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XAT 2020

With an intention to offer admissions to Management Programs across India, XAT 2020 is conducted by XLRI- Xavier School of Management on behalf of XMRI. XAT 2020 Notification is expected to be released in August. Till then let’s discuss some biggest changes like XAT Exam Date & Other Details here.

XAT 2020

XLRI XAT 2020 Updates

Around 75,000 candidates appeared for XAT 2019 on January 6, 2019 at 46 cities in India. Approx. 78000 aspirants are expected in 2020 to participate in this national level entrance exam. XAT 2020 Online Registration to be commenced for the interested candidates from August 2020. Number of test cities will be decided on the basis of candidature’s applications.

This isn’t going to be changed in XAT 2020

Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT 2020) will be a computer-based test divided in two parts (Part A, Part B). The Part A will be containing 74 MCQ questions and Part B will be containing 25 MCQ questions. For more details on XAT 2020 continue with this page…

XAT 2020 Important DatesXAT Exam Pattern
XAT Exam AnalysisXAT Syllabus
XAT 2020 ScoreXAT Books
XAT Cut Off for XIMBTips To Prepare for XAT Examination
XAT Eligibility CriteriaXAT Exam Centers
XAT Application FeeProcedure for XAT Registration
MBA Colleges Accepting XATXAT Admit Card
XAT Courses OfferedXAT Answer Key
XAT Admission ProcessXAT Results

XAT 2020 Important Dates

Exam NameXavier Aptitude Test (XAT)
Conducting bodyXLRI Jamshedpur
Exam typeNational Level Post-Graduate exam
Purpose of TestQualifying Test for admission
to XLRI and 150+ B-schools
Release date of XAT Notification02nd week of Aug 2019
Start Date of XAT Online Registration03rd week of Aug 2019
XAT Last DateFourth week of Nov 2019
XAT Admit Card Release DateFourth week of Dec 2019
XAT Exam DateFirst week of Jan 2020
XAT Results DateFirst week of Jan 2020

 XAT 2020 Notification

XAT Exam Analysis

XAT Percentile

MBA College201720182019 Expected
in 2020
SPJIMR Mumbai9493.59392.5
IMT Ghaziabad90909090
XIM Bhubaneswar909090+90+
TAPMI Manipal80808080
IFMR Chennai74707070
GIM Goa80808080
Great Lakes
Chennai, Gurgaon
LIBA Chennai70707070


XAT Cut offs20172018 2019Expected
in 2020
VA79.4679.5 8080.4


XAT Cut offs 20172018 2019Expected
in 2020

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XAT 2020 Score

The scoring pattern of XAT makes it difficult for students to score beyond this point. Because +1 mark is awarded for each correct answer and -0.25 marks is deducted for every wrong answer. It is anticipated that a score of 34 marks in XAT may lead to 95 high percentile.

XAT Cut Off for XIMB

The XAT cutoff for XIMB usually stays above 90 percentile. Below given is the last year’s XAT cutoff. Candidates are informed that Previous Year XIMB XAT cutoff was Around 92+ percentile.


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XAT Eligibility Criteria


There will be no age criteria for XAT


Candidate should have the bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognized university. The duration of the graduation programme should be three. You may also apply if you are in the final year of graduation.

Foreigners and NRI:

Foreigners and NRIs with valid GMAT scores are also eligible for taking admission in XLRI or other associated institutes.

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XAT ResultHow To Prepare For XAT
XAT Admit CardXAT Exam Pattern
How to Calculate XAT PercentileXAT Preparation Books
XAT Exam CentersXAT Essay Writing Topics
XAT Previous Year Question PapersXAT Mock Test

  Procedure for XAT Registration

To apply for XAT Notification, candidates need to follow below given simple steps:

Step1: XAT Login

  • Visit the XAT Official Website that is for XAT Online Application Form.
  • Follow suitable link regarding XAT Notification.
  • Read XAT Details very carefully and ensure eligibility from XAT Exam Notification.
  • Eligible candidates need to go for “Login” by entering the asked details.
  • After the completion of login procedure, candidates need to fill XAT Form with complete details.

Step2: XAT Registration

  • New users need to create a new account with your personal E-mail Id.
  • After the completion of registration procedure, candidates will get receive XAT ID and registration link.
  • You need to go for login by entering the received ID and password.

Step3: XAT Online Form

  • Fill XAT Application form in correct manner with complete details.
  • Enter all required details such as Name, Date of Birth, Gender, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, Category and Phone Number, qualification and others.
  • Select the exam center and upload the scanned images of photograph & signature and pay your application fee through online or offline mode.
  • Press submit button to record entire details filled in Xavier Aptitude Test Application Form.
  • Take a printout of XAT Application Form for future need.

Important XAT Official Links

Registration ProcessCheck Here
Associate InstitutesCheck Here
FAQ’sCheck Here
LoginCheck Here
InstructionsCheck Here
Official PortalCheck Here

  XAT Application Fee

EventsRegistration FeeCourse Fee
(for each course)
Without Late Registration FeeRs 1650/-Rs 300/-
Late Registration FeeRs 2000/-Rs 500/-

Mode of Payment

Online: Debit Cards (RuPay / Visa / Master Card / Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets.

Offline: You should need to download the Challan Form and visit nearest IDBI Bank and make the payment. OR Make a DD made from any bank in favour of “XLRI JAMSHEDPUR” payable at JAMSHEDPUR.

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MBA Colleges Accepting XAT

XLRI Jamshedpur Xavier School of Management
SPJIMR Mumbai SP Jain Institute of Management & Research
IMT Ghaziabad Institute of Management Technology
TAPMI Manipal T A Pai Management Institute
Xavier Institute of Management, XIMB
GIM Goa Goa Institute of Management
SIMSR Mumbai K J Somaiya Institute of
Management Studies And Research
BIMTECH Greater Noida Birla Institute of Management Technology
LIBA Chennai Loyola Institute of Business Administration
L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management
Development & Research

  XAT Courses Offered

  • Business Management (BM)
  • Personnel Management and Industrial Relations (PMIR)
  • General Management Program (GMP)
  • HRM
  • Global MBA
  • PGDM etc

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XAT Admission Process

Stage I: Shortlisted on the Basis of XAT Cut Off

Stage II: Written Ability Test

Stage III: Personal Interview/ Group Discussion

Stage IV: Final Merit List

XAT Exam Pattern

  • Mode of Examination: Computer Based ( Online Mode)
  • Question Types: MCQ ( Multiple Choice Questions)
  • Examination Timing: The total duration of the XAT exam will be 205 Minutes.

Marking Scheme:

  • Each question will carry one mark.
  • There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each incorrect answer.
  • For non- attempted questions more than 12, there will be a negative marking of 0.05 marks
SectionsTotal Number of
Part A
English Language and
Logical Reasoning
72170 min
Decision Making
Quantitative Ability
Part B
General Knowledge2535 min

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XAT Syllabus

Applicants applying for Xavier Aptitude Test should know about type of questions asked in the exam. On the basis of previous years’ question papers, there are several topics that are covered in XAT Exam Syllabus.

XAT Books

  • Wiley’s ExamXpert XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test)
  • Verbal Ability & Comprehension for  XAT
  • Jabbing the XAT Mock Tests & Solved Papers
  • XAT (Solved Papers 2008-2018) 2019
  • Target XAT 2018 (Past Papers 2005 – 2017 + 5 Mock Tests)

Tips To Prepare for XAT Examination

  • Gather all XAT Study material such as complete XAT syllabus as well as XAT exam pattern.
  • Use the best XAT books and study materials to prepare well for exam.
  • Practice previous year question papers and sample papers.
  • Make a time-table for preparation and allot proper time to each topic.
  • Recognize your strong and weak sections and study accordingly.
  • Make a habit of solving XAT Previous Year Papers as you will become familiar with the questions that will come in exam.

XAT Exam Centers

BengaluruGreater Noida

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XAT Admit Card

All those candidates who are going to appear in Xavier Aptitude Test can download their XAT Hall ticket from here. We have provided the direct link of XAT Exam Admit Card at the above section. You will be able to check XAT Call Letter when it will be issued.

XAT Answer Key

Appearing candidates in the XAT Exam will be able to check their qualifying status as well as percentile before the declaration of result with the help of answer key. XLRI will also offer the facility to file objections and challenge the answer key of XAT for candidates. To raise objections, candidates must write to

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XAT Results

After the commencement of XAT Exam, individuals may download their Xavier Aptitude Test Results. Link of XAT Exam Results has been provided at the above section of this page. Candidates, qualify after the declaration of XAT Test Results will participate in GD or PI.

Final Words!!

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