Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) is a national-level management entrance test conducted by XLRI, Jamshedpur, for admission to management programs at XLRI and other XAT participating institutes across the country. XAT 2019 is scheduled to be conducted on January 6, 2019, in online (computer-based) mode. XLRI has released the XAT 2019 Admit Card on December 22, 2018.

The XAT 2019 Hall Ticket will be available for download till the XAT exam day. A separate icon on the home page of XAT 2019 website with the title ‘Download Admit Card’ with a flashing sign is enabled. XAT 2019 aspirants are required to click onto it and it will redirect you to the XAT Admit Card page. 

Aspirants to Xavier Aptitude Test 2019 are required to download their XAT Admit Card and take 2-3 prints of the same on an A4 size paper. XAT 2019 Admit Card will not be sent to any candidate on mail or by post. Instead of the XAT 2019 registration password, candidates are supposed to enter the Date of Birth (D.O.B) as registered with XAT office to download the XAT 2019 Hall Admit Card.

XAT 2019 Hall Ticket

Reason for delay in XAT 2019 Admit Card

It may be noted that the last date for XAT 2019 Registration Process was extended by two days from December 7, 2018, to December 9, 2018. With the overwhelming response from the candidates, it has taken some time for XLRI to finalize and enable the XAT 2019 Admit Card on the exam website. On account of these compelling reasons, the XAT 2019 Admit Card download process was delayed by two days and was released today, i.e. December 22, 2018.

Highlights of XAT 2019 Admit Card

Particulars Details
XAT 2019 Admit Card Date December 22, 2018 – January 6, 2019
Issuing Body XLRI
XAT 2019 Exam Date January 6, 2019
XAT Official Website www.xatonline.in 
Details Required to Download XAT 2019 Admit Card Registration Number, DOB, and Password
Documents to carry with XAT 2019 Admit Card Valid Photo ID proof (Pan Card, Driving Licence, Aadhaar Card)

XAT 2019 Admit Card: Steps to download

A separate icon on the home page of XAT 2019 website with the title ‘Download Admit Card’ is enabled. Candidates will have to log in with their XAT 2019 registration number to view and download the XAT 2019 Admit Card.

XAT 2019 Registration number
To download XAT 2019 Admit Card, please remember to not log in with your mail ID but to log in XAT 2019 site with your XAT 2019 registration number.

DOB as password
After logging in with XAT 2019 registration number, it will ask to enter the date of birth as registered with XAT 2019 office in DD/MM/YYYY format. Once candidates are able to view it and are satisfied that all the information contained in it is correct, it can be downloaded and saved in a folder. In earlier XAT exams, candidates were supposed to enter the XAT password, but the process has been changed by downloading the XAT Admit Card with the requirement to insert the Date of Birth as registered with XAT office, instead of XAT password.

XAT 2019 Admit Card is available online
XAT office will not send any separate admit card to candidates on mail or any hard copy. XLRI, the XAT 2019 conducting B school, has clarified that the XAT 2019 Admit Card will only be available on the XAT Website when you log in using your XAT 2019 registration number. 

XAT 2019 Admit Card – Details to Check 

XAT 2019 Admit Card will contain candidates’ personal details as well as the details regarding the allotted exam centre and its address, time & date of XAT 2019 exam and necessary do’s and don’ts for XAT 2019 exam day. Please read the instructions given on the XAT 2019 Admit Cardcarefully and carry only the required documents to the exam centre. It will be better in your own interest to check the XAT 2019 exam venue, how to reach there, the time consumed in traveling and other details to avoid last minute panic on the exam day.

Please note that XAT 2019 Admit Card is a mandatory document required to be produced at the exam centre to take the XAT 2019 exam. You must carry a print out of your XAT 2019 Admit Card to the exam centre along with your ID proof and a copy of recently taken photograph same as appears on the XAT 2019 Admit Card.

In case your admit card is not available on XAT 2019 official website (xatonline.in), you should immediately contact the XAT office on mail and/or on phone to get the problem resolved. No Admit Card will be issued to the candidates who had registered, and got XAT registration ID but did not make payment of requisite registration fee for the exam.

Important Instructions

  • Request for changing exam centers will not be accepted under any circumstances.
  • Carry 2 copies of XAT 2019 Hall Ticket to the exam centre and submit one copy to the exam invigilator.
  • No candidate would be allowed to take the test after the commencement of the exam.
  • Paste a passport size photograph in the space provided and sign in the space provided in the presence of invigilator.
  • Carry 2 photo identity proofs (Voter ID Card, Aadhaar Card, Passport, Driving License).

XAT 2019 will be held on January 6, 2019, as a computer-based test in a single session from 10 AM to 1.00 PM. The XAT exam duration has been reduced from 210 minutes to 180 minutes as the descriptive essay writing test in the XAT 2019 exam has been discontinued from this year. Click here to know more about XAT 2019 Last minute Preparation Strategies.

For over 60 years, XLRI has been conducting the XAT exam on an all India level to select the most appropriate students for management education. The XAT scores are considered for admission by more than 150 B-Schools all across India. Around 90 thousand to 1 lakh candidates explore admission opportunities in XLRI and other affiliated B schools by registering for XAT every year.