Registration for CAT 2019

Complete Details of CAT 2019 Registration and Selection Process

Registration for CAT 2019 are open and the race for admission to IIM has started. We are providing important information on CAT 2019 which may be used fully for the students/ applicants.

The Registrations can be done till 18 September 2019 for the admission to prestigious 20 IIM for Post Graduation in Business Management.  Other than IIM, some other business schools also accept the CAT score for the admission process to their colleges/ Institutes.

This year, the CAT entrance Exam will be conducted on 24 November 2019. The exam will be in two sessions.  For registration and exam, the following are some useful information:-

FEE for Registration:   Rs. 1900/- for General category. Rs. 950/- for SC/ST/ Physically Handicapped

Educational Qualifications:   Minimum 50% marks in Graduation Degree or equivalent CGPA from a recognized university. For SC/ST candidates, this minimum percentage is 45.

IIM Selection Process: On the basis of written exam, IIM shortlists students for the first phase of admission. Different IIM has their own way of setting cut-off on scores of various sections of the exam. The complete admission process involves CAT score, Group discussion, and personnel interviews. Students appearing in the final year of graduation should submit a certificate from Principal/ Registrar of their University/Institute at the time of group discussion. The admission is done provisionally. However, the final Degree/ Mark sheet can be submitted before December 31, 2020, failing which the admission will be treated automatically canceled.

CAT Syllabus: The exam is online. The question paper is in three parts. Verbal Ability in the first part, Data interpretation in the second part and quantitative ability in the third part. There is a total of 100 questions. 34 in the first part, 32 in the second part and 34 in the third part. Questions are of multiple choice type. Three marks for correct/ most appropriate answer, negative one mark for wrong answered the question. However, there is no deduction of marks for the not attempted question. The total time allowed is 180 minutes that means 60 minutes for each part.

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