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ADMISSIONS for session 22-24 are now closed. Applications for session 23-25 will be available shortly

Basic Eligibility for Admission:

Minimum qualification for admission to the PGDM program at the Institute is three / four years bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% marks in aggregate (45% for SC/ST) in any discipline recognized by Association of Indian Universities.

Candidates appearing for final year or final semester of their graduate degree examination in academic year 2021-22 are also eligible to appear for the admission process. Provided they do not have more than 2 (two) backlogs in all. Such candidates if finally selected, must clear their graduation examination with 50% marks in aggregate (45% for SC/ST candidates ) by August 2022.

Also, a candidate desirous of seeking admission at Xavier Institute of Social Service, Ranchi will have to appear in an all India level management admission test. XISS, Ranchi considers only the following three admission test scores for shortlisting the candidates:

  • Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT 2022) conducted by XLRI, Jamshedpur
  • Common Admission Test (CAT 2021) conducted by IIM, and
  • (CMAT 2022) conducted by NTA

The above three are the only approved examinations through which a candidate can apply with at XISS Ranchi.

Aspiring candidates will have to apply online for appearing in one or more exams by visiting:,


Admit Cards will be available for downloading from February 2022 onwards to eligible candidates on their XISS Applicant's dashboard. The Cut-off (Percentiles / Raw Scores) for this year's admission are as follows:

(NTA Raw Score)
(NTA Raw Score)
PGDM-HRM6060180 and Above4545160 and above
PGDM-RM2525140 and Above2020120 and above
PGDM-MM3535160 and Above3030140 and above
PGDM-FM3535160 and above3030140 and above
Note: The CMAT cut-offs are not indicated in the NTA scorecard.
Therefore, the CMAT cut-offs given above are in terms
of Raw Scores and not Percentile.
Rounding offs not allowedRounding offs not allowed

(Cut-offs may be subject to revision)

Admission Procedure:

The institute will accept only online registrations. Date of filling up forms for seeking admission at XISS, Ranchi (for session 22-24) will remain open from October 01, 2021. Application closes on 10th May 2022 (12:00 Noon).

The admission process followed by the Institute is as per the guidelines of AICTE. Interested applicants are required to follow the following steps:

  1. Applicants must register themselves at the XISS admission application window by pressing the ‘Apply Now’ button and enter the necessary details. It will lead to the application form. 
  2. For online registrations, the registration fee can be paid through online transactions using Credit / Debit / ATM cards / Online Banking, and the Application form fee is non-refundable.


The registration fee for applying to applications for session 2022-24 is INR 1970/-

Shortlisted candidate, who clear the cut-off w.r.t the above mentioned all India entrance test score, will be called for the Group Discussion/Extempore and Personal interview (GD&PI) either through ONLINE/OFFLINE modes depending on the prevailing Covid conditions.

  1. Offline (Face-to-face) GDPI, if opted for. shall be available only at our Campus in Ranchi.
  2. XISS is closely following following MHA and AICTE guidelines w.r.t Covid-19 safety protocols for all its admission processes during the pandemic.
  3. Exact GDPI dates and Test score cut-off will be communicated later.
  4. After the GDPI round, admission offers are made to successful candidates. The final selection is based on a diverse set of attributes which include:
    1. Past academic record ( 20% weightage)
    2. Performance in entrance tests (40% weightage)
    3. Performance in Group Discussion (10% weightage)
    4. Performance in Personal Interview (25% weightage)
    5. Extracuricular and Diversity (5% weightage)

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 Finance and Marketing Management specializations. Of the above, fifty percent seats are reserved for candidates belonging to Christian minorities, ST, SC and other minorities or communities.

In case adequate number of candidates from the said categories are not available then such seats will be filled up from among the candidates belonging to the unreserved category.


Please note that IIMs / XLRI or any other agency have no role either in the selection process or in the conduct of the Programme. Please note that mere fulfilment of the minimum eligibility criteria may not lead to GDPI call unless the candidate clears the notified cut-off.

XISS does not have any unauthorised agency or channel for admission related process. Hence contact the XISS admission team directly and if anyone from outside contacts you, kindly inform us at this no: +91 9264242468 or e-mail us at:

For Details Contact:
Convener Admissions
Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS), Ranchi
Dr. Camil Bulcke Path (Purulia Road),
Ranchi – 834001, Jharkhand. Landline No: +91 651-2200873
Helpline Numbers: +91 6206 361 750; +91 9931 401 500 (Monday – Friday: 9.30 am to 4.00 pm)
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