XAT 2018

Exam Date : 7th January 2018
Result Date : 31st January 2018

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Updated on - Jan 16th, 2018 | 02:24 PM by Harsh Manish

XAT 2018 Application forms, Dates, Syllabus, Pattern

About XAT 2018:

  • About: Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2018 is a National Level Entrance Test for selecting the most suitable candidates for management education.
  • Grandiosity: XAT, one of the oldest competitive examinations in the country, has always kept pace with the cutting edge testing methodology and XAT score is being used by more than 150 institutes for the admission.

  • Frequency: The XAT 2018 Exam is conducted once every year. The XAT Exam is usually conducted in the month of January. Over 100,000 students appear for XAT every year.

  • Entrance Test: Xavier Aptitude Test is the MBA entrance exam for admission to XLRI, SPJIMR, IMT, BIMTECH, TAPMI, XIMB among other 130 MBA colleges across the country.

  • Subjects: Verbal and logical ability, decision making, quantitative ability and data interpretation, human resource management, business management and general knowledge.

  • Authority: Xat 2018 is conducted by Xavier School of Management, Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI) - Jamshedpur held for admissions to MBA, PGDM &  to colleges under Xavier Associate Management Institutes (XAMI).

Exam Summary for XAT 2018:


XAT 2018 Examination Important details:

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

 


 XAT 2018 Latest News:

  • XAT 2018 MBA Entrance Exam is expected to release in the third week of January.

  • XAT 2018 exam reschedule for two centres due to a technical glitch
  • Candidate can apply for XAT Exam even after completion of application deadline by paying the late fee.

  • More B- schools are started accepting XAT score for their admission process.

  • Candidates who got merit xat score 90-plus companies offering roles across domains including consulting, finance, sales, and marketing operations. 


XAT 2018 Important dates:

  • Application Date: The XAT application procedure begins on the 16th August 2017.

  • Admit Card: The XAT admit card will be made available on 20th December 2017.

  • To know all the important dates of XAT 2018 examination click here.


XAT 2018 Eligibility criteria:

  • Age Criteria: No age limit for candidates to seek XAT 2018 Examination.

  • Qualifications: Candidates should have a minimum a Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration or equivalent from a recognized authority in any discipline.

  • To know more about XAT 2018 eligibility criteria for all the courses click here.


XAT 2018 Application Process:

  • Source: The candidates are required to visit the official website for XAT 2018 and click on new registration.

  • Process: The candidates are required to enter all details such as personal details, academic details and upload the scanned copies of the photograph, signature in the XAT 2018 application form.

  • To know more about XAT 2018 Application Process click here.


XAT 2018 Examination Pattern:

  • Mode: XAT 2018 mode of examination is online(Computer based).

  • Marking Scheme: Each wrong answer fetches a negative marking of ¼mark, for correct answer 1 mark.

  • To know more the Examination Pattern of XAT 2018 click here.

XAT 2018 Admit card:

  • Source: The candidate has to visit official Website to download the admit card.

  • Credentials: The admit card can be printed after login, using his/her valid login username and password.

  • To know more details about the XAT 2018 Admit Card click here.


XAT 2018 Results:

  • Date: Results of XAT 2018 will be announced on 31st January 2018.
  • Credentials: Enter the registration number and date of birth to access results.

  • To know more about how to download XAT 2018 results click here.


XAT 2018 Counselling Process:

  • Procedure: The XAT counselling session will consist of group discussion, personal interview, and essay writing. After this, the merit list will be displayed on the website.

  • Documents Required: Candidate as to carry all the original documents to the counselling

  • To know entire process of XAT 2018 counselling and documents required for verification process click here.


XAT 2018 Contact Information:

XLRI Xavier School of Management Circuit House Area (East),

Jamshedpur 831001

Ph no: 0657 665 3203/04/05,

Fax : 0657 665 3200/ 2227814

Visit : www.xatonline.net.in / www.xlri.ac.in

Toll-Free no: 1800 419 2929

XAT 2018 Important Dates

XAT 2018 important dates summary:

  • Commencement of Online Application: The XAT application procedure begins on the 16th 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 7th January 2018

  • XAT 2018  scorecard will be mailed on 31st January 2018.

  • XAT 2018 counselling will be conducted on 5th February 2018.

XAT 2018 Eligibility

XAT 2018 eligibility summary:

  • Age Bar: There is no age bar for taking the XAT exam.

  • Educational Qualification: The candidate applying for XAT 2018 must fulfil one of the following XAT eligibility criteria,

            A. Completed Bachelor’s degree, or

            B. Completed professional degree (CA/CS/ICWA), or

            C. Should be in the final year of Bachelor’s degree.

  • The candidate must score a minimum of 50% in their graduation. However, there is 5% relaxation for SC/ST/OBC and Physically Handicapped Classes.

  • Candidate from NRI and FOREIGN countries need to submit their GMAT scores to eligible admission no need to take XAT examination.

  • The candidate has to obtain at least 50% marks in their graduation to eligible for XAT 2018 examination.

  • There is separate quota available for reserved candidates and even 5% relaxation on marks eligibility.

  • Valid email ID and the personal number is a must for aspirants who wish to apply for XAT 2018 examination.

XAT 2018 Application Process

XAT 2018 application process summary:

  • Candidates who satisfy the Eligibility Criteria must proceed with Application Process on the Website for XAT 2018.

  • XAT Registration ID of last year can also be used if the candidate who satisfies the eligibility are taking XAT for the second time.
  • Visit the official website and click on new registration.

  • Enter all the required details to generate XAT ID and password to log in.

  • After click on submit a provisional XAT ID and password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen and also email is sent to candidates.

  • Enter XAT ID and password to start registration process,

  • Fill all the details like personal details, academic details permanent address and current address.

  • Candidates should pay the requisite fee via Online or Offline modes of payment for XAT 2018.

  • Candidates should print the online confirmation page or receipt for future reference.

XAT 2018 Application Form Details

XAT 2018 Application Form Summary:

  • Application Fee: The application fee is INR 1,600. The cost of application per course is  INR 300. The cost of application with late fee is INR 2,000. The cost of application per course with late fee is INR 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 to any IDBI bank branch.

  • Even after deadline candidate can apply for XAT 2018 examination with the late fee.

  • XAT 2018 available only online so the candidate has to download it from the official website.

XAT 2018 Admit Card

XAT2018 Admit Card Summary:

  • Candidate needs to visit official-website to download admit card.

  • Enter login details and other required fields and click on submit.

  • Check the admit card, and make sure that everything printed correctly.

  • Download and print out the application form.
  • The admit card must be printed and carried to the exam hall along with a valid ID.

XAT 2018 Exam Pattern

XAT 2018 Examination Pattern Summary:

Mode of exam: The exam will be held in online 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 an 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 an essay and general knowledge questions.

XAT 2018 Syllabus

XAT 2018 Syllabus summary:

The XAT 2018 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

XAT 2018 results summary:

  • Result Date: The XAT 2018 results will be out on 31st 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 scorecard must be downloaded and it should be preserved for the admission process.

XAT 2018 Counselling

XAT 2018 Counselling Summary:

  • The XAT counselling session will consist of 3 rounds group discussion, personal interview, and essay writing.

  • After this, the merit list will be displayed on the official website.

  • XAT 2018 score is accepted by more than 50 institutes for admission.

These are the mandatory documents for the counselling process:

  • 10th and 12th marks card,

  • XAT scorecard,

  • XAT admit card etc must be carried to the counselling venue.

  • After the documents are verified, the final seat allotment will take place.

Colleges which accept [XAT]

Kuwali , batch of 2016
11 Jan 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:

Speaking about the admission procedure the students must be a graduate with 50% aggregate marks, aptitude score cards of MAT/CAT/PIBM APTITUDE TEST/XAT/CMAT/ATMA followed by GD and PI rounds. Additional weightage is given applicants with work experience. We have top leading faculty for finance which guarantees 100% placement with additional certificates for this profile.

Nishu , batch of 2018
26 Dec 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:

The eligibility criteria and admission procedure for MBA course. Entrance examination I took MAT and XAT I don't know cutoffs.

Reema , batch of 2018
21 Dec 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:

The candidate must clear the CAT/GMAT/XAT exams to get admission into this college. Minimum of 80%tile is required.

Rishav , batch of 2019
10 Dec 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:

Entrance exam like CAT/XAT/ NMAT/ X-GMAT is required. Entrance exam which I took was NMAT and the Cutoff is 90+.

Sri , batch of 2018
02 Dec 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:

CAT/PAT/MAT/XAT are the exams you should look for to get into praxis. I got through MAT. Minimum 90+ cutoff mark is required.

Sai Surya , batch of 2018
27 Sep 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:

CAT or MAT or JAT or XAT is the required entrance exam for the admission.

Adarsh , batch of 2017
02 Sep 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:

It is a great institute. You will get lots of practical knowledge with the theoretical study here. You have to clear CMAT or MAT or XAT for the admission. It will be a different life if you choose the Rural Management or HRM.

Want to get in ?
Ankit MBA/PGDM, batch of 2019
04 Aug 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:

MAT/CAT/CMAT/XAT/GMAT and many all India level entrance exams are considered during the entrance, an interview was also taken.

Tanweer MBA/PGDM, batch of 2016
10 Jul 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:
  • GIBS B SCHOOL has tie up with 2 universities, Mysore university and bharathiar university.
    The eligibility criteria for mysore university is a minimum of 50% in graduation and a good score/percentile in atleast one of either
  • CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT or in any recognised management aptitude test.
    You will be enrolled in bharathiar university if your score is below 50% in graduation.
  • There is nothing such as fixed cutoffs, it totally depends on the number of applicants.

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.
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Exam centers

How many XAT test centers are in India?

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There are 43 test centers in India .

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Final year UG student percentage

What percentage should I enter in the application form as I am a final year UG student ?

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The final year UG students can update their aggregate scores till date as their percentage. 

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XAT 2018 Official address

What is the Official address of the institute?

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The official address of the institute is as follows: -

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

Jamshedpur - 831001,

Jharkhand, India

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XAT 2018 Xavier’s Labour Relation Institute

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

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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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XAT 2018 Full form

What is the full form of XAT?

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

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An Overview on XAT 2018.

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

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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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I have done 5 years of integrated course?

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

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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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Selection for the admission in XLRI after XAT 2017 examinations?

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

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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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The exam structure for XAT 2017?

What is the exam structure for XAT 2017?

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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.

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

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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?

How can I register for XAT 2017 examination?

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

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

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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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best B-Schools which allows the admission on basis of XAT score?

Which are the best B-Schools which allows the admission on basis of XAT score?

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Some of the best B-school which offer the admission on basis of XAT score in their PG programs are listed below.

  • XLRI- Jamshedpur
  • P. Jain Institute of Management & Research (SPJIMR), Mumbai
  • GIM-Goa
  • TAPMI-Manipal
  • XIM- Bhubaneswar
  • LIBA-Chennai
  • IMT-Ghaziabad
  • Welingkar- Mumbai
  • IFMR-Chennai.
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XAT Examination and conducted by?

What is XAT Examination? And who conducts the XAT exam?

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XLRI conducts XAT examination on behalf of XAMI for more than 60 years now. It is conducted on All India level to choose the best candidates for the admission to the postgraduate program. XAT score is accepted in a total of 144 participating institutes for admission in their respective courses.

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XAT 2018 minimum score

What is the minimum XAT 2018 percentile required to get into the top B-schools?

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The minimum XAT 2018 percentile required to get into the top B-Schools is 95+.

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XAT 2018 examination language

In which language will the XAT 2018 examination be conducted in?

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The XAT 2018 examination will be in English language

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XAT 2017

What does XAT 2017 stand for? And who is the conducting body of XAT?

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  • XAT 2017 stands for Xavier’s Aptitude Test.
  • The examination is conducted by Xavier’s Labour Relation Institute, Jamshedpur.
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XAT colleges

Which are the top colleges accepting XAT 2017 Score?

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The top colleges accepting XAT 2017 scores are:

IMT-Ghaziabad

FORE-Delhi

S.P.Jain, Mumbai

XLRI Jamshedpur

XIM, Bhubaneshwar

IIFM- Bhopal

Welingkar Mumbai

Praxis- Kolkata

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XAT 2017 schools

How many schools come under the purview of XAT?

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There are more than 100+ schools that come under the purview of XAT.

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XAT 2017 official address

What is the official address?

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The official address is as follows: -

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

Jamshedpur - 831001,

Jharkhand, India

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