Given below is the list of topics from previous year XAT Papers (1996 to 2016).
XAT 1996 topic of essay
There is no right way of doing a wrong thing.
XAT essay topic 1997
By the third or fourth week of the term, business school had succeeded in afflicting me with a variation of the Stockholm syndrome, named after the incident in which a hostage in a Stockholm bank robbery fell in love with one of her captors.
XAT essay topic 1998
Max Weber, a German Sociologist, defined state as an entity that has a monopoly over legal violence. India proves that the converse is also true; if criminals cannot be punished by the law, its effect they become the state.
XAT 1999 essay topic
That is what a Television really is; it is another eye so you can see anywhere; another part of your heart so you can feel and care about things you never felt and cared about before; another ear to hear strange music … the first and only International language.
XAT 2000 essay
Ships are safer in the harbour. But they are not meant for the same.
XAT 2001 essay
Economic Growth without distributive justice can only lead to violence
2002 essay in XAT
Indian Economy in the Post WTO Era.
XAT 2003 essays
To give real service, one needs to add something that cannot be bought or measured, like sincerity and integrity.
XAT essay topic of 2004
Asked at the age of 83, as to which of his project would he choose as his master piece, Frank Lloyd Wright, the architect answered, The next one
XAT 2005 essay
More than one billion Indians: A gigantic problem or a sea of opportunities.
2006 xat essay writing topic
India has one of the largest pool of talented manpower, but few innovations and patented products.
XAT essay 2007 topic
Economic growth without environmental damage – a mirage or a reality.
2008 topic of XAT essay
Gender Bias: Cause of Third World War
XAT essay in 2009
The Inherent vice of Capitalism is unequal sharing of blessings and the inherent virtue of Socialism is equal sharing of misery
XAT 2010 essay
Earth provide enough to satisfy every man’s need but not every man’s greed need
2011 essay in XAT
The statesman who should attempt to direct private people in what manner 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 exercise it.
2012 XAT essay topic
· Poverty is a big menace in India. Due to its complexity and magnitude, most of the government initiatives fail.
· Poverty is a consequence of failure of government policies due to the fact that governments do not target the root causes.
XAT 2013 essay topic
Corruption is the root cause of economic slowdown in India.
2014 XAT essay topic
write an essay, in not more than 200 words, on the following topic.
“The most beautiful thing can neither be seen nor be touched but can only be felt.”
2015 XAT essay writing topic
Listening is a dying art. We hardly listen to understand. We only listen to refute or reply.
XAT 2016 essay topic:
To be updated after the exam.
Top 5 hot topics for xat 2016 essay are:
5. Life is hard at times. But when I overcome more challenges, I become much stronger then. So I’m going to embrace them
4. How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone
3. Imitation is suicide.
2. Do your own thing on your own terms and get what you came here for
1. Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.