XAT Entrance Exam

XAT, or the Xavier Aptitude Test is conducted by the Xavier Association of Management Institutes (XAMI) every year and is coordinated by XLRI, Jamshedpur.  This is a management entrance test.

Exam Date 8th January, 2012
Exam Time 10:30 am to 1:00 pm.
General SC/ST
Offline For 1 programme Rs. 1000/- Rs. 700/-
For more programmes upto 3 Rs. 1600/- Rs. 1600/-
Online For 1 programme Rs. 1050/- Rs. 750/-
For more programmes upto 3 Rs. 1650/- Rs. 1650/-
Registration Opening Date 20th September, 2011
Registration Closing Date 3oth November, 2011, Certificates + Pay-In-Slip/Confirmation Page Sending date: 5th January
Eligibility Criteria Graduate or Final Year Student
Admit Card Availability Available at XAT website
Availability of Forms Available at XAT website


Serial Number Section Number of Questions
1 Analytical Reasoning and Decision Making: Data Arrangement Test, Decision Making, Conditions and Grouping Test, Logical Ability 60
2 Data Interpretation and Quantitative Ability: Data Sufficiency, Data Interpretation, Commercial Mathematics, Algebra, Arithmetic, Mensuration, Geometry, Unitary Method 60
3 Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning: Para Jumble, Analogy, Questions based on English Grammar, English Comprehension 80
4 Essay 1

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