Updated as on Dec 01, 2020. XAT 2021 Registration Extended till December 10. 2020. Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT), conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur is one of the oldest and popular MBA Entrance Exam after CAT.
XAT is accepted by 100+ MBA Colleges in India and approx. 90,000 candidates fill the XAT form. Based on past trends, XAT Exam 2021 will be held on Sunday January 3, 2021. XAT is conducted annually by XLRI Jamshedpur and is therefore known as XLRI-XAT.C
Eligibility Criteria : All Indian national candidates who have a bachelor’s degree or three years duration or equivalent from any recognized college or Institute in any stream are eligible to apply.
The applicants who are due to complete their final examination by 10th June 2021 are also eligible to apply. NRI and foreign applicants can apply through the GMAT score (except DUBAI and KATHMANDU wherein the applicants have the option to appear in XAT 2021 examination).
|Test Conducting Body||Xavier School of Management (XLRI) Jamshedpur|
|Number of MBA colleges under XAT||100+|
|Mode of Exam||Computer Based Online Exam|
|Application Process||Online; Simultaneously apply for entrance exam and for XLRI PGDM Programs|
|XAT Full Form||Xavier Aptitude Test|
|Cut offs for XLRI||96 to 97 XAT percentile|
|Total Questions in the Exam||100|
|Sectional Division of Test||4 Sections with different number of Questions in Each Section.|
|Section which is not counted to prepare merit for shortlisting||GK|
|Exam Difficulty Level||Moderate to Difficult|
Pattern : XAT is online computer based test. The aggregate maximum marks in XAT are 100 for 100 questions divided in 4 sections. Each correct answer is awarded +1 mark and each wrong answer will attract the penalty of -0.25 mark.
|Section in Exam||No of Q||Overall Time Duration|
|Part 1||75 Total MCQs||165 Minutes|
|Verbal and Logical Ability||26||No Sectional Time Limit|
|Decision Making||21||No Sectional Time Limit|
|Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation||28||No Sectional Time Limit|
|Part 2||25 Total MCQs||15 Minutes|
|Total questions (Part 1 + Part 2)||100||100|
XAT Syllabus : The syllabus is quite similar to CAT, comprises of various topics like Decision Making and Analytical Reasoning, Verbal and logical ability, Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation and General Knowledge. There is no fixed syllabus as such for XAT but questions revolve around the above-mentioned topics.
• Decision Making: Data arrangement text, Condition and grouping test, complex, case lets.
• Quantitative Aptitude: Speed and Distance, Geometry, Statics, Graphs, Tables, Arithmetic, Heights and Distance, etc.
• Verbal And Logical Ability: Para Jumble, Reading Comprehension, Fill in the blanks with Suitable answer, Critical reasoning, etc.
• Essay Writing: Essay to be written in Social And Economic Events.
• General Knowledge: Current Affairs, Sports, Awards, Politics, History, Business, Economics, Nation & States.
Admit Card: XAT 2021 Admit Card will be issued online around December end, which is to be downloaded from XAT website. Hard copy of Admit Card to be carried in exam centres.
|Registration Start||Sep 12, 2020|
|Registration End||Dec 10, 2020 (Extended)|
|XAT 2019 Registration Fee||1700|
|XAT Registration Fee (with late fee)||2000|
|Candidates interested in XLRI programmes||Additional fee of 300 each|
|Candidates interested in XLRI programmes (with late fee)||Additional fee of 500 each|
|Exam date||Jan 03, 2020|
|Final Announcement of Results||3rd Week of Jan 2020|
GMAT: XLRI Programme through GMAT.
XLRI Online Registration through GMAT
XLRI announces Admission for the following Programmes through GMAT
The following categories of candidates can also apply through GMAT score obtained during December 01, 2018 and December 31, 2020 for the following XLRI programmes
NRIs interested in applying to BM, HRM and GMP. Indians interested in applying to GMP.
|wdt_ID||Institution Name||Seats||Fees (INR In Lacs)||Placement (INR In Lacs)||City||Website|
|7||WLC College India||240||0,00||0,00||Noida||http://www.wlccollege.org|
|9||VIT Business School||180||3,51||4,30||Vellore||http://www.vit.ac.in|
|10||VIPS – Technical Campus||240||0,00||0,00||New delhi||http://www.dsb.edu.in|
|Institution Name||Seats||Fees (INR In Lacs)||Placement (INR In Lacs)||City||Website|