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XAT Previous Year Papers

Xavier Aptitude Test or as commonly called XAT is conducted Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI) for admission into its 2-year management programs. XAT is conducted each year in the month of January. For 2020-2022 batch admission, XAT is scheduled to be held on 5th January 2020. XAT is one of the oldest MBA entrance exams being held in India for the last 60 years. Looking at XAT previous year papers it is considered to be tougher than CAT.

XAT scores are accepted by 100+ B-Schools in India. Some of the top institutes that accept XAT score are- XLRI, SPJain, XIMB, LIBA, K.J. Somaiya, IMT, GIM, TAPME etc. Every year approximately 90,000+ MBA aspirants appear for XAT which also makes it a highly competitive exam. Since the XAT paper pattern is different from CAT, MBA gurus suggest solving numerous XAT mocks and XAT previous year papers for scoring well in XAT.

XAT Previous year paper pattern over the years has been illustrated below for your understanding of XAT paper structure:

  Verbal & LA DM QA&DI Time for 3 sections GA WAT Time for GA and WAT
2014 28 24 31 150 20 1 20
2015 28 23 33 140 30 1 40
2016 26 23 29 170 25 1 35
2017 24 21 27 170 25 1 35
2018 26 21 27 170 25 1 40
2019 26 21 27 165 25 - 15

Solving XAT previous year papers are the most important key to help you analyse your preparation for XAT and reveal your strengths and weaknesses. This will help you to set your XAT strategy to maximize your score and minimize mistakes. Benefits of solving XAT Previous Year Papers:

  • XAT previous year papers will help you get familiarized with the XAT paper pattern and difficulty level of the sections.
  • Solving XAT previous year papers will help you identify which topics you need to focus on and which topics to leave out for performing well in XAT 2020.
  • You will easily be able to identify important topics for XAT that are asked year after year if you solve XAT previous year papers
  • After solving XAT previous year papers you will also be able to analyse your strategy for XAT to maximize your score.
  • You can easily identify your strong and weak areas by analyzing your performance by solving XAT previous year papers
  • XAT previous year papers are just a replica of the actual question paper and the pattern of the exam

Thus, solving XAT previous year papers is essential for you to get a desired score in XAT 2020 and to secure admission calls from some of your dream B-Schools.

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