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XAT 2019 Latest Exam Changes – No Essay This Year

Registrations : 23 Aug '19 - 30 Nov '19

XAT 2019 Latest Exam Changes – No Essay This Year

Like the past 60 years, XLRI will be conducting the XAT 2019 exam on behalf of XAMI on Sunday 6th January 2019 between 10 AM to 1 PM. The registration begins starting 20th August 2018 until 30th November 2018.

The internet has been buzzing with the surprise changes that have come about in the XAT 2019 exam this year. The biggest change is the removal of essay and reduction of exam time duration.. However, the scoring pattern remains the same. Like previous year(s) the score for GA section will not be considered while determining the percentile and cutoff for interview selection process. These scores will only be considered during the final selection process.

Let us take you through the important changes/differences you will see as part of XAT 2019 Exam -

XAT Exam Details

XAT 2019

XAT 2018

XAT 2019 Exam Date

Sunday, 6th January 2019

Sunday, 7th January 2018

XAT 2019 Exam Time

10 AM – 1 PM

10 AM – 1.35 PM

XAT 2019 Exam Duration

3 Hours or 180 Minutes

3 Hours 35 Minutes

XAT 2019 Exam Sections

4

5

XAT 2019 Exam Section Details

  1. Verbal and Logical Ability (VA & LR)
  2. Decision Making (DM)
  3. Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation (QA & DI)
  4. General Knowledge (GK)

 

Note: Essay has been removed

Part 1 – VALR, DM, QADI

Past 2 – Essay, GK

 

XAT 2019 Exam Marking Scheme

Correct Answer: +1

Incorrect Answer: - 0.25

8 to 13+ Unanswered: -.05 

 

Note: The score for GA section will not be considered while determining the percentile and cutoff for interview selection process. These scores will only be considered during the final selection.

Correct Answer: +1

Incorrect Answer: - 0.25

8+ Unanswered: -.05

XAT 2019 Sectional Jump

Allowed

Allowed

XAT 2019 Exam Mode

Online

Online

XAT 2019 TEST City (Exam Centres)

India – 46 Cities (Tripura has been removed)

India – 47

Outside India – 2

Choice of XAT 2019 TEST City

1

Choose 3, any 1 was allotted

Changes Related to XAT 2019 TEST City

Only once before 30th November 2018

Subject to approval by XAT Authorities

XAT 2019 Admit Card

20th January 2018 till 3rd January 2019

27th January 2017

XAT 2019 Result Date

31st January 2019

9th February 2019

XAT 2019 Score Card

31st January 2019 till 31st March 2019 

11th February 201 8 till 20th Februray 2018.

XAT 2019 Exam Fee

INR 1700

INR 1650

XAT 2019 Exam Payment Mode

Online – Debit (RuPay / Visa / Master Card / Maestro), Credit Cards and Internet Banking.

Online and Offline

XAT 2019 Eligibility

  • Minimum 50% Bachelor's Degree of minimum three years duration or equivalent in any discipline.

 

  • Minimum 50% Bachelor's Degree of minimum three years duration or equivalent in any discipline.

 

Indian Candidates Apply for XLRI course GMP(General Management Programme)

1. Via XAT 2019 Score

2. Via GMAT Score

Via XAT 2018 Score

NRI Candidates Apply for XLRI courses (GMP,BM & HRM)

Via GMAT Score

Via GMAT Score

Candidates Applying for XAT Affiliated Colleges

Via XAT Score but separately on the respective institute’s website

Via XAT Score but separately on the respective institute’s website

Note: All GMAT scored between 1st December 2016 and 31st December 2018 will be considered valid

The XAT 2019 notification and prospectus will be released in the www.xatonline.in on the 20th August 2018. XAT Authorities can be contact via phone or email. The details are:

Phone: +91 657 665 3203 /3204 / 3205 
Fax: +91-657-2227814

Toll Free: 1800 419 2929 from Monday to Sunday between 08:00am - 08:00pm

Email: admissions@xatonline.in and admis@xlri.ac.in

Stay tuned for all the latest updates for XAT 2019 exam.

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