by Priya Jadhav
o XAT 2020 is scheduled to be held on January 5th, 2020
o With XAT 2020, XLRI Opens Admission for XLRI Delhi-NCR Campus, subject to the formal approval from AICTE
o XAT 2020 increases numbers of examination centres across the country
November, 2019: With registrations closing on November 30th, 2019, XLRI- Xavier School of Management calls for the final registrations for the upcoming XAT 2020 (Xavier Aptitude Test). The XAT 2020 is scheduled to be held on January 5th, 2020.
Fr. P. Christie S.J., Director, XLRI - Xavier School of Management commented, “XLRI has been conducting XAT on behalf of XAMI for over 60 years on an all India level to select the most suitable students for management education. XAT, though one of the oldest competitive examinations in the country, has always kept pace with the cutting-edge testing methodology. XAT’s multi-dimensional testing framework is designed to meaningfully assess the aptitude of candidates for future business success. The examination focuses on a multi-dimensional examination structure and fairness, to assess candidates aspiring to be future business leaders.”
XLRI conducts the XAT exam on behalf of XAMI for more than 60 years at all India level. Besides XLRI, the XAT score is used by more than 150 institutes for the admission across India. Since 2018, the XAT has adopted the online test mode.
From 2020, XAT has increased the number of examination centres. XAT 2020 would be conducted from 72 centers all across India that will include the following cities -
Agra, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Ambala, Amravati, Amritsar, Bengaluru, Berhampur, Bhatinda, Bhilai Nagar, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Bokaro Steel City, Chandigarh/Mohali, Chennai, Coimbatore, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi-NCR, Dhanbad, Dibrugarh, Durgapur/Asansol, Ernakulam, Gandhinagar, Goa, Gorakhpur, Guwahati, Gwalior, Hooghly, Hubballi(Hubli), Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Kannur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Kota, Kottayam, Kurnool, Kurukshetra, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Mysuru(Mysore), Nagpur, Nashik, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Rajahmundry, Ranchi, Roorkee, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Siliguri, Surat, Thiruvananthapuram, Tiruchirappalli, Tirupathi, Tiruvallur, Udaipur, Udupi, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam and Warangal.
The details of XAT 2020 are available at http://xatonline.in/.
Candidates holding recognized Bachelors degree of minimum three years duration or equivalent in any discipline or students completing their final examination by June 10, 2020 are eligible to appear for XAT 2020. NRI and Foreign candidates can apply through GMAT score. Results are expected to be declared by January 31st, 2020.
With XAT 2020, XLRI would be accepting applications for the first batch of aspirants for its new XLRI Delhi-NCR Campus (which is subject to the formal approval from AICTE) besides XLRI Jamshedpur.
Fr. P. Christie S.J., Director, XLRI commented on this new update, “XAT 2020 is extremely significant for XLRI as from this year we would start accepting applications for the first batch for our new XLRI Delhi-NCR Campus with two sections of PGDBM Program, which is subject to the formal approval from AICTE.”
About XLRI: XLRI-Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur is a premier, private management institute in India founded in 1949 by Fr Quinn Enright, S.J. in the ‘steel city’ of Jamshedpur (www.xlri.ac.in). Over the last six decades, the institute has grown into a top-ranking business management school of international repute with a wide portfolio of management programs and research publications. Its alumni are spread around the globe and have demonstrated responsible business leadership in their organizations. XLRI continually strives to contribute its mite to the professional growth and management of numerous organizations and institutions across industry sectors. XLRI has been awarded two prestigious International Accreditations, viz., AACSB - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and AMBA - Association of MBAs. XLRI has also earned the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) accreditation.