Registration for XAT Exam Begins

XAT 2023 Registration Begins

  • Ayushi Singh
    Ayushi Singh

The registration process for Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2023 will begin on 10th August 2022. Candidates interested to study in XLRI Jamshedpur and other Xavier Associate Management Institutes can appear for this management exam. The exam will be conducted in over 80 cities across the country. To appear for the XAT exam, candidates can register themselves on

According to XLRI, XAT is one of the oldest and second largest exams for MBA and PGDM programs. The exam scores are accepted by over 160 B-schools and remain valid for one year. Meanwhile, IIM Bangalore has also started the application process for CAT 2022. The registration window for this exam opened last week.

More about XAT 2023

XAT is one of the prestigious exams that students take to get admission to XLRI Jamshedpur and other Xavier Associate Management Institutes. For more than 72 years, XLRI has conducted this exam to select the best candidates for admission to the top B-schools across the country. XAT is a three-hour test that checks studentsโ€™ understanding of verbal and logical reasoning, quantitative aptitude, data interpretation, decision making, and general knowledge. This year, the organizing committee for this exam has decided to eliminate the essay writing section.

The registration window will close on 30th November 2022. Candidates need to pay a registration fee of INR 2000 to appear for this exam. When preparing for this computer-based test, candidates should focus on the exam analysis. The expected number of questions to be asked in this exam is mentioned in the table given below.


Expected Questions

Verbal & Logical Ability


Decision Making


Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation


A total of 74 questions need to be attempted within a time limit of three hours. The difficulty level remains moderate to difficult, and candidates need to score a minimum of 27.7-29 marks to get admission to the Business Management course in XLRI.

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