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LIBA MBA Admissions through XAT

Last Updated - July 31, 2017

Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA) was established in the year 1979 within Loyola Campus.

Different courses with different durations are offered by LIBA to enable efficient learning and honing of skills.

LIBA offers a 2 year Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) course which is approved by AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education). Course offered by LIBA is recognized by Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

Other programs offered by LIBA include Part time PGDM course (which is approved by AICTE), executive diploma programmes (1 year) and Ph.D. (affiliated to University of Madras).

Attempting CAT or XAT is a must for applying to LIBA. Admissions in to the PGDM courses are conducted in three stages. Candidates must check eligibility criteria before they initiate the application procedure.

First stage is based on the XAT/CAT percentile obtained. Only candidates who clear the cut off (sectional and overall) will be eligible for next rounds.

Next round is the Group Discussion round which is followed by Interview round.

Candidates successful in all three stages must proceed to complete remaining formalities to complete admission procedure.

Application and Selection Procedure

Application based on XAT:

Candidates must check eligibility criteria before they initiate the application procedure.

Candidates must have completed graduation from a University recognized by AIU.

Candidates appearing for their final semester exams are also eligible to apply.

Candidates must have secured a minimum of 60 % throughout all examination (10th/12th/graduation) and must have cleared all exams in a single attempt.

After checking eligibility criteria, candidates can follow the below steps.

  • Candidates must begin by registering for XAT.
  • Candidates must then visit official website of Loyola Institute of Business Administration (
  • Candidates must apply for the institute using their XAT Id.
  • This must be followed by payment of the application fee of Rs. 1,500in one of the accepted methods.
  • Payment can be made through
  1. Online method (Credit/Debit card/Net banking)
  2. Demand Draft drawn in favor of LIBA payable at Chennai
  3. Cash payment in admissions office
  • Candidates must then take a print of the Payment Advice Form and send it to the following address

Admissions Office,

Loyola Institute of Business Administration,

Loyola Campus,

Chennai- 600034

Selection Procedure

  • Applicants, who have applied for admissions into LIBA will be shortlisted based on their XAT score.
  • Candidates who clear the necessary sectional and overall percentile cut off will be required to appear for subsequent rounds.
  • Final selection will be based on Group Discussion rounds and Personal Interview round.
  • Candidates can check the below venues for Group discussion and Personal Interview rounds.
  1. Chennai
  2. New Delhi
  3. Mumbai
  4. Kolkata
  5. Hyderabad and
  6. Bangalore
  • Candidates who are successful in the Group Discussion and Interview rounds must submit the following documents to complete admission procedure
  1. Original Mark sheet of Graduation
  2. Degree Certificate
  3. 2 passport size photographs
  • Candidates who are awaiting graduation results must submit a provisional degree certificate and must submit final mark sheet of graduation before the deadline date that will mentioned in the admission letter.
  • Candidates must then proceed to pay the prescribed fees to finalize admission.

Also Check XAT 2018 Admission Procedure for Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar

Cut off for various categories

Applicants can check the tables below to know the section wise cut off and the overall cut off that is required in XAT to be eligible for admissions.

It must be noted that cut offs are subject to change every year and the previous year’s cut off must be used as a reference and not absolute.

General Quota:

S.NoXAT SectionMinimum XAT Percentile
1Verbal Ability69
2Quantitative Aptitude50


S.NoXAT SectionMinimum XAT Percentile
1Verbal Ability23
2Quantitative Aptitude34

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