XAT Eligibility Criteria

As per the eligibility criteria of XAT, as prescribed by XLRI Jamshedpur, you should have a graduation degree in any discipline from a recognised institute or university. The minimum duration of the graduation has to be three years. Also, there is no specific cutoff for percentage or CGPA to be obtained in graduation. Candidates in the final year of their graduation degree are also eligible for XAT provided they receive their Bachelor’s Degree before the admission process of XAT is completed.

Highlights of XAT Eligibility Criteria 

  • Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree of minimum three years or equivalent in any discipline from a  recognised University

  • Candidates in the final year of graduation completing their degree are also eligible to apply

  • NRI and foreign candidates belonging to cities except Dubai and Nepal may apply through GMAT scores.

  • Age Limit: There is no age limit to appear for XAT.

XAT Eligibility For XLRI Programmes

The eligibility criteria are different for different programmes. Also, there are 11 XLRI member institutes and more than 150 B-schools across India which accept the XAT score for their admission process. You must check that you fulfil the eligibility criteria of that particular institute as well apart from the XAT eligibility criteria.

Programme Eligibility Criteria
Human Resource Management (HRM) Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree of at least three years duration or equivalent in any discipline from any recognised university/institute.
Business Management (BM) Eligibility criteria are same as of HRM programme.
General Management Programme Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree in India or abroad with a minimum of five years managerial/supervisory experience. Candidates can also apply through either XAT or GMAT score.