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Last Minute Important Tips for XAT 2019

XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test) 2019 will be conducted in January 2019.  This entrance exam is organized by Xavier Labour Relation Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur. However, it is conducted by the Xavier Association of Management Institutes (XAMI) for admission in XLRI and many other top tier management institutes of India.

It is considered to be one of the toughest MBA entrance exams in India that calls for complete dedication and awareness. All questions carry equal marks.  One fourth of a mark may be deducted for each incorrect answer. Leaving a question unattempted may result in a deduction of 0.05 mark. However, this deduction will not be applicable for a maximum of 13 unattempted questions.

Bonus : Download XAT Tips PDF to crack XAT Exam 2019

This examination consists of two parts

Part I

Verbal and Logical Ability

Decision Making

Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation

Part II

GK

Essay

Verbal and Logical Ability

Study the question carefully. Never assume or use any information that the question fails to give you. Read both the factual passage and the sentence completion instruction carefully. Both must be considered in making your choice. Be sure to read all the response choices carefully before choosing one.

In questions that ask you to select a valid conclusion, always choose the one conclusion that must definitely follow from the information you are given. In questions that ask you to find the invalid alternative, choose the one conclusion that does not definitely follow from the information.

For this section Important links that will help your preparation

Grammar Vocabulary
Spelling Reading Comprehension
Mock Questions Top 10 RCs

Decision Making

Decision making is always the distinguishing element in XAT and there will be at least 23 questions on decision making.

Some Questions that will help you

Decision Making Section 

Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation

Solving techniques and the ultimate solutions to this logical, tricky and seemingly lengthy form of aptitude problems have been consistently changing. Hence, it's a must for us to identify and strengthen the strategies for quantitative and Data Interpretation section that can help us maximize our score in this section as much as possible.

Geometry and Trigonometry Statistics and Probability
Arithmetic and Modern Maths Algebra
Mock Questions on QA 100 Mock Questions on QA and DI

General Knowledge

You should be updated with General Awareness on current affairs.  General Awareness topics with analytically drawn conclusions will benefit you.

Read More Than 500 GK / Current Affairs Topics 

Essay

An essay is a short piece of writing on a topic and generally presents the author's point of view on the matter. It is an organized collection of ideas. 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.

Essays for XAT

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Crucial Dates, You Should not Miss

IMI New Delhi
Admissions open for PGDM / PGDM(HRM) / PGDM(B&FS) at IMI New Delhi. Last date to apply is Dec 3rd, 2018.
Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH)
BIMTECH Admissions Open for 2019.
XIMB, XUB
XIMB, XUB Admissions Open for 2019 at Xavier Institute of Management. Last date to apply December 7th, 2018.
MDI Gurgaon
Admissions Open for PGPM | PGPM-HRM | PGP-IM 2019 at MDI Gurgaon. Last date to apply November 23th, 2018
MICA
Admissions open for PGDM-C 2019-2021.
Goa Institute of Management
Admissions open for 2019-2021 at GIM. Last date to apply is November 30th, 2018
SDMIMD
Admissions open for PGDM 2019-2021 at SDMIMD.
IMT Ghaziabad
Admissions open for 2 Year PGDM and MBA programs at IMT Ghaziabad- Application Deadline is November 22nd, 2018
ICFAI Business School
ICFAI Business School Accepting Applications for IBSAT 2018
Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management (LBSIM)
Admissions open for 2019 at LBSIM, New Delhi. Last date for applying Dec 15th, 2018
TAPMI
Experience@TAPMI Admissions Open for 2019
MDI Murshidabad
Admissions Open for PGP 2019-21 at MDI Murshidabad
SIBM, Bengaluru
Admissions Open for MBA 2019-21 at SIBM, Bengaluru
XLRI
XAT 2019 Registration, Application Ends on November 30th, 2018. Exam Date January 6th, 2019