XAT 2019 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 (that is, pen-paper test) but from this year it will be conducted in online mode. 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 level of difficulty and competitiveness. This year, the proposed time duration of the test is 3 hours and 35 minutes. From 2018, the XAT exam has gone online.
XAT Exam Dates:
Application Start Date3rd week of August, 2018
Last date of application30th November, 2018
Last Date of Application (with late fee)15th December, 2018
Admit Card Download3rd week of December, 2018
XAT 2019 Exam6th January, 2019 (10 AM to 1.30 PM)
XAT 2019 official Answer Key3rd week of January 2019
XAT 2019 ResultLast week of January, 2019

Simplified guidelines to register online for XAT 2018 Free

  • Know all about the registration process for XAT 2018
  • Details about the various sections of the application form
  • Things you need while applying like important documents, photographs etc.
  • Know all about the payment options while applying
Additionally, go through the list of essential facts about XAT:
Exam NameXavier Aptitude Test (XAT)
Conducting bodyXLRI Jamshedpur
Exam typeNational Level Post-Graduate exam
Purpose of TestQualifying Test for admission to XLRI and 150+ B-schools
PeriodicityOnce in a year
Score/Percentile ValidityOne Year
Mode of the ExamOnline (Computer-based)
Duration of the Exam3:35 hours
Annual No. of Test TakersApprox. 90,000
Exam PatternObjective and Subjective questions
Number of questions98
Syllabus  Questions from Verbal and Logical Ability, Decision Making, Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation, General Knowledge and Essay Writing
Negative Marking0.25 marks or 1/4th of the total marks for each wrong answer
Programmes Offered by XLRIBusiness Management (BM), Human Resource Management (HRM), Global Business Management (GBM) and General Management Programme (GMP)
Official websitehttp://www.xatonline.in/
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.

Strategy to crack XAT 2018 Free

  • List of important topics for the exam.
  • Strategy for different sections of XAT 2018.
  • Practice questions for different sections of XAT.
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