BY : Kampuzz Team

Date : 03-11-2015

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XAT 2016 to continue paper-pen pattern


Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2016 exam pattern would remain the same like previous year. The exam is scheduled on January 3, 2015.

Dr. Munish Thakur, Chairperson-Admissions at XLRI said that “XAT, though one of the oldest competitive examinations in the country, has always kept pace with the cutting edge testing methodology. XAT’s multidimensional testing framework is designed to meaningfully assess the aptitude of candidates for future business success. We follow the pen & paper format, in order to ensure equal opportunity to all candidates. The examination focuses on multi-dimensional examination structure and fairness, to assess aptitude of future business leaders”.

He further said, “XLRI has been conducting the test on behalf of the XAMI for over 60 years now. Like every year, the test will be conducted on the first Sunday of January next year, i.e. 3rd January, 2016”.
XAT 2016 would be conducted in 47 centers across India. The last date for the registration process is November 30, 2015.

 Exam Pattern:

  • The duration of the exam will be three and half hours and will follow as same pattern as last year. The exam comprises of two sections namely section 1 and Section 2. Section I will comprise of Qualitative aptitude, English language and logical Reasoning, Decision Making etc. and Section 2 will comprise of questions from General Knowledge and Essay writing.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Candidates having 3 year’s bachelor degree in any discipline from any recognized university are eligible to apply for XAT or
  • Candidates completing their bachelor’s degree till June 10, 2016 are also eligible for the exam.

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