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
-Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation
|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)|
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:
|Bhilai Nagar||Bokaro Steel City||Dibrugarh||Durgapur|
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.
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