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XAT 2018 Registration has been started now. XAT 2018 is also referred as Xavier Aptitude Test. It is the university level entrance exam, which is organized by the XLRI (Xavier Labour Relations Institute) on the behalf of XAMI. XAT exam is conducted for the admission in more than 150 B-Schools of the country. The exam is the gateway for admission in management courses. For more than 60 years XLRI is organizing XAT exam at all India level basis.

Minimum Criteria

 Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree of minimum three years duration or equivalent in any stream from any recognized college or institution


Nationality: All Indian candidates can appear for XAT 2018.

Qualification: Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree of minimum three years duration or equivalent in any stream from any recognized college or institution.

Appearing Candidates: Candidates completing their final examination by June 10, 2018 are also eligible to apply.

Foreign Candidate: NRI & foreign candidates can also apply through GMAT score (except Dubai & Kathmandu wherein candidates have option to appear in the XAT 2018 examination).

Application Process

Candidates interested in XAT but not in XLRI need to pay Rs. 1650/- only.

Candidates interested in XLRI programmes need to pay an additional fee of Rs.300/- each.

The late fee will be Rs. 2000/- (for XAT) and Rs. 500 (for XLRI programmes).

The fee payment can be done through online mode like debit/credit card or net banking.

For cash payment, candidates have to take a printout of XAT Pay-In-Slip visit the nearest IDBI bank and pay the application fee.

For payment through DD, make a DD in favor of “XLRI Jamshedpur A/c XAT” payable at Jamshedpur from any bank.

Exam Pattern

e XAT Exam Pattern 2018 details are mentioned below:

Exam Mode: The exam will be conducted through pen & paper based mode.

Number of Papers: The XAT exam is divided in two sections i.e. is paper 1 and paper 2.

Number of Questions: The paper 1 will consist of 72 questions and paper 2 will consist of 25 questions & one essay topic.

Duration: The total time given for paper 1 is 170 minutes and paper 2 is 35 minutes.



No. of Questions

Paper 1

Decision Making


Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation


Verbal and Logical Ability


Paper 2

General Knowledge



One topic



There is not any fixed syllabus for XAT exam. The XAT syllabus will comprise of various topics such as Decision Making & Analytical Reasoning, Verbal Ability, Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation and General Knowledge. In XAT exam, questions will be asked from the above mentioned topics.







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