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XAT-2017 (Xavier Aptitude Test) 2017

Exam Date: 8/January/2017 Exam State: All India Last Date: 11/December/2016
Exam Details:

XAT Office,

XLRI, C H Area (East), Jamshedpur-831001


XAT 2017 will be conducted on Sunday 8th January 2017. XLRI conducts XAT on behalf of the XAMI. For more than 60 years XLRI is conducting XAT at all India level to select the most appropriate students for management education. The XAT score is being used by more than 150 institutes for the admission. 

XAT 2017 would be conducted across India in the following cities: Agartala, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Amritsar, Bengaluru, Berhampur, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi, Goa, Greater Noida, Gurgaon (Gurugram), Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik, Noida, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Surat, Tiruchirapalli, Trivandrum, Udaipur, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam. 

XAT 2017 would also be conducted across the following two international cities: Dubai, Kathmandu.


Recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum three years duration or equivalent in any discipline. Those completing their final examination by June 10, 2017 may also apply. All Indian candidates must appeared for XAT 2017. However NRI and foreign candidates may apply through GMAT score( except Dubai and Kathmandu where in candidates have option of appearing for XAT 2017).

How To Apply:

Registration Procedure :

Visit click on Register, create a new account with your personal email id, you will receive a unique XAT ID and registration link.

Click on the link and create your own password. (Next time you will be allowed to login with this XAT ID and password).

Select the Test City, write Name, upload photo and signature and save it.

Select your Citizenship (Indian/ Foreign / NRI).

If you are interested to apply for XLRI, select the programme of your choice Business Management (BM)/Human Resource Management (HRM)/General Management Programme (GMP). Candidates not interested in any of the XLRI programmes can skip this step.

Fill preliminary information (Name, Date of Birth, Gender, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, Category and Phone Number etc….)

Provide your mailing address and permanent address.

Provide your educational qualification starting from 10th onwards.

Provide details of work experience starting from the latest job. Candidates desirous of applying to GMP must have total experience of five years till March 31, 2017.

Candidates only interested in XAT but not in XLRI need to pay a fee of Rs. 1600/-(Rupees Fifteen Hundred only). Candidates interested in XLRI programme(s) needs to pay an additional fee of Rs.300/- each.

Select Mode of Payment- There are three possible modes of payment

Mode 1

  • Online Payment Gateway
  • Through VISA/Master Credit/Debit Cards
  • (American Express Card is inadmissible)
  • IDBI Net banking (this option is available only for IDBI account holder)

Mode 2

  • Cash Payment
  • Please take a print out of the XAT Pay-In-Slip visit nearest IDBI bank and make the payment.


  • Demand Draft
  • Please make a DD made from any Bank in favour of "XLRI Jamshedpur A/c XAT" payable at Jamshedpur.
The Chairperson Admission
XLRI, Circuit House Area (East),
Jamshedpur- 831001

Important- Applicant paying through Mode 2 & 3 should update the payment details in the registration page.

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Important Dates:

XAT- 2017 Dates / Notifications

Date of Exam:    8th January 2017

Date of Commencement of Application:  17th August 2016

Last Date for Applying (without late fee): 30th November 2016

Last Date for Applying (with late fee):    11th December 2016

Download the Admit cards from 20th December 2016 onwards(

Mode of Examination:   Paper & Pen based *


XAT- 2017 Paper Pattern

The format of XAT would remain pen-paper based. This is to ensure that candidates of all backgrounds are at par, so that those who have pre-familiarity of operating computers, specially coming from privileged background or having worked in IT sector, do not get any advantage over others who do not have access to computers. The paper-pen mode also ensures that all candidates are tested on exactly the same set of questions, and not on different sets.

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