XLRI FPM (Fellow ProgrammeIn Management) www.xlri.ac.in

XLRI is a school of management which has been established in 1994 which is located in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand. The Chairman is T.V. Narendran, the Dean is Ashish Kumar Pani and Director E. Abraham. The main campus has been settled down in an urban area which is spread 40 acres.


XLRI is affiliated with Jesist, AACSB, NBA, and AMBA. The website of the business of the school is www.xlri.ac.in. There is 100% placement available by XLRI The placement has been improving year by year so that students get better placements by their own ability. The average placement is approximately 20 to 21 lacs. 

FPM is also known to be “Fellow Programme in Management“. The FPM is a full time, residential, doctoral programme that trains prospective scholars to become highly skilled and innovative researchers and teachers in various aspects of management. It is equivalent to a Ph.D. programme and should not be confused with the MBA degree. 

XLRI Fellow ProgrammeIn Management

The DBA program is designed to meet the needs of high-achieving business professionals who wish to enhance their business education through original research and take the next big leap in their careers. The program builds on the business acumen of previously undertaken graduate studies and uses global intelligence as a focus to equip graduates with the skills needed to solve business problems, regardless of the context. A candidate may apply for multiple programmes. Those who apply for more than one programme may be called for multiple interviews and/or group discussions. The selection of the different courses has been different criteria. XAT online test will have different components and you need to maximise your performance in each of them. In its pursuit of academic excellence, XLRI actively encourages the students from diverse backgrounds to apply. While preparing the short-listed candidates for the interview, in addition to XAT performance, we may factor in academic background and the relevant work experience. Besides performance in the personal interviews (and/or group discussions), we also consider XAT performance, relevant work experience, academic background, extracurricular activities while preparing the final list. 

Instruction for Filling the Application FormSTEP – 1: To register online, candidates should be click on “Apply for FPM & Exec-FPM Registration”. On registration, a login id and password will be generated and the details will be sent to the applicant’s email id.STEP – 2: After successful registration, login with your login id and password. An online payment of Rs. 3000/- is an application fees, which is non-refundable.STEP – 3: After successful completion of the above steps, kindly login again to complete the online registration process. On login, kindly upload the recent colour passport size photograph and update your Personal details, Address details, Academic & Professional details, online payment details and ‘Statement of Purpose (SOP)’. 

XLRI FPM Eligibility Criteria

FPM Applicants for FPM may choose ONE of the following options:Option – 1 (XAT) Candidates with Post Graduation from Universities (MBA/Master’s degree in any discipline India/Abroad) and Centres of Higher Learning with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST candidates) with the Bachelor’s degree/ equivalent qualification with at least 60% marks obtained after a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary education(10+2) or equivalent or five years/four years Integrated Masters Degree programme in any discipline, with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST candidates), obtained after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent 

Applicants for XRM FPM may choose ONE of the following options

ORBE/B.Tech degree or its equivalent with at least 60% marks (50%for SC/ST candidates) with 2 years of relevant work experience ORA professional qualification like CA, ICWA or CS with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST candidates).may choose to appear in the Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021 to be conducted in selected cities on Sunday January 07, 2021.Option – 2 (UGC JRF/NET; GMAT/GRE/GATE)Candidates with any of the above qualification  may submit UGC JRF/NET;GMAT/GRE/GATE results/scores taken during the last two years. Such candidates will be exempted from appearing in XAT. Option – 3 (MBA/PGDM candidates)Candidates who have done their PGP from XLRI, any IIMs, FMS Delhi, MDI Gurgaon, XIM Bhubaneswar, IRMA, SP Jain, School of Management of IITs & NITs, TIFR, TISS, ISI and other comparable Institutes with a CQPI of at least 6.00/8.00 or equivalent will be exempted from appearing in the XAT. 

Is the XLRI FPM program good?

yes XLRI FPM is a good program. However, it won’t be entirely free like IIMs since they do charge some accommodation and mess fees. And yes like other institutes, XL also gives a stipend. You can check the XL FPM alumni on linkedin or search for them in google, you will see many are placed in reputed academic institutes or companies. Source: Quora

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Frequently Asked Questions

 Will MNC and corporate recognize this certificate course?

Since the beginning of the course, we have 1500 students (executive officers of top-notch companies) who have graduated themselves and talked about the quality of the course and the market penetration.

What documents are required to apply for this course?

The documents that will be required are along with copies of your bachelor’s or degree certificate as well as a copy of the transcript for the above letter of the company – justifying your relevant work experience (wherever applicable) with a DD of Rs. Happened. 1000 / – payable at Jamshedpur.

Is there an entrance examination and interview process?

There is no entrance exam. Selection is through interviews only and applicants will have to go through the certificate verification process. The original is required at the time of verification.

Who is eligible for the programs?

Eligibility for all programs will be a graduate with at least 2 years of work experience.
Basic knowledge of computers is required for all the above courses.

What is the minimum % attendance required?

A minimum of 80% attendance is required.

XLRI FPM (Fellow ProgrammeIn Management) www.xlri.ac.in
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