XAT Entrance Exam
Xavier Aptitude Test Entrance Exam
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Application Dates Online2017/08/16-2017/11/30
Result Announce Date2018/01/31
Xavier Aptitude Test or XAT is considered as one of the difficult MBA entrance exams to crack in India. In some areas it is much difficult than CAT and students find it equally tough like CAT exam. But since last year, the questions have become little easier and now students feel that they can answer more questions in comparison to past years XAT papers.
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|EXAM LEVEL||Post Graduate|
|CATEGORY||NATIONAL LEVEL EXAM|
|CONDUCTING BODY||Xavier School of management- Jamshedpur|
|FREQUENCY OF EXAM||1 Year|
|VALIDITY SCORE||1 Year|
|CONTACT||+91 657 665 3203/3204/3205|
Guys, you can get detailed information about maharashtra common entrance examination dates, admit card, result and much more stuff on the allschoolscolleges. Here you can read the Imaportant dates of maharashtra common entrance examination.
|01||Application Begins||18 August 2018|
|02||Application Closed||15 December 2018|
|03||Admit Cards Available||27 December 2018|
|04||Exam Starts||07 January|
|06||Results||8 February 2018|
Anyone can take the XAT entrance test. But there are some of the prerequisites which must be fulfilled by the aspirant which are provided below :
|CATEGORY||MINIMUM PERCENTAGE OF MARKS|
|GENERAL||50% or equivalent CGPA|
|Schedule Caste (SC)||45% or equivalent CGPA|
|Schedule Tribe (ST)||45% or equivalent CGPA|
|Person with Disability(PWD) Differently Abled (DA)||45 % or equivalent CGPA|
It has around 240 students in the Business Management programme. Almost one lakh students appear for the XAT every year. The XAT score is considered for admission into other colleges as well, which are around 60 in number.
Though the filling of any entrance exam form is not difficult, all you must take some of the precautions while filling the application form. Filling of the XAM application form is not as difficult to climb the Himalaya! All you need to do is:
(Kindly check the official website for the update)
The students will not be able to make any changes in the application form once the final payment is done. However, the conducting authority provides the provision of changes in some of the details.
|XAT Correction provision|
|Details which can be corrected||Work Experience, percentage of marks scored, program selected|
XLRI is considered one of the premium business schools in India along with IIMs. Through XAT the best of the lot are selected for the final interview. It has very good placement cell through which top companies in India and abroad take part in the selection process. Successful students are placed in premium positions with very good remuneration.
As it is one of the most popular tests to get admission in one of the most prestigious colleges of management, there is no as such syllabus for this exam. Yet, the analysis of the last 5 years question papers will help the candidate to know about the exam and its pattern. Here, in this table, we try to summarize the topics based on the last year's questions asked.
|Logarithms||Inequalities||Surd and Indices|
|Time speed distance||Trigonometry||Number System|
|HCF- LCM||Profit and Loss||Work and Time|
|Geometry||In equations quadric and linear equations||Ratio and Proportions|
|Calculus||Geometry||Permutation and combination|
|Sequence series||Age Calculation||Number system, simplification, Average|
The above mentioned are the core subjects. Questions may be asked apart from these.
|Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (English)|
|Grammar and usages||Fill in the blanks||Para completion and inference|
|Reading comprehension||Verbal Logic||Para jumbles|
|Different uses of the same word||Verbal reasoning||Foreign language word used in English|
|Analogies||One word Substitution||Jumbled paragraphs|
|Contextual usages||Idioms||Sentence completion|
|Binary Logics||Line Graph||Combination of Graphs|
|Sets||Logical matching||Seat arrangement|
The above mentioned are some of the important topics.
|DATA INTERPRETATION AND LOGICAL REASONING|
|Caselets||Data Sufficiency||Blood Relations|
|Direction Sense||Series||Venn Diagram|
|Data Arrangements||Clocks and Calendar||Assumption|
|Data Structures||Family Tree|
The candidates who passed the MAH-CET exam will be selected for the next level by the IIM. The candidates are selected by the different IIMs and the B schools based on their MAH-CET cut off Score. The shortlisted candidate will send the call letters directly to appear for the written Ability test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD), group Activity (GA) and personal interview rounds. Each B_SCHOOLS have the different admission criteria.
These are the courses offered by the B Schools:
|PGDM||Post Graduate Diploma in Management|
|PGPEX||Post Graduate Programme for Executives|
|PGPWE||PGP for Working Executive|
|PGDHRM||Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management|
|PGP-UAE||Post Graduate Programme at UAE|
|PGPBM||Post Graduate Programme in Business Management|
|PGPSM||Post Graduate Programme in Securities Markets|
|PGP||Post Graduate Programme|
|EPGPM||Executive Post Graduate Programme|
|PGPEM||Post Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management|
|PGP-FABM||Post Graduate Programme in Food and Agribusiness Management|
|PGPPM||Post Graduate Programme in Public Policy and Management|
|Quantitative Ability||Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by Abhijit Guha and Published by Tata McGraw-Hill|
|Quantitative Ability||How to Prepare for the CAT Common Admissions Test by Muhamed Muneer, published by Om Books.|
|Quantitative Ability||Arun Sharma’s The Complete CAT Digest, by Tata McGraw-Hill.|
|Quantitative Ability||Arun Sharma’s ‘How to prepare for Quantitative Ability for CAT Published by Tata McGraw Hill.|
|Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning||Arun Sharma’s How to Prepare for Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning for CAT|
|Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning||Trishna's Verbal Ability And Logical Reasoning For The CAT And Other MBA|
|Verbal and Reading Comprehension||Barron’s Pocket Guide to Vocabulary|
|Verbal and Reading Comprehension||How to Prepare for the Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for the CAT by Arun Sharma and Meenakshi Upadhyay|
|Verbal and Reading Comprehension||Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis|
|Verbal and Reading Comprehension||Nishit Sinha’s The Pearson Guide to Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning|
XAT examination is never based on pre-determination plan. It always surprises the students. And it will remain like this in the coming years as well.
Essay in XAT exam is very important. You have to complete it in 20 minutes and is given at the end of the paper. The topics are usually very tough and many students find it very difficult to answer this part.
The essay has to be written in 200 words only. You have to look at the given topic from various perspectives. Then only you can do justice to the essay. Introduction can be given in 50 words.
Main part of the essay can be dealt in 100 words and another 50 words are for a proper conclusion. The language used in the essay should be lucid and simple.
You have to manage the time taken for the test cleverly. You have to attempt three sections in two hours. It is better if you can write the easier questions first and then move to other ones.
Students have to use gather suitable study material. At the same time, too much material also will pose a problem as the student may not devote time to go through the material. Whatever is required has to be carefully planned and students should make it a point to answer all previous years question papers. It gives a fair idea about the type and pattern of questions frequently asked in the exam