XAT vs CAT What are the Differences – Check Different Here


XATXAT also is known as Xavier Aptitude Test and it is the national level management aptitude test, which is organized through Xavier School of Management, Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI) – Jamshedpur. On the behalf of Xavier Association of Management Institutes (XAMI), the XLRI has conducted this entrance examination for the candidates.

Students will be able to get admission in 11 institutes which are XAMI members and more than 150 other institutes across for admission to MBA, PGDM, and other management courses. Here, through this article, applicants will be able to know the detailed information of XAT in which includes XAT vs CAT what are the differences.

XAT vs CAT what are the Differences?

There are 8 most important differences between XAT and CAT  Examination and the differences are

  • The CAT (Common Admission Test) is organized through IIMs and is the MBA entrance test for 20 IIMs, FMS, IITs’ MBA, MDI, SPJIMR, IMI, IMT, and 3000 other MBA colleges
  • The XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test) is organized by the XLRI Jamshedpur and is the MBA entrance test for XLRI, SPJIMR, IMT, XIMB, and 150 other MBA colleges
  • Most important differences between of CAT and XAT syllabus are the varying topics and sections.
  • CAT does not have a Decision-Making section and GK section but the XAT exam has DM and GK as separate sections
  • Another key difference between XAT Vs CAT is its difficulty level and the XAT is more difficult than CAT examination.
  • If candidates want to get admission opportunity in XLRI, they must have to appear in XAT but if they are interested to do MBA from IIMs, they should have to apply in CAT Examination.

What are the differences between CAT and XAT Entrance Exams: Comparative Analysis?

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Component IIMs CAT XLRI – XAT
Exam Date 24th November 2019 2nd week of January 2020
When to Apply 7th August to 18th September 2019 3rd week of August to last week of November 2019
Exam Conducted by Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) Xavier School of Management (XLRI) Jamshedpur
Testing Mode Computer Based Test Computer Based Test
Total Questions 100 (Since 2014, Earlier 60) 100 (Since 2017, earlier 98)
Overall Time Limit to Attempt the Exam  3 hours 3 hours
Type of Questions 72-75 questions are MCQs, rest Non-MCQs 100 MCQs
Answer Options for MCQs 4  5
Marks Awarded for each Correct Answer 3 1 for MCQs
Negative Marking MCQs with 1/3 negative marking; No negative marking for Non-MCQs 74 MCQs with 1/4 negative marking; No negative marking for 25 MCQs on GK
CAT Vs XAT Difficulty Moderately Difficult The difficulty level is higher
Difference Between CAT And XAT Syllabus: Total Sections 3 Sections 4 Sections
Difference Between CAT And XAT Syllabus: Section-1 Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension- 34 questions Verbal and Logical Ability 26
Difference Between CAT And XAT Syllabus: Section-2 Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning -32 questions Decision Making 22
Difference Between CAT And XAT Syllabus: Section-3 Quantitative Ability-34 questions Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation 27
Difference Between CAT And XAT Syllabus: Section-4 Not Applicable, only 3 Sections General Awareness-25 questions
Facility to Choose Order of Sections No, has to follow a pre-defined sectional order Yes, Any question from any section within the overall time limit
Individual Sectional Time Limit Each section with 1-hour time limit No Restriction
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