XAT Exam




Xavier Labour Relation Institute, Jamshedpur conducted the Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) for admission of MBA courses in India. It is also considered to be the important entrance exam for MBA. Candidates who wish to take up a career in management this is the right path to start up with.

Eligibility criteria for XAT exam:-

• Candidate must have bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized College/ University with at least 50% marks (40% for reserved category).
• Students appearing for final year can also apply for this test.


Exam Dates

XAT 2014 Dates:-

XAT exam is conducted once in a year in the month of January.

Online Registration: 12 August, 2013 to 22 November, 2013.

Examination Date: 5 January, 2014.


Exam Preparation

XAT Exam Preparation Tips:-

According to the XAT toppers, practicing Maths past papers thoroughly is important. Join the best coaching institute to get the perfect knowledge for appearing XAT exam. Start your preparation from basic topics. . Solve as many questions as you can to increase your speed which would help you during exam.

List of Books for XAT Exams Preparation:-

• Target New XAT 2013 by Disha Experts
• Data Interpretation & Sufficiency by Career Launcher
• Verbal Reasoning by R K Agrawal
• Quantitative Aptitude  by R K Agrawal


Exam Syllabus

XAT 2014 Pattern:-

XAT exam papers in all contain 4 sections:-

• Analytical Reasoning & Decision Making
• Verbal Ability & Logical Reasoning
• Data Interpretation & quantitative Ability
• Essay

First 3 sections are allotted in all 2 hours and 20 minutes and 40 minutes for the last Essay section.

Each question carries 1 marks and incorrect answer deducts 1/3 mark.

XAT 2014 Syllabus:-

Analytical Reasoning & Decision Making:-

• Conditions and grouping test
• Data arrangement test
• Logical ability
• Decision making

Verbal Ability & Logical Reasoning:-

• English grammar based question
• English proficiency
• English comprehension
• Logical reasoning
• Data interpretation and quantitative ability
• Data sufficiency

Data Interpretation & Quantitative Ability:-

• Elementary Mathematics
• Mensuration



List of Colleges in India accepting XAT score:-

• Acharya School of Management, Bangalore
• Asia Pacific Institute of Management, Delhi
• Birla Institute of Management Technology, Noida
• Bengal Institute of Business Studies, Kolkata
• Institute of Technology and Management, Mumbai
• MIT School of Business, Pune



Top Coaching Institutes for XAT in India:-

• Smart Training Resources
• Agrawal’s Study Centre
• Triumphant Institute of Management Education Pvt Ltd (T.I.M.E)
• Global Educational Counsel
• Ascent Education

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