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

XAT 2019XAT 2019 Registration has been started. 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.

XAT 2019 Notifications – Registration Started

newiconXAT 2019 Registration has been started from 20th August 2018. Click here for registration details.

XAT 2019 Exam Date has been announced. Check here for other dates.

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New Changes Introduced this Year

This year various changes have been made in the XAT 2019 examination:

  • Exam Pattern: Essay writing section has been removed from the pattern.
  • Application Fee: The registration fee for XAT 2019 exam has been increased to 1700/-. Candidates can pay the application fee through online mode only.

XAT 2019 Exam Dates

Check here official schedule of XAT 2019 important dates:

Online Registration Start20th August 2018
Editing of completed application3rd week of August to 3rd week of December
Last date for registration30th November 2018
Last date to for registration & received application only for DD payment3rd week of December 2018
Admit Card Issue20th December 2018
XAT exam date6th 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 has been started from 20th August 2018.
  • Candidates will fill & submit the XAT application form 2019 till 30th 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. The fee details are given here:

Without late fee
XAT 2019Rs. 1700
XLRI Courses (If Interested)Rs. 1700 + Rs. 300 each course (additional fee)
With late fee
XAT FeeRs. 2000
XLRI Courses (If Interested)Rs. 2000 + Rs. 500 each course (additional fee)
Check Here – How to Fill XAT 2019 Application Form

XAT Eligibility Criteria

The complete XAT 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 (10:00 AM to 1:00 PM).
  • 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.
  • Negative Marking: ¼ marks will be deducted for the wrong answer.

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

  • For any exam preparation, 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 XAT 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.

Click here for XAT 2019 FAQs.

XAT Admit Card 2019

Candidates will get their admit card from 20th 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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  1. Subhash lohiya says:

    I am interested in Ssc examamination

  2. swati says:

    I have completed 3 year engineering diploma in cs(poly technique).& having 6 year of work experience in companies,should i apply for XAT exam?

  3. Marshal Hansda says:

    I will prepared for neet exan

  4. Krishna Deshpande says:

    Sir right now I am studying B.com 5th semester so may I eligible to write this exam ???

  5. Bethwel Kiprotich says:

    If i got low marks in final exam in high school can i apply for the XAT exam and will i get addmision to a collage

  6. Deepak Nagar says:

    Having a 4 yrs of work experience in sales and marketing. But my Graduation percentage is below 50 and I belong to open category so can I eligible for that.

  7. sachin p gaikwad says:

    are all candidates same fee?

  8. Rutuja says:

    Is it necessary to have work experience ???

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