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XAT Answer Key 2023: Check Dates, Download Response Sheet


XAT Answer Key 2023: XLRI Jamshedpur opened the XAT answer key objection window on January 17, 2023. Earlier, the officials released the official XAT answer key and response sheet on January 10. Aspirants can check the response sheet as well as raise objections against the answer key online at xatonline.in. They need to log in using their XAT ID and password to check the answer key and raise objections.

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XLRI conducted the Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) on January 08, 2023. The XAT response sheet assists candidates in gaining a better understanding of their performance in the exam. The answer key contains the correct answers to all the questions asked in the exam. Read the article to get details on the XAT 2023 response key dates, steps to check answer keys, how to raise objections, and more.

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XAT Response Sheet 2022

The XAT response sheet is a document that contains the candidate’s responses during the exam. Candidates can check the responses they marked while undertaking the XAT 2023 exam by downloading the answer sheet from the official website. The answer key is released in two phases. One is the provisional answer key and another is the final answer key.

XLRI Jamshedpur issues the provisional answer key, which the test takers can challenge by making payment for each objection raised along with a valid reason. The institute will then acknowledge the answers, and if found correct, the fee will be refunded, and changes in the score will be made.

XAT Answer Key Date 2023

Let us first have a look at the XAT exam dates 2023 from the table below:

XAT 2023 Exam DateJanuary 08, 2023
Release of XAT official answer keyJanuary 10, 2023
Release of XAT response sheetJanuary 10, 2023
Answer key objection window open onJanuary 17, 2023

Practice Unlimited XAT Exam Questions

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  • 1st Step: Visit Embibe’s official website, i.e., embibe.com.
  • 2nd Step: Use the mobile number/email to log in.
  • 3rd Step: Click on the “Getting a Government Job” menu bar.
  • 4th Step: Select the Goal “Management” from the Dropdown and click on “Next”.
  • 5th Step: Select “XAT” and click on “Next”.
  • 6th Step: Select the preferred language and click on “Done”.
  • 7th Step: Click “Practice” from the header section.
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How to Download XAT Response Sheet?

Follow the steps as under to download the XAT exam key 2023 as well as the response sheet:

  • 1st Step: Visit the official website, i.e., xatonline.in.
  • 2nd Step: Click on the “Candidate Response” button on the top right corner of the screen.
  • 3rd Step: Enter the XAT ID and Password in the respective fields.
  • 4th Step: Click on the “Login” button.
  • 5th Step: Go to the “Candidate Response” tab. You will be able to view the responses to every question and the correct answer. You will also be able to view the explanations for each and every question.
  • 6th Step: Download the answer key for future reference.

XAT Marking Scheme

To know the marks obtained based on the answer key released by XLRI Jamshedpur, candidates must be aware of the marking scheme followed. Check the marking pattern from the table below:

Type of AnswerMarks
For Each Correct Answer+1
For Each Wrong Answer-0.25
For No Answer/Unattempted Question-0.010 for 8+ Questions Left Unattempted

How to Challenge XAT Answer Key?

If candidates are dissatisfied with the answer key released by the official authorities, they can raise objections and challenge the official answer key by following the steps mentioned below:

  • 1st Step: Visit the official website of XLRI Jamshedpur.
  • 2nd Step: On the upper right corner of the page, click the ‘login’ tab.
  • 3rd Step: Enter XAT login credentials (XAT ID and Password).
  • 4th Step: Click on the “Raise objection” tab.
  • 5th Step: Enter the following details:
    • Question paper and part name
    • Question ID
    • Selection nature of questions
    • Remarks
  • 6th Step: Now, Candidates can attach supporting documents to the objection they’ve raised. (An adequate proof/document must be uploaded in order for the objection to be considered).
  • 7th Step: Now click on the “Submit” tab.

Details on XAT Response Sheet

Candidates will find the following details on their XAT Answer Key 2023:

  • Candidate’s Name and Registration ID
  • Section-wise questions on XAT paper
  • The correct answer to all questions
  • Candidate’s response to each question
  • Questions left un-attempted

XAT Previous Year Response Key

Candidates appearing for XAT 2023 must solve the XAT previous year’s papers to enhance their preparation. Check the XAT solutions for the previous years below:

XAT Answer Key 2020XAT 2019 Answer Key
XAT 2018 Question PaperXAT 2018 Answer Key (All Sets)
XAT 2017 Answer Key For GK (All Sets) XAT 2016 Question Paper
XAT 2016 Answer Key For GK (All Sets) XAT 2016 Answer Key (All Sets)

About XAT Exam

XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test) is a national-level management entrance examination conducted by XLRI, Jamshedpur, for admission to MBA/PGDM programmes. Apart from XLRI and 10 other XAMI members, over 700 B-schools accept XAT scores for admission to their post-graduate management programmes. The XAT question paper consists of 100 MCQs from Decision Making, Verbal & Logical Ability, Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation and General Knowledge. XAT exam is conducted on the first Sunday of every January.

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FAQs on XAT Answer Key 2023

Let us take a look at a few frequently asked questions related to XAT Answer Key 2023.

Q: When will the XAT answer key 2023 be released?

Ans: The officials released the XAT answer key and the candidate’s response on January 10, 2023.

Q: What information can I check on the XAT response sheet?

Ans: The XAT answer key has question-wise correct answers and candidates’ responses. Along with that, the name, registration number, exam date and other information are mentioned on the answer key.

Q: What is the fee for challenging the XAT answer key?

Ans: XLRI doesn’t charge money for challenging the XAT answer key. The candidates have to send an email mentioning the question ID and answer they have an objection to and attach proof to support their objection. The mail, however, is to be sent within a certain deadline.

Q: How will I know if my objection has been accepted?

Ans: The candidates will be informed via email if their objection to the XAT answer key is accepted. In case of acceptance, the answer key will be revised and published again.

Q: What after the XAT exam key?

Ans: After releasing preliminary and final answer keys, XLRI announces the XAT result. Furthermore, the result is announced online on the official website.

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