Post Graduate Certificate in Business Management (PGCBM) from XLRI Jamshedpur

PGCBM from XLRI: Overview

Corporates believe, more than ever before, that knowledge forms the backbone of effective performance in the corporate world. Knowledge up-gradation and continuous learning is increasingly being seen as a sign of both employees’ as well as organizations commitment to stay at the top of the game. PGCBM program of 12-months from a top management institute like XLRI Jamshedpur definitely addresses this need. In fact PGCBM has earned itself a unique reputation over a decade, amongst both individual students as well as corporate HRD personnel, as a program that gives its students the knowledge and skills to attain the desired career advantage. The program earns its badge of respect owing to its rigor in teaching and assessments, with students hugely appreciating the quality and repute of the program.

PGCBM: Course Objectives

  • To give participants an understanding of problems and issues in the field of Business and Management.
  • To give the participants a holistic perspective of Business Management so that they can shoulder greater responsibilities in their careers ahead with better awareness.
  • The latest and the best practices and problem solving acumen from the Indian as well as International context
  • To provide skills, knowledge and tactical approach to assess the business situations and handle tasks more effectively.

PGCBM: Value Proposition

  • Recognized Certification from XLRI Jamshedpur – one of the foremost B-School in the country and reputed to be one of Asia’s finest business schools.
  • Well researched and up-to-date course content that makes it a most rigorous and reputed Business management programme in the country
  • Competitive and affordable fees payable in easy installments with additional provision of securing education loans from banks
  • Learning opportunities from the best faculty in India and prominent Industry Experts
  • Alumni membership of XLRI Jamshedpur present globally - which has its own sets of advantages for identity, brand value, and marketability of the participants
  • Peer learning through rich student profile and excellent networking opportunities
  • Learn while your earn - no need to quit job while pursuing highly reputed business qualification from XLRI Jamshedpur - Attend Live lectures via Interactive Online Learning platform in 70+ cities across India plus 5 days full-time campus learning at XLRI Jamshedpur

Who Should Attend?

Executives and professionals in business organizations from any domain may apply for PGCBM from XLRI Jamshedpur . The PGCBM program offers quality interactions with experienced executives, and peer group learning as average experience of the participants is around 7 years.

Schedule & Duration

Live lectures (via Interactive Online Learning platform)
  • Saturdays - 6:45 pm To 9:45 pm (3 hours)
  • Sundays - 6.45 pm To 9.45 pm (3 hours)
Campus classes
  • 5 days at XLRI Jamshedpur campus (students stay at hostel in campus and are informed much in advance so that they can take care of logistics)
Total Programme Duration
  • 12 Months


  • Graduation from any recognized university with minimum of 2 years of work experience, in any domain, after completing Graduation
  • Full Time Degree Graduates (10+2+3) in any discipline with preferably 50% marks minimum [aggregate - considering results of all years (e.g. 3 or 4 together)] recognized by UGC/AICTE
  • Candidates must possess minimum of 2 years of work experience in related field after completing graduation (preference would be given to candidates with higher experience – at least 5 years)

Selection Procedure

Candidates will be selected based on:
  • Academic record
  • Number of years and quality of work experience
  • Personal Interviews conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur faculty
Note: Candidates who qualify the above eligibility criteria will be selected into the program. No deviations to the laid out Eligibility Criteria will be considered. The desired candidate for the program would ideally have a good work experience (around 5 years) with a strong academic background. Proficiency in English is desired as it would be the medium of instruction. The candidate must also have the drive to learn and imbibe the learning from the program. General knowledge of the industry of work and working knowledge of computers is also necessary.

Program Details

  • Principles of Marketing
  • Quantitative Methods for Decision-Making
  • Operations Research
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Operations & Production Strategy
  • Managerial Economics
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Sales & Distribution Management
  • Product and Brand Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Strategic Management
  • International Management
  • International Financial Management
  • Business Law
  • e-Business
  • Consumer Behavior & Marketing Research
  • Organization Structure, Design & Change
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  • Financial Markets & Banking
  • Project Work

Evaluation Method and Certification 

The examination and evaluation required for certification shall be carried out XLRI Jamshedpur during the course. The faculty members teaching their respective courses will choose the method of evaluation most appropriate to the material. The PGCBM certificate will be awarded directly by XLRI Jamshedpur. Successful Candidates will be offered Alumni status.


  • 'Live' real-time lectures(delivered through Interactive Online Learning platform in 70+ cities)
  • Campus classes for 5 days at XLRI Jamshedpur campus 
  • Project work
  • Lecture Series
  • Case methods
  • Group work
  • Term papers
  • Assignments and Dissertation

Programme Fees for PGCBM from XLRI Jamshedpur:

  • Application FeesINR 2,000/-
  • Tuition Fees: INR 2,18,500/- (INR 1,90,000/- plus 15% service tax and cesses) - To be paid in three interest-free installments (see schedule below)
  • Course material and campus fees*INR 40,250/- (INR 35,000/- plus service tax and cesses) 
  • Total Fees: INR 2,58,750/-
Installment schedule for Fees payment:

 Installment Amount Due Date
 1st Installment INR 69,000/- (INR 60,000/- plus tax) 15th June 2016 (on selection)
 2nd Installment INR 40,250/- (INR 35,000/- plus tax) 15th September 2016
 3rd Installment INR 74,750/- (INR 65,000/- plus tax) 15th December 2016
 3rd Installment INR 74,750/- (INR 65,000/- plus tax) 15th March 2017
 Total INR 2,58,750/- (All Inclusive) 
*All fees directly payable to XLRI Jamshedpur
***Bank loan also available after selection (solely on bank's discretion)

Important Dates:

Last date of application: 23rd April 2016
Interview dates: 9th May to 18th May 2016
Announcement of selection: 23rd May 2016
1st Installment payable by: 15th June 2016
Session induction date: 24th June 2016
Session ends: July 2016

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