Xlri Admission 2019

The admission criteria for all the different courses vary. The admissions for Indian students in XLRI are done on the basis of the marks scored in Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT). Foreign students or Non-Resident of India (NRI) can apply through the scores of GMAT.


Xlri Admission 2019

XAT 2019 Answer Key is releasing soon. XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test) is managed by the Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur on behalf of the XAMI. XLRI will conduct this examination at all India level to offer admission into management field. The XAT score will be used by more than 150 institutions for admission. Candidates also register for XLRI courses on the basis of GMAT score. Through this article, candidates can get detailed information about XAT exam 2019.

New Changes Introduced this Year

This year various changes have been made in the XAT 2019 examination:

  • Exam Pattern: Essay writing section has been removed from the pattern.
  • Application Fee: The registration fee for XAT 2019 exam has been increased to 1700/-. Candidates can pay the application fee through online mode only.
Events Dates
Online Registration Start 20th August 2018
Exam city correction 14th November 2018
Last date for registration 30th November 2018
Last date to for registration with late fee 1st – 9th December 2018
Admit Card Issue 22nd December 2018
XAT exam date 6th January 2019
Answer Key Release 3rd week of January 2019
Result Declaration 31st January 2019
XAT Score Card download 31st January – 31st March 2019

XAT Cut Off


Candidates will check the cut off marks through online mode on the website. The Institution will release XAT sectional cut-offs for different programmes of XLRI.

The XAT 2019 cut off will be published according to the sections separately.

XAT Admission

On the basis of the score card, candidates can get admission to the XLRI & XAT associate institutions. Candidates, those apply for more than one courses, they will be called for the multiple interviews & group discussions.

For admission into other institutions, candidates should visit the website of Institute & go through the separate application process through XAT score.

Candidates will be shortlisted for the interview on the basis of XAT score, academic background & relevant work experience.

The selection criteria for different courses may differ. It depends on the nature of the course.

The final selection will be done on the basis of XAT performance, personal interviews (and/or group discussions), academic background, relevant work experience & extracurricular activities.

Xlri Placements

The Placement Committee of XLRI would like to sincerely acknowledge the efforts of every student, faculty member as well as other key contributors towards running the placements of 2017.
We would like to express our sincere gratitude towards our recruiters who have once again reposed their faith in the institute and the students who graduate from its flagship programs year on year. We have seen an overwhelming increase in the number of recruiters willing to partner with XLRI and we owe this to the efforts of the students who consistently perform well and bring laurels to the institute.

Final Placements 2017
  • Total Number of PPOs received: 121 for a batch of 359, a significant increase in PPOs over last year
  • The median salary offered to the batch is INR 19.00 lakhs per annum while the average is INR 19.21 lakhs. Both these figures have shot up over last year
  • Average CTC in the Marketing Space: 21.8 lpa
  • Average CTC in the operations Space: 26.5 lpa
  • Number of participating firms: 139, with 42 first time recruiters/roles
  • Number of offers with a CTC greater than 25 lpa up by 18%
  • Number of new roles opened up on campus see a rise of 17% over last year
  • XLRI’s unrivalled reputation for its Human Resources Program was clearly visible as the HR students secured excellent job offers across sectors viz. Consulting, FMCG, General Management and other sectors in large numbers
Human Resources

Human Resources and Industrial Relations has for the longest time now been an immensely renowned degree offered by XLRI with most number of CHROs in the corporate space being its alumni. XLRI prides itself in the breadth of HR roles it brings on campus, spanning the FMCG, BFSI, Technology, Consulting sectors.


Reputed Management Consulting firms such as The Boston Consulting Group, McKinsey & Co., Accenture Strategy have continued to recruit students from XLRI. This year, XLRI has also seen an increased participation from industry majors such as Deloitte, Ernst & Young, Everest Group, Gallup, KPMG, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Infosys Global Consulting, Capgemini Consulting, Cognizant Business Consulting, Positive Moves and Zensar.

Marketing and Media

Sales and Marketing opportunities offered by the FMCG sector have contributed to establishing XLRI as one of the most preferred recruitment destinations over the years. This year, was no different with industry majors like HUL, P&G, ITC, Mondelez, Nestle, Reckitt Benckiser, Coca Cola, PepsiCo, Asian Paints, Colgate Palmolive, AB InBev, Heinz, GSK CH, HCCB among others opening up roles in the Sales and Marketing space. The media sector too made its presence felt this Placement season, with Star TV and Bennett Coleman & Co. Ltd opening up multiple roles on campus.


XLRI, this year has seen a huge increase in the number of technology management roles being offered on campus. Few of the firms that have recruited in this space include Uber, Directi, HCL, Capgemini, Infosys, Accenture, Tech Mahindra, Tata Sky and IBM among others.

General Management

XLRI, with its students specializing in both the Human Resource and Business Management functions, continued to see reputed conglomerates such as Tata Sons Group (TAS), Aditya Birla Group, Mahindra & Mahindra, Reliance Industries, Lodha group, Future group, RPG among others recruiting students in good numbers for their General Management roles.


In continuation with the positive growth of offers from the Financial space, that has been observed during the Summer Placements earlier in the year, XLRI has seen offers made by reputed firms in the financial sector. Students picked up PPOs from Investment banking roles offered by JPMC, Goldman Sachs and Avendus Capital. Recruiters from the BFSI space also include Citibank, Development Bank of Singapore, ICICI Bank, Yes Bank among others. ICICI Bank was the largest recruiter in this space. Students were also offered the wealth management role by Avendus Capital and Kotak Mahindra Bank. Other companies also visited campus offering PE, VC and IB roles.


The Operations space at XLRI this year has been a major bright spot, with some of the best roles in this domain being offered on campus. Amazon BOLD, Uber, PayTM, Cloudtail, Rivigo are among the firms to have made offers to students this year.

Xlri Courses

Executive Education
  • MDP Programmes.
  • In-Company Programmes.
  • Certificate Programmes.
  • Executive Coaching.
  • Consultancy Services.
  • Research & Innovation Cell.
  • XAT Bulletin.
  • e-Prospectus.

Xlri Notable Alumni

XLRI, being one of the oldest management schools in South Asia, has witnessed Alumni graduating from way back in 1949. Over 12,000 Alumni are working and serving reputed institutions across the world. The Institute keeps in touch with its Alumni through newsletters and major events that it organizes through-out the year. Alumni Homecoming is organized during the third weekend (Sat-Sun) of November every year. Alumni who have completed 25 years of graduation celebrate their silver jubilee around Christmas time.

Xlri Jamshedpur Cut off

XAT Cut off 2019: Expected & Previous Year Cutoff and Analysis. XAT Cut off 2019: XLRI Jamshedpur will declare the minimum cutoff marks for XAT Exam after the declaration of results. All other XAT accepting colleges will release the category-wise cut off separately.

Xlri Gmp Fees

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.

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