XAT 2017 Official Answer Key Released!

Sarika Rana updated on : 16 Jan 2017

XLRI has released the XAT 2017 official answer key, also including question paper with explanation (Set-A)! Find out here!

XAT 2017 Answer Key Released

XAT 2017 was conducted by XLRI, Jamshedpur on Sunday, January 8, 2017. XLRI has now released the official XAT 2017 answer key. Candidates who appeared for the exam can now check the official website. You can now download the official XAT answer key of all sets (A,B,C,D). XLRI has announced three main things on the official website including

  • XAT 2017 Answer Key
  • XAT 2017- General Knowledge Answer Key
  • Question Paper with Explanation(s) Set- A

XAT 2017 Important Dates



XAT 2017 exam date

January 8, 2017

XAT 2017 official Answer key 

January 16, 2017

XAT 2017 Results

January 31, 2017

XAT2017 Answer Key

Candidates can check the XAT 2017 official answer key here! 

XAT 2017 General Knowledge Answer Key

Question Paper with Explanation(s) Set-A

You can check the complete XAT 2017 question paper with explanation right here! 

Important Points Regarding XAT 2017 Answer Key

  1. XAT answer key is an important document containing correct answers to all the questions that appeared in the paper.
  2. Candidates can check their attempted answers with the answers available in the key. This will help them see how many answers were they able to score right.
  3. Candidates can calculate their expected percentile, based on which they can check whether they can get their desired college or not.
  4. Candidates can cross check all the answers and learn from the mistakes committed this time.

XAT 2017 Exam Pattern



Number of questions

Total time

Negative marking


Section A


170 minutes

For any wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted, 0.05 marks for more than 12 unattempted answers

Section B


Section C



General Knowledge


35 minutes

No negative marking in this paper



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