XAT 2014 Analysis

XAT 2014 Analysis

Overall exam pattern:

XAT 2014 had same pattern as previous years. It has 83 questions within 150mins & 20 mins for easy writing. Timings had gone up to 170 mins.

There are two parts, Part A & Part B. In part A, there are three sections and Part B covers GK & essay writing.

AVerbal AbilityCritical Reasoning, Grammar, ParaJumbles, Odd Sentence Out.
BDecision makingBar diagram, Tables, Charts, Graphical and Statistical Representation.
DQuantitative AbilityAlgebra, Integer, Geometry, Arithmatic, Modern Maths

Detailed Sectional Analysis:

Verbal Ability




No. of attempt in this section are about 14.

Decision making

This section mostly contains logical reasoning questions.No. of attempt in this section are about 14 out of 24

Quantitative Ability



No. of attempt in this section are about 8.


SectionsNumber of QuestionsDifficulty Level
Verbal Ability28Moderate
Decision Making24Moderate to Tough
Quantitative Ability31Tough

 GK is based on current affair, business news & socio-economical movement. The essay topic was “the most important things in the world cannot be seen but can be felt by heart.”


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