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Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT)

XLRI Jamshedpur conducts test on behalf of the XAMI. XAT 2016 is proposed to be conducted in paper pen mode on Sunday, January 3, 2016 in a single session.

For more than 60 years XLRI has been conducting Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) at all India level to select the most appropriate candidates for management education. The test score is being used by more than 100 institutes in the country for the admission.

XAT-XLRI Admission Test is a National Level Admission Test conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur for admission to Post Graduate Management Programme in XLRI Jamshedpur and many other top MBA Colleges, Institutes, reputed B-Schools in India.

XLRI Jamshedpur will shortlist students on the basis of XAT 2016 for admission to its following management programmes beginning 2016-

* 2 years Post Graduate Programme in Business Management (BM) and Human Resource Management (HRM)
* 1 year General management Programme
* 4 year Fellow Programme in Management

XAT 2016 Syllabus:
Analytical Reasoning and Decision Making:-

Conditions and Grouping Test 
Data Arrangement Test:- Complex Arrangement 
Logical Ability(Case lets) 
Decision Making   ...More

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XAT 2016 Pattern
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XAT Eligibility
Candidates must have a bachelor degree under the 10+2+3 system from a recognized university or a deemed university. Candidates completing final year examination are also eligible to apply.
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Which B Schools accept XAT scores?

There are over 115 leading B schools in the country which will use XAT 2016 scores for their admission procedure.

The top B-schools under the XAT umbrella are: Xavier Labor Relations Institute (XLRI) Jamshedpur; Xavier Institute of Management (XIM) Bhubaneswar; TAPMI Manipal; Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship (XIME) Bangalore; Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS) Ranchi; Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA) Chennai; SP Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR) Mumbai; Goa Institute of Management (GIM) Goa, BIMTECH Greater Noida; BULMIM New Delhi; Asia-Pacific Institute of Management New Delhi; IFMR Chennai; Xavier Institute of Management &Research, Mumbai; Xavier Institute of Development Action and Studies (XIDAS) Jabalpur; Jaipuria Institutes of Management; Gitam Institute of Management, Vishakhapatnam, to name a few.

The city wise list of leading institutes is as follows:

B Schools in Delhi NCR accepting XAT 2016 scores
IMT, Ghaziabad; BIMTECH, Greater Noida; Jagan Institute of Management Studies(JIMS), Rohini, Delhi; Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida;; BULMIM, Delhi; Fortune Institute of International Business, New Delhi ; Accurate Institute of Management and Technology, Greater Noida

B Schools in Bangalore accepting XAT 2016 scores
Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship; TAPMI Manipal, IFIM Business School; Indus Business Academy; ISBR Business School, IBMR-Business Schools;

B Schools in Mumbai accepting XAT 2016 scores
SPJIMR Mumbai; Institute of Technology and Management (ITM), Navi Mumbai, IMT Nagpur; Kohinoor Business School; SFIMAR, Mumbai; Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development; Xavier Institute of Management and Research;

B Schools in Pune accepting XAT 2016 scores
MIT School of Business; International School of Business and Media; Flame school of Business; Suryadutta group of Institutes

B Schools in Chennai accepting XAT 2016 scores
Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Institute of Financial Management and Research (IFMR)

B Schools in Bhubaneswar accepting XAT 2016 scores
Xavier Institute of Management; Asian School of Business Management; Institute of Management, KIIT University; Institute of Management and Information Science; Regional College of Management

B Schools in Hyderabad accepting XAT 2016 scores
Institute of Management Technology, Hyderabad, Siva Sivani Institute of Management, Secunderabad

Other prominent B schools include, Goa Institute of Management, GOA; Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDI), Ahmedabad; Lovely Professional University, Phagwara; MICA, Ahmedabad; SDMIMD Mysore, VIT Business School , Vellore;

Important XAT 2016 dates are:
Date of Commencement of Application

2nd week of  August 2015

Last Date for Applying

10 December 2015

Last Date to change Test City

Last week of November 2015

Downloading of Admit Cards

3rd week of  December 2015 to 31st December 2015

Date of Exam

3rd January 2016 (Tentative)