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If you are considering an MBA from Xaviers, you need to appear for XAT 2016?  XAT or Xavier Aptitude Test is ranked among the top MBA Entrance Exams in India. The first management assesment in India, XLRI has been conducting the exam for close to six decades. This entrance assesment is accepted for admission to MBA and PGDM programs in business schools associated with Xavier Association of Management Institutes (XAMI). There are almost 100 Xavier Association of Management Institutes other than XLRI that use XAT’s score for the admission to their post graduate courses in management.  
Considered as the toughest management entrance exam in India, XAT exam is a perfect opportunity for management aspirants who wish to build a career in management.
XAT 2016 Eligibility:
  • Bachelors degree (Graduation) in any stream from a recognized university. 

XAT Registration / Application Form

XAT 2016 Application Form and Registration:
Apply online at website:- http://www.xatonline.net.in

XAT Exam Dates

XAT 2016 Date:- Will be announced soon.


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XAT Syllabus

XAT 2016 Syllabus:-

There is no set  Syllabus for XAT, however questions will be asked from various common subjects as such as Analytical Reasoning and Decision Making, Logical Reasoning and Data interpretation. 

Paper Pattern

XAT 2016 Pattern:-


XAT 2016 pattern will be similar to the one followed in the last few years. This paper pen based test will have four sections.(i) Verbal and Logical Ability (ii) Decision Making (iii) Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation (iv) General Knowledge.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 othr Associate Member Institutes at the time of final selection.

Mode of Examination:- Paper & Pen based 

  • Duration: 3 hours (180 minutes)
  • Sections:  
Section A (Time: 2 hours and 20 minutes) 
Quantitative Ability, English Language Ability & Logical Reasoning and Decision Making
Sections B (20 minutes) 
English Essay writing and General Awareness
There'll be objective type questions with four options, having single correct answer with 1/3rd marking for the first 5 wrong questions in each section & ½ for errors beyond 5 mistakes.

XAT Preparation

Since XAT is among the toughest exams in India, it is recommended that students should take up any of the top coaching institutes that prepare students to crack XAT. It is advisable that aspirants should try to attempt sample papers and previous years’ papers in order to find the loop holes during preparation. 

XAT Notification

XAT 2016 Notification:- Will be announced soon.



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Posted By : abhsiehk
Posted On : 07 July 2013
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want to know about exam pattern.
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Posted On : 04 July 2013
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