XAT 2019

Exam Date : 6th January 2019
Result Date : 31st January 2019

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Updated on - May 09th, 2018 | 02:24 PM by Sauryadipta Das

XAT 2019 Application forms, Dates, Syllabus, Pattern

Xavier Aptitude Test

Introduction to XAT 2019:

  • About: Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2019 is a National Level MBA Entrance Test conducted by XLRI(Xavier Labour Relations Institute), Jamshedpur for the admission to Post Graduate Management Programmes at over 150 B-Schools in India.
  • Grandiosity: XAT 2019 is one of the oldest competitive examinations in the country that has always kept pace with the cutting edge testing methodology. XAT score is being used by more than 150 institutes for admissions, including the prestigious XLRI and other associated institutes. The Human Resource course in XLRI is considered to be one the best HR courses in Asia.

  • Frequency: The XAT 2019 Exam is conducted once every year. The XAT 2019  Exam is usually conducted in the month of January. More than 100,000 students appear for XAT every year.

  • Subjects: XAT 2019 subjects include Verbal and logical ability, Decision making, Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation, Essay and General Knowledge.

  • Authority: XAT 2019 is conducted by Xavier School of Management, Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI) - Jamshedpur held for admissions to MBA, PGDM in XLRI and other 10 associated colleges including XIMB, XIME, LIBA, which are under Xavier Associate Management Institutes (XAMI).

XAT 2019 Exam Summary:

XAT 2019 Examination Important details:

Exam Name 

Xavier Aptitude Test

Exam Name

Xavier Aptitude Test 2019


XAT 2019

XAT 2019

Exam Type

National Level Screening Test (Post Graduate)

XAT 2019 Exam Organised By 

XLRI Xavier School of Management

 XAT 2019 Examination Date

6th January 2019  January 2019 

XAT 2019 Mode of Examination


XAT 2019 Types of Question

Multiple Choice Questions(MCQ) with 5 options and one correct response

XAT 2019 Marking Scheme 

For Correct Answer (+1 Mark).

For Wrong Answer (-0.25 Mark)

More than 8 unattempted questions will result in the deduction of 0.05 marks.

XAT 2019 Eligibility

Minimum Three Years Bachelor Degree

Percentile for Top B-School

< 95%

XAT 2019 Official Address

XLRI Admission Office - C.H. Area (East) Jamshedpur - 831001, Jharkhand, India


XAT 2019 Latest News:

  • XAT 2019 results will be announced on the official website. Candidates can check their sectional and overall percentile. Selected candidates will be shortlisted for the next round.
  • XAT 2019 will be a single session exam on January 6, 2019, from 10 AM to 1:30 PM. The exam will be held in 47 XAT test cities across the country and there will be two XAT exam cities abroad namely Kathmandu and Dubai.
  • XAT 2019 MBA Entrance Exam results are expected to release in the fourth week of January.

  • Candidates could apply for the XAT 2019 Exam even after the completion of application deadline(November 31), by paying the late fee.

  • More B- schools have started accepting XAT 2019 score for their admission process.

XAT 2019 Important dates:

  • Application Date: The XAT 2019 application procedure begins on 16th August 2018. The XAT 2019 application form usually releases in the month of August every year. The deadline to complete the XAT 2019 application process is on 30th November 2018 

  • Admit Card: The XAT 2019 admit card will be made available on 20th December 2018. Candidates who have successfully applied for the XAT 2019 can download the Admit card at the official site.

  • To know more details about the XAT 2019 examination Important dates and Schedules, click here.

XAT 2019 Eligibility criteria:

  • Age Criteria: There is no age limit for candidates who apply for XAT 2019 Examination.

  • Qualifications: Candidates should have a recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration or equivalent from a recognized authority in any discipline. Final year students who are yet to complete their course can also apply for XAT 2019 

  • To know more about the XAT 2019 eligibility criteria for all the courses, click here.

XAT 2019 Application Form:

  • Availability: The conducting authority XLRI will release the XAT 2019 application form on 16th August 2018. Eligible candidates must start applying before the deadline in its official login ID. 

  • Process: The candidates are required to enter all the details such as personal details, academic details and upload the scanned copies of the photograph, signature in the XAT 2019 application form. Candidates should also apply to each institute under XAT 2019 and their respective courses

  • To know more details about how to fill the XAT 2019 Application Form, click here.

XAT 2019 Examination Pattern:

  • Mode: The XAT 2019 was conducted offline till 2017. XAT 2019 mode of examination is online(Computer based). The number of questions coming in XAT varies every year and isn't fixed.

  • Marking Scheme: Each correct answer fetches 1 mark and ¼mark is deducted for every wrong answer. More than 8 unattempted questions will result in the deduction of 0.05 marks in XAT 2019. After the objective exam, there is another section, consisting of Essay and GK, which spans over 40 minutes. However, there are no negative marks for General Knowledge.

  • To know more details about the latest XAT 2019 Examination Pattern, click here.

XAT 2019 Admit card:

  • Source: The XAT 2019 admit card usually gets released in December. The candidate can visit the official website of XAT 2019 to download the admit card using their login credentials.

  • Credentials: The admit card should be printed after login, using his/her valid login username and password. A photograph has to be pasted on the admit card and should be produced at the XAT 2019 centres. The admit is taken back by the invigilator after the XAT 2019 gets over.

  • To know more details about how to download the XAT 2019 Admit Card, click here.

XAT 2019 Results:

  • Declaration: The Results of XAT 2019 are usually published in the last week of January. XLRI will declare the results for XAT 2019 on 31st January 2019 
  • Credentials: Enter the registration number and date of birth to access the XAT 2019 results. Shortlisted candidates are called for the next process of selection.

  • To know more details about how to download XAT 2019 results, click here.

XAT 2019 Counselling Process:

  • Procedure: The XAT 2019 counselling session will consist of Group Discussion and Personal Interview. After this, the merit list will be displayed on the website. Based on the merit list and availability of seats, candidates are converted to various programmes under XAT 2019.

  • Documents Required: Shortlisted candidates have to carry all the original documents at the time of counselling. These are crosschecked by the XAT 2019 authorities.

  • To know the entire process of XAT 2019 counselling and the documents required to submit, click here.

XAT 2019 Contact Information:

  • Address: 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 2019 Important Dates

XAT 2019 important dates summary:

  • Commencement of Online Application: The XAT 2019 application procedure begins on the 16th August 2018.XAT aspirants can start applying to the colleges of their interest. 
  • Last Date of Online Application: The XAT 2019 application procedure will end on the 30th November 2018  without late fee and on 11th December 2019 with the late fee.The XAT 2019 exam fee increases to 2000 Rs from 1650 Rs after the application deadline.
  • Availability of XAT 2019 Admit card: The XAT 2019 Admit card will be made available on 20th December 2018.Students are advised to keep the XAT 2019 admit cards safely as it's mandatory to take them to the XAT centres.
  • XAT 2019 exam date: The XAT 2019 exam will be held on 6th January 2019

  • XAT 2019 scorecard: XAT 2019 scorecard will be mailed on 31st January 2019.

  • XAT 2019 counselling: XAT 2019 counselling will be conducted on 12th February 2019.

XAT 2019 Eligibility

XAT 2019 eligibility summary:

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

  • Educational Qualification: The candidate applying for XAT 2019 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.

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

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

  • Marks: The candidate has to obtain at least 50% marks in their graduation to eligible for XAT 2019 examination.

  • Eligibility: There is separate quota available for reserved candidates(ST/SC/OBC) and even 5% relaxation on marks eligibility.

  • Contact Details: Valid email ID and the personal number is a must for aspirants who wish to apply for XAT 2019 examination.

XAT 2019 Application Process

XAT 2019 application process summary:

  • Candidates who satisfy the Eligibility Criteria must proceed with Application Process on the Website for XAT 2019.

  • 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 2019.

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

XAT 2019 Application Form Details

XAT 2019 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 2019 examination with the late fee.

  • XAT 2019 available only online so the candidate has to download it from the official website.

XAT 2019 Admit Card

XAT2019 Admit Card Summary:

  • Candidate needs to visit the 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 2019 Exam Pattern

XAT 2019 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 2019 Syllabus

XAT 2019 Syllabus summary:

The XAT 2019 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 2019 Results

 XAT 2019 results summary:

  • Result Date: The XAT 2019 results will be out on 31st January 2019.

  • 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 2019 Counselling

XAT 2019 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 2019 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]

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Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2019
27 Apr 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Graduates with 50% and above and have appeared for entrance exams like CAT, MAT, XAT, GMAT, CMAT, ATMA or any state CET are eligible to apply for ITM. I came college through my MAT score.

Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM], batch of 2019
16 Apr 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Eligibility Criteria- Minimum of 50% should be attained in class 10, 12, Graduation degree, for enrolling to the masters degree in PGDM. Candidates have to appear for various enterance examinations, CAT, XAT, MAT,CMAT etc , for fulfilling the admissions criteria.Candidates can apply through any of the above mentioned enterance tests,in which they have scored well. Moreover, candidates also have to appear for an interview, to finally book thier seats for the said course.  


Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM], batch of 2019
02 Apr 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

For eligibility you have to score above 60% in graduation and then by  showing the score card of any management entrance exam like CMAT, MAT, CAT, XAT  in which the clearing score of  every entrance exam are  different in msrim .For example for CMAT you have to score more than 60% for MSRIM.

I  took CMAT .

In my course i have to score above 60% in graduation and CMAT as well.   

Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM], batch of 2017
02 Apr 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  1. Basically the eligibility criteria is being a graduate in any of the universities across the country.
  2. Ya I did appear for CAT,XAT and MAT
  3. It depends from course to course,basically CAT takes a cutoff of 90 percentile whereas XAT and  MAT considers comparatively lower scores
Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2018
25 Feb 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

I took MAT exam.MAT, XAT, CAT are the eligibility scores. Admission procedure is a specific selection process which includes a personal interview in the campus and an aptitude exam.

Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2018
19 Feb 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

The college's motto is "Creating Frontline Managers" providing ROI same as the fees in the first year of admission. The college admits anyone who has passed their graduation with a score more than 40%. It does require the candiate to write one of the managing entrance exams like CAT, XAT, MAT, NMAT, SNAP. The candiate has the option of choosing any of the approved management scores for admission process or give the VBS entrance exam which is usually condected in the month of March.  

Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2018
17 Feb 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

You should have to write any all india exam like CAT, MAT, XAT, etc And the candidates are selected on merit basis by conducting Interviews

Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM], batch of 2019
16 Feb 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

MAT XAT CAT One must get decent scores in any of the above tests to get an admission here.

Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2019
20 Jan 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

CAT, MAT, CMAT, XAT, and GRE are the entrance exam to get the admission in this college. The cutoff is around 60%.

Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM], 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.

Is it ok to pusue PGDM along with B>Tech in Mecanical Engineering

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Yes, it is good to do so. Many companies recruit candidates with working experience.

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Does XLRI checks academic records ?

Does XLRI consider academic records or how much percentage in 10th 12th and graduation is good enough to get an admission?

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Yes XAT checks academic performances as you need to keep 50% in aggregate. Besides, the other eligibility criteria are

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Can I expect tentative dates for XAT 2019?

Hi I am Saswat, Can I expect more dates if the link for 2019 is not available in the site?

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Hi Saswat,

Yes, these are all tentative dates so you can expect other dates as well.

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When will the Application Form for XAT 2019 release?

Hi, I am Venkatsai, I want to know regarding the application details for XAT 2019

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Hi Venkat,

Thanks for your question.

The dates are not out but yet the tentative dates are

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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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