XAT Question Paper
Vikas Gaur, 05 Sep 2018, #XAT
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XAT Question Paper – Candidates who are preparing for the exam must prepare by solving the XAT question papers of previous years. It will allow them to understand the exam pattern, type of questions, marking scheme, difficulty level of the test, etc. XLRI Jamshedpur conducted the XAT exam on January 6, 2019, Sunday in online (Computer-based) mode. The XAT 2019  XAT, the national-level management entrance test is the gateway to XLRI, its member institutes and around 150 other B-schools in the country. The registration for the exam has started from August 20 and will continue until November 30. The three-hour test has four sections carrying 99 questions. Solving the XAT question papers will allow the aspirants to be friendly with the actual exam structure. Candidates can download the previous years’ question papers of XAT in this article.

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XAT Exam Pattern 2019


Total Time

Total Marks Allotted

No. of Questions

Negative Marking

Decision Making (DM)


180 minutes




  • 0.25 marks for any wrong answer

  • 0.05 marks for more than 8 unattempted questions


Verbal and Logical Ability (VA & LR)


Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation (QA & DI)


General Knowledge (GK)



Previous Year XAT Question Papers


Aspiring candidates can download the official XAT question papers of previous years to prepare for the XAT 2019 exam. It will allow them to understand the exact exam pattern, types of questions asked in the exam and difficulty level of the exam.


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XAT 2017 Question Paper

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XAT 2016 Question Paper

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XAT 2015 Question Paper

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XAT 2014 Question Papers

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XAT 2013 Question Papers

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XAT 2012 Question Papers

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XAT 2010 Question Papers

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Now let us take a look at the procedure for downloading the XAT Sample Paper.


How to Download XAT Sample Paper/ Question Paper

  • Candidates can visit bschool.careers360.com and register.

  • After registration, login to the website through your Careers360 login credentials. Facebook or Google accounts can also be used for login.

  • Visit the Question Paper Store or click here to download XAT Question Paper.

After downloading, candidates should try solving these question papers in a time-bound manner just like the actual test. It’s important to analyse the performance in the question papers from academic experts or professionals. It will allow the candidates to work on their weak areas.


Advantages of XAT Question Papers / Sample Paper

  • It allows the candidates to check the type of questions asked in the exam.

  • Solving the previous year XAT question papers will allow the candidates to understand their weak and strong points.

  • It will also help the candidates to learn the time management skills which will help them in the actual test.

The XAT 2019 registration had started from August 20, 2019. The result of XAT 2019 will be declared on January 31, 2019, followed by the declaration of XAT cutoff 2019. XLRI will shortlist the candidates on the basis of cutoff and then the selection procedure consisting of GD, PI and WAT will start at XAT 2019 participating institutes.

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