XAT 2019 SYLLABUS
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE TEST
XAT Syllabus: XLRI Jamshedpur does not release an official syllabus for XAT. However, on the basis of previous year question papers and analysis’, we have curated below the most important topics for this year’s Xavier Aptitude Test.
|Exam Mode||Online (CBT)|
|No. of Sections||4|
|Total Questions||100 questions|
|Medium of Exam||English only|
|Marking Scheme||There is a choice of not attempting 8 questions. Beyond this, any un-attempted question 0.05 mark will be deducted.|
Read detailedXAT Exam Pattern
The following article covers all the topics under all the sections in XAT. Read on to know more about XAT syllabus, preparation books and important topics.
Past tendencies reflect that XAT exam syllabus and pattern overall tests the candidate on Verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension & Logical Reasoning; Decision Making; Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation as the key sections to determine your percentile and merit position.
|CMAT Syllabus||MAT Syllabus||XAT Cut off|
Note: There is no percentage defined between the numbers of questions asked in the QA & DI section.
|Important topics for Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation|
|Geometry||Mensuration – 2D and 3D|
|Profit and Loss||Speed & Distance|
|Arithmetic||Heights & Distance|
|Direction Sense & Time||Clocks|
|Data Interpretation – Table, Combination||-|
|Book name||Publisher / Author|
|Quantitative Aptitude for CAT||Nitish K. Sinha|
|PSC for VA for CAT||Nitish K. Sinha|
|Quantitative Aptitude for the CAT||Nitish K. Sinha|
|CAT 2017 Quantitative Aptitude||Gautam Puri|
|Wiley's ExamXpert XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test)||Wiley India (Author)|
|Jabbing the XAT Mock Tests & Solved Papers||R K Jha|
|Important topics for VA and LR in XAT|
|Critical Reasoning||Reading Comprehension|
|Book name||Publisher/ Author|
Study Notes Material On XAT Paperback – 2016
Sourav sir's classes
Verbal Ability Comprehension for CAT/ XAT/ IIFT/ CMAT/ MAT/ Bank PO/ SSC 2nd Edition
Bharta Patodi and Aditya Choudhary
|Important topics in XAT Decision Making|
|Situational||Conditions and Grouping Test|
|Data Arrangement Test||Reading Comprehension|
|Case lets||Decision Making in a situation|
XAT 2016 Decision Making Online Coaching by Ravi Handa (Voucher)
Target XAT 2017 (Past Papers 2005 - 2016 + 5 Mock Tests)
|Important topics for GK in XAT|
|Politics||Nation and States|
|Sports||Awards and Recognitions|
|Merger & Acquisitions||--|
Objective General Knowledge
XAT 2019 is set to be conducted on January 06, 2019 by XLRI. Its scores are accepted by more than 100 XAT Colleges in India. Also, due to its popularity, the difficulty level of the exam is getting higher with time. Also, as XAT Syllabus has no defined boundary, candidates appearing for it are suggested to practice as many sample papers and previous years question papers as possible. Listed below are major takeaways for XAT Preparations:
Ques. Is calculator allowed for XAT exam?
Ans. Any tyoe of electronic media is not allowed in the exam center.
Ques. If I apply for a 100-day study plan, what are my chances of getting selected in XAT 2019?
Ans. Well, a 100-day study plan, if followed precisely, will ensure that your study would be completed within time. But your dedication and commitment will make all the difference.
Ques. Can you give me a list of all the topics that are added to XAT 2019 syllabus over XAT 2018 syllabus?
Ans. Well, there are no additions that are officially announced in the XAT 2019 syllabus.
Ques. I have heard that switching between the sections is not allowed in the XAT online test. Is it true?
Ans. No, there is no such bound on switching between the sections in the XAT 2019 exam. So best would be to completely work with 1 section and then move on to the next section.
Ques. I want to do some online preparation for the XAT syllabus. Can you give me the name of some of the websites that I can work with?
Ans. Sure, you can work with PaGalGuy, money control, test find, cracku, career launcher and Handa Ka Funda. Also, along with the preparation of other management entrance exams, preparation for XAT can be done.
We hope this article was helpful during your XAT Preparation. Once you are thorough with the exam pattern and syllabus, the preparation journey becomes a smooth-sail. We wish you luck for the exam! In case of any query ask in the comments below.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College
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