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Are you ready to write Essay in 20 minutes?

Are you ready to write Essay in 20 minutes?

XAT 2019 will be conducted in January 2019 . At the end of exam you will have to write Essay on some assigned topic. Essay section of XAT attempts your skills of expressing your opinions, specifically under time limitations. Candidates are given a time of period 20 Minutes.

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XAT Essay with Revised Exam Pattern

With the changes announced for XAT 2019 part B of the exam will include GK & Essay whereas GK questions have been reduced to 25 but the overall allotted time for this section would remain 35 minutes and this is important for you to understand the assigned topic on essay and think very fast then focus on writing essay in best of your language skills and expressions so that you can ensure that take away from your essay is being understood in the right spirit.

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What does XAT Essay Writing Tests?

The essay is used as a tool to judge the social and ethical values of the aspirant as the written piece provides a valuable insight into the mind of the test taker.

The B-schools use the essay as a pre-interview yardstick as well. The panel also judges your clarity of thoughts, logical hints, focus and concentration, etc. through your essay.

Structure, argument and several other factors that you portray through your essay is judged as well. Each of these factors reflects your personality traits and that is the main criteria for selection.

For instance, XAT essay would test you out on these parameters including the knowledge about the topic, so, the interviewers would know some of your personality traits and can easily spot if you are lying to them or trying to depict what you are not.

What can you do in 20 Minutes Essay Writing Test?

In 20 minutes, if you have substantial information regarding the topic or even if you don't have, always remember one of the most important criteria is to Structure your essay.

A 20 minute essay can test you out in a panic situation if you aren't sure of the information you know. In that time, it’s very important to keep your cool and maintain a structure.

A structured essay is always interesting and gives vital insights about a person, that the person is clear and structured in his approach. You are not expected to know everything but you can show that you are meticulous in your approach, which is the desired quality by all the b-schools and not only XAT 2019 excepting institutes.

Key points to highlight during the Essay Writing Test

As mentioned above, you already know which are the desired qualities you need to have and show case, through your essay. One main criterion for writing an interesting essay would be to think of what the reader would like to know from the essay.

• Develop your main idea with vivid and specific facts, events, quotations, examples, and reasons. There's a big difference between simply stating a point of view and letting an idea unfold in the details.

• Be Specific and avoid clichéd, generic, and predictable writing by using vivid and specific details.

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