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March 26th, 2020 09:42 PM
Re: XAT exam pattern

XAT Exam is one of the biggest MBA entrance exams which most MBA aspirants attempt along with CAT.

It opens doors to some of the best B-Schools in India including the flagship XLRI Jamshedpur which conducts the exam.

The XAT Exam stands for Xavier's Aptitude Test and attracts over 75,000 aspirants every year.

The XAT Score is accepted by over 150 colleges with the top colleges in the bracket being:

XLRI Jamshedpur
S P Jain Mumbai
XIM Bhubaneshwar
MICA Ahmedabad
IMT Ghaziabad

Exam pattern:

Section in XAT 2020 Exam Pattern Number of questions Overall Time Duration
Part-1 74 Total MCQs 165 Minutes
Verbal and Logical Ability 26 No Sectional Time Limit
Decision Making 21 No Sectional Time Limit
Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation 27 No Sectional Time Limit

Part-2 25 Total MCQs 15 Minutes
General Knowledge 25
Total questions (Part 1 + Part 2) 99

XAT Marking Scheme

+1 mark for a correct answer

- 0.25 mark for an incorrect answer

Beyond 8 unanswered questions, 0.05 marks will be deducted for each unanswered question.

Important dates:

Starting of application form 3rd week of August 2020
Last date of application Last week of November 2020
Releasing of admit card 3rd week of December 2020
Exam Date 1st week of January 2021
Publication of result Last week of January 2021

Some books for XAT preparation:

Books Author
Analytical Reasoning MK Pandey
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension Ajay Singh
Word Power Made Easy Norman Lewis
High School English Grammar & Composition Wren & Martin
A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning RS Aggarwal
March 26th, 2020 09:42 PM
Re: XAT exam pattern

I want to apply for the XAT Exam and searching for details related to this exam. Will you provide XAT Exam complete pattern also provide all important dates so I can apply?
September 8th, 2012 01:24 PM
Re: XAT exam pattern

XAT examination is of 140 minutes. The examination comprises of 200 objective type questions and an essay that should be written in 300 words.

1st section comprise of 80 general English questions.
2nd set of reasoning and quantitative ability questions and it contains 60 questions.
3rd and last part includes 60 general awareness questions.

Xavier Admission Test for 2012 was given on 8th January.
September 8th, 2012 12:12 PM
XAT exam pattern

Sir, I have started my preparation for my XAT exam papers, so can you please tell me about its details? What is the examination pattern of XAT?

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