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Common admission test (CAT)

About CAT - COMMON ADMISSION TEST

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CAT - COMMON ADMISSION TEST is being consucted or we can say it is an entrance exam to take admission in India's Top Colleges.

The Common Admission Test (CAT) is an all-India test conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) as an entrance exam for admission to the Post-graduate and Fellow Programs in management courses of several management institutes all over India including the IIMs.

The CAT score is used separately by each institute along with other parameters i.e. academic performance, work experience, group discussion, written assessment and interview performance etc. to select candidates. The weightage assigned to CAT score may differ for each institute. Candidates are advised to read the weightage, process and breakup for each institute on its respective website.

 

ELIGIBILITY FOR CAT- COMMON ADMISSION TEST

The candidate must be a graduate with 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (45% in case of SC/ST/DA/PWD) or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the ministry of HRD, Government of India.

Candidates appearing for the final year of bachelor’s degree / equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply. (Candidate if selected needs to submit a certificate latest by 30th June 2015 from the Principal/Registrar of College/Institute stating that the candidate has completed all the requirements for obtaining the bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification on the date of the issue of the certificate.)

 

Reservation

15.00%

Scheduled Caste (SC)

7.50%

Scheduled Tribe (ST)

27.00%

Other Backward Classes (OBC) candidates belonging to the “non-creamy” layer

3.00%

Differently Abled (DA)

Test Duration & Pattern (CAT 2014)

Section

No. of Questions

Duration

1.

Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation

50

2 hrs. 50 mins

2.

Verbal Ability & Logical Reasoning

50

Total

100

2 hrs. 50 mins

 

Significant changes in CAT 2014

Exam duration has been increased to 170 minutes from the existing limit of 140 minutes.

Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation will consist of 50 questions and Logical Reasoning and Verbal Ability will have 50 questions each.

The tutorial which was made available before start of examination will not be available this time.

Candidates have the flexibility to devote more or less time to each section according to their ability.

One can switch over from one section to another section at any point during the examination timing.

Exam Format

CAT is a computer based test, conducted in multiple cities during a window of 3-4 weeks. A candidate can select his / her test date and slot as per choice and availability.

Important Dates

Registrations

Aug 06 - Sep 30, 2014

Download of Admit Card

Oct 16, 2014

Exam dates

Nov 16 & Nov 22, 2014

Results

3rd Week of Dec, 2014

How to Apply

Register online at the CAT website with a registration fee of Rs. 1600 (General/NC-OBC) and Rs. 800 (SC/ST/PWD-DA).

Note: Payment of registration fee can be done through online modes only including credit card, debit card or through net banking.

You do not have the option of choosing you preferred slot this time

You must show original mark sheets and submit photocopies to prove your eligibility at the time of interview. Further, if you are selected for a programme, original degree certificate and mark sheets along with your photocopies must be submitted for verification at the time of joining the programme.

Official Website : http://www.iimcat.ac.in

 

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