XAT 2017 Exam was conducted on January 8, 2017. In this article we bring to you the detailed XAT 2017 Analysis and Expected Cutoff.
XAT 2017 Analysis
Overall Level of the Paper was Moderate to Difficult. However, Quant and Verbal Ability were relatively easier as compared to last year and Decision Making was relatively trickier this year.
Paper was divided in 2 parts:
1. Verbal Ability
2. Quantitative Aptitude
3. Decision Making
1. General Awareness
2. Essay Writing
XAT 2017 Verbal Ability Analysis
There were total of 24 questions in the section. Section was Moderate to Difficult when it comes to difficulty level.
|Reading Comprehension||14||Moderate to Difficult|
|Parajumble||2||Moderate to Difficult|
|Cloze Test||1||Moderate to Difficult|
Ideal Attempts in the section will be 10-12 and 16+ attempts will be very good, with 90% accuracy maintained.
XAT 2017 Quantitative Aptitude Analysis
There were total of 27 questions in the paper and level of difficulty was moderate to difficult.
|Series / Puzzles||4||Moderate to Difficult|
Ideal Attempts in the section will be 13-15 and 18+ attempts will be very good, with 90% accuracy maintained.
XAT 2017 Decision Making Analysis
There were total of 21 questions in the paper and level of difficulty was moderate to difficult.
Ideal Attempts in the section will be 8-10 and 13+ attempts will be very good, with 90% accuracy maintained.
XAT 2017 General Awareness Analysis
Section was the easiest section of the paper. Had 25 questions and level of difficulty was Easy to Moderate.
Ideal attempts in the section will be 13-15 and 17+ attempts will be very good.
|Business and Economy||5||Moderate|
|Personality and Awards||3||Easy|
|Science and Technology||2||Moderate|
|History and Geography||11||Moderate to Difficult|
XAT 2017 Essay Writing
As expected, Essay was given on a generic topic to share the opinions. Topic of the essay in XAT 2017 was : Globalization and Jingoism always coexist!
Expected Cutoff for Colleges Accepting XAT Score
|Overall||33.5 – 34.5||31.5 – 32.75||26-28||30-32||25-27|
|SPJIMR (Profile Based)||24-26|
|SPJIMR (Score + Profile)||33 – 34|
|IMT Nagpur and Hyderabad||21-23|
|Goa Institute of Management||25-27|
|Vanguard Business School||13-15|
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