XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test) is the yet another all-India entrance examination for different management programs, which includes business management, industrial relations and personnel management courses. This examination is organized by a leading business school named XLRI (Xavier Labour Relations Institute, Jamshedpur) in varied centers of India.  The scores of XAT is well considered in various Top B-schools of the country such as LIBA [Loyola Institute of Business Administration), Chennai, XIME Bangalore, XIM (Xavier Institute of Management), Bhubaneswar, S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai, etc.  Every year XLRI (Xavier Labour Relations Institute, Jamshedpur) conducts this examination on an all India level so as to select the most proficient candidates for management education. Along with XLRI (Xavier Labour Relations Institute), there are more than 50 business schools that give admission to students on the basis of their XAT scores.

XLRI Jamshedpur has reserved 240 seats for BM (Business Management) and PMIR (Personnel Management & Industrial Relations), which are 2 year courses, and also  offers 120 seats for a 15 month full-time residential course i.e. GMP (General Management Program). The institute also has an FPM course (Fellow Programme in Management), which is a 4 year management program. In recent years, the PMIR (Personnel Management & Industrial Relations) course has been renamed as the HTM (Human Resource Management) course.
 A Candidates who has completed a three year Bachelors degree or an equivalent in any discipline from a recognized or a deemed university is eligible for the BM and PMIR courses. An aspirant who is perusing final year examinations is also eligible for the BM and PMIR courses. Besides this, a minimum 5years of relevant work experience after graduation is required for candidates who want to pursue the GMP course. Moreover, a candidate should have a Master degree or CA, ICWA, CS or any equivalent degree with 55 % marks (50% for SC/ST candidates) and a BE/B.Tech degree or its equivalent with  60% marks (50% for SC/ST candidates)  to appear for the FPM exam.
  • XAT Syllabus

    Syllabus for XAT The examination pattern of XAT is more or less similar to CAT (Common Admission Test) but there is an essay, which is compulsory for students who are appearing for this exam.  The XAT examination is divided into four sections in which three sections have objective type questions and the fourth section includes essay writing. An aspirant needs to attend the first three sec...Read More

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