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XLRI Jamshedpur Admission Criteria & XAT Cut off

Last Updated - October 05, 2017

XLRI is one of the India’s oldest B-school. XLRI offers various PGDM courses four different schools- School of Business, School of Human Resources & IR, Fellow Programme, and School of Advanced Management.

For getting admission into XLRI Jamshedpur candidates have to clear the XAT entrance examination. XAT is commonly known as “Xavier’s Admission Test”.

Latest Update: XAT 2018 Exam is scheduled on January 8, 2018. Check XAT Preparation Tips.

Selection of the candidates is based upon their performance in XAT entrance examination. Candidates who qualify the XAT examination will be called for Personal interviews and Group discussions. XLRI is responsible for declaring the XAT cut off 2018.

The following table shows the minimum XAT percentiles that are required for candidates to get admission in the XLRI Jamshedpur:

CategoryHuman Resource Management (HRM)Business Management (BM)Global MBA
Quantitative Ability (QA)≥85≥90≥90
Verbal Ability (VA)≥85≥80≥80
Decision Making (DM)≥80≥80≥80

XLRI Jamshedpur 2018: Courses Offered

XLRI is one of the famous B-School in city of Jamshedpur. It provides a wide range of postgraduate and doctoral level courses. The following table shows the list of courses along with the course duration offered in XLRI.

Name of the courseDuration
Business Management2 years
Executive Diploma Programme in Human Resource Management1 year
Executive Fellow Programme in Management (EFPM)-
Executive Post Graduate Programmes in India, Dubai and Singapore3 years
Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)4 years
General Management Programme for Defence Personnel-
General Management Programme1 year
International Student Exchange Programme-
Management Development Programmes-
Personnel Management and Industrial Relations2 years
Post Graduation Certification in Business Management1 year
Post Graduation Certification in Human Resource Management1 year
Post Graduation Certification in Logistic and Supply Chain Management1 year
Post Graduation Certification in Retail Management1 year
Post Graduation Certification in Sales & Marketing Management1 year
Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management in Singapore-
Post Graduate Programme for certificate in Entrepreneurship Management-

XLRI Jamshedpur 2018: Fees Structure

You can find the information regarding XLRI Jamshedpur 2018 fees structure in the table below: 

Name of the CoursesFees
Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Business Management (PGDM – BM)INR 16.8 lakh
Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Human Resource Management (PGDM – HRM)INR 16.8 lakh
Post Graduate Diploma in Management – General Management (PGDM – GM)INR 16 lakh
Fellowship Programmes in Management (FPM)INR 5.5 lakh

XLRI Jamshedpur 2018: GDPI/ XAT Rounds

XLRI is responsible for announcing the shortlisted candidates who have clear the XAT entrance examination successfully. Final selection of the candidates is based on their XAT 2018 percentiles. Candidates will be called for Group Discussions and Personal interviews according to their rank in the merit list.

Following is the two XAT rounds that candidate’s need to clear for their final selection:

  • Group Discussion
  • Personal Interview

Group Discussion

First round of the XAT Selection Procedure is Group Discussion. In this a group of 15-20 candidates is formed and they are given a topic on which they have to discuss for about 15-20 minutes. Candidates who talk sensible and sufficient content may get shortlisted.

Following are some points that candidates need to remember while preparing for Group Discussion:

  • Candidates are advised to use first few minutes to make notes for their reference. Candidates should speak in a clear voice and stick to the particular topic.
  • Candidates should also be a good listener so that they can respond well. Candidates also need to take care of their body language like they keep their legs together, they sit absolutely upright.
  • Candidates need to read at least one newspaper on a daily basis so that they can easily update themselves.

Personal Interview

PI is conducted to judge the candidate’s capability and know them deeply. Actual motive of conducting a personal interview is to know about the candidate’s skills, confidence, achievement and adaptability during the interview.

Following are some points that candidates need to remember while preparing for Personal Interview:

  • Candidates should be honest about their answers and they also go through with their application form, resume and essay.
  • Candidates should connect with all the panel members and also greet them.

XLRI Jamshedpur 2018 XAT Cut off

XAT 2018 cut off will be released for Business Management (BM), Human Resource (HR) and General Management Programme courses. XLRI admission test is scheduled to be conducted on January 1, 2018 and its result will be declared in the last week of January.

XAT 2018 Cut off is based on the candidate’s performance in the entrance examination. Following are the factors that determine the XAT 2018 cut off:

  1. XAT difficulty level
  2. Admission trends of the previous year
  3. Number of applications received
  4. Actual number of seats available in the institute
  5. Reservation rules
  6. Last year cut off

The following table shows the expected XAT 2018 Cut off:

SectionsExpected Cut-off
Quantitative Ability Section7-8
Decision Making & Ability Reasoning9-10
Verbal & Logical Ability8-10
General Knowledge-

The following table gives the course wise XAT cut off:

Name of the CourseCut off Percentile
Post-Graduation Diploma in Human Resource Management88
Post Graduation Diploma in General Management90
Post Graduation Diploma in Management90
Post Graduation Diploma in Business Management94

The following table gives the XAT Cut off for various sections: 

Name of the courseSections
 Decision MakingQuant & DI
Business Management81.0690.58
Human Resource Management79.0972.44
Global MBA76.9580.86
General Management43.2961.48

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