XGMT Exam 2023: Selection Process, Dates, Syllabus

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XGMT 2023

The Xavier General Management Aptitude Test (XGMT) is conducted by Xavier University, Bhubaneswar (XUB). The exam is computer-based and it will be held in various cities in India. The last date of application for the exam was December 28, 2022. Candidates done with their registration must read the details carefully in the article.

Exam Name XGMT 
Full Name Xavier General Management Aptitude Test 
Conducting Body Xavier University, Bhubaneswar 
Exam Frequency Held once a year 
Exam Date January 29, 2023
Exam ModeEnglish 
Exam Level University Level 
Eligibility Graduate with at least 55% marks 
Courses Offered MBA
Exam SyllabusQuantitative Aptitude Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning Data InterpretationEmotional Quotient and General Awareness

XGMT Exam Latest Updates 2023 

The online registration for XGMT Examination is closed. The exam will be conducted in Bangalore, Bhubaneshwar, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai on January 29, 2023. The results will be announced in February 2023 tentatively. 

XGMT Exam 2023 Important Dates 

Candidates are advised to keep an eye on the date scheme released by the exam conducting authority. The extended date for application was January 10, 2023. Refer to the table below for admit card release date and result declaration dates. 

Events Dates 
Registration September 2022
Last date for applicationJanuary 10, 2023
Admit Card Availablity January 20, 2023
Exam DateJanuary 29, 2023 
Result Declaration February 3, 2023 (tentative)

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XGMT Exam Pattern

The XGMT exam pattern includes Multiple Choice Questions with four subject categories. A negative marking for each wrong answer will be applicable. The exam will be conducted in English. Candidates will get 120 minutes (2 hours) to complete their exams. Here is the section-wise bifurcation of subjects, number of questions and time duration given for each section. 

Subject Number of Questions Time-Limit 
Quantitative Aptitude 2530 – 35 minutes
Data Interpretation 22 – 2525 – 30 minutes 
Emotional Quotient and General Awareness30 – 40 25 – 35 minutes
Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning 20 – 2520 – 25 minutes

XGMT Exam Syllabus 

For  XGMT examination, the candidates need to prepare Quantitative Aptitude, Verbal Ability & Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation, General Awareness and Emotional quotient. Here are the section-wise subjects and topics that are needed to be covered in depth. Refer to the table below. 

Subjects Topics 
Quantitative Aptitude Percentage, algebra, number system, HCF, time, speed, distance, inequalities, surds, indices, logarithms, geometry, etc. 
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning Bar graphs, pie charts, tables, data sufficiency, analogies, blood relations, cubes and cuboids, cause and effect, clocks, critical paths, directions, calendars, line graphs, input and output, coding and decoding, artificial language etc. 
Verbal Ability Reading comprehension, phrases, grammar, vocabulary, verbal reasoning, idioms, analogies, one-word substitution, subject-verb agreement, contextual usage, sentence rearrangement etc. 
General Awareness and Emotional Quotient Government policies, situation questions, reaction and failure, cultural sensitivity, managing emotions, personality traits, current news, leadership positions etc. 

XGMT Exam Admit Card 2023

The exam conducting authority will release the admit card just a few days before the examination. Visit the official website and log in with your XGMT registration ID and password. Click on the blinking tab labelled ‘Admit Card’. Download the admit card and take out at least 2  printed copies for future reference. Candidates have to carry their admit card to the examination hall on the day of the examination. 

XGMT Exam Selection Process 2023 

The selection process will be based on the cut-off marks released by the exam conducting authority. After the XGMT written examination, there will be three rounds for the selection of candidates. The first round will involve a Personal Interview. The second round will be a Group Discussion. The last round will be a Writing Ability Test for candidates. Candidates will be shortlisted based on their performance in every round of the selection process.  

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XGMT Preparation Books

As this is a competitive exam, here are some books candidates can refer to for preparation. Please refer to the list mentioned in the table below.  

High School GrammarP.C Wren & H Martin
The Pearson Guide To Quantitative AptitudeDinesh Khattar
Shortcuts in ReasoningDisha Publications
How to Prepare for Data Interpretation for CATArun Sharma
A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal ReasoningRS Agarwal


How much time will candidates get to complete the XGMT examination?

Candidates will get 120 minutes in total to complete their exams. Make sure all the sections are completed before the time limit of the examination to avoid missing out on questions. 

What is XGMT?

Xavier General Management Test is popularly known as XGMT. The examination is conducted by Xavier University, Bhubaneswar. It is the entrance test for students who want to get into various MBA programmes offered by the Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneshwar. 

How many rounds does a candidate need to qualify to get into Xavier University, Bhubaneswar? 

Candidates must clear the XGMT written exam to get into the further selection process. After the candidates qualify for the written examination they have to prepare for Written Ability Test, followed by Group Discussion. The last round entails a Personal Interview for candidates. 

All the details mentioned in the article give the candidates an insight into the XGMT examination and what is needed to be a part of the examination procedure. 

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