XLRI 2021: Ranking, Admission, Eligibility Criteria, Cut Off, Courses, Fees, Placement & Packages, Scholarships, Facilities

XLRI 2021: Ranking, Admission, Eligibility Criteria, Cut Off, Courses, Fees, Placement & Packages, Scholarships, Facilities

ByAditi Joshi  |  Updated on: Jul 26, 2021XLRI 2021 Details below intended to give Highlights, Admission, Eligibility Criteria, Cutoff, Courses, Fees, Scholarships, Facilities
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About XLRI Jamshedpur MBA College

XLRI is one of the best business schools in India for management development programs. It was founded by a few Jesuit fathers in 1949, thereby making it the oldest Business school in India. XLRI is situated in Jamshedpur, and the New Delhi-NCR campus is the first branch of XLRI. XLRI Admissions are made through XAT (XLRI Aptitude Test) score. XLRI offers a wide range of postgraduate, doctoral, and certificate programmes. XLRI students also have access to various scholarship opportunities. After completion of graduation, XLRI also provides candidates with placement in top companies all over the world. 

Here is a table representing some significant XLRI facts for your quick reference. 

About XLRI Jamshedpur


INR 23.60 Lakhs per annum for PGDM program

XLRI Admission 

XAT, GMAT, GRE scores

XLRI Jamshedpur Cut-off

Ranges between 88 to 96+ percentile

XLRI Average Salary

INR. 25.08 Lakhs per annum

XLRI Highest Salary

INR 50 Lakhs per annum

XLRI Jamshedpur Highlights2021

XLRI, with its 2 campuses, one being at Jamshedpur and another at New Delhi-NCR, offers courses in various disciplines, PGDM being its flagship course. Below is the table presenting the XLRI Highlights 2021. 

XLRI Highlights 2021



Establishment year


Also known as

XLRI Jamshedpur




Delhi-NCR and Jamshedpur

Approved by



Outlook ICARE 2021: No 1 out of 120 

Economic Times B School 2021: No 2 out of 50

The Week 2020: No 1 Private B-school

Outlook India 2020: No. 1 private B-school

Business Today and India Today 2020: All India Ranking No. 5

Entrance exams accepted


No. of faculty 

113 (incl Visiting Faculty)

No. of courses offered


Student Intake


Flagship course


Mode of education

Full-time/ part-time

Application mode


Number of Scholarships Offered


Scholarship Range

INR 1.75 Lakh to INR 2 Lakh

Scholarship Criteria



Official Website


XLRI is situated in Jamshedpur. It is one of the oldest business schools in India, and it has consistently made the news for its excellent placement records and its collaboration with top companies. It offers PGDM and Fellowship Programmes in Management (FPM). With an average placement package of INR 25.08 LPA and the highest placement package of INR 50 LPA in 2021, it is one of India's most sought Business schools. Here are some critical XLRI Latest News 2021 and XLRI Latest Updates 2021 

  • May 2021- The new director of Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur, is Fr Paul Fernandes SJ.
  • February 2021- XLRI achieved 100% placement, with an average salary package of Rs. 25.08 lakh within two days of XLRI Placements 2021
  • June 2021- XLRI has been recognised as a pioneering B- School in the Positive Impact Rating 2021
  • July 2021- 65th Annual Convocation was held on July 17 2021. 

XLRI Jamshedpur Rankings 2021

XLRI is always known to rank at the top of the charts as a leader in the management education space in popular Business Magazines, Institutional Ranking Authorities, Rankings published by top companies etc. The following table shows XLRI Jamshedpur Rankings over the past two years.




Positive Impact Rating 



Private MBA by Outlook



Private MBA by the Week



Private MBA by Business Times



MBA/PGDM by Outlook



Private MBA by NIRF



Exclusive MBA by Business Today



XLRI Jamshedpur Admission Criteria 2021

To apply for admission at XLRI Jamshedpur, applicants should register and apply online. Candidates are required to take the Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) and obtain a valid score. XAT is an online entrance test organised by XLRI every January. Here are the highlights regarding admission to XLRI Admission Criteria.

  • The final selection for XLRI Admissions 2021 for PGDM is based on the candidate's XAT score, GD & PI Scores and past academic performance.
  • For FPM programs, candidates are selected based on their scores obtained in XLRAPT and their performance in PI conducted by the College.
  • Applicants applying to multiple programs may be invited to participate in various group discussions and personal interviews. 

The section below shall elaborate more on course wise eligibility for your reference. 

XLRI Course Wise Eligibility 2021

PGDM is XLRI Jamshedpur's flagship program, offered in three different majors. In addition, the University offers FPM and Executive FPM (EXEC FPM) programmes at the doctoral level. The XLRI Eligibility Criteria for each course varies based on the knowledge and background required to make the best of the courses in and outside XLRI Classrooms. Below you will find a table that lays down all eligibility criteria associated with minimum education qualification and work experience required to apply for each of the courses offered at XLRI. 

XLRI Jamshedpur Eligibility 2021

XLRI Jamshedpur Courses

Eligibility Criteria


-Business Management (BM)


-General Management (GM)

-Recognised bachelor's degree/ equivalent in any discipline

-Candidates completing their final examination by June 10, 2021, may also apply

-Minimum 5 years of post-degree full-time work experience at a managerial position (GM only)


MBA/Master's degree in any discipline with a minimum aggregate of 55% 


4/5 years Integrated Master's Degree program in any discipline with a minimum aggregate of 55%


BE/ BTech degree/ equivalent with a minimum aggregate of 60% with 2 years of relevant work experience


A professional qualification like CA, ICWA/ CS with at least 55% marks

Note: (For SC/ ST: 50% aggregate)


MBA/Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)/ equivalent or GMP/ PGPX or 1-year full-time residential programme in management (with 60% marks)

a full-time job and a minimum of 5 years of work experience in a full-time executive/managerial role

Candidates, less than 50 years of age shall be given preference.

Executive Diploma in Human Resource Management: Certificate Course

Graduation in any discipline with minimum 3 years duration and 5 years work experience in a full-time managerial role

XLRI Jamshedpur Cut Off 2021

XLRI Admissions 2021 is entirely based on the XLRI Cut-Off 2021 for XAT. The XLRI Admission Procedure 2021 is based on two types of cut-offs:

  • Cut-off for qualifying the entrance exam to shortlist the candidates.
  • Final cut-off after the entrance exam

The final cut-offs for XLRI Admissions always remain higher than the qualifying cut-offs. The candidates who appeared for the entrance exam should clear both the sectional and the overall cut-off for MBA/PGDM programs. The XAT cut-off percentile range is between 95 to 96+ percentile.

The candidates who meet and exceed XAT Cut Off 2021 shall be shortlisted for the GD and PI rounds of selections. The XLRI Final Cut Off 2021 shall be decided based on the XAT and Personal Interview Score. The table below showcases the overall cut-off as well as the sectional cut-off for the previous year to help you understand cut off trends.

XLRI Cut Off (2020)

Program: PGDM BM
















Program: PGDM HRM






Male Engineering





Female Engineering





Male Non-Engineering





Female Non-Engineering





XLRI Jamshedpur Fees 2021

Fees vary depending on the nature of the XLRI Courses 2021. Costs such as accommodation, food, electricity, caution deposit, GST, Service Tax and personal expenses are not included in the XLRI Fees 2021 table given below. 

XLRI Course Wise Fees 2021



PGDM (Human Resource Management)

Rs. 11.80 Lakhs per annum

PGDM (Business Management)

Rs. 11.80 Lakhs per annum

PGDM (General Management)

Rs. 20.95 Lakhs

Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)


Executive Fellow Programme in Management (EXEC FPM)

Rs. 8.5 Lakhs

Executive Diploma in Human Resource Management (EDHRM)

Rs. 4.1 Lakhs 

XLRI Jamshedpur Placement and Packages 2021

The XLRI Placements 2021  has ended for the PGDM 2019-2021 batch. All registered students 358 are placed in the XLRI Final Placements 2021. A total of 108 employers have participated in the XLRI Jamshedpur Placement Drive and made 370 national and international proposals. 23 new recruiters participated in the placement drive, and some legacy recruiters offered new job roles to XLRI students this year.

These statistics show the positive picture of XLRI Jamshedpur Placements 2021.



Batch strength


Total offers received


Placements rate


Highest salary

Over Rs. 50 LPA

Highest Salary (International)

Rs. 58.5 LPA

Average Salary

Rs. 25.08 LPA

Median Salary

Rs. 23 LPA

The number of recruiters who participated

108 (incl. New)

Number of new recruiters added


Pre-Placement Offers (PPOs)

33.33% of total students

Top Recruiting Company

Boston Consulting Group

Top Recruiting Sector

BFSI (CTC: Rs. 50 LPA+)

PSUs Participating Companies

Power Finance Corporation and GAIL

XLRI Jamshedpur Scholarships 2021

XLRI Jamshedpur offers numerous types of scholarships for students who are pursuing post-graduation programs based on their financial backgrounds and merit. The table below is a list of XLRI Jamshedpur Scholarships and their corresponding amounts of scholarship for your reference.

Name of Scholarships 



Aditya Birla Scholarship

Rs. 1.75,000 per year

Merit and selection as per company criteria

O P Jindal Engineering and Management

Rs. 1,50,000

Merit cum online test and interview

Pirojsha Godrej

Rs. 25,000

Merit- cum- need

T Thomas 

Rs. 1,00,000

Selection as per company criteria

XLRI Diamond Jubilee

First-year tuition fees up to Rs. 2,55,000

Second-year tuition fees up to Rs. 2,85,000

Merit- cum- need

Geeta Saxena Memorial

Rs. 20,000

Stipulated Criteria by the doner

IDFC Bank 

Rs. 1,00,000 per year

The company sets the selection criteria

Kalyan Ganguly XEF Scholarship

Rs. 1,00,000

Merit- cum- need

Vasantha Sankaran Scholarship 

Rs. 1,00,000

Stipulated Criteria by the doner

Alumni Scholarship

Rs. 1,50,000

Merit- cum- need

Naveen Jain and Distinguished Alumni Award

Rs. 20,000

Merit- cum- need

XLRI Jamshedpur Infrastructure and Facilities 2021

The XLRI Infrastructure and Facilities include the following.

  • Library- The institution has a fully automated library with a huge collection of 66,687 books, print periodical publication 170 national and international and bound back volumed of print journals are 16,806 in number
  • Hostel- XLRI Jamshedpur has two big hostel buildings for boys and girls both on its campus. The boys' hostel has 200+ rooms, and the girls' hostel has 65+ rooms, respectively. Rooms are available on a single and double sharing basis. The hostels have basic amenities like a common room, recreation room, TV, laundry service, water purifiers,  mess, surveillance system, washing machine, music room, student library, and 24-hour internet service. XLRI has also constructed a new hostel building which is situated in the adjacent extension campus. Gym facilities and Fr McGrath Residence house canteen together with two different hostels for boys and girls with 384 single-room accommodations are also available.
  • Sports Facilities- The institution provides a badminton court, basketball court, swimming pools, squash court, tennis court, cricket ground, football ground, volleyball court, and track of athletics through the institute's association with other sports associations and local clubs.
  • Other infrastructural facilities or on-campus facilities include Labs, Cafeteria, Gym, Hospital and Medical facilities, Wi-Fi Campus, an Auditorium, a Music Room, A/C Classrooms, and Convenience Store.

XLRI Jamshedpur Faculty and Alumni 2021

XLRI Jamshedpur faculty is renowned for its expertise and experience. Each professor is qualified here and well acquainted in their field of specialisation. The Private Business School is known for its strong alumni network ever since its establishment in 1949. The XLRI Alumni Association supports and manages the participation of alumni for student and institutional welfare.

Some XLRI Jamshedpur Faculty Members are:

  • A Kanagaraj- Finance
  • Abdul Quadir- Economics
  • Abhishek Chakraborty- Production, Operations & Decision Sciences
  • Basant Kumar Purohit- Marketing
  • D Israel- Marketing
  • Debarati Basu- Finance
  • Greyson R B Chalil- Organizational Behaviour
  • Indrajit Mukherjee- Strategic Management

Some XLRI Jamshedpur Alumni Members are:

  • Deepak Kumar Hota (PMIR 1983) Chairman and Managing Director, BEML Ltd
  • Prabir Jha (PMIR 1999) Global Chief People Officer, Cipla
  • Prof. Vasanthi Srinivasan (PMIR 1987) Professor of OB and HRM, IIM Bangalore
  • Fr. (Dr.) Paul Fernandes, SJ (PGDBM 1986) Vice-Chancellor, Xavier University Bhubaneswar and Director, XIM, Bhubaneswar
  • Sandeep Upadhyay (PGDM-GM 2007) Managing Director & CEO, and Centrum Infrastructure Advisory Limited

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  • XLRI Placements 2021 the average salary at XLRI Jamshedpur increased from INR 24.30 LPA to INR 25.08 LPA. The highest Package was recorded at INR 50 LPA.

  • Yes, you should have a decent academic record and a high XAT score to be able to crack XLRI Admissions.

  • The CAT exam does not feature a Decision-Making component or a General Knowledge section. However, the XAT exam does. The XAT exam is believed to be a little tougher than the CAT exam.

  • The quickest method to get to XLRI Jamshedpur is to fly into Kolkata, a major metropolis with an international airport. From Kolkata, one can take a train (4-6 hours) or a direct flight (1 hour) to Jamshedpur airport. Please note that there are no direct flights from any city other than Kolkata to Jamshedpur.

  • Yes. XLRI is a residential campus with all of the necessary hostel amenities.

  • You can apply to XIME and Xavier University using your CMAT score, and the cut-off is around 80 percentile. On the other hand, XLRI accepts only XAT and GMAT scores.