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XAT 2015 begins Sunday, January 4, 2015, at 10:30 am, with 90000 candidates appearing for the MBA entrance exam at 49 test centres across India. Although the entry at the test centres was supposed to start at 9:30 am, the XAT 2015 takers were seen trickling since 8:30 am in the morning. Careers360 correspondents are reporting the XAT 2015 live across the test centres, to picture the real environment outside XAT 2015 centres.

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XAT 2015 guide at the centre! XAT 2015 test takers looking at seating plan based on their Roll Number.



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Candidate checks her Roll Number, all set to enter the test centre


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More candidates waiting outside the center; the gates about to open!



Parents accompany their children for the XAT 2015 to boost up their confidence for the 3-hour long test



The last-minute glance before I appear for XAT 2015

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Parents concerned about their children’s entry to the centre on the big MBA entrance exam day.



Students ready to enter the XAT 2015 test center, standing in queue to get their Admit Cards verified.



Officials checking candidates’ XAT 2015 Admit Card for the Test Day.



As the clock's ticks to 10:15 am, the rush increases and students make their way to enter the center.



Parents waiting to accompany their children after XAT 2015



Students coming out of centre after taking XAT 2015



Although entry began at 9:45am, late by 15 minutes, XAT 2015 started sharp at 10:30 am, and was held without any confusion and chaos. The MBA entrance exam was concluded at 1:35 pm, with no surprising element or technical glitches reported by test takers.

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If I apply with my CAT and XAT score, do they consider the better of the two or the average?

Bhaskar Nakkina Student Expert 12th Dec, 2019


CAT is a National level Common Admission Test to get admission in IIM's and Some Business Schools to pursue Post Graduation in Management i,e PGDM/MBA. XAT is also another National level exam Conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur for admission to MBA/PGDM Course. Some Business Schools offers CAT and some other XAT. I suggest you to apply CAT exam because you can get admission in IIM's through CAT but not XAT. If you have written Same exams, and the College accepts both you can apply through only One particular exam Score which is better.


Hello, my academic records is not at par. my 10th was 64 percent, 12th was 50 percent and grad ia 40 percent! 2nd division. i have very good profesional records in private sector with muktiole awards and associated with NGOs. could u tell me that if I prepare for XAT am i b able to get into XLRI?

Munish Chopra Expert 11th Dec, 2019

Hi Rishi,

For admission in XLRI  PGDM (BM) and PGDM (HRM), there is no minimum percentage of marks in graduation.

However, PGDM in General management requires a bachelor's degree and five years of managerial experience.

Fyi, last date to apply was December 10, 2019.


could you provide a link for last 5 year xat questions with answer key?

Pachigolla Hemanth 9th Dec, 2019

Hello Vindya Kumari,

Total time for exam is 180 mins and it contains Verbal and Logical Ability , Decision Making ,Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation and General Knowledge (GK) questions and there is negative marks for very wrong answer i.e 0.25 and also 0.05 marks for very 8 unanswered questions.Below link gives the previous questions with answers ,you can download it.


Hope this helps you..


I have 59% in my 10th boards, but that was from other board, that was IGCSE(international board of England), then I got 60.04% in my 12th boards, and it was from CBSE, and in my engineering graduation, I get in my 60s aggregate, and now I am in third year, will I be eligible to sit for xat exam?

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 6th Dec, 2019


xat stands for xaviours apptitude test, and there is no minimum marks criteria for appear in xat exam. a candidate need to have a bachelors degree or appearing in final year of bachelor degree program can apply for xat exam. the graduation degree duration should be atleast of 3 years course study in any discipline from a recognized university.

hope it would help.

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What is the cutoff for OBC in CAT & XAT for IRMA ? What is the good percentile to get converted in IRMA for OBC NCL?

rishabh5978@gmail.com 5th Dec, 2019

Hello there. Hope you are doing good. I would like to tell you that the cutoff varies every year. There are several factors determining the cutoff such as:-

  • Number of candidates appearing in IRMASAT 2020 exam.
  • Level of difficulty of  IRMASAT exam.
  • Number of candidates passing IRMASAT 2020

However, based on previous years cutoffs, it is expected that the Cat and XAT cutoff for OBC NCL candidates will be somewhere around 70 percentile. For your reference, I am sharing a link with you which consists of all the necessary information of the exam along with the expected cutoff.


I hope you found this answer helpful. God luck for your future.

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