XAT Important Dates 2018: The important dates of XAT 2018 will be released by XLRI Jamshedpur, in the first week of August 2017 along with the official notification. XAT 2018 is expected to be conducted on first Sunday of January, 7, 2018 in online mode. The application process will commence from the first week of August and will go on till November. Candidates who would register for XAT successfully can download the admit card from third week of December, 2017. This article of Careers360 brings to you the important dates of XAT related to application process, admit card, exam date, result date among others.
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The following table brings to you the XAT 2018 important dates:
XAT Important Dates 2018
XAT 2018 Notification
First week of August 2017
XAT 2018 application process commencement
Third week of August 2017
Last date to fill application form
Fourth week of November 2017
Last date to fill application form with late fee
Second week of December 2017
XAT 2018 Admit Card
Third week of December 2017
XAT 2018 Exam
First Sunday of January 2018
XAT 2018 official Answer Key
Third week of January 2018
XAT 2018 Result
Fourth week of January 2018
Highlights of XAT 2018 Important Dates
Now let us take a look at the details of different events of XAT 2018.
XAT Application Dates 2018: The application form of XAT 2018 will be available in online mode from the third week of August 2017. The application process will be held in two phases. The original phase will end by the fourth week of November whereas the late application process will end in the second week of December, 2017.
XAT Admit Card Dates 2018: The admit card of XAT 2018 will be available for download from the official website by third week of December 2017. XAT 2018 admit card will be available only in online mode and the hard copy wonât be sent to them. Hence candidates must download and take print outs before the exam day.
XAT Exam Dates 2018: Every year XAT is conducted in the first Sunday of January. This year too the date is expected to remain same. According to trend, XAT 2018 will be held on January 7, 2018.
XAT Answer Key 2018: The official answer key of XAT 2018 will be released by XLRI Jamshedpur in the third week of January, 2018. Based on the answer key, test takers can estimate their scores on XAT 2018 and gauge their admission chances.
XAT Result Dates 2018: Result of XAT 2018 is expected to be announced in the fourth week of January, 2018. The result will be declared in the form of score card where test takers can find their sectional and overall scores and percentiles. Hard copy of XAT 2018 score card will also be sent at the candidatesâ addresses. After the result, XAT participating institutes will declare the candidate shortlist for the final selection rounds.
XAT Cutoff Dates 2018: The cutoff of XAT 2018 will be released by XLRI Jamshedpur for each programme along with the result, either in the fourth week of January or first week of February 2018.
XAT Selection Procedure 2018: Shortlisted candidates will have to appear for the selection rounds including Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds. The selection procedure of XAT is likely to be held across participating institutes in the months of February to March. The XAT selection procedure 2018 will vary from institute to institute and there is no common process.
Approximately 150 B-schools across India will accept XAT 2018 scores for admission to 2018-20 batch. Around 90,000 candidates are expected to appear for the exam. According to XAT 2018 exam pattern, it will be a paper pencil based test of 3.5 hours duration carrying 78 objective type questions from four sections in Paper 1 and 25 questions from GK section and one essay writing question in Paper 2.
Note: Careers360 will update XAT important dates 2018 as and when it is declared by XLRI Jamshedpur.
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