CAT 2018 Online Registration Starts from August 8,2018
CAT 2018 Registration is scheduled to begin this week on Wednesday, 8th August 2018, for candidates seeking admissions to Post Graduate and Fellow Programmes in the prestigious Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) of the country. ‘CAT 2018 Registration starts from Aug 8, 2018, Wednesday’ read a notification floating on the official website of IIM Common Admission Test – iimcat.ac.in.
The CAT 2018 entrance exam is scheduled to be conducted on 25th November 2018 in 147 cities across India in two sessions, based on which candidates will be allocated seats at IIM Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bangalore, Bodh Gaya, Calcutta, Indore, Jammu, Kashipur, Kozhikode, Lucknow, Nagpur, Raipur, Ranchi, Rohtak, Sambalpur, Shillong, Sirmaur, Tiruchirappalli, Udaipur, Visakhapatnam. The CAT Score is also used by participating non-IIM business schools to grant admissions to Management aspirants.
The exam would comprise of three sections: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, : Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Ability. A tutorial to understand the test will be available online from October 17. Queries, if any other than the FAQs available in the website, can be cleared through CAT helpdesk over email or phone.
CAT 2018 – Important Dates:
Registration Begins – Wednesday, 8th August 2018
Registration Ends – Wednesday, 19th September 2018, 5 PM
Download Admit Card – Wednesday, 24th October 2018 to 25th November 2018
CAT 2018 Exam Date – Sunday, 25th November 2018
CAT 2018 Results – Second week of January 2019
CAT 2018 Score Validity – 31st December 2019
CAT 2018 – Eligibility Criteria:
Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 50% marks or equivalent CGPA [45% in case of Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/ Persons with Disability (PwD) category candidates] from a recognized University.
Candidates appearing for Final year or those awaiting final year results are also eligible to apply for CAT 2018.
CAT 2018 – Registration Fee:
General Category – Rs.1900
SC/ST/PwD – Rs.950
How to Apply for CAT 2018?
Candidates are required to apply online for CAT registration 2018. The application procedure for filling the application form is mentioned here:
- Visit the official link, iimcat.ac.in
- Register yourself by entering your email ID and mobile number.
- After completion of the registration process, the User ID and password will be generated. It will be sent to the candidate’s mail ID and registered mobile number.
- Login your account using system generated User ID and password.
- Application process involves 5 sections namely personal details, academics, work experience, programmes and payment.
- Candidates have to upload the scanned images of photograph, signature, category & PwD certificate in the prescribed format.
- Pay the requisite application fee through online mode.
- At last, take a printout of the filled-in application form and keep it safe for future references.
About Common Admission Test (CAT):
Common Admission Test (CAT 2018) is one of the competitive entrance examinations for pursuing postgraduate programs in Business Administration field. It is the entrance exam to get admission to 20 Indian Institute of Management (IIMs) and more than 100 B-schools located across India. This national level examination is conducted by the IIMs on the rotation basis. Every year a large number of candidates appear in the CAT examination and the count is increasing year by year.
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