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XAT-Xavier’s Admission Test


18 class – 36 Hours


Entrance Test

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XLRI conducts XAT on behalf of the XAMI. For more than 60 years XLRI is conducting XAT at all India level to select the most appropriate students for management education. The XAT score is being used by more than 150 institutes for the admission.
XAT 2018 would be conducted across India in the following cities. Agartala, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Amritsar, Bengaluru, Berhampur, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi, Goa, Greater Noida, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik, Noida, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Surat, Tiruchirapalli, Trivandrum, Udaipur, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam. Two International Cities: Dubai and Kathmandu.


Recognized bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years durations or equivalent to any disciplines. Those completing their final examinations by June 10, 2018 may also apply.

All Indian candidates must appear for XAT 2018. However, NRI and Foreign candidates may apply through GMAT score (except Dubai and Kathmandu wherein candidates also have an option for appearing XAT, 2018.

Test Pattern & Syllabus:

The exam shall consist of the following sections:

  • Quantitative Ability
  • English Language & Logical Reasoning
  • Decision Making
  • GK

Important Dates:

The registration window opens on 16th August, 2017 and will close at 30th November, 2017.

The Exam Dates is on 7th January, 2018 (Sunday) 10:00 am to 01:35 pm.

Candidates may download the admit card from December 20, 2017 onwards from www.xatonline.net.in

XAT Result-January 31, 2018 (tentative)

XAT Score Card between Feb 1st and Feb 25th 2018 (tentative).

How to Apply

Bank Transaction charges for Online Payment of application fees / intimation charges will have to be borne by the candidate. XAT Registration Fee (without late fee) –Rs. 1650/- Candidates interested in XLRI programmes needs to pay an additional fee of Rs. 300/- each. XAT Registration Fee (with late fee) –Rs. 2000/- Candidates interested in XLRI programmes needs to pay an additional fee of Rs. 500/- each.