XAT Exam 2023 - Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Important Dates, Test Centers, Application Fees & Procedure

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XAT Exam 2023 -  Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Important Dates, Test Centres, Application Fees & Procedure

Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2022 will be conducted on Sunday 8th January 2023 by XLRI Xavier School of Management on behalf of the XAMI. For more than 60 years XLRI is conducting XAT at all India level to select the students for various programmes.


Around 90,000 to 1 lakh students give XAT every year. More than 140 highly ranked B schools in India accept XAT score for admission, out of which prominent are :

XLRI - Jamshedpur
S. P. Jain Institute of Management & Research (SPJIMR), Mumbai
XIM-B Bhubaneshwar

Time Duration  : 3 hour 30 Minutes

Time  : 10 AM to 1.30 PM 

Type :  Pen Paper based

XAT 2023 Test centres/Test cities (47)

National :

Agartala, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Amritsar, Bengaluru, Berhampur, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi, Goa, Greater Noida, Gurgaon (Gurugram), 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. 

 International cities : Dubai, Kathmandu.


XAT 2023 Registration Process /Application Process

·  Open link xatonline.net.in .  Create a new account with your personal email id by clicking on register. After registration, a unique XAT ID will be received with a registration link.

·  By clicking on the link , create a new password. (This XAT ID and password will be used for logging in every time).

·  Select the Test City, write Name, upload photo and signature, citizenship, programme of choice and save it.

·  Fill preliminary information , mail address , permanent address, education qualification and work experience if any.

·   Pay by the mode of choice (online/cash/DD).

·   Candidates interested only in XAT need to pay 1600/- & those interested in XLRI programme need to pay 300/- more.

Those paying by DD need to send it to : The Chairperson Admission, XLRI, Circuit House Area (East), Jamshedpur- 831001within 15 days of issuance of DD.


 XAT 2023 Eligibility

  • Recognized bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration or equivalent in any stream.
  • NRI and foreign candidates may apply through their valid GMAT scores.
  • The XAT 2023 exam eligibility criteria need only a pass in your bachelor’s degree.
  • XAT Eligibility 2023 does not require any minimum percentage of marks in graduation to register and apply for XAT exam, while other exams need minimum 50% percentage of marks in bachelor’s degree.
  • Students in their final year of graduation can also apply
  • Minimum 15 years of academic study till bachelor’s degree is required. It means you must have pursued or pursuing minimum three years of graduation degree
  • XAT 2023 eligibility criteria to appear in the exam is probably the simplest one among all the National Level MBA entrance exams.

XAT 2023 Exam Pattern


Part-1: Time limit to solve - 170 minutes



Number of questions

Verbal and Logical Ability


Decision Making


Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation



Part-2: Time limit to solve - 35 minutes


Number of questions

General Knowledge


Essay Writing

1 topic



XAT 2023 - Important Dates


Date of Release of XAT Notification 2023

August 9, 2022

XAT Registration 2023 starts

August 10, 2022 ( 12 Noon Onwards)

Last date for XAT 2023 Registration & Application submission online without late fee

November 30, 2022 (Till 12 midnight)

XAT 2023 Registration Last date with late fee

Not Announced

XAT Admit Card 2023 download Start Date

December 20, 2022

Last date to Download XAT Admit Card 2023

January 8, 2023

XAT Exam Date 2023

January 8, 2023

(9.30 AM to 12.40 PM)

XAT 2023 Result date

January 20, 2023


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