XLRI Jamshedpur Selection Criteria 2018: XAT Cutoff Requirements, GD and PI

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XLRI Jamshedpur Selection Criteria 2018: XAT Cutoff Requirements, GD and PI
  • If you are aiming at XLRI Jamshedpur admissions, you shall understand the XLRI selection criteria in detail.
  • If you qualify in XAT 2018 or GMAT, you can seek admission in PGDM courses at XLRI Jamshedpur.

XLRI Jamshedpur is one of the premier B-Schools in India and offers an excellent PGDM course. It has been known for its globally recognized education as well as for the outstanding performance of its students in case studies. In order to take admission into XLRI Jamshedpur, it is essential to take XAT (Xavier’s Aptitude Test) entrance exam. In case you appeared for the exam, we suggest you use our XAT 2018 Percentile Predictor to estimate your performance in the XAT exam now. The official XAT 2018 Answer Key is expected soon followed by the XAT 2018 Results.

Once the XAT 2018 scores are announced, the XLRI Jamshedpur evaluates the performance of candidates in two phases and the students who qualify get admission in the various PGDM courses offered by XLRI. At this point, you can also learn the difference between MBA and PGDM so that you make a sound decision with respect to your career in the field of management and specialisation choice.

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XLRI has set a minimum cutoff for XAT that a candidate must clear in order to clear the phase one. Candidates who clear the sectional, as well as the overall cutoff will be called for the second phase of evaluation.

Minimum XAT 2018 Cut-off for XLRI Jamshedpur:

The minimum XAT cut-off required to clear the first phase of admission for XLRI Jamshedpur is as follows:

Category HRM BM Global MBA
Quantitative Aptitude (QA) >= 85 >= 90 >= 90
Verbal Ability (VA) >= 85 >= 80 >= 80
Decision Making >= 80 >= 80 >= 80
Overall >= 88 >= 94 >= 90

Minimum GMAT Cut-off for XLRI Jamshedpur:

The minimum cutoff for candidates applying through GMAT:

Course Score
HRM >= 700
BM >= 720
Global MBA >= 710

XLRI Selection Criteria:

Following is the selection criteria of XLRI Jamshedpur:

Name of the Programme Phase 1 Phase 2
PGDM Candidates have to clear the minimum cutoff (sectional as well as overall) of XAT entrance exam. Candidate have to clear the 30-minute Group Discussion (GD) round consisting 8 to 10 participants and Personal Interview (PI).
PGDM (GM) Candidates have to clear the cutoff of either XAT or GMAT. Shortlisted candidates will be called for Personal Interview (PI). Interviews are also conducted through G-talk/Skype for overseas candidates.
PGDM (BM), Part-Time (JSR) Candidates have to clear an aptitude test or provide valid scores of other credible MBA entrance exams. Further, candidates are selected on the basis of their performance in Personal Interview (PI) round.
PGDM (GMBA) Candidates have to appear for either XAT or GMAT to secure the minimum cutoff. Shortlisted candidates are called for GD and PI based on which the final selection is done.
PGDM (HRM) Selection in the first phase will depend upon a candidate’s performance in XAT. Candidates will then be called for Group Discussion (GD) basis which they are shortlisted for the course.

XLRI Jamshedpur has a standardized selection process and judges students based on several components such as XAT Score, Performance in Essay Writing and General Knowledge section, GDPI rounds, past academic performance and work experience. Specific weights have been allotted for every component to evaluate the overall score of the student.

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XLRI Selection Components and their Weights:

Components Weights
XAT Score 65%
Essay Writing 5%
General Knowledge 5%
Academic Performance and Work Experience 5%
Group Discussion (DI) and Personal Interview (PI) 20%

Apart from XLRI Jamshedpur, there are other colleges that accept XAT 2018 scores as well. You can check the complete list of colleges here.

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