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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…


    Dr. Himadri Sinha

    Congratulations Dr. Himadri Sinha

    Hearty Congratulations to ​Dr. Himadri Sinha Professor and Head – Department of Research and Planning, XISS for winning VIFA 2016 Award of DISTINGUISHED FACULTY in the field of Natural Resource Management.​

    Once again congratulations to Dr. Himadri Sinha on getting the article ‘Rediscovering the traditional paddy varieties in Jharkhand: Conservation priority in Hybrid rice era’, published in Journal of Rural Development, Vol. 35 No. (2) (April-June 2016)pp. 285-307 published by NIRD, Hyderabad.


    Memorial Service of Lt. Dr.(Fr.) Ranjit P. Toppo S.J.

    Xavier Institute of Social Service conducted a Memorial Service for its former Asst. Director, Late Dr. Fr. Ranjit P. Toppo S.J. who left for heavenly abode on 23rd May, 2016. The ceremony was headed by Fr. Xavier Soreng S.J, Fr. Alex Ekka S.J. & Fr. Pradeep Kerketta S.J.

    Late Dr.(Fr.) Ranjit P. Toppo S.J., who was born on March 30th 1961 at Gumla was a talented educationist, a visionary and an avid reader. He did his doctoral studies from Ranchi University in Migration & Development Studies.



    Convocation 2016

    The 55th Annual Convocation held on 7th April at 2016 marked the culmination of two years of extensive hard work and an eventful and exciting journey for the students of 2014-2016 batch of Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS), Ranchi.
    The Chief Guest for the day was Her Excellency, Smt. Droupadi Murmu, Honorable Governor of Jharkhand. The Guest of Honour was Mrs. Rita Chatterjee, National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions, Government of India.



    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.

    No.OF OFFERS 242
    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 2014-2016 Phase I will start on 28th October 2015 and continue till 5th December 2015. Phase II starts on 5th of January 2016 and continues till 31st March 2016.



    PANACHE 2016

    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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