XAT EXAM DATE ANNOUNCED for 2018: Only the day after yesterday IIM Lucknow revealed CAT dates for 2017. XLRI went ahead for XAT Exam date. Xavier Aptitude Test is going to be organized on 7th of January of 2018. The exam has been kept holding on the first Sunday of January and the same is going to happen also this time. There are some colleges which accept XAT’s test scores for management program admissions, while XAT holds an entrance exam for admission to XLRI.
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The entrance exam is held for those candidates who do the post graduation program in management course of business-schools. XLRI was built in 1949. It initially started providing to courses for the management and trade and after some time they also developed an Industrial Welfare Program in 1953. It is an India’s oldest business management school. The score of XAT is being accepted in more than 150 colleges in India, this is the reason why it has been ever the first choice of the students who attempt future in management universities. This year the exam date of XAT has been notified on 30th of July of 2017, on XLRI website, on its page.
Candidates will get enough and more than enough time to prepare for XAT as it will be the last entrance exam for 2018-19 admission sessions. After a good preparing of exam of IIM CAT there may be free time to brush up more than a month for concepts of XAT exam.
In the last year the registrations for XAT exam were started on 17th of August, and this time expected to begin on a similar date this time too. Usually registrations keep going on till around late December. Before some weeks exam, admit cards will be issued to sit in exam. Candidates will be able to download the admit card by official website of it. Candidates can appear for XAT exam on the assigned test centres with issued hall tickets.
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Result will be declared at the end of January after that admission process will start in institutes accepting XAT scores. However it must be noted that application process for such institutes will start much earlier. That is had to be said; any of the candidates who want to get admission in a certain college should enquire about its admission process and apply as soon as possible, and should not wait for XAT result first. Usually candidate of MBA miss out on application deadlines of important colleges as they keep waiting for CAT or XAT results.
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The MBA admission process consists of entrance tests, followed by release of shortlist of candidates by institutes. Those who get shortlisted need to appear for written exams, group discussion, and personal interviews. There is indeed tough competition for top B Schools.