XAT 2024

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Exam Registration: July 15th to 10th December 2023 

Admit Card: December 20th, 2023

Exam date: January 7th 2024

Result: 3rd week of Jan 2024

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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.

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
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  • 5 XAT Full-length Mocks (inc. 5 GK mocks)
  • 5 Verbal & Logical Ability Sectionals
  • 5 Decision Making Sectionals
  • 5 Quantitative Ability & Data Interepretation Sectionals
  • Detailed solutions and analysis
  • Wide-base of test takers for accurate All-India percentile
  • Access till Jan 10 2024
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  • 15 XAT Sectionals
  • Important practice tests for all topics
  • Validity till XAT 2024 exam date
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  • Access till Jan 10th, 2025

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

Download Complete XAT 2024 syllabus here

Important Dates

The XAT 2024 will be conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur.

EventImportant Dates
Exam RegistrationJuly 15th, 2023
Last Date for RegistrationDecember 10th, 2023
Admit Card DownloadDecember 27th, 2023
XAT 2024 Exam7th January 2024
XAT 2024 Result3rd week of Jan 2024

Exam Pattern

XAT Paper-I exam pattern:

  • The XAT paper-I will have negative marking of ¼ 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

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

XAT Paper-II exam pattern

Part-II

Mock Keyboard Testing (new section)

-

5 minutes

XAT Paper-III exam pattern

The exam duration of this Part, will be 30 minutes

No negative marking in this part

Name of the section No. of QuestionsDuration
General Knowledge 25
Essay1 (Out of 3 Essay's)30 minutes
Total 26

Test Series

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XAT 2024 Mock Series

Rs.499


  • 5 XAT Full-length Mocks (inc. 5 GK mocks)
  • 5 Verbal & Logical Ability Sectionals
  • 5 Decision Making Sectionals
  • 5 Quantitative Ability & Data Interepretation Sectionals
  • Detailed solutions and analysis
  • Wide-base of test takers for accurate All-India percentile
  • Access till Jan 10 2024
XAT 2024 Crash Course

Rs.5999


  • Special Crash Course for XAT 2024
  • Videos covering all concepts
  • Special focus on Decision Making, Critical Reasoning & Grammar
  • 5 XAT mocks with detailed solutions, analysis and percentile
  • 15 XAT Sectionals
  • Important practice tests for all topics
  • Validity till XAT 2024 exam date
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Rs.27999

  • Daily schedule complete syllabus
  • 1000+ Videos covering the entire CAT portion
  • 18,000+ Excellent questions with detailed solutions
  • 30 Live classes by IIMA Alumni
  • 60 Mocks (20 CAT mocks + 45 OMETs Mocks)
  • Free XAT, SNAP & NMAT crash courses (worth ₹ 10000)
  • 100 Concept Notes and solved example sets
  • Access till Jan 10th, 2025
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