
Male Engineering 80 75 70 92
Male Non-Engineering 80 64 70 90
Female Engineering 80 70 70 90
Female Non-Engineering 80 60 70 87


XLRI Placements 2022

XLRI has recently concluded its 2022 placement drive. The participating batch comprised 114 students among which 112 students participated in the placement drive. The highest salary package of INR 44.74 LPA was offered to a student. Top 50% of the batch received an average salary of INR 30.04 LPA. EX-PGDM batch witnessed an increase of 40% in the average salary & 41% in the median salary. The average & median salary of the EX-PGDM students stood at INR 26.56 LPA & INR 26 LPA respectively. 

In 2022 XLRI has successfully achieved a hundred percent placement for the batch of 2020-2022 for its flagship program. All 427 candidates succeeded in securing offers through the final recruitment process. The median salary offered to the batch stood at INR 30 LPA with the top ten and twenty-fifth percentile average being INR 48 Lakhs and INR 43 LPA. The highest salary package offered was INR 60 LPA. Moreover, the average salary saw an increase of 30.7 LPA from INR 23.91 LPA in 2020.

  • Number of students: 427
  • Number of recruiters: 99
  • Number of new recruiters: 23
  • The highest salary package offered was more than INR 60 LPA.
  • An average salary package of INR 30.73 LPA was offered to the students. 
  • The median salary was INR 30 LPA.
  • The average salary of the top 10th percentile was INR 48.42 LPA.
  • The average salary of the top 25th percentile was INR 43 LPA.
  • Consulting, Sales & Marketing, and BFSI were the top domains. 

XLRI Summer Placements

XLRI Summer Internship Placements for the 2021-23 batch has also been concluded. A total of 470 students participated. Reputed recruiters like Coca-Cola, Asian Paints, P&G and many more visited the campus. The highlights of the summer internship placement drive are mentioned below:

  • The highest stipend of INR 6.8 Lakhs per month was received.
  • An average stipend of INR 1.28 Lakhs per month was offered to the students.
  • Top 10% of the students received an average stipend of INR 1.82 Lakhs per month.
  • Top 25% of the students received an average stipend of INR 1.63 Lakhs per month.
  • The median stipend stood at INR 1.27 Lakhs per month.
  • Most of the internship offers were made from the consulting/advisory, IT & e-commerce domains.


XLRI Vs IIM Lucknow Vs SPJIMR Vs MDI Gurgaon Vs ISB Hyderabad

College Name XLRI IIM Lucknow SPJIMR MDI Gurgaon ISB Hyderabad
NIRF Ranking #8 #7 #19 #11 -
Average Package INR 30.73 LPA INR 26 LPA INR 23.06 LPA INR 26.07 LPA INR 72 LPA
Highest Package INR 60 LPA INR 58 LPA INR 53.16 LPA INR 1.14 CPA INR 34.07 LPA
Top Recruiters Swiggy, American Express, FreshWorks Microsoft, Myntra, Winzo Games, Vodafone-ideas Colgate-Palmolive, Hindustan Unilever, L'Oréal KPMG, Deloitte, PwC, Accenture Amazon, Flipkart, Boston Consulting Group, Honeywell, Mc Kinsey
PGDM/ MBA Fees INR 25.80 Lakhs INR 19.25 Lakhs INR 16.25 LPA INR 21.34 Lakhs INR 39.63 LPA
Accepted Entrance (Minimum Cutoff) XAT (93%) CAT (90) CAT (85%) CAT (95%) GMAT (700)
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XLRI Batch Profile 2022

Xavier School of Management offers PGDM BM and PGDM HRM programs on a total of 360 seats. The PGDM batch has more than 32% female candidates. Out of the total, 36% of the PGDM BM batch were total freshers and 45% of candidates have a work experience of 1-3 years. Further, The PGDM HRM Program of XLRI Jamshedpur consists of 52% female candidates. Out of the total batch, 32% were freshers and 38% of candidates have a work experience of 1-3 years.


XLRI Ranking 2022

Ranking System Rank
OUTLOOK ICARE Private B-school Rankings 2021 1
NIRF Ranking 2022 8
Economic Times B-School Ranking 2022 2
Economic Times B-School 2021 #2 out of 50
BT-MDRA Best B-schools survey (Overall) 6
The Week Best Bschool 2021 (Private BSchool) 1
The Week Best Bschool 2021 (Overall) 3
Business World BSchool Ranking 2021 4


XLRI Scholarships

Xavier School of Management offers numerous scholarship schemes for students to avail the financial aid. The basic criteria for awarding any student a scholarship program is their marks and their current family income. The various schemes that XLRI offers are as follows:

  • Aditya Birla Scholarship of INR 1.75 lakh per year - awarded to two deserving students
  • Capital First Scholarship worth INR 1 lakh per year - awarded to eight meritorious students
  • Pirojsha Godrej Scholarship worth INR 25,000: This is a merit-cum-need-based award granted to one meritorious student from an economically weak background
  • Geeta Saxena Memorial worth INR 20,000: This scholarship is awarded to any worthy student candidate

Various other merit-cum-need scholarships can be availed by students such as Alumni Scholarship, XLRI Diamond Jubilee, Vasantha Sankaran Scholarship, Naveen Jain & Distinguished Alumni Award, and Kalyan Ganguly XEF Scholarship. 


XLRI Faculty

XLRI has seventy full-time faculty members across functional disciplines. XLRI Faculty-Students Ratio approximately is 1:10 XLRI invites professional faculty from all over the world through faculty exchange programs held at the university. Faculty members of XLRI work in different areas of profession such as Economics, Finance, General Management, HRM, Marketing Management, etc. All faculty members are degree holders from esteemed and prestigious universities all over India such as IIM Calcutta and the University of Maryland.


XLRI Hostel

XLRI provides a hostel facility to its full-time residential program students. The college campus consists of 4 hostel blocks with a total of 400 rooms. The college has 2 locations i.e Old and New Campus. The new campus has single occupancy hostel rooms available for first year students. Whereas the second-year students get hostel rooms on the old campus.

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XLRI International Exchange Program

The International Student Exchange Program of XLRI (ISEP) helps nearly 20 percent of the MBA batch spend a semester overseas in the top management colleges in the world. The seats are available to both Human Resource Management (HRM) and Business Management programs. Check:  

The list of partner universities for XLRI are as follows: 

Asian School of Business Philippines EM Lyon Business School, France
Asian Institute of Technology Thailand Uniwersytet Gdanski Poland
ALBA Graduate Business School Greece Grenoble Ecole De Management, France
Aston Business School UK Loyola University Chicago
Audencia School of Management Nantes, France Malarden University, Sweden
KEDGE Business School, France RMIT University, Melbourne
Tulane University Freeman School of Business Orleans, US Antwerp Management School, Belgium
ALBA Graduate Business School, Greece UPPSALA Universitet, Sweden
Westfalische Wilhelms- Uiversitat Münster, Germany ESADE Spain
CaseWestern Reserve University, USA LA TROBE University, Australia
CARLSON School of Management, University of Minnesota, USA University of VIRGINIA, Darden School of Business USA


XLRI Alumni

XLRI, Jamshedpur has a 15000+ well-built alumni network who are working in reputed organizations and institutes across the globe. The report says that 6%-8% of XLRI alumni are from the USA in locations such as New York and San Francisco, and 3.6% alumni are currently in the UAE. Some of the notable alumni of XLRI are mentioned below:

  • Hayagreeva Rao - Prof. at Stanford Graduate School of Business
  • Sandeep Bakshi - MD & CEO of ICICI Bank
  • Krishna Kumar Natarajan - Co-Founder of MindTree
  • Surojit Shome: CEO DBS India
  • Bhushen Raina: MD, Tata Tinplate
  • Joshua Karthik Rallapati: CEO and Co-Founder, Stories in Motion
  • Sandeep Upadhyay: Managing Director & CEO, Centrum Infrastructure Advisory Limited
  • Leena Nair: Global Senior Vice-President (Leadership & Organisation Development), Unilever
  • Vineet Nayar: Vice-Chairman & Joint managing director, HCL Technologies Ltd

About 58 companies have been started by alumni of XLRI. Some of the startups are listed below:

  • PharmEasy
  • Multiply My Leads
  • Noble House
  • JustLikeNew
  • PetSutra


XLRI Student Quotes

  • Anirudh Daagar (2021-23): “My admission to PGDM program here was offered through my XAT scores of 96% followed by the Interview process. I decided to take admission here because XLRI offered all the facilities and had a good placement record. Also, it had an overall ranking of #8 by NIRF and was considered among Top Management Colleges in India.”  
  • Harish (2020-22): “The name XLRI is self-explanatory. It is an excellent college for you to pursue your management programme. All departments have great faculty. They provide students with a wide range of knowledge. The college's infrastructure is excellent. The educational culture of xLRI is similar to that of India's Oxford. You will be able to learn a great deal. ADOBE OF EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE IN INDIA IN GENERAL.” 
  • Nuha Maryam (2016-2018): “I put it on my list of preferences because it is one of the top-rated private business schools, and it belongs to the Jesuit foundation, which ensures a quality educational experience. I applied for the course online as I cleared the minimum eligibility criteria.” 

XLRI Jamshedpur Admission Stories

Name Score/Percentage Work Experience Graduation score
XAT - 92.95 TCS, 2 years, Software developer 76.48%
XAT - 97.8 "Automotive researcher | JATO Dynamics India | December 2019 – July 2020 | Maruti Suzuki India Limited | June 2018 – December 2019 Engineer | L&T Technology Services | November 2016 – March 2018 80.9%
XAT Score: 98% Electrical Engineer at TATA Motors, 1 Year 9.33 CGPA
XAT Score: 95.4% Tata Communications Limited, 1.25 years, IT support 85.4%


Ques. What is Virtual Interactive Learning (VIL) at XLRI?

Ans. Virtual Interactive Learning is a functional area of XLRI. It offers two types of programs:

Long-term (12 months) and short-term/eMDP (6-8 months) programs in different functional areas of Management and Professionals / Executives can pursue these courses along with their jobs or businesses.

Ques. Who are the top recruiters at XLRI Placements 2022?

Ans. XLRI Jamshedpur placements recruit students in top-notch and well-reputed companies such as:

BCG Accenture Bain & Co.
P&G Aditya Birla Group Nestle
Amazon Allianz Global Investors Asian Paints
ITC Axis Bank Paytm
Microsoft BYJU’s Hindustan Unilever

Ques. What is the minimum Cutoff for MBA at XLRI?

Ans. XLRI Jamshedpur cut off for general category admissions is as follows:

  • PGDM: 92
  • PGDHRM: 92
  • PGDBM: 92

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Ques. What is the PGDM fee at Xavier Labour Relations Institute?

Ans. The college charges an amount of INR 12.90 LPA for the PGDM program.

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Ques. How is PGDHRM program at XLRI?

Ans. Xavier Labour Relations Institute Jamshedpur PGDHRM is a 2-year full-time program covering study areas such as Human Resource Planning, Human Resource Information Systems, Selection, Performance Management, Training and Development, Compensation Administration and fostering harmonious employer-employee relationships in the framework of state regulations.

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Ques. Does XLRI offer hostel accommodation?

Ans. Yes, there are two building blocks to accommodate students pursuing various courses at the college. The old campus is for second-year students and the new campus is for first-year students. They live-in single occupancy rooms with all the basic amenities provided by the institution for healthy living.

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Ques. Does XLRI offer Internships?

Ans. Yes, the institute offers Internships to students. Around 127 offers were made from top recruiters who visited the campus for providing Internships. The highest stipend offered was INR 3.4 lacs per month in BFSI sector.

Ques. What was the highest and average PGDM GM salary at XLRI?

Ans. The highest and median salaries recorded in the PGDM GM batch were INR 44.74 LPA and INR 26 LPA respectively.

Ques. Does XLRI also accept CAT / MAT for the PGDM program?

Ans. XLRI accepts only XAT scores for granting admission into the program.

Ques. Does XLRI Jamshedpur have 100 percent placement?

Ans.XLRI Jamshedpur has successfully achieved 100% placements for its 2020-22 batch. A total of 427 students participated in the placement drive.

Ques. How are the placements at XLRI?

Ans. The institute has maintained an excellent placement track record. The Institute has released its placement report for the batch 2020-22 and the Highest CTC stood at INR 60 LPA whereas the Average CTC stood at INR 30.7 LPA and the Median CTC stood at INR 30 LPA. A total of 99 recruiters participated in the placement drive, out of which 23 were first-time recruiters. Even in the summer internship placement drive, the highest stipend stood at INR 6.8 Lakhs for two months.

Ques. What is the difference between the HRM and the BM Course offered by XLRI?

Ans. The BM course is a regular Program that is relatively new and is evolving and constantly being updated to be in tune with the emerging trends. IT is designed to give input on all the functions of management. It is like a regular MBA program. Whereas, the HRM  course is the oldest and the most prestigious of the Institute's teaching programs. The major thrust areas are Human Resource Planning, Human Resource Information Systems, Selection, Performance Management, etc. Hence, HRM should be taken up by only those who are genuinely interested in making a career in the HR domain. 

Ques. What financial assistance is provided to XLRI Students?

Ans. There are several scholarships that are given to students like the Kalyan Ganguly XEF Scholarship (Merit-cum-Need ) worth INR  1,00,000, Vasantha Sankaran Scholarship to students of  BM-II worth INR 1,00,000, Alumni Scholarship to students of HRM-II, BM-II worth INR 1,50,000, etc 

Ques. What are the new Programs at XLRI?

Ans. There are VIL Programs, i.e, Virtual Interactive Learning programs which were started in 2002 when XLRI became the first B-school to provide a portfolio of certificate courses in management through virtual classrooms. They aim to upgrade business acumen and hone the managerial skills of working executives. Two flagship programs offered are PGCBM – Postgraduate Certificate in Business Management and  PGCHRM – Postgraduate Certificate in Human Resource Management for a duration of 12 months . It requires applicants to have Graduation / Diploma in any discipline and  a minimum of two years of full-time work experience after graduation . Selection is done on the basis of personal interviews
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