CAT 2019 Entrance Exam Dates, Registration, Eligibility

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CAT (Common Admission Test) exam is a national level exam which is conducted by IIM’s (Indian Institute of Management) for various management courses offered by the IIM’s. CAT 2019 entrance exam is a milestone for MBA aspirants who want take admission in IIM’s and top B schools in India.

CAT 2019 Exam dates / Registration details:

CAT 2019 examination dates are as:

S.No Activities Scheduled Date
Online Registration Starts
8th August 2018
Last date for Registration
19th September 2018
3 Application Correction Starts 4th week of September 2018
4 Admit Card Downloading Starts 24th October 2018 onward
5 Mock Test 3rd week of October 2018
6 CAT Aptitude Test 25th November 2018
Cut Off Release
Last week of November 2018
Answer Key Release
1st week of December 2018
Result Announcement
2nd week of January 2019

For updated dates click here for official website

CAT 2019 Exam Fees / Registration Fees:

Candidates have to apply online for CAT, as there is no offline mode for the registration.

The online payment modes are credit cards (Visa/Master/Amex/Diners Club), debit cards (Visa/Master/Rupay), net banking and Cash Card & Wallet. The application fee details are given below:

Category Fee
All other categories
Rs. 1900 + Transaction Procession Fee
2 SC, ST and PwD Rs. 950 + Transaction Procession Fee

CAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria:

The detailed CAT 2019 eligibility is given as:

1] Candidates must have a bachelor’s or its equivalent degree.

2] Pass the above exam (Point number 1) with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (45% marks for SC/ST/PWD categories).

3] Final year of Bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination can also apply

4] Candidates, those 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.

CAT 2019 Syllabus:

CAT exam is divided into three (3) section viz.

1] Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension,

2] Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning and

3] Quantitative Ability.

Total time allotted to this is 180 minutes followed by 100 questions. Each correct question carries 3 marks.

Sections Subjects Time Allotted Number of Questions Total Marks
Section I Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension 60 minutes 34 102
Section II Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning 60 minutes 32 96
Section III Quantitative Ability 60 minutes 34 102
Total 180 minutes 100 300

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