XLRI Jamshedpur Admission Criteria 2022 (with weightage)

xlri jamshedpur selection criteria 2022

XLRI Jamshedpur is one of the top b-schools in India. Many MBA aspirants are opting for this college to pursue their MBA with the best management education. XLRI conducts the online Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) in January every year. This exam is conducted all over India in 81 cities. There will be multiple MBA programmes in this college. The selection criteria for different programmes may differ depending on the nature of the programme. Now let us have a look at the selection criteria at XLRI Jamshedpur along with the selection criteria weightage 2022.

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XLRI Jamshedpur

XLRI Jamshedpur is one of the oldest B-schools in India, was founded in 1949 by a few visionary Jesuit Fathers to bring a change to the economy and society at large. The institute always aims to be a management school with a difference. This year the XLRI total seats are intaken about 357. PGDM – Postgraduation of Diploma in Management is the flagship program of this institution, and the specialization areas of the course are Business Management (BM) and Human Resource Management (HRM). The fees for both of the programs are about INR 12.90 Lakhs per annum. Now let us see the selection process in detail.

The first step toward getting admission into XLRI Jamshedpur is taking the Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) exam. Try checking out the XAT previous year papers to know about the level of questions that appear in the exam.

XLRI Selection Criteria for PGDM (HRM & BM) Programmes

The selection process for both the PGDM-HRM and the PGDM-BM programmes is the same. And the selection process will be done in three stages. Let us see each stage in detail.


In this stage, the candidates must register for the entrance exams XAT / GMAT/ GRE. Indian candidates can register through the XAT exam and the foreign and NRI candidates can register through GMAT/GRE.

  • For Indian candidates the registration fee for XAT is Rs. 1800/- and Rs 300/- each for every additional programme of XLRI.
  • For NRI candidates registering through XAT the registration fee is Rs. 5000/- (for one or more programmes)
  • Indian candidate through GMAT / GRE Rs. 2500/- (only for Ex-PGDM)
XAT 2022 Cut off

The XAT Cut off for both the programmes PGDM-BM and PGDM-HRM may vary based on various -factors every year. Below shown are the XAT 2022 cut-off for PGDM-BM and PGDM-HRM


Verbal and Logical Ability
Decision Making
Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation
Male 75 72 80 93
Female 72 72 75 90



Verbal and Logical Ability
Decision Making
Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation
Male 80 70 75 92
Female 80 70 64 90


This is a shortlisting stage, where the candidates who have taken the XAT/GMAT/GRE exams will be shortlisted and the list of the shortlisted candidates will be released at the end of January. While preparing the shortlisted candidates for the interview, in addition to XAT performance, they may factor in the academic background and relevant work experience of the candidates. Those who apply for more than one programme may be called for multiple interviews and/or group discussions which is nothing but the final stage of the selection process of XLRI.


As mentioned before, besides performance in the personal interviews or group discussions, they will also consider XAT performance, relevant work experience, academic background, and extracurricular activities while preparing the final list. The interview for the candidates through XAT and GMAT will be conducted between mid-February.

XLRI Jamshedpur Selection Criteria Weightage

The final list of the selected candidates will be prepared based on the performance at each stage of the selection process and the weightage for each of the components in the selection process is given below.

Particulars Weightage
XAT Score 60%
Personal Interview/Group Discussion 25%
Academic profile, work-ex, GK & Essay Writing 15%


This is all about the XLRI Jamshedpur admission process and the selection criteria along with their weightages for both the PGDM-BM & PGDM-HRM programmes in detail.

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