XAT 2015 examination is to be conducted on 4th January 2015. XAT 2015 is a paper pencil based test of 3 hours duration. It consists of 2 papers.
Paper 1 is objective with multiple choice question type. This part consists of three sections, Verbal Ability, Decision Making and Quantitative Aptitude. The duration of this section is 2 hours 20 minutes. Before anyone starts preparing, it is important to know what needs to be studied.
Paper 2 includes Essay Writing and General Awareness section.
XAT 2015 Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus:
|2||LCM and HCF|
|4||Profit and Loss|
|5||Interest (Simple and Compound)|
|6||Speed, Time and Distance|
|7||Time and Work|
|1||Linear and Quadratic Equation|
|2||Progressions - AP, GP, HP|
|4||Permutation & Combination|
|1||Ratio and Proportion|
XAT 2015 Analytical reasoning syllabus:
|2||Assertion and reasons|
|3||Statements and assumptions|
|4||Strong arguments and Weak arguments|
|5||Inference & Judgment Questions|
|6||Cause and Effect|
|7||Probably true, Probably false, definitely true, definitely false kind of statement|
XAT 2015 Verbal Ability Syllabus:
|1||Social science passage|
|3||Different usage of same word|
|4||Manias & Phobias|
|English Usage/ Grammar|
XAT 2015 Decision Making syllabus:
Decision making in XAT has maximum number of questions. Usually it has more questions than all the other sections and thus is a very important section. Questions in decision making involve a situation (like a caselet) presented to a student and the student is expected to find the solution and also the reason behind that situation. It requires a logical understanding and full understanding of the situation.
XAT 2015 General Awareness Syllabus:
|1||Awards & Personalities|
|4||National Current Affairs|
|5||Science & Technology|
XAT 2015 Essay Writing syllabus:
XAT examination allocates approximately 20 minutes for the Essay writing section. Topics are usually abstract and one needs to practice for the right writing speed.