XAT 2020 Notification: Important dates and related information

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 has been conducted in the offline mode (pen-paper test) but from 2018, it is being conducted in online mode. The scores from this exam are used by more than 150 institutes for admission purposes.
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As an exam, XAT is tough to crack because of its level of difficulty and competitiveness. This year, the proposed time duration of the test is 3 hours only.
XAT 2020 Exam Dates :
Events Dates
Application Start Date 23rd August, 2019
Last date of application 30th November, 2019
Last Date of Application (with late fee) 10th December, 2019
Admit Card Download 20th December, 2019
XAT 2020 Exam 5th January, 2020 (9:30 AM-12:30 PM)
XAT 2020 Official Answer Key Second week of January, 2020
XAT 2020 Result By 31st January, 2020
Additionally, go through the list of essential facts about XAT:
Exam Name Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT)
Conducting body XLRI Jamshedpur
Exam type National Level Post-Graduate exam
Purpose of Test Qualifying Test for admission to XLRI and 150+ B-schools
Periodicity Once in a year
Score/Percentile Validity One Year
Mode of the Exam Online (Computer-based)
Duration of the Exam 3:00 hours
Annual No. of Test Takers Approx. 90,000
Exam Pattern Objective questions only
Number of questions 100
Syllabus Questions from Verbal and Logical Ability, Decision Making, Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation, General Knowledge.
Negative Marking 0.25 marks or 1/4th of the total marks for each wrong answer. (*No negative marking for GK section)
Programmes Offered by XLRI Business Management (BM), Human Resource Management (HRM) and General Management Programme (GMP)
Official website http://www.xatonline.in/
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XAT is one of the oldest MBA entrance tests being held for the last 60 years. It is considered to be one of the trickiest entrance exams. Preparing with a right approach is sure to land you in a top B-school.