xat

CAT aur/or XAT

XAT is one of the most popular Indian B-School Entrance tests other than CAT. So it is only natural to believe that every CAT-taker would also take the XAT. However, data reveals that about 80 to 90 thousand students take the XAT every year compared to the 2 lakh plus students who register for the CAT every…

XAT 2016: Expected Cut offs (Post test)

XAT 2016 is finally over!! If you were really expecting the test to get a lot easier than previous years with a substantial increase in the number of questions answered in each of the sections – I know how you must be feeling after having taken the test!!  The test proved to be an anti-climax with students finding the Verbal…

XAT : Last minute tips from an XLRI alumnus

Chinnappa R – Mentor (IMS Delhi NCR) Read this blog by Chinnappa Reddy, an alumnus of XLRI (Batch of 2012). He cracked XAT 2010 and made it to the renowned HRM program of XLRI. Chinnappa has been mentoring MBA aspirants for over 3 years now. In this post, he shares a few important tips that could…

XAT 2016: Expected Cut offs (Pre test)

Edit: If you are reading this post after taking XAT 2016, visit https://vkpedia.in/2016/01/04/xat-2016-expected-cut-offs-post-test/ to view my post on XAT 2016 cut offs prediction after the test. “What are the expected cut-offs for XLRI programs through XAT 2016? “; ” What score should I target in each section and overall for XAT 2016?” ; “What is the minimum…

XAT 2017 : Negative marking for Skipped Questions

The XAT conducting body has retained the change that they had introduced last year – in XAT 2017 students have a choice of not attempting 12 questions(compared to 13 last year). Beyond this, any unattempted question will carry the negative mark of 0.05. What this means? You can skip upto 12 questions without being penalised for…

XAT Demystified – Part III

XAT General Knowledge – Way ahead The General knowledge Section will comprise 25 questions that need to be solved in around 10 minutes. As per the latest notification on the XAT portal, the questions in this section are likely to be more “General” in nature than “Specific”. Further, this section will have no negative marking…

XAT Demystified – Part II

In this post, I will cover the Verbal & Logical Ability Section and Decision Making Section of XAT. 2.  Verbal & Logical Ability Traditionally, the Verbal section in XAT has known to mainly comprise Reading comprehension questions – with a majority being inferential in nature. Do not be surprised if you encounter some really long…