XAT – MBA Entrance Test by XLRI Jamshedpur 2013

Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur; conducts the Xavier Admission Test (XAT) as a prerequisite for selecting the students for admission to Xavier Institutes for pursuing post graduate management programmes. The score obtained in the XAT test is also accepted by more than 60 business schools across the country.

XAT 2013 Important Dates

Date of XAT 2013: Sunday 8th January, 2013

Registration for XAT 2013 commences from: 20th September 2011

Timings of the test: The duration of test will be of 2 ½ hours from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm.

Last date for submitting completed forms: December 1st week

Dates for downloading Admit card: December mid week to December Last week

Result Declaration: January last week

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility of the various post graduate management programmes varies as mentioned below.

· Program: Two years Post Graduate Program in Business Management, PG program in Industrial Relationship and Personal Management

Educational Qualification: Graduation in any stream or equivalent from a recognized University or Deemed University.

Graduates who are appearing in final year may also apply provided they will submit their degree certificate later.

· Program : One year General Management Program

Educational Qualification: Graduation in any stream or equivalent from a recognized University or Deemed University in India or foreign countries.

Work experience: Applicants should have 5 years of work experience as full time employee and have appropriate managerial experience after the completion of bachelor’s degree.

· Four year Fellow Program in Management

Educational Qualification: Any one of the following qualification.

Post graduation or equivalent in any stream with minimum 55 %( 50% for SC/ST) of marks CA/ICWAI/CS with 55% of marks

B.E/B.Tech or equivalent with minimum 60% marks (50% for SC/ST)

XAT 2013 Test Pattern:

The XAT test consists of total 127 Questions that are divided into three sections. The time duration of the test is 140 minutes. It comprises an essay of 250-300 words with time limit of 20 minutes and there is time limit of 40 minutes for each section.

Reading Comprehension & English – 40 Questions

Quantitative Ability – 44 Questions

Data Interpretation and Reasoning – 43 Questions

Candidate is given 1 mark for every correct answer and 1/3rd mark is deducted for first five wrong answers followed by deduction of 1/2 mark after 5 questions in every section.

How to Apply for XAT 2013 exam

Applicants who would like to apply for XAT exam can do so by either online and offline way.

Online Registration: Applicants can complete the form online by logging into the website www.xlri.com

Offline Registration: Applicants can also purchase the registration forms from various branches of SBI or from XAT office at XLRI, Jamshedpur.

Applicants should carefully read out the instructions mentioned in the website. Candidate should ensure that the information provided in the form should be supported with required documents. The required documents are required to be sent along with the application form. The latest passport size photograph should be pasted and signature needs to be put in all the desired places.