XLRI Jamshedpur Admission 2021: Eligibility, Cut-off, Fee, Placement, Process; Last Date – December 10, 2020

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December 2, 2020
Offering the last chance to apply for XAT 2021 and XLRI Admission 2021, the Application date is extended to December 10, 2020. For XLRI admission 2021 to its PGDM(BM) and PGDM (HRM) programs, obtaining a good score in XAT 2021 exam is mandatory. You can apply for XAT and XLRI through the common application form by paying a nominal extra fee. Read this article for XLRI admission process, how to apply, fee, cut off, placement and more
XLRI Jamshedpur Admission 2021

XLRI Jamshedpur admission 2021 last date to apply is extended to December 10, 2021 till midnight. XLRI had opened its admission process on September 12, 2020, along with the start of XAT 2021 registration process. The extended last date offers the last chance for XLRI admission 2021 as it is mandatory to score well overall and section wise in XLRI XAT 2021 exam which will be held on Sunday, January 3, 2021 as a computer based test in single session across the country. One lakh candidates are expected to finally register and apply for admission to XLRI Jamshedpur through XAT exam.

One of the highly ranked and internationally accredited B-school, XLRIoffers full time AICTE approved PGDM (BM), PGDM (HRM) programmes duly recognized as MBA equivalent by Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and 15 months full time PGDM (General Management) programme apart from two Doctor Level Programmes. 

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 XLRI Admission 2021: Important Dates & Application Fee
The first step to participate in XLRI 2021 Admission process is to apply for XAT 2021 and to apply to XLRI Jamshedpur through the same application form. Following are the key dates to apply for XLRI admission 2021:

XLRI Admission Application 2021 Start date
September 12, 2020
Apply online only
Last date to apply for XAT 2021 & XLRI Admission 2021
December 10, 2020
Extended from earlier Nov 30; Apply through common XAT Application form
XLRI Short List Announcement for final selection round 2021
January 31, 2021 (tentative)
After Declaration of XAT 2021 Result
XAT 2021 Application Fee
Rs.1750/-
Pay online
Additional XLRI application fee
Rs.  300/- per programme
Pay online through common application form

XLRI: Key Highlights

Top Ranked Institute: The PGDM programme at XLRI has consistently been ranked amongst the top management programmes in the country and among the top-10 best B Schools in India by the Government of India, MHRD NIRF Ranking 2020 which has placed XLRI Jamshedpur #9 among top 100 B-schools in Management category. Other B-school rankings like MBAUniverse.com have placed XLRI among five top B-schools in India. 

International Accreditations: XLRI is one of the very few B-schools in India with two prestigious International Accreditations, viz., AACSB - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and AMBA - Association of MBAs. XLRI has also earned the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) accreditation.

Large Alumni Base: XLRI is one the top and oldest management institutes in India with a legacy of 70 years. XLRI Alumni base is spread all over the world and holding key positions right from manager level to CEO level

High Placements: XLRI has a consistent record of 100% placements. Placement 2020 at XLRI concluded with high salary packages offered by top recruiters. Average salary in XLRI placement 2020 stood at Rs.24.30 LPA

XLRI Intake
477 students  have joined at both Jamshedpur and Delhi-NCR campuses of XLRI for the batch commencing 2020. Out of them, XLRI Jamshedpur Campus has offered admission to 405 students for the batch commencing 2020 in different programmes as per following details:

Programme
Students in Batch Commencing 2020
Intake
2 years Full Time Flagship PGDM (Business Management)
181
180
2 years Full Time PGDM (Human Resource Management)
181
180
PGDM (GMP)
  94
120
Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)
  15
  15
Executive Fellow Programme in Management (EXEC-FPM)
  28
 30

XLRI Cut offs
Following cut offs were announced by XLRI for BM and HRM 2020-22 Batch

CUT-OFFS FOR DIFFERENT PROGRAMS OF XLRI BASED ON XAT - 2020

The tables below list the sectional cut-offs for different programs of XLRI. 

Program: BM
  VALR DM QA Overall 
Male 74 78 85 95
Female 72 74 75 93
Program: HRM
  VARL DM QA Overall
Male Engineering 79 73 75 93
Female Engineering 74 68 70 91
Male Non-Engineering 78 73 70 90
Female Non-Engineering 73 68 65 88

XLRI Jamshepur Fees
XLRI PGDM programme fee for 2020-22 batch for all the programmes was as under. The fee may go up marginally for 2021-23 batch

Porgramme Name
Fee (Rs. in Lakhs)
PGDM (BM)
23.60
PGDM (HRM)
23.60
PGDM (GM)
20.95

XLRI Placements 2020
Placements year after year at XLRI have remained high. XLRI concluded its placement season 2020 in just 2 days after achieving 100% placement for its students. XLRI Placement 2020 has witnessed a substantial rise in average salary which has gone up to Rs.24.30 LPA from Rs.22.35 LPA last year. The Final Recruitment process saw participation from 108 recruiters with 362 domestic and international offers, inclusive of 24 new  recruiters.

XLRI Final Placements 2020: Key Highlights

  • Average salary saw an increase to Rs.24.30 LPA this year from Rs.22.35 LPA last year
  • The highest international offer stood at Rs.58.5 LPA from the S&M domain
  • Median salary in 2020 increased to Rs.23 LPA from Rs.21 LPA last year
  • Multiple domestic offers at Rs. 50 LPA were received from the BFSI sector
  • 43% of the batch received PPOs - the highest number of offers 
  • Total Recruiters at the campus gone up to 108 from 104 last year
  • The top segments based on roles offered were Consulting, Sales & Marketing and BFSI.
  • KPMG and Pricewaterhouse Coopers made the highest number of offers among the regular recruiters
  • Number of new recruiters are 24 which included Arga Investment Company, Tolaram Group, M H Alshaya, Myntra, Power Finance Corporation, Delhivery, JCB, Thoucentric, Welspun, Diageo, Varroc, CK Birla, amongst others.
  • Participation in Placement from PSUs like Power Finance Corporation, GAIL Read More

Specialization Offered at XLRI

PGDM (BM)
The programme strives to skill future managers giving equal importance to functional business competence and self-awareness. The key focus areas of the programme are: Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Marketing, Production Management and Strategic Management.

PGDM (HRM)
The programme helps train future Human Resource leaders to understand and tap human potential and help shape the future of our economy. The key focus areas of the programme are: employee relations, human resource management systems and practices, legal framework, interpersonal and leadership skills.

PGDM (GM)
The General Management Programme aims at augmenting the skill-sets and competencies of practicing managers. The focus of program is to prepare current managers for the leadership roles.The 15 month, full time AICTE recognized course incorporates a 3-month field based training in a functional area. Core competencies are developed in Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Marketing, Production Management and Strategic Management.

Two Stages of XLRI Admission 2021: Shortlisting & Final Selection
Xavier School of Management (XLRI) Jamshedpur admission process involves two stages namely shortlisting for final admission round on the basis of your XAT 2021 score immediately after the XAT result is declared by January 31, 2021 and the final XLRI admission round 2021 comprising GD-PI-WAT.

The application for XLRI admission 2021 should be submitted online through XAT 2021 application form by making payment of nominal additional fee of Rs.300/- per programme. The process can be completed in a few minutes time. XLRI is the XAT 2021 exam conducting authority also and provides the facility to apply for XAT 2021 and for one or multiple management programmes of XLRI with a common application form.

XLRI admission criteria and the process for PGDM 2021 is based on XAT 2021 scores for domestic candidates and on XAT 2021 or GMAT (Taken between December 1, 2018 and December 31, 2020) scores for NRI and foreign nationals.

XLRI Eligibility Criteria for Admission 2021
XLRI has prescribed different eligibility criteria for the PGDM 2021-23 programmes, commencing in June 2021:

XLRI Eligibility Criteria for PGDM (BM) & PGDM (HRM)
To meet the XLRI eligibility criteria, an applicant must possess a strong and consistent academic background.

  1. For 2 years full time PGDM (BM), PGDM (HRM) 2021-23 batch, the candidate must hold a recognized bachelor's degree of minimum three years duration or equivalent in any discipline.
  2. No minimum percentage of marks in graduation has been prescribed for XLRI admission 2021 and to apply for admission to PGDM (BM) and PGDM (HRM)
  3. All Indian candidates should appear and apply for XAT 2021
  4. NRI and Foreign candidates may apply either through GMAT (Taken between December 1, 2018 and December 30, 2020) or through XAT 2021.
  5. Those applying through XAT 2021 must submit the common application form for XAT 2021 and for XLRI Admission 2021 
  6. A candidate appearing for the final year bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed the degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply. However, their final examination should be completed by June 10, 2021.
  7. It is mandatory for a final year student, who is provisionally considered eligible by XLRI Jamshedpur and offered admission, to submit the mark-sheet and degree certificate of the final year bachelor's degree examination at a later date as decided by XLRI 
  8.  If the candidate is awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the equivalence would be based on the equivalence certified by the institution/university from where the bachelor's degree is obtained. In case the institution/university does not have any scheme for converting the CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by XLRI Jamshedpur by dividing the obtained CGPA by the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the resultant by 100
  9. Work experience is not mandatory for PGDM (BM) and PGDM (HRM) programs. Fresh graduates and those with work experience can apply.
  10. Relevant work experience after graduation will only be considered.

XLRI Eligibility Criteria for PGDM (GMP)
For 15 months full time PGDM (General Management) 2021-22 batch, the candidate must hold a recognized bachelor's degree of minimum three years duration or equivalent in any discipline. While the other key eligibility criteria for XLRI admission 2021 to PGDM (GM) are similar as for other PGDM admission eligibility criteria, following are the additional eligibility criteria required for XLRI admission:

  • Five Years of Work experience is mandatory for PGDM (GM). So, No Fresh Graduate can apply
  • At least five years of managerial experience is required as on March 31, 2021 in an organization of repute in the public, private or non-governmental sector after completing graduation 
  • The work experience of the candidate employed in a full-time job only will be considered.

XLRI Admission Process 2021
XAT 2021 score is the mandatory requirement in the XLRI selection process for its highly ranked PGDM programme. There are six steps in Xavier School of Management (XLRI) Jamshedpur admission process. Step by Step XLRI admission process 20201 is shared here:

6 Steps of XLRI 2021 Admission Procedure
XAT Admission process 2021 has six main stages:

  1. Register and apply for XAT 2021 
  2. Use the common Application form to apply for XLRI Admission 2021
  3. Take XAT 2021 exam on January 3, 2021 and score well section wise and overall
  4. XLRI will announce Shortlist for next phase of selection round based on XAT exam score
  5. Final Admission Round comprises Group Discussion, Written Ability Test and Personal Interview which will be held in the months of February & March 2021 in Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai and Jamshedpur 
  6. Final Admission offer will be made in the month of April 2021 on the basis of XAT score, GD-PI-WAT score, academic profile, work experience among other parameters

XLRI Admission 2021 Process in Detail
The details of stage wise admission process at XLRI are shared below:

Stage 1: XAT 2020 Registration and Application: Last date December 10, 2020
If you wish to be a part of XLRI admission process 2021, the first step is to apply for XAT 2021 and also to XLRI, Jamshedpur. XAT 2021 and XLRI Application form can be completed in simple steps. The XLRI application process is online and can be completed in a few minutes time. XLRI is the XAT 2021 conducting authority and has provided the facility to apply for XAT 2021 as well as for one or multiple management programmes of XLRI through a common application form.

Stage 2: Apply for XLRI Admission 2021: Check Registration & Application Fee

  • XAT 2021 Registration fees and XAT Application form fees are clubbed into one.
  • The XLRI PGDM programme application fee is not included in XAT Registration fee
  • Candidates have to apply for admission to XLRI programme by paying additional fee while completing the XAT 2021 application form
  • There is a common application form to apply for XAT and XLRI admission
  • The XAT 2021 Registration and application Fee and XLRI application fee structure is as under:
XLRI Admission & XAT Fee Component
 Fee Amount
Remarks
XAT 2021 Registration Fees
Rs.1750/-
Without Late Fee till Nov.30, 2020
Additional XLRI Application Form Fee
Rs. 300/- For Each XLRI PGDM Programme
Without late fee till Nov 30, 2020

Stage 3: Appear in XAT 2021 Exam on Jan 3
Your performance in XAT 2021 is the key criterion to clear the major XLRI Selection Criterion 2021. The XAT performance can be gauged with the overall score, percentile score as well as sectional score in the XAT 2021 exam. XAT Selection Procedure 2021 may not prove to be difficult. It is worthwhile to understand the XAT 2021 exam pattern before moving to XLRI Admission process.

XAT 2021 Exam will be conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur. The XAT 2021 exam pattern has been changed and the Essay Writing Test has been removed from XAT 2021 computer based test. Read More on XAT 2021 Exam Pattern

Stage 4:  Shortlisting For Final XLRI Admission Round 2021
After declaration of XAT 2021 Result on or before January 31, 2021, XLRI will release its shortlist of the candidates for final selection round for admission 2021. The XAT score card contains – Overall raw score, sectional raw score, overall percentile score and sectional percentile score. The XLRI shortlist will depend upon your XAT 2021 percentile score and place in XLRI merit list of shortlisted candidates.

The shortlisting process at XLRI begins in the first week of February and will continue till the last week of February 2021.  XLRI will shortlist the candidates on the basis of XAT 2021 Entrance test scores for final selection round which may contain GD-PI-WAT or PI-WAT or GD-PI or may have different components.

The decision on minimum section wise and overall cut off in XAT entrance exam at the time of shortlisting will be taken by the XLRI. If the candidate does not score minimum prescribed percentile in XAT 2021 entrance exam, he/she may not be considered for shortlisting for final selection stage.

Stage 5: Participate in GD-PI-WAT Round

  • All the shortlisted candidates are eligible to participate in Final selection round for admission to the XLRI PGDM programmes for which they have applied
  • The Personal Interview Round for PGDM (BM), PGDM (HRM) and PGDM (GM) candidates through XAT will be conducted between mid- February and March 2021 in Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai and Jamshedpur 
  • For PGDM (GM) Programmes only, the candidates who cannot be present physically for the XLRI interviews due to their being out of the country, interviews would be carried out in online mode via Internet. GMP Interviews can be conducted over G-talk / Skype for overseas candidates. Candidate need to send email at [email protected] for scheduling their interview online after result.

Stage 6: Final Admission Offer
Getting the admission offer from XLRI is the last stage in the XLRI Admission Procedure 2021. XLRI will release the final admission list in the month of April/May 2021 and the session would commence in the middle of June 2021

XLRI will prepare the final selection list on the basis of a composite score, which takes into account the applicant’s academic record, XAT 2021 scores, Work experience and performance in the PI Round

XLRI Admission 2021: XAT Score Cut Off  
XLRI Jamshedpur XAT 2021 cut offs for all the three PGDM programmes commencing 2021 are expected to remain different as per the past trends. Besides, XLRI gives higher emphasis on other quality parameters in its admission process. Going by the past trends, following cut offs are expected to be applied for XLRI admission 2021:

Programme Name
Overall XAT 2021 Cut off
Section-1: Verbal & Logical Ability
Section-2: Decision Making
Section-3:  Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation
PGDM (BM)
94 Percentile
80
76
89
PGDM (HRM)
92 Percentile
79+
72
71
PGDM (GM)
22+ Marks
5+ Marks
5+ Marks
6+ Marks

GMAT Cut offs

  • PGDM (BM): Candidates with a GMAT score of 720 & above can expect to be called for Interview and GD.
  • PGDM (HRM):Candidates with a GMAT score of 700 & above can expect to be called for Interview and GD.
  • PGDM (GM): Applicants with a GMAT score of more than 630 can expect to be called for Interview and GD

XLRI Admission 2021 Process
XLRI admission criteria and the process for PGDM 2021-23 is based on XAT 2021 scores for domestic candidates and on XAT or GMAT scores for NRI and foreign nationals.

How to apply for XLRI Admission 2021 through XAT exam
The step by step process as prescribed by XLRI, to apply for XAT and XLRI admission is detailed below:

Step-1: Register for XLRI-XAT 2021: Get User ID & PW; Verify on Your Mail
You need to register yourself on xatonline.in with some basic details like your name, email id, phone number and then move to fill up XAT Exam and XLRI admission application form. Following are the two steps to begin the application process:

Step 1.1

  • Login to XLRI XAT 2021 home page, fill required details and submit
  • You will get a message from XLRI XAT on your mail id
  • Open your mail box and verify the link
  • Immediately after the verification you will get XAT Id and password

xlri admission

Step 1.2

Now, you have two options to fill your XLRI-XAT application: Either login to application page directly from the verification link on your mail; or login later with your XAT 2021 ID and password to fill your XLRI XAT application form 2021

How to apply for XAT and XLRI Steps 1

Step-2: Complete Personal Details & Address in XLRI Application Form 2021
This information is divided into three parts – your personal details, your parents’ details and your address.

Step 2.1: Personal Details
The first page of XLRI XAT 2021 application form requires you to fill all your personal details like complete name, date of birth, gender, email id, alternate email id, mobile number, alternate mobile number, age, nationality, blood group among others. So, keep all these things ready before filling in your personal details

How to apply for XAT and XLRI Steps 2

Step 2.2: Parents’ Details
The next part is to fill your parents’ details in the application form. If you are married and is a female, you need to enter details of your Husband and not of your parents

How to apply for XAT and XLRI Steps 3

Step 2.3: Address Details
In this part of Application form 2021, you need to fill in your address details like communication address with pincode, city, district, country among others

How to apply for XAT and XLRI Steps 4

Step-3: Fill in Academic Performance for class 10 & 12 

On this XLRI XAT Application page you are required to fill up academic details of you class and class 12 or diploma, as may be the case

How to apply for XAT and XLRI Steps 5

Step-4: Fill in Details of Graduation/Other Qualification & Work Experience

How to apply for XAT and XLRI Steps 6

Step-5: Fill in your choice of XLRI Programme, Test City in XAT Exam Registration Form
On this XLRI XAT application page, you can choose one or more programmes out of the following four programmes offered by XLRI as per your eligibility criteria. The additional application fee is Rs.300/- for each XLRI programme. You also need to choose 2 preferred test cities to appear in XAT 2021 out of the 72 test cities.

Programme: You can choose one or more below mentioned programmes

  • PGDM Business Management (BM)
  • PGDM Human Resource Management (PGDM-HRM)
  • PGDM General Management Programme (PGDM-GMP)
  • Fellow Programme in Management

Step-6: Upload Documents
You need to upload your photo, signature, certificates for class 10, 12 & graduation. The photo that you upload should be the latest one as it would be matched at the time of entrance exam

Step-7: Make Declaration
On this page you need to confirm that whatever you have stated in the application form is true and correct. So, it is better to preview the application form before clicking on it, making payment and submitting it

Step-8: Make Payment of XAT & XLRI Application Fee 2021

Important:

  1. The XAT 2021 exam registration fee is Rs.1750. In addition, fee to apply for XLRI admission 2021 is Rs.300/- per programme. If you apply for PGDM (BM) + PGDM (HRM) at XLRI along with XAT 2021, your total application fee is 2350/- (1750+300+300)
  2. The payment can be made by using Debit Cards, Credit Cards
  3. Please note that after clicking on ‘Submit’ button you will not be able to edit your XAT application form details. So, preview your application and ensure all the details are correct.
  4. Once you ‘Submit’ after making payment of your XAT Application Form online, you will get confirmation for successful submission of XAT Registration and Application form
  5. Take Print of your XAT Application Form Summary for future reference

XLRI Jamshepur Admission Criteria
XLRI Admission Criteria is a two step process. The first step is shortlisting criteria based on XAT or GMAT exam score and the second step was admission final selection criteria consisting of GD-PI Round.

1. XLRI Jamshedpur Shortlisting Criteria
The first part of XLRI Admission criteria is its shortlisting criteria for final selection round. A candidate is shortlisted by XLRI Jamshedpur on following criteria:

  • On the basis of their scores obtained in XAT or GMAT score as per the admission eligibility criteria  
  • The shortlisting is based on the sectional as well as overall score in XAT or GMAT
  • The academic profile of the candidates also plays a key role in shortlisting for PGDM (BM) and PGDM (HRM) programmes
  • To promote academic and gender diversity in its class rooms, XLRI awards some weightage to the female candidates and the candidates coming from diverse back ground.
  • For PGDM (GM) relevant and quality work experience of 5 years and above is considered in shortlisting
  • The names of shortlisted candidates are announced by January 31, 2021

2. XLRI Final Selection Criteria

  • All the shortlisted candidates areeligible to participate in Final selection round for admission to the XLRI PGDM programmes for which they had applied
  • The Personal Interview Round for PGDM (BM), PGDM (HRM) and PGDM (GM) candidates through XAT or GMAT is conducted between mid- February and March in Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai and Jamshedpur  
  • For PGDM (GM) Programmes only, the candidates who cannot be present physically for the XLRI interviews due to their being out of the country, interviews are carried out in online mode via Internet. GMP Interviews are conducted over G-talk / Skype for overseas candidates
  • The selection list isbased on a composite score, which took into account the applicant’s  academic record, entrance test scores, Work experience and performance in the PI Round
  • XLRI releases the final admission list in the month of April and the session commences in June second week

Xavier School of Management (XLRI) is a premier, private management institute in India founded in 1949 by Fr Quinn Enright, S.J. in the Steel city of Jamshedpur, Jharkhand. Over the last seven decades, XLRI has helped shape responsible business leaders who serve organizations of repute across the globe. As an institution, XLRI continually strives to contribute its mite to the professional growth and management of innumerable organizations that serve the public - especially organized industry sectors, labor welfare, service agencies engaged in rural development, education, health and other public systems. 

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