XAT 2020 Notification Released: Apply online at xatonline.in

XAT 2020 Notification

The Xavier Aptitude Test, more commonly referred to as XAT, is the entrance examination conducted by Xavier Association of Management Institutions (XAMI). The exam, organized by Xavier Labour Relation Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur and the XAT score is accepted by 150 plus top B schools in India, such as XLRI, SPJIMR, IMT, XIMB, TAPMI, XIME, etc. The official notification for XAT 2020 will be released on August 23, 2019.

The XAT 2020 exam is on Sunday, January 5, 2020.  Registration for will start from August 23 2019. Students can register online over the official website of XAT, i.e. xatonline.in

The experts at PaGaLGuY have compiled details about the XAT 2020 to help candidates find all information on one page.

XAT 2020: Knowing the exam better:

As the topper’s say, before planning and preparing for the examination and the necessities of the test, it is pretty much essential to know about the exam itself.

The following table will help a candidate understand the XAT 2020 better and prepare their preparation strategy accordingly.

Exam Name Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT)
Conducting body XLRI Jamshedpur
Exam type National Level Post-Graduate exam
Application Fees INR 1700 ( without late fee)

INR 2000 (With late fee)

Periodicity Once in a year
Score/Percentile Validity One Year
Mode of the Exam Online (Computer-based)
Duration of the Exam 3:00 hours
Annual No. of Test Takers Approx. 90,000
Exam Pattern Objective questions only
Number of questions 100
Syllabus The syllabus is divided into four sections-

-Verbal and Logical Ability

-Decision Making

-Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation

-General Knowledge.

Negative Marking 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.

No negative marking for GK section

Programmes Offered by XLRI Business Management (BM), Human Resource Management (HRM) and General Management Programme (GMP)
Official website http://www.xatonline.in/

XAT, 2020 Important Dates:

Managing the time is the most crucial element of any exam preparation, and so does it apply for XAT 2020 too. Being aware of the significant dates makes us feel confident and gives a specific path for further development. The following is the list of most crucial deadlines that matter for XAT 2020.

XAT Exam Particulars XAT 2020 Deadline
XAT Date for Notification August 23, 2019
XAT 2020 Exam Date for Registration start August 23, 2019
Last date for Registration & Application submission online (without late fees) November 30, 2019
XAT 2020 Registration Deadline with late fee December 10, 2019
XAT 2020 Exam Admit Card download (Start) December 20, 2019
Deadline to Download XAT 2020 Admit Card January 5, 2020
XAT 2020 Exam Date January 5, 2020 (9.30 AM -12.30 PM)
XAT 2020 Exam Result date By January 31, 2020 (Excluding January 25)

Premier Colleges Accepting XAT Scores:

While 150+ colleges accept the XAT 2020 across the nation, we have listed the elite of them here to help the candidates set their goals and prepare accordingly.

1)      XLRI Xavier School of Management 2)      Loyola Institute of Business Administration 3)      St. Francis Institute of Management and Research (SFIMR)
4)      St. Joseph’s Institute of Management 5)      Aloysius Institute of Management and Information Technology 6)      Xavier Business School (XBS), St.Xavier’sUniversity, Kolkata
7)      Xavier Institute of Management, Xavier University 8)      Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship 9)      Xavier Institute of Management & Research
10)   Xavier Institute of Development Action and Sciences (XIDAS) 11)   Xavier Institute of Social Service 12)   Manipal Institute of management

XAT 2020 – Test Centres: While filling up the application form, it is inevitable that the candidate should select their XAT 2020 examination centre. Such a test centre cannot be changed later. Therefore having a complete idea of the test centres for a particular exam will help a candidate plan for the application and also for the itinerary, if needed. Following is the list of the 72 centres approved for XAT 2020:

Agra Ambala Amravati Bhatinda
Bhilai Nagar Bokaro Steel City Dibrugarh Durgapur
Ahmedabad Dehradun Kanpur Rourkela
Allahabad Delhi Kolkata Sambalpur
Amritsar Goa Lucknow Surat
Bengaluru Greater Noida Mangalore Tiruchirapalli
Berhampur Gurgaon Mumbai Tirupathi
Bhopal Guwahati Nagpur Udaipur
Bhubaneshwar Hyderabad Nasik Vadodara
Chandigarh Indore Noida Varanasi
Chennai Jabalpur Patna Vijayawada
Dhanbad Jaipur Pune Visakhapatnam
Coimbatore Jammu Raipur Ernakulum
Cuttack Jamshedpur Ranchi Gandhinagar
Gorakhpur Gwalior Hooghly Hubly
Kannur Kota Kottayam Kurnool
Kurukshetra Ludhiana Madurai Mysore
Rajamudhry Roorkee Siliguri Thiruvananthpuram
Tiruvallur Udupi Warangal

While the notification for an MBA entrance exam is the initial stage of it, the preparation for the exam is the next level.

To be able to prepare well, one needs the right strategies and thus have to focus upon the same.

For any information needed about the XAT 2020, log on to pagalguy.com/xat.

All the best!!!