Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS), Dr. Camil Bulcke Path (Purulia Road), Ranchi, Jharkhand-834001, has invited applications for admission to their Two-year Full-time Post Graduate Diploma Management (PGDM) Programmes in Human Resource Management, Rural Management, Information Technology, Finance and Marketing.
There are seventy five seats each in Human Resource Management and Rural Management and sixty each in Information Technology, Finance and Marketing Management specialization. Out of this, 50% seats are reserved for SC/ST and Christian candidates.
Applicant should have a 3 or 4 years Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 50% marks in aggregate (45% 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.
Those appearing for final year or final semester of their Graduate Degree examination in 2011-12 are also eligible to appear for the admission process subject tot production of copy of Admit Card or a letter from the Principal of the college where they are studying, if called for interview and clearing their Graduation examination with 50% marks in aggregate (45% for SC/ST) by August 2012, if finally selected.
Admission Procedure consists of three stages (i) All India Management Admission Test (ii) Group Discussion and (iii) Personal Interview.
Those desirous if seeking admission at XISS have to appear for the All India level management admission test organized by XLRI Jamshedpur, XAT 2012, to be held on 8th January, 2012. Such candidates have to apply online at www.xatonline.net.in for appearing in XAT 2012, latest by 30th November, 2011. While applying for XAT 2012, they must choose XISS, Ranchi in the affiliated institute section. After applying for XAT 2012, candidate will be provided a 6 digit XAT ID, which is required for applying at XISS.
Candidate is also required to apply separately to XISS. A candidate can apply for a maximum of three specializations in a single application form.
XISS Application form and Prospectus can be obtained till 10th March 2012, from the institute counter or at selected IMS Learning Centers in various cities (see the related link at http://www.xiss.ac.in/hta.html for the list of centres) by paying an amount of Rs. 1000/- (for one specialization only), Rs. 1600/- (for two specializations) or Rs. 2000/- (for three specializations), by cash or by way of a Demand Draft drawn in favour of ‘Xavier Institute of Social Service’ payable at Ranchi on any scheduled bank. Name of the applicant must be entered on the back side of the Bank Draft. Prospectus and application form can also be downloaded from www.xiss.ac.in/admission.php.
The downloaded application form duly filled in, should be submitted along with a DD for Rs. 1000/- (for one specialization only), Rs. 1600/- (for two specializations) or Rs. 2000/- (for three specializations), drawn in favour of ‘Xavier Institute of Social Service’ payable at Ranchi on any scheduled bank with name of the applicant entered on the back side of the Bank Draft.
A candidate can apply to a maximum three specializations only. If it is found that a candidate has applied for more than three specializations on two different application forms, then he/she will be barred from the admission process for all the specializations.
The filled in application form along with DD if applicable, must reach Admission Coordinator, Xavier Institute of Social Service, Dr. Camil Bulcke Path (Purulia Road), Ranchi, Jharkhand-834001, latest by 10th March 2012.
Based on XAT 2012 scores, candidates who have applied for admission at the institute will be short-listed and will be called for Group Discussion and Personal Interview which is likely to be held at the institute premises in the between 9th April and 15th April 2012. The cut-off qualifying XAT percentile for GD/PI will be decided by the selection committee after declaration of XAT results and on the basis of number of applications received for admissions. The list of short-listed candidates for GD/PI will be displayed atwww.xiss.ac.in/admission.php on 15th March 2012. Further enquiry can be made from the Institute office or by calling 0651-2200873/2204456.
XAT 2012 Scores, Past Academic Record, Group discussion and Personal Interview will have 50 percent, 10, 15 and 25% weightage respectively for Admission.
Prospectus can be downloaded from http://www.xiss.ac.in. More details are also available at this site.