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XAT Exam Pattern 2021 (Available) - Check out XAT Paper Pattern, Syllabus and related information Dates, Details Here

Hari Aditya | Updated: Sep 15, 2020, 17:56 IST

XAT Exam Pattern 2021 - XAT Paper Pattern 2021 is specified by XLRI Jamshedpur, candidates who are going to attend the XAT exam can check the XAT Exam Pattern 2021 in this article. Its conducting body is a computer-based test of 3 hours, and the number of questions has increased from 99 to 100 in 4 sections. Referring to the XAT Exam Pattern 2021 helps you to get an idea about the exam pattern. NAT (Numerical Answer Type) Questions with no negative marking have been added to the paper and marking scheme of the exam. We have given the detailed XAT Exam Pattern 2021 and Syllabus here.


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XAT Exam Pattern 2021 (Available) - Check out XAT Paper Pattern, Syllabus and related information Dates, Details Here

XAT Exam Pattern 2021 (Available) - Check out XAT Paper Pattern, Syllabus and related information Dates, Details Here

XAT Exam Pattern 2021 

New Update: XAT Exam Pattern 2021 - XAT Exam Pattern 2021 is mentioned here. Xavier School of Management (XLRI), Jamshedpur released the XAT Exam Pattern. Candidates who are preparing for the entrance exam should know the exam pattern and marking scheme. This will help to structure your exam preparation in an effective way. XAT in 2021 will be held on Sunday January 3, 2021. XAT exam is a computer-based test, as per the XAT Exam Pattern 2021, the duration of the exam will be 3 hours divided into 4 sections carrying MCQs. Read below to know the entire details related to XAT Exam Pattern 2021, syllabus, previous year model papers, and exam instructions, etc.

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Important Dates - XAT Exam Pattern 2021

XAT Exam Pattern 2021 Particulars XAT Exam Pattern 2021 Dates

XAT Notification Date

August 20, 2020

Date for Registration start

August 23, 2020

Last date for Registration & Application submission online without late fee

November 30, 2020

Registration Last date with late fee

December 10, 2020

Admit Card download Start Date

December 20, 2020

Last date to Download Admit Card

January 3, 2021

Exam Date

January 3, 2021 (9.30 AM to 12.30 PM)

Result date

By January 31, 2021 (Expect on Jan 25)

XAT Exam Pattern 2021

XLRI, Jamshedpur will be conducting Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) in a single session. There have been some modifications in the XAT Exam Pattern 2021. As per the recent XAT exam pattern 2021, there will be no essay writing test and the exam duration has been reduced from 31/2 hours to 3 hours. Since 2018, XAT paper pattern has been changed from a paper-based test to computer-based test. XAT exam pattern 2021 will be the 2nd computer-based test in the history of XAT. 

Sections in Exam

Number of questions

Overall Time Duration

Part-1

75 Total MCQs

165 Minutes

Verbal and Logical Ability

26

No Sectional Time Limit

Decision Making

21

No Sectional Time Limit

Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation

28

No Sectional Time Limit

Part-2

25 Total MCQs

15 Minutes

General Knowledge

25

 

Total questions (Part 1 + Part 2)

100

 

  • XAT 2019 Test - XAT 2019 is a computer-based test which will be conducted online on January 6, 2019.
  • Mode of Exam - It is an online test
  • Number of sections - It contains 4 sections such as Verbal and Logical Ability, Decision Making, General Knowledge, Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation
  • Total number of questions - The total number of questions are 100 and the number of questions in each section varies accordingly.
  • Total number of marks - Each question carries one mark. Hence, the total number of marks is 100.
  • Exam duration - The time duration to complete the exam is 3 hours.

What is the importance of checking XAT Syllabus and Previous papers?

Once the XAT exam is scheduled, aspirants should prepare for the exam hard. Candidates should know the exam pattern to structure their exam preparation in a well-organised way. After referring the XAT exam pattern, candidates can easily prepare an effective study plan. Aspirants can know the number and name of the sections and marking scheme of the exam. Besides, candidates are advised to check the XAT syllabus and previous papers after checking the XAT exam pattern. This is because syllabus helps to know the detailed topics that should be prepared for the exam and previous papers allows the candidates to know the model of the XAT exam question paper. Here is the direct link to download XAT syllabus PDF.

How to download XAT Admit Card?

Admit card is the necessary document that a candidate should carry to the exam hall on the day of the exam. As per the important dates of XAT, an exam will be conducted on January 6, 2019. Before that, officials will release the XAT admit card download link on its official website. Candidates can download the hall ticket only in online mode. Later, they can take a printout of the same to show to the invigilator. Here are the steps to download XAT Admit Card, 

  • At first, visit the official website of XAT.
  • Click on the link “XAT admit card 2019”
  • Enter your User ID and password
  • A PDF of XAT admit card will be displayed
  • Click on the download icon to download your hall ticket
  • Save the admit card for future use and take a printout of the same

What are the Previous year trends in XAT Exam Pattern 2021?

Candidates should refer the XAT exam pattern once it is prescribed by the officials. Knowing the exam pattern as early as possible will help the aspirants to prepare an effective study plan. In the above section, you have referred the exam pattern of XAT entrance exam. Aspirants are advised to prepare for the exam hard to score good marks. There has been change in the deduction of marks for questions left unattempted. Since from XAT 2018, the penalty of 0.05 mark has been reduced for each question if the maximum of 8 questions left unanswered.

Above is the exam pattern of XAT. Aspirants who are planning to appear for the XAT exam should check the XAT exam pattern right after the submission of XAT application form.

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XAT Exam 2021 Exam Pattern 2020 - FAQ

1. Is XAT conducted online or offline?  

XAT is conducted online. It used to be a pen and paper test till 2017, after that it is now only conducted online.

2. Why is the XAT exam important?  

The XAT exam is important to apply to hundreds of management schools along with XLRI.

3. How many sections are there in XAT 2021?  

A total of four sections, i.e., verbal and logical ability, decision making, quantitative ability and data interpretation, general knowledge will be consisting in XAT 2021.

4. What is the first phase application fee for XAT 2021?  

The first phase application fee for XAT 2021 will be Rs. 1700 (Rs. 300 per XLRI programme).

5. When will the results of XAT 2021 be released?  

The XAT 2021 results will be out tentatively in the last week of January 2021.


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