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XAT 2024 Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit, Category Reservation

Updated On - October 19 2023 by Abhinandan Singh

XAT 2024 Eligibility is set by the exam conducting body - XLRI Jamshedpur, on behalf of XAMI (Xavier Association of Management Institutes). It is the central conducting authority of the Xavier Association of Management Institutes. This exam is a national-level exam conducted once a year. The candidates must know all the information related to the eligibility criteria before filling out the XAT application form. They should know whether they are eligible for the  Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT)  for which they are applying. Therefore, aspirants can go through the article below to learn about the officially announced eligibility for XAT 2024.

XAT 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The vital information regarding the Eligibility criteria for XAT 2024 is given below:
  • The candidates must go through the eligibility criteria carefully and ensure their eligibility for the exam before filling out the application form.
  • The aspirant should have a bachelor’s degree (minimum of three years duration)
  • The applicants in the final year of their graduation can also apply if they complete the qualifying exam for their final year graduation by June 10, 2024.
  • There are no criteria for minimum aggregate marks as specified by the conducting body.
  • The NRI and Foreign candidates can also apply for the exam through their GMAT Scorecard (except Dubai and Kathmandu candidates).
  • The authority specifies no age limit criteria.
  • Also, there is no restriction on the number of attempts to qualify for the XAT exam.

XAT 2024 Age Limit

The age limit of the XAT 2024 is given below:
  • Lower age limit: No lower age limit for the XAT entrance exam is prescribed by the conducting body.
  • Upper age limit: There is no upper age limit for the entrance test XAT. But the candidate must hold a bachelor's degree in the abovementioned courses.

Category Reservation of XAT:

There is no reservation policy for any category. Candidates can keep visiting this for the latest updates in category reservation for the XAT exam as notified by the conducting body.

How to Ensure XAT 2024 Eligibility criteria?

Candidates should check and follow essential points to ensure their XAT 2024 eligibility:
  • XAT eligibility criteria do not impose any maximum age bar to appear in the XAT exam.
  • The candidate applying for the XAT exam must fulfil one of the following XAT eligibility criteria.
    1. Completed Bachelor’s degree, or
    2. Completed professional degree (CA/CS/ICWA), or
    3. Should be in the final year of my Bachelor’s degree 
  • The percentage of marks obtained by the applicant would be calculated based on the practice followed by the respective University/Institution.
  • In the case of grades / CGPA, the conversion to percentage of marks would be based on the procedure as certified by the respective University/ institution by the XAT exam eligibility.
  • Mere fulfilment of minimum XAT eligibility criteria will not ensure consideration for shortlisting by XLRI or other B-schools in which the applicant applies for admission.
  • One of the key points prescribed by XLRI in XAT eligibility criteria is that the aspirants must declare and maintain a valid and unique email account and a phone number throughout the selection process.
  • While getting ready for XAT, please make sure that you know about both - the XAT Exam Eligibility and Syllabus for the XAT exam to enable you to prepare for the exam.
Candidates can also check: XAT Registration Form 2024

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