XAT Registration 2020
Shruti.garg, 11 Oct 2019, #XAT
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XAT - Xavier Aptitude Test 2020
Xavier University, Bhubaneswar

XAT Registration 2020 - XLRI, Xavier School of Management began XAT 2020 registration from August 23, 2019 (12 midnight) on the official website www.xatonline.in in online mode. The end date for XAT registration 2020 is November 30. Candidates will be able to register for XAT 2020 by paying late fee from December 1 to 7, 2019. XAT 2020 application form will be divided into three parts - XAT registration, filling up the form and paying the application fee. The management aspirants who successfully fill the XAT application form 2020 along with the application fee would be able to download the admit card of XAT 2020 which will be released on December 20, 2019. The registration fee for XAT 2020 is Rs 1700 candidates who fill the form after November 30, they will have pay late fee of Rs 2,000. XLRI, Jamshedpur will conduct XAT 2020 on January 5, 2020. Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) is conducted by XLRI for admission to more than 150 B-schools in the country. Check all the information about XAT 2020 registration, how to fill the XAT application form, application dates, application fee, etc.
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XAT 2020 Important Dates



XAT 2020 Notification

August 23, 2019

Commencement of XAT 2020 registration

August 23, 2019

Last date of filling XAT application form 2020

November 30, 2019

End date to register for XAT by paying late fees

December 1, 2019

Last date for registration with late fee

December 7, 2019

XAT 2020 Admit Card

December 20, 2019 to January 3, 2020

XAT 2020 exam

January 5, 2020

XAT 2020 Registration login screen looks like -


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XAT Eligibility Criteria 2020

Aspirants must check the XAT 2020 eligibility criteria before filling the XAT application form. The same is described below:

  • Graduates (minimum 3 years) in any discipline from a recognized institute or university can apply.

  • Final year students can also apply provided they complete the course by June 2019.

  • Aspirants applying through GMAT can register for XAT 2020 till December 31, 2019.

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Candidates would need a recent passport size colour photograph in .jpg or .jpeg format to upload. The file size should be between 20 KB - 50 KB and dimensions should be 200 x 230 pixels. The picture should have been taken in light or white background. The face should be clear in the photograph otherwise the application may get rejected. The size of the scanned image should not more than 50 KB.


Applicants’ signature should be made on a white paper with a black ink pen. It should be scanned in 200 dots per inch (dpi) resolution and the file size should be between 10 KB - 20 KB. The dimensions of 140 x 60 pixels would be preferred.

Web browser required to fill XAT Registration 2020

To fill the registration form of XAT 2020, candidates are recommended to use the following browser to fill the form to avoid any hassle:

  • Google Chrome (version 50 to 69)
  • Internet Explorer (version 11)
  • Mozilla Firefox (version 50 to 62)

How to fill XAT Application Form 2020?

Candidates will have to follow the steps given below to know how to register for XAT 2020:

Step 1: Visit the official website of XAT 2020 or Click the link given above.

  • Click on the ‘Register’ tab

  • Create a new account using your email id (You will receive your XAT ID and registration link on your email id)

  • Click on the XAT registration 2020 link to create XAT login password

Step 2: Login with XAT ID and Password

  • After logging in to XAT 2020 account, candidates will have to choose the preferred exam city from the list of exam cities.

  • Now, the next step is to enter the name, upload photographs, and signature (as per the size mentioned in the table above)

  • Two separate links will be provided to upload the Photograph and Signature. Click on the respective links "Upload Photograph/Signature, select the location and upload the documents.

  • Select citizenship

  • Select the Programme (It’s an optional step)

  • Fill Preliminary and mandatory information such as name, date of birth, gender, parents’ name, category and contact details.

  • Now, enter educational qualification starting from Class X

  • Enter the details of work experience starting from the latest job. Candidates applying for XLRI GMP programme must have a minimum of five years experience as on May 31, 2020.

Step 3: Pay the application fee

  • Pay the application fee as mentioned in the table above.
  • After filling XAT registration form, candidates are advised to take a print out of the application confirmation message.

XAT 2020 Application Fee

XAT 2020 first phase application fee

Rs. 1700 (Rs. 300 per XLRI programme)

XAT 2020 late application fee

Rs. 2000 (Rs 500 per XLRI programme)

How to pay XAT Application Fee?
Candidates can pay XAT application form fee through any of the following modes:

  • Credit card
  • Debit card
  • Netbanking

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How to Change XAT Test City Preference?

Candidates can even change the choice of exam centre of XAT 2020 after completing the application process. This option will be provided only once to the candidates. Candidates need to write to [email protected] mentioning their XAT ID, Date of Birth, Father's Name, City Chosen and Updated city latest by November 30, 2019. This is only a one time option for the candidates. XLRI will have the final decision on the change in city preference.

New XAT Exam Centres 2020

There has been an addition of a total of 30 new XAT exam cities. Earlier there were 45 exam centres, this year exam centre will be spread across 71 cities, among which Noida and Greater Noida are part of Delhi/NCR. List of new exam cities is mentioned below:

  1. Agra
  2. Ambala
  3. Amravati
  4. Bhatinda
  5. Bhilai Nagar
  6. Bokaro Steel City
  7. Dhanbad
  8. Dibrugarh
  9. Durgapur/Asansol
  10. Ernakulam
  11. Gandhinagar
  12. Gorakhpur
  13. Gwalior
  14. Hooghly
  15. Hubbali (Hubli)
  16. Kannur
  17. Kota
  18. Kottayam
  19. Kurnool
  20. Kurukshetra
  21. Ludhiana
  22. Madurai
  23. Mysuru
  24. Rajahmundry
  25. Roorkee
  26. Siliguri
  27. Thiruvananthapuram
  28. Tirupati
  29. Tiruvallur
  30. Warangal

What if Candidate forgets the password for login?

In case aspirant forgets XAT password for login, then they can recover it by following the steps that are listed below:

Step 1: Click on the link provided - Click Here

Step 2: Click on the tab 'forgot password?'

Step 3: Enter registered email address and phone number

Step 4: Enter the captcha

Step 5: Click on the tab 'Get password'

Step 6: Authorities will send XAT ID and password on the registered email id.

What after XAT Registration 2020

After completion of the XAT 2020 registration process, candidates would be able to download the XAT admit card 2020, from December 20, 2019 to January 3, 2020 . The document will be available online on the official website. Aspirants would need to login with their XAT ID and password to download the admit card of XAT 2020. Around 90,000 candidates appear for the test every year.
Apart from XLRI Jamshedpur, XAT 2020 scores will be accepted by 150 other B-schools across India. Apart from XLRI, if the XAT aspirants wish to apply for any other XAT participating institute, they have to apply separately by visiting the institute’s official website.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - XAT Registration 2020

Question: Can I fill the XAT application form 2020 in offline mode?


No, Candidates will have to register online. After successful registration candidates will receive the XAT ID and password through which they can log in and fill the application form. 

Question: Can I edit my details mentioned on the application form?


Students can edit the application form before the final submission of the application form. However, form once submitted, candidates will have no option to edit the basic information on the application form. 

Question: Can I pay the application fee through Demand Draft?


Candidates can pay the application fee only through multiple online gateways such as:

  • Credit card
  • Debit card
  • Net banking
  • RuPay

Question: How can I change password?


In case a student forgets the password, he/she can retrieve the password by clicking on the tab 'forget password' on the login page. Student will be required to enter the registered email address and phone number. Upon submitting the details candidate will receive the new password on the registered email address.

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am pursuing B.A LLB. can I prepare for any of these ( CAT, MAT, XAT) .. which will be more appropriate for law students.. plz suggest!

Ronak Gala Student Expert 19th Oct, 2019

More than 20,000 students wrote the CLAT EXAM last year for admission to undergraduate courses and around 10,000 of students pass out from NATIONAL LAW UNIVERSITIES every year.

(The actual figure could be much more because we have not taken into consideration the number of students who pass out from other Law Colleges and Universities in India) and half of the same number (5,000) either get placed into firms, or have already decided and planned for their Legal career ahead. The residual half are the ones who are in a dilemma as to what next.

We at Law Schools are taught about majority of the Laws that prevail in our mother land but when it comes to how and when to apply them, these institutions are in fallacy. This guide is for that residual 5,000 students or more who have least or no idea as to what they should do with their Law degree. Below are some major steps that you can take when your course is going to end.

Be a Litigation Lawyer

Most of the students who graduate from a Law College opt for this option. This field of career is the one corresponding to the clichéd Lawyer we see on television or in movies. After you receive your Law degree, you can enroll yourself to any State Bar Council and then sit for ALL INDIA BAR EXAMINATIONS.

Once you pass in it, then you can practice as a Lawyer in India. It is a very lucrative career option but challenging as well. One can earn minimum Rs 10 lacs p.a. if he or she excels in this field.

Sit for Competitive Exams (UPSC)

Many aspirants prepare for Competitive Exams like UPSC while

taking coaching or preparing themselves. With great financial support, this is a great choice of career involving the opportunity to service the nation and the public at large.

Sit for Judiciary Exams [PCS (J), HJS]

Judiciary exams are one of the most prestigious exams in the country which hold the portal for the most coveted profession in the Legal Fraternity- The Judge. Students after passing out from their Universities can sit for Judiciary exams like PCS (J) and HJS. It is a tough exam to crack but once cracked, opens the opportunity for being one of the most respectable and responsible citizen of the country.

Pursue Further Studies (LLM)

Pursuing LLM is another option one has when he or she prefers to land on a profession that involves vast and extensive research or pedagogy. One can pursue research fellowship programmes through the government after completing their masters. Once chosen, you may get an opportunity to study and research abroad completely or partially funded by the Government. For being eligible to teach in Law Schools one needs to have a Master’s degree as well as NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY TEST Qualification. Along with this a good experience and a well written resume can also help.

Best wishes. Thank you.


What should i choose in the category of XAT 2020 form if i belong to general caste?

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 19th Oct, 2019

You will have to select General Category. That is the first option in the Category field. The last date to fill XAT application forms is November 30th without the late fees. For more information in XAT 2020, please visit our page at: https://bschool.careers360.com/articles/xat


What are the best colleges for MBA through XAT 2020 exam?

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 19th Oct, 2019


Best colleges for MBA through XAT 2020 are as follows-

  • XLRI Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur
  • Xavier Institute of Social Service,Ranchi
  • Xavier Institute of Management, Xavier University, Bhubaneswar
  • Xavier Institute of Management & Research,Mumbai
  • GIBS Business School,Bangalore
  • K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai
  • Hyderabad Business School,Gitam University, Telangana
  • International Academy of Management & Entrepreneurship, Bangalore
  • ICBM - School of Business Excellence
  • Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow
  • S P Jain Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai
  • New Delhi Institute of Management, New Delhi
  • Prin. L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai
  • KIIT School of Management, KIIT University, Bhubaneshwar

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