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XAT 2017 Analysis, Exam Level (Part I, II) Nature of Questions, Sections

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XAT 2017 Analysis

XAT Analysis 2017: Aspirants who wish to get complete details about XAT 2017 Analysis may get from this page!! Every year Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI) conducts Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) and huge number of candidates participates with the motive to get admission into various management courses under it. Keen contenders who are willing to know to get Analysis of XAT Exam Level (Part I, II), XAT 2017 Nature of Questions or Sections may fetch details from the below section of this page.

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Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI)
Exam Name
Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT)
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XAT 2017 Analysis

Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2017 was conducted on January 8, 2017 and large number of candidates performed in the examination with the same aim to get admission. Those aspirants must be keen to get the XAT 2017 Analysis and expected Cut off, on the below section of this page we have furnished all the details regarding XAT 2017 exam analysis. So you are advised to scroll down the page and read the information careful well presented by  our expertise team unit of www.privatejobshub.in

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XAT 2017 Analysis

Candidates must know that the test was held in two parts. Part 1 was divided into three sections Verbal and Logical Ability, Decision Making, and Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation. For which the duration of 170 minutes was given, Part 2 consisted of questions on General Awareness and a Essay Writing Section for which 35 minutes was given. However the Verbal and Logical Ability section contained 24 questions.

As per the official notification there was negative marking in the question and for penalty 0.05 marks was deducted for every wrong answer. On the basis of marking scheme we have provided below the analysis of Exam Pattern, must go through it carefully.

 Section
No. of Questions
Duration in Mins
Difficulty Level
Good Attempts
Verbal Ability
24
50
Moderate - Difficult
16-18
Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation
27
65
Moderate
17-19
Decision Making
21
55
Moderate-Difficult
14-16
Total
72
170
Difficult
50-55

XAT 2017 Section Analysis:

We have provided below the detailed analysis of all the sections for Xavier Aptitude Test, candidates must go through the information is as follows:

Verbal and Logical Ability
  • If we compare to the difficulty level of paper in English section, it was similar to that of 2015 question paper which was moderate.
  • Many questions could be attempt using elimination.
  • The questions from Reading Comprehension passages were of moderate level of difficulty.
  • If we look towards the Para Jumble section, questions this were time consuming and very difficult.
  • There were very few questions on Critical Reasoning which were at the moderate level of difficulty.

Below enlisted table represents the complete analysis:

Topic
Number of questions
Difficulty
Reading Comprehension
14
Moderate
CR
3
Moderate
Grammar
2
Moderate
Para-jumble
2
Difficult
Analogy
1
Difficult
Cloze test
1
Easy
Pronunciation
1
Moderate









Decision Making and Analytical Reasoning
  • If we compare to the previous year the level of the Decision Making was slightly trickier.
  • Any long passages could not be seen this year like last year so it was an advantage.
  • Cricket, Snakes and Ladders concept was not easy, it made everyone confused.
  • It is predicted that this year the cutoff could be slightly lower than previous year.
  • Below given table represents the detailed analysis:
Topic
Number of questions
Difficulty
Situational
15
Moderate-Difficult
6
Difficult

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Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation:
  • Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation section was easier than previous year’s paper.
  • Whereas the Data Interpretation set was tricky.
  • Most of the questions in QA were from Geometry and Algebra. 
  • In Data Interpretation, there were 2 sets comprising 8 questions in total. There were a few questions which were a little ambiguous.
  • In a nutshell, one could have attempted 4-6 DI questions and 14-16 Quant questions in -55 minutes.
  • Check the below stated information for complete details:
Topic
Number of questions
Difficulty
P&L
1
Easy - Moderate
TSD, Work
2
Easy - Moderate
Number System
1
Easy
Algebra
2
Easy - Moderate
Series
1
Easy
Puzzle
2
Easy - Moderate
Geometry, Mensuration
3 + 1
Moderate -Difficult
Probability
1
Easy
Trigonometry
1
Moderate
Functions
1
Easy
Set Theory
1
Moderate
Caselet
2
Moderate
DI – Table Based
4
Moderate
DI- Grid and histogram
4
Difficult


General Knowledge:
  • In General Knowledge section was similar to the previous year paper.
  • In this section there were 25 questions where almost questions were based on single statement.
  • The questions which were having multiple-statements had more than one correct statement.
  • The question were basically asked from the following topics such as static GK (Economy, Geography, Science and Technology) and Current GK (Business economy, personalities, awards and miscellaneous).
  • About sports and polity there were no questions asked in the paper.
  • GK section is considered to be overall “moderate-difficult” range.
  • Candidates may check the below furnished table representing more details.
Section
No. of questions
Difficulty Level
History
2
Tough
Geography
9
Moderate
Economy & Business
5
Moderate
Current Affairs
3
Moderate
Personality & Awards
3
Easy
Science & Tech
2
Easy
Miscellaneous
1
Easy


Essay Writing
  • In this parts candidates had to write an essay.
  • The topic on which aspirants had to write an essay was “Globalization and jingoism always coexist”.
  • Earlier the topics were philosophical in nature but this it was not.
  • Previous year the given topic was easy whereas this year difficulty level of easy was quite high as the notion was tough.

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