Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI)

Rivers Meet Road, Circuit House Area, East, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India - 831001


XLRI holds the pride of place among the oldest and finest business school in India. Located in the steel city of India, the institute is known for promoting business excellence and quality in higher education. The institute is a signatory of PRME – Principles for Responsible Management Education takes up several social initiatives round the year and focuses on sustainability.

Academics Excellence

XLRI offers two-year MBA programs- Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDBM) and Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM). It also offers a 15 months General Management Program (GMP) and a doctoral level fellowship program (FPM). XLRI is also known for offering various short term management development programmes and a host of virtual programs. In the prestigious and widely acclaimed educational ranking of Indian Institutional Ranking Framework (IIRF) - 2024, XLRI – Xavier Labour Relations Institute, Jamshedpur ranks at 1st.


XLRI being the oldest B-school in India has over 15,000 Alumni.

  • Arjun Shekhar ’90 – Founder of Vyaktitva
  • Krishna Kumar Natarajan ’81 – Chairman and Co-Founder, Mindtree
  • Leena Nair ’92 – Chief Human Resource Officer, Unilever
  • Sandeep Bakhshi ’83 – CEO and MD, ICICI Bank
  • Sandip Sen ’89 – Global CEO and ED of Aegis Ltd
  • Abhijit Bhaduri ’84 – Author, Columnist and Chief Learning Officer, Wipro
  • Gautam Sen ’84 – Author, journalist and automotive design consultant


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