Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT)


XAT 2018: Exam Dates, Application, Pattern, Admit Card

XAT 2018 the Xavier School of Management or Xavier Labour Relation Institute (Jamshedpur ) conducts a paper based test a national level test every year held in the month of January called Xavier Aptitude Test XAT 2018. XAT exam is so beneficial for students that this test is a gateway for more than 140 B-schools in India. XAT exam has a great fruitful goal but the test is challenging highly enough with selfly knocking on a decision to judge and answer a question in the very highly skilled way.

Candidates can check Exam dates, Exam pattern, Application for exam XAT 2018 Test.

XAT 2018 Exam Dates




Online Application Form Submission

August 3rd week           2017

Last Date of Submitting Application Form

December 2nd week      2017

Availability of Admit Card

December  3rd week     2017

Exam Date

January 2nd week         2018

Result Announcement

January  last week        2018

Counseling Date

February                     2018

XAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria


  • Bachelor’s degree of three years or higher is acceptable.

  • Those candidates (final year) who appears the final exam by June 2017 are eligible for the XAT Exam.

  • It is good news that if a candidate has scored lesser than 50 %  can go for a XAT test.

For Business Management

  • Must have qualified BeD  Degree of 3 years or recognized University certificate or mark sheet.

For Global Business Management

  • Must have qualified BeD  Degree of 3 years or recognized University certificate or mark sheet.

  • Appearing candidates of final years who completing by 10 th June 2016 are also eligible for the test.

  • Gateway for those candidates who have 3 or more years of experience.

XAT 2018 Application Process

  • To register candidate have to visit an official website and click here on create the new account then fill all the details across all the elements.

  • After registering get ready for XAT identity number.

  • Create a new password and do remember your e-mail id because this will be your conversation medium with exam authorities. As Authority will not search any other option to communicate you for any further queries.  

  • Payment can be done in three ways that are Online via Debit / Credit card, Cash payment through IDBI Bank and Demand Draft in favor of  XLRI Jamshedpur A/C XAT payable at Jamshedpur.

  • The test fees are 1600/- and for XLRI 300/-  more should be paid.

  • Late fees are collected as 2000/- and for XLRI 500/-  more should be paid.

XAT 2018 Exam Pattern


XAT exam has four sections:-

  • XAT Quantitative Ability test: - This part covers many logics mathematics equation, Profit & Loss, Ratio, different variations, Algebra etc.
  • XAT English Language & Logical Reasoning test: - This part contains some fill in the blanks, Reading comprehension, questions of grammar and verbal logic, etc.
  • XAT Decision-Making test: - One of the crucial part of the exam where a candidate has to give more answers with maximum accuracy. A reason for making a task more difficult because authorities want to filter off more students and grasping the brilliants.  
  • XAT GK & Essay test: - This part contains lots of general roots of topics such as Business & economy, history & geography, current affairs etc.
  • For all these attempting candidates have spared 170 minutes with 78 number of questions.
  • Candidate can escape by not attempting 13 questions but if increase more for not attempting, one can lose 0.05  marks per question.
  • There is a negative mark for answering wrong 0.25 mark but for GK section will have no negative marking system.

 XAT Exam Centre

Agartala                         Bangalore

Ahmedabad                   Berhampur

Allahabad                     Bhopal            

Amritsar                       Bhubaneswar

Chandigarh                   Dehradun

Chennai                       Delhi

Cochin                         Hyderabad

Coimbatore                   Jabalpur

Cuttack                        Jaipur

Goa                            Jammu

Greater Noida                Jamshedpur

Gurgaon                       Lucknow

Guwahati                      Nagpur

Indore                          Nasik

Kanpur                         Noida

Kolkata                        Raipur

Mangalore                     Ranchi

Mumbai                        Rourkela

Patna                           Tiruchirapalli

Pune                            Trivandrum

Sambalpur                    Vadodara

Surat                           Varanasi

Udaipur                         Vijayawada

XAT 2018 Admit Card

  • Admit Card is avail on online Candiadates to tag the dates of Admit Card.
  • Admit Card is avail on December 3rd week.


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