XAT 2014 Exam Pattern
Sreetama Datta, 06 Aug 2014, #XAT
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XAT 2014 Exam Pattern: XAT or the Xavier Aptitude Test conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur is the MBA entrance exam for XLRI and over 100 B-schools in India. It is considered to be the toughest MBA entrance exams.

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Mode of XAT 2014 exam

XAT is a paper pencil based exam.

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Sections

The exam pattern has undergone major changes since XAT 2013. In 2014 also there will be certain changes in the XAT 2014 exam pattern. The exam will consist of two parts, Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper 1 is objective paper with multiple choice questions. The sections of this paper are Verbal Ability, Decision Making, Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness.

Number of Questions

The total number of questions in this part is not fixed. XAT 2013 had 91 questions. Prof. Vishwa Ballabh, XLRI Jamshedpur Admission Chairperson mentions that XAT 2014 will have around 80 to 90 questions.

Duration

The total duration of XAT 2014 exam will be 2 hours 40 to 45 minutes. 

The Part 2 of XAT is subjective in nature. It consists of the Essay Writing section. The duration of the Essay Writing question was 20 minutes.

Marking scheme

Each question consists of 1 mark and for each wrong answer; there is negative marking of 0.25 marks.

 

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I have 59% in my 10th boards, but that was from other board, that was IGCSE(international board of England), then I got 60.04% in my 12th boards, and it was from CBSE, and in my engineering graduation, I get in my 60s aggregate, and now I am in third year, will I be eligible to sit for xat exam?

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 6th Dec, 2019

hi,

xat stands for xaviours apptitude test, and there is no minimum marks criteria for appear in xat exam. a candidate need to have a bachelors degree or appearing in final year of bachelor degree program can apply for xat exam. the graduation degree duration should be atleast of 3 years course study in any discipline from a recognized university.

hope it would help.

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What is the cutoff for OBC in CAT & XAT for IRMA ? What is the good percentile to get converted in IRMA for OBC NCL?

Anonymous 5th Dec, 2019

Hello there. Hope you are doing good. I would like to tell you that the cutoff varies every year. There are several factors determining the cutoff such as:-

  • Number of candidates appearing in IRMASAT 2020 exam.
  • Level of difficulty of  IRMASAT exam.
  • Number of candidates passing IRMASAT 2020

However, based on previous years cutoffs, it is expected that the Cat and XAT cutoff for OBC NCL candidates will be somewhere around 70 percentile. For your reference, I am sharing a link with you which consists of all the necessary information of the exam along with the expected cutoff.

https://bschool.careers360.com/articles/irmasat-cutoff

I hope you found this answer helpful. God luck for your future.



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how can I get a mba scholarships based on xat and mat entrance exams

Pranav Mishra 3rd Dec, 2019

Hello Aspirant,

You can easily get a scholarship if you get good marks in XAT and MAT exams from different colleges, As they offer scholarship in the form of fees reduction to those students who have got a good marks in different management entrance exam for example college like BIMTECH GREATER NOIDA offers scholarship to students who got more than 85 percentile in CAT, So you start finding those colleges who provides this scholarship than apply to that college and than should ask for the scholarship according to your marks or percentile.

I hope the above information is beneficial for you.

All the best.

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last date to register for xat 2020 with late fees payment ?

Shareef 1st Dec, 2019

You can fill in the XAT application form with the last fees upto December 7th. With the late fees the amount to be paid for filling the application fees is Rs. 2000. You can make payment through Net Banking, Debit Card/Credit Card. While filling the XAT application form, you will need to fill in your personal and academic details. You will need to upload your passport size photo between 20-50KB and signature between 10-20kn in JPEG/JPG format. The fees is the same for all categories. For more information, check our page: https://bschool.careers360.com/exams/xat

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can we leave 8 questions in particular section or we can leave 8 questions in over all paper in xat exam

Vijay Rachamsetti 1st Dec, 2019

Hi there,

Yes you can leave any question less than 8 questions from all of the respected 3 sections

  • Verbal And Logical Ability

  • Decision Making

  • Data Interpretation

and you cant leave more than 8 because for every 8 unattempted questions there is a negative marking of 0.05 and for every wrong answer  in GK section you can leave as it doesnt have negative marking

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