XAT Admit Card 2024 Release: Changed To December 27th

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XAT Admit Card 2024 Release: Changed To December 27th

XAT Admit Card 2024 which was set to release on December 20, 2023 is postponed to December 27,2023. The XAT Exam Date for 2024 Admission is January 7, 2024. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the steps to download the XAT Admit Card, what details to expect, and essential guidelines for a smooth exam experience. Also, check out the XAT Admit Card FAQs to ensure you get all the essential information.

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How to download XAT Admit Card 2024?

Here’s a simple guide to help you download your XAT 2024 hall ticket without an

  1. Go to the official XLRI Jamshedpur website.
  2. Look for the “Login” tab and click on it.
  3. Enter your XAT User ID and Date of Birth (DOB) as required.
  4. Once logged in, find and select the hall ticket section.
  5. You’ll see the option to download your XAT 2024 admit card displayed on the screen.
  6. Click the download button and save the XAT admit card as a PDF file for easy access.

Details on the XAT Admit Card 2024

The XAT Admit Card for 2024 contains essential information related to the candidate and the exam. It’s crucial to cross-verify all details to ensure accuracy. Here’s what you can expect to find on your XAT Admit Card:

  • Candidate’s full name (must match the name on the Class Xth certificate)
  • XAT ID
  • Password
  • Date and time of the XAT exam
  • Reporting time for the exam
  • Address of the designated XAT Test Centre
  • Duration of the XAT examination
  • Exam day instructions
  • Candidate’s photograph and signature
  • Space provided for invigilator’s remark and signature

To avoid any last-minute confusion or delays on the exam day, it’s highly recommended that candidates visit the test centre beforehand to familiarize themselves with its location. Also, knowing the time taken to reach the location is helpful.

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XAT 2024 Admit Card Release Date

The awaited XAT admit card for 2024 is to be unveiled on December 20, 2023, by XLRI (Xavier School of Management). It will be accessible via the official website, enabling candidates to secure their admission tickets by logging in using their XAT ID and Date of Birth. As for the XAT examination itself, it is scheduled to be conducted online on January 7, 2024.

XAT Admit Card Release Date December 20, 2023
XAT Admit Card New Release Date December 27, 2023
XAT Application Last Date December 10, 2023 (November 30 initially)

XAT Exam 2024: Date & Time

Exam Date:

  • Date: January 7, 2024 – Sunday

Exam Time:

  • Timing: The XAT 2024 examination will be conducted in a single shift. The exam session is from 2.00 PM to 5.30 PM.
  • Candidates are advised to confirm the reporting time and adhere to the guidelines provided on the XAT admit card to avoid any last-minute rush or inconvenience.
  • The XAT exam lasts 3 hrs 30 minutes, during which candidates will be required to answer multiple-choice questions (MCQs).

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XAT 2024: Exam Centres

Northern India Southern India Eastern India Western India
Agra Bengaluru Bhilai Nagar Ahmedabad
Ambala Chennai Bhubaneshwar Goa
Amritsar Coimbatore Dibrugarh Mumbai
Allahabad Hyderabad Gorakhpur Nagpur
Chandigarh Kannur Kolkata Nasik
Delhi Mangalore Patna Pune
Greater Noida Mysore Ranchi Surat
Gurgaon Tiruchirapalli Siliguri Vadodara
Jaipur Udupi
Jammu Vijayawada
Kanpur Visakhapatnam

(Please note, some cities might be debatable in terms of their regional classification, but this table provides a general categorization based on their geographical regions within India.)

XAT 2024 : Exam Day Guidelines

Admit Card Requirements

  • Two Hard Copies: Ensure you carry two printed XAT 2024 admit card copies. Affix a recent passport-sized photograph in the designated space on both copies. Your signature should only be done in the presence of the invigilator.
  • Valid Photo ID: Alongside the admit card, carry a valid photo ID proof for verification. Acceptable IDs include PAN Card, Voter ID Card, Passport, Aadhaar Card, Driving License, etc.

Reporting and Exam Conduct

  • Reporting Time: Candidates must report to the exam centre at least 90 minutes before the XAT 2024 exam.
  • Commencement of Exam: No candidate will be permitted to enter the examination hall once the test has begun.
  • Duration and Seating: Candidates must remain seated for the entire exam duration. Leaving the seat before completion of the test time is not allowed.

Examination Hall Protocols

  • Arrival Time: It is advised to arrive at the examination centre at least one hour before the specified exam time.
  • Fair Examination Policy: Any attempt to indulge in malpractices during the examination will result in immediate disqualification.
  • Late Entry: Candidates won’t be allowed to enter the test centre once the gate closes.

Prohibited Items and Essentials

  • Restricted Items: The exam hall strictly prohibits items such as calculators, Bluetooth devices, and eatables. Only a transparent personal water bottle will be allowed.

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Documents to Carry with XAT Admit Card

The candidate is advised to carry the following documents.

  • Printout of XAT 2024 Admit Card.
  • Passport-sized photograph.
  • Aadhar / Passport / Driving License / PAN Card / Voter ID. Any government ID with a picture and name.

XAT Exam Pattern

  • The exam is being conducted online every year.
  • Another section comprises GK and an Essay that follows the first section.
  • Marking Scheme: Each correct answer will give one mark, and -0.25 will be given for each incorrect answer. Also, the exam taker can leave up to 8 questions. Beyond eight questions, -0.10 gets deducted.
  • The exam is therefore conducted for a total of 3 hr 30 minutes.
  • Part 1 for 175 minutes, Part 2 for 5 minutes, Part 3 for 30 minutes

Part I

Section No. of questions Total marks Time duration
Verbal and Logical Ability 26 26 175 minutes
Decision making 22 22
Quantitative ability & Data Interpretation 28 28
Total 76 76


Part II

Section Keyboard Testing 5 minutes

(This test does not test your typing skills. This was introduced only to test the functionality of keyboard. Before 2022, there were issues in the keyboard during the on course of Part-3: GK and Essay Writing Section at various test centres across India. Hence, this section was introduced in order to stop any future inconveniences.)

Part III

Candidates will have a total of 25 minutes to complete the examination. Furthermore, it is worth noting that there will be no negative marking for Paper 2.

Section No. of Questions Duration
General Knowledge 25 30 minutes
Essay Writing 1 (1 out of 3 has to be chosen)
Total 26

 (Remember that Essay and GK sections are not counted for merit listing)


  • Do I need to safely keep my XAT Admit Card After the XAT Exam 2024?

Yes, candidates are advised to keep it only until the completion of the entire admission process safely. 

  • Can I show  XAT Admit Card’s soft copy on exam day?

No, a candidate cannot display a soft copy of his Admit card; XAT mandates a hard copy for entry inside the exam hall.

  • Can I change my xat exam centre after xat admit card release?

No, a candidate can not change his exam centre for any reason.

  • How do I cover all necessary topics for XAT exam?

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