XAT & XLRI Registration -Frequently Asked Questions

Q. 1 What should I do if there is lot of delay in accessing the page?
Speed for Registration of On-Line Application on Internet, is based on various factors like Internet Speed, large number of applicants trying to register the application at the same time etc. Therefore if you are not able to get the pages for registration immediately, please retry after a gap of 15 minutes or during off-peak hours during the night.

Q. 2 How do I know that my application is registered?
Successful Registration is indicated by the Page displayed after clicking the Submit Button indicating the generated "XAT ID". Please note down the same carefully and preserve it. If you do not preserve it, you will not be able to Re-Print the Application and download the Admit Card.

Q. 3 I did not receive the email intimation for registration of my application?
"XAT ID" and "PASSWORD" are also sent by auto-response Confirmation emails. Delivery of these emails purely depends upon the correctness of E-Mail ID provided, Policy of your E - Mail Service Provider to accept and Divert such emails under Bulk or Spam Mails or bounce back such mails without accepting it due to heavy number of emails generated by our Applications. In case of Govt./official /company Email Ids , delivery is controlled by your Company Policies. Therefore, please do not expect replies from us, if you do not receive such confirmation / auto -response Emails.

Q. 4 How do I re-confirm that my application is saved?
In case of doubt about the successful Registration, candidates are advised to visit the Page for Re-Print of Application, generate the Printout and preserve the soft copy and hard copy (printout) of the Application.

Q. 5 I got Blank / Zero XAT ID after submission of application on-line?
In rare cases Candidates may get Zero (0) XAT ID with valid Password. Candidates are advised to Re-Register the Application and check the Printout through Re -Print Application.

Q. 6 After filling up the complete form, I got Blank Screen / Internet got disconnected / My PC closed / hanged / shutdown. Is my application saved / registered?
Please refer to queries mentioned above. If you do not get the application printout through Re-Print option, your application is not saved. Please re-apply.

Q. 7 I did not receive the acknowledgement / reply to my email communication?
"Reply to" Email Id for the Application is created for the convenience of the Candidates for genuine communications. Please do not use this address to send back the emails for "Acknowledgment", "Vacation Mail", "Friendship Offers", "Sales Offers" etc. Our Email Server is configured to delete such emails automatically.

Q. 8 What details should I retain while replying to auto-response emails?
While writing back by replying the confirmation emails for genuine problem, please retain the text containing "XAT ID" and "PASSWORD" details on the email.

Q. 9 What details should I provide while writing for the problem?
Please do not forget to provide following details while writing to us: (1) XAT ID (2) MOBILE NO. (3) DATE OF BIRTH & (4) FULL NAME as entered in application. In case of application failure or any error message, we would like to have the screenshot of the error in JPG, GIF format or as MS Word file. Additionally, you may provide the PC Details including the Operating System (like Windows XP, Vista, Linux etc.) & Internet Browser & version (like Internet Explorer 6.0, Mozilla 3.0, Firefox 3.5 etc.) used.

Q. 10 I want to change / correct the details I entered in the Application?
Prior to submission of the online application, please choose the 'EDIT' option to correct the details. Please remember to take fresh print out after modifying any details. Candidate should note that the data entered in Basic Info cannot be modified.
Please make one more attempt from any other PC with either Internet Explorer (9 or above), Mozilla Firefox 3.0 or above, Google chrome 3.0 or above with java script enabled before filing the report with our help desk."

Q. 11 How do I apply for Fellow Programme in Management other than XAT?
Please visit: acad.xlri.ac.in/admission.

Q. 12 How do I apply for XLRI programe through Gmat?
Please visit: acad.xlri.ac.in/gmatadmission through Gmat

Q. 13 What is the eligibility criteria for taking XAT 2018?

  • Recognized Bachelor’s Degree of minimum three years duration or equivalent in any discipline. Those completing their final examination by June 10, 2018 may also apply.
  • All Indian candidates must appear for XAT 2018. However, NRI and Foreign candidates may apply through GMAT score (except Dubai and Kathmandu wherein candidates also have an option of appearing for XAT 2018).

Q. 14 I am in the final year of my graduation, what percentage should I fill in the form?
Please enter the aggregate percentage of marks obtained till the time of filling the form.

Q. 15 By Registering and paying for XAT 2018, am I eligible for XLRI and other Associate Member Institutes?
Candidates interested in XLRI needs to apply for the programmes of their choice. Please note that each institution independently decides the weightages to be given for each of the test components on the basis of its needs. XLRI does not play any role in selection of the candidates in these institutes
For XAT Associate Member Institutes (refer XAT Associate Institutes website)
XAT is a common test for admission into academic programmes of XLRI.

Q. 16 When shall I receive the XAT 2018 Admit Card?
You can download your admit card from our website www.xatonline.in 20th December 2017 onwards.

Q. 17 What is the duration of the test?
The duration of the test will be of three hours and thirty five minutes i.e. from 10:00am to 01:35pm on Sunday, January 7, 2018.

Q. 18 When are XAT 2018 results out?
Results will be available on the website by 31st January 2018.

Q. 19 When can I check & confirm if XAT Office has received my Draft.
Candidates will receive a message in the login page only after XLRI receives the draft.

Q. 20 What do I do if I am unable to make the payment online?
Online payments involve multiple agencies and there are chances that your payment is timed out or declined. If you encounter any such problems, we suggest you make the payment by Cash Mode through any branch of IDBI Bank. Please read through the Registration Process

Q. 21 I have done 5 years integrated course, so how will I enter my percentage?
Candidates who have done 5 years integrated course can fill up the same percentage for graduation and post graduation.

Q. 22 How do I calculate the aggregate marks for CBSE /SSC. Is it the best 5 or all the subjects?
The candidate should take the aggregate of all the subjects for 10th.

Q. 23 Does internship/Articleship counted as work experience?
These are not counted as work experience

Q. 24 Does the work experience before Graduation is counted?
No, it is not counted as work experience.

Q. 25 I have less than 50% in graduation, am I eligible to apply for XLRI?
Yes, you are eligible to apply for XLRI.

Q. 26 I am in the final year of my graduation, am I eligible to register for XLRI?
Yes, you are eligible for admission to XLRI. You need to complete your final year examination by June 10, 2018.

Q. 27 I have forgotten my XAT password, could you help!
Please go to the XAT Log in page and click on 'Forgot Password'.


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