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XAT 2016 Exam Pattern

XAT 2016 Exam Pattern
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  1. XAT Exam Scheme

Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) is the national level aptitude test conducted by Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI). XAT is conducted for admission to business management (BM), Personnel Management and Industrial Relations (PMIR) programmes. Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur is ranked amongst the top five B-school in India and it conducts XAT.

Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) Examination is divided into two parts.
=> Part A is objective type in nature
=> Part B comprise of essay type questions

Part A is of 2 hours and 20 minutes duration which consists of Quantitative Ability, English Language Ability & Logical Reasoning and Decision Making.

Part B of the exam consists of Essay Writing and General Awareness. Duration of this section is 40 minutes. Questions in General Awareness is from Business, Economics and Politics related to Business Environment. You have to attempt both essay as well as General Awareness section.

XAT 2016 Exam Pattern is expected to be similar to that of last year. More than 90,000 candidates took the test in 2015. The cutoff for XAT is decided on the basis of the difficulty level of the test.

Total duration of XAT is of 3 hours.

XAT Exam Scheme

Sections No of questions Duration
Decision Making 25 140 mins
Verbal and Logical Ability 30 -
Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation 36 -
Duration 140 mins
Essay & General Awareness 40 mins

Negative Marking: 1/4th of the marks allotted for every question

The above has been compiled from various sources to guide our subscribers regarding subjects, syllabus details, topics covered, examination pattern and marks distribution of XAT Examination. This detail analysis of XAT Exam pattern will help candidates in scoring high in XAT examination

** Good Luck ** to all the aspirants for the XAT examination and their preparations.


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