XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test) is a national-level test conducted every year in the first week of January. It is held by XLRI on behalf of Xavier Association of Management Institutes (XAMI).XAT scores
pave the way to MBA admissions in the prestigious B-schools of the country like XLRI, IMT Ghaziabad, XIMB, SP Jain, KJ Somaiya, TAPMI, etc. Apart from 11 XAMI member institutes, over 150 other renowned academic institutions accept XAT Scores for their management programmes.
XLRI has released the official dates for XAT 2022. Here, we give a brief overview and the schedule of XAT 2022.
XAT 2022 Notification
One of the toughest management entrance exams, XAT tests the candidate's ability in verbal, quant, data interpretation, decision-making, and general knowledge. It is a computer-based test of three hours and comprises of 100 MCQs. In order to score well in XAT, students need to have a proper preparation and exam strategy in place.
All the essential information like dates for XAT application
, exam, result, etc. is made available on its official site (www.xatonline.in
) in August-September. Accordingly, the aspirants are required to submit the application within the stated deadline and download admit cards for the exam day. For your convenience, we have given the dates of XAT 2022 below:
XAT 2022 Important Dates
|XAT Notification Date
||July 30, 2021
|Application Start Date
||August 10, 2021
|Last Date of Application
||November 30, 2021
|Last Date of Application (with late fee)
||Second week of December 2021
|Admit Card Release Date
||December 20, 2021
|XAT 2022 Exam
||January 2, 2022
|XAT 2022 Official Answer Key
||Second week of January, 2022
|XAT 2022 Result
||Third/Fourth week of January, 2022
Additionally, you must know about the basic facts related to XAT.
XAT 2022: Brief Overview
||Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT)
||National Level Post-Graduate exam
||Once in a year
|Mode of the Exam
|Duration of the Exam
|Annual No. of Test Takers
||90,000 - 1 lakh
|Number of questions
||Verbal and Logical Ability, Decision Making, Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation, General Knowledge.
||0.25 marks for each wrong answer & 0.10 marks after every 8 unattempted questions (*No negative marking for GK section)
|Programmes Offered by XLRI
||Business Management (BM), Human Resource Management (HRM) and General Management Programme (GMP)
*Marks attained in GK section are not considered for the final score of XAT.
For more detailed information on XAT exam and XLRI programmes, check their official websites.