Xavier Aptitude Test – XAT

XLRI conducts test on behalf of the XAMI. For more than 60 years XLRI is conducting test at all India level to select the most appropriate for management education. The test score is being used by more than 100 institutes for the admission.

Official Website

http://xatonline.net.in

Eligibility and Pattern of Examination

Eligibility

  • A candidate must be a graduate from a recognized university or a deemed university.
  • Candidates appearing for the final year of bachelor’s degree and awaiting results can also apply.

Pattern of Examination

  • The test is multiple choice type and the duration will be of 3 hours.
  • The exam will be divided into 2 parts.

Part A will be of 2:20 hrs which consists of:

  1. Quantitative Ability 25 Questions
  2. English Language Ability & Logical Reasoning and 30 Questions
  3. Decision Making. 36 Questions

Negative Marking: 1/4th of the marks allotted for every question
Number of options: 5
Part B of the exam comprises of:
Essay writing and General Awareness. Duration of this section is of 40 minutes. 40 Questions in General Awareness will be from Business, Economics and Politics related to Business Environment. Candidates have to attempt both essay as well as General Awareness

Exam Format

XAT is a paper based aptitude test, followed by a subjective test on essay writing & general awareness.

Exam Centres

Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Amritsar, Bangalore, Berhampur, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi, Goa, Greater Noida, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Noida, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Surat, Tiruchirapalli, Trivandrum, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Dubai and Kathmandu.

Top Colleges under XAT

Some of the prominent B-schools which accept XAT scores are:

S.No

Institute’s Name

Place

Website

1.

Acharya
School of Management

Bangalore

www.acharya.ac.in

2.

Andhra
Loyola Institute of Management

Vijayawada

www.andhraloyolacollege.ac.in

3.

APG
Shimla University

Shimla

www.apg.edu.in

4.

Aryans
Business School

Punjab

www.aryans.edu.in

5.

Asia
Pacific Institute of Management

New Delhi

www.asiapacific.edu

6.

Bengal Institute
of Business Studies

Kolkata

www.bibs.co.in

7.

Bharatiya
Vidya Bhavan’s Usha & Lakshmi Mittal Institute of Management

New Delhi

www.bulmim.ac.in

8.

Bhavan’s
Centre for Communication and Management

Bhubaneswar

www.bvbbhubaneswar.org

9.

Birla
Institute of Management Technology

Greater Noida

www.bimtech.ac.in

10.

BLS
Institute of Management

Mohan Nagar

www.blsim.org

11.

Deen
Dayal Upadhyaya Institute of Management and Higher Studies

Kanpur

www.dduinstitute.org

12.

Delhi
School of Professional Studies and Research

Delhi

www.dspsr.in

13.

Desh
Bhagat Institute of Management & Computer Sciences

Amloh

www.deshbhagatinstitutes.com

14.

Disha
Institute of Management and Technology

Dist. Raipur

www.dimatindia.com

15.

Driems
Business School

Cuttack

www.dbs.ac.in

16.

Entrepreneurship &
Management Process International

New Delhi

www.empiindia.com

17.

Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDI)

Gandhinagar

www.ediindia.org

18.

Faculty of Management Studies, Goa University

Goa

www.unigoa.ac.in

19.

Fortune Institute of International Business

Delhi

www.fiib.edu.in

20.

Gitam Institute of Management

Visakhapatnam

www.gitam.edu

21.

Gitam School of International Business

Visakhapatnam

www.gsib.org

22.

Globsyn Business School

Kolkata

www.globsyn.edu.in

23.

Goa Institute of Management

Goa

www.gim.ac.in

24.

IBMR – Business Schools

Bangalore

www.ibmrbschool.org

25.

IFIM Business School

Bangalore

www.ifimbschool.com

26.

IILM College of Management Studies

Greater Noida

www.iilmcms.ac.in

27.

IILM Graduate School of Management

Greater Noida

www.iilmgsm.ac.in

28.

IILM Institute for Higher Education

Gurgaon

www.iilm.edu

29.

Indian Institute of Finance

Noida

www.iif.edu

30.

Indus Business Academy

Bangalore

www.iba.ac.in

31.

Indus World School of Business

NCR

www.iwsb.in

32.

Institute for Financial Management and Research

Chennai

www.ifmr.ac.in

33.

Institute for Technology and Management

Navi Mumbai

www.itm.edu

34.

Institute of Business Studies and Research

Navi Mumbai

www.ibsar.ac.in

35.

Institute of Management & Information Science

Bhubaneswar

www.imis.ac.in

36.

Institute of Science & Management

Ranchi

www.iismr.org

37.

International Academy of Management &
Entrepreneurship

Bangalore

www.iame.org.in

38.

International Institute of Business Studies

Bangalore

www.iibsonline.com

39.

International School of Business & Media

Pune

www.isbm.ac.in

40.

International School of Management Excellence

Bangalore

www.isme.in

41.

Invertis Institute of Management Studies

Bareilly

www.invertis.org

42.

ISBR Business School

Bangalore

www.isbr.in

43.

Jagran Institute of Communication and Management

Bhopal

www.jicm.edu.in

44.

Jaipuria Institute of Management

Indore

www.jimindore.ac.in

45.

Jaipuria Institute of Management

Lucknow

www.jaipuria.ac.in

46.

Jaipuria Institute of Management

Noida

www.jimnoida.ac.in

47.

Jaipuria Institute of Management

Jaipur

www.jimj.ac.in

48.

Jindal Global Business School

Sonipat

www.jgbs.edu.in

49.

JK Lakshmipat University

Jaipur

www.jklu.edu.in

50.

Kejriwal Institute of Management & Development
Studies

Ranchi

www.kimds.in

51.

Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies

Harihar

www.kiams.ac.in

52.

Kohinoor Business School & CMR

Khandala

www.kohinoor.ac.in

53.

Krupajal Business School

Bhubaneswar

www.krupajalbschool.org

54.

Lovely Professional University

Phagwara

www.lpu.in

55.

Loyola Academy

Secunderabad

www.loyolaacademy.ac.in

56.

Loyola Institute of Business Administration

Chennai

www.liba.edu

57.

Management Education & Research Institute

New Delhi

www.meri.edu.in

58.

Mangalvedhekar Institute of Management (MIM)

Solapur

www.mangalvedhekar.org

59.

Mar Athanasios College for Advanced Studies (MACFAST)

Kerala

www.macfast.org

60.

Marian Institute of Health Care Management

Panaji

www.marianinstitute.in

61.

MATS Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship

Bangalore

www.mats.ac.in

62.

MIT School of Business

Pune

www.mitsob.com

63.

MIT School of Telecom Management

Pune

www.mitsot.com

64.

Mount Carmel Institute of Management

Bangalore

www.mountcarmelinstitute.org

65.

MVRR Institute of Business Management

Krishna

www.mvrribmgudlavalleru.ac.in

66.

National School of Business

Bangalore

www.nsbindia.org

67.

New Delhi Institute of Management

New Delhi

ndimdelhi.org

68.

Praxis Business School

Kolkata

www.praxis.ac.in

69.

Prin. L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development
& Research

Mumbai

www.welingkar.org

70.

Pune Institute of Business Management

Pune

www.pibm.in

71.

Ravenshaw Management Centre

Cuttack

www.ravenshawuniversity.ac.in

72.

Regional College of Management Autonomous

Bhubaneswar

www.rcm.ac.in

73.

S P Jain Institute of Management & Research

Mumbai

www.spjimr.org

74.

School of Management Sciences

Varanasi

www.smsvaranasi.com

75.

School of Management, KIIT University

Bhubaneswar

www.ksom.ac.in

76.

SDM Institute for Management Development

Mysore

www.sdmimd.ac.in

77.

Shiva Institute of Management Studies

Ghaziabad

www.shivaims.edu.in

78.

SIET Institute of Management

Bangalore

www.bsim.in

79.

Siva Sivani Institute of Management

Secunderabad

www.ssim.ac.in

80.

Sri Shrada Institute of Indian Management Research

New Delhi

wwww.srisiim.org

81.

Sri Sri University

Bhubaneshwar

www.srisriuniversity.edu.in

82.

St. Aloysius Institute of Management and Information
Technology

Mangalore

www.staloysics.ac.in

83.

St. Berchmans College

Kerala

www.sbmba.org

84.

St. Francis Institute of Management and
Research (SFIMAR)

Mumbai

www.sfimar.org

85.

St. Joseph’s College of Business Administration

Bangalore

www.sjcba.edu.in

86.

St. Joseph’s Iinstitute of Management

Trichy

www.jiim.ac.in

87.

Suryadatta Group of Institutes

Pune

www.suryadatta.org

88.

T A Pai Management Institute

Manipal

www.tapmi.edu.in

89.

Taxila Business School

Jaipur

www.taxila.in

90.

The National Management School

Chennai

www.nms.edu.in

91.

The School of Business, Alliance University

Bangalore

www.alliance.edu.in

92.

Training & Advanced Studies in Management and
Communications Ltd (TASMAC)

Pune

www.tasmac.ac.in/wales

93.

United World School of Business

Kolkata

www.unitedworld.in

94.

Vanguard Business School

Bangalore

www.vanguardbschool.com

95.

VIT University

Vellore

www.vit.ac.in

96.

WLC College India

Noida

www.wlccollege.org

97.

Xavier Institute of Development Action and Studies

M.P

www.xidas.in

98.

Xavier Institute of Management

Bhubaneswar

www.ximb.ac.in

99.

Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship

Bangalore

www.xime.org

100.

Xavier Institute of Management & Research

Mumbai

www.ximr.ac.in

101.

Xavier Institute of Social Service

Ranchi

www.xiss.ac.in

102.

Xavier Labour and Relations Institute

Jamshedpur

www.xlri.ac.in