XAT 2025 Exam Date

The XAT 2025 exam date is January 5, 2025. In July 2024, XLRI will formally publish the enrolment calendar and the XAT 2025 exam date sheet. Learn everything there is to know about the XAT 2025 exam date, test cities, question paper analysis, exam pattern, syllabus, and preparation tips.

The XAT 2025 exam date is continuously taking place on January 5, 2025, on the first Sunday of January month just like it’s happening for the last few years. The full form of XAT is the Xavier Aptitude Test. It is conducted by the XLRI Jamshedpur as an entrance exam for admission to its management courses such as MBA/PGDM programs. Approximately 1,000 Indian B-schools accept the results of the XAT exam for MBA admission.

The Computer-Based Test version of the XAT exam is administered at many testing locations in more than 70 Indian cities. Decision Making, Verbal & Logical Ability, Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation, and General Knowledge are the four subjects included in the XAT question paper. A brief essay must be written by candidates as part of the exam. Learn everything there is to know about the XAT 2025 exam date below.

XAT 2025 Exam Date

The second week of July 2024 will most likely see the start of the XAT 2025 registration process. View the table below for the XAT 2025 exam date and proposed timetable:

XAT Events

XAT 2025 Dates (Tentative)

XAT notification date 2025

July 15, 2024

XAT 2025 registration form date

July 15, 2024

XAT last date for registration

December 10, 2024

XAT 2025 admit card date

December 29, 2024

XAT exam date 2025

January 5, 2025

Response sheet of XAT 2025

January 9, 2025

Release of XAT 2025 answer key

January 9, 2025

Last date for XAT answer key objection filling

January 14, 2025

XAT 2025 result date

January 31, 2025

XAT 2025 scorecard

January 31 to March 31, 2025

Highlights of the XAT Exam

XAT exam duration is three and a half hours. Its purpose is to evaluate the business and quantitative acumen of the candidate. View the table below for the salient features of the XAT 2024 exam:

Particulars XAT Details
XAT Full Form Xavier Aptitude Test
Conducting Body XLRI, Jamshedpur
XAT 2025 exam date 05-Jan-2025
Exam Level National
Exam Frequency Once a year
Exam Mode Online
Exam Duration 3.5 hours
Exam Syllabus Decision Making

Verbal & Logical Ability

Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation

General Knowledge

Essay Writing

Exam Pattern 100 questions in MCQ format
Language English
Exam Fees INR 2,100 (all categories)
Exam Purpose Admission to 1,000+ MBA colleges
Course Offered MBA/PGDM
No. of applicants 1.35 lakh (for 2024)
No. of Test Cities 79
Exam Helpdesk No. 18002674008
Exam Website https://xatonline.in/

XAT 2025 Pattern

XAT exam is a time-based exam. The exam is administered online and has 104–105 questions that must be completed in 210 minutes. Three sections make up the question paper, and each component has a time limit. See below for the highlights of the XAT exam pattern 2025 as provided by XLRI:

XAT Exam Pattern Details
Exam sections Decision Making

Verbal & Logical Ability

Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation

General Knowledge

Essay Writing

Duration of exam 210 minutes
Number of questions 104
Total marks 105
Language of paper English
Number of answer choices Four
Mode of examination Online
XAT marking scheme +1 mark for correct answer

– 0.25 marks for incorrect answer

– 0.10 marks for more than 8 un-attempted questions

No negative marking in GK section

XAT 2025 Exam Date Faqs

What is the last date to apply for XAT 2024?
XAT 2024 registration last date: November 30, 2023 December 10, 2023

Is XAT conducted twice a year?
XAT is one such national-level management entrance test held once a year, conducted by one of the top B-schools in India- XLRI Jamshedpur which enrolls candidates on the basis of their XAT exam scores.

Is 6 months enough for XAT?
The candidates have to start for XAT Preparation in advance. About 6-9 months are sufficient to be prepared for this XAT exam.