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XAT Exam 2022

Latest Update: XAT Exam 2022 Registration Opened Now!!! With an intention to offer admissions to Management Programs across India, XAT Exam 2022 will be conducted on Jan 02, 2022, Sunday by XLRI- Xavier School of Management on behalf of XMRI.

XAT Notification has been released now. Let’s check out XAT Exam Date & Other Details here. Interested and eligible candidates can apply by submitting the XAT Registration Form till the last date that is November 30, 2021.


XAT 2022 Online Registration is ongoing for the interested candidates and will ends up on 30-11-2021.

XAT Exam 2022

XAT 2022: Brief Overview

Exam Name Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT)
Conducting body XLRI Jamshedpur
Exam type National Level Post-Graduate exam
Periodicity Once in a year
Score/Percentile Validity One Year
Mode of the Exam Online
Language English
Exam Fees Rs 1,750 (General category)
Exam Purpose Admission into 800+ MBA colleges
Duration of the Exam 3 hours
Annual No. of Test Takers 90,000 – 1 lakh
Exam Pattern 100 questions in MCQ format
Number of questions 100
Syllabus Verbal and Logical Ability, Decision Making, Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation, General Knowledge.
Negative Marking 0.25 marks for each wrong answer & 0.10 marks after every 8 unattempted questions (*No negative marking for GK section)
Programmes Offered by XLRI Business Management (BM), Human Resource Management (HRM) and General Management Programme (GMP)
Exam Helpdesk No. 18002674008
Official website http://www.xatonline.in/

XLRI XAT Exam 2022 Links:

XAT 2022 Important Dates XAT Exam Pattern
XAT Exam Analysis XAT Syllabus
XAT Score XAT Books
XAT Cut Off for XIMB Tips To Prepare for XAT Examination
XAT Eligibility Criteria XAT Exam Centers
XAT Application Fee Procedure for XAT Registration
MBA Colleges Accepting XAT XAT Admit Card
XAT Courses Offered XAT Answer Key
XAT Admission Process XAT Results

XAT Exam 2022 Important Dates:

Events Dates
Starting of registration 4th August 2021
Last date of registration 30th November 2021
Last date of registration with late fee 30th November 2021
Releasing of admit card 20th December 2021
XAT 2022 exam date 2nd January 2022
Answer key release 2nd week of January 2022
Declaration of result 3rd week of January 2022

 XAT Exam 2022 Notification

XAT Exam Analysis

XAT Percentile

MBA College 2017 2018 2019 2020
SPJIMR Mumbai 94 93.5 93 92.5
IMT Ghaziabad 90 90 90 90
XIM Bhubaneswar 90 90 90+ 90+
TAPMI Manipal 80 80 80 80
IFMR Chennai 74 70 70 70
GIM Goa 80 80 80 80
Great Lakes
Chennai, Gurgaon
80 80 80 80
LIBA Chennai 70 70 70 70


XAT Cut offs 2017 2018  2019 2020
VA 79.46 79.5  80 80.4
DM 76.84 76.2 77 79.98
QA 88.7 88.3 89 89
Overall 96 96 95 95


XAT Cut offs  2017 2018  2019 2020
VA 79.69 79.2 80 79.89
DM 71.628 71 72 71.628
QA 70.07 70.5 71 70.8
Overall 92.55 92 93 93.55

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B-Schools Accepting XAT Score – Location-Wise:

MBA Colleges Accepting XAT in Telangana MBA Colleges Accepting XAT in Madhya Pradesh
MBA Colleges Accepting XAT in Tamil Nadu MBA Colleges Accepting XAT in Kerala
MBA Colleges Accepting XAT in Maharashtra MBA Colleges Accepting XAT in Uttar Pradesh
MBA Colleges Accepting XAT in Gujarat MBA Colleges Accepting XAT in Haryana
MBA Colleges Accepting XAT in Assam MBA Colleges Accepting XAT in Karnataka

XAT 2022 Score

The scoring pattern of XAT makes it difficult for students to score beyond this point. Because +1 mark is awarded for each correct answer and -0.25 marks is deducted for every wrong answer. It is anticipated that a score of 34 marks in XAT may lead to 95 high percentile.

XAT Cut Off for XIMB

The XAT cutoff for XIMB usually stays above 90 percentile. Below given is the last year’s XAT cutoff. Candidates are informed that Previous Year XIMB XAT cutoff was Around 92+ percentile.

Gender VALR DM QA Overall
Male 79.46 80 90 96
Female 75 75 75 95
Gender VALR DM QA Overall
Male 85 75 72 94
Female 80 70 67 93

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XAT Eligibility Criteria


There will be no age criteria for XAT


Candidate should have the bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognized university. The duration of the graduation programme should be three. You may also apply if you are in the final year of graduation.

Foreigners and NRI:

Foreigners and NRIs with valid GMAT scores are also eligible for taking admission in XLRI or other associated institutes.

Check More Links Related To XAT Exam 2022

XAT Syllabus XAT Admit Card
XAT Result XAT Cut Off

  Procedure for XAT Registration

To apply for XAT Notification, candidates need to follow below given simple steps:

Step 1: XAT Login

  • Visit the XAT Official Website that is www.xatonline.in for XAT Online Application Form.
  • Follow suitable link regarding XAT Notification.
  • Read XAT Details very carefully and ensure eligibility from XAT Exam Notification.
  • Eligible candidates need to go for “Login” by entering the asked details.
  • After the completion of login procedure, candidates need to fill XAT Form with complete details.

Step 2: XAT Registration

  • New users need to create a new account with your personal E-mail Id.
  • After the completion of registration procedure, candidates will get receive XAT ID and registration link.
  • You need to go for login by entering the received ID and password.

Step 3: XAT Online Form

  • Fill XAT Application form in correct manner with complete details.
  • Enter all required details such as Name, Date of Birth, Gender, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, Category and Phone Number, qualification and others.
  • Select the exam center and upload the scanned images of photograph & signature and pay your application fee through online or offline mode.
  • Press submit button to record entire details filled in Xavier Aptitude Test Application Form.
  • Take a printout of XAT Application Form for future need.

Apply Online:

Xavier Aptitude Test 2022 Official Link

  XAT Exam 2022 Application Fee

Particulars XAT 2022 Application Fee
XAT 2022 Registration Fee (Without Late fee) Rs.1750/-Additional fee for every XLRI programs– Rs.300/- each
XAT 2022 Registration Fee (With Late Fee Charges) Rs.2050/- Additional fee for every XLRI programs– Rs.500/- each
Indian candidates applying for GMP through GMAT Rs.2500
NRI and Foreign for one or more programme through GMAT Rs. 5000/-

Mode of Payment

Online: Debit Cards (RuPay / Visa / Master Card / Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets.

Offline: You should need to download the Challan Form and visit nearest IDBI Bank and make the payment. OR Make a DD made from any bank in favour of “XLRI JAMSHEDPUR” payable at JAMSHEDPUR.

Must Read: How To Pay Fees Online Through Credit/Debit Card

XLRI & Other Top MBA Colleges Cut offs, Fee, Intake

Institute Name Fee (Rs.in Lakhs)* Seats* Flagship PGDM Programme
XLRI Jamshedpur 23.60 360 PGDM-BM; PGDM-HR
SPJIMR Mumbai 17.50 276 PGDM
XIM Bhubaneswar 17.30 360 MBA
IMT Ghaziabad 17.50 180 PGDM
IRMA Anand (Gujarat) 12.10 180 PGDRM
MICA Ahmedabad 20.00 180 PGDM-C
TAPMI Manipal 14.30 285 PGDM

MBA Colleges Accepting XAT

XLRI Jamshedpur  Xavier School of Management
SPJIMR Mumbai  SP Jain Institute of Management & Research
IMT Ghaziabad  Institute of Management Technology
TAPMI Manipal  T A Pai Management Institute
Xavier Institute of Management, XIMB
GIM Goa  Goa Institute of Management
SIMSR Mumbai  K J Somaiya Institute of
Management Studies And Research
BIMTECH Greater Noida  Birla Institute of Management Technology
LIBA Chennai  Loyola Institute of Business Administration
L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management
Development & Research

  XAT Courses Offered

  • Business Management (BM)
  • Personnel Management and Industrial Relations (PMIR)
  • General Management Program (GMP)
  • HRM
  • Global MBA
  • PGDM etc

XAT Admission Process

Stage I: Shortlisted on the Basis of XAT Cut Off

Stage II: Written Ability Test

Stage III: Personal Interview/ Group Discussion

Stage IV: Final Merit List

XAT Exam Pattern

  • Mode of Examination: Computer Based ( Online Mode)
  • Question Types: MCQ ( Multiple Choice Questions)
  • Examination Timing: The total duration of the XAT exam will be 205 Minutes.

Marking Scheme:

  • Each question will carry one mark.
  • There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each incorrect answer.
  • For non- attempted questions more than 12, there will be a negative marking of 0.05 marks
Sections Total Number of Questions Time Duration
Part A
English Language and Logical Reasoning 72 170 min
Decision Making
Quantitative Ability
Part B
General Knowledge 25 35 min

XAT Syllabus

Applicants applying for Xavier Aptitude Test should know about type of questions asked in the exam. On the basis of previous years’ question papers, there are several topics that are covered in XAT Exam Syllabus.

XAT Books

  • Wiley’s ExamXpert XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test)
  • Verbal Ability & Comprehension for  XAT
  • Jabbing the XAT Mock Tests & Solved Papers
  • XAT (Solved Papers)
  • Target XAT (Past Papers + 5 Mock Tests)

Tips To Prepare for XAT Examination

  • Gather all XAT Study material such as complete XAT syllabus as well as XAT exam pattern.
  • Use the best XAT books and study materials to prepare well for exam.
  • Practice previous year question papers and sample papers.
  • Make a time-table for preparation and allot proper time to each topic.
  • Recognize your strong and weak sections and study accordingly.
  • Make a habit of solving XAT Previous Year Papers as you will become familiar with the questions that will come in exam.

XAT Exam 2022 Exam Centres:

Agra Bhopal Durgapur / Asansol Jabalpur Lucknow Rajahmundry Udaipur
Ahmedabad Bhubaneswar Ernakulam Jaipur Ludhiana Ranchi Udupi
Allahabad Bokaro Steel City Gandhinagar Jammu Madurai Roorkee Vadodara
Aurangabad Chandigarh / Mohali Goa Jamshedpur Mangalore Rourkela Varanasi
Ambala Chennai Gorakhpur Kannur Mumbai Sambalpur Vijayawada
Amravati Coimbatore Guwahati Kanpur Mysuru (Mysore) Siliguri Visakhapatnam
Amritsar Cuttack Gwalior Kolkata Nagpur Surat Warangal
Bengaluru Dehradun Hooghly Kota Nashik Thiruvanathapuram
Berhampur Delhi-NCR Hubballi (Hubli) Kottayam Patna Tiruchirappalli
Bhatinda Dhanbad Hyderabad Kurnool Pune Tirupathi
Bhilai Nagar Dibrugarh Indore Kurukshetra Raipur Tiruvallur

XAT Admit Card

All those candidates who are going to appear in Xavier Aptitude Test can download their XAT Hall ticket from here. We have provided the direct link of XAT Exam Admit Card at the above section. You will be able to check XAT Call Letter when it will be issued.

XAT Answer Key

Appearing candidates in the XAT Exam will be able to check their qualifying status as well as percentile before the declaration of result with the help of answer key. XLRI will also offer the facility to file objections and challenge the answer key of XAT for candidates. To raise objections, candidates must write to [email protected]

XAT Results

After the commencement of XAT Exam, individuals may download their Xavier Aptitude Test Results. Link of XAT Exam Results has been provided at the above section of this page. Candidates, qualify after the declaration of XAT Test Results will participate in GD or PI.

Press Here: XAT Official Website

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) – XAT Exam 2022 – Announced by XLRI

Question 1: What is the mode in which XAT 2022 will be conducted?

Answer: XAT 2022 will be conducted in an online mode on January 2, 2022.

Question 2: When will XAT 2022 registration start?

Answer: XAT registration will commence anytime soon.

Question 3: What is the last date to fill the XAT 2022 application form?

Answer: The last date to fill XAT application form is November 30, 2021.

Question 4: What is the XAT 2022 exam date?

Answer: XAT exam date is January 2, 2022.

Question 5: How many times is XAT conducted in a year?

Answer: XAT is conducted only in once in a year.

Final Words!!

Candidates can grab more details regarding XAT Exam 2022 by going through the official portal easily.

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