XAT 2023 Answer Key (Out Soon), Response Sheet – Download Here

XATXAT 2023 Answer Key will be released in January 2023. Response Sheet will be available in January 2023. Xavier Aptitude Test also called XAT is one of the most considered exams by aspirants that has a high value. The XAT online entrance test is conducted to provide an MBA degree, and for the same purpose, there are several universities that are the cornerstone for getting MBA degrees.

The XAT is organized by XLRI. XAT Entrance will be the first MBA Exam having the essay section before comes to the selection stage. XAT 2023 Pattern will be similar to the one held in 2023 but this time comes with a distinguished online process.

XAT 2023 Exam included two papers, the first one had a duration of 170 minutes consisting of three parts Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation, Verbal and Logical Reasoning, and Decision Making. The latter one was held for 35 minutes featuring Essay writing and General Awareness.

XAT 2023 Answer Key – Available Soon

New XAT 2023 Answer Key & Response Sheet will be released in January 2023. The link will be Provided Here.

XAT 2023 Answer Key Date

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Events Dates (Announced)
Releasing of admit card 20th December 2022
Exam Date 8th January 2023
Response Sheet January 2023
Publication of result 31st January 2023

XAT Question Papers with Answer key (Previous Year)

Year Question Paper with solutions Answer Key
2018 Click here (Set A) Click here (Set A, B, C, D)
Click here (GK)
2016 Click Here (Set B) Click here (Set A, B, C, D)
Click here (GK)

The Significance of XAT 2023 Answer Key

  • Candidates can calculate the score based on the XAT 2023 marking scheme, which is one mark for each correct answer, -0.25 for each wrong answer.
  • For unattempted questions beyond 8, there is a negative marking of 0.05 marks.

XAT Exam Pattern 2023 – Apart from the change in the mode of conduct, the XAT 2023 Exam pattern has remained the same as that of last year. Although the Exam is computer-based, the essay has to be written on paper.

Section-wise Cut Off

There does not include a time limit instead there have Section-wise Cut Off.

  • To select the students, the marks of the first paper are considered for the GD-PI round, and for admission purposes, first and second paper scores are used.
  • The number of questions coming up in the XAT Exam is not constant but changes every year.
  • XAT includes the Decision Making Section, a combination of behavioral, managerial, and mathematical questions. The questions need to be given careful consideration and include objective topics featuring ethical, management, or human resource.
  • XAT marking pattern 2023 may puzzle you and make you unable to comprehend. To give the right answer, the student used to get one mark, and for the incorrect answer, 0.25 marks removed.

XAT Provides five choices for every objective question

XAT 2019 included 72 questions. For PGDM-HR, the percentage cut off went down by 1.85 scores. The cut-offs scores had 37 for BM course and 33 for HRM.

on Number of Questions Marks/Q Total Marks Cut-offs* (percentiles)
Verbal and Logical Reasoning 24 1 24 79.46 79.69
Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation 27 1 27 88.7 70.07
Decision Making 21 1 21 76.84 71.628
Total 72 72 96 92.55

*The cut-offs in the above table are for XLRI PGDM programs.

There have been increments in timing by 10 minutes. The duration of the Exam is 3 hours 35 minutes rather than 3 hours and 25 minutes. But it is the point to be considered as 10 minutes is estimated for the distribution of papers.

XAT Exam is quite distinguishing in comparison to the designation and question type. The Exam needs to handle with extra effort and regarding preparation level.

There does not include the time limit, and the student may extend the time results in marks addition. The suitable way to prepare for XAT Exam is to read through sample papers as per interpretation level.

You must determine the amount of time needed to be spared in each section, and it should also estimate the number of questions to answer in the Exam.

The XAT 2023 has the essay writing section in pen and paper form but online. The Exam process will be similar to the Exam held the previous year.

XAT 2023 Exam Structure

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No. of Questions

Total Marks

Total Time

Negative Marking

Paper 1

Decision Making (DM)



3:50 Hrs

  • 0.25 for any wrong answer
  • 0.05 for more than 8 unattempted questions

Verbal and Logical Reasoning

Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation (QA & DI)

Paper 2

General Knowledge (GK)



.40 hrs

  • No Negative Marking

Essay Writing

1 essay

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    When the xaT answer key will come?

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