XAT Important Dates 2019 - The important dates of XAT 2019 will be released by XLRI Jamshedpur in the second week of August 2018. The official notification for the exam is also expected to be released at the same time. As per the last year’s important dates, the application process will begin most probably in the second week of August and likely to continue until the fourth week of November. Candidates will also be allowed to fill the application form with late fee till the mid of December 2018. As per the XAT important dates 2019, the exam expected to be held in online mode the first week of January and the result will be most tentatively declared in the last week of January. XAT is national-level management test for admission to XLRI and 11 other member institutes and over 150 B-schools in the country which accepts the XAT score for admissions. In this article of Careers360, candidates can check all the important dates of XAT 2019 related to the application process, admit card, exam date, result dates etc.
XAT 2019 Important Dates
XAT 2019 Notification
Second week of August 2018
XAT 2019 application commencement
Second week of August 2018
XAT 2019 last date of application
Fourth week of November 2018
Last date to fill application form with late fee
Second week of December 2019
XAT 2019 Admit Card available from
Third week of December 2018
XAT 2019 Exam
First week of January 2019
XAT 2019 Answer Key
Second week of January 2019
XAT 2019 Result
Last week of January 2019
Highlights of XAT Important Dates 2019
Candidates are required to know all the events of XAT 2019 mentioned in the table above in detail. Let’s have a look.
XAT 2019 Registration: The application form of XAT 2019 are expected to be released online in the second week of August. However, candidates are required to register for the exam first. The registered candidates will receive the login credentials. Candidates would be able to log in to the official website to fill the application form then. The application process will be held in two phases as mentioned in the table. The first phase will continue until the last week of November, whereas the late application process will allow the candidates to fill the application form with late fee until the first week of December. Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria of XAT 2019 before filling the application form.
XAT 2019 Admit Card Release Date: The admit card of XAT 2019 will be available for download tentatively from the third week of December 2018. Without admit card, no candidate will be allowed to appear for the test. Only the candidates who submit the application form along with the application fee will be able to download the admit card of XAT 2019.
XAT 2019 Exam: XAT exam is conducted by XLRI, Jamshedpur on the first Sunday of January every year which means XAT 2019 will be held most probably on January 6, 2019, in online mode.
XAT 2019 Answer Key: The official answer key of XAT 2019 will be released by XLRI Jamshedpur after few days of the test. Based on the answer key, candidates would be able to estimate their scores to gauge their admission chances in different B-schools accepting XAT score.
XAT 2019 Result: The XAT 2019 result is expected to be announced in the last week of January 2019. The result will be declared online in the form of scorecard displaying the overall and sectional score and percentiles. XLRI will also send a hard copy of XAT 2019 scorecard to the candidates’ addresses. After the result announcement, XAT 2019 participating institutes will declare the candidate shortlist for the final selection rounds – GD, PI and WAT. Last year, due to some technical glitches at few exam centres, XAT has held again at those centres and the result was declared in the second week of February.
XAT 2019 Cutoff: The cutoff of XAT 2019 will be released by XLRI Jamshedpur for each programme along with the result. Candidates who meet the cutoff prescribed by the institute will move ahead in the admission cum selection procedure.
XAT 2019 Selection Procedure: Candidates shortlisted on the basis of their XAT 2019 score will be called for Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds. The selection procedure of XAT 2019 will be held across participating institutes all over the country in the months of February and March. The XAT 2019 selection procedure will vary from institute to institute.
More than 150 B-schools across India and 11 XLRI member institutes accept XAT score for their admission process. Around 90,000 candidates appear for the exam every year. XAT 2019 will be an online test of 3.5 hours carrying both objective and subjective type questions.