XAT 2025: Exam Schedule, Fee, Eligibility, Exam Pattern

XAT 2025

XAT 2025– The Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) is a national-level management entrance exam conducted by Xavier School of Management (XLRI), Jamshedpur, for admission to various MBA/PGDM programs across XLRI and other affiliated institutes.

XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test) is on of the premier entrance exams for serious MBA aspirants. It is a nationwide entrance exam for MBA/ PGP Programs conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur, which has a remarkable legacy of over 70 years and is entrusted with identifying the most deserving candidates for its esteemed management programs through the XAT.

XAT and XLRI Registration Process can be completed through a single application form, however, an additional payment may be required for those opting for an XLRI Program. XAT is considered to be one of the must -sit-for exams in the country for MBA admissions, and its scores hold immense value as it is regarded as one of the most challenging entrance exams. The XAT exam is Scheduled to be held on January, 2025, and has a duration of 205 minutes, consisting of five sections with moderately difficult questions.

XAT 2025 Important Dates

Table of Contents

After 12th Career Counselling
Telegram channel
Youtube Channel
Starting Date of XAT RegistrationJuly 15, 2024
XAT Closing date of RegistrationNovember, 2024
Correction windowNovember 2024
Admit CardDecember 2024 (Expected)
Exam DateJan 5, 2025
ResultJune 2025

XAT 2025 Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates should Graduate in Any stream from any recognized university of India.
  • Candidates who are appearing in 2024 of their final exam can also apply.

XAT 2025 Application Fee

XAT Registration fee (with late fee)Rs. 2100/-
XLRI Programmes needs to pay an additional feeRs. 200/- each
Apply for GMP through GMATRs. 2500/-
NRI/ Foreign Candidates Applying for one or more Program through GMATRs. 5000/-

XAT 2025 Exam Pattern

Part -1Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning26    175 MINUTES
Decision Making21
Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation28
Part – 2General Knowledge25  30 Minutes
Analytical Essay Writing (AEW)  1 Descriptive Topic
Total Questions (Part – 1 + Part – 2)100+1 Essay

How to Apply for XAT 2025

Step-1: Open your search engine and visit on the official website of XAT i.e. https://xatonline.in/

Step-2: At homepage looking for the “XAT Application 2025 Link”.

Step-3: If you are not registered on XAT portal then firstly, registered yourself.

Step-4: Fill your Required personal details.

Step-5: Upload All required scan documents.

Step-6: Pay Application Fee

Step-7: Before submission Your application click on review button and check all filling details.

Step-8: If all details are correct then click on the Submit button.

Step-9: Take a print out of your application for further references. 


  1. Verbal and Logical Ability (VA & LR):
  2. Reading Comprehension
  3. Grammar
  4. Vocabulary
  5. Critical Reasoning
  6. Sentence Correction
  7. Decision Making (DM):
  8. Analytical Reasoning
  9. Decision-Making Scenarios
  10. Ethical Dilemmas
  11. Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation (QA & DI):
  12. Arithmetic
  13. Algebra
  14. Geometry
  15. Trigonometry
  16. Data Interpretation
  17. General Knowledge (GK):
  18. Current Affairs
  19. Static GK
  20. Business and Economy
  21. Awards and Recognitions
  22. Sports

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