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Xavier Aptitude Test Entrance Exam (XAT), Conducted By XLRI, Jamshedpur 2018

About XAT :


The test will be conducted by XLRI on behalf of the Xavier Association of Management Institutes (XAMI) XAT Scores are used by more than 150 business school for PGDM in India, founded in 1949, has a shaped thousands enthusiastic minds and transform them in world class professionals and business leaders



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Eligibility for XAT:

The candidate must hold a recognised Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline.

 XLRI XAT Test Centres 2018: XAT is to be conducted in 47 cities across India and two international cities in Dubai and Kathmandu. Last year too, it was conducted in these many cities. XLRI Jamshedpur, the conducting body may aim to increase the number of test cities or centres to make it more convenient and accessible for the XAT 2018 applicants

XAT Exam Centres in India in the following cities: Agartala, Ahmedabad, 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, Visakhapatnam


International Centres: Dhaka, Dubai, Kathmandu 

XAT 2018 Application : - Registration Process

A candidate needs to register for XAT exam and also register for the institute courses of his/her choice separately by paying separate application fees. The candidates first need to visit the official portal of XAT i.e.;

Applicants should note that registration for XAT 2018 and appearing for XAT 2018 is the preliminary step towards applying to XLRI and XAT Associate Institutes. Applicants to different institutes, besides XLRI have to apply separately to Institutes of their choice

Please note that the XAT ID and password gives you an individual login on and on frequent intervals, you need to check for mails from XAT & other associated institutes.

Please ensure that you give your correct mobile No. to receive SMS alerts.

Note: If you do not receive the registration confirmation mail, with your XAT ID & Password, within 24 hours of signing up, please check your spam/junk folder just in case the confirmation email got delivered there instead of your inbox. If you are unable to locate the email, please write citing your primary email id. or call us up on 1800 419 2929 between 08.00 a.m. and 08.00 p.m. ( IST ) if you are unable to reach the customer care executive, please write to

We shall get back to you in 48 hours. (Excluding Holidays)

Mode of Payment :

The candidates may pay through:

Payment Gateways: Candidates can pay through the given payment gateways with credit card/ debit card and net banking options.

Bank Branches: For this, candidates shall take the print of Challan form and visit the nearest IDBI branch. Demand Draft - The DD has to be made in the favour of “XLRI JAMSHEDPUR” payable at Jamshedpur

In both the mode of payment, the candidates are required to courier/speed post/register post the printout of XAT Confirmation Page as well as the printout/Photocopy of payment confirmation Page to XAT Office

Exam Fee XAT 2018

XAT Registration Fee (without late Fee) - Rs.1650/- Candidates interested in XLRI programmes needs to pay an additional fee of Rs.300/- each.

XAT Registration Fee (with late Fee) - Rs.2000/- Candidates interested in XLRI programmes needs to pay an additional fee of Rs.500/- each

 Important Dates :           

Notification related to XAT 2018 by XLRI Jamshedpur: 14th August 2017

XAT 2018 Application Process Starts: 16th August 2017

XAT Application End Date: 30th November 2017

XAT 2018 Admit Card: 20th December 2017

XAT to be conducted on 07th January 2018

XAT Official Answer Key: 03rd week of January 2018

XAT 2018 OMR Sheet & Score Card: 03rd week of January 2018


Announcement of XAT Result: 31st January 2018


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