Xavier Aptitude Test - XAT

XAT or Xavier Aptitude Test, conducted by XLRI, Jamshedpur is a national level entrance test for MBA admission at XLRI and other premier institutes. It is conducted on the behalf of Xavier Association of Management Institutes (XAMI). Apart from XLRI, XAT scores are accepted by premier institutes like XIMB (now known as XUB), IMT, IMI, XIME, and more than 150 other institutes. The scores have the validity of 1 year. There is no restriction on the number of attempts a person can give XAT.

Eligibility

  1. Bachelor’s degree of minimum three years duration or equivalent in any discipline from a recognized institute
  2. Students in the final year of their degree programme can also apply
  3. No criteria for the minimum percentage of marks required in graduation
  4. For NRI and Foreign candidates, the GMAT score is valid for admissions into XLRI

Exam Structure

The exam of 180 minutes will be divided into two sections, Part I and Part II, with the sectional time limit of 165 minutes and 15 minutes respectively. To know more, you can click here – https://xatonline.in/

Part

Section

Total number of questions

Total Marks Allotted

Part I

Section-1: Verbal and Logical Ability

26

74

Section-2: Decision Making Ability

21

Section-3: Data Interpretation and Quantitative
Ability

28

Part II

Section-1: General Ability

25

25

The score of the General Knowledge section will not be used for the initial screening of candidates for the Group Discussion, Written Ability, and Personal Interview (GWPI) round. It will be used in later stages to assess the candidates’ knowledge.

Marking Scheme

1. 1 mark will be granted for each correct answer
2. 0.25 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer
3. 0.10 mark will be deducted for eight unattempted questions
4. There will be no negative marking for the General Knowledge section

Registration

Filling a XAT form is a 3-step process:

1. Signup and Register – Visit the official website – https://xatonline.in/  and click on XAT registration, register using a valid email id, and create login credentials (username and password).

2. Fill the application form – All details in the form should be carefully filled and verified as no changes will be allowed after the final submission. If you are unable to complete the form in one sitting, you can save the already entered data by clicking “SAVE AND NEXT”. This will save the data and you can exit the application
After completing the form, you can click “SUBMIT”

3. Payment of Fees – Select a payment option from Debit cards/ Credit cards/ Internet Banking/ IMPS/ Mobile Wallets and complete the registration process. 

Once the registration is complete you will receive a unique “Application number” which will be used for future references.

Details on This Page

Important Dates

XAT 2021 Registration begins

September 12, 2020

XAT 2021 Registration ends

November 30, 2020

Admit card download

December 20, 2020, onwards

XAT exam 2021

January 3, 2021

 

Registration Fee

Category

Tentative Application Fees

General/Open/ SC/ST/PwD (without late fee)

Rs. 1750/-

General/Open/SC/ST/PwD (with late fee)

Rs. 2050/-

List of Colleges Under XAT

Apart from XLRI Jamshedpur and XLRI Delhi, NCR campus, there are several other XAT scores accepting colleges for the admission purpose. Every other college requires a separate admission form to be filled, where the qualifying exam can be selected as XAT.
Following is the list of top colleges under XAT:

SR. No

College

Location

Website

1

XLRI-Xavier School of Management

Jamshedpur

https://xatonline.in/

2

XLRI-Xavier School of Management

Delhi

https://xatonline.in/

3

S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research

Mumbai

https://www.spjimr.org/

4

Xavier Institute of Management

Bhubaneswar

https://xub.edu.in/

5

Institute of Management Technology

Ghaziabad

https://www.imt.edu/

6

International Management Institute

New Delhi

https://www.imi.edu/

7

T. A. Pai Management Institute

Manipal

https://www.tapmi.edu.in/

8

Institute of Rural Management Anand

Anand

https://www.irma.ac.in/

9

Goa Institute of Management

Goa

https://www.gim.ac.in/

10

K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research

Mumbai

https://simsr.somaiya.edu/en

11

Great Lakes Institute of Management

Chennai

https://www.greatlakes.edu.in/

12

Mudra Institute of Communications

Ahmedabad

https://www.mica.ac.in/

13

Fore School of Management

New Delhi

https://www.fsm.ac.in/

14

Welingkar Institute of Management

Mumbai

https://www.welingkar.org/

15

Institute of Management Technology

Dubai

https://www.imt.ac.ae/

16

Birla Institute of Technology & Science

Pilani

https://www.bits-pilani.ac.in/

17

National Insurance Academy

Pune

https://niapune.org.in/

18

National Institute of Bank Management

Pune

http://www.nibmindia.org/

19

IFIM Business School

Bangalore

https://ifimbschool.com/

20

Xavier Institute of Social Service

Ranchi

https://www.xiss.ac.in/

21

Institute of Management Technology

Hyderabad

https://www.imthyderabad.edu.in/

22

Institute of Management Technology

Nagpur

https://www.imtnagpur.ac.in

23

Jaipuria Institute of Management

Lucknow

https://www.jaipuria.ac.in/

24

Vellore Institute of Technology

Vellore

https://www.vit.ac.in/

25

Loyola Institute of Business Administration

Chennai

https://liba.edu/

26

Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship

Bangalore

https://xime.org/

27

Xavier Institute of Management & Research

Mumbai

https://ximr.ac.in/

28

St. Francis Institute of Management and Research

Mumbai

https://www.sfimar.org/

29

St. Joseph’s Institute of Management

Bangalore

http://www.sjim.edu.in/

30

Xavier Business School (XBS), St. Xavier’s University

Kolkata

https://www.sxuk.edu.in/

31

Xavier Institute of Development Action and Sciences

Jabalpur

https://www.xidas.in/

32

Birla Institute of Management Technology

Greater Noida

https://www.bimtech.ac.in/

33

Woxsen School of Business

Hyderabad

https://woxsen.edu.in/

34

KIIT School of Management

Bhubaneswar

http://ksom.ac.in/

35

FLAME University: School of Business

Dist Pune

https://www.flame.edu.in/

36

St. Aloysius Institute of Management and Information Technology

Mangalore

https://www.aimit.edu.in/

37

Christ Institute of Management

Lavasa

https://www.cimp.ac.in/

38

IFMR Graduate School of Business

Chittoor

https://krea.edu.in/ifmrgsb/

39

Sharda University

Greater Noida

https://www.sharda.ac.in/

Cut Off

The cut off for different programmes at XLRI will be released after the XAT 2021 result. The expected cut off can be analyzed by the previous year cut off for different colleges.

For XLRI:

Business Management (BM)

Section

XAT cut
off Percentile 2020

Male

Female

Verbal Ability

74

72

Decision Making

78

74

Quantitative Ability

85

74

Overall

95

93

Human Resource (HR)

Section

XAT cut
off Percentile 2020

Male

Female

Verbal Ability

79

74

Decision Making

73

68

Quantitative Ability

75

70

Overall

93

91

These cut off percentile is for the initial screening. Candidates have to undergo GWPI rounds for further selection.

For XUB, Bhubaneswar:

 

Business Management (BM)

 

Section

XAT cut
off Percentile 2020

Domicile
Male

Domicile
Female

Non-domicile
Male

Non-domicile
Female

Background

Engineer

Non-Engineer

Engineer

Non-Engineer

Engineer

Non-Engineer

Engineer

Non-Engineer

Verbal
Ability

50

45

50

45

72

70

72

70

Decision Making

40

38

38

35

60

55

55

50

Quantitative
Ability

38

35

38

35

50

45

50

45

Overall

80

76

77

75

90

86

87

82

For other top colleges, there are no minimum sectional percentile criteria. Overall cut off percentile is considered. Some of the top colleges with their respective cut off percentile is mentioned here.

For other top colleges:

 

Cut off 90 percentile and above:

 

S. No

College

XAT cut
off percentile 2020

1

Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad

90

2

International Management Institute (IMI), New Delhi

90

Cut off 80 percentile and above:

 

S. No

College

XAT cut
off percentile 2020

1

K. J. Somaiya, Mumbai

85

2

Goa Institute of Management, Goa

85

3

FORE School of Management, New Delhi

85.75

4

T. A. Pai Management Institute (TAPMI), Manipal

85

5

Mudra Institute of
Communications
(MICA),
Ahmedabad

80

6

Institute of Rural
Management Anand
(IRMA),
Anand

80

7

Great Lakes
Institute of Management (GLIM), Chennai

80

8

Loyola Institute of
Business Administration (LIBA), Chennai

80

Syllabus

Section

Topics/ Concepts

Verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension &
Logical Reasoning

English Vocabulary

Para Jumbles

Para Completion

Cloze Test

Grammar

Sentence Completion

Correction of Errors

RC based on – Abstract topics, Science, Culture, History & Fiction, Art & Literature

Questions based on Poetry

Analogy

Clocks and Calendars; Binary Logic

Seating Arrangement

Inference, Assumption, Premise & Conclusion

Decision Making

Ranking Test

Conditions and Groupings

Arrangement of Data

Organisational Decision Making

Quantitative Ability

Profit, Loss & Percentages

Speed, Time, & Distance

Ratio, Proportion and Variation

Time & Work

Simple & Compound Interest

Logarithms, Indices and Surds

Mensuration

Geometry & Co-ordinate Geometry

Trigonometry

Linear & Quadratic Equations; Special Equations

Numbers and Probabilities

Progression

Set Theory and Pure Maths

HCF & LCM

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