XAT Application Form 2018

XAT Application FormXAT Application Form 2018: XLRI Jamshedpur will release XAT 2018 application form in the third week of August. The application form of XAT 2018 will be available only in online mode. The last date to fill XAT application form 2018 will be fourth week of November, 2017. Aspirants have to visit the official website and register first before proceeding towards filling the XAT 2018 application form. The application fee for XAT will be Rs. 1600 for all categories and Rs. 2000 for late application.  The application form of XAT 2018 is divided into three parts - registration, filling up the form with requisite details and paying the application fee. XAT 2018 will be held on the first Sunday of January, i.e. January 7, 2018. Know various aspects of XAT 2018 application form such as how to fill the form, application fee, important dates etc. here at this page.

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The following table brings to you important dates of XAT application form 2018.


XAT 2018 Application Dates


Important Dates

XAT 2018 Notification

First week of August 2017

Commencement of Application Process

Third week of August 2017

Last date of XAT application 2018

Fourth week of November 2017

Last date of late application

Second week of December 2017

XAT 2018 Admit Card

Third week of December 2017

Before filling the application form, aspirants must check the XAT eligibility criteria. According to that,

  • Candidates should be graduates in any discipline from a recognised institute or university.

  • The course duration should be at least three years

  • Final year graduation students are also eligible to apply provided they complete the course by June 2018

  • NRI and foreign candidates have to apply through GMAT scores. However, those belonging to Dubai and Kathmandu may appear for XAT to be held in these cities

XAT 2018 Application Form Fee

XAT 2018 first phase application fee

Rs. 1600 (Rs. 300 per XLRI programme)

XAT 2018 late application fee

Rs. 2000 (Rs 500 per XLRI programme)

XAT 2018 Application Fee Payment Modes


Applicants have to choose one of the following modes of payment for XAT 2018 application fee.


1. Online payment gateway

  • Credit/Debit Card – Candidates can pay XAT application fee through Visa/Master Card

  • Net Banking – Only IDBI account holder are eligible for this mode of payment.

2. Cash payment – Applicants have to take a print out of the XAT Pay-In-Slip and visit any IDBI bank branch to make the payment through cash


3. Demand Draft – The Demand Draft has to be made in favour of “XLRI Jamshedpur A/c XAT” payable at Jamshedpur.


Applicants paying XAT 2018 application form fee through second and third mode should update the payment details in the registration page. In case of failure to do the same, those candidates will not be allowed to upload their photograph and signature.


Prerequisites for filling XAT Application Form 2018


Candidates should keep the following documents ready before starting XAT 2018 application form filling process.

  • Marksheets of Class X, Class XII, Graduation and Masters degree (if applicable)

  • Photograph – Candidates have to select a recent passport size colour photograph in .jpeg format not exceeding 1 MB. The picture should have been taken in light or white background. The face should be clear in the photograph otherwise the application may get rejected

  • Signature – Applicants’ signature should be made on a white paper with black ink pen. It should be scanned in 200 dots per inch (dpi) resolution and the file size should not exceed more than 1 MB

How to fill XAT Application Form 2018


Now we bring to you the detailed application process for XAT 2018.

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

  • Click on the Register tab and create a new account using your personal email id, wherein you will receive XAT ID and registration link

  • Click on the registration link to create XAT 2018 login password. Candidates must preserve the password for logging in to their XAT 2018 account along with XAT ID

  • After logging in to XAT 2018 account, applicants have to choose the preferred exam city from the list of exam cities

  • The next step is to enter their names, upload photograph and signature and save it

  • Applicants have to select their citizenship from options like Indian, Foreign and NRI

  • Candidates interested in applying for XLRI programmes have to choose among Business Management (BM), Human Resource Management (HRM) and General Management Programme (GMP). This is an optional step and can be skipped in case they are not interested in applying for XLRI

  • Fill Preliminary and mandatory information such as name, date of birth, gender, parents’ name, category and contact details have to be filled in the next step

  • Enter educational qualification starting from Class X till the highest degree received

  • Provide details of work experience starting from the latest job. Candidates applying for XLRI GMP programme must have minimum five years experience as on May 31, 2018

  • Next step is to pay the fee of Rs. 1600 with Rs. 300 per XLRI programme and Rs. 2000 (in case of late application with Rs. 500 per XLRI programme) through any of the above mentioned modes

  • After completing the XAT application form filling process, candidates have to take a print out of the application confirmation message

To Apply XAT 2018 – Click here (Link will be available soon as it is released by XLRI)


XAT 2018 Application Process




Apart from XLRI Jamshedpur, XAT 2018 scores will be accepted by over 150 B-schools across India. Apart from XLRI, if the XAT aspirants wish to apply for any other XAT participating institute, they have to apply separately by visiting the institute’s official website.


After the completion of XAT application process, candidates will be eligible for downloading XAT admit card 2018, from third week of December 2018. Approximately 90,000 candidates are expected to appear for the exam.


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