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XISS offers – Two years Full-time Post Graduate Diploma in Management approved by AICTE, New Delhi with specialization in :

  1. Human Resource Management
  2. Rural Management
  3. Information Technology
  4. Finance, and
  5. Marketing

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.

Candidates appearing for final year or final semester of their graduate degree examination in academic year 2014-15 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 55% marks in aggregate (50% for SC/ST) by August 2015.

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
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 2015 on January 4th 2015) or IIM Indore (CAT 2014, Nov 16 & 22, 2014) or AICTE, Delhi (CMAT Sept 2014 ). For admission to batch 2015-17, scores of XAT 2015, CAT 2014 and AICTE-CMAT Sept 2014 ONLY will be accepted. Aspiring candidates will have to apply online for appearing in one or more exams by visiting,, or

The candidates will have to apply separately at XISS, Ranchi. The institute will accept only online registrations. The registrations will remain open from Sep 22, 2014 to Feb 1, 2015. For online registrations, the Registration Fee can be paid through online transactions using Credit / Debit / ATM cards / Online Banking. The fee can also be paid by Bank Draft drawn in favour of ‘Xavier Institute of Social Service', payable at Ranchi.

The registration fee various according to number of specializations applied for

One specialization Rs. 1500 (Rupees One thousand Five Hundred only)
Two specializations Rs. 2000 (Rupees Two thousand only)

Service Charges and Taxes extra as applicable on making online payments / demand draft.

Based on above all India entrance test scores, candidates who have applied for admission to the institute will be shortlisted and will be called for Group Discussion and Personal Interview to be held at *Bangalore, *Guwahati, *Kolkata, *Mumbai, *New Delhi and *Ranchi during 17 Feb – 9 Mar 2015.

Weightage for Admission:

Entrance Test Score
Past Academic Record
Group discussion
Personal Interview & Assessment of Writing Skills

Our Institute uses CAT Score for short-listing/selecting the candidates for our Post-graduate Programme(s) in Management. IIMs have no role either in the selection process or in the conduct of the programme.

For details contact:

Admission Coordinator
Xavier Institute of Social Service
Dr. Camil Bulcke Path (Purulia Road),
Ranchi – 834001, Jharkhand
Phone: 0651-2200873
Mobile: +91 993 140 1500
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