Latest Updates:

  • XLRI Jamshedpur online registrations end on November 30, 2020 and online registrations for Exec-FPM end on December 31, 2020.
  • XLRI Jamshedpur extends Admission Registrations for EDHRM 2021 to December 2, 2020. Apply Here
  • XAT 2021 Registrations end on November 30, 2020. Admit Cards for the same would be available on December 20, 2020.
  • XAT will be held on January 3, 2021 in 81 cities across India for BM, HR, GMP and FPM.

Xavier Labour Relations Institute or XLRI was established in 1949 in Jamshedpur. Recently it has got approval to expand its academic function, by admitting students at their AICTE approved New Delhi campus. XLRI New Delhi campus is set to welcome its first PGDM-BM & HRM batch for the 2020-22 session. 

Popularly known for offering courses for graduates and working professionals. Courses like PGDM in Business Management (BM) & Human Resource Management (HRM), FPM (or Ph.D.), Diploma and Certificate courses in Management are offered. All admissions are based on XAT scores and GD OR PI.

It has been ranked #9 by NIRF 2020 Rankings among other Top B-Schools in India. It has tie-ups with various international universities for exchange programs each year. Students are also offered scholarships of INR 1.75 LPA. 

XLRI Highlights

Established | Type 1949 | Private
Accredited by AMBA / AACSB / NBA
Campuses  02: Jamshedpur & New Delhi
Flagship Programs PGDM-HRM & PGDM-BM
Admission Criteria Domestic: XAT; NRI: XAT / GMAT 
Applications Accepted Online 
Application Fee XAT: INR 1700 (Indian) / INR 3800 (NRI)
GMAT: INR 2000 (Indian) / INR 5000 (NRI)
Key Points
  • 25+ Exchange Program Institutions
  • 14 Programs
  • 40 Campus life at XLRI
  • 42 Student Activities & Societies on-campus
  • 46 Alumni Relations
  • 52 Faculty
Scholarships  Offered 
Placements 2019-20 Highest International Package: INR 58.5 LPA 

XLRI Rankings

XLRI has been ranked by multiple institutions and ranking agencies. Some of the top rankings for 2019 are as follows:

Ranking Agency XLRI 2019 Ranking Overall 2019 Ranking
The Week #1 #4
Business Today #1 #3
India Today #1 #4
Outlook India #1 -
NIRF - #9

XLRI Courses Offered

The following courses are opted widely by working professionals, graduates and those who seek part-time courses: 

Course Name Details Selection Basis
PGDM BM / PGDM HRM Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Passed 3 years bachelor’s 
XAT + GD / PI (Domestic) XAT + PI (NRI)
PGDM GMP Duration: 15 months
Eligibility: Passed 3 years bachelor’s. Mandatory Work Experience: 5 years in Managerial position (full time)
XAT + GD / PI (Domestic) XAT / GMAT + GD / PI (NRI)
FPM Duration: 4 years
Eligibility: Passed a full-time master’s degree with 55% aggregate. OR Passed B.E. or B.Tech with 60% aggregate.
XAT or JRF / NET or GMAT / GRE / GATE or PGP from XLRI / IIM / FMS, etc.
Exec-FPM Duration: 4 years
Eligibility: Passed MBA / PGDM or full-time residential program with 60% aggregate. Mandatory Work Experience: 5 years
EDHRM Duration: 1 year and 4 months
Eligibility: Passed bachelor’s degree with 5 years of mandatory work experience.
PGDBM Duration: 3 years (Weekend Program)
Eligibility: Passed bachelor’s with 2 years of work experience.
WAT (mandatory) GMAT / XAT / CAT (optional if appeared) + PI

Read moreXLRI Courses & Fees

XLRI Admission

All admissions are based on the entrance exams like XAT for domestic students and XAT / CAT / GMAT for NRI students. This is either followed by WAT or GD / PI. Also a minimum work experience required in most of the residential program admissions.

How to Apply?

All applications are accepted online. They are available on the official website.

  • Students must also apply for XAT before applying for admission.
  • Applicants must fulfill the minimum requirements in order to apply for XAT.
  • The application fee accepted are as follows:
    • XAT: INR 1700 (Indian) / INR 3800 (NRI)
    • XAT Late Fee: INR 2050 + INR 500 (for additional choice)
    • GMAT: INR 2000 (Indian students applying for GMP) 
    • GMAT: INR 5000 (NRI)

For a detailed process read XLRI Admission

XLRI Cutoffs

The actual XAT 2020 cut off is expected to cross 95+ Percentile. While the previous year's cut-offs are as follows:

Categories Verbal Logical Ability Decision Making Quant & DI Percentile
BM 2019 13.5 11.5 15 95
HRM 2019 79 71 70 93
BM 2018 75 75 75 94
HRM 2018 79.6 71.6 70.07 92

Check XLRI Cutoffs

XLRI Placements 2020

The Final Recruitment process saw participation from 108 recruiters with 362 domestic and international offers, inclusive of 24 new finals recruiters. Other details are as follows of students who got a placement:

  • The batch received the highest number of offers made through PPOs: 43% of the batch | No. of new recruiters: 24
  • The median salary offered to the batch saw an increase to INR 23 LPA from INR 21 LPA in 2019.
  • The average salary saw an increase to INR 24.30 LPA from INR 22.35 LPA in 2019.
  • Multiple domestic offers at INR 50 LPA from the BFSI sector.
  • The highest international offer stood at INR 58.5 LPA from the S&M domain.
  • 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.
  • New finals recruiters included companies such as Arga Investment Company, Tolaram Group, M H Alshaya, Myntra, Power Finance Corporation, Delhivery, JCB, Thoucentric, Welspun, Diageo, Varroc, CK Birla, amongst others.
  • Participation from PSUs like Power Finance Corporation, GAIL.

Sector-wise placement record can be understood through the following graph:

XLRI Placement

Read on for more info on XLRI Placement

XLRI Facilities

The institute offers various facilities for its students and staff members in terms of research, knowledge and supporting their academics. These facilities are as follows:

Sir Jehangir Ghandy Library:

Established in 1949 only, includes a wide variety of literature based on Management. At present, there are 69,000+ books, 21,000+ ebooks, subscription to 15 newspapers & 25,000+ e magazines / print magazines / journals.

Smart Classrooms

Around 12 smart classrooms, designed for modern education. The classrooms are like amphitheatres which can accommodate 70 students. There are closed-circuit recording and playback lecture sessions available.

Residential Accommodation

There are four blocks, two for males and two for females. Each block consists of 400 AC rooms, well connected with LAN and WiFi and students can opt for single or family accommodation exclusively for GMP students. 

Sports Facilities

Sports facilities for students include a grass football field, tennis/basketball and beach-volleyball court of international standard. SC Sarkar Gymnasium for indoor badminton. Plus swimming pools, squash courts and synthetic athletics track.

Hostel Accommodation

This is available for BM and HRM students. There are 384 single rooms in total. Out of which 22 are for FPM students, 151 for GMP students and 250+ rooms are for boys only. 

For more details check XLRI Reviews

XLRI Faculty

There are 9 areas of specializations in which the esteemed members of the faculty function or have their degree in. They are academicians, researchers and professionals. The stats of the faculty break-up are as follows:

  • Doctoral Professors: 35+ 
  • Postgraduate professors: 40+
  • Guest faculty: 50+

XLRI Scholarships

Some scholarships are available to students based on their performance and/or need. List of scholarship awarded last year are given below:

Name of the Scholarship Program Type No. of Scholarship Amount of each Scholarship (INR)
Aditya Birla Scholarship HRM-II, BM-II
Merit and selection as per the company criteria Two
1,75,000 per year
IDFC First Bank HRM-I, BM-I Selection as per the company criteria Three 1,00,000 per year
OP Jindal Engineering & Management HRM-I, II, BM-I, II Merit-cum-Online Test and Interview One 1,50,000
T Thomas HRM-II, BM-II Selection as per the company criteria One 1,00,000
Pirojsha Godrej HRM-I, BM-I Merit-cum-Need One 25,000
Joseph M Sciortino (for ST Students) HRM-II, BM-II Will be distributed equally among the applicants One 25,000
Geeta Saxena Memorial HRM-II, BM-II Stipulated criteria by the Donor One 20,000
Kalyan Ganguly XEF Scholarship BM-II Merit-cum-Need One 1,00,000
Naveen Jain & Distinguished Alumni Award HRM-II, BM-II One 20,000
Vasantha Sankaran Scholarship BM-II Stipulated criteria by the Donor One 1,00,000
XLRI Diamond Jubilee (Seniors) HRM-II, BM-II Merit-cum-Need Two 2nd Year Tuition Fees upto 2,85,000
XLRI Diamond Jubilee (Juniors) HRM-I, BM-I Two 1st Year Tuition Fees Upto 2,55,000
Alumni Scholarship HRM-II, BM-II Four Each 1,50,000
Alumni Scholarship GMP Two 1,50,000


Ques. Who are the top recruiters of XLRI for 2020 placements?

Ans. XLRI Jamshedpur placements recruit students in top-notch and well-reputed companies such as:

AB InBev Accenture ACT Fibernet
Adani Aditya Birla Group Airtel
Amazon Allianz Global Investors Asian Paints
AGT Tires Axis Bank Axis Capital
Aviva BYJU’s Citibank

Ques. What is the minimum XLRI Jamshedpur cut off for admission?

Ans. XLRI Jamshedpur cut off for general category admissions is as follows:

  • PGDM: 96
  • PGDHRM: 96
  • PGDBM: 96

Read More: XLRI Jamshedpur Cut off

Ques. What is the PGDM fee at Xavier Labour Relations Institute?

Ans. The college charges an amount of INR 11.5 LPA for the PGDM program.

Read More: Xavier Labour Relations Institute Fees Structure

Ques. How is Xavier Labour Relations Institute Jamshedpur PGDHRM?

Ans. Xavier Labour Relations Institute Jamshedpur PGDHRM is a 2-year full-time program covering study areas such as Human Resource Planning, Human Resource Information Systems, Selection, Performance Management, Training and Development, Compensation Administration and fostering harmonious employer-employee relationships in the framework of state regulations.

Read More: Xavier Labour Relations Institute Jamshedpur PGDHRM

Ques. Does XLRI Jamshedpur provide hostel accommodation to students?

Ans. Yes, there are two building blocks to accommodate students pursuing various courses at the college. The old campus is for the second year students and the new campus is for the first-year students. They live-in single occupancy rooms with all the basic amenities provided by the institution for healthy living.

Read More: XLRI Jamshedpur Hostel Fees

Ques. Does XLRI offer Internships?

Ans. Yes, the institute offers Internships to students. Around 86 recruiters visited the campus for providing Internships. The highest stipend offered was INR 2.5 lacs per month in BFSI sector.

Ques. What was the highest and average salary offered in the PGDM GM batch at XLRI?

Ans. The highest and average salaries recorded in the PGDM GM batch were INR 48 LPA and INR 19.61 LPA respectively.

Ques. Which sector made maximum placement offers in PGDM GM program at XLRI?

Ans. IT/Systems made maximum placements followed by Consulting, Sales & Marketing, Operation & Supply Chain Management.

Ques. Does XLRI also accept CAT / MAT for the PGDM program?

Ans. XLRI accepts only XAT and GMAT scores for granting admission into the program.

Ques. How is the infrastructure of XLRI?

Ans. The institute has state-of-the-art infrastructure which includes a library, air-conditioned lecture halls, examination hall, computer center, classrooms, sports facilities, auditoriums, hostel facilities, etc.