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Updated on
January 11, 2024

XAT Answer Key 2024: Released on January 11: Check How to Download, Calculate & Match Your Score with Top Colleges cut offs

XLRI Jamshedpur has released the XAT 2024 Answer Key on Jan 11, 2024. XAT 2024 exam was conducted on January 7, 2024. You can check your Answer Keys on XAT official website. You can Download your Answer Keys now and Calculate your Score and likely Percentile. Check this MBAUniverse.com Guide on How To Download, How to Calculate your Score, and Check your XLRI and other Call Chances. 

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XAT Answer Key Download: Login Window
Only the candidates who have actually appeared in XAT 2024 exam can check and download their XAT answer key and raise objection. For your reference, last year XAT answer key login window to download your response sheet from onlinexat.in is given below:

 

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Read the Table of Contents below to check the XAT 2024 answer key release details, how to get access and download answer key and how to check your answers to arrive at your correct XAT score   

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Table of Contents

  1. XAT 2024 Answer Key Release: Important Dates
  2. XAT 2024 Answer Key: Key Highlights
  3. How to Check your XAT Exam Performance & XAT Score with XAT Answer Keys?
  4. XAT Exam Sections for which XAT Answer Key 2024 will be released: Check Details   
  5. How to download XAT 2024 Response Sheet and Answer keys
  6. How to File Objection to XAT Answer Key? 
  7. XAT 2024 Answer Keys: How to Calculate your Score with the XAT Scoring Pattern?
  8. Top MBA Colleges Accepting XAT 2024
  9. Five Facts about XAT Answer Keys 2024
  10. XAT Answer Key PDF
  11. XAT Answer Key: Eligibility & Important Points
  12. XAT previous year answer key and Release Format

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1. XAT 2024 Answer Key Release: Important Dates
Below are the important dates for release of XAT answer key 2024 by XLRI for XAT question paper

XAT 2024 Timeline
Key Date
Remarks
XAT 2024 Exam Date
Sunday January 7, 2024
2 PM to 5.30 PM
XAT 2024 Response sheet Release Date January 12, 2024 Released only for Questions in 3 sections - VALR, DM & QADI
XAT 2024 Official Answer key Release
January 15, 2024
Check and calculate your score & Match with XAT accepting colleges
Total Questions in XAT 2024 Exam
101-102 (Divided in 2 Parts)
75-76 With Negative Marking
26 Without Negative Marking
Last Date to File Objection to XAT Answer Key
January 19, 2024
You can file objection only once by paying the requisite Fees
XAT 2024 Result Release date
January 20, 2024
To be released after considering all objections

2. XAT 2024 Answer Key: Key Highlights

  • There are 4-5 sets of XAT question paper. XLRI releases the XAT answer key for all sets of XAT questions paper
  • XAT 2024 Answer key is released only for three sections which have negative marking – namely, Verbal & Logical Ability, Decision Making, Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation
  • As per the past trends, XAT 2024 result is expected around January 20, 2024 well before the officially announced date of January 31, 2024.
  • Since, XAT 2024 is a single session exam, it is easy for XLRI to publish the XAT answer keys 2024 for all the XAT questions as against other exams which are held in multiple sessions on multiple days.  
  • As GK section is not counted for percentile calculation, XLRI does not release the answer keys for GK questions in XAT exam
  • The subjective Essay Writing Test is re-introduced in XAT 2024 but its answer key is not published by XLRI

3. How to Check your XAT Exam Performance & XAT Score with XAT Answer Keys?
XLRI not only releases the XAT answer keys but also the question paper along with your responses that you marked in the exam. So, the release of XAT answer keys will let you know three things:

  1. What you attempted in XAT 2024 exam
  2. What was your answer; and
  3. What is the correct answer.

On the basis of it, you may arrive at your XAT scores and can also check what percentile you could get with the help of XAT answer keys through MBAUniverse.com XAT 2024 Percentile predictor 

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4.  XAT Exam Sections for which XAT Answer Key 2024 is released  
Following are the key sections with number of questions for which XLRI releases the XAT Answer Keys:

Section in XAT 2024 Question paper
Number of questions
Part-1: XAT Answer Key will be Released for this Part
75 Total MCQs
Verbal and Logical Ability
26
Decision Making
21
Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation
28
Part-2: No Answer Key will be Released
25 MCQs + 1 Essay Writing Question
General Knowledge
25
Essay Writing Test
  1
Total questions (Part 1 + Part 2)
101

In the 72+ years history of XLRI - Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT), the XAT answer keys Pdf was released for the first time in January 2015 for XAT exam. The official XAT solutions 2024 contain the XAT answer keys for all the questions across all the questions sets of XAT test paper. XAT previous year question paper with solutions are also released for XAT exam. 

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5. How to download XAT 2024 Response Sheet and Answer keys
XAT 2024 answer keys are released by XLRI on its official XAT website and are available for download in three steps:

  • Step-1: Open XAT 2024 website and click on the icon – XAT 2024 Response Sheet
  • Step-2: Use XAT Login ID to download the XAT 2024 answer keys PDF file
  • Step-3: XAT 2024 Answer keys download is complete, check how you have performed in the exam to determine your score

6. How to File Objection to XAT Answer Key?
If you are not satisfied with the XAT official answer, you can raise objection by making payment for challenging each answer key. The last date and time to challenge the XAT 2024 answer key is 2-3 days after release of the XAT answer key. The process closes at midnight.

 

7. XAT 2024 Answer Keys: How to Calculate your Score with the XAT Scoring Pattern?
Each correct answer in XAT 2024 carries +1 mark and each wrong answer will impose a negative penalty of -0.25 mark. However, there is no negative marking for wrong answers on questions in GK & Essay writing section. Following table will guide you about your expected score as per the XAT 2024 sectional composition:

Section
No. of Questions
Max Marks per correct answer
Negative Marking for each wrong answer
Verbal & Logical Ability
  26
+1
-0.25
Decision Making
  21/22
+1
-0.25
Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation
  28
+1
-0.25
General Knowledge
  25
+1
0
Essay Writing Test
    1
+3
0
Total
100
103/104
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8. Top MBA Colleges Accepting XAT 2024
Below is shared a list of some of the top MBA colleges accepting XAT score with their likely cut off and admission status.

MBA College/B-school
Likely XAT Cut off Percentile
Admission Status & Last date
XLRI Jamshedpur
94+
Closed 
XIM Bhubaneswar
90+
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90+
Closed; May reopen soon
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90+
Open | Apply Now
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85+
Open | Apply Now
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85+
Open | Apply Now
Great Lakes Chennai
80+
Open | Apply Now
IRMA Anand
80+
Open 
MICA Ahmedabad
80+
Open | Apply Now
K J Somaiya, Mumbai
85+
Open | Apply Now
FORE School of Management, New Delhi
85+
Open | Apply Now
Welingkar Mumbai
75+
Open | Apply Now
BIMTECH Greater Noida
75+
Open | Apply Now
Woxsen University
75+
Open | Apply Now

Check: Top MBA Colleges in India accepting XAT Score 2024

 

9. Five Facts about XAT Answer Keys 2024

  1. Only actual XAT 2024 Test Takers can view and download XAT answer keys
  2. XAT 2024 answer keys are released by XLRI only
  3. Answer keys of XAT 2024 are released for the three sections – Verbal & Logical Ability; Decision Making; Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation as they are counted for percentile calculation in XAT.
  4. XAT 2024 answer key are available online
  5. XAT answer key enable the test takers to check & verify their XAT answers and thereby arrive at their expected XAT score to explore chances for MBA admission 2024 in XLRI, XIMB and other preferred colleges. 

 

10. XAT Answer Key PDF
XAT Solutions 2024 by XLRI consists of the XAT answer keys for the questions in those sections which are counted for percentile calculation. XAT is now a computer based online test and is divided into Part 1 and Part 2, with 100 questions in MCQ format. While the XAT answer keys for 3 sections with 75/76 questions in Part-1 will help in assessing the score and percentile in XAT 2024 exam, the XAT answer keys for GK section serves no such purpose and therefore are not required as the score of GK section is not taken into account to prepare the percentile in XAT exam. 

 

Number of questions in XAT exam 2024 for all the sections are 101/102.  XAT solutions 2024 are released only for three core sections in XAT 2024 exam, the total number of XAT 2024 answer keys per question set are 75/76. 

 

11. XAT Answer Key: Eligibility & Important Points

  • XAT Answer Keys are released with XAT Question paper
  • Separate XAT answer keys are released for each set of question paper
  • Only the candidates who actually appeared in XAT 2024 exam can check XAT answer keys
  • An objection form is made available to challenge official XAT answer key
  • A nominal fee has to be paid to challenge XAT answer key
  • All the objections to official XAT answer keys have to be submitted online
  • 3-4 days will be given to the candidates to raise objection on XAT official answer key

12. XAT previous year answer key and Release Format
XAT answer keys which were released for the first time in 2015 had 84 answers. Total questions in XAT at that time were 114. There were 4 question paper sets titled A, B, C, D in XAT and XLRI had also released a separate document which contained only answer keys in respect to each set of XAT questions as well as all the 4 sets of question papers with solutions. Earlier, when XAT used to be paper based test, candidates were allowed to take the question booklet with them. Accordingly, XAT answer keys helped them to very well assess their position and could judge the scores they would be going to get based on the accuracy of the answered questions.  The detailed XAT solutions with explanations also helped the test takers in ascertaining their chances to be shortlisted by XLRI or other top rated B schools and also provided them guidance for the future. However, with the computerized XAT exam now, XLRI releases the XAT Question Papers with solutions pdf as only XAT answer keys may not suffice.  

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XAT previous year answer keys
XAT answer keys which were released for the first time in 2015 had 84 answers. Total questions in XAT at that time were 114. There were 4 question paper sets titled A, B, C, D in XAT and XLRI had also released a separate document which contained only answer keys in respect to each set of XAT questions as well as all the 4 sets of question papers with solutions.

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Set B Ans Key
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Set D Ans Key
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