XAT 2018 SELECTION PROCESS XLRI
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE TEST
Xavier Labour Research Institute(XLRI) will be conducting its common admission test, Xavier Aptitude Test on January 7, 2018. XAT is conducted for providing admissions to more than 600 B-Schools in India, including the very prestigious XLRI.
Appearing for XAT (GMAT for foreign candidates) is the first step towards the admission process. Candidates clearing XAT Cutoff then proceed to the subsequent selection rounds- Group Discussion and Personal Interview.
Each XAT College follows its different selection procedure. For candidates making to the final merit list of XLRI, it is important to familiarize themselves with XAT Selection Procedure 2018 that is given below. Selected candidates will appear for XAT Counselling 2018. It will commence from February and conclude in April 2018.
Candidates seeking admission in various courses of XLRI is advised to check eligibility conditions before applying. It is essential for the candidates to check the conditions set by the XLRI, Jamshedpur before applying for XAT 2018.
Here are the eligibility conditions to know the academic qualification and marks for applying and appearing for XAT 2018 Examination and Admission Process:
XLRI will call candidates for GD-PI on the basis of their XAT Cutoff 2018. The minimum percentiles required in order to be considered for a XLRI call in the year 2014 is given below:
|Overall||> 88||> 94||> 90|
|Quantitative Aptitude||> 85||> 90||> 90|
|Verbal Ability||> 85||> 80||> 80|
|Decision Making||> 80||> 80||> 80|
|XLRI Jamshedpur XAT Cut off||KJ Somaiya XAT Cut off||GLIM Chennai XAT Cut off|
Before taking part in XAT selection procedure, candidates have to apply clear XAT 2018. Candidates may apply for more than one programme. The last adte to register for XAT 2018 is November 20, 2017. Those who apply for multiple programmes may be called for multiple interviews and group discussions.
Stage 1 is XAT online test, based on the performance of candidates in XAT 2018. In stage 2, candidates will be shortlisted for the Stage 3 i.e. personal interview and/or Group Discussion.
On the basis of their performance in XAT 2018, candidates will be shortlisted for pre-admission rounds. Only those candidates who will perform exceptionally well in XAT 2018 are shortlisted for the Stage 2. It comprises of Personal Interview (PI) and/or Group Discussion (depends on the course).
|XAT Syllabus||XAT Exam Pattern|
The Personal Interviews and/or Group Discussion for candidates through XAT will be conducted between mid-February and March 2018 in Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai and Jamshedpur only.
XLRI evaluates the overall performance of candidates and prepares the final list of the selected candidates. These candidates are offered seats in the management programmes for which they have applied in the Xavier Labour Research Institute(XLRI) – Xavier School of Management. In addition to XAT and GDPI performance, XLRI may factor in academic ability and the relevant work experience, extra-curricular activities etc. while preparing the final list.
Preparation of XAT Merit List
A candidate is selected on the basis of his rank in XAT Merit List. This list is uploaded on XAT Official Website. The list is made on the below parameters:
|Written Entrance Exam (Part A)||65%|
|Essay Writing & GK||10%|
|Academic Profile and Work experience||5%|
|XIM Bhubaneshwar XAT Cut off||IMT Ghaziabad XAT Cut off and Admission|
Courses at XLRI
Xavier School of Management offers Post Graduate Diploma in Management in 4 specializations:
XLRI also offers a three-year Part-time Weekend Program in Business Management for Working Executives and Business Owners
All selected candidates will proceed towards XAT Counselling. It will be conducted by XLRI in February and conclude in April 2018.
We hope all deserving candidates get a seat in this esteemed institute. Good luck!
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