XAT 2019 Essay Writing

XAT 2019 Cut Off – After the conduction of exam, XLRI Jamshedpur will release the official cut off along with XAT 2019 Result. The cut off defines the minimum qualifying marks that a candidate should have to appear for the next round of selection process. It will release in the form of sectional and overall percentile. So, candidates need to clear both to become eligible for the GDPI round at XLRI Jamshedpur. The XAT 2019 Cut Off is expected to release in the fourth week of January 2019. Until now, we can only expect the cut-offs for XAT 2019, though it depends on the difficulty level, number of seats etc of the exam. Until official cut-off release, you can check the previous year XAT cut-offs to take an idea.

Latest: The exam date for XAT 2019 has been announced. Check it in the table below.

XAT 2019 Cut Off(Expected)

The cut off released is applicable at XLRI, Jamshedpur. For the rest of the institutes, you may have to apply separately to take part in the selection process. Here is the schedule of XAT 2019 Cut off.

XAT 2019 Date
XAT 2019 Exam Date 06 Jan 2019
XAT 2019 Result Last week of Jan 2019
XAT 2019 cut Off Last week of Jan 2019

Cut Off: The XAT Cut off 2019 will available at www.xatonline.in.

What Will be the XAT 2019 Cut-Off?

If we see the last year trends then the cut off may rise this year. It will wholly depend on the difficulty level, number of test takers, number of seats etc. Once the exam takes place on January 06, 2018, we will able to analyze the cut for academic session 2019-20.

Academic Session 2019-20(Expected)

VA 75-79 75-76
DM 75-76 70-71
QA 80-88 65-70
OA 94-96 92-94 68-70

XAT Previous Year cut Off

Until the XAT official cut off release for the current session, we can take an idea from previous year cut off.

Academic Session 2018-19

XAT Exam BM (Male/Female) HR(Male/Female) GMP
VA 79.46/ 75 76.6/ 75
DM 76.84/ 75 71.628/ 70
QA 88.7/ 80 70.07/ 65
OA 94 92 68

XAT 2019 cut off BM

Academic session 2017-18

XAT Exam (%ile) BM HR GMP
VA 79.46 76.69 5
DM 76.84 71.628 5
QA 88.7 70.07 6
OA 96 92.55 22

XAT 2019 cut off HR

Academic session 2016-18

XAT Exam (%ile) BM HR GMP
VA 77.47 69.128
DM 78.042 68.978
QA 88.6 69
OA 96 94.4 69

XAT 2019 cut off GMP

Academic session 2015-17, 2014-16, 2013-15 

XAT Exam(in %ile) BM HR GMP
2015 OA cutoff 94.23 90.04 67.98
2014 OA cutoff 94 88 90
2013 OA cutoff 94 88 88

XAT 2019 Exam Pattern

It is important that before preparing for an exam, you must know its exam pattern. It helps to know the number of questions, type of questions, marking scheme etc.

Mode of Examination – It is a computer-based Test.

Types of Question – All the questions are MCQ based except essay writing.

Duration of the Test – The total duration of the exam is 205 Minutes.

  • Part A has the duration of 170 minutes.
  • Part B has the limit of 35 minutes.

Marking Scheme – Each question carries one marks in the examination.

Negative Marking – There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each incorrect answer. For unattempted questions more than 8, there is a negative marking of 0.05 marks.

Part Section Total Questions Time Duration
Part A English Language and Logical Reasoning 72 170 min
Decision Making
Quantitative Ability
Part B General Knowledge 25 35 min


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