XAT 2019 Syllabus

XAT 2019 is a National level entrance exam conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur. the conducting body of XAT does not release any official syllabus for the test. XAT Entrance exam will be conducted in online mode.XAT 2019 will be divided into two papers – Paper 1 and Paper 2. Each of these papers will be further divided into different sections. The sections which are covered under XAT syllabus include Verbal & Logical Ability, Decision Making and Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation along with General Knowledge. Candidate get more information about XAT 2019 Syllabus

XAT Syllabus 2019

The first thing that the candidates need to understand is that there is no definite syllabus for XAT 2019. The questions are asked from a wide range of topics. However, on the basis of previous year question papers, an understanding can be gained about the common topics from which the questions are asked in the XAT exam.


                                                             PART A

Verbal & Logical Ability     

In this section, the students are tested on their English language skills. Most of the questions are based on English usage and reading comprehension. Given below is the list of the topics on which the students need to focus on –

  • Jumbled Paragraph
  • Analogies or Reverse Analogies
  • Vocabulary Based (Synonyms Antonyms)
  • Meaning-Usage Match
  • Para Jumble
  • English Usage or Grammar
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Logical Completion of Idea
  • Summary Questions
  • Verbal critical reasoning
  • Sentence Correction
  • Facts / Inferences / Judgments
  • Reading Comprehension

 Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation

The Quantitative Ability section of XAT 2019 exam measures the numerical ability of the candidates. Here are the main topics from which the questions are asked-

  • Geometry
  • Mensuration – 2D and 3D
  • Probability
  • Algebra Functions
  • P&L
  • Speed & Distance
  • Statistics
  • Table
  • Trigonometry
  • Graphs
  • Arithmetic
  • Heights & Distance
  • Direction Sense & Time
  • Clocks
  • Data Interpretation – Table, Combination

Decision Making

As the name of this section suggests, the questions in this section test the candidates on their decision-making ability and skills. The candidates need to focus on the following topics –

  • Series
  • Calendars
  • Clocks
  • Pie chart
  • Puzzles
  • Bar graphs
  • Logical Matching
  • Cubes
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Line Charts
  • Statement Conclusions
  • Venn Diagram
  • Arrangement
  • Blood Relations
  • Coding & Decoding
  • Numeric Grid
  • Family Tree

                                                         PART B

General Knowledge

In the General Knowledge section, the questions are asked from the latest political, economic and cultural events from all over the world. To prepare for this section, the students are advised to stay updated on the latest events.

  • History
  • Culture
  • Politics
  • Geography
  • Sports news
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Nation and States
  • Sports
  • Literature
  • Current Affairs of National and International Economy
  • Indian Constitution
  • Science in the Everyday Life

 Essay Writing

 In the Essay Writing Section, the students are asked to write an essay on an assigned topic. The candidates need to write an essay in a structured way. The topics are mainly based on social and economic events. To prepare for this section, the candidates should read the newspapers and stay updated on the recent issues. Also, the candidates should work on their vocabulary as using the right words is important.

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