The advertisement notifying XAT 2013 dates and online registration window was released in leading dailies on August 8, 2012.
Key information of use to XAT test takers.
XAT 2013 : Sunday, Jan 6, 2013.
Online registrations for the test start: August 20, 2012
Online registrations for the test end: November 30, 2012
XAT test fees : Rs.950 for general students and Rs.650 for SC / ST students.
Website for online registration : http://www.xatonline.net.in
Usually about 3 months of dedicated preparation for the XAT will result in getting a good percentile and an admit into one of the leading programs that admit students through the XAT process.
Over 100 management institutes / business schools in India admit students through the Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT). Leading among them include XLRI, Jamshedpur, XIM Bhubaneswar, XIME Bangalore, XISS, LIBA Chennai, and St. Joseph's Bangalore.