• XAT 2015 will be conducted on 4th January 2015

    The format of XAT would remain pen-paper based. This is to ensure that candidates of all backgrounds are at par, so that those who have pre-familiarity of operating computers, specially coming from privileged background or having worked in IT sector, do not get any advantage over others who do not have access to computers. The paper-pen mode also ensures that all candidates are tested on exactly the same set of questions, and not on different sets.

  • XAT 2015 would be conducted across India in the following cities.

    Agartala, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Amritsar, Bengaluru, Berhampur, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi, Goa, Greater Noida, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik, Noida, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Surat, Tiruchirapalli, Trivandrum, Udaipur, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam.

    XAT 2015 would also be conducted across the following two international cities.

    Dubai, Kathmandu.

  • Important Dates

    Date of Commencement of Application 12th August 2014
    Last Date for Applying 22nd November 2014
    Last Date to change Test City 26th November 2014
    Downloading of Admit Cards 18th December 2014 - 31st December 2014
    Date of Exam 4th January 2015
    Test Timings 10.30 am to 01.30 pm
    Mode of Examination Paper & Pen based *
    XAT 2015 Cities Cities within India : 47
    Cities outside India : 2
    *  The format of XAT would remain pen-paper based. This is to ensure that candidates of all backgrounds are at par, so that those who have pre-familiarity of operating computers, specially coming from privileged background or having worked in IT sector, do not get any advantage over others who do not have access to computers. The paper-pen mode also ensures that all candidates are tested on exactly the same set of questions, and not on different sets.
  • Quick Links

    Go through the instruction before starting the registration. Confirmation page for DD should reach XAT office by courier/registered post within 15 days of payment.

XAT 2015 will be conducted on Sunday 4th January 2015. XLRI conducts test on behalf of the XAMI. For more than 60 years XLRI is conducting test at all India level to select the most appropriate for management education. The test score is being used by more than 100 institutes for the admission.
XAT 2015 would be conducted across India in the following cities.
Agartala, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Amritsar, Bengaluru, Berhampur, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi, Goa, Greater Noida, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik, Noida, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Surat, Tiruchirapalli, Trivandrum, Udaipur, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam.
XAT 2015 would also be conducted across the following two international cities.
Dubai, Kathmandu.

Applicants should note that registration for XAT 2015 and appearing for XAT 2015 is the preliminary step towards applying to any XAT Associate Institutes. Applicants to different institutes have to apply separately to XAT Associate Institutes of their choice.

IDBI Bank has been appointed as the partner bank for the registration process. Applicants for XAT 2015 can choose to pay online using credit card/ debit card/ online banking or through Demand draft. Alternatively applicants can use any of the 900 + branches of IDBI Bank located all over the country to make payment for XAT 2015. Click here to view address of IDBI Bank Branches.

Applicants should note the following important points :

Date of Commencement of Application 12th August 2014
Last Date for Applying 22nd November 2014
Last Date to change Test City 26th November 2014
Downloading of Admit Cards 18th December 2014 - 31st December 2014
Date of Exam 4th January 2015
Test Timings 10.30 am to 01.30 pm
Mode of Examination Paper & Pen based *
XAT 2015 Cities Cities within India : 47
Cities outside India : 2
(view complete list of cities where XAT would be conducted)

*  The format of XAT would remain pen-paper based. This is to ensure that candidates of all backgrounds are at par, so that those who have pre-familiarity of operating computers, specially coming from privileged background or having worked in IT sector, do not get any advantage over others who do not have access to computers. The paper-pen mode also ensures that all candidates are tested on exactly the same set of questions, and not on different sets.

NRI/Foreign candidates desirous of taking XAT 2015 may register for XAT 2015 as per the regular process. Different associate member institutes have different criteria for taking in NRI/Foreign candidates and applicants are required to check these criteria from the respective associate member institutes websites.











Procedure for applying to other institutions who use XAT Score for short listing candidates for their admission.

The candidate desirous of joining any of XAT Member Institutes has to follow the steps given below:

  • Register for XAT 2015 at xatonline.net.in
  • Obtain the Application Form after registering online by making appropriate payment. Further details can be obtained from the respective Institution's website or their Admissions office. Follow their registration/application procedure. For XLRI programmes visit www.xlri.edu
  • Candidates may please note that XLRI does not ascertain quality of the degree or programme(s) offered by other XAT Associate Institutions.
  • Please note that each institution independently decides the weightages to be given for each of the test components on the basis of its needs. XLRI does not play any role in selection of the candidates in these institutes.

Note:

  1. All payments made for registration for XAT and other institutes are non-refundable.
  2. The XAT Score Card containing the performance of the candidate in XAT 2015 will be mailed individually to all the candidates.

Click the link given below in order to view the list of Associate Institutes & their addresses.

Member Institutes || Institutes using XAT Score

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. When does the Registration for XAT 2015 Start?
    • Registration for XAT 2015 starts on 12th August 2014 and ends on 22nd November 2014.
  2. What is the eligibility criteria for taking XAT 2015?
    • Candidates who have completed Bachelor's degree of minimum three years duration or equivalent in any discipline from a recognized university from India/abroad are eligible to apply. Those completing their final examination by June 10, 2015 may also apply. Other XAT Associate Member Institutes may have a different date regarding the completion of the final examination.
  3. I am in the final year of my graduation, what percentage should I fill in the form?
    • Please enter the aggregate percentage of marks obtained till the time of filling the form.
  4. By Registering and paying for XAT 2015, am I eligible for XLRI and other Associate Member Institutes?
    • XAT is a common test for admission into academic programmes of XLRI and XAT Associate Member Institutes (refer XAT Associate Institutes in the home page). If you are interested in XLRI or any other XAT Associate Member Institutes, you need to register and apply separately for the academic programmes of XLRI or to the institutes of your choice.
  5. Till when can I change/request for a change in my test city?
    • You can request for change in the test city up to 26th November 2014.
  6. When are XAT 2015 results out?
    • Results will be available on the website by 31st January 2015.
  7. I have lost the XAT pay-in-slip which was stamped by IDBI bank.
    • Go to the IDBI Bank Branch where you had made the payment for XAT along with a print out of the pay-in-slip. Request the branch to give you a photocopy of the pay-in-slip with bank's original seal and signature on it.
  8. When shall I receive the XAT 2015 Admit Card?
    • You can download your admit card from our website www.xatonline.net.in any time during December 18, 2014 - December 31, 2014. XAT office will not be sending admit cards to any candidates.
  9. What is the duration of the test?
    • The test will be of 3 hours i.e. from 10:30am to 01:30pm.
  10. What is the kind of Test and what are the different components?
    • XAT 2015 will be on the similar pattern like last few years. It will have four sections (i) Verbal and Logical Ability (ii) Decision Making (iii) Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation (iv) General Knowledge. The marks of General Knowledge will not be used for determining the percentile and cut off at first stage of selection. However it is used by XLRI and some othr Associate Member Institutes at the time of final selection

  11. Are there any restrictions on the file size for the photograph and signature?
    • Yes, the file size of the photograph or the signature file should not be more than 50 KB each. For steps to reduce file size click here...
  12. When can I check & confirm my photo and signature before admit card is generated?
    • On successfully making the payment and updating the same in your profile (in case of payment through Cash / Demand Draft mode), you are required to upload your recent passport size colour photograph (full height photographs/portions cut from group photographs etc. will not be accepted and the application summarily rejected) and your signature as per the instructions given on the relevant page and once you have uploaded them correctly, the page will display your photograph and signature.

  13. When can I check & confirm if XAT Office has received my XAT confirmation page?
    • Candidates can log in through their XAT id to check if their form has been received or not by the XAT office.

  14. I have registered for XAT 2015 by making an online payment through credit card. Unfortunately after the payment I am unable to view the final confirmation and the system was not able to give the reference No. & a message is displayed as "PAGE EXPIRED", although the bank has confirmed the debit.
    • This could be a temporary problem and will get resolved within 24-48 hours. Please wait for 24-48 hours and send a mail to admissions@xatonline.net.in only if you are still not able to view the final confirmation page. Please do not attempt to make a second payment immediately.

  15. I have paid twice using online payment option. What should I do?
    • Kindly send an email to admissions@xatonline.net.in with your XAT ID, date of payment, card holders name and the credit/debit card details (first four & last four digits and card expiry date).

  16. What do I do if I am unable to make the payment online?
    • Online payments involve multiple agencies and there are chances that your payment is timed out or declined. If you encounter any such problems, we suggest you make the payment by Cash Mode through any branch of IDBI Bank. Please read through the Registration Process or Flow Chart

  17. How do I ask a question in the blog?
    • To ask a question on the blog, you must login using your XAT-2015 ID and password. Once logged in, select to whom you want to address the question i.e. XLRI Students, Admissions Office and Applicants and post your question in the space provided.

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