Xavier Labour Research Institute(XLRI) will be organizing its common admission test, Xavier Aptitude Test on January 7, 2018. XAT is organized for providing admissions to more than 600 B-Schools in India, including the very prestigious XLRI.
Appearing for XAT (GMAT for foreign aspirants) is the first step towards the admission procedure. Aspirants completing XAT Cutoff then proceed to the subsequent selection rounds- Group Discussion and Individual Interview.
Each XAT College follows its various selection process. For aspirants making to the final merit list of XLRI, it is important to familiarize themselves with XAT Selection Process 2018 that is given below. It will commence from February and conclude in April 2018. Selected aspirants will appear for XAT Counseling 2018.
Aspirants want admission in different courses of XLRI is advised to check eligibility conditions before applying. It is essential for the aspirants to check the conditions set by the XLRI, Jamshedpur before applying for XAT 2018.
Here are the eligibility conditions to know the academic qualification and marks for applying and appearing for XAT 2018 Examination and Admission Procedure:
XLRI will call aspirants for GD-PI on the basis of their XAT Cutoff 2018. The at least percentiles need in order to be considered for an XLRI call in the year 2014 is given below:
|Overall||> 88||> 94||> 90|
|Quantitative Aptitude||> 85||> 90||> 90|
|Verbal Ability||> 85||> 80||> 80|
|Judgement Making||> 80||> 80||> 80|
Before taking part in XAT selection process, aspirants have to apply complete XAT 2018. Aspirants may apply for more than one programme. The last date to register for XAT 2018 is November 20, 2017. Those who apply for multiple programmes may be called for multiple interviews and group discussions.
Stage 1 is XAT online test, based on the performance of aspirants in XAT 2018. In stage 2, aspirants will be shortlisted for the Stage 3 i.e. individual interview and/or Group Discussion.
On the basis of their performance in XAT 2018, aspirants will be shortlisted for pre-admission rounds. It includes Individual Interview (PI) and/or Group Discussion (depends on the course). Only those aspirants who will perform exceptionally well in XAT 2018 are shortlisted for the Stage 2.
The Individual Interviews and/or Group Discussion for aspirants via XAT will be organized between mid-February and March 2018 in Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai and Jamshedpur only.
XLRI evaluates the overall performance of aspirants and prepares the final list of the selected aspirants. while preparing the final list. In addition to XAT and GDPI performance, XLRI may factor in academic ability and the relevant work experience, extra-curricular activities etc. These aspirants are provided seats in the management programmes for which they have applied in the Xavier Labour Research Institute(XLRI) – Xavier School of Management.
Preparation of XAT Merit List
An aspirant is selected on the basis of his rank in XAT Merit List. This list is uploaded to XAT Official Website. The list is made of the below parameters:
|Written Entrance Exam (Part A)||65%|
|Essay Writing & GK||10%|
|Academic Profile and Work experience||5%|
Courses at XLRI
Xavier School of Management provides PG Diploma in Management in 4 specializations:
XLRI also provides a three-year Part-time Weekend Program in Business Management for Working Executives and Business Owners
All selected aspirants will proceed towards XAT Counseling. It will be organized by XLRI in February and conclude in April 2018.
We hope all deserving aspirants get a seat in this esteemed institute. Good luck!
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