XAT or Xavier Aptitude Test is a national-level management entrance test conducted by Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI)-Jamshedpur on behalf of Xavier Association of Management Institutes (XAMI). The test is conducted online and the XAT scores are used by 800+ institutes for admission to MBA, PGDM, and other management courses. The exam is divided into two sets – Part A is computer-based paper consisting of objective type questions and Part B consists of subjective questions.

 

ELIGIBILITY:

As per the eligibility norms of  XAT as cited by XLRI Jamshedpur, an aspirant must fulfill following parameters:

  •       The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or Institute.
  •       The duration of graduation programme should be of minimum 3 years.
  •      The candidates who are in the final year of graduation can also apply in the same year, provided they complete their graduation and all other requirements in stipulated time.
  •       There is no specific age-limit to apply for XAT.
  •       The NRI or Foreign Candidates may also apply through GMAT Scores. 

 

EXAM PATTERN:

On basis of past trends, the pattern for XAT 2019 examination would be as follows:

  •       The mode of examination is computer-based.
  •       The total duration of examination is 3 hours and 35 minutes.
  •       The XAT examination is divided into two papers – Paper A and Paper B.

 

  • The Paper A is divided into 3 sections as follows:

S.N

Sections

Total Duration

Number of Questions

 

1

Quantitative Ability  Data Interpretation

 

 

29

 

2

Verbal Logical Ability

 

170 minutes

 

26

           

       3

Decision Making

 

 

 

23

 

  •  The Paper B is divided into two section as follows:

S.N

Sections

Total Duration

Number of Questions

1

General Knowledge

    40 minutes

25

2

Essay

 

One topic

 

  •       The Negative Marking scheme is as follows:
  1.         Paper A: 0.25 for any wrong answer and 0.05 for more than 13 unattempted questions.
  2.         Paper B: No negative marking.

 

APPLICATION AND REGISTRATION PROCESS:

The candidates must ensure the fulfillment of below-mentioned basic requirements before applying for XAT 2019:

  •       Valid email address
  •       Valid phone number
  •      Scanned images of the passport-size photograph ( recent with white background) and signature in the prescribed size.
  •       Payment Instrument details. 

 

STEPS FOR SUCCESSFUL REGISTRATION:

The candidates can apply for XAT 2019 from the official website of XAT 2019, http://www.xatonline.in/, by following the steps given below:

The registration is a simple three-step process:

  1.         Register online to get a link for registration.
  2.         Log-in by creating a new password.
  3.         Fill the details and submit the application form by making an online payment.

 

TEST FEES:

The fees for the application form of XAT 2019 is Rs 1600/- and Rs 300/- per XLRI course. The application fee after the deadline is Rs 2000/- and Rs 500/- per XLRI course. 

 

MODE OF PAYMENT:

  •       Payment can be made through VISA/Master Credit/Debit Cards (American Express Card is inadmissible).
  •       IDBI Net banking (this option is available only for IDBI account holder)
  •       The candidates may also make Cash Payment as per the instructions prescribed in the website.
  •      The candidates can also make payment through Demand Draft. The candidate will have to Issue a DD from any Bank in favor of "XLRI Jamshedpur A/c XAT" payable at Jamshedpur. The DD needs to be sent within 15 days of the issuance to the following address: The Chairperson Admission, XLRI, Circuit House Area (East), Jamshedpur- 831001.

 

ADMIT CARD:

Candidates can download the admit card using following steps:

  •       Visit the official website http://www.xatonline.in/
  •       Go to the ‘Download admit card’ tab
  •       Enter the login credentials and enter submit
  •       Download the admit card
  •       Take out the print out 

 

IMPORTANT DATES:

S.N

DATES

EVENTS

1

Aug-18

REGISTRATIONS BEGIN

2

Dec-18

REGISTRATIONS END

3

Dec-18

DOWNLOAD ADMIT CARD

4

Jan-19

XAT 2019 EXAM

5

Feb-19

XAT 2019 RESULTS