XAT is a national level MBA entrance exam conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur. The admission of XLRI Jamshedpur and other Xavier Associate Management Institutes and over 100 B-schools take place through XAT scores.
Exam Name: Xavier Aptitude Test
Commonly known as: XAT
Exam type: National
Exam category: PG Exam
Conducting institute: XLRI Jamshedpur
The XAT 2014 applicants should be graduates in any discipline from a recognized university. Final year students can are also eligible for XAT 2014, but they should be able to submit their final marks by the stipulated schedule declared by XLRI Jamshedpur or the participating B-schools.
XAT 2014 Selection Process: The XAT takers will be short listed by XLRI and other participating institutes on the basis of their XAT scores and the B-School cut off marks. After that they will have to appear for the GD, PI and other rounds conducted by the B-schools for the final selection process.
XAT 2014 Exam Pattern: XAT 2014 is a paper pencil based test of 3 hours duration. It consists of 2 papers. The Paper 1 is objective, multiple choice question type. This part consists of three sections, Verbal Ability, Decision Making and Quantitative Aptitude. The duration of this section is 2 hours 20 minutes.
The paper 2 is partly subjective and partly objective. It consists of two sections, General Awareness and Essay Writing. The General Awareness section had 30 questions. The duration of this section is 40 minutes, 20 minutes for each section.
XAT 2014 Application procedure: The candidates can apply for XAT 2014 by visiting the official XAT website. You have to fill up the online application form, make the payment through net banking, Demand Draft or by Credit or Debit Card.
Upload your passport size color photograph and signature which should not exceed 50 KB.
XAT 2014 Application fee: For General category candidates, the application fee is Rs. 950 and for SC, ST and OBC candidates, it is Rs. 650.
C H Area (East), Jamshedpur – 831001, Jharkhand, India
Phone: +91 657 665 3203/3204/3205, Fax: +91-657-2227814
Exam date: Sunday, January 5, 2014.
Official announcement of the exam: Fourth week of July, 2013.
Registration dates: Monday, August 12, 2013 to Friday, November 22, 2013.
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