- November 30, 2020: The last date to register for the XAT 2021 Exam is extended to December 10, 2020. Candidates who are interested can still submit their applications and pay the fees before the window closes.
XLRI has already started the procedure for XAT application form 2021 from September 12, 2020. The last date to apply for XAT 2021 is December 10, 2020. Candidates who are willing to appear for the exam must fill the XAT application form 2021 within the specified dates. XAT exam is conducted at the national level through which admission is granted to B-Schools accepting XAT scores.
In addition to XLRI Jamshedpur, the XLRI Delhi-NCR campus also accepts the application forms for the academic session 2021-23. Two sections have been allotted for the classes of the PGDBM program. Classes will begin from June 2021.
Interested candidates have to visit the official website and register for the exam. They have to provide the necessary details like name, educational qualification, gender, address parent's name, etc. Candidates must submit the form before the XAT 2021 application last date to avoid paying the late fee. Information about all relevant details needed in the XAT 2021 application form is discussed below.
XAT Application Form 2021 Highlights
The important details relevant to the XAT online application 2021 are tabulated below. Candidates can refer to these details before applying for the XAT 2021.
|Name of the examination||Xavier’s Aptitude Test|
|XAT 2021 application form mode||Online|
|XAT Application fee||INR 1750|
|Modes of payment||Debit/Credit cards and Net Banking|
|Documents Required||Marksheets (Academic Records)PhotographSignature|
|Late registrations||Accepted with late fee|
|Number of exam centres||Across 71 cities|
XAT Application Form Dates 2021
The exam authority has announced the dates for filling the XAT application form 2021. Earlier, the registration process was scheduled for September 10, 2020, but it was delayed by two days. Candidates can apply for the exam by filling the XAT application form 2021 within the specified dates. The authority provides an opportunity for the candidates to fill the XAT online form 2021 if they failed to fill the form within the dates mentioned by paying the late fee of INR 2,000 after the XAT form deadline.
|XAT 2021 Events||XAT 2021 Dates|
|XAT 2021 Notification||September 9, 2020|
|XAT Application form 2021 start date||September 12, 2020|
|XAT Application last date 2021||December 10, 2020|
|Admit card download||December 21, 2020|
|XAT 2021 exam||January 3, 2021|
How to fill XAT Application Form 2021?
The XAT application form 2021 is divided into three parts, and each of the steps must be followed to complete the registration process of XAT. Filling the application form is one of the important steps that must be followed by the candidates as a priority task. But before registering for the exam, candidates must ensure that they are meeting all the eligibility criteria as mentioned by the exam officials. In case they don't satisfy these criteria, then the authority has the right to cancel their candidature for the academic session. The three steps that are required to complete the XAT 2021 registration are listed below:
Step 1: Registration
Candidates can register for the exam by visiting the official website of XAT. Applicants who fill out the application form before the last date and also make payment in respect of the same will be able to take the examination. Applicants who have not uploaded the required documents will be rejected. The required documents or the details required at the time of the registration are:
- Name of the candidate
- Date of birth
- Apply through
- Email Address
- Confirm Email Address
- Mobile Number
- Confirm Mobile Number
Step 2: Verify Email Id
After registering for the XAT 2021, candidates will get a verification link at their registered email Id. Candidates need to click on that particular link to verify their email Id. It is advisable to re-confirm the email id before completing the registration to avoid any issues. In case the candidates don't receive any mail confirming their registration, please check the junk/spam folder. If the candidates don't find any email, they can write to [email protected] between 08.00 am, 08.00 pm IST or [email protected] and can call on 1800 209 0835. The exam will get back within 48 hours, excluding the holidays.
Step 3: Fill XAT Application Form 2021 Online
After verifying the email verification process, candidates can proceed to fill the XAT 2021 application form. Candidates must have the XAT application form 2021 login details for filling out the application form, or else they have to retrieve the details of the credentials. Candidates are advised to fill the application form carefully to avoid mistakes. However, the authority also provides an option for the candidates to edit or rectify the entered details in the XAT application form by opening the application correction window. For making the changes, candidates may have to pay a certain amount within the specified dates. Follow the steps to fill the XAT online form:
- Visit the homepage of XAT.
- If the candidate is already registered, click on the login button. In that case, candidates need not follow the XAT application form 2021 filling process.
- Enter the login credentials and submit them.
- The screen will display the XAT 2021 application form.
- The screen will display the XAT 2021 application form.
- Fill all the details asked in the XAT online form such as personal details, parent's details, address details, and academic details.
- Always check all the details in the XAT online form before submitting.
Documents required for filling the XAT Application Form 2021
Candidates must keep these documents in hand while filling the XAT application form 2021.
- Class 10th mark sheet
- Class 12th mark sheet
- Graduation mark sheet
- Email ID and mobile phone number
- Date of Birth proof
- Address proof
- Aadhar card
- Category certificate (if applicable)
- Scanned digital photograph of less than 1 MB
- Scanned signature of less than 1 MB
- Debit/credit card for XAT application fee payment
Step 4: Upload Required Documents
After filling the XAT online application details, candidates must upload all the required documents in the XAT application form 2021. Candidates are advised to check all the requirements before uploading the documents in the XAT 2021 application form else, they will have to edit the application again whenever the application window opens. Applicants must submit the documents along with the application form on a compulsory basis. The documents to upload need only be uploaded within the prescribed format. The document verification is going to be done at a later stage of the recruitment process. The specifications for the photograph and signature image are given below:
Specifications for Photograph
- The photograph must be a recent passport size colour picture.
- The background colour of the photograph should be white.
- The photograph should be between 20KB to 50KB in size.
- The photograph dimensions should be 200 to 300 pixels.
- Candidates must ensure that the size of the scanned image should not be more than 50KB.
Specifications for Signature
- The signature must be done on white paper with a black ink pen.
- The signature dimension should be 140*160 pixels.
- The size of the file should be 10KB to 20KB.
- Candidates must make sure that the scanned image of the photograph should not be more than 20KB.
Step 5: Pay XAT 2021 Application Form Fee
After uploading all the documents, candidates can proceed with the XAT 2021 application form fee payment. After submitting the payment, candidates have to wait for the response from the server. Candidates are advised not to press the back or refresh button to avoid payment cancellation or double payment. If payment is completed, the e-receipt will be generated. In case the e-receipt is not generated, then there are chances that the payment is canceled. In that case, it is advised that the candidates should log in again and proceed with the payment process.
Candidates must take the printout of the e-receipt and the XAT 2021 application form for future reference. Candidates can pay the XAT application fee by any of these modes given below:
- Credit Card
- Debit Card (RuPay / Visa / Master Card / Maestro)
- Net Banking
- Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets
XAT 2021 Application Form Fee Details
The table below represents the XAT application fee details. Candidates can refer the table below and check the amount to be paid for the successful registration of XAT 2021.
|Category||XAT Online Form Fee|
|XAT 2021 Application Form Fee (without late fee)||INR 1,750 (+INR 300 for those who are interested in XLRI programmes)|
|XAT Application Fee (with late fee)||INR 2,000 ( + INR500 for those who are interested in XLRI programmes)|
Step 6: Submit the XAT 2021 Application Form
Candidates can submit the XAT 2021 application form after the completion of all the above steps. But before submitting the application form, candidates must cross-check all the entered details in the form. Once the application form is submitted, candidates will not be able to edit any changes. They will be able to make the changes only after the application window will open. It is advised that the candidates must submit the form before the XAT 2021 application last date or else they have to pay additional fees for submitting the XAT application form. Applicants must take the printout of XAT online form that can be used for future references.
Guidelines for filling the XAT 2021 Application Form
Candidates must read all the points given below before filling the XAT 2021 application form:
- Must have a good browser with the latest version.
- Clear the cache before starting the XAT form filling.
- It is always recommended to use desktop or laptops. Avoid using mobile phones or tablets to fill the XAT online form.
- Make sure the connection is good to avoid any issues during the XAT form filling.
- Always review the details before submitting the form.
- Candidates must keep the XAT application form login details safe.
Suitable Browsers for filling XAT 2021 Application Form
It is always recommended that while filling the XAT online application, candidates must have had these browsers installed in their pc or laptops.
- Google Chrome (version 50 to 69)
- Internet Explorer (version 11)
- Mozilla Firefox (version 50 to 62)
Top Colleges Accepting XAT 2021 Score
Candidates are often confused that after qualifying for the XAT 2021 exam, which colleges to apply for. Several colleges are accepting XAT Scores for the year 2021. If the candidates are willing to take admission in these colleges, they must fill the XAT 2021 application form. Candidates can check below the names of the MBA colleges with the required cut off marks for each of these colleges. For securing admission in these colleges, candidates have to secure at least 80 or 90 percentile in the qualifying examination. The top MBA colleges that are accepting XAT scores (80 percentile & 90 percentile) are listed below:
|MBA college||XAT 2021 Minimum cut off|
|K J Somaiya Mumbai||85|
|FORE New Delhi||85|
|BIMTECH Greater Noida||75|
XAT Application Contact Information
Candidates who are facing issues while registering or filling the XAT 2021 application form or have any queries related to XAT can reach out to any of the contact details mentioned below:
- Phone number: 91 657 665 3203 /3204
- Fax: 91-657-2227814
- Email address: [email protected] or [email protected]
- Toll free number: 18002674008 (Monday to Sunday 08:00am - 08:00pm)
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the XAT last date to apply?
As per the official notice, the XAT 2021 application last date is November 30, 2021. Candidates are advised not to exceed the XAT form deadline date for the filling the form.
How to apply for XAT exam?
Candidates who are willing to apply for XAT 2021 should visit the official website of XAT and register themselves by clicking on the Register link. After that complete the XAT form filling process. The last step is to pay the XAT application fee. Candidates must remember that the XAT last date to apply is November 30, 2020.
Do we have to apply separately for XAT colleges?
Yes, candidates have to apply separately for each of the colleges. All the colleges have separate XAT form filling process. Candidates have to visit the official website of the colleges and fill the application form by applying through XAT and follow the application procedure for the same.
How to edit XAT application form 2021?
The conducting body of XAT provides an option for the candidates to edit the XAT online form by providing the application window for specific dates. Candidates have to log in with the XAT application form 2021 login details and make the required changes wherever required.