CAT or Common Admission Test is conducted for MBA/PGDM Admissions in IIMs and top B-schools of India. It is organized every year by IIMs on rotational basis. IIM Calcutta is the conducting authority for CAT 2017. The official notification for CAT 2017 is expected to be announced in the month of July-2017. Graduates in any discipline with minimum 50% (45% for Reserved category) marks are eligble to apply.
CAT 2017 Exam date: 26th Nov 2017
The CAT Exam is scheduled in the month of December. There is no change in the CAT Exam Pattern and questions will most likely be distributed among 3 sections: Verbal Reasoning (34), Quantitative Ability (34) and Data Interpretation (32). CAT syllabus is based upon fundamentals of 10+2 curriculum. So it is imperative to go through NCERT books for the chapters mentioned CAT 2017 Syllabus.
CAT 2017: Important Dates
CAT Result will be announced in the month of January-2018. Once the result is declared, candidates can start applying to colleges as per the Cutoff. 20 IIMs and over 150 top private and public colleges accept CAT score for admission to MBA and PGDM programmes.
|Notification release date||30 July 2017|
|Registration commencement||9 August 2017|
|Last date for Online Registration||20 September 2017|
|Issue of Admit Card||18 October 2017|
|CAT 2017 Exam date||26 November 2017|
|Result Announcement||January 2018|
CAT Exam highlights
|CAT 2017 Conducting Body||IIM Calcutta|
|CAT 2017 Official Notification Date||30 July 2017|
|CAT 2017 Exam Date||26 Nov 2017|
|Eligibility Criteria||Graduation with 50%|
|Participating Institutes||IIMs, IITs, FMS, ISB|
|Number of candidates appeared in CAT 2016||1,79602|
Last 5 Year Trends in CAT
Candidates can check below the number of applicants who have applied for CAT and those who have actually appeared for the exam. The number of applicants has steadily increased in the exam owing to its massive popularity among management aspirants in India as well as abroad.
CAT 2017 Eligibility Criteria
In order to be eligible for CAT 2017, an aspirant must be a graduate degree holder in any stream. Candidates appearing in the final year/semester of their degree program can also apply for CAT 2017. They should have also scored the required percentage in their graduation degree. The category-wise percentage requirement for CAT 2017 is explained in the table below:
|CAT 2017 RESERVATION CRITERIA||PERCENTAGE REQUIRED|
|Persons with disabilities||45%|
CAT 2017 Application Process
CAT 2017 Application forms will be available in the month of August. Intersted candidates can apply online on iimcat.ac.in. The application process is usually a four-step process.
- Registration on CAT 2017 official website: Click here
- Filing up of Application form that includes entering personal details, contact information, academic details, work experience, program preference and exam center preference.
- Uploading scanned copies of documents such as Photograph, Signature, Category certificate and disability certificate.
- Payment of application fee:- CAT 2017 Application fee is Rs 1700/- for General category. It can be paid online via net banking/credit card/debit card. Mentioned below is the category wise application fee for CAT 2017
|Category||CAT 2017 Application Fee|
Last year, IIM Bangalore had also allowed candidates with backlog or supplementary to appear in the CAT 2016 exam.
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