XAT 2023 Xavier Aptitude Test
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XAT 2023

By: Avantika Bhardwaj on July 01, 2022

XAT Registration 2023: Check Application Process, Fees, Eligibility & Documents Required 

XLRI Jamshedpur will conduct XAT 2023 on 8 January 2023. XAT Exam is conducted on the first Sunday of January every year. The Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur will begin XAT Registration for XAT 2023 in the second week of August 2022. Interested candidates can apply for the XAT Application Form by visiting its official website i.e. xatonline.in. The registration of XAT is conducted online and holds a straightforward approach. The registration window of the exam will remain open till 30 November 2022 as XAT Last Date falls during the last week of November every year.

XAT 2023 Highlights



Conducted by

Xavier School of Management (XLRI Jamshedpur)

Registration Mode


XAT Registration Fee

INR 1800 and INR 2100 (with late fee)

XAT Application Fee Payment Mode

Debit/ Credit Card or Net Banking

XAT 2023 Exam Date

8 January 2023

Official Website


Candidates willing to pursue their career in the field of management and take XAT 2023 must fill the application form before the registration window closes:

Steps to Register for XAT 2023:

The process of application to XAT 2023 is divided into following three parts:

  • XAT 2023 Registration
  • XAT Application Form Filling
  • Payment of Application Fee

As mentioned above, applying for XAT 2023 is a three steps procedure that must be completed by candidates applying for the exam. Candidates who have never applied for the exam are considered new users and they must complete the registration process before filling the application form. The next step to apply for XAT 2023 is filling up the application form. Candidates must ensure that they process the payment of application fee while filling the form.

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XAT Exam Dates 2023

Following are the important dates concerning XAT 2023:



XAT 2023 Notification Releases on

Last Week of July 2022

XAT 2023 Registration Starts on

First Week of August 2022

XAT Registration Ends on

30 November 2022

Last Date to Register Without Late Fee

30 November 2022

Last Date to Register with Late Fee

First Week of December 2022

XAT 2023 Admit Card Issuance

Third Week of December 2022 (Probably 20 December 2022)

Last Date to Download XAT 2023 Admit Card

8 January 2023

XAT 2023 Exam Date

8 January 2023

Result Date

Last Week of January 2023

XAT 2023 Eligibility

Candidates willing to take XAT 2023 exam must ensure that they fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria defined by the institute. They must check if they are eligible to take the examination or not. Following are the required minimum qualification in order to appear for the examination:

  • Candidates must possess a bachelor's degree of minimum of 3 years.
  • Final year students can also apply provided they graduate by the time XAT 2023 Result is declared.
  • Candidates applying through GMAT have been given the opportunity to apply for XAT 2023 by 31st December 2022.

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XAT 2023 Registration Procedure

XAT Registration 2023 needs to be completed online on the official website of XAT i.e. xatonline.in. Below are the recommended browsers to fill the form:

  • Internet Explorer (Version 11) or
  • Mozilla Firefox (Version 50-60) or
  • Google Chrome (Version 50-69)

New User Registration

If the candidate is applying for XAT 2023 for the first, he/she must ensure that they register themselves on the official website of XAT for further process of application. Following are the steps candidates must follow to register themselves:

  • Visit the official website of XAT i.e. xatonline.in.
  • Click on the “Register” tab on the left corner of the computer screen.
  • Candidates must fill in the registration details to get XAT/GMAT ID and Password.

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  • The registration details require basic details such as Name of Candidate, Date of Birth, Email Address, Country, and Mobile no.
  • During the registration procedure, candidates must choose if they are applying through XAT or GMAT. Candidates applying through XAT can fill the application form by 10th December 2022 (Tentative-with late fee) while candidates applying through GMAT can do so by 31st December 2022.
  • After the successful completion of filing up of registration form, candidates must click on the check box and “I Agree” (after entering the captcha) tab given under “Declaration” to proceed further.
  • After these details are submitted, the screen displays the following application details:
    • XAT 2023 ID
    • Candidate's Name
    • Country
    • Date of Birth
    • Email ID
    • Mobile No.

Documents Required to Fill XAT Application Form 2023

Documents Required


Academic Documents

Marksheets of Class 10th, 12th, and Graduation

Scanned Images

Scanned images of photograph, signature, and category certificate (if any)

Payment Details

Bank details (credit card, debit card, or net banking) for payment of XAT Application Fee

Work Experience

Experience certificate from the employer,

Contact Details

Valid email id and mobile number

XAT 2023 Application Form Filling

After the successful registration, the candidates would receive a unique XAT ID and Registration Link within 24 hours of signing up. Candidates can click on the link to fill the application form.

In case candidates didn't receive the ID and Link, they can contact on the following email id and mobile no. and wait for their response in next 48 hours:

Email Id

Phone no.




Candidates with XAT ID and Password can complete the process of application by clicking on “Login” tab available on the upper left corner of the screen. Candidates must enter the details such as Username and Password that they have received on their email id and click on log in tab.

Following are the Sections where the candidates are required to fill in their details:

  • Personal Details
  • Academic Qualifications
  • Work Experience (If any)
  • Program Details
  • Payment of Application Fee
  • Download Receipt

The above-mentioned procedures have been elaborated below to make it clearly understandable by the candidates wiling to apply for the examination. The candidates must ensure that these steps are followed chronologically in order to lead to a complete registration.

Step 1: Fill in the Personal Details

The candidates must enter their personal details such as:

  • Candidate's Name
  • Application Sequence
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Nationality
  • Category
  • Father's/Husband's Name
  • Mother's Name
  • Address
  • Country
  • State/Union Territory
  • District
  • Town/City
  • Pin Code

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Step 2: Fill in the Academic Details

Fill your Academic Details such as:

  • SSC/10th/Equivalent Details
  • HSC/12th/Equivalent/Diploma Course Details
  • Bachelor's Degree Details
  • Master's Degree Details
  • Other Professional Degree Details

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Step 3: Upload the Required Documents

Upload the required documents such as passport sized photograph and Signature. Candidates must follow the below mentioned guidelines while uploading the documents:

  • The applicant would be required to sign on white paper with a black ink pen.
  • The signature should be signed by the applicant and not by anyone else.
  • The Signature can be used to put on the admit card and wherever it becomes necessary.
  • The image should have a scanner resolution to 600 dpi.
  • The size of the scanned image should not be more than 20 KB.
  • Set true color settings.
  • Dimensions 140 by 160 pixels would be preferred by the candidate.
  • The image file size should be in JPEG Format.
  • There would be two separate links to upload photograph and signature.
  • The candidate should click on the link “Upload photo/signature”.

Browse and select the place/location where the scanned photo/signature has been saved for the candidate. 





Candidate's Signature


80 kb


Passport Sized Photograph


80 kb


Step 4: Enter Work Experience Details

Work Experience Details:

  • Candidates must update and enter their work experience details if they have. Candidates with no work experience can also fill the form but candidates with work experience are given preference.
  • They must mention their most recent experience first and so on up to a maximum number of five employment.
  • No part time job experience should be mentioned. Only full time employment can be mentioned.
  • The entered experience must be until 31 March 2021.
  • Candidates must be doing their job after graduation.

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Step 5: Choose Program

In this step, the candidates are required to enter the program details they to apply in. The candidates must define the field and program they wish to pursue their career in. Following are the courses that they can choose from:

  • Business Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • General Management Program

After the selection of required program, the candidates will be redirected to a page where they must choose their most preferred institute for the each of the programs.

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Step 6: Select Exam City

Selection of Test City:

After the selection of preferred institute, the candidates must choose the Test City (from the drop down) they wish to take their test from. The test city option is to make their test taking procedure convenient hence candidates must choose the most suitable test venue for taking the examination.

There have been some new test centers added to the list. Following are the new test centers:





Bhilai Nagar

Bokaro Steel City

























Step 7: Payment of Application Fee

This is the last step to your procedure of application of XAT 2023. The candidates must ensure that they process the payment of application fee while filing the application form as the procedure remains incomplete without making the payment.

XAT 2023 Application Fee without Late Fee

XAT 2023 Application Fee with Late Fee

INR 1800

INR 2000

Besides this, candidates who are interested in XLRI programs must pay an additional amount for each program.

XLRI Program Payment without Late Fee

XLRI Program Payment with Late Fee

INR 300 for each program

INR 500 for each program

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There are three payment modes to process the payment of XAT 2023 Application fee. These are mentioned below:

Mode of Payment

Mode 1

  • Online Payment Gateway:
    • Through VISA/Master Credit/Debit Cards (American Express Card is inadmissible).
    • IDBI Net banking (this option is available only for IDBI account holder).

Mode 2

  • Cash Payment:
    • Please take a printout of the XAT Pay-In-Slip visit nearest IDBI bank and make the payment.

Mode 3

  • Demand Draft:
    • Please make a DD made from any Bank in favor of "XLRI Jamshedpur A/c XAT" payable at Jamshedpur.

*Important: Applicant paying through Mode 2 & 3 should update the payment details on the registration page

  • Please Send Confirmation page and the Demand Draft to: The Chairperson Admission, XLRI, Circuit House Area (East), Jamshedpur- 831001.
  • The same must be sent within fifteen days from the issuance of DD.
  • If you have made the payment other than DD, you should not send the confirmation page.
  • Please download the XAT e-Bulletin from xatonline.net.in or www.xlri.ac.in
  • Please download the XLRI e-Brochure from www.xlri.ac.in or www.xlri.edu.
  • Candidates applying through GMAT may do so by following the instruction given on www.xlri.ac.in.

Points to Ponder:

  • Candidates should carefully fill and verify details on the online application form so that no changes would be entertained after filling the FINAL SUBMIT Button.
  • The name of the candidate or his parent's name should always be spelled right in the XAT 2022 Application Form.
  • The Photograph and Signature to be uploaded as per the specifications.
  • The Preview Tab can be clicked, and the application form can be verified before clicking the button to submit.
  • The Bank transaction fees for online payment of application fees would have to be borne by the candidate.

XAT 2023 Registration Key Points

  • While filling XAT Registration Form 2023, candidates can choose two XAT Exam Cities for XAT Exam Center Allotment
  • After the successful completion of XAT Registration and XAT Application Fee payment, candidates will receive an e-receipt on the computer screen.
  • If no receipt is generated, it indicates the payment failure issue.
  • When XAT Application Fee payment gets declined, candidates would be advised to re-login using their email id and password and repeat the entire process of making the payment in order to complete the application process. 
  • In case any amount is debited during failure of payment, candidates can wait for the debited amount to be refunded or get in touch with their bank.
  • Take a printout of XAT Application Fee payment receipt. The same can not be generated after the window is closed. 

How to Retrieve XAT Password?

In case candidates  have forgotten their XAT Login Credentials, they can retrieve their XAT Credentials by following the below mentioned steps:

  • Click on the XAT Registration 2023 tab.
  • Navigate to and click on the “Forgot Password” tab.
  • Candidates will be required to provide their registered email id and phone number.
  • Enter the captcha code displayed on the screen.
  • Click on the “Get Password” tab.
  • XAT 2023 Registration id and password will be sent to candidates on their registered email id.

What after XAT 2023 Registration?

Candidates who successfully registered themselves for XAT Exam 2023 will be able to download their XAT 2023 Admit Card once released on the official website and it will be released through online mode. In order to download XAT Hall Ticket, candidates must use their login credentials i.e. XAT ID and Password.

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FAQs related to XAT


How do I check if my application is registered or not?

Once you completed the registration procedure, a separate page displays your successful registration. Besides, candidates will be receiving a confirmation email on the email id registered by them while filling the application from.

I didn’t receive the confirmation email for registration of my application. What do I do?

In this case, candidates must ensure that they entered the correct email id and mobile number during the registration process. They would also be advised to check their spam mails.

I have forgotten my XAT password. How do I get it back?

Visit the official website of XAT and click on ‘Login’ and then ‘Forgot Password’. Follow the mentioned steps to retrieve the password.

I want to change or correct the details I entered during registration procedure. How do I do that?

It is not possible to make changes in the duly filled application form. In that case, candidates will be required to raise a query by navigating to clicking on ‘Any Query? Ask Us’ on your dashboard.

I am in the final year of my graduation. What should be the minimum percentage marks I should mention while filling application form?

Candidates must mention the marks obtained by them in the last semester at the time of filling XAT application form.

I have done integrated course of 5 years. How will I enter my percentage?

Candidates with 5 years of integrated course can fill up the same percentage for graduation and post-graduation.

My computer screen went black after I submitted the duly filled application form. How do I know if my registration is saved or not?

It happens very rare that the screen goes blank after filling the form. In that case, candidates will be required to re-register themselves and take the printout through ‘re-print application’ option.

Does the registration process of XAT Exam include registration for institutes such as XLRI and XAMI?

Yes. However, candidates will be required to register separately for these institutes apart from registering for the exam.

Is XAT Application Form available offline?

No. The application form of XAT exam can only be filled on the official website of XAT and is not available offline.

How many participating colleges that accept XAT Score can I choose in XAT Application Form?

Candidates appearing in XAT Exam will be allowed to choose only XLRI in XAT Application form. In case they want to choose any other participating institute, they will be required to fill their form separately.

Can I register for the exam first and then fill the application form later?

Yes. The candidates can register themselves and fill the application form any time before the application window of XAT exam closes.

Does the application fee of XAT Exam get refunded?

No. The application fee of XAT Exam is INR 1750 and it is not refunded in any case.

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