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XAT 2017 SYLLABUS

XAT 2017 is a national level examination conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur. It is a traditional paper-pencil based test. XAT examination offers admission to the selected candidates in the post-graduation courses of management studies. Candidates applying for XAT 2017 must know the complete XAT Syllabus. Candidates applying for XAT 2017 can apply till November 2016. With the vast XAT 2017 Syllabus, to make the preparation easier candidates should prepare for it according to the XAT Exam Pattern. The test is known for is high difficulty level. Many premier B-Schools accept XAT Score for MBA Courses.

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The XAT 2017 will be conducted in January 2017.

XAT (Paper 1)170 Minutes
XAT (Paper 2)35 Minutes
XAT 2017 Time10 am to 1.30
XAT 2017 DateJanuary 2017

XAT 2017 Syllabus

XAT Exam consists of two papers, together XAT 2017 examduration is 3.5 hours. There are a total of 5 section in two papers.

Paper 1: XAT Paper 1 consists of objective type questions based on English Language, Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Ability and Decision Making. Paper 1 of XAT is allotted 3 hours for these multiple choice questions.

Paper 2: XAT Paper 2 consists of general awareness questions. Unlike the previous paper, Paper 2 is a subjective paper. There will be a total of 30 questions with half an hour of time allotted to this paper. This paper generally includes of two sections namely General Awareness and Essay writing. There is no negative marking in this section.

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XAT 2017 Papers

XAT 2017 has 3 sections of DI Questions. These section has different topics in their syllabus. Following are all the topics which are covered in XAT 2017 syllabus. A candidate while preparing must cover all these topics before appearing for the exam.

Data Interpretation

  • Variation
  • Time and Work
  • Time, Speed and Distance
  • Linear and Quadratics Equations
  • Surds and Indices
  • Inequalities
  • Logarithms
  • Numbers
  • Mensuration and Geometry, etc
  • Tables and Caselets
  • Probability
  • Critical Path
  • Averages and Partnerships
  • Alligations and Mixtures
  • Algebra
  • Percentage
  • Profit and Loss
  • Ratio

English Language and Logical Reasoning

  • Grammar questions
  • Para Completion and inference
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Verbal Logic
  • Parajumbles.

Decision Making

  • Decision making
  • Sets
  • Logical reasoning

General Knowledge

  • Government and Politics
  • Science
  • Famous Personalities
  • History
  • Geography
  • Awards and winners
  • Business
  • Economy
  • Current affairs
  • Important happenings around the World
  • Static GK

Essay

Essay is an impromptu test of candidate’s ability to perform under pressure. Essay section has no fixed subject. The topic of the essay questions can vary from any general awareness questions to something very abstract. The candidates must understand and identify what the question is actually asking.


XAT 2017 Exam Pattern

PAPERSectionNo. of QuestionsTotal Time
ONEVerbal Aptitude78170 Minutes
Decision Making
Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation
TWOGeneral Awareness2535 Minutes
EssayOne Essay
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XAT 2017 is divided into two papers. Paper 1 is based on the multiple choice questions which are based on the aptitude based questions as mentioned above. Paper 1 is allotted 170 minutes.

  • All the questions in Paper 1 will be objective types.
  • All the questions will be subjective type.
  • Every wrongly marked answer will result in the negative marking of 1/4th of the total marks the question carries.
  • There will be no negative marking in Paper 2.
  • Leaving a question unattempted will result in a deduction of 0.25 marks. However, this does is not applicable till the maximum of 13 questions.
  • Each question will contain 5 options with just one as their correct option.

XAT 2017 Test Centers

XAT will be conducted in 47 cities across India. XAT 2017 will also be conducted in two cities outside India. Candidates must fill their preferences for XAT 2017 Test Centers in the XAT 2017 Application Process. The XLRI (Xavier Labour Relations Institute) Jamshedpur is conducting XAT 2017 and will schedule the examination for the admission and allot the examination centers. Following are the test centers of XAT 2017.

List of XAT Exam Centers
RanchiRourkelaSambalpurSuratTiruchirapalli
TrivandrumMumbaiMangaloreLucknowKolkata
KanpurJamshedpurCuttackDehradunDelhi
GoaGreater NoidaGurgaonBerhampurBengaluru
AmritsarAllahabadAhmedabadAgartalaCoimbatore
JammuRaipurVisakhapatnamPuneJaipur
CochinChennaiJabalpurPatnaVijayawada
VaranasiNoidaIndoreChandigarhBhubaneshwar
HyderabadNasikVadodaraUdaipurNagpur
GuwahatiBhopal - - -

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