XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test)

XAT stands for Xavier Aptitude Test. It is an entrance exam conducted by XAMI (Xavier Association of Management Institutes) for over 60 years now, to select candidates for admission to management institutes. Apart from XLRI (Xavier Labor Relation Institute), the Xavier Aptitude Test score is accepted by some of the top B- Schools in India. After CAT, this has emerged as the second most popular test for MBA aspirants. The difficulty level of XAT is generally regarded as more than that of CAT and preparing for it requires utmost dedication, practice, and sincerity. At present, more than 150 B-Schools across India accept XAT scores to shortlist candidates for management courses. XAT is organised at more than 35 centers within India and at least two centers abroad (Dubai and Kathmandu). XAT 2018 is expected to be held in the second week of January.

·Part 1 – Verbal Ability, Decision Making and Analytical Reasoning, Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation

·Part 2 – GK and Essay

Developer / administrator- XAMI (Xavier Association of Management Institutes)

Purpose- Admission to post-graduate management programs

Year started-60 years now

Duration- 210 minutes

Score / grade range-100 to 300

Score / grade validity-1year

Offered- Once a year (January).

Countries / regions- About 40 cities across 35 states

Registration Dates- August mid-week to November last week (Date to be announced for 2019)

Prerequisites / eligibility criteria- Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) with at least 50 % marks or equivalent GPA (45 % in case of SC, ST, PWD candidates). Final year undergraduate students also eligible

Fees- Rs1650 / late fee Rs 2000

Website- xatonline.in / admission@xatonline.in