Xavier Institute of Social Service Admission to PGDM Courses

Name of Institute / University

Xavier Institute of Social Service

Courses Offered

Two-year Full-time Post Graduate Diploma Management in:

1. PGDM-Human Resource Management
2. PGDM-Rural Management
3. PGDM-Information Technology
4. PGDM-Finance
5. PGDM-Marketing


Minimum qualification for admission to the two years full-time post-graduate management programs - PGDM at the Institute is three / four years bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% marks in aggregate (45% for SC/ST) in any discipline recognized by Association of Indian Universities. However preference will be given to Engineering, Economics, Commerce, Management and Computer Science graduates and candidates with relevant work experience.
Candidates appearing for final year or final semester of their graduate degree examination in academic year 2011-12 are also eligible to appear for the admission process. Such candidates, if called for interview, should submit the copy of admit card or a letter from the principal of the college where they are studying to that effect. Such candidates if finally selected at XISS, Ranchi must clear their Graduation examination with 50% marks in aggregate (45% for SC/ST) by August 2012.

How To Apply

The Application process is two staged
• Applying for XAT 2012 at XLRI, Jamshedpur
• Applying at XISS, Ranchi for admission

Candidates desirous of seeking admission at XISS, Ranchi will have to first apply online to XLRI, Jamshedpur for XAT 2012 by visiting www.xatonline.net.in and following the steps on the site. The online application procedure for XAT 2012 has started. It will end on November 30, 2011. Candidate must choose XISS, Ranchi while applying for XAT 2012 in the affiliated institute section. After applying for XAT 2012, candidate will be provided a 6 digit XAT ID, which is required for applying at XISS.

Candidate is required to apply separately at XISS, by procuring the application form from the institute or by downloading it from website of the Institute. A candidate can apply for one, two or maximum three
specializations. Only one application form is required for applying to one or more specializations.

XISS Application form and prospectus can be obtained from the institute counter by paying cash or depositing a bank draft for Rs. 1000/- (for one specialization only), Rs. 1600/- (for two specializations) and Rs. 2000/- (for three specializations maximum).

Prospectus and application form can also be downloaded from the Institute website www.xiss.ac.in/admission.php . The downloaded application form duly filled in should be submitted along with a demand draft for Rs. 1000/- (for one specialization only), Rs.
1600/- (for two specializations) and Rs. 2000/- (for three specializations) drawn in favour of ‘Xavier Institute of Social Service’ payable at Ranchi on any scheduled bank. The candidate should clearly write his/her name on the back side of the Bank Draft.

Application forms and prospectus are available from 1st November 2011 till 10th March 2012.

Contact Details

Dr. Camil Bulcke Path (Purulia Road), Ranchi – 834001, Jharkhand

Phone: 0651-2212306, 2200873, 2204456
Fax : 0651-2315381
E-mail : admissions@xiss.ac.in
Web Site: http://www.xiss.ac.in

Admission Procedure

Three stage admission process is followed by the Institute as per the guidelines of AICTE. These stages are

All India Management Admission Test
Group Discussion
Personal Interview

A candidate desirous of seeking admission in the Institute will have to appear in an all India level management admission test organized by XLRI Jamshedpur (XAT 2012 on January 8th 2012. For admission to batches 2012-14, scores of only XAT 2012 will be accepted. Candidates will have to apply online for appearing in XAT 2012 by visiting www.xatonline.net.in and will have to select XISS as affiliated institute.

Based on XAT 2012 scores, candidates who have applied for admission at the institute will be shortlisted and will be called for Group Discussion and Personal Interview to be held at the institute premises in the month of April 2011.

Weightage for Admission:

XAT 2012 Scores: 50%
Past Academic Record: 10%
Group discussion: 15%
Personal Interview: 25%

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