Do you wish to get admission in XLRI? Then your first step is to crack XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test) 2020. However, scoring well in XAT is not as easy as you might think. It requires a lot of effort and hard work, which a few days or weeks cannot suffice. The difficulty level of the paper can be understood by the fact that many distinguished business schools that accept CAT scores also consider XAT for admissions. With just under a month left to go for XAT, you need to revise your CAT prep and then take it to the next level if you want to get test ready for XAT. In this article, various preparation tips and strategies are shared by XAT toppers and experts. For more information go through the full article NOW!
About the XAT Paper
A typical XAT paper can be divided into three categories: concept-driven, practice intensive and environment-sensitive. Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation and some questions of Verbal & Logical Ability are concept-driven. Decision Making & Analytical Reasoning are more practice intensive and General Knowledge is environment-sensitive. This exam is unique in its structure because it has a section on Decision Making. This is an area that checks your management aptitude by presenting different situations and cases and asks you to identify the correct recourse in these situations. This area checks your management ability by presenting you with various business and ethical questions. They come in the form of situations or case-lets. You are expected to find the right recourse to various situations that are thrown on you.
If you want to score well in XAT, you definitely need to modify and up your prep game. The following are a few tips that might help you out:
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