XAT Exam 2024 Selection Process: Know All the Steps Here

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XLRI, Jamshedpur annually conducts a national-level management entrance examination known as the Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT). More than 1,000 B-schools accept XAT exam scores for admission to postgraduate management courses. For more than 70 years, XLRI has been conducting the XAT examination at the national level. XAT selection process is set to choose the best candidates for their management education.

Full FormXavier Aptitude Test
Conducting BodyXLRI Jamshedpur
Exam Level National-level Management Entrance Examination
FrequencyOnce in a year
Application Mode Online- Computer Based Test
Official Websitehttps://xlri.ac.in/ 

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XAT Exam Overview

Some important dates about the XAT 2024 Exam:

XAT Exam 2024 Date7 January,2024
XAT Answer Key Tentative Release DateThird week of Jan 2024
XAT Response Sheet  Tentative Release DateThe second week of Jan 2024
XAT Declaration Of  Tentative Result DateLast week of January
XAT 2024 CutOffYet to be announced

Latest Updates XAT Selection Process 2024

The XAT admission process 2024 revolves around the four simple steps. They are as follows:

Step 1: Candidates have to appear for XAT 2024

Step2: Shortlisting of candidates

Step3: Selection rounds

Step4: Final selection

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XAT Selection Process 2024: Step-wise Details

After the declaration of the result, the selection process for the XAT exam will begin.  Each XAT participating institute has a different XAT selection approach for the students who will clear their XAT exam. To participate in the selection process of XAT 2024, candidates have to register on the official website of the colleges they wish to apply to.

Shortlisting of Candidates

The XAT exam 2024 will be available by the last week of January 2024. XLRI will shortlist the students for both Interviews and Group Discussions. The cutoff set by the different institutes will enable the selection of students for further process.

Rounds of Selection

The shortlisted students have to go through the following rounds set by XLRI call criteria:

  • Group Discussion (GD) or/ and Essay writing
  • Personal Interview (PI)

Final Selection

After clearing the XLRI Jamshedpur selection criteria, the final list will be prepared of selected candidates. Then the selected candidates will be admitted to their XAT respective offered programs of the XAT participating Institutes.

XAT Merit List 2024

Following is the  XAT exam merit list for 2024:

XAT Score60%
Group Discussion/ Personal Interview25%
Essay, Academic profile, GK, video, work exp.15%

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XAT Cut-off 2024 (Expected)

The XAT 2024 cutoff will be released on its official website, xlri.ac.in.by XLRI. Students can get the idea from the table below for the expected XAT 2024 cutoff.


Documents Required for XAT Selection Process 2024

Candidates have to produce the following documents for the selection process:

  • Original  and photocopy of XAT counselling letter
  • Original and photocopy of XAT Admit Card 2024
  • The bank draft as per the details mentioned in the XAT Brochure
  • Academic testimonials (class 10 & class 12; Bachelor’s Degree)
  • Score Card/ Rank Card of XAT 2024 exam
  • Caste Certificate (if any)
  • Medical documents (if any health issues)
  • 4-6 Passport size photographs both color and black and white.

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When will the XAT selection process expected to start?

XAT selection process 2024 is expected to start in the month of February 2024.

What would be the mode of conducting the XAT selection process?

The entire process will be conducted through the Online mode.

Is XAT conducted twice a year or once a year?

Yes, XAT is conducted annually once a year XAT 2024 will be conducted on January 7, 2024.

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