XAT Syllabus 2019

XAT Syllabus 2019 - Check Section-wise Latest XAT Exam Syllabus PDF

XAT Syllabus 2019 are prepared by XLRI Jamshedpur to challenge the aspirant's ability in various ways. There is no official announcement regarding the XAT exam syllabus. On the basis of previous years' XAT question papers and exam analysis, Mota Chashma has provided details complete XAT syllabus. As per previous years' trends, the XAT 2019 syllabus will be based on topics such as Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation, General Knowledge, Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning, Decision Making. With the help of XAT syllabus, candidates will get to know about the topics, and they can avoid spending time on unnecessary topics.

To get a grip over the XAT syllabus, candidates are advised to practice XAT question papers, sample papers and write mock tests. This will help them to understand the distribution of XAT 2019 syllabus topics and sub-topics. Also, they will get to know about the weightage of each sub-topics dominating in XAT 2019.

XLRI, Jamshedpur will be conducting XAT 2019 on 6 January 2019 in online mode for admission to the various XAMI member colleges and over 150 Business Schools. Go through this page for more details on XAT syllabus 2019. Also, they can download the previous years' XAT question papers 

Latest Update: This year, the Essay Writing section has been discontinued. XAT Registration 2019 started from 20 August 2018 and will conclude on 30 November 2018.

XAT Syllabus 2019: Download GK,QA & DI,VA & LR,DM PDF

This year, there won't be any questions for Essay Writing. However, the rest of the XAT syllabus remains the same. Since like most of the other reputed management entrance exams, there is no official notification or any announcement regarding the topics of XAT Syllabus 2019. Therefore to know about the details about the topics of XAT syllabus, candidates are advised to prepare for topics by practising previous year question papers and sample papers. Until last year, the questions were divided into two sections, i.e. Section 1, which contained questions on Quant, Data Interpretation, Verbal Ability, and Decision Making. The second part, i.e. Section 2, had questions on General Knowledge and Essay Writing. As mentioned above, this year there will be no topics for Essay writing. 

Note: According to the XAT Syllabus 2019, the marks of General Knowledge will not be used for calculating the percentile and cut-off at the first stage of selection, but it will be considered in the final stage of selection.

XAT Exam Section Download PDF
Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning Download Here
Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation Download Here
Decision Making Download Here
General Knowledge Download Here


XAT Syllabus 2019 - Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning

In this section of XAT syllabus 2019, the candidate's mathematical, analytical skill and command over the English language are checked. There will be a total of 24 questions in this section, based on the following topics:

Parts Important Topics
Part I: Verbal Ability Jumbled Paragraphs, Completion of sentences, English Vocabulary based questions – fill in the blanks with correct words, contextual usage on vocabulary words, synonyms/antonyms, Completion of paragraphs, Correction of errors in sentences, correct use of words
Part II: Reading Comprehension Social and Economic issues; Science & Culture; Abstract topics, Literature, history & fiction etc.
Part III: Logical Reasoning Calendars, Binary logic, Premise, Judgement, Clocks, Blood relations, conclusion, Seating arrangement, Analogy, Logical Sequence, Fact, Assumption, Inference


XAT Syllabus 2019 - Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation

Mathematical knowledge of candidates will be challenged through the Quant questions while the interpretative skills will be tested through the Data Interpretation section. A total of 27 questions will be based on XAT Syllabus QA DI topics, which are -

XAT Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus 2019

  • Pure Math
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Progressions
  • Inequalities
  • Set Theory
  • LCM and HCF
  • Speed, Time and Distance; Time and Work; Averages; Ratio and Proportion and others
  • Geometry including Co-ordinate Geometry
  • Complex Numbers
  • Surds and Indices
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Mixtures and Allegations
  • Profit and Loss
  • Interest (Simple and Compound)
  • Percentages
  • Trigonometry, etc.

XAT Data Interpretation Syllabus

  1. Bar diagrams
  2. Graphs
  3. Data Tables
  4. Pie charts
  5. Data analysis and comparison
  6. Data charts

XAT Syllabus 2019 - Decision Making

The Decision Making section of XAT exam makes the exam unique from other management entrance test. The problem solving capabilities of candidates will be tested through this section. The following are the topics that will be covered through this section:

  • Complex Arrangement
  • Case lets
  • Conditions and Grouping Test
  • Decision Making in a situation
  • Data Arrangement Test

XAT Syllabus 2019 - General Knowledge

This Essay Writing section of XAT 2019 is another unique features the syllabus. This section mostly tests the candidate's awareness regarding the current events that are happening and about various topics related to daily life. Check the various topics of GK section of XAT syllabus 2019 - 

  1. Business & Economy
  2. Conventional GK
  3. Company profiles, logos
  4. Who’s who
  5. Capitals & Currencies
  6. Books & Authors
  7. Economics, finance
  8. Constitution of India
  9. National and International current affairs

XAT Syllabus 2019 - Test Pattern

As per the XAT Exam Pattern 2019, the test will be held in online mode. It is expected that the total number of questions will be 98 and candidates will be given 3 hours 35 minutes to complete the test. Every correct attempt will be awarded one mark while 0.25 marks will be deducted for wrong answers. Also, if a candidate has left more than 12 questions unanswered, then 0.25 marks will be deducted from the 13th question. It will be helpful for aspirants to go through the exam pattern along with the XAT syllabus 2019 to prepare for the test.

Check the table below to know more about the question paper pattern -

Section Name No. of Questions
QA & DI 27
VA & LR 24
DM 21
GK 25

 Note: The above table is being prepared on the basis of previous year's XAT question paper.

XAT Preparation Tips 2019

Management aspirants preparing for XAT 2019 are advised to go through the XAT syllabus carefully before preparing for the test. With the help of the syllabus, candidates will get to know about the various topics and sub-topics of the question paper. Also, aspirants must check the exam pattern of XAT 2019 to understand the distribution of questions and marks.

Once the candidates are familiar with the test pattern and have covered the topics and sub-topics of the syllabus, then they can start solving the old question papers and sample papers. Also, they can go for the mock tests of various coaching institutes. On solving these sample or question papers or writing the mock test, candidates are advised to analyse their answers. Only after a thorough analysis, candidates will get to know their strengths and weaknesses. After analysis, candidates can start working on the weak topics and boost their preparation level.

XAT Question Papers PDF: Solve after completing the syllabus

As mentioned earlier, it is an important part of preparation steps to solve XAT Question papers. With the help of XAT question papers, candidates will get to know about the distribution of questions, marks and weightage of topics that dominates the test. Thus it is important to solve XAT question papers on a regular basis. The table below provides the list of XAT question papers of previous years'. Candidates can download the same and solve them to improve their preparation level.

Year  Question Paper
XAT 2018 Download Here
XAT 2017  Download Here
XAT 2016  Download Here
XAT 2015  Download Here
XAT 2014 Download Here
XAT 2013  Download Here
XAT 2012 Download Here
XAT 2011  Download Here

In case of any query regarding the XAT Syllabus 2019, you can write to us in the comment section below.

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