XAT 2017 held on January 8 - Live updates from test centres
XLRI Jamshedpur conducted XAT 2017 on January 8 across 47 cities in India and two international cities. Approximately 90,000 candidates are taking the test for admission in XLRI Jamshedpur and 155 B-schools across India. The candidate reached the test centre beating the odds of the cold weather at as early as 8.30 AM. The test was scheduled from 10 AM to 1.30 PM and the entry process began at 9.15 AM.
XAT is considered to be one of the toughest exams to crack in terms of the difficulty level. According to the XAT 2017 exam pattern, There are 72 questions in Paper 1 from three sections and 25 questions from General Awareness in Paper 2, which also consists of the Essay Writing question. Careers360 reports from various centres of XAT 2017, and brings to you time to time live updates from the exam centres. Take a look!
1.45 PM - Candidates were seen coming out of the exam centre discussing about the questions and difficulty level of the paper. Most of the candidates seemed happy with their performances.
1.30 PM - The exam concluded at 1.30 PM and the candidates had to submit their test booklets including OMR sheets before stepping out of the exam hall.
10 AM – XAT 2017 begins at the centres sharp at 10 AM when the candidates are asked to open the seal of the question booklet.
9.50 AM – Invigilators distribute the question booklet and OMR sheet and give instructions on filling up the OMR sheet with candidates’ name and XAT Roll Number.
9.30 AM – Although the entry gates have been closed, few candidates are still seen to be coming in the centre and requesting for entry.
9.15 AM – The entry gates are finally open after multiple announcements and warnings for late comers.
9 AM – Although the entry was scheduled at 9 AM, the gates are yet to be open.
8.45 AM – More candidates start flocking at the centre at rush towards the entry gate where the seat allocation according to roll numbers are displayed. The early entrants who have already checked their seat numbers concentrate on undergoing last minute revision.
8.30 AM – XAT 2017 takers start reaching the centre and prepare for last minute activities like arranging two copies of XAT 2017 admit card, pasting photograph on it, and leaving personal belongings with parents or friends who have accompanied them.
8 AM – The test centre authorities prepare for the big and busy day ahead. They hang the XAT 2017 Test Centre banner and Seating Arrangement at multiple corners so that the centre is visible for the candidates from distance.
Stay tuned to bschool.careers360.com for more news and updates on XAT 2017.
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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.