Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDBM)

Course Highlights

This programme is extremely prestigious and is rated as one of the finest of its kind in the country. The alumni of this programme currently occupy very significant positions in various industries, both in India and abroad.


The curriculum lays the foundation for a conceptual and analytical understanding of Indian and international business. XLRI's BM programme is designed to closely integrate current management theory and practice. The course imparts knowledge and fosters attitudes essential for the growth of students into competent, responsible managers. The course has an evolving programme content and is constantly updated to be in tune with the emerging trends.

Exams Taken
Work Experience
Not Applicable
Admissions Process

Students who have completed three years of Bachelors degree or equivalent in any discipline, recognized by a University or Deemed University, are eligible


Selection Criteria:

A candidate may apply for multiple programmes. Those who apply for more than one programme may be called for multiple interviews and/or group discussions. The selection criteria for different programmes may differ depending on the nature of the programme. XAT written test will have different components and you need to maximise your performance in each of them. In its pursuit of academic excellence, XLRI actively encourages the students from diverse backgrounds. While preparing the shortlisted candidates for the interview, in addition to XAT performance, XLRI may factor in academic background and the relevant work experience. Apart from the performance in the personal interviews (and/or group discussions), XLRI also considers XAT performance, relevant work experience, academic background, extracurricular activities while preparing the final admission offer list.

Important Dates
Last date to apply:
November 30, 2018
Cut off accepted:
97.00 percentile
Last date to apply:
November 30, 2018
Cut off accepted:
Not available
Cut off score:
Interview & GD Process
Group discussion | Personal Interview
Seats: 180


Placement 2016

Average Salary: 18,50,000 per annum
Highest Salary: 29,00,000 per annum
Top Recruiters: Citibank, Development Bank of Singapore, Goldman Sachs, ICICI Bank, Standard Chartered, Yes Bank, Asian paints, Colgate Palmolive, GSK CH, Heinz, HCCB, ITC, Kellogg’s, Mondelez, NESTLE, PepsiCo, Reckitt Benckiser, Unilever; Ericsson, Samsung; Tata Steel, Reliance, Zensar, Aditya Birla Group, Mahindra & Mahindra, RPG, TAS; Accenture, Capgemini, Cognizant, Deloitte, EY, Gallup, KPMG, McKinsey, PwC, Boston Consulting, Vector, Wipro.

Placement 2017

Average Salary: 19,21,000 per annum
Highest Salary: 43,00,000 per annum
Top Recruiters: Amazon BOLD, Uber, PayTM JPMC, Goldman Sachs, Avendus Capital, HUL, P&G, ITC, Mondelez, NESTLE, Reckitt Benckiser, Coca Cola, PepsiCo, Asian paints, Colgate Palmolive, AB InBev, The Boston Consulting Group, McKinsey & Co., Accenture Strategy, Directi, HCL, Tata Sons Group (TAS), Aditya Birla Group, Mahindra & Mahindra, Reliance Industries, Lodha group, Future Group, RPG.

Placement 2018

Average Salary: 20,10,000 per annum
Top Recruiters: Boston Consulting, Accenture, Deloitte, KPMG, EY, PwC, P&G, Colgate Pamolive, GAIL, HPCL, IOCL, HUL, NESTLE, Johnson & Johnson, Mondelez, ITC India, AB InBev, Heinz