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  • Last Modified 16-01-2023

XAT Registration 2023: Registrations Last Date Extended


XAT Registration 2022-23: The XAT 2023 registration has been extended till December 11, 2022. Earlier the registration was supposed to end on November 30, 2022, but as per the latest news, it has been extended. Aspirants seeking admissions in 40+ B-schools including XIMB, IMT, IMI, TAPMI, MICA, Great Lakes, GIM among others, can apply for the examination. The XLRI Jamshedpur is conducting the application process. Candidates interested in appearing for XAT 2022-23 have to fill the application form online at xatonline.in.

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The XAT exam date 2023 has been scheduled on January 8, 2023. Candidates need to pay the XAT 2023 registration fee of INR 1800/- to complete the application form. For candidates opting for the additional XLRI program, an additional fee of INR 300/- will be applicable. Read the complete article to get details on the XAT 2023 registration dates, steps to apply and more.

The XAT 2023 registration has been started. Candidates can apply online here.
– The XAT registration last date has been extended till December 11, 2022.

XAT Registration 2022-23: Exam Overview

Before filling up the XAT 2023 registration form, the candidates should read the complete eligibility criteria. Candidates who have completed their graduation from well-known institutions in any discipline are eligible to apply for XAT 2023. Before proceeding further for the XAT registration 2023, the candidates can check the overview of the XAT exam from the below-provided table:

Exam NameXavier Aptitude Test (XAT)
Conducting AuthorityXavier School of Management (XLRI), Jamshedpur
Purpose of the ExamAdmission to Management Courses
Exam FrequencyOnce a Year
Application ModeOnline
Exam ModeOnline
Number of SubjectsFour
Penalty for Wrong AnswerYes
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions (MCQs), and Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions
Participating InstitutesMore than 150 Institutes
Official Websitexatonline.in

Practice Free Unlimited XAT Questions

Follow the below-mentioned steps to take the free practice test series:

  • 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 menu bar “Getting a Government Job”.
  • 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.
  • 8th Step: Scroll down to the “Subjects” section.
  • 9th Step: Click on any subject for free XAT practice tests.

XAT Registration Dates

It is important for the candidates to have a proper idea of the exam schedule. XLRI has already announced the XAT application dates. In the table, we have also mentioned the important schedule for the XAT exam. It helps the candidate to keep an eye on the important events related to the exam.

Beginning of applicationAugust 10, 2022
Closing of applicationDecember 11, 2022 (extended)
XAT Exam Date 2023January 8, 2023

XAT Eligibility Criteria

The candidates planning to fill the XAT 2023 application form must check the eligibility criteria provided here. Without fulfilling the XAT eligibility criteria, the candidates will not be considered eligible. So read the eligibility conditions carefully and if you are fulfilling only then fill the application form:

General XAT Eligibility Criteria

More than 150 institutes accept XAT scores. Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria for admission:

  1. Aspirants must hold a Bachelor’s degree or any other equivalent degree of a minimum of three years duration from a recognized University in any discipline.
  2. Candidates who are appearing for their graduation final year exam in 2022 can also appear for XAT 2023 provided they complete the course by June, 2023.
  3. Candidates of foreign nationality, as well as NRI candidates except the ones belonging to Dubai and Nepal, need to apply through GMAT scores.

XAT Eligibility Criteria For Admission To XLRI Programs

There are 11 XLRI member institutes in India. Admission to management programs in these institutes needs candidates to meet the following XAT eligibility criteria:

  1. Human Resource Management (HRM) and Business Management (BM): Admission to these programs in XLRI needs the candidates to hold a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent degree) of three years duration in any discipline from a recognized university. Candidates appearing for their final exams in 2023 and will be done with the course by June 2023 can also apply.
  2. General Management: Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent degree) and a minimum of 5-years of experience as a manager/supervisor (by March 31, 2023) can apply for this program.

Steps To Fill XAT Application Form

The candidates can either fill the application form from the official website or refer to the following steps. Before filling up the XAT application form 2023, the candidates need to make registration first. The first stage is to make registration and create the login credentials. Check the below mentioned easy steps to fill the XAT 2023 application form:

  • 1st Step: Visit the official website of XAT.
  • 2nd Step: Click on “Register”.
  • 3rd Step: Enter your Name, Date of Birth, Email ID, Country, and Mobile Number in the respective fields.
  • 4th Step: Read the declaration. Enter the captcha and check the declaration box.
  • 5th Step: Click on “Submit”.
  • 6th Step: You will receive your XAT ID and Password in your Registered Email ID and Mobile Number. Note them down. Use your XAT ID and Password to log in or click the link received via email to directly visit the “Apply Now” page.
XAT Dashboard
  • 7th Step: Enter your Personal Details, like Name, Mob No, Dob, Blood Group, Gender, Nationality, Category, etc. Click “NEXT”.
XAT Personal Details
  • 8th Step: Enter your Parent’s Details – Father’s/Husband’s Name, Email, Mobile No, Mother’s Name, Occupation.
XAT Parent's Details
  • 9th Step: Enter Address Details – Permanent Address, Mailing address, etc.
  • 10th Step: Enter your Academic Details of Class 10, Class 12/Diploma (Percentage Marks, Total Marks, Maximum Marks, Board, etc.)
  • 11th Step: Enter Work Experience and Educational Details such as Bachelors Degree, University, Organization Name, Years of Professional Experience, any additional degree/certificate.
  • 12th Step: Program Details – In this section, you must select whether you wish to apply for XLRI or not and your choice of Exam City.
  • 13th Step: Upload Documents Section – Here upload scanned images of your Passport Size Photo, Signature, Class 10 Certificate, 12th Certificate, and Graduation Certificate in the specified format.
  • 14th Step: Declaration – Check the declaration box and then the box against “I Agree” (Review the entered details) and click on “Save & Continue” to proceed for payment of the application fee.
  • 15th Step: Go to the “Payment” tab and make payment of XAT application fees.
  • 16th Step: Click on “Preview” to check the entered details. If everything is correct, click on “Submit” to submit the application.
  • 17th Step: Take a printout of your XAT application form for future reference.

XAT Registration Form Requirements

The candidates who are applying for the XAT registration form should keep the following documents ready with them in the prescribed format. The candidates need to upload them online while filling up the application form:

DocumentMaximum sizeFormat
Class 10, 12 and Degree Certificate1024 KBJPEG, JPG, PNG, PDF
Photo and Signature1024 KBPNG

XAT Registration Fees

The candidates can check the following fees as based on last year information –

XAT Application FormFeesFees per course
Without Late Registration FeeRs. 1800Rs. 300
Late Registration FeeRs. 2050Rs. 500
Indian Candidate
(only for GMP through GMAT)
Rs. 2500
NRI & Foreign candidatesRs. 5000

Important Points Regarding XAT Registration

Keep the following points in mind regarding XAT registration:

  1. XAT Registration is possible only in the online mode.
  2. Keep the necessary documents and the details needed for registration handy.
  3. You can pay the XAT application form fee only in the online mode.
  4. Once you submit the application form, you cannot make any changes to it. So, fill up the XAT form 2022 carefully.

XAT Exam Pattern 2023

The following XAT exam pattern is as per last year information. As soon as the official information will be released by the officials, we update that here –

  1. Online Mode – XAT was conducted as a CBT (Computer Based Test)
  2. Number of Questions – There will be 100 questions
  3. Timings – Have been changed to 9.30 AM to 12.30 PM
  4. Essay Writing Test – Removed
  5. Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions – There will be no negative marking for NAT questions
  6. GK Section – This section will not be considered for percentile calculation and there will be no negative marking
  7. Negative Marking – Only part 1 will have a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer
  8. Unattempted Questions – Only 8 unattempted questions are allowed. Beyond that, 0.10 marks will be deducted for every unattempted question
  9. Marking Scheme – Each question carries 1 mark
  10. MCQ Options – Each question will have 5 options
  11. Sectional Time Limit – No, however, you can move to part 2 only after finishing part 1
Sections in XAT 2022Total Questions
Part-1 (Time Duration= 165 Minutes)75 Total MCQs
Verbal and Logical Ability (VARC & LR )26
Decision Making21
Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation (QA & DI)28
Part-2 (Time Duration= 15 Minutes)25 Total MCQs
General Knowledge25
Total (Part 1 + Part 2) (Time Duration= 180 Minutes)100 MCQs

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 usually conducted on the first Sunday of every January.

FAQs on XAT Registration 2023

Candidates can check the FAQs related to XAT registration 2023 below:

Q: When will the XAT 2022-23 registration be available?

Ans: The registration form for XAT 2023 has been released on August 10, 2022.

Q: How do I register for XAT 2023?

Ans: You can fill XAT form online at the official website, i.e., xatonline.in. Furthermore, follow the steps mentioned in this article to fill the XAT application form.

Q: What is the last date for the XAT 2023 registration?

Ans: The last date to fill and submit the online XAT application form is December 11, 2022.

Q: Is XAT tougher than CAT?

Ans: Both XAT and CAT exams are very competitive exams, and equal amount of dedication is required for both of them. According to candidates who attended both the exams, XAT was a little more difficult than CAT.

Q: What is the registration fee for XAT 2023?

Ans: The XAT application fee is Rs. 1800/-. Candidates who opt for the XLRI programmes need to pay an additional fee of Rs. 300/- each.

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We hope this detailed article on XAT registration 2023 has provided you information on how and when to apply for the XAT Exam 2022-23. Stay tuned to Embibe for more updates on XAT Registration 2023!

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