XAT 2019 Notification

Important Dates

  • Registration Starts - 20th August 2018
  • Registration Ends - 30th November 2018
  • Admit Card Download - 20th December 2018 onwards
  • Exam Date - 6th January 2019 (1000 to 1300 hrs)
  • Result Declaration - Last week of January 2019

Mode of Exam

The test will be conducted online across 46 cities on 6th January 2019 from 1000 to 1300 hrs.

Exam fees

  • XAT Registration Fee (without late fee) - Rs. 1700/-
    Candidates interested in XLRI program(s) need to pay an additional fee of Rs. 300/- each.
  • XAT Registration Fee (with late fee) - Rs. 2000/-
    Candidates interested in XLRI program(s) need to pay an additional fee of Rs. 500/- each.

Change in Paper Pattern

The overall paper pattern remains the same apart from the exclusion of Essay Writing. The duration of the test will be 3 hours. The exam will consist of the following sections:

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

XAT Eligibility Criteria

  • Recognized Bachelor's Degree of minimum three years duration or equivalent in any discipline.
  • Those completing their final examination by June 10, 2019 can also apply

Premier B-Schools that accept XAT Score

  • XLRI
  • XIMEs
  • XIMB
  • SP Jain
  • GIM