XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test)

Sunday, January 8, 2023

 XAT 2023

Xavier Aptitude Test

Notification | Exam Date | Application Form |  Eligibility | Exam Pattern | Admit Cards | Syllabus | Results | Counselling

Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) is one of the most popular MBA entrance exams in India and is the second-largest exam after CAT. XAT is a national-level entrance exam conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur. MBA aspirants with passing Bachelor’s Degrees from a recognized university or institute in any discipline will be eligible to apply for XAT 2023. XAT Exam is conducted for admission in more than 150 B-Schools in the country. The XAT 2023 exam is scheduled for the 2nd of January 2023.

XAT Sample Papers

XAT 2023 Notification

XAT 2023 Notification by XLRI Jamshedpur has been released. The online application process for XAT 2023 starts on 10th August 2022 and closes on 30th November 2022. XAT 2023 applications are received online mode only.

XAT 2023 Exam Dates

XLRI Jamshedpur has announced the XAT important dates in 2023

Date of Release of XAT Notification 2023
August 9, 2022
XAT Registration 2023 starts
August 10, 2022 ( 12 Noon Onwards)
Last date for XAT 2023 Registration & Application submission online without late fee
November 30, 2022 (Till 12 midnight)
XAT 2023 Registration Last date with late fee
Not Announced
XAT Admit Card 2023 download Start Date
December 20, 2022
Last date to Download XAT Admit Card 2023
January 8, 2023
XAT Exam Date 2023
January 8, 2023 (2.00 PM to 5.10 PM)
XAT 2023 Result date
January 20, 2023
XAT 2023 Preparation Tips

XAT 2023 Application Form

The form for XAT 2023 will be released on 9th August 2022.

  1. You will first have to go to XAT Online
  2. Click on “XAT Registration” fill the preliminary information and submit it.
  3. After completion of these details, you will receive the XAT ID and password through Email & SMS.
  4. Do note that you are required to create your own password
  5. After completing of the form, you will have to log into XAT 2023 and fill in the educational, qualification details, and select the favored city for the examination.
  6. Candidates must upload their digital signature as well as a color photograph of passport size online for XAT 2023.
  7. The final process takes you to the payment page.
  8. Candidates pay the requisite fees via online modes of payment for XAT 2023.
  9. Candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria should print the online confirmation page or receipt for future reference.
XAT 2023 Application Form


XAT 2023 Registration Fee

** Without late fee With Late fee
XAT Registration Fee Rs. 1700 Rs. 2000
XLRI Programme(s) Rs. 300 for each Programme Rs. 500

XAT 2023 Eligibility

  • There is no age bar for taking XAT for admission into XLRI and allied institutes.
  • The candidate must have scored at least 50 percent marks in their graduation degree to satisfy the eligibility criteria for XAT 2023.
  • There is a quota system for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, OBCs as well as Physically Handicapped Classes.
  • There is a 5 percent relaxation in the marks eligibility department for XAT 2023.
  • For XAT 2023 examination, there is no specific allocation of seats in terms of numbers for the reserved categories of candidates.
  • Candidates will be eligible to take XAT 2023 even when in the final year of graduation.


XAT 2023 Eligibility


XAT 2023 Exam Pattern

  • The total number of questions to be answered will be 78 and the test duration will be 170 minutes.
  • Each question carries 1 mark.
  • Each wrong answer fetches a negative marking of ¼ mark.
  • However, the essay and general knowledge sections will see no negative markings.







Verbal and Logical Ability 


170 Min

Decision Making


Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation



General Knowledge


40 Min


1 Essay


XAT 2023 Exam Pattern

XAT 2023 Admit Cards

  1. Candidates who have applied for XAT 2023 will be able to download their XAT 2023 Admit Cards from xatonline.net.in.
  2. Candidates must provide XAT Registration ID and Password to download XAT 2023 Admit Card.
  3. It must be noted that the XAT 2023 admit card will only be made available online. They will not be sent to the candidates via post or courier.
XAT 2023 Exam cities


XAT 2023 Syllabus

Based on previous years’ question papers, there are several topics that the students need to focus on.

Quantitative Ability – The questions in the quantitative section are generally asked from the topics like arithmetic, geometry, linear equations, graphs, probability, algebra, profit and loss statistics, logarithm and progressions, trigonometry etc.

Verbal Ability – In the Verbal Ability section, the candidates can expect questions related to jumbled paragraph, analogies, fill in the blanks, sentence correction, and reading comprehension.

Decision Making – Decision-making questions are based on calendars, bar graphs, cubes, line charts, blood relations, family tree,s etc. For complete information on these topics, the students can check the XAT 2023 syllabus article.

XAT 2023 Syllabus


XAT Sample Papers

One of the best ways to prepare for XAT is to practice XAT sample papers in 2023. This year, XAT has gone online and the candidates must prepare accordingly. With the help of XAT sample papers, practice papers, and previous year's question papers, candidates can become familiar with the test pattern and also gain insights into the types of questions asked in the exam. 

 XAT Sample Papers 

XAT 2023 Results

  1. XAT Results 2023 exam will be announced in the last week of January 2023. On the basis of the XAT result, the candidates can seek admission in XLRI and other participating institutes across the nation.
  2. The candidates will be able to download their scorecards on the basis of their login details.
  3. XAT 2023 score will remain valid for one year.
  4. Also, the percentage and percentile of the General Knowledge section will not be a part of the Total percentage and percentile. It will be calculated independently.
  5. The GK percentile and percentage will be independently calculated and will not be revealed in the total.
XAT Result 2023


XAT 2023 Counselling

The counselling session consists of:

  • Group Discussion
  • Personal Interview
  • Essay Writing

Once all these are completed, a final merit list of accepted candidates is displayed on the website.

The must-have documents for this process are:

  • All academic scorecards
  • XAT scorecard
  • XAT admit card
XAT Cutoff Score



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