Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS)-PG Programmes in Management

The Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS) was started as extension department of St. Xavier’s College, Ranchi in 1955 with the objective of training young graduates for Social Work, Personnel Management, Business Management and Rural Management. In 1973, the Institute was registered as a separate educational society under the Society Act, and in 1978, it moved to its own campus.

Over the years, XISS has developed its own distinct identity, and intends to train ‘Professionals with a Difference’, i.e., professionals who are attuned to the deeper aspirations of the common people for justice, who see their training as a preparation for true service in society and who believe that their own human growth and happiness is intrinsically linked with development.

Applications are invited for the following Two-year Full-time Post Graduate Courses in: –

  1. Personnel Management (PM)
  2. Rural Development (RD)
  3. Information Management (IM)
  4. MBA in Finance/Marketing

Candidates can option for 1, 2, 3, 4 or all the four courses.

Eligibility for PG Programmes in Management:

Admission to the courses is open to Graduates who have completed the three years degree course. Students appearing in the final University examinations can also apply. Admissions to the courses are open to Graduates who have completed the three years degree course. Students appearing in the final University examinations can also apply.

Admission Procedure:

  1. Candidate desirous of seeking admission have to appear either in XAT (XLRI Admission Test) conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur or in MAT (Management Aptitude Test) conducted by All India Management Association (AIMA). Candidates can appear for one or two or in all examinations. The best score will be considered.
  2. Based on the results of XAT or MAT, candidates will be called for Group Discussion and Interview to be held at XISS in the month of March-May 2006.

How to Apply:

After applying for XAT/MAT Common Test, candidates will also have to apply separately for the Application Form of XISS. The XISS Application Form & Prospectus can be obtained from the Institute’s office on payment of Rs. 550/- in cash or by Demand Draft of Rs. 600/- in favour of “Xavier Institute of Social Service” Payable at Ranchi. While sending the Demand Draft candidates should indicate their choice, i.e., PM / RD / IM / MBA in Finance/Marketing. Candidates opting for more than one course should obtain separate Application Form for each course. Forms will be available from 1st October 2005 to 23rd February 2006. Application Form can also be downloaded from

and sent along with a Demand Draft for Rs. 600/- in favour of “Xavier Institute of Social Service”, Payable at Ranchi.

Last date for submitting the XISS Application form is 25th February 2006, along with a photocopy of filled in MAT Form or the XAT candidate ID at XISS.

Contact Details:

Admission Coordinator,

Xavier Institute of Social Service,

P.B. No. – 7, Purulia Road,


Jharkhand – 834 001

Phone: 0651-2200873

Fax:0651-2315381 / 2351482

E-mail: admission@xiss.ac.in and xiss@xiss.ac.in



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