Colleges Accepting XAT Score

Colleges Accepting XAT Score:

For more than 60 years the Xavier School of Management or XLRI as it is fondly called, has been conducting XAT at an all India level. It is one of the oldest institutes that has been offering courses for management and trade unions. Known as the oldest business management schools XLRI, Jamshedpur conducts the Xavier Aptitude Test or XAT every year to select students from all over for management courses. The test includes questions on Verbal and Logical Ability, Decision Making, Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation and General Knowledge. It is considered more difficult than any other MBA entrance exams. It’s scoring pattern of +1 mark for each correct answer and -0.25 mark negative marking makes it difficult to score beyond 35-40 marks. There are many colleges that accept XAT score for admissions.

Colleges Accepting XAT Score
Colleges Accepting XAT Score

There are more than 150 MBA institutes that accept the XAT score. Listed below are the colleges accepting XAT score as a criteria for admission:

  • Xavier Labour Relations Institute, Jamshedpur (XLRI): BM Course – Overall 95 Percentile (70 in VA-LR, 90 in QA and 80 in Decision Making) and HRM Course – Overall 90 Percentile (75 in VA-LR, 80 each in QA and Decision Making)
  • Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar: Core MBA Course (BM) – Overall 93 Percentile (75 in VA-LR, 75 in QA and 75 in Decision Making) and HRM Course – Overall 87 Percentile (60 in each section); Rural Management and Sustainability Management – Overall 70 Percentile (50 Percentile in every section)
  • Goa Institute of Management: PGDM (Full time)-Overall 85 Percentile (No Sectionals, but profile is considered along with the score); PGDM(Health Care)– Only profile based admissions
  • SP Jain Mumbai: PGDM, PGPM, GMP – Overall 85 Percentile (70 in every section, profile is considered along with the score)
  • Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad: PGDM, PGDM DCP – Overall 90 Percentile (No Sectionals)
  • Institute of Management Technology, Nagpur and Hyderabad: PGDM (Full Time), PGDM- Finance, PGDM- Marketing – Overall 70 Percentile (No Sectionals)
  • TAPMI Manipal: PGDM– Overall 85 Percentile (No Sectionals), BKFS- Overall 90 Percentile (No Sectionals), HR- Overall 85 Percentile (No Sectionals) (In case if the experience is greater than 12 months, profile is considered along with the score)
  • KJ Somaiya, Mumbai: PGDM – Overall 85 Percentile, PGDM (Retail Management)- Overall 85 Percentile, PGDM (International Business)- Overall 85 Percentile, PGDM (Communications)-Overall 85 Percentile
  • Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai: PGPM-Overall 85 Percentile, PGDM-Overall 85 Percentile (Profile is considered along with the score)
  • FORE, Delhi: PGDM, PGDM IB, PGDM FM Overall 80 Percentile (No Sectionals)
  • Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Chennai: Full time PGDM Program Overall 75 Percentile (No Sectionals)
  • Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai: Overall 75 Percentile (No Sectionals)
  • BIMTECH Noida: Full Time PGDM, PGDM International Business, PGDM Insurance Business Management, PGDM Retail Management – Overall 70 Percentile (No Sectionals)
  • XIME Bangalore: PGDM – Overall 70 Percentile (No Sectionals)
  • XISS Ranchi: PGDM- HRM, PGDM-RM, PGDM-IT, PGDM-Finance, PGDM-Marketing – Overall 60 Percentile (No Sectionals)
  • Alliance School of Business, Bangalore: MBA, PGDM, EXECUTIVE PGDM – Overall 65 Percentile (No Sectionals)
  • Vanguard Business School, Bangalore: MBA – Overall 60 Percentile (No Sectionals)
  • IFIM Bangalore: PGDM, PGDM-Finance, PGDM-International Business, PGDM-Marketing – Overall 60 Percentile (No Sectionals)
  • BIMM, Pune: PGDM – Overall 55 Percentile (No Sectionals)
  • IRMA: PGPM- Rural – Overall 75 Percentile (No Sectionals)
  • MICA: 50% weightage to XAT Score. Composite score calculated as weighted average of MICAT Score and XAT Score (with 50% weightage of both) – No specific XAT Score cutoff.

These leading Business colleges accept XAT score as a basis for admission to their top management courses.

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