XISS Ranchi Admission 2021: B-School to become University in Few Years; Offers High Employability PGDM Programmes at Moderate Fee - Last Date to Apply is April 13

MBAUniverse.com News Desk |
April 12, 2021
Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS) Ranchi, led by its Director, Dr. Joseph Marianus Kujur, is planning to transform into a University in next few years. One of the leading B-schools in India, XISS offers wide range of AICTE approved PGDM programmes at low fee and good placements. XISS accepts CAT 2020, XAT 2021 and CMAT 2021 exam scores for PGDM admission. Last date to apply online for admission 2021 is April 13 which is unlikely to be extended
XISS Ranchi Admission 2021

Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS) Ranchi, one of the reputed B-schools in India, offers wide range of AICTE approved PGDM programmes at moderate fee leading to good placements. Led by Dr. Joseph Marianus Kujur, SJ as its Director, XISS is on the path of strengthening current programs, improve learnings resources, and transforming the institute into a University in next few years.

XISS Ranchi PGDM Admission Open: Apply Now

As the CMAT 2021 exam was delayed, XISS kept its Admission 2021 process open for few more days to accommodate the CMAT aspirants. The last date to apply now closes on April 13, 2021. Read this article below to know the key USPs of XISS, exams accepted, programmes offered, fee, placements, how to apply, cut offs, selection process and more 

XISS will accept CAT 2020, XAT 2021 and CMAT 2021 exam scores for admission to its flagship two-year full-time PGDM batch 2021-23. The Admission Application fee is Rs.1570/- for one programme and Rs.1870/- for two programmes. 

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XISS Campus: Reopened
Covid-19 disruptions were bravely countered by XISS Ranchi by turning on digital platforms. Now XISS has reopened its campus and has resumed face-to-face interactions and offline classes for the second-year students. According to Dr Kujur, “We decided to open up phase wise - starting with the outgoing batch so that they do not get a feel of being left out. Both online and offline classes are being carried out parallelly.”

XISS Ranchi: Highlights & Key USPs

  • XISS creates professionals with a difference – who are leaders par excellence even in moments of crisis
  • Moderate Fee of Rs.8.90 lakhs for two years
  • High Placements with Highest Salary at Rs.26.49 LPA and Average salary of Rs.5.85 LPA
  • Top Recruiters in Placement 2020 included Adani, Bajaj, BPCL, Crompton Greaves, Daimler, Essar, Exide, Havells, HDFC, ICICI, IDBI, ITC, L&T, PwC, Reliance,
  • One of the top 100 B-schools in India as per NIRF Ranking 2020
  • The students of XISS are exposed to the toughest of the situations, which shape them as tough leaders with resilience to give leadership to the corporates, societies, communities, groups and families

Programmes Offered
Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS) Ranchi offers 2 years Full-time Post Graduate Diploma in Management approved by AICTE, New Delhi in the five Disciplines, which are

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Human Resource Management)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Rural Management)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Information Technology)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Finance)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Marketing)

Legacy of 500+ Years
XISS Ranchi has a legacy of more than 500 years. The Institute is managed and governed by Society of Jesus – more popularly known as “Jesuits”. The Jesuits run nearly 3900 Educational Institutions in 96 countries. These Jesuit Educational Institutions cater to the educational requirements of approximately 29.28 lakh students across the globe.

Some of the best colleges in India like St Xavier’s Colleges in Mumbai and Kolkata, Loyola College Chennai, Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA) Chennai, XLRI Jamshedpur, XIM Bhubaneswar are run by the Jesuits and belong to the same fraternity and share the same legacy of quality education.

XISS Ranchi Leadership
Dr. Joseph Marianus Kujur, SJ is the Director of Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS), Ranchi. Dr. Joseph Marianus Kujur, SJ obtained his Ph.D. from Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University and Post-doctoral from Center of Latin American Studies (CLAS), Edmund Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, Washington D.C. Dr. Kujur has 24 years of experience in teaching in various Institutes.

The Scores of the CAT, XAT and CMAT will be the door for admission to PGDM programs in Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS) for admission session 2021-22. One of the premier and oldest B-schools in India XISS attracts the best talent from all disciplines and backgrounds.

XISS Ranchi PGDM Fee
PGDM course fee at XISS Ranchi is Rs.8.9 lakhs. The fee is much lower than the fee charged by many good MBA colleges in India.

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XISS PGDM Intake: 330 StudentsOut of the total intake/programme intake fifty per cent seats are reserved for SC/ST and Christian candidates who belong to ST/SC category. Following is the PGDM programme wise intake at XISS Ranchi

XISS 2 Years Full Time PGDM Programme
Number of Seats
PGDM-Human Resource Management
 75
PGDM-Rural Management
 75
PGDM-Information Technology
 60
PGDM-Finance
 60
PGDM-Marketing Management
 60
Total Intake
330

XISS Ranchi Placements 2020 and 2021
Placements at XISS have remained high during past many years across all the PGDM programmes. The placement process at XISS Ranchi takes place in two phases. The phase-1 remains open from October last week to December first week and phase-2 starts in January first week and remains open till March 31.

XISS Placement 2020
In placement 2020 XISS recorded average salary of Rs.5.85 LPA. In all, XISS had about 122 companies which participated in the campus recruitment process for the year 2020 and out of the 122 recruiters, 35 were new. A total of 264 offers were made with highest CTC of Rs 26.49 lacs per annum and the average CTC was Rs. 5.85 lacs per annum. The average salary for the HR program touched a record Rs 8.61 lpa. The programs of Finance management, Rural management, Marketing and Information Technology has achieved a placement of 96.43%, 94.52%, 89.09% and 83.33% respectively.

The recruiters represented well diversified sectors such as consultancy, automobile, power, steel, edu-tech, BFSI, IT, retail, telecom, pharma and social/non-profit organizations. Students received 11 PPOs. Some of the top recruiters at XISS Ranchi campus placements are ACC, ACT, Adani, APCO, Asian Paints, Bajaj, Balmer Lawrie, BPCL, CISCO, Crompton Greaves, Daimler, Essar, Globsyn, Exide, Havells, HDFC, ICICI, IDBI, IndusInd Bank, ITC, L&T, PwC, Reliance, Yes Bank, Wipro among others 

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Programme wise XISS Placements 2020
Placements 2020 across all the five PGDM programmes at XISS Ranchi are as under:

XISS PGDM Programme
Average Salary (Rs. in Lakhs per annum)
Highest Salary (Rs. In Lakhs per annum)
PGDM-HRM
5.85
26.49
PGDM-RM
4.8
10.0
PGDM-IT
5.1
 8.0
PGDM-Finance
4.7
 6.5
PGDM-Marketing
5.5
 8.0

Stipends offered to summer interns were equally encouraging with the highest stipend reaching Rs 1.25 lac.

XISS Placement 2021
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and the sharp downturn in the economy, the placements in the current year are going strong for XISS. The process is still ongoing and will continue till the month of May 2021. By the first week of April, it has already crossed the 70% mark for the program of PGDM-HRM and about 55-60% for other programs. A good number of companies are still lined up for the forthcoming months.

Most of the companies, this year have conducted online placements and the placement cell has handled the interviews remotely. The pace with which placements have progressed is already a testimony of competence and tenacity exhibited by XISS students during the placement season. The highest CTC for the season, so far, is Rs. 13.50 LPA and as many as 5 PPOs to boast post the lock-down period. 

How to Apply for XISS Admission?
The candidates will have to apply separately at XISS, Ranchi apart from appearing in one or more of the All India management tests like CAT 2020, XAT 2021 or CMAT 2021. The institute will accept only online registrations. The admission process followed by the Institute is as per the guidelines of AICTE. The application process is open now. Interested applicants are required to follow the following steps:

Applicants must register themselves at the XISS admission application window by pressing the ‘Apply Now’ button and enter the necessary details. It will lead to the application form. 

XISS Ranchi PGDM Admission Open: Apply Now

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Application Fee and Payment Mode
The registration and application fee varies according to number of specializations applied for. If you are applying for one specialization you need to pay Rs.1570/- and if you apply for two specializations you should pay Rs.1870/-.

For online registrations, the registration fee can be paid through online transactions using Credit / Debit/ATM cards/Online Banking, and the Application form fee is non-refundable.

One specialization
Rs. 1570/- (Rupees One Thousand Five Hundred Seventy Only) 
Two specializations
Rs. 1870/- (Rupees One Thousand Eight Hundred Seventy Only) 

Service Charges and Taxes are extra as applicable on making online payments.

XISS Admission: Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum qualification for admission to the PGDM program at the Institute is three / four years bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% marks in aggregate (45% for SC/ST) in any discipline recognized by Association of Indian Universities
  • Candidates appearing for final year or final semester of their graduate degree examination in academic year 2021-21 are also eligible to appear for the admission process. Such candidates if finally selected at XISS, Ranchi must clear their Graduation examination with 50% marks in aggregate (45% for SC/ST) by August 2021

XISS Ranchi Admission Process
A candidate desirous of seeking admission in the Institute must appear in one of the following all India level management admission tests

  • CAT 2020: Conducted on Nov 29, 2020 by IIMs
  • XAT 2021: Conducted on January 3, 2021 by XLRI Jamshedpur
  • CMAT 2021: Postponed, new date to be announced soon
  • Additionally, candidates have to apply separately for XISS admission 2021

Final Selection at XISS, Ranchi
Based on CAT/XAT/CMAT test scores, candidates who have applied for admission to the Institute will be shortlisted and will be called for Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

  • Face to Face basis: To be conducted at New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, and Ranchi
  • Conducted ONLINE: Depending upon the prevailing COVID condition

Final admission round will have following components

  1. Group Discussion
  2. Personal Interview

XISS Ranchi Admission Cut Offs
Following percentile cut offs for different PGDM programmes based on the All India MBA entrance tests were applied by XISS in its admission process last year for unreserved category.

IIM-CAT Cut off
XLRI-XAT Cut Off
AICTE-CMAT cut off
50
50
70

XISS Ranchi Admission Weightage
XISS uses CAT / XAT / CMAT Score for short-listing/selecting the candidates for Postgraduate Programmes in Management. The final weightages awarded to various components in selection process are as under:

Weightage Component
Percentage of Weightage
Entrance test (CAT/XAT/CMAT Score)
40%
Past Academic Record
20%
Group Discussion
10%
Personal Interview
30%
Total
100%

XISS Ranchi is a sister college of XLRI Jamshedpur and Loyola College Chennai. It got established in 1955 and registered as a separate entity in1973. It is a highly ranked Institute in India with the well provided infrastructure. XISS Ranchi has a long list of Top Corporate Recruiters who visit the campus every year.

XISS Ranchi has become a favourite campus placement institute for both the corporate and development sectors to meet their manpower requirements. The well placed XISS alumni participate in the Campus Recruitment Programmes year after year and have placed faith in the integrity and professional competence of XISS fraternity. 

XISS Ranchi PGDM Admission Open: Apply Now

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