XLRI - Xavier School of Management

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XLRI - Xavier School of Management
XLRI - Xavier School of Management Logo.png
MottoFor The Greater Good
TypePrivate business school
Established1949 (1949)
ChairmanT. V. Narendran
DeanAshis Kumar Pani
DirectorE. Abraham
Academic staff
81 + 27 visiting[1]
Location, ,
CampusUrban, 40 acres
AffiliationsJesuit, (Roman Catholic); AACSB, AMBA

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


Panorama of the campus

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 is India's oldest business management school. It is now known by the name "Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur".


XLRI Jamshedpur[3] offers the following programs:

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in General Management (PGDM GM)
  • Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)
  • Executive Fellow Programme in Management (Exec-FPM)
  • 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 (2019)[4]7
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,[7] fourth by Business Today's "India's best B-schools 2016"[5], third in India by Outlook India's "Top 100 Management Schools" of 2016.[6] and 84th across the world by CEOWORLD magazine. [8]

Notable alumni[edit]

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


  1. ^ "Hindu Business Line. Accessed 1 October 2016" (PDF). thehindubusinessline.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Harvard to XLRI: Four oldest B-schools in the world". timesofindia-economictimes.
  3. ^ "XLRI Admission". MBA Aglasem.
  4. ^ "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2019 (Management)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Human Resource Development. 2019.
  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. ^ Cite error: The named reference Rankings_NIRF_B_2018 was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  8. ^ "Best Business Schools In The World For 2019". CEOWORLD magazine. Retrieved 7 April 2019.
  9. ^ "At XLRI, diversity is in terms of 'thinking': Fr E. Abraham, Director". www.bloncampus.com. Retrieved 21 January 2019.
  10. ^ "Steel beneath softness". www.businesstoday.in. Retrieved 27 January 2019.
  11. ^ "Woman power in corporate jungle - XLRI alumnus Enters power list of a business magazine". The Telegraph. Retrieved 27 January 2019.
  12. ^ "Executive Profile: Rakesh Kapoor". Bloomberg Businessweek. 2012. Retrieved 3 November 2012.
  13. ^ "ICICI Bank's New CEO and MD Sandeep Bakhshi Started Career At Bank In 1986". ndtv.com. Retrieved 28 July 2018.
  14. ^ "'Ma Foi' Pandiarajan is new School Edu Minister, Shanmuganathan out". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 16 October 2017.
  15. ^ "Ximerijaan". Retrieved 16 October 2017.
  16. ^ "Mohan V. Raman".

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