XAT Registration 2024 (Closed) - Last Date (Dec 10), Direct Link, Steps & Fees for Application Form

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XAT Registration 2024

XAT 2024 registration concluded on December 10, 2023, with an overwhelming number of applicants totalling 135,000, marking a considerable growth of nearly 40% compared to the previous year's applicant pool of 98242 individuals. Candidates could fill out the XAT application form 2024 from the official website, at xatonline.in, by following three easy steps - Registration for XAT, filling out the XAT application form, and fee payment. Earlier, the deadline to fill out the XAT application form 2024 was November 30, 2023. The XAT registration 2024 started on July 15, 2023.

To enrol for XAT 2024, applicants are required to submit the registration fee of INR 2100, with an additional INR 200 per program, through online payment. It is crucial to review the eligibility criteria before completing the application process. The XAT 2024 examination, scheduled for January 7, 2024, was conducted in computer-based-test mode.

Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT), conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur, is a popular management entrance exam for 150+ B-schools. The 3-hour, 10-minute computer-based test has a wide acceptance in 150+ MBA colleges, with cutoff percentiles from 50 to 95 and beyond. Around 90,000 candidates take the exam annually. Candidates who are planning to appear for the exam this year can check all the details related to XAT registration, XAT 2024 application form, application dates, application fee, etc. here.

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XAT Registration 2024: Highlights

Following are some important points to keep in mind about the XAT 2024 application form:

Conducting BodyXLRI Jamshedpur
XAT Registration 2024 ModeOnline
XAT Registration Websitexatonline.in
XAT 2024 Application Form Fees

INR 2100

XAT 2024 Application Fee Payment ModeVia Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking

XAT Registration 2024 Dates

Check the XAT 2024 registration and application form dates in the table below. 


XAT 2024 Application Process Start Date

July 15, 2023 (Started)

XAT 2024 Application Process End Date

December 10, 2023 (Extended)

November 30, 2023 (Earlier)

Last Date for XAT Registration 2024 through GMAT/ GRE

December 31, 2023

XAT Exam Date 2024

January 7, 2024

XAT 2024 Application Form Filling Process

Candidates can apply for an appearance in the XAT 2024 entrance by visiting the official website of this national-level examination and taking part in the XAT registration process. To end all confusion in the minds of the applicants, we have provided the steps to fill out the XAT application form 2024 in a sequential manner.

XAT Registration 2024

Step 1: Visit the Official Website 

To start with the XAT application process 2024, candidates are required to visit the official website of XAT. It is on the homepage of the entrance where the applicants will find two options - “Register” and “Login”.

XAT Registration 2024

XAT Registration 2024

This can be considered to be one of the most vital steps of the XAT registration process. The candidates are required to register themselves by clicking on the button provided for XAT 2024 registration on the homepage of the official website. XAT registration requires details like Candidate’s Name, Email Address, Mobile Number, Password Choice, State & City. In case, the candidates have already registered for the exam they are required to log in by using certain credentials i.e. User ID and Password to access the XAT application form.

Once the candidates click on the  “New Candidate’s Registration” option, a page displaying the browser preference will be displayed on the screen. After reading the information thoroughly candidates should click on the “Close” button. Next, they will have to enter certain other information such as the name of the entrance through which they want to apply, date of birth, candidate’s name, email address, mobile number, country, etc. After filling in the details candidates will have to enter the captcha and click on the “submit” option. 

When the candidates are done with the XAT registration process they will receive an SMS on their mobile numbers stating the Used ID and password. Applicants can then log in using such details and proceed with the further steps of the XAT 2024 application process.

Filling in Personal Details

Once the candidates log in using their respective user ID and password, the XAT application form opens up asking them to fill in certain personal details. These details include:

  • First, middle & last names of the candidate
  • Email Address
  • Mobile Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Age of the candidate
  • Address details (like Country, State, District, City, Pincode)
  • Gender
  • Nationality
  • Marital Status
  • Blood Group
  • PwD
  • Parents' details (Father’s/Husband’s details and Mother’s details)

There is also the requirement to upload scanned copies of certain documents such as passport-sized photographs and signatures during the XAT registration process 2024. It is to be noted that the candidates are needed to be very careful while filling in the required information. When done with the process they should click on the “Save and Continue” button.

Filling in Academic Details

The next step for the candidates is to fill in the academic details. These details include:

  • Class 10 Details
  1. State & City
  2. Institute Name
  3. Board
  4. Year of Passing
  5. Marking Scheme
  6. Maximum Marks
  7. Obtained Marks
  8. Obtained Percentage/CGPA
  • Class 12/Diploma Details
  • Bachelor’s Degree Details
  • Master’s Degree Details (If Any)

Then the candidates should click on the “Save and Continue” option to proceed with the XAT registration 2024.

Filling in Work Experience Details

In this step of the XAT 2024 application process, candidates will have to enter the following work experience details (if any):

  • Work Experience Status
  • Employer’s Name
  • Designation
  • From and To Dates
  • Service Duration (In Months)

It is to be noted that candidates can only enter the work experience till the stipulated deadline. Only full-time work experience after the completion of graduation will be considered. If the candidates have no work experience they should just click on the “no” option and submit it by selecting the “Save and Continue” option.

Filling in Programme Preference

Candidates will also get the opportunity to choose the preferred course that they want to pursue at the XLRI campuses during the XAT registration process. The option for course selection includes -  Business Management(BM), Human Resource Management (HRM), General Management Programme (GMP), and Fellow Programme in Management(FPM). Candidates will also get a scope to select the campus of their preference in the XAT application form 2024. 

Candidates are also provided with the scope of selecting two test cities according to their preferences. The examination authority allows the candidates with test centers after the last date of the XAT online form submission. The allotments are done solely on the basis of preferences entered by the candidates. 

Once done with this step, candidates need to click on the “Save and Continue” option.

Selection of XAT 2024 Test City

After filling out the required details, the next step in XAT registration 2024 is choosing a test city and test centre where a candidate would like to appear for the XAT 2024 exam.

Payment of Fees

This is the last and perhaps the most important step of the XAT 2024 registration process. The application forms will not be considered to be submitted successfully unless the fee is paid by the candidates. They will be provided with two payment modes from which candidates can choose anyone. The options are - PayU and BillDesk. 

After selecting the mode of payment, applicants are required to go through the declaration very minutely and click on the “I Agree” option. Candidates should then click on the submit option to proceed further. They can also choose the “preview” option to view the entire application form on the screen. 

Note: Candidates will also have to pay extra money for choosing each XLRI program.

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XAT 2024 Application Fee

Candidates are suggested to check the table given below for the new fee structure of the XAT registration 2024 and XAT application form. 


XAT Registration Fee

XAT 2024 Registration Form Fees

INR 2100 (Additional 200 for XLRI programmes)

XAT Registration 2024 Fee for Indian applicants via GMAT

INR 2500

XAT Registration 2024 Fee for NRI/ Foreign candidates via GMAT

INR 5000

Mode of Payment:

  • Online Payment Gateway: The application fees of XAT 2024 can be paid through VISA/ Credit, MasterCard, or Debit cards. Candidates can also pay through Net banking if they possess an account in IDBI bank. Also, note that American Express Cards are not accepted.
  • Cash Payment: The application fee of XAT 2024 can also be paid through the nearest branch of IDBI bank by taking a print out of the XAT Pay-In-Slip.
  • Demand Draft: You can send a Demand Draft (DD) for paying the XAT registration fee in favour of ‘XLRI Jamshedpur A/c XAT’ payable at Jamshedpur at the following address.

Demand Draft Details:

The Chairperson Admission,


Circuit House Area (East),

Jamshedpur - 831001

Note: Payments through cash or DD must be done in accordance with the updates mentioned in the payment details section mentioned on the registration page.

XAT scores are accepted by more than 100 B-schools for admissions to Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) programs. The exam was held across 79 cities in the country as well as in Kathmandu and Dubai.

XAT Registration 2024: How Can I Change Test City Preference?

The candidates will be allowed to change their XAT 2024 test city preference in case they find that the chosen test city preference for XAT 2024, during the XAT registration does not suit them. Candidates can only change their XAT test city preference for the year 2024 one time. To change their test city preference, the candidates have to contact admis@xlri.ac.in through a written application which must also include the candidates’ Date of Birth, XAT ID, chosen test city, Father’s Name, and the name of the new test city preference. However, the final decision regarding the change of test city preference for XAT 2024 shall remain with XLRI.

Important Instructions for XAT Registration 2024

Here are the crucial instructions for XAT registration 2024 that one needs to be mindful of: 

  • XAT registration 2024 and appearing for XAT 2024 is the first step towards applying to XLRI and XAT Associate Institutes.
  • Those of you who are applying to different institutes, besides XLRI, have to apply separately to institutes of your choice.
  • For taking XAT 2024, you can choose to pay the XAT application fee using a credit card/ debit card/ online banking.
  • You can also make the payment through a demand draft made by any bank (in favor of XLRI Jamshedpur).
  • You can also make the payment in cash through any of the IDBI Bank branches located in India.
  • Once you've filled in the basic information, you will receive an email with a provisional XAT ID and password.
  • For all future communication, you will be required to quote your email (provided during the XAT registration 2024) and XAT ID.
  • You must ensure that the E-mail address provided by you is valid and personal.
  • Please check your emails regularly and ensure that exam-related emails aren't going to your spam/junk folder.
  • Please note that the XAT ID and password give you an individual login on www.xatonline.in and at frequent intervals, you need to check for E-mail from XAT & other associated institutes.
  • You must give your correct mobile number to receive SMS alerts.

Browser Required to Fill XAT 2024 Application Form

To fill XAT 2024 application form, candidates are advised to use the following browser 

  • Internet Explorer (version 11)

  • Mozilla Firefox (version 50-62)

  • Google Chrome (version 50-69)

Documents Required to Fill XAT 2024 Application Form

Given below is the list of documents required during the XAT registration 2024:

Documents Required For XAT Application Form


  • File size between 20 KB - 50 KB and dimensions between 200 x 300 pixels
  • Light or white background
  • Recent passport size colour photograph in .jpg or .jpeg format
  • The face should be clear in the photograph otherwise the application may get rejected. The size of the scanned image is not more than 50 KB
Date of Birth Proof, Address Proof, and Aadhar Card
  • In PDF Format
Class 10 and 12, Graduation and Masters degree Marksheets
  • In PDF Format
Category Certificate
  • If Applicable
  • Signature to be done on white paper with a black ink pen
  • Should be scanned in 200 dots per inch (dpi) resolution and the file size should be between 10 KB - 20 KB. Dimensions of 140 x 60 pixels would be ideal.

How to Scan Photograph and Signature? 

Check the steps mentioned below in order to scan the passport-size photograph and signature for uploading during XAT registration 2024:

  • Set the scanner resolution to a minimum of 200 dpi (dots per inch)
  • Set colour to true colour
  • Set file size according to the specifications mentioned in the above table 
  • Crop the image in the scanner to the edge of the photograph/signature, and then use the upload editor to crop the image

Key Points to Remember for XAT Registration 2024

Candidates must keep the following things in mind while filling out the XAT application form 2024:

  • For the selection of an exam centre for the XAT, candidates may choose up to three cities during the XAT registration 2024.
  • An e-Receipt will be generated when the XAT exam fees have been successfully paid. Failure to generate an "E-Receipt" denotes a PAYMENT FAILURE
  • Candidates are recommended to login again with their email address and password in order to try again if their payment fails.
  • Take a printout of the online application form and the e-Receipt. A successful online transaction may not have occurred if the same cannot be generated.
  • From the XAT official website, you can also download or print the application form including the fee information after completing the XAT registration and making the necessary payment of fees.
  • Candidates should take a printout of the payment confirmation page for use in any correspondence they may have with the XAT office in the future.
  • Internet Explorer (version 11 and above), Mozilla Firefox (version 50 to 61), and Google Chrome (version 50 to 69) are the preferred web browsers for completing the XAT registration 2024. 

XAT 2024 Application Form Correction

Candidates must be very careful while filling out the XAT 2024 application form. There is no direct method of form correction in XAT 2024. XLRI does not allow any changes in the application form unless they are very crucial. Candidates are required to raise a query from their dashboard for making changes to their XAT application form. Candidates may follow the steps mentioned below to make changes in their application form after the XAT registration process

How to Make Changes to the XAT 2024 Application Form

  1. Visit xatonline.in.
  2. Open your dashboard by logging in with the email ID and password.
  3. On the dashboard, click on the "Any query? Ask us" link.
  4. Enter the details of the correction required.
  5. Submit.

XAT Registration 2024: Selection of MBA Program at XLRI

Candidates must choose one of the MBA programmes provided by Xavier Labour Relations Institute as part of the XAT 2024 application filling process. The B-school now provides four distinct specialization options for its management programmes.

  • PGDM in Business Management (BM): This is the flagship program of XLRI and covers various business disciplines, including marketing, finance, operations, human resources, and strategy. The programme typically continues for two years.
  • PGDM in Human Resource Management (HRM): It focuses on all aspects of human resource management, including organizational behavior, labor laws, and HR strategy.
  • PGDM in General Management (GMP): It is designed for experienced professionals with a minimum professional experience of 5 years. 
  • PGDM in Business Analytics (BA): This programme is designed to meet the growing demand for data analytics professionals. The programme focuses on quantitative analysis, data mining, and predictive modeling. The programme typically continues for two years.
  • Fellow Program in Management (FPM): It is a doctoral-level programme designed for those interested in pursuing research and teaching careers in management. Specializations are offered in various areas such as finance, marketing, operations, and organizational behavior.
  • Executive Fellow Program in Management (EFPM): It is an executive doctoral programme designed for working professionals. 
  • Executive Development Programs (EDPs): It is designed for working professionals and covers specific business topics and are designed to enhance skills and knowledge in various areas of management.

XAT Registration 2024: How to Retrieve XAT Password

If a candidate has forgotten the XAT password, he/she has the option to reset it on the online portal of the XLRI exam conducting body. The steps for resetting the XAT password are as follows:

  • Go to the official website of XAT @xat online.in
  • Click on the tab that says 'XAT Registration 2024'.
  • Next, click on the ‘Forgot Password' tab.
  • Enter the registered Email ID, Password, and captcha.
  • Click on the tab that says ‘Get Password’.
  • The updated XAT 2024 registration ID and password will be mailed to the candidate on the registered email ID. 

What After XAT Registration 2024?

XAT Rgistration

After registering for XAT 2024 through online mode, candidates must make the payment using a credit card, debit card, or net banking to complete their registration. Once the payment is successfully processed, candidates will be able to download their XAT 2024 admit card. The candidates will just have to log in to the official website with their XAT 2024 ID and Password after which they can download their XAT admit card for the year 2024. The XAT admit card contains essential information such as the XAT 2024 exam date, time, and venue. It is crucial for the candidates to carry a printout of the admit card to the exam center on the XAT exam day.

After completing the XAT registration 2024, candidates should start preparing for the XAT exam giving equal focus and importance to each section including Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, Decision Making, Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation, and General Knowledge. It is essential to make a study plan, practice daily, and revise the concepts thoroughly to perform well in these sections.

Like every year, around 100,000 management aspirants are expected to appear in the XAT 2024 entrance examination to try and secure a seat in one of the top 150 B-Schools across the nation. The XAT 2024 scores will be accepted by XLRI Jamshedpur and around 150 top B-Schools in India to offer admission to their MBA/PGDM programmes but if the candidates wish to secure a seat in one of the XAT 2024 participating colleges except for XLRI Jamshedpur, then they will be required to visit the official website of that particular Institute and apply separately. The application processes to these institutes differ, including filling out application forms and sometimes participating in group discussions and interviews that assess various aspects of the candidates' personality and suitability for the programme. After the completion of the interview and selection processes, institutes will release their final admission lists and shortlisted candidates will receive their admission offers from the respective institutes.

XAT 2024 Exam Centres

Candidates must select any two exam centres from the list given below according to their preference: 

AllahabadDibrugarhBokaro Steel CityDurgapur
Bhilai NagarKolkataDehradunSambalpur
BengaluruMangaloreGreater NoidaTiruchirapalli

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FAQs about XAT Application Form

What is the application fee of XAT 2024?

The application fee for XAT 2024 is INR 2,100. Candidates who are interested in admission to the XLRI programs will have to pay an extra amount of INR 200. Indian candidates applying for PGDM through GMAT/GRE will have to pay INR 2500. Foreign and NRI candidates will have to pay INR 5,000 for the application process if they are registering through XAT. 

How do I know that my XAT 2024 registration form has been successfully filled up?

You will know that your XAT 2024 registration form has been successfully filled up when you will receive an email verification notification in your inbox. When you click on the verification mail, you will receive a credential mail post. 

When will XAT registration 2024 begin?

XAT 2024 registration has begun on July 15, 2023. Eligible candidates must complete the XAT application process quickly by submitting all the relevant details and documents. The form fill-up will continue for four months ensuring that candidates have ample time to fill out the application. 

How can I submit the application fee of XAT 2024?

You can submit the application fee XAT 2024 via any online payment gateway. Besides this, you can also submit the fee via demand draft in favour of ‘XLRI Jamshedpur A/c XAT’ payable at Jamshedpur. It is mandatory to pay the application fees before the registration process ends.

How can I apply for XAT 2024?

You can apply for XAT 2024 by filling out the application form of XAT available on the official website of XAT 2024. You will have to fill in all the mandatory fields provided in the application form. You must also upload your signature and photograph and other relevant documents as required to complete the application process. 

How can I choose the exam centre while filling the XAT application form 2024?

To select your XAT 2024 exam centre, you will have to login into your account. After that, you can proceed toward form filling where you can choose your desired exam centre from the options available. Once you have completed the form, you can submit it.

What are the mandatory fields of the XAT 2024 application form?

Some of the mandatory fields of the XAT 2024 application form are personal details, academic details, contact details and work experience. The personal details include email address, mobile number, date of birth, gender, nationality, marital status, blood group and PwD status. For academic details, students have to fill up the marks of classes 10, 12 and bachelor's degree. 

Do I have to pay an extra amount to apply for XLRI programs with XAT application fee?

Yes, you will have to pay an extra INR 200 per programme if you want to apply for additional  XLRI programs. The fee has to be paid while registering for the XAT 2024 exam and submitting the application form online from the official website.

Can I submit the XAT 2024 application fee via cash?

No, the XAT 2024 application fee cannot be paid in cash. The payment must be paid via Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking, IMPS, Cash Card or Mobile Wallet. The Debit Cards that can be used for the transaction are RuPay, Visa, Master Card and Maestro.

What is XAT Registration 2024 last date?

The XAT registration 2024 last date is November 30, 2023. The exam is going to be held on January 7, 2024, admit cards for which will be made available on December 20, 2023. 

What are the documents required for XAT registration 2024?

The documents required for XAT registration 2024 are

  • Work Experience certificate 
  • A recent passport-size color photograph (in JPEG format)
  • Scanned image of your signature (in JPEG format)
  • Category Certificate (if you belong to any reserved category, e.g., SC/ST/OBC/PwD)
  • Valid ID proof (e.g., Aadhar card, passport, voter ID, etc.) 

What should I do if I forget my XAT password?

If you forget your XAT password, navigate to the XAT official website, click on "Login" and then "Forgot Password". After this, follow the steps mentioned to change the password.

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