XAT is conducted every year by XLRI Jamshedpur on behalf of the XAMI. This paper-pencil based test is taken by approximately 90,000 prospects across India. For the past 60 years, XAT is being conducted in the offline mode (that is, pen-paper test)to ensure that all the candidates from varying backgrounds are at par and they receive the same set of questions. The scores from this exam are used by more than 145 institutes for admission purposes.
As an exam, XAT is tough to crack because of its the level of difficulty and competitiveness. This year, the proposed time duration of the test is 3 hours and 30 minutes.
|XAT 2017 Notification||August 15, 2016, Monday|
|Application Start Date||August 17, 2016, Wednesday|
|Last date of application||November 30, 2016, Wednesday|
|Last date of late application||December 11, 2016, Sunday|
|Admit Card Download||Third Week of December, 2016|
|XAT 2017 Exam||January 8, 2017, Sunday|
|XAT 2017 Official Answer Keys||Second Week of January, 2017|
|XAT 2017 Result||Last Week of January, 2017|
There are two parts to the exam:
The Aptitude test includes three sections:
|Parts||Section Name||Questions||Time||Negative Marking|
|Part A||Verbal and Logical Ability||78||170 min||0.25 per question for every wrong answer, 0.05 per question for|
more than 13 un-attempted
|Quantitative Ability and Data|
|Part B||General Knowledge||25||35
|No Negative Marking|
For more details on the Eligibility Criteria for XLRI Courses log on to xatonline.net.in
Visit xatonline.net.in and click on ‘Register’. Create a new account with your personal email ID. You will receive a unique XAT ID and registration link.
Details like Name, Date of Birth, Gender, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, Category Phone Number, test city etc. need to be filled in the form. After this, upload your scanned photograph and signature.
Then, select Mode of Payment. There are three possible modes of payment.
Important: Applicants paying through Mode 2 & 3 should update the payment details in the registration page.
For more information, kindly visit the website mentioned above.