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XLRI Research Aptitude Test 2017 | XLRI Fellow Programme in Management 2017

XLRI Jamshedpur Fellow Program in Management (FPM) 2017

Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur has announced the exam dates for XLRI Research Aptitude Test (XL-RAPT-2017), which will be conducted in January 2017. The XL-RAPT will be held on Saturday, January 07, 2017

XL-RAPT is conducted for taking admission to Fellow Program in Management (FPM) offered in Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Marketing, Production Operations & Decision Sciences, Organizational Behaviour, Personnel Management & Industrial Relations, Human Resource Management and Strategic Management specializations for the academic session 2017


The FPM is the Doctoral Programme of XLRI, Jamshedpur. The FPM is a full-time, residential programme that trains prospective scholars to become highly skilled and innovative researchers, management thinkers and teachers in various aspects of management

It primarily aims at preparing students for careers as faculty members at premier academic institutions and for position outside academics requiring advanced research and analytical capabilities

Eligibility Criteria for XL-RAPT 2017

Candidates must have 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 bachelors degree/ equivalent qualification with at least 60% marks (55% for SC/ST candidates) obtained after a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary education (10+2) or equivalent (or);

A professional qualification like CA, ICWA or CS with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST candidates). Or

BE/B. Tech degree or its equivalent with at least 60% marks (50%for SC/ST candidates) and 2 years of relevant work experience

Selection Procedure for XLRI Jamshedpur Fellow Program in Management 2017

Call Letters for interviews will be sent by the office of Associate Dean, FPM & Research. Short listed candidates will be required to appear for a personal interview during March-April 2017 at XLRI Jamshedpur for the final selection. The programme will commence in June 2017

Exam Pattern for XL-RAPT 2017

It will be a 2 hours test comprising of the following:

Quantitative Aptitude

English and Verbal Abilities

Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation

Research Aptitude

How to Apply for XL-RAPT 2017

Candidates can apply online

Procedure for online FPM Admissions – 2017 registration:

STEP-1: To register online, candidates are requested to click on “Apply for FPM Registration”. On successful 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.1500/- has to be made as 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 your recent colour passport size photograph and update your Personal details, Address details, Academic & Professional details, online payment details and ‘Statement of Purpose’ (SOP)

For any clarification or queries, kindly contact 0657-665-3256 or write to [email protected]

Important Dates for XL-RAPT 2017

Registration opens from 10th September 2016 to 30th November 2016

Last date for applying: 30th November 2016 (Wednesday)

Downloading of Admit Cards: 20th December 2016 – 07th January 2017

Date of Exam XL-RAPT: 07th January 2017 (Saturday)

Test Timing: 02.30 pm to 04.30 pm

Mode of Examination: Written Test

Exam Centres (Tentative)

XL-RAPT 2017 would be conducted across India in the following cities: Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Hyderabad, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, New Delhi, Patna, Pune and Ranchi

XLRI Jamshedpur

(Xavier School of Management), XLRI, CH Area (East), Jamshedpur-831001, Tel.: 0657-6653203/3204, Website

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