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XAT January 3, 2016 some changes in the pattern

Updated : 05/12/2015

XAT January 3, 2016 some changes in the pattern


Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) exam is conducted for taking admissions into the XLRI (Xavier Labor Relations Institute) and XAT Associate Member Institutes and also this score is used to take admissions into more than 100 institutes

XAT for the year 2016 will be conducted on January 3 and it is a pen-paper based exam which is conducted for 3 hours from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM.


XAT 2016 Syllabus

The examination paper of XAT 2016 will consist of

  • Verbal and Logical Ability
  • Decision Making
  • Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation
  • General Knowledge.


XAT 2016 Examination pattern (with changes)

Total number of questions in the main paper: 78

Time limit: 170 minutes (2hr 50mins) to answer the questions

The difficulty level has been decreased.

The time limit for GK and Essay: 35 minutes

Students will have an option for not attempting 13 questions.

Negative mark of 0.05 will become applicable if the student do not attempt more than 13 questions.


XAT 2016 Selection process

The selection of the candidates will be based on their performance in the written exam and interview.