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.


Careers360 is reporting live from the XAT 2018 examination centres to bring you the latest news and updates on the entrance exam.


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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Ranjan Nayak 13 hours ago

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Next exam 2018 date for xat

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Hi Ranjan! XLRI will mail the candidates who are eligible for retest with the updated schedule and venue. Did you receive email from XLRI on January 7 about the retest? If not, then your exam records ...Read More

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I am at huge life as well as career crisis, experts please help with valuable suggestions. CAT'17: 58.96 %le MAT Dec'17:90.60 %le(682) XAT:-

Dear experts as earlier also I told you that after having 3.5 years experience in a private bank at 1st level leadership managerial role, I quit job to prepare for RBI n SBI n PSU banks at the age of... Read More

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Dear S. Mishra,First up, don't get worried and take your current crisis as a learning curve. Here are some options.First, try to get a job in the Banking or Finance industry as you bring a lot of skil...Read More
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Am expecting a decent score in xat. HOW can i apply to christ university as the last date of application is on jan20 and xat result on jan31

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Hi Akshay! If you are interested in applying for Christ University through your xat score, you can do that by mentioning your xat id in the application form. The institute will fetch the scores and ca...Read More

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I am preparing for CAT 2018. I wanted to know what additional topics do I have to cover in order to appear for XAT,MAT etc

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If you are preparing for CAT, then you would cover almost all the major topics that will be in any other kind of MBA exam whether it be XAT, CMAT, MAT or ATMA. There might, however, be additions of c...Read More

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I have got 64 percent marks in bba now i want to do mba can you tell me which type of college are getting addmission without cat xat mat etc

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Hi Ansu,There are colleges which accept admissions without CAT, XAT or MAT scores. However, authenticity of their programme can be questionable. What you can do is appear for any of the national level...Read More

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