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The registrations for XAT 2018,or the Xavier Aptitude Test, began on August 16, 2017.The candidates have been pleasantly surprised to know about the new change in the registration process.To apply for the XAT Admissions, candidates will not be requiring any fixed minimum percentage of marks in their graduation.They can apply toXLRI Jamshedpur with a percentage less than 50% too.
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The XAT Exam is scheduled for January 7, 2018.Candidates with a recognized Bachelor’s degree or the ones in their final year of graduation,are eligible to apply.However,NRI and foreign candidates may apply through GMAT score (except Dubai and Kathmandu wherein candidates have an option of appearing for XAT 2018).Before filling the XAT Application form for PG Courses,they are advised to check the XAT Eligibility Criteria.
Some of the students are still in a dilemma if there is any minimum percentage required to apply.To clear the air,a candidate with less than 50% in their graduation is absolutely eligible to apply for XLRI.According to the XLRI Institute, a candidate must possess the below qualifications to apply in XAT 2018:
The new change in the XAT exam states that a candidate of any age can sit in the exam if they are graduates with minimum 3 years of graduation degree.To some, it may mean that a 70-year-old person is eligible to apply too.But there is a hidden age limit factor here.Till the early 80’s,universities awarded Bachelor’s degree of 2 years in duration.Hence,candidates possessing a graduation degree which is of 2 years in duration are not eligible to apply.
The below steps describe the registration process to follow while filling up the form:
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The Chairperson Admission,
XLRI, Circuit House Area (East),
The same must be sent within fifteen days from the issuance of DD.If you have made the payment other than DD you should not send the confirmation page.READ ABOUT XAT APPLICATION FEE
The XAT Application Process is scheduled to commence from first week of September 2017.Candidates will not be required to fill two separate forms (XAT & XLRI),one would suffice.The whole application process is online only. You will be required to visit the Official Website to fill this form. After filling in the details and making the payment,your application process will be completed.
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The XAT Selection Procedure is based entirely on the performance of the candidate in the written exam. Although the selection process differs from one B-school to another,most of them consider Group Discussion and Personal Interview.
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The final selection of candidates will be made on their combined performance in all the above criteria.The weightage of the different criteria is given below:
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