XAT 2018 Registration & Eligibility

Juhee Prasad Updated On: 05 Oct, 2018 21:13 IST


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XAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) is one of the most common management entrance exam conducted nationally for the aspirants who wish to do MBA and PGDM courses from reputed B-School of India. Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI) Jamshedpur conducts this examination every year. Interested candidates can apply for the examination through its official website. But before applying for it, candidates are recommended to know the eligibility criteria of XAT 2019. It is important for candidates to know the eligibility criteria as it will help them to know whether they can apply for the entrance exam or not. Checking the eligibility criteria must be the first step towards XAT by the candidates. After checking eligibility norms candidates must check how to apply details and procedures.

XAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria has remained the same over the years. No changes in the eligibility criteria has been reported so far by the concerned authority. The eligibility criteria mainly defines age limit, required educational background, nationality, reservation policy, etc. As far as XAT is concerned there is no age limit for its aspirants. Candidates with results awaited or final year of graduation can apply for XAT 2019. Check out more details related to the XAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria given below.

According to XAT Eligibility Criteria:

  • Candidates should have done their bachelor's degree of minimum three years duration from any recognized university or institute.
  • Those candidates who will complete their final year examination by 10th June 2018 may also appear for XAT 2018 exam.
  • Only Indian, Dubai and Kathmandu candidates can apply directly for XAT Exam 2018. While NRI and Foreign candidates may apply through GMAT score.
  • There is no minimum percentage in Bachelor's Degree required for the XAT Exam 2018.

XLRI Programme: XAT Eligibility Criteria

After applying for XAT Exam, candidates have the option to apply for admission to 11 member colleges of XLRI, which use XAT scores.

  • XLRI has 180 seats each in its programmes: Business Management (BM) and Human Resource Management (HRM).
  • 20 seats in its two-year Global Business Management.
  • 180 seats in the one-year GMP programme popularly known as General Management Programme.
  • HRM and BM candidates must have a 3-year Bachelor's degree from any recognised university or institutes.
  • GMP candidates should have a Bachelor degree in India or 5 year managerial/ supervisory experiences in abroad by 31st March 2018. Also, candidates can apply through either XAT Exam 2018 or GMAT score.


1. What is the eligibility criteria for taking XAT 2019?

  • Recognised Bachelor’s Degree of minimum three years duration or equivalent in any discipline. 
  • All Indian candidates can appear for XAT 2018. However, NRI and Foreign candidates may apply through GMAT score (except Dubai and Kathmandu wherein candidates also have an option of appearing for XAT 2018).

2. Am I eligible for XLRI and other Associate Members by applying for XAT 2019?

XAT score is accepted to get admission in a total of 11 XAT Member Institutes for their respective courses. Since XLRI is the conducting body of XAT examinations, candidates can apply for admission in the institute

3. I have less than 50% in graduation, am I eligible to apply for XLRI?

Yes, you are eligible to apply for XLRI.

4. I am in the final year of my graduation, am I eligible to register for XLRI? 

Yes, you will be eligible for admission to XLRI. You will be required to complete your final year examination by a certain date.

Disclaimer: Please note that the information provided above is based on XAT 2018. It will be updated as and when an official notification on XAT 2019 is available.

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