XAT Exam Eligibility

XAT Eligibility is probably the simplest one among all the National Level MBA entrance exams. XAT Exam Eligibility needs only a pass in your bachelor’s degree while other exams need a particular percentage of marks. The XAT exam eligibility over the years has remained unchanged. XLRI does not propose to change the XAT 2019 exam eligibility either.


XAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria at a Glance

XAT 2019 Eligibility Component
XAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria
Completed Minimum 3 Years Bachelor’s Degree or in the Final Year of Bachelor’s Degree
No Age Restriction
Eligible Entrance Exam for XLRI
XAT 2019
Eligible Genders for XAT 2019
Other Eligibility Requirements
1.Valid Mail ID throughout the process
2.Operating Contact phone Number throughout the XAT process


No Age Bar: XAT Exam 2019 Eligibility prescribes ‘No Age Bar’ to appear in the XAT 2019 exam. XLRI also does not restrict any candidate to seek admission in XAT MBA eligibility to seek admission on the basis of age bar.


No Minimum Qualifying Marks: According to XAT Eligibility Criteria 2019, a candidate is eligible to appear in XAT 2019, if he/she holds recognized Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 3 years duration or equivalent in any discipline.


Complete Graduation by June 2019: Those completing their final graduation exam by June 10, 2019 may also apply. XAT 2019 eligibility criteria further clarify that candidates in final year of Graduation are also eligible to apply for XAT 2018.


Certificate from Institution Head will Suffice for Admission: As per the XAT 2019 eligibility, the candidates in final year of Bachelor’s Degree, if selected, will be allowed to join the programme provisionally. Elaborating the  XAT Eligibility Criteria 2019, it clarifies, if the candidate submits a certificate from the Principal/ Registrar of the College/Institute stating that the candidate has completed all the requirements for obtaining the bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification on the date of the issue of the certificate, he/she fulfils the XAT Eligibility.


XAT 2019 Exam Eligibility for NRIs: While XAT 2019 eligibility criteria for domestic candidates require the candidates to appear in XAT 2019, which is the mandatory exam for admission to member and associate B-schools for Indian candidates for MBA/PGDM 2019-21 batch, the XAT exam eligibility for NRI and foreign candidates is relaxed as they may apply through their valid GMAT scores. However, Candidates in Dubai and Kathmandu have one more relaxation in XAT exam 2019 eligibility as they have the option of appearing in XAT 2019 or applying through GMAT scores.


Key Points to ensure your XAT 2019 Eligibility

  • XAT eligibility does not impose any age bar to appear in XAT 2019 exam.
  • The candidate applying for XAT 2019 must fulfil one of the following XAT eligibility criteria 2019-

            A. Completed Bachelor’s degree, or
            B. Completed professional degree (CA/CS/ICWA), or
            C. Should be in the final year of Bachelor’s degree 

  • The percentage of marks obtained by the candidate would be calculated based on the practice as followed by the respective University/Institution.
  • In case of grades / CGPA, the conversion to percentage of marks would be based on the procedure as certified by the respective University/ institution in accordance with the XAT exam eligibility criteria.
  • Mere fulfilment of minimum XAT 2019 eligibility criteria will not ensure consideration for short listing by XLRI or other B-schools in which the applicant applies for admission
  • One of the key points prescribed by XLRI  in XAT eligibility 2019 is that the candidates must declare and maintain a valid and unique email account and a phone number throughout the selection process


City-wise List & Cut Off of MBA Colleges accepting XAT 2018

Top MBA Colleges in India accepting XAT score Top MBA Colleges in Delhi NCR accepting XAT; Cut offs
Top MBA Colleges in Bangalore accepting XAT; Cut offs Top MBA Colleges in Mumbai accepting XAT; Cut offs
Top MBA Colleges in Pune accepting XAT; Cut offs Top MBA Colleges in Hyderabad accepting XAT; Cut offs
Top MBA Colleges in Chennai accepting XAT; Cut offs Top MBA Colleges in Bhubaneswar accepting XAT; Cut offs