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CAT


About CAT

Common Admission Test or “CAT” is a national-level entrance examination conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) on a rotation basis every year. CAT scores are used by the IIMs and other top business schools in India such as SPJIMR, FMS, MDI, NITIE etc. for admission to their MBA, PGDM, and other management courses. CAT 2018 is expected to be held in November 2018. More than two lakh aspirants apply for CAT every year.

CAT 2019 exam date is November 24, 2019 as confirmed by IIM Kozhikode in its Media release on July 26, 2019 and Notification dated July 28, 2019 published in leading news papers. The online Registration and application process for CAT 2019 starts on August 7, 2019. The last date to apply is September 18, 2019 till 5 PM. IIM Kozhikode is conducting CAT exam 2019 this year. CAT 2019 Notification is a comprehensive information document about the CAT exam 2019 and contains details about the key changes in CAT 2019 exam, CAT dates for Registration, Admit card, Mock Test among others, apart from the CAT 2019 Exam pattern.

CAT 2019 Eligibility

Candidates planning to take the exam must fulfill CAT Eligibility Criteria prescribed by the exam conducting body. The eligibility criteria for CAT 2019 is given below:

  • There will be no age restriction for taking the CAT 2019 examination.
  • Candidates must hold a Bachelor's Degree with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (45% marks for SC/ST/PWD categories).
  • Candidates, who possess an equivalent examination recognized by the MHRD, Government of India (including AMICE of the Institution of Civil Engineers (India) as an equivalent qualification) can also apply.
  • Candidates appearing in final year exam of Bachelor’s degree or waiting for their result are also eligible for CAT exam.
Difference between CAT and IIM Eligibility

The overall eligibility criteria are the same except, you are allowed to appear in CAT 2019 exam with two years of graduation in the old system, but you are not allowed to pursue the management course at IIMs unless you have completed graduation degree with minimum a minimum duration of three years.

CAT 2019 Application Form will be available from August 7, 2019. Candidates will be required to fill up general details like personal information and academic qualifications in the application form. The forms can be filled via online mode only on the official website, i.e., iimcat.ac.in.

CAT 2019 Registration consists of 3 steps which are given below:

  • Register by providing necessary details to get the candidate’s user ID and Password.
  • Fill the CAT 2019 Application Form and upload the required documents.
  • The final step is payment of CAT 2019 Application Fee before final submission of the online application form.
How to Fill CAT 2019 Application Form?
  • Visit the official website of CAT 2019 and click on ‘Registration for New User.
  • Registration form will appear to create the user profile.
  • Enter personal details like name, date of birth and contact details- valid mobile number and email ID.
  • Candidates will have to verify their mobile number through OTP.
  • Once the OTP is verified, candidates will receive an email containing their User ID and Password. The same will also be sent on the registered mobile number.
  • Login using these credentials to proceed with the application process.