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XAT Entrance Exam 2017

For more than 50 Years XLRI is conducting Admission Test on All India level to select the most appropriate students for management education. Our long experience and the expertise has helped us to extend this XLRI XAT Test to other Management Institutes. 

XAT 2017 Preparation Tips

Main Areas to Prepare for XAT 2017 Exam

XAT has 5 sections :

  • Quantitative Ability
  • English Language & Logical Reasoning
  • Decision Making
  • General Knowledge
  • Essay

XAT 2017 Preparation Tips

  • It is a paper – pen based test, not an online test.
  • Surely take some Mock XATs Exam, from any of the top coaching institutes which is very helpful for the students to prepare for XAT.

Changes in XAT 2017

  • The paper is concerned, no change is known as of now.
  • They have said that the cut-offs would be reduced which means comparatively lesser weighting to XAT because they want a better mix of people.
  • Level of difficulty is also expected to be lesser this year.

XAT 2017 Score Accepting Institutes

  • XAT Score is accepted by 130 B – Schools across India.
  • Some of them are XLRI, XIM – B, SP Jain, IMT – Ghaziabad, TAPMI Manipal, IFMR Chennai, GIM Goa, Welingkar Mumbai and Liba Chennai.

Strategy for Essay Writing 

  • Essay writing requires clear thinking, structured thought process, good argument analysis and effective writing.
  • Practice writing essays within 20 min and seek feedback from your teachers / experts.

Prepare to get Admission on Xaviers Institutes

  • In addition to XAT, B – Schools have Group Discussions and Personal Interviews.
  • For Group Discussion, it requires very good knowledge and communication skills.
  • For interview, preparation is on your Acads / Work exp / Goals / Personality – Related / Hobbies etc.
  • The Interview mainly contains questions like Acads – Based.
  • At least we should be able to answer the basic / medium level questions.

XAT differ from others

  • XAT is quite similar to CAT in terms of the course, areas covered, b-schools covered, and difficulty level.
  • XAT has an essay, which other exams not have essay.
  • Other exams like SNAP are generally easier.

XAT 2017 Exam Guidelines

  • For the section on Quantitative Ability, a good Preparation for CAT should be more than sufficient.
  • For the section on Decision Making, it would be advisable for students to revise concepts pertaining to Puzzles and Decision making Questions.
  • They should especially focus on practicing the Distribution based puzzles.
  • For the section on English Language & Logical Reasoning, it would be advisable for students to revise concepts pertaining to RC, Sentence correction, Vocabulary  based questions ( words confused ), Para formation, Logical reasoning questions ( especially on identifying argument structure,  argument elements and inference based questions ).
  • Students should also focus on Figures of Speech as there have been questions on identifying metaphors, oxymorons, personification, etc. in previous years’ XAT papers.

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XLRI XAT 2017 Entrance Exam

XLRI Jamshedpur invites application for admission to XLRI School of Business Management and Human Resources and some other prominent business schools in the country, through XAT 2017 Entrance Exam, for the academic year 2017 – 2018. MBA Entrance Exam Question Bank CD

XLRI 2017 Programs 

  • Human Resource Management ( HRM )
  • Business Management ( BM )
  • General Management Program ( GMP )

Xavier Aptitude Test ( XAT ) 2017 will be conducted by XLRI on behalf of the Xavier Association of Management Institutes ( XAMI ). The XAT 2017 Test Score is used by more than 100 institutes. XLRI is the oldest management institute in India, founded in 1949, has a rich history spanning more than 60 years of contributing excellent leaders and management experts to the corporate.

XAT 2017 Eligibility

XAT 2017 Eligibility for HRM 

Recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum three years duration or equivalent in any discipline. Those completing their final examination by 10th June, 2017 may also apply. All Indian candidates must appeared for XAT 2017. However NRI and foreign candidates may apply through GMAT score( except Dubai and Kathmandu where in candidates have option of appearing for XAT 2017).

XAT 2017 Eligibility for BM 

Recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum three years duration or equivalent in any discipline. Those completing their final examination by 10th June, 2017 may also apply. All Indian candidates must appeared for XAT 2017. However NRI and foreign candidates may apply through GMAT score( except Dubai and Kathmandu where in candidates have option of appearing for XAT 2017). 

XAT 2017 Eligibility for GMP 

Recognized bachelor’s degree of minimum three years duration in India/abroad with at least 5 years of managerial/supervisory experience by 31st March, 2017.

Candidates may apply either through XAT 2017 or GMAT score ( taken between 01st December, 2014 and 20th December, 2016 ).

XAT 2017 Exam Pattern

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

The marks of General Knowledge will not be used for determining the percentile and cut off at first stage of selection. However it is used by XLRI and some other Associate Member Institutes at the time of final selection.

XAT 2017 Admission Process

Each institute shortlist candidates independently. You need to apply to Institutes of your interest separately. For details please visit their websites. Candidate interested in XLRI programs, after registration for XAT; should also apply to XLRI. For details about XLRI programs visit Shortlisted candidates for XLRI will be declared on the website

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XLRI XAT 2017 Registration

The XLRI authorities announced that XAT 2016 Registration would commence from 17th August, 2016.

Procedure for XAT 2017 Registration

  • Visit the XAT Website click on Register, create a new account with your personal email id, you will receive a unique XAT ID and registration link.
  • Click on the link and create your own password. ( Next time you will be allowed to login with this XAT ID and password ).
  • Select the Test City, write Name, upload photo and signature and save it.
  • Select your Citizenship ( Indian/ Foreign / NRI ).
  • If you are interested to apply for XLRI, select the program of your choice Business Management ( BM) / Human Resource Management ( HRM ) / Global Business Management( GBM ) / General Management Program ( GMP ). Candidates not interested in any of the XLRI programs can skip this step.
  • Fill preliminary information ( Name, Date of Birth, Gender, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, Category and Phone Number etc….)
  • Provide your mailing address and permanent address.
  • Provide your educational qualification starting from 10th onwards.
  • Provide details of work experience starting from the latest job. Candidates desirous of applying to GMP must have total experience of five years till 31st March, 2017.

XAT 2017 Mode of Payment 

There are three possible modes of payment

Mode 1 : XAT 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 : XAT Cash Payment

  • Applicant has to take a print out of the XAT Pay-In-Slip visit nearest IDBI bank and make the payment.

Mode 3 : XAT Demand Draft

  • Please make a DD made from any Bank in favour of “XLRI Jamshedpur A/c XAT” payable at Jamshedpur.

Important : Applicant paying through Mode 2 & 3 should update the payment details in the registration page.

Candidates only interested in XAT but not in XLRI need to pay a fee of Rupee 1600/-. Candidates interested in XLRI programme(s) needs to pay an additional fee of Rupee 300/- each.

Print XAT Confirmation Page : Print confirmation page, in future for all correspondence with XAT office quote your XAT ID.

Send Confirmation Page : Please send confirmation pages and the Demand Draft to the following Address :

The Chairperson Admission,
Circuit House Area ( East ),
Jamshedpur – 831 001.

The same must be sent within fifteen days from the issuance of DD. If you have made the payment other than DD you should not send the confirmation page.

Downloading of XAT 2017 Bulletin : Applicant please download XAT e Bulletin 2017 from 

Download the XLRI e-Brochure from or

Download XAT 2017 Admit Card : please download the admit cards from 20th December, 2016 ).

Candidates applying through GMAT may do so by following instruction given on

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XLRI XAT 2017 Exam Centres

There will be an increase in the number of XAT 2017 Exam Centres to reach out to more interested candidates. Details of the same would be released in due course of time, once the XAT Centres are finalised.

This has been done to prevent inconvenience to candidates who otherwise have to travel to other cities for giving XAT.

This year, XAT 2017 will be held at few additional centres including Udaipur.

XAT 2017 Exam Cities

  • Cities within India : 47
  • Cities outside India : 2

XAT 2017 Exam Centres in Abroad

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

  • Dubai
  • Kathmandu

XAT 2017 Exam Centres in India

XAT 2016 would be conducted across India in the following cities :

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

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XAT 2017 Results

XAT 2017 Exam Date :

Xavier Aptitude Test XAT 2017 Entrance Exam will be conducted on 8th January, 2017.

XAT Result Date 2017 :

XAT Result Date 2017 : XAT Results has been  declared

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XAT 2017 Important Dates

Event Important Date
Date of Commencement of Application 17th August, 2016
Last Date for Applying
(without late fee)
30th November, 2016
Last Date for Applying
(with late fee)
11th December, 2016
Downloading of Admit Cards 20th December, 2016 onwards
Date of XAT 2017 Entrance Exam 8th January, 2017
Test Timings 10.00 AM to 1.30 PM

For Further Details 

The Chairperson Admission
XLRI,C. H. Area (East)
Jamshedpur – 831001
Jharkhand, India
Telephone No. : +91 657 665 3203/3204/3205
Fax : +91-657-2227814
Email :,
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