XAT 2022 Registration Extended Till 10 Dec: Application Form Eligibility, Exam Date

XAT 2022: The application/registration for XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test) 2022 has now been started. Interested candidates can fill the online registration form from the official website and the examination for the same could be conducted on 2nd Jan 2022. XAT is a national level test conducted by Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur on the behalf of Xavier Association of Management Institutes (XAMI). XLRI conducts XAT every year to select the most appropriate candidate for management education in XLRI and associated colleges. XAT score is accepted by more than 160 management colleges for admission in India.

Here candidates will get complete details about XAT 2022 application form, exam dates, eligibility, registration procedure, syllabus, Admit card, exam pattern, syllabus, Test cities, result, etc.

Latest: XAT 2022 application date is extended till 10 December 2021.

XAT 2022

XAT 2022

ExaminationXavier Aptitude Test
Commonly known asXAT 2022
Article categoryApplication Form
Exam typeNational level entrance exam
Conducting AuthorityXavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur
Academic year2022-23
Course offeredManagement programs like MBA, PGDM, etc
Date of examination2nd Jan 2022
Exam frequencyOnce a year
Mode of examinationOnline
Official registration portalwww.xatonline.in
Official website XLRIwww.xlri.ac.in

Key Link

Click here to submit XAT 2022 application

Click here to XAT 2022 Login

Click here to Download XAT 2022 Prospectus pdf

XAT 2022- Important Exam Dates/ Schedule

Events/ ActivitiesDates
Availability of online application/ registration formAugust 2021
Last date for registration (without late fee)10th December 2021
Date of issue of admit card20th December 2021
Date of examinationJan 2nd, 2022
Announcement of resultJan 2022
XAT score card AvailableJan to March 2022

XAT 2022 Eligibility

The eligibility criterion for XAT 2022 is given below.


  • All Indian’s and foreign candidates are eligible for XAT 2022
  • Foreign candidates have to apply through GMAT score.

Age Criteria

  • There is no age restriction for the XAT

Educational Qualification

  • Candidates graduate with a three years bachelor degree (equivalent) with any discipline is eligible for XAT. There is not any minimum marks criterion.
  • Final year appearing candidate are also eligible.

XAT 2022- Application Form

XAT 2022 application forms are available on the official website. No, offline registration forms are available and therefore, candidates only have to register through the online mode.

Application Procedure

Candidates can follow the given procedure to fill the XAT 2022 online registration form-

  • Visit the official website (mentioned above).
  • Click on “New Registration”
  • Now register yourself by providing a valid email ID and a working mobile number.
  • After successful registration, log in by using the registration number and password sent to you on your mobile and email address.
  • Fill all required information like personal information and qualification details etc.
  • Validate the details and click save and “next button”.
  • Upload the scanned image of your recent passport photograph and signature as per the specifications.
  • Fill out other details.
  • Preview and verify the entire application and click on “Final Submission”.
  • Make payment of the application fees.
  • Finally, click on the “submit”
  • A confirmation page will be generated.
  • Take the printout of the confirmation page for future reference.

Candidates are advised to keep the hard copy of the filled-in registration form safe with them for future references.

XAT 2022 Application Fee

XAT Application FeeAmountAdditional Programe
without late feeRs.1750/-Rs. 300/-
With Late FeeRs. 2050/-Rs. 500/-
  • Application fees can be paid through online mode using credit card/debit card / online banking (IDBI & SBI) or through a DD or through the cash payment at IDBI bank.
  • If a candidate wants to make payment through a DD, he/she is required to send the application along with the DD to The Chairperson, Admissions, XLRI, Circuit House Area (East), Jamshedpur- 831001.
  • The application fee is non-transferable and non-refundable.
  • In case is any applicant do not receive a confirmation mail candidates are advised to write to admissions@xatonline.in, xat2021@xlri.ac.in and call to 1800 209 0835 between 08.00 a.m. and 08.00 p.m.

XAT Exam Pattern

The Exam Pattern for XAT 2022 is as follows-

  • XAT 2022 exam will be conducted in online mode.
  • From 2021 onwards there will be only 4 sections. The 5th section (essay writing has been removed now).
  • The total exam duration will be 3 hours.
  • Total 100 questions will be asked.
  • Questions paper will be of objective type questions.
  • 1 mark will be allotted for each correct response.
  • 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer. There will be no negative marking for the GK
SectionsNo. of questions
Verbal and Logical Ability (VA & LR)26
Decision Making (DM)22
Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation (QA & DI)27
General Knowledge (GK)25

Note: Exam pattern based on last year if we receive any changes for this year we will update the same here.

XAT Syllabus

XAT 2022 structure has been changed from last year. Earlier, there were 5 sections and 5th section of essay writing has been removed now.  The structure of the XAT 2022 exam is given below as follows-

  • Verbal and Logical Ability (VA & LR)
  • Decision Making (DM)
  • Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation (QA & DI)
  • General Knowledge (GK)

Candidates can prepare according to the aforementioned topics.

XAT Test Cities

XAT 2022 is expected to be conducted in the following cities-

Ahmedabad, Agra, Allahabad, Amritsar, Ambala, Bengaluru, Berhampur, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Bhatinda, Bhilai Nagar, Bhubaneshwar, Bhopal, Bokaro, Chandigarh/Mohali, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi, Dibrugarh, Durgapur/Asansol, Dhanbad, Goa, Ernakulam, Greater Noida, Gandhinagar, Goa, Gorakhpur, Gwalior,  Guwahati, Hyderabad, Hooghly, Hubaali, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Kannur, Kolkata, Kota, Kurukshetra, Kottayam,  Lucknow, Ludhiana, Mangalore, Madurai, Mumbai, Mysuru, Nagpur, Nasik, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Rajahmundry, Ranchi, Roorkee, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Siliguri, Surat, Thiruvananthapuram, Tiruchirapalli, Tirupati, Tiruvallur, Udaipur, Udupi, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, and Warangal.

Two foreign Test centers- Kathmandu and Dubai

XAT 2022 Admit card

XAT Admit Card will be issued through the official website in December 2021. No printed copy of admit cards will be sent to any candidate. Candidates have to download their Admit card by using XAT ID and password. Admit card contains information such as the name of the candidate, application number, exam date and time, exam center, etc. It is compulsory for all the candidates to carry the admit cards to the exam center. No candidate will be allowed to write the exam without a valid XAT admit card.

XAT 2022 Result

XAT 2022 result will be out on notified dates and the score card for the same can be downloaded thereafter which will be available till March 2022. Candidates can check the result on the official website.

XAT 2022- Scorecard

After the declaration of result XAT scorecard will be released. The scorecard will be released between January to March 2022 tentatively. Scorecard will include the performance of candidates in the exam. It will be mailed to the candidates individually on their correspondent addresses.

Candidates are advised to regularly visit the official website of XLRI and our page to get regular updates and information about XAT 2022 exam.

In case of any issue and query related to XAT 2022 candidates must contact the concerned authority. Contact details are as follows-

C. H. Area (East)
Jamshedpur – 831001
Phone: +91 657 665 3203/3204/3205
Fax: +91-657-2227814
Email: admis@xlri.ac.in
Website: www.xatonline.net.in, www.xatonline.in

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