Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT)


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Xavier Aptitude Test XAT Books, Lecture Notes, Important Solved Questions and Study Material


Visit xatonline.in choose the tab "Click here for New Registration" and enter Name, Contact details and Email-id. A Provisional XAT ID and Password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. Candidate should note down the Provisional XAT ID and Password. An Email & SMS indicating the Provisional XAT ID number and Password will also be sent.

  1. In case the candidate is unable to complete the application form in one go, he / she can save the data already entered by choosing "SAVE AND NEXT" tab. Prior to submission of the online application candidates are advised to use the "SAVE AND NEXT" facility to verify the details in the online application form and modify the same if required. Visually Impaired candidates should fill the application form carefully and Verify / get the details verified to ensure that the same are correct prior to final submission.
  2. Candidates are advised to carefully fill and verify the details filled in the online application themselves as no change will be possible/ entertained after clicking the FINAL SUBMIT BUTTON.
  3. The Name of the candidate or his /her Father/ Husband etc. should be spelt correctly in the application as it appears in the Certificates/ Mark sheets/Identity proof. Any  change/alteration found may disqualify the candidature.Validate your details and Save your application by clicking the 'Validate your details' and 'Save & Next' button.
  4. Candidates can proceed to upload Photo & Signature as per the specifications given in the Guidelines for Scanning and Upload of Photograph and Signature detailed under point “C”.
  5. Candidates can proceed to fill other details of the Application Form.
  6. Click on the Preview Tab to preview and verify the entire application form before FINAL SUBMIT.
  7. Modify details, if required, and click on 'FINAL SUBMIT' ONLY after verifying and ensuring that the photograph, signature uploaded and other details filled by you are correct.
  8. Click on 'Payment' Tab and proceed for payment.
  9. Click on 'Submit' button.


Bank Transaction charges for Online Payment of application fees / intimation charges will have to be borne by the candidate. XAT Registration Fee (without late fee)  –Rs. 1650/-   Candidates interested in XLRI programmes needs to pay an additional fee of Rs. 300/- each. XAT Registration Fee (with late fee)  –Rs. 2000/-   Candidates interested in XLRI programmes needs to pay an additional fee of Rs. 500/- each.


  1. The application form is integrated with the payment gateway and the payment process can be completed by following the instructions.
  2. The payment can be made by using Debit Cards (RuPay / Visa / Master Card / Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets.
  3. After submitting your payment information in the online application form, PLEASE WAIT FOR THE INTIMATION FROM THE SERVER. DO NOT PRESS BACK OR REFRESH BUTTON IN ORDER TO AVOID DOUBLE CHARGE
  4. On successful completion of the transaction, an e-Receipt will be generated.Non-generation of 'E-Receipt' indicates PAYMENT FAILURE. On failure of payment, Candidates are advised to login again using their Provisional XAT ID and Password and repeat the process of payment.
  5. Candidates are required to take a printout of the e-Receipt and online Application Form. Please note that if the same cannot be generated, online transaction may not have been successful.
  6. For Card charges are listed in Indian Rupee. If you use a non-Indian credit card, your bank will convert to your local currency based on prevailing exchange rates.
  7. To ensure the security of your data, please close the browser window once your transaction is completed.

There is facility to print application form containing fee details after payment of fees.


  1. The candidates are required to download the Challan Form and visit nearest IDBI Bank and make the payment.
  2. The Bank Shall retain Bank’s Copy and return Candidate’s Copy of the challan to the candidate.
  1. Please make a DD made from any bank in favour of “XLRI JAMSHEDPUR” payable at JAMSHEDPUR.
  2. After making Demand Draft applicant need to visit XAT login page and update the DD details (DD Number, Date and Bank Name).


Before applying online a candidate will be required to have a scanned (digital) image of his / her photograph and signature as per the specifications given below.

  • Photograph must be a recent passport size colour picture.
  • The picture should be in colour, against a light-coloured, preferably white, background.
  • Look straight at the camera with a relaxed face.
  • If the picture is taken on a sunny day, have the sun behind you, or place yourself in the shade, so that you are not squinting and there are no harsh shadows.
  • If you have to use flash, ensure there's no "red-eye".
  • If you wear glasses make sure that there are no reflections and your eyes can be clearly seen.
  • Caps, hats and dark glasses are not acceptable. Religious headwear is allowed but it must not cover your face.
  • Dimensions 200 x 230 pixels (preferred).
  • Size of file should be between 20kb-50kb.
  • Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 50KB. If the size of the file is more than 50KB, then adjust the settings of the scanner such as the DPI resolution, no. of colours etc., during the process of scanning.
  • The applicant has to sign on white paper with Black Ink pen.
  • The signature must be signed only by the applicant and not by any other person.
  • The Signature will be used to put on the ADMIT CARD and wherever necessary.
  • The Applicant’s signature obtained on the ADMIT CARD and attendance sheet at the time of the examination should match the uploaded signature. In case of mismatch, the candidate may be disqualified.
  • Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels (preferred).
  • Size of file should be between 10kb —20kb.
  • Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 20KB.
  • Set the scanner resolution to a minimum of 200 dpi (dots per inch).
  • Set Color to True Color
  • File Size as specified above.
  • Crop the image in the scanner to the edge of the photograph/signature, then use the upload editor to crop the image to the final size (as specified above).
  • The image file should be JPG or JPEG format. An example file name is: image01.jpg or image01.jpeg Image dimensions can be checked by listing the folder files or moving the mouse over the file image icon. Candidates using MS Windows/MS Office can easily obtain photo and signature in .jpeg format not exceeding 50KB & 20KB respectively by using MS Paint or MS Office Picture Manager. Scanned photograph and signature in any format can be saved in .jpg format by using 'Save As' option in the File menu and size can be reduced below 50KB (photograph) & 20KB (signature) by using crop and then resize option

**Please see point “C’ above for the pixel size+ in the 'Image' menu.Similar options are available in other photo editor also. If the file size and format are not as prescribed, an error message will be displayed. While filling in the Online Application Form the candidate will be provided with a link to upload his photograph and signature. Procedure for Uploading the Photograph and Signature

  1. There will be two separate links for uploading Photograph and Signature.
  2. Click on the respective link "Upload Photograph / Signature".
  3. Browse & Select the location where the Scanned Photo/ Signature file has been saved.
  4. Select the file by clicking on it.
  5. Click the 'Upload' button


Applicants should note that registration for XAT 2018 and appearing for XAT 2018 is the preliminary step towards applying to XLRI and XAT Associate Institutes. Applicants to different institutes, besides XLRI have to apply separately to Institutes of their choice. Applicants for XAT 2018 can choose to pay online using credit card/ debit card/ online banking. Candidates can also make payment through a demand draft made from any bank (in favour of XLRI Jamshedpur). Third alternative for making payment can be “cash”. This can be done from any of the IDBI Bank branches located in India to make payment for XAT 2018.

Click here to view address of IDBI Bank Branches

Important Points

Click for New Registration
  1.  Basic Info  :   Once you complete filling the Basic Information, an email will be sent to your email id with a provisional XAT ID and password.
  2. Please quote your email (provided during the registration) and XAT ID for all future communication
  3. Please ensure that you provide a valid email address.
  4. Please ensure that you use your personal email address only as your primary email address in the application. (If you use your official email address and in case you switch jobs, it would be difficult for us to communicate with you).
  5. Please add admissions@xatonline.in as trusted sources in the anti-Spam software of your email. Otherwise, either you will not receive important emails or they will get delivered to your Spam/junk folder.
  6. Please access your emails regularly and ensure that your inbox is accessible.
  7. Please note that the XAT ID and password gives you an individual login on www.xatonline.in and on frequent intervals, you need to check for mails from XAT & other associated institutes.
  8. Please ensure that you give your correct mobile No. to receive SMS alerts.
XAT Registration Fee (without late fee) –Rs. 1650/-   Candidates interested in XLRI programmes needs to pay an additional fee of Rs. 300/- each.

XAT Registration Fee (with late fee)  –Rs. 2000/-   Candidates interested in XLRI programmes needs to pay an additional fee of Rs. 500/- each.

Note: If you do not receive the registration confirmation mail, with your XAT ID & Password, within 24 hours of signing up, please check your spam/junk folder just in case the confirmation email got delivered there instead of your inbox. If you are unable to locate the email, please write to admissions@xatonline.in citing your primary email id. or call us up on 1800 419 2929 between 08.00 a.m. and 08.00 p.m. ( IST ) if you are unable to reach the customer care executive, please write to admissions@xatonline.in. We shall get back to you in 48 hours. (Excluding Holidays)

Exam Structure

The exam shall consist of the following sections:

  • Quantitative Ability
  • English Language & Logical Reasoning
  • Decision Making
  • GK
  • Essay


Procedure for applying to XAT Associate Institutes using XAT Score for short listing candidates for their admission.

The candidate desirous of joining any of XAT Associate Institutes has to follow the steps given below:

  • Register for XAT 2018 at xatonline.in
  • Obtain the Application Form after registering online by making appropriate payment. Further details can be obtained from the respective Institute's website or their Admissions office. Follow their registration/application procedure.
  • Candidates may please note that XLRI does not ascertain quality of the degree or programme(s) offered by other XAT Associate Institutes.
  • Please note that each institute independently decides the weightages to be given for each of the test components on the basis of its needs. XLRI does not play any role in selection of the candidates in these institutes.


  1. All payments made for registration for XAT and XLRI are non-refundable.
  2. The XAT Score Card containing the performance of the candidate in XAT 2018 will be mailed individually to all the candidates.

XAMI Members

Institute NameWebsiteLocationEmail
Loyola Institute of Business Administrationwww.liba.eduChennaiadmissions@liba.edu
St. Francis Institute of Management and Research (SFIMR)www.sfimar.orgMumbaiinfo@sfimar.org
St. Joseph's Institute of Managementwww.sjim.edu.inBangaloreinfo@sjim.edu.in
St.Aloysius Institute of Management and Information Technologywww.staloysics.ac.inMangaloredenzil@staloysius.ac.in,mascao@staloysius.ac.in
Xavier Business School (XBS), St.Xavier'sUniversity ,Kolkatawww.sxuk.edu.inKolkataadmissions.mba@sxuk.edu.in
Xavier Institute of Management, Xavier Universitywww.xub.edu.inBhubaneswaradmission@xub.edu.in
Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurshipwww.xime.orgBangaloreadmissions@xime.org
Xavier Institute of Management & Researchwww.ximr.ac.inMumbaiadmin@ximr.ac.in
Xavier Institute of Management, Jabalpurwww.xidas.inM.Pslrsj45@gmail.com
XLRI Xavier School of Managementwww.xlri.ac.inJamshedpuradmis@xlri.ac.in
Xavier Institute of Social Servicewww.xiss.ac.inRanchixiss@xiss.ac.in

Institutes using XAT Score

Institute NameWebsiteLocationEmail
Accurate Institute of Management and Technologywww.accurate.inGreater Noidainfo@accurate.in
Acharya Bangalore B-Schoolwww.acharyabbs.ac.inBangaloreadmissions@acharyabbs.ac.in
Acharya School of Managementwww.acharya.ac.inBangaloredirectorasm@acharya.ac.in
Acharya Institute of Management & Scienceswww.theaims.ac.inBangaloreadmission@theaims.ac.in
Adarsh Institute of Management & Information Technology (AIMIT)www.adarshaimit.comBangaloreadmissions@adarshaimit.com
Alliance School of Business, Alliance Universitywww.alliance.edu.inBangaloremba@alliance.edu.in
Amrita School of Businesswww.amrita.edu/asbCoimbatoreasb@amrita.edu
APG Shimla Universitywww.apg.edu.inShimlaadmissions@apg.edu.in
Aryans Business Schoolwww.aryans.edu.inPunjabinfo@aryans.edu.in
Asian Business Schoolwww.abs.edu.inNoida, Uttar Pradeshinfo@abs.edu.in
Asia Pacific Institute of Managementwww.asiapacific.eduNew Delhiadmissions@asiapacific.edu
Asian School of Business Managementwww.asbm.ac.in, institute@asbm.ac.inOdishaadmission@asbm.ac.in
Balaji Institute of Modern Management(BIMM)www.balajisociety.orgPunebijupillai@balajisociety.org
Bengal Institute of Business Studieswww.bibs.co.inKolkataadmissions@bibs.co.in
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's Usha & Lakshmi Mittal Institute of Management (BULMIM)www.bulmim.ac.inNew Delhiinfo@bulmim.ac.in,director@bulmim.ac.in
Bhavan's Centre for Communication and Managementwww.bvbbhubaneswar.orgBhubaneswarbvb.mba.bbsr@gmail.com
Birla Institute of Management Technologywww.bimtechbbsr.ac.inOdishadirector.bbsr@bimtech.ac.in
Birla Institute of Management Technologywww.bimtech.ac.inGreater Noidamanoj.pandey@bimtech.ac.in
BLS Institute of Managementwww.blsim.orgMohan Nagarbls_im@vsnl.net
BML Munjal Universitybml.edu.inGurgoantapan.panda@bml.edu.in
BNM Institute of Technologywww.bnmit.orgBangalorebnmitprincipal@yahoo.co.in
Calcutta Business Schoolwww.calcuttabusinessschool.orgWest Bengaladmission@calcuttabusinessschool.org
Centurion University of Technology and Managementwww.cutm.ac.inDist.Khurdajoin@cutm.ac.in
Chandragupt Institute of Management Patnawww.cimp.ac.inBiharadmission@cimp.ac.in
CMS B-School Jain Universitywww.jainuniversity.ac.inBangaloreenquiry.pg@jainuniversity.ac.in
Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Institute of Management and Higher Studieswww.dduinstitute.orgKanpurdduinstitutemhs@yahoo.co.in
Delhi School of Professional Studies and Researchwww.dspsr.inDelhiinfo@dspsr.in
Desh Bhagat Institute of Management & Computer Scienceswww.deshbhagatinstitutes.comAmlohcontact@deshbhagatinstitutes.com
Development Management Institutewww.dmi.ac.inBiharadmissions@dmi.ac.in
Disha Institute of Management and Technologywww.dimatindia.comDist.  Raipurinfo@dimatindia.com
Doon Business School Globalwww.doonbusinessschool.comUttarakhandinfo@dbs.org.in
Driems Business Schoolwww.dbs.ac.inCuttackdriemsbschool@gmail.com
EMPI Business Schoolwww.empiindia.comDelhiadmission@empi.ac.in
Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDlI)www.ediindia.ac.inP.O. Bhat, Gujaratpgp@ediindia.org
First India Group of Institutionswww.stmi.in/www.rimgurgaon.comGurgaonadmissions@stmi.in,admissions@rimgurgaon.com
Flame School of Businesswww.flame.edu.inDist Puneadmission@flame.edu.in / pallavi.lohokare@flame.edu.in
Fortune Institute of International Businesswww.fiib.edu.inNew Delhifiib@fiib.edu.in
FORE School of Management,New Delhiwww.fsm.ac.inNew Delhidirector@fsm.ac.in
GIBS Business Schoolwww.gibsbschool.comBangaloreinfo@gibsbscool.com
Gitam Institute of Managementwww.gitam.eduVishakhapatnamadmissions.gim@gitam.in
Gitam School of International Businesswww.gsib.gitam.eduVisakhapatnamadmissions.gsib@gitam.in
Globsyn Business Schoolwww.globsyn.edu.inKolkatagbs@globsyn.com
GNIMS Business Schoolwww.gnims.edu.inMaharashtrabigyan.verma@gnims.com
Goa Institute of Managementwww.gim.ac.inGoaadmissions@gim.ac.in
Great Lakes Institute of Managementwww.greatlakes.edu.inChennaiadmissions@greatlakes.edu.in
HDF School of Managementwww.hdf.ac.inCuttackmukti@hdf.ac.in
Hyderabad Business School,Gitam Universityghbs.inTelanganahbs@gitam.in/alb@gitam.in
IBMR - Business Schoolswww.ibmrbschool.orgBangaloremba@ibmrbschool.org
ICBM - School of Business Excellencewww.icbm.ac.inHyderabadicbmhyd@gmail.com
Institute for Future Education, Entrepreneurship& Leadershipwww.ifeel.edu.inLonavaladirector@ifeel.edu.in,doctorcheema@rediffmail.com
IFIM Business Schoolwww.ifimbschool.comBangaloredirector@ifimbschool.com
IILM College of Management Studieswww.iilmcms.ac.inGreater Noidaadmissions@iilmcms.ac.in
IILM Graduate School of Managementwww.iilmgsm.ac.inGreater Noidaadmissions@iilmgsm.ac.in
IILM Institute for Business and Managementwww.iilminstitute.ac.inHaryanaadmissions@iilminstitute.ac.in
IIMT School of Management (ISM)www.ism.edu.inGurgaonadmissions@ism.edu.in
Indian Institute of Financewww.iif.eduGreater Noidainfo@iif.edu
Indian Institute of Forest Managementwww.iifm.ac.inM.Ppgdfmadmission@iifm.ac.in
Indian Institute of cost and management studies & research (INDSEARCH)www.indsearch.orgPunesearch@indsearch.org
Indus Business Academy (IBA, Bangalore)www.iba.ac.inBangaloreadmissions@iba.ac.in
Indus World School of Businesswww.iwsb.inNCRadmissions@iwsb.in
IFMR Universitywww.ifmr.ac.inAndhra Pradeshsuresh.venkatraman@ifmr.ac.in
Institute for Technology and Managementwww.itm.eduNavi Mumbaijayshelar@itm.edu
Institute of Business Studies and Researchwww.ibsar.ac.inNavi Mumbaiinfo@ibsar.ac.in
Institute of Health Management Researchwww.iihmr.orgJaipuradmissionsjpr@iihmr.org
Institute of Management & Information Science (IMIS)www.imis.ac.inBhubaneswarimis@imis.ac.in
Institute of Management Technology ( Dubai)www.imtdubai.ac.aeDubai - UAEadmissions@imtdubai.ac.ae , admissions-india@imtdubai.ac.ae
Institute of Management Technology ( Hyderabad)www.imthyderabad.edu.inHyderabadadmissions@imthyderabad.edu.in
Institute of Management Technology ( Nagpur)www.imtnagpur.ac.inNagpuradmissions@imtnag.ac.in
Institute of Management Technology (Ghaziabad)www.imt.eduGhaziabadadmissions@imt.edu
Institute of Rural Management Anandwww.irma.ac.inGujaratpreeti@irma.ac.in , janak@irma.ac.in
Institute of Science & Managementwww.iismr.orgRanchirch_iism@sancharnet.in
International Academy of Management & Entrepreneurship (IAME)www.iame.org.inBangaloreadmissions@iame.org.in
International Institute of Business studies -IIBSwww.iibsonline.comBangalorechairman@iibsonline.com
International School of Business & Media,Pune (ISB&M)www.isbm.ac.inPuneadmissions@isbm.ac.in
International School of Management Excellencewww.isme.inBangaloreadmissions@isme.in
International Institute of Management Studieswww.iimspune.edu.inPuneadmissions@iimspune.edu.in
Invertis Institute of Management Studieswww.invertis.orgBareillyinfo@invertis.org
ISBR Business Schoolwww.isbr.inBangaloreinfo@isbr.in , manish@isbr.in
Jagan Institute of Management Studieswww.jimsindia.orgNewDelhineha.bhatheja@jimsindia.org/jims@vsnl.com
Jagran Institute of Communication and Managementwww.jicm.edu.inBhopaladmininfo@jicm.edu.in
Jaipuria Institute of Managementwww.jaipuria.ac.inIndoreindore@jaipuria.ac.in
Jaipuria Institute of Managementwww.jaipuria.ac.inLucknowlucknow@jaipuria.ac.in
Jaipuria Institute of Managementwww.jaipuria.ac.inNoidanoida@jaipuria.ac.in
Jaipuria Institute of Managementwww.jaipuria.ac.inJaipurjaipur@jaipuria.ac.in
O.P. Jindal Global Universitywww.jgbs.edu.inHaryanaadmissions.jgbs@edu.in,rsarkar@jgu.edu.in
JK Lakshmipat Universitywww.jklu.edu.inJaipurvc@jklu.edu.in
JRE Group Of Institutionswww.jre.edu.inGreater Noidaadmission@jre.edu.in
Kaziranga Universitywww.kazirangauniversity.inAssaminfo@kazirangauniversity.in
Kejriwal Institute of Management & Development Studieswww.kimds.in/www.kimds.co.inRanchidiwakarpandey21@gmail.com
Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studieswww.kiams.ac.inHariharadmissions@kiams.ac.in
K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Researchhttp://simsr.somaiya.eduMumbaidirector@simsr@somaiya.edu
Kohinoor Business School, Khandalawww.kohinoor.ac.inKhandalakbs@kohinoor.ac.in,bigyan.verma@kohinoor.ac.in
Krupajal Business Schoolwww.krupajalbschool.orgBhubaneswaradmissions@krupajalbschool.org
Mittal School of Business, Lovely Professional Universitywww.lpu.inDistt.Kapurthalaadmissions@lpu.co.in
Management Education & Research Institutewww.meri.edu.inNew Delhimeribs@meri.edu.in
Mangalvedhekar Institute of Management (MIM)www.mangalvedhekar.orgSolapursolapur00@gmail.com
Manipal University Jaipurwww.jaipur.manipal.eduJaipurregistrar@jaipur.manipal.edu
Marian Institute of Health Care Managementwww.marianinstitute.inPanajimarianinstitute@dataone.in
Master School of Managementwww.msmindia.orgMeerutsudhirsharma@msmindia.org
MATS Institute of Management and Entrepreneurshipwww.mats.ac.inBangalorematsacademy@vsnl.net
MISB Bocconiwww.misbbocconi.comMumbaiinfo@misbbocconi.com
MIT WPU's, MIT School of Telecom Managementwww.mitsot.comPunesuhrud@mitsot.com
MIT World Peace Universitywww.mitsob.net / www.mitwpu.comPuneuttam.padwal@gmail.com
M S Ramaiah Institute of Managementwww.msrim.org/www.msrim.inBangaloreadmissions@msrim.org
Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad (MICA)www.mica.ac.inAhmedabadadmissions@micamail.in
MVRR Institute of Business Managementwww.mvrribmgudlavalleru.ac.inKrishnamvribm@gmail.com
Myra  School of Businesswww.myra.ac.inMysoreinfo@myra.ac.in
NIIT Universitywww.niituniversity.inRajasthanadmissions@niituniversity.in
National Institute of Securities Marketswww.nism.ac.inNavi Mumbaiadmissions@nism.ac.in
National School of Businesswww.nsbindia.orgBangalorepresident@nsbindia.org
New Delhi Institute of Managementwww.@ndimdelhi.orgNew Delhiinfo@gmail.com , gauri.modwel@ndimdelhi.org
Praxis Business Schoolwww.praxis.ac.inKolkataaccounts@praxis.ac.in
Prin. L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Researchwww.welingkar.orgMumbaiadmissions@welingkar.org
Pune Institute of Business Managementwww.pibm.inPuneadmin@pibm.in
Raffles University Japanese Zonewww.rafflesuniversity.edu.inRajasthansanjeev.kumar@rafflesuniversity.edu.in
Ravenshaw Management Centrewww.ravenshawuniversity.ac.inCuttackplacementcell@ravenshawmanagementcentre.com
Regional College of Management Autonomouswww.rcm.ac.inBhubaneswardirector@rcm.ac.in
Regional College of Management Bangalorewww.rcmb.inBangaloremandal@isbe.in,director@rcmb.in
RICS School of Built Environment,Amity Universitywww.ricssbe@rics.orgNoidaricssbe@rics.org
Sharda Universitywww.sharda.ac.inGreater Noidaadmissiondirector@sharda.ac.in
Shanti Business Schoolwww.shantibschool.edu.inAhmedabadinfo@shantibschool.edu.in
S P Jain Institute of Management & Researchwww.spjimr.orgMumbaibinduk@spjimr.org
School of Managementwww.presidencyuniversity.inBangaloredeansom@presidencyuniversity.in
School of Management Scienceswww.smsvaranasi.comVaranasiadmissionsms@rediffmail.com
KIIT School of Management, KIIT Universitywww.ksom.ac.inBhubaneswaradmission@ksom.ac.in
School of Petroleum Management, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum Universityspm.pdpu.ac.inGujaratadmissions@spm.pdpu.ac.in
SCMS Cochin School of Businesswww.scms.edu.inCochinscms@scmsgroup.org
Shiva Institute of Management Studieswww.shivaims.edu.inGhaziabadshiva_ims@yahoo.co.in
Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Developmentwww.sdmimd.ac.inMysoreadmission@sdmimd.ac.in
SIET Institute of Managementwww.bsim.inBangaloreinfo@simb.in/admissions@simb.in
Siva Sivani Institute of Managementwww.ssim.ac.inSecunderabadinfo@ssim.ac.in
Sri Shrada Institute of Indian Management Researchwww.srisiim.orgNew Delhisrisiim2010@gmail.com
Sri Sri Universitywww.srisriuniversity.edu.inCuttackadmissions@srisriuniversity.edu.in
Suryadatta Group of Instituteswww.suryadatta.orgPunesupport@suryadatta.org
T A Pai Management Institutewww.tapmi.edu.inUdupi Distadmissions2014@tapmi.edu.in
Taxila Business Schoolwww.taxila.inJaipurinfo@taxila.in
The National Management Schoolwww.nms.edu.inChennaiadmissions@nms.edu.in
Training & Advanced Studies in Management and Communications Ltd (TASMAC)www.tasmac.ac.in/walesPunegiridua@tasmac.ac.in
United World School of Businesswww.unitedworld.inKolkataadmissions@unitedworld.in
Vanguard Business Schoolwww.vanguardbschool.comBangaloremanali@vanguardbschool.com
Vellore Institute of Technologywww.vit.ac.inVellorepgadmission@vit.ac.in
Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management(VJIM)http://vjim.edu.inHyderabaddirector@vjim.edu.in
Vivekananda Insititute of Professional Studies - Technical Campuswww.dsb.edu.inNew Delhicontact@dsb.edu.in
Vivekananda Global Universitywww.vgu.ac.inJaipurinfo@vgu.ac.in,dms@vgu.ac.in
WLC College Indiawww.wlccollege.orgNoidamail@wiganindia.org
WOXSEN SCHOOL OF BUSINESSwww.woxsen.edu.inHyderabadadmissions@woxsen.edu.in

NRI / Foreign Students Definition as per "Regulation for admission of NRI/Foreign Nationality/Person of Indian Origin", AICTE letter dated 24 April 2002 is as follows:

NRI : "NRI" in this context means Non-Resident Indian as defined in Income Tax Act, 1961 with the following clarifications: An individual is Non-Resident when he is "not a resident" or who is "not ordinarily resident". A person is treated as "not ordinarily resident" when any of the following conditions is satisfied:

  1. If he/she has not been resident in India in nine out of ten preceding years; or
  2. If he/she has not been in India for a period of 730 days or more during the preceding seven years.

Persons of Indian Origin : "Persons of Indian Origin" (PIO) in this context means a person having foreign citizenship (except Pakistan and Bangladesh) without "NRI" status, but who holds a Foreign Passport at the time of sending application, consideration for admission and during the period of his study and he/she or anyone/ both of his/her parents or anyone / both of his /her grandparents is (or was) / are (or were) citizen (s) of India by virtue of the provisions of the Constitution of India or Section 2 (b) of Citizenship Act, 1955 (Act No. 57 of 1955).

Foreign National : "Foreign National" (FN) in this context means an individual having citizenship of a foreign country (citizens of all countries other than India) and not having the status of "NRI" and/or "Persons of Indian Origin" (PIO).\

Frequently Asked Questions: For On-Line Registration Process

Q. 1 What should I do if there is lot of delay in accessing the page?

Speed for Registration of On-Line Application on Internet, is based on various factors like Internet Speed, large number of applicants trying to register the application at the same time etc. Therefore if you are not able to get the pages for registration immediately, please retry after a gap of 15 minutes or during off-peak hours during the night.

Q. 2 How do I know that my application is registered?

Successful Registration is indicated by the Page displayed after clicking the Submit Button indicating the generated "XAT ID". Please note down the same carefully and preserve it. If you do not preserve it, you will not be able to Re-Print the Application and download the Admit Card.

Q. 3 I did not receive the email intimation for registration of my application?

"XAT ID" and "PASSWORD" are also sent by auto-response Confirmation emails. Delivery of these emails purely depends upon the correctness of E-Mail ID provided, Policy of your E - Mail Service Provider to accept and Divert such emails under Bulk or Spam Mails or bounce back such mails without accepting it due to heavy number of emails generated by our Applications. In case of Govt./official /company Email Ids , delivery is controlled by your Company Policies. Therefore, please do not expect replies from us, if you do not receive such confirmation / auto -response Emails.

Q. 4 How do I re-confirm that my application is saved?

In case of doubt about the successful Registration, candidates are advised to visit the Page for Re-Print of Application, generate the Printout and preserve the soft copy and hard copy (printout) of the Application.

Q. 5 I got Blank / Zero XAT ID after submission of application on-line?

In rare cases Candidates may get Zero (0) XAT ID with valid Password. Candidates are advised to Re-Register the Application and check the Printout through Re -Print Application.

Q. 6 After filling up the complete form, I got Blank Screen / Internet got disconnected / My PC closed / hanged / shutdown. Is my application saved / registered?

Please refer to queries mentioned above. If you do not get the application printout through Re-Print option, your application is not saved. Please re-apply.

Q. 7 I did not receive the acknowledgement / reply to my email communication?

"Reply to" Email Id for the Application is created for the convenience of the Candidates for genuine communications. Please do not use this address to send back the emails for "Acknowledgment", "Vacation Mail", "Friendship Offers", "Sales Offers" etc. Our Email Server is configured to delete such emails automatically.

Q. 8 What details should I retain while replying to auto-response emails?

While writing back by replying the confirmation emails for genuine problem, please retain the text containing "XAT ID" and "PASSWORD" details on the email.

Q. 9 What details should I provide while writing for the problem?

Please do not forget to provide following details while writing to us: (1) XAT ID (2) MOBILE NO. (3) DATE OF BIRTH & (4) FULL NAME as entered in application. In case of application failure or any error message, we would like to have the screenshot of the error in JPG, GIF format or as MS Word file. Additionally, you may provide the PC Details including the Operating System (like Windows XP, Vista, Linux etc.) & Internet Browser & version (like Internet Explorer 6.0, Mozilla 3.0, Firefox 3.5 etc.) used.

Q. 10 I want to change / correct the details I entered in the Application?

Prior to submission of the online application, please choose the 'EDIT' option to correct the details. Please remember to take fresh print out after modifying any details. Candidate should note that the data entered in Basic Info cannot be modified.

Please make one more attempt from any other PC with either Internet Explorer (9 or above), Mozilla Firefox 3.0 or above, Google chrome 3.0 or above with java script enabled before filing the report with our help desk."

Q. 11 How do I apply for Fellow Programme in Management other than XAT?

Please visit: acad.xlri.ac.in/admission.

Q. 12 How do I apply for XLRI programe through Gmat?

Please visit: acad.xlri.ac.in/gmatadmission through Gmat

Q. 13 What is the eligibility criteria for taking XAT 2018?

  • Recognized Bachelor’s Degree of minimum three years duration or equivalent in any discipline. Those completing their final examination by June 10, 2018 may also apply.
  • All Indian candidates must appear for XAT 2018. However, NRI and Foreign candidates may apply through GMAT score (except Dubai and Kathmandu wherein candidates also have an option of appearing for XAT 2018).

Q. 14 I am in the final year of my graduation, what percentage should I fill in the form?

Please enter the aggregate percentage of marks obtained till the time of filling the form.

Q. 15 By Registering and paying for XAT 2018, am I eligible for XLRI and other Associate Member Institutes?

Candidates interested in XLRI needs to apply for the programmes of their choice. Please note that each institution independently decides the weightages to be given for each of the test components on the basis of its needs. XLRI does not play any role in selection of the candidates in these institutes
For XAT Associate Member Institutes (refer XAT Associate Institutes website)
XAT is a common test for admission into academic programmes of XLRI.

Q. 16 When shall I receive the XAT 2018 Admit Card?

You can download your admit card from our website www.xatonline.in 20th December 2017 onwards.

Q. 17 What is the duration of the test?

The duration of the test will be of three hours and thirty five minutes i.e. from 10:00am to 01:35pm on Sunday, January 7, 2018.

Q. 18 When are XAT 2018 results out?

Results will be available on the website by 31st January 2018.

Q. 19 When can I check & confirm if XAT Office has received my Draft.

Candidates will receive a message in the login page only after XLRI receives the draft.

Q. 20 What do I do if I am unable to make the payment online?

Online payments involve multiple agencies and there are chances that your payment is timed out or declined. If you encounter any such problems, we suggest you make the payment by Cash Mode through any branch of IDBI Bank. Please read through the Registration Process

Q. 21 I have done 5 years integrated course, so how will I enter my percentage?

Candidates who have done 5 years integrated course can fill up the same percentage for graduation and post graduation.

Q. 22 How do I calculate the aggregate marks for CBSE /SSC. Is it the best 5 or all the subjects?

The candidate should take the aggregate of all the subjects for 10th.

Q. 23 Does internship/Articleship counted as work experience?

These are not counted as work experience

Q. 24 Does the work experience before Graduation is counted?

No, it is not counted as work experience.

Q. 25 I have less than 50% in graduation, am I eligible to apply for XLRI?

Yes, you are eligible to apply for XLRI.

Q. 26 I am in the final year of my graduation, am I eligible to register for XLRI?

Yes, you are eligible for admission to XLRI. You need to complete your final year examination by June 10, 2018.

Q. 27 I have forgotten my XAT password, could you help!

Please go to the XAT Log in page and click on 'Forgot Password