XLRI - Xavier School of Management - [XLRI], Jamshedpur - Post Graduate Diploma in General Management [PGDM]

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Post Graduate Diploma in General Management [PGDM]

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2,095,000TOTAL FEES
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Duration1 Year 3 Months
Seats Available120
Course typeDiploma
PlaceOn Campus
Type of coursePost Graduation

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    XAT 2021
    12 Sep 20 - 10 Dec 20 Application process
    03 Jan 21 Exam Date
    28 Jan 21 Results
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    Course Details

    XLRI Jamshedpur declared the final results of the PGDM GM (Ex-PGDM) on April 01, 2021.

    Executive PGDM, earlier known as PGDM GM is a fifteen month full time residential executive program in management offered by XLRI Jamshedpur. Admission to the program is based on the candidates performance in the XAT/ GMAT/ GRE examination and in the Personal Interview. 

    XLRI Jamshedpur PGDM GM Key Points 

    • XLRI Jamshedpur offers a fifteen month full-time Executive PGDM residential program.
    • Upon successful completion of the program requirements, a Certificate of Completion is issued to the students.
    •  It offers students to understand the latest technologies related to management theory, understand their applications and use them in problem solving in new ventures.
    •  This program which is offered by XLRI has been accepted and received various prestigious accreditations including AICTE,AMBA etc.
    • The minimum requirement is to have at least five years of working experience before applying to this course in the relevant area.

    XLRI Jamshedpur PGDM GM Important Dates

    Event Date
    Application end date December 10, 2021
    XAT Exam Date January 03, 2021
    XAT Result January 18, 2021
    Final Admission Offer April 01, 2021

    XLRI Jamshedpur PGDM GM Rankings

    • Ranked 9th for Business schools by NIRF 2020.
    • Ranked 3rd for Business schools by the week 2020.
    • Ranked 1st for Business schools by Outlook- India 2020.
    • Ranked 5th for MBA by Business today 2020.
    • Ranked 5th for Business schools by India Today 2020.

    Read More: XLRI Jamshedpur Ranking

    XLRI Jamshedpur PGDM GM Eligibility Criteria

    Below mentioned are the eligibility criteria for students who want to take admission to the XLRI PGDM GM course.

    • Candidates must have passed a Bachelor's degree of at least three years in any discipline from a recognized university.
    • Candidates must have at least 5 years of working experience in managerial or supervisory role
    • Candidates should have a valid score card of XAT,GMAT or GRE.

    XLRI Jamshedpur PGDM GM Admission Criteria

    Admission to the PGDM GM programme at XLRI Jamshedpur is offered in four stages, the details of which is mentioned below:

    Stage 1: Application Process

    • Candidates need to apply through GMAT/GRE/XAT Visit the official website of the College.

    Stage 2: Shortlisting of Candidates

    Candidates are selected on the basis of their entrance exams as mentioned below.

    • Candidates who have given either XAT/GMAT/GRE will be shortlisted by the institute
    • Candidates seeking admission through GRE should have taken the exam between December 1, 2015, to December 31, 2020

    Stage 3: Interview:

    Candidates who are shortlisted through XAT/ GMAT/ GRE will be called for an interview. In case a candidate is not available for a physical interview then G-talk/Skype interview sessions can be organised.

    Stage 4: Result:

    By the end of March finally selected candidates are informed through email with offer letters for taking admission to the Ex- PGDM course in XLRI.

    Application Procedure

    • Candidates need to go to the college website and then fill the application form before the deadline of application filling date.
    • Below mentioned table shows the application fees need to be submitted by students who are seeking admission to XLRI in PGDM course.
    Type of Candidates + Exam opt Application Fee
    Indian Candidate + XAT Score INR 1,750 + INR 300 additional fee
    Foreign or NRI candidates XAT score INR 5,000
    Indian Candidate + GMAT/GRE INR 2,500

    Read More: XLRI Jamshedpur Admission 2021

    XLRI Jamshedpur PGDM GM Batch Profile

    The total strength of the 2020-2021 batch is 93 students. Out of 93 students 85 students participating in the campus placements while 8 students have opted out.

    Below mentioned table shows the batch profile of 2020-2021.

    Class Composition
    Batch Size 93
    On Sabbatical 8
    Average Age 29
    Average Work Experience 6.5 Years
    Number of Females(%) 17%
    Number of Males(%) 83%

    XLRI Jamshedpur PGDM GM Course Details

    • The whole course tenure of PGDM GM is divided into 7 semesters. Each semester has a duration starting from 5 weeks to 13 weeks. Semester’s course details mentioned below:
    • I, II, III Semesters- Focussed on building rudimentary concepts across all disciplines. Also 15 core courses offered during these terms.
    • IV, V, VI and VII- Students are allowed to choose and study subjects. 20 Elective subjects are offered to students to support their career and increase their learning objectives.
    • Pre term:- 3 days of introductory course will be given to the students which lay the foundation of the course as they all are coming from different backgrounds. Detail term wise break up is mentioned below in the table.

    XLRI Jamshedpur PGDM GM Syllabus

    Term I Term II Term III
    Spreadsheet Modelling Operations / Optimization Models for Managerial Decisions Performance Appraisal Management (PMA)
    Quantitative Techniques for managerial Decisions Marketing Management Strategic Management
    Management Accounting MIS: Technical and Social Perspectives
    Management Economics Financial Management
    Managing Human Behavior at work Legal Environment of Business
    Managerial Communication Introduction to Sustainable Development & Corporate Sustainability
    Human Resource Management
    Managerial Ethics
    • List of Electives offered
    General Management Economics
    Communicating Critical Decisions Strategies of Cooperation
    Strategic Management Information Systems
    Balance Score Card Big Data analytics
    Entrepreneurship and New Ventures Business Intelligence and Data Mining
    Foundations of Management Consulting Practice Business Modeling Using Spreadsheets
    International Management IS Strategy
    Managing Innovation Social Mobile Analytics and Cloud - The Emerging Business Accelerator
    Managing Strategic Transformation Business Modelling through Systems Dynamics
    Resource Based Strategy
    Production, Operations & Decision Sciences Finance
    Demand Forecasting Advanced Corporate Finance
    Introduction to Enterprise Resource Planning Business Analysis and Valuation
    Introducing Supply Chain Analytics Capital Expenditure Planning and Control
    Operations Planning and Control Financial Modeling Using Excel
    Project Planning and Control Financial Risk Management
    Quality Management International Financial management
    Supply Chain Management Investments
    Theory of Constraints for Operations Mergers, Acquisition and Corporate Restructuring
    Strategic Cost Management
    Human Resource Management Organization Behavior
    HR Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions Managing Competencies and Performance in Organisations
    Performance Management and Appraisal Thriving in Political Environment [With Integrity & Ethics]
    Tools and Techniques for Executive Development -
    Compensation and Reward Management -
    Balance Score Card
    Advertising and Integrated Brand Promotion Business-to-Business Marketing
    Consumer Behaviour Competition and Globalization
    Entrepreneurship and New Ventures Experiential Workshop on Selling and Negotiating Tactics
    Internet Marketing Managing Corporate Reputation
    Marketing Analytics Marketing In Emerging Markets
    Marketing Research Marketing Strategy and Implementation
    Product and Brand Management Retail Management
    Sales and Distribution Management Services Marketing Management
    • Leadership & Adventure

    The main aim of an adventure trip is to experience the power of team spirit.

    • Rural Exposure

    This exposure helps students to go in depth about the problems that exist in rural India and try to resolve them in the better way. In this exposure it is mandatory that students have to stay in rural areas for a few months.

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    XLRI Jamshedpur PGDM GM Placements

    As per last year batch stats of 2019-2020 a good number of students are successfully placed in various job roles.

    Job roles offered:

    • Assistant vice President
    • Operations Manager
    • Risk and Security consultant
    • Product Manager
    • Business Development Manager etc.

    Placement Highlights table:-

    Head Salary 2019-2020 (PA) 2018-2019 (PA) 2018-2017 (PA)
    Salary Details Highest Salary INR 30 Lakhs INR 48 Lakhs INR 27.9 Lakhs
    Median Salary INR 18 Lakhs INR 18.9 Lakhs INR 17.1 Lakhs
    Average Salary of top 10% INR 23.5 Lakhs INR 32 Lakhs INR 24.1 Lakhs
    Average Salary of top 25% INR 21.3 Lakhs INR 23.5 Lakhs INR 21.7 Lakhs
    Average Salary of top 50% INR 20 Lakhs INR 22.6 Lakhs INR 20.1 Lakhs

    Some of the prominent recruiters of the institute are:

    Bain & Company Accenture Kearney Goldman Sachs
    JP Morgan Chase TAS Aditya Birla Group Cipla
    Microsoft Amazon ITC Marico

    Read More: XLRI Jamshedpur Placement

    XLRI Jamshedpur PGDM GM FAQs

    Ques. Is there any age limit to apply for the XLRI PGDM GM Course?

    Ans. Students should be at least 21 years of age before applying for this course. This is as per standard norms which is provided by the Education board as before applying for PGDM course students must have done masters. A student who has done 10+2+3 should be of at least 21 years of age.

    Ques. What are the roles offered in placements in XLRI PGDM GM course?

    Ans. There are various roles for functions offered to candidates who are pursuing PGDM XLRI courses.

    • Strategy Manufacturing
    • Banking
    • Consulting
    • Operations
    • Marketing
    • Supply Chain
    • Quality Assurance etc.

    Ques. Are students required to submit any fees for sitting into placement in XLRI PGDM GM?

    Ans. There are no placement fees that students need to submit to sit for placements in the XLRI PGDM GM course.

    Ques. What are the different steps which will be followed in the recruitment process?

    Ans. Recruitment process is a six step process as mentioned below:-

    • Contact Placement committee
    • Pre placement talk
    • Resume sent to companies
    • Preliminary Shortlist
    • Recruitment process on Campus
    • Selected students join workplace

    Ques. Where will the interview be conducted for selection into the XLRI PGDM GM course and in which mode?

    Ans. Interviews will be conducted by college authorities in XLRI campus only. Based on approvals if required candidates are not available for interview then interviews can be conducted through video conferencing mode as well.

    College Admission Reviews

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    Aamir Khan , Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management [PGDHRM]

    There is just one word for placements - superb. The name XLRI is a brand in itself and recruiters are going to line up and fight for a slot to hire from campus. So placement should be the least of anyone's worries while visiting. The best names in management consulting such as McKinsey, BCG, Bain as

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    Akash Shrivastav , Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management [PGDHRM]

    Placements have always been the best in the country and 100%. All top companies visit the campus. Placement support from college is also excellent. The package is best among the top B schools. Companies exceed the number of students.

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    Rajeev Ranjan , Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management [PGDBM]

    The placement opportunities that students get are ample. Year after year, the college has achieved cent percentage placements for its outgoing students, in some of the best organizations to work in, and the statistics have improved as well. For the current outgoing batch, the placement process was

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    VANDITA SHANKAR , Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management [PGDBM]

    Students after Term 1 sit for summer internships. Companies like BCG, HUL, Amazon, JPMC, etc visit campus. XLRI has a record of 100 percent placements.

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    Placements are very good in the campus. Students get a live interships projects as well to get their skills up. The college is also among the top private institute in terms of placement. The company that visit the campus are: TCS, Amazon, IBM, Accenture, Goldman Sachs etc

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    9.7 /10 Student Satisfactory Rating

    "XLRI Jamshedpur Review"

    XLRI has the best course in Asia for Human Resource Management and enjoys an excellent reputation in the industry. The college has a smaller batch size compared to many others which is a plus point. Our interview dates were between February and March-end. The results were released on 20th May 2020. However, this was majorly due to the effect of the pandemic and results are usually out in the second week of April.

    10 /10 Student Satisfactory Rating

    "About XLRI"

    XLRI has always been among the top-five B-Schools of India and the best B-School when it comes to HR. Not to mention, despite being in HR, the opportunities offered are wide-ranging when it comes to placements and you are open to sitting for almost all roles offered on campus. Placements, coupled with great brand value and a very strong alumni network make XLRI a top-notch institute that can provide the best exposure any MBA can give. The culture is also vibrant, with great committees to work for, great peers to learn from who come from the best undergrad colleges in the country, and professors who are aware of state-of-the-art tools, techniques, and methodologies that can make one a desirab

    by Aamir Khan
    9.4 /10 Student Satisfactory Rating

    "The oldest and best B School"

    Admission process: XAT exam (December) group discussion and interviews (Feb-March). Good: Best college for HRM. it has the best faculty for core HR courses. Good culture and really talented peers. Great placements. Bad: The administration is inflexible.

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