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XAT 2018 Exam

Accepted For : MBA , PGDM

Exam Mode : Online

Registrations Date

16 Aug, 2017


Exam Date

07 Jan, 2018


Highlights of XAT

Conducting Body XLRI Jamshedpur
Frequency Yearly
Streams Management
Degrees M.B.A. (Master of Business Administration) , P.G.D.M. (Post Graduate Diploma in Management)
Level PG
Mode Online
Duration 3.5 hours

About XAT 2018

XAT 2018 was conducted across the country on January 7, 2018 (Sunday) from 10 AM to 1:30 PM. XLRI conducts XAT on behalf of the XAMI. XAT is conducted at an All India level every year to shortlist eligible candidates for management education. More than 150 institutes use XAT score for providing admission to their management programmes. For XAT 2018, 92000 candidates had registered out of which around 85000 appeared for the exam. Detailed XAT 2018 Exam Analysis is Available Now!

About the Conducting Body

XLRI conducts XAT on behalf of XLRI – Xavier School of Management. The management school was founded in 1949 by the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) and based in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India. XLRI began by offering courses for management and trade unions in 1949 before setting up a two-year, full-time programme in industrial welfare in 1953. In 1955, it took on the name Xavier Labor Relations Institute and became India's oldest business management school.

XAT 2018 Important Dates

Events Schedule
XAT & XLRI Registration Process Start Date 16th August, 2017 
Registration Process End Date (without late fee) 30th November, 2017
Registration Process End Date (with late fee) 1st December, 2017 to 15th December, 2017
XAT 2018 Admit Card 20th December 2017 onwards
XAT 2018 Exam 7th January, 2018
XAT 2018 Result Date 31st January, 2018
XAT 2018 Score Card Download 1st February to 25th February, 2018 (tentative)

XAT 2018 Exam Centres

XAT 2018 would be conducted across India in the following cities.

Agartala Bhopal Cuttack Guwahati
Ahmedabad Bhubaneswar Dehradun Hyderabad
Allahabad Chandigarh Delhi Indore
Amritsar Chennai Goa Jabalpur
Bengaluru Cochin Greater Noida Jaipur
Berhampur Coimbatore Gurgaon Jammu
Jamshedpur Kanpur Kolkata Lucknow
Mangalore Mumbai Nagpur Nasik
Noida Patna Pune Raipur
Ranchi Rourkela Sambalpur Surat
Tiruchirapalli Trivandrum Udaipur Vadodara
Varanasi Vijayawada Visakhapatnam  

Two International Cities : Dubai and Kathmandu.

Contact Details

The Chairperson Admission
XLRI, C. H. Area (East)
Jamshedpur - 831001
Jharkhand, India


1. What is XAT?

XLRI has been conducting XAT examination on behalf of XAMI for more than 60 years now. It is conducted at an All India level to choose the best candidates for admission in postgraduate programmes. XAT score is used by a total of 144 institutes for admission in their respective management courses.

2. XAT 2018  will be held in how many cities?

XAT Entrance Examination will be held in 47 Indian cities and 02 International cities. The candidates will be required to fill one XAT Test City in the application form.

3. Which are the best B-Schools that allow admission on the basis of XAT score?

Some of the best B-Schools that offer admission on the basis of XAT score are listed below.

SPJIMR, Mumbai
XIM- Bhubaneswar
Welingkar- Mumbai

4. For how long is the XAT score valid? 

The XAT score is valid for just one year.