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XAT Selection Procedure 2020

Registrations : 23 Aug '19 - 10 Dec '19

XAT Selection Procedure 2020, Admission Criteria XAT Exam

The XAT 2020 exam will be held on 5th January 2020 and registrations begin from 23rd August 2019. The XAT result and cutoff will be released by last week of Jan’20. The XAT 2020 score will be accepted by 11 XAMI member colleges and around 140 non XAMI member colleges in an array of MBA degree programmes. MBA Rendezvous helps you understand the XAT admission criteria for XRLI and other affiliated colleges that accept the XAT 2020 score.

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XAT Selection Procedure 2020: Documents Required

Below is the list of documents required during the XAT 2020 selection process:-

  • Counselling letter : Original and Photocopy 
  • XAT Admit Card: Original and Photocopy
  • Academic Certificates  of Class X & XII and Bachelor’s Degree: Original and Photocopy 
  • XAT Score card: Original and Photocopy
  • Caste Certificate: Original and Photocopy
  • Medical documents : Original and Photocopy
  • Bank draft as per the guidelines mentioned in XAT Brochure
  • Passport size photographs: Colour and Black and White (4-6 copies)

XAT Selection Procedure 2020: XLRI

XAT Selection Procedure 2020

Here is the detail regarding the selection procedure for XLRI, Jamshedpur through XAT 2020:

  1. Register and write for the XAT exam 2020 on 5th January 2020. Indian Students (GMP) and Foreign national students (GMP, BM, HRM) can apply through GMAT score. The candidates need to pay registration fee at the time of registering for XAT 2020 exam for all the XLRI course they want to appear for

Candidates Appearing

Registration Fee

Additional Fee per XLRI course

Mode of Payment

Indian National

INR 1700

INR 300

Online Mode only

The payment gateway is integrated with the application form and you can pay using Debit/Credit Cards or Online Banking.

Indian National (with late fee)

INR 2000

INR 500

Indian Candidates through GMAT for GMP

INR 2500


Foreign and NRI candidates through GMAT for BM, HRM or GMP

INR 5000


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Please note: All GMAT applicants must take their GMAT between 1st Dec’17 and 31st Dec’19

  1. Candidates must have a recognized bachelor's degree of minimum three years in India/abroad in any discipline. Those appearing for their final examination by June 10, 2020 can also apply. But their admission will be subject to candidates passing their final exams
  2. The candidates who clear the XAT 2020 cut off will be called for the Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) which are conducted only in Bengaluru, Delhi, Mumbai and Jamshedpur
    1. Group Discussion: Candidates are divided into groups of 8-10 and a topic is given which they need to discuss for 20-30 minutes. Candidates are tested for their leadership qualities, confidence and content delivery
    2. Personal Interview: The candidates are met individually and help the committee asses their confidence, communication skills and aspirations. 
        1. The overseas candidates appearing for the PGDM interviews can appear over G-talk or Skype. Candidate needs to get in touch with the admissions office for scheduling the interview online after result.
  3. XAT 2020 final merit list is uploaded on then XAT official website and the weightage for this year for each component is yet to be released.

XAT Selection Procedure 2020:  Other Colleges Selection Process

XAT 2019 Selection Process

Here is the selection procedure for XAT affiliated colleges. Candidates are advised to check the individual websites of the college they are applying for further details:

  1. Register for the XAT 2020 exam on 
  2. Obtain the XAT Application Form 2020 after registering online by making appropriate payment. Details can be obtained from the respective Institute's website or their Admissions office. Follow their registration/application procedure. The registration fee is INR 1650 for the XAT exam. The students can also choose the course and college they are interested in
  3. Write the XAT exam 2020
  4. Check for the cut off for the individual college you are interested in
  5. Shortlisted candidates appear for GD and PI rounds 
  6. Each institute independently decides the weightages to be given for each of the test components on the basis of its needs. The details can be found from the website of the respective college
  7.  Wait for the final merit list for the respective college.

Please note that XLRI does NOT:

  1. Ascertain quality of the degree or programme(s) offered by other XAT Associate Institutes
  2. Play any role in the selection of the candidates in these institutes.

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