XAT Cutoff 2018 – XLRI, the conducting body of Xavier Aptitude Test, is likely to release the cutoff of XAT 2018 by January 31, 2018. The cutoff is expected to be released along with the result. XAT cutoff 2018 will be published online for all programmes offered by XLRI including PGDM (BM), PGDM (GM) and PGDM (HRM). Only the candidates who meet the cutoff criteria will be called for the next rounds of admission. XAT cutoff scores will be determined on the basis of several factors. Also, candidates must note that both overall and sectional cutoffs will be released by XLRI. Apart from the XLRI, XAT scores are accepted by various other management institutes across the country. Each of these institutes releases its own individual cutoffs. In this article, candidates can find more information on XAT cut off 2018 and also the previous year’s cutoff scores. The information available here will help the candidates get an idea about the overall and sectional percentile that they must achieve to get shortlisted for next rounds of admission.
XAT Cutoff 2018 – Important Dates
The cutoff scores of XAT 2018 are expected to be announced on January 31, 2018. The cutoff will be released along with the XAT result. In the table given below, the candidates can find a tentative schedule of XAT cutoff 2018.
|S. No.||Event||Dates (Tentative)|
|1||XAT 2018 exam||January 7, 2018|
|2||Announcement of result||By January 31, 2017|
|3||Release of cutoff||By January 31, 2017|
Expected XAT Cut off 2018
Based on the past few years’ trends, the expected XAT cut off percentiles are as follows –
|Section||PGDM (BM) (Percentile)||PGDM (HR) (Percentile)||PGDM (GMP) (Marks)|
|Verbal Ability||78 – 82||75-78||5 and above|
|Decision Making||75 – 79||70-74||6 and above|
|Quantitative Ability||87 – 91||68 – 78||7 and above|
The following tables provide the last year’s cutoff scores of three postgraduate management programmes offered by XLRI. These tables will provide a fair idea to the candidates regarding the percentiles and marks that they must score for admissions to different programmes of XLRI.
XAT Cut off – PGDM (BM) Programme
XAT Cut off – PGDM (HR) Programme
XAT Cutoff – PGDM (GMP) Programme
|Verbal Ability||5 and above|
|Decision Making||5 and above|
|Quantitative Ability||6 and above|
|Total||22 and above|
XAT Cutoff Scores – 2013-2016
The table given below provides the XAT cutoff scores of the past four years (2013 – 2016). In this table, the candidates can check the cutoff scores for different programmes offered by the XLRI, Jamshedpur.
XAT Cutoff 2018 – Deciding Factors
When it comes to determining XAT cutoff, there are many important factors that are taken into consideration. These include –
- The difficulty level of the Test
- Number of candidates
- Number of seats available
- Last year’s admission trends
- Last year’s cutoff
- Reservation norms
The candidates who are planning to appear for Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) must gain familiarity with the last few years’ cutoff scores. This will help them determine how much they need to score to secure a seat in XLRI and other top XAT participating institutes. Many of the coaching institutes will also release expected XAT cut off 2018 scores for admissions to postgraduate management programmes. The candidates are advised to visit this article regularly for latest and updated information on XAT 2018 cutoff.