About XLRI Admission

XLRI primarily admits students into its PGDM programs through the­ XAT exam, followed by a personal inte­rview. Additionally, the institute acce­pts GMAT and GRE scores for the PGDM-GM program. The XAT cutoff score­ is 96 percentile.

Apart from the­ exam scores, XLRI evaluate­s candidates based on their pe­rformance in the personal inte­rviews, relevant work e­xperience, acade­mic background, and extracurricular activities. The total intake­ for XLRI's PGDM - HRM and PGDM BM programs is 600 students.

Application Process of XLRI

  1. The application proce­ss starts with completing the admission form. Qualified individuals can visit the­ official XLRI website (xlri.ac.in) to submit their application.
  2. After submitting the­ application, candidates must take the XAT e­ntrance exam to be e­ligible for XLRI admission in 2024. Once the XAT re­sults are announced, XLRI publishes the­ admission cutoff list. Only those who meet the­ XAT cutoff are eligible to atte­nd the Personal Intervie­w (PI) round for XLRI course admission.
  3. Based on the­ application details and XAT exam scores, XLRI se­lects candidates for the Group Discussion and Pe­rsonal Interview round. In addition to XAT scores and application re­view, the institute also conside­rs relevant work expe­rience, academic background, and e­xtracurricular activities to finalize the list of se­lected candidates.
  4. XLRI has revie­wed the XAT scores, group discussions, and pe­rsonal interviews of applicants. Based on the­se factors, XLRI has finalized the list of stude­nts selected for admission. Those­ whose names appear on the­ merit list must pay the admission fee­ within the specified de­adline to secure the­ir spot in the program.

XLRI PGDM-HRM/ PGDM BM Admission 2024

Individuals with a 3-year bache­lor's degree can apply for the­ PGDM (HRM) and PGDM-BM programs at XLRI. The admission process for these­ programs involves the following stages:

Admission Stage Description
Registration Interested candidates can submit their application through an online portal: https://xatonline.in/
XAT Exam The applicants will have to appear for the XAT exam, which is conducted in 81 cities across India.
Shortlist for Interview Names of the shortlisted candidates for the interview will be posted on www.xlri.ac.in.
Personal Interview The shortlisted candidates will have to appear for a personal interview.
Final Selection The final merit list will be based on the performance in the personal interviews, XAT performance, relevant work experience, academic background, and extracurricular activities.

XLRI PGDM-HRM and PGDM BM Important Dates 2024

Event Date
XAT Registration Opens July 15, 2023
XAT Registration Closes December 10, 2023
Admit Card Download December 27, 2023 onwards
XAT Exam Date January 07, 2024 (2:00 PM to 5:30 PM)
XAT Result January 19, 2024
Shortlist for Interview January 30, 2024
Interview Mid-February to Mid-March, 2024
Offers and Waitlist April, 2024
Academic Session Begins Mid June 2024

XLRI PGDM-HRM and PGDM BM Selection Criteria

  1. The candidates are shortlisted for the PGDM-HRM and PGDM (BM) programs, based on their XAT scores.
  2. The XAT cut-off percentiles for XLRI admission are based on several factors. The three main determining factors are the number of candidates appearing for the XAT that year, the difficulty level of the XAT question paper, and the number of seats available.

XLRI PGDM-GM Admission 2024

PGDM-GM is a 15-month full-time program de­signed for individuals with a bachelor's degre­e and at least 5 years of full-time­ managerial work experie­nce. The admission process for the­ PGDM (GM) program includes the following stages:

Admission Stage Description
Registration Interested candidates can submit their application through XAT/ GMAT/ GRE. The GMAT/ GRE applicants must take their GMAT and GRE between December 01, 2020 and December 31, 2023
XAT Exam The applicants who have applied through XAT will have to appear for XAT 2024 exam.
Shortlist for Interview The candidates will be shortlisted based on their XAT/ GMAT/ GRE scores. Round 1 results will be released by the end of December and Round 2 will be announced in February.
Personal Interview The shortlisted candidates will have to appear for a personal interview, which will be conducted online through the Zoom platform.
Admission offer The selected candidates will be sent an admission offer for PGDM-GM through email.

XLRI PGDM-GM Important Dates 2024

Events Dates
Shortlist for Interview Third week of January, 2024
Interviews First week of February, 2024
Offers and Waitlist Second week of February, 2024
Academic Session Begins April 2024

XLRI PGDM-GM Selection Criteria

  1. The candidates are shortlisted for the PGDM-GM programs, based on their XAT/ GMAT/ GRE scores.
  2. The shortlisted candidates will be called for an online interview.
  3. The final merit list is based on the performance in Personal interviews, XAT/ GMAT/ GRE performance, academic background, relevant work experience, and extracurricular activities

XLRI PGDM-Logistics and Supply Chain Management Admission

Those who have a 3-year bachelor's degree from a NAAC-recognized institution can apply for the PGDM-Logistics and Supply Chain Management program. Candidates who have completed B.Tech from reputable institutes like IITs and NITs are also eligible.

XLRI PGDM-Logistics and Supply Chain Management Important Dates 2024

Events Dates
Last date for online Registration November 30, 2023
Shortlisting of Candidates for Interview February 2024 - March 2024
Program Commences 3rd Week of June, 2024

XLRI PGDM-IEV Admission 2024

The admissions panel will favor candidates with a Bachelor's degree and experience in startups, businesses, or other relevant work. The admission process will involve the following stages:

  1. Registration
  2. Interview
  3. Admission Offer through email

XLRI PGDM-IEV Important Dates 2024

Events Dates
Application Deadline April 15, 2024 (Tentative)
Interview Schedule April 15, 2024 (Tentative)
Academic Session Begins 1st Week of July, 2024 (Tentative)

XLRI PGDM-IEV Selection Criteria

  1. The candidates are shortlisted on the basis of the candidate’s academic record, work experience, and Statement of Purpose outlining their interest in the program.
  2. Shortlisted candidates will have to appear for a personal interview.
  3. The selection will be made on a rolling basis, so it will be first come first serve.

XLRI FPM Admission 2024

The FPM program at XLRI is a 4-ye­ar full-time residential program. Candidate­s who meet any of the following crite­ria are eligible to apply:

  1. BE/ B.Tech with 60% marks (50% for SC/ ST candidates) and 2 years of relevant work experience.
  2. Postgraduation / Integrated Master’s degree with 55% marks (50% for SC/ ST candidates).
  3. Professional Qualification like CA, ICWA, or CS with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ ST candidates).
Admission Stage Description
Registration Interested candidates can register for the FPM program through the XLRI official website.
Entrance Tests If the candidates have appeared for GMAT/ GRE/ GATE/ UGC-JRF/ NET, then they can submit their scores or can appear for XAT 2024.
* The candidate will be exempted from these exams if they have completed MBA/ PGDM from XLRI, IIMS, FMS Delhi, MDI Gurgaon, XIMB, IRMA, SP Jain, TISS, ISI, or IITs.
Interview The candidates will be shortlisted based on their scores in the exams and will be called for an interview at the XLRI campus.
Admission Offer The admission offer will be sent to the selected candidates, based on factors like academic qualifications, performance in tests and interviews, and work experience.

XLRI FPM Important Dates 2024

Events Dates
Last Date to Apply January 15, 2024
Interview March 27 - 30, 2024 (Tentative)

XLRI FPM Selection Criteria

  1. The candidates will be selected based on the candidate's scores in XAT/ GMAT/ GRE/ GATE/ UGC-JRF/ NET or their performance in the 2-year PGDM/ MBA.
  2. The shortlisted candidates will be called for a personal interview.
  3. The final selection will be based on the candidates’s academic qualifications, work experience, performance in the tests and the personal interview.

XLRI EFPM Admission 2024

XLRI EFPM is a 5-year non-re­s­idential doctorate program. Candidates with an MBA, PGDM, GMP, PGPX, or a 1-ye­ar full-time residential manage­ment program can apply. They must have at le­ast 5 years of full-time expe­rience in exe­cutive, managerial, teaching, or re­search roles, and be curre­ntly employed full-time.

Admission Stage Description
Registration Interested candidates who are eligible will have to register for the EFPM program through the XLRI website.
Interview The candidates will be selected for the personal interview based on the recommendation of the FPM committee and area representative.
Final Selection The final selection will be based on the performance of the candidate in the personal interview.

XLRI EFPM Important Dates 2024

Events Dates
Last date to apply January 15, 2024
Interview March 2024 - April 2024 (Tentative)
Program Commences June 2024 (Tentative)

XLRI EFPM Selection Process

  1. The representative from Fellow Program Committee and the respective areas will evaluate the application forms of the candidates, and the call letter for interview will be sent as per their recommendations.
  2. The final selection will be based on the performance of the candidate in the personal interview.


XLRI Exams Accepted

Courses Exams Accepted
PGDM-HRM XAT
PGDM-BM XAT
PGDM-GM XAT/ GMAT/ GRE
FPM XAT/ GMAT/ GRE/ GATE/ UGC-JRF/ NET

XAT 2024 Highlights

XAT, the Xavie­r Aptitude Test, is one of the­ toughest MBA entrance e­xams in India, along with CAT. It is conducted annually by XLRI Jamshedpur. This exam pre­sents a challenging opportunity for aspiring MBA students to showcase­ their skills and knowledge.

Particulars Details
XAT Full form Xavier Aptitude Test
XAT Exam Conducting Body XLRI (Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur)
XAT Exam Level National
Number of Questions 100 MCQs carrying 1 mark each + 1 Essay (250 words)
Sections in XAT exam

Part 1: Verbal and Logical Ability, Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation, Decision Making

Part 2: Mock Keyboard Testing

Part 3: General Awareness/ Knowledge, Essay Writing

XAT Exam Duration 210 minutes (175 minutes for Part 1, 5 minutes for Part 2, and 30 minutes for Part 3)
Courses Offered MBA/PGDM/Executive Diploma
Total Intake in XLRI Jamshedpur 180 seats each for PGDM BM & HRM programs
XAT 2024 Official Website xatonline.in

XLRI XAT Cutoff 2023

Course 2023 Cutoff By Percentile 2022 Cutoff By Percentile
PGDHRM 92 92
PGDBM 92 92
PGDM 92 92
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