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Easetolearn will cover and provide you with an updated syllabus of the XAT 2024 EXAM which covers topics- Part- I (Verbal Ability & Logical Reasoning (VA & LR), Decision Making (DM), Data Interpretation & Quantitative Aptitude (QA&DI)) and Part-2 (General Knowledge (GK) and Analytical Essay Writing (AEW)). My Study Room of Easetolearn will provide you with study material on these XAT Exam syllabus topics.

 

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XAVIER APTITUDE TEST 2024 EXAMINATION SYLLABUS

 

Before you begin XAT preparation, the most important thing you must do is attentively understand the XAT test course of study. Keep track of the things you want to study for the test, especially the section-by-section topics.

 

The XAT syllabus is similar to those of other MBA exams. There is only one different section Decision Making which plays a crucial role in their syllabus.

 

Typically, the XAT question paper consists of two-time time-bound parts. The details are as follows:

 

XAT 2024 Exam Part I

  • Verbal Ability & Logical Reasoning (VA & LR)
  • Decision Making (DM)
  • Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation (QA & DI)

 

XAT 2024 Exam Part II

  • General Knowledge (GK)
  • Analytical Essay Writing (AEW)

 

GENERAL TOPICS

 

 

 

 

 

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

 

 

 

 

 

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE - WORLD CONTEXT

 

 

 

 

 

BOOKS AND AUTHORS

 

 

 

 

COUNTRIES

 

 

 

 

CURRENCIES

 

 

 

 

DANCES

 

 

 

 

DISASTERS

 

 

 

 

FAMOUS PLACES

 

 

 

 

FAMOUS PERSONALITIES

 

 

 

 

FIRST LARGEST LONGEST ETC IN WORLD

 

 

 

 

INVENTIONS AND DISCOVERIES

 

 

 

 

WORLD ORGANISATIONS

 

 

 

 

PRIZES AND AWARDS

 

 

 

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE - INDIAN CONTEXT

 

 

 

 

 

BOOKS AND AUTHORS (INDIA)

 

 

 

 

DANCES (I)

 

 

 

 

FAMOUS PLACES (I)

 

 

 

 

FAMOUS PERSONALITIES (I)

 

 

 

 

FIRST LARGEST LONGEST ETC IN INDIA

 

 

 

 

RELIGIONS (INDIA)

 

 

 

 

STATISTICAL DATA- INDIA

 

 

 

 

PRIZES AND AWARDS(I)

 

 

 

 

DATES DAYS AND YEARS

 

 

GENERAL STUDIES

 

 

 

 

 

GENERAL GEOGRAPHY

 

 

 

 

GENERAL HISTORY

 

 

 

 

 

GENERAL HISTORY OF INDIA

 

 

 

GENERAL ECONOMICS STUDY

 

 

 

 

GENERAL POLITY

 

 

 

 

 

DEMOCRATIC POLITY (INDIA)

 

 

 

GENERAL SCIENCE

 

 

 

 

GENERAL MENTAL ABILITY

 

 

 

 

 

VERBAL TESTS

 

 

 

 

NON VERBAL TESTS

 

 

 

QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE

 

 

 

 

 

ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS

 

 

 

 

DATA SUFFICIENCY TEST

 

 

 

 

DATA INTERPRETATION (DI)

 

ENGLISH

 

 

 

 

 

ENGLISH GRAMMAR

 

 

 

 

 

PARTS OF SPEECH

 

 

 

 

 

NOUNS

 

 

 

 

ADJECTIVES

 

 

 

 

PRONOUNS

 

 

 

 

VERBS

 

 

 

 

ADVERBS

 

 

 

 

PREPOSITIONS

 

 

 

ARTICLES

 

 

 

 

TENSES

 

 

 

 

ACTIVE AND PASSIVE VOICES

 

 

 

 

DIRECT AND INDIRECT SPEECH

 

 

 

ENGLISH VOCABULARY

 

 

 

 

 

SYNONYMS

 

 

 

 

ANTONYMS

 

 

 

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY

 

 

 

 

 

IDIOMS AND PHRASES

 

 

 

 

ONE WORD SUBSITUTION

 

 

 

 

SENTENCE IMPROVEMENT

 

 

 

 

REARRANGEMENT OF WORDS IN SENTENCE

 

 

 

 

REARRANGEMENT OF SENTENCE IN PARAGRPH

 

 

 

 

 

ORDERING OF SENTENCES

 

 

 

 

PARAJUMBLES

 

 

 

 

IRRELEVANT SENTENCES

 

 

 

FILL IN THE BLANKS

 

 

 

 

 

FILL IN THE BLANKS(SINGLE WORD)

 

 

 

 

FILL IN THE BLANKS(PAIR OF WORDS)

 

 

ENGLISH USAGE ERRORS

 

 

 

 

 

COMMON ERRORS

 

 

 

 

 

COMMONLY CONFUSED PAIR OF WORDS

 

 

 

SPOTTING ERRORS

 

 

 

 

SENTENCE CORRECTION

 

 

 

ENGLISH COMPREHENSION

 

 

 

MATHEMATICS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ARITHMETIC (NUMBER THEORY)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NUMBER SYSTEMS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BINARY NUMBERS

 

 

 

 

 

 

SQUARE ROOTS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FRACTIONS AND DECIMALS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

H.C.F. AND L.C.M.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SIMPLIFICATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RATIO AND PROPORTION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AVERAGE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LOGARITHMS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ADDITIONAL TOPICS ARITHMETIC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AGES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BOATS AND STREAMS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MIXTURE AND ALLIGATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PIPES AND CISTERNS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PROBLEMS ON TRAINS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UNITARY METHOD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TIME AND DISTANCE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TIME AND WORK

 

 

 

 

 

APPROXIMATIONS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SURDS AND INDICES

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMMERCIAL MATHS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

INTEREST

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SIMPLE INTEREST

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMPOUND INTEREST

 

 

 

 

 

 

PERCENTAGE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PROFIT AND LOSS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PARTNERSHIP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DISCOUNTS

 

 

 

 

 

 

GEOMETRY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MENSURATION- AREAS AND VOLUMES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALGEBRA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MATRICES AND DETERMINANTS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MATRICES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DETERMINANTS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

INVERSE OF MATRIX

 

 

 

 

TRIGONOMETRY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

INVERSE TRIGONOMETRIC (CIRCULAR) FUNCTIONS

 

 

 

 

 

SETS RELATIONS AND FUNCTIONS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RELATIONS AND FUNCTIONS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FUNCTIONS

 

 

 

 

CALCULUS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIFFERENTIAL CALCULUS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LIMITS CONTINUITY AND DIFFERENTIABILITY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LIMITS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONTINUITY AND DIFFERENTABILITY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONTINUITY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIFFERENTIABILITY

 

 

 

 

DIFFERENTIATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FUNDAMENTAL RULES FOR DIFFERENTIATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRODUCT RULE (DIFFERENTIATION)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

QUOTIENT RULE (DIFFERENTIATION)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHAIN RULE (DIFFERENTIATION)

 

 

 

 

 

 

SOME MORE METHODS OF DIFFERENTIATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUCESSIVE DIFFERENTIATION

 

 

 

 

 

APPLICATION OF DERIVATIVES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MAXIMA AND MINIMA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RATE OF CHANGE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ERRORS AND APPROXIMATIONS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TANGENTS AND NORMALS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

INCREASING AND DECREASING FUNCTIONS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROLLES AND THE MEAN VALUE THEOREM

 

 

 

 

INTEGRAL CALCULUS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

INTEGRATION (INDEFINITE INTEGRALS)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DEFINITE INTEGRALS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AREA OF CURVES

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS AND APPLICATIONS

 

 

 

 

 

COORDINATE GEOMETRY AND VECTORS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THREE DIMENSIONAL COORDINATE GEOMETRY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STRAIGHT LINES(3D GEOMETRY)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PLANE(3D GEOMETRY)

 

 

 

 

 

 

VECTORS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VECTOR PRODUCT OF VECTORS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRIPLE PRODUCT OF VECTORS

 

 

 

 

STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PROBABILITY AND EXPECTED VALUE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PROBABLITY

 

 

 

 

Quantitative Aptitude

 

 

 

Elementary Mathematics

 

 

 

 

Arithmetic (Number Theory)

 

 

 

 

Number Systems

 

 

 

 

 

Binary Numbers

 

 

 

Square Roots 

 

 

 

 

Cube Roots

 

 

 

 

Fractions and Decimals

 

 

 

H.C.F. and L.C.M. 

 

 

 

 

Simplification

 

 

 

 

Variation

 

 

 

 

 

Chain Rule

 

 

 

 

Ratio and Proportion

 

 

 

Average

 

 

 

 

 

Logarithms. 

 

 

 

 

Additional Topics In Arithmetic

 

 

 

Ages

 

 

 

 

 

Boats and Streams

 

 

 

 

Clocks and Calendars

 

 

 

 

Clocks

 

 

 

 

 

Calendars

 

 

 

Mixture and Allegation

 

 

 

Pipes and Cisterns

 

 

 

 

Races and Games

 

 

 

 

Problems on Trains

 

 

 

 

Unitary Method

 

 

 

 

 

Time and Distance

 

 

 

 

Time and Work

 

 

 

 

Work and Wages

 

Commercial Maths

 

 

 

 

 

Interest

 

 

 

 

 

 

Simple Interest

 

 

 

 

Compound Interest

 

 

 

Percentage

 

 

 

 

Profit and Loss

 

 

 

 

Partnership

 

 

 

 

Discounts

 

 

 

 

Mensuration- Areas and Volumes

 

 

 

Area and Perimeter of Plane Figure

 

 

Volume And Surface Area of Solid

DATA SUFFICIENCY TEST

 

 

DATA INTERPRETATION (DI)

 

 

 

 

FAQs about the XAT Syllabus

 

1. What is the XAT syllabus?

The XAT (Xavier Aptitude Test) syllabus covers multiple sections including Verbal and Logical Ability, Decision Making, Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation, General Knowledge, and Essay Writing.

 

2. What topics are included in the Verbal and Logical Ability section of the XAT syllabus?

The Verbal and Logical Ability section comprises topics like Reading Comprehension, English Grammar, Vocabulary, Critical Reasoning, Para Jumbles, and Analytical Reasoning.

 

3. What does the Decision-Making section of the XAT syllabus include?

Decision Making involves scenarios and caselets that test candidates' ability to analyze situations, make judgments, and arrive at decisions. It includes topics like Situational Judgement, Analytical Reasoning, and Decision Analysis.

 

4. What topics are covered in the Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation section of the XAT syllabus?

Quantitative Ability covers Arithmetic, Geometry, Algebra, and topics related to Data Interpretation such as Tables, Charts, Graphs, and Data Sufficiency.

 

5. What does the General Knowledge section of the XAT syllabus comprise?

The General Knowledge section includes questions related to current affairs, history, geography, politics, business, economics, sports, awards, and other significant events.

 

6. Is there an Essay Writing section in the XAT syllabus?

Yes, XAT includes an Essay Writing section. Candidates are given a topic on which they need to write an essay within a specified time limit, assessing their writing skills and coherence of thoughts.

 

7. How can I prepare for the XAT exam based on its syllabus?

Effective XAT preparation involves understanding each section's topics, practicing with previous years' question papers, solving mock tests, reading newspapers and magazines for current affairs, and practicing essay writing on diverse topics.

 

8. Are there any specific study materials available for the XAT syllabus?

There are various study materials available including books, online resources, practice question sets, coaching institute materials, and mock tests tailored for the XAT exam.

 

9. Is the XAT syllabus subject to change?

The XAT syllabus might undergo occasional updates or modifications. Candidates should regularly check the official XAT website or notifications for any changes or additions to the syllabus.

 

10. How should I allocate time for each section while preparing based on the XAT syllabus?

A balanced approach is advisable. Allocate time based on your proficiency in each section but ensure you cover all sections adequately, focusing more on weaker areas to improve overall performance.

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