XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test)


Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) is held every year to select appropriate students for postgraduate management education. The XLRI conducts the test on behalf of the XAMI. After clearing XAT, students become eligible for admission to 100+ management institutions. The XLRI has been conducting this exam for more than 60 years. It is among the most competitive entrance exams of the country.


The question paper of the exam will contain questions based on the topics of the exam.


A Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution. Besides, those who will be completing their graduation on June 10, 2017, can also apply for XAT-2017. For more details, click here

How to Apply:

Click here to apply for XAT-2017.

Exam Pattern:

XAT-2017 will be a pen-paper based exam. The exam will be conducted in pen-paper mode to ensure that all the students are tested on the same set of questions. The question paper will contain five sections, namely;

  • Quantitative Ability
  • English Language & Logical Reasoning
  • Decision Making
  • GK
  • Essay

Result Info:

The result is likely to be announced in the last month of January 2017.

Admit Card:

The admit card/hall ticket for the exam can be downloaded from the official website from 20th December 2016 onwards.

Seat Intake:

The details of intake capacity will be based on the institute the candidate has applied for.

Test Centers:

Agartala, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Amritsar, Bengaluru, Berhampur, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi, Goa, Greater Noida, Gurgaon (Gurugram), Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik, Noida, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Surat, Tiruchirapalli, Trivandrum, Udaipur, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam. 

XAT 2017 would also be conducted across the following two international cities.
Dubai, Kathmandu.

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Colleges From Exam:

A candidate will become eligible to take admission in all the member institutions and associated institutions using XAT score.

Category: Management

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