XAT Exam Pattern 2022 (Available) - Check XAT Paper Pattern, Application Process, Eligibility, Syllabus, Dates, Details Here

XAT Exam Pattern 2022 - XLRI Jamshedpur pre defines the exam pattern of XAT on its official website. XAT 2022 exam pattern includes the mode of exam, duration, sections from which questions are asked, marking scheme and more. As per the XAT exam pattern 2022, the entrance exam will be conducted as a computer-based-test in the first week of January 2022. Referring to the XAT 2021 Exam Pattern 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 2021 Exam Pattern and Syllabus here.

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XAT Exam Pattern 2022 (Available) - Check XAT Paper Pattern, Application Process, Eligibility, Syllabus, Dates, Details Here

XAT Exam Pattern 2022 (Available) - Check XAT Paper Pattern, Application Process, Eligibility, Syllabus, Dates, Details Here

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XAT Exam Pattern 2022

New Update on 20-05-2021: XAT Exam Pattern 2022 - XLRI Jamshedpur pre defines the exam pattern of XAT on its official website. XAT 2022 exam pattern includes the mode of exam, duration, sections from which questions are asked, marking scheme and more. As per the XAT exam pattern 2022, the entrance exam will be conducted as a computer-based-test in the first week of January 2022. XAT will be conducted in English language only. In fact, the XAT test pattern specifies the form and number of questions that will be asked during the exam. XAT is a national level entrance exam for MBA admissions that is conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur and is usually divided into tough categories. To learn more about the XAT exam pattern 2022, the length of the exam, the sectional breakdown of questions, as well as other topics, read the post.

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XAT Test Pattern 2022 - Overview

XAT Test Pattern 2022 - Particulars

XAT Test Pattern 2022 - Details

Number of sections

Four namely

  • Decision Making

  • Verbal & Logical Ability

  • Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation

  • General Knowledge

Duration of exam

180 minutes

Number of questions


XAT Exam Total Marks


Language of paper


Number of answer choices


Mode of examination


XAT marking scheme

  • +1 mark for correct answer

  • - 0.25 marks for incorrect answer

  • - 0.10 marks for more than 8 unattempted questions

  • No negative marking in GK section

XAT Marking Scheme 2022

  • One mark will be awarded for each right answer

  • 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer

  • 0.10 marks will be deducted for more than eight unanswered questions

  • There will be no negative marking in General Knowledge section

  • The scores of General Knowledge section will not be considered for calculating XAT score

XAT Test Pattern 2022 - Syllabus



Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation

  • Percentages

  • LCM and HCF

  • Interest (Simple and Compound)

  • Profit and Loss

  • Number System

  • Speed, Time and Distance, Averages, Time and Work, Ratio and Proportion and others

  • Algebra

  • Mensuration

  • Geometry including Co-ordinate Geometry

  • Venn Diagram

  • Pure Math

  • Quadratic Equations

  • Linear Equations

  • Logarithm

  • Complex Numbers

  • Binomial Theorem

  • Progression

  • Inequalities

  • Surds and Indices

  • Probability Functions

  • Permutation and Combination

  • Mixtures and Alligations

  • Set Theory

  • Trigonometry

  • Data Charts

  • Data Tables

  • Pie Charts

  • Bar Diagrams

  • Data Analysis and Comparison

  • Graphs

Verbal and Logical Ability

  • Vocabulary Based Questions: Synonyms/ Antonyms, Fill in the blanks, Contextual Meaning of words

  • Correction of Errors in Sentences and correct usage of words

  • Jumbled Paragraph

  • Completion of Paragraph

  • Completion of Sentences

  • Poem

  • Cloze Test

  • Author’s view type of question

  • Information-Based question

  • Main idea and purpose of the passage

  • Inference based question

  • Explanation of words/ phrases in the passage

  • True/ False statements based on the passage

  • Analogy

  • Clocks & Calendars

  • Binary Logic

  • Fact, Inference, and Judgement

  • Blood Relations

  • Seating Arrangement

  • Assumption, Premise, and Conclusion

  • Logical Sequences

Decision making

  • Data Arrangement Test

  • Conditioning and Grouping Tests

  • Decision Making in a situation

  • Complex Arrangement

  • Case lets

General Knowledge

  • National and International Current Affairs

  • Economics and Finance

  • Capitals and currencies

  • Constitution of India and Laws

  • Books and Authors

  • Famous Personalities

XAT 2021 Exam Pattern

XAT 2021 Exam Pattern - XLRI conducted XAT 2021 in online mode. Xavier School of Management (XLRI), Jamshedpur was successfully conducted the XAT 2021 Exam on January 3, 2021 at 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM. The answer key of XAT 2021 will be released in the second week of January followed by the XAT result 2021. With the help of XAT answer key, candidates can easily calculate their XAT score, marks and percentile. Candidates can check the XAT 2021 Exam Pattern for expected score vs percentile. Candidates can check the compete details about the XAT 2021 Exam Pattern.

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XAT 2021 Exam Pattern

XAT 2021 Exam Pattern Particulars

XAT 2021 Exam Pattern Details

Mode of examination


XAT question type

MCQs with five options

Total number of questions

100 questions

  • Verbal Ability & Logical Reasoning (26 questions)

  • Decision Making (21 questions)

  • Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation (28 questions)

  • General Knowledge (25 questions)

XAT exam time duration

9:30 AM to 12:30 PM (3 hours)

  • Part 1: 165 min

  • Part 2: 15 min

Marks awarded for right answer


Marks deducted for wrong answer


Marks deducted for 8 unattempted questions


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


75 Total MCQs

165 Minutes

Verbal and Logical Ability


No Sectional Time Limit

Decision Making


No Sectional Time Limit

Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation


No Sectional Time Limit


25 Total MCQs

15 Minutes

General Knowledge


Total questions (Part 1 + Part 2)


  • 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 2022 Exam Pattern 2021 - 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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