XAT 2017 Syllabus and Exam Pattern

XAT 2017 Syllabus and Pattern

XLRI (Xavier Labour Relations Institute) on the behalf of XAMI  is going to conduct a Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) to provide admission in the MBA programme. Through this notification, we are providing some important details and information about XAT 2017 syllabus and Exam pattern for Masters in Business Administration (MBA).

About XAT 2017 

XAT 2017 stands for Xavier Aptitude Test. This exam is a very important exam conducted every year to provide admission to the eligible candidates in various postgraduate courses offered by Xavier Labour Relations Institute such as Masters in Business Administration (MBA). Candidates need to start the preparation early because syllabus is very vast for Xavier Aptitude Test which will be held on 8th Jan 2016.This exam is organized to screen candidates for admissions in management courses. XAT 2017 will be conducted in 47 cities cities of India and 2 cities in outside India (Dubai & Kathmandu).

XAT 2017 Syllabus

The candidates who want to do a Masters Degree by taking admission in Colleges through XAT 2017, the candidate should qualify in that entrance exam and in this article some important topics are there which will help the student to clear the exam.But before start preparing for Xaviert Aptitude Test candidates need to know the complete syllabus for this examination. Candidates can get the information of full syllabus from the brochure of XAT. But those who do not have the brochure need not to worry because we are going to provide the complete syllabus.

Xavier Aptitude Test/ XAT 2017 Question paper pattern


Part A

The total number of questions are 78 and the time allotted is 170 minutes.

You have a choice of not attempting 13 questions. Beyond this, any unanswered question carries the negative mark of 0.05. There is also negative marking of 0.25 marks for any wrong answer.

Part B

The time allowed to answer both GK and Essay is 35 minutes. The number of questions in the GK are 25. All the questions are of General in nature. There is no negative marking in this section.

Section Duration
Part A 170 minutes
Quantitative Ability
English and LR
Decision Making
Part B 35 minutes
Essay Writing
General Awareness

Xavier Aptitude Test/ XAT 2017 syllabus

There are various areas in which candidates are checked in this examination. Those candidates who perform well get select for the management courses

Quantitative Ability Syllabus

  • Number System
  • LCM and HCF
  • Percentage
  • Profit and Loss
  • Speed, Time and Distance
  • Interest (Simple and Compound)
  • Time and Work
  • Average
  • Linear Equations
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Complex Numbers
  • Progressions
  • Surds and Indices
  • Binomial Theorem
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Inequalities
  • Mixtures and Alligations
  • Probability
  • Trigonometry
  • Mensuration
  • Co-ordinate Geometry

Logical Reasoning

  • Tables
  • Bar Graphs
  • Column graphs
  • Line charts
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Coding and decoding
  • Pie Chart
  • Analogies

English Language

  • Vocabulary Based (Synonyms Antonyms)
  • Sentence Correction
  • Cloze Passage
  • Jumbled Paragraph
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Summary Questions
  • Meaning-Usage Match
  • primary meanings of words
  • idioms and phrases

Contact Address of XAT 2017/ XLRI

Circuit House Area,

Sonari, Jamshedpur,

Jharkhand 831001


Phone no : 0657 665 3333

Official website: www.xlri.ac.in

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