XLRI Admission to Doctoral Programmes (FPM) in Management

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Applications are invited for admission to Full Time and Part Time Doctoral Programmes (FPM) in Management

Areas of Specializations: Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Marketing, Operations Management, Organizational Behaviour, Human Resource Management and Strategic Management


For FPM (Full Time):
A Master's degree or its equivalent in any discipline with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST candidates) with the Bachelor’s degree/ equivalent qualification with at least 60 % marks (55% for SC/ST candidates) obtained after a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary education (10+2) or equivalent, OR

a professional qualification like CA, ICWA or CS with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST candidates) OR

BE/B.Tech degree or its equivalent with at least 60% marks (50% for SC/ST candidates) and 2 years of relevant work experience are eligible to apply.

The applicant must hold a Bachelors/Masters degree of any of the universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under section 3 of UGC act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India, or possess an equivalent qualification from an institution approved by AICTE. Non-fulfillment of these conditions will automatically result in cancellation of the admission.

The calendar for the admission of the FPM candidates is same as that for the students of the PGPs. The admission requires two sequential online processes. Interested candidates are required to (1) apply online to take the XLRI Admissions Test (XAT) and (2) apply online to XLRI for the FPM.

Instead of taking the XAT, FPM candidates can also submit GMAT/ GRE/ GATE/ UGC JRF (research) results taken during the year January 2009 and December 2010. Those who have done their PGP from XLRI, any IIM, MDI Gurgaon, FMS Delhi or XIM Bhubaneswar, with a CQPI of at least 6.00/8.00 or equivalent will also be exempted from appearing in the XAT. Those who wish not to take the XAT should visit www.xlri.ac.in/research and follow the instructions for applying to XLRI for the FPM

For Executive (Part Time FPM):

Applicants for the Executive-FPM should

have an MBA / Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) or equivalent or GMP/PGPX or One Year fulltime residential programme in Management . Candidates from Premier B-Schools will be given preference.

be currently employed in a full-time job.

have at least 5 years of full-time executive/managerial/ teaching / research experience as on December 31, 2010.

How To Apply

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Contact Details

Address: Circuit House Area (East), Jamshedpur 831 035, Jharkhand
Tel: +91 - 657 - 398 3333
Fax : +91 - 657 - 222 7814
Email: admis@xlri.ac.in
Website: http://xlri.ac.in


For Part Time (Executive) FPM, the last date for submission of form: 8th January, 2010

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