XAT 2018: Exam day in Pictures

XAT Exam day in PicturesXAT 2018: Exam day in Pictures - Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2018, one of the most popular management entrance exams among test takers concluded on Sunday, January 7, 2018. For the first time, XAT 2018 was conducted online unlike past years wherein it used to be conducted in pen and paper-based format until last year. The exam was conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur and was spread across 47 cities in India and two international cities, namely Dubai and Kathmandu. Around 90,000 students appeared for what is considered to be the toughest business school entrance exam to crack in the country. XAT 2018 will be accepted for admission to over 140 B-schools across India including some top institutes like XLRI Jamshedpur and other Xavier Associate Management Institutes.

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The exam commenced at 10 am and concluded at 1.30 pm. Feedbacks by the majority of the test takers suggest that the exam was moderate to tough in terms of difficulty level. The total number of questions was 74.

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XAT 2018: Exam day in Pictures


We bring you the XAT 2018 latest updates in pictures:


Exam centre all set for the big day: Ready for the candidates of XAT 2018 entrance examination.

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Confident looks: Beating the cold weather, candidates are seen reaching the XAT 2018 test centre as early as 8:30 am. An approximate number of 150 candidates appeared for XAT 2018 in this centre.

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Final call for XAT 2018- More candidates are seen pouring in to take one of the most challenging management entrance exams in the country.

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The test is done! Such a relief- Finally the test is over as candidates step out of the XAT 2018 test centre.

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As soon as candidates moved out of the XAT 2018 test centre, they were seen discussing the paper among peers and family members who were waiting outside. 

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The reporting time was 8:45 AM. Candidates were asked to give fingerprints using the ink pad. A photograph was clicked to verify the candidate’s identity before the exam commenced. Respective candidates were allotted computer systems for the XAT 2018 exam where roll numbers were mentioned on respective computers.


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First Published On : 07 Jan 2018 06:15 PM IST

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