Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI)


Rank: 6

College: Xavier Labor Relations Institute (XLRI)

Location: Jamshedpur, Jharkhand

Year Established: 1949

Site: www.xlri.ac.in

Exam: XAT

Summary: XLRI – Xavier School of Management is a management school founded by the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) and based in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India. XLRI is India’s oldest business management school. The Jesuit-managed school offers a full-time, 2-year, post-graduate program in Business Management, Personnel Management, & Industrial Relations (re-christened as Human Resources Management in 2011), Global Business Management, and a 15-month, full-time, General Management program (PGDM-GM), a doctoral fellow program (FPM), and several executive education programs. XLRI started off by offering courses for management and trade unions in 1949 before setting up a two-year, full-time program in industrial welfare in 1953.

Courses at XLRI

Full-time residential MBA

  • General Management Programme (PGDM-GM) – 15 months
  • Business Management (BM) – 2 years
  • Human Resource Management (HRM) – 2 years
  • Global Business Management (Global BM) – 2 years

Research program

  • Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) – 4 years

Masters program

  • Masters Program in Positive Organization Development & Change (MPOD), offered jointly by XLRI Jamshedpur and Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management (Cleveland, USA) – 15 months

Executive programs

  • Executive Fellow Programme in Management (Exec-FPM)
  • Executive Post Graduate Programmes (Exec-PGP) in India, Dubai, and Singapore – 3 years
  • Post Graduate Programme for Certificate in Entrepreneurship Management (PGP-CEM)
  • Post Graduate Certification in Agri-Business Management (PGCABM) – 6 months (Ikisan Ltd. and XLRI Joint Management Program)
  • Post Graduate Certification in Business Management (PGCBM) – 12 months
  • Post Graduate Certification in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (PGCLSCM) – 12 months
  • Post Graduate Certification in Human Resource Management (PGCHRM) – 12 months
  • Post Graduate Certification in Retail Management (PGCRM) – 12 months
  • Post Graduate Certification in Sales & Marketing Management (PGCSMM) – 12 moths
  • Executive Diploma Programme in Human Resource Management – 12 months
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDBM) in Singapore
  • General Management Programme for Defence Personnel
  • Management Development Programmes
  • International Student Exchange Programme

Admission to XLRI

Admission to these programs is through XLRI’s entrance test XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test) and GMAT. After applying for XAT, candidates apply to other member colleges, which use XAT scores for their respective admissions. XLRI updates the admission procedure on its website every year. XLRI has 180 seats each in its Business Management & Human Resource Management (erstwhile PMIR) programs, 20 seats in its two-year Global Business Management, and 180 seats in the one-year General Management Program (popularly known as GMP). XLRI has completed its Summer Internship Placements 2015 for its largest ever first year PGDM (Business Management & Human Resource) batch within 2.5 days.