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XAT 2023: XLRI announces exam dates; Registration to begin soon

8th August, 2022

(XAT website: www.xatonline.in)

XAT 2023 online registration commences on the 10th of August 2022 (xatonline.in). On behalf of XAMI, XLRI conducts the XAT examination. Check all XAT important dates, eligibility criteria, paper pattern, and more on this MBA entrance exam here.

The Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) is a national-level aptitude test conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur. It is one of the oldest and the second largest exam for MBA/PGDM admissions. The XAT exam will be conducted in 80+ cities across India. The scores of the XAT will be valid for admissions at XLRI Jamshedpur and other Xavier Associate Management Institutes. Apart from these, the scores are accepted by over 140 premium B-schools across the country.


With the latest technology and testing patterns, the XAT exam provides a holistic assessment of prospective business management candidates. It's critical to assess the decision-making of the candidates and this sets XAT (xatonline.in) apart from any other aptitude test.

XAT Eligibility Criteria
Candidates who have completed three years of bachelor’s degree or equivalent in any discipline, recognized by a university or Deemed University, are eligible to apply. Those completing their final examination by June 10, 2023, may also apply.

Important Dates/ Announcements

Registration Fees

Registration Process “How to Apply”

  1. Regisetr Yourself
  2. Verify email ID
  3. Fill XAT Application form online
  4. Upload required documents
  5. Pay application fees
  6. Submit your application form

Expected XAT Exam Pattern 2023
XAT examination will be almost like the previous years.

  1. Verbal Ability & Logical Reasoning
  2. Decision Making
  3. Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation
  4. General Knowledge
The number of questions varies year to year. There will be approximately 22-30 questions in each section and total number of questions will not exceed 100-105 including General Knowledge. General Knowledge will not be used to determine the cutoff and will be used only during the interview stage.

About XAT 2023
For more than 72 years, XLRI has been conducting Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) on behalf of XAMI. XAT is a national-level MBA entrance test held annually for admission to management programmes at XLRI and other top B-schools of India - Loyola Institute of Business Management, Chennai, St. Joseph’s Institute of Management, SP Jain Institute of Management & Research, IMT Ghaziabad, GIM Goa, Sri Balaji University, TAPMI Manipal, XIMB Bhubaneswar, FORE School of Management, New Delhi etc.