XAT2020

XAT Test Notification

XAT -2020 NOTIFICATION:

 

Events

Important Dates

XAT 2020 Notification

Augsut 23, 2019

Application process starts

August 23, 2019

Application Process ends (without late fee)

Fourth week of November, 2019

Late application deadline (with late fee)

Second week of December, 2019

Admit card availability

Third week of December 2019

XAT 2020 Mock Test Release

First week of January 2020

XAT 2020 Exam

January 5, 2020 (9:30 AM-12:30 PM)

XAT Official Answer Key and candidate response sheet released

Second week of January 2020

Objection filing to XAT Answer key

Second week of January 2020

XAT 2020 Result

Third week of January 2020

XAT 2020 Cutoff

Third week of January 2020

 

XAT Registration Fee (without late fee) – Rs. 1700/-   
Candidates interested in XLRI programmes needs to pay an additional fee of Rs. 300/- each.

XAT Registration Fee (with late fee) – Rs. 2000/-   
Candidates interested in XLRI programmes needs to pay an additional fee of Rs. 500/- each.

Exam Structure

The exam consists of the following sections:

  • Verbal and Logical Ability (VA & LR)
  • Decision Making (DM)
  • Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation (QA & DI)
  • General Knowledge (GK)

 

XAT Exam Pattern

 

Marking Scheme – Each question will carry one mark. 1/4th of the total marks allotted to a question will be deducted for each wrong answer. There is negative marking of 0.10 marks for unattempted questions as well, beyond 8.

 

XAT Syllabus 2020

XLRI doesn’t release any specific syllabus for XAT. However, a list of topics for the exam based on the previous years’ pattern has been suggested by expert. The below-given table explains the XAT syllabus in depth-

XAT Syllabus

Sections

Topics

Verbal and Logical Ability

Vocabulary, Analogy-based on vocabulary, Reading Comprehension, Sentence correction, Grammar, Fill in the blanks, Paragraph Formation Questions, Poem, etc.

Decision-making

Arithmetic, Analytical Reasoning, Situational, etc.

QA & DI

Percentage, Profit & Loss, Time & Distance, Time & Work, Equations, Polynomials, Numbers, Progressions, Probability, Permutation and Combination, Data Sufficiency, Scatter Plots and Bar Charts, etc.

GK

History, Currency, Invention, Geography, National Capital, Culture, Books and authors, Personalities, Important Dates, Films, Science and Business, Current affairs, etc.

 

XAT Cutoff 2020

Last year, the cutoff for XLRI Jamshedpur was released online on January 21, 2020. It is likely to release for XAT 2020 around the same time in January 2020. The XAT 2020 cutoff percentile depends on multiple factors such as difficulty level of the exam, the number of test takers and a number of seats offered in the programme among others. The cutoffs will be declared separately by each of the XAT participating institutes. Check below the previous year cutoff of XAT:

XAT Cut off for BM Programmes

 

VALR

DM

QA

Overall

Male

79.46

80

90

96

Female

75

75

75

95

 

 

XAT Cut off for HR Programmes

 

VALR

DM

QA

Overall

Male

85

75

72

94

Female

80

70

67

93

 

 

XAT Participating Institutes 2020

XAT 2020 score will be accepted by more than 150 B-schools in the country. The participating institutes are either Xavier Associate Management Institutes (XAMI) or Non-XAMI. Last year, the number of XAMI was 11 and number of non-XAMI was 145. Here are some of the top colleges in the list:

 

·         XLRI – Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur

·         Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

·         SP Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai

·         TA Pai Management Institute, Manipal

·         Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai

·         Xavier Institute of Management, Xavier University, Bhubaneswar………many more