XAT 2020 Notification Out – XAT 2020 Exam will be conducted on January 5, 2020. XAT 2020 Result will be out in 4th week of January 2020. XAT 2020 Registration starts August 23, 2020.

XAT 2020 Notification

Important Dates

Event Important Date
XAT 2020 Registration Starts August 23, 2019
XAT 2020 Registration Ends (without late fee) 4th week of November, 2019
Late Application Deadline 2nd week of December, 2019
XAT 2020 Admit Card Release 3rd week of December, 2019
XAT 2020 Official Mock Release 4th week of December, 2019
XAT 2020 Exam Date January 5, 2020
XAT 2020 Result 4th week of January, 2020

 

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XAT 2020 Registration Fee

  • Without Late Fee – INR 1700
  • With Late Fee – INR 2000
  • Additional fee for applying to XLRI (without late fee) – INR 300 per programme
  • Additional fee for applying to XLRI (with late fee) – INR 500 per programme

XAT Exam Pattern 2020

XAT 2020 will be a computer-based test (online) of 180 minutes duration. The exam comprises of four sections, namely VA & LR, DM, QA & DI, and GK. From last year onwards, the Essay writing section has been removed from the exam. The table below explains the exam pattern of XAT 2020 in depth:

XAT Exam Pattern

Name of Sections

No. of Quesns

Duration

Verbal and Logical Ability (VA & LR)

74

180 minutes/ 3 hours

Decision Making (DM)

Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation (QA & DI)

General Knowledge (GK)

25

XAT Marking Scheme

  • Each question will carry one mark.
  • 1/4th of the total marks allotted to a question will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • There is negative marking of 0.10 marks for unattempted questions as well, beyond 8 unattempted answers.

XAT 2020 Syllabus

Section

Topics

Verbal and Logical Ability

Vocabulary, Analogy-based on vocabulary, Reading Comprehension, Sentence correction, Grammar, Fill in the blanks, Paragraph Formation Questions, Poem, etc.

Decision-making

Arithmetic, Analytical Reasoning, Situational, etc.

QA & DI

Algebra, Arithmetic, Geometry, Numbers, Line Graph, Pie Chart, Permutation Combination, Probability, Data Sufficiency, and Bar Charts etc.

GK

Current Affairs, Books and authors, Personalities, Important Dates, Films, Science and Business, Current affairs, etc.

XAT Cutoff 2020

Last year, the cutoff for XLRI Jamshedpur was released online on January 21, 2020. It is likely to release for XAT 2020 around the same time in January 2020. The XAT 2020 cutoff percentile depends on multiple factors such as difficulty level of the exam, the number of test takers and a number of seats offered in the programme among others. The cutoffs will be declared separately by each of the XAT participating institutes. Check below the previous year cutoff of XAT for XLRI

XLRI Cut off for BM Programmes

VALR

DM

QA

Overall

Male

79.46

80

90

96

Female

75

75

75

95

XLRI Cut off for HR Programmes

VALR

DM

QA

Overall

Male

85

75

72

94

Female

80

70

67

93

XAT 2020 Score Accepting MBA Colleges

XAT 2020 score will be accepted by more than 150 B-schools in the country. The participating institutes are either Xavier Associate Management Institutes (XAMI) or Non-XAMI. Last year, the number of XAMI was 11 and number of non-XAMI was 145. Here are some of the top colleges in the list:

  • XLRI – Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur

  • Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

  • SP Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai

  • TA Pai Management Institute, Manipal

  • Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai

  • Xavier Institute of Management, Xavier University, Bhubaneswar

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