XAT 2023 Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Syllabus & Exam Pattern of Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT)

The exam paper will have few sections such as:

  • Quantitative Ability
  • English Language & Logical Reasoning
  • Decision Making
  • GK
  • Essay

The students will be given an option of not attempting 13 questions. Except this any attempted question will have a negative marking of 0.05 marks. And for any incorrect answer negative mark is 0.25.

Please note: There is no negative marking in G.K and ESSAY


Section Name

No. Of Questions

Total Time

Part A

Verbal and Logical Ability


170 Mins

Decision Making

Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation

Part B

General Knowledge.


35 Mins


1 Essay

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