XAT Registration 2018 concluded on December 15. Interested candidates had to register for Xavier Aptitude Test in online mode at xatonline.in. The minimum eligibility to apply for XAT is possession of a Bachelor’s Degree.
All candidates applying for XAT 2018 must complete the 5 main steps given below:
Step 1- XAT Registration- Visit the official website and register using your personal details (Name, Contact Details and Email ID). You will receive a unique ID and Password to complete the further process.
Step 2- Fill Application Form- Fill-in your personal and academic details, work experience, preferred course, and XAT Exam Centers.
Step 3- Fee Payment- Pay the requisite application fee in either online or offline mode. The Application Fee for XAT is INR 1650 (INR 2000 as late fee) for all categories.
Step 4- Upload Documents- Upload scanned images of your recent photograph and signature.
Step 5- Confirmation Page- Post previewing all the filled data, you will receive a confirmation page.
All candidates who register successfully will be eligible to download XAT Admit Card from December 20 onwards. The exam is scheduled on January 7, 2018 in online mode. CheckXAT Syllabus
Highlights of XAT Registration
XAT 2018 Registration Date
August 16- December 15, 2017
Mode of Application
XAT Official Website
Minimum eligibility to Register for XAT
Documents required at the time of form-filling
Scanned copy of all academic certificates, recent photograph, and signature
Fill preliminary information like GMAT detail, personal information, interview city etc. and submit it
Note down unique user ID (GMT ID) & password on your email
Re-login and fill other details like programmes(s) and make payment
Select XLRI programmes (BM, HRM & GMP) strictly in order of priority
Select Mode of Payment: There are two possible modes of payment
Mode 1-Online Payment Gateway- Through VISA/Master Credit/Debit Cards (American Express Card is inadmissible), IDBI Net banking (this option is available only for IDBI account holder)
Mode 2- Demand Draft- Candidate has to get a DD made in favour of "XLRI Programmes" payable at Jamshedpur.
Pay the requisite application fee:
For NRI Candidate: INR 5,000/- for all Candidates irrespective to any number of programmes.
For Indian Candidate: INR 2,500/- for all Candidates interested for GMP programme.
Upload your scanned recent digital photograph and signature
Print the confirmation page and send along with the DD (if paid through DD) to the Admission Office of XLRI, within fifteen days from the date of issuance of DD.
NOTE: A candidate paid through online mode, don't have to send XLRI GMAT Confirmation Page.
Instructions for XAT 2018 Photograph & Signature
Candidates must adhere to the instructions regarding the photograph and signature that are to be uploaded during XAT Registration. They are given below:
Instructions for XAT Photograph
Put the file name as ‘photo.jpeg’
Photograph must be a recent passport size color picture.
The picture should be in color, against a light-colored, preferably white, background.
Look straight at the camera with a relaxed face.
If the picture is taken on a sunny day, have the sun behind you, or place yourself in the shade, so that you are not squinting and there are no harsh shadows.
If you have to use flash, ensure there's no "red-eye".
If you wear glasses make sure that there are no reflections and your eyes can be clearly seen.
Caps, hats and dark glasses are not acceptable. Religious headwear is allowed but it must not cover your face.
Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 50KB. If the size of the file is more than 50KB, then adjust the settings of the scanner such as the DPI resolution, no. of colours etc., during the process of scanning.
Instructions for XAT Signature
Put the file name as ‘sign.jpeg’.
The applicant has to sign on white paper with Black Ink pen.
The signature must be signed only by the applicant and not by any other person.
The Signature will be used to put on the ADMIT CARD and wherever necessary.
The Applicant’s signature obtained on the ADMIT CARD and attendance sheet at the time of the examination should match the uploaded signature. In case of a mismatch, the candidate may be disqualified.
Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 20KB.
Procedure for Uploading XAT Photograph and Signature
1. There will be two separate links for uploading Photograph and Signature.
2. Click on the respective link "Upload Photograph / Signature".
3. Browse & Select the location where the Scanned Photo/ Signature file has been saved.
4. Select the file by clicking on it.
5. Click the 'Upload' button
XAT 2018 Form Correction
The form correction window of XAT 2018 is functional from August 16- December 15, 2017. Check all XAT Exam Dates 2018
Candidates can check their application form status by logging in using XATregistration 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.
XAT Eligibility 2018
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, are also eligible to apply for Human Resource Management and Business Management programs.
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
XAT 2018 Registration FAQs
Ques. How to retrieve XAT Application Number and Password?
Ans. To retrieve 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.
To retrieve XAT password, follow the below steps:
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 email@example.com mentioning your email ID. Candidates can also call the helpline number: 1800 300 20677 between 9 AM to 8 PM.
Ques. What should I do if there is a lot of delay in accessing the page?
Ans. Speed for online application on Internet is based factors like Internet Speed, a number of applicants trying to register the application at the same time etc. Therefore, if you are not able to get the pages for registration immediately, please retry after a gap of 15 minutes or during off-peak hours during the night.
Ques. How do I know that my application is registered?
Ans. Successful Registration is indicated by the Page displayed after clicking the Submit Button indicating the generated "XAT ID". Please note down the same carefully, and preserve it. If you do not preserve it, you will not be able to Re-Print the Application and download the Admit Card.
Ques. How do I re-confirm that my application is saved?
Ans. In case of doubt about the successful Registration, candidates are advised to visit the Page for Re-Print of Application, generate the Printout and preserve the soft copy and hard copy (printout) of the Application.
Ques. I got Blank / Zero XAT ID after submission of application on-line. What to do?
Ans. In rare cases Candidates may get Zero (0) XAT ID with valid Password. Candidates are advised to Re-Register the Application and check the Printout through Re -Print Application.
Ques. By Registering and paying for XAT 2018, am I eligible for XLRI and other Associate Member Institutes?
Ans. Candidates interested in XLRI needs to apply for the programmes of their choice. Please note that each institution independently decides the weightages to be given for each of the test components on the basis of its needs. XLRI does not play any role in selection of the candidates in these institutes For XAT Associate Member Institutes (refer XAT Associate Institutes website) XAT is a common test for admission into academic programmes of XLRI.
Ques. I have done 5 years integrated course, so how will I enter my percentage?
Ans. Candidates who have done 5 years integrated course can fill up the same percentage for graduation and post graduation.