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All about XAT Entrance Exam 2020


XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test) 2020 MBA Entrance Exam registration and application process has started from 23rd August 2019. Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) is one of the most important MBA entrance tests leading to admissions in top B-schools like XLRI, SPJIMR, IMT, XIMB, TAPMI, XIME and other 150 such colleges across India.

All About  XAT Entrance Exam 2020







Registration Start Date

23rd August 2019


Last day to Register

30th November 2019


Release date of Admit Card

20th December 2019


Exam Date

5th January 2020



25th January 2020 (Tentatively)
















XAT 2020: Key Changes


Some of the following changes have been introduced by XLRI in XAT 2020: 


·       The timings for the exam have changed i.e. 9:30 AM to 12: 30 PM.

·      The section of Essay Writing has been striking off.

·      The questions in XAT 2020 would be all in the MCQ pattern.

·     While calculating the percentile for XAT 2020 GK section would not be taken into consideration. 


To Apply for XAT 2020 follow the below-mentioned guidelines:


·         Step-1: Register on the official XAT website to get XAT 2020 ID and Password.

·         Step-2: Fill in Complete Personal Details in XAT 2020 Application Form.

·         Step-3: Fill in Academics from class 10 onwards on the next page of the XAT form.

·         Step-4: Fill in Work Experience after Graduation in completed months.

·         Step-5: Fill in your choice of XLRI Programs and choice of XAT Test City.

·         Step-6: Make Payment online for XAT 2020 Registration Fee, XAT Application Fee, and XLRI Programme Application Fee.


XLRI will conduct the XAT 2020 exam as a computer-based test in a single session across the country. The admission process 2020 in the top B-schools accepting XAT score will start in the month of September/October 2019 and will remain open till the date of the XAT result declaration.