As usual XAT 2012 had a 20 minute essay, but with a twist. Instead of 1 topic, we had two statements which gave contrasting views on a topic and asked students to choose any one statement and support it with facts and arguments
Poverty is a major problem plaguing India. Because of the complexity and magnitude of the problem government policies are not successful.
Poverty is a consequence of government policies. Instead of trying to address the problem, Government should concentrate on the root causes of the problem.