XAT 2012 AnalysisAnisha Mukhija
Overall exam pattern:
XAT 2012 had same pattern as previous years. It has 85 questions within 120mins & 20 mins for easy writing. Timings had gone up to 140 mins.
There are two parts, Part A & Part B. In part A, there are three sections and Part B covers GK & essay writing.
|A||Verbal Ability||Critical Reasoning, Grammar, ParaJumbles, Odd Sentence Out.|
|B||Decision making||Bar diagram, Tables, Charts, Graphical and Statistical Representation.|
|D||Quantitative Ability||Algebra, Integer, Geometry, Arithmatic, Modern Maths|
Detailed Sectional Analysis:
No. of attempt in this section are about 20.
This section mostly contains logical reasoning questions. No. of attempt in this section are about 15 out of 25
No. of attempt in this section are about 12.
BIRD’S EYE VIEW:
|Type of Question||No of Questions||Difficulty Level|
|Decision Making||25||Moderate to Tough|
|Quantitative ability& DI||28||Moderate|
|English Language ability & Logical Reasoning||32||Easy to Moderate|
GK is based on current affair, business news & socio-economical movement. The essay topic was “Government is not addressing the root cause of poverty.”