The sources from admissions office, XLRI School of Business and Human Resources, Jamshedpur have confirmed to Minglebox that the XAT (Xavier Admission Test) will be conducted on January 6, 2013. The exam notification will be released in few days.
The sources confirmed that the institute is planning to incorporate few changes in the exam this year. The mode of the exam will be paper-pencil based. XLRI is planning to extend the exam duration from 2 hours to two and a half hours, excluding the essay part. Further candidates can expect more questions on social sciences and humanities though the paper will be more of analytical. This is to bring in more gender and discipline divers students on campus.
The changes are being considered by Xavier Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai, Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar, Xavier Institute of Social Studies, Ranchi and Loyola Institute of Business Administration Chennai.
Also the plan is to increase the number of exam centers this year.
Source: Admission Office, XLRI Jamshedpur
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