Xavier Admission Test (XAT)

XAT also known as the Xavier's Admission Test is a National level exam conducted by XLRI as a first step entrance test for management education. XAT is the second most popular management entrance examination after CAT.

XAT - Xavier Admission Test

XLRI (Xavier Labour Relations Institute) Admission Test or XAT also known as the Xavier's Admission Test is a national level exam conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur as a first step entrance test for management education. XLRI conducts XAT on behalf of the XAMI.

XAT Syllabus

It is important for the management aspirants planning to appear for XAT to know the complete syllabus. There is no official XAT syllabus prescribed by XLRI Jamshedpur, an estimated syllabus has been prepared on the basis of previous year question papers and exam pattern.

XAT Exam Pattern

The exam is of 3 hours or 180 minutes duration. It is divided into four sections carrying objective type questions. There is negative marking for incorrect answers as well.

XAT Exam Analysis

XLRI, Jamshedpur successfully conducted the national level management entrance exam, XAT 2019 on January 6, 2019 (Sunday). The exam was held in computer-based (online) mode. XAT 2019 was conducted across 46 test centres in India. Overall, it was a smooth affair without any technical glitches.

Year-wise essay topics asked in XAT Admission Test.

XAT Exam Centres

Xavier Aptitude Test or XAT is a national-level management entrance test conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur. The exam centres are located all over India. The exam is conducted in around 71 cities in India and two international cities - Dubai and Kathmandu.

XAT Eligibility Criteria

As per the eligibility criteria of XAT, as prescribed by XLRI Jamshedpur, you should have a graduation degree in any discipline from a recognised institute or university. The minimum duration of the graduation has to be three years.

How to Apply for XAT

You can register for XAT to fill the application form online only. The application form is divided into three parts - XAT registration, filling up the form with requisite details and paying the application fee.

How to Prepare for XAT

In order to crack a competitive exam like XAT, which has a pattern different from others, you must take the extra effort to know each section and prepare accordingly. XAT consists of two papers and both objective and subjective type questions. The XAT exam pattern or structure changes almost every year.

Apart from 11 member institutes, there are around 150 B-schools in the list of XAT participating institutes. The participating institutes consider XAT scores from eligible candidates in order to accept applications for shortlisting purpose. The candidates who clear the cutoff of a particular college are eligible for the selection rounds.

XAT Admit Card

XLRI Jamshedpur releases the XAT admit card for download in online mode for the candidates who submit the application form along with the application fee. To download the admit card, use your registered XAT ID and Password.

More than 100 XAT associated member institutes use XAT score for admissions to their management programs. We have compiled list of some of the best institutes.

XAT Result

XLRI Jamshedpur declares XAT result in online mode only. You can check your result by entering login credentials - XAT ID and Date of Birth. The scorecard carries the section-wise and overall scores and percentiles.

XAT Cut Off Marks Score

XLRI offers admissions into Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) programs in Business Management (BM) and Human Resource Management (HRM). XLRI Jamshedpur releases the XAT cutoff for PGDM (Business Management) and PGDM (Human Resource Management) programmes in the male and female category for the three sections and overall.

XAT Selection Procedure

XLRI, Jamshedpur conducts the selection procedure of XAT after the announcement of the result. The candidates who qualify the XAT exam and meet the cutoff criterion set by respective participating institutes are qualified for the selection procedure.

A total of 89,328 candidates registered for the Xavier Aptitude Test 2014 (XAT 2014).