XAT Answer Key 2018

Shreyasa Vijay updated on : 04 Oct 2017

XAT Answer Key will be published after conducting XAT exam. Check all the details regarding the answer sheet of XAT 2018 here.

XAT Answer Key

XAT Answer Key 2018 – Answer key of XAT 2018 will be comprised of correct answers to all the questions which will be asked in the entrance test. XLRI Jamshedpur, the conducting body of the exam, will release the official XAT answer key 2018 after conducting the entrance test. It is expected that answer key will be released in the third week of January; 2018. Candidates can check the answer sheet of XAT o on the official website by entering their XAT registration ID and date of birth. Also, the link to download the answer sheet will be provided on this page for the convenience of candidates. Answer key will be released for all the sets of paper. With the help of it, candidates will be able to calculate their approximate scores before the declaration of result. OMR sheets of candidates will also be released along with the answer key. Candidates can get an idea about their performance in XAT exam. Apart from the official answer key, many unofficial answer keys will also be published by reputed coaching institutes on the exam day itself. The names of renowned coaching institutes include T.I.M.E, Vista Mind, IMS Learning, HitBullsEye etc.

For the first time, XAT exam 2018 will be conducted in online mode. Earlier there used to be a pen and paper-based test. The entrance exam will be held on January 7, 2018.

XAT Answer Key 2018

XAT answer key will contain the correct answers to all the questions which will be released after a few days of exam. Using the answer keys, candidates can match their answers against the actual answers and get the idea regarding their probable scores. It will help them analyze their performance in the exam.

XAT Answer Key 2018 – Important Dates

Candidates can check the tentative schedule of XAT 2018 answer key so that they don’t miss the release of answer key and

S. No.




XAT 2018 Exam

January 7, 2018



Mid-January, 2018


XAT Official Answer Key 2018

Mid-January, 2018


XAT Result

Fourth week of January 2018

How to Download XAT Answer Key 2018?

Candidates can follow the given-below steps to access XAT answer key:

  • Click on the link which will be provided on this page as soon as answer key will be released online. It will be published in pdf format.
  • Enter your XAT registration id and date of birth
  • Answer key will be displayed on the screen
  • Download the answer key and tally your answers.
  • Candidates are advised to calculate their XAT scores as per the official marking scheme.

XAT Marking Scheme 

  • 0.25 marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer
  • If the candidates will leave more than 12 questions non- attempted, 0.5 marks will be deducted for each non-attempted question. For leaving up to 12 questions non-attempted, marks will not be deducted.
  • Negative marking will be done in three sections i.e. Decision making, Verbal and Logical Ability, Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation.

Importance of XAT Answer Key 2018

  • XAT answer key is a document which contains the correct answer to the entire question which will be asked in the entrance test.
  • Candidates can find out the number of correct incorrect answers they have attempted
  • They can calculate their probable scores before the declaration of result.
  • As answer sheet will be released according to the set of papers, candidates can easily cross check their answers

Previous Year XAT Answer Key and Question Paper

XAT 2017 General Knowledge Answer Key

XAT Result 2018


The result of XAT 2018 is expected to be declared in the last week of January, 2018. XLRI Jamshedpur will announce the result. To check the XAT 2018 result online, candidates will have to enter their login details on the official website of XLRI. The result will be declared in both overall and section wise percentiles and scores of the candidates. XLRI will also publish XAT cutoff 2018 along with XAT result 2018.

XAT Cutoff 2018

After the announcement of the result, the cutoff will be published. XAT cutoff will be the minimum criteria which candidates have to clear to get shortlisted for the pre-admission rounds. XLRI will declare the sectional cutoff for all the three sections (VA, DM and QA) along with the total cutoff. Candidates who will get the minimum cutoff scores will be called for further rounds of admission. On the basis of overall performance in the entire admission process, candidates will be offered the admission.

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