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  • Last Modified 24-05-2023

XAT Cut-off 2023: Check Expected & Previous Year Qualifying Marks


XAT Cut-off 2023: The Xavier School of Management (XLRI), Jamshedpur, will release the Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) cut-off after the declaration of the result. XLRI Jamshedpur will release cut-off marks for courses like PGDM (BM), PGDM (HRM), FPM, etc. Candidates can find the XAT previous year cut-off marks to know how much they need to score to clear the exam in this article.

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The Xavier Aptitude Test is one of the most sought-after MBA entrance tests in India. Candidates can get admission into prestigious management colleges through XAT scores. The cut-off is the minimum percentile that candidates require to get admission into the registered colleges. Go through the complete article to get more details.

Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) Cut-off 2023

The XAT exam consists of the following two parts:

  • Part A: Verbal and Logical Ability, Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation, and Decision Making
  • Part B: General Awareness/ Knowledge and Essay Writing

XLRI Jamshedpur releases the sectional and overall cut-offs for Part A. Part B is not considered for cut-off calculation. The overall cut-off details for XAT 2023 are given below:

Raw ScorePercentile Score

Section-wise XAT Score vs Percentile

Candidates can find XAT scores vs percentile for each section in the table below:

Verbal Ability & Logical Reasoning (VALR):

Raw ScorePercentile Score

Decision Making (DM):

Raw ScorePercentile Score

Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation (QADI):

Raw ScorePercentile Score

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Factors Affecting XAT Percentile

Here is the list of factors that affect the cut-off marks for the test:

  • Number of Test-Takers
  • Total Number of Available Seats
  • Toughness Level of Questions in Three Sections (VALR, DM, QA)

XAT Previous Year Cut-offs

XLRI Jamshedpur was established in 1949. There are 360 seats in total for 8 different streams. Below we have provided the XAT percentile for XLRI Jamshedpur for two programs, i.e., Business Management and Human Resource Management.

XAT Percentile 2022

Find XAT 2022 percentile for males and females below:

Business Management (BM) Programme:


Human Resource Management (HRM) Programme:

Male Engineering80707592
Female Engineering80706490
Male Non-Engineering80707090
Female Non-Engineering80706087

XAT Percentile 2021

Below we have tabulated the cut-off percentile for male and female candidates:

Business Management (BM) Programme:


Human Resource Management (HRM) Programme:

Male Engineering80758093
Female Engineering75687490
Male Non-Engineering80757390
Female Non-Engineering75686487

Sectional XAT 2020 Percentile

Check the cut-off marks for male and female candidates (2020 data) below:

OverallMale – 93
Female – 90
Male – 92
Female – 90
VALRMale – 75
Female – 72
Male – 80
Female – 70
DMMale – 72
Female – 72
Male – 80
Female – 70
QAMale – 80
Female – 75
Male – 75
Female – 64

XAT 2019 Sectional Percentile

Below we have tabulated the cut-off marks for the test course-wise for male and female candidates (2019 data):

VALRMale – 79.46
Female – 75
Male – 85
Female – 80
DMMale – 80
Female – 75
Male – 75
Female – 70
QA Male – 90
Female – 75
Male – 72
Female – 67
Overall Male – 96
Female – 95
Male – 94
Female – 93

XAT 2018 Percentile by XLRI

Get an idea of the cut-off marks for PGDM – BM & HRM from the table below:

VALRMale – 79.64
Female – 75
Male – 79.66
Female – 75
DMMale – 76.840
Female – 75
Male – 71.628
Female – 70
QA Male – 88.70
Female – 80
Male – 70.07
Female – 65
Overall Male – 94
Female – 94
Male – 92
Female – 92

XAT Percentile 2017 by XLRI

From the table below, you can easily check the cut-off data for the 3 sections:


XAT Percentile 2016


XAT Percentile 2015, 2014, and 2013


How To Predict XAT Cut-off Percentile?

Remember, XAT has 100 questions, out of which only 75 will be counted for cut-off calculation. These 75 questions will help candidates get to the college of choice. To predict the cut-off (percentile), they must gather all the information provided in the above sections of the article.

We have also provided the section-wise cut-off for previous years. These will give candidates an idea of the cut-off for the XAT exam. This test is considered one of the toughest, and to get 90+ percentile, candidates need to get only 32 questions correct, and those who wish to score 95+ percentile must get 35+ questions correct.

How To Convert XAT Score Into Percentile?

If candidates wish to convert their XAT scores into percentile format, don’t bother, as we have already arranged a table from where they can check the data.

XAT Score Vs Percentile

Overall ScoreExpected Percentile

FAQs on XAT Cut-off 2023

Below we have listed the most searched questions on XAT 2023 cut-off:

Q: What is the XAT cut-off?
Ans: XAT cut-off percentiles are the minimum qualifying marks to be scored in the exam. On the basis of the cut-off, XLRI will shortlist candidates for the GD-PI round.

Q: Are XAT cut-offs the same for all participating colleges?
Ans: No. Cut-offs of XAT participating colleges are different from each other. These colleges fix cut-off percentiles for admission individually based on certain criteria.

Q: Is the XAT cut-off for the Business Management program different from the Human Resource program?
Ans: Yes. The XAT percentile for admission to different courses differs from each other. The assessment is made based on several factors such as academic background, a course offered by the institute, etc.

Q: What are the factors on which the XAT cut-off depends?
Ans: The cut-offs depend on several factors such as the number of examinees, total available seats, the difficulty level of questions in 3 sections, etc.

Q: Which are the courses an Indian candidate can apply for in XLRI through XAT?
Ans: Indian candidates can apply for all XLRI programs through XAT. But for General Management Programme, both XAT and GMAT scores are acceptable for Indian candidates. Foreign category candidates, on the other hand, can apply for any or multiple courses through GMAT.

We hope that our article on XAT Cut-off 2023 was helpful. If you have any queries or feedback to share with us, please feel to drop a comment below, and we will get back to you at the earliest.

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