XLRI was founded in 1949 by Fr. Quinn Enright, S.J. in the Steel City of Jamshedpur. XLRI is private a ownership which is approved by AICTE. XLRI is one of the India’s top private colleges. The Jesuit-managed school offers numerous programs: a full-time, 2-year, post-graduate program in Business Management, Personnel Management, & Industrial Relations (renamed Human Resources Management in 2011); Global Business Management; a 15-month, full-time, General Management program (PGDM-GM); a doctoral fellow program (FPM); and several executive education programs including a three-years, part-time programme in Business Management for Working Executives and Business Owners. Admission to these programs is through XLRI’s entrance test, Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT), and GMAT. After applying for XAT, candidates apply to other member colleges, which use XAT scores for their respective admissions. XLRI updates the admission procedure on its website every year. XLRI has 180 seats each in its Business Management & Human Resource Management (erstwhile PMIR) programs, 20 seats in its two-year Global Business Management, and 180 seats in the one-year General Management Program (popularly known as GMP).
Mode of Admission: GMAT (International Level Exam/Admission) and XAT(National Level Exam/Admission) are the exams for the admissions. XAT cut off score is 373.13 out of 500.