There is no official announcement made regarding XAT 2019 syllabus. However, we have prepared syllabus based on previous year question papers for your assistance. The paper is divided into 2 parts. Part I is of 170 minutes with 3 sections and Part II will have 2 sections which must be attempted in 35 minutes. Entire XAT 2019 exam will be conducted in online mode only. And candidates will have to try hard to score more marks in examination owing to tough competition and less number of seats. Candidates can refer previous year question papers to get an idea of types of questions being asked and also understand XAT 2019 syllabus. But they must keep in mind, that there has been no repetition of XAT questions.

XAT 2019 Syllabus

Without knowing XLRI XAT Exam syllabus it becomes difficult to prepare for it. Moreover, no official declaration of syllabus worsens the situation. There is no study topic that is left untouched in XAT 2019 exam syllabus. For easing your path on the road to success and scoring more marks in the exam, in the table below you will find complete syllabus that has been prepared after in-depth analysis:

Part Section Number of questions Time Duration Negative Marking
Part A English Language and Logical Reasoning 72 170 min -0.25 marks for every incorrect answer
Decision Making
Quantitative Ability
Part B General Knowledge 25 35 min No negative marking
Essay 1

3 sections of Part A are:

  1. English Language and Logical Reasoning
  2. Decision Making
  3. Quantitative Ability

Candidates have to attempt 72 question in time duration of 170 minutes. For every wrong answer marked negative marking of 0.25 is done. Therefore, applicants must answer the questions they know.

Part B is going to have 2 sections:

  1. General Knowledge
  2. Essay

Applicant has to appear for 25 questions and 1 essay for which total time duration is 35 minutes. Since, there is no negative marking, candidates can attempt all questions in the paper.

XAT 2019 Section-Wise Syllabus

The paper of XAT is divided into 2 parts with 5 sections in total. Below you will find the list of topics that are covered in each section. After knowing the syllabus and the topics that you need to know, preparation for the exam will be much easier. Let’s have a look at it:

  1. English Language and Logical Reasoning Section will have following topics:
  • Para Completion
  • Para Jumble
  • Grammar
  • Reading Comprehensions
  • Vocabulary
  1. Decision Making section covers 4 topics namely:
  • Situational
  • Case Sets
  • Data Arrangement Sets
  • Analytical Reasoning
  1. Quantitative Ability is an important section and requires your attention. Topics covered in this section are:
  • Geometry
  • Graph
  • Trigonometry
  • Table
  • Arithmetic
  • Speed and Distance
  • Profit and Loss
  • Clocks
  • Statistics
  1. General Knowledge section covers almost everything that is related to:
  • History
  • Politics
  • Business
  • Nation and States
  • Sports
  • Literature
  • International Relations
  • Awards and Recognitions
  • Economics
  • Society
  • Merger and Acquisitions
  1. Essay writing section will be of immense importance and in it you will have to write an essay on any one of the given topics.

Applicants appearing for XAT 2019 must not limit themselves with only the topics provided above. They must reads novels, newspapers, general knowledge books and much more to increase that knowledge and perform in the exam. This will not only be beneficial during XAT 2019 but will also keep you updated with current happening and will build your personality in a positive manner.

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