XAT Sample Paper 2018

XAT Sample PaperXAT Sample Paper 2018 - XAT or Xavier Aptitude Test will be conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur on Sunday, January 7, 2018. XAT is a computer based test held over a duration of three and a half hours and comprise both subjective and objective type questions. For MBA aspirants planning to take XAT 2018, the best way to prepare is by practising and solving from the XAT sample paper 2018. Careers360 brings to you the XAT 2018 Sample Paper which aspirants can download for free and use to prepare for one of the toughest and most competitive MBA entrance exams. This article will guide you about the XAT exam pattern as well as the procedure to download the XAT sample paper 2018.

 

Before knowing the details about the sample paper of XAT 2018, let us take a look at the exam pattern.

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XAT Exam Pattern

Paper

Section

No. of Questions

Total Marks

Total Time

Negative Marking

Paper 1

Decision Making

21

21

170 Min

  • 0.25 for any wrong answer and 0.05 for more than 12 unattempted questions

Verbal and Logical Ability

24

24

Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation

27

27

Paper 2

General Knowledge

25

25

35 Min

  • No Negative Marking

Essay Writing

1 essay

 

 

As you can see, the XAT exam pattern is a combination of objective and subjective type questions. The objective type questions carry five multiple choice options, out of which test takers have to select the correct option and shade the circle on the OMR sheet evenly with blue or black ball pen. Essay Writing section will have only one topic on which candidates have to write at least 150 words within 20 minutes. There is no negative marking scheme in the Paper 2 of XAT.

 

Now let us take a look at the procedure for downloading the XAT 2018 Sample Paper.

 

How to Download XAT Sample Paper 2018

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Once aspirants download the XAT 2018 Sample Paper, they should attempt to solve it in a proctored environment by following the exact paper wise duration. Once they solve the entire XAT exam paper, they should get it analysed by an expert or mentor. Based on the analysis, candidates can modify their XAT preparation strategy.

 

The application form of XAT 2018 was available from August 16, 2017. XAT is the MBA entrance exam conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur for admissions to management programmes offered by XLRI and around 150 B-schools across India. The result of XAT 2018 will be declared on January 31, 2018, which will be followed by the declaration of XAT cutoff 2018 and commencement of the selection procedure at participating institutes of XAT 2018.

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ADIL AHMAD 3 days ago

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ADIL AHMADLast Seen: 8 hours 19 min agoJoined on: 22-Apr-2018Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: Graduate & Above

Sir, if get any MBA college through CAT/XAT/MAT/GMAT.etc then how much fee may i have to pay....tell me sir, coz i have to manage any how

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Hello Adil,Basically it depends on the college you choose. MBA programs are so wide that there are colleges with fee structure as low as 50000/- and as high as 30 lakhs for the course.So, it depends o...Read More

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Rasmikanta PradhanLast Seen: 1 week 7 hours agoJoined on: 25-Jan-2018Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: In Graduation

To enter into various colleges Xavier and IIMS and iit how much percentile I must score in cat and XAT.I have 8.4 CGPA in matric& 56.83 in+2

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Suraj Mallick 7 days ago

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For XLRI, you have to appear for XAT.You need to score 96 percentile and above to get a call for BM and 94 percentile and above for HRM. Besides you also need to clear sectional cut-offs.IIMs take adm...Read More

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VIVEK AGARWAL 8 days ago

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I have done my bachelors degree in Electrical from Kiit University with around 9 cgpa. Would it be better for me to appear for XAT or CAT?

or any suggestion from your side?

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Suraj Mallick 7 days ago

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Suraj MallickLast Seen: 6 hours 46 min agoJoined on: 22-May-2018Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: Graduate & Above
For XLRI, you have to appear for XAT.You need to score 96 percentile and above to get a call for BM and 94 percentile and above for HRM. Besides you also need to clear sectional cut-offs.IIMs take adm...Read More

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Does it value doing MBA after completing B.E degree ?

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Suraj Mallick 8 days ago

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You're question forces many assumptions.If you've pursued your bachelor's from a good institute, pursuing MBA from another good institute will be lethal, doubtless. You will have an option to choose t...Read More

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Antara Sarkar 13 days ago

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Antara SarkarLast Seen: 6 days 9 hours agoJoined on: 03-Jul-2018Education Interest: Finance and AccountsEducation Level: In Graduation

I have completed my graduation with 49% marks. I want to do MBA. What should I do next?

As I know I can't apply for cat exam. If I would rank in xat may I eligible to get good MBA colleges? Or should I sit for repeat exam to increase my percentage in graduation? Please help.

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You can appear for XAT as there is no bar on graduation marks. The cut-offs for getting call for second round of XLRI BM and HRM programs are 96 and 94 percentile respectively. Besides you should also...Read More

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