XLRI Distance Management Programs Admissions 2018, Fee Structure, Eligibility

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XLRI Distance Management Programs

XLRI is one of the iconic Business schools in the country, and is offering 1-year courses in the Virtual Interactive Learning (VIL) mode. The institute offers an experience unlike other correspondence courses, and includes a 5 – 7 day visit to the XLRI Jamshedpur Campus. The courses are specifically tailored to meet the fast moving working executives and professionals. The university currently offers 5 courses in the VIL mode.

Admission Procedure

The admissions are entertained in two cycles: January Academic year (January to January), and July Academic Year (July to July). The institute opens the link for admission on its website, during the admission opening, and the candidate must apply and learn of the details of the course from their official website, as the institute does not publish any brochure.

The students must submit the application form for the courses at XLRI only online, and the hard copy of the application form is required only when the student appears for the interview at the respective study center for admissions. The candidate must register for the course online by clicking on “Apply For Registration” link on their official website. After having successfully registered, the candidate must pay a non-refundable amount of Rs2, 000/- towards the application fee.

The student will then required to fill the SOP, whose request will be sent through E-mail, with the help of the XSAT ID, and password, that is provided during the online registration. The candidate must submit the completed online application form before 27th May 2015. Although the courses do not require any entrance exams, the candidate must appear for an online interview by the XLRI Faculty, or must physically appear for the interview at any of the information centers. The credentials, and the documents will be verified during the interview, and need not be sent along with the application form. Further details of admissions are available at: http://sat.xlri.ac.in/satadmission/

Fee Structure

The total course fee at the college is Rs2, 25, 000/- that can be paid conveniently in four installments plus the service tax as applicable. The course fee includes the cost of study material, and a Campus Component fee of Rs35, 000/-. The course fee may be paid through pay in slips at the XLRI study centers, or through demand drafts, etc. More details of the fee payment mode will be intimated after admission of the candidate.


The School does not offer any type of scholarships to its students, and requires that all the students pay the entire fee of the course.

Eligibility Criteria

For the Postgraduate courses in one of the specializations available at the school, the student must have the following eligibility criteria:

  1. The student must be a graduate from a recognized university with a 10+2+3 education pattern only (Diploma students are not accepted into the courses)
  2. The student must have a minimum of 2 years of work experience after graduating
  3. The candidate must have sufficient knowledge of computers

Specializations Offered

XLRI offers unique 1-year certificate Virtual Interactive Learning mode courses in the following specializations:

  1. Business Management (PGCBM)
  2. Human Resource Management (PGCHRM)
  3. Logistics and Supply Chain Management (PGCLSCM)
  4. Retail Management (PGCRM)
  5. Sales and Marketing Management (PGCSMM)

It must be noted that the courses are not correspondence courses, and the student will have to attend the classes at any of the interaction centers (Study centers) through Live broadband based lectures, that are taught by XLRI Faculty from the studio.


XLRI VIL programs are approved courses as the institute directly issues certificates to the students and the course is not a correspondence course, but a virtual class course. XLRI has all of its diploma courses and certificate courses approved by GOI and AIU. Furthermore XLRI is one of the most renowned institutions in the country.


XLRI is definitely one of the top B-schools in the country, and is ranked among the best institutes in the country. It is also one of the oldest Management schools in India, established in1949. The institute has been ranked 4th by Business Today among the best Business Schools, Similarly it has been ranked 5th and 8th respectively by CNBC-TV18 and Hindustan Times for its Business Programs. The newly introduced Virtual Distance courses are also similarly highly acclaimed.

Important Dates

The important dates for the admission into the certificate course at XLRI for the July 2015 admission cycle is as follows:

  1. Application Start date: 2nd April 2015
  2. Last date for online applications: 27th May 2015
  3. List of short-listed candidates: 29th May 2015
  4. Interview dates: 3rd June 15 to 6th June 2015
  5. List of Selected Candidates: 9th June 2015
  6. Online Class Inauguration: 4th Week of June

Contact Details

For admission related, and other enquiries the student may contact at:
Address:         XLRI Jamshedpur
VIL Office
CH Area (East)
Jamshedpur - 831001
Phone:            0657-398 3276, 3213
E-Mail: [email protected]
Web: www.xlri.ac.in/satellite

Study centers

The institute requires that the student attend the live interaction classes at the prescribed time for the course distribution, and to provide the students with other facilities. The contact details of the study centers are given at:


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