XAT Exam

Xavier Aptitude Test Exam

What is XAT Exam?

XAT - The Xavier Aptitude Test is a national level aptitude test conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur. The scores of the XAT will be used for admissions by XLRI Jamshedpur and other Xavier Associate Management Institutes and over 150+ B-schools across the country.

XAT 2019 exam is scheduled to be held on January 06, 2019. The XAT is a national level test conducted by the XLRI to select the most appropriate candidates for management education from all over the country.

The institute has expertise in setting up the exam and then selecting the best candidates for management studies. There are several other institutes which consider XAT scores for their selection procedure.

There are 150+ management institutes which use XAT scores for their admission process. The XAT is a three-hour long exam and it is the preliminary step towards applying to XLRI and XAT Associate Institutes. Applicants applying to XAT Associate Institutes, besides XLRI have to apply separately according to their choice.

It is a computer-based test and the questions are based on Verbal and Logical Ability (VA & LR), Decision Making (DM), Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation (QA & DI), and General Knowledge (GK). The biggest change for this year is there will be no Essay Writing section for XAT 2019.

Application Date:

August 20, 2018, to November 30, 2018

Application Fee:

XAT 2019 Registration Fee (without late fee) - Rs. 1700/-

Candidates interested in XLRI programmes need to pay an additional fee of Rs. 300/- each.

XAT 2019 Registration Fee (with late fee) - Rs. 2000/-

Candidates interested in XLRI programmes need to pay an additional fee of Rs. 500/- each.

Contact Details:

C.H. Area (East) Jamshedpur, Jharkhand - 831 001, India

0657 - 6653203 / 6653204 / 6653205 / 18004192929 (Monday to Sunday from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM)

admissions@xatonline.in  / admis@xlri.ac.in


Test Centres for XAT 2019:

Ahmedabad Coimbatore Jabalpur Nasik Thiruvananthapuram
Allahabad Cuttack Jaipur Noida Udaipur
Amritsar Dehradun Jammu Patna Vadodara
Bengaluru Delhi Jamshedpur Pune Varanasi
Berhampur Goa Kanpur Raipur Vijayawada
Bhopal Greater Noida Kolkata Ranchi Visakhapatnam
Bhubaneswar Gurgaon Lucknow Rourkela  
Chandigarh Guwahati Mangaluru Sambalpur  
Chennai Hyderabad Mumbai Surat  
Kochi Indore Nagpur Tiruchirapalli  


The candidates who have planned to join any of XAT Associate Institutes have to follow the steps given below:

  • Register for XAT 2019 at http://www.xatonline.in and make XAT payment
  • Candidates interested in applying to XLRI and other XAT Associate Institutes may obtain details from the respective institute's website. Check their registration/application procedure
  • Candidates may please note that XLRI does not ascertain the quality of the degree or programmes offered by XAT Associate Institutes.
  • Each institute independently decides the weightage be given for each of the test components on the basis of its needs. XLRI does not play any role in the selection of the candidates in these institutes

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