All about XAT EXAM and XAT Cut Offs

All about XAT EXAM and XAT Cut Offs

xat exam

xat exam

XAT stands for Xavier Aptitude Test  which is conducted by Xavier School of Management (XLRI) Jamshedpur.

It is national level MBA test that makes you eligible to take admission in Colleges that accept XAT Score.

XAT score

It is your exam result score given to you based on your percentile that you secured in the entrance exam.

Application Procedure for XAT exams by XLRI

You need to gather some information and things that you would need to apply for the exams.

  • An email Id (personal)
  • A scanned copy of your latest colored passport size photograph. Subjected to be taken in black or white background
  • A scanned signature on a white paper with a black ink pen.
  • The file size for any of the scanned copy must not exceed 1 MB and these ought to be in .jpg format only.
  • Arrange for application fee payment according to your convenience.

Once you arrange all these requirements, you can proceed to file up the form and making the payment of application feed either way.

Different methods to pay the application fees for XAT

The fees amount is  1500 Rs that can be submitted (paid) online, Via Demand Draft or in hard cash. Demand draft has to be drawn in favor of “XLRI Jamshedpur A/c XAT”.

You need an account in IDBI Bank if you wanted to make payment via net banking.

You ought to send your DD along with the confirmation page to XLRI

Here is the address

The Chairperson Admission, XLRI
Circuit House Area (East)
Jamshedpur – 831001

The last XAT MBA 2016 exam was held in the pen and paper mode having 78 questions and the time is given to the students was 170 minutes to answer those 78 problems.

4 wrong answers were subjected to be negative marking of 1 mark.

Each wrong answer was valued -0.25mark

XAT EXAM syllabus and subjects

Exam syllabus comprises of English and logical reasoning, QA, Decision making along with Essay writing and General Awareness.

In the first stage of selection, General knowledge marks are not going to affect the percentile Marks and the cut off at all. But those marks are not useless and will be used by XLRI itself or its associate member institutes.

XAT 2014 Answer Key

To estimate the percentile, XLRI after a few days of examination published the official answer key which kept the questions and answers.

Students could evaluate their performance using that answer key. The answer key was also published by some private coaching institutes and the answers in it were not 100% correct.

Last Year XAT Cut Offs

XLRI Programmes Cutoff
Business Management 99.98
Human Resource Management 99.95
Global MBA Programme 98+
General Management 98+

The XAT cut off has been published on the official website of XLRI. Check here.

Along with 47 major cities, this exam was held in 2 international cities too.


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