XAT -

Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT - 2017)

National Level Exam
Application Fee - General / SC / ST / OBC - Rs.1600
Important Dates
Registration Date
Aug 17, 2016
Admit Card Date
Dec 20, 2016
Test Date
Jan 08, 2017
Result Date
Jan 31, 2017

XAT 2017 - Exam Pattern

  • This examination consists of two parts: Part I and Part II. Part I has three sections A, B and C with 26, 23 and 29 questions respectively, i.e. a total of 78 questions.
  • The three sections of Part I are followed by Part II that has 25 questions on General Knowledge followed by an essay.
  • The time for completing the three sections and general Knowledge is 210 minutes.
  • You are expected to the first three sections in 170 minutes and General Knowledge Questions in 35 minutes.
  • You are expected to maximize scores in each section. General Knowledges marks would only be used at the time of final selection and not for shortlisting candidates for Interview/GD.
Sections Questions
Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation 29
Verbal and Logical Ability 26

Decision Making

23
General Knowledge 25
Essay 1
Total 104

Marking System- 

  • All questions carry equal marks. One-fourth(1/4) of a mark may be deducted for each incorrect answer. 
  • Leaving a question unattempted may result in a deduction of 0.05 mark. However, this deduction will not be applicable for a maximum of 13 unattempted questions.

XAT 2017 Syllabus

Chapters
  1. RC 
  2. CR 
  3. Vocabulary 
  4. Sentence Rearrangement
  5. Sentence Completion
  6. Decision Making Decision Making
Chapters
  1. Algebra and Functions
  2. Compound interest
  3. Geometry 
  4. Co-ordinate Geometry
  5. Arithmetic sequence
  6. Mixtures
  7. Relative speed
  8. Tables Chart
  9. Multiple Graph
  10. Profit, Loss and Discount
  11. Statistics 
  12. Directions 
  13. Interest 
  14. Percentage 
  15. Trigonometry