Xavier Aptitude Test or XAT is an all India exam conducted across 71 cities in India. XAT is basically a management exam conducted in January every year for management aspirants who want to take admissions in various MBA and PGDM programs in top Xavier colleges like XLRI, XIM, XBS, LIBA, XIME, XIMJ, and more than 160 institutes that accept XAT marks. The exam is conducted by Xavier Association of Management Institutes which comprises of both objective and subjective questions. Later after acquiring the required XAT marks, candidates are asked to come for GE-PIWAT which is basically group discussion, personal interview and written ability test.
XAT Exam will be conducted on January 3, 2021, for the 2021-2023 session. The XAT Application Form is out today i.e. 10th Sep 2020. Those candidates who are interested in XAT Apply Online.
XAT is conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur every year on behalf of Society of Jesus and within their ambit 11 Xavier institutes, and candidates get ample opportunity to attain one of the best management education.
XAT being one of top two entrance test for MBA admissions in the country has been recognized as the ‘Quality Test’ and scores are also accepted by more than 160 top MBA institutes beside Xavier institutes.
XAT being online test also requires that candidates file registration online only. The registration fee for XAT 2021 is Rs. 1750. Registration fee can be accepted with demand draft and debit card also. Another important factor for registration is that for more optional programs extra fee will be required which will also be notified.
During registration XAT aspirants should be careful to write their name as mentioned in your certificates and likewise date of birth, your permanent address and postal address with correct mail id and contact number wherein you might get SMS.
XAT aspirants must keep their login credentials safe and confidential as you may need that in future course of XAT exam.
You must upload your recent photograph and legible signature as per guidelines given in registration.
XAT Application Form 2021
XAT Form has been out from 10th Sep 2020. Candidates can fill the XAT 2021 form till November 30, 2020. In case the candidate is unable to submit the form till November 30, 2020 then they can submit till December 2020 by paying fine amount. The application form will only be considered valid if the candidate has done the payment for the form.
XAT Application form can be filled on xatonline.in which is the official website for XAT online form. Applicants will be required to fill the basic details on the website as asked. After filling the registration form they will be asked to pay the registration fee. Rs 1750 will be paid for online registration if the applicant is able to pay before the last date of November 30, 2020. All the payments will be made online using demand draft, net banking, IDBI challan, credit and debit card.
How do I apply for XLRI?
XLRI aspirants will have to appear for XAT 2021 which is being conducted across India in 71 cities on 3rd January 2021.
XLRI has opened new campus also at Delhi NCR & Jahajjar, Haryana. Candidates are eligible to apply for both campuses. XAT 2021 score will be acceptable only to XLRI thirteen Xavier institutes and other160 institutes who are using XAT score for admissions. XAT 2021 will be having four sections viz. Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation, English language and Current affairs. For applying XLRI at Jamshedpur or at Jhajjar, Haryana candidates has to pay Rs. 300 extra fee for each XLRI campus.
What are XLRI programmes in XAT form?
XLRI programmes are PGDM in Human Resource Management and PGDM Business Management Program. Candidates have to appear in XAT exam which is being conducted in coming 2021 and candidates who are graduates with 50% marks are eligible to apply for these courses. PGDM programmes at XLRI also focus on Economics, Finance, Information systems, Marketing, Production, Operations and Strategic management. One of the key factor at XLRI programmes is lot of emphasis is being given on Ethics, Sustainability and Values. Candidates can apply for one program or multiple programmes but for multiple programmes multiple interviews and group discussions will happen and candidates should also note that selection criteria at XLRI programmes can differ program to program and which is being done to make the candidate suitable for the programes.
How much percentile is required for XLRI?
Candidates who are looking forward to be selected at XLRI should note that average cut off percentile is 97 at both programmes of XLRI but it’s individual section cut off also which matters a lot for XLRI. Percentile for VA section the average will be 80 and for DM the average is likely to be 72 and for QA section the percentile is likely to be 71. It will be pertinent to note that scores of current affairs questions in XAT might not be included to conclude XAT percentile but you have to ensure to get passing marks for current affairs in XAT.
What is the fees of XLRI Jamshedpur?
Students who are looking forward for admission at XLRI Jamshedpur should note that a fee of 11,80,000 per annum is applicable. And this fees excluded of extra charges which may be incurred by students for hostel and mess or in other words for a complete course fee of Rs. 23,60,000 and plus other charges for mess and hostel for two years is applicable.
Candidates who are willing to take admission at XLRI will have to a cut off percentile for their XAT scores for which exam is being conducted in coming January 2021.
Is XAT is tougher than CAT?
To be candid aspirants must not think that way rather non of the exam is tough and it is your mental attitude which can make any exam tough or moderate. Actually XAT is not tougher than CAT but the syllabus differs a bit. In XAT students will be tested more in language skills and XAT you would be given 5 - 6 reading comprehension passages. Whereas in CAT emphasis is more on vocabulary. The other major difference in XAT will be the questions on current affairs whereas this sections will be missing in CAT.
The above vindicates that XAT and CAT are equally tough.
Registration of XAT Exam 2021 Procedure:
Here is the brief procedure for those who want to apply XAT Exam 2021.
- Candidates are required to fill their basic details like name, DOB, address, E-mail ID and phone number
- They will receive login credentials on their email ID thus it is suggest to give valid details of contact
- Using login credentials candidates would have to login and then fill the remaining part of the form
- Candidates would have to enter their personal details, contact details, professional details and academic details along with XLRI programs which are optional
- For each optional programs Rs 300 will be charged
- Candidates will be also required to upload their photographs and signature
- After all the above process is done, payment has to be made using the methods mentioned above.
Rs 1750 will be paid along with Rs 300 for each optional XLRI programs. In case of late submission, Rs 2000 will be paid along with Rs 500 for each XLRI program. Only after the payment of fees is done the registration will be considered valid and admit cards will be issued from 20th December 2020.
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