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XAT 2020 Eligibility

By: Avantika Bhardwaj on October 01, 2019

The basic eligibility criteria of XAT 2020 which is scheduled to be conducted on 5th January 2020 require candidates to have qualified in their graduation i.e. they must possess a bachelor's degree in any field. One of the most important aspects of XAT Eligibility Criteria is that there is no minimum required marks percentage while applying for XAT 2020 while other exams keep it to a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate in order to be eligible for taking the examination.

In other words, we can say that XAT Eligibility Criteria is the simplest amongst the other National Level Management Entrance examinations.

It must be noted that the eligibility criteria for XAT 2020 have seen no changes over the past few years. The conducting authority of XAT 2020 i.e. XLRI Jamshedpur does not seem to bring changes in XAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria either.

  • While applying for the examination, the aspirants usually miss out on two important topics. One of the two topics is XAT Exam Eligibility and the other one is XAT Exam Pattern.
  • Having understood the XAT Eligibility will help you apply for and appear in the examination and XAT Exam Pattern will help you score well.

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XAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must understand the eligibility criteria as per the guidelines defined by XLRI Jamshedpur. They would be allowed to take the examination only if they qualify the minimum educational qualification defined by the XAT 2020 conducting authorities.

  • NRI and Foreign candidates willing to take the examination can apply through their valid GMAT Scores.

Detailed Description of XAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria:

No Minimum/Maximum Age Limit:

  • One of the eligibility criteria for taking XAT 2020 is that there is “No Age Bar” to appear in the examination.
  • Some of the examinations prescribe minimum or maximum age to apply for the examination while XLRI has set no such limitations.
  • Candidates belonging to any age group and are eligible can apply for the examination.

No Minimum Qualifying Marks:

As per the information received on the official website of XAT i.e. xatonline.in, holding a bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years of duration is the only requirement to appear for the examination. XAT 2020 does not define minimum qualifying marks to be eligible for the exam.

XAT 2020 Eligibility and XLRI Eligibility

  • There is no difference in XAT 2020 Eligibility and XLRI Eligibility i.e. candidates willing to pursue their career in the filed of Management from XLRI Jamshedpur are eligible if they fulfill the eligibility criteria of XAT 2020. In other MBA exams such as CAT, the eligibility criteria of for taking the examination vary from the eligibility criteria for taking examination to the Indian Institutes of Management.
  • Alike XAT 2020 Eligibility, XLRI Eligibility does not impose any minimum marks restriction during the admission procedure.

Final Year Students Applying for XAT 2020

  • As it is already mentioned that the students in final year of their graduation can also apply for XAT 2020.
  • These students are required to have completed their graduation by 10th June 2020.

In case students of Final Year are not able to represent their bachelor's degree at the time of admission, they will be given admission to the program provisionally.

  • Besides, if the student submits a certificate stating that he/she has fulfilled all the requirements to obtain a bachelor's degree, the students will be admitted to the institute.
  • It must be noted that the certificated must be issued by the Principal or Registrar of the College or Institute the students is pursuing its degree from.

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The table given below depicts the eligibility criteria of XAT 2020:

Parameters of Qualification

XAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

XAT 2020 Qualification

Candidates must possess a bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years of duration

Final year students can also apply for the XAT 2020

XAT Maximum Age

There is no bar to age of candidates

For Admission to XLRI Jamshedpur

Score of XAT 2020 along with other Qualification Parameters

Other Requirements of XAT 2020

A Valid Email ID and a working contact number

How to Check XAT 2020 Eligibility in One Go?

One of the most important questions asked by students is how to check if they are eligible for the exam or not. Students applying for XAT 2020 would be advised to abide by the below mentioned points to make sure if they are eligible to apply for XAT 2020 or not:

  1. No minimum/ maximum age limitations have been imposed.
  2. Applying candidates must possess a bachelor's degree in any field of minimum 3 years of graduation.
  3. Candidates with professional degrees such as CA/CS/ICWA are also eligible to apply for XAT 2020.
  4. Final year students can also apply for XAT 2020.
  5. XAT 2020 Marks scored by the candidates would be calculated based on the requirements defined by the preferred University of Institution.
  6. Fulfilling XAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria does not mean that the student will be shortlisted by the preferred institutes or other business schools. It is important to qualify the examination to become eligible for Admission.
  7. The candidates applying through XAT admission procedure must ensure that they possess a valid email id and a phone number throughout the procedure. This mandate has been issued by XLRI to ensure authenticity of students applying for XAT 2020.

XAT 2020 Eligibility for XLRI

Admission to XLRI requires a valid score in XAT Exam and the institute offers 3 Regular Programs along with One part time program. Following table mentions the requirements for admission defined by XLRI:

Program

Eligibility

Human Resource Management

3 years of bachelor's degree from a recognized university

 

NRI and Foreign candidates can apply through valid GMAT Score

 

Final year students can also apply for XAT 2020

Business Management

3 years of bachelor's degree from a recognized university

 

NRI and Foreign candidates can apply through valid GMAT Score

 

Final year students can also apply for XAT 2020

General Management Program

3 years of bachelor's degree from a recognized Indian or Foreign university

 

Work experience of 5 years under Managerial or Supervisory by 31st March 2020

 

XAT 2020 Score along with GMAT Score

Business Management Program (Part-time)

3 years of bachelor's degree from a recognized university

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