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XAT Registration 2023: Check XAT Application Form, Fees, Dates, Eligibility, Documents Required

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Sachin Gupta

Content Writer | Updated On - Mar 4, 2022

XAT Registration 2023 will begin in the first week of August 2022. Candidates meeting the minimum eligibility criteria for XAT exam, i.e. a 3 years bachelor’s degree from a recognized university can fill XAT Application Form. Check XAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria

  • XAT application forms will be available till the first week of December 2022 on the official website- xatonline.in. However, candidates applying for admission through GMAT/ GRE will be able to register till the 2nd week of January 2023. 
  • Every year about 90,000+ candidates register for XAT exam. As per past trends, XAT 2023 exam date will be the first Sunday of January 2023, i.e. Jan 1, 2023. Check XAT 2023 Exam Dates
  • While filling XAT 2023 Registration form, there will be the option to select 2 XAT Exam Centers from the given list of 70+ test cities. To complete XAT Registration, documents like photograph & signature will have to be uploaded. Read XAT 2023 Document Upload Guidelines 
  • XAT Application fee will be INR 1800 and for every additional XLRI program chosen, a fee of INR 300 will be charged. It must be noted that XLRI will not offer any relaxation in XAT Application fee for candidates belonging to the reserved categories (SC/ ST/ PwD). 
  • XAT Registration is the first step towards seeking admission in more than 160 XAT Score Accepting Colleges like XLRI, XIME, XIMA, etc. for post-graduate management courses. 
  • XAT 2023 Exam Pattern and Syllabus is defined by XLRI, Jamshedpur. The question paper will have 100 MCQs and 1 Essay. Check XAT 2023 Exam Pattern & Syllabus

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XAT Registration Dates

XAT Registration 2023: Important Dates

Event Dates (Tentative)
XAT Official Notice

Last week of July 2022

XAT Registration Date Start

First week of August 2022

Last date for XAT registration (Extended)

First week of December 2022

Last date for XAT Application through GMAT/ GRE

Second week of January 2023

XAT 2023 Exam Date  January 1,  2023

XAT Registration Imp Documents

XAT Registration 2023: Documents Required to Fill XAT Application Form

Documents Required Details
Academic Documents

Marksheets of

  • Class X
  • Class XII
  • Graduation, and/or other equivalent exams.
Scanned Images
  • Scanned images of photograph and signature
  • Scanned copy of category certificate (if any)
Payment Details Bank details (credit card, debit card, or net banking) for payment of  XAT Application Form Fee
Work Experience Experience certificate from the employer or letter of recommendation to prove work experience if any (for programs where work experience is mandatory)
Contact Details
  • Valid email address
  • Valid mobile phone number

Terms XAT Applications Must Be Familiar With

In order to understand each stage properly and avoid any possible errors while XAT Registration 2023, candidates must be familiar with the following terminologies:

  1. New User Registration: Applicable for first-time registrations. Name, email, mobile number, and password must be entered to start the application process.
  2. Registered Candidate Login: Candidates who have already provided the data mentioned above can log in and start applying anytime using their credentials.

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XAT Registration 2023: Dos and Don'ts

Keep the following points in mind before filling XAT application form online

  • Use a good browser's latest version (Google Chrome, Firefox, or Microsoft Edge).
  • Clear cache before starting with the application process for XAT 2023 exam.
  • Use a desktop or laptop. Avoid using mobile phones or tablets to fill XAT application form.
  • Make sure your internet is stable with optimum speed to complete XAT registration 2023 without any hassles.
  • Do not fill out the form in a hurry as there will be no form correction facility.
  • Do not wait for the last moment to apply to avoid any technical failures.

XAT Application Process

XAT Registration 2023: How to Apply?

Candidates should note that the complete process of filling XAT Application Form 2023 will be online. A few steps will have to be followed to ensure successful registration for XAT 2023 exam. Given below are the detailed steps for filling XAT Application form.

xat application form

Step 1: Generation of User ID and Password

  1. Visit the official website of XAT i.e. xatonline.in
  2. Click on the "Register" tab.
  3. Enter your name, contact details, and email id and click on submit to generate user ID and Password.
  4. Note down your provisional XAT ID & Password sent on email and SMS for further correspondence.
  5. In case the candidates do not receive their XAT ID and Password, then they must follow the below-mentioned steps:
    1. Check the spam folder in the email.
    2. Call Helpline Number 1800 267 4008, active between 8:00 am - 8:00 pm.
    3. Write about the issue at xat2021@xlri.ac.in

How to Retrieve Forgotten Password?

XAT 2023 exam conducting body XLRI, Jamshedpur will provide an opportunity to candidates to retrieve their forgotten login credentials in case they lose the same. It's quite common to do so, thus candidates are generally advised to save the password somewhere on mail draft or drive or write it down.

  • Visit the official website and navigate to the ‘forgot password’ tab.
  • Enter email id and password used at the time of registration.
  • A captcha will be provided, mention that, and click on “get password”.
  • Your credentials will be emailed to the mentioned id.

People Also Ask?

Ques. When will XAT 2023 Registration start?

Ans. XAT 2023 Registration is expected to start in the 1st week of August 2022. XLRI will release the application forms on the official website- xatonline.in. The application forms will be available till the first week of December 2022.

Ques. Does XLRI provide the option to edit the details entered in XAT application form?

Ans. No, XLRI does not provide any separate form correction facility to edit the details entered in XAT application form. However, in crucial circumstances, XLRI may consider the request to change a few details. For this, the candidates need to raise a query on their login dashboard by clicking on the ‘Any Query/ Ask Us’ tab. 

Ques. I am in my final year of graduation, can I fill XAT 2023 application form?

Ans. Yes, final year students will be eligible to fill XAT 2023 application form provided you complete your graduation by June 2023. In such cases, candidates will have to enter the details of the marks obtained in the last semester while filling XAT application form. However, such candidates will be required to provide their bachelor’s degree/ provisional certificate and mark sheet by the end of the admission year. 

Ques: What are the reasons for the rejection of XAT Application Form?

Ans: XAT Application Form might get rejected due to incomplete application in any of the following respects- not uploading photo and signature as per the correct specifications, failure to pay XAT Registration Fee, and candidate’s face being unclear in the uploaded photograph.

Ques. How do I apply for XLRI Delhi BM program?

Ans. To apply for XLRI Delhi BM program, you need to fill XAT application form and select the choice of the program as BM and the campus preference as Delhi. To apply for XLRI programs, you need to pay an additional fee of INR 300 per program.

Step 2: Filling XAT Application Form 2023

Login on the official website using XAT login credentials generated in the above-mentioned step. Candidates will be required to fill in a lot of important information like personal details, academic qualifications, work experience, exam city preferences, program details, etc. while XAT Registration 2023. Detailed steps for filling XAT 2023 Application form are given below:

Personal Details:

  • Click on Login and enter your XAT ID and Password.
  • Now the candidate has to fill all the mandatory fields that are personal details like Name, Date of Birth, Parents Name, Category, Nationality, etc.
  • Candidates need to provide valid contact address details which include:
    • Permanent Address
    • Current Residence
    • State and District
    • Emergency Contact Details
  • Uploading of Documents:

Candidates will be required to upload the below-mentioned documents in the specified dimension and size during this step of filling XAT 2023 Application Form:

Document Dimension and Size Format Details
Photograph
  • 30 mm x 45 mm
  • 200 x 230 pixels
  • 20kb-50kb
JPG/ JPEG
  • The photograph should be taken against a white background
  • The photograph should be recent and not older than 6 months
  • Photograph with accessories like caps, hats, and sunglasses should be avoided 
Signature
  • 30 mm x 45 mm
  • 140 x 60 pixels
  • 10kb-20kb
JPG/ JPEG
  • The signature should be done with a black pen on a white paper
  • Candidates should use only one signature during the entire XAT Application process.

Educational Details

After clicking on the ‘Save and Submit’ tab post the uploading of documents mentioned above, candidates will be taken to a new window to fill in their academic details. 

  • The candidates are required to provide the aggregate %age of marks, marks obtained, maximum marks, board name, year of passing for
    • 10th standard
    • 12th standard
    • Graduation
    • Post-graduation, if any.
  • Details of other academic qualifications and professional degrees like CA, CS, etc. held by a candidate need to be provided.
  • Enter other mandatory fields and press Save and Continue.
  • Candidates can convert their CGPA into Percentages using this formula.
    • CGPA * 9.5 = %age of marks

Work Experience Details

It is not mandatory to provide work experience details in XAT Registration form. However, candidates possessing relevant work experience after graduation must add the same.

  • Enter the details of Work experience (till Mar 31, 2022)
  • Only Full-time work experience after graduation will be considered valid.
  • Industrial Training, workshops, part-time jobs, etc will not be considered as relevant work experience.

Selection of Program

  • Select the program of your choice from the given options:
    • Business Management (BM)
    • Human Resource Management (HRM)
    • Fellow Management Programme.
  • Candidates who are not interested in applying for XLRI programs can skip this step.
  • Along with the selection of programs, candidates also need to choose the desired Campus for each selected program.

Selection of XAT Test City preferences

  • Candidates need to select their exam city preferences for XAT 2023.
  • Candidates will be allowed to choose 2 cities from the given list of XAT Test cities for 2023.
  • Candidates must keep in mind that test city preference can be changed only once before the closure of XAT Registration process.

Step 3: Payment of XAT Application Fee

  • Before making the online fee payment, candidates are advised to review their forms once.
  • Candidates can select their preferred method for online payment viz. credit card, debit card, internet banking, etc.
  • After successful payment of XAT Application fee, candidates will get a confirmation regarding the successful submission of XAT 2023 Registration form.
  • Under no circumstances should a candidate press the back or refresh button during the online payment process.
Particulars Application Fee
XAT Registration Fee INR 1800 (+300 for candidates interested in XLRI programs)
Late Registration Fee INR 2050 (+500 for candidates interested in XLRI programs)
Indian Candidates applying for GMP through GMAT INR 2500
NRI/Foreign Candidates applying for one or more programs through GMAT INR 5000
Note: If there is a payment failure then the candidate has to repeat the process but need not fill in the information again as it is saved previously.

XAT 2023 Application Fee Payment: Important Points

  • When the successful payment of XAT 2023 application fee is made an e receipt will be generated. In case it is not generated then it indicates failure of XAT Application fee payment.
  • Candidates have to log in again using their credentials and make the fee payment again.
  • Print out of the fee receipt should be kept as proof along with the application form for XAT 2023.
  • Print out of confirmation page for future correspondence is necessary.

Acceptable Modes of Payment

RuPay Debit Card Internet Banking
Visa Debit Card IMPS
Master Card / Maestro Debit Cards Cash Cards
Credit Cards Mobile Wallets

Step 4: Confirmation of Successful XAT Registration

This is the last step in XAT Registration. On successful payment of the application fee, candidates will receive a confirmation message on their respective phone number and email id regarding the successful completion of XAT Registration 2023. Candidates need to keep this email for future correspondence and it should not be deleted at any cost.

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Document Upload Guidelines

XAT 2023 Registration: Document Upload Guidelines (Photo & Signature)

Candidates will be required to upload all the documents in XAT Application form 2023 as per the guidelines provided by XLRI.

XAT 2023 Photo Upload Guidelines

Do’s Don’ts
The photo must be a recent passport-sized photograph in JPG/ JPEG format not older than 6 months.  Photos with Black or Dark backgrounds or landscape images must be avoided.
The photo must have a light-color background, preferably white-colored.  Ensure that there is no red-eyed photo or a photo with a flash.
 Look straight into the camera. The face should be clearly visible with all distinct features such as eyes, nose, hair, and forehead. Photographs with closed eyes will not be accepted. Also, there should be no reflection in the photo taken with eyeglasses.
The file size should be between 20kb to 50kb Black and white photographs should not be uploaded.
It is best to get the photo clicked in a studio by a professional. Photos with any type of accessories like hats, caps, sunglasses, etc., should be avoided. However, religious headwear can be worn.

XAT 2023 Signature Upload Guidelines

Dos Don’ts
Sign on white paper with a black-ink pen The scanned image of the signature should not be blurred or pixelated.
The signature must be in the running hand and should be clearly visible in the uploaded image. Do not overwrite the signature.
The file size should be between 10kb to 20 kb. The recommended dimensions are 140 x 60 pixels. The uploaded sign will be put on your admit card. So, do not make any errors while signing.

XAT 2023 Document Scanning Guidelines

Guidelines for Scanning Documents for XAT Registration:

  • Setup camera resolution to a minimum of 200 dpi (dots per inch). Colour should be set to True color’
  • The photo should be against a light-colored, preferably white background.
  • Crop images in the scanner to the edge of photograph/ signature- use the upload editor to crop the image to final size.
  • Images should be in JPG or JPEG format for example image01.jpg or image01.jpeg.
  • Candidates can easily get desired image size not exceeding 80kb by using MS Paint or MS Office Picture Manager. 
  • Scanned images can be saved using the “save as” option and cropped or resized using the specific options.

XAT Registration 2023: Important Points to Remember

  • Only after successful registration candidates will be able to log in with the ID and Password generated.
  • XAT scores will help you in getting admission to the MBA program in XLRI, XIME, and in various other B Schools.
  • Before the final submission of the application form, carefully review it for any errors. No changes are possible once the form is submitted.
  • After online fee payment, an e-receipt will be generated for the reference of the candidate.
  • During the payment process do not press the back or refresh button.
  • The images should be as per the specifications mentioned by the authorities. If your image does not match the specifications then you will not be able to upload them.
  • Candidates are suggested to keep all the necessary information and documents ready beforehand.
  • Exam city preference can be edited only once before the last date of XAT Registration 2023.
  • Once XAT application portal is closed, city preference cannot be edited.

XAMI Member Institutes For XAT 2023

Check XAT 2023 Score Accepting Institutes


XAT Registration FAQs

XAT Registration 2023 FAQs

Ques. How to retrieve XAT Application Number and Password?

Ans. To retrieve XAT Application Number, candidates can check their email for XAT registration ID. To retrieve XAT password, follow the below steps:

  1. Go to the website and enter the login window
  2. Select “forgot password”.
  3. It asks you for a captcha and the email id that you used to register. The email linked to XAT registration is only validated.
  4. The new password or the new reset password link will be emailed to this ID.

If one does not receive the registration number and password, they must check the spam/junk folder. If the mail still cannot be located, contact admis@xlri.ac.in mentioning your email ID. Candidates can also call the helpline number: +91 657 665 3023/ 3204.

Ques. How to apply for XLRI and other Associate Member Institutes?

Ans. To apply for XAT Member Institutes, follow the below steps:

  1. Visit the official website i.e. xatonline.in
  2. Obtain the application form after registering online post fee payment
  3. For further details, visit individual websites of the institutes
  4. Please note that each institution independently decides the weightage to be given for each of the test components on the basis of its needs.
  5. XLRI does not play any role in the selection of candidates in these institutes. For XAT Associate Member Institutes (refer XAT Associate Institutes website).

Ques. What should I do if there is a lot of delay in accessing the XAT application page?

Ans. Speed for online application on the Internet is based on factors like Internet Speed, the number of applicants trying to register the application at the same time, etc. Therefore, if you are not able to get the pages for registration immediately, please retry after a gap of 15 minutes or at off-peak hours during the night.

Ques. How do I know that my application for XAT 2023 is registered?

Ans. Successful Registration is indicated by the Page displayed after clicking on the Submit Button indicating the generated "XAT ID". Please note down the same carefully, and preserve it. If you do not preserve it, you will not be able to Re-Print the Application and download the Admit Card.

Ques. How do I re-confirm that my XAT application is saved?

Ans. In case of doubt about the successful Registration, candidates are advised to visit the Page for Re-Print of Application, generate the Printout and preserve the soft copy and hard copy (printout) of the Application.

Ques. I got a Blank / Zero XAT ID after the submission of the application online. What to do?

Ans. In rare cases, Candidates may get a Zero (0) XAT ID with a valid Password. Candidates are advised to Re-register the Application and check the Printout through the Re-Print Application.

Ques. By registering and paying for XAT 2023, am I eligible for XLRI and other Associate Member Institutes?

Ans. Candidates interested in XLRI need to apply for the programs of their choice. Please note that each institution independently decides the weightage to be given for each of the test components on the basis of its needs. XLRI does not play any role in the selection of candidates in these institutes. For XAT Associate Member Institutes (refer XAT Associate Institutes website) XAT is a common test for admission into academic programs of XLRI.

Ques. I have done 5 years integrated course, so how will I enter my percentage?

Ans. Candidates who have done 5 years integrated course can fill up the same percentage for graduation and post-graduation.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.

Comments


55 Comments
P
puja sao
About how many students register for XAT exam every year?
M
mudit mann

There are about 1 lakh students who register for the XAT exam every year. There are 160+ top MBA colleges in India which include XLRI, IMT Ghaziabad, XIMB, TAPMI, etc.

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vipasha
How much is the XAT registration fee?
M
mudit mann

The XAT registration fee is INR 1,800 for all the candidates. The registration will start in August 2022. There are 73 cities for the XAT exam centre. You can contact me here for any help- 18002674008.

A
avinash sahu
I am not able to upload my photo and signature. What could be the reason?
C
chitransha

Setup camera resolution to a minimum of 200 dpi. The photo should be against a light-colored, preferably white background. Crop images in the scanner to the edge of photograph/ signature- use the upload editor to crop the image to final sizeImages should be in JPG or JPEG format. Candidates can easily get desired image size not exceeding 80kb by using MS Paint or MS Office Picture Manager. Scanned images can be saved using the “save as” option.

N
naman
How can I pay the XAT registration fee?
C
chitransha

Candidates can select their preferred method for online payment viz. credit card, debit card, internet banking, etc. After successful payment of the XAT Application fee, candidates will get a confirmation regarding the successful submission of the XAT Registration form. Under no circumstances should a candidate press the back or refresh button during the online payment process.

S
shivkumar dama
What is the registration deadline for XAT 2021?
C
chitransha

XAT 2021 exam is already conducted in January 2021. XAT Registration 2022 has started on August 10, 2021, and as per the latest notification, the last date to fill XAT 2022 Application form is November 30, 2021. Also, XLRI has announced XAT 2022 exam date, i.e., January 2, 2022. Candidates who meet the minimum eligibility criteria for the XAT exam, i.e. a 3 years bachelor’s degree from a recognized university will be able to fill XAT Application Form.

N
nitika
What is the XAT registration for female students?
C
chitransha

XAT Registration is the first step towards seeking admission in more than 160 XAT Participating Colleges like XLRI, XIME, XIMA, etc. for post-graduate management courses. Candidates must note that XAT 2022 Registration fee will be INR 1750 and for every additional XLRI program chosen, a fee of INR 300 will be charged. No relaxation in the XAT Application fee will be offered to candidates belonging to the reserved categories (SC/ ST/ PwD). 

A
avinash sahu
How can I pay my XAT application fee?
C
chitransha

Candidates can select their preferred method for online payment viz. credit card, debit card, internet banking, etc. After successful payment of XAT Application fee, candidates will get a confirmation regarding the successful submission of XAT 2022 Registration form. Under no circumstances should a candidate press the back or refresh button during the online payment process.

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preetam oinam
Is XAT registration available in offline mode?
C
chitransha

The XAT Registration process is online only. XAT 2022 exam full form is Xavier Aptitude Test and the exam is one of the largest MBA Entrance Exams for admission to XLRI, IMT, XIMB, TAPMI, and 160+ MBA Colleges in India. XLRI conducts the XAT exam on behalf of XAMI. Candidates should note that the complete process of filling XAT Application Form 2022 will be online. 

R
rohan bharti
What are the infomation asked in XAT registration?
C
chitransha

The candidate has to fill all the mandatory fields that are personal details like Name, Date of Birth, Parents Name, Category, Nationality, etc. Candidates need to provide valid contact address details which include a Permanent address, Current Residence, State and District, and Emergency contact details. Also, The candidates are required to provide the aggregate %age of marks, marks obtained, maximum marks, board name, year of passing for.

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ankit kumar
Can I give XAT just after completing graduation?
A
aniket ranjan

Yes, You can apply for XAT entrance exam after completing your graduation. Students who are in their Final year of graduation are also eligible to apply for XAT entrance exam. The eligibility criteria is Bachelor's Degree of minimum 3 year duration from recognised university.

H
harssham
How many letter of recommendation are required to be submitted during admission ?
R
riya gupta
What is the minimum work experience required to apply for XAT?
A
aniket ranjan

No, work experience doesn't required for appearing in XAT entrance exam. Only eligibility criteria that is required for appearing in XAT is graduation degree of 3 years duration from recognised university. 

S
sameer
What are the documents that must be brought to the exam center?
M
mrittika mallick

At the exam center, the candidate needs to bring only their admit card and one identity proof (Aadhar/ PAN/ Driving License/ College ID, etc.) No other documents are required on the day of the exam. To know more details, click on the link XAT 2022 Exam Details.

V
vipasha
Can students give XAT only after finishing 12th? Can I give exam after diploma?
M
mrittika mallick

The minimum educational qualification required for appearing in XAT is a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline or its equivalent from a recognized university. So even if you have a 10+2 qualification and a Diploma, you need to first acquire a Bachelor’s degree to sit for XAT. To know more about the eligibility criteria, click on the link XAT 2021 Exam Details.

D
dharshini rajendran
Is it possible to make corrections in my registration form?
A
aniket ranjan

Yes, Corrections in application from is allowed. For that matter you need to raise a query by clicking "Any Query? Ask us" on your dashboard while filling the application from. 

R
riya gupta
Is there any age restriction while giving XAT?
A
aniket ranjan

No, As far as XAT is concerned there is no age limit for applying. Any Student with Bachelor's Degree of minimum three years duration or equivalent in any discipline is eligible to apply for XAT entrance exam.

N
neha thasale
Can I give the exam after scoring less than 70% in boards?
A
aniket ranjan

Yes, You can apply for XAT exam even after scoring less percentage in UG as there are no minimum aggregate marks to take XAT unlike CAT and SNAP. Only you have to fulfill the eligibility criteria i.e Minimum 3 years of bachelor’s degree from a recognized institute for appearing in XAT Exam. 

A
ankit kumar
Can I submit my fees via Google pay or Paytm?
A
aniket ranjan

Yes, you can select your preferred method for online payment that is credit card, debit card, internet banking, upi, etc. 

S
sourajit mukherjee
What documents are required to submit during counselling?
G
gurpreet singh

Hi Sourajit

Visit on our official website of XAT Coounselling to know the whole process on how to apply for the counselling and what are the important documents you need to submit for your counselling.

K
kunal thakrar
Can XAT exam be given by graduate?
M
manika gupta

Hi, Those completing their final graduation exam by June 10, 2021 may also apply. XAT eligibility criteria further clarify that candidates in final year of Graduation are also eligible to apply for XAT 2021.

For more information, please refer, XAT Eligibility.