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Online Registration through GMAT for NRI students and Ex-PGDM (General Management) Program candidates

XLRI announces Admission for the following Programmes through GMAT

  1. PGDM (Business Management).
    • BM- Jamshedpur
    • BM Delhi - NCR
  2. PGDM (Human Resource Management)
  3. Ex-PGDM (General Management)
  4. Fellow Programme in Management



The following categories of candidates can also apply through GMAT or GRE score obtained during December 01, 2015 and December 31, 2020 for the following XLRI programmes

  1. NRIs interested in applying to BM, HRM and Ex-PGDM.
  2. Indians interested in applying to Ex-PGDM.
  3. Candidate interested through GMAT should also register for XAT and follow the instructions before registration through GMAT.
  4. NRI / Foreign Students Definition as per "Regulation for admission of NRI/Foreign Nationality/Person of Indian Origin", AICTE letter dated 24 April 2002 is as follows:

NRI : "NRI" in this context means Non-Resident Indian as defined in Income Tax Act, 1961 with the following clarifications: An individual is Non-Resident when he is "not a resident" or who is "not ordinarily resident". A person is treated as "not ordinarily resident" when any of the following conditions is satisfied:

  1. If he/she has not been resident in India in nine out of ten preceding years; or
  2. If he/she has not been in India for a period of 730 days or more during the preceding seven years.

Persons of Indian Origin : "Persons of Indian Origin" (PIO) in this context means a person having foreign citizenship (except Pakistan and Bangladesh) without "NRI" status, but who holds a Foreign Passport at the time of sending application, consideration for admission and during the period of his study and he/she or anyone/ both of his/her parents or anyone / both of his /her grandparents is (or was) / are (or were) citizen (s) of India by virtue of the provisions of the Constitution of India or Section 2 (b) of Citizenship Act, 1955 (Act No. 57 of 1955).

Foreign National : "Foreign National" (FN) in this context means an individual having citizenship of a foreign country (citizens of all countries other than India) and not having the status of "NRI" and/or "Persons of Indian Origin" (PIO).

Eligibility : Candidates must hold a recognized bachelor's degree of minimum three years duration in any discipline with at least 5 years of managerial/supervisory experience by March 31, 2021. PGDM (Ex-PGDM) candidate may choose to apply through XAT 2021 or GMAT score (taken during December 1, 2015 to December 31, 2020).

NOTE: All Indian candidates must appear for XAT 2021. However, NRI and foreign candidates may apply through GMAT score