XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test), is conducted by XLRI Jamshedpur, for candidates seeking admission to MBA courses. Nearly 90,0000 students appear for this exam every year and the selected students are granted admission to approximately 150 participating B-Schools. This Exam turns out to be a great opportunity for the students who are not assured of their performance in CAT (Common Admission Test) Exam. Therefore, clearing XAT Exam can lead a chance to admissions in prominent XLRI Institute. To crack the XAT 2018 exam, every candidate should keep 3 things in mind to ace the exam successfully.
Things to keep in mind for XAT 2018:
1. Decision Making –
Decision Making is the most important and foremost section to be taken in the preparation of XAT 2018 Exam, and often this point is also known as make or break point of the examination. The Decision Making Section is the newly introduced point for the preparation of the exam. It also works as a catalyst in boosting up not only performance of the candidate but also increases the confidence level and involves minimum time in preparation. Usually, these are the situational questions which require a conscious decision by you on the behalf of the title lead of the situation. The decisions have to be morally correct and in line with the goal a person wants to achieve or fulfill. The best way to prepare for every section of the exam is to go through previous year Question papers and mock tests. These papers can be easily accessed from CL Student Information System.
2. Negative Marketing –
One of the necessary thing students should keep in mind while attempting the XAT 2018 exam is the number of questions asked in the paper should only be answered according to the choice of the candidate. No matter how disorganized it may occur students should not be entangled by this.
3. Time Limit –
The XAT 2018 Exam is divided into two parts – Part 1 and Part 2.
Part 1 consists of section A, B, and C giving 78 questions. The 3 sections of part 1 are further followed by Part 2 GK Questions and an essay writing question. Time Management plays a very vital role in the completion of the exam by attempting all questions according to the candidate’s choice. The time given for the completion of exams is 210 minutes and the main objective of the student should be to secure maximum marks in each section. The nature of students should be to back himself to attempt more in the areas of strength and to solve a decent number of questions in each section with accurate time management.