XAT 2022: Syllabus and best books to prepare for this MBA entrance test

Candidates planning to take the XAT exam this year can check syllabus and all the important topics that can boost their preparation here,

XAT 2022: Syllabus and best books to prepare for this MBA entrance test
Divyosha Banda | Aug 24, 2021 - 7:46 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: XLRI will be conducting Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) on January 2, 2022. Management aspirants planning to take this MBA entrance test this year are advised to kickstart their XAT 2022 preparation. Candidates must prepare all the important topics listed in the XAT syllabus to ace the test with a good score.

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XAT syllabus 2022 is not officially released by XLRI but can be formulated based on the questions asked in the previous year's. Here we list the XAT 2022 syllabus for all the sections namely Verbal and Logical Ability, Decision Making and Analytical Reasoning, Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation, and General Knowledge. Along with the syllabus, here's a list of the best books to prepare for the XAT 2022 exam.

XAT 2022: Syllabus for Verbal and Logical Ability

XAT important topics for Verbal and Logical Ability

Analogy-Based on Vocabulary

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Critical Reasoning/ Inference

Sentence Correction

Reading Comprehension

Para Jumble

Vocabulary

Para Completion

Grammar

Pronunciation

Poem

Paragraph Formation Questions

Cloze Test, etc.

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Best books for XAT preparation: Verbal and Logical Ability

Books

Author

Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

Ajay singh

Analytical Reasoning

MK Pandey

High School English Grammar & Composition

Wren & Martin

Word Power Made Easy

Norman Lewis

A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning

RS Aggarwal

XAT Syllabus 2022: Decision making topics

The decision making section of XAT exam will consist of around 20-21 questions from topics like:

  • Situational

  • Arithmetic

  • Analytical Reasoning etc

Best books for XAT decision making section

Name

Author

Jabbing the XAT (with solved papers)

RK Jha

Target XAT (Past papers and mock tests)

Disha Publication

Analytical and Logical Reasoning

Arihant Publications

XAT Exam Syllabus 2022: Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation

QA important topics for XAT preparation 2022

Algebra

Arithmetic

Data Analysis and Interpretation

Geometry

Percentage

Table

Venn Diagram

Time & Work

Bar Charts

Polynomials

Profit and Loss

Data Sufficiency

Progressions

Time and Distance

Scatter Plots

Numbers

Equations

Functions & Graphs

Trigonometry

Probability

Permutation & Combination

Mensuration



Best books for XAT quantitative ability and data interpretation section

Books

Author

Quantitative Aptitude for competitive examination

Abhijit Guha

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive examination

RS Aggarwal

Data Interpretation for the CAT

Nishit K Sinha

How to prepare for Data Interpretation

Arun Sharma

XAT general knowledge topics

Important GK topics for XAT exam preparation

Ecosystem and Diversity

General Knowledge

Current Affairs

Important dates

History

Film & Television

Currency

National Capital

Politics

Films

Business

Economics

Books & Authors

Science

National Issues

Culture

Personality

Sports

Geography



Candidates must include the following newspaper or magazines while preparing for XAT 2022

Economic Times

Newspapers and Magazines

The Financial Times

Competition Success Review

Business Today

Business World

Hindu Business Line

The Hindu

Wall Street Journal

Financial Express

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