• XAT 2016 will be conducted on 3rd January 2016

    The format of XAT would remain pen-paper based. This is to ensure that candidates of all backgrounds are at par, so that those who have pre-familiarity of operating computers, specially coming from privileged background or having worked in IT sector, do not get any advantage over others who do not have access to computers. The paper-pen mode also ensures that all candidates are tested on exactly the same set of questions, and not on different sets.

  • XAT 2016 would be conducted across 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.

    XAT 2016 would also be conducted across the following two international cities.

    Dubai, Kathmandu.

  • Important Dates

    Date of Commencement of Application 4th September 2015
    Last Date for Applying 30th November 2015
    Last Date to change Test City 26th November 2015
    Downloading of Admit Cards 20th December 2015 - 31st December 2015
    Date of Exam 3rd January 2016
    Test Timings 10.00 am to 01.30 pm
    Mode of Examination Paper & Pen based *
    XAT 2016 Cities Cities within India : 47
    Cities outside India : 2
    *  The format of XAT would remain pen-paper based. This is to ensure that candidates of all backgrounds are at par, so that those who have pre-familiarity of operating computers, specially coming from privileged background or having worked in IT sector, do not get any advantage over others who do not have access to computers. The paper-pen mode also ensures that all candidates are tested on exactly the same set of questions, and not on different sets.

XAT 2016 will be conducted on Sunday 3rd January 2016. XLRI conducts XAT on behalf of the XAMI. For more than 60 years XLRI is conducting XAT at all India level to select the most appropriate students for management education. The XAT score is being used by more than 100 institutes for the admission.
XAT 2016 would be conducted across 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.
XAT 2016 would also be conducted across the following two international cities.
Dubai, Kathmandu.

Applicants should note that registration for XAT 2016 and appearing for XAT 2016 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.

Applicants for XAT 2016 can choose to pay online using credit card/ debit card/ online banking. Candidates can also make payment through a demand draft made from any bank (in favour of XLRI Jamshedpur A/C XAT). Third alternative for making payment can be “cash”. This can be done from any of the IDBI Bank branches located in India to make payment for XAT 2016. Click here to view address of IDBI Bank Branches.

Applicants should note the following important points :

Date of Commencement of Application 4th September 2015
Last Date for Applying 30th November 2015
Last Date to change Test City 26th November 2015
Downloading of Admit Cards 20th December 2015 - 31st December 2015
Date of Exam 3rd January 2016
Test Timings 10.00 am to 01.30 pm
Mode of Examination Paper & Pen based *
XAT 2016 Cities Cities within India : 47
Cities outside India : 2
(view complete list of cities where XAT would be conducted)

*  The format of XAT would remain pen-paper based. The paper-pen mode also ensures that all candidates are tested on exactly the same set of questions, and not on different sets.

Definition as per "Regulation for admission of NRI/Foreign Nationality/Person of Indian Origin", AICTE letter dated 24 April 2002 is as follows:

  • NRI : "NRI" in this context means Non-Resident Indian as defined in Income Tax Act, 1961 with the following clarifications:
    An individual is Non-Resident when he is "not a resident" or who is "not ordinarily resident". A person is treated as "not ordinarily resident" when any of the following conditions is satisfied:

    1. If he/she has not been resident in India in nine out of ten preceding years; or

    2. If he/she has not been in India for a period of 730 days or more during the preceding seven years.

  • Persons of Indian Origin : "Persons of Indian Origin" (PIO) in this context means a person having foreign citizenship (except Pakistan and Bangladesh) without "NRI" status, but who holds a Foreign Passport at the time of sending application, consideration for admission and during the period of his study and he/she or anyone/ both of his/her parents or anyone / both of his /her grandparents is (or was) / are (or were) citizen (s) of India by virtue of the provisions of the Constitution of India or Section 2 (b) of Citizenship Act, 1955 (Act No. 57 of 1955).

  • Foreign National : "Foreign National" (FN) in this context means an individual having citizenship of a foreign country (citizens of all countries other than India) and not having the status of "NRI" and/or "Persons of Indian Origin" (PIO).













Procedure for applying to XAT Associate Institutions using XAT Score for short listing candidates for their admission.

The candidate desirous of joining any of XAT Member Institutes has to follow the steps given below:

  • Register for XAT 2016 at xatonline.net.in
  • Obtain the Application Form after registering online by making appropriate payment. Further details can be obtained from the respective Institution's website or their Admissions office. Follow their registration/application procedure.
  • Candidates may please note that XLRI does not ascertain quality of the degree or programme(s) offered by other XAT Associate Institutions.
  • Please note that each institution independently decides the weightages to be given for each of the test components on the basis of its needs. XLRI does not play any role in selection of the candidates in these institutes.

Note:

  1. All payments made for registration for XAT and XLRI are non-refundable.
  2. The XAT Score Card containing the performance of the candidate in XAT 2016 will be mailed individually to all the candidates.

Click the link given below in order to view the list of Associate Institutes & their addresses.

Member Institutes || Institutes using XAT Score

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What is the eligibility criteria for taking XAT 2016?
    • Recognized Bachelor’s Degree of minimum three years duration or equivalent in any discipline. Those completing their final examination by June 10, 2016 may also apply.
    • All Indian candidates must appear for XAT 2016. However, NRI and Foreign candidates may apply through GMAT score (except Dubai and Kathmandu wherein candidates also have an option of appearing for XAT 2016).
  2. I am in the final year of my graduation, what percentage should I fill in the form?
    • Please enter the aggregate percentage of marks obtained till the time of filling the form.
  3. By Registering and paying for XAT 2016, am I eligible for XLRI and other Associate Member Institutes?
    • Candidates interested in XLRI needs to apply for the programmes of their choice, please refer to Step No 4 of the registration procedure.
    • For XAT Associate Member Institutes (refer XAT Associate Institutes website)
    • XAT is a common test for admission into academic programmes of XLRI.
  4. What is the eligibility criteria for XLRI programme(s)?
    • Recognized Bachelor’s Degree of minimum three years duration or equivalent in any discipline. Those completing their final examination by June 10, 2016 may also apply.
    • All Indian candidates must appear for XAT 2016. However, NRI and Foreign candidates may apply through GMAT score (except Dubai and Kathmandu wherein candidates also have an option of appearing for XAT 2016).
  5. Can I change my test city?
    • The XAT test city can be changed only once till 20th November 2015.
  6. When can I check & confirm my photo and signature before admit card is generated?
    • On completion of registration and making the necessary payment you can download the confirmation page to check your photograph and signature.
  7. When shall I receive the XAT 2016 Admit Card?
    • You can download your admit card from our website www.xatonline.net.in any time during December 20, 2015 and December 31, 2015. XAT office will not be sending admit cards to the candidates.
  8. What is the duration of the test?
    • The duration of the test will be of three and a half hours (3 ½) i.e. from 10:00am to 01:30pm on Sunday, January 3, 2016.
  9. What is the kind of Test and what are the different components?
    • XAT 2016 will be on the similar pattern like last few years. It will have four sections (i) Verbal and Logical Ability (ii) Decision Making (iii) Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation (iv) General Knowledge. The marks of General Knowledge will not be used for determining the percentile and cut off at first stage of selection.

  10. When are XAT 2016 results out?
    • Results will be available on the website by 31st January 2016.
  11. When can I check & confirm if XAT Office has received my Draft and the XAT confirmation page?
    • Candidates will receive a message in the login page only after XLRI receives the draft.

  12. I have registered for XAT 2016 by making an online payment through credit card. Unfortunately after the payment I am unable to view the final confirmation and the system was not able to give the reference No. & a message is displayed as "PAGE EXPIRED", although the bank has confirmed the debit.
    • Candidate will receive a message for successful payment. If the message not received within 24-48 hours, please send a mail to admissions@xatonline.net.in. Do not attempt to make a second payment immediately.

  13. I have paid twice using online payment option. What should I do?
    • Kindly send an email to admissions@xatonline.net.in with your XAT ID, date of payment, card holders name and the credit/debit card details (first four & last four digits and card expiry date).

  14. What do I do if I am unable to make the payment online?
    • Online payments involve multiple agencies and there are chances that your payment is timed out or declined. If you encounter any such problems, we suggest you make the payment by Cash Mode through any branch of IDBI Bank. Please read through the Registration Process

  15. How do I ask a question in the blog?
    • To ask a question on the blog, you must login using your XAT-2016 ID and password. Once logged in, select to whom you want to address the question i.e. XLRI Students, Admissions Office and Applicants and post your question in the space provided.

  16. I have done 5 years integrated course, so how will I enter my percentage?
    • Candidates who have done 5 years integrated course can fill up the same percentage as graduation and pg.
  17. How do I calculate the aggregate marks for CBSE /SSC. Is it the best 5 or all the subjects.
    • The candidate should take the aggregate of all the subjects for 10th.
  18. Does internship/Articleship counted as work experience?
    • These are not counted as work experience
  19. Does the work experience before Graduation is counted?
    • No, it is not counted as work experience.
  20. I have less than 50% in graduation, am I eligible to apply for XLRI ?
    • Yes, you are eligible to apply for XLRI .
  21. I am in the final year of my graduation, am I eligible to register for XLRI?
    • Yes, you are eligible for admission to XLRI. You need to complete your final year examination by June 10, 2016.
  22. How is past academic performance considered in the selection process?
    • XLRI does not have any cut off based on any of the following X, XII, graduation marks. The evaluation of candidates' academic competence will be evaluated holistically by XLRI based on candidates' performance in interview, group discussion and XAT written test.
  23. Is X Board or XII Board scores used in the preparation of XLRI's merit list?
    • No, it is not considered.
  24. What are the XLRI registration charges?
    • (Please refer to point No. 9 of Registration Procedure)
  25. How can I download the REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION PAGE ?
  26. I have forgotten my XAT password, could you help!
    • Please go to the XAT Log in page and click on 'Forgot Password'.

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