XAT 2013 : New exam pattern

MUMBAI: The XAT (Xavier's Aptitude Test) conducted by XLRI, will see some changes in the exam pattern from 2013. The duration of the test has been extended to three hours instead of 2.20 hours. Also, a section on general awareness has been added.

XAT 2013 will be conducted on January 6, 2013 (Sunday), the registration for which closes on November 30, 2012. Approximately, 1 lakh students are expected to take the entrance test. The exam will remain a pen and paper format and will be conducted in a single day.

The exam will have two parts, the first one will have multiple-choice questions in three sectionsódata interpretation and quantitative ability; analytical reasoning and decision making; verbal ability and logical reasoning. The time allotted for this section is 2.20 hours. The second part will ask students to write an essay and there will be some questions on general awareness. For this section, candidates will be given 40 minutes. The rationale behind the change is to get students from diverse backgrounds, said college officials.

Source: http://www.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/

Published on IndianMBA.com on September 14, 2012


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