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CAT Application Form 2018 Notification eligibility Exam Date syllabus

CAT Application Form 2018 Notification Exam Date

CAT is Common Admission test a national level management aptitude test conducted by IIM(Indian Institutes of Management).CAT online registration starts in the month of August and examination will be conducted in the month of November.Results will be declared in the month of January.

Important dates for CAT Examination 2018:
Online registration/online application form begins from: August, 2018 to September, 2018
Downloading window of admit card will be open from: October, 2018
Examination date: November, 2018
Result announcement date: Second week of January, 2018

About Indian Institute of Management
The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are a group of 20 public, autonomous institutes of management education and research in India. They primarily offer postgraduate, doctoral and executive education programs. The establishment of IIMs was initiated by Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India, based on the recommendation of the Planning Commission.

How to Apply CAT Examination/Registration:
  • The Candidates who wants to appear the examination can register for CAT examination through online on official website
  • CAT 2018 Application Form will be declare from the mid of August 2018.
  • Go to the website of CAT and click on Registration.
  • Enter the registration information and register to your profile like date of birth and Name.
  • The new login “User ID and Password”will be generated by registration and check your email ID and mobile no. which is registered.
  • Fill all the requested information like personal details, academic details, courses applying for and other relevant information.
  • Upload your digital images of photo, required documents and signature, it must be in prescribed format.
  • Select programme names.
  • Now provide exam city preferences, you are allowed to select maximum four cities.
  • Do the payment of requisite fee by using Credit Card (Visa / Master), debit card, Credit Card (American Express) and Debit Card (Visa / Master). Application fee for General / NC-OBC is Rs. 1600/- and for SC/ST /PWD (DA) category it is Rs. 800/-.
  • Once you did the payment, a conformation email will be sent to your email ID.
  • Applicants are needed to pay fee via online method only.
  • Take hard copy of the filled application form for future references.
CAT 2018 eligibility criteria:
  • Qualification:Applicants must have a UG degree in any courses from any applicable college as well as university.
  • Percentage Required:The candidates should have minimum 50% marks or its equivalent CGPA (45% for candidates belonging to SC/ST/DA/PwD category applicants.
  • Candidates those are appearing for final year graduation or its equivalent or awaiting for their result are eligible to apply. In this case, candidates will have to submit the necessary document latest by June 30, 2018.
Different types of IIMs Different types of courses as follows:

IIM Name               Courses Offered    Official Website
IIM Visakhapatnam PGP                    
IIM Udaipur                PGP                   
IIM Tiruchirappalli       PGP and PGPBM
IIM Sirmaur                     PGP           
RGIIM Shillong     PGP and PGPEX
IIM Sambalpur       PGP                    
IIM Rohtak             PGP and EPGP    
IIM Ranchi            PGDM and PGDHRM
IIM Raipur             PGP and PGPWE
IIM Nagpur                   PGP               
IIM Lucknow             PGP, PGP-ABM and PGPSM
IIM Kozhikode          PGP                   
IIM Kashipur           PGP and EPGPM          
IIM Indore              PGP and EPGP           
IIM Calcutta                PGP-PGDM           
IIM Bodh Gaya          PGP             
IIM Bangalore PGP, PGPEM and PGPPM
IIM Amritsar                    PGP                   
IIM Ahmedabad       PGP and PGP-FABM

CAT 2018 Exam Pattern

There are 3 sections in the test
Verbal and Reading Comprehension (VARC)
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DI & LR)
Quantitative Ability (QA)

Section Duration in Minutes No. of Question Total Marks
Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation 60 32 96
Reading Comprehension and Verbal Ability 60 34 102
Quantitative Ability                              60 34 102
Total                                                       180 100 300

The total duration of the test is 180 minutes or 3 hours. However, each section of the test has a time limit of 1 hour each.

Negative Marking:For multiple choice questions, 1 mark will be minus for incorrect response and for questions additional than MCQs no marks will be subtracted.

Syllabus for CAT examination:
  • Applicants may practices with the mock test to know the exam pattern and syllabus of CAT.
  • The syllabus including of 4 sections, i.e. Mathematics or Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation, English and Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning.
  • Questions will be come from the above listed topics/subjects.
  • To perform better in the CAT 2018 examination, applicants are suggested to analyses the completed syllabus for their CAT examination preparations.

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