XAT 2019 Test Cities – How to Change XAT 2019 Exam Centres

22 Dec, 2018

XAT 2019 Test Cities – The national level exam Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2019 will be conducted in around 46 cities across the country and there will be no international test cities that were Kathmandu and Dubai in the previous years, as released with the notification by Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI) on 14th of August 2018. The candidates can fill the application form that has been released on 20th August 2018 and can select their choice of test cities as per their preference. The candidates after clearing the entrance test of XAT can pursue postgraduate management programs such as MBA, PGDM from any of the 150 B-schools across the country. However, the information related to test cities will be mentioned on the admit card which has been made available from 22nd December 2019 and the candidates can download the same before the commencement of the exam which is going to be conducted on 6th January 2019. Post downloading the admit card, candidates must check whether the name of the test city which they had filled in the application form is correct or not. If not, get it rectified by the examination conducting authority i.e. XLRI. Hence, the aspiring candidates are suggested to go through the article to fetch comprehensive details about the XAT 2019 test cities.

XAT Test Centres / Test Cities – Domestic

XAT is the national level MBA entrance test conducted each year. Around one lakh candidates appear each year for this exam. The below-given table gives you the detailed list of test cities

Ahmedabad Allahabad Amritsar Bengaluru
Berhampur Bhopal Bhubaneswar Chandigarh
Chennai Cochin Coimbatore Cuttack
Dehradun Delhi Goa Greater Noida
Gurgaon Guwahati Hyderabad Indore
Jabalpur Jaipur Jammu Jamshedpur
Kanpur Kolkata Lucknow Mangalore
Mumbai Nagpur Nasik Noida
Patna Pune Raipur Ranchi
Rourkela Sambalpur Surat Tiruchirapalli
Trivandrum Udaipur Vadodara Varanasi
Vijayawada Visakhapatnam.    

Steps to select XAT 2019 Exam Centre

    XAT 2019 test centres can be selected during the registration process. If you find any difficulty in selecting the exam center a step by step details are given below:

    • Visit the official website of XAT.
    • Login to complete the registration process.
    • Once the registration is done you will get XAT ID and password.
    • Now login using the credentials that are XAT ID and password.
    • Select the preferred location as per your comfort
    • Complete the XAT application form and pay the application fee.

    How to Change XAT 2019 Exam Centres

    Candidates who have filled the application form and have already selected the exam centre but due to some reason if they wish to bring changes in it, candidates have the opportunity to edit the exam centres and select as per their choice once again. So, to change the exam centre or test city, candidates can write a mail to admis@xlri.ac.in with the new preference of XAT test city. In the email, mentioned your XAT ID, Birth Date, Father’s name, new test city or exam centre and the previous test city before the deadline i.e. until 30th November 2018. However, the candidates can send a request email only once and further if anyone sent the mail for the same reason will not be entertained anymore. Also, the option for changing the XAT test city is provisional and the final decision will be of Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI), the conducting body of XAT 2019.

    XAT 2019 Exam Pattern

    Aspirants appearing for the XAT exam this year can have a look on the exam pattern which is same as of the previous year and the number of questions asked may vary but the pattern will remain the same. With the help of the exam pattern, you can get an idea of how to prepare for the examination. The details of exam pattern are furnished below:

    XAT Exam Pattern

    Paper Section Name No. of Questions Duration
    Paper 1 Verbal and Logical Ability 24 170 minutes
    Decision Making 21
    Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation 27
    Paper 2 General Knowledge 25 40 minutes


    The admit card of XAT 2019 has been released on the 22nd of December 2018. Candidates upon downloading admit card can get to know the centre which they have been allotted to. Furthermore, the entrance test of XAT 2019 will be conducted on 6th January 2019. Therefore, the candidates have got the chance to download the admit card on or before 6th January 2019 but before the commencement of the exam.

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