How to prepare for XAT 2022 while working?
How to prepare for XAT 2022 while working? - XAT ideally known as Xavier Aptitude Test is an entrance examination that comes under the topmost aptitude examination when it comes to MBA courses. XAT is conducted by XLRI (Xavier School of Management). Another reason for the popularity of the XAT exam is that its recognition as a university-level examination that is across the country for aspirants seeking admission in management studies. Under quantitative terms, more than half a lakh aspirants appear for the examination every year to get admission in more than 160 B-schools/colleges across the nation. The examination gets its recognition to some best B-schools in India such as:
Not only have that, but XAT examination is also acknowledged as the most transparent examination from a student perspective because of its complete exam conducting process. After the completion of the examination, the official answer key is released followed by official results. Candidates can get their marks recounted in case they are unsure about their released results.
XAT 2022 Exam Pattern & Marking Scheme
The XAT 2022 entrance test was conducted through online mode on January 3. The total time duration was 3 hours. Questions were asked are objective type (MCQs) and each question will carry 1 mark as per the XAT 2022 exam pattern. There is a negative marking scheme applicable, which means 0.25 marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer.
Exam Pattern of XAT 2022
Number of Questions
3 Hours (180 Minutes)
Verbal and Logical Ability
Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation
Preparation Tips for XAT 2022
Though the XAT examination is famous for its transparency, the toughness level is as much as therein. XAT examination is considered to be one of the toughest MBA examinations by far. When examined, it was found that the addition of General Knowledge and unique exam pattern make the exam tough ultimately a reason for too low scoring of the XAT exam. The level of verbal ability question asked is also slightly complex than the CAT examination and not to forget the sectional cut off, other than General knowledge questions. In short, exam preparation needs to be as good as can be. So, all the aspirants who are willing to prepare for the XAT exam must keep in mind that a balance of quality and accuracy is the key to crack the examination. Below we have mentioned some basic tips which aspirants need to keep an eye on.
Make a section-wise preparation strategy
Start preparing section wise. This is the first and foremost step to the preparation for the XAT examination. Section-wise preparation will make aspirants understand better your strengths and weakness.
Know the XAT exam pattern and syllabus
Quickly go through the complete exam pattern and XAT 2022 syllabus, candidates need to make sure they are not skipping anything that carries great weightage in examination. To be prepared is better than curing afterwards. Mark influential topics to revise at regular intervals.
Practice and revision is must
Aspirants must keep in mind that the only rule that gives you the correct vision to crack the exam is “Practice, Revise and Repeat”. One needs to practice what you are studying. Revise it regularly and then repeat the process. Candidates must follow this step even for other examinations also Since MBA examination have slightly similarity between them.
Make use of mock test and online study material
Practice online mock tests. Aspirants must not forget to complete mock tests and online test series to qualify for the XAT examination. It is practically proven that aspirants who practice mock tests and online test series are more capable of getting better marks than the students who don’t practice.
Stay Fit and Do Yoga
While preparing for any exam, take very good care of your health. A healthy mind and body will help one to concentrate better on their studies. Do meditation and Yoga to increase your concentration ability. Make a diet plan and take fresh veggies and fruits and totally avoid unhealthy or junk food. Take proper sleep of a minimum of eight hours a day. While studying for long, take a regular break, it will refresh your mind.
Preparation of XAT 2022 While Working
Those who are starting their preparation for XAT 2022 and are working somewhere must keep in mind that they will be having less time to study compared to those who are just studying. So, if they want to crack the examination they must start preparing as early as possible. One can take out hardly 3 hours to study during a weekday and near about 8 hours on weekends. In conclusion, there is enough time to qualify for the exam for students who are working, If they start their preparation and follow the tips mentioned below.
Make a time schedule of how much time students can take out in a day, a week, or a month. Then accordingly bifurcate it according to the section-wise preparation.
Utilize as much time to study and make the concept clear. Not to forget making notes and short summaries would help in a future revision.
Two hours a day for preparation of all subjects and daily preparation of the General knowledge section is advised to aspirants who are working. Such as newspapers, periodicals, etc.
Improve your speed of reading to ensure that the decision-making section would take less time in the examination. For the language section, the command over vocabulary is necessary.
The final and foremost step is to practice as much mock test and online test as students can attempt to increase accuracy and time limit.
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Questions related to XAT
XLRI ACADEMIC REQUIRED OR NOT ???? 10TH - 69% 12TH - 63% WORK EXPERIENCE - 0 GRADUATION - 97% XAT - 99.7% GD/PI - EXCELLENT
XLRI means Xavier labour research Institute which is at Jamshedpur, Jharkhand is a private management School established in the year of 1949, has excellence of Management education it was established by the Jesus society Jamshedpur Jharkhand.
For admission in XLRI and its affiliated colleges get is taken give yourself admin admission test is taken. In this qualifying examination total marks is 100 and time allotted for this exam is 180 minutes. Hindi se examination the marks scored in class 10 and 12 after graduation is taken for a matter.
Yah got 69% class 10 63% in class 12 graduation 97%, inXAT yeah got 99.7 percentile. So I Hope this marks is acceptable for XLRI final selection.
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sir xat 2021 percentile 99.73 , 10th - 10 cgpa 12th - 94.8 grad - 7
According to your percentile you can get following colleges easily -
- Great Lakes Institute of Management
- KJ Somaiya-Mumbai
You have a very good percentile, as well as your overall marks are very good, so you will not face any problem.
I hope it helps,
Best of luck
i am getting 40 -50 percentage in every semster is that good and i have got 22 percentile in xat exam can i get in a averge mba colleges
The eligibilty criteria for getting admission in MBA is that you must obtain aggregate of 50% at the end of your Degree (50% should be the total of all the semesters which you get in your final year).
And if we talk about your XAT result then 22 percentile is not a satisfactory percentile which the authorities demand through these entrance exams.
Do check the cutoff once for your satisfaction the link is here:
So I would suggest you to try for an second attempt if you truly wanted to get admitted in a good college.
Wish you good luck!
I have 86 Percentile in XAT, my CA & PI were decent, i have 71/61/74% in 10th/12/grad, fresher, and have won a national level competition. What are my chances of converting PG core in KJ Somaiya.?
You have very good percentile in XAT which is 86 According to previous year cut off of XAT of KJ somaiya institute you have good chances as previous year the cut off was 75 for all the pg courses.Apart from this other parameters will also be counted like personal interview(25%),CA(17%)achievements(8%),work experience(5%),past academic record(10%) and 35% for XAT exam so you have good chances based on your percentile,and CA and PI as these have more weightage you can visit below for more detail https://bschool.careers360.com/articles/simsr-cutoff/amp