XAT Syllabus 2021 Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation

Notification Release Date : August 2020

XAT Syllabus 2021, XAT Exam Syllabus

XAT 2021 will be conducted in January 2021 by XLRI Jamshedpur. Since XAT 2019 the essay is removed from the XAT syllabus. It is one of the most challenging MBA entrance exams with an undefined XAT exam syllabus.   The exam syllabus of XAT is based on the questions and topics asked in the previous years with no repetitions. MBA Rendezvous team has put a list of topics based on the areas that have been asked in the previous years.

XAT 2021 Exam Syllabus : Key Highlights

XAT Syllabus

Note: Changes are expected in the XAT marking scheme owning to the removal of XAT essay from the exam pattern this year. Watch out for the latest updates in this area.

XAT 2021 Exam Syllabus: Decision Making

This section tests your ability to solve problems and cases. There are around 21-24 questions. This section is unique to XAT 2021 exam. The topics that fall under the XAT syllabus for this section are:

1.    Case-lets
2.    Complex Arrangements
3.    Conditions and Grouping Test
4.    Data Arrangement Test
5.    Decision Making in a Particular Situation
6.    Identifying Strong and Weak arguments  
7.    Identifying valid inferences  

XAT 2021 Exam Syllabus: Verbal & Logical Ability

This section tests your grammar, reading speed, comprehension and logical reasoning. There are around 24-26 questions and the topics covered in the syllabus for XAT 2021 are:

Verbal Ability

1.    Antonyms - Synonyms
2.    Completion of paragraph
3.    Correct Use of Words
4.    Fill in the Blanks
5.    Jumbled Paragraphs
6.    Sentence Completion/Correction
7.    Vocabulary

Reading Comprehension

1.    Culture
2.    Economic Issues
3.    Fiction
4.    History
5.    Literature
6.    Science
7.    Social Issues

Logical Reasoning

1.    Analogy
2.    Assumption-Premise-Conclusion  
3.    Binary Logic
4.    Blood Relations
5.    Coding and Decoding 
6.    Clocks and Calendars 
7.    Critical Reasoning  
8.    Fact–Inference-Judgement 
9.    Identifying next number in series
10.    Seating Arrangement
11.    Visual reasoning  

XAT 2021 Exam Syllabus: Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation

There are 27 questions in this section. The XAT 2021 syllabus for this section is vast and covers:

1.    Algebra 
2.    Averages  
3.    Binomial Theorem
4.    Complex numbers 
5.    Co-ordinate geometry  
6.    Equations - Linear & Quadratic
7.    HCF & LCM  
8.    In-equations 
9.    Interest - Simple & Compound 
10.    Logarithm  
11.    Mean – Arithmetic & Geometric
12.    Mixtures and Allegations
13.    Percentages  
14.    Permutations & Combinations  
15.    Progression  - Arithmetic & Geometric
16.    Probability  
17.    Profit & Loss 
18.    Ratios and Proportion
19.    Set Theory  
20.    Speed, Time and Distance
21.    Trigonometry

XAT Syllabus 2021: Current Affairs

The students are tested on their general knowledge and consists 25 questions. The topics are:

1.    Books  and authors  
2.    Business  
3.    Current Affairs
4.    Entertainment  
5.    Finance  
6.     International News 
7.    Politics 
8.    Science  
9.    Sports  
10.    World Event and Records  

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