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XISS attracts the best talent from all disciplines and backgrounds. What characterizes all of them are their outstanding intelligence and remarkable personality.

Cut Off Percentile (XAT 2015/CMAT Sep-14/CAT 2014)

Course Gen/OBC ST/SC
Human Resource Management 65 40
Finance 50 20
Marketing 50 20
Rural Management 30 20
Information Technology 30 20

GD/PI Schedule at Various Centers:

  • New Delhi- 14/15/16 March, 2015
    Reporting Time : 8:00 AM
    @ CNI Bhawan
    16 Pandit Pant Marg, Sansad Marg Area, New Delhi.
    Contact: 099314 01500
  • Mumbai- 14 March, 2015
    Reporting Time : 8:00 AM
    @ Xavier Institute of Management and Research
    St. Xavier College Campus, 5 Mahapalika Marg, Fort Mumbai.
    Contact: 094701 93056
  • Bangalore- 15/16 March, 2015
    Reporting Time : 8:00 AM
    @ St. Joseph’s Pre-University College
    F.M.Cariappa Road, (Residency Road), Bangalore.
    Contact : 094701 93056
  • Kolkata - 21/22 March, 2015
    Reporting Time : 8:00 AM
    @ St. Xaiver’s College
    30 Park Street,30 Mother Teresa Sarani, Kolkata
    Contact: 099314 01500
  • Ranchi -21/22/23/24 March, 2015
    Reporting Time : 8:00 AM
    @ XISS Campus
    Dr. Camil Bulcke Path,(Purulia Road), Ranchi Jharkhand
    Contact: 099314 01500 / 0651-2200873


  1. You should carry your original certificates of academic qualification (for verification).
  2. Carry a valid photo identity card (PAN/Driving License/College ID card etc).
  3. Carry Original CAT/XAT/CMAT Score Card / Downloaded Score Card.
  4. Recent Passport size photograph – 2 no.
  5. The GD/PI process may continue for the entire day. Come prepared accordingly.
  6. The institute does not provide accommodation for stay. Kindly make your own arrangements for stay, if required.
  7. Normally it is not possible to change the date or venue for GD/PI at any location. In case of an emergency the request can be made via email to change the date or venue for GD/PI.
  8. In case you are not able to attend your GD/PI at any location other than Ranchi. You may attend the same at Ranchi on 24/03/2015 with prior intimation via email.
  9. If you have applied to XISS and meet the cut offs and your name is not in the shortlist, you need not panic. Just mail your CAT/XAT/CMAT Roll and name to we will accommodate you after verifying.
  10. XISS, Ranchi has not appointed and/or authorised any admission agents/counselling centres at anywhere in the country. If any individual or organization claims to be representing XISS, Ranchi for admission bring it our notice by giving details. We will initiate necessary action against such person/organization. Payments made to any such unauthorised agents/parties will be the sole responsibility of the candidate.

In case of any doubts write to Admission Coordinator at


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 15, 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.

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 (on 15-16 March), *Guwahati, *Kolkata (21-22 March), *Mumbai (14 March), *New Delhi (14-16 March) and *Ranchi (21-23 March 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
E-mail :
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