XAT 2018 Syllabus & Exam Pattern – Download PDF
XAT Syllabus & Exam pattern 2018 XAT Previous Papers Model Question Papers, sample papers are available now. Candidates who are applied for XAT Exam have started their Exam preparation for the Written Test which is going to organize by the Karnataka University. All those applicants can check the Xavier Aptitude Test question Papers and can download. Here, we are providing the XAT Previous papers along with solutions. Here we also provided XAT Exam syllabus 2017. So before going to begin the preparation, once check the Provided XAT Syllabus 2017.
XAT 2018 Exam Pattern
|Paper||Section Name||No. Of Questions|
|Paper 1||Verbal and Logical Ability||24|
|Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation||27|
|Paper 2||General Knowledge||25|
|Essay Writing||1 essay|
XAT 2018 Exam Syllabus – Download
XAT Syllabus – Verbal and Logical Ability
The topics which are covered under this section include the following
Analogy based on vocabulary
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Paragraph Formation Questions
Verbal Ability section was given the second highest weightage in XAT 2017 paper with 24 out of 72 questions. The sectional difficulty level was moderate to tough.
XAT Syllabus – Decision Making
Decision Making is an exclusive section for XAT. The questions come in the form of caselets. Generally a particular situation and problem is given and the test takers are asked to choose the ideal solution from the options. The topics to prepare for are:
According to XAT analysis of last year, Decision Making was the trickiest section and carried around 30 per cent of the questions.
XAT Syllabus – Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation (QA & DI)
This section carries the highest weightage. The topics which must be prepared in order to score high in QA & DI section are:
- Profit & Loss
- Time & Distance
- Time & Work
- Permutation & Combination
- Functions & Graphs
- Venn Diagram
- Data Sufficiency
- Scatter Plots and Bar Charts
The difficulty level of this section was moderate to tough.
XAT Syllabus – General Knowledge
This section is asked in Paper 2 and contains 25 questions. The questions from this section are divided into static GK and current affairs. Last year, majority of the questions were from static GK followed by current affairs. The topics are as follows:
Books and authors
Science and Business
Film & Television
Ecosystem & Diversity
Essay Writing: As far as the Essay Writing section is concerned, there is no specific XAT syllabus to prepare for. The topics are generally abstract in nature which candidates can relate to an event of recent significance instead of keeping the content generic.