XAT 2017 to carry 72 questions; no change in overall pattern
Sreetama Datta, 28 Dec 2016, #XAT
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XLRI Jamshedpur has announced slight changes in the XAT 2017. The number of questions has reduced from 78 to 72. Although the marking scheme is same as last year, the number of unattempted questions beyond which negative marking of 0.05 marks will be levied has been decreased from 13 to 12. The overall paper structure has remained same as previous years. Last year, there were major changes introduced in the exam in terms of questions and marking scheme. It was the first time that negative marking scheme was implemented for unattempted questions.

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Regarding the marking scheme, XLRI or the XAT conducting authorities states, “All questions carry equal marks. one fourth of a mark may be deducted for each incorrect answer. Leaving a question unattempted may result in a deduction of 0.05 mark. However, this deduction will not apply for a maximum of 12 unattempted questions. The negative marks for unattempted questions shall be deducted proportionately across the three sections.”

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In comparison to previous year, the number of questions from each section has reduced by two. Last year, the number of sectional questions was 26, 23 and 29 for Verbal and Logical Ability, Decision Making and Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation sections respectively.

 

XAT 2017 will be held on January 8, 2017 from 10 AM to 1.30 PM across 47 cities in India and two international cities, Dubai and Kathmandu. The result of XAT 2017 will be declared on January 31, 2017. As many as 147 B-schools will accept XAT 2017 scores.

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Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 18th Nov, 2019

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i had 6 subjects in 12th how do i calculate the aggregate of 12th class for filling in XAT FORM

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Hi rohhan

Xat is a national level entrance exam. Through xat you can get admission in best business schools of india like xlri jamshedpur, xmb bhubneshwar and ximb banglore.

You can sum up the marks of all the 6 subjects and than you can find out the percentage or the cgpa whatever the case may be and then you can add the information in the form.

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Do we need to fill the college forms before appearing for XAT exam? Also if we missed to fill the college form, we can not apply for any college?

Rehan Alam Student Expert 7th Nov, 2019

Dear Aspirant,

While filling the form candidates will be required to enter their program details which they would like to opt for. Aspirants can choose from the following courses:

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As the candidate will select the programme, the form will ask to fill the first preference of campus for each programme.

So you have to fill the college preference before hand, however there are many other colleges accepting XAT score for whom you do not have to fill the separate forms.

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Kajal, you haven't mentioned your highest qualification and the course you are enquiring about. LPUNEST is an entrance exam for admission to B.Tech courses. For detailed information on their scholarship programmes, please visit their official page at: https://nest.lpu.in/engineering/fee-and-scholarship.php . Do please revert for the programme and scholarship information you are looking for in particular if this link doesn't help you with all the information you are looking for.

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