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XAT 2019 Exam notification has been released. The Xavier Aptitude Test will be conducted by the Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur and the score will be used by more than 150 institutions for admission. The exam will be conducted on January 6, 2019 (Sunday). The online application process for XAT 2019 will commence from August 20 to November 30, 2018. Post this time period, applicants have to pay an extra Rs. 300/- to submit their XAT application forms.
XAT 2019 schedule:
|Online Registration Start ||20th August 2018|
|Editing of completed application ||3rd week of August to 3rd week of December|
|Last date for registration ||30th November 2018|
|Last date to for registration & received application only for DD payment ||3rd week of December 2018|
|Admit Card Issue ||20th December 2018|
|XAT exam date ||6th January 2019|
|Answer Key Release ||3rd week of January 2019|
|Result Declaration ||Last week of January 2019|
|XAT Score Card Release ||1st week of February 2019|
New Changes brought to this exam this year:
- The application fee has been revised from Rs. 1650/- to Rs. 1700
- The total duration of XAT 2019 has been reduced from 3:35 hours to 3 hours.
- Essay writing section has been removed.
- Agartala has been removed from the test centre list. So, the exam will be conducted across India in 46 cities instead of 47.
XAT 2019 Eligibility criteria:
- Indian, Foreign & NRI Nationals can apply for this exam.
- However, NRI & Foreign candidates may apply through GMAT score.
- Candidates should complete minimum 3 years duration bachelors or its equivalent degree in any discipline.
- There will be no required qualifying marks to apply for the examination.
- Appearing candidates can also apply.
XAT 2019 Exam Pattern:
|Exam Mode||Online mode|
|Papers||Paper 1 & Paper 2|
|Number of Questions||98 questions|
|Negative Marking||1/4th marks will be deducted for the wrong answer|
XAT 2019 Syllabus:
Quantitative Aptitude (QA) & Data Interpretation (DI): Percentage, Tables and Caselets, Linear and Quadratics Equations, Profit and Loss, Probability, Surds and Indices, Ratio and Proportion, Critical Path, Inequalities, Variation, Averages and Partnerships, Logarithms, Time and Work, Alligations and Mixtures, Numbers, Time, Speed and Distance, Algebra, Mensuration, LCM and HCF, Simple and Compound Interest, Geometry, Pure Maths, Venn Diagram, Trigonometry, Data Tables, Data charts, Bar diagrams, Graphs, Pie charts, Data analysis.
Decision Making: Decision making, Logical Reasoning, Sets.
General Knowledge: Awards and winners, History, Static GK, Business and Politics, Geography, Famous Personalities, Government and Economy, World Events, Current Affairs.
XAT 2019 Registration:
XAT 2019 Registration will be done only through online mode on the official website. The registration will be started from the third week of August 2018. Candidates will fill & submit the XAT application form 2019 till last week of November 2018. Candidates can apply for more than one programme in a single application.
XAT 2019 Apllication Fee:
The fee can be paid by using credit card/debit card/online banking & also through demand draft & cash. The DD will be made from any bank (in favour of XLRI Jamshedpur).
XLRI Courses (If Interested): Rs. 1700 + Rs. 300 each course (additional fee).
XAT Registration Fee (with late fee): Rs. 2000 + Rs. 500 each course (additional fee).