XAT 2017 to carry 72 questions; no change in overall pattern
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.
Number of Questions
Verbal and Logical Ability
Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation
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.”
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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Questions related to XAT
xat score accepting clg, and there average pacement
Hi! To answer the first part, the list of all colleges accepting the XAT score is given in the following link-
Now, there are various colleges which you can go for using the XAT scores. Taking example of Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur, the average placements in 2020 was around Rs. 15.42 Lakh Per Annum. As for the previous year 2019 the average package for XLRI went Rs. 14.31 Lakh Per Annum
Hope this helps!
average package of placement from xat clg
Hello there, hope you are doing good!
I would like to tell you that the average packages of Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur, in the current year 2020 went Rs. 24.30 Lakh Per Annum. As for the previous year 2019 the average package for XLRI went Rs. 22.35 Lakh Per Annum.
Hope you found this answer helpful.
Good luck for your future!
I have 93% in 10th , 93% in state board; 55%in graduation(math). What percrntile in cat or xat will ensure me a good college ?
It depends, for IIMS you have to score minimum 99 percentile. It is the basic eligibility criteria for iims also they will see your previous marks and then only you are eligible for the further process.
If you want b school than you have to score above 80 or 85 percentile to get admissions in good and reputated institution .
Many college also go for group discussion to eliminate students.
Feel free to ask
what if i attempt only verbal ,lr and decision-making sections leaving quants in XAT.will be able to score 80 percentile.if yes ,please let me let me know the number of questions i should attempt in these sections.
Hello there. Hope you are doing good. I would like to tell you that if you are targetting top colleges accepting XAT score. Then, it is mandatory to clear sectional cutoffs. You need to score well in each section. Moreover, considering past year XAT scores, you should score approximately 26-27.5 score in order to fetch 80-85 percentile in XAT. You can attempt the questions based on accuracy accordingly.
I hope you found this answer helpful. Good luck for your future.
xat andGMAT are different or same
Hope you are doing well.
See xat stands for Xavier Aptitude Test . It is held by XLRI, Jamshedpur for MBA or PGDM programs. To know more about xat you can check this site:
Whereaz GMAT stands for The General Management Admission Test which is held globally across nations for MBA.
To know more about GMAT use this link:
Have a brighter future ahead.