XAT 2020: Result (Declared), Cut Off, Score Card, Counseling Procedure

XATXAT 2020 Result has been Declared on 17th January 2020. Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) which is the Entrance Examination held on the university level under the guidance of XLRI, Delhi through Xavier Association of Management Institutes each year.

XAT 2020 Mock Test has been started now. For MBA/PGDM admission, the XAT scores are accepted by 150 institutes of management. The aspirants must apply for the XAT 2020 Application Form, which is considered as the first step in the admission process. XLRI conducts XAT on behalf of XAMI. For more than 60 years XLRI is conducting XAT at all India level to select the most appropriate students for management education.

The Xavier Aptitude Test is likely to be organized on the 5th of January 2020. It is held on all India level to select the most appropriate students for Management Education. XAT is a gateway to get admission to some of the top B-schools in India.

XAT 2020 Notification – Result Declared

New XAT 2020 Result has been Declared on 17th January 2020. Click Here to Check Result Details.

New XAT 2021 Notification will be released in September 2021. Click Here to Check 2021 Exam Details.

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Important Dates (Announced) Click Here
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Answer Key (Available) Click Here
Result (Declared) Click Here
Score Card Click Here
Cut Off Click Here
XAT Counselling/ Admission Procedure  Click Here
Eligibility  Click Here
Exam Pattern Click Here
Syllabus Click Here
Preparation (Started) Click Here
Participating Institute Click Here

XAT 2020 Highlights

Exam Name Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT)
Exam Level National
Exam Category Post Graduate
Conducting Body XLRI Delhi
Programs Offered PGDM (Human Resource Management) PGDM (Business Management) PGDM (General Management)
XAT Eligibility Bachelor’s Degree
Exam Mode Online
Selection Process Written Test, Group Discussion, and Personal Interview
Number of Test Takers 90,000 approx.
XAT Website www.xatonline.in
XAT Helpline Number 1800 419 2929
XAT Contact Number +91 657 665 3203 /3204/3205
Email Address [email protected] OR [email protected]

XAT 2020 Important Dates

The XAT 2020 Exam Dates are mentioned below-

Events Dates (Announced)
Application Date starting from 23rd August 2019
Application ending date (without late fee) 30th November 2019
Last date of application (With late fee) 1st Dec – 10th December 2019 (Extended)
Downloading Admit Card 20th Dec. – 3rd January 2020
Date of XAT Exam 2020 5th January 2020
Answer key 9th January 2020
Result  Declaration 17th January 2020
Score Card Downloaded 31st Jan – 31st March 2020
Counseling After the declaration of Result

XAT 2020 Answer Key

XAT 2020 Answer key has been Available on 9th January 2020. The institution will publish the correction key after a few weeks of the exam. The Answer code 2020 XAT will be Available in online mode in pdf format.

The candidates will verify the correction key with the documents of the third week of January 2020.

XAT 2020 Result 

The answer key will be provided after two or three weeks of the exam. It will be made known by online in PDF form.

  • The XAT 2020 Answer Key is useful for estimating the answers with exam papers on 9th January 2020.
  • The XAT 2020 Result has been Declared on 17th January 2020. The Institute will be authorized to produce the scores to the aspirants through the website.
  • The XAT Result will appear as the mark sheet of the appeared student in the Xavier Aptitude Test.
  • There is not any medium by which the scores can be known. It is going to be declared together with the OMR sheet.
  • The scorecard becomes Available after the production of the legible date of birth and roll no. Through a result, Applicants will get acquainted with their marks per subject, percentage, ranks, etc.

Aspirants will access the Hall Ticket/Admit Card on 20th December 2019.

  • The Admit concerned authority will provide card only by online rather than sending it individually.
  • The XAT 2020 Admit Card can only be attained by User ID and Password which you have got at the time of registration.
  • The authority will not permit the students to take the exam without the Admit Card.
  • It shall be mandatory to have the possession of Xerox of Admit Card along with two photocopies of the students resembling the one provided during registration.
  • Make sure to have the signature of the examiner on the hall ticket.
  • The printed copy of the Admit Card must not be worn out or misplaced. If it is lost, they must bring it to the notice of authority.

XAT 2020 Application Form 

The XAT 2020 Application Form is filled online.

  • Applicants have to visit the website for login and fill in details that are all sensible and relevant to the character.
  • XAT 2020 Registration has been Started on 23rd August 2019.
  • XAT 2020 Registration can be done till 10th December 2019 with late fee (Extended).
  • After considerably entering all details, aspirants must put up scanned images of photograph and signature in a specified direction.
  • During registration, aspirants may apply for several courses with just one application.
  • They will have to keep the hard copy of the XAT application form.
  • The aspirants making the payment via DD, have to send the application form supporting DD to the address-

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

Application Fee

The registration fee will have to be submitted through credit card, debit card, online banking, demand draft, and cash. Any bank makes the DD under XLRI Jamshedpur.

Courses/Exams Fees
Without late fee
XAT 2020 Rs. 1700/-   
XLRI Courses (If Interested) Rs. 300/– each.each course (additional fee)
With late fee
XAT Fee Rs. 2000/-   
XLRI Courses (If Interested) Rs. 500/- each course (additional fee)
NRI and Foreign for one or more program Rs. 5000/-

Photograph and Signature

  • The photograph of the student must not be less than 20-50 kb- 200 * 230 in the JPG/JPEG/PNG Format.
  • The size of the aspirant’s signature must not exceed 10-20 – 140*60.

XAT 2021

The XLRI, Jamshedpur is the managing authority of the XAT 2021 examination conducted to offer admission to the applicants in management programs at XLRI and other XAT participating institutes across the country. The XAT 2021 Application Form will be Release on 2nd week of September 2021 till the last week of November 2021.

XAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The XAT 2020 Eligibility details have been given-

Nationality– Indian, Foreign and NRI candidates can attempt this Aptitude Test. The NRI and Foreign aspirants can opt for this via the GMAT score.

Qualification– Applicant must finish the three years of Bachelor’s degree or relevant degree in any stream.

Authority has not specified minimum Marks- The qualifying marks for the exam.

Appearing Aspirants– Those who are performing will also be eligible for the exam.

XAT 2020 Exam Pattern

XAT 2020 Exam Pattern details have been given Below

  • Exam Mode-The examination will be held online.
  • Papers– The exam paper will be consisting of two parts- paper 1 and paper 2.
  • Duration– The exam will not last more than 3 hours and 35 minutes.
  • No of Questions– In the examination, there will be 98 questions in total.
  • Negative Marking– The marks will be subtracted from ¼ scores
  • Sections– The questions will be covering the topics- Quantitative Ability, English Language & Logical Reasoning, Decision Making, G.K & Essay.

Check the Highlights for XAT Exam Pattern 2020.

Part A Verbal and Logical Ability 26 150 minutes -0.25 for each incorrect answer
Decision Making 22
Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation 27
Part B General Knowledge 25 30 minutes No negative marking

Time allotted for solving Part-A of XAT 2020 is 150 minutes while Part-B needs to be completed in 30 minutes. And, as per the marking scheme for XAT 2020, there is no negative marking in Part-B while 0.25 marks will be deducted for an incorrect response in Part-A.

XAT 2020 Syllabus 

The XAT 2020 Syllabus is the crux of the XAT 2020 Exam Preparation. The syllabus will be disclosed at the website through a link. Those who are looking for topics that might appear in the exam will not get them individually. XAT 2020 Syllabus will include the following issues- English Language & Logical Reasoning, Decision Making, Quantitative Ability, General Knowledge & Essay. The syllabus will be varying significantly.

XAT 2020 Part A is an objective type paper covering Data Interpretation and Quantitative Ability, English Language and Reasoning, and Decision Making. An indicative list of topics covered in these sections are:

Subject Important Topics
Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation Geometry, Tables, Graphs, Arithmetic, Trigonometry, Statistics, Profit & Loss, Speed, and Distance, Clocks
Verbal and Logical Ability Grammar, Para Jumbles, Para Completion, Vocabulary, Reading Comprehensions
Decision Making Analytical Reasoning, Situational, Case lets, Data Arrangement Tets

XAT Part B is a subjective paper based on questions relating to General Knowledge and also includes writing an essay. Economics, finance, national and international current affairs are a few of the many topics on which questions are posed in XAT. Questions are also based on conventional GK.

Important topics for GK in XAT 2020
Politics Nation and States
History Literature
Sports Awards and Recognitions
Business Economics
International Relations Society
Merger & Acquisitions

XAT Preparation Tips

To pass an exam, candidates must know all the details of the exam model and curriculum. Prepare a daily schedule for each section.
Try to solve questions and examples of documents from the previous year — a study of the best books and study material.
Candidates must also take care of their health and stay in shape.

XAT 2020 Exam Centers

XAT 2020 is being held in about 49 Indian cities apart from the International Exam centers in Kathmandu and Dubai. XAT 2020 is also expected to be held in as many locations, if not more, to make the test more convenient and accessible for Applicants. Here is a tentative list of Exam cities for XAT 2020:

Agartala Cuttack Jamshedpur Ranchi
Ahmedabad Dehradun Kanpur Rourkela
Allahabad Delhi Kolkata Sambalpur
Amritsar Goa Lucknow Surat
Bengaluru Greater Noida Mangalore Tiruchirapalli
Berhampur Gurgaon Mumbai Trivandrum
Bhopal Guwahati Nagpur Udaipur
Bhubaneshwar Hyderabad Nasik Vadodara
Chandigarh Indore Noida Varanasi
Chennai Jabalpur Patna Vijayawada
Cochin Jaipur Pune Visakhapatnam
Coimbatore Jammu Raipur Dubai

XAT Score Card

  • After a few days of the announcement of XAT 2020 Results, candidates will be able to download their scorecard for admission.
  • The XAT 2020 Scorecard will be issued from the first week of February 2020 through online mode.
  • Candidates will receive their board by entering their registration number and date of birth.

XAT Cut-Off

The cut-off score for XAT would include the minimum percentile that each candidate must score on the test. Based on XAT 2020 Cut Off, candidates will be evaluated for future group discussions and personal interviews for admission. XAT Cut Off varies according to the different programs offered by XLRI, Jamshedpur. The other participating institutes also have their scores.

The minimum percentage required to be considered for different programs in XLRI is presented here:

VA & LA DM QA & DI Total
XLRI (HRM) 7.5 7 5.5 26
XLRI (BM) 6.5 7 8 28
XLRI (Global) 6.5 7 8 26
XIMB 6.5 7 8 25

XAT 2020 Counselling 

Counseling officials will decide the XAT 2020 Admission/Counseling. The counseling will take place after the proclamation of the result.

  • The online process will organize the admission round.
  • The aspirants who are finding admission in XLRI and institutes having an association with XAT will need to show XAT scorecard whereas, those looking for entry into other related institutes will be applying with the visit on the Institute’s website.
  • They should follow the registrations process via the XAT score.
  • Aspirants will be picked out to attend the interview as per XAT scores, academic qualification, and related work experience.
  • The selection process will be different as per course, and it will be dependent on the type of stream.
  • The final selection will be organized by scores achieved in XAT, personal interview and group discussions, educational qualification, work experience, and other activities.

XAT Admission

Various participating institutions will intimate shortlisted candidates. Candidates have to appear for Written Ability, Group Discussion and Personal Interview rounds at the allotted institutions within the prescribed period. The registered candidate will be allowed to fill their choice of the course and college for the admission. The admission will be granted after the proper verification of documents.

XAT 2020 Information Links

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