XAT Exam Date and other Important Dates – XAT 2019


The important dates for XAT have been released by XLRI Jamshedpur. The online application form process began on August 20 and will continue until November 30, 2018. However, candidates can fill the application form as XAT last date to apply is in the mid of December by paying the late fee for the application form. As per the XAT Important dates, the XAT Exam Date is set as 6 January 2019. As of now, the results are expected to be declared in the last week of January.

XAT Important Dates



XAT 2019 Notification

August 14, 2018

XAT 2019 application commencement

August 20, 2018

XAT 2019 last date of application

November 30, 2018

XAT Last Date

Second week of December 2019

XAT 2019 Admit Card available from

December 20, 2018

XAT Exam Date

Sunday, January 6, 2019

XAT 2019 Answer Key

Second week of January 2019

XAT Result Date

Last week of January 2019

Highlights of XAT Important Dates

XAT Application Form

The online application commenced on 20 August and will be accepted until the XAT registration last date which is November 30 2018. However, the online application s can be filled out by paying the late application fees until December 2018.

XAT Admit Card

XAT Admit Card will be available online as soon as it releases on 20 December 2018. The Admit Card will be available to only those candidates who have successfully filled the application form and can be downloaded from the official website by logging in using the ID and password. Admit Card contains information regarding the exam centre, timings and candidates personal information along with some other specific instructions.

XAT Exam Date

XAT exam is scheduled for Sunday 6 January 2018. Candidates note that they are supposed to carry the two copies of the XAT Admit Card, or else they will not be allowed to enter the examination centre. Also, no candidate will be allowed to enter the examination hall late than the time mentioned in the Admit Card.

XAT Answer Key

After the entrance exam has been conducted the governing body will release a answer key stating all the answers so, that candidates can speculate their results to determine their chances of admissions to the B-Schools accepting XAT.

XAT Result Date

The XAT is expected to be announced in the last week of January 2019.  The result will be displayed online in the form of a scorecard which will display the sectional scores and percentile. Other than that, the XLRI will post a hard copy of the result to the candidates’ address. After the announcement of the result, XAT 2019 participating institutes will declare the candidate shortlist for the final selection rounds – GD, PI and WAT.

XAT Cut Off

The XAT Cut Off will be released by XLRI Jamshedpur for each programme along with the results only. Candidates who meet the minimum cut off mentioned by the institute will move ahead in the admission procedure.

So, these were the important dates for the XAT examination. As a candidate, you should be updated with all the important dates so as to know how much time you have for the preparation for the entrance test and plan your studies accordingly.