XAT 2019, the most difficult and different from other B-School tests, is a challenge to crack as it aims at testing student's aptitude in Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation, Verbal and Logical Ability, Analytical Reasoning & Decision Making, and General Awareness.
Decision Making is the aspect that sets XAT exam different from other management entrance exams. Aspirants appearing for XAT are expected to write an essay on a topic given them. Being the most revered test XAT demands the efficient and effective skills to crack.
Practise Regularly: Among all the section Analytical Reasoning & Decision Making is one of the difficult section to tackle. It is essential to work regularly on the puzzles and reasoning. Try to solve the mock papers related to the subject. Practising regularly enables you to attempt and solve many of the questions in the stipulated time.
Speed Up Your Math: Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation is mainly based on calculations. Questions related to this section are tricky and not to mention the level of difficulty in XAT. Thus, students should always be judicious while solving. Accelerating math skill and concepts can be of an added benefit for students.
Concentrate On The Figure Of Speech: Verbal & Logical Ability section consists of questions pertaining to reading comprehension, sentence correction, vocabulary based questions (words confused), para formation, and logical reasoning question. It is necessary for students to focus on the figure of speech including metaphor, personification, oxymoron, etc to solve the question easily.
Brush Up Your GK: The GK section may not determine your percentile but it is imperative for students to attempt the paper as it is part of your test. While reading ensures to glance facts related to economics, business, current events, books, authors and awards. Manorama and CSR books will a great source to meet all the required information.
Time Allocation: Time-allocation is a key strategy to crack the XAT. Try to maintain balance in all the section. Avoid spending much time on the difficult and tricky question, which you can feel it is difficult to crack. Managing time leads to attempt most of the question, which eventually lands in success.