XAT Exam

XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test)

Registrations:  2nd Week of September 2021

XAT Overview

What is XAT Exam?

XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test) which is organized by XLRI – Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur. It is National Level Exam conducted once in a year for getting admission in MBA/PGDM courses. More than 700 top B-schools accept XAT scores for admission in PG management courses.

The XAT 2021 examination is expected to be organized soon by the first week January, 2022 and the registration procedure may begin in the second week of September, 2021.

XAT 2021 Exam Highlights

Features 

Details 

Exam Name

XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test)

Conducting Body

XLRI – Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur

Exam Level

National Level Exam

Exam Frequency

Once in a year

Exam Mode

Online mode only

Exam Duration

3 hours

Language

English Language

Course Offered

MBA/PGDM

Exam Helpdesk No.

18002674008

Exam Website

https://xatonline.in/

XAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have done Graduation degree in any discipline from a recognized university
  • Candidates who are in the final year of their graduation are also eligible to apply for XAT exam

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XAT 2021 Important Dates

You can check below XAT 2021 tentative important dates:-

Events

Important Dates (Tentative)

XAT 2021 notification release

2nd week of September 2021

Registrations start

2nd week of September 2021

Registrations end date (Without any Late Fee)

Last week of November 2021

Registrations end date (With Late Fee charged)

2nd week of December 2021

Admit card download release date

3rd week of December 2021

Admit card download Last Date

1st week of January 2022

Exam Date

1st week of January 2022

Declaration of result (XAT 2021)

Last week of January 2022

XAT 2021 Registration

You can register easily for the XAT 2021 exam through given below steps:-

  • Firstly go to the official website – https://xatonline.in/
  • Now register yourself by entering your details such as name, email ID and mobile number, your state and city
  • After registering, login by entering your email ID and password that you have created at the time of registration
  • Now enter all the required details in the XAT registration form
  • Upload scanned documents in the required place
  • Now pay the registration fees for XAT 2021 exam
  • After the completing submit the form

XAT 2021 Application Fee:

XAT 2021 Application Fee

  • For Indian students registration fee for XAT 2021(without late fee) is INR 1750/-.
  • Indian students who want to apply for GMP via GMAT is INR 2500/- .
  • Foreign students or NRIs registration fee is INR 5000/- who are applying for one or more programms through GMAT.
  • Students who are applying after the Registrations end date have to pay late fee of INR 2050/-.

How to pay XAT 2021 Exam Fee?

XAT 2021 exam fee can be paid through three modes i.e. online, cash and DD (Demand Draft):-

  • Online mode: Credit card/Cash Cards/Mobile Wallets/ IMPS/ Debit card (RuPay, Visa, MasterCard or Maestro) /Net Banking (only if you have an IDBI bank account)
  • Through Cash – XAT 2021 Exam Fee can be paid through the nearest branch of IDBI bank by taking a print out of the XAT Pay-In-Slip.
  • DD (Demand Draft) – you just have to send a DD in favor of given address:-

The Chairperson Admission,

XLRI – Xavier School of Management,

Circuit House Area (East),

Jamshedpur – 831001

XAT 2021 Exam Pattern

XAT 2021 Examination is divided into four sections namely Verbal and Logical Ability, Decision Making, General Knowledge, Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation will come in MCQ type questions which you have to solve in 3 hours (180 minutes).

Know distribution details of XAT 2021 exam Sections and questions below:-

Sections

Verbal and Logical Ability, Decision Making, General Knowledge, Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation

Duration of exam

Total 3 hours (180 minutes)

Total number of questions

100 Questions

Section-wise number of questions

  • Verbal and Logical Ability – 26 questions
  • Decision Making – 21 questions
  • General Knowledge – 25 questions
  • Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation – 28 questions

Total marks

100 Marks

Language of question paper

English Language

Type of questions

MCQs

Marking Scheme

  • You will get +1 marks for every correct answer
  • -0.25 marks will deducted for every wrong answer
  • -0.10 marks will deducted for more than 8 un attempted questions
  • There is no negative marking in GK (General Knowledge) section only

XAT 2021 Cut Off

You can check given below cut off for the XLRI’s PGDM-BM and PGDM-HRM programms:-

PGDM- Business Management program

Category

VALR

Male

76

Female

70

SC

60

ST

55

 

Category

DM

Male

74

Female

70

SC

60

ST

55

 

Category

QA

Male

83

Female

75

SC

60

ST

55

 

Category

Overall

Male

94

Female

92

SC

65

ST

60

PGDM- Human Resource Management program

Category

VALR

Male Engineering

80

Female Engineering

75

Male Non-Engineering

80

Female Non-Engineering

75

SC

55

ST

50

 

Category

DM

Male Engineering

75

Female Engineering

68

Male Non-Engineering

75

Female Non-Engineering

68

SC

55

ST

50

 

Category

QA

Male Engineering

80

Female Engineering

74

Male Non-Engineering

73

Female Non-Engineering

64

SC

55

ST

50

 

Category

Overall

Male Engineering

93

Female Engineering

90

Male Non-Engineering

90

Female Non-Engineering

87

SC

65

ST

55

XAT Test Centres and Cities

XAT 2021 examination was conducted at numerous exam centers located in 72 cities in India. You have to choose at least two exam center preferences during the registration:-

Agra

Goa

Ahmedabad

Gorakhpur

Allahabad

Guwahati

Ambala

Gwalior

Amravati

Hooghly

Amritsar

Hubballi (Hubli)

Bengaluru

Hyderabad

Berhampur

Indore

Bhatinda

Jabalpur

Bhilai Nagar

Jaipur

Bhopal

Jammu

Bhubaneswar

Jamshedpur

Bokaro Steel City

Kannur

Chandigarh/Mohali

Kanpur

Chennai

Kolkata

Coimbatore

Kota

Cuttack

Kottayam

Dehradun

Kurnool

Delhi-NCR

Kurukshetra

Dhanbad

Lucknow

Dibrugarh

Ludhiana

Durgapur/Asansol

Madurai

Ernakulam

Mangalore

Gandhinagar

Mumbai

Mysuru

Thiruvananthapuram

Nagpur

Tiruchirappalli

Nashik

Tirupathi

Patna

Tiruvallur

Pune

Udaipur

Raipur

Udupi

Rajahmundry

Vadodara

Ranchi

Varanasi

Roorkee

Vijayawada

Rourkela

Visakhapatnam

Sambalpur

Warangal

Siliguri

Surat

Top 10 colleges Accepting XAT score

  1. XLRI Jamshedpur
  2. Amity Noida
  3. WeSchool Mumbai
  4. BIMTECH Greater Noida
  5. IMT Ghaziabad
  6. ISBM Pune
  7. IMS Ghaziabad
  8. Jaipuria Institute of Management Noida, Lucknow
  9. XIM Bhubaneswar
  10. JIMS Rohini, New Delhi

XAT Exam FAQs

Ques. How many times XAT examination was conducted in a year?

Ans. XAT examination was conducted once in a year.

Ques. When will XAT 2021exam result be declared?

Ans. XAT 2021exam result will be declared in the last week of January 2022.

Ques. Can I pay application fee through offline mode?

Ans. Yes, you can only pay application fee in offline mode via two ways that are given below:-

  • Through Cash – XAT 2021 Exam Fee can be paid through the nearest branch of IDBI bank by taking a print out of the XAT Pay-In-Slip.
  • DD (Demand Draft) – you just have to send a DD in favor of given address:-

The Chairperson Admission,

XLRI – Xavier School of Management,

Circuit House Area (East),

Jamshedpur – 831001

Ques. What is the registration fee for Indian students applying for GMP via GMAT?

Ans. Indian students who want to apply for GMP via GMAT has to registration fee of INR 2500/- .

Ques. How many I can apply for XAT exam?

Ans. There is no restriction on number of attempts. You can apply any number of times, year on year.

Ques. Is there any negative marking in XAT 2021 exam?

Ans. Negative marking scheme for the XAT 2021 exam is given below:-

  • -0.25 marks will deducted for every wrong answer
  • -0.10 marks will deducted for more than 8 un attempted questions
  • There is no negative marking in GK (General Knowledge) section only

Ques. From where I can get register for XAT 2021 exam?

Ans. Go to this link and register for XAT 2021 exam – https://xatonline.in/

Ques. What is the registration late fee for XAT exam?

Ans. Students who are applying after the Registrations end date have to pay late fee of INR 2050/-.

Ques. How many questions will come in XAT 2021 exam section wise?

Ans. There are total 100 questions in XAT exam:-

  • Verbal and Logical Ability – 26 questions
  • Decision Making – 21 questions
  • General Knowledge – 25 questions
  • Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation – 28 questions

Ques. Is there any correction facility available in XAT registration form?

Ans. No, there is correction facility available in XAT registration form. You must re-check all the details before submitting the form.

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