Established in 1949, XLRI School of Business and Human Resources is the oldest B-School in India. XLRI stands for Xavier Labour Research Institute. It is also considered as one of the top 5 business schools of India. The entrance exam conducted for taking admission in XLRI is names as XAT. XAT scores may also be used for applying to other XAT affiliated B-schools. Xavier Labour Research Institute School of Business and Human Resources was established in 1949 by Father Quinn Enright, in the ‘Steel City’ of Jamshedpur, Jharkhand. XLRI is a pioneer in imparting education in management and has been instrumental in ushering a new dawn in India.
The Institute has contributed immensely in the growth and supervision of many institutes which provide services in areas of public interests like labor, sectors of rural development, health and education. XLRI was recently awarded the Best B-school at the Asia Pacific HRD Conclave. XLRI is poised to break new ground as the most e-enabled Business School in India. XAT test is conducted in 33cities across different parts of India. XLRI offers 17 courses in total and HR (PM and IR) program is widely considered as the best in Asia.