XAT 2018 – Registration, Important Dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

The XAT 2018 details have provided below. According to the official notification by XLRI (Xavier Labour Relations Institute), the registration process for XAT 2018 has begun. All the applicants who are interested in appearing for XAT 2018 may apply for the same. Aspirants who are getting qualified in XAT 2018 may apply for more than 150 B Schools across the country. The XAT 2018 is one of the most reputed management admission tests in India.

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The XLRI authority conducts the XAT 2018 examination for more than 60 years in India on a national level basis. All the details regarding CAT 2018 such as application (registration), important dates, admit card, syllabus and admission process. Take a look at the following page to know more detailed about XAT 2018.

XAT 2018 Exam Summary
Exam Name. Xavier Aptitude Test.
Commonly Known as. XAT.
Exam level. National Level.
Conducting Authority. XLRI Jamshedpur.
Stream. MBA Entrance Exam.

XAT Important Dates 2018XAT 2018 – Important Dates

Like every other important entrance tests, the XAT 2018 also has got some important dates to remember. All the applicants who are going to appear in XAT 2018 are advised to look at the following important dates to know about the important dates regarding the XAT 2018 exam.

Events Date
Application Process Begins. 16th August of 2017.
Application Process Ends. 30th November of 2017.
Online & Offline Fee Payment. 16th August of 2017 to 30th November of 2017.
Editing of Application Details. 16th August of 2017 to 30th November of 2017.
Availability of Admit Card. 20th December of 2017.
Date of the Examination. 7th January of 2018.
Result Declaration Date. 31st January of 2018.
Counselling Process Begins. After the Announcement of Result.

XAT Registration Form 2018XAT 2018 – Registration Process

All the applicants who are interested in appearing for XAT 2018 must notice that the first step of XAT 2018 process is to go for the application/ registration of the same. The application process of XAT 2018 will be commenced as follows. Take a look at the following process to know better on the registration process of XAT 2018.

  • Applicants must apply through online mode for XAT 2018 exam.
  • All the aspirants who are going to apply for XAT 2018 must create an account at the official web page of XLRI and they should log in to the same account. All the applicants who are doing the same will be getting a XAT ID and Password.
  • After logging into the account of XLRI, applicants must have to fill their details such as personal, qualification, contact, etc.
  • Applicants must upload the scanned images of photograph & signature.
  • After the filling process of the application form, aspirants will be able to upload the scanned images of photograph & signature.
  • Candidates will be able to take enough printouts of the confirmation page for further use.

XAT 2018 Registration Process – Application Fee Details

The fee details of XAT 2018 will be as follows. All the applicants who are going to appear in XAT 2018 must have to pay the registration fee to appear in the examination. Here we have provided some details regarding XAT 2018 registration fee details.

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  • All the applicants who are interested in appearing XAT 2018 and not interested to study in XLRI must have to pay a sum of rupees 1650 as application fee.
  • Candidates who are interested in applying for XAT 2018 and interested in studying at XLRI have to pay a sum of rupees 1950 (1650 + 300) as application fee.
  • If any candidates are applying late, then the application fee for XAT will be 2000 rupees and the same will be rupees 500 for XLRI programs.
  • Aspirants will be able to fee through online mode via debit/ credit card or net banking process.
  • Applicants who all are interested in paying the application fee through cash must have to take the printout of XAT pay in slip and visit the nearest IDBI bank to pay the application fee.
  • Candidates who all are going to pay the application fee via DD must make the DD in favour of XLRI Jamshedpur a/c XAT and the same must be payable at Jamshedpur from any nationalized bank.

XAT Eligibility Criteria 2018XAT 2018 – Eligibility Criteria

Applicants who are going to apply for XAT 2018 must have known about eligibility criteria of the same. The following table shows the most important details regarding the eligibility criteria of XAT 2018. All the applicants who are applying will be selected for XAT 2018 on the basis of the criteria given below for XAT 2018.

Criteria About Nationality All the Indian national candidates will be able to apply for XAT 2018.
Criteria About Qualification All the applicants who are going to apply for XAT 2018 must have a bachelor’s degree which must be minimum 3-year duration program.
Pursuing Candidates All the applicants who are appearing for the qualification will be able to apply on the condition which states that they must complete their final examination by 10th June of 2018.
Foreign Candidates All the aspirants who are NRI/ Foreign can apply for XAT through GMAT score.

XAT Exam Pattern 2018XAT 2018 – Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of XAT 2018 will be as follows. Candidates will be able to know the exam pattern of XAT 2018 in the following details. Take a look at the following tables to know detailed on XAT 2018 Exam Pattern. The following tables will show the details regarding XAT 2018 examination mode, the number of papers included, the number of questions asked, and total time duration of the examination. Take a look at the following table to know detailed.

Mode of Examination The XAT 2018 examination will be commenced in pen and paper based mode (offline mode).
Number of Papers The examination of XAT 2018 will be having to papers which are Paper 1 and Paper 2.
Number of Questions Each paper will be having a different number of questions. The Paper 1 will be included with 72 questions and the same will be 25 questions in Paper 2. There will be one essay topic in Paper 2.
Total Duration The total time duration of XAT examination will be 205 minutes (3 Hours 25 Minutes). This will be included the time of two papers. The paper 1 will be having 170 Minutes (2 Hour 50 Minutes) and the same will be 35 Minutes for Paper 2.

We have provided one more table below which will be showing the details of XAT 2018 exam pattern in paper wise details. Take a look at the following table to know more detailed regarding the exam pattern of XAT 2018.

Paper Section Number of Questions Time Allotted Total Time Duration
Paper 1 Decision Making. 24 Questions. 170 Minutes (2 Hours 50 Minutes). 205 Minutes (3 Hours 25 Minutes).
Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation. 27 Questions.
Verbal and Logical Ability. 21 Questions.
Paper 2 General Knowledge. 25 Questions. 35 Minutes.
Essay. 1 Question.

XAT 2018 – Preparation Tips

The preparation tips for XAT 2018 has provided below. Applicants like you are advised to look at the following preparation tips to know well about XAT 2018 and prepare well for the same. Candidates who all are interested in appearing for XAT 2018 have to prepare well for the examination. The following are the most important tips to prepare well for XAT 2018.

  • You are advised to collect all the details regarding the complete syllabus of XAT 2018 exam.
  • It will be better if you are making a good time table for the preparation of XAT 2018.
  • Try new topics according to the time table list.
  • Don’t wait for the last moment to complete the important topics.
  • Try to understand every topic of XAT 2018.
  • Refer the best books regarding XAT to study well and prepare better for the examination.
  • It will help you if you are attempting the previous year question papers and sample answers.

XAT 2018 – Syllabus

Applicants must notice that there is not any fixed syllabus for XAT 2018 examination. The syllabus of XAT 2018 will be included with topics from various parts such as Decision Making & Analytical Reasoning, Verbal Abilities, Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation, and General Knowledge. Candidates must notice that the questions will be asked from the above-mentioned topics. Applicants are advised to follow the facts and details regarding the above-given topics to know better on XAT 2018 syllabus.

XAT Admit Card 2018

XAT 2018 – Admit Card

The Admit Card of XAT 2018 is one of the most important documents in XAT 2018 exam. All the aspirants who are going to appear in XAT 2018 must notice that the applicants will be able to download the XAT 2018 Admit Card from the official web page of XLRI in online mode. It is expected that the XAT 2018 Hall Ticket/ Admit Card will be available from 20th December of 2017.

As the XAT 2018 Admit Card is the most important document, all the applicants who are going to appear in XAT 2018 must bring the same to the examination hall on the examination day. Each Admit Card of XAT 2018 will be included with various details these details will be included with information such as personal details, date and time of the examination, examination center, important instructions about the examination. All the applicants are advised to keep the Admit Card of XAT 2018 very carefully.

XAT 2018 – Answer Key

XAT Answer key 2018 Sets A, B, C, D: Xavier Aptitude Test will be conducted by XLRI (Xavier School of Management). Next XAT exam will be expected to go to be conducted by XLRI in January 2018. After the exam answer key will be updated here. XAT answer key 2018 will be published on our web page after an exam. This answer key will be very helpful for the candidates to get some idea about how many marks they’ve scored in XAT exam, and this test will be helpful to use for further clarifications and improvements (Please do notice that XAT results are not yet published. The details are provided in this web page is according to the last year brochure of XLRI. After the exam results published, we will update the same here.) XAT 2018 will be conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur, for the merit admission in their college for the academic year of 2018-2020. Many other colleges also accept XAT score for merit based admission.

XAT Results 2018

XAT 2018 – Result

According to the latest information, it is expected that the result of XAT 2018 will be published on 31st January of 2018. All the aspirants will be able to access their result from the official web page of XLRI in online mode. Candidates will be able to check the result after the publication of the same. Aspirants will be asked to enter their roll number and some other required details in order to check the result. Applicants who all are completing the process of checking result will be called up for the process of counseling. Candidates who all are getting qualified in counseling will be getting admission according to their performance.

XAT 2018 – Cut-Off

The cut-off of XAT 2018 will be considered on the basis of the number of total aspirants appeared in the examination. Applicants have to score the cut-off marks to qualify the XAT 2018 is because the cut-off of XAT 2018 is the minimum required marks to get admissions in various institutions. The expected cut-off of XAT 2018 has provided below. Take a look at the following table to get an expectation of cut-off of XAT 2018.

Institute VA & LA DM QA & DI Total
XLRI (HRM) 7.5 7 5.5 26
XLRI (BM) 6.5 7 8 28
XLRI (Global) 6.5 7 8 26
XIMB 6.5 7 8 25

XAT 2018 – Admission Process

The admission process of XAT 2018 will be as follows. All the applicants who are going to appear in XAT 2018 must notice that the following will be the admission process into various institutes in XAT 2018 after the commencement of examination. All the applicants will be getting admission into various institutes by the following process.

  • Candidates will be called up for the interview process on the basis of the score obtained by the candidates in XAT examination.
  • The counseling process of XAT 2018 will be commenced in the online process.
  • All the applicants will be going through GD & PI (Group Discussion & Personal Interview) rounds process.
  • The authority will make a list of shortlisted candidates in XAT 2018 GD & PI process.

XAT 2018 – FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

There are some questions regarding XAT 2018 which are frequently asked by candidates regarding XAT 2018 examination. The following are some of the FAQs by candidates regarding XAT 2018. Take a look at the following FAQs to get clarification on your doubts.

Question: Can an NRI candidate apply for XAT 2018 exam?

Answer: Yes, the NRI applicants will be able to apply for XAT 2018 through GMAT score.

Question: What is the process of registering for XAT 2018 exam?

Answer: You will be able to apply for XAT 2018 at the official web page via online mode.

Question: May I know the complete process of the application process of XAT 2018?

Answer: The complete process of the application process of XAT 2018 has provided above. Please check the above-given detail to know detailed on the complete process of XAT 2018 Application Process.

Question: How much will be the application fee of XAT 2018?

Answer: The application fee of XAT 2018 will be as follows. All the applicants who are interested in appearing for XAT 2018 and not interested in joining at XLRI have to pay the sum of rupees 1650/- as application fee. The same fee will be rupees 1950/- (1650 + 300) for the candidates who are interested in applying for XAT 2018 and joining at XLRI.

Question: I got less than 50% marks in my graduation exam. Am I eligible to appear in XAT 2018 exam?

Answer: Yes, you are eligible to apply for XAT 2018.

Question: I’m pursuing for the final year of my graduation, am I eligible to apply for XAT 2018?

Answer: Yes, all the aspirants who are appearing in for the final year of graduation are also eligible to appear in XAT 2018.

Question: When has the registration process of XAT 2018 has begun?

Answer: The application process of XAT 2018 has begun on 16th August of 2017.

Question: Can I apply for XAT 2018 through offline mode?

Answer: No, you can’t apply for XAT 2018 through offline mode.

Question: I had forgotten the XAT 2018 password. What should I do to retrieve it?

Answer: If you have forgotten your XAT 2018 password, you may click on the ‘Forgot Password’ link to retrieve your password.

Question: Is it necessary to send the confirmation page to the XLRI authority.

Answer: No, it is not necessary to send the confirmation copy.

We hope that all the information given on this page will help you as you needed. Stay in touch with us for more information regarding the same as well as to get more details on other more institutional examinations.

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  1. thank you sir
    please tell me some more exams for MBA
    my graduation percentage is 44%.
    what other MBA entrance exams i can take with this percentage.

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