XAT 2018

How to Register?

After ensuring that you are eligible to apply for XAT, the next thing which must be done is to arrange the below listed things.

  • Arrange for a recent coloured passport size photograph in digital format. The image resolution should be 480X480 and 1024×1024 pixels. Also, don’t forget to keep 4-5 copies of this same photograph saved with you as it may be required later during the admission process.
  • Arrange for signature to be uploaded in the form. The applicant should sign (no capital letters) on a white paper with a black ink pen. Then, scan this signature in 200 dpi scanner resolution settings. The image resolution should be 320×320 and 600×600 pixels.
  • The file size for both, the photograph & signature should not exceed 1 MB.
  • The file type should be in ‘png, gif, jpg or jpeg’ format only.
  • Also, arrange for the payment of application fee.

The candidates will not be able to proceed ahead with the registration if they will not upload the photograph and signature as per the prescribed specifications.

Amount of XAT/XLRI Application Fee and Mode of Payment

The amount of application fee has been increased this year and the table below furnishes the fee details.

Amount of application fee

Rs. 1600

Rs. 300 per XLRI course

Amount of application fee if paid late (after November 30, 2016)        


Rs. 2000


Rs. 500 per XLRI course

The application fee is non-refundable and can be paid through three modes, which are as follow –

Mode 1 – Online Payment Gateway

The applicants can pay the fee using VISA/Master Credit/Debit Cards. However, American Express Card is inadmissible. The IDBI account holders can pay the fee using Net banking facility.

Mode 2 – Cash Payment

The fee can be paid in cash at any IDBI Bank against the print out of the XAT Pay-In-Slip.

Mode 3 – Demand Draft

The XAT Application fee can be paid via DD. The candidates are required to obtain a DD from any Nationalised Bank, drawn in favor of “XLRI Jamshedpur A/c XAT” payable at Jamshedpur.

Note –

The candidates opting to pay the application fee via mode 2 or 3 must update the payment details in the application form.

How to register for XAT 2017? – Step by Step XAT Registration 2017 Guide

  • Register for XAT 2017 at xatonline.net.in
  • Obtain the Application Form after registering online by making appropriate payment. Further details can be obtained from the respective Institution's website or their Admissions office. Follow their registration/application procedure.
  • Applicants may keep in mind that XLRI does not discoverprograms or quality of the degree offered by other XAT Associate Institutions.
  • Please keep in mind that every association freely chooses the weightages to be given for each of the test candidates on thebasis of its prerequisites. XLRI does not assume any part in selection of the applicants in these organizations.

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