XISS Ranchi PGDM Admissions 2018 eligibility, application, dates

Xavier Institute of Social Service Ranchi announces PG Diploma in Management Admissions 2018

Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS) Ranchi invited applications for admission to 2 years full time Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) program in Human Resource Management, Rural Management, Information Technology, Finance and Marketing for the academic session 2018-20

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

(a) Human Resource Management

(b) Rural Management

(c) Information Technology

(d) Finance, and  

(e) Marketing

Seats Available

Total numbers of seats available in Two Years Full-time Post Graduate Diploma Programmes in Management (PGDM) are seventy five (75) each in Human Resource Mgt. & Rural Management and sixty (60) each in Information Technology, Finance and Marketing Management specialization

Out of the above 50% seats are reserved for SC/ST & Christian candidates who belong to ST/SC category


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 2017-18 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 2017

Selection Procedure

Three stage of admission process is followed by the Institute as per the guidelines of AICTE. These stages are:

a. All India Management Admission Test

b. Group Discussion

c. Assessment of Writing Skills

d. Personal Interview

A candidate desirous of seeking admission in XISS, Ranchi will have to appear in an all India Level Management Admission Test. Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT 2018) conducted by XLRI, Jamshedpur (exam date: 07th January 2018), (CAT 2017) conducted by IIM Lucknow (Exam Date: 26th November 2017) and (CMAT 2018) conducted by AICTE, New Delhi are the only approved exams through which a candidate can apply to XISS Ranchi

Aspiring candidates will have to apply online for appearing in one or more exams by visiting http://www.xatonline.net.in, http://www.iimcat.ac.in, or http://aicte-cmat.in

GD/ PI Call

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, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi and Ranchi in the month of March 2018

Weightage for Admission:

Entrance Test Score 50%

Past Academic Record 15%

Group discussion 5%

Personal Interview 25%

Writing Assessment Test 5%


The candidates will have to apply separately at XISS, Ranchi. The institute will accept only online registrations

The process of filling up forms for seeking admission at XISS will remain open from 15th Sept. 2017 to 20th February 2018; 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

Registration Fees

The registration fee various according to number of specializations applied for

One specialization - Rs.2000 (Rupees Two Thousand only)

Two specializations - Rs.2500 (Rupees Two Thousand Five Hundred only)

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

Important Date

XISS PGDM Application Begin: 15th September 2017

Last Date to apply online: 20th September 2017

XAT Exam Date: 07th January 2018

For more details, visit their official website (XISS) Ranchi website: www.xiss.ac.in

XISS, Ranchi

Xavier Institute of Social Service, Dr Camil Bulcke Path (Purulia Road), Ranchi-834001, Jharkhand Tel.: 0651-2200873, Email [email protected], Website: www.xiss.ac.in