XAT 2022 – Exam Date, Application, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus, College

XAT 2022 – The XAT 2022 exam will take place on Sunday, January 2, 2022. On August 10, 2021, the registration procedure for XAT 2022 began. The XAT 2022 MBA entrance test will be held by XLRI for admission to its different PGDM 2022-24 programmes and more than 160 MBA colleges, including XIMB, IMT, and TAPMI, among others. The XAT test 2022 registration and application process is done online for a price of Rs.1800/-. The deadline for submitting an application for the XLRI XAT Exam 2022 is November 30, 2021. XAT score card will be accepted by more than 150 institutes affiliated to XLRI as well as more than 800 B schools schools and more than 75,000 candidate’s have appeared in this entrance exam, every year. There is no restrictions for number of attempt in XAT.

What is XAT Exam?

XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test) is a national level entrance exam which is conducted by XLRI (Xavier labour relations Institute), Jamshedpur, for all those aspirants who want to take admission in management studies all over the nation. XAT are conducted by XLRI on behalf of XAMI (Xavier Association of Management Institutes) .

XAT 2022 Important Link’s

Here is given all the important links which is related to XAT 2021, Aspirants can use according to their needs.

Official WebsiteClick Here
BulletinClick Here
Apply now (Right top corner) Click Here
Frequently Asked QuestionsClick Here
Help deskClick Here

XAT 2022 Important Date’s

Here is given schedule of XAT 2021, Aspirants have to keep in mind all the important dates and proceed accordingly.

Notification Released09 August 2021
Application started10 August 2021
Last date to apply without late fee30 November 2021
Last date to apply with late fee10 December 2021
Admit card released20 December 2021
Exam Date02 January 2022
Result declared25 January 2022

XAT 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Here is given the eligibility criteria of XAT 2022, candidates have to fulfill the below requirements to take admission in MBA through XAT.


  • Candidate must be indian or NRI.
  • Foreign candidates are also eligible to take admission but only through GMAT score except candidates from Dubai and Kathmandu.

Age criteria

  • There is no minimum or maximum age required for admission in MBA.

Education qualification

  • Candidates must have 3 year bachelor degree or equivalent qualification from any recognised board in any stream.
  • Final year aspirants are also eligible to appear in the entrance exam.

XAT 2022 Admission/Selection procedure

First, candidates have to register Yourself by visiting official website of XAT and then fill the entire application form and after that admit card of XAT will be released approx 2 week before the entrance exam and then appear in the entrance exam and after that result of XAT will be declared approx 1 month after the entrance exam. College will release their cut off and those students who have secured minimum cutoff marks they are eligible to participate in group discussion and personal interview. During this process candidates are eligible to choose best colleges affiliated to XLRI or other Institute of B school school which accept the score of XAT.

XAT 2022 Application form

Application form of XAT 2022 will be released in the month of August. First, candidate’s have to register Yourself by visiting the official website with enter name, phone number, email id ,password and captcha code and then a verification link will be sent to your registered mail ID after click on this link, candidates are on the homepage again then candidate’s have to login by using email id and password and then candidate’s have to enter all the required detail and upload photograph and signature. Candidate’s also have to enter academic details and preferences of exam centre. At last, candidate’s have to pay the application fee by using credit card, debit card, upi or net banking which is Rs. 1,800/-.

XAT 2022 Admit card

Admit card of XAT 2022 will be released approx 2 week before entrance exam on the official website by the respective authority. Candidate’s can download the admit card of XAT by visiting the official website and then login their portal. Admit card of XAT contain personal information along with date ,time and venue of entrance exam. Admit card of XAT are very important documents, candidate’s have to keep safely. A candidate found and incorrect detail on their XAT admit card then they have to contact the helpdesk.

XAT 2022 Exam pattern

Here is given the exam pattern of XAT, candidate’s have to know.

  • Entrance exam will be online that is computer-based.
  • Total hundred questions will be asked by the candidate in the entrance exam.
  • Whole question paper will be 100 marks.
  • All question will carry equal number of marks.
  • Exam will be available only in English language.
  • Duration of exam will be of 180 minutes or 3 hour’s.
  • Question will be asked from the section such as
    • decision making
    • Verbal and logical ability
    • Quantitative ability and data interpretation
    • General knowledge
  • Multiple choice questions will be asked in the entrance exam that is one question have four options in which one is correct.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks
  • For Every correct answer, 1 marks is is awarded.
  • 0.10 marks is deducted for more than 8 un-attempt questions
  • No negative marking in general knowledge section.
  • Paper will be divided into part: part 1 contain decision-making and attractive ability interpretation verbal and logical ability section and part 2 contain general knowledge.
  • Both part have have different time limit

XAT 2022 Syllabus

Syllabus of XAT is similar to other MBA entrance examinations. Level of question will be moderate to difficult. Questions are come from the below section.

  • Verbal Ability
    • English Vocabulary based questions
      • fill in the blanks with correct words
      • synonyms/antonyms
      • contextual usage on vocabulary words
      • Jumbled Paragraphs
    • Completion of sentences
    • Completion of paragraph
    • Correction of errors in sentences
    • Correct use of words
  • Reading Comprehension (RC)
    • RC passages based Topic
    • Abstract topics
    • Literature
    • Social and Economic issues
    • Science & Culture
    • history & fiction among others.
  • Logical Reasoning (LR)
    • Topics covered in XAT syllabus on which LR questions are based
    • Analogy
    • Clocks
    • calendars
    • Fact
    • Inference
    • Judgement
    • binary logic
    • seating arrangement
    • blood relations
    • logical sequence
    • assumption
    • premise
  • Quantitative ability and data interpretation
    • Complex Arrangement
    • Decision Making in a situation
    • Case lets
    • Conditions and Grouping Test
    • Data Arrangement Test

XAT 2022 Result

Result of XAT 2022 will be released approx 1 month after the entrance exam on the official website by the respective authority. Candidates can download their XAT result by login their portal using username and password as a pdf. Result of XAT will contain personal information along with obtained marks. Candidates have to take printout of result of XAT and make two or more photo copies of it for future reference.

XAT 2022 Answer key

Provisional answer key will be released with in 2 days of entrance exam on the official website of XAT by the respective authority. If candidates raise any issue in answer key then they can inform to the conducting body and then final answer key will be released by the respective authority. Aspirants can calculate their approximate marks and rank on behalf of answer key.

XAT 2022 Top 10 colleges

Here is given the list of top 10 colleges which accept XAT scorecard.

  • XIMB Bhubaneswar
  • SPJIMR Mumbai
  • IMT Ghaziabad
  • Great Lakes Institute of Management
  • LIBA Chennai
  • KG somaiya Mumbai
  • GIM Goa
  • TAPMI Manipal
  • IRMA Anand
  • MICA Ahmedabad

XAT 2022 Help desk

If the candidates encounters any problem, then they can get the solution of their problem by contacting the details given below.

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