XAT 2022 - Xavier Aptitude Test

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Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) is a paper-based entrance examination conducted every year by Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI) School of Business Management on behalf of Xavier Association of Management Institutes (XAMI). XAT scores from the primary criterion for admission in MBA and other management courses at XLRI and over 150 other business schools in the country that also accept XAT scores.

XAT 2022 - Xavier Aptitude Test

XAT 2022 will be conducted at multiple test centers in 73 cities across India and two international cities, namely Dubai and Kathmandu with COVID-19 appropriate guidelines. Candidates can choose 2 exam city preferences from the list while filling XAT 2022 application form.

Who is the exam for?

You should consider applying for XAT exam if you are interested in pursuing post graduate management education from XLRI or other management institutions in India that accept XAT scores as one of their admission criteria. Appear for the exam if you are looking to pursue post graduate diploma management (PGDM) courses at XLRI in Business Management (BM), Human Resource Management (HRM), Global MBA, General Management (GM), and a fellow's programme in management (FPM). Your XAT score also qualifies you to apply for management courses in over 140 associate member institutions across India.

XAT 2022 Exam Dates

Event

Date

XAT 2022 Admit card

December 22, 2021

XAT 2022 will be conducted on 

Sunday, January 2, 2022

XAT 2022 Score Card & OMR Answer Sheet

To be announced

XAT 2022 Result

January 31, 2022 (Approx.)

Get all the important dates related to XAT 2022 and XLRI admissions on the exam dates page.

XAT 2022 Eligibility Criteria

  1. To be eligible to apply for XAT 2022, you must have completed your Bachelor's degree of minimum three years' duration or equivalent in any subject from a recognized university in India or abroad.
  2. You are also eligible for XAT if you are in the final year of graduation and will complete your final examination by 10 June, 2022. However, check the exact date of completion of final examination listed by individual XAT associate member institutes.
  3. NRIs can apply through GMAT scores in XLRI (Except Dubai and Kathmandu candidates)
  4. No age bar.

Visit the eligibility criteria page for details.

XAT Exam Pattern 2022

Sections:

XAT 2022 consists of 2 parts. The first part consists of 3 sections which includes Verbal and Logical Ability,Decision Making,Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation.

The second part consists of two sections; General Knowledge.

  • Verbal and Logical Ability: This section deals with comprehension, vocabulary and reasoning skills. What is required is the correct interpretation of passages given.
  • Decision making: Many ethical dilemmas, financial issues and other major business cases are given where one has to take a decision keeping in mind the business parameters like profit, loss and revenue.
  • Quantitative Ability: This section is a test of your basic mathematics and its applications in real life data.
  • General Awareness: This section covers general knowledge and current affairs in the past 6 months, and other information about books, nobel laureates, sports, politics, etc.

(Read: XAT Preparation Tips)

Duration:

  • The total duration of XAT Exam is 3 hours that is 180 minutes.
  • The first three sections, Verbal and Logical Ability,Decision Making,Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation are given a sum total of 165 minutes, that is 170 minutes to solve.
  • The remaining sections, General Knowledge are given 15 minutes to complete.

Mode of Exam:

The XAT 2022 exam, breaking 60 years of tradition, will be an online computer-based test for the first time.

XAT 2022 is a three hour online test that has undergone some changes in format and overall duration since last year. Visit the exam pattern page for details.

XAT Exam Centres

You can choose to sit for XAT 2022 at any of the 71 centers across the country listed on the exam's official website. Some of the centers are:

 Agra  Coimbatore  Indore  Mumbai
 Ahmedabad  Cuttack  Jabalpur  Mysuru(Mysore)
 Aurangabad City (Maharashtra)  Dehradun  Jaipur  Nagpur
 Allahabad  Delhi-NCR  Jammu  Nashik
 Ambala  Dhanbad  Jamshedpur  Patna
 Amravati  Dibrugarh  Kannur  Pune
 Amritsar  Durgapur/Asansol  Kanpur  Raipur
 Bengaluru  Ernakulam  Kolkata  Rajahmundry
 Berhampur  Gandhinagar  Kota  Ranchi
 Bhatinda  Goa  Kottayam  Roorkee
 Bhilai Nagar  Gorakhpur  Kurnool  Rourkela
 Bhopal  Guwahati  Kurukshetra  Sambalpur
 Bhubaneswar  Gwalior  Lucknow  Siliguri
 Bokaro Steel City  Hooghly  Ludhiana  Surat
 Chandigarh/Mohali  Hubballi(Hubli)  Madurai  Thiruvananthapuram Tiruchirappalli
 Chennai  Hyderabad  Mangalore  Tirupathi
 Tiruvallur  Udaipur  Udupi Vadodara  Varanasi
 Vijayawada  Visakhapatnam  Warangal  

The exam is also conducted abroad, in two international cities Dubai and Kathmandu. Visit the exam centers page for more centers and details.

XAT Application Form/Registration 2022

To register for XAT 2022 visit the registration page on exam's official website (xatonline.in). You will be asked to fill in your preliminary information. You will receive a provisional XAT ID number and a Password generated by the system which will also be sent to you via email and SMS.

Applications for the Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT 2022) have been open since 10 August, 2021 and will be open till 10 December, 2021 (with late fees).. Follow the steps.

  • To register for XAT 2021, visit the registration page on exam's official website (xatonline.in).
  • You will be asked to fill in your preliminary information and will receive a provisional XAT ID number and a password.
  • You can use the XAT ID and password to log in and complete the remaining application formalities.
  • You will also be required to upload a scanned copy of your photograph and signature.
  • Print the confirmation page at the end of the process for reference.


Your XAT 2021 admit card and XAT 2021 results will be uploaded on the same website, and you can access your account to download these from the site itself.

You can opt to make the payment through one of the following ways:

  • Online transaction on a VISA/Master credit/debit card or by IDBI net banking
  • Cash payment: Take a print out of the XAT pay-in slip and visit an IDBI bank to make the payment
  • Demand Draft (DD) in favour of "XLRI Jamshedpur A/c XAT" payable at Jamshedpur

Visit the XAT registration page for details.

XLRI Registration Process

The registration for XLRI postgraduate diploma management courses began on 10 August, 2021 and will be open till 10 December, 2021 (with late fees). Get complete details about the registration process for XLRI on the XLRI page.

Contact

XAT/ XLRI Admission Office

XLRI Xavier School of Management
Circuit House Area (East)
Jamshedpur 831001
Ph: 0657 665 3203/ 04/ 05

Visit: www.xatonline.in/www.xlri.ac.in
Toll free number: 1800 103 9574

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Apply for the Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT 2017) anytime between 17 August - 11 December, 2016 in the following steps:

    To register for XAT 2017, visit the registration page on exam's official website (xatonline.net.in).

    You will be asked to fill in your preliminary information, pick a password of choice and submit the form.

    Upon submission of these details, you will receive a XAT ID through email, which you can use to log in and complete the remaining application formalities.

    You will also be required to upload a scanned copy of your photograph and signature.

    Print the confirmation page at the end of the process for reference.

Your XAT 2017 admit card and XAT 2017 results will be uploaded on the same website, and you can access your account to download these from the site itself.

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