XAT 2021: Xavier School of Management (XLRI) located in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, It is one of the most prestigious B-school of our country which offers full-time residential MBA, Masters Program, Research Program, and Executive Program. Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) is an entrance exam conducted by XLRI, through which eligible candidates can take admission in these courses. Candidates are advised to read the official advertisement before filling the application form. Check here all the important details about XAT 2021.
XAT 2021: Important Dates
|Online registration starts
||2nd week of August 2020
|Closing date to submit applications
||last week of November 2020
|Admit Card release
||last week of December 2020
||1st week of January 2021
|Declaration of Result
- All Indian candidates are eligible to apply.
- Candidates from Dubai and Kathmandu also have the option to appear for the entrance exam.
- NRI and foreign candidates who seek admission in XLRI – School of Management need not apply for the exam and can apply through GMAT score.
- Applicant should have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a state or central recognized University / College / Institute.
- Candidates appearing in the final year examination of their graduation are also eligible to apply.
- Appearing applicant has to submit proof of graduation before the start of the academic session.
- The fee payment can be done through online modes like Debit/Credit card or Net Banking.
- Candidates interested in XAT will have to pay Rs. 1700/- only.
- Candidates interested in XLRI need to pay an additional fee of Rs.300/- each.
- The paper pattern goes on changing year after year.
- The exam will be a Computer Based Test.
- +1 Mark for Each Correct answer for MCQs.
- 25 (¼) mark will be deducted for every wrong answer for MCQs.
- The time duration for Part 1 will be 165minutes
- The time duration for Part 2 will be 15minutes
- Maximum marks will be 100
||Number of questions
||74 Total MCQs
|Verbal and Logical Ability
|Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation
||25 Total MCQs
|Total questions (Part 1 + Part 2)
- The test paper is divided into 4 sections without Essay writing section.
- Section A of Part I would be on Verbal Ability & Logical reasoning and has 26 questions
- Section B of Part I would be on Decision Making and consists of 21 questions
- Section C of Part I would be on Quantitative Ability is proposed to have 27 questions
- Section 4 in Part II would consist of 25 MCQs on General Knowledge
- Candidates will be able to download their XAT 2021 Admit Cards from www.xatonline.net.in.
- Admit Cards will be issued only for those candidates who have successfully applied for XAT 2021.
- It is important to take Admit Card with you while going to the examination center.
- Candidate will not be allowed to give the exam, without the admit card.
Agartala, Cuttack, Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Allahabad, Delhi, Kolkata, Sambalpur, Ahmedabad, Dehradun, Kanpur, Rourkela, Amritsar, Goa, Lucknow, Surat, Bhopal, Guwahati, Nagpur, Udaipur, Berhampur, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Trivandrum, Bhubaneshwar, Hyderabad, Nasik, Vadodara, Bengaluru, Greater Noida, Mangalore, Tiruchirapalli, Chandigarh, Indore, Noida, Varanasi, Cochin, Jaipur, Pune, Visakhapatnam, Chennai, Jabalpur, Patna, Vijayawada, Coimbatore, Jammu, Raipur
- XAT answer key 2021 will be published after an exam.
- This answer key will be very helpful for the candidates to get some idea about the marks they’ve scored in the XAT exam.
- The result and scorecard will be released only in the online mode.
- Result and Score Card will be disclosed in January 2021.
- XAT Result and Score Card can be downloaded in the form of pdf.
- The complete information about the XAT Result and Score Card is hosted here.
- Only the candidates who meet the minimum cutoff percentile will be eligible for the next rounds.
- XLRI will announce the official cut off along with the result.
- The table given below provides official XLRI cut off scores –
||5 and above
||5 and above
||6 and above
||22 and above
|Correct use of words
||Completion of paragraph
||Correction of errors in sentences
|Completion of sentences
||English Vocabulary based questions
Reading Comprehension (RC)
|The inference from the passage
||In the context of the passage –True/false statements
|The main idea of RC passage
||Author’s view on various issues raised in the RC passage
|Purpose of the RC passage
||Explanation of the words & phrases as used in the passage
Logical Reasoning (LR)
|Data Arrangement Test
||Conditions and Grouping Test
||LCM and HCF
||Surds and Indices
||Profit and Loss
||Time, Distance and Work
||Mixtures and Allegations
||Permutation and Combination
||Interest (Simple and Compound)
||Ratio and Proportion and others
||Geometry including Co-ordinate Geometry
Data Interpretation (DI)
||Data analysis and comparison
||Business & Economy
||Capitals & Currencies
||Constitution of India
|Books & Authors
||Company profiles and logos
||National and International current affairs