Xavier Aptitude Test or XAT 2016 is all India Management Exam conducted by Xavier Labour Relation Institute (XLRI). This exam is one of the highly renowned management colleges in the country. The XAT exam is conducted every year in the month of January. This exam is conducted for admission to management programmes offered by XLRI Jamshedpur and 212 there management colleges (including Goa Institute of management). The XAT scores are accepted by more than 121 colleges in India and thus it is one of the top management exams with more than 90000 candidates appearing in it every year.
For the exam which will commence in January 2016, XAT announced it schedule which candidate must keep in mind. Submission of application form begin 4th September 2015 and the examination will be held on 3rd January 2016
The exam will conduct via paper pen mode for 3 hours time duration. The paper will comprise of four sections namely Verbal and Logical Ability, Decision Making, Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation and General Knowledge. As per the marking scheme, for every correct response, one mark shall be awarded and for each incorrect answer. One-fourth of the total scored marks will be deducted.
Calendar of Events:
Date of commencement of application: September 4, 2015
Last date to apply: November 30, 2015
Last date to change test city: November 26, 2015
Downloading of admit cards: December 20 to December 31
Date of exam: January 3, 2016
1. They should have Bachelor’s degree (pursued for duration of minimum three years) or equivalent in any discipline from a recognized university, either from India or abroad.
2. The candidates pursuing their final year of graduation and will be able to complete their graduation by June 2016 can also apply.
XAT is one of the toughest exam admissions in one of the prestigious B-schools in India. With the increasing number of candidates, competition level is also increasing. Thorough practice is needed to clear this exam. Some suggested books are there which can help you in scoring well. Some are XAT Exam Books, MBA Entrance exam books