XAT Exam Centers 2024: Check XAT Test Centers, Guidelines

XLRI Jamshedpur has announced the XAT 2024 exam centers where the national entrance exam will be conducted. XAT 2024 exam will be conducted in more than 72 cities with over 100 exam centers. Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria can enroll for the exam by submitting the application form. Students can choose any two exam locations as per their preference. The final allotted exam center will be displayed on the admit card. The allotment is done based on certain factors, such as candidate’s preferences, number of seats available at a particular test center, and the number of candidates who applied for the same test center.

List of the XAT 2024 Exam Centers

To find the XAT 2024 exam centres, refer to the table given below:

State/ UT XAT 2024 Exam Centre Cities
Assam Guwahati
Andhra Pradesh Vijayawada
Tirupati Kurnool
Arunachal Pradesh Naharlagun
Bihar Patna
Chattisgarh Raipur
Bhilai Nagar
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Delhi New Delhi
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Goa Goa
Haryana Ambala
Jharkhand Ranchi
Bokaro Steel City
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu
Kerala Kannur
Karnataka Bengaluru
Maharashtra Mumbai
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Meghalaya Shillong
Odisha Sambalpur
Punjab Amritsar
Rajasthan Udaipur
Tamil Nadu Tiruchirapalli
Telangana Hyderabad
Uttar Pradesh Gorakhpur
Uttrakhand Dehradun
West Bengal Kolkata
Durgapur/ Asansol

Important Points To Be Considered While Selecting XAT 2024 Exam Centre

  • Your 1st preference should be your hometown as it will help you to reduce the travelling time on the exam day.
  • Ensure that transportation is readily available to reach the exam centre on time.
  • The final selection of the XAT exam centre will be made by the XAT conducting authority.
  • Suppose all the available seats at the XAT exam centre in your first preference are occupied. In that case, the exam conducting authority will assign you to an exam centre in another city.
  • Once the XAT exam admit card has been issued, no request for the change will be accepted.

XAT 2024 Exam Centre Guidelines

The following points should be taken into account while going to the exam centre on the examination day:

  1. It is advised not to carry any electronic device to the exam centre as there won’t be any place to keep your gadgets inside the exam hall.
  2. Report to the exam centre at least one hour before the exam starts.
  3. Take at least two copies of your admit card and a copy of any government-issued identity card like an Aadhar card, PAN card etc.
  4. You can visit the exam centre one day before the exam to know the exact location as it will help you to reach the centre on time on the exam day.

How to Select the XAT 2024 Exam Centre?

To select XAT 2024 exam centres, candidates must create their profiles and register on the official website of XAT. The XAT application form provides an option to choose the XAT exam centre.

Applicants could refer to the steps below while completing the XAT 2024 application form and filling out the exam centre preferences.

  1. To register for the XAT 2024, visit the official website xatonline.in.
  2. Login to fill out the application form using XATID and XAT password.
  3. Enter the required information, then proceed to the exam centre section.
  4. Candidates can choose any two exam centres as per their preference.
  5. Complete the XAT registration process by filling out other details.
  6. Submit the XAT 2024 application fees and click the “submit” button.

Candidates should be aware that the selected exam centres, as per their preference, are considered provisional, and the XLRI Jamshedpur will take the final decision.

Important Documents Required at XAT Exam Centre

The following documents shall be submitted at the XAT 2024 exam centre:

  1. The XAT 2024 admit card with passport-sized photograph pasted on it and signed by the candidate.
  2. A passport-sized photograph, ID proof like Voter ID Card, Aadhar card, Driving License, Passport, etc.
  3. PwD certificate, which requires a doctor’s authorization.

Candidates are not allowed to carry the following items to the examination centre:

Smartphones and smart watches Own Stationery items
Calculator or digital calculator Bluetooth devices
Study material of XAT exam Belts, Caps, Goggles
Handbags and wallets Jewellery

Important Dates for XAT 2023 – 2024

XAT Notification Date August, 2023
XAT Application Release Date August, 2023
Last Date of Submitting Application Form November, 2023
Admit Card Release Date December, 2023
XAT Exam Date January 2024
XAT 2024 Answer Key 2nd week of January 2024
Announcement of XAT 2024 Results 3rd or 4th week of January 2024


Ques. How can we change the XAT 2024 exam centre?

It will be hard to change the XAT exam centre as soon as the application form has been filled out. But for such a query, you can contact the student’s helpline support services provided by XAT. Once the admit card has been issued, candidates cannot change the XAT exam centre.

Ques. What are the details present on the XAT 2024 admit card?

The XAT 2024 admit card will be released in December 2023 by the XLRI, Jamshedpur. The following details will be present on the admit card:

  • Candidate’s Name
  • Application Number
  • DOB
  • Exam Date and Day
  • Exam Time
  • Exam City 
  • Address of Allotted Exam Centre
  • Caste Category
  • PwD Status
  • General Instructions

Ques. What if we don’t bring the admit card to the XAT exam centre?

XAT 2024 Admit Card includes all the essential data of the candidate, such as application number, allotted exam centre, exam time, general instructions, etc. So, it is mandatory for the candidates to carry the admit card along on the exam day. You cannot enter the exam centre if you forget to take the XAT admit card with you.

Ques. Can I enter the exam centre after the reporting time?

Candidates should be available at the XAT exam centre at least one hour before the exam starts. They must adhere to the reporting time given on the admit card. If the candidates will not be able to reach the exam centre on time, they will not be allowed to appear in the exam.

Ques. In the XAT exam, can you display a calculator on the screen?

You are not permitted to bring any electronic device, like a calculator, to the exam, and there is no integrated on-screen calculator in the exam.

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