XAT 2016 Overview
- Exam Type :
- Format : Offline/PBT
- Language : English
XAT is an annual entrance exam conducted by the Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur to select the most appropriate students for its management courses. Every year a large number of management aspirants take the XAT to get admission in to XLRI or other good institutes where XAT scores are considered. It has become the most popular entrance exam for management aspirants after CAT and MAT. It, however, differs from other management entrance examinations as candidates are also expected to write an essay on a given topic besides the usual objective type questions. The essay is considered only for admission to XLRI, Jamshedpur.
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XAT 2016 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates need to have a Bachelor's degree under a 10+2+3 system from a recognized university or a deemed university in order to be eligible to take XAT.
Those aspirants completing final year examination by June 10, 2016 are eligible to apply for XAT 2016. However, other XAT 2016 Members Institutes may have a different date regarding the completion of the final examination.
XAT 2016 Application Details
Application & Examination fees
Those candidates who are applying for XAT 2016 examination, but are not interested to take admission in XLRI programmes are required to pay Rs. 1500/-. Those interested in XLRI programmes need to pay additional fee of Rs. 250/-.
Candidates applying for XAT 2016 need to follow these steps:
Visit the official website of XAT 2016 i.e. xatonline.net.in and register yourself.
Fill up all the information required in the online registration form.
Once filling up all the details, you will have the preview of the inputs you have entered.
Upload your scanned photograph and signature.
Make payment by using any of the three modes mention below:
Mode I: Online Payment
Through VISA/Master Credit/Debit Cards
(American Express Card is inadmissible)
IDBI Net banking (this option is available only for IDBI account holder)
Mode II: Cash Payment
Take a print out of XAT Pay-In-Slip and visit the nearest IDBI branch to make payment
Mode III: Demand Draft
Make a DD made from any Bank in favour of "XLRI Jamshedpur A/c XAT" payable at Jamshedpur
Send confirmation page and DD to The Chairperson Admission, XLRI, Circuit House Area (East), Jamshedpur- 831001 within fifteen days from the issuance of DD.
XAT 2016 Exam Pattern
XAT Jan 2016 Exam Pattern
Xavier School of Management (XLRI) has come up with some major changes in the format of Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT), 2016.
The new exam pattern for Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT), 2016 will be as follows:
The paper will be divided into two sections as mentioned below:
- Quantitative Ability
- English Language
- Logical Reasoning
- Decision Making
- General Knowledge
- Essay Writing
The main paper will be consisting 78 numbers of questions and the exam panel has increased the time allotted to these questions by 20 minutes. Student will now have 170 minutes to answer the questions.
The committee has also brought down the difficulty level of questions for encouraging students to attempt as many questions as possible. Student will also have the choice of not attempting 13 questions. Beyond this, any further unattempted question will carry the negative marking of 0.05 marks. There will also be negative marking of 0.25 marks for any wrong answer.
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XAT 2016 Exam Centres
Other than these 48 cities, XAT 2016 will also be conducted in these two international cities:
Dubai and Kathmandu.
XAT 2016 Exam Syllabus
- English Usage & Reading Comprehension- (Objective Type Multiple Choice)
- Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation - (Objective Type Multiple Choice)
- Analytical Reasoning (AR) and Decision Making- (Objective Type Multiple Choice)
- Decision Making
XAT 2016 Contact Details
XAT / Admission Office:
XLRI Xavier School of Management
Circuit House Area (East), Jamshedpur 831001
Ph: 0657 665 3203/04/05,
Fax: 0657 665 3200/ 2227814
Visit: www.xatonline.net.in / www.xlri.edu & www.xlri.ac.in
Toll Free no: 1800 300 20677
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