XAT 2010 Analysis

XAT 2010 Analysis

Overall exam pattern:

XAT 2010 had same pattern as previous years. It has 101 questions within 120mins & 20mins for easy writing. Timings had gone up to 140mins.

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, Arithmetic, Modern Maths

Detailed Sectional Analysis:

Verbal Ability:1

The good score is about 11 out of 31 marks.

Decision making

This section mostly contains AR and decision making question with maximum marks of 30.A good score is of about 10 marks.

Quantitative Ability


The good score is about 11 out of 40 marks.


Type of Question No of Questions Difficulty Level
Decision Making 30  Tough
Quantitative ability& DI 40 Moderate
English Language ability & Logical Reasoning 31 Tough

 GK is based on current affair, business news & socio-economical movement. The essay topic was “Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need, but not every man’s greed”.


Related Links:

XAT 2014 analysis | XAT: An Overview | XAT 2011 Analysis

Essay Topics for XAT | XAT 2013 Analysis


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