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XAT 2018 Application Form

XAT 2018 Application Form will be available from the 3rd week of August until December 2017. Registration process is the first step for successful application to XAT.

  • XAT 2018 Application Form will be available online at www.xatonline.net.in
  • Personal mail ID will be required to register.
  • Unique registration ID and password will be sent after successful registration.
  • Applicants interested in XLRI will have to fill a separate form.Download  XAT Admit Card
  • A registration fee of INR 1600 has to be made by candidates interested in XAT only and an additional INR 300 has to be paid for each XLRI program. 
  • Applicants can choose to pay online using credit card/ debit card/ online banking or through demand draft/cash.
  • Demand Draft can be made from any bank and should be drawn in favor of XLRI Jamshedpur A/c XAT.
  • Confirmation page and demand draft have to be sent to the Chairman, XLRI.

XAT is conducted on a national level to provide admission to eligible candidates into management programs in B-schools across India. The exam is also conducted in 2 international cities viz., Dubai and Katmandu, where candidates can appear for the exam.

SNAP 2017 Registration open for MBA/PGDM    
NMAT 2018 Registration open for MBA/PGDM    

XAT 2018 Application Form Dates

The following table states the start date for registration and other events related to XAT:

EventDate
Start of Online RegistrationFirst week of September 2017
Last date of form submissionSecond week of December 2017
Availability of Admit CardThird week of December 2017
Exam DateFirst week of January 2018
Result DeclarationLast week of January 2018
IBS MBA/PGPM Application form available    

XAT 2018 Eligibility

The basic eligibility required to apply for XAT 2018 is that one should have a minimum of 3 years’ Bachelor’s degree in any discipline. Final year students completing their exam by June 10, 2018, is also eligible to apply for Human Resource Management and Business Management programs. 

The eligibility requirement for XLRI programs are mentioned below:

  • Human Resource Management: Minimum 3 years bachelor’s degree in any discipline and should have appeared for XAT 2018. NRI and foreign applicants may also apply through GMAT score. Dubai and Katmandu candidates have the option to give the exam at these centers.
  • Business Management: 3 years Bachelor’s degree in any discipline is required. Candidates must have appeared for XAT 2018. International applicants may also apply through GMAT score except for Dubai and Katmandu candidates as they have an option to appear for the exam itself.
  • General Management Program: Applicants should have 3 years Bachelor’s degree from India or abroad they should also have 5 years experience in supervision or management by March 31, 2018.

It is to be noted that GMAT must be taken between December 01, 2015 to December 20, 2017. Read More  XAT Eligibility


How to Fill XAT 2018 Application Form?

For Applying to XAT 2018, candidates need to first complete the registration process on www.xatonline.net using their personal e-mail id. They are then provided with a XAT ID and a registration link. The registration link is used to fill up the form. Candidates have to click on the link and create their own password.

Candidates have to log in again with their XAT ID and password and open the form and follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Filling Basic Information

  • Candidates first need to choose the Test City, Fill their Full Name, upload scanned photo and signature. Next, they have to save that page.
  • Select your citizenship if Indian/ Foreign / NRI.
  • If a candidate is a foreign/NRI applicant, they have to apply only through GMAT score.

Step 2: XLRI Program Selection

  • Candidates interested in applying for XLRI then they have to select the program of their choice from the given options: Business Management (BM)/ Human Resource Management (HRM)/ General Management Programme (GMP).
  • Candidates who are not interested in any of the XLRI programs can skip this step.

Step 3: Filling Personal Details

  • Candidates need to fill all personal information such as Name, Date of Birth, Gender, Fathers Name, Mothers Name, Category and Phone Number etc.
  • They also have to fill their mailing address and permanent address correctly.

Step 4: Filling Educational Details

  • Candidates have to fill up their educational qualification starting from 10th class onwards.
  • They also have to provide details of work experience starting from the latest job.
  • Candidates interested in applying to GMP must have total experience of 5 years.

Step 5: Making Payment

There are three possible modes in which payment can be processed:

  • Mode 1: Through Online Payment Gateway- Through VISA/Master Credit/Debit Cards; IDBI Net Banking (this option is available only for people having IDBI account)
  • Mode 2: Through Cash Payment- Candidates can take print of XAT Pay-In-Slip and visit nearest IDBI bank and make the payment.
  • Mode 3: Through Demand Draft- Candidates can make a DD made from any Bank in favor of "XLRI Jamshedpur A/c XAT" payable at Jamshedpur.

The Confirmation page and the Demand Draft has to be sent to the following address within 15 days of issuance of DD:
The Chairperson Admission,
XLRI, Circuit House Area (East),
Jamshedpur- 831001.

Note: Applicant paying through Mode 2 & 3 should update the payment details on the registration page so that there is no delay.

XAT 2018 Application Fee

Fee Structure for candidates appearing in XAT 2018 and XLRI with late fee after the last date is mentioned below. Candidates will be notified of the last date of payment but in case they have not paid, an extra amount has to be made along with the submission. XLRI has 4 courses in it and for each course, it is charged INR 300 without late fee.

Type of ExamFee
Only XATINR 1600
XAT + XLRI (per course)INR 1600 + INR 300 (per course)
Only XAT with Late FeeINR 2000
XAT + XLRI (per course) with Late feeINR 2000+ INR 500 (per course)

Details Required in Application Form

Candidates will have to keep few documents and information ready before registering for XAT 2018. The details are:

  1. A valid e-mail ID

An email id is the most important detail to be entered in the registration form. All important information will be sent to a candidate through e-mail ID only. If applying for XLRI every candidate would require the e-mail id to log in.

  1. A scanned copy of candidate’s recent passport size photograph
  • Format: jpeg
  • File name: ‘photo.jpeg’
  • Size: Less than 1 MB
  • The photograph must a be recent and colored photograph.
  • Background of the picture must be light/white.

** Application can be rejected if the quality is not good and the above rules are not followed.

  1. A scanned copy of candidate’s signature
  • The signature must be on a white paper done with a black pen.
  • No capital letters must be used
  • 200 DPI Scanning should be done
  • File Size: less than 1 MB
  • File name: ‘sign.jpeg’

** Editing or Resizing of the photograph and signature must be done properly.


XAT 2018 Form Correction

Candidates can check their application form status by logging in using registration ID and password. It will display the message ‘Registration process Successful’ or ‘Registration Process Incomplete’. Incomplete application forms will be rejected if the necessary corrections are not made or if the form is incomplete in any manner.

For any kind of correction in the application form, candidates can go to the contact us tab on the official website. A form will be displayed which has to be filled. Mention all the details required and in the message body mention your correction details. Email, name and other details should be same as they were entered during registration. A priority list is also given so that high priority corrections can be made first.

Retrieving Application Number and Password

  1. Retrieving Application Number: Candidates can check their email for XAT registration ID. In case it is not retrieved, they can call on the helpline number 1800-419-4177.  
  2. Retrieving Password:
  • Go to the website and enter the login window
  • Select “forgot password”.
  • It asks you for a captcha and the email id that you used to register. The email linked to XAT registration is only validated.
  • The new password or the new reset password link will be emailed to this ID.

If one does not receive registration number and password, they must check the spam/junk folder. If the mail still cannot be located, contact admissions@xatonline.net.in mentioning your mail ID. Candidates can also call the helpline number: 1800 300 20677 between 9 AM to 8 PM.


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6 Comments
Vivek Bansal

What is the procedure defined for scanning the signature for the application form?

18 Aug, 2017 10:29
Kalpana Sharma Expert

Hi Vivek, I am providing you some instructions regarding scanning the signature for the application form please check the followings: 

1 The signature must be on a white paper done with a black pen.

2 No capital letters must be used

3 200 DPI Scanning should be done

4 File Size: less than 1 MB

5 File name: ‘sign.jpeg’

6 Editing or Resizing of the photograph and signature must be done properly.

24 Aug, 2017 12:38
shivani tiwari

I am a female candidate, what concession in the application fee, I am expected to receive in XAT application fee?

17 Aug, 2017 18:54
Kalpana Sharma Expert

Hi Shivani, Let me inform you that there is no concession in application fee for the female candidate.

24 Aug, 2017 14:22
Sonal Rohatgi

Do I have to create a new email ID for completing XAT registration?

17 Aug, 2017 18:45
Kalpana Sharma Expert

Hi Sonal, For XAT registration no need to create new email id but whatever Id you provided must be valid because all information about registration you get at your email id.

24 Aug, 2017 14:33
Soumya Sehgal

Can I edit the details in my application form after payment of application fee?

17 Aug, 2017 18:40
Kalpana Sharma Expert

Hi Soumya, For any kind of correction in the application form, candidates can go to the contact us tab on the official website. A form will be displayed which has to be filled. Mention all the details required and in the message body mention your correction details. Email, name and other details should be same as they were entered during registration. A priority list is also given so that high priority corrections can be made first.

24 Aug, 2017 14:53
ARINDAM MOITRA

How do I know that my application is registered?

17 Aug, 2017 18:39
Karan

If I need assistance over email for XAT 2018 applications form, what should I do?

17 Aug, 2017 18:39
Kalpana Sharma Expert

Hi Karan, Let me inform you that candidates who need assistance over email, may send their queries at admissions@xatonline.in OR admis@xlri.ac.in. They will get back to you at the earliest.

24 Aug, 2017 15:13

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