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About XAT

XLRI conducts the exam on behalf of Xavier Association of Management Institutes (XAMI). XAT scores are used by more than 800 institutes for admission to MBA, PGDM and other management courses.

XLRI Jamshedpur offers the following management programmes:

  • Business Management (BM)
  • Human Resource Management (HRM)
  • Global Business Management(GBM)
  • General Management Programme (GMP)

 

XAT 2019 Eligibility

Eligibility criteria for XAT 2019:

  • Recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum three years duration or equivalent in any discipline.
     
  • Final year students (completing final examination by June 2019) can also apply. 

The eligibilty for XLRI programmes like Human Resource Management (HRM), Business Management (BM) is similar. Candidates with three years of work experience will be given preference in Global Business Management.

NRI and Foreign candidates may apply through GMAT scores.

Note: There’s no specific age limit for XAT exam.

 

XAT Syllabus 2019

XAT is famous for its high difficulty level. XAT syllabus consists of Verbal and Logical Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation, Decision Making, General Awareness and Essay Writing. 

Here's a look at some of the important topics to study for XAT 2019:

 

Verbal and Logical Ability:

 

Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary

Fill in the blanks

Para completion

Analogy based on vocabulary

Para Jumble

Paragraph formation questions

Poem

Cloze test

Grammar

Sentence correction

Pronunciation

Critical Reasoning and Inference

 

RC topics in XAT are generally abstract or from Literature, or based on Social and Economic issues; Science & Culture; history & fiction among others.

Logical Reasoning topics to study for XAT 2019:

Analogy

calendars

Inference

Clocks

Fact

Judgement

binary logic

seating arrangement

blood relations

logical sequence

assumption

premise, conclusion

 

Quantitative Aptitude (QA) & Data Interpretation (DI)

In XAT, there are three sets of DI questions. Quant has similar sections like CAT exam. Here are some of the quant topics that are covered in the exam:

 

In XAT 2019 there will be 27 questions from Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation section:  Here are some of the topics to study:

Percentage

Tables and Caselets

Linear and Quadratics Equations

Profit and Loss

Probability

Surds and Indices

Ratio and Proportion

Critical Path

Inequalities

Variation

Averages and Partnerships

Logarithms

Time and Work

Alligations and Mixtures

Numbers

Time, Speed and Distance

Algebra

Mensuration

LCM and HCF

Simple and Compound Interest

Geometry

Pure Maths

Venn Diagram

Trigonometry

 

 XAT 2019 topics for Data Interpretation:

 

Data Tables

Data charts

Graphs

bar diagrams

Pie charts

Data analysis

 

 

 

 Decision Making

Topics under this section include:

Decision making

Logical Reasoning

Sets

 

General Knowledge

The GK syllabus consists mostly of the following topics:

 

Awards and winners

History

Static GK

Business and Politics

Geography

Famous Personalities

Government  and Economy

World Events

Current Affairs

XAT 2019 GK section will be dominated by current affairs and news, with around seven questions related to international political crisis. 

Some questions will be based on conventional GK. 

Here’s how you should prepare for GK.

Essay 

Essay section has no fixed subject. XAT 2019 essay topic could vary from general affairs to abstract subject. The idea to present your chain of thoughts on the subject in an order. In XAT 2019, the topic of essay was “Ethical practices and sustainability: do they co-exist?”

 

 

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