XAT Exam 2020. Exam Dates, Eligibility

XAT 2020 – Exam Dates, Eligibility, Application Form, Syllabus, Pattern

 XAT 2020 Likely to be conducted be on Sunday, January 5, 2020.  XLRI conducts XAT on behalf of XAMI. For more than 61 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 Management Institutes for the admission.

XAT 2019 would be conducted across India in the following cities. Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Amritsar, Bengaluru, Berhampur, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi, Goa, Greater Noida, Gurgaon, 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. Source: XAT

Instructions:  Applicants should note that registration for XAT 2019 is the preliminary step towards applying to XLRI and XAT Associate Institutes. Applicants applying to XAT Associate Institutes, besides XLRI have to apply separately according to their choice. Applicants for XAT 2019 can choose to pay online using credit card / debit card / online banking.

Registration Procedure:    visit xatonline.in choose the tab "Registration" and enter Name, Date of Birth, Contact details and Email-id. A system generated XAT ID and Password will be communicated to you through Email/SMS. Candidate should note down the XAT ID and Password for future communication.

  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. Visually Impaired candidates should fill the application form carefully and verify the same before the final submission.
  2. Candidates are advised to fill the form carefully and verify the details before the final submission. No changes will be entertained after clicking the FINAL SUBMIT BUTTON.
  3. Candidate's Name / Father's Name / Mother's Name 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.
  4. Candidates can proceed to upload Photo & Signature as per the specifications given in the Guidelines.
  5. Candidates can proceed to fill other details of the Application Form.
  6. Candidate interested for XLRI Programme(s) can apply through XAT or GMAT.
  7. Select XAT TEST City. Test City preference can be edited only once before November 30, 2018.
  8. Click on the Preview Tab to preview and verify the entire application form before FINAL SUBMIT.
  9. 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.
  10. Click on 'Payment' Tab and proceed for payment.
  11. Click on 'Submit' button.

XAT Associates  

XAT scores will be used by XAT Associate Members for admission to their institute.

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

  • Register for XAT 2019 at xatonline.in and make XAT payment.
  • Candidates interested in applying to XLRI and other XAT Associate Institutes may obtain details from the respective Institute's website. Check their registration/application procedure.
  • Candidates may please note that XLRI does not ascertain quality of the degree or programme(s) offered by 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 2019 can be downloaded [link will be provided later].

XAMI Members

  • Loyola Institute of Business Administration
  • St. Francis Institute of Management and Research (SFIMR)
  • St. Joseph's Institute of Management
  • St.Aloysius Institute of Management and Information Technology
  • Xavier Business School (XBS), St.Xavier'sUniversity
  • Xavier Institute of Management, Xavier University
  • Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship
  • Xavier Institute of Management & Research
  •  Xavier Institute of Development Action and Sciences (XIDAS)
  • XLRI Xavier School of Management
  • Xavier Institute of Social Service

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