Exam Details

XAT 2020

Level National
For MBA, PGDM
Application start date Aug 25 2019 12:00AM
Application end date Nov 25 2019 12:00AM
Exam date Jan 5 2020 12:00AM

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Description

XAT 2020 (Xavier Aptitude Test)

XLRI Jamshedpur will conduct the Xavier Aptitude Test, better known as XAT 2020 in the first week of January 2020. XAT is a national level entrance test which is held annually for admission in postgraduate management programmers in 150 management institutions that accept XAT score. The registration for XAT 2020 shall start by the third week of August 2019 in online mode and will continue until the fourth week of November 2019. As per the exam pattern, XAT 2020 is a computer-based test which will consist of two parts. Part A will consist of MCQ questions from topics such as English Language and Logical Reasoning, Decision Making, Quantitative Ability, whereas, the second part consists of General Knowledge. Around 75,000 candidates are expected to appear for the examination across 46 cities

XAT 2020 Overview

Exam Name

Xavier Aptitude Test, also known as XAT

Conducting body

XLRI Jamshedpur

Exam type

National Level Post-Graduate exam

Purpose of Test

Qualifying Test for admission to XLRI and 150+ B-schools

Mode of the Exam

Online (Computer-based)

Duration of the Exam

3 hours

Annual No. of Test Takers

Approx. 75,000

Exam Pattern

Objective and Subjective questions

Negative Marking

Yes (0.25 marks or 1/4th of the total marks for each wrong answer)

XAT 2020 Convenor

Notified soon (XAT 2019 Convenor - Fr Antony Uvari)

Programmes Offered by XLRI

Business Management (BM), Human Resource Management (HRM), Global Business Management (GBM) and General Management Programme (GMP)

XAT 2020 Important Dates

Events

Important Dates (tentative)

XAT 2020 Notification

Second week of August 2019

Application process starts

Third week of August 2019

Application Process ends (without late fee)

Fourth week of November, 2019

Late application deadline (with late fee)

Second week of December, 2019

Admit card availability

Third week of December 2019

XAT 2020 Mock Test Release

First week of January 2020

XAT 2020 Exam

First Sunday of January 2020 (10 AM-1 PM)

XAT Official Answer Key and candidate response sheet released

Second week of January 2020

Objection filing to XAT Answer key

Second week of January 2020

XAT 2020 Result

Third week of January 2020

XAT 2020 Cutoff

Third week of January 2020

 XAT Application Fee

 The XAT application fee last year was Rs. 1700 (without late fee). According to last year XAT exam fees, the application received after the deadline had to include the late application fee of Rs. 2000.

 For each XLRI programmers, candidates need to pay an additional fee of Rs. 300. The late applications would be charged Rs. 500.

 The application fee for XAT 2020 is likely to remain along the same lines. Payment Modes - Candidates need to pay the fee online through Credit Cards, Debit Cards (RuPay / Visa / Master Card / Maestro), and Internet Banking.

 

Min criteria

XAT Eligibility Criteria 2020

  • One must have a bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognised board or university. The duration of the graduation should be a at least of three years.
  • Final year graduation students can also apply for XAT 2020 if they complete their degree by June 2020.
  • XLRI has not prescribed any age limit to apply for the exam under the XAT eligibility criteria 2019.
  •      XAT Eligibility for NRI/Foreign candidates - NRI or foreign national candidates have the option to apply through GMAT scores.

Eligibility

 XAT Eligibility Criteria 2020

  •  One must have a bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognised board or university. The duration of the graduation should be a at least of three years.
  • Final year graduation students can also apply for XAT 2020 if they complete their degree by June 2020.
  • XLRI has not prescribed any age limit to apply for the exam under the XAT eligibility criteria 2019.
  •      XAT Eligibility for NRI/Foreign candidates - NRI or foreign national candidates have the option to apply through GMAT scores.

Process

 XAT 2020: Exam Details, Application Process, Application Fee, Exam Date, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

 How to Fill XAT 2020 Application Form:

 6 Steps of XAT Registration 2020 

XAT registration process is online now. It is important to know how to fill XAT 2020 application form and make payment of XAT registration fee to become eligible for XAT 2020 exam.  XLRI Jamshedpur has released a 6 step XAT 2020 Registration and Application process. There is no separate XAT 2020 application form. For XAT 2020 Registration, the candidates have to complete the process in following 6 steps:

 Step-1: Register on official XAT website to get XAT 2020 ID and Password

 Step-2: Fill in Complete Personal Details in XAT 2020 Application Form

 Step-3: Fill in Academics from class 10 onwards on the next page of XAT application form

 Step-4: Fill in Work Experience after Graduation in completed months

 Step-5: Fill in your choice of XLRI Programmes and choice of XAT Test City

 Step-6: Make Payment online for XAT 2020 Registration Fee, XAT Application Fee and XLRI Programme Application Fee

 

 

Exam pattern

XAT2020 Exam Details:

AT 2020 exam pattern is as below:

Section in XAT 2019 Exam Pattern

Number of questions

Overall Time Duration

Part-1

74 Total MCQs

165 Minutes

Verbal and Logical Ability

26

No Sectional Time Limit

Decision Making

21

No Sectional Time Limit

Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation

27

No Sectional Time Limit

Part-2

25 Total MCQs

15 Minutes

General Knowledge

25

 

Total questions (Part 1 + Part 2)

99

 

 

   

Syllablus

XAT 2020 Syllabus

Sections

Topics

Verbal and Logical Ability

Vocabulary, Analogy-based on vocabulary, Reading Comprehension, Sentence correction, Grammar, Fill in the blanks, Paragraph Formation Questions, Poem, etc.

Decision-making

Arithmetic, Analytical Reasoning, Situational, etc.

QA & DI

Percentage, Profit & Loss, Time & Distance, Time & Work, Equations, Polynomials, Numbers, Progressions, Probability, Permutation and Combination, Data Sufficiency, Scatter Plots and Bar Charts, etc.

GK

History, Currency, Invention, Geography, National Capital, Culture, Books and authors, Personalities, Important Dates, Films, Science and Business, Current affairs, etc.

 

 

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