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XAT 2022 Result: Date, Score Vs Percentile, Rank, Toppers, and Cutoff

XAT Result 2022 will be declared by XLRI Jamshedpur online, on the 3rd week of January, 2022. Scorecards can be downloaded by logging in with registration ID and password. XAT result is valid for a year from the date of its publication.

After declaration of XAT results, XLRI releases section wise XAT Cutoff for separate management programs. Cutoff varies for each program, gender, and engineering/non engineering background.

  • General Knowledge score is not considered for percentile calculation of the merit list; it is only valuable during the Personal Interview round. 
  • Since there is no common admission selection procedure for XAT 2022, applicants can utilize the scorecard and apply to their desired institutes separately.  
  • Eligible candidates will participate in further selection stages i.e Group Discussion, Personal Interview or Written Ability Test. Check XAT GD-PI Tips

Direct Link To Download XAT Result

How is XAT Percentile Calculated?

How To Calculate XAT Percentile?

  • In XAT, each question carries 1 mark. A deduction of 0.25 marks will be there for each wrong answer.
  • 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 the total percentage or percentile.

Click Here to Calculate Your XAT Percentile

XAT Score vs Percentile

Here are the marks vs percentile analysis for XAT 2021. OA stands for Overall Aggregate.

Overall Aggregate Percentile
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.

XAT Answer Key and Response Sheet 2022

Before releasing the final result, XAT authorities release both Response Sheet and Answer Key of the exam.

  • Candidates can download their response sheet once available for download. Response sheet is the list of answers entered by you during the exam.
  • XAT Answer Key is the list of correct answer for all questions. This too can be downloaded from the official website using login credentials.
  • Candidates can use the answer key and response sheet to calculate their XAT Score.
  • Candidates can challenge the answer key released by XAT authorities in case any answer is erroneous.
  • XAT 2022 Answer Key can be used to check responses alongside XAT Response Key and raise objections.

How to Check XAT Result?

How to Check XAT Result 2022?

XAT Result for 2022 will be announced in January, 2022. It is advisable to use a good browser such as Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, or Microsoft Edge for checking result. Candidates who appear in the exam can check their XAT Result online by visiting the official website xatonline.in and following the given steps:

xat result

Step 1: Open the official XAT website i.e. xatonline.in

Step 2: Log-in using your XAT ID and password provided at the time of registration.

Step 3: Now you can see your XAT scorecard that contains overall as well as sectional percentile.

Step 4: Click on the link “Download XAT Score Card”. 

Step 5: Download the scorecard which is available in PDF format.

XAT 2022 Scorecard

Following details will be mentioned on XAT scorecard

  • Name of the candidate
  • Exam Date
  • Date of Birth of the candidate
  • XAT ID
  • Test details
  • Validity date of XAT scorecard
  • Exam Center Venue
  • Date of release of XAT result
  • Sectional Percentages and Percentiles
  • Note to candidate

Note: XAT has three main sections viz. Quantitative Ability, Decision Making, and Verbal. The fourth section is of General Knowledge and the marks obtained in GK are not considered while preparing the merit list.

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XAT Score Card

XAT Score Card 2022

XAT scorecard is an important document and must be kept safely. It contains the marks obtained by a candidate in various sections of XAT 2022. Based on the marks scored, candidates will be shortlisted for further selection rounds of the colleges for which you apply. It must be noted that the original XAT Score Card will be sent via post at the registered address of the candidate.

Sample of XAT Scorecard

Loss of XAT 2022 Result or Scorecard

  • Candidates must download their scorecard before the window expires in the official website.
  • Candidates are advised to keep their scorecards safely after downloading it.
  • In case you have misplaced or lost it, a new one can be purchased.
  • Cost of scorecard is INR 300/-
  • XLRI will not be responsible for loss of scorecard.

Read more on XAT 2022 Score Vs Percentile

XAT 2022 Result Tie Breaker

It is possible for two or more candidates to get the exact same score in XAT. How will XLRI select candidates in such situations?

  • The candidate with more marks in graduation will be given priority.
  • If that does not break the tie, the one with higher makrs will be chosen.
  • If the tie still remains, candidates will be selected on the basis of their age.
  • Candidate who is older will be given priority than the younger one.

XAT Rank Predictor

XAT Rank Predictor 2022

For students, Collegedunia.com has come up with an exclusive data-driven unique tool for predicting a test taker's rank in XAT exam. It is an online tool, which allows you to calculate your estimated XAT Rank and the Percentile you are likely to get based on your performance in the exam.

How to Use XAT Rank Predictor 2022?

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

  • Open Collegedunia’s XAT Rank/ Percentile predictor 2022
  • Enter your Name, Contact Number and email id.
  • Enter your academic details 
  • Enter other details including Your Caste Category, Your City, Your preferred location, and Preferred Branch.
  • Press "See Result" button.
  • After registering, you will be asked to submit your performance in XAT.
  • Enter the no. of questions answered correctly. Based on your assessment of correctly answered questions, the number of questions answered incorrectly and the number of unanswered questions, the XAT rank is determined.
  • To predict the XAT Rank, this online tool will use data of 10000+ students from last years' XAT results. If you provide an accurate number of attempts and correct answers for each section, the nearer you are to predict your Percentile.

XAT rank predictor

What After XAT Result 2022?

After the declaration of XAT result, the selection rounds will commence for admission into more than 160colleges accepting XAT 2022 Score. These includes, 11 member institutes of XAMI

  • Candidates are informed about the following GD / PI schedule via email.
  • 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. 
  • Each college declares its separate XAT Cut offThe selection rounds vary too.
  • Some of India’s top-ranked institutes accept the XAT score, including XLRI, IMT, XIMB, TAPMI.
  • Final Interview shortlist for XLRI is expected in the 2nd week of May, 2022 post which candidates who clear the final round will apply to XAT institutes.
  • Candidates must start preparing for GD & PI Rounds soon after xat result is announced. Learn How to Crack XAT GD & PI

XAT Cut Off 2022

  • 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. Read: XAT GD PI WAT Tips

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

Program(s) Offered Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning Decision Making Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation Overall
Business Management 79.46 76.84 88.7 96
Human Resource Management 76.69 71.628 70.07 92.55
Global Management Programme 5 and above 5 and above 6 and above 22 and above

XAT Cutoff Trends

Name of college VA DM QA DI Overall
XLRI – BM 7.5 (80 percentile) 7 (80 percentile) 9.5-10 (90 percentile) 32-33.5
XLRI – HRM 8 (90 percentile) 6.5 (80 percentile) 7-7.5 (70 percentile) 30-31.5
XLRI – GMP 26-28
XIMB 6 (75 percentile) 6.5 (75 percentile) 8-8.5 (75 percentile) 26-31
SP Jain 7 (75 percentile) 6.5 (75 percentile) 8-8.5 (75 percentile) 32-33.5
GIM 26-28
IMT 29-31
Great Lakes 26-28

How to Apply for Institutes Accepting XAT Score?

Candidates who have appeared for XAT can apply for the institutes accepting XAT score. Also Check: XLRI On Campus and Offline courses. Steps to apply for admission to MBA/PGDM degree of the member institutes of XAMI are mentioned below:

  1. Register for XAT 2022 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 2021, 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/PI will 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.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.

XAT Toppers

XAT Toppers for Last Year

Toppers for XAT 2021 exam are:

XAT Candidate Name XAT Percentile
Farzan Shaikh 99.94
Ravi Prinshu 99.85
Rishabh Bajpayi 99.85
Barney Stinson 99.56
Saransh Mohanty 99.39
Shahreyar Yawar 99.34

XAT Topper Tips By Utkarsh Gupta (99.9 Percentile)

Heres how Utkarsh Gupta cracked XAT 2021:

  • Joined an online coaching institute that conducted recap every week.
  • Solved 2 mock test every week. He went through the weak areas after solving those.
  • Hw woke up early every morning, solved soduku puzzles regularly, and read newspapers or magazines.
  • Reading the guardian newspaper helped him with VAC section.
  • GMAT Club and CR bible helped him solve CR section.
  • Solving last year papers helped him tackling DM section.
  • For quant, he took mock tests and analysed his weak areas whenever he could not solve one.
  • He suggests being calm and composed on the exam day to take the XAT exam without any hassles.
XAT Toppers

XAT Result 2022 FAQs

Ques. When is the XAT 2022 test score likely to be announced?

Ans: XAT 2022 Result is likely to be announced in January, 2022 tentatively. XAT score card is valid only for up to a year.

Ques. What is the marking  scheme for XAT 2022?

Ans. Marking Scheme for XAT 2022 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. 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. TA Pai Management Institute, Manipal
  3. Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai
  4. 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.

Ques. Is XAT conducted online or offline?

Ans. XAT is conducted online. It used to be a pen and paper test till 2017, after that it is now only conducted online. There is no restriction on the number of times a candidate can attempt the XAT paper.

Ques. In how many months can you prepare for XAT?

Ans: The ideal number of months required for XAT preparation is between 4 to 6 months. However, candidates can make their own schedules which need not be restricted to the given time.

Ques. Who do I have to contact if I have questions regarding my XLRI Admission?

Ans: You can contact the admissions desk through the following information:

The Chairperson Admission, XLRI

Circuit House Area (East), Jamshedpur-831001

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


ananya pandey
What is the amount of the counseling and how does it take place??
nitin yaduvanshi

The XAT selection process or counselling takes place for the candidate those who have scored more than the cut off marks specified by each institute. The selection process includes Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI). There will be no centralized counselling. Each institute will have its own selection procedure. XAT Counselling will be done based on XAT Score.

fauzia shahid
To take admission in diploma course from Xavier's University, do I still need to give XAT?
saurav kumar
Is there any relaxation in the course fee this year?
aniket ranjan

No, There is no change in XAT registration fee. XAT registration fee is INR 1750. For every additional program chosen, INR 300 is to be paid. For more details visit:- XAT EXAM REGISTRATION

ankur jain
Will the counseling procedure be completely online or offline?
aniket ranjan

XAT 2021 Counselling is conducted by XLRI after the announcement of XAT Result. The Counselling consists of Group Discussion (XAT GD) and Personal Interview (XAT PI) which is conducted through online mode. 

fauzia shahid
What is the closing rank?
manika gupta


XAT 2020 Cutoff - College Wise.

XAT 2020 Cutoffs XLRI Jamshedpur SPJIMR Mumbai
Overall Cutoffs (As per past trend) 95+ for BM and 93 for HRM 90 for PGDM
bhagyashri kene
Do I need to give any fees for counselling?
manika gupta

Hi, In order to appear in XAT Counselling 2021, candidates first need to register on the official website of the college of their preference. XAT seat allotment will be carried out on the basis of marks as well as ranks being secured by the candidates on the merit list. With regards to admission, the overall profile, academic record, as well as work experience of the concerned student, will be considered.

puja sao
What is needed for counselling?
manika gupta

Following documents are required on the day of counselling: 

  1. Original counselling letter along with a photocopy of counselling letter
  2. Original and xerox of XAT 2021 admit card
  3. Bank draft as per the guidelines mentioned in XAT 2021 brochure
  4. Academic Certificates (class X & XII; Bachelor’s Degree)
  5. XAT 2021 Rank Card
  6. Scorecard (if applicable)
  7. Caste Certificate
  8. Medical documents
  9. 4-6 Passport size photographs in colour and black & white
fauzia shahid
Do I need to reserve my seats before appearing for second round of counselling?
manika gupta


Every institute has its own process of counselling (generally 3 rounds) and you can also choose the interview city if you get a call. Candidates with their names on the merit list will be invited to attend the XLRI Admission Process.

In order to appear in XAT Counselling 2021, candidates first need to register on the official website of the college of their preference. XAT seat allotment will be carried out on the basis of marks as well as ranks being secured by the candidates on the merit list. 

shatakshi patki
When will be the result declared?
aditi arun

Hello Shatakshi,

The result of XAT is scheduled to be declared in the third week of January 2021. For more information, visit- XAT 2020

sandesh kumar
How many rounds of counselling are there?
manika gupta


The counselling process will consist of the following rounds which are as follows:

  • Group Discussion
  • Personal Interview
  • Essay Writing
kunal thakrar
Is there any sort of reservation to the students?
swati srivastava

Hi Kunal, there are reservation for the reserved categories and physically handicapped students. For details visit: XAT EXAM

After how many days of the exam is the result released?
aniket ranjan

Hii Drona, Greetings from collegedunia. The result of XAT results are declared within three weeks of exam. For more details Click Here