Previous Year XAT Papers

The XAT score is a prerequisite for admission into few of the Nation's most prestigious B-Schools like XLRI, SPJIMR, XIMB, LIBA and other 150+ reputed management institutes of India. XAT 2022 is to be conducted on 2 January, 2022. Considered as one of the toughest MBA entrance examinations in the country, XAT can only be aced with proper preparation and well-practiced exam strategy.
Here, you can access the previous year XAT papers and also, learn about the exam pattern followed in the last few years.
XAT Previous year Papers
Previous year papers serve as a great source for gauging the level of difficulty and types of questions in XAT. To assist you in preparation, our experts have compiled the actual XAT papers in this eBook. Download this eBook and solve the previous year XAT papers to get a clear picture of your strengths and weaknesses.
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XAT Exam Pattern - Over the Years
Over the last couple of years, XAT has seen the number of questions in each section changing and varying types of questions. From 2019, XAT has not featured essay writing section. Following is a comprehensive view of the number of questions in various sections of XAT in the past couple of years:
Sections 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017
No. of
Ques.
Time
(min)
No. of
Ques.
Time
(min)
No. of
Ques.
Time
(min)
No. of
Ques.
Time
(min)
No. of
Ques.
Time
(min)
Verbal &
Logical Ability
26 165 26 165 26 165 26 170 24 170
Decision
Making
21 21 21 21 21
Quantitative
Ability & DI
28 28 27 27 27
General
Awareness
25 15 25 15 25 15 25 40 25 35
WAT - - 1 1 1
In order to score well in XAT, it is essential that the candidates take as many mock tests as possible and also solve the previous years' XAT papers.
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Why to practice Previous Year Papers?
Solving previous year papers is an important practice as it will help you to monitor your progress and improve your weak points. Given below are some prominent benefits of attempting the past year papers of XAT:
  • Previous Year Papers familiarize you with all the sections of the exam. The pattern of the exam is clearly identifiable in the actual papers.
  • An In-depth knowledge about different topics and the level of difficulty of the questions can be easily measured and practiced from these papers.
  • You can easily identify your strong and weak areas by analyzing your performance in the previous papers.
  • Time management and accuracy matters the most to score well in XAT exam. By solving past papers, you get to strategize for different types of questions and distribute time among different sections.
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