XAT Question Papers 2021 - Those who are interested to appear for XAT 2021 can solve its previous year question paper during their preparation days. With the help of the XAT question paper 2021, candidates can get an idea about the type of questions and structure of the XAT entrance exam. Apart from that candidates will get to know the difficulty level of the exam as well as marking scheme. Using XAT 2021 question papers during the preparation time candidates can get to know in which section they need to work hard. Solving XAT question papers on regular basis candidates can improve their accuracy rate as well as speed. Read the full article to know all the details about XAT question papers 2021 such as how to download and benefits of solving XAT previous year sample papers.

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XAT Exam Pattern 2021

Before solving the XAT 2021 question paper, candidates must go through with the exam pattern of XAT 2021, which will specify the number of and nature of questions, total time duration as well as marking scheme.

Exam Pattern of XAT 2021


Total Marks Allotted

Number of Questions

Total Time Duration

Negative Marking

Verbal and Logical Ability (VA and LR)



180 Minutes (3 Hours)

  • 0.25 marks will get deducted for every wrong answer.

  • 0.05 marks will get deducted for more than 8 unattempted questions.

Decision Making (DM)


Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation


General Knowledge (GK)


XAT Previous Year Question Papers

Candidates can download the previous year question papers of XAT from the table which is provided below and use them while XAT preparation.

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XAT Question Papers (Past Years)

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Benefits of Solving XAT Sample Paper

  • Candidates can get aware of where they are lacking, which means they can discover their weak areas so that they can work on it accordingly.

  • The best part of solving the XAT question paper is, candidates can learn how to manage their time.

  • By solving XAT 2021 question paper candidates can understand the scoring pattern and plan their time table and make an appropriate XAT preparation strategy.

  • Candidates can self evaluate their performance by solving XAT’s previous year question paper.

  • Most importantly candidates can get aware of the type of questions and division or marks.

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Hello,Im preparing for XAT 2020. Could you please suggest a good online coaching for this exam?

Manish Singh 22nd Mar, 2020

There are a lot of online coaching institute that can help you clear XAT. I  am listing a few of them here:

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Choose the one you find cost friendly and that feels good for you


I dont have CAT, MAT, XAT scorecard. Can I apply MBA at christ university for Phase II?

Sharon Rose Student Expert 17th Mar, 2020


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.

For other details on minimum requirement you can click the link below



Now Im studying in B.Tech 3rd year. How can I start preparing for various MBA Entrance exams? I am not taking any Tuition. How can I prepare myself for the exams?

Smrity 15th Mar, 2020


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!


So my situation is this, i have 47% in graduation and got 80 percentile in XAT, so this is limiting my options for admissions in mba colleges. What should i do?

Rehan Alam Student Expert 2nd Mar, 2020

Dear aspirant,

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.


Can I apply in XISS without XAT score card??/

Mahima Bahl 2nd Mar, 2020

Hello candidate,

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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