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XAT 2020 - Exam Dates, Registration, Application Form, Pattern

Xavier Aptitude Test or popularly known as XAT is a national-level management entrance test conducted by XLRI, Jamshedpur, for admission to management programs at XLRI and other XAT participating institutes across the country. XAT 2020 registration process is currently underway. Candidates interested in appearing for the exam can register on the official website of XAT 2020. The exam will be conducted on January 5 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. XLRI conducts XAT entrance exam in the month of January every year. XLRI will conduct XAT 2020 as a computer based test in a single session across the country.

To apply for the exam, candidates must have a graduation degree in any discipline from a recognised institution. The scores of XAT 2020 will be accepted by XLRI Jamshedpur and around 150 B-schools across India for admission to MBA/PGDM programmes. XAT 2019 had undergone some major changes in terms of exam pattern and application fee. It is expected that these changes will be applicable for XAT 2020 as well. The overall difficulty level of XAT is high.

Xavier Aptitude Test is a common entrance exam conducted by Xavier Association of Management Institutes (XAMI) for admission in its management institutes across India. Now, it is the second largest MBA entrance test after CAT to pursue MBA/PGDM in 11 (eleven) member institutes and 125 (one twenty-five) Associate institutes accepting XAT exam scores. For example, XLRI and other top rated MBA colleges in India will accept XAT 2019 exam scores.

XAT 2020: Key Changes in Exam

  • XAT 2020 exam time hanged to 9.30AM to 12.30PM
  • No Essay Writing Test in XAT 2020 Exam
  • All Questions in XAT exam 2020 will be of MCQ Type
  • GK Questions will not be counted for percentile calculation

XAT 2020 Important Dates

Application date startsAugust 23, 2019
Application date endsNovember 25, 2019
Last Day to fill XAT Application Form 2020 (with late fee)December 5, 2019
Availability of XAT Admit Card 2020December 17, 2019
Date of ExamJanuary 5, 2020 (Sunday; 9:30 AM- 12:30 PM)
Result DeclarationJanuary 14, 2020

XAT 2020 Highlights

Exam NameXavior Aptitude Test
Conducting bodyXLRI Jamshepur
Exam typeNational Level PG exam
Annual No. of Test TakersApprox. 80,000
Exam PatternObjective and Subjective questions
XAT Eligibility3-year Bachelor’s Degree