XAT Books: Check best books for XAT 2025 exam preparation

Xavier Aptitude Test 2025 ( XAT )

1K Views1.6K Comments
Vipra Shrivastava

Vipra ShrivastavaSenior Manager - Content

Updated on Mar 29, 2024 14:19 IST

XAT books - To score well in XAT exam, studying from the right books is critical. Those planning to appear in XAT 2025 exam must understand the benefits of choosing the best books for exam preparation. 

For XAT 2025 exam syllabus coverage hold of the best books for XAT preparation as recommended by experts. The books you choose must have topic wise coverage, practice questions and sample exercises. Also refer to secondary study material for further clarity of concepts and Mathematical calculations and tricks. In this article, we have shared the list of best books for XAT 2025 exam for all sections that include:

  1. Decision Making
  2. Verbal and Logical Ability
  3. Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation
  4. General Knowledge

Q:   What is XAT syllabus?

A:

XAT syllabus includes all important topics related to Verbal and Logical Ability, Decision Making and Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation and General Knowledge. You can check below subject wise important topics included in the XAT syllabus. Majority of the questions are asked from these topics.

XAT Verbal and Logical Ability syllabus: Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary, Analogy, Antonym/Synonym, Parajumble, Para Completion, Grammar, Critical Reasoning, Series Completion, Fill in the Blanks, etc.

XAT Decision Making syllabus: Data Arrangement, Conditioning, Grouping, Complex Arrangement, Caselets, Assumptions, Premises, Conclusions, etc.

XAT Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation syllabus: Arithmetic, Geometry, Mensuration, Percentage, Surds and Indices, Algebra, Mensuration, Bar Diagrams, Pie Charts, Tables, Data Interpretation, etc.

XAT General Knowledge syllabus: Science, Economy, Business, Politics, Static GK, Sports, Prize and Award, World, Government, Constitution of India, etc.

 

Q:   How can I cover the XAT syllabus by self study?

A:

If you are planning to appear for the XAT exam by self study, you must start early as the syllabus is vast and tough. To cover the XAT syllabus by self study, candidates must refer to the books recommended for XAT preparation. You can take help from the following books to cover the XAT syllabus but do join a study forum to get help from mentors and peers when need be:

  • How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for CAT by Arun Sharma
  • Quantitative Aptitude Quantum CAT Common Admission Tests for Admission into IIMs by Sarvesh K Verma
  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by Abhijit Guha
  • Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency by Ananta Ashisha/Arihant
  • Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis
  • Objective General English by Dr RS Agarwal and Vikas Agarwal
  • High School English Grammar by Wren & Martin
  • Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning by Gautam Puri
  • Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for the CAT by Nishit K. Sinha
  • Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency by Ananta Ashisha
  • How to Prepare for Data Interpretation for CAT by Arun Sharma
 

Q:   Are Arun Sharma's books enough to prepare for XAT?

A:
Arun Sharma's books can be a helpful resource to prepare for XAT but they may not be sufficient on their own. The XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test) is a competitive exam that assesses a candidate's aptitude in various areas such as quantitative ability, verbal ability, decision-making, and general awareness. While Arun Sharma's books are a good starting point, you may also want to consider using other study materials, such as past XAT question papers, mock tests, and online resources to supplement your preparation. Additionally, it can be helpful to practice time management, develop a study plan, and seek guidance from experienced mentors or coaching institutes to improve your chances of success in the exam. Ultimately, the level of preparation required for XAT depends on your individual strengths, weaknesses, and familiarity with the exam pattern. Therefore, it is important to assess your own capabilities and tailor your preparation strategy accordingly.
 

Q:   Can I prepare for XAT with CAT preparation material?

A:
Yes, you can definitely use CAT (Common Admission Test) preparation material to prepare for XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test), as there is a significant overlap in the syllabus and level of difficulty between the two exams. Both CAT and XAT have sections on Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation, Verbal Ability, and Logical Reasoning, which are common to both exams. However, XAT also has a separate section on Decision Making, and a section on General Knowledge, which is not present in CAT. So, while the preparation material for CAT can provide a good foundation for the common sections of XAT candidates should also practice specifically for Decision Making and General Knowledge sections, using appropriate study material and resources. In addition to CAT preparation material, candidates can also refer to XAT-specific preparation books and study material to get a better understanding of the exam pattern and type of questions asked in XAT. It's important to note that while the preparation material is important, the key to success in XAT is consistent practice and thorough understanding of concepts. So, candidates should focus on building their conceptual clarity, practicing regularly, and analyzing their performance to identify areas of improvement.
 

Which are the Best Books for XAT Decision Making?

The best way to prepare for Decision Making section of XAT 2025 is by practicing different types of questions. Given below is the table indicating best books for Decision Making section of XAT exam:

XAT Books

Author Name

Jabbing the XAT (with solved papers)

RK Jha

Analytical and Logical Reasoning

Arihant Publications

Target XAT (Past papers & mock tests)

Disha Publication

Also Read:

Q:   Where can I find study material for Decision Making syllabus for XAT?

A:

Since Decision Making section is unique to XAT, study material for the same in not readily available. Thus the best source of preparation material for Decision Making section is XAT previous years’ question papers. This section has passages related to business situations. Candidates have to select the closest solution to the given situation from the list of four options. You have to make an informed decision regarding the decision which has be in favour of the larger good. This section essentially tests your ability to take objective decisions regarding various business situations and activities. Candidates can practice Decision Making questions from XAT question papers of previous years to know the types and difficulty level. In a way, this section is similar to Reading Comprehension and requires same skills as that.

 

Q:   Which section of XAT question paper is lengthiest?

A:

It depends upon each candidate which section of XAT exam paper they find lengthy. It also depends on the questions chosen for the exam in that particular year. However, it has been seen that Data Interpretation questions are usually lengthy. Overall, the Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation section has the maximum number of questions i.e. 28 and candidates have to solve at least 22-24 questions to meet the desired cut off. So, this section may appear lengthy to the candidate. 

To some candidates, the Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning section appears to be lengthy, because of dense reading comprehension passages and reasoning questions based on analogy, series, etc. The fact that both these sections are from the Part 1 of the XAT exam which is of 175 minutes makes it manageable as along with Decision Making, one can solve a decent number of QA-DI and VA-LR questions in 175 minutes.

 

Q:   Is solving XAT question paper helpful in exam preparation?

A:

Yes, solving XAT question paper is of immense help in exam preparation as one can get an idea of the exam pattern, difficulty level of the questions, and learn time management. The XAT question papers of previous years also give you an idea of what type of questions (Reading Comprehension passages and poem) are asked in XAT. In fact, preparation of Decision Making section is totally dependent on XAT question papers. XAT question papers of previous years also act as practice test providing you with the opportunity to master speed and time management.

Candidates must solve previous years’ XAT questions paper of at least last five years, so that they are aware of the latest type of questions especially poem, RC passages and Decision Making passages.

 

Explore subject-wise topics asked in XAT

Select your preferred subject

Which are the Best Books for XAT Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation?

Quantitative Ability (QA) and Data Interpretation (DI) section of XAT has Mathematical problems. Best books for Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation section of XAT are listed below:

XAT Books

Author Name

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations

RS Aggarwal

How to prepare for Data Interpretation

Arun Sharma

Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations

Abhijit Guha

Data Interpretation for the CAT

Nishit K Sinha

Also Read:

VARC preparation tips for MBA

DILR preparation tips for MBA

QA preparation tips for MBA

Q:   In how many months can I prepare for XAT 2025?

A:

Ideally, XAT preparation takes six to nine months, but if candidates have prepared for CAT too, XAT preparation can be done in lesser time as one will have to only work on Decision Making and General Knowledge topics. Those who are weak in English Comprehension must start reading practice early on. The ideal time to start XAT preparation is May, so you can cover the whole syllabus by October and dedicate two months to mock test practice.

If you start studying for XAT late, by July or so, make sure you complete the syllabus by October only. Remember that XAT syllabus is tough, so you’ll need to study at least 6-8 hours daily from start until the end. Give ample time to yourself to complete the XAT syllabus.

 

Q:   How did 99+ percentilers prepare for the XAT?

A:
Preparation Tips for the XAT: 1- Know the exam pattern and syllabus of the XAT exam. 2- Get hold of XAT books and study material. These are available online and at coaching institutes. 3- Start with topics you are already familiar with and over which you have good control. 4- After completing a topic or a concept, always solve two-three problems based on it to know if you have completely understood it. 5- Revision is very important. 6- Join study groups online on platforms. 7- Focus on completing the XAT syllabus first and then move to solve XAT mock tests. Practice at least 30-35 mock tests for best performance. 8- Make a short note that is very important at the time of revision. For more details, you may visit the Shiksha XAT exam page. (https://www.shiksha.com/mba/xat-exam). I hope this will help you.
 

Q:   What is the difficulty level of the Quantitative Aptitude questions in XAT?

A:
The difficulty level of the Quantitative Aptitude (QA) section in XAT varies from year to year, but generally, the QA section is considered to be moderately difficult to difficult. The questions in this section are designed to test a candidate's mathematical and analytical skills, and they cover a wide range of topics, including arithmetic, Algebra geometry, Trigonometry Probability and Statistics. The QA section of XAT often includes questions that are complex and require a high level of mathematical proficiency. The questions may be in the form of data interpretation or require candidates to use logical reasoning and critical thinking skills to arrive at the correct answer. To score well in the QA section of XAT it is important to have a strong foundation in mathematics and practice a wide variety of questions from different sources. Candidates should focus on developing their problem-solving and time management skills and work on improving their speed and accuracy in solving QA questions. Overall, the QA section of XAT can be challenging, but with proper preparation and practice, candidates can improve their performance and score well in this section. Please upvote if it was helpful.
 

Which are the Best Books for XAT Verbal & Logical Ability?

Since the type of Verbal Ability questions of XAT are similar to other MBA entrance exams, aspirants can refer to common books for MBA preparation. Given below is the table indicating best books for Verbal Ability section of XAT 2025 exam:

XAT Books

Author Name

Word Power Made Easy

Norman Lewis

Analytical Reasoning

MK Pandey

A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning

RS Aggarwal

High School English Grammar & Composition

Wren & Martin

Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

Ajay Singh

Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation

Nishit K Sinha

Q:   Are six months enough to prepare for XAT?

A:

There is no set time limit to prepare for XAT exam, but you need a minimum of six months for preparation. Ideally candidates need to start XAT preparation by April, however, if they start by June or July too, they can complete the syllabus within time and have ample time for practice of sample papers and mock tests. In order to utilize six months that you have for XAT preparation, do the following:

  • Make monthly, weekly and daily time tables to study and don’t deviate from that routine.
  • Start with subjects which you are your weak spots. We suggest start with studying Quantitative Aptitude and English.
  • For Reading Comprehension, read editorials of newspapers and magazines every day. Read fiction, non-fiction, autobiographies, etc. for strengthening English vocabulary and comprehension.
  • Download MBA exam preparation apps on your phone so that you can revise topics, solve reasoning or English puzzles anywhere when you get time.

 

 

Q:   How do I prepare for the VALR section of the XAT?

A:
Preparation for the Verbal and Logical Ability section of the XAT exam: This section of the Xavier Aptitude Test will require you to focus on English Grammar and VARC (Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension). Develop the habit of reading online. Read online books and newspapers. Most of the Xavier Aptitude Test RC passages are based on literature and abstract topics. You need to understand the gist without reading each word of the passage due to the time limit. While practicing RCs in Xavier Aptitude Test mock tests, focus on keywords and relate them with each other to choose the right option. For more details, you may visit the Shiksha XAT exam page. (https://www.shiksha.com/mba/xat-exam-preparation). I hope this will help you.
 

Q:   What type of Reading Comprehension passages are there in XAT?

A:

In XAT, Reading Comprehension passages are usually taken from Philosophy, Psychology, History, Art, research articles. Sometime, the XAT RC section also has poems. These areas are chosen to test the candidates, who are largely Science, Commerce and Engineering graduates, on their ability to come out of their comfort zone and adapt to unfamiliar situations. Out of 26 questions, about 14-16 questions are based on RC passages or a poem. Candidates must target solving about 10 questions accurately to score well. XAT has negative marking so do not mark an option as your answer if you are not 100 percent sure of it.

 

Which are the Best Books for XAT General Awareness?

The General Awareness section of XAT exam is the easiest section and can be prepared in one month. If you keep an eye on the current affairs on regular basis, you’ll not need any secondary reference to prepare for it. The General Awareness section of XAT also contains static GK questions. To prepare for static GK, get hold of popular GK yearbooks such as Manorama Year Book and Competition Success Review Year Book.

For preparation of XAT 2025, keep up with current affairs by subscribing to the following newspaper and journals:

  • Economic Times
  • Financial Express
  • Hindu Business Line
  • Wall Street Journal
  • The Financial Times
  • Business Today
  • Business World

Download:

Current Affairs Guide GDPI Prep Guide

XAT Preparation Books: Mock Tests, Sample Papers & Question Papers

Apart from the books, XAT aspirants must dedicate a considerable time to solving sample papers and mock test. In fact, preparation of subjects such as Reasoning, Decision Making and Data Interpretation is solely dependent upon practice. Since there are no formulas to be memorised or theorems to be understood, all you need to do it practice a variety of questions so that you can gauge patterns and hidden meanings that are critical for solving logic based questions accurately. Try below Shiksha's XAT mock test free:

XAT_Mock_Test_1 XAT_Mock_Test_1_Solutions
XAT_Mock_Test_2 XAT_Mock_Test_2_Solutions

Download: Previous Years XAT Question Papers: Download Free PDF

XAT Preparation 2025: Tips and Tricks

Read the articles listed below for tips, trick, planning and strategy for XAT exam preparation:

XAT Exam Preparation Articles

XAT Preparation 2025: Tips to Crack Verbal Ability

XAT Preparation 2025: All About Decision Making – Tips and Tricks

XAT Preparation 2025: Tips to Crack QA and DI

How to Prepare for XAT 2025 exam? Tips from Toppers

Expert speak: How To Prepare for XAT Exam?

XAT 2025: Revision Tips for Last Two Weeks

How to Prepare for XAT in 1 Month

Is XAT tougher than CAT?

How to Prepare for XAT in 3 Months

How to Prepare for XAT in six months

Check XAT cut offs and predict calls from XLRI and other colleges accepting XAT score for admission. Check Fees, Placement Reviews, Admission, Shortlist Criteria and Eligibility of all XAT participating colleges by clicking the link below:

Predict XAT Admission Calls

Q:   What should be the preparation strategy for the XAT exam?

A:
Preparation strategy for the XAT exam: Xavier Aptitude Test Preparation is the process of covering the entire syllabus of all 4 exam sections: GK, VALR, DM and QADI, to ensure a strategic preparation. 1- Solve the question paper to understand the exam pattern and its difficulty level well. 2- Analyze your strengths and weaknesses properly to answer the questions accurately. 3- Make a XAT Preparation schedule and divide the time for every exam section. 4- Understand XAT Exam Pattern well. I hope this will help you.
 

Q:   What is the difficulty level of GK questions in XAT? Can it be solved in 10 minutes?

A:
The General Knowledge (GK) portion of the XAT exam is regarded as being on the moderate to difficult level, according to sources. The general knowledge (GK) portion consists of 25 questions based on static GK as well as recent current events based on, among other things, organisations, business, economics, and Science. Candidates have 25 minutes to complete this section, and incorrect responses do not result in a lower score. For more than 8 unanswered queries in the XAT 2023, however, 0.10 marks will be deducted. Whether or not the GK questions can be solved in the next 10 minutes depends on the individuals knowledge and preparation. As per sources, an ideal time to attempt the GK section is 10 to 15 minutes. However, it is important to note that the difficulty level of the questions may vary from year to year, and candidates should prepare accordingly. In summary, the GK section of XAT exam is of moderate to difficult level, and candidates are given 25 minutes to attempt 25 questions based on static GK and Current Affairs.
 

Q:   What is the weightage of the GK section in the XAT exam?

A:
The General Knowledge section will have 25 questions, each carrying one mark. Students are advised to attempt the General Knowledge section at the end and spare only about 15 minutes to solve it. The sectional time limit allotted to General Knowledge plus Essay Writing is 30 minutes. Students can easily complete the General Knowledge section in 10 minutes. For more information, you may visit the Shiksha Xavier Aptitude Test exam syllabus page. (https://www.shiksha.com/mba/xat-exam-syllabus). I hope this will help you.
 

FAQs on XAT Books and Preparation

Check below Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on XAT Preparation 2024:

Q:   Which are the best books for Decision Making section of XAT 2024?

A:

There are several books available for the Decision Making section of XAT. Here are some of the best books that you can refer to for XAT 2025: 1) XAT Decision Making Simplified by Nishit K. Sinha: This book is written by one of the renowned XAT trainers and provides a comprehensive understanding of the Decision Making section. It includes various examples, case studies, and practice questions. 2)How to Prepare for Decision Making for XAT by IMS Learning Resources: This book provides a detailed analysis of the Decision Making section and includes numerous practice questions with explanations. 3) Koncepts of Logical Reasoning for CAT XAT. And Other MBA Examinations by Gajendra Kumar and Abhishek Banerjee: This book is an excellent resource for developing logical reasoning skills, which are essential for the Decision Making section. 4)Decision Making for MBA Entrance Exams by T. I. M.E: This book provides a conceptual understanding of the Decision Making section and includes practice questions with detailed solutions. 5) Wiley's ExamXpert XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test) by Wiley India: This book includes a section on Decision Making and provides practice questions along with detailed solutions. In addition to these books, you can also refer to previous year XAT papers to get a better understanding of the types of questions asked in the Decision Making section.

 

Q:   Which is the best book for the Quantitative Aptitude section of XAT?

A:
There are several good books available for the Quantitative Aptitude section of XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test). Here are some of the most popular and highly recommended ones: 1) Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by R. S. Aggarwal: This is one of the most popular books for Quantitative Aptitude and is useful for XAT as well as other competitive exams. 2) How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for CAT by Arun Sharma: This book is specifically designed for CAT but the concepts and practice questions are also useful for XAT preparation. 3) Quantitative Aptitude Quantum CAT Common Admission Tests For Admission into Iims by Sarvesh K. Verma: This book is focused on CAT but also covers the relevant concepts and practice questions for XAT. 4) Quantitative Aptitude for MBA Entrance Examinations by Abhijit Guha: This book is specifically designed for MBA entrance exams, including XAT. And covers all the relevant topics with detailed explanations and practice questions. 5) The Pearson Guide to Quantitative Aptitude for MBA Entrance Examinations by Dinesh Khattar: This book provides a comprehensive coverage of the Quantitative Aptitude section of MBA entrance exams and includes a large number of practice questions with detailed explanations. It's important to note that while the books mentioned above can be helpful, candidates should also practice solving previous years' XAT papers and attempt mock tests to get a better understanding of the exam pattern and the type of questions asked. Consistent practice and conceptual clarity are key to succeeding in the Quantitative Aptitude section of XAT.
 

Q:   What are some good books for XAT preparation?

A:
Books for XAT Decision Making 1- Jabbing the XAT (with solved papers) by RK Jha 2- Analytical and Logical Reasoning by Arihant Publications 3- Target XAT (Past papers & mock tests) by Odisha Publication Books for XAT Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation 1- Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by RS Aggarwal 2- How to prepare for Data Interpretation by Arun Sharma 3- Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations by Abhijit Guha 4- Data Interpretation for the CAT by Nishit K Sinha Books for XAT Verbal & Logical Ability 1- Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis 2- Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey 3- A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal 4- High School English Grammar & Composition by Wren & Martin 5- Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension by Ajay Singh 6- Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation by Nishit K Sinha For more information, you may visit the Shiksha XAT exam page. (https://www.shiksha.com/mba/xat-exam-books). I hope this will help you.
 

Q:   What is the XAT section wise weightage?

A:

XAT exam is more Quantitative Ability and Verbal and Logical Ability based. Which is why these two sections have more weightage than rest of the section. And between these two, Quantitative Ability has more weightage. In terms of marks too, the Quantitative Ability has maximum weightage, i.e. 28 marks, followed by Verbal and Logical Ability with 26 marks, General Knowledge carries 25 marks and Decision Making carries 22 marks.

XAT Sections

Number of Questions

Total Marks

Decision Making

22

22

Verbal and Logical Ability

26

26

Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation

28

28

General Knowledge

25

25

Essay Writing

1 (out of 3 options)

To be evaluated at the time of shortlisting

 

Q:   How many XAT mock tests should I practice?

A:

A candidate should practice at least 35 to 40 XAT mock tests during the entire preparation period. The mock tests should be of different varieties and various difficulty levels. Candidates should ideally start practicing XAT mock tests after completing the syllabus. They should start with easy mock tests, then move to moderate mock tests and then to tough mock tests. The motive should be to score above 98 percentile in the high difficulty level XAT mock test by the time the exam day arrives.

In the last two weeks before the XAT exam, candidates must practice at least five mock tests and analyse their performance. It is most likely that by the end of the exam preparation, candidates will be scoring 98 plus percentile in the mock tests. If that happens, they must be rest assured of surpassing that score in the actual exam.

 

Q:   Is XAT tougher than CAT?

A:

XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test) and CAT (Common Admission Test) are both popular management entrance exams in India. Both exams are known for their high level of difficulty and are considered challenging to crack. In terms of difficulty, it is difficult to compare XAT and CAT as both exams have their own unique characteristics.

However, XAT is considered to be more challenging than CAT in certain aspects such as:

1) Exam Pattern: XAT has a more varied exam pattern as compared to CAT. XAT has an additional section of General Knowledge, Essay Writing, and decision-making which requires a different skill set as compared to CAT.

2)Time Management: XAT has a higher number of questions as compared to CAT. And the time allotted for the exam is also relatively less. This makes time management a critical aspect for XAT aspirants.

3) Verbal Ability: XAT has a stronger focus on Verbal Ability as compared to CAT. The Reading Comprehension passages in XAT are usually longer and more complex than CAT. Which makes it more challenging. However, it is important to note that the level of difficulty of these exams varies from year to year, and it ultimately depends on the individuals preparation and skill set.

Q:   Is XAT tough for candidates from non-Engineering background?

A:

Yes, XAT is slightly tougher for candidates with non-Engineering background as the Quantitative Aptitude section is of higher difficulty level. However, they can crack it if they work on the fundamentals of Math and practice questions of all difficulty levels. It will take time but they will be able to crack XAT's quant section if they dedicate extra hours to it. Aspirants can find XAT study material online in various online study groups. Students’ groups on Facebook, WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. share study material with each other. One can also download MBA exam preparation apps to get relevant and useful study material.

The good part about XAT is that, it has different cut offs for candidates belonging to different academic backgrounds. As part of its commitment to academic diversity, the institute has lower cut offs for candidates from non-engineering background than candidates from engineering background.

News & Updates

Latest NewsPopular News

Get prep tips, practice papers, exam details and important updates

Download Important Dates for MBA/PGDM Exams

Explore top MBA/PGDM exams

6 Jun '24

CMAT 2024 result

3 Jun '24

CMAT Final Answer Key 2024 Rel...

Jun '24

MAH MBA CET CAP 2024

15 May '24

MAH MBA CET result 2024

2 Jun '24

MAT 2024 PBT

31 May '24

MAT 2024 IBT 3

Aug '24

CAT 2024 registration

Sep '24

CAT 2024 form correction proce...

4 Jun '24 -

13 Jun '24

Special OJEE registrations 202...

24 Jun '24 -

26 Jun '24

Special OJEE 2024

28 May '24 -

15 Jun '24

ATMA Registrations 2024 (June)

17 Jun '24

ATMA 2024: Last Date to Print ...

24 Apr '24 -

20 Jun '24

CUET PG 2024 Counselling Proce...

13 Apr '24

CUET PG 2024 Result

30 May '24

AP ICET 2024 Results

8 May '24 -

10 May '24

AP ICET 2024 Answer Key (Objec...

May '24

SUAT 2024 Result

May '24

SUAT 2024 Exam Date

31 Oct '24

Last date for submitting quali...

25 Apr '24

JMI Entrance Exam 2024

27 May '24 -

17 Jun '24

Karnataka PGCET Registration 2...

18 Jun '24

Last Date for Karnataka PGCET ...

Aug '24

NMAT 2024 Scheduling Window

Aug '24

NMAT 2024 Registration Window

Jun '24

IMU CET 2024 Result announceme...

Jun '24

IMU CET 2024 Registration for ...

Jun '24

Declaration of TS ICET Results...

Sep '24

Declaration of TS ICET Seat Al...

Aug '24

SNAP 2024 Registrations

Dec '24

SNAP 2024 admit card download ...

10 Jun '24 -

4 Jul '24

TANCET Counselling Registratio...

22 Jul '24

Release of TANCET Rank List 20...

18 Jun '24

HPU MAT Result 2024

8 Jul '24 -

11 Jul '24

HPU MAT Selection Rounds for S...

7 May '24 -

11 May '24

SRCC GBO 2024 GDPI

18 Apr '24

SRCC GBO 2024 results

15 Jun '24 -

16 Jun '24

PU CET (PG) 2024

28 Jun '24

PU-CET (PG) 2024: Answer Key R...

The list of exams are recommended based on what other exams do the students in your area show interest in
qna

XAT Exam

Student Forum

chatAnything you would want to ask experts?
Write here...

Answered 3 weeks ago

TAPMI MBA admissions are done based on merit in the qualifying examination. CAT is not the only qualifying examination accepted by the college. TAPMI also accepts XAT, GMAT, and NMAT for making admissions to its MBA courses. Moreover, entrance exam scores are not the sole basis of selection. The col

...more

S

Shailja Rawat

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 3 weeks ago

XAT 2025 result will be announced most likely in the third week of January 2025. The result announcement date will be shared in XAT 2025 exam notification expected to be released in July 2024.

The XAT 2025 result will be announced online and candidates will have to download their scorecards from the

...more

5712995
Vipra Shrivastava

Contributor-Level 10

Answered a month ago

Globsyn Business School XAT cutoff 2024 is yet to be released by the school. However, considering the Globsyn Business School XAT cutoff 2023, the percentile was 50 for the General AII India category candidates for the PGDM programme. 

R

Rashmi Sinha

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 months ago

The table below shows the government top XAT colleges in India along with their total tuition fee:

College Name

Total Tuition Fee

NIT Calicut Admission

INR 4 lakh

Chandragupt Institute of Management Admission

INR 6 Lacs - INR 8 lakh

Tezpur University Admission

INR 63,000

Indian Institute of Forest Management Admission

INR 12 lakh

Calcutta University Admission

INR 33,000

Hope this information proves beneficial for you!

T

Tasbiya Khan

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 months ago

There are many IIMs in India which are not accepting XAT scores. Some of them are mentioned below along with their NIRF rankings 2023 and total tuition fees:

College NameNIRF Ranking 2023Total Tuition Fee
XLRI Xavier School of Management9INR 24 Lacs - INR 30 lakh
Amity University Noida28INR 6 Lacs - INR 13 lakh
Great Lakes Institute of Management Chennai31INR 9 Lacs - INR 11 lakh
GIM33INR 18 lakh
Christ University60INR 5 Lacs - INR 9 lakh

T

Tasbiya Khan

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 months ago

The table below shows the private top XAT accepting MBA colleges in India along with their total tuition fee:

College Name

Total Tuition Fee

XLRI Xavier School of Management Admission

INR 24 Lacs – INR 30 lakh

Amity University Noida Admission

INR 6 Lacs – INR 13 lakh

LPU Admission

INR 8 Lacs – INR 10 lakh

Great Lakes Institute of Management Admission

INR 9 Lacs – INR 11 lakh

GIM Admission

INR 18 lakh

Hope this answered your query!

T

Tasbiya Khan

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 months ago

The general eligibility criteria to get MBA admission to XAT colleges in India are listed below:

  • Candidates should have a bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification in any discipline from a recognised university or institution with a minimum of 50% aggregate.
  • MBA colleges in India consider scores f

...more

T

Tasbiya Khan

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 months ago

Refer to the table below for a detailed overview of the top MBA colleges accepting XAT score in India along with their average placement package and the prominent recruiters:

College Name

Annual Average Package

Top Recruiters

XLRI Xavier School of Management Placements

INR 28 LPA – INR 30 LPA

HCL, HUL, PwC, Reliance, Tata Steel, etc.

Amity University, Noida Placements

INR 6 LPA

Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Deloitte, Flipkart, Adobe, Accenture, etc.

LPU Placements

INR 6 LPA

Infosys, L&T, Amazon, HCL, IBM, TCS,  ICICI Bank, etc.

Great Lakes Institute of Management Placements

INR 11 LPA

Accenture, Deloitte, Cognizant, Deloitte, Infosys, etc.

GIM - Goa Institute of Management Placements

INR 11 LPA - INR 15 LPA

Cognizant, Accenture, HCL, TCS, Amazon, etc.

READ MORE: MBA Syllabus

Hope this information proves helpful for you!

T

Tasbiya Khan

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 months ago

Hi, to determine the worth of joining MBA colleges accepting XAT score in India, you need to go through its ROI. Listed below are some of the colleges along with their total tuition fees and average placement package:

College Name

Total Tuition Fee

Annual Average Package

XLRI Xavier School of Management MBA

INR 24 Lacs – INR 30 lakh

INR 28 LPA – INR 30 LPA

Amity University, Noida MBA

INR 6 Lacs – INR 13 lakh

INR 6 LPA

LPU MBA

INR 8 Lacs – INR 10 lakh

INR 6 LPA

Great Lakes Institute of Management MBA

INR 9 Lacs – INR 11 lakh

INR 11 LPA

GIM - Goa Institute of Management MBA

INR 18 lakh

INR 11 LPA - INR 15 LPA

READ MORE: MBA Courses

Hope this answered your query!

T

Tasbiya Khan

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 months ago

Hi, XLRI emerged to be the No. 1 MBA college accepting XAT score in India. Listed below are some of the other colleges along with their NIRF rankings from 2021 to 2023:

College Name

NIRF 2021

NIRF 2022

NIRF 2023

XLRI

8

8

9

Amity University, Noida

29

28

28

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai

24

31

31

LPU

37

34

32

GIM

35

36

33

IMI, Delhi

26

30

34

TAPMI

32

38

42

Jaipuria Noida

59

51

47

Hope this information proves beneficial for you!

T

Tasbiya Khan

Contributor-Level 10

1078 Institutes accepting XAT

PGDM in Human Resource Management
  • 4.7

    Placements

    4.8

    Infrastructure

    4.8

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    4.5

    Crowd & Campus Life

    4.8

    Value for Money

    4.4

    Learning Experience

    0.0

    Course Support

    0.0
    (18)
  • |
  • Total Fees: ₹ 28.60 Lakh
  • |
  • 2 years
  • |
  • Full Time
PGDM in Big Data Analytics
  • 4.5

    Placements

    4.5

    Infrastructure

    4.7

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    4.4

    Crowd & Campus Life

    4.8

    Value for Money

    4.2

    Learning Experience

    0.0

    Course Support

    0.0
    (19)
  • |
  • Total Fees: ₹ 20.54 Lakh
  • |
  • 2 years
  • |
  • Full Time
Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM)
  • 4.3

    Placements

    4.0

    Infrastructure

    4.6

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    4.7

    Crowd & Campus Life

    4.5

    Value for Money

    3.8

    Learning Experience

    0.0

    Course Support

    0.0
    (46)
  • |
  • Total Fees: ₹ 11.20 Lakh
  • |
  • 1 years
  • |
  • Full Time
MBA in Agriculture and Food Business
  • Total Fees: ₹ 6.00 Lakh
  • |
  • 2 years
  • |
  • Full Time

Explore more MBA exams with upcoming dates

28 May '24 - 15 Jun '24: ATMA Registrations 2024 (June)
12 Jun '24: MGU CAT 2024 result
12 Jun '24: PU-CET (P.G.) 2024 last date of paying application fee with late fee
12 Jun '24: SMAT 2024 exam- stage 1 result June Session 1
6 Apr '24 - 30 Jun '24: LUMET 2024 registrations