XAT 2019 Xavier Aptitude Test

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XAT Important Dates

XAT Online Registration Process commenced on August 20, 2018. Candidates can fill the registration form until November 30, 2018. After the XAT Registration process ends, conducting body will release XAT Admit Card which can be downloaded online. Admit card will be available for download on the official website of XAT.

XAT 2019 Important Dates:


Tentative Dates

XAT Exam 2019 Notification Date

August 14, 2018

XAT Exam 2019 Registration Date

August 20, 2018

XAT 2019 Registration last date without late fee

November 30, 2018

XAT Exam 2019 Registration last date with late fee

December 7, 2018

XAT Exam 2019 Date for Admit Card download

December 20, 2018

XAT Exam 2019 Date

January 6, 2019 (10AM to 1.30PM)

XAT 2019 Result date

January 31, 2019

The detailed XAT schedule was released by XLRI on August 14, 2018. XAT 2019 will be conducted on January 6, 2019, in a computer-based mode. The XAT Result will be declared on January 31, 2019. Candidates had the admit card available in the month of December.

Important events of XAT 2019 are as follows:

  1. XAT Application Dates: The XAT Application Form will be available in the online mode from August 20, 2018. The XAT Application Procedure is held in two phases. The first phase of the Application is in the month of November and the application process delayed ends in the month of December.
  2. XAT Admit Card Dates: The XAT Admit Card was available for download from the official website on December 20, 2018. XAT Admit Card is only available in an online mode. The hard copy of the same would not be sent to the candidates. The candidates are advised to download and take printouts before the exam date.
  3. XAT Exam Dates: XAT is always conducted on the first Sunday of every January. XAT 2019 will be held on January 6, 2019, in a Computer-Based mode.
  4. XAT Answer Key: The XAT Official Answer Key would be released by XLRI Jamshedpur in the week of January 2019. On the basis of the answer key, test takers would be estimating scores on XAT and then placing their chances of getting admission.
  5. XAT Result Dates: The result of XAT would be declared on December 31, 2019. Candidates can check the XAT Result, cutoff, percentile and shortlist status on the official website.
  6. XAT Cutoff Dates: The XAT cutoff would be released by XLRI Jamshedpur for every program along with the XAT Result.
  7. XAT Selection Procedure:
  • Selected candidates would have to appear for selection rounds inclusive of Group Discussion and Personal Interview Rounds. The XAT Selection Procedure is likely to be held across various participating institutes in the months of February and March. The XAT Selection Procedure vary from institute to institute.
  • Approximately 150 B schools would accept XAT 2019 scores for admission to 2019-21 batch. About 90,000 candidates had appeared for the exam. XAT Exam Pattern consists of an online test carrying 3.5 hours which carry 78 objective type questions from four sections in Paper 1 and 25 questions from GK and essay writing for Paper 2. 

Salient Features of XAT is as follows:

  • Total Questions: 98
  • MCQ count: 97
  • Last Question on Essay Writing is descriptive
  • Essay Writing - Computer-Based
  • Essay Writing section had required a minimum of 200 words.
  • Every MCQ have 5 answer options. 
  • A Maximum of 3 marks would be awarded for Essay Writing. 
  • 0.25 negative marking for MCQ 1-72
  • No Negative Marking for MCQ from 73-97
  • Candidates would be allowed to submit test paper after 30 minutes after the beginning of the examination. 
  • XAT Mock Test has a duration of 2 hours. XAT Exam would have a time duration of 3.5 hours. 

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Test Centre Details

Candidates appearing for XAT exam can refer to the list of XAT Test Centres which is conducted in about 40+ cities all over India. XAT was attempted by close to 90,000 candidates. As per the official website of XAT, there were 2 exam centres outside India: Dubai and Kathmandu. The details of XAT Test Venue would be provided on the XAT Admit Card.

The duration of XAT is for about 2 hours 50 minutes. Paper 1 consists of 72 Questions from sections like Quantitative Ability, English, Logical Reasoning and Decision Making. Paper 2 has a mix of Subjective and Objective questions from the General Knowledge and Essay Writing Section. The examinees are allowed to leave about 13 questions unanswered after which a negative marking of 0.05 marking is applicable.

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