CAT 2019 Exam:-

Common Admission Test (CAT) is a national level examination administered by Indian Institute of Management (IIM) on a rotation basis. It is conducted once a year, to provide admission for post-graduate management programmes rendered by top B-schools of India. It is organized by the IIM, Calcutta.

CAT(2019) application and registration process begins in the first week of August and remains open for the next 45 days. More than 2 lakh aspirants appear in CAT exam every year. The exam consists of both objective and subjective question. CAT is scheduled in two shifts, depending upon the number of candidates. CAT comprises a total of 100 questions based on the basics of 10+2.

CAT exam is acknowledged as the mother of all MBA entrance examinations. Common Admission Test remains the biggest MBA entrance test in India leading admission to more than 5500 seats in all the 20 IIMs including IIM Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Calcutta, Lucknow.

 
Common Admission Test (CAT) 2019 Overview

Name of Examination

COMMON ADMISSION TEST (CAT )

Conducting body

Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Calcutta

Mode of examination

Online

Exam level

National level

Frequency

Once in a year

Language

English

Exam duration

3 hours

Official website

iimcat.ac.in

CAT eligibility criteria

Graduation with 50%

Expected candidates to appear in the exam

Over 2 lakh

Course offered

Admission to MBA/PGDM

CAT 2019 ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:-
  • Should have scored a minimum of 50% marks in Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Reserved class applicants like a Scheduled tribe, scheduled caste and persons with a disability must have at least 45% marks.
  • Candidates who are appearing for the final year of their bachelor’s degree and those who have completed their graduation degree are also eligible to apply.
CAT 2019 EXAM CENTRES:-
  • Andaman and Nicobar Islands
  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Arunachal Pradesh
  • Assam
  • Bihar
  • Chandigarh
  • Chattisgarh
  • Delhi-NCR
  • Goa
  • Gujarat
  • Haryana
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • Jammu and Kashmir
  • Jharkhand
  • Karnataka
  • Kerala
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Maharashtra
  • Meghalaya
  • Mizoram
  • Nagaland
  • Odisha
  • Puducherry
  • Punjab
  • Rajasthan
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Telangana
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • Uttarakhand
  • West Bengal
CAT 2019 Registration Dates

EVENTS

DATES

Online registration starts

1st week of August 2019

Last date of registration

Last week of September 2019

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Last week of September 2010

Exam date

Last week of November 2019

Documents Required to Complete CAT Registration:-
  • Academic details
  • 10th,12th, degree mark sheet
  • Work experience (if any)
  • Certificates (if any)
  • Scanned pictures of your passport size photo and signature
  • Debit/Credit cards, Net banking
There is a specific percentage of seats which are already reserved for ST/SC PWD and OBC students.

Class

Reservation %

Scheduled Caste (SC)

15

Scheduled tribes (ST)

7.5

People with disability (PWD)

3

Other backward classes(OBC)

27

Total % of reserved seats

52.5

Steps to apply CAT 2019:-

CAT registration is a 4 step process. Before filling the form, the candidate must read all the instructions. If the incorrect details are filled the form will be cancelled. The steps are as follows:

Step 1: Registration - Visit the official website and enter your email id, phone number, and date of birth.

Note: The information given must be valid as the entire communication related to the exam will be provided through email-id and mobile number.

Step 2: Now provide personal details, contact number, academic information, work experience if any.

Note: the applicants are requested not to provide any incorrect information as this can lead to form rejection.

Step 3: Next step is to upload the documents ---- scanned photograph, signature & other required certificates.

Step 4: CAT 2019 Payment of Application form - The Application Fee can be paid online via net banking/credit card/debit card.

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APPLICATION FEE(INR)

General/OBC

1900

SC/ST

950

PWD

950

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