XAT 2019: Registration, Exam Dates, Exam Pattern & Syllabus

XAT 2019XAT 2019 exam will be held in the month of January 2019. XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test) will be managed by the Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur on behalf of the XAMI. XLRI will conduct this examination at all India level to offer admission into management field. The XAT score will be used by more than 150 institutions for admission. Candidates also register for XLRI courses on the basis of GMAT score. Through this article, candidates can get detailed information about XAT exam 2019.

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XAT 2019 Exam Dates

Check here tentative schedule of XAT 2019 important dates:

Online Registration Start3rd week of August 2018
Editing of completed application3rd week of August to 3rd week of December
Last date for registrationLast week of November 2018
Last date to for registration & received application only for DD payment3rd week of December 2018
Admit Card Issue3rd week of December 2018
XAT exam date1st week of January 2019
Answer Key Release3rd week of January 2019
Result DeclarationLast week of January 2019
XAT Score Card Release1st week of February 2019

XAT Registration 2019

  • XAT 2019 Registration will be done only through online mode on the official website.
  • The registration will be started from the third week of August 2018
  • Candidates will fill & submit the XAT application form 2019 till last week of November 2018.
  • During registration, candidates have to upload scanned images of photograph & signature in a given format.
  • Candidates can apply for more than one programme in a single application.
  • Candidates should take a print copy of the XAT application form for future use.
  • Candidates, those who made payment through DD, they have to send the application along with DD in the given address:

The Chairperson, Admissions,
XLRI, Circuit House Area (East),
Jamshedpur – 831001

Registration Fee:

The fee can be paid by using credit card/debit card/online banking & also through demand draft & cash. The DD will be made from any bank (in favour of XLRI Jamshedpur). The fee details are given here:

Without late fee
XAT 2019Rs. 1650
XLRI Courses (If Interested)Rs. 1650 + Rs. 300 each course (additional fee)
With late fee
XAT FeeRs. 2000
XLRI Courses (If Interested)Rs. 2000 + Rs. 500 each course (additional fee)

XAT Eligibility Criteria

The complete eligibility details are mentioned below:


  • Indian, Foreign & NRI Nationals can apply for this exam.
  • However, NRI & Foreign candidates may apply through GMAT score.

Qualification Criteria:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates should complete minimum 3 years duration bachelors or its equivalent degree in any discipline.
  • Minimum Marks: There will be no required qualifying marks to apply for the examination.
  • Appearing candidates can also apply.

XAT Exam Pattern 2019

Candidates can check complete details about exam pattern:

  • Exam Mode: The examination will be organized through online mode.
  • Papers: The examination will be divided into two sections, i.e. Paper 1 & Paper 2.
  • Duration: The duration of the examination will be 3 hours 35 minutes.
  • Number of Questions: In the examination total 98 questions will be asked.
  • Sections: The questions will be asked from following sections: Quantitative Ability, English Language & Logical Reasoning, Decision Making, G.K & Essay.
  • Negative Marking: ¼ marks will be deducted for the wrong answer.
PapersDurationSectionsNumber of Questions
PAPER 1170 minutesEnglish Language & Logical Reasoning24
Decision Making21
Quantitative Ability27
PAPER 240 minutesEssayOne Topic

XAT Syllabus 2019

XAT 2019 syllabus will consist of the following sections, i.e. English Language & Logical Reasoning, Decision Making, Quantitative Ability, General Knowledge & Essay. There will be not any fixed syllabus for the examination.

XAT Preparation Tips

  • To crack any examination, candidates should know complete details about exam pattern & syllabus.
  • Prepare a timetable on daily basis to given equal time to each section.
  • Try to solve previous year question papers & sample papers.
  • Study from the best books & study material.
  • Candidates also have to take care of their health & stay fit.

FAQs (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: Successful Registration is indicated by the Page displayed after clicking the Submit Button indicating the generated “XAT ID”. Please note down the same carefully and preserve it.
Answer: You will receive a message in the login page only after XLRI receives the draft.
Answer: The correction period will be announced later.
Answer: There will be no sectional time limits, there are only overall time limits.
Answer: It will be online in lieu with rest of the exam.
Answer: No. The form will be submitted if you pay the fee through DD.

XAT Admit Card 2019

Candidates will get their admit card in the third week of December 2018. The authority will provide the XAT hall ticket through online mode only.

The XAT 2019 admit card can be download by using “User ID” & “Password through login credentials.

Candidates will be allowed to enter in the exam center only with valid admit card & photo ID proof.

XAT 2019 Answer Key

The Institution will publish the answer key after a few weeks of the examination. The XAT answer key 2019 will be available in online mode in a pdf format.

Candidates will check the answer key along with question papers in the third week of January 2019.

XAT Result 2019

Candidates will be able to view their result in the last week of January 2019. It will be declared by the Institution through online mode on the official website.

There will be no other mode to check the result in offline mode.

The XAT 2019 results will be announced along with the OMR answer sheet.

XAT Score Card

After a few days of the result announcement, candidates will be able to download their score card for admission.

XAT 2019 Score Card will be issued from the first week of February 2019 through online mode.

Candidates will get their scorecard by entering their registration number & date of birth.

XAT Cut Off

Candidates will check the cut off marks through online mode on the website. The Institution will release XAT sectional cut-offs for different programmes of XLRI.

The XAT 2019 cut off will be published according to the sections separately.

XAT Admission

On the basis of the score card, candidates can get admission to the XLRI & XAT associate institutions. Candidates, those apply for more than one courses, they will be called for the multiple interviews & group discussions.

For admission into other institutions, candidates should visit the website of Institute & go through the separate application process through XAT score.

Candidates will be shortlisted for the interview on the basis of XAT score, academic background & relevant work experience.

The selection criteria for different courses may differ. It depends on the nature of the course.

The final selection will be done on the basis of XAT performance, personal interviews (and/or group discussions), academic background, relevant work experience & extracurricular activities.

If you have any query about XAT 2019, you can leave your comments in the comment box.

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