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September 11, 2020

XAT Previous Year Question Papers are available now, to become familiar with the XAT 2021 exam structure, number of questions, type of questions and XAT difficulty level. XLRI has released last four years XAT 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 answers. The question papers are from the XAT year 2016 to 2019 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 2021. XLRI release the XAT Previous Year papers after the release of XAT exam Notification. XAT 2021 exam date is January 3, 2021. 

 

XAT 2021 is an important MBA entrance test leading to MBA admission 2021 in XLRI, SPJIMR, IMT, XIMB, TAPMI, XIME and other 160 MBA colleges in India. XLRI conducts XAT entrance exam in the month of January every year. After finalizing the XAT exam date, XLRI has announced the complete schedule and all XAT 2021 important dates. XAT previous year questions papers download is also allowed by XLRI from XAT official website.  XLRI will conduct XAT 2021 as a computer based test in a single session across the country.   

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XAT Previous Year Papers with Solutions: Now Available
XLRI has now started to officially release the XAT Previous Year Papers with Solutions immediately after the XAT exam. Accordingly, XAT Previous year paper 2021 is expected to be available after few days of the exam. XLRI releases the actual XAT Previous Year Papers with solutions only for actual XAT test takers immediately after the XAT exam to enable them to raise objection, if any, in regard to XAT solutions.

 

The window is kept open for a week’s time to raise objection on XAT Previous Question Papers and their answers. It is a big change as XAT previous year papers with solutions were never released earlier although XLRI officially publishes the XAT Previous Question Papers without solutions for last four years before XAT exam every year.

 

Previous Year Question Papers for XAT:  3 Types of XAT Question papers
There are three types of XAT question papers released by XLRI to help the XAT exam takers to prepare as per the XAT Previous Question Papers. While the XAT Previous Year Papers with Solutions are released after the exam, the XAT Previous Question Papers Pdf without solutions are released with the start of XAT application.

 

All these three types of XAT question papers have following key differences:

 

XAT Previous Question Papers: (Release Date-August) Serve as XAT  Pattern of Paper 
Although the XAT previous year papers for last four years released by XLRI in August are not with solutions, these XAT Previous Year Papers are the best guide to know exact XAT exam pattern and type of expected questions, number of answer options among others. These XAT previous year questions papers can be used also for practice purpose to assess your preparation level. All these XAT Previous Year Papers are full length and are a good source of XAT exam preparation as they are made available four months before the XAT exam date.

 

XAT Question Paper with Answers: (Release Date-Post XAT exam date)
These XAT Previous Year Papers with solutions are released immediately after the XAT exam is over. Only those candidates who have appeared in XAT exam can access this XAT question paper  after 2-3 days from the date of Exam. After that it will be closed. In case of any objection to the XAT question paper or answers, it should be raised within stipulated time limit. Once you submit the objection for the XAT question paper, it will be closed for you and will not open again for the particular candidate.

 

If you are interested to refer to the XAT question paper 2021 and answers in future, you should keep with you XAT Question paper PDF after quickly completing the XAT Previous Question Paper Download with answers.

 

XAT Previous Question Paper Pdf Download   
You can also do the XAT previous question paper download from XAT website. The XAT Previous Question Paper Pdf Download is available for last four XAT Previous Year Papers. However this XAT Previous Question Paper Pdf Download process does not include the answer keys.

 

You can also take the opportunity to download XAT Question Paper 2021 with Answers, only if you have appeared in the XAT exam. If not, you can solve the XAT Question paper PDF at MBAUniverse.com.

 

XAT Previous Year Question Paper, Answer with Solution 2018

 

Release of XAT Question Paper 2021: Key Changes 
XLRI will release the XAT question paper of 30 minutes duration in December 2020 last week. It will reflect the actual XAT 2021 exam pattern. Key changes in XAT Test Paper 2021 as expected to be revealed in XAT are:

  • XAT question paper 2021 will have two parts with 3 sections in part-1 and 1 section on GK in part-2
  • Candidate will be allowed to go to Part 2 in XAT question paper 2021 after completing the time duration of Part 1
  • Total Questions will be 100 in XAT question paper 2021
  • Part 1 of XAT 2021 exam will have time duration of 165 minutes
  • There are 3 sections in part 1 of XAT question paper 2021 with a total of 75 questions. The sections are Verbal Ability & Logical Reasoning (26 questions); Decision Making (21 questions); Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation (28 questions)
  • Part 2 of XAT test paper 2021 will have time duration of 15 minutes with 25 GK questions
  • Negative marking for every wrong answer is 0.25 Mark
  • Negative marking for every unattempted question beyond 8 unattempted questions is 0.10 mark
  • No Negative Marking for General Knowledge section in Part 2 of XAT question paper 2021 

However, to help XAT aspirants to prepare better for XAT question paper 2021, experts at MBAUniverse.com have prepared XAT Previous year papers with solutions.

 

XAT previous papers with solutions:  
XAT Previous years question papers as released by XLRI for last nine years are shared below. The experts have prepared these MBA entrance test papers as XAT solved papers which can be used as guide for XAT exam paper 2021

 

These XAT previous papers will enable the XAT test takers to become conversant with the XAT exam pattern and the MBA question papers in actual XAT 2021 exam. These XAT previous year papers for last 9 years will serve as a true XAT previous year papers-book followed by answer keys. It will serve as the true guide for your XAT question paper 2021 preparation. These XAT previous solved papers with variety of questions on varying difficulty level are the actual XAT previous papers.

  

For the benefit of serious MBA aspirants like yourself, MBAUniverse.com, India’s leading MBA aspirants website is happy to share Answers & Expert Solutions to official XAT previous years test papers. This will help you in predicting your XAT 2021 Percentile. Follow the instructions and directions as given in the test questions

 

XAT Previous Question Paper-1

  • Difficulty level of this paper is Higher than other tests
  • This paper is full length as per XAT pattern
  • The question paper is followed by correct answers
  • Total Time available is 3 hours
  • The paper has been prepared by XAT exam expert
  • After completion of the Test, you can check your score

Take XAT Previous Year Test Paper 2018 with solutions

 

XAT Previous Question Paper-2

  • Difficulty level of this paper is High
  • This paper is full length as per XAT pattern
  • The question paper is followed by correct answers
  • Total Time available is 3 hours
  • The paper has been prepared by XAT exam expert
  • After completion of the Test, you can check your score

Take XAT Previous Year Test Papers 2017 with solutions

 

XAT Previous Question Paper-3

  • Difficulty level of this paper is Moderate to High
  • This paper is full length as per XAT pattern
  • The question paper is followed by correct answers
  • Total Time available is 3 hours
  • The paper has been prepared by XAT exam expert
  • After completion of the Test, you can check your score

Take XAT Previous Year Paper 2016 with solution  

 

XAT Previous Question Paper-4

  • Difficulty level of this paper is Moderate to High
  • This paper is full length as per XAT pattern
  • The question paper is followed by correct answers
  • Total Time available is 3 hours
  • The paper has been prepared by XAT exam expert
  • After completion of the Test, you can check your score

Take XAT Previous Year Paper 2015 with answers

 

XAT Previous Question Paper-5

  • Difficulty level of this paper is Moderate
  • This paper is full length as per XAT pattern
  • The question paper is followed by correct answers
  • Total Time available is 3 hours
  • The paper has been prepared by XAT exam expert
  • After completion of the Test, you can check your score

Take XAT Previous Year Paper 2014 with answers  

 

XAT Previous Question Paper-6

  • Difficulty level of this paper is Medium
  • This paper is full length as per XAT pattern
  • The question paper is followed by correct answers
  • Total Time available is 3 hours
  • The paper has been prepared by XAT exam expert
  • After completion of the Test, you can check your score

Take XAT Previous Year Paper 2013 with answers

 

XAT Previous Question Paper-7

  • Difficulty level of this paper is Medium
  • This paper is full length as per XAT pattern
  • The question paper is followed by correct answers
  • Total Time available is 3 hours
  • The paper has been prepared by XAT exam expert
  • After completion of the Test, you can check your score

XAT Take XAT Previous Year Paper 2012 with answers   

 

XAT Previous Question Paper-8

  • Difficulty level of this paper is Moderate
  • This paper is full length as per XAT pattern
  • The question paper is followed by correct answers
  • Total Time available is 3 hours
  • The paper has been prepared by XAT exam expert
  • After completion of the Test, you can check your score

Take XAT Previous Year Paper 2011 with solution

 

XAT Previous Question Paper-9

  • Difficulty level of this paper is Moderate to high
  • This paper is full length as per XAT pattern
  • The question paper is followed by correct answers
  • Total Time available is 3 hours
  • The paper has been prepared by XAT exam expert
  • After completion of the Test, you can check your score

Take XAT Previous Year Paper 2010 with solution   

 

Important Points to Note

  • Total duration of each XAT previous paper is 165 minutes for all the 3 sections.
  • In your own interest, it is advised not to use any calculator or any other gadget.
  • Treat each XAT previous test paper as the real XAT exam for MBA entrance
  • After completing the XAT previous year papers, check and analyse your mistakes. Assess your performance with the help of solutions and answer keys how many attempted answers are correct.  
  • It is suggested to attempt the entire XAT practice papers and then check the answers & solutions.
  • Analyse your mistakes and improve upon them.
  • Take the XAT Question paper again and assess yourself.
  • The XAT 2021 Previous Test papers and solutions to it are provided to help and improve the pace of your preparation free of cost.
  • Neither the Test nor its answers & solutions are to be put for any commercial use. 
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