XAT 2023

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Exam Registration: August 10th to November 30th 2022

Admit Card: 20th December 2022

Exam date: January 8th 2023

Result: 3rd week of Jan 2023

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Introduction

XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test) is an entrance exam conducted by XLRI in the month of January every year, for entrance into XAMI (Xavier Association of Management) Institutes. XAT Scores can be used to gain admission to XLRI Jamshedpur, XIMB, TAPMI and many other colleges. It is the second most prestigious management entrance exam in India after CAT.

Till 2017, XAT was a pen-and-paper exam. However, in 2018, it became an online computer-based test.

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List of colleges accepting XAT score

A few top b-schools that accept XAT scores are:

  1. Xavier School of Management (XLRI) Jamshedpur
  2. Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneshwar
  3. T.A.Pai Management Institute
  4. Goa Institute of Management (GIM)
  5. Institute of Management Technology Ghaziabad / Nagpur / Hyderabad
  6. K.J.Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research
  7. Welingkar Institute of Management and Research
  8. FORE New Delhi
  9. Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship, Bangalore
  10. Indian Institute of Forest Management
XAT 2022 Mocks

Rs.299

  • Closest to actual XAT
  • 5 National level XAT mocks
  • Detailed mock analysis and solutions with percentile
  • Access till exam date
XAT 2022 Decision Making Course

Rs.499

    • Special course for XAT 2022 DM
    • Concept Videos by XAT 2021 topper (Sayali ma'am)
    • Covers all the aspects of DM for XAT
    • Important DM practice tests with solutions
    • Valid till Jan 10th 2022
XAT 2022 Crash Course

Rs.1999

    • Special XAT 2022 Specific Crash Course
    • Schedule coveringĀ entire XAT specificĀ concepts
    • Complete access to all other XAT topicsĀ 
    • Focus on Decision Making, Critical Reasoning & Grammar
    • Important practice tests for all XAT topics
    • 5 XAT mocks with detailed solutions, analysis and percentile
    • XAT previous papers with solutions
    • Validity till 10 Jan 2022

Eligibility

The eligibility criteria for XAT have remained unchanged over time. 

1) The applicant must hold a recognized Bachelor's Degree or equivalent with a minimum duration of 3 years.

2) Students in their final year of graduation can also apply for the XAT exam.

3) There is no age limit to appear for XAT

Syllabus

XAT exam consists of the following sections

PART 1:

1) Verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension, and Logical Reasoning

2) Decision Making

3) Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation

PART 2 (not included in final XAT percentile):

1) General Knowledge 

2) Essay Writing

Verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension, and Logical Reasoning

The first section consists of the following topics:

1) Reading Comprehension

2) Para Jumbles

3) Para Completion

4) Vocabulary, Idioms and Phrases

5) Grammar and Sentence Correction

6) Sentence Completion

7) Critical Reasoning

8) Analogies

9) Clocks and Calendars

10) Facts, Inference and Judgements

11) Seating Arrangement

12) Blood Relations

13) Statements, Assumptions and Inferences

Decision Making

The second section consists of the following topics:

1) Caselets

2)  Decision Making in a given situation

3) Selection and Grouping according to conditions

4) Complex Arrangement

Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation

The third section consists of the following topics:

1) Geometry

2) Number Systems

3) Linear and Quadratic Equations

4) Profit and Loss

5) Time, Speed, Distance and Work

6) Permutations, Combinations and Probability

7) Progressions and Series

8) Logarithms and Surds

9) Inequalities

10) Venn Diagrams

11) Functions and Graphs

12) Ratio and Proportion

13) Trigonometry

14) Data Interpretation - Line Charts, Bar Graphs, Pie Charts, Tables, Caselets

General Knowledge 

1) Current Affairs

2) Geography

3) History

4) Science and Technology

5) Economy and Business

6) Person and Awards

7) International Organizations

8) Currencies and capitals

9) Important days

And other important topics

Important Dates

The XAT 2023 will be conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur.

EventImportant Dates
Exam Registration10th August 2022
Last Date for Registration30th November 2022
Admit Card Download20th December 2022
XAT 2022 Exam8th January 2023
XAT 2022 Result3rd week of January 2023

Exam Pattern

XAT Paper-I exam pattern:

  • The XAT paper-I will have negative marking of Ā¼ marks.
  • For up to 8 un-attempted questions no negative marks, after more than 8 un-attempted questions, each unanswered question will have a penalty of 0.10 marks.

Section name No. of questions Total marks Time duration
Verbal and Logical Ability 26

26

165 minutes
Decision making 21 21
Quantitative ability & Data Interpretation 28 28
Total 75 75

XAT paper-II exam pattern

The exam duration of Part 2, will be 25 minutes

No negative marking in paper-II

Name of the section No. of QuestionsDuration
General Knowledge 2515 minutes
Essay110 minutes
Total 26
25 minutes

Test Series

Cracku offers Five mock tests for XAT 2022 exam.

XAT 2022 Mocks

Rs.299

  • Closest to actual XAT
  • 5 National level XAT mocks
  • Detailed mock analysis and solutions with percentile
  • Access till exam date
XAT 2022 Decision Making Course

Rs.499

    • Special course for XAT 2022 DM
    • Concept Videos by XAT 2021 topper (Sayali ma'am)
    • Covers all the aspects of DM for XAT
    • Important DM practice tests with solutions
    • Valid till Jan 10th 2022
XAT 2022 Crash Course

Rs.1999

    • Special XAT 2022 Specific Crash Course
    • Schedule coveringĀ entire XAT specificĀ concepts
    • Complete access to all other XAT topicsĀ 
    • Focus on Decision Making, Critical Reasoning & Grammar
    • Important practice tests for all XAT topics
    • 5 XAT mocks with detailed solutions, analysis and percentile
    • XAT previous papers with solutions
    • Validity till 10 Jan 2022

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