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Vision Since its inception, XISS has identified itself both as service institution and centre for academic excellence. As a service institution, XISS has a vision of just, humane, and equitable society where the underprivileged (poor and oppressed) assume their rightful place. XISS also visualizes itself as a centre of excellence in the country ……



  • To be a top management school and develop committed, down to earth, sensitive professionals,who work with and for others.
  • To work towards the empowerment of the deprived so that they shape their own destiny.
  • To be a lead agency for NGO capacity building,sustainable development, research and consultancy.



The Department of Research and Planning began its journey in 1978. During these years, the department has proactively been engaged in carrying out studies for the rural, downtrodden and the marginalised people of the society.In this regard, the department has been constantly endeavouring in the execution of National Policy on Rehabilitation…



Independence Day Celebration

“Xavier Institute of Social Service” celebrated the 70th Independence Day of India with pride and dream in its heart. The occasion started with a welcome speech by Kumar Abhishek from the first year. The Director, Rev. Father Dr. Alex Ekka S.J. hoisted the National Flag which was followed by the singing of the National Anthem. Father in his speech enkindled the spirit of patriotism and love for the motherland. The HOD’s for all the departments, faculty members and students, all had gathered together to celebrate the day.


Student Exchange Program 2016

Seven students from the University of Antwerp, Belgium, Ms. Mouna De Bruyn, Ms. Laura Lundahl, Ms. Stephanie Van Breedam, Ms. Lisa Kuppens, Mr. Pepjin Van Lith, Ms. Nora Soliman, and Mr. Achille Hannoset along with their Supervisor Martine Vandervelden visited XISS, Ranchi to do their dissertation and internship. The students also presented their work to rural management students. The exchange programme was coordinated by Fr. Alex Ekka and Dr. Anant Kumar.



Diamond Jubilee Lecture

XISS was proud to host Mr. Saurabh Mukherjee, Chief Operating Officer, Atria Convergence Technologies, Hyderabad as part of its Diamond Jubilee Lecture Series Sessions.
The session gave the students a different perspective on leadership, institutional saviness and positively influencing people. He spoke about having a solid strategy execution quotient, while aligning organisational success to adaptation and coordination.



Seats Available

Total number of seats available in Two Years Full-time Post Graduate Diploma Programmes in Management (PGDM) are seventy five (75) each in Human Resource Management and Rural Management and sixty (60) each in Information Technology, Finance and Marketing Management specialization. Out of the above fifty per cent seats are reserved for SC/ST and Christian candidates.


Eligibility for Admission

Minimum qualification for admission to the PGDM program at the Institute is three / four years bachelor’s degree with minimum 55% marks in aggregate (50% 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.


Admission Procedure

Three stage admission process is followed by the Institute as per the guidelines of AICTE. These stages are
1.All India Management Admission Test
2.Group Discussion
3.Assessment of Writing Skills
4.Personal Interview

At XISS we believe in nurturing the talent and making them “Ready for the real world”. The Placement Cell helps connect the Organizations with the talent at the Institute. We have tried to keep the entire campus placement process simple and convenient to all.

The placement cell The campus placement of the students of XISS is coordinated by the Central Placement Cell headed by Chief Cooridnator. It works in unison with Departmental Placement Cells, constituted of students. The Departmental Placement Cells are guided by senior faculty members from respective departments.

Recruiting Sectors Consultancy, Manufacturing, Logistics, FMCG, IT, Telecom, Retail, Social / Non-profit, Banking, Financial Services & Insurance (BFSI), Others.

The campus placement of the students of XISS is co-ordinated by the Central Placement Cell headed by Chief Coordinator. It works in unison with Departmental Placement Cells, constituted of students. The Departmental Placement Cells are guided by senior faculty members from respective departments.

The Placement Process

For the convenience of the prospective employers, the outline of the Campus Placement Programme is given below:

Campus Placement at XISS takes place in two phases:

  • Phase– I: From end of October to the first week of December.
  • Phase–II: From second week of January (Onwards).

For the Final Placement batch of 2015-2017 Phase I starts on 28th October 2016 and continues till 5th December 2016. Phase II starts on 5th January 2017 and continues till 31st March 2017




Panache 2016 of Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS), Ranchi will be held from 17th to 19th February, 2016 at the XISS Campus.

Panache is the annual cultural & management fest held by the institute at its premises. Ever since its inception Panache has stood out for every graduate and post graduate student in the region, as a platform to showcase their talent, skill and capability. This year Panache is back with a plethora of events, attracting the talents and the crowd from across the city and beyond.
This year, we seek to embody the spirit of management and progress, through the theme of ‘KRITYA’. Paying homage to the great management techniques developed in each civilization, which eventually led to the growth and progress of the entire human race. Thus, Panache 2016 presents to you, “‘KRITYA’- action & achievement”. Where we bring the talent and give them a platform for action & achievement.


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How to reach and where to stay

Ranchi is well connected to all major cities by Rail, Road and Air. Direct flihts are operated by various airlines to Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Patna. Connecting flight services are also available from most of the airlines to other major towns. Number of options are available to have a comfortable stay at Ranchi. Hotel suiting to every budget are located within 0.5 KM to 5.0 KMs from the institue campus. The travel desk at the placement cell can make bookings on your behalf. Please feel free to contact us for any travel and hotel reservations. Local conveyance is arranged by the Placement Cell.

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