XAT 2021 EXAM

XAT 2021 EXAM

Xavier Aptitude Test, popularly known as the XAT Exam, is an online, computer-based, national level entrance test for admission into the MBA/post graduate management programs of XLRI, XAMI members and over 700 B-schools. XAT 2021 will be conducted in over 72 cities across the country


XAT 2021 IMPORTANT DATES

1. XAT 2021 registration begins: 12th September 2020

2. XAT 2021 registration ends: 30th November 2020

3. XAT 2021 admit card download: 20th December 2020 to 3rd January 2021

4. XAT 2021 Exam date: 3rd January 2021

5. XAT 2021 result date: January 2021


XAT 2021 ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

In order to appear for the XAT 2021 Exam, the candidate must satisfy the following eligibility criteria:

1. The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree/Professional degree which should be from a recognized university/institution to appear for XAT 2021.

2. The candidate can also apply if he is appearing for the final year of bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification examination or has finished the degree prerequisites and is anticipating results.

3. However, there is no age limit restriction to appear for XAT 2021.


XAT 2021 EXAM PATTERN

Total number of questions: 100

Total marks: 100

Marks given for correct answer: +1

Marks deducted for incorrect answer: -0.25

Marks deducted for unanswered questions: 0.10 marks for more than 8 un-attempted questions

*no negative marking in the General Knowledge section.

Duration of the test: 3 hours


XAT 2021 EXAM SYLLABUS

XAT 2021 will have four sections:

S No. SECTION IMPORTANT TOPICS NO. OF QUESTIONS
1 Verbal and logical ability

Reading comprehension

Odd one out

One-word substitution

Fill in the blanks

Idioms and phrases

Sentence correction/improvement

Antonyms and synonyms

Jumbled paragraphs

Total no. of questions: 26
2 Decision making

Conditions and grouping

Data arrangement test

Case lets

Decision making in a situation

Arithmetic

Logical reasoning

Analytical reasoning

Total no. of questions: 21
3 Quantitative ability and Data interpretation

Geometry

Trigonometry

Profit and loss

Percentage

Simple and compound interest

Time and work

Ratio and proportion

HCF & LCM

Surds and indices

Probability

Permutation & Combination

Time, Speed and Distance

Sets and functions

Allegation & Mixtures

Inequalities

Progressions

Graph

Quadratic and Linear Equations

Total no. of questions: 28
4 General awareness

Current affairs

Static GK

Company profiles and logos

Capitals and currencies

Indian constitution

Politics

Business and finance

World records and awards

Books and authors

Total no. of questions: 25

XAT 2021 REGISTRATION PROCEDURE

Given below are the steps to be followed to register for the XAT 2021 Exam:

1. To register for XAT 2021 go to the official XAT 2021 website https://xatonline.in/ and click on the ‘registration’ tab and enter details like your name, email id, mobile number, etc.

2. After registration, open the application form tab and enter all the details that have been asked for.

Please make sure that the information you fill in the XAT 2021 registration form is accurate as you will not be allowed to make any changes once the form is submitted.

3. After filling the application form, you need to upload your passport size photograph and signature where ever mentioned.

*please note that registration for the XAT 2021 exam should be completed between 12th September and 30th November.


XAT 2021 APPLICATION FEES

The last step required to complete your registration for the XAT 2021 Exam is the online payment of the application fees.

Application fees for XAT 2021:

Early registration fees: Rs 1,750 (+ /Rs 300 for those who are interested in XLRI programs)

Late registration fees: Rs 2,000 (+ Rs 500 for those who are interested in XLRI programs)

This can be done through Credit/Debit card, Net banking or UPI/PAYTM service.


XAT 2021 ADMISSION PROCEDURE

1. After completing the online registration for the XAT 2021 Exam, candidates that fulfil the eligibility criteria will be called to appear for the XAT Exam.

2. After giving the XAT 2021 exam, the candidates will be shortlisted for the next round based on the candidate’s XAT 2021 percentile score and place in XLRI merit list.

Note that candidates will have to apply to each institute of their choice separately and participate in their selection process.

3. Each participating institute will conduct their own Group discussion (GD), Personal interview (PI) and other rounds and will do the final selection based on their performance in all the rounds.


XAT 2021 CUT OFF

The XAT 2021 cut off refers to the minimum percentile that a candidate must secure in the XAT 2021 Exam in order to qualify for the selection rounds (Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI)) of the respective institutes.

The cut off is decided keeping various factors like the level of difficulty of the test, number of candidates who appear for and/or pass the exam and the number of seats available in the particular institute in mind.

Overall cut off (male) for BM program for 2020 admission was 95 percentile. For, HRM (male-engineer) it is 93 percentile. Overall cut off (female) for BM program for 2020 admission was 93 percentile and for HRM (female-engineer) it is 91 percentile.

The XAT 2021 cut off is scheduled to be released anytime in January 2021.


XAT 2021 RESULTS

The XAT 2021 Results are expected to be published in the second week of January 2021.

To check the XAT 2021 Results, follow the steps given below:

1. Visit the official XAT 2021 website https://xatonline.in/

2. Click on the scorecard icon and enter your XAT 2021 registration id and password.

3. Click on submit and you will be able to view and/or download your XAT 2021 results.


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