Essay Writing in XAT is an important section and it is the section which makes this test unique. Essay writing will gain you the maximum of 20 marks if you prepare well for that along with the rest of the sections. It may seem to be easy for most of us to write an essay on some random topic however the topics asked in earlier XAT exam is not that easy to be written about. You have to really enhance your writing skills along with latest topics to score well in this section. Usually, you have to write on a given topic 200 words count within 20 minutes.
XAT is another hope for MBA candidates to get admission in good B school. XAT Application Procedure has been started for XAT and the last date for applying is November 30, 2017. XAT is a pen paper-based exam and its pattern remains same. The question paper will consist of Quant section, verbal ability section and General Knowledge and essay writing section. XAT 2018 is going to held on January 07, 2018.
The essay writing part in XAT will basically judge the following traits of the aspirants:-
Now let’s have a look at earlier asked topics in XAT-
|2000||Ships are safer in the arbor. But they are not meant for the same|
|2001||Economic Growth without distributive justice can only lead to violence|
|2002||Indian Economy in the Post WTO Era|
|2003||To give real service, one required to add something that cannot be bought or measured, like sincerity and integrity|
|2004||Asked at the age of 83, as to which of his project would he choose as his masterpiece, Frank Lloyd Wright, the architect responded, The next one|
|2005||More than one billion Indians: A gigantic problem or a sea of opportunities|
|2006||India has one of the largest pool of talented manpower, but few innovations and patented products|
|2007||Economic growth without environmental damage – a mirage or a reality|
|2008||Gender Bias: Cause of Third World War|
|2009||The Inherent vice of Capitalism is unequal sharing of blessings and the inherent virtue of Socialism is equal sharing of misery|
|2010||Earth offer enough to satisfy every man’s required but not every man’s greed required|
|2011||The statesman who should attempt to direct private people in what attitude they ought to employ their capitals would not only load himself with most unnecessary attention but assume an authority which could safely be trusted to no council and senate whatever, and which would nowhere be so dangerous as in the hands of man who has folly and presumption enough to fancy himself fit to practice it|
|2012||Poverty is a big menace in India. Due to its complexity and magnitude, most of the government initiatives fail. Poverty is a consequence of the failure of government policies due to the fact that governments do not target the root causes|
|2013||Corruption is the root cause of the economic slowdown in India|
|2014||The most beautiful things in the world cannot be touched or seen but are only felt with the heart|
From above data, it is complete that the themes asked are usually topics from socioeconomics to political to international issues recently. Keep yourself updated with recent happenings and issues. For this, you can read newspapers on daily basis to get a touch up of going on issues.
You can also follow the tips mentioned below while attempting this section:-
Below mentioned are some good Essay Writing books which can help you prepare for the latest topics that can be asked in the entrance test and how to attempt them.
|Book Name||Author’s Name||ISBN|
|101 essays Present Essays for Competitive examinations||Maple Press||9788183555395|
|Latest Probable Essays||S. Rajinder Dhillon||8186651225|
|Modern Essays||Uma Kant Singh||9351769275|
|151 Supreme Essays||RPH Editorial Board||8178125943|