XAT 2023 Registration, Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Result

XAT 2023: Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) is a university-level examination, organized by XLRI (Xavier Institute of Labour Relation) on behalf of XAMI (Xavier Association of Management Institutes), as an entrance test for admission to more than 50 B-Schools in India. The examination is meant for admission to management courses. XAT is being organized by XLRI for more than 70 years at all Indian levels. The XAT score is being used by more than 150+ institutes for the admission. In this article, candidates get the complete details of XAT 2023 including, important dates, application form, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, etc.

Xavier Aptitude Test 2023: Highlights

Exam Name
XAT 2023
Xavier Aptitude Test
Test Conducting Body
Xavier School of Management (XLRI) Jamshedpur
Number of MBA colleges under XAT
Mode of Exam
Online Mode
Application Mode
Online Mode
MBA Entrance Exams
Official Website

XAT Exam Date 2023:

Events Exam Date
Notification Released 10th August 2022
The Registration Process will start 10th August 2022
End of Application Date (Without Late Fee) 11th December 2022
Downloading Admit Card 20th December 2022
XAT 2023 Exam Date 8th January 2023
Answer Key Released To be announced
Result Declaration To be announced
Counselling Begins To be announced

XAT 2023 Application Form:

  • XAT registration is the first step toward applying for XLRI and XAT related Institutions. Candidates are required to apply online for XAT 2023 examination.
  • Candidates should log in to the website and register by creating their accounts. This provides the candidates with a XAT ID and password.
  • All the personal details like qualification, contact no. addresses are required to fill in the application form at the appropriate place.
  • Scanned image of photograph and signature to be uploaded.
  • The application fee is to be paid online mode. The payment can be made by using Debit Cards (RuPay / Visa / Master Card / Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets.

Application Fee: 

The candidates who are interested in XAT but not in XLRI should pay Rs.1750.00 only, whereas the applicants who are interested in XLRI programs have to pay an additional Rs.300.00 each. The fee can be paid online through Credit Card/Debit Card or net banking. For cash payment, the candidates are required to take a printout of XAT Pay-In-Slip and pay at the nearest IDBI Bank. In case of payment through Demand Draft, a DD in favor of “XLRI Jamshedpur A/C XAT payable at Jamshedpur should be made from any bank.

XAT Registration Fee (without late fee) Rs. 1750/-
XAT Registration Fee (with Late Fee) Rs. 2000/-
XLRI Programme(s) Rs. 300/-
NRI/Foreign Candidates applying for one or more programmes through GMAT (Rs. 5000/- with Late fee)

Steps To Apply for XAT Exam 2023 Application Form:

  • Visit the official website of XAT i.e,
  • On the Homepage, fill out the registration form and generate your login details.
  • Now click on login, through system generated login details.
  • Then, fill out the Application form with the required details and click on “Save & Next” to save the details.
  • Upload photograph and signature with prescribed size and format.
  • Now preview your application form and confirm the details filled in the application form.
  • If you satisfy with the details filled then click on “Final submission” and take the Printout of Filled XAT 2023 Application Form.
  • Pay the Application Fee.
  • Take the printout of the fee receipt for future reference.

Exam Centers:

XAT 2023 will be conducted across India in the following cities.

Agra, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Ambala, Amravati, Amritsar, Bengaluru, Berhampur, Bhatinda, Bhilai Nagar, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Bokaro Steel City, Chandigarh/Mohali, Chennai, Coimbatore, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi-NCR, Dhanbad, Dibrugarh, Durgapur/Asansol, Ernakulam, Gandhinagar, Goa, Gorakhpur, Guwahati, Gwalior, Hooghly, Hubballi(Hubli), Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Kannur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Kota, Kottayam, Kurnool, Kurukshetra, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Mysuru(Mysore), Nagpur, Nashik, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Rajahmundry, Ranchi, Roorkee, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Siliguri, Surat, Thiruvananthapuram Tiruchirappalli, Tirupathi, Tiruvallur, Udaipur, Udupi Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Warangal.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • All Indian national candidates who have a bachelor’s degree or three years duration or equivalent from any recognized college or Institute in any stream are eligible to apply.
  • There is no age limit for the entrance exam.
  • The applicants who are due to complete their final examination by 10th June 2023 are also eligible to apply.
  • NRI and foreign applicants can apply through the GMAT score (except DUBAI and KATHMANDU wherein the applicants have the option to appear in XAT 2023 examination).
  • NRI candidates can also apply through the GMAT.

XAT 2023 Exam Pattern:

  • Exam Mode: The exam will be the online mode (computer-based exam)
  • Question Types: In this exam question will ask Multiple Choice Question
  • Exam Duration: 3 hours will be the total duration for this exam.
  • Marking Scheme: For each correct answer, candidates get one mark.
  • Negative Marking: Negative Marking will be allowed for this exam, 0.25 will deduct for an incorrect answer.
  • XAT Exam 2023 is divided into two parts i.e. Part 1 & Part 2.

Part -1: Duration 170 Minutes

Subjects  No. Of Question Duration
Quantitative Ability And Data Interpretation 28 165 Minutes
Decision Making 21
Verbal And Logical Ability 26

For Part- 2:

Subjects No. Of Questions Duration
General knowledge 25 15 Minutes

Preparation for XAT:

The candidates are required to gather the details about the complete syllabus prescribed for the examination. A timetable should be made for preparation and new topics should not be tried at the last moment. All topics of the syllabus must be covered. The previous year’s question papers and sample questions should be attempted. The best XAT books and study materials should be used for preparation.

XAT 2023 Syllabus:

The syllabus comprises various topics like Decision Making and Analytical Reasoning, Verbal and logical ability, Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation, and General Knowledge. There is no fixed syllabus as such for XAT but questions shall be asked from the above-mentioned topics.

  • Decision Making: Data arrangement text, Condition and grouping test, complex, case lets.
  • Quantitative Aptitude: Speed and Distance, Geometry, Statics, Graphs, Tables, Arithmetic, Heights and Distance, etc.
  • Verbal And Logical Ability: Para Jumble, Reading Comprehension, Fill in the blanks with Suitable answer, Critical Reasoning, etc.
  • Essay Writing: In this exam, candidates will write The Essay on Social And Economic Events.
  • General Knowledge: Sports, Awards, Politics, History, Business, Economics, Nation & States.

Admit Card:

XAT 2023 Admit Card will be issued online mode, candidates can download the admit card from the official website. The admit card will be released in December. Candidates must take the printout of Admit Card and keep it till the exam. Candidates must carry to bring a hard copy of the Admit Card.

Steps to Download XAT 2023 Admit Card:

  • Visit the Official Website of XAT.
  • On the homepage Click on the link ‘Download Admit Card
  • Now enter the Login details.
  • Click on ‘login’
  • Downl0ad the Admit card and take the printout of it.

XAT Result 2023:

XAT 2023 Results will be released in January 2023. Candidates can check the result through online mode. Candidates have to enter the XAT ID & Date of Birth to check the XAT result. The merit list can be prepared based on marks scored by the candidates and based on the prepared merit list, the seats will be allotted to the candidates in the participating institutions.

Steps to Download XAT 2023 Result:

  • Visit the official website of XAT.
  • On the homepage click on the ‘scorecard’
  • Enter your XAT ID & DOB.
  • Then click on the ‘login button.
  • Download the result and take a printout of it.

Documents required for Admission Procedure:

  • XAT Score Card 2023
  • XAT Admit Card 2023
  • Call Letter
  • Caste Certificate
  • Work Experience Proof
  • 10th Marksheet and Passing Certificate
  • 12th Marksheet and Passing Certificate
  • Graduation Degree/Passing Certificate




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