XAT or Xavier Aptitude Test Previous year Question Papers become handy when you are preparing for the XAT exam conducted for admission to management programs at XLRI Jamshedpur & other institutes under Xavier Association of Management Institutes (XAMI). Use the buttons below to download official XAT 2018 question paper in PDF format along with answer key for sections verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, Decision Making, Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation, and General Knowledge. XAT 2018 official question paper in PDF format is divided into four sections. Four sections are:
- Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension – 26 Question
- Decision Making- 21 Question
- Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation- 27 Questions
- General Knowledge- 25 Questions
- Essay – 1 Question
General Knowledge section does not have any negative marking and is not counted while calculating the XAT percentile.
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Download XAT 2018 Question Paper and Answer Key PDF
You can download XAT 2018 Official question paper and answer key in PDF format using the button below. This is the official XAT 2018 Question paper and answer in key in PDF.
XAT 2018 Overview
XAT-2018 consisted of 2 Parts. Part 1 had sections having 26 (Verbal Ability), 21 (Decision Making), and 27 (Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation) questions (Total 74 questions) which had to be attempted in 170 minutes. Part 2 of XAT 2018 remained the same as XAT-2017with 25 GK questions and one essay-writing question, to be attempted in 35 minutes. XAT 2018 was in the online mode and not pen and paper mode. Few technical glitches were reported at some centers however they were soon resolved.
XAT 2018 Pattern
|XAT 2018 Section||Number of Questions||Marks for Correct Answer||Negative Marks||Time Duration|
|Part-1||74 Total MCQs||170 Minutes|
|Verbal and Logical Ability||26||+1||0.25 for incorrect responses and additional -0.05 per question for leaving more than 12 questions un-attempted||No Sectional Time Limit|
|Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation||27||+1|
|Part-2||25 Total MCQs + 1 Essay||35 Minutes|
|General Knowledge||25||+1||No Negative Marking|
|Total questions (Part 1 + Part 2)||100||205 Minutes|
XAT 2018 Cutoff
|XAT 2018 CUTOFF, PROGRAM BM|
|XAT 2018 CUTOFF, PROGRAM HRM|
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