XAT exam – Final preparation Tips

XAT exam – Final preparation Tips

XAT –Xaviour’s Aptitude Test is India’s most attempted entrance exam for Post-graduate Management education after CAT. XAT exam is conducted on first Sunday of January, every year by XLRI – Xaviour’s Labour Relation Institute. More than 150 prominent management institutes accept XAT score for their intakes.

As the XAT exam 2019 is going to be held in less than 1 month of time, here are some useful final preparation tips for XAT exam.

Regular Revision

  • XAT exam is conducted on first Sunday of every January, which means the XAT 2019 exam taker have less than 20 days left for preparation. At this moment the candidate have to stop exploring new topics and concentrate on revising the topics which are covered till now.
  • Revising completed topics is most recommended practice at this moment. Bringing in the new topics which haven’t been touched yet creates hurry and confusion in the candidate.
  • Revising should cover all the learned and practiced topics thoroughly.

Good amount of Mock tests

  • Mock tests are best boosters to evaluate ones standard of preparedness.
  • Sectional mock tests and complete mock tests prepare a candidate for online exam environment.
  • Accuracy with high speed can be achieved only with ample amount of attempting mock tests.
  • Attempting good number of mock tests is most recommended final preparation tips for XAT exam

More focus on difficult topics

  • Students from non-mathematics background should focus on higher mathematics concepts like trigonometry, probability, algebra, permutations and combinations etc., to give a good competition to students with mathematics background.
  • General Knowledge is a scoring topic if the candidate is well prepared with current affairs and general awareness in XAT exam. Reading a prominent daily news paper and weekly or monthly magazines, followed by collecting important current affairs and vocabulary helps a candidate to gain in both - English vocabulary and general knowledge.
  • ‘Decision making’ is an exclusive topic of XAT exam, which is meant to test the exam takers’ ability of problem solving in limited period of time. Decision making questions are posed to examine how a candidate uses his ethics and morals in problem solving and his understanding of contemporary world and business affairs. Decision making questions are given in both mathematics and reasoning topics.
  • As there is no essay writing task with this year exam pattern, its gives candidate little more time to spend on other important topics.

Health is key factor

  • Taking healthy diet and doing minor workouts keeps a person healthy to face any test easily.
  • Spending time with hobbies like music, solving puzzles, meditation keeps one’s mind active, which helps the candidate to make quick and right choices in the examination.
  • Good amount of rest and ample sleeping hours is necessary for any student who prepares for competitive exams, which boosts and renews his energy for further preparation.



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