Online registration for XAT 2012 began September 20 and will continue till November 30, 2011. Candidates can register for XAT via either cash payment at any AXIS Bank branch or Online Payment mode.
Cash payment mode
Cash payment mode will be a three stage process where candidates would be required to fill online registration form, an email will be sent to candidate’s email id with login details. Candidate shall then login using the credentials provided. A change password screen will appear as soon as you are logged in, enter your old password and then new password, which shall be 8 to 15 character alpha-numeric key. Once you are done with changing password you will be navigated to a window asking you to update your educational qualification.
Before beginning to register for XAT 2012, you should be hand ready with a scanned copy of your recent colored passport size photograph and signature (not exceeding 50 KB each). Select Mode of Payment as Bank Pay-in-Slip and take a print out of XAT Pay-in-Slip. Make the payment at any Axis Bank branch by tendering the XAT fee of Rs.900.
Login again to update your profile with the unique number provided by bank on the pay-in-slip to validate your application. You will now see a registration confirmation page-cash mode—take a print out and send it to XAT office along with XAT’s copy of pay-in-slip.
Online payment mode
Follow same registration process mentioned above except choosing payment option as Bank Pay-in-slip, choose Online Payment instead. Make payment of INR 950 (plus service charges) choosing a suitable payment gateway.
You will see a payment confirmation page, on successful payment, with details of your payment. Take a print out for your records. Thereafter, click on Save & Continue to generate the XAT Registration Confirmation Page-Online Payment Mode. Sign at the place provided to authenticate your online payment. Check that the form is complete in all aspects and send it to XAT office, Jamshedpur.
Things to remember:
• Limit your password strength from 8 to 15 alpha-numeric characters
• Do not use symbols in your password, or you may face run time error.
• Have a scanned copy of signature and a digital passport size color photograph before beginning to register
• Signature and photograph should be saved as .jpeg extension and should not exceed 50 KB each.
• Online payment mode may cost you dearer as compared to cash mode, but it will save a lot of time, energy and humiliation.
Candidates seeking admission to XLRI or other associate institutes will have to register separately. XLRI Registration would begin from September 27, 2011 till December 31, 2011 at xlri.edu.