XAT Answer Key 2017 by Career Launcher
Sreetama Datta, 08 Jan 2017, #XAT
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XAT Answer Key 2017 by Career Launcher: Once the candidates complete writing their exam, they are curious to know how they have performed. In order to help the candidates assess their performance in XAT exam ahead of the final result, Careers360 will bring to you the XAT 2017 answer key that will be released by Career Launcher after the exam ends at 1.30 PM on January 8, 2017. The paper pencil based test of 3.5 hours duration will have four sets of question paper and Career Launcher will provide the XAT answer key 2017 for all the sets A, B, C, D for the convenience of the test takers.

Careers360 will bring to you the XAT 2017 Answer Key by Career Launcher as and when it is available. Candidates can download the answer keys from this page in PDF format. The advantage of having the XAT 2017 Answer Key is that you will be able to judge your performance and guess the probable score much before the XAT result is declared, which is scheduled on January 31, 2017.

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After tallying your answers with the answer keys, you can also plan which XAT 2017 participating B-schools to apply for based on their cutoffs. If you meet the XAT Cutoffs of the institutes you have applied for, they will shortlist you for the next round of XAT selection process including Group Discussion (GD) or Written Ability Test (WAT) or Personal Interview (PI) rounds.

In order to calculate your scores, you must first know the marking scheme. Each question carries equal marks and for each wrong answer, there is negative marking of ¼ allotted marks. It was in 2016 that XLRI, the exam conducting body had introduced change in the marking scheme in terms of un-attempted questions. Beyond 13 un-attempted questions, there will be negative marking of 0.05 marks. This year, the number of un-attempted questions beyond which negative marking will be levied has been reduced to 12.

As far as the XAT exam pattern is concerned, the question paper will be of 3.5 hours. The exam will be divided into 2 parts, Paper 1 and Paper 2. XAT Paper 1 will be of 170 minutes consisting of 72 objective type questions from 3 sections, Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation, Verbal Ability and Decision Making & Analytical Reasoning. There will be  24, 21 and 27 questions respectively from each section, not necessarily in the same order. Part  2 of the exam will have 25 GK questions and an essay. This section needs to be completed within 35 minutes and there is no negative marking. 



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Is EWS category included in XAT 2020 entrance exam?

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 14th Oct, 2019

XAT examination has no reservation system for admission to its programme. All Candidates irrespective of their Category should score a minimum aggregate of 50% in their Bachleor's degree to be eligible for XAT. So, just to answer your question, EWS Category is not included in XAT examinaiton.


does a canditate for mba after giving cat/mat/xat exam have to go for GD and PI to every private institute or do each private institute conduct GD and PI in some states?

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 8th Oct, 2019
In short, yes. Each and every college has a different selection process and it is independant of each college. So, if you apply to say 10 colleges, you have to apply for each college Group discussion and personal intervuew process. The shortlisting process abd final merit list is separate for each College.

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