XAT is the entrance exam organized by Xavier Labor Relation Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur. However, the Xavier Association of Management Institutes (XAMI) conducts the test. It is considered to be one of the toughest MBA entrance exams in India.
XAT 2014: Notification
The notification for the XAT 2014 exam, for the academic year 2014-16 is out and the exam will be held on Sunday, January 5, 2014.
XAT 2014: Registration
The registration process will begin from 12thAugust, 2013 and will continue till 22nd November, 2013.
The registration fee is Rs 950 for general category candidates. One can either register online by visiting www.xatonline.net.in
or through cash payment in IDBI Bank branches.
XAT 2014: Test centers
XAT 2014 will be conducted across 43 cities across India with international centers at Dubai & Kathmandu for NRI students.
B-schools to accept XAT 2014 scores
XLRI has announced, like previous years, XAT scores would be accepted by over 110 B-schools. Some of the noted B-schools which will accept the XAT 2014 scores include prominently XLRI, LIBA Chennai, XIME Bengaluru, Xavier Institute of Management, Jabalpur, XIMB Bhubaneswar XISS Ranchi and XIMR Mumbai and others MCIM, SJCBA, AIMIT, and SFIMR Mumbai.
The complete list of B-schools will be declared on 12thAugust, the day when the application process starts so stay tuned to MBA Rendezvous
Nature of XAT 2014 Exam:
XAT usually comprises 3 Objective type Multiple Choice sections and an essay writing section.
1.Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation (Math) - (Objective Type Multiple Choice)
2.Verbal Reasoning (English) - (Objective Type Multiple Choice)
3.Analytical Reasoning and Decision Making - (Objective Type Multiple Choice)
4.And an essay writing section
The duration of the test is 120 minutes for the objective type section and an additional 20 minutes is provided at the end of the 2 hours for the essay writing section.