XLRI have been conducting XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test) to provide admission in management courses for over 60 years now. There are more than a 100 B-Schools across India which avail admission on the basis of XAT score. Every year it’s officially eligibility criteria is announced. Here’s the XAT 2020 eligibility criterion in detail-
- A Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration or equivalent in any discipline from a recognized authority.
- Final year students, who will be completing their end semester exams by 10th June, 2020 are also eligible to apply.
- NRI and Foreign students (excluding students from Dubai and Kathmandu) can apply through GMAT score.
- All Indian citizens can apply for XAT 2020.
- Candidates with below 50% marks in graduation are also eligible to apply.
XLRI ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA-
|XLRI Programme||Eligibility criteria|
|Human Resource Management (HRM) and Business Management (BM)||A Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration or equivalent in any discipline from a recognized authority. Final year students, who will be completing their end semester exams by 10th June, 2020 are also eligible to apply. NRI and Foreign students (excluding students from Dubai and Kathmandu) can apply through GMAT score. All Indian citizens can apply for XAT|
|General Management Programme (GPM)||A Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration in India/abroad. Managerial or supervisory work experience of minimum 5 years by 31st March, 2020. Applicants can either apply through XAT 2020 or GMAT score card obtained during 1st December, 2017 and 20th December, 2019.|
XAT 2020: EXAM PATTERN
XAT exam pattern is set to test the aptitude of the aspirant based on decision making, qualitative, quantitative and verbal abilities. The exam will have multiple sections to evaluate a candidate’s overall aptitude. Here’s the exam pattern for XAT 2020–
|Mode of the examination||Online mode (Computer based)|
|Sections||Two papers (Paper 1 and paper 2)|
|Duration||Paper 1 – 170 minutes Paper 2 – 35 minutes|
|Number of questions||Paper 1 – 72 Questions (Decision making – 21 Questions, Verbal and logical ability – 24 Questions, Quantitative ability and data interpretation – 27) Paper 2 – 25 Questions (GK – 25 Questions and One essay topic).|
|Subjects||Verbal and logical ability Qualitative and Quantitative ability Decision Making Data Interpretation|
|Marking Scheme||There is a choice of not attempting any 12 questions. But after that any un-attempted question will have a negative marking of 0.25.|
|Negative Marking||There will be negative marking For every incorrect answer ¼ marks will be deducted.|