XAT Result 2018

XAT ResultXAT Result 2018 - XLRI Jamshedpur will announce the XAT 2018 result on January 31. XAT result 2018 will be available in the online only. Candidates can check the XAT 2018 result by entering their login credentials - XAT ID and Date of Birth. The result of XAT 2018 will declare the section-wise and overall scores & percentiles. The XAT result 2018 will be calculated according to the official answer key. Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2018 has been conducted on Sunday, January 7. XAT 2018 scorecard will be available for download between February 1 to 25, 2018. XLRI also sends the hard copy of XAT scorecard to test takers at their registered address by post. XLRI and other participating institutes will announce the shortlist of candidates for next rounds of selection process after the declaration of XAT result 2018. The selection procedure of XAT includes Group Discussion (GD), Personal Interview (PI) and Essay Writing or Written Ability Test (WAT) rounds.

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Important Dates related to XAT Result 2018



XAT 2018 held

January 7, 2018

Declaration of XAT Result

January 31, 2018

XAT Score Card Downloading

February 1 to 25, 2017

How to Check XAT Result 2018

  • Visit the official website of XAT 2018 Or Click on the link given below

  • Login with your XAT ID and password

  • Enter the Security Code

  • Click on ‘Login’ button

  • Download and print the XAT result cum scorecard

To check XAT 2018 result cum score card – Click here (link will be available soon as it is released)


Important Links

XAT result/score card window looks like below images: 

XAT result window


What will XAT 2018 Result carry?


The XAT result cum scorecard 2018 will carry the following information:

  • XAT Registration ID

  • Date of XAT exam

  • Percentage of Quantitative Ability and Data interpretation

  • Percentile of Quantitative Ability and Data interpretation

  • Percentage of Verbal and Logical Ability

  • Percentile of Verbal and Logical Ability

  • Percentage of Decision Making

  • Percentile of Decision Making

  • Percentage of General Knowledge

  • Percentile of General Knowledge

  • Overall Percentage

  • Overall Percentile

Sample of XAT Score Card

XAT Score Card


Marking Scheme for XAT 2018 Result Calculation

  • Each question carries one mark

  • For each wrong answer, there is negative marking of 0.25 mark

  • Candidates can leave out upto eight questions, beyond which there will be negative marking of 0.05 marks

  • Although the scores of Paper 2, including General Knowledge and Essay Writing questions, are not considered in calculating the total percentile, it is compulsory to attempt in order to qualify for the exam

What after XAT Result 2018?

  • XLRI Jamshedpur will announce the XAT 2018 cutoff along with the announcement of the result.

  • On the basis of the XAT 2018 result, candidates will be shortlisted by XLRI Jamshedpur and other participating institutes on the basis of the XAT cutoff for the next round of selection process i.e. GD, PI and or WAT rounds.

  • The XLRI or Xavier Associate Management Institutes adopt separate selection procedures and no common admission process is conducted for these institutes through XAT scores.

  • 156 B-schools will accept the XAT 2018 result for MBA & PGDM admission

After the declaration of XAT results/scorecard, candidates can apply for admissions to the below given XLRI member institutes, and follow the institute specific XAT selection procedure for final admissions.


If a candidate aspires to take admission to any one of the XAT participating institutes s/he follow the steps given below:

  • Visit the official website of the institute.

  • Follow their registration/application procedure.

  • Wait for your XAT results and shortlist call. Every institute will follow their own specific selection rounds and will have different weight-age for every round.

XAT Member Institute

XAT Cutoff


Experts have released XAT 2018 expected cutoff. 


XAT Cutoff 2018 by TIME (Expected Cutoff)

  • XLRI BM: 33-35

  • XLRI HRM: 31-33

XAT Cutoff 2018 by Career Launcher (Expected Cutoff)

  • XLRI BM: 35+

  • XLRI HRM: 31+ 

  • XLRI GMP: 20+

The following table brings to you the XAT cutoff for XLRI programmes of previous' years.


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XAT 2017 Cut off for GMP Programme




5 & above


5 & above


6 & above


22 & above

XAT Selection Procedure


After the declaration of XAT 2018 result, XLRI Jamshedpur will declare the XAT cutoff. Based on that, candidates will be shortlisted for the XAT selection procedure including GD or Essay Writing and Personal Interview rounds.


XLRI Jamshedpur conducts Group Discussion and Personal Interview rounds. The other institutes conduct either GD or Essay Writing and Personal Interview rounds. Some institutes may also conduct procedures like Group Activity or Case Discussion. Some of the institutes ask for the shortlisted candidates’ Essay from XLRI and hence do not conduct a separate essay writing round.




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