XAT Admit Card 2018

XAT Admit CardXAT Admit Card 2018 - XLRI Jamshedpur will be released the XAT 2018 admit card on December 20, 2017. XAT admit card 2018 will be available only in online mode and the candidates who would complete the XAT application process successfully will be eligible to download the admit card. To download XAT 2018 admit card, registered candidates will have to login with their XAT ID and password. XAT admit card 2018 will contain relevant information regarding candidates and exam venue & instructions. The admit card of XAT 2018 should be carried to the test centre on the day of exam along with valid photo identity proof. XAT 2018 will be held on January 7 in online mode. Know the step by step process to download, dates and other information related to XAT 2018 admit card here at this page.

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Important Dates related to XAT Admit Card 2018



XAT application last date

November 30, 2017

XAT admit card download starts

December 20, 2017

Last date to download XAT admit card

January 7, 2018

How to Download XAT Admit Card 2018

  • Visit the official website of XAT 2018 Or Click on the link given below

  • Click on the tab ‘Login’ and enter your XAT ID and Password

  • Upon successful login, click on the tab ‘Download Admit Card

  • Take at least two print outs of the XAT 2018 admit card

To Download XAT 2018 Hall Ticket/Admit Card – Click here (Link will be available on December 20 by XLRI)


XAT Admit Card window looks like below images:


XAT Admit Card


After downloading the admit card of XAT 2018, check whether there is any discrepancy in the candidates’ personal information, photograph and signature. In case there is any wrong information, candidates have to contact XAT officials from XLRI Jamshedpur immediately to get it rectified.


What will XAT 2018 Admit Card Carry?


The admit card of XAT 2018 will contain the following information.

  • Candidate name

  • XAT 2018 Roll Number and XAT ID

  • XAT 2018 Schedule

  • XAT 2018 Test Centre name and address

  • Candidates' photograph

  • Candidates' signature

  • Test day instructions

XAT Admit Card 2018 - Important Instructions


Things to bring to the Test Centre:

  • Candidates have to take two copies of XAT 2018 admit card print out and submit one copy to the invigilator

  • Test takers have to paste a recent passport size colour photograph in the space provided, ideally, it should be the same photograph which candidates had uploaded during filling the application form of XAT 2018

  • Candidates have to sign in the space provided in the presence of Invigilator and not before that

  • They have to carry two blue black ball pen for marking the OMR sheets and rough work

  • Along with carrying the XAT admit card, which is the mandatory document for the exam day, candidates have to carry two photo identity cards including Voter ID Card, Passport, Driving License, Aadhaar Card among others

The following items are not allowed to be carried inside the XAT Exam Centre:

  • Calculators

  • Electronic diaries

  • Cell phones

  • Beepers or any similar electronic equipments, cameras and any extra pieces of paper are not allowed inside the exam Centre

Note - If Candidate's XAT admit card does not have their photograph and signature printed, paste recent passport size photograph. Go to the respective XAT test centre along with their admit card, payment proof for XAT 2018, XAT Confirmation Page copy, 2 passport size photographs and a photo identity proof along with 2 photocopies of the same.


FAQ's regarding XAT 2018 Admit Card


Q. What should I do if I forget my password while downloading my XAT admit card?

A. Candidates will have to go to the login page and click on the 'Forgot password' tab. S/he has to enter their email address after which a link will be sent on the email id. Post which candidates have to click on the link to reset the password. 


Q. Who should I contact if I am unable to download my admit card?

A. Since XAT admit card is available in online mode only and not by mail, therefore you will immediately need to contact the admission office:

Q. Can I carry a photocopy of my ID card to the exam centre?

A. No, you cannot carry a photocopy as you will need the original document to be able to take the entrance exam. 


Q. Do I have to paste my picture after downloading my XAT admit card?

A. Yes, candidates are required to paste the same image used at the time of XAT registration Without pasting the picture, candidates will not be able to take the test. 


Q. What details should be mentioned when writing regarding the problem in XAT 2018 admit card?

A. When writing to XLRI regarding the problem in the admit card, a candidate must mention their contact details, XAT ID, full name and date of birth (DOB) as mentioned in their application. 


Exam day instructions for XAT 2018

  • Test takers have to report to their XAT 2018 exam centre by 9 AM as the test will begin at 10 AM.

  • XAT is of 3:5 hours duration to be held from 10:00 am till 1:30 pm. The duration of Paper 1 is 2:50 hours and that of Paper 2 is 35 minutes

  • Do not fold or leave any smudges on the OMR sheet. No Extra OMR sheet will be provided in case it is spoiled or tampered.

  • Do not give/obtain any help during the test from fellow test takers.

  • Candidates have to stop writing the first Part at 12:50 pm and the second Part at 1:30 pm.

  • Candidates found violating the instructions of the test will be disqualified.

  • The negative marks for unattempted questions would be distributed proportionately across the 3 sections.

  • Candidates have to sit at the desk marked with their XAT Roll Number and nowhere else

  • Candidates have to occupy the seat on which their CRN (Centre Registration Number) is mentioned.

  • The rough work has to be done in the margins of the OMR sheet

  • No test taker will be allowed to leave to exam hall prior to the actual schedule of 3.5 hours even if they complete the test early 

XAT 2018 Exam Centres - XAT 2018 is to be conducted in 47 cities across India and two international cities, Dubai and Kathmandu.


XAT Exam Pattern 2018 - XAT 2018 will be conducted in a paper pencil based mode and will carry two papers. Paper 1 will have three sections, Decision Making, Verbal and Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation. Paper 2 will have two sections, General Awareness and Essay Writing.


XAT Exam Pattern



No. of Questions

Total Time (minutes)

Negative Marking

Paper 1

Decision Making



  • 25 for any wrong answer

  • 05 for more than 12 unattempted questions

Verbal and Logical Ability


Quantitative Ability (QA) and Data Interpretation (DI)


Paper 2

General Knowledge



No Negative Marking


1 essay

As per XAT 2018 important dates, the exam will be held on January 7 and the XAT 2018 result will be declared on January 31, 2018.


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