The conducting body of Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) – XLRI Jamshedpur – has released the Admit Card for XAT 2016. The admit cards were published on the official website on December 20, 2015. The test will be conducted on January 3, 2016. The admit card will be available until December 31, 2015. The students will not be allowed to sit for the exam without a valid admit card, therefore, it is mandatory for the registered candidates to download the admit card. The admit card consists the details like the candidate name, exam venue and time, roll number, and exam related information. Please note that the XAT 2016 Admit Card will be available only on the website. The institute will not send it by post. Hence the candidates must download, print, and preserve the admit card properly.
The XAT exam, considered one of the biggest national level MBA entrance exam, witnessed more than 90,000 candidates in the previous edition. The XAT 2016 scores will be accepted by XLRI Jamshedpur and other Xavier Associate Management Institutes and 141 B-schools across India for admission. The application process started from September 4, 2015, and ended on December 10, 2015. Earlier the last date to register was November 30, 2015, but was extended by 10 days. This year XLRI has introduced some major changes in XAT exam pattern. As per the changed pattern, Paper 1 will have 78 questions to be answered and Paper 2 will have total 25 questions. Besides the exam pattern changes, there have been a few changes in the marking scheme as well. The result is expected in the third week of January 2016.