CAT Application Form 2017 Notification, Exam Date available at 2017 Notification

Name of the ExamCommon Admission Test
Name of the Conducting BodyIndian Institute of Management Lucknow
Level of the ExamNational Level
Number of available seats20,000 seats
Notification Release date30th July 2017
Registration Date9th August 2017
Last Date of registration20th September 2017
Admit card issue date18th October 2017
Exam date26th November 2017
Result dateJanuary 2018
Mode to applyOnline

 CAT 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Qualification Requirement:

Candidate must have the graduation degree in Bachelor’s in any of the Discipline which must be from the recognized university or institute. He or she has to score at least minimum percentage of 50% if the candidate belongs to the general category and 45% if he or she belongs to the reserved category. Even final year student can also apply for the same but they must fulfill the Bachelor’s degree cutoff given by the IIMs and other approved institutes participating in CAT 2017.

Application Fee:

The General category candidate has to pay 1800INR as the application fees whereas 900INR allotted for the reserved category candidate. In order to pay the fees, the candidate has to use Credit card, debit card or net banking payment gateways.

Important dates:

  • CAT Notification 2017: 29th July 2017
  • CAT Application Form 2017: 9th August 2017
  • Last date to apply for CAT 2017: 20th September 2017
  • Availability of CAT 2017 Admit Card: 18th October 2017
  • Date for availability of Tutorial CAT 2017: 18th October 2017
  • Exam Date for CAT 2017: 26th November 2017
  • Result Date for CAT 2017: Second week of January 2018

CAT Exam 2017

The authorities will be going to upload the admit card for the eligible candidate on 18th October 2017 soon after the completion of the online registration process. The authorities will conduct the CAT exam on 26th November 2017 at various affiliated centers to select the candidate for taking admission in various colleges.

CAT Exam Pattern 2017

 Coming to the exam pattern, the time duration of the CAT exam is 3 hours and in this time period the candidate has to attempt all the 100 objective type questions which are mixed of multiple and non-multiple choice questions. The paper is divided into 3 sections, Verbal Ability and Comprehension, Data Interpretation and Reasoning, as well as quantitative ability. While attempting the questions makes sure that each of the section has time bound of 1 hour whereas the total duration is of three hours. Each question carries three marks and there is negative marking also and the authority will deduct 1 mark for every wrong answer.

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