MBA Colleges

Xavier Labour Relations Institute


Director : Prof E Abraham, S.J.

XLRI was founded in 1949 by Fr Quinn Enright, S.J. in the Steel City of Jamshedpur. Fr. Enright visualized XLRI to be a partner in the liberation and development journey of the independent India with a vision of "renewing the face of the earth". Fr. Bill Tome joined hands with him to bring that vision to fruition. Both, together with the other Jesuit companions, worked tirelessly towards translating the Vision "Renewing the face of the earth" into action.




XLRI offers six programmes and invites application from women and men who aspire to become future business environment.  

Two Year Full-time Post Graduate Programmes

  • Human Resource Management (HRM) 180 Seats
  • Business Management (BM) 180 Seats
  • Human Resource Management (HRM) 2 years
  • Global Management Programme (GMP) 20 Seats


Other Programmes

  • General Management (PGDM) 120 Seats
  • Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)
  • Non-residential Executive Fellow Programme(EFPM)


Eligibility for PGP Programme(For HRM/BM/Global MBA) Candidates who have completed Bachelor's degree of minimum three years during or equivalent in any discipline from a recognized university from India/abroad are eligible to apply. Those completing their final examination by June 10, 2014 may also apply. Candidates having experience of three or more years will be given preference for Global MBA.
For HRM/BM: NRI/PIO/Foreign candidates can apply either through XAT or GMAT score for the test taken GMAT between December 1, 2011 and December 20, 2013 should register online for applying to XLRI.

Eligibility for PGDM ProgrammeGraduates in any discipline from a recognized university in India/abroad with at least 5 years of managerial/supervisory experience by March 31, 2014. PGDM (GMP) candidate may choose to apply through XAT 2014 or GMAT score (taken during December 1, 2011 to December 20, 2013).

Eligibility for FPM Programme 
A Master's degree or its equivalent in any discipline with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST candidates) with the Bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification with at least 60% marks (55% for SC/ST candidates) obtained after a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary education (10+2) or equivalent,
a professional qualification like CA, ICWA or CS with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST candidates)
BE/B.Tech degree or its equivalent with at least 60% marks (50% for SC/ST candidates) and 2 years of relevant work experience are eligible to apply.

Selection Criteria

Candidates may apply for more than one programme. Those who apply for multiple programmes 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 multiple components and you need to maximize your performance in each of these components. 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, we may factor in academic ability and the relevant work experience. Besides performance in the personal interviews (and/or group discussions) we also consider XAT performance, relevant work experience, academic ability, extra curricular activities etc. while preparing the final list. For 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.

Cut -Off

Following percentile has been used to shortlist candidates for GD and PI for 2014 programmes of the Institute.

  HRM BM Global MBA*
Overall ≥ 88 ≥ 94 ≥ 90
QA ≥ 70 ≥ 90 ≥ 90
VA ≥ 85 ≥ 80 ≥ 80
DM ≥ 80 ≥ 80 ≥ 80

*Candidates applied for Global MBA through GMAT, their result will be announced later.
Note : Candidates may please note that the interviews are likely to be scheduled during February 17, 2014 to March 8, 2014.

Fee Structure

HRM/BM programme 
Rs. 7.85 lakh per annum*
*The fee does not include board and lodge

Global MBA programme
Rs. 25 lakh for two years*
*The fee includes accommodation but not boarding and other incidental cost including travel to USA and China

Fee Structure for PGDM
Fees and other charges for 15-month PGDM (General Management) will be approximately Rs. 15,00,000/- (or equivalent in $ US) for the academic year 2014 - 2015. Food, electricity and other personal expenses would be charged extra depending on the type of accommodation preferred by the student. Fee may change next session based on the recommendation of Fee Fixation Committee.


Having world class infrastructure XLRI boasts of a centrally air-conditioned library along with sports and recreation centers and auditoriums. There are hostel facilities for students with more than 400 rooms in four hostels blocks. every room has access points linking it to the network resources in the campus.

Placement Records

XLRI Jamshedpur has completed the final placement process for the academic year 2011-13. The batch saw 100% recruitment with a total number of 260 offers made for a batch of 240 students. 

Avg. Salary : Rs. 16.2 lakhs 
Highest Salary : Rs. 26 lakhs

Top Recruiters 
Finance: Prominent recruiters included Standard Chartered Bank, Citibank, Nomura, Goldman Sachs and Development Bank of Singapore. Standard Chartered Bank was the largest finance recruiter. Treasury roles were offered by Axis Bank and ICICI Bank. Loreal, Airtel, Dr. Reddy’s and L&T Finance offered roles in corporate finance.

Marketing, Operations and Human Resources: The FMCG companies have been the biggest recruiters in XLRI over the years. This year was not an exception as well. The top FMCG companies such as Unilever, Procter & Gamble, ITC, Kraft Cadbury, Asian Paints, Castrol, GSK Consumer Healthcare, Coca Cola, Pepsi, Loreal, Colgate Palmolive and Pidilite among others offered roles in Sales and Marketing and HR functions. ITC was the largest recruiter in the FMCG space.

Pharmaceuticals: The pharmaceutical sector was strongly represented by participation from majors like Dr. Reddy’s and Ranbaxy. Airtel and Vodafone also offered roles in Sales and Marketing function. Lodha Group recruited for its procurement function while ITC also offered roles in Supply Chain domain. Tata Motors and Tata Steel also recruited for its marketing and operations functions.

General Management: General Management was a preferred area among the batch. The top recruiters were TAS, Aditya Birla Group, Cairn Energy, Reliance Industries, Larsen and Toubro, RPG and Mahindra.

Consulting: The consulting domain saw the participation of industry majors such as The Boston Consulting Group which recruited 5 students from the BM batch, McKinsey, Gallup, Vector Consulting, Ernst & Young, Cognizant Business Consulting, TSMG, Deloitte, Capgemini Consulting, Wipro Consulting, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Peoplestrong and iCRM. Philips offered a role in Strategy. International roles were also offered to students.

Technology: Technology and ecommerce was another highlight with some of the key recruiters including Microsoft, Infosys, Times Internet and Mindtree which offered roles in program management, marketing, HR and operations.
Source: Official Press Release

Faculty Strength

More than 80 (including visiting 18 faculties)

Notable Alumni

  • B. Muthuraman, Vice-Chairman, Tata Steel Ltd
  • Bijou Kurien, President, Reliance Retail
  • Jaspal Bindra, Group Executive Director & CEO (Asia), Standard Chartered Bank
  • Krishnakumar Natarajan, CEO of MindTree
  • Leena Nair, Global Senior Vice-President (Leadership & Organisation Development), Unilever plc
  • Madhavi Lall, Regional Head of HR, India & South Asia, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Mario Lobo, CMD of Personnel Search Services Pvt Limited ( India's first Executive Search firm)
  • NS Rajan, Group Executive Council member & Group Chief Human Resources Officer, Tata Sons
  • Rakesh Kapoor, chief executive of Reckitt Benckiser plc[35]
  • Ram Ramakrishnan Vice Chairman & MD Polycab
  • S V Nathan, Director RHRD, Deloitte Consulting India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Sanjiv Bhasin, general manager & chief executive officer, DBS Bank India
  • Vineet Nayar, Vice-Chairman & Joint managing director, HCL Technologies Ltd
  • Srinivas R. Kandula, Executive Vice President & Global Head of HR, iGATE Corporation
  • Anurag Malik, Partner - P&O, EY
  • Ramesh Menon, CEO Airtel (M&G,AP&MPCG) and many more...


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