Nestled in the heart of Ranchi, XISS is spread
over a sprawling campus of 14 acres. It started as a Centre of Social Service
at St. Xavier`s College, Ranchi in 1955, founded by Fr. Moyersoren, S.J. and
Fr Michael Windy, S.J. which in due course, grew into a full-fledged institution
as Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS). In 1973, the Centre of Social
Service was registered as Xavier Institute of Social Service under Societies
Registration Act 1860. XISS runs two-year full-time Post Graduate Diploma courses
in Personnel Management, Rural Development, Information Management and Marketing
& Finance Over the last 50 years, XISS has grown both in capacity and resources.
It is one of the pioneer management institutes for Human Resource and Rural Management in the country imparting quality management education.