XLRI Research Aptitude Test – XL RAPT 2016 Exam Dates

XLRI Research Aptitude Test 2016 – The XLRI Research Aptitude Test (XL-RAPT-2016), will be held via the Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur foe the admission into the Fellow Program in Management (FPM) that’s offered in the subjects of Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Marketing, Production Operations and Decision Sciences, Organizational Behaviour, Personnel Management and Industrial Relations, Human Resource Management and Strategic Management specializations.

The said examination is scheduled to be conducted on the 2nd of January 2016.

Those candidates who are interested as well as eligible can apply online via the official website for the same.

XLRI Research Aptitude Test 2016 Eligibility Criteria

Those candidates who are interested in applying should ensure that they should have done Post graduation from universities (MBA/master’s degree in any discipline India/Abroad) and Centres of Higher Learning with at least 55 percent marks with the bachelors degree/ equivalent qualification with at least 60 percent marks obtained after a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary education (10 plus 2) or equivalent.

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


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

Fellowship details: 

A fellowship o 25,000/- INR per month is awarded to the fellow students during the first and second year and a fellowship of 30,000/- INR will be awarded per month for the next two years. There won’t be any admission, tuition, course material, computer, or library fee charged.

The fellowship is only applicable for those students who are full time residents for a maximum period of four years which can be extended by 6 months on the basis of the recommendation of the thesis advisor and Associate Dean, FPM and Research.

From the third year onwards the student is eligible to work as Research and Teaching Assistant (RTA), for which Rs 30,000 per course will be paid extra.

A fellow is also considered to be entitled to a contingency grant amounting to 25,000/- INR per annum for a duration of four years and a grant of 20,000/- INR for data collection during the third year.

XLRI Research Aptitude Test 2016 Paper Pattern

The examination will be for the duration of two hours and will be consisting of questions from the following four areas:

  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • English and Verbal Abilities
  • Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation
  • Research Aptitude

XLRI Research Aptitude Test 2016 Exam dates

Last date for applyingNovember 30, 2016


XL-RAPT 2016January 02, 2016

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