Re: Wt is cat exam
CAT (Common Admission Test) is the premier all India management entrance exam conducted by IIMs.
Start Date of Online Application 8th August, 2016
Last date to submit the application form 27th September, 2016 (Extended)
Correction window 1st to 5th October 2016
Admit Card Download Date 24th October, 2016
CAT 2016 Exam Date 4th December, 2016
Result Announcement Date 9th January, 2017
Students must have bachelor’s degree with 50% marks (45% for SC/ST/PWD). If the obtained marks are in the form of CGPA then it would be converted to percentage marks based on the procedure certified by the university/ institution from where the candidate has passed his/her bachelor degree.
CAT Exam Pattern
Type: Computer based test (CBT).
Duration: The duration of the paper CAT 2016 exam will be of 180 minutes.
No. of Questions: 100 Objective type questions.
Syllabus Covered: logical reasoning & data interpretation, verbal ability & Reading Comprehension and quantitative ability.
Marking Scheme: 3 marks for every correct answer.
Negative Marking: 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.
Time Limit per Section: Candidates will be allotted exactly 60 minutes for answering questions in each section.
Check CAT Pattern in the table below:
Sections Questions Marks Duration
Quantitative Ability 34 102 60 Min
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning 32 96 60 Min
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension 34 102 60 Min
Total 100 300 180 Min
Last edited by Rajkumar Agarwal; 17th March 2017 at 02:48 PM.