XAT 2021 Score Vs Percentile: 33-34 Marks Lead to 95 percentile

MBAUniverse.com News Desk |
January 18, 2021
XAT 2021 Results has been released on January 18, 2021 as against the last day of January as announced by XLRI. Analysis of XAT Score cards and XAT Exam 2021 Analysis reveal that a score of 33-34 in XAT 2021 has fetched 95 percentile and 30-31 marks have awarded you 90%ile. Section-wise and overall XAT 2021 score Vs percentile calculation is given below. Apart from XLRI, there are about 150 MBA colleges who will offer MBA admission 2021 based on XAT 2021 scores.
XAT 2021 Score Vs Percentile

XAT Result has been released in the afternoon on January 18, 2021 instead of the last day of January as was announced by XLRI earlier. Candidates need to login to XAT official website xatonline.in to download their XAT Scorecard.

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XAT Scorecard 2021 does not include XAT Score but displays only XAT Percentage and XAT Percentile.  XLRI XAT Cut off is likely to be around 96 percentile for flagship PGDM-BM programme. XLRI will shortly release its cut offs officially also. Low score of 33-34 in XAT 2021 has led to high percentile, experts have predicted this fact based on the trends in the XAT exam over last many years. XAT is considered more difficult than other MBA entrance exams. Its scoring pattern of +1 mark for each correct answer and -0.25 mark negative marking makes it difficult to score beyond this point.

Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) exam had 75 total questions which were counted to prepare the merit based percentile. The exam was divided into three sections. Out of 75 marks, candidates have found it difficult to score beyond 30-32 marks and very few students have crossed the 34-35 score in XAT exam. The difficulty level as well as reduced number of questions fetch high percentile at low scores in XAT exam.

The experts at MBAUniverse.com and other top preparation centres have been unanimous that a score of 33-34 marks in XAT has lead to around 95-96 percentile in XAT 2021. Good percentile predictors on the MBAUniverse.com website and other top coaching centres confirm this fact also. 

How do XAT 2021 Score and Percentile compare? A score of 34 in XAT 2021 awards 95 percentile.
With a score of 30 you have got 90+ percentile while with 32 your percentile have gone up to 93 in XAT 2021. 

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GK Section: Not counted for Percentile Calculation
Out of 100 questions in MCQ format, 25 questions are in GK section. This section in XAT exam is not counted for calculation of percentile calculation.

XAT 2021 exam pattern is projected as a moderate to tough exam leading to low or similar cut offs as of previous years. Besides, the elimination of Essay Writing Test in the exam has provided more room to attempt the question paper with 100 questions in 3 hours’ time.

Section-wise and overall XAT 2021 score Vs percentile
The expected XAT 2021 score leading to different percentile range is shared below:

Section-1: Verbal & Logical Ability

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

Section-2: Decision Making

Raw XAT score
Percentile XAT score
9.0
85
10
90
11.5
95+

Section-3Quant & DI

Raw XAT score
Percentile XAT score
10.5
85
12.5
90
15
95+

Overall

Raw XAT score
Percentile XAT score
27-28
89
29-30
90+
31-32
93
33-34
95
39-40.5
99+

XAT 2021 Score Vs Percentile Cut offs
To help you to know what score in XAT 2021 could lead you to the cut off percentile in top B-schools, a comparative analysis is detailed below:

MBA college
Expected XAT 2021 Cut off % 
Admission Status
XLRI Jamshedpur
95
Open
XIM Bhubaneswar
90
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IMT Ghaziabad
90
Open | Apply Now
MICA Ahmedabad
80-85
Open | Apply Now
Great Lakes Chennai, Gurgaon
80-85
Open | Apply Now
TAPMI Manipal
80-85
Open | Apply Now
GIM Goa
80-85
Open | Apply Now
K J Somaiya Institute of Management Mumbai
80-85
Open | Apply Now
FORE New Delhi
83-88
Open | Apply Now
IRMA Anand
80-80
Open | Apply Now
IMT Nagpur
75-80
Open | Apply Now
WeSchool Mumbai
75-80
Open | Apply Now
BIMTECH Greater Noida
75-80
Open | Apply Now
LIBA Chennai
80
Open | Apply Now
IFMR-GSB Krea University 
70-75
Open | Apply Now
XISS Ranchi 60-65 Open | Apply Now
VJIM Hyderabad
70-75
Open | Apply Now
CIMP Patna
70-75
Open | Apply Now
School of Inspired Leadership - SOIL Gurgaon
70-75
Open | Apply Now
New Delhi Institute of Management - NDIM New Delhi
65-70
Open | Apply Now
Jaipuria Institute of Management
70-75
Open | Apply Now
KIIT School of Management - KSOM Bhubaneswar
70-75
Open | Apply Now
SDMIMD Mysore
75-80
Open | Apply Now
ISB&M Pune
65-70
Open | Apply Now
Indus Business Academy (IBA)  Bangalore
70-75
Open | Apply Now
JIMS Rohini, New Delhi
70-75
Open | Apply Now
ITM Navi Mumbai
70-75
Open | Apply Now
UPES University
70-75
Open | Apply Now
IES Management College And Research Centre, Mumbai
70-75
Open | Apply Now
Globsyn Business School, Kolkata
65-70
Open | Apply Now
VIPS-TC-Delhi School of Business Delhi
65-70
Open | Apply Now
Praxis Kolkata
65-70
Open | Apply Now
NSB Bangalore
65-70
Open | Apply Now
Narayana Business School
65-70
Open | Apply Now

There are about 150 MBA colleges who will offer MBA admission 2021 based on XAT 2021 scores.

XAT is considered more difficult than other MBA entrance exams. Its scoring pattern of +1 mark for each correct answer and -0.25 mark negative marking makes it difficult to score beyond 35-40 marks.

Moreover, the XAT has gone green with computerized format and number of questions which determine the percentile score in XAT have been reduced to total 75. The difficulty level as well as reduced number of questions fetch high percentile at low scores in XAT exam.

Stay tuned to MBAUniverse.com for more updates on XAT 2021