XAT 2020 Result has been announced in online mode at the official website i.e. xatonline.in on January 16, 2020. Candidates who appeared for the exam on January 5, 2020 are able to check the XAT 2020 Result by entering their XAT Registration Id and Password. Official answer keys were released on January 8 along with the response sheet. Objections to which were raised till January 11, 2020.
Update: XLRI has announced Cutoff for HRM and BM programmes.
Xavier Aptitude Test is conducted on a national level and is an eligibility test for management programs at XLRI and other affiliated institutes across the country. The is now the second largest MBA entrance test in India and students who wish to pursue MBA/PGDM can get into the 11 member institutes and 140 associate institutes through the XAT scores.
|Availability of XAT 2020 Admit Card||December 20, 2019|
|XAT 2020 Exam Date||January 5, 2020|
|Availability of XAT Answer Key||January 12, 2020|
|Answer Key Objection Filing Deadline||January 14, 2020|
|XAT 2020 Result||January 31, 2020|
|XAT Scorecard Availability||January 31, 2020 - still available|
Candidates can Download the Scorecard from the official website xatonline.in. Validity of XAT 2020 Scores is till December 31, 2020.
The information of the result is divided into three parts:
Note: Percentiles for the subjects reflect a candidates’ position in their respective sections. The “total” section represents the candidate's position amidst all those who sat for the exams. The “total” does not include the General Knowledge section, as it is calculated independently.
XAT 2020 Result was released on 16th January, 2020. A lot of candidates got 90 percentile scores. Nevertheless, neither student got perfect 100 percentile marks. The sectional percentile of the candidates is dependent upon the quantitative ability, verbal ability and logical reasoning, decision making.
The XAT 2020 scorecard highlights the section wise marks of the candidates. As per the score of the candidates, they will be shortlisted and will get the chance for selection round to their preferable college/institute. The applicants will receive their scorecard to their registered address and it will be sent through post.
Once you receive the scorecard, you will find the below mentioned details on the XAT 2020 scorecard:
The following table shows the XAT 2020 percentile analysis versus XAT 2020 score, where OA is referred as Overall Aggregate.
After the results, the cutoff will be announced by XLRI Jamshedpur and the participating institutes. Candidates can determine their status via the official website. Once shortlisted, the candidates will have to go through the rounds of group discussion, personal interviews and other tests.
There are several factors which will affect while preparing for the XAT cutoff score. The factors are:
Candidates are required to visit the official website: xatonline.in to check the XAT Cut off. The steps involved in the checking the cutoff are:
XAT 2020 cutoff is varied from institute to institute and college to college. In order to set the XAT 2020 cutoff, the applicants should clear both the sectional and overall cutoff. Follow the below mentioned table in order to identify the announced XAT 2020 Cutoff by the MBA colleges for their different programs:
|Name of the Institute||XAT percentile|
|Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneshwar||95+|
|SP Jain Institute of Management and research, Mumbai||90+|
|Institute of Management Technology(IMT), Ghaziabad||90+|
|Goa Institute of Management||85+|
|FORE School of Management||85+|
|Great lakes Institute of Management, Chennai||80+|
|Birla Institute of Management Technology, greater Noida||75+|
Once XLRI Jamshedpur announced the XAT 2020 cutoff, the name of the shortlisted candidates will be released for the GD and PI round. For getting detailed information, it is advised to the candidates to check the official website. Hence, the students can get data on related events. Read the following information to get to know about the steps, you need to follow when the XAT 2020 cutoff will be declared:
Candidates who will clear XAT 2020 cutoff will be eligible to sit in the selection rounds of different colleges for the counselling process. The counselling will be done online. Here are all the steps involved in it:
Students are required to register for the counselling sessions. It can be done by providing the required credentials on the official website of the preferred college. Candidates are required to make payment online, as fees vary with each institute.
Once the registration is done, candidates can choose a preferred course in the institute. They can lock the options for which they are sure.
Note: Once locked, there can be no alterations in the choices later on.
After the XAT Counselling concludes, candidates have to report at the allocated venue for the document verification process.
After an entire pool of candidates is in front of the institutes, they are selected as per their ranks and the basis of merits.
The topmost colleges of India are now accepting XAT scores as an eligibility measure. Over 150 colleges accept XAT score 2020 above 90 percentile as a designated accessory of admission. Here are the 11 XAT participating colleges:
Colleges accepting scores above 80 percentile include MICA, IRMA, GIM Goa, K J Somaiya, Great Lakes, LIBA and TAPMI.
|College/Institute||Estimated Cutoff Percentiles|
|FORE New Delhi||85.25|
|BIMTECH Greater Noida||75|
Note: Most of these colleges have closed their MBA admissions, although some of them may have some slot opened.
|College/Institute||Cut off percentile|
|New Delhi Institute of Management - NDIM New Delhi||70|
|School of Inspired Leadership - SOIL Gurgaon||75|
|Jaipuria Institute of Management||70|
|KIIT School of Management - KSOM Bhubaneswar||70|
|Xavier Business School (XBS) Kolkata||75|
|VIT Business School (VIT) Vellore||70|
|Indus Business Academy (IBA) Bangalore||70|
|JIMS Rohini, New Delhi||70|
|ITM Navi Mumbai||70|
|Globsyn Business School, Kolkata||65|
|IES Management College And Research Centre, Mumbai||60|
|Gitam School of International Business||50|
|GITAM Hyderabad Business School||50|
|IIMS Pune: International Institute of Management Studies||50|
|Calcutta Business School Kolkata||50|
|Indira Institute of Management - IIMP||50|
|DSIMS Mumbai: Durgadevi Saraf Institute of Management Studies||50|
|Vishwa Vishwani Hyderabad||50|
|EMPI Business School, New Delhi||50|
|Delhi School of Business, VIPS - Technical Campus||50|
|Birla Global University, Bhubaneswar||50|
|Acharya Bangalore B-School - ABBS Bangalore||50|
|National School of Business||50|
|Accurate Institute of Management And Technology||50|
|Jaypee Business School - JBS Noida||50|
|GIBS Business School - GIBS Bangalore||50|
|RSB Chennai: Rajalakshmi School of Business||50|
|SGPC’s Guru Nanak Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai||50|
XAT Selection Process will begin its selection procedure in February 2020. The selection starts after the result, which is expected on January 31, 2020. Students who meet the cutoff will be further to other rounds. The selection process for all the colleges is not unified. Candidates are required to study the selection processes of the college they are interested in. There is a two-step process for selection:
Shortlisting candidates: The students are shortlisted based on their XAT scores. The shortlisted candidates are classified based on their preferences and the individual cutoff of the colleges.
Writing Ability Test (WAT): Shortlisted candidates will be called for the second round of Writing Ability Test and later, for a Personal Interview Round. Participating institutes conduct Personal Interviews and Group Discussions for selection. Some institutes also take past academic records, work experience and the CV of candidates.
Group Discussion: GD rounds help in discovering the packer among the punch. Candidates are divided into groups of 8-15 participants and are given a topic to discuss within the group. Each GD lasts about 15-25 minutes. The topics range from politics, current affairs, social issues to advertising, education, technology or business in India.
XAT Personal Interview: Candidates can expect questions about the candidate's background, achievements, academics and motivations behind pursuing an MBA. An interview aims to judge the candidates based on their content, confidence, communications skills and the ability to perform under pressure. Candidates' lack of communication will be a breaking point of the interview.
Step 3) Final Selection: After conducting the XAT 2020 selection procedure, a list of final students is prepared. Those candidates will be offered admissions to the management programs that they were chosen in.