PGDM (Rural Management)

XISS Ranchi: Xavier Institute of Social Service, Ranchi

PGDM (Rural Management)
Course Type:
Tuition Fee:
INR 8,90,000
24 Months
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Total Seats:

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Course Highlights

The PGDM(Rural Management) Programme of XISS is rated as one of the best in the rural management field in the country. The Programme facilitates learning in theory and practice of different functional areas of management, and development is carefully designed based on inputs by key stakeholders including faculty, alumni, students, and industry experts. Apart from the academic rigour which ensures that students learn and apply key concepts and analytical tools, the Programme also provides opportunities for students to develop their communication, leadership, interpersonal and networking skills, attributes that are critical in today’s increasingly competitive world and fast-changing business environment. The Programme equips a student with requisite knowledge and skills, required for playing leadership roles in the manufacturing and services sectors in India and abroad.

Exams Taken
Work Experience
Not Applicable
Admissions Process

The admission process followed by the Institute is as per the guidelines of AICTE. Interested applicants are required to follow the following steps:

  1. 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. 
  2. 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.

The registration fee varies according to the number of specializations applied for:

One specialization

Rs. 1570/- (Rupees One Thousand Five Hundred Seventy Only) 

Two specializations

Rs. 1870/- (Rupees One Thousand Eight Hundred Seventy Only) 

1. Shortlisted candidate, who clear the cut-off w.r.t the above mentioned all India entrance test score, will be called for the Group Discussion and Personal interview (GD&PI) either on:

2. Face to Face basis (to be conducted at New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, and Ranchi) OR Conducted ONLINE (depending upon the prevailing COVID condition...)

3.Exact dates and Test score cut-off will be communicated later.

4.After the GDPI round, admission offers are made to successful candidates.

5.The final selection is based on a diverse set of attributes which include:

  • Past academic record ( 20% weightage)
  • Performance in entrance tests (40% weightage)
  • Performance in Group Discussion (10% weightage)
  • Performance in Personal Interview (30% weightage)

 Last Date to Apply: NA

Important Dates
Interview & GD Process
Group discussion | Personal Interview
Seats: 75


Placement 2021

Average Salary: 4,80,000 per annum
Highest Salary: 10,00,000 per annum
Top Recruiters: 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

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