XAT 2015, conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur for admission to their Business Management and Human Resource Management programmes, was conducted on 4 January, 2015.

The test had 2 parts:

  1. Part I consisting three sections - Verbal and Logical Ability, Decision Making and Analytical Reasoning, and Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation
  2. Part II had questions from General Knowledge and an Essay

The overall duration of the test was 180 minutes. The two sections were conducted sequentially - section I for 140 minutes followed by section II for another 40 minutes.

All questions carried 1 mark with negative marking of one-fourth of a mark for a wrong answer.

Part Section Questions Marks/Question
I Verbal Ability 28 1
  Decision Making 23 1
  Quant Ability & DI 33 1
II General Knowledge 30 1

Essay Topic: Listening is a dying art. We hardly listen to understand. We only listen to refute or reply.

The essay had to be written in not more than 200 words.