XAT 2022 Notification OUT: Check Exam Date, Exam Pattern, Eligibility, Fees

By Aditi Joshi|Updated : August 10th, 2021

XAT 2022 Notification: XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test) is a national-level entrance exam conducted every year by XLRI Jamshedpur on behalf of XAMI. XLRI has released the XAT 2022 notification today on 10th August 2021. The last day to register for XAT 2022 is 10th December 2022. The admit card for XAT 2022 will be available to download from 24th December 2022. XAT score is accepted by more than 160 institutions.

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XAT 2022 will be held on 2 January 2022. XLRI, Jamshedpur has announced the exam date along with the registration deadline and admit card date.  XAT has been conducted in India for more than 70 years now.

XAT 2022 Exam Date & Important Events




Registration Starts for XAT 2022

10 August 2021 (12:00 PM)


Registration Ends for XAT 2022

10 December 2021


Download Admit Card for XAT 2022

24 December 2021 onwards


XAT 2022 Exam Date

2 January  2022
(9:30 AM to 12.40 PM )


XAT Response Sheet

3rd January 2022


XAT 2022 Answer Key

5th January 2022


XAT Results

17th January 2022


XAT Eligibility Criteria 2022

  • The applying candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree of a minimum of 3 years in any discipline from a recognized University or equivalent
  • Candidates with no working experience can also appear for this examination
  • Foreign candidates can also apply via GMAT score
  • There is no age limit for the candidate to apply for XAT 2022

XAT 2022 Application Fee

XAT Registration Fee (Without Late Fee)


XLRI Programs

₹300/- each program

Indian Candidates applying Ex-PGDM through GMAT


NRI/Foreign Candidates applying through GMAT


Documents Required At The Time of XAT Online Registration

  • Recent passport-sized scanned photograph, preferably in white background, without caps/hats/dark goggles, etc. and having dimensions 200x230 pixels and file size between 20KB to 50KB
  • Clear scanned signature, with black ball-pen, having dimensions 140x60 pixels and file size between 10KB to 20KB
  • Details about all the educational and work experience which a candidate may have with its certificate for proof
  • Candidate’s name, father’s name, mother’s name, DOB as mentioned in the high-school certificate

Click HERE to Register for XAT 2022 - Direct Link

XAT Exam Pattern 2022 


Number of Questions

Overall Time Duration


75 MCQs




165 Minutes





Decision Making

21 questions

Verbal & Logical Ability

26 questions

Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation

28 questions


26 MCQs




25 Minutes



General Knowledge

 25 questions
 Essay1 Question 
Total101 Questions190 minutes


  • Every correct answer will be awarded +1 marks
  • For every negative answer, -0.25 marks will be deducted
  • For every unattempted question after 8 unattempted questions, a negative of 0.10 mark will be deducted
  • No negative marking for the GK section
  • The Essay shall be evaluated after the candidate will be shortlisted for the interview

List of XAMI Members

Name of Institution


LIBA, Chennai


St. Francis Institute of Management and Research (SFIMR)


St. Joseph's Institute of Management, Bangalore


St.Aloysius Institute of Management and Information Technology, Mangalore


XBS, St. Xavier University, Kolkata


XIDAS, Jabalpur

www. xidas.in

XIME, Bengaluru


XIMR, Mumbai


XIM, Xavier University, Bhubaneswar


XISS, Ranchi


XLRI Xavier School of Management


*Also, there is another long list of colleges/institutes that accept XAT scores. Click here to see the list of such institutions

The registration for XAT 2022 has already started. If you aim to get admissions to the XLRI, gear up, prep well, and go get your dream. All the best..!

Click HERE to Register for XAT 2022 - Direct Link




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