XAT 2018: XLRI to conduct test on January 7; application process to start soon

XAT-2018-scheduled-for-Jan-7XAT 2018, the Xavier Aptitude Test will be held on Sunday, January 7, 2018. The Xavier School of Management has marked the exam date in its official website's events calendar. Further, the calendar of XAT 2018 events are yet to be announced where candidates can find the detailed schedule including availability of application form, dates of fees submission, issue of admit card and result notification. However, it is expected that XLRI Jamshedpur will be publishing the official notification of XAT by the second week of August 2017, while XAT 2018 application forms will be available in the same month.

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XAT 2018: Calendar of Events

Candidates can find below the XAT 2018 schedule, however tentative based on the previous years’ trend.


XAT 2018 Dates and Events



Official Notification

Second week of August 2017

XAT Application begins

Second week of August 2017

XAT Application ends (without late fees)

Last week of November 2017

XAT Application ends (with late fees)

Second week of December 2017

Issue of XAT admit card begins

Third week of December 2017

XAT 2018 exam date

January 7, 2018 (10:00 am to 1:30 pm)

Publication of XAT OMR Sheet and Score card

Third week of January 2018

Declaration of XAT Score card

Fourth week of January 2018



About XLRI Aptitude Test (XAT)

XAT is a national-level postgraduate management aptitude test conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur on behalf of XAMI. The XAT scored are used by over 100 B-Schools across India for the PG management admissions. The XLRI Aptitude Test is to be held in around 50 cities including Dubai and Kathmandu as international cities.


The XLRI Jamshedpur administered PG management test is held in offline mode where candidates need to answer questions from five sections - Quantitative Ability, English Language and Logical Reasoning, Decision Making, General Knowledge and Essay. The number of questions however varies every year.


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