Established in 1949, XLRI is the oldest business school in India and is regarded as amongst the top 5 business schools of the country. The school offers a full-time 2 year post graduate programme in Business Management and Personnel Management & Industrial Relations, one year General Management programme, doctoral programmes and many executive education programmes.

It has maintained an aura of culture and legacy over six decades of innovative growth and excellence. The curriculum at the college has been dynamically aligned to the needs and aspirations of the industry to ensure that students not just imbibe academic concepts but develop the requisite analytical and decision-making skills to be the leaders in the ever changing world of business.

Institute Deatils

Established: 1949

City, State: Jamshedpur, Jharkhand


Admission Test Required: XAT, GMAT

PGDM Programmes at XLRI

  1. Business Management (PGDM-BM)
  2. Human Resource Management (PGDM-HRM)
  3. General Management (PGDM-GM)

Business Management (PGDM-BM)

The curriculum lays the foundation for a conceptual and analytical understanding of Indian and international business. XLRI's BM programme is designed to closely integrate current management theory and practice. The course imparts knowledge and fosters attitudes essential for the growth of students into competent, responsible managers. The course has an evolving programme content and is constantly updated to be in tune with the emerging trends.

Human Resource Management (PGDM-HRM)

The major thrust areas are 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. Besides the courses directly related to HRM, the programme also includes a series of courses in various functional areas of management.

General Management (PGDM-GM)

XLRI offers a fifteen-month full-time residential management program PGDM (General Management), previously known as GMP. Students having a minimum of five years of experience in varied fields like IT/ITeS, Energy/Power, Automobile, Manufacturing, etc are crystallized into modern corporate warriors imbibed with a human touch. The course enables students to grasp the latest in management theory, broadens perspectives and launches them into new avenues of problem solving.