Infobox University
name = XLRI Jamshedpur, School of Business and Human Resources

motto = "Excellence and Integrity"
head_label = Chairman
head = B. Muthuraman
free_label = Director
free = Fr E. Abraham.
type = Private, Deemed
established = 1949
city = Jamshedpur
state = Jharkhand
country = India
postgrad = 280
faculty = 69
campus = Urban, 40 acres
overseas campus = Dubai Campus, U.A.E and Singapore Campus, Singapore
website = http://www.xlri.ac.in

The XLRI Jamshedpur School of Business & Human Resources is an Indian business school, located in the city of Jamshedpur. It was founded in 1949, and has since been regarded as one of India's best B-schools.


Admission to the flagship programs is through XLRI's entrance test - (XAT [http://www.xlri.edu/xat_instructions.php] ). XAT scores may also be used for applying to other XAT affiliated B-schools. XAT 2007 had more than 72000 applicants. XLRI has about 180 seats in its two-year flagship programs - Business Management and PMIR and 100 Seats in General Management Program (GMP 2008-09).

Business Management Programme

XLRI offers a two-year full time programme on Business Management, on the completion which, candidates are conferred with Postgraduate diploma in Business Management (PGDBM). This programme is extremely prestigious and is rated as one of the finest of its kind in the country. The alumni of this programme currently occupy very significant positions in various industries, both in India and abroad

The curriculum lays the foundation for a conceptual and analytical understanding of Indian and international business. XLRI's BM programme is designed to closely integrate current management theory and practice. The course imparts knowledge and fosters attitudes essential for the growth of students into competent, responsible managers. The course has an evolving programme content and is constantly updated to be in tune with the emerging trends.

Personnel Management & Industrial Relations

The Institute offers a two-year full time Programme in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations on the completion of which, students are conferred with Postgraduate Diploma in Personnel Management & Industrial Relations. The PMIR course is the oldest and the most prestigious of the Institute's teaching programmes. Ranked as the best programme in India and the Asia-Pacific region, it aims to equip the students with the knowledge and skills required for managing HR in a way that contributes to the development of individuals and organizations.

The major thrust areas are Human Resource Planning, Human Resource Information Systems, Selection, Performance Management, Training and Development, Compensation Administration and fostering harmonious employer - employee relationships in the framework of state regulations. This programme has produced some of the top HR professionals in the industry today.

Besides the courses directly related to PM & IR, the programme also includes a series of courses in various functional areas of management. Being a specialized programme it does not provide for further specialization. Students choose an appropriate mix of elective courses according to their preferences. Graduates of this programme are qualified for executive positions in Human Resources Development, Personnel Management, industrial Relations, Labour Welfare and other related areas. The alumni are occupying senior level positions in private and public sector organizations and in multinational companies in India and abroad.

General Management Program (GMP)

This is one year full-time residential program.Candidates applying for One Year General Management programme must hold a minimum of three years Bachelor's Degree from a recognized University in India/abroad in any discipline, be employed in a full-time job, must have at least five years of relevant managerial experience. Prospective students can apply to GMP through either XAT or GMAT. The shortlisted students are then interviewed by a panel of two or three professors mostly drawn from the XLRI faculty. Since opening GMP for placements in 2007, this program is gaining overwhelming response in the Indian industry. Diversity of work experience and high GMAT score are most important selectioncriteria. Students of GMP 2008-09 are from very diverse fields and most of them have international stints. The programme consists of Core & Optional courses specially designed for fast track executives with work experience. They provide the essentials of management education with the flexibility of individual exploration in their chosen area of interest.Currently the core courses are categorized into seven major areas, Finance & Accounts, Marketing, Production & Operation, Information Systems, Human Resource Management & Organizational Behaviour, Economics, and Strategy, providing not only the essentials of management but also the core functional skills.Successful completion of the core courses makes the way for the elective courses, chosen by the participants, helping them to further their areas of interest.

International exposure is a three weeks international cross cultural project which exposes the participants to international perspective of business, so that the participants can effectively function in an environment different from their “home culture”. It is designed to prepare the participants to take on challenges anywhere in the globalized world.

[http://www.xlri.ac.in/downloads/GMP-Brochure-2007-08.pdf] [http://www.xlri.ac.in/scripts/placement-gmp-placement.php]

The College

XLRI is arguably India's oldest business school ( [http://www.xlri.ac.in/scripts/xlrihistory.php] )which was founded in 1949 by Fr Quinn Enright, S.J. in the steel city of Jamshedpur in Jharkhand state of india.XLRI is regarded as amongst the [http://top-b-schools.2iim.com/ top 5] business schools in India. The HR (PM&IR) program at XLRI is widely regarded to be the best in Asia.Fact|date=November 2007. The college was ranked as the fifth best B School and the second best private B-School in India according to the Pagalguy rankings 2008. ( [http://rankings.pagalguy.com/2008/national.html] [http://rankings.pagalguy.com/2008/private.html] )

Academic programs offered

*Personnel Management and Industrial Relations (PM&IR)
*Business Management (BM)
*General Management Programme(GMP [http://www.xlri.ac.in/scripts/gmprogram.php] )
*Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)
*Executive Fellow Programme in Management (Exec-FPM)
*Executive Post Graduate Programmes (Exec-PGP) in India, Dubai and Singapore
*Executive Diploma Programme in Human Resource Management
*Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDBM) in Singapore
*General Management Programme for Defence Personnel
*Management Development Programmes
*International Student Exchange Programme
*Postgraduate Certificate in Business Management (PGCBM)
*Postgraduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (PGCLSCM)
*Post Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management (PGCHRM)
*Post Graduate Certificate in Retail Management (PGCRM)- New Programme
*Post Graduate Certificate in Sales & Marketing Management (PGCSMM)- New Programme


XLRI's current director is Father Fr. E. Abraham and the Dean of Academics is Prof. Pingali Venugopal. The Chairman of the Board of Governors is B. Muthuraman the Managing Director of Tata Steel. The other members of the board include Ranjit Pandit (Chairman of McKinsey & Company) and Arun Maira (Chairman of the Boston Consulting Group).

Notable faculty and alumni


*Prof P. Venugopal - Dean of Academics
*Dr L. Gurunathan - Professor of HR
*Prof E.M. Rao - Professor of HR
*Prof H K Pradhan - Professor of Finance & Economics
*Prof M Srimannarayana - Professor of HR
*Prof Sharad Sarin - Professor of Marketing
*Prof Gourav Vallabh - Professor,Finance
*Prof Uday Damodaran - Professor, Finance and Chairperson, Placements
*Prof Pitabas Mohanty - Professor of Finance
*Dr Keith D'Souza - Former Professor of Organisational Behaviour, XLRI and Former Dean of Academics - PMIR 1978
*Dr [http://www.madhukarshukla.com Madhukar Shukla] - Professor of Organisational Behaviour, XLRI and XLRI Alumni Coordinator
*Dr M.Srimannarayana - Professor of PM&IR & chairperson in satellite programming.
*Prof [ T. Gangopadhyay] - Professor of Information Systems, Operations Management
*Prof T.Bandyopadhyaya - Professor Operations Management, Total Quality Management, Technology Management
*Prof T.A.S. Vijayraghavan - Professor, Operations Management, Supply Chain Management
*Prof Rajiv Misra - Professor, Operations Management, Project Management, Theory of Constraints, Production Planning
*Prof Munish Thakur - Professor, Strategic Management
*Dr. Vishwa Ballabh - Professor, Economics


*RK Amar Babu - Managing Director Lenovo , India
*Ajay Bagga - Managing Director, Kotak Mahindra MF
*Anurag Behar - Managing Director, Wipro Fluid Power
*Anita Belani - Country Manager, Watson Wyatt India
*Abhijit Bhaduri - Author of Mediocre But Arrogant
*Aquil Busrai - Head of HR, IBM Global Services India
*Dr B Muthuraman - Managing Director of Tata Steel - BME 1975
*Jagdish V Dore - Managing Director, Novartis Enterprises
*Kalyan Ganguly - President, UB Group Beer Division
*Jude Coelhelo - Vice-President, Cranes Software International LTd
*Ramesh Gopalakrishnan(Gudalur) - Head BPO & VP, Cognizant Technology Solutions
*Kumar Sasank (PMIR 92); Head - East Europe, Turkey and Central Asia, Nokia Siemens Networks
*Prof. [http://www.business.uiuc.edu/FacultyProfile/faculty_profile.aspx?ID=155 Avijit Ghosh] - Dean, Univ of Illinois - Urbana Champaign
*Prof. [http://www.satish-nambisan.com/ Satish Nambisan] - associate professor of technology management & strategy at the Lally School of Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Visiting Faculty at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. BMD 1989
*Milind Chalisgaonkar - CEO at Bharti AXA General Insurance Co. Ltd. - BMD 1989
*Padma Kiran Rao - CEO at Tvarita Consulting - PMIR 1989
*Vikas Gupta - President, Businessworld Magazine and Chief Marketing Officer of Anandabazar Patrika (ABP) Ltd.
*Madhukar Kamath - Managing Director & CEO, Mudra Communications & Advertising
* [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0452021/ Akash Khurana] - MD & CEO, Nimbus Communications
*N Krishnakumar - President of MindTree Consulting - BMD 1978
*Bijou Kurien - CEO, Lifestyle Division of Reliance Retail - BMD 1981
*Raman Madhok - CEO Tradeline Group L.L.C and AL Ghurair Iron & Steel Company L.L.C - Dubai
*Ravi Mehrotra - Managing Director, Franklin Templeton India MF
*Rekha Menon - Head, India Geographic Services, Accenture
*K Vaidyanath - Director(Finance), ITC
*Vineet Nayar - President, HCL Technologies - BMD 1985
*Sujith Bakshi - President - Corporate Affairs, Tech Mahindra
*Manet Paes - Managing Director, Alliance Airways
*K Pandiarajan - Founder & CEO, Ma Foi Consultants
*Bushen Raina - Managing Director, Tata Tinplate Ltd
*Prof. [http://faculty-gsb.stanford.edu/rao/index.html Hayagreeva Rao] - Professor of Organizational Behavior, Stanford Graduate School of Business
*Vikram Rao - Group Executive President, Madura Garments
*Benoy Roychowdhury - Business Head (Media Marketing), HT Media Ltd
*Percy Siganporia - Managing Director, Tata Tetley
*Rana Sinha - Managing Director, Telcon Ltd
*C V L Srinivas - CEO, Maxus
*Prof. [http://www.gsia.cmu.edu/afs/andrew/gsia/workproc/roster/full-time/srinivasan.html Kannan Srinivasan] - Professor, Carnegie Mellon
*Prof. [http://www.marshall.usc.edu/web/marketing.cfm?doc_id=2843 Gerard Tellis] - Professor, University of Southern California
*George Zacharias - ex-Managing Director of Yahoo India - BMD 1982
*Rajneesh Gupta - Vice President, Investor's Business Daily (California, U.S.A) - BMD 1982
*Shantonu Aditya - CEO, Sahara One Media And Entertainment Limited
*Zubin Mody Senior VP-HR IndusInd Bank - PMIR 1993
*Prabir Jha - Head of Human Resources - Dr. Reddy Labs - PMIR -99
*Aditya Mittal - HR Director - Global Consumer Banking, Citibank Singapore
*Anup Kuruvilla - Executive Director - Head of Loan Sales-Asia, ABN- Amro Bank, Hong Kong
*Abraham Chacko - Executive Director - Global Trade Advisory, ABN- Amro Bank, Singapore (75BM)
*Anuj Girotra - Vice President – Structured Debt & Equity, ABN- Amro Bank, Singapore
*DM Arulraj - Head – Organisation Effectiveness, Client Rel., Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore
*Nalin Miglani - Director (HR) Coca Cola Nestle Refreshments Beverages, Zurich (83PMIR)
*KG Muthukumar - Director (Corporate Development)Compaq Computer Corporation, USA (85BM)
*PT Gopal (76BM)- Director & COO Food Specialities Ltd, UAE
*Ravi Virmani (84PMIR) Founder Aventus Consultants Singapore, ex-Managing Director - South Asia Hewitt Associates, Singapore
*Matangi Gowrishankar (79PMIR)Director (HR) Holset Plc (A Cummins Company), UK
*Ashok Aranha (74BM)Director (e-Commerce) Ispat International, London (UK)
*Saibal K Saha (74BM)Vice President (Enterprise Systems - AP) Johnson & Johnson, Botany (Australia)
*Chitra Talwar (76BM) Vice President (Global Sales) PepsiCo Beverages International, New York
*Neil Rodricks (80BM) Director (Sales Management)Royal Bank Financial Group, Toronto (Canada)
*Jaspal Bindra (84BM) Global Head, Corporate & Institution Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore
*KP Naidu (81PMIR) CEO, [http://www.eixys.com EIXYS Technologies] , San Jose (California)
*Anurag Behar (92BM) Managing Director Wipro Fluid Power
*Shankar Narayanan (89BM) MD Carlyle Group (India)
*Ajay Kaul (89BM)CEO Dominos Pizza (India)
*Jagdish V Dore (73BM)Managing Director Novartis Enterprises
* [http://www.naveenjain.com/ Naveen Jain] (81PMIR) CEO Intelius, Founder Infospace.com
* Ramki Sundaram, CEO of Air Deccan
* Ashish Rajpal, CEO of IDiscoveri
* Karthik Karunakaran (93BM) Co-founder and CEO, [http://www.mobiusservices.com Mobius] Knowledge Services
* Vijay Shukla ('98 PM&IR), Co-founder and Country Head, India, [http://www.vfirst.com ValueFirst]
* Sandeep Bakshi - Managing Director - ICICI Lombard [BMD 1986
* Chintamaneni, Prasad - Cognizant SVP
* Thomas, Santosh - Cognizant VP Continental Europe

XLRI Overseas

XLRI began offering the Executive Programme in [http://www.ait.ae/xlri.php Dubai] in collaboration with the Al Abbas Institute of Technology from October 2001. A new chapter was set up in [http://www.imageint.com.sg/ Singapore] in March 2006 in alliance with Image International.

XLRI Accenture HR Academy

Accenture and XLRI have launched the Accenture-XLRI HR Academy, a training academy dedicated to the human capital management needs of the growing information technology and BPO industries.

The academy offers a 24-month programme for fresh university graduates who have joined Accenture as trainees in the HR department. The trainees will be part of a unique work-study opportunity, wherein they will be employed with Accenture as they undergo the programme conducted jointly by XLRI and Accenture, with courses developed jointly by the two organisations.

The programme comprises 15 learning modules covering a variety of HR-related topics, including training and development, career/performance management, rewards and compensation, organizational behaviour, as well as the financial and legal aspects of HR.

External links

* [http://www.xlri.ac.in/scripts/gmprogram.php XLRI GMP Program] - XLRI GMP Program
* [http://www.xlri.ac.in/scripts/placement-gmp-placement.php XLRI GMP Placement] - XLRI GMP Placement
* [http://www.xlri.ac.in/downloads/GMP-Brochure-2007-08.pdf XLRI GMP Brochure] - XLRI GMP Brochure
* [http://www.xlri.ac.in XLRI] - XLRI Homepage
* [http://www.xlri.edu XLRI XAT] - XAT Homepage
* [http://www.imageint.com.sg XLRI Singapore] - XLRI Singapore Homepage
* [http://www.ait.ae XLRI Dubai] - XLRI Dubai Homepage
* [http://www.xlri.ac.in/index_poise.php ISEP] - International Student Exchange Programme
* [http://alumni.xlri.ac.in Alumni] - Alumni Portal


* [http://www.ensemble-xlri.com Ensemble - The Annual Management and Cultural Festival]
* [http://nits2006.socrates-xlri.org NITS - National IT Seminar]
* [http://xlexpedition.info XLRI Leadership Expedition] XLRI Leadership Expedition (XLE) 2006: Mt.Everest Base Camp


* [http://www.wikimapia.org/#y=22813396&x=86189185&z=18&l=0&m=a&v=2 XLRI at Wikimapia]

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