Rank Predictor for XAT 2018

Last Updated - January 18 2018

XAT 2018 was successfully organized on January 7. After the exam, aspirants are naturally eager to know what will be their probable XAT score.

To the rescue of students, CollegeDunia.com has come up with an exclusive data-driven unique tool for predicting a test taker's rank in XAT 2018. XAT Rank Predictor by CollegeDunia is an online tool that allows you to calculate your estimated XAT Rank, what Percentile you are likely to get on basis of your performance in the exam and hence your overall performance in Xavier Aptitude Test.

How is XAT Rank prepared?

The XAT Rank depends on the following factors:

  • Total number of Aspirants appeared in XAT exam
  • Section-wise difficulty level in exam
  • Your performance relative to your peers

How to Use XAT 2018 Rank Predictor?

Aspirants can check their XAT Rank/ Percentile via the following steps:

  1. Open Collegedunia’s XAT Rank/ Percentile predictor
  2. Enter your basic details including Name, Contact Number, and email id.
  3. Enter your academic details including Registration Number, Paper type, i.e, MBA.PGDM
  4. Enter other details including Your Caste Category, Your City, Your preferred location, and Preferred Discipline.
  5. Press "See Result" button.
  6. After registering, you will be asked to submit your performance to XAT.
  7. The first question you will be asked is about the no. of questions response correctly. Based on your assessment of correctly response questions, a number of questions responded incorrectly and the number of un-response questions, the XAT rank is determined.
  8. The portal will use 10000+ student data from last years' XAT results, to predict the XAT Rank. The more correct you are in understanding your total number of attempts and accurate responses for each section, the nearer you are to predict your Percentile.

How Does XAT 2018 Rank Predictor Work?

Let's say that out of 100 questions, you have responded 60 questions correctly and 20 questions were response wrong. This means the unattempted questions by you is 20.

According to the XAT 2018 marking scheme, all questions carry equal marks. 1/4 mark will be deducted for each inaccurate answer. In the examination, aspirants have a choice of not attempting 12 questions. Beyond this, any un-attempted question will carry the negative mark of 0.05.

Hence, the calculation will be as follows:

1 accurate response= 1*1= 1

1 wrong response=1*-0.25=-0.25

This implies,

60*1 =60 (score for your accurate responses)

20*(-0.25) =-5 (for your wrong answers)

8*(-0.05) = - 0.4 (for unattempted questions)

This gives your Total score= 54.6

Now, we obligatory to calculate the expected rank. This calculation is comparatively difficult. So, let’s suppose your total score i.e. 54.6 be ‘x’.

After that, based on a database of 10000 students’ XAT score of last year, this will be arranged in decreasing order and compared on important ranks like 100, 500, 1000, 1500 and so on. These ranks are then segregated in rank slabs such as 1-100, 101-200, 201-300 and so on.

To predict your rank, the difficulty level for each subject in earlier years is taken into consideration. Suppose the difficulty factor for the year 2017 was 'y'.

Let y = 1.018

Hence, your Normalized Score is

N= x*y

N= 54.6*1.018

= 55.5828

This final score determines your rank prediction. The score is then checked with the rank slab it falls in.

At this point, the 'category' of the aspirant is also taken into consideration.

The trend of Category Rank is then compared with respect to the combined rank of all the categories. The final Rank of the aspirant is then calculated from the database of 10000 students.

The final results will display the expected rank of the aspirant. If the rank falls under the rank applicable for admission, the results section will also display the names of top 3 colleges where the aspirant can get possible admission for reference.

Expected XAT Cutoff 2018

XAT score is accepted by colleges such as XLRI, SPJIMR, IMT, TAPMI, XIMB, BIMTECH, Great Lakes, LIBA, GIM Goa. Names of colleges that accept XAT scores with cut off 90 percentile and above, 80 percentile and above, 70 percentile and above and 60 percentile and above are listed below based on last year's data.

MBA colleges accepting XAT score: Cut Offs 90 percentile and above

MBA collegeCityXAT cut off (percentile)

MBA colleges accepting XAT score: Cut Offs 80 percentile and above

MBA collegeCityXAT cut off (percentile)
Great LakesChennai80
K J SomaiyaMumbai85
FORENew Delhi80
IMNU-Nirma UniversityAhmedabad80

MBA colleges accepting XAT score: Cut Offs 70 percentile and above

MBA collegeCityXAT cut off (percentile)
BIMTECHGreater Noida (Delhi NCR)70
Jaipuria Institute of ManagementLucknow70
Indus Business Academy (IBA) Bangalore70
JIMSRohini, New Delhi70

MBA colleges accepting XAT score: Cut Offs 60 percentile and above

MBA collegeCityXAT cut off (percentile)
EMPI Business SchoolNew Delhi60
FIIBNew Delhi60
Jaypee Business SchoolNoida (Delhi NCR)65
SOILGurgaon (Delhi NCR)65
Apeejay School of ManagementDwarka, New Delhi60
AIMIT Bangalore60
Indus Business Academy (IBA) Bangalore60
WOXSEN School of BusinessHyderabad65

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