XAT Result 2020
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XAT Result 2020 - XLRI Jamshedpur announced the result of XAT 2020 on January 16. Selection criteria as well as the cutoff is also provided. Details about the candidate’s performance in the entrance examination such as secured percentage, percentile and more are available in XAT result 2020. To check XAT 2020 result, the candidates have to submit their User ID and password. After checking the result of XAT 2020, the candidates will be able to download the score card for future use. Section-wise percentage and percentile will be provided for the candidates along with the total. After checking the XAT 2020 result, the candidates will have to go through the selection procedure for admission into the participating institutes. There will be no common XAT admission process. Read the full article to know more about XAT Result 2020. XAT 2020 was conducted on January 5 on computer-based mode. The admit card was made available for all registered candidates from December 20 to January 3, 2019.
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Important Dates of XAT 2020 Result



Important Dates


XAT 2020

January 5, 2020


Announcement of result

January 16, 2020


Downloading of XAT 2020 scorecard

Soon after the declaration of result

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Steps to Check XAT Result 2020

Candidates can check the result of XAT 2020 in online mode. The secured scores along with other information will be present in the result. The given steps can be followed by the candidates to check the XAT 2020 result:

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  • The link to check the result of XAT 2020 will be available here as soon as it is released by the authorities.

  • The candidates will have to provide their XAT 2020 user ID and password.

  • Click on Login.

  • Next, the candidates will have to click on “Score Card”

  • The result will be displayed on the screen.

  • To download the score card, the candidates will have to click on “Click here to download the score card”.

  • XAT 2020 result cum score card has to be printed out for future use.

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Information Present in XAT Result 2020

The following details will be present in the result of XAT 2020:

  • Name of the candidate

  • Gender

  • Date of birth - Day/Month/Year

  • Address

  • XAT ID

  • Date of test

  • Validity of the result

  • Quantitative Ability - Percentage and Percentile

  • Verbal and Logical Ability - Percentage and Percentile

  • Decision Making - Percentage and Percentile

  • Total - Percentage and Percentile

  • General Knowledge - Percentage and Percentile

According to XLRI Jamshedpur, the percentile for quantitative ability, verbal and logical ability and decision making represents the candidate’s relative performance position in the total population of the candidates in the particular section. The percentile for “Total” represents the candidate’s relative performance position in the total population of the candidates. The percentage and percentile of general knowledge section is calculated independently and is not included in the calculation process of “Total”.

Highlights of XAT Result 2020

  • XLRI will consider the scores of GK section in GD-PI-WAT rounds
  • The merit percentile is based on core three subjects. GK section will not be considered
  • Negative percentile is not awarded to any of the XAT 2020 candidates
  • Not even a single candidate has been awarded 100%
  • XLRI Jamshedpur, after declaring the result will shortlist candidates

XAT 2020 Toppers

Rishabh Sharma99.65
Vandan Shah99.70
Pranaysinh Parmar99.45
Rayan Jain
Vrishank Singh
Rini James
Aarti Misra98.75
Satyam Sharma98.12

XAT Score Vs Percentile: No candidate with 100 percentile
XLRI has not awarded any candidate 100 percentile, not even to the highest scorer. Offical from XLRI confirmed the same and said "Percentile calculation of XLRI is a bit different". XAT result 2020 does not provide negative percentile to any candidate because of the score normalization process adopted in XAT 2020.

Top MBA Colleges Accepting XAT Scores along with their Cutoffs and Expected Deadline:

B-SchoolsXAT Cutoff PercentileLast date to apply
XLRI Jamshedpur96+Closed
SPJIMR Mumbai90+Closed
IMT Ghaziabad90+Open for Few Days, Click here to apply
XIM Bhubaneswar90+Closed
GIM Goa85+Closed
K J Somaiya, Mumbai85+January 14, 2020, Click here to apply
FORE School of Management, New Delhi85+January 25, 2020, Click here to apply
TAPMI Manipal80+January 17, 2020, Click here to apply
Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai80+January 31, 2020, Click here to apply
IRMA Anand80+January 22, 2020, Click here to apply
MICA Ahmedabad80+January 16, 2020, Click here to apply
LIBA Chennai80+February 15, 2020, Click here to apply
Welingkar Mumbai75+January 26, 2020, Click here to apply
BIMTECH Greater Noida75+January 31, 2020, Click here to apply
XIME Bangalore75+February 26, 2020, Click here to apply

What after XAT 2020 Result?

After the result of XAT 2020 is announced, the cutoff will be announced by XLRI Jamshedpur and the other member institutes. Shortlisted candidates will be called in for the next round of selection process i.e., group discussion, personal interview and written ability test rounds. The selection process will be different for each institute and no common admission process is followed through XAT scores.

Candidates will have to visit the official website to check if they have been shortlisted for the interview round at XLRI Jamshedpur. The preferred programme name has to be selected by the candidates from the drop down menu:

  • Business Management (BM)

  • Human Resource Management (HRM)

  • General Management Programme (GMP - Fifteen month programme)

By entering the XAT ID, the candidates can check if they have been shortlisted for the interview round in the selected programmes.

Since there will be no common admission process, the candidates will have to apply individually to the participating institutes and follow their respective selection procedure.

Cutoff Percentile and Shortlisting of XLRI

XLRI shortlisting will be done on the basis of not only sectional but overall XAT exam percentile score that candidates have obtained. The sections include Verbal & Reasoning, Decision Making, and Quantitative and Data Interpretation sections. The final rounds of selection will include GD-PI-WAT and will begin in February 2020.

After declaring the result, XLRI also declares the shortlist for admissions in session 2020. Cutoff of XAT 2020 is also announced and XLRI will send individual messages to shortlisted candidates.

XAT 2020 Cut Offs Accepting Top B-Schools
Along with XLRI Jamshedpur, SPJIMR Mumbai released shortlist of the candidates based on the XAT 2020 scores. The shortlisting will be done on the basis of overall percentile scores. While SPJIMR Mumbai has given a minimum 75 sectional and 85 overall percentile for shortlisting candidates. However, the actual cut off might be higher.

XAT 2020 Cut Offs

XLRI Jamshedpur


Overall Cut Offs (Based on past Trends)

95+ for BM; 93 for HRM

90 for PGDM

QADI Cut Off



VALR Cut off

79+ for BM & HRM


DM Cut off

76+ BM; 71+ HRM


Member Institutes of XAT 2020

XAT 2020 Cutoff

The cutoff of XAT 2020 will consist of the minimum marks that the candidates will be required to secure to have higher chances of being selected by XLRI and the other participating institutes. Various factors related to the examination such as difficulty level, number of test-takers and more will be taken into account while preparing the cutoff.

XAT 2020 Selection Procedure

After the result and cutoff is announced, the selection procedure of XAT 2020 will commence. The selection procedure will consist of group discussion or essay writing and personal interview rounds. Since there is no common admission procedure, the participating institutes will follow their own selection procedure and will independently decide how to use the XAT scores for admissions. Final selection of the candidates will be done on the basis of the overall performance of the candidates in XAT 2020, group discussion, personal interview, essay writing, past academic scores, work experience (if any) and some other factors that may also be considered such as achievements, gender diversity and more.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - XAT Result 2020

Question: When will XLRI Jamshedpur announce the cutoff of XAT 2020 for the offered programmes?


The cutoff of XAT 2020 will be announced along with the result. XLRI Jamshedpur will declare the list of shortlisted candidates based on the released cutoff.

Question: When is the probable time for XLRI Jamshedpur and other participating institutes to declare the shortlist?


The participating institutes including XLRI Jamshedpur will be announcing the shortlisted candidates for the future selection process after the result is declared. 

Question: Is it possible to get a negative score and percentile in XAT 2020?


As per the marking scheme, it is possible to secure a negative score however, it is not possible to secure a negative percentile. In the XAT scorecard, the scaled score based on the normalisation process and the percentile will be given. Both scaled scores and percentiles will be in positive.

Question: Is it possible to get 100 percentile in XAT?


No, it is not possible. The authorities do not given a complete 100 percentile to the candidates. Maximum 99.9+ percentile is scorable in the examination. This is due to the reason that the percentile calculation system of XAT is slightly different, as per XAT officials. Therefore, it does not allow the candidate with the highest score to secure a full 100 percentile. 

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with 84 .114 %tile what are the chances of getting a call from goa institute ...as xat 2019 cutoff was 81%tile ...

Sudarshan kumar 21st Jan, 2020

Hi Janesha,

Yes there is a chance of getting call from GIM Goa by the reference of XAT score as the cut off for 2019 was 80+ percentile.So,there is a chance.You can also see for colleges like:-

  • XIME Bangalore
  • Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies
  • NDIM New Delhi
  • BIMTECH Noida
  • IFIM Business School Bangalore.

Hope this will help please feel free to ask if you have any further queries.

Thank You.


will Soil accepts 72 percentile in Xat for Admission ??? if not , suggest me some better college with higher sal package!

Sampriti Student Expert 21st Jan, 2020
With your XAT percentile you may not get a call from SOIL Gurgaon as they require a minimum of 80 percentile. But you can surely check out these colleges with your XAT scores
  • XIME Bangalore
  • XISS Ranchi
  • Praxis Kolkata
  • Alliance University Bangalore
  • Christ University Bangalore
  • IFMR Chennai
  • IMT Hyderabad
  • ITM Navi Mumbai

These are pretty decent colleges and you can easily get a good job in a reputed organization with an average compensation package of nearly 6-7 lakhs.

Good Luck

chances of bits pilani mba at xat 77.35 percentile

Soumya Kanta Sarkar 21st Jan, 2020

Hi Don Dev,

Congratulations on securing such a decent percentile in XAT, which is considered to be one of the toughest exams in India when it comes to management entrances. To answer your query, the cut off percentile of Bits Pilani (MBA) lies somewhat in the range of 75-80 percentile and it changes depending upon the number of applications and the relative percentile of the candidates. Depending on the trends, you have a high chance of getting a call for their GD/PI process which happens at the Pilani campus every year.

Now, there is something that you should know. Getting a call doesn’t ensure your admission into the college. Your chances of admission depends on the following factors:

  • CAT/XAT/GMAT score
  • Academic Profile
  • Relevant Work experience
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Extracurricular achievements
  • Your performance in the Group Discussion, Written Ability Test and Personal Interview

Now, the eligibility conditions to apply for an MBA in BITS, Pilani are:

  • Candidates should possess a BE/BTech degree or Masters Degree in engineering from any of the recognised universities or any integrated first degree of BITS
  • Should have minimum 60 percent marks in the qualifying degree
  • Candidates appearing for the final year of Bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification examination in the year 2020
  • Students in final year of Degree should share in the form their percentage up to the Second Year/Last completed semester
  • All candidates should have taken either CAT 2019; XAT 2020 or GMAT exam
  • In addition to these exams, they must buy the application form for applying into the college for a fee of Rs 3150 from BITS, Pilani website

Important dates that you should keep in mind are:



Start of application


End of application


GD/WAT/PI shortlist


GD/WAT/PI process

3 rd week of March-1 st week of April

Admission offer roll out

10-14 th April 2020

The placements statistics for the year 2019 is as follows:

  • Highest Package(in lakhs per annum)-17
  • Average Package(in lakhs per annum)-10
  • Companies visited for placements-36

I hope I have been able to solve your query. Do write to us in case of any doubts and we would be happy to help. All the best!!!


chances of converting liba chennai at xat 77.35 percentile ??(Gen catholic christian)Heard that liba provides reservation for Catholics.

Sampriti Student Expert 21st Jan, 2020
LIBA does have some reservations but for general category students the minimum percentile required is 86 in XAT. Only for the reserved category they require 70 percentile. But you can still get some good colleges like
  • IIFM Bhopal
  • XIME Bangalore
  • Alliance University Bangalore
  • BIMTECH Noida
  • Great Lakes Gurgaon
  • IFMR Chennai
  • ITM Navi Mumbai and others.

These are pretty decent colleges and offer good academics and placements. They also have good reputation among recruiters and you can easily get an average compensation package of 6-7 lakhs in a reputed organization.

Good Luck

With 82 percentile in XAT 2020 what are the chances of getting call from Great Lakes, GIM, K J Somaiya, BITS Pilani and Welingkar

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 21st Jan, 2020


as per your xat score you have chances in

Goa Institute of Management

great lakes

kj soumya

T A Pai Management Institute

Institute of Rural Management

MICA Ahmedabad

FORE School of Management, New Delhi

Loyola Institute of Business Administration

IFMR Graduate School of Business at KREA University

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