Xavier Aptitude Test 2017
XAT 2016 will be conducted on Sunday January 08th 2017. XLRI conducts test on behalf of the XAMI. For more than 60 years XLRI is conducting test at all India level to select the most appropriate for management education. The test score is being used by more than 100 institutes for the admission
The format of XAT would remain pen-paper based. This is to ensure that applicants of all backgrounds are at par, so that those who have pre-familiarity of operating computers, specially coming from privileged background or having worked in IT sector, do not get any advantage over others who do not have access to computers. The paper-pen mode also ensures that all candidates are tested on exactly the same set of questions and not on different sets.
Eligibility for XAT 2017
The applicants must hold a Recognized bachelor’s degree of minimum three years duration in any discipline or complete their graduation by June 10th, 2017.
XAT 2017 Exam Structure
- Quantitative Ability
- English Language & Logical Reasoning
- Decision Making
- GK and Essay
XAT 2017 would be conducted across India in the following cities.
Agartala, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Amritsar, Bengaluru, Berhampur, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi, Goa, Greater Noida, Gurgaon, 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 and Visakhapatnam.
XAT 2017 would also be conducted across the following two international cities.
Important Dates for XAT Exam 2017
Date of Commencement of Application: August 17th 2016
Last date for Applying (without Late Fee): November 30th 2016
Last date for Applying (with Late Fee): December 11th 2016
Downloading of Admit Cards: December 20th 2016 onwards
Date of Exam XAT-2017: January 08th 2017 (Timings: 10.00 am to 01.30 pm)
Mode of Examination: Paper & Pen based.
XAT 2017 Registration Procedure (How to apply XAT 2017)
XAT Registration: Visit xatonline.net.in and click “XAT Registration”. Fill preliminary information, enter a password of your choice and submit it. After submission of these details applicant receives XAT ID by email. (Next time you will be allowed to login with your XAT ID and password).
Complete Form: Login to XAT account and fill educational and other details and choose the test city.
Fee Payment: The fee for XAT 2017 is Rs. 1500.00 (Rupees One Thousand only) for all applicants.
Select Mode of Payment: There are three possible modes of payment
Mode 1: Online Payment Gateway
- Through VISA/Master Credit/Debit Cards
- (American Express Card is inadmissible)
- IDBI Net banking (this option is available only for IDBI account holder)
Mode 2: Cash Payment
Applicant has to take a print out of the XAT Pay-In-Slip visit nearest IDBI bank and make the payment.
Mode3: Demand Draft
Applicant has to get a Demand Draft (DD) made in favour of “XLRI Jamshedpur A/c XAT” payable at Jamshedpur.
Applicant paying through Mode 2 & 3 must update the payment details in the registration page. Failure to do so, such candidates will not be allowed to upload their photo and signature.
Upload Photograph and Signature: Applicant is required to upload his/her scanned digital photograph and signature (click here for the process of uploading the photograph and signature).
Print XAT Confirmation page: Print confirmation page for your reference. In future for all correspondence with XAT office quotes your XAT ID.
Send Confirmation page: Payments made through Demand Draft (DD) need to send their DD along with the confirmation page to XAT office, XLRI, Circuit House Area (East), Jamshedpur- 831001 within fifteen days from the issuance of Demand Draft (DD).
Applicants who have made the payments through Cash, IDBI internet banking or credit/debit cards are not required to send the Confirmation page to XAT Office.
Downloading of XAT Bulletin: Applicant may download XAT e Bulletin 2016 from www.xlri.ac.in.