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XAT Result 2020, Scorecard, Percentile, Rank and Cutoff

Updated On - September 25th 2019 by KARISHMA KHATRI

XAT Result 2020 will release on January 31, 2020. The candidates are required to have their XAT ID and Password, mentioned on the mail sent to them by the XLRI board. Visit the official website – to check your results, released in the form of a scorecard. 

  • XAT Scorecard contains overall as well as sectional percentile. Check XAT Exam Pattern
  • To access the results, enter the issued XAT ID and Password in the required fields.
  • Validity of XAT 2020 result is one year.
  • Each XAT College will release its individual cutoff after the declaration of result. Check XAT Rank Predictor

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XAT 2020 Result Dates

For all the candidates awaiting XAT Result, here are all important dates for your reference:

XAT 2020 Exam DateJanuary 5, 2020 
Declaration of XAT Result 2020January 31, 2020
XAT Score Card DownloadJanuary 31 – March 31, 2020

Check all XAT 2020 Exam Dates

Quick Facts 

  • XAT Cut off 2020 for Business Management is expected to be 96, 92.55 for HR and 22 & above for General Management Program.
  • Shortlisted candidates will then proceed to further selection stages (Group Discussion, Personal Interview or Written Ability Test).
  • More than 150 B-schools in India will accept XAT 2020 scores, including XLRI, SPJIMR, IMT, XIMB, TAPMI.
  • No candidates in XAT is awarded a 100 percentile. The maximum percentile is 99.9. An official statement reads, “Our percentile calculation is slightly different and the topper does not score hundred percentile.” 

Read on to know more about XAT result, expected cutoff, important dates, calculation of result, percentile and process for applying for admission.

How to Check XAT Result 2020?

XAT Result for 2020 will be declared online on January 31, 2020. Candidates who appeared in the exam can check their XAT Result following the given steps:

  1. Visit the official website of XAT i.e.
  2. Look up for the link “XAT 2020- Score Card” on the top of the page.
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  1. Log-in using your Registration Number, Date of Birth and Security Text, provided at the time of application.
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  1. Click on the link “Download XAT Score Card”.
  2. Download the scorecard which is available in PDF format.

Note: XAT 2020 result and scorecard will be available for download for as long as the admission process continues. Candidates can download it anytime between this duration. 

How is XAT Result Calculated?

  • In XAT, each question carries 1 mark. For each wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted.
  • Beyond 8 unanswered questions, 0.05 marks will be deducted for each unanswered question.
  • The percentage or percentile of GK will be calculated separately and not included in total percentage or percentile.

XAT Score vs Percentile

Here are the marks vs percentile analysis for XAT 2020. OA stands for Overall Aggregate.

  • 51.26 OA → 99.751 percentile
  • 47.12 OA → 99.278 percentile
  • 45.64 OA → 98.896 percentile
  • 42.82 OA → 97.891 percentile
  • 40.83 OA → 96.842 percentile
Note: As per the score normalization process adopted in XAT, no candidate can get negative scores and percentile. Also, no candidate scores 100 percentile.

Read more on XAT 2020 Score Vs Percentile

XAT Rank Predictor 2020

To the rescue of students, has come up with an exclusive data-driven unique tool for predicting a test taker's rank in XAT 2020. XAT Rank Predictor by CollegeDunia is an online tool that allows you to calculate your estimated XAT Rank, what Percentile you are likely to get on basis of your performance in the exam and hence your overall performance in Xavier Aptitude Test.

How to Use XAT Rank Predictor 2020?

Candidates can check their XAT Rank/ Percentile through the following steps:

  1. Open Collegedunia’s XAT Rank/ Percentile predictor 2020
  2. Enter your Name, Contact Number and email id.
  3. Enter your academic details 
  4. Enter other details including Your Caste Category, Your City, Your preferred location, and Preferred Branch.
  5. Press "See Result" button.
  6. After registering, you will be asked to submit your performance in XAT.
  7. Enter the no. of questions answered correctly. Based on your assessment of correctly answered questions, number of questions answered incorrectly and number of unanswered questions, the XAT rank is determined.
  8. The portal will use 10000+ student data from last years' XAT results, to predict the XAT Rank. The more accurate you are in understanding your total number of attempts and correct answers for each section, the nearer you are to predict your Percentile.

XAT rank predictor

XAT Score Card 2020

XAT scorecard is an important document that must be safely preserved. It contains the marks obtained by a candidate in various sections of XAT 2020. Based on the marks scored, candidates will be shortlisted for further selection rounds. It must be noted that the original XAT Score Card will be sent via post at the registered address of the candidate.

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Following are the details that are mentioned on XAT scorecard:

  • Name of the candidate
  • Exam Date
  • Date of Birth of the candidate
  • XAT ID
  • Exam Center Venue
  • Date of release of XAT result
  • Percentages and Percentiles scored in different sections of XAT 2020

Note:XAT has three main sections viz. Quantitative Ability, Verbal and Logical Ability and Decision Making. There is also a fourth section corresponding to General Knowledge. However, marks in GK are not considered while preparing the merit list. 

What after XAT Result 2020?

  • A GD/PI list of shortlisted candidates is released. All the shortlisted candidates are then required to update the city to appear for the interview and also submit certain documents.
  • They have to book their interview slots and upload self-profile assessment and video. 
  • The interviews at XLRI are scheduled in February and March 2020 (tentatively).
  • Each college declares its separate XAT Cut offThe selection rounds vary too.
  • All qualifying candidates can seek admission in any one of the 150 premium B-schools throughout the country. These includes, 11 member institutes of XAMI

XAT Member Institutes

The following table enlists the member institutes of XAT:

XAMI Members
XLRI JamshedpurXISS Ranchi
XIM JabalpurXIM&R Mumbai
XIM&E BangaloreXIM Bhubaneshwar
St. Aloysius InstituteSt. Joseph’s College of Business Administration
SFIMR MumbaiXavier Business School (XBS), St.Xavier's University,  Kolkata
LIBA Chennai-

Also Check  XAT Cut off 2020 for SP Jain

Expected XAT Cut Off 2020

  • The cutoff for XAT varies for different programs for different institutes.
  • Apart from XLRI, the other participating institutes of XAT do not declare XAT cutoffs officially.
  • All candidates who clear XAT and score the minimum required XAT Cut off will proceed to further rounds of selection.
  • Candidates must clear the sectional as well as overall cut off to be considered a pass. 
  • The selection criteria to shortlist candidates can include GD, PI and Essay Writing. These too vary institute-wise.

The below table describes the percentile required for different programs of XLRI:

Program(s) OfferedVerbal Ability and Logical ReasoningDecision MakingQuantitative Ability and Data InterpretationOverall
Business Management79.4676.8488.796
Human Resource Management76.6971.62870.0792.55
Global Management Programme5 and above5 and above6 and above22 and above

XAT Cutoff Trends

Name of collegeVADMQA DIOverall
XLRI – BM7.5 (80 percentile)7 (80 percentile)9.5-10 (90 percentile)32-33.5
XLRI – HRM8 (90 percentile)6.5 (80 percentile)7-7.5 (70 percentile)30-31.5
XLRI – GMP26-28
XIMB6 (75 percentile)6.5 (75 percentile)8-8.5 (75 percentile)26-31
SP Jain7 (75 percentile)6.5 (75 percentile)8-8.5 (75 percentile)32-33.5
Great Lakes26-28

How to Apply for Institutes Accepting XAT Score?

Candidates who have appeared for XAT can apply for the institutes accepting XAT score. Steps to apply for admission to MBA/PGDM degree of the member institutes of XAMI are mentioned below:

  1. Register for XAT 2020 by visiting the official website.
  2. Obtain complete details about the admission process from the official website of the institute or their administrative office.
  3. Follow the specified registration or application procedure.

XAT Colleges will be offering admission into their post-graduate management programs to those candidates who have cleared the XAT cutoff and the GDPI rounds successfully, and whose names are present in the shortlisted list published on the website.

Result for shortlisted candidates for further rounds of GD/PI

  • After XAT 2020, based on the cut-offs, the list of the shortlisted candidates for the next round of GDPI is prepared.
  • A very important point to be noted is that, each institution independently decides the weightage be given for each of the test components on the basis of its needs.
  • XLRI does not play any sort of role in the selection of the applicants in these institutes.
  • Candidates shortlisted for GD/PIwill also be intimated individually by the organising authority.

Shortlist after XAT Result

XLRI releases its shortlist within a day or two from the result declaration.SPJIMR announces the shortlist twice. First based on the profile and the other on the basis of XAT scores. Candidates who obtain a score equal to or more than the minimum required percentile in XAT will only be shortlisted.

Institutes like IMT, XIMB, TAPMI, GIM, Great Lakes, LIBA among others announce their shortlist after a few days after the declaration of result.

We hope all the deserving candidates secure a seat in their preferred college. Clearing XAT becomes easier if you prepare for all the sections well. Good luck! In case of any query, ask in the comments below.

XAT Results 2020 FAQs

Ques. When is the XAT 2020 test score likely to be announced?

Ans: XAT 2020 Result will be declared on January 31, 2020.

Ques. What is the marking  scheme for XAT 2020?

Ans. Marking Scheme for XAT 2020 is as follows?

  • +1 mark for a correct answer
  •  - 0.25 mark for an incorrect answer
  • Beyond 8 unanswered questions, 0.05 marks will be deducted for each unanswered question.

Ques. What is the validity of XAT scorecard?

Ans: XAT score card is valid only for up to a year.

Ques. Name top 5 institutes which accept XAT scores?

Ans: Following are the top 5 institutes which accept XAT scores:

  1. XLRI – Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur
  2. SPJIMR, Mumbai
  3. TA Pai Management Institute, Manipal
  4. Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai
  5. Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad

Ques. How can I predict my XAT score before the official result declaration?

Ans: You can use our XAT rank predictor to predict your rank. Click here to check your rank.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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