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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…



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    Farewell to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

    Together with the entire nation, Dr. Fr. Alex Ekka (Director XISS) led the institute to pay homage to the great and beloved leader Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, and offered prayers for the eternal reward of his departed soul. While the main condolence meeting was held in the auditorium, students in each class stood in a prayerful silence for two minutes. Along with the sharing of personal experiences with Dr. Kalam, rich tributes were paid to the departed soul. XISS was in the process of inviting Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam on the occasion of the Diamond Jubilee of the Institute.



    Farewell to Dr. Mahadeo Sahu

    Dr. Mahadev Sahu, after a service period of 37 years in XISS, was superannuated on 31st July, 2015. Dr. Sahu was in the second batch of Rural Development course (1976-78) and after completion of his studies, was assigned as the Project Officer in Bero Block. Although a graduate in Commerce, he specialized in Social Forestry. He went on to obtain his Ph.D. in Forestry. With his expertise, he was also engaging classes for the students of Rural Development. In XISS, Dr. Sahu was associated with the Development Resource Centre (DRC). XISS family wishes him good health and happy life in the days to come.



    Congratulations Dr. KK Bhagat

    Dr. Krityanand Kumar Bhagat, Associate Professor in the department of Rural Management was appointed as a Member, Jharkhand Public Service Commission (JPSC) by the Honorable Governor of Jharkhand. As a member JPSC, he would be advising on methods of recruitment to various Civil Services; principles to be followed in making appointments to civil services of the State and granting promotions, transfers from one service to another, and the suitability of candidates for such appointments, promotions and transfers. The XISS family wishes him all success for the future.



    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.

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    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.




    The 53rd Annual Convocation of Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS), Ranchi was held on 2nd of April 2014 in the XISS Campus. Additional Secretary, Union Rural Development, Mr. S. M. Vijayanand was the Chief Guest at the Convocation.

    Xavier Institute of Social Service, Ranchi held its 54th annual convocation on 9th of April 2015 in a gala ceremony held at XISS Campus. It was a day of emotions at XISS. 301 diplomas were handed out to the students of the five postgraduate courses of the institute namely Human Resource Management (HRM), Rural Management (RM), Information Technology (IT), Marketing and Finance.
    The chief guest was Shri SD Tripathy (Vice President Human Resources of Tata Steel) who in his stirring speech told the students that along with the academics, the human touch (or the empathy for fellow human beings) is very important in the hands of the manager. Sharing his experiences he told the students that life will provide them with many opportunities and that they should make or capitalise on the opportunities to make their own identities.


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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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