It's Time to Apply for XAT 2020, Registration Opens
The application process for XAT 2020 has been commenced by the Xavier School of Management (XLRI). The process for the registration will continue tentatively till the fourth week of November 2019.

The Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) is a national level entrance test which is held annually under guidance of XLRI, on behalf of XAMI.

The XAT examination is conducted for admission in postgraduate management programmes in 150 management institutions that accept XAT score.

The XAT 2019 examination was conducted on January 6, 2019 

XAT 2020 Schedule:
Events Dates
Starting date of registration  August 23, 2019
Last date of registration 4th week of November  2019
Releasing of admit card  December 20, 2019
XAT 2020 exam date  January 05, 2020
Declaration of result  January 31, 2020


XAT 2020: Details
Eligibility criteria for XAT 2020
 
Educational Background

The candidates who wished to apply for the examination should have a recognized Bachelor’s Degree of minimum three years duration or equivalent in any discipline.

Those candidates can also apply if studying in the final year of graduation.

Foreign nationals and NRI candidates can apply through GMAT scorecard

Application Fee

XAT Registration Fee (without late fee) – Rs. 1700/-
Candidates interested in XLRI programmes need to pay an additional fee of Rs. 300/- each.
XAT Registration Fee (with late fee) – Rs. 2000/-
Candidates interested in XLRI programmes need to pay an additional fee of Rs. 500/- each.

Direct Link to Apply for XAT 2020

Eligibility criteria for XAT 2019
 
Educational Background

The candidates who wish to apply for the examination should have a recognized Bachelor’s Degree of minimum three years duration or equivalent in any discipline.

Those completing their final examination by June 10, 2019, may also apply.

Application Fee

XAT Registration Fee (without late fee) – Rs. 1700/-
Candidates interested in XLRI programmes need to pay an additional fee of Rs. 300/- each.
XAT Registration Fee (with late fee) – Rs. 2000/-
Candidates interested in XLRI programmes need to pay an additional fee of Rs. 500/- each.

 
Syllabus

Verbal and Logical Ability: Vocabulary, Sentence Correction, Paragraph Formation Questions, Fill in the Blanks, Reading, Comprehension, Analogy-based on Vocabulary, Grammar, Poem, etc.

Decision Making: Arithmetic, Situational, Analytical Reasoning, etc.

Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation: Percentage, Polynomials, Time & Distance, Progressions, Data Sufficiency, Profit & Loss, Equations, Time & Work, Scatter Plots and Bar Charts, Numbers, Permutation and Combination, Probability, etc.

General Knowledge: Geography, Books and Authors, Currency, History, Personalities, Invention, Important Dates, Science and Business, Current affairs, National Capital, Films, Culture, etc.

Essay Writing: For essay writing, candidates need to be very diverse and well-versed in current affairs. Essay topics are basically abstract in nature.

Cut-off

The cut-off is maintained on the basis of total candidates appeared in the examination. It is the minimum score which is required to qualify the exam.

Negative Marking

XLRI will deduct 1/4th marks for every wrong answer.