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Old 1st November 2012, 04:52 PM
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Common Admission Test is better known as CAT before year 2009 CAT was in format of paper-pencil based test on a fixed date for all CAT takers. CAT has become a computer based test in year 2009.
Common Admission Test conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management to get admission is top B schools and ITM institutes for two year full time Post Graduate Programmes in Management and Ph.D programmes. Candidates aspiring to get admission into IIMs need to appear for Common Admission Test (CAT).

Eligibility for CAT:
Students who wish to appear in CAT should have a Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA [45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Differently Abled (DA), recognized by any of the Universities.

Application procedure for CAT:
Notification for CAT generally announced in the last week of August every year by India Institutes of managements in few business dailies and the official website of CAT.
Students who wish to appear in CAT needs to purchase the CAT voucher form any branch of Axis Bank and then they need to register on CAT website and applicant should keep a valid email ID as all communications will be sent by IIMs to mail ID of applicant.

CAT Pattern:
Common Admission Test follows 4 sections which include Quantitative Ability, Verbal Ability, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning.
Duration- 140 minutes
No of questions- 60
Questions related to- Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation, Verbal Ability & Logical Reasoning.

CAT tests your skills in five broad areas.
1. English
2. Problem Solving (Mathematics)
3. DI (Data Interpretation)
4. DS (Data Sufficiency)
5. LR (Logical Reasoning)

Important dates for CAT-2013
Below I am providing you tentatively dates for CAT.
CAT Notification - last week of August-2013
CAT exam – Between last week of October-2013 to middle of November-2013

IIMs in India accept CAT
1. IIM Ahmedabad
2. IIM Bangalore
3. IIM Calcutta
4. IIM Indore
5. IIM Kozhikode
6. IIM Lucknow
7. IIM Shillong
8. IIM Udaipur
9. IIM Ranchi
10. IIM Rhotak
11. IIM Kashipur
12. IIM Trichy
13. IIM Raipur

B-Schools in India that accept CAT Score:
CAT scores are accepted by approximately 120 MBA institutes in India. Below I am providing you some institutes.

-S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR), Mumbai
-Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon
-Mudra Institute of Communications Ahmedabad (MICA), Ahmedabad
-National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai
-T.A.Pai Management Institute (TAPMI), Manipal
-Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad
-Institute of Management, Nirma University, Ahmedabad
-National Insurance Academy School of Management (NIASoM), Pune

CAT Syllabus:
CAT Data Interpretation Syllabus: Interpretation and analysis of data based on text, tables, graphs (line, area), charts (column, bar, pie), venn diagram, etc.

CAT Logical Reasoning Syllabus: Clocks, calendars, binary logic, seating arrangement, blood relations, logical sequence, assumption, premise, conclusion, linear and matrix arrangement, etc.

CAT Verbal/English Ability Syllabus: Reading comprehension, verbal reasoning, syllogisms, analogies, antonyms and synonyms, fill in the blanks, sentence correction, idioms, etc.

CAT Quant/Maths Ability Syllabus: Number systems, geometry, trigonometry, probability, permutation combination, algebra, menstruation, time and work, averages, percentages, profit and loss, quadratic and linear equations, etc.

CAT Previous Question Paper :

CAT Question Paper

CAT 2007 Question Paper

CAT Preparation Books
Study package for the CAT Online (with CD) by Arun Sharma, Meenakshi Upadhyay
Price: Rs. 907

Here I am attached file for giving you all information regarding to CAT Registration Procedure:
CAT Registration Procedure

Here I am sharing a file for Practical Guide to the CAT exam
Practical Guide to the CAT

CAT- Result:
Result of CAT will announced tentatively in first week of January 2013 on official website of CATIIM you can visit on site and on home page of site you will get tab of CAT result-2013 click on that tab and go further with needful instructions.

Below I am providing you an image of official website of CATIIM.

Contact Details
Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode
Address- IIM Kozhikode Campus P.O.
Kunnamangalam, Kozhikode- 673 570
Kerala, INDIA
Phone: 0495 280 9219
FAX: 0495 280 3010
E-Mail: catcentre@iimk.ac.in
Attached Files
File Type: pdf CAT Question Paper 1.pdf (390.3 KB, 74 views)
File Type: pdf CAT 2007 Question Paper.pdf (692.0 KB, 97 views)
File Type: pdf CAT Registration Procedure.pdf (1.65 MB, 308 views)
File Type: pdf Practical Guide to the CAT.pdf (555.6 KB, 86 views)
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Old 21st November 2019, 08:22 AM
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Can you tell me important dates for CAT Exam (Common Admission Test) 2019? Also provide me the paper pattern for CAT Exam (Common Admission Test)?
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Old 21st November 2019, 08:23 AM
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CAT Exam (Common Admission Test) is a computer-based selection test conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) as a prerequisite for admissions to their business administration programs.

Apart from the IIMs, the CAT is also a prerequisite for admissions into numerous other prestigious management colleges across India which includes institutes like S.P Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR), Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), Management Development Institute (Gurgaon), Institute of Management Technology (IMT), and several others.

CAT Important Dates (Tentative)

Release of CAT 2019 Notification July 27, 2019

Application Commencement Second week of August, 2019

Last date to apply Last week of September, 2019

Re-upload of blur/improper photograph in CAT
Application form Last week of September, 2019

Issuing Admit Card Last week of October, 2019

CAT 2019 Tutorial/Mock Test Third week of October, 2019

CAT 2019 Exam November 24, 2019 (Forenoon Slot - 9 am-12 pm)

November 24, 2019 (Afternoon Slot - 2:30 pm-5:30 pm)

Candidate Response File Last week of November, 2019

Releasing of Answer Key First week of December, 2019

Last date to file objection (if any) based on the
official answer key First week of December, 2019

Announcement of CAT 2019 Result First week of January, 2019

CAT Eligibility Criteria 2019

One should obtain a Bachelor’s Degree across disciplines from a recognised University or Institute

General and OBC-NC category candidates must secure minimum 50% marks in aggregate or equivalent CGPA. For reserved category candidates, the minimum 45% marks.

The exam duration is 3 years.

Final year graduation students are also eligible to apply provided they complete their undergraduate studies within the stipulated schedule.

Age Limit - There is no age limit for applying or appearing in CAT exam

CAT Exam Pattern

Total Questions in CAT Exam

Total Marks

Total Sections

Total Duration
180 Minutes

Negative Marking
-1 for Each Incorrect Attempt

Sectional Details
Quantitative Aptitude, Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension, and Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation
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