XAT TRINING IN MYTRI MANAGEMENT ACADEMY

The national-level management aptitude test, Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2019, will be conducted in the first week of January 2019 by Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur, on behalf of Xavier Association of Management Institutes (XAMI). The entrance exam would be conducted in online mode. The online registration for XAT 2019 is expected to begin in the third week of August 2018. Management aspirants who wish to study at XLRI and other institutes which accept XAT score for the admission process would be able to fill the application form online. Around 90,000 students appear for the exam every year. XAT score is accepted by around 150 B-schools across the country. In this article by Careers360, management aspirants can check all the information related to XAT 2019 including important dates, exam pattern, eligibility criteria, application form, syllabus, admit card details, cutoff, etc.

XAT 2019 will be a computer-based test (online) of 215 minutes duration. The exam will be divided into two parts – Part I which will carry objective-type questions and Part II with a combination of objective and subjective questions. The official exam pattern for XAT 2019 hasn’t released yet. Based on last year’s pattern, the following table explains the most probable exam pattern of XAT 2019:

XAT OVERVIEW
Exam NameXavier Aptitude Test aka XAT
Conducting bodyXLRI Jamshedpur
Exam typeNational Level Post-Graduate exam
Purpose of TestQualifying Test for admission to XLRI and 150+ B-schools
Mode of the ExamOnline (Computer-based)
Duration of the Exam3:35 hours
Annual No. of Test TakersApprox. 90,000
Exam PatternObjective and Subjective questions
Negative MarkingYes (0.25 marks or 1/4th of the total marks for each wrong answer)
Programmes Offered by XLRIBusiness Management (BM), Human Resource Management (HRM), Global Business Management (GBM) and General Management Programme (GMP)
XAT Eligibility Criteria
  • Management aspirants who wish to apply for XAT 2019 must fulfil the eligibility criteria as prescribed by XLRI Jamshedpur. Here are the XAT 2019 eligibility criteria based on last year’s data.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognised University or Institute. The minimum duration of the programme has to be three years.
  • Final year graduation students are also eligible to apply provided they complete the programme within the stipulated schedule, which is most likely to be by June 2019.
  • Age limit – There is no age limit to apply for XAT 2019.
XAT Exam Pattern

XAT 2019 will be a computer-based test (online) of 215 minutes duration. The exam will be divided into two parts – Part I which will carry objective-type questions and Part II with a combination of objective and subjective questions. The official exam pattern for XAT 2019 hasn’t released yet. Based on last year’s pattern, the following table explains the most probable exam pattern of XAT 2019:

XAT Exam Pattern
PartsSectionNo. of QuestionsDuration
Part IVerbal and logical ability, Decision Making, Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation. 74170 minutes
Part IIGK Essay Writing25 1 Topic40 minutes

Note: There will be a break of 5 minutes between Part I and Part II.

Marking Scheme – Each question will carry 1 mark and for each wrong answer, 1/4th of the total marks allotted to a question will be deducted. There is negative marking of 0.05 marks also involved for unattempted questions as well, beyond 8.