MBA admission via XAT 2022 at XLRI, XIMB, and XIME: Process, Placement, and Salary

Get details on the MBA admission process and placements in top XAT 2022 accepting institutes such as XLRI, XIMB and XIME.

MBA admission via XAT 2022 at XLRI, XIMB, and XIME: Process, Placement, and Salary MBA admission through XAT 2022 (image credit: shutterstock)
Prerna Goel | Nov 11, 2021 - 4:37 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: XLRI, Xavier School of Management conducts the XAT exam on behalf of XAMI. Xavier Aptitude Test, XAT is one of the oldest management exams in the country that has managed to keep pace with the cutting-edge testing practice till date. XAT 2022 is scheduled to be held on January 02 as a computer-based test in a single session across the country. All the XAT score accepting colleges will release their cut offs immediately after the XAT 2022 result declaration.

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Apart from XLRI, the top colleges that offer MBA/ PGDM admission via XAT 2022 are XIME Bangalore, Xavier Institute of Management (XIM) Bhubaneswar, IMT, Great Lakes, FORE, etc. The MBA admission process in these XAT accepting institutes depends on the section-wise and total XAT 2022 cutoff marks which will be used for shortlisting the candidates for the Writing Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD), and Personal Interview (PI). The average salary in these institutes lies between the range of Rs 8 LPA to Rs 25 LPA.

Steps for MBA/ PGDM admission through XAT 2022

Most of the colleges provide online registration facilities. For institutes except for XLRI, candidates are required to visit the specific institute’s website and fill the application form before the deadline. In order to obtain MBA admission in one of the top XAT institutes such as XLRI, below are the steps to follow:

  • Register and apply for XAT exam 2022

  • Use the common XAT application form to apply for XLRI Admission 2022

  • Take XAT 2022 exam on January 2 and score required marks to clear section-wise and overall cutoff

  • XLRI will announce a shortlist for the next phase of the selection round based on the XAT exam score

  • The final admission round comprises Group Discussion, Written Ability Test, and Personal Interview which will be held in the months of February & March 2022 in Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai, and Jamshedpur

  • Final Admission offer will be made in the month of April 2022 on the basis of XAT score, GD-PI-WAT score, academic profile, work experience among other parameters

Placements at XLRI, XIMB, and XIME

XLRI is one of India’s most premier management B-schools and has an excellent placement record over the years. Despite the pandemic, the placements at XIMB have remained high and at par with top B-schools. XIMB has registered the highest package of Rs.24 LPA, an average package of Rs.15.15 LPA. Here are the details on MBA/ PGDM placements in these top B-schools:


XLRI Jamshedpur

XIM Bhubaneswar

XIME Bangalore

Highest domestic salary

Rs 50 LPA

Rs 24 LPA

Rs 16.26 LPA

Average domestic salary

Rs 25.08 LPA

Rs 15.15 LPA

Rs 7.73 LPA

Median domestic salary

Rs 23 LPA

Rs 14.50 LPA


Other XAT Score Accepting Colleges

There are 160+ MBA colleges that will accept XAT 2022 scores. Some of the top MBA colleges accepting XAT exam scores for MBA admission 2022 are:

  • XLRI Jamshedpur

  • SPJIMR Mumbai

  • IMT Ghaziabad

  • XIM Bhubaneswar

  • TAPMI Manipal

  • XIME Bangalore, Kochi, Chennai

  • BIMTECH, Greater Noida

  • FORE School of Management, New Delhi

  • GIM Goa

  • Great Lakes, Chennai

  • LIBA Chennai

It is expected that around 1 lakh candidates will appear in XAT as the number of candidates going for XAT registration 2022 is expected to increase again. Over the years, the number of candidates applying for the Xavier Aptitude Test has increased as the data for past exam registration also reveals this fact.

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