XLRI admission test to be held online on January 3, 2021
The Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT- 2021) for admission to XLRI will be held online on January 3, 2021 the B-school announced on Monday.
Registration for XAT started on September 12. The last date for applying is November 30. The test will be held from 9.30am. The duration of the test will be three hours.
XAT- 2021 will accept applications for XLRI-Jamshedpur and XLRI's Delhi-NCR campus. A candidate can choose two preferred test cities for the test. Around 90 institutes across the country use the XAT score for their admission process.
Director of XLRI Father P. Christie said the B-school has been conducting XAT for over 70 years on an all-India level to select suitable students for management education.
"XAT, though one of the oldest competitive examinations in the country, has always kept pace with cutting-edge testing methodology. XATs multi-dimensional testing framework strives to assess the aptitude of candidates for business management education meaningfully. XAT has a multi-pronged examination structure and in-built fairness to evaluate candidates aspiring to be future business leaders, " he said.
Candidates who hold a recognised bachelor's degree of minimum three years duration or equivalent in any discipline and those completing their final examination by June 10, 2021 may also apply.
XAT- 2021 will be conducted in 185 centres across India. Among them are Agra, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Ambala, Amravati, Amritsar, Bengaluru, Berhampur, Bhatinda, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Bokaro Steel City, Chandigarh, Mohali, Chennai, Coimbatore, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi-NCR, Dhanbad, Dibrugarh, Durgapur, Asansol, Ernakulam, Gandhinagar, Goa, Gorakhpur, Guwahati, Gwalior, Hooghly, Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Kanpur, Calcutta, Kota, Kottayam, Kurnool, Kurukshetra, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Mysore, Nagpur, Nashik, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Rourkela, Visakhapatnam and Ranchi.