What is XAT?
XAT (Xavier’s Aptitude Test) is the entrance exam conducted by Xavier Labour Relation Institute(XLRI) Jamshedpur on the behalf of Xavier Association of Management(XAMI) for last 60 years.
Now it has become an online exam.
|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|
No. of question ranges from 95 to 100.
- Verbal & Logical Ability(VA&LR): 26 questions
- Decision Making(DM): 21 question
- Quantitative Ability(QA)+Data Interpretation: 27 questions
- GK: 25 questions
There will be negative marking for wrong answers and un-attempted questions.
There will be no negative marking for GK section.
XLRI doesn’t release any specific syllabus for XAT. However, a list of topics for the exam based on the previous years’ pattern has been suggested by expert. The below-given table explains the XAT syllabus in depth-
|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.|