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XAT 2018: 7 Tips to Gear up your XAT 2018 Preparation

Last Updated - October 05, 2017

The XAT exam is a perfect gateway for those students who are seeking admission in management programs in different colleges all over the country. It’s not majorly different from CAT or other management exams.

The pattern of these two is also almost similar. Basically it consists of Mathematics, Data Interpretation, English & Reading Comprehension and Logical Reasoning.

1. Basics Examination Tips

To crack any exam it is necessary that one should know things about that examination like the pattern, subjects covered, difficulty levels, time limits, marking scheme and other important points which can give the review of landscape prior waging war. This will increase the odds for scoring well in examination.

2. Time Management

Every single minute counts when we are preparing for management exam such as XAT 2018. As we have a famous saying “Time is more precious than money” and this turns out to be solely true when we are going to face any competitive examination. Time management is all the more important while preparing so it is advisable to make a time-table accordingly and follow it flawlessly in order to get the gold. Equally divide the time for every section. Don’t forget to cover whole syllabus while making time table.

3. Selective study

It is seen that many of us have done some big mistakes while preparing. We generally leave the topics on which we have good command for the last and most of the times we do not find time to practice those topics which in turn degrades our performance in the examination. By doing so we are just turning our strength into weakness which will impact our score negatively. It can be improved by doing selective study. So we have to keep in mind that every topic that we know nicely ought to be practiced to score good.

4. Practice paper

As we all know practice can make us better in anything and everything. So practicing for any competitive examination makes us better at the concepts and improves our speed in solving the problems which is a main factor in competitive exams. The more one practice the stronger he feels. Practice papers give us an insight of the examination. It makes us aware of the paper pattern and the important topics that have more weightage. So the students can focus on that particular portion. Practice papers let us know about our weaknesses so that we can focus on that area. These can help to shoot the exam by making us more prepared.

5. Join crash course and online test series

Its good to choose some online test series and join some crash courses, which is provided by many institutes. Regularly taking mock test will be immense help too.

6. Staying calm

We need to stay calm in the examination. It will increase our performance. Sometimes stress and all the horrifying feelings of the examination scare us to that extent that we get confused easily while solving the questions and we are not able to concentrate properly due to which we complicate simple problems also. So all we need is to stay calm after entering the examination hall. One should think like he knows each and every thing and perform with full confidence. It will add to our performance.

7. Books for Preparation

We should always think twice before making the choice of books from which we are going to study. Check the reviews of the books and try to know the experiences of the people who have cleared the examination beforehand.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Hi Kritika, There is no defined marking scheme for the essay writing section.



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