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XAT Exam is conducted every year in the first week of January by XLRI on behalf of Xavier Association of Management Institutes (XAMI).

It is a common admission test for the 11 institutes under XAMI, and there are more than 100 other B-Schools that accept XAT Exam score.

XAT Exam Eligibility

  • Recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum three years duration or equivalent in any discipline.
  • Final year students can also apply.
  • No specific age limit for XAT exam.

XAT Exam 2018 Answer key is out.Check here.


XAT Exam consists of four sections which include Quantitative Ability, English Language & Logical Reasoning, Decision Making and GK & Essay.

Each section contains Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) except Essay Writing which is of descriptive nature.

The total duration is 210 mins.

A negative marking of 1/4th is allotted for every question attempted incorrectly.

Colleges accepting  XAT  Exam Scores

Sr. No. College Name Location Website Links
1 Department of Management Studies Madras https://doms.iitm.ac.in/
2 Indian Institute of Technology Madras www.iitd.ac.in/
3 SPJIMR Mumbai www.spjimr.org/
4 TA Pai Management Institute Manipal https://www.tapmi.edu.in/
5 Great Lakes Institute of Management Chennai https://www.greatlakes.edu.in/
6 Institute of Management Technology Ghaziabad https://www.imt.edu/
7 Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar https://www.ximb.edu.in/
8 Institute for Financial Management and Research Sri City ifmr.ac.in/
9 Xavier University Bhubaneswar https://www.xavier.edu/
10 Indian Institute of Forest Management Bhopal iifm.ac.in/admission/
11 Loyola Institute of Business Administration Chennai liba.edu/
12 Institute of Rural Management Anand https://www.irma.ac.in/
13 Prin. LN Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research Mumbai www.welingkar.org/
14 KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research Mumbai https://www.somaiya.edu/simsr
15 Goa Institute of Management Goa https://www.gim.ac.in/
16 Birla Institute of Technology Mesra www.bits-pilani.ac.in/
17 Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Bangalore xime.org/
18 Institute of Finance and International Management Bangalore www.ifimbschool.com/
19 Institute of Public Enterprise Hyderabad www.ipeindia.org/
20 Amrita School of Business Coimbatore
21 Balaji Institute of Modern Management Pune https://www.bimmpune.com/
22 Sydenham Institute of Management Studies Mumbai simsree.org/
23 PSG Institute of Management Coimbatore psgim.ac.in
24 Research and Entrepreneurship Education Mumbai simsree.org/
25 Amity Business School Noida www.amity.edu/abs
26 Alliance School of Business Bangalore https://bus.alliance.edu.in/
27 Jaipuria Institute of Management Lucknow www.jaipuria.ac.in/
28 SCMS Cochin School of Business Cochin https://www.scms.edu.in/
29 Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies Harihar www.kiams.ac.in/
30 MS Ramaiah Institute of Management Bangalore msrim.in/
31 Department of Management Sciences Pune www.pumba.in/
32 Thiagarajar School of Management Thirupparankundram www.tsm.ac.in/
33 University of Pune Pune www.unipune.ac.in/
34 Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur mnit.ac.in/
35 Siva Sivani Institute of Management Secunderabad https://www.ssim.ac.in/
36 VIT Business School Vellore www.vit.ac.in/
37 AIMS Institutes Bangalore https://theaims.ac.in/
38 Prin. LN Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research Bangalore www.welingkar.org/
39 ITM Business School Navi Mumbai https://www.itm.edu/
40 Jaipuria Institute of Management Noida www.jaipuria.ac.in/
41 KIIT School of Management Bhubaneswar ksom.ac.in/
42 Balaji Institute of Telecom and Management Tathawade www.bitmpune.com/
43 Institute of Rural Management Jaipur https://www.irma.ac.in/
44 ITM School of Business Gwalior https://www.itm.edu/
45 NSHM Knowledge Campus Kolkata www.nshm.com/
46 MAEER’s MIT School of Business Pune www.mitsob.net/
47 Birla Institute of Management Technology Greater Noida www.bimtech.ac.in/
48 Adani Institute of Infrastructure Management Ahmedabad www.aii.ac.in/aiim/
49 FORE School of Management Delhi www.fsm.ac.in/
50 FLAME University Pune www.flame.edu.in/
51 School of Business, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Dehradun www.upes.ac.in/
52 School of Inspired Leadership Gurgaon www.soilindia.net/
53 School of Petroleum Management Gandhinagar spm.pdpu.ac.in/
54 Shiv Nadar University Dadri snu.edu.in/
55 Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University Gandhinagar www.pdpu.ac.in/
56 Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development Mysore https://www.sdmimd.ac.in/
57 SRM University Chennai www.srmuniv.ac.in/
58 Xavier Institute of Social Service Ranchi xiss.ac.in/
59 Acharya Bangalore B-School Bangalore www.acharyabbs.ac.in/
60 Amrut Mody School of Management – Ahmedabad University Ahmedabad https://ahduni.edu.in/
61 Balaji Institute of International Business Tathawade www.biibpune.com/
62 Balaji Institute of Management and Human Resource Development Tathawade www.bimhrdpune.com/
63 Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Usha and Lakshmi Mittal Institute of Management New Delhi www.bulmim.ac.in/
64 Centurion University Paralakhemundi www.cutm.ac.in/
65 Christ University Bangalore https://christuniversity.in/
66 Doon Business School Dehradun www.doonbusinessschool.com/
67 Faculty of Management Studies Faridabad www.fms.edu/
68 Fortune Institute of International Business Delhi fiib.edu.in/
69 Manav Rachna International University Faridabad manavrachna.edu.in
70 GITAM Institute of Management Visakhapatnam gim.gitam.edu/
71 Indian Institute of Health Management Research Jaipur https://www.iihmr.org/
72 Institute of Management Studies Noida www.ims-ghaziabad.ac.in/
73 Jaipur National University Jaipur www.jnujaipur.ac.in/
74 Jaipuria Institute of Management Jaipur www.jaipuria.ac.in/
75 Karunya School of Management Coimbatore www.karunya.edu/
76 KIIT School of Rural Management Bhubaneswar www.ksrm.ac.in/
77 Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies Pune www.kiams.ac.in/
78 Lovely Professional University Phagwara www.lpu.in/
79 Myra School of Business Mysore www.myra.ac.in/
80 Regional College of Management Bhubaneswar www.rcm.ac.in/
81 Veltech Dr RR and Dr SR University Chennai https://veltechuniv.edu.in/
82 Woxsen School of Business Hyderabad https://woxsen.edu.in/
83 Calcutta Business School Bishnupur
84 Dev Bhoomi Institute of Management Studies Dehradun www.dbgidoon.ac.in/
85 Dhruva College of Management Hyderabad dhruva.ac.in/
86 Disha Institute of Management and Technology Raipur desindia.in/
87 Dr. VN Bedekar Institute of Management Studies Thane www.vnbrims.org/
88 Durgadevi Saraf Institute of Management Studies Mumbai www.rset.edu.in/dsims/
89 Galgotias University Greater Noida www.galgotiasuniversity.edu.in/
90 GIBS Business School Bengaluru www.gibsbschool.com/
91 GL Bajaj Institute of Management and Research Greater Noida www.glbimr.org/
92 GLA University Mathura gla.ac.in/
93 GNVS Institute of Management Mumbai www.gnvsiom.org/
94 Greater Noida Institute of Technology Greater Noida https://www.gniotgroup.edu.in/
95 Hyderabad Business School, GITAM University Hyderabad ghbs.in/
96 ICFAI University Dehradun www.icfaiuniversity.in/
97 Indira School of Business Studies Pune indiraisbs.ac.in/
98 Indus Business Academy Bangalore iba.ac.in/
99 Indus Business School Pune iiebm.com/
100 Institute for Technology and Management Bangalore https://www.itm.edu/
101 Institute of Management Studies Ranchi www.ims-ghaziabad.ac.in/
102 Institute of Science and Management Ranchi ismr.ac.in/
103 International School of Business and Media Pune www.isbm.ac.in/
104 Jagan Institute of Management Studies Rohini, Delhi https://www.jimsindia.org/
105 Jagannath International Management School Kalkaji, New Delhi www.jagannath.org/


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