XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test)

XAT 2019 Notification, Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Admit Cards, Syllabus, Results, Counselling

XAT 2019: Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) is one of the most important 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 passing Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised university or institute in any discipline will be eligible to apply for XAT 2019. XAT Exam is conducted for the admission in more than 150 B-Schools of the country. The XAT 2019 exam is held on the 6th January 2019.

It will be an online test of 3 hours and 30 minutes duration and consists of both objective and subjective questions.

XAT 2019 Notification

Notification related to XAT 2019 by XLRI Jamshedpur – August 15, 2018

XAT 2019 Exam Dates

XLRI Jamshedpur has announced the XAT important dates 2019



XAT 2019  Notification

15th August 2018

XAT 2019 application process begin

20th August 2018

XAT Application last date

30th November 2018

XAT Admit cards

20th December 2018

XAT Exam date

6th January 2019

XAT Results

Last week of January 2019

XAT 2019 Application Form

The form for XAT 2019 will be released on 20th August 2018.

  1. You will first have to go to xatonline.net.in
  2. Click on “XAT Registration” and fill the preliminary information and submit it.
  3. After completion of these detail you will receive the XAT email ID
  4. Do note that you are required to create your own password
  5. After completion of the form you will have to log into XAT 2019 and fill the educational, qualification details and select the favoured city for the examination.
  6. Candidates must upload their digital signature as well as a colour photograph of passport size online for XAT 2019.
  7. The final process takes you to the payment page.
  8. Candidates pay the requisite fees via online modes of payment for XAT 2019.
  9. If the candidate wants to pay offline, they should mention the same on the form.
  10. Candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria should print the online confirmation page or receipt for future reference.
  11. This has to be couriered or sent via speed post to the XLRI Office at the following address:

XLRI The Chairperson,

Admissions XLRI,

H.Area East Jamshedpur 831001,


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XAT 2019 Eligibility

  • There is no age bar for taking XAT for admission into XLRI and allied institutes.
  • The candidate must have scored at least 50 per cent marks in their graduation degree to satisfy the eligibility criteria for XAT 2019.
  • 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 2019.
  • For XAT 2019 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 2019 even when in the final year of graduation.

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XAT 2019 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 marking.








Verbal and Logical Ability


Decision Making


Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation







    170 Min


General Knowledge





     1 Essay


      40 Min


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XAT 2019 Admit Cards

  1. Candidates who have applied for XAT 2019 will be able to download their XAT 2019 Admit Cards from xatonline.net.in.
  2. Candidates must provide XAT Registration ID and Password to download XAT 2019 Admit Card.
  3. It must be noted that the XAT 2019 admit card will only be made available online. They will not be sent to the candidates via post or courier.

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XAT 2019 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 etc. For complete information on these topics, the students can check the XAT 2019 syllabus article.

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XAT Sample Papers

One of the best ways to prepare for XAT is to practice XAT sample papers 2018. This year, XAT has gone online and the candidates must prepare accordingly. With the help of XAT sample papers, practice papers, and previous year question papers, candidates can become familiar with the test pattern and also gain insights into the types of questions asked in the exam. 

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XAT 2019 Prepration Tips

XAT 2019 Results

  1. The result of XAT 2019 exam will be announced by January 31, 2019. On the basis of result, the candidates can seek admission in XLRI and other participating institutes across the nation.
  2. The candidates will be able to download their score card on the basis of their login details.
  3. XAT 2019 score will remain valid for one year.
  4. Also, the percentage and percentile of General Knowledge section will not be a part of 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.

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XAT 2019 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 score cards
  • XAT scorecard
  • XAT admit card

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