XRAT 2021 Notification, Exam Dates, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Counselling

XRAT 2021
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XRAT 2021 Exam - Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

Xavier Research Aptitude Test 2021 or XRAT 2021 is the entrance examination for admission to Ph.D.. XRAT 2021 is conducted by Xavier University, Bhuvneshwar.

XRAT for the year 2021 has been announced by Xavier University, Bhuvneshwar and will be held from 17/04/2020 to 17/04/2021. The exam is in online mode. The duration of the exam will be 210 minutes. It is being conducted in English language. Result is expected to be announced on 15/05/2021.

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XRAT 2021 Conducting Body

Xavier University, Bhuvneshwar

XRAT 2021 Important Dates

Events Start Date Last Date
Application Form - 14/03/2021
XRAT 2021 Exam Date Online Dates
  • 17/04/2020  to  17/04/2021
  • Declaration of result 15/05/2021 -
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    XRAT 2021 Prospectus

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    Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their academic records and SOPs. The shortlisted candidates will be required to appear for Xavier Research Aptitude Test (X-RAT), Subject Test (if applicable), Presentation, and Personal Interview to be held in Bhubaneswar. Details about X-RAT is available separately on our website. The coursework for the selected candidates will commence from June 2021.

    Important Dates:

    Subject Test24th April 2021
    Presentation and Admission Interview28th - 30th April 2021

    XRAT 2021 Application Form

    Application Form Filling Instructions

    • Students applying for the XRAT 2021 have to fill up the application form on the official site. A student can submit the application only once; multiple forms will be rejected.
    Requirements to be readied before you start filling up the Application Form of XRAT 2021
    • PC or a Laptop with Internet connectivity
    • Qualification details
    • Functional e-mail Id as all communication are made through email; Parents email id is recommended.
    • Mobile number as all information is sent through SMS too. Parents phone number can be used.
    • For online payments, usually, a valid debit or credit card as well as Net Banking facility, UPI or PAYTM Service is a must.
    • there is recommended to download the information Bulletin Brochure and read it carefully so that you understand various requirements to fill-up the form.
    The Usual Steps in filling up the Online Application Form of the XRAT 2021:
    • Students have to register for Online Application Form. A login and Password are created.
    • Student has to complete the Application Form and its various sections
    • Required documents in the form of Scanned Images of Candidate’s Photograph, Candidate’s Signature and Left Thumb Impression.
    • Payments have to be made by Debit / Credit Card / Net Banking / UPI / PAYTM

    XRAT 2021 Syllabus


    Section A 

    Writing Ability 
    Section B Verbal Ability 
    Section C Reasoning 
    Section D Quantitative and Analytical Skills

    XRAT 2021 Exam Day Instructions

    Online Dates

    • 17/04/2020  to  17/04/2021

    Examination Day Instructions

    Before entering the Exam Centre
    • Try to reach the exam centre one hour prior to the time advised in the admit card.
    • Before leaving for the site, please have a hearty breakfast or light lunch depending on the session. Drink plenty of fluids; as in summers dehydration can set in affecting your performance in the exam.
    • Have a cookie or a chocolate just before entering the centre; this prevents hypoglycaemia and thus helps you stay alert longer improving your results.
    • If it is a busy centre, then don’t wait till last for the entry and security check.
    • Centre will not allow you to enter after the stipulated time of closing the doors.
    • Admission to the Exam Centre is with the Admit Card; no candidates shall be admitted to the test without the production of the Admit Card at the Test Centre.
    • Usually no bags are allowed.
    • No eatables are allowed.
    • No communication equipment such as mobile phones / pager/ wireless set, scanner, camera or any such electronic / digital gadget etc are allowed in the exam centre; carrying one will lead to disqualification.
    • Calculators are allowed/not allowedin the exam.
    • Candidates to/not to bring their own pens/pencils into the exam hall
    After entering the Centre
    • Once candidates enter the centre, they should locate their designated hall and seat.
    • If mentioned, candidates will be hand frisked as well as photographed or video graphed before entering the centre
    • After all the formalities, candidates should enter the allotted hall and take the designated seat.
    • No candidate shall be allowed to leave the examination hall before the expiry of half of the time allotted for the respective paper.
    • For Objective Type question papers, rough work is to be done in the space provided for this purpose. No rough work is allowed on the OMR Answer Sheet under any situation.
    • Questions have to be answered on the answer sheet only.
    • Copying, use of unfair means of any kind, talking, asking questions from other candidates or borrowing of material inside the Test Centre is strictly prohibited.
    • The candidates are to return their OMR answer-sheets and the question paper in full to the Centre Superintendent. Tearing or taking away of the question paper is not allowed failing which the candidates shall be disqualified from the entire Entrance Test.
    • Misbehaviour of any kind can lead to expulsion of the candidate.
    • Caught copying helping in copying will mean cancellation of the answer sheet/cancellation of the candidature.
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    XRAT 2021 Results

    Result Declaration15/05/2021

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    Issuance of admission letter to selected candidates
    18th May 2021
    Student AdmissionJune 4th week – July 1st week (Tentatively)

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