XAT 2020 – How to Crack, Syllabus, Registration etc.
Xavier Aptitude Test – XAT
What is XAT?
- Xavier Aptitude Test or commonly known as XAT is a national-level management entrance test conducted by XLRI, Jamshedpur
- XLRI conducts XAT on behalf of XAMI
- For more than 60 years XLRI is conducting XAT at all India level
- The XAT score is being used by more than 150 institutes for the admission
- XAT is an online (computer-based) Exam
- Registration Fees is Rs. 1700/-
XAT 2019 was scheduled on 6th January 2019 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
|Online Registration||24th Aug to 20th Nov 2019|
|Hall Ticket||December 2019|
|Exam date||5th January 2020|
|Result date||31st January 2020|
XAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria
- There are no age criteria for XAT.
- Candidates must have completed their bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognized university.
- The Duration of the degree should be of a minimum of 3 Years.
- Students in their final year of degree can also apply.
XAT 2020 Exam Pattern
- Verbal and Logical Ability
- Decision Making
- Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation
- General Knowledge
XAT 2020 Duration of Exam
The Exam is of 210 minutes which is further divided into 2 major parts
One part consists of 74 questions to be completed in 170 minutes with no sectional time limit and covers all topics except GK.
Verbal Ability and Logical Ability – 26 Questions
Decision Making – 21 Questions
Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation – 27 Questions
Total – 74 Questions
The other part consists of 25 questions to be completed in 40 minutes which includes questions related to GK only.
Total no. of questions: 99 with 210 minutes in hand
XAT 2020 Marking Scheme
- +1 marks for a correct answer
- – 0.25 mark for an incorrect answer.
- 5 marks will be deducted for more than 8 un-attempted questions.
- No negative marking in the GK section
- Tables and Caselets
- Linear and Quadratics Equations
- Profit and Loss
- Surds and Indices
- Ratio and Proportion
- Critical Path
- Averages and Partnerships
- Time and Work
- Allegations and Mixtures
- Time, Speed and Distance
- LCM and HCF
- Simple and Compound Interest
- Pure Maths
- Venn Diagram
- Data Tables
- Data charts
- Bar diagrams
- Pie charts
- Data analysis
- Reading Comprehension
- Fill in the blanks
- Jumbled Paragraphs
- Contextual usage of vocabulary
- Correction of errors in sentence
- Word usage
- Sentence completion
- Paragraph completion In Reading Comprehension section.
- Analytical Reasoning
- Logical Reasoning
- Data Arrangement
- Conditions and grouping
- Decision making
- Awards and winners
- History and Geography
- Static GK
- Business and Politics
- Constitution of India
- Government and Economy
- World Events
- Current Affairs
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General Knowledge To strengthen Current Affairs and General Knowledge you can subscribe to the following newspapers:
- The HINDU
- Economic Times
- Financial Express
- The Financial Times
Top B-Schools accepting XAT 2020 Score
- XLRI Jamshedpur
- SPJIMR Mumbai
- IMT Ghaziabad
- MICA Ahmedabad
- XIMB Bhubaneshwar
- GIM Goa
- FORE New Delhi
- TAPMI Manipal
- Great Lakes Chennai, Gurgaon
- K J Somaiya Mumbai
- IRMA Anand
- IFMR Chennai
(We will update more information very soon)
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