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Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021

Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021 is an university-level exam which takes place all over India level to select the candidates for admission in management education. Through, Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) the admission is offered in some of the top B-schools in India.Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021 will be conducted on the 3rd January 2021.  XLRI conducts Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) on behalf of XAMI. For more than 70 years XLRI is conducting Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) at all India level to select the most appropriate students for management education.The Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) score is being used by more than 160 institutes for admission.

Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021 FACTS

Features Details 
Exam NameXavier Aptitude Test (Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT))
Conducting BodyXLRI, Jamshedpur
Exam LevelNational
Exam FrequencyOnce a year
Exam ModeOnline
Exam Duration3 hours
Exam Syllabus·         Decision Making

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·         Verbal & Logical Ability

·         Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation

·         General Knowledge

Exam Pattern99-100 questions in MCQ format
LanguageEnglish
Exam FeesRs 1,750 (General category)
Exam PurposeAdmission into 800+ MBA colleges
Course OfferedMBA/PGDM
No. of test takersNearly 95,000
No. of Test Cities72
Exam Helpdesk No.18002674008
Exam Websitehttps://xatonline.in/

How to Apply for Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021?

  • Step 1-

The first step is of the Registration: For that the Aspirant needs to Visit the official website of the Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) Entrance Exam to apply for Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) examination. Aspirants then need to enter their personal as well as contact details to register for the Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021 Examination. After successful registration, The Aspirants will receive the Registration ID and password as well.

  • Step 2-

The Second step is to Login: Aspirants are required to enter their Login credentials which is their Registration Id and the password they received in the first step.

  • Step 3-

The Third Step Includes Basic Educational details: The Aspirants are required to enter their personal and academic details in the application form.

  • Step 4-

The Fourth step involves Verification: Aspirants must preview the application form and verify their details.

  • Step 5-

The Fifth step is for Booking slot: A list will be displayed which will be for the available Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021 Entrance Test Centers will be displayed. Aspirants can choose the date of the examination and location as per their comfort.

  • Step 6-

The sixth step is Confirmation of the details: A screen is displayed with examination details, slot booking with time and date which was filled by the aspirant in previous steps.

  • Step 7-

The Seventh Step is Payment of application fee: Aspirants have to pay the application fees, which can be paid in ONLINE MODE.

  • Step 8-

The Eight and the Final stage: Aspirants will get a confirmation email with booked slot details and Payment info. Applicants can save this and take a printout.

Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021 Exam Pattern

Mode of the Examination: The Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) Examination will be conducted online.

Timing of the Examination: Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) Examination will be conducted for about 3 hours.

Type of Examination: The Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) Examination is a MCQ type Examination.

Marking Scheme: Every Question of Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) Examination carries 1 mark .

There is negative marking of 0.25 marks for every     incorrect answer.

The Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) Examination comprises of 2 parts:

Part 1:

SubjectsNo. of Questions
Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation27
Decision Making21
Verbal and Logical Ability24

Part 2:

SubjectsNo of Questions
General Knowledge15
Essay Writing1 Topic

Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021 Eligibility Criteria:

  • An Aspirant must have completed graduation in any discipline from a recognized University.
  • Aspirant who are in their final year are also eligible to apply for Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021.
  • There is no upper as well as lower age limit for the aspirants to apply for Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT).

Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021 Syllabus

The Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) Syllabus consists of

  • Verbal and Logical Ability (VA & LR)
  • Decision Making (DM)
  • Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation (QA & DI)
  • General Knowledge (GK)
SectionsImportant topics
Verbal and Logical Ability
  • There will be 26 questions in VA section
  • Important topics in this section include RC, FIB, CR, Poem, Analogy, Antonym and Parajumble
Decision Making
  • There will be 22 questions in Decision making section
  • The question asked in this section are situation-based
Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation
  • There will be 27 questions in this section
  • Important topics include: Arithmetic, Algebra, Co-ordinate Geometry, Data Sufficiency, Time Zone and Mixed Graph
General Knowledge
  • There will be 25 questions in General Knowledge section
  • Important topics include, History, Geography, Economy & Business, Current Affairs, Personality & Awards, Science & Technology

Candidates should go through all these topics to appear in the examination.

SectionsNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
Decision Making2121
Verbal and Logical Ability2626
Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation2828
General Knowledge2525
Total100100

Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021 Important Dates

Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021 EventsXavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021 Dates
Registration Begins12 sept 2020
Registration Ends10 Dec 2020
Admit Card Download21 Dec 2020
Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021 Exam3 Jan 2021
Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021 Answer KeySecond Week of Jan 2021
Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021 ResultsSecond Week of Jan 2021

Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021 would be conducted across India in the following cities.

  • Agra
  • Ahmedabad
  • Aurangabad City (Maharashtra)
  • Allahabad
  • Ambala
  • Amravati
  • Amritsar
  • Bengaluru
  • Berhampur
  • Bhatinda
  • Bhilai Nagar
  • Bhopal
  • Bhubaneswar
  • Bokaro Steel City
  • Chandigarh/Mohali
  • Chennai
  • Coimbatore
  • Cuttack
  • Dehradun
  • Delhi-NCR
  • Dhanbad
  • Dibrugarh
  • Durgapur/Asansol
  • Ernakulam
  • Gandhinagar
  • Goa
  • Gorakhpur
  • Guwahati
  • Gwalior
  • Hooghly
  • Hubballi(Hubli)
  • Hyderabad
  • Indore
  • Jabalpur
  • Jaipur
  • Jammu
  • Jamshedpur
  • Kannur
  • Kanpur
  • Kolkata
  • Kota
  • Kottayam
  • Kurnool
  • Kurukshetra
  • Lucknow
  • Ludhiana
  • Madurai
  • Mangalore
  • Mumbai
  • Mysuru(Mysore)
  • Nagpur
  • Nashik
  • Patna
  • Pune
  • Raipur
  • Rajahmundry
  • Ranchi
  • Roorkee
  • Rourkela
  • Sambalpur
  • Siliguri
  • Surat
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Tiruchirappalli
  • Tirupathi
  • Tiruvallur
  • Udaipur
  • Udupi
  • Vadodara
  • Varanasi
  • Vijayawada
  • Visakhapatnam
  • Warangal

Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021 Admit Card

 Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021 Confirmation Letter will have the details such as candidate’s name, date & time, exam center, etc. All the important details will be mentioned in the confirmation letter.

Confirmation letter will be uploaded on Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) Official website.

Candidates must carry confirmation letter with one valid ID proof at the examination center.  Candidates are advised to download it via online mode & must take printout of the confirmation letter.

Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021 Result

Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021 Result will be available online. Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021 Results will be released after few weeks of the examination.

Candidates can check their score card by entering their login credentials which are their registration ID & password to the exam conducting authority.

PAYMENT OF FEES for Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021

  1. Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) Registration Fee (without late fee) – Rs. 1750/-
  2. Candidates interested in XLRI programmes need to pay an additional fee of Rs. 300/- each.
  3. Indian Candidates applying for GMP through Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT)– Rs. 2500/-
  4. NRI/Foreign Candidates applying for one or more programmes through Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT)– Rs. 5000/-

Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021 FAQs

Q.1    Which agency conducts Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021?

Ans.  Graduate Management Admission Council (XLRI)  is responsible for conducting Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021.

Q.2    What is the application fee for Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021?

  1. Ans Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) Registration Fee (without late fee) – Rs. 1750/-
  2. Candidates interested in XLRI programmes need to pay an additional fee of Rs. 300/- each.
  3. Indian Candidates applying for GMP through Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT)– Rs. 2500/-
  4. NRI/Foreign Candidates applying for one or more programmes through Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT)– Rs. 5000/-

Q.3    Is Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021 is an online or offline exam?

Ans   Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021 is an online examination.

Q.4    What are eligibility criteria for Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021?

Ans   The eligibility criteria for Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021 is

  • An Aspirant must have completed graduation in any discipline from a recognized University.
  • Aspirant who are in their final year are also eligible to apply for Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021.
  • There is no upper as well as lower age limit for the aspirants.

Q.5    What are the age criteria for Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021?

Ans   There is no upper as well as lower age limit for the aspirants.