XAT Cut off – Expected Cut Off/Previous Year Cut Off


The XAT Cut off for the XAT 2019 Exam shall be released around the end of January 2019. However, it is said it will release along with the result on 31st January 2019. The cutoff list will be released by XLRI Jamshedpur and the candidate who falls in the cut off criteria will be called for the next round of the selection procedure. A detailed article on selection procedure can be read at XAT Exam 2019 selection procedure. The XAT 2018 cut off for all the programs will be released together. It means PGDM(BM), PGDM(HRM) and PGDM(GMP) cut off will be released at the same time. The XAT score is also accepted by many other colleges. Hence is advised to try to score well, as in overall cut off and so as sectional cut off.

XAT Cut Off

Here in this article, we have tried to present the idea of the expected cut off for the XAT 2019. We cannot predict the exact cut off of the exam. As the cut off depends on many parameters, such as:

  • A number of applicants applied for the test.
  • Level of difficulty of the exam.
  • The number of seats offered by any college for that course.
  • Last year cut off.
  • Reservation norms

These are the varying parameters according to which the cut off keep changing. For the ease of the applicant, we have mentioned the score in percentile. For both the sectional cut off and overall cut off of the exam. We have also mentioned the overall cut off in the 3-major courses offered by XLRI. Those are PGDM(HRM), PGDM(BM) and PGDM(GMP). So, here is the XAT cut off for XLRI.

Sectionwise XAT 2018 cut off


Subject Cut off Percentile
Quantitative Aptitude 88.7
Logical Reasoning 76.84
English Comprehension 79.43
Overall Percentile 96


Subject Cut off Percentile
Quantitative Aptitude 70.07
Logical Reasoning 71.62
English Comprehension 76.96
Overall Percentile 92.55


Subject Cut off Percentile
Quantitative Aptitude 91.10
Logical Reasoning 79.55
English Comprehension 80.80
Overall Percentile 91.22

Similarly, an expected cut off for the XAT Exam 2019 is mentioned below. For the ease of applicants, we have mentioned the XAT cut off for PGDM(HRM) and PGDM(BM) in percentile and for PGDM(GMP). Please refer to the below table.

Subjects Cut off in percentile (BM) Cut off in percentile (HRM)
Quantitative Aptitude 87-91 68-78
Logical Reasoning 75-79 70-74
English Comprehension 78-82 75-78
Subjects Cut off in marks (GMP)
Quantitative Aptitude 7 and above
Logical Reasoning 6 and above
English Comprehension 5 and above

The cut off mentioned above is the expected XAT cutoff. We advise the applicant to not consider them the exact cut off and prepare accordingly. However, these are the analysis driven result and actually cut off would be somewhat similar. Also, each college release different XAT colleges cut off and neither the XLRI nor XAMI has control over it.

XAT Exam 2019 Important Dates

Having said, the applicant can also look for XAT 2019 Important Dates to know the date of result, admit card release date etc. These dates will help the applicant to create a study plan she/he opt for the preparation. Also, it will save the hustle of later as you know the schedule.

Important Dates of XAT 2019