XAT Exam 2024: Notification, Dates, Eligibility, Application Process

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XAT Exam: The XLRI, Jamshedpur administers the Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT), a national management entrance test, to candidates seeking admission to MBA and PGDM programs. More than 1,000 B-schools accept XAT scores for admission to their post-graduate management programs, with the exception of XLRI and ten other XAMI member institutes. One hundred multiple-choice questions (MCQs) covering decision-making, verbal and logical reasoning ability, quantitative ability and data interpretation, and general knowledge make up the XAT question paper. To know more about the program continue reading the blog article below. 

XAT Full FormXavier Aptitude Test 
Conducting BodyXLRI Jamshedpur
Examination ModeOnline (Computer-based)
Examination FrequencyOnce a year
Examination Duration3 hours 30 minutes
Exam Cities76
Application FeeINR 2,100
Official Website xatonline.in

XAT Exam Notification 2024

The clock on the XAT 2024 Registration process will stop ticking after 30th November 2023. Therefore, students aspiring for this XLRI Jamshedpur authorised XAT exam should complete their XAT application forms by November 30 2023 before 11:59 PM i.e., today, in an online mode of application. Moreover, the university has already released the complete XAT 2024 exam dates on its website for the examination scheduled on January 7 2024. 

XAT Exam Dates 2024

The examination dates are released by the official examination authorities on the official web portal. The table below shows the date schedule as established by the examination authorities.

Registration Starts15 July, 2023 
Registration Ends30 November, 2023
Exam Date7 January, 2024
Result DeclarationJanuary 2024 (Tentative)

Also Read: XAT Application Process 2024:  Last Date, How to Apply, and Form Link

XAT Exam Pattern 2024

The XAT examination is conducted in online mode. The question paper consists of 100 questions be solved in 210 minutes. There are 5 subjects that the candidates need to prepare. The complete XAT exam pattern 2024 is given in the table below for your easy reference. 

Number of Subjects5
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions
SubjectsDecision Making, Verbal and logical Ability, Quantitative Ability and data Interpretation, General Knowledge, Essay Writing
Number of Question101
Exam Duration 3 Hours 30 Minutes
Exam MediumEnglish

Also Read: XAT Exam Answer Key: How to Download, How to Raise Objections 

XAT Exam Syllabus 2024

There are 4-5 essential subjects that candidates need to prepare for the XAT examination. The details of the multiple subjects are as follows: 

📖 Decision Making

📖 Verbal & Logical Ability

📖 Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation

📖 General Knowledge

📖 Essay Writing

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XAT Exam Eligibility Criteria 2024

It is mandatory for the applicant to fulfil eligibility criteria to be able to appear for the examination. Mentioned below are a few eligibility criteria that students must fulfil. Read them carefully below: 

  • Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three years of duration or equivalent in any discipline from a recognized institution. 
  • Candidates having professional degrees in CA/CS can also appear for the examination. 
  • Students in the final year of their bachelor’s degree waiting for their results can also appear for the XAT examination 2024. 

Also Read: XAT Score vs Percentile Analysis 2020

XAT Exam Application Process 2024

The registration process must be followed to complete the application for the XAT 2024 examination. The application form will be available online and the required fee has to be paid for registration. Mentioned below is the application process for the XAT examination. Continue reading the pointers mentioned briefly below:

  • Log in on the official website of XAT 2024, ie, xatonline.in
  • Click on ‘New Registration’ and fill in the required details. 
  • You will receive a unique code/link in your email for verification. 
  • Go to the homepage and log in using your registered email. 
  • Enter your credentials to open the application form. 
  • Fill in the required information. 
  • Cross-check all the information entered and click on the ‘submit’ button available. 
  • Pay the application fee and your application process is complete. 

Also Read: XLRI Jamshedpur Fees Structure 2023

XAT Exam Admit Card 2024

Download links for the XAT admit card 2024 will be available from the official exam authorities. The processes to download the XAT 2024 admit card, which each student must  to the exam hall, are listed below: 

  • Go to XAT 2024’s official webpage.
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  • After entering information such as your date of birth and XAT User ID, click “login.”
  • Select the “admit card” tab, save the PDF file, and print it off.  

XAT Exam Result 2024

Three weeks following the end of the exam, XLRI Jamshedpur will release the XAT results. It is probable that the XAT 2024 outcome date will fall after January 28, 2024. Candidates can download their score card and view the XAT 2024 result at xatonline.in. The XAT 2024 admission cut-offs, shortlisting, and selection processes will thereafter be announced.

Also Read: XLRI PGDM: Application, Scholarship, Eligibility and More

XAT Exam Cut off 2024

For candidates in the PGDM-BM program at XLRI, the XAT cutoffs are typically approximately 95 percentile for male candidates and 92 percentile for female candidates. 

Also Read: XAT Cut Off 


Who can take the 2024 XAT exam?

The XAT 2024 application is open to candidates who have graduated from an accredited university. On the other hand, there is no minimum score needed to apply online for the XAT Exam.

What is the number of seats in the XAT?

Register for XAT 2024 between July 15, 2023, and November 30, 2023. Exam cost for XAT 2024: INR 2,100. 180 XLRI Delhi NCR PGDM BM seats are available. PGDM BM seats at XLRI Jamshedpur: 240.

Is there a negative marking on the XAT?

Every right response receives one mark in the XAT exam, whereas every wrong entry receives a mark deduction of 0.25. A question cannot be skipped and yet receive a positive score.

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