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The Xavier Aptitude Test, commonly known as XAT has been announced by the official conducting body- XLRI for the academic year 2017-19. The application process for XAT 2017 has started from August 17 and will continue till November 30 and till December 11, 2016, with a late application fee. The test will be conducted on January 8, 2017, across 47 national and 2 international test centres in Dubai and Kathmandu. The other important dates of XAT 2017 have also been announced along with the notification.
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XAT 2017 Important Dates
August 17, 2016
Application ends (without late fee)
November 30, 2016
Application window closes (with late fee)
December 11, 2016
December 20, 2016, onwards
XAT test date
January 8, 2017 (10 am – 1:30 pm)
Earlier, XAT Convener, Prof. Munish Thakur said that the application process for XAT would start from August 10. However, the process was delayed without any specific reasons from the officials. Affirming on the announcement, the XAT 2017 information has now been made available on its 2017 official website.
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As per the XAT 2017 eligibility criteria, candidates with a recognized bachelor’s degree in any of the discipline can apply for the test. Final year graduation students may also apply provided they complete their final exam by June 10, 2017. NRI and foreign candidates may apply to XLRI through GMAT score, except Dubai and Kathmandu wherein candidates have an option of appearing for XAT 2017.
Eligible candidates have to apply for the test by filling the XAT 2017 application forms online mode. The fee can be paid by any of the means mainly, credit card/ debit card/ online banking/ or demand draft. The fee to be paid is Rs 1600, and the late fee is Rs 2000, to be paid by the applicants. The candidates would not be able to select their test centre but can give the city preference on the basis of which the centre will be assigned. The information of the test centre and address will be available on the XAT 2017 admit card.
XAT 2017 exam pattern is similar to that of last years. XAT will be conducted in paper pencil based test of 3 hours duration. The exam is divided into 2 papers. Paper 1 will consist of 78 questions from Quantitative Ability, English Language & Logical Reasoning, Decision Making, with duration of 170 minutes or 2 hours 50 minutes. The Paper 2 will be a mix of an objective as well as subjective questions from General Knowledge (GK) and Essay Writing questions. The duration of Paper 2 is 25 minutes.
From 2016 onwards the marking scheme of XAT changed. The test takers were allowed to leave out 13 questions beyond which there was negative marking of 0.05 marks. For each wrong answer, there was negative marking of 0.25 marks.
The result is expected to be declared in the second week of January 2017. The officials do not announce the exact date, but based on the past years’ trends; it is expected to be announced at the end of the exam month. The candidates have to download the score card from the website which will reveal the section-wise and overall scores and percentiles. The hard copy of the score card will also be sent to the candidates.
The paper pencil based exam is taken by around 90,000 candidates across India and considered to be a hard nut to crack in terms of difficulty level and competitiveness. As many as 148 B-schools will accept the scores of XAT 2017. This will include both Xavier Associate Management Institutes (XAMI) and other B-schools across India.
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Xat is a national level entrance exam. Through xat you can get admission in best business schools of india like xlri jamshedpur, xmb bhubneshwar and ximb banglore.
You can sum up the marks of all the 6 subjects and than you can find out the percentage or the cgpa whatever the case may be and then you can add the information in the form.
While filling the form candidates will be required to enter their program details which they would like to opt for. Aspirants can choose from the following courses:
Human Resource Management
General Management Programme (A minimum of 56 months of work experience is compulsory as on March 31,2020)
Fellow Programme in Management
As the candidate will select the programme, the form will ask to fill
the first preference of campus
for each programme.
So you have to fill the college preference before hand, however there are many other colleges accepting XAT score for whom you do not have to fill the separate forms.
Hope this helps, thanks.
Candidates are short-listed for Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) from among the eligible candidates who have a valid entrance exam score and have applied to the programme of LIBA. The GD-PI process will be conducted at Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai After the GD-PI round, admission offers are made by LIBA to successful candidates. The final selection is based on a diverse set of attributes which includes performance in entrance exam, performance in PI round, academics, Quality of Work Experience among others.
Last date to apply for admission in LIBA is to close on January 10, 2020. To explore admission opportunity in LIBA, Chennai, the candidates need to apply for admission by using and filling up the online application form. LIBA will accept CAT 2019 and XAT 2020 scores, so you can apply with the CAT scores and also XAT scores. Better of the two scores will be considered. The Application fee for admission to PGDM 2020 at LIBA is Rs.1500/- as was last year.
The number of students that can be admitted to the PGDM 2020-22 batch is 180 at LIB
the Total Programme fees payable by PGDM students at LIBA is Rs. 15,26,300 last year.t
he Fee includes Admission Fee, Tuition Fee, Library Fee, Computer Fee, Alumni Membership Fee, Insurance, Fee for foundation courses, Alumni
Last date for filling XAT application form 2020 is 30 November 2019 and end date to register for XAT by paying late fee is December 1 to 7 2019.You can find the more information that you are enquiring about in the link provided below:
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