XLRI - Xavier School of Management

XLRI – Xavier School of Management is a management school founded in 1949 by the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) and based in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India.

XLRI - Xavier School of Management
Xlri logo
Motto For The Greater Good
Type Private business school
Established 1949
Chairman T. V. Narendran
Dean Ashis Kumar Pani
Director E. Abraham
Academic staff
81 + 27 visiting[1]
Location Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India
Campus Urban, 40 acres
Affiliations Jesuit, (Roman Catholic)
Website XLRI.ac.in


XLRI Learning Center
XLRI Learning Centre

XLRI began by offering courses for management and trade unions in 1949 before setting up a two-year, full-time program in industrial welfare in 1953.[2] In 1955 it took on the name Xavier Labor Relations Institute, and became India's oldest business management school.


XLRI Jamshedpur[3] offers the following programs:

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)
  • Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)
  • Executive Fellow Programme in Management (Exec-FPM)
  • BM
  • Executive Development in Human Resource Management (EDHRM)
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Business Management (PGCBM)
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management (PGCHRM)
  • Management Development Programmes
  • In-Company Training Programmes
  • Virtual Customized In-Company Programmes
  • Consultancy Services
  • Executive Services
  • Research & Innovation Cell
  • Post Graduate Programme for Certificate in Entrepreneurship Management (PGP- CEM )
  • Agri-Business Management Programme


Institute rankings
Business/Management – India
NIRF (2018)[4] 10
Business Today (2016)[5] 4
Outlook India (2016)[6] 3

XLRI was ranked tenth among management schools in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2018,[4] fourth by Business Today's "India's best B-schools 2016"[5] and third in India by Outlook India's "Top 100 Management Schools" of 2016.[6]

Notable alumni

XLRI Alumni Network is the school's alumni club. Notable XLRI alumni include:


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  2. ^ "Harvard to XLRI: Four oldest B-schools in the world". timesofindia-economictimes.
  3. ^ "XLRI Admission". MBA Aglasem.
  4. ^ a b "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2018 (Management)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Human Resource Development. 2018. Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  5. ^ a b "India's best B-schools 2016: Full List". Business Today. 4 December 2016. Retrieved 29 June 2017.
  6. ^ a b "Fits And Start-Ups: The A+ Schools". Outlook India. 3 October 2016.
  7. ^ "ICICI Bank's New COO Sandeep Bakhshi Started Career At Bank In 1986". ndtv.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018.
  8. ^ "XIMB-Best MBA Management Institute in Bhubaneswar, India". www.ximb.edu.in. Retrieved 2016-12-12.
  9. ^ "'Ma Foi' Pandiarajan is new School Edu Minister, Shanmuganathan out". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 2017-10-16.
  10. ^ "Executive Profile: Rakesh Kapoor". Bloomberg Businessweek. 2012. Retrieved 3 November 2012.
  11. ^ "Ximerijaan". Retrieved 16 October 2017.
  12. ^ "Mohan V. Raman".

Coordinates: 22°48′48.32″N 86°11′28.52″E / 22.8134222°N 86.1912556°E

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