All About XAT 2018
Exam Name: Xavier Aptitude Test
Commonly Known As: XAT
Exam Type: National
Exam Category: Post Graduate
Conducting Institute: XLRI Jamshedpur
Exam Mode: Offline
Test Duration – 210 Minutes
Question pattern – Objective and subjective
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XAT Syllabus 2018
There is no specific syllabus for XAT 2018 announced by XLRI. However, based on the past years’ XAT analysis, experts suggest a probable XAT 2018 syllabus, which mention the section wise important topics for the test.
Most Asked Questions
Question: NRI candidates can appear for the XAT 2018 exam?
Answer: NRI and Foreign candidates may apply through GMAT score (except Dubai and Kathmandu wherein candidates also have an option of appearing for XAT 2018).
Question: How can I register for XAT exam?
Answer: You can register for XAT exam 2018 through online mode.
Question: What is the complete process of applying for XAT 2018?
Answer: You can check the detailed application process from the XAT Registration 2018 section given above.
Question: What is the application fee for XAT 2018 exam?
Answer: The application fee will be Rs. 1600 and candidates interested in XLRI programmes are required to pay Rs. 300/- additional fee for each programme.
Question: I have to score less than 50% marks in my graduation. Can I apply for XAT entrance examination?
Answer: Yes, you are eligible to apply.
Question: I am appearing in the final year of graduation. Can I apply?
Answer: Students appearing in the final year of graduation are also eligible to apply.
Question: When will be the XAT Registration 2018 started?
Answer: Registration will be started from the third week of August 2017.
Question: Can I apply through offline mode for XAT 2018 exam?
Answer: No, you can apply through online mode only.
Question: I have forgotten my XAT password. How can I retrieve it?
Answer: You can go through the login window and click on the “Forgot Password” link.
Question: It is necessary to send the confirmation page to the authority?
Answer: Yes, it is a mandatory step of XAT 2018 Registration.
XAT Exam Pattern 2018
XAT is a paper pencil based test of 210 minutes duration. It is a combination of objective and subjective questions, although majority of the questions are objective multiple choice type. XAT question paper is divided into two papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2.
XAT Paper 1 – The duration of Paper 1 is 170 minutes or 2 hours 50 minutes. There are three sections in this paper, Verbal and Logical Ability, Decision Making, Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation.
XAT Paper 2 – This paper is a combination of objective and subjective type questions. The sections of Paper 2 are General Knowledge/Awareness and Essay Writing. There are 25 questions in the GK section. Candidates are given only one topic for essay writing. The duration of this paper is 35 minutes.
XAT 2018Marking Scheme – Each question carries 1 mark and for each wrong answer, there is negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. There is negative marking of 0.05 marks involved for unattempted questions as well, beyond 13.