Xavier Aptitude Test 2020 or XAT 2020 is the entrance examination for admission to PGD (Business Management), PGD (Human Resources Management), PGD (Executive) (General Management) and FPM. XAT 2020 is conducted by XLRI - Xavier School of Management.
XAT for the year 2020 has been announced by XLRI - Xavier School of Management and will be held on 05/01/2020. The application forms will be available from 23/08/2019 till 10/12/2019. The exam is in online mode. The duration of the exam will be 180 minutes. It is being conducted in English language. Admit card will be available from 20/12/2019. Result is expected to be announced on 17/01/2020.
For BM and HRM programmes, students who have completed three years of Bachelors degree or equivalent in any discipline, recognized by a University or Deemed University, are eligible to apply. Those completing their final examination by June 10, 2020 may also apply.
Candidates applying for General Management Programme must hold a minimum of three years Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University in India/abroad in any discipline, be employed in a full - time job, must have at least five years of relevant managerial experience as on March 31, 2019 in an organization of repute in the public, private or non-governmental sector after completing graduation.
Applicants for FPM may choose ONE of the following options:
Option – 1 (XAT 2020)
Candidates with Post Graduation from Universities (MBA/Master's degree in any discipline India/Abroad) and Centres of Higher Learning with atleast 55% marks (50% for SC / ST candidates) with the Bachelors degree / equivalent qualification with at least 60% marks (55% for SC/ST candidates) obtained after a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary education(10+2) or equivalent.
Five years / four years Integrated Masters Degree programme in any discipline, with atleast 55% marks (50% for SC/ST candidates), obtained after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent.
BE / B.Tech degree or its equivalent with at least 60% marks (50%for SC/ST candidates) with 2 years of relevant work experience
A professional qualification like CA, ICWA or CS with atleast 55% marks (50% for SC / ST candidates).
may choose to appear in the Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2020 to be conducted all over India on Sunday January 05, 2020.
Option - 2 (UGC JRF / NET; GMAT / GRE / GATE)
Candidates with any of the above qualification (as stated in Option – 1) may submit UGC JRF/NET; GMAT/GRE/GATE results/scores taken during the last two years. Such candidates will be exempted from appearing in XAT.
Option - 3 (MBA / PGDM candidates)
Candidates who have done their PGP from XLRI, any IIMs, FMS Delhi, MDI Gurgaon, XIM Bhubaneswar, IRMA, SP Jain, School of Management of IITs, TIFR, TISS, ISI and other comparable Institutes with a CQPI of at least 6.00/8.00 or equivalent will be exempted from appearing in the XAT.
Short listed candidates will be required to appear for personal interview at XLRI Jamshedpur for final selection.
|05/01/2020||Kurnool, Rajahmundry, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Patna, Chandigarh, Bhilai, Kota, Raipur, Delhi, Goa, Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Surat, Vadodara, Ambala, Kurukshetra, Jammu, Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Bengaluru, Hubli, Kannur, Mangalore, Mysore, Udupi, Kottayam, Thiruvananthapuram, Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Amravati, Durgapur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nashik, Pune, Berhampur, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Jaipur, Udaipur, Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Tiruvallur, Tiruchirappalli, Hyderabad, Warangal, Udaipur, Agra, Allahabad, Gorakhpur, Kanpur, Varanasi, Dehradun, Roorkee, Asansol, Hooghly, Kolkata, Siliguri|
|Events||Start Date||Last Date|
|Application Form||23/08/2019||10/12/2019 11:55 pm|
|Admit Card Release Date||20/12/2019||03/01/2020 11:55 pm|
|XAT 2020 Exam Date||
Online Dates |
|Declaration of result||17/01/2020||-|
The duration of the test will be of three hours from 9 : 30 A.M. to 12 : 30 P.M.
A candidate may apply for multiple programmes. Those who apply for more than one programme may be called for multiple interviews and / or group discussions. The selection criteria for different programmes may differ depending on the nature of the programme. XAT online test will have different components and you need to maximise your performance in each of them. In its pursuit of academic excellence, XLRI actively encourages the students from diverse backgrounds to apply. While preparing the short-listed candidates for the interview, in addition to XAT performance, we may factor in academic background and the relevant work experience. Besides performance in the personal interviews (and / or group discussions), we also consider XAT performance, relevant work experience, academic background, extracurricular activities while preparing the final list.
Payment of Fees
The application form is integrated with the payment gateway and the payment process can be completed by following the instructions.
There is facility to download / print application form containing fee details after payment of fees.
PHOTOGRAPH & SIGNATURE SCAN AND UPLOAD
Before applying online a candidate will be required to have a scanned (digital) image of his / her photograph and signature as per the specifications given below.
CANNING THE PHOTOGRAPH & SIGNATURE
If the file size and format are not as prescribed, an error message will be displayed. While filling in the Online Application Form the candidate will be provided with a link to upload his photograph and signature. Procedure for Uploading the Photograph and Signature
Set the scanner resolution to a minimum of 200 dpi (dots per inch).
Set Color to True Color
File Size as specified above.
Crop the image in the scanner to the edge of the photograph/signature, then use the upload editor to crop the image to the final size (as specified above).
The image file should be JPG or JPEG format. An example file name is: image01.jpg or image01.jpeg Image dimensions can be checked by listing the folder files or moving the mouse over the file image icon. Candidates using MS Windows/MS Office can easily obtain photo and signature in .jpeg format not exceeding 50KB & 20KB respectively by using MS Paint or MS Office Picture Manager. Scanned photograph and signature in any format can be saved in .jpg format by using 'Save As' option in the File menu and size can be reduced below 50KB (photograph) & 20KB (signature) by using crop and then resize option.
Applicants should note that registration for XAT 2020 is the preliminary step towards applying to XLRI and XAT Associate Institutes. Applicants applying to XAT Associate Institutes, besides XLRI have to apply separately according to their choice. Applicants for XAT 2019 can choose to pay online using credit card / debit card / online banking.
Note: If you do not receive the registration confirmation mail, with your XAT ID & Password, within 24 hours of signing up, please check your spam/junk folder. If you are unable to locate the email, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org citing your primary email id. or call us up on 1800 209 0835 between 08.00 a.m. and 08.00 p.m. ( IST ) if you are unable to reach the customer care executive, please write to email@example.com. We shall get back to you in 48 hours. (Excluding Holidays)
Sample Paper Link: View/Download
|Admit Card Download Start Date||20/12/2019|
|Admit Card Download End Date||03/01/2020 11:55 pm|
|Result URL||Check your result here|