XAT Exam

Xavier Aptitude Test Exam

XAT Examination Pattern

XAT 2023 Exam is going to be conducted on 08 January, 2022 through Computer Based Test (CBT). The XAT 2023 Exam Pattern is dynamic as the conducting body does not follow to strict pattern every year. There are some changes in the question paper almost every year.

There are 160+ management institutes which use XAT scores for their admission process. The XAT is a three hours long exam and it is the preliminary step towards applying to XLRI and XAT Associate Institutes. Aspirants applying to XAT Associate Institutes, besides XLRI have to apply separately according to their choice.

XAT Exam Pattern 2023 includes the mode of exam, duration, marking scheme, and more. As per the XAT Exam pattern 2023, the exam will be conducted as a Computer-Based Test on 08 January, 2023.

The XAT 2023 exam consist of the following sections:

  • Verbal and Logical Ability (VA & LR)
  • Decision Making (DM)
  • Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation (QA & DI)
  • General Knowledge (GK).
  • Essay Writing.

XAT 2023 question paper will be divided into two parts and the exam duration is of 3 hours, i.e. from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM.

XAT Exam Pateter 2023

Exam Structure Details
Duration of Exam 180 Mins (3 Hours)
Number of Questions 100
Total Marks 100
Language Paper English
Number of Answer choices 5
Mode of Examination Online
XAT Marking Scheme

+1 Mark for a correct Answer

-0.25 Marks for incorrect Answer

-0.10 Marks for more than 8 un-attempted consecutive questions

No Negative marking in the Gk Section

XAT 2023 Test Pattern - Sectional Breakup Questions.

XAT 2023 Paper Pattern over the past years, the total number of questions that will be asked in XAT 2023 is 100. The XAT Exam pattern is Multi Choice Based Questions. The section from which questions are asked in XAT Exam are Verbal & Logical Ability, Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation, Decision Making, General Kowledge along with the Essay Writing Section.

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