XAT Exam Analysis 2022, Expected Cutoff (MBA) - Check Here!

XAT Exam Analysis 2022, Expected Cutoff (MBA) - Check Here!

XAT Exam Analysis 2022 and Expected Cutoff: XAT 2022 will be conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur for MBA admission 2022 on behalf of Xavier Association of Management Institutes (XAMI) on January 2, 2022, in an online mode. Candidates who going to appear for the XAT 2022 exam by XLRI Jamshedpur can check last year's XAT analysis and expected cutoff here. As per XAT exam analysis, top experts and other coaching institutes say that the previous year's XAT exam level was moderate.XAT exam pattern 2022 is divided into two parts with the first part consisting of three sections namely, Verbal and Logical Ability, Decision-Making and Quantitative Aptitude, and Data Interpretation. The second part in XAT consists of GK questions. Based on the previous year's data, candidates can check below the XAT 2022 exam analysis and XAT Expected Cutoff.

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XAT Exam Analysis 2022

As per the last year XAT exam analysis, the Quantitative Ability was termed as the easiest section and the VA section was quite tougher for a majority of students. The Decision-Making section was of moderate level. This XAT exam analysis is provided on the basis of the candidates’ reactions and the experts’ analysis from top coaching institutes.

XAT 2022 Analysis: Highlights

XAT 2022 will be conducted in online mode and the essay section as per previous year XAT analysis will be excluded with the exam duration reduced to three hours. In keeping the view of the XAT 2022 analysis, the five important changes that are expected to be in XAT 2022 are as given below. Also, it must be noted that some of these changes were already introduced in the last year's XAT exam. Here are the changes made to the XAT exam paper last year.

  • No essay writing test: There is no descriptive question on the Essay Writing test in the revised XAT exam pattern.

  • NAT questions introduced: In accordance with XAT analysis, a new type of Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions has been introduced by XLRI. To answer the NAT questions candidates have to use the virtual keypad appearing on the computer screen and enter the numerical answer

  • Penalty for Unattempted Questions: Candidates will have to bear the negative marking of 0.10 marks per unattempted question in case the number of unattempted questions exceeds 8.

  • Time duration: Visually impaired candidates were given extra 25 minutes for part 1 of the XAT entrance exam. There will be no concession in time for part 2, that is, the GK section.

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XAT Analysis 2022: Overall Exam Analysis

XAT analysis by Careers360 will be live for the XAT exam on January 2, 2022. The overall questions, sectional limit, and difficulty level can be checked from the table given below.

XAT Exam Analysis - Previous Year

Sections

Number of questions

Difficulty level

Part-1

75 Total MCQs(165 minutes with no sectional time limit)

Verbal and Logical Ability

26

Easy to moderate

Decision Making

21

Moderate

Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation

28

  • QA- easy
  • DI sets- Moderate to difficult

Part-2

25 Total MCQs(15 Minutes)

General Knowledge

25

Easy

Total questions (Part 1 + Part 2)

100

B-Schools Accepting XAT Score - Location-Wise

MBA Colleges Accepting XAT in Telangana

MBA Colleges Accepting XAT in Madhya Pradesh

MBA Colleges Accepting XAT in Tamil Nadu

MBA Colleges Accepting XAT in Kerala

MBA Colleges Accepting XAT in Maharashtra

MBA Colleges Accepting XAT in Uttar Pradesh

MBA Colleges Accepting XAT in Gujarat

MBA Colleges Accepting XAT in Haryana

MBA Colleges Accepting XAT in Assam

MBA Colleges Accepting XAT in Karnataka

XAT Sectional Analysis 2022

After the conclusion of the XAT 2022 exam, we provide the XAT exam analysis here. With relevance to the XAT exam analysis provided by the students who appeared for the last year's XAT, candidates can check the expected XAT 2022 sectional analysis as mentioned below.

Verbal and Logical Ability

Question Topics

Number of questions

Difficulty Level

Error correction in sentences

2

Moderate

Fill in the blanks (4 blanks)

2

Moderate to difficult

Para Jumbles

2

Moderate to Difficult

Questions on Critical Reasoning

6

Easy to Moderate

RC Passage on Pleasure in today’s world

2

Moderate to Difficult

RC Passage on Knowledge as Product

3

Moderate to Difficult

RC Passage on Capitalism

3

Medium to Difficult

RC Passage on Culture

3

Moderate to Difficult

Poem on Fire and Ice

3

Moderate to Difficult

Decision making

Question Topics

No. of Qs.

Level of Difficulty

4 Problem sets on Ethics & Dilemma

12

Moderate to Difficult

3 Problem Sets on Business Decision

9

Moderate to Difficult

Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation

Quant DI Topics

Total Questions

Difficulty Level

Arithmetic

7

Moderate to Difficult

Geometry

6

Moderate to difficult

Modern Math

5

Moderate

Algebra

2

Moderate to difficult

Number System

2

Moderate

Table

3

Moderate

Multiple graphs

3

Moderate

Part 2: General Knowledge

Question Topics

Number of Questions

National Events

18

International Events

5

General GK

2

XAT Exam Analysis by Career Launcher - Previous Year

In terms of difficulty level, XAT 2021 was along similar lines to XAT 2019 & XAT 2018. When it comes to the different sections, DM was of a similar level to XAT 2019/2018 with the XAT 2021 cut off expected to be around 8.5-9 marks (8-8.5 for XLRI HRM). VALR was also of a similar level to XAT 2019 but slightly easier to read and comprehend.

The sectional cut off for the section is expected to be around 8-8.5 marks (for both programs). QA was easy but there were a couple of DI sets that were quite tricky with the cut offs expected to be around 10.5-11 marks for XLRI BM and 9-9.5 marks for XLRI HRM.

Overall, the XAT cut off for the XLRI BM Program is expected to be 32.5-33.5 marks while the same for the HRM program is expected to be 30-31.

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XAT Cutoff 2022 ( Expected)

XAT 2022 cutoff is the minimum marks required by candidates in order to get shortlisted for further selection rounds in XAT 2022 participating institutes. The official cutoff of XAT 2022 will be released on the website once the XAT 2022 result is announced. XAT cutoff depends on a number of factors like the total number of candidates appearing in the XAT exam, the difficulty level of the question paper, and the number of seats available for MBA admission 2022.

  • XLRI XAT 2022 Cut off for flagship PGDM-BM is expected at 95%ile

  • XLRI XAT 2022 Cut off for PGDM-HRM is expected at 93%ile

Meanwhile, candidates can check below the XAT 2022 expected cutoff for various institutes.

XAT 2022 Cutoff( College-wise)

XAT Colleges

XAT Score

XAT Percentile

XIMB-Bhubaneswar

30.5-32.5

90-93

IMT-Ghaziabad

30.5-32

90-92

SPJIMR-Mumbai

32.5-34.5

93.50-95

GIM-Goa

27.5-30.5

85-90

IRMA-Anand

26-27.5

80-85

TAPMI-Manipal

26-27.5

80-85

MICA-Ahmedabad

26-27.5

80-85

LIBA-Chennai

26-27.5

80-85

Great Lakes Institute of Management

26-27.5

80-85

KJ Somaiya-Mumbai

27.5-30.5

85-90

Last Year XAT Cutoff (XLRI, Jamshedpur)

Given below are category-wise and section-wise XAT cut offs for admission to the 2021 batch of XLRI Jamshedpur’s Business Management (BM) and Human Resource Management (HRM) programmes.

Business Management (BM)

XAT sections

Male

Female

VALR

74

72

DM

78

74

QA

85

75

Overall

95

93

Human Resource Management (HRM)

XAT sections

Male Engineer

Female Engineer

Male Non-Engineer

Female Non-Engineer

VALR

79

74

78

73

DM

73

68

73

68

QA

75

70

70

65

Overall

93

91

90

88

XAT Cut Off 2020

Candidates can check below the XAT 2020 cutoff for PGDM-BM and PGDM-HRM programmes.

Business Management (BM)

XAT 2020 cut off

XAT Percentile for male candidates

XAT Percentile for female candidates

VALR

79.46

75

DM

80

75

QA

90

75

Overall Cut off

96

95

Human Resource Management (HRM)

XAT 2020 cut off

XAT Percentile for male candidates

XAT Percentile for female candidates

VALR

85

80

DM

75

70

QA

72

67

Overall Cut off

94

93

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