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 Exam Date




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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Ranjan Nayak 2 days ago

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Next exam 2018 date for xat

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Hi Ranjan! XLRI will mail the candidates who are eligible for retest with the updated schedule and venue. Did you receive email from XLRI on January 7 about the retest? If not, then your exam records ...Read More

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I am at huge life as well as career crisis, experts please help with valuable suggestions. CAT'17: 58.96 %le MAT Dec'17:90.60 %le(682) XAT:-

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Am expecting a decent score in xat. HOW can i apply to christ university as the last date of application is on jan20 and xat result on jan31

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Hi Akshay! If you are interested in applying for Christ University through your xat score, you can do that by mentioning your xat id in the application form. The institute will fetch the scores and ca...Read More

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I am preparing for CAT 2018. I wanted to know what additional topics do I have to cover in order to appear for XAT,MAT etc

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If you are preparing for CAT, then you would cover almost all the major topics that will be in any other kind of MBA exam whether it be XAT, CMAT, MAT or ATMA. There might, however, be additions of c...Read More

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I have got 64 percent marks in bba now i want to do mba can you tell me which type of college are getting addmission without cat xat mat etc

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Hi Ansu,There are colleges which accept admissions without CAT, XAT or MAT scores. However, authenticity of their programme can be questionable. What you can do is appear for any of the national level...Read More

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