XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test)

Sunday, January 2, 2022

XAT 2021 Exam Pattern with Subjects and Marks

 XAT 2021 Exam Pattern

with Subjects and Marks


XAT 2021 will be conducted on January 3, 2021, by XLRI Jamshedpur in an online mode. XAT will be conducted in online mode. The exam is divided into two parts. Paper 1 consists of three sections carrying around 70 objective type multiple-choice questions. Paper 2 carries two sections which are a mix of objective and subjective type of questions. XAT 2021 exam pattern will help candidates to know more about the question paper pattern, marking scheme, duration, the total number of questions, etc.

Check Out XAT 2021 Syllabus



XAT 2021 Exam Pattern







Verbal and Logical Ability


170 Min


Decision Making


Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation



General Knowledge


40 Min


Important Points of XAT 2021 Exam Pattern

  • The medium of the paper is English
  • ORS (Optical Response Sheet) will be given for recording the responses.
  • The paper will be divided into 2 parts: Part 1 and Part 2
  • Part 1 will comprise 72 questions from Quantitative Ability, Verbal Ability, and Decision Making
  • Part 2 will comprise 25 questions from General Knowledge and an essay
  • All 3 sections will have to be completed in 210 minutes
  • The score in GK will be used only for the final selection and not for shortlisting for the interview round.
  • Every correct answer will gain 1 mark and every incorrect answer will result in ¼ mark deduction
  • Unattempted questions will result in a loss of 0.05 marks after a maximum of 12 questions.




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