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XAT Syllabus 2021 - Xavier School of Management, formerly known as Xavier Labor Relations Institute (XLRI) does not provide any official syllabus of XAT 2021. XLRI will conduct Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2021 tentatively in the first week of January for admission to the management programmes. XAT 2021 syllabus will comprise of various sections like decision making and analytical reasoning, verbal and logical ability, quantitative ability and data interpretation and general knowledge. XAT is a computer-based test and the duration of XAT 2021 will be 3 hours. Candidates can check the previous years’ question papers to get a better perspective about the XAT Syllabus 2021. The ideal time of preparing for the XAT 2021 is from 6 to 8 months as per some experts. Read the complete article of XAT 2021 syllabus to know more information regarding the exam pattern, section-wise preparation strategy and frequently asked questions related to XAT syllabus 2021.
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The XAT 2021 exam pattern usually consisted of 5 sub-sections that were divided into 2 parts till 2018, since 2019, some alterations have been made, like now, there are only 4 sections. The four sections that consist in the XAT exam pattern 2021 are:
Decision Making (DM)
General Knowledge (GK)
Verbal and logical ability (VA and LR)
Quantitative ability and data interpretation (QA and DI)
Following is the XAT 2021 section-wise syllabus that includes topics from which most of the questions will be asked.
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In this section of the XAT syllabus 2021, the candidates will be checked for their verbal and logical thinking/reasoning ability and will be asked about their knowledge of grammar, vocabulary, questions asked in the reading comprehension.
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Analogy-Based on Vocabulary
Critical Reasoning/ Inference
Paragraph Formation Questions
Cloze Test, etc.
There are certain books which can help the candidates prepare for XAT syllabus 2021 and some of the best books for preparation are mentioned below:
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
Word Power Made Easy
High School English Grammar & Composition
Wren & Martin
A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning
Through this XAT syllabus 2021 section, the candidates will be examined for their way of making decisions, how the candidates will react to situations and will analyse or giving logical reasons.
Analytical Reasoning etc.
Following are the books best to prepare for XAT 2021. Candidates can also opt for previous years’ question papers to prepare for XAT 2021.
Target XAT 2019 (Past papers & mock tests)
Jabbing the XAT (with solved papers)
Analytical and Logical Reasoning
In this Quantitative Ability section of XAT 2021 syllabus, the candidates will be judged on how they will solve numerical and mathematical calculations and how they will be implementing procedures to arrive at an informed conclusion.
Data Analysis and Interpretation
Time & Work
Time and Distance
Profit and Loss
Functions & Graphs
Permutation & Combination
There are various books in the market for the candidates to practise and prepare for XAT 2021 without facing any difficulty. Such books which are the most suitable for the candidates for preparation of XAT 2021 are mentioned below:
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations
Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations
How to prepare for Data Interpretation
Data Interpretation for the CAT
Nishit K Sinha
In this section of syllabus 2021 of XAT, the candidates will be checked for their knowledge of a wide range of facts about various subjects and of the current happenings of the world.
Film & Television
Ecosystem and Diversity
Books & Authors
Candidates willing to prepare for the syllabus of XAT 2021 can read the newspapers and magazines such as:
Newspapers and Magazines
Competition Success Review
The Financial Times
Hindu Business Line
Wall Street Journal
Candidates interested in appearing for XAT 2021 should be holding a bachelor’s degree of at least three years or equivalent in any discipline. Candidates who are in their final year can also apply for XAT 2021 and there is no age limit for the candidates to appear for XAT 2021. Candidates should know about the XAT eligibility criteria 2021 properly.
There are a total of four sections in XAT 2021 namely -
As per the exam pattern of XAT 2021, candidates will be given one mark for each correct answer and 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer and for each unattempted question, a negative marking of 0.5 marks will be made.
The XAT 2021 eligibility criteria consists of candidates holding a bachelor’s degree of at least three years or equivalent in any discipline. Candidates who are in their final year are also eligible to apply for XAT 2021 and there is no age limit for the candidates to appear for XAT 2021.
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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.
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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!
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.
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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