The Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) is a national level aptitude test conducted in India by XLRI also known as Xavier Labour Relations Institute. It is a B-School in Jamshedpur in the state of Jharkhand.
XAT exam is conducted in order to enroll the eligible candidates to B-Schools for Post-Graduation studies. XAT test examines a candidate’s skills & answering abilities in Quantitative Ability, Verbal Ability, Data Interpretation/Logical Reasoning skills & finally General Awareness queries as well as a question on essay.
t has been so announced that, XAT exam-2015 shall be conducted on January 4th, 2015. The test shall be conducted by XLRI on behalf of Xavier Association of Management Institutes (XAMI). XAT scores are recognized by more than 110 institutes B-Schools for PGDM in India.
XAT is a paper based aptitude test, followed by a subjective test on essay writing & general awareness.
Top Colleges under XAT:
Exam Pattern for XAT 2015:
Given below are the sections along with their weightage to be included in XAT exam 2015.
- Decision Making (25 questions)
- Verbal & Logical Ability (30 questions)
- Quantitative ability & Data Interpretation (36 questions)
Time duration for the above three sections is 140 minutes.
Along with a section on Essay & General Awareness is included whose time duration is 40 minutes.
Negative marking of 1/4th is applicable foe every wrong question. Candidates are provided with 5 options to choose from.
(Note: Candidates please take note that 30 questions on General Awareness shall be asked based on Current Affairs & Factual GK. Candidates need to attempt the essay as well as General Awareness Questions.)
XAT 2015 Test Centres in India:
Agartala, Ahmemdabad, Allahabad, Amritsar, Bengaluru, Berhampur, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi, Goa, Greater Noida, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik, Noida, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Surat, Tiruchirapalli, Trivandrum, Udaipur, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam.
XAT 2015 would also be conducted across the international cities of Dubai & Kathmandu.
For more details please refer http://careersamosa.com/xat-entrance-exam-2015-notification/
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