(Notification) Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) - 2017

(Notification) Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) - 2017

About Exam:

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 100 institutes for the admission.

Eligibility:

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 appear for XAT 2017. However NRI and foreign candidates may apply through GMAT score (except Dubai and Kathmandu wherein candidates have an option of appearing for XAT 2017).

Eligibility for XLRI Programmes

Human Resource Management (HRM)

In this globalized era the manager’s ability to tap latent talents of the workforce is definitely a much sought after skill-set. Out much acclaimed and respected HRM programme trains future Human Resource managers to shape winning organizations. Focusing primarily on employee relations, human resource management systems and practices, legal framework, interpersonal and leadership skills the HRM course offers a holistic formation including functional areas such as finance, marketing, IT and operations management.

Eligibility : 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).

Business Management (BM)

Shaping future business leaders as responsible and highly skilled managers is the thrust of the BM programme. The rigorous training prepares value-based managers with an integrated approach to decision-making. Drawing in on functional disciplines such as Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Marketing, Production & Operations Management and Strategic Management the programme trains enterprising manager for a sustainable future.

Eligibility : 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).

General Management Programme

The General Management Program aims at augmenting the skill-sets and competencies of practicing managers. Exposing them to recent trends, tools and techniques in Management would prepare them to enhance performance. This 15 month, full time AICTE recognized course incorporates a 3-month field based training in a functional area.

Eligibility : Recognized bachelor’s degree of minimum three years duration in India/abroad with at least 5 years of managerial/supervisory experience by March 31, 2017.

Candidates may apply either through XAT 2017 or GMAT score (taken between December 01, 2014 and December 20, 2016).

Exam Structure:

The exam shall consiste of the following sections:

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

Application Fee:

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

How to Apply:

  • Visit xatonline.net.in 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.

Important Dates:

  • Application Date Starts (Cost of Form: INR 1600, INR 300 per XLRI Course) 17th August 2016
  • Application Date Ends (without late fee) (Cost of Form: INR 1600, INR 300 per XLRI Course) 30th November 2016
  • Last Date of Application (with late fee) (Cost of Form: INR 2000, INR 500 per XLRI Course) 11th December 2016
  • Downloading of Admit Cards 20th December 2016 onwards
  • Date of Exam 8th January 2017
  • Test Timings 10.00 am to 01.30 pm

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Courtesy: XAT