XLRI Jamshedpur

About the College

XLRI School of Business and Human Resources was established in the year 1949 in the steel city of the country, Jamshedpur by Fr Quinn Enright with the legendary vision to build the road of liberation and development for the newly independent state of India. The institution was further joined by Fr. Bill Tome whose futuristic conceptions made institute a premier place for management learning in the country.

XLRI has walked through the path less travelled and explored new avenues successfully. The institute has developed the holistic view to keep the dynamic needs of nation first and foremost. Throughout the history, XLRI has proved to take up challenging tasks and came out with flying colours.

Courses Offered

The courses offered by the institution are tabulated as follows:

Programme Duration Objectives
Personnel Management & Industrial Relations 2 year full time To furnish the students with necessary skills and knowledge to handle Human Resources and make contributions for the development of the organisation they work in.
Business Management 2 year full time To equip students with the notions of Modern Indian Economy and International Business standards and aims to blend the business theories with current practices.
Fellow Programme Management 4 year full time Nurture scholars who wish to pursue research in various management disciplines.
Certificate in Entrepreneurship Management 


6 months Aims to create successful and eminent entrepreneurs from the deserving candidates who have no access to vocational education.
Management Development Programmes Designed to cater the needs of Business executives as per the changing market scenarios and thereby serve in the overall betterment of the nations management infrastructure.

Satellite Programmes:

XLRI has taken a step ahead to impart long distance education to the deserving candidates. The contact details of the XLRI Satellite office are given at the end of the article.

XLRI Admission Procedure

The XLRI aspirants have to appear for XAT exam conducted every year around the month of December. The applicants can apply online through the following link: www.xlri.net.in. XAT has three sections:

  1. Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning (VA),
  2. Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation (QA)
  3. Analytical Reasoning and Decision Making Ability (AR).

The XAT qualified candidates are furthered for the Personal Interview and Group Discussion rounds. The final shortlist of candidates gives immense weightage to the academic past. A candidate can apply for maximum three programmes through one application form. Students from diverse backgrounds and work experiences are highly welcomed to be a part of the legacy called XLRI. XLRI hosts one of the countries toughest admission process with a selection ratio of 158:1.

Faculty Overview

The XLRI has a confluence of faculty both from academic field as well as industrial pioneers. XLRI supports a faculty staff of 60 standing and other associated teachers who have mastered their skills in over 9 areas of management excellence.  Faculty has a rich industrial and teaching familiarity which helps in developing a competent and intellectually energetic environment for the future managers. Moreover, the faculty list is updated frequently by visiting faculty from both India and abroad.  The faculty members have developed an innate style of teaching students through lectures, cases and illustrious real world examples.

College ranking:-

XLRI has consistently paved its way at top places in many B-school listings. Some of the prestigious achievements of XLRI are quoted below:

  1. Recognised as the Best B-school for Personnel Management and Industrial Relations in the Asia-Pacific region.
  2. Ranked 4 in B-School ranking by Business Today magazine in 2003.
  3. Marked 5th best B-school by Business Standard magazine in 2003.
  4. Ranked 5 in B-School ranking by Outlook magazine in 2003.

Campus Placements

The age long prestige and influence of the institute has made it a hub of many corporate firms to recruit the country’s’ finest talents into their offices. Some of the prime recruiters of this B0School are:

  1. American Express
  2. Aditya Birla Group
  3. Citibank
  4. Dr. Reddys Laboratories
  5. Godrej Industries Limited
  6. Hewitt Associates
  7. ICICI Prudential
  8. Standard Chartered Bank
  9. UTI Bank Limited
  10. Wockhardt


Address(Main Office):

FPM Office
XLRI Jamshedpur
Circuit House Area (East)
[or Post Box No. 222]
Jamshedpur 831 035
Jharkhand – India

Phone Fax E-mail Website
91-657-3983269 / 3983333 91-657-2227814 fpm@xlri.ac.in www.xlri.ac.in/research

XLRI Satellite Office Details:

XLRI Jamshedpur

Satellite Office

CH Area (East)
Jamshedpur – 831001

Phone E-mail Website
0657-398 3276, 3213 satellitecoord@xlri.ac.in www.xlri.ac.in/satellite
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