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XAT Exam Pattern 2021 - XLRI, Jamshedpur will specify the exam pattern of XAT 2021. As per the past year XAT paper pattern, the entrance will be conducted in the CBT (Computer Based) mode. XAT exam pattern 2021 will specify the total number of objective questions that will be asked in the entrance test, total time duration, etc. The medium of the (Xavier Aptitude Test) XAT 2021 question paper will also be mentioned in the exam pattern and it will be conducted in the English language. XLRI will conduct the national level XAT 2021 for those aspirants who want to take admission in MBA/ PGDM programs. XAT exam pattern 2021 will help candidates to map out their preparation strategy. Read the full article by Careers360 to know all the details about XAT 2021 exam pattern such as marking scheme, exam time duration, topics and sections from which questions will be asked.
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XAT conducting body
(Computer-based) online mode
Exam time duration
Two hours (130 Minutes)
Nature of questions
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Section-wise number of questions
Total number of questions
99 (As per past year trend)
Scheme applicable (0.25 marks will be deducted for the wrong answer) and (0.10 marks gets deducted for more than 8 unattempted questions)
Marks awarded for correct answer
1 Mark will be awarded for each correct answer.
Number of Sections
Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation
Verbal and Logical Ability
As per the exam pattern of XAT 2021, the entrance test will consist of a total of 95-100 questions (varies year to year) and the total exam time duration will be 3 hours (180 minutes).
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Total Marks Allotted
No. of Questions
180 Minutes (3 Hours)
1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer.
0.25 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer.
0.10 mark will be deducted for eight unattempted questions.
No negative marking for the General Knowledge section.
As per last year’s trend, the Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) entrance test was conducted in 71 cities of India. XAT 2021 will be tentatively commenced in the first week of January 2021. While filling application form candidates have to opt a city as per their preference. The final decision to allott the test center to a candidate will be taken by XLRI, depending on the number of applicants who have applied for XAT 2021.
XAT 2021 syllabus will comprise all the topics from which questions will be asked in the entrance exam. With the help of Xavier Aptitude Test syllabus candidates can make their preparation strategy. All the topics related to XAT 2021 are listed below.
LCM and HCF
Interest (Simple and Compound)
Profit and Loss
Speed, Time and Distance, Averages, Time and Work, Ratio and Proportion and others
Geometry including Co-ordinate Geometry
Surds and Indices
Permutation and Combination
Mixtures and Alligations
Data Analysis and Comparison
Vocabulary Based Questions: Synonyms/ Antonyms, Fill in the blanks, Contextual Meaning of words
Correction of Errors in Sentences and correct usage of words
Completion of Paragraph
Completion of Sentences
Author’s view type of question
Main idea and purpose of the passage
Inference based question
Explanation of words/ phrases in the passage
True/ False statements based on the passage
Clocks & Calendars
Fact, Inference, and Judgement
Assumption, Premise, and Conclusion
Data Arrangement Test
Conditioning and Grouping Tests
Decision Making in a situation
National and International Current Affairs
Economics and Finance
Capitals and currencies
Constitution of India and Laws
Books and Authors
Those candidates who wish to apply and prepare for XAT 2021 they all must go through with the sample paper of XAT 2021. With the help of the XAT sample paper, candidates will get to know the exam structure. It will help the candidate to assess their overall and section-wise performance.
Yes, a negative marking scheme is applicable. 0.25 marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer apart from that 0.10 marks will be deducted for more than 8 unattempted questions.
Around 75,000 candidates have appeared for XAT 2020.
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To be eligible to get admission in Christ University you need to appear and qialify in any of CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT/GMAT/GRE/ATMA along with 50% or above aggregate in bachelor's degree from a recognized board or university.If you do not have any of the above mentioned exams score then you are not eligible to get admission.
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For MBA entrance exams start solving the past year question papers get thorough with the pattern of the paper.
Work on the logical Reasoning and quantitative aptitude as practice makes you perfect and try to grasp the necessary details and current affairs.
Even if you are not taking tuition, if you practice, solve as many sample papers as you can and be confident while giving the paper you can for sure get the best institution for you.
To get the sample papers for MBA Entrance exams Visit the link below:
I hope this helps.
All the Best!
Yes this will limit your options for admission in MBA colleges as most of these MBA colleges look at past academic performance of the candidate. Your percentage will definitely be a hindrance in your admission into any top IIM college or XLRI.
You can always take admission in tier 2/3 management colleges.
Hope this helps. Thank you.
XISS admissions are ongoing, if you are desirous of seeking admission at Xavier Institute of Social Service, Ranchi will have to appear in an all India level management admission test. XISS, Ranchi considers only the following three admission test scores for shortlisting the candidates i.e. XAT, CAT and CMAT.
If you have not given XAT 2020, you can apply through CAT, CMAT as well.
One last GDPI session is scheduled to be conducted on 3rd March, 2020 at Ranchi. For more information, please check
XISS Ranchi Admission 2020
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