The registrations for XAT 2018, or the Xavier Aptitude Test, began on August 16, 2017.The aspirants have been pleasantly surprised to know about the new change in the registration procedure.To apply for the XAT Admissions, aspirants will not be requiring any fixed at least percentage of marks in their graduation.They can apply toXLRI Jamshedpur with a percentage less than 50% too.
The XAT Exam is scheduled for January 7, 2018.Aspirants with a recognized Bachelor’s degree or the ones in their final year of graduation are applicable to apply.However, NRI and foreign aspirants may apply via GMAT score (except Dubai and Kathmandu wherein aspirants have an option of appearing for XAT 2018).Before filling the XAT Application form for Post Graduate Courses, they are advised to check the XAT Eligibility Criteria.
Some of the students are still in a dilemma if there is any at least percentage need to apply.To complete the air, an aspirant with less than 50% in their graduation is absolutely applicable to apply for XLRI.According to the XLRI Institute, an aspirant must possess the below qualifications to apply in XAT 2018:
The new change in the XAT exam states that an aspirant of any age can sit in the exam if they are graduates with at least 3 years of graduation degree.To some, it may mean that a 70-year-old person is applicable to apply too.But there is a hidden age limit factor here. Until the early 80’s, universities honored Bachelor’s degree of 2 years in duration.Hence, aspirants possessing a graduation degree which is of 2 years in the period are not applicable to apply.
The below steps describe the registration procedure to follow while filling up the form:
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 Procedure is scheduled to commence from the first week of September 2017.Aspirants will not need to fill two separate forms (XAT & XLRI), one would suffice.The whole application procedure is online only. You will need to visit the Official Website to fill this form. After filling in the details and making the payment, your application procedure will be finished.
The XAT Selection Process is based entirely on the performance of the aspirant in the written exam. Although the selection procedure differs from one B-school to another, most of them consider Group Discussion and Individual Interview.
The final selection of aspirants will be made on their combined performance in all the above criteria.The weight of the various criteria is given below:
|Selection Component||Weight (%)|
|Written Test (part A)||65|
|Essay Writing and GK||10|
|Academic Profile and Work Ex.||5|
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