XAT stands for Xaviers’ Aptitude Test. It is a national level entrance examination conducted by XLRI every year for selecting the most appropriate students for management education. Additionally, more than 100 other institutes for admission to their management programs use the XAT score. XAT 2021 will be conducted on the First week of January, 2021 in online format.
The XAT question paper can be described as a mix of concept driven, practice intensive and environment sensitive questions. The unconventionality of the question paper, unique marking scheme and the number of applicants appearing for XAT makes it a tough exam to crack with excellent marks. So, every aspirant wonders How to prepare for XAT 2021? The key to excel in XAT is not only studying from XAT preparation books but also thoroughly understanding the question paper and choosing questions wisely.
XAT 2021 Exam Pattern:
|Sections||Total Marks Allotted||Number of Questions||Negative Marking||Total Time|
|Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation||
|27||.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer
.05 marks for than 8 unattempted questions
|Verbal and Logical Ability||26|
Marking Scheme : The marking scheme for XAT 2021 is different as compared to other management entrance examinations like CAT, MAT, CMAT etc.
Here, +1 mark for a correct answer, .25 marks is deducted for every wrong answer and .05 marks will be deducted if someone has more than 8 unattempted questions.
XAT 2021 SYLLABUS:
How to start XAT 2021 Preparation for Quantitative Ability – Know the topics
|Time and Work||Venn Diagram||Bar Charts|
|Profit and loss||Progressions, Scatter Plots||Probability|
How to start XAT 2021 Preparation for Verbal ability & Reading Comprehension – Know the topics
|Fill in the blanks||Sentence Correction||Paragraph Formation|
|Para Jumble||Reading Comprehension||Poem|
How to start XAT 2021 Preparation for Decision Making – Know the topics
|Data Arrangement Test||Case Lets|
|Analytical Reasoning||Conditions and Grouping Test|
|Reading Comprehension||Decision Making in a Situation|
How to start XAT 2021 preparation for GK/Current Affairs – Go through the sub-topics
|General Knowledge||Current Affairs|
Books and Authors
Films and Television
Ecosystems and Biodiversity
We hope this will clear all your doubts about what is XAT, it’s exam structure and syllabus. Soon, we will make you abreast regarding the XAT Preparation Strategy. Stay tuned.