XAT 2020 Result (Out), Percentile, Rank and Cutoff

    Aanchal Thakur Aanchal Thakur
    Exam Prep Master

     XLRI has released the XAT 2020 Result earlier than was previously expected. Candidates can visit xatonline.in and download their scorecard by logging in with their XAT ID and password. Since there is no common admission selection procedure for XAT,  applicants can utilize the scorecard and apply to their desired institutes separately.  All eligible candidates will be considered for further selection stages i.e Group Discussion, Personal Interview or Written Ability Test. Some of India’s top-ranked institutes accept the XAT 2020 score, including XLRI, SPJIMR, IMT, XIMB, TAPMI. 

    Latest:  Direct Link to check XAT 2020 Scorecard

    • Although most of the universities have closed their registration rounds, there still remain a few who have not yet barred candidates from applying. These include IMT Ghaziabad, FORE School of Management, Great Lakes Institute of Management, IRMA, LIBA, Wellingkar, BIMTECH, XIME. 
    • General Knowledge is not considered during the percentile calculation for the merit list. The scores for GK are only valuable during the Group Discussion, Personal Interview and Written Ability Test round. 
    • XAT 2020 expected Cut off for Business Management is to be 96, 92.55 for HR and 22 or above for General Management Program. The maximum percentile is 99.9.
    • XAT 2020 Answer Key has been released by the authorities. Candidates can cross-check their responses alongside their XAT Response Key. None of the objections raised by candidates were approved by the official committee thus, the XAT answer key remains unchanged – Check Here
    • Candidates will be informed about the following GD / PI schedule through email.  

    Check XAT Rank Predictor

    How to Check XAT Result 2020?

    XAT Result for 2020 has been declared on January 16, 2020. Candidates who appeared in the exam can check their XAT Result online by visiting the official website xatonline.in and following the given steps:


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

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

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

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

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

    XAT Scorecard

    XAT Score Card 2020

    XAT scorecard is an important document and must be kept safely. 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 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.

    Copy of XAT 2020 Scorecard

    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, 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.

    How is XAT Result Calculated?

    • 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.

      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

    XAT Rank Predictor 2020

    For students, Collegedunia.com has come up with an exclusive data-driven unique tool for predicting a test taker's rank in XAT 2020. 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 2020?

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

    • Open Collegedunia’s XAT Rank/ Percentile predictor 2020
    • 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 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 2020 Participating Institutes

    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

    XAT Participating Institutes

    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.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    XAT 2020 Toppers 

    XLRI announced the XAT 2020 Result on January 16, 2020. Candidates can access the final result and scorecard on the official website. Although a lot of candidates scored above 90 percentile, no candidate was granted a perfect 100 percentile.   The total percentile is a reflection of the candidate’s performance relative to the rest of the test takers. It is calculated after the candidate’s sectional percentile in quantitative ability, verbal ability and logical reasoning, and decision making scores are calculated. 

    Topper Percentile 
    Rini James 99
    Rishabh Sharma 99.65 
    Vandan Shah 99.70 
    Pranaysinh Parmar 99.45 
    Rayan Jain 99.4 
    Vrishank Singh 99.37 
    Shubham Sharma 99.36 
    Aarti Misra 98.75 
    Satyam Sharma 98.12 
    Pratik Agarwal 99.6

    XAT Results 2020 FAQs

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

    Ans: XAT 2020 Result has been declared on January 16, 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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