Xavier School of Management (formerly known as Xavier Labour Relations Institute -XLRI) was established in 1949. The B-school is approved by AICTE and is accredited by NBA, AMBA, and AACSB (International Certificate of Accreditation). Known for its management courses and the subsequent placements, the admissions are offered on the basis of an entrance exam i.e. XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test) or GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test).
XLRI aims to encourage critical thinking and continuous improvement and to promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. XLRI offers an ideal space for contemplative learning. Read on to know more about XLRI admissions, ranking, courses and more.
XLRI Courses Offered
The school offers full-time AICTE approved PGDM (BM), PGDM (HRM) programmes duly recognized as MBA equivalent by Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and 15 months full-time PGDM (General Management) programme apart from two Doctor Level Programmes. A brief about the same is given below:
|Program Name | Duration||Eligibility|
|PGDM (BM) | 2-year full-time||Bachelor’s degree of min. 3-year duration, followed by XAT & GMAT Score|
|PGDM (GM) | 15 months||5-years of managerial/supervisory experience, followed by XAT & GMAT Score|
|PGDM(BM), part-time (JSR)||Bachelor’s degree of min. 3-year duration, followed by XAT & GMAT Score|
|PGDM (Global BM) | 2-year full time||(-)|
|PGDM (HRM) | 2-year full time||(-)|
|M.S. Programme (MPOD) | 6-months||(-)|
Fellow programmes are also offered at XLRI:
- Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)
It is a full-time, residential doctoral programme.
Eligibility- A valid XAT score or (UGC JRF/NET; GMAT/GRE/GATE) score. Candidates who have done their PGP from XLRI, any of the IIMs, FMS Delhi, MDI Gurgaon, XIM Bhubaneswar, IRMA, SP Jain, School of Management of IITs, NITs, TIFR, TISS, ISI, will also be exempted from appearing in the XAT.
- Executive Fellow Programme in Management (EXEC-FPM)
Eligibility- The candidate should have an MBA/Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) or equivalent or GMP/PGPX or a One Year full-time residential programme in Management. The candidate should have a full-time job and should have at least 5 years of full-time executive/managerial/teaching/research experience.
Check XLRI Fee Structure
XLRI Admission Procedure
A step-wise selection/ admission procedure is listed below:
Step 1: Appear for XAT exam
Step 2: Clearing the required cutoffs a candidate is called for the Group Discussion and Personal Interview (GDPI).
Step 3: As per the previous year trends, the GD round lasts for 30 minutes allowing each of the 8-10 participants enough time to put across their point.
Read more aboutXLRI Admissions
XLRI has an active placement cell which has an unrivalled reputation. Students have been placed at well-reputed companies over the years.
|Course ||Average Salary ||Highest salary ||Median salary |
|PGDM (BM), PGDM (HRM)||2235000||5000000||2100000|
|PGDM (GM) ||1754000||2800000||1732000|
The statistics of placement offered to male & female students: The statistics of placement offered in PGDM(BM) under various categories:
XLRI Placement record past three years
|Academic Year||No. of participating students ||No. of students placed ||Median Salary|
Click here XLRI Placements
- FR Arrupe Centre for Ecology and Sustainability (FACES)
- Centre for Human Resource Development (CHRD)
- Centre for Rural Management (CRM)
- Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CLSCM)
- Management Education Research Centre (MERC)
- Centre for Global Management and Responsible Leadership (CGMRL)
|India Today- 2018: No.1 Private B-School||4|
|Business World - 2018: No.1 Private B-School||4|
|The Week - 2018: No.1 Private B-School||4|
|Business Today - 2018: No.1 Private B-School||4|