XAT Answer Key 2022

XAT Answer Key 2022

ByNeeraj Mishra  |  Updated on: May 11, 2021XAT 2022 Registration begins. Check Xavier Aptitude Test Exam Dates, XAT Notification, Syllabus, Pattern, and other important details about XAT 2022
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XAT 2022 Answer Key Latest Updates

 XAT Answer Key 2022 will be released on the official website in the second week of January 2022. XLRI-Jamshedpur releases the XAT 2022 Response Sheet 2-3 days after the commencement of the exam. The candidates can calculate the score with the help of a response sheet released by authorities. You will get an idea of your score in the exam before the actual result. The exam is scheduled for January 02, 2022. 

Candidates can check and calculate their scores using the XAT Answer key and response sheet. XLRI also release the objection-raising facility for the candidates. XAT is a national-level MBA entrance exam conducted by XLRI for students who are willing to get admission to top B-schools that accept XAT scores.

XAT Answer Key 2022 Dates

Given below is the expected important dates for the release of XAT answer sheet 2022. 


Dates (Tentative)

Exam Date for XAT 2022

January 02, 2022

XAT Response Sheet Available From

January 04, 2022

XAT Answer Key 2022

January 07, 2022

Last Date to Raise Objection

to be announced

XAT Final Answer Key 2022

January 2022

Final Results

The third week of January 2022

How to Download XAT 2022 Answer Key

Candidates who appears for XAT 2022 can download their Response sheet and Answer key by following the steps given below:

  • Visit the Official Website for XAT 2022
  • Click on "Candidate Response Link" button on top-right corner of the webpage or alternatively, click here
  • For Answer Key, Click on XAT Answer Key
  • Enter your XAT ID and Date of Birth and hit "Login" button
  • Click on "Candidate Response" tab to get access to XAT Response sheet
  • On the webpage, the questions along with the responses marked by you will be displayed
  • Download the file and check for correctness of each question

How to Calculate Your Score for XAT 2022

To calculate your score for XAT 2022, follow the instructions given below:

  • Count the number of correct responses marked by you and multiply them by 1 (since you get +1 for every correct answer)
  • Count the number of incorrect response marked by you and multiply them by 0.25 (since you get penalized by 0.25 for every incorrect answer)
  • Count the number of questions left un-answered by you. Reduce the number by 8 and multiply the remaining by 0.10 (since you get penalized by 0.10 marks per question left for more than 8 un-answered questions)


number of correct response - 54

number of incorrect response - 20

number of questions un-answered - 20

Final Raw Score : 54 - (0.25*20) - (0.10*12) = 47.8

Steps to Raise Objection in Response Sheet

For the sake of justice, XAT authorities also releases Objection Management System under which candidates can raise an objection for any response they think have not marked or for any discrepancy, they come across in their Response Sheet. For this, candidates need to follow the steps given below:

  • Visit the Official Website for XAT 2022
  • Click on the "Login" button
  • Use your Email address and Password to log in
  • Click on "Raise Objection" tab
  • Under the "Raise Objection" tab, enter the following details:
    • Question ID
    • Remarks
  • Upload a document of proof against the objection raised by you
  • Click on the "Submit" button

Check XAT 2022 Answer Key [available soon]

XAT Exam Pattern 2022



TIME (in minutes)

Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation


165 Minutes

Verbal & Logical Reasoning


Decision Making


General Knowledge

2515 Minutes


100180 Minutes


  • Every right answer will add 1 mark and every wrong answer will reduce 0.25 mark
  • All of the 100 questions will be MCQs

XAT Result 2022

XLRI-Jamshedpur is expected to release the result for XAT 2022 in the 3rd week of January 2022. Candidates can check their results on the official website as soon as the result gets announced by the authorities. XAT 2022 result will include section-wise scores and percentile obtained by the candidates. We wish all the candidates, All the best..!

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  • Yes, You can Raise Objection for as many questions as you want

  • Yes, for every question (above 8 questions) left un-attempted, there is negative marking of 0.10 marks

  • For every correct response, you get +1 marks. For more details on XAT 2022 Marking Scheme, please go through the post above.

  • Yes, you will be penalized with 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

  • The XAT answer key 2022 release after 3 days from the commencement of exam.