XAT Syllabus 2020
Richa Kapoor, 09 Sep 2019, #XAT
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XAT Syllabus 2020 - All management aspirants who wish to appear for XAT 2020, should be aware of the Syllabus of XAT 2020. Apparently, there is no official set syllabus for XAT that has been prescribed by XLRI, Jamshedpur. Based on past years question papers and inputs provided by the experts, XAT syllabus 2020 has been prepared. According to XAT 2020 syllabus will be primarily divided into 4 sections which are verbal and logical ability, decision making, quantitative ability and data interpretation and general knowledge. If one wishes to crack the XAT then they must have knowledge of the above-mentioned sections. This article comprises the entire syllabus of XAT 2020, revealing all relevant details under the four major sections.

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XAT 2020 Exam Pattern

Before starting to know about the detailed syllabus of XAT, candidates can check XAT exam pattern 2020 which has witnessed some changes in 2019. Till 2018, candidates had 5 sub-sections, divided into 2 parts; however, now it has only 4 sections, namely;

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  • Decision Making (DM)

  • Quantitative ability and data interpretation (QA and DI)

  • Verbal and logical ability (VA and LR)

  • General Knowledge (GK)

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Marking Scheme

According to the exam pattern of XAT 2020, candidates would be awarded one mark for every correct answer and 0.25marks will be lost for every wrong answer. After a total of 8 unattempted questions, there would be negative marking of 0.5 marks for each question left unattempted

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XAT Syllabus 2020 - Section Wise

Candidates can now check the section wise XAT 2020 syllabus which includes the topics from where the questions will be mostly asked.

XAT Syllabus for Decision Making

  • Arithmetic

  • Analytical Reasoning

  • Situational etc

XAT Syllabus For Verbal and Logical Ability (VA and LR)

  • Analogy-Based on Vocabulary

  • Fill in the blanks

  • Para Jumble

  • Critical Reasoning/ Inference

  • Reading Comprehension

  • Para Completion

  • Vocabulary

  • Sentence Correction

  • Grammer

  • Reading Comprehensions

  • Pronunciation

  • Paragraph Formation Questions

  • Cloze test

  • Poem, etc

XAT Syllabus 2020 for Quantitative ability and data interpretation (QA and DI)

Arithmetic

Algebra


Data Analysis and Interpretation

  • Time and Work

  • Equations

  • Percentage

  • Profit and Loss etc.

  • Time and Distance

  • Venn Diagram

  • Polynomials

  • Trigonometry

  • Progressions

  • Numbers

  • Probability

  • Geometry

  • Mensuration

  • Functions and graphs

  • Permutation and Combination

  • Bar Charts

  • Data sufficiency

  • Table

  • Scatter plots,

  • Bar Charts


XAT Syllabus G.K/ Current Affairs

General Knowledge

Current Affairs

  • National Capital

  • Culture

  • Currency

  • Books and authors

  • Films

  • Important dates

  • Geography

  • Personality

  • Business

  • History

  • Science

  • Politics

  • Sports

  • Film and Television

  • Ecosystem and diversity

  • Economics

  • National Issues

Candidates can also refer to the XAT sample papers and the previous years XAT papers to get a better idea about the types of questions that can be asked in XAT 2020.

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

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 19th Oct, 2019

Hello,

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


You can also go through the following link to get the list of colleges that accept XAT scores-


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Is EWS category included in XAT 2020 entrance exam?

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 14th Oct, 2019

XAT examination has no reservation system for admission to its programme. All Candidates irrespective of their Category should score a minimum aggregate of 50% in their Bachleor's degree to be eligible for XAT. So, just to answer your question, EWS Category is not included in XAT examinaiton.

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does a canditate for mba after giving cat/mat/xat exam have to go for GD and PI to every private institute or do each private institute conduct GD and PI in some states?

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 8th Oct, 2019
In short, yes. Each and every college has a different selection process and it is independant of each college. So, if you apply to say 10 colleges, you have to apply for each college Group discussion and personal intervuew process. The shortlisting process abd final merit list is separate for each College.
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