Xavier Institute of Social Service PGDM Admission 2018

Last Updated - December 06 2017

Xavier Institute Of Social Service (XISS) popularly known as XISS is an educational institute in Ranchi, India.  Institute is as an extension department of St. Xavier's College, Ranchi in 1955. It was established in 1955 with an objective of teaching freshmen and women in Industrial Relations, Rural Development, and Personnel Management. XISS has a sprawling campus spread over 14 acres in the Ranchi.

The college offers Post Graduate Diploma in Management in various specializations. Candidates are required to apply separately to the institute with their required course preferences as soon as the registration process for admission begins, which will be mentioned on the college website. Applications can be submitted online. XISS requires applicants to obtain the adequate cut-off score (as set by the institute) in one of the tests approved by the institute like the XAT conducted by XLRI or CAT conducted by IIMs or CMAT conducted by AICTE. Out of the above fifty percent seats are reserved for SC/ST and Christian candidates who belong to ST/SC category.

Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

  • Human Resource Management (75 seats) - Two Year (Full time)
  • Rural Management (75 seats) - Two Year (Full time)
  • Information Technology (60 seats) - Two Year (Full time)
  • Finance (60 seats) - Two Year (Full time)
  • Marketing (60 seats) - Two Year (Full time)

Candidates who have successfully completed Graduation Degree in any discipline can apply for the above-mentioned courses. However, the candidates will have to appear in XAT / CAT /CMAT in order to meet the eligibility criteria. The shortlisted candidates will be called for a group discussion followed by an assessment of writing skills. Finally, the selected candidates are again called for a personal interview conducted by the college.

Important Dates:

Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

Online Registration Start
15th September 2017
Last date for Registration20th February 2018
Date of Group Discussion and Personal Interview
March 2018

Eligibility Criteria:

Minimum qualification for admission to the Post Graduate Diploma in Management (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 from recognized 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 the academic year 2017-18 are also eligible to appear for the admission process

How to Apply?

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 Sep 15, 2017 to Feb 20, 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.

Instruction to Filling Online Admission Form

  • Candidates have to go the Xavier Institute Of Social Service (XISS) website: http://www.xiss.ac.in/
  • Click to the " Join XISS" on the home page.
  • Then Click " General Information" Right side corner of the page.
  • Read all Information given in open page and then click "Apply Online" 
  • To start Registration click on the Create an Account.
  • Please note you will have to register using email ID and mobile number. You will receive an email on the registered email id with the Login ID and Password, for further use.
  • The applicant should furnish all the details while filling the Online Application Form. After successful submission of the data, an application number will be generated and this can be used to complete the remaining steps of the application form.
  • Pay the admission fee as directed. Online payment mode via Debit/Credit card can be done. Will be worth Rs. 500 exclusive service charges.
  • Please take a print out of the filled application form for future reference

Admission Process

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 Xavier Institute of Social Service (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: 7th January 2018), Common Admission Test (CAT 2017) conducted by IIM Lucknow, (exam date: 26th November, 2017) and (CMAT 2018) conducted by AICTE, New Delhi are the only approved examinations 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

Based on 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%

Registration Fees:

The registration fee varies 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)

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