Xaviers Aptitude Test [XAT]

XAT 2018

Exam Date : 8th January 2018 To 8th January 2018
Result Date : 25th January 2018

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Application forms, Dates, Syllabus, Pattern for XAT 2018

The Application Form for XAT 2018 begins on the 30th November 2017 till 30th November 2017.
The XAT 2018 exam is held on the 8th January 2018.
The Syllabus for XAT Exam talks about the English subject, General Awareness, Quantitative Ability and Decision Making.
The XAT Exam will be offline method exam.


XAT 2018 Exam highlights:

Exam Name

Xavier Aptitude Test

Type

National Level Screening Test (Post Graduate)

Stream

Management

Language

English

Managed By

Xavier Labour Relations Institute

Eligibility

Minimum Three Years Bachelor Degree

Percentile for Top B-School

95+

Official Address

XLRI Admission Office – C.H. Area (East)

Jamshedpur - 831001,

Jharkhand, India


About XAT Exam:

Xavier’s Labour Relation Institute or XLRI, Jamshedpur is one of the most reputed business schools in India and worldwide. Entry into the management course at XLRI is through Xavier’s Aptitude Test—commonly known as XAT. Candidates willing to be part of the various courses offered by XAT Associate Institutes and XLRI must take this test.  The exam will be held in January 2018, across 47 cities in India as well as two cities abroad. There are more than 100+ schools that come under the purview of XAT.

XAT 2018 Important Dates

  • Commencement of Online Application: The XAT application procedure begins on the 17th August 2017 
  • Last Date of Online Application: The XAT application procedure will end on the 30th November 2017  without late fee and on 11th December 2018 with the late fee.
  • Availability of XAT Admit card: The XAT Admit card will be made available on 20th December 2017.
  • XAT exam date: The XAT exam will be held on 8th January 2018 and the score card will be mailed on 25th January 2018.

XAT 2018 Eligibility

  • Age Bar: There is no age bar for taking the XAT exam.
  • Educational Qualification: The candidate must score a minimum of 50% in their graduation. However, there is 5% relaxation for SC/ST/OBC and Physically Handicapped Classes.

XAT 2018 Application Process

  • Registration Procedure: The applicants must go to the official website and fill up the required details in order to get a new ID and password. This ID and Password must be used to complete the registration procedure. A digital signature and photo must be uploaded. After that, the XAT application fee must be paid and the form must be printed and sent to XLRI office address.
  • Mode of Payment of application fee: The XAT application fee can be paid in online and offline mode. In case the fee is paid in offline mode, the same must be mentioned in the XAT application form.

XAT 2018 Application Form Details

  • Application Fee: The application fee is Rs. 1,600. The cost of application per course is Rs. 300. The cost of application with late fee is Rs. 2,000. The cost of application per course with late fee is Rs. 500.
  • Mode of payment: The application fee can be paid using net banking, cash, demand draft, debit card or credit card. In case of payment via cash or demand draft, a printout of the pay-in-slip for XAT must be taken and the fee must be remitted in any IDBI bank branch.

XAT 2018 Admit Card

The XAT admit card will be available on the official website. Hence students must download the XAT admit card as it will not be sent via email or post. The admit card must be printed and carried to the exam hall along with a valid ID.

XAT 2018 Exam Pattern

  • Mode of exam: The exam will be held in pen and paper mode.
  • Number of Questions: There will be around 78 questions of which 26 questions will come for Verbal and Logical Ability, 23 questions will come for decision making, 29 questions will come for Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation, 25 questions will come for General Knowledge and 1 question for essay.
  • Time duration: The time duration for XAT will be 170 minutes.
  • Marking Scheme: Every correct answer will fetch the candidate 1 mark and there will be negative marking of 1/4 mark for every wrong answer. There will be no negative marking for essay and general knowledge questions.

XAT 2018 Syllabus

The XAT syllabus is given below in brief:

  • English Syllabus: Contextual usage, Comprehension, Verbal reasoning etc.
  • General Awareness Syllabus: Current Affairs, General Knowledge, Sports etc.
  • Decision Making/Analytical Reasoning Syllabus: Verbal analysis, Analogy, Thinking ability etc.
  • Quantitative Ability/Data Interpretation: Algebra, Ages, Decimals, Averages, Venn Diagram etc.

XAT 2018 Results

  • Result Date: The XAT 2018 results will be out on 25th January 2018.
  • Steps to access results: The results will be available on the official website. Candidates must click on the result tab and enter the login details in order to access the results. The score card must be downloaded and it should be preserved for the admission process.

XAT 2018 Counselling

  • The XAT counseling session will consist of Group Discussion, Personal Interview and Essay writing. After this, the merit list will be displayed on the website.
  • The documents like 10th and 12th marks card, XAT score card, XAT admit card etc must be carried to the counseling venue. After the documents are verified, the final seat allotment will take place.

Colleges which accept [XAT]

Abhinav MBA/PGDM, batch of 2017
02 May 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:
  • The eligibility criteria is graduated in any stream for getting into Xaviers Labour Relation Institue, [XLRI] Jamshedpur.
  • XAT entrance exam is required.
  • The cut-off is 70 Percentile required.
Vernon MBA/PGDM, batch of 2018
27 Apr 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:
  • The Eligibility criteria at Goa Institute of Management, [GIM Goa] is graduation, admission procedure is shortlist based on entrance exams, then GD, then interviews round.
  • The Entrance exams are taken: XAT, CMAT.
  • The Cut off: CMAT 91, XAT 87, CAT 85.
Hemant MBA/PGDM, batch of 2016
10 Apr 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:
  • You have to take management entrance exam to be Eligible.
  • I took the CAT and XAT to get into Indus Business Academy, [IBA] Bangalore.
  • The cutoff is a Minimum 50% need to get to be part of this college.
Manu PGPM, batch of 2018
06 Apr 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:
  • The Eligibility criteria for Great Lakes Institute of Management were 2+ year of experience and a valid score in CAT/GMAT/CMAT/XAT.
  • I took CAT 2016 and score 92.36 percentile.
  • There is no typical cutoff for the course as shortlisting is done on an overallall profile basis.
Abhishek MBA/PGDM, batch of 2018
15 Mar 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:
  • The Primary Entrance Exam to get into ICFAI any of the IBS campuses is IBSAT, although the college accepts CAT, NMAT and XAT scores as well, but it is preferable to appear for IBSAT as the examination fee is included along with the application fee and is comparatively easier than the other entrance examinations.
  • After IBSAT, admission process continues by which students get calls for the GD&PI process which happens only at the Hyderabad campus. No scores are declared for IBSAT. ICFAI also picks those Students if they hold any of the following:
    • GD(Distinction Certificate)
    • Past Awards
    • Academic Excellence Certificate.
Sachin MBA/PGDM, batch of 2016
27 Jan 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:
  • The eligibility criteria for joining Indian Institute of Management is clearing the CAT or XAT exam with good marks.
Ashutosh MBA/PGDMdm, batch of 2016
08 Dec 2016
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:
  •  I took admission at IFMR through XAT(2014). 
Sreedev MBA/PGDM, batch of 2018
03 Nov 2016
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:
  • The eligibility criteria include a valid score in any entrance examinations.
  • The admission procedure includes an interview.
  • The typical cutoff 60 percentile in CAT.
  • I had appeared for CAT and XAT entrance examination.

WANT TO GET IN

Romil MBA/PGDM, batch of 2018
25 Oct 2016
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:
  • The entrance exams conducted are CAT, XAT,and CMAT.
  • I gave my CAT exam and scored 78.36% and got admissions in Institute of Management Technology, [IMT] Nagpur.
  • The typical cutoff around 75%.
Ridhima MBA/PGDM, batch of 2012
03 Oct 2016
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:

JIMS has 3 different courses in PGDM.

Student can take admission depending on the eligibility criteria and the selection process.

You can appear in entrance exams like CAT, MAT ,CMAT, XAT, ATMA to get admission in JIMS.

 

 

Discussion Forum View all 88 Questions

QXAT 2018 Official address

What is the Official address of the institute?

Asked By: Paridhee Agarwal,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The official address of the institute is as follows: -

XLRI Admission Office – C.H. Area (East)

Jamshedpur - 831001,

Jharkhand, India

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Can you give me a brief about the Xavier’s Labour Relation Institute?

Asked By: Carmel Royan,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The Xavier’s Labour Relation Institute (XLRI) was founded in 1949 by Fr. Quinn Enright, S.J. in Jamshedpur. XLRI has developed its own identity to not walk on the beaten path but to strike new routes; not to benchmark but to be benchmarked, to be second to none but to be the first to respond to the needs of the people and the nation, by taking up the tasks which are bold but necessary which nobody has hitherto taken up. 

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QXAT 2018 Full form

What is the full form of XAT?

Asked By: Bhanu Prakash,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The full form of XAT is Xavier’s Aptitude Test.

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QAn Overview on XAT 2018.

What are the important things to know about the overview on XAT 2018:

Asked By: Suresh J,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Xavier’s Labour Relation Institute or XLRI, Jamshedpur is one of the most reputed business schools in India and worldwide.

Entry into the management course at XLRI is through Xavier’s Aptitude Test—commonly known as XAT.

Candidates willing to be part of the various courses offered by XAT Associate Institutes and XLRI must take this test.

The exam will be held in January 2018, across 47 cities in India as well as two cities abroad. There are more than 100+ schools that come under the purview of XAT.

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How will I enter my percentage, if I have done 5 years of integrated course? If I want to Write the XAT exam.

Asked By: Richard S,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Candidates who possess 5 years of integrated course degree can fill up the same percentage as Graduation and Post-Graduation in the XAT Application Form 2018.

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How are the candidates selected for the admission in XLRI after XAT 2017 examinations?

Asked By: Sidarth Jain,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The admission to XLRI has been categorised into two stages –

Stage 1Short-Listing of Candidates: The candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their performance in XAT Entrance Examination. XAT score will consist of three sections: Verbal Ability, Decision Making and Quantitative Aptitude. General knowledge and Essay Writing marks will be included in Stage 2 of the selection process.

Stage 2Final Selection: Most of the B-schools follow Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds for the final selection process. Once these rounds are completed, the total score is calculated on the basis of XAT 2017 score, GD, PI, Essay Writing, General Knowledge, past Academic records, work experience (if any), and overall profile. On the basis of these scores, merit list is prepared and the admissions are offered.

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What is the exam structure for XAT 2017?

Asked By: Tharika A,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The XAT exam pattern 2017 consists of five following sections –

  • Quantitative Ability
  • English Language & Logical Reasoning
  • Decision Making
  • General Knowledge
  • Essay Writing

The marks of GK and Essay writing will not be used for determining the percentile and cut off at first stage of selection.

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What is the fee to be paid for the form? And in which modes the payment can be done in XAT 2017?

Asked By: Sruthi H,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

It is mandatory to pay an application fee. XLRI has increased the number of fees. The application form will not process further without the payment of fees. The amount of application is as follows:

  • Application Fee- Rs. 1600, INR 300 per XLRI course
  • Application Fee, if paid later(after November 30, 2016)- Rs. 2000, INR 500 per XLRI course

The payment can be done in both online and offline mode.

S. No. Payment Mode Details
1. Online Payment Pay the fees using VISA/Master credit/Debit Cards. (American Express Card is not permissible.)
2. Offline Payment 1.       Cash- Take a print out of XAT Pay-In-Slip and pay the fee against this slip at any nearest IDBI Bank.2.       Demand Draft- Candidate can pay the fee through DD in favor of “XLRI Jamshedpur A/c XAT” payable at Jamshedpur.
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How can I register for XAT 2017 examination?

Asked By: Yuvashree S,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Candidates need to get the application form online to register themselves for XAT 2017. Applicants must check the XAT important dates 2017.  Aspirants can register for the test till November 30, 2016 (without late fee).

However, one can also apply till December 11, 2016 (with late fee). The form will be generated online only after XAT Login ID and Password will be allotted to the candidate. While registering for the test, candidates are required to pay an application fee.

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Is XAT score accepted in any other B-Schools other than XLRI?

Asked By: Brigesh H,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

XAT score will be accepted in the entire 11 XAT Member Institute and other than that there are 144 Institute using XAT score for the admission in their respective course.

Some of the XAT Member Institute (XAMI) and Institutes using XAT Scores are listed below.

XAT Member Institute (XAMI)

  • Loyola Institute of Business Administration- Chennai
  • Mount Carmel Institute of Management- Bangalore
  • Xavier Institute of Management- Bhubaneswar

       XAT Associate Members- Institutes using XAT Score

  • ABS Asian Business School- Noida
  • CMS Business School- Bangalore
  • Indian Institute of Finance- Greater Noida.
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