XAT Syllabus 2021: Check the Section-Wise XAT Syllabus

There is not any fixed syllabus for XAT 2021 and the difficulty level of it is very high  XAT syllabus consists of English, Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation, Decision Making, General Awareness and Essay Writing. This article will give you complete information regarding the XAT Syllabus 2021.

XAT Syllabus 2021

The complete syllabus of XAT 2021 is as given below:

Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning

Verbal Ability

In this section, candidates improve the English language skills for XAT Exam Preparation. Most of the questions are based on English usage and reading comprehension.

  • Analogies or Reverse Analogies
  • Vocabulary Based (Synonyms Antonyms)
  • Meaning-Usage Match
  • Para Jumble
  • English Usage or Grammar
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Logical Completion of Idea
  • Summary Questions
  • Verbal critical reasoning
  • Sentence Correction
  • Facts / Inferences / Judgments
  • Reading Comprehension

Logical Reasoning

Percentage Tables and Caselets Linear and Quadratics Equations
Profit and Loss Probability Surds and Indices
Ratio Critical Path Inequalities
Variation Averages and Partnerships Logarithms
Time and Work Alligations and Mixtures Numbers
Time, Speed and Distance Algebra Mensuration and Geometry, etc

Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation

  • Geometry
  • Mensuration – 2D and 3D
  • Probability
  • Algebra Functions
  • P&L
  • Speed & Distance
  • Statistics
  • Table
  • Trigonometry
  • Graphs
  • Arithmetic
  • Heights & Distance
  • Direction Sense & Time
  • Clocks
  • Data Interpretation – Table, Combination

Decision Making

  • Series
  • Calendars
  • Clocks
  • Pie chart
  • Puzzles
  • Bar graphs
  • Logical Matching
  • Cubes
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Line Charts
  • Statement Conclusions
  • Venn Diagram
  • Arrangement
  • Blood Relations
  • Coding & Decoding
  • Numeric Grid
  • Family Tree

General Knowledge

In the General Knowledge section, the questions are asked from the latest political, economical and cultural events from all over the world. To prepare for this section, the students are advised to stay updated on the latest events.

  • History
  • Culture
  • Politics
  • Geography
  • Sports news
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Nation and States
  • Sports
  • Literature
  • Current Affairs of National and International Economy
  • Indian Constitution
  • Science in the Everyday Life

Essay Writing

In the Essay Writing Section, the students are asked to write an essay on an assigned topic. The candidates need to write an essay in a structured way. The topics are mainly based on social and economic events.

  • Candidates read the newspaper on a daily basis.
  • Current Affairs
  • Update recent news
  • Candidates should work on their vocabulary as using the right words is important.



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