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XAT 2020 Test and XLRI Jamshedpur Application Process

Dear MBA Aspirants,

The XAT 2020 and XLRI-Xavier School of Management’s MBA 2020-2022 notification is out!

About XAT: Xavier Aptitude test (XAT) is a national level management aptitude test conducted by XLRI. The XAT score is being used by more than 150 institutes for admission.

The exam shall consist of the following sections: Verbal and Logical Ability, Decision Making, Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation and GK.

The application process for XAT and XLRI-Xavier School of Management is through the same application form.

News!!XLRI plans to open its new campus in Delhi-NCR for the academic session 2020-22 with two sections of its PGDBM Program from June 2020. This year XAT will accept applications from aspirants for not only the Jamshedpur campus but also for XLRI, Delhi-NCR campus subject to the formal approval from AICTE.

Following are the test registration and details for XAT and XLRI registration process.

  • Test Name: Xavier Aptitude Test
  • Test Date: Sunday, 5th January 2020
  • Test Time: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • XAT Test Mode: Online
  • XAT and XLRI Application Link: Click here to register now!


  • Question Type: MCQs
  • No sectional time limits
  • Switching between sections is allowed
  • No onscreen calculator

XAT 2019 Test Structure:

Sections Marks Allotted Negative Marking Time
Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning 75 Correct Answer: 1 Mark Wrong Answer: 0.25 mark Unattempted: Un-attempted question beyond 8 carries -0.10 165 minutes
Decision Making
Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation
General Knowledge 25 Correct Answer: 1 Mark No Negative Marking 15 minutes
XAT Application Starts 23rd August 2019 Click here to register
Last Date to Apply for XAT (Without late fee): 30th November 2019.
(With late fee): 7th December 2019.
XAT Admit Card Release 20th December 2019 onwards.
XAT 2020 Exam Date 5th January 2020 (9:30 am to 12:30 pm)
XAT Result Date 31st January 2020

Without Late Fee:
For XAT: Rs. 1,700/-
For XLRI: Additional Rs. 300/- per XLRI course.

With Late Fee:
For XAT: Rs. 2,000/-
For XLRI: Rs. 500/- per XLRI course.

  • XAT and XLRI Application Link: Click here to register now!
  • Mode of Application: Online Mode.
  • Indian Candidates applying for GMP through GMAT: Rs. 2500/-.
  • NRI/Foreign Candidates applying for one or more programmes through GMAT: Rs. 5000/-.
  • Recognized Bachelor’s Degree of minimum three years duration or equivalent in any discipline.
  • Those completing their final examination by June 10, 2020 may also apply.
  • All Indian candidates must appear for XAT 2020. However, NRI and Foreign candidates may apply through GMAT score.
  • XLRI Program(s) Name and Seats: PGDM- Business Management (BM): 180, PGDM- Human Resource Management (HRM): 180
  • XLRI Registration Fees:
    • Indian candidate registering through XAT 2020 Rs. 1700/- (XAT Registration Fees) and Rs 300/- each for every additional programme of XLRI
    • Foreign and NRI candidates registering through XAT 2020 $50 (XAT Registration Fees) and $25 each for every additional programme of XLRI
    • Foreign and NRI candidates through GMAT Rs. 5000/-
  • B-schools accepting XAT scores:

    The XAT score is being used by more than 150 institutes for admission. Some of the top B-Schools accepting XAT scores are as follows:

    • XLRI – Jamshedpur
    • XIM – Bhubaneshwar
    • S.P. Jain – Mumbai
    • IRMA - Anand
    • FORE – Delhi
    • GIM – Panaji

Click here to view the complete list of institutes accepting XAT scores.



2nd Stage Selection Process: 
BM: GD for 20 minutes followed by a PI with mostly 3 panelists of 25-30 minutes.
HRM: Case study or group exercise for 20 minutes followed by a PI with three panelists.


  • I am in the final year of my graduation, what percentage should I fill in the form?
    Answer: Please enter the aggregate percentage of marks obtained till the time of filling the form.

  • I have done 5 years integrated course, so how will I enter my percentage?
    Answer: Candidates who have done 5 years integrated course can fill up the same percentage for graduation and post graduation.

  • How do I calculate the aggregate marks for CBSE /SSC. Is it the best 5 or all the subjects?
    Answer: The candidate should take the aggregate of all the subjects for 10th.

  • Does internship/Articleship counted as work experience?
    Answer: These are not counted as work experience

  • Does the work experience before Graduation is counted?
    Answer: No, it is not counted as work experience.

  • I am in the final year of my graduation, am I eligible to register for XLRI?
    Answer: Yes, you are eligible for admission to XLRI. You need to complete your final year examination by June 10, 2020.

For more questions, click here.


Cities within India: 72

Agra, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Ambala, Amravati, Amritsar, Bengaluru, Berhampur, Bhatinda, Bhilai Nagar, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Bokaro Steel City, Chandigarh/Mohali, Chennai, Coimbatore, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi-NCR, Dhanbad, Dibrugarh, Durgapur/Asansol, Ernakulam, Gandhinagar, Goa, Gorakhpur, Guwahati, Gwalior, Hooghly, Hubballi(Hubli), Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Kannur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Kota, Kottayam, Kurnool, Kurukshetra, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Mysuru(Mysore), Nagpur, Nashik, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Rajahmundry, Ranchi, Roorkee, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Siliguri, Surat, Thiruvananthapuram, Tiruchirappalli, Tirupathi, Tiruvallur, Udaipur, Udupi, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Warangal.

For Queries:

Contact Number: +91 6576653203 / 3204
Toll Free Number: 18002674008
Email ID: xat2020@xlri.ac.in / admis@xlri.ac.in

If you have any queries or would like to know if you should consider registering for XAT and applying to XLRI, visit the nearest IMS Learning Centre to meet a counsellor. To locate the nearest IMS Learning Center, click here or call us on 1800-1234-467.



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