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XAT Exam Overview 2024

On January 7, 2024, the Xavier School of Management (XLRI), Jamshedpur, will be hosting the 2024 XAT exam. November 30 is the deadline for all the candidates who are interested in the XAT 2024 examination. 

What is the XAT Exam?

The Xavier Aptitude Test is known as XAT. This is an entrance exam at the national level, administered by the Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI) on behalf of the Xavier Association of Management Institutes (XAMI). 

Xavier School of Management is one of the foremost and leading Business schools in India. This is one of the oldest Business schools in India, established in 1949. Its heritage is not just extended but this institution has over the years produced world-class leaders. 

The XAT Examination that is the Xaviers Aptitude Test 2024 is a prerequisite exam for enrollment in various PGDM and MBA programs offered by more than 160+ associate B schools nationwide.

This examination includes 80+ test cities and has been efficiently continuing this legacy for more than 74 years.  

The association of Xavier Aptitude Test(XAT) has released the official notification for Examination 2024 on its official website -

The exam will be conducted on 7th January 2024 for admission to various MBA and PGDM services. Interested and eligible candidates can go to the official website and register themselves between the given date and time.

XAT 2024 Highlights

In this section, we have mentioned some important highlights for the XAT Examination 2024. In the table below we have mentioned a concise form of the important factors like Exam Date, Last Date of Registration, Application fee, etc. Go through the details once to get a better idea of the examination: 

Exam Name XAT 2024
Exams conducting body XLRI
Exam Level National Level
Examination For MBA/PGDM
Application mode Online
Exam mode Online - Computer Based Test (CBT)
Exam objective To enroll candidates for various MBA and PGDM courses.
Official website
Registration fees Rs. 2,100/-

XAT 2024 Important Exam Dates

XAT examination is to be officially held on 7th January 2024. An enthusiast has approximately 12 days to register themselves and fill in for their candidature, on the official website of XAT that is -

The last date to register for the upcoming academic year 2024-2025 is 30th November 2023. The application process started on 15th July 2023. Interested and eligible candidates can apply between the given date and time. 

XAT Examination Events Important Dates Days
Registration Starts 15th July 2023 Saturday
Last date to Register 30th November 2023 Thursday
Admit Card 20th December 2023 Wednesday
XAT Examination 7th January 2024 Sunday

Dos and Don’ts on the Exam Day

  • Arrive at the exam location one hour ahead of the time specified on the admission card for reporting.
  • Try to follow the dress code specified in the guidelines of the examination.
  • Bring no electronic devices to the exam location, such as a watch, calculator, cell phone, etc.
  • Bring no food or stationary items to the exam location, except for a blue or ballpoint pen.
  • Carry your Admit Card and required documents in the Examination Hall.
  • Avoid wearing jewelry or fancy items.


Some Mantras to crack the XAT examination

  1. Become familiar with the exam's format, which includes the number of sections, question types, and allotment of time for each section.
  2. Make a proper Time Table and assign the required time to each subject and section.
  3. Concentrate on answering questions with varying degrees of difficulty. To increase your accuracy and time management, solve sample papers, past years' question papers, and mock exams on a regular basis.
  4. To ensure better retention, go over the concepts you have studied again and again.
  5. Make sure you get enough rest, eat a balanced diet, and take enough recess to prevent tiredness while preparing.

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