XAT 2024 Exam – Dates, Registration, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Eligibility & Scopes

XAT exam, also known as The Xavier Aptitude Test, is an annual entrance test organized by the XLRI Jamshedpur for the students who want to get admission to its MBA programme. In 2024, the XAT exam will be organized on the second Sunday of January. If you got a good score in XAT, you could enter one of the top B-schools in India. Almost 800+ B-schools accept the XAT score.

As per the updates, XAT 2024 will be organized in an online mode. The question paper for XAT is prepared based on different subjects, i.e., Verbal & Logical Ability, Decision Making, Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation, and General knowledge. For the XAT 2024 admissions process, registration started in July 2023. Check out all the details and specifications like XAT date, the application process, syllabus, exam pattern, etc.

XAT 2024 Highlights

Name of ExamXavier Aptitude Test
Organizing BodyXavier School of Management (XLRI) Jamshedpur
Level of ExamNational Level
Application ModeOnline
Offered CoursesMBA/PGDM
Exam ModeOnline
Exam FrequencyOnce a Year
Official Websitehttps://xatonline.in/ 

XAT 2024 Important Dates

EventsImportant Dates
Registration start date15th July, 2023
Last Date for Registration10th December, 2023
Admit card release date26th December, 2024
Exam Date7th January, 2024
Answer key release date15th January, 2024
Answer key objection window starts17th January, 2024
Result declaration date20th January 2024
Scorecard release date4th week of March, 2024

XAT 2024 Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must have graduated in any discipline, with a minimum of three years of duration from a well-recognized university.
  • Even students who are in their final year of graduation or waiting for their final score are eligible to give XAT exam.

XAT 2024 Registration Process

The official website of XAT exam is www.xatonline.in. It is hosting XAT 2024 application forms. Aspirants, who want to seek admission to top B-School, can create their account on the website and fill out the XAT forms. Check out below, XAT application/ Registration process.

  • Open XAT 2024 Official website – https://xatonline.in/
  • Click on the Registration tab
  • Register yourself, Enter your academic and personal details, like your name, email ID, password, phone number, marks, etc.
  • A piece of unique information about XAT ID and registration link will be shown in your email id for the verification process.
  • Verify Email ID, Click on the link and verify your details
  • Again visit the XAT 2024 website
  • Click on to “Login” option
  • After that, enter your email ID and password
  • Fill out all the details in the XAT form
  • Upload required documents. like signature and passport size photograph
  • Cross-check all the facts before proceeding.
  • Pay the fee for XAT 2024 of Rs 2100 (without late fee) via net banking, UPI, credit/debit card.
  • Submit the application form.

XAT Exam Pattern 2024

XAT is, as everyone knows, a speed-based exam. It is organized in an online mode and includes 100 mandatory questions to answer in 180 minutes. The question paper is divided into two sections, and there is time for a particular section. Check out XAT exam 2024 highlights.

Exam StructureSpecifications
Exam sectionsDecision makingVerbal & Logical AbilityQuantitative Ability & Data InterpretationGeneral Knowledge
Exam Duration180 minutes
Number of questions asked100
Total marks100
Language of paperEnglish
Exam-basedMCQ type questions
Mode of the examOnline
XAT marking scheme+1 for the right answer-0.25 marks for the incorrect answer-0.10 for more than 8 unattempt questions in the total exam. No negative marking for GK section.

XAT 2024 Syllabus

XAT 2024 Syllabus is the same as other MBA entrance tests. The only thing that makes XAT unique is that it has a particular section for Decision making questions. Below are some important topics for XAT subjects, checkout.

Verbal and Logical AbilityVocabulary, Analogy, Grammar, Para Jumble, Reading Comprehension, Critical Reasoning and Fill in the Blanks.
Decision MakingLogical Sequencing, Assumptions, Seating Arrangements, Premises, Conclusions, etc.
Quantitative Ability & Data InterpretationPercentage, Surds and Indices, Tables and Caselets, Algebra, Bar Diagrams, Pie Charts, Mensuration, etc.
General KnowledgeEconomy, Business politics, Science, Static GK, Prize & Award, Sports, World, Constitution of India, etc.

XAT 2024 Preparation

XAT 2024 preparations will kick off from 2023 onwards; the exam is known for being most -toughest and most challenging for the aspirants. To help aspirants, here are some of the preparation tips given below.

  • For the purpose of studying for the tests, an appropriate schedule must be created and followed.
  • For the authoritatively approved syllabus and exam pattern, information must be acquired.
  • To better grasp the question format, it is necessary to solve the question paper from the previous year.
  • Yoga can help with both physical and mental well-being.

XAT Test Cities 2024

The XAT exam will be organized in more than 70 cities, and candidates can choose at least 3 cities in their application form.

BengaluruUdaipurUdupi and more cities

The Scope of XAT Exam

Are you one of the MBA aspirants? Have you dreamt of getting admission to India’s top MBA B-schools? If “yes,” XAT 2024 is the way that will let you achieve your dreams. This is the most prestigious and difficult MBA entrance test, which requires hard preparations and dedication. XAT 2024, once cleared, will open the gate of 800 Top MBA colleges in India. If you got a good score, you could take admission to your favorite college across India.

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