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XAT 2022: Compulsory Entrance Exam for XLRI Admission; Last Date Extended to Dec 10, 2021; Exam on Jan 2, 2022; Check Registration Process, Syllabus, How to Prepare


Latest Update: 

  • XLRI has extended last date to apply for XAT 2022 to December 10, 2021 without late fee.
  • Xavier Aptitude Test, XAT 2022 exam is on Sunday, January 2, 2022. XAT registration and application fee is Rs. 1800/-.
  • XAT is the mandatory entrance exam for XLRI admission. 160 other top B-schools will also accept XAT 2022 exam score. Some of them include XIMB, IMT, TAPMI, K J Somaiya among others

XAT 2022 will be conducted in a single session of 3 hours duration as a computer based test for admission to XLRI PGDM 2022-24 batch from 9.30 AM to 12.30 PM. There will be 100 MCQ type questions in XAT 2022. During the 3 hours of test duration to solve the complete question paper there will be no sectional time limit. The XAT Registration process is online only.


XAT 2022 exam full form is Xavier Aptitude Test and the exam is one of the largest MBA Entrance Exams for Admission to XLRI, IMT, XIMB, TAPMI and 160+ MBA Colleges in India. Every year more than 1,00,000 candidates from all disciplines including Engineering, Commerce, Humanities, Science, Law apply and appear in this exam to get into the various MBA programs offered by these top B-schools. Over the years, Xavier Aptitude Test has become an easier test but to get a high percentile (90+) in this exam requires 4-5 months of serious preparation.


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XLRI conducts XAT exam on behalf of XAMI. For more than 70 years XLRI is conducting this exam at all India level to select the most appropriate students for management education. XAT entrance exam notification was released on August 9, 2021 with key exam dates and complete schedule.  Last year also, despite Covid pandemic, XLRI conducted XAT exam as a centre based test in 72 cities in India. 


In this article, you will read all key points to plan your exam journey, including important dates to apply for the exam, syllabus & pattern, how to prepare, past toppers’ interviews and much more. You will also find important links to Free Mock Tests and genuine Past Test Papers for the exam, released by XLRI. So, read through the article till the end. 

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What is XAT Exam?
XAT exam full form is Xavier Aptitude Test. It is the Admission Test for admission to MBA/PGDM programs in XLRI and other top MBA colleges like XIMB, IMT Ghaziabad, TAPMI Manipal and 160 other top MBA colleges in India. XLRI will offer admission to its Jamshedpur and Delhi campuses on the basis of this exam score only and will not accept any other test score. There are more than 70 cities and more than 100 venues where XAT 2022 exam will be conducted in India.


Important Changes in Exam Pattern
Following changes have been introduced in the Exam by XLRI:

  • XAT 2022 exam application fee increased to Rs.1800/-
  • The exam is now changed to a computer based test from paper based test
  • Single slot, single day exam
  • Test timing changed to 9.30AM to 12.30PM
  • Total questions increased to 100 from 99
  • No Essay Writing test
  • NAT Questions without negative marking introduced
  • All questions are of MCQ type
  • Question paper with 4 sections with different number of questions
  • The last section on GK with 25 questions is not counted for percentile calculation
  • Visually impaired candidates with scribe are given additional 25 minutes to solve Part 1 of  the exam
  • Marks for every correct answer : +1
  • ¼ Negative Marking for wrong answer
  • No Negative marking for General Knowledge section in part-2 of question paper
  • All the MCQ type questions have five options with one correct option

Xavier Aptitude Test 2022: Highlights & Key Features
Following are the salient features with details on the exam date, notification, eligibility criteria among other key points

Test Conducting Body
Xavier School of Management (XLRI) Jamshedpur
Number of MBA colleges accepting exam score
Mode of Exam
Computer Based Online Exam
Application Process
Online; Simultaneously apply for entrance exam and for XLRI PGDM Programs
Application Fee
XAT exam Full Form
Xavier Aptitude Test
Cut offs for XLRI
96 to 97 percentile
Total Questions in the Exam
Sectional Division of Test
4 Sections with different number of Questions in Each Section.
Section which is not counted to prepare merit for shortlisting
Exam Difficulty Level
Moderate to Difficult

XLRI conducts Xavier Aptitude Test in the month of January every year. Along with releasing the  Notification 2022 and finalizing the exam date, XLRI has announced the complete schedule and all important dates.  Although XLRI will accept score of only Xavier Aptitude Test, the other associated top MBA colleges will accept other exam scores also. XLRI has been conducting this exam for more than 70 years on behalf of XAMI. Earlier it was paper based test, but since 2018, the exam has become a computer based test


XLRI & Other Top MBA Colleges Cut offs, Fee, Intake
Check the fee, number of seats and programmes offered by XLRI and other MBA colleges accepting score of Xavier Aptitude Test in the table given below:

Institute Name
Fee (Rs.in Lakhs)*
Flagship PGDM Programme
XLRI Jamshedpur
XIM Bhubaneswar
IMT Ghaziabad
IRMA Anand (Gujarat)
MICA Ahmedabad
TAPMI Manipal
K J Somaiya Mumbai 18.78 540 MBA

*May increase for 2022-24 batch


XAT 2022 Exam Important Dates
XLRI has announced all the important dates with complete schedule including application fee, admit Card date, exam date, result date among other important dates. After extension of last date to apply for XAT 2022, revised dates are as under:

Xavier Aptitude Test 2022 Schedule
Important Dates
Notification 2022 Date
August 9, 2021
Date for Registration start
August 10, 2021
Last date for Registration & Application submission online without late fee
December 10, 2021 (Till 12 midnight)
Registration Last date with late fee
Admit Card download Start Date
December 20, 2021
Last date to Download Admit Card
January 2, 2022
XAT Exam Date 2022
January 2, 2022 (9.30 AM to 12.30 PM)
Result date
January 25, 2022

XAT Exam 2022 Details: Pattern, Questions, Scoring
Xavier Aptitude Test is online computer based exam. The aggregate maximum marks in the exam are 100 for 100 questions divided in 4 sections. Each correct answer is awarded +1 mark and each wrong answer will attract the penalty of -0.25 mark. Total time duration for the exam is 3 hours. Exam pattern is as below:

Exam Sections
Number of questions
Overall Time Duration
75 Total MCQs
165 Minutes
Verbal and Logical Ability
No Sectional Time Limit
Decision Making
No Sectional Time Limit
Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation
No Sectional Time Limit
25 Total MCQs
15 Minutes
General Knowledge
Total questions (Part 1 + Part 2)

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6 Steps Admission Process to xlri through xat 2021


Eligibility Criteria for the Exam
The exam eligibility criteria need only a pass in your bachelor’s degree while other exams need a particular percentage of marks. The eligibility to appear in the exam is probably the simplest one among all the National Level MBA entrance exams. Read More


How to Apply?
The registration process is online and can be completed in six simple steps at official website. Registration dates are open from August 10 to November 30, 2021 without late fee. You need to follow the undernoted process while applying for the exam:

  • Register yourself on official XAT 2022 Exam website
  • Veriify Email ID on receipt of message from exam centre
  • Fill all the pages of Application Form online
  • Upload Required Documents
  • Pay Application Fee of Rs.1800/- Online
  • Submit Application Form

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Syllabus for Xavier Aptitude Test 2022
Xavier Aptitude Test  Syllabus 2022 is divided into 4 sections - Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension; Decision Making, Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness. Except the General Awareness, all the other three are core sections which determine the percentile score as well as XLRI shortlisting criteria. The score of General Awareness section is taken into account at the time of personal Interview round.


A clear understanding of updated syllabus and exam structure before beginning your preparation is very important. Accordingly, key changes in syllabus, important topics are some of the important things you should know before preparing as per the exam syllabus. 


Most Important Sections in Syllabus
The Xavier Aptitude Syllabus 2022 will overall test 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. The other section on General Awareness (GK) does not have any pre defined syllabus nor it is counted for percentile calculation. Accordingly, except GK section the other three sections are most important parts in XAT syllabus. Read More


How to Prepare for XAT 2022?
Xavier Aptitude Test comprises 3 major sections which are very important for shortlisting and determining your merit position. The 4th section on GK is not taken in account to determine the merit. The exam preparation should be in accordance with revised pattern of the entrance exam and as per its syllabus. The exam calls for special preparation for Decision Making section apart from other topics. You need to focus on following while preparing for the exam:

  1. Follow the Exam Pattern: Thoroughly understand the structure, number and type of questions
  2. Scan thoroughly the exam Syllabus
  3. Decide, if you need Online preparation with coaching or wish to self-prepare for the exam
  4. Get best Books for exam preparation
  5. Attempt Mock Tests & Previous Test papers
  6. Devise strategy to crack the exam with 95+ percentile

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XAT 2022 Mock Test Available: Attempt and Check your Preparation Level
XLRI releases official Mock Test without answer keys in the 3rd week of December. This official Mock test is the best guide to prepare for the exam. However, the Mock Test released by XLRI is without solution. To help you prepare for the exam, MBAUniverse.com has provided number of free Mock Tests with answer keys and of low to high difficulty level. 


The experts have prepared these full length Mock Tests with answers which can be used as guide for exam paper. These free Mock Tests will enable the test takers to become conversant with the exam pattern and type of questions expected in the exam. The assessment after attempting each Mock will help you in predicting your Percentile also. Read More


XAT 2022 Score Accepting Colleges
There are 160+ MBA colleges who will accept the exam score. Some of the top MBA colleges accepting XAT exam score for MBA admission 2022 are:

  • XLRI Jamshedpur
  • SPJIMR Mumbai
  • IMT Ghaziabad
  • XIM Bhubaneswar
  • TAPMI Manipal
  • K J Somaiya Mumbai
  • XIME Bangalore, Kochi, Chennai
  • BIMTECH, Greater Noida
  • FORE School of Management, New Delhi
  • GIM Goa
  • Great Lakes, Chennai
  • LIBA Chennai

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MBA Selection process at XLRI and Other Top B-schools
On the basis of  Xavier Aptitude Test 2022 result, selection process at XLRI and in other top B-schools will begin. At XLRI the selection procedure is more governed by its admission policy.  The other 160 member and associate B-schools will also select the candidates on the basis of exam percentile score and as per their final admission round.


Good performance in the Xavier Aptitude Test and obtaining high score in it, is the mandatory requirement in the XLRI selection process for its highly ranked PGDM programme. The first step to participate in XLRI 2022 Selection procedure is to apply for the exam and to apply simultaneously to XLRI Jamshedpur through the same application form. Apart from XLRI Jamshedpur, there are more than 150 MBA/PGDM colleges including IMT Ghaziabad, XIM Bhubaneswar, GIM Goa, Great Lakes Chennai, TAPMI Manipal, LIBA Chennai, BIMTECH Greater Noida, FORE New Delhi among others who will participate in selection procedure based on Xavier Aptitude Test for MBA admission 2022.  

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LBSIM Delhi PGDM Admission 2022
BIMTECH Greater Noida PGDM Admissions

6 Stages of Selection Procedure
There are six main stages of XLRI selection process:

  1. Submit the Registration and Application Form by November 30, 2021
  2. Applying to XLRI, IMT, TAPMI and other preferred Institutes
  3. Taking the exam on January 2, 2022
  4. Check your percentile in score card  
  5. Check your place in Shortlist and participate in GD-PI-WAT of XLRI selection process
  6. Check Final admission offer and pay acceptance fee by the stipulated date

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How to get XAT 2022 Admit Card?
XLRI will release the Admit card for Xavier Aptitude Test on December 20, 2021. The Admit Card will be uploaded on official XAT exam website in morning hours.  You need to download the admit card from the website. No hard copy of the admit card will be sent to you, but you should download it and take print of the same as you will need to produce the hall ticket at the test centre. The Admit card download will be available online till exam date.


Only the candidates who have successfully  registered for the exam and have also paid the  application fee can download the admit card.


Guidelines for Admit Card Download

  • You need to login with your ID and Password at the official website for  admit card download 
  • You must check your personal details, candidature, test centre details before completing your admit card download process.
  • Once you have viewed all the details, you should immediately complete the admit card download and save it
  • Take prints on A4 size paper, after your admit card download is over
  • In case of any difference or anomaly like - your name, date of birth, you should report the mistake immediately to exam centre at XLRI Jamshedpur

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XAT 2022 Notification Date
The exam information with exam date, and other related dates was released on exam website on August 9, 2021. XAT Notification 2022 containing all the exam details, exam format, exam centres and all the exam dates is released in the leading news papers also. All the exam dates with other information and FAQs are available on MBAUniverse.com XAT exam website.


It is expected that around 1 lakh candidates will appear in the exam as the number of candidates going for exam registration 2022 are expected to increase again. Over the years the candidates applying for Xavier Aptitude Test have increased as the data for past exam registration also reveal this fact.


XLRI: Searching for Cream of Talent
Xavier Aptitude Test is the MBA entrance exam which attracts the cream of talent in India. The admission to XLRI is possible only through high scores in the entrance exam. Return on investment at XLRI is high. 2 years fee and other expenses at SPJIMR, XLRI come to around Rs.18 to 24 lakhs.  Top recruiters from India and the world eye these institutes for their placement season. The offered salary packages go as high as Rs.25 to 35 lakhs per annum to the students of XLRI, XIMB, IMT among others who offer admission on the basis of XAT exam scores.


Exam Offers Level Playing Field
XLRI believes that single testing session with same difficulty level will provide level playing field to all the test takers without any discrimination. Around 90 thousand to 1 lakh candidates explore admission opportunities in XLRI and other member and associate MBA colleges accepting the XAT exam scores.


Xavier Aptitude Test is the second largest MBA entrance test to pursue MBA/PGDM in 11 member institutes and 150 Associate institutes accepting XAT exam scores. Till 2017 the exam remained a paper based test. With effect from 2018, this exam has become an online computer based test.


The exam date is same across the country. On a single date, the exam will be held in 72 test cities in India. However, the 2 cities abroad namely, Kathmandu and Dubai are no longer the test cities. 

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Key Exam Highlights Summarised

  • One of the oldest MBA entrance exams being held for last 70 years.
  • Exam date is January 2, 2022
  • Exam  pattern is now changed to online computer based test
  • Exam will be of  3 hours duration from 9.30 AM to 12.30PM
  • XLRI Jamshedpur conducts the exam every year in the month of January
  • Question paper is divided in 4 sections
  • Only 3 sections in Exam are taken into account to calculate the percentile score and merit list for written exam
  • Total questions are 100 and are of MCQ type
  • There is no Essay Writing Test in the Exam
  • Apart from exam registration and filling up the application form, candidates need to apply separately to their preferred MBA colleges including XLRI, SPJIMR and others.
  • Correct answer for each MCQ will get 1 mark
  • Negative marking 0.25 (¼) for MCQs in first 3 sections
  • No negative marking for MCQs in 4th GK section
  • Each question is followed by 5 answer options

Register for XAT exam updates

Exam dates and schedule

  • Notification date: 09-08-2021 07:00 PM (Confirm)
    Registration – Online: 10-08-2021 10:00 AM to 10-12-2021 11:45 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 20-12-2021 10:00 AM to 02-01-2022 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: Sunday, January 2, 2022 - 09:30 to 12:30 (Confirm)
    Result: 25-01-2022 10:00 AM (Tentative)

XAT toppers

Saswat Gupta, Delhi
XAT 2018 - 99.98 Percentile ....
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XAT 2018 - 98.80 Percentile ....
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XAT 2016 - 98.67 Percentile ....
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Jhalak Agrawal , Mathura
XAT 2017 - 98.23 Percentile ....
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XAT 2017 - 99.80 Percentile ....
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XAT Eligibility Criteria 2022

XLRI XAT 2022 minimum eligibility criteria is the pass in bachelor’s degree. XAT 2022 exam will be held on January 2, 2022 in 72 cities as computer based test in single session. 


The key difference between XAT eligibility criteria 2022 and for other MBA entrance exams is that the XAT 2022 needs only a pass in your bachelor’s degree while other exams need minimum 50 percent marks to apply for the exam. XAT 2022 eligibility is probably the simplest among all the National Level MBA entrance exams.


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XAT Application Form 2022

XAT 2022 Application Form: Dates, Step by Step Process, Fee, Guidelines


Last date to submit XLRI-XAT 2022 Application Form is extended to December 10, 2021 till midnight without late fee. Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2022 is the mandatory entrance exam for XLRI PGDM admission 2022. The XAT 2022 Exam date is Sunday January 2, 2022. More than 150 MBA/PGDM colleges will accept XAT 2022 score for admission 2022. Earlier the last date  to apply was November 30. Read this article below to know all about the XAT 2022 application dates, fee, step by step XAT 2022 application process and more


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XAT Registration 2022

XAT Registration 2022: Check Step by Step Process, Fee, Guidelines; Last Date –Dec 10


The process of XAT 2022  Registration is open for few more days. XLRI has extended the Last date of XAT 2022 registration and  to submit application for XLRI admission 2022 to December 10, 2021. XAT Registration and application fee is Rs.1800/-. The registration process is online and should be completed at XAT 2022 official website xatonline.in. XAT registration fee and XLRI application fee can be paid simultaneously on the XAT 2022 website till the midnight of December 10, 2021.


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XAT Admit Card 2022

XLRI will release XAT 2022 Admit card on December 20, 2021. XAT Admit Card 2022 will be uploaded on official XAT exam website in morning hours. XAT exam Centre at XLRI has confirmed, “You can download the admit card from our website from 20th December 2021 onwards”


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GK for XAT 2022

The 4th section in XAT 2022 exam is General Awareness (GK). It consists of 25 questions of MCQ type. The questions are from the most relevant topics on current affairs, business, economy among others. Read complete details below about GK section, how to prepare, important books and material for GK preparation, previous year GK questions, importance of the GK in XAT exam and more


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XAT Exam Pattern 2022

XAT Exam pattern 2022: Key Changes, Sectional Composition, Scoring pattern


XAT 2022 is a computer based test and will be conducted on Sunday, January 2, 2022 from 9.30 AM to 12.30 PM in 72 cities in India.


Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2022 will be conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur for MBA admission 2022 on behalf of XAMI on January 2, 2022 in a single session as an online computer based test. XAT 2022 is the 5thcomputer based test in the 70 years history of XAT Test Pattern. Till 2017, XAT Test pattern remained Paper Based.  

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XAT Syllabus 2022

XAT 2022 Syllabus: Check Test Pattern, Section wise Syllabus with key topics


Xavier Aptitude Test - XAT Syllabus 2022 is divided into 4 sections - Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension; Decision Making, Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness. Except the General Awareness, all the other three are core sections that determine the XAT percentile score as well as XLRI shortlisting criteria. The score of General Awareness section is taken into account at the time of personal Interview round.


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XAT Exam Centres 2022

XLRI will conduct XAT 2022 exam on January 2, 2022 for MBA admission 2022 in more than 150 MBA colleges in 72 test cities across the country at more than 100 test venues. There may not be International test cities for XAT 2022. Earlier XAT was used to be conducted in Dubai (UAE) and Kathmandu (Nepal) also.


In view of rising number of applicants, XLRI has increased the number of test cities to 72 from earlier 46 XAT exam cities. XAT 2022 test takers can choose two preferred test cities while applying for XAT 2022 exam.


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XAT Selection Procedure 2022

MBA Selection process on the basis of  XAT 2022 exam will start immediately after declaration of XAT exam 2021 result. The selection process at XLRI is more governed by its admission policy 2022. The other 160 member and associate B-schools accepting XAT scores will also select the candidates on the basis of XAT 2022 percentile and as per their final admission round.


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XAT Answer Key 2022

XAT 2022 answer keys will be released by XLRI few days after the XAT 2022 exam date.  As the XAT exam will be over on January 2, 2022, it is expected that XAT 2022 Answer keys will be released by XLRI by January 8, 2022. In any case, XLRI releases the XAT answer key for all sets of XAT questions paper in week’s time from the conduct of XAT exam and much before declaration of XAT result. As per the past trends, XAT 2022 result is expected between January 20 and 25, 2022 well before the officially announced date of January 31, 2022.


Since, XAT 2022 is a single session exam, it is easy for XLRI to publish the XAT answer keys 2022 for all the XAT questions as against the exams which are held in multiple sessions on multiple days.  


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XAT Preparation 2022

XAT 2022 Exam date is January 2, 2022. It will be a computer based test of three hours duration from 9.30AM to 12.30 PM.


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XAT Previous Year Question Papers

XLRI has released five XAT Previous Year Question Papers on the XAT exam official website. In each subsequent year of XAT exam, one recent XAT previous question paper is added to this list. However, these XAT question papers, released by XLRI are without answer key. The question papers are from the XAT year 2016 to 2020 and can be attempted any number of times freely by anyone.


XAT previous year question papers are the best guide to prepare for the XAT question paper 2022. XLRI release the XAT Previous Year papers after the beginning of application process in August every year. XAT 2022 exam date is January 2, 2022. 


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XAT Analysis 2022

XAT 2022 Analysis: Key Changes in Exam Pattern, Impact of unique Decision Making Section; Overall Difficulty Level, Cut offs


MBAUniverse.com will release XAT 2022 Exam Analysis immediately after the XAT exam is over on January 2, 2022.  Apart from XAT Analysis 2022 by MBAUniverse.com experts, the analysis from top XAT preparation & Coaching institutes will also be published on this page. XAT 2022 exam will get over at 12.30PM and MBAUniverse.com will release the first XAT analysis 2022 by 1.00 PM on the XAT exam date.


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XAT Mock Test

XLRI will release Official XAT Mock Test for XAT 2022 without answer keys in the 3rd week of December 2021. This official XAT Mock test is the best guide to prepare for the XAT exam 2022. However, to help you prepare for XAT exam, MBAUniverse.com has provided eight free Mock Tests for XAT 2022 with answer keys below.


XLRI will release full length official XAT Mock test 2022 a few days before the XAT exam day. There are four XAT Free Mock Tests which are available on official XAT exam website without answer options.  Each one is the free XAT Mock Test which you can also download as free XAT Mock test Pdf.


XAT is an important MBA entrance test leading to MBA admission 2022 in XLRI, SPJIMR, IMT, XIMB, TAPMI, XIME and other 150 MBA colleges in India.  

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XAT Result 2022

XAT 2022 exam result date is three weeks after the XAT 2022 exam date, as announced by XLRI. XAT 2022 exam will be held on January 2, 2022 and the XAT 2022 result date should be January 24 or 25. However, going by the past trends, XAT 2022 result is expected much earlier, even before January 20, 2022.


Despite announcing the XAT exam result date, XLRI declares the XAT result more than one or two weeks before the officially announced date. You can login to XAT official website and download XAT Scorecard after XAT exam result declaration. XAT Scorecard doesn’t display your XAT raw Score but XAT Percentage and XAT Percentile score only. 

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XAT 2022 Cutoff for XLRI, SPJIMR and top B-schools

XAT 2022 cut offs will be released immediately after the XAT result 2022 is declared. It is expected that XAT Result 2022 will be declared in January 2022 second week. XLRI will also release the XAT Shortlist of candidates for admission 2022 for different XLRI programmes with XAT sectional and overall cut offs.

  • XLRI XAT 2022 Cut off for flagship PGDM-BM is expected at 95%ile
  • XLRI XAT 2022 Cut off for PGDM-HRM is expected at 93%ile

XLRI Admission 2022 Shortlist
Based on past trends, the number of candidates to be shortlisted for admission 2022 are expected as below:

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XAT Essay Topics & Essay Writing Tips

XLRI has removed the Essay Writing Test section from XAT 2022 exam. The list of XAT essay topics consists such essay topics which appeared in past Essay writing tests in XAT.  XAT Essay topics are mostly based on abstract ideas. The Essay Writing Test in XAT may be replaced by Writing Ability Test (WAT) in the final selection round by XLRI.   The Essay topics in XAT exam are also used in WAT process by many top MBA colleges. 


XAT Essay Writing Test: Key Features and changes
The essay writing test in XAT was first paper based and after computerisation became the online computer based test. Later on it was removed from the XAT question paper. The key features and changes introduced by XLRI in XAT Essay Writing Test are:

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XAT Percentile Predictor 2022

XAT 2022 exam date is January 2, 2022.  Immediately after the XAT exam is over, XAT 2022 Percentile Predictor will be live at MBAUniverse.com. The XAT percentile predictor will calculate your expected percentile in accordance with XAT 2022 Overall and sectional difficulty level, number of candidates in the exam, changes in exam pattern and scoring pattern as well as other key factors. Accordingly your XAT percentile may vary with changes in above factors.


After coming out of XAT 2022 testing hall, you will be anxious to know your XAT percentile and your chances to get into XLRI, XIMB, IMT among other top MBA colleges accepting XAT exam score. You can assess your XAT exam performance and get the best result from XAT 2022 Percentile predictor


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