XAT Selection Procedure 2018

XAT Selection ProcedureXAT Selection Procedure 2018- The selection procedure of XAT 2018 will be conducted by XLRI after the results are announced. XAT 2018 selection procedure will be conducted to screen prospective applicants to MBA programme. Only those candidates are eligible for the XAT selection procedure 2018 who have successfully cleared XAT and have met the cutoff set by the respective participating institute. The online XAT 2018 has been conducted on Sunday, January 7, 2018. Candidates can expect the selection procedure of XAT 2018 to be held in mid-February 2018 until April 2018. After the results are declared, each participating institute will release their cutoff based on which candidates will be shortlisted for the XAT 2018 selection procedure. The selection procedure of XAT 2018 may vary from institute to institute, nevertheless, in most of the B-schools the selection procedure will comprise of Group  Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI).

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Here in this article, candidates will come across information related to the XAT selection procedure 2018, including its important dates and the complete procedure.


Important dates related to XAT 2018 selection procedure



XAT Exam Date

January 7, 2018

XAT Result

January 31, 2018

XAT Selection Procedure

February-March 2018

Stages of XAT Selection Procedure 2018


The XAT 2018 is likely to comprise of the following selection procedure:


Stage 1-  The first stage includes taking the Xavier Aptitude Test(XAT). Hence, to be eligible for the selection procedure, a candidate must first take the exam and clear the same. In order to take the XAT 2018, a candidate must have registered successfully within a given period. The management based entrance exam is conducted in an online mode divided into two parts: Paper 1 & Paper 2.


Stage 2-  While in the second round, candidates who take the exam will be shortlisted based on the cutoff announced by the participating institutes. Only those who meet the cutoff are further called for the XAT selection procedure 2018. This stage may comprise:

  • GD

  • Personal Interview

  • Essay Writing

Stage 3-  In the last stage, participating institutes after conducting the GD and PI will finalise the list of selected candidates based on their performance in these rounds. Then, the selected candidates are offered admission to the management programmes in participating institutes.


The final result will then be sent to selected candidates by post or on their registered email address.



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