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XAT Score vs Percentile

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XAT Score vs Percentile

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XAT Result 2019 was released on late evening of January 16, 2019. Candidates can login to XAT official website and download XAT Scorecard now. XAT Scorecard 2019 doesn’t include XAT Score but only XAT Percentage and XAT Percentile.

Analysis of candidate’s XAT Scorecards reveal that a score of 35 in XAT 2019 was required to get 95 percentile. To get 90%, a candidate was required to get about 32 marks. Cutoffs, Section-wise and overall XAT Score vs Percentile calculation is given below.


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Factors determining XAT Percentile 2019:

XAT 2019 percentile is purely based on the candidates’ performance in the entrance test. The percentile of XAT is determined by considering the following factors –

  • Previous year XAT percentile is one of the important factors to determine the XAT 2019 percentile.

  • The section-wise difficulty level of XAT 2019 is another major factor that directly affects the XAT 2019 percentile.

  • The normalisation of XAT scores.

  • Finally, the total number of candidates appeared for XAT 2019 will be used to calculate XAT 2019 percentile.


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XAT Score vs Percentile – Sectional:

Raw score Percentile score
9.5 85
10.5 90+
13.5 95+

Raw score Percentile score
9.0 85
10.5 90
11.5 95+

Raw score Percentile score
10.5 85
12.5 90
15 95+


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XAT Score vs Percentile – Overall:

Raw score Percentile score
28 89
30 90+
32 93
35 95
40.5 99+


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XAT Score vs Percentile – Cutoffs:

The XAT Cutoffs 2019 in top MBA colleges in India like XLRI, SPJIMR, IMT, Great Lakes, LIBA, TAPMI, XIMB, BIMTECH, GIM Goa, FORE, XIME among others are based on XAT Raw Scores. These institutes offer MBA admission on the basis of XAT exam score 2019 and a comparative analysis is detailed below:

MBA College City Raw Score Expected XAT
Percentile Score 2019
XLRI Jamshedpur 35.5 – 38.5 95+
SPJIMR Mumbai 32.5 – 34.5 90+
XIM Bhubaneswar 30.5-32 91+
IMT Ghaziabad 30.5-32 90+
GIM Goa 27.5-30.5 85-88
TAPMI Manipal 26-27.5 80-84
Great Lakes Chennai, Gurgaon 26.2-7.5 80-84
IRMA Anand (Gujarat) 26-27.5 80-84
MICA Ahmedabad 26-27.5 80-84
K J Somaiya Mumbai 27.5-30.5 84-85
LIBA Chennai 26-27.5 80-85
IFMR Chennai 24 79-80