If you’re looking for details on CAT 2018 notification, you’ve come to the right place!
The much awaited IIM CAT notification is most likely to be out in the last week of July 2018/August 2019!
The Common Admission Test (CAT) is an all India Entrance test conducted by IIMs, for admission to various business administration programs across the country, including 2-year full time postgraduate programs in management, a few Executive programs, Fellowship programs in Management at the IIMS, along with programs at other top Indian B-schools like IITs, FMS, S P Jain, MDI, and NITIE.
The official IIM CAT website IIM CAT website) has published the exam date: 25th November 2018. The CAT exam in 2017 was conducted on 26th November 2017 by IIM Lucknow, preceded by IIM Bangalore in 2016. This year, IIM Calcutta will conduct the test, with TCS as the technology support partner. Approximately 2 lakh candidates appear for CAT every year.
Mentioned below are the details from the CAT 2018 eligibility, CAT 2018 notification important dates and Test cities, including CAT Registration process, CAT 2018 Application fee, CAT 2018 Application form
As per the eligibility criteria of CAT 2018, candidates should fulfill anyone of the following parameters:
* SC / ST / PWD candidates should have minimum 45%. For General and NC-OBC candidates, minimum is 50%.
CAT 2018 exam will be conducted on 25th November 2018 The below details are as per 2017. Stay tuned for CAT 2018 updates!
CAT 2018 will be conducted by IIM Calcutta
CAT 2018 structure is yet to be announced. In 2017, the exam structure was as mentioned below:
|Section No.||Section Name||Total Number of Questions||Number of Multiple Choice Questions||Number of TITA* Questions|
|I||Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension||34||27||7|
|II||Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning||32||24||8|
TITA*: Type in the Answer: ‘Type in The Answer’ Questions without options) and MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions)
|CAT 2018 Notification||Tentative: 15th July 2018|
|Online Registrations for CAT 2018 commences||To be Announced|
|CAT 2018 Test Registration and Test Payment closes||To be Announced|
|CAT Registration form Edit option*||To be Announced|
|Official CAT sample test||To be Announced|
|Sample test on IMS website||To be Announced|
|CAT 2018 Admit Card||To be Announced|
|CAT 2018 Test Day||25th November 2018|
|CAT 2018 Result||January 2019|
IMS shall update the official CAT 2018 notification as soon as it is released.Stay tuned for updates!
CAT 2018 registration is expected to begin from the 2nd week of August 2018.
The CAT 2018 registration process is expected to be completely online like last year. All aspirants can visit the official website of CAT and click on the ‘Registration’ tab to register online and generate a USER ID and Password via email and SMS.
Once you have received the CAT 2018 User ID and Password, you can complete the CAT registration process by filling up the CAT 2018 Application form on the official CAT website.
CAT 2018 Application fee is yet to be announced.
The CAT 2018 online application form is most likely to be divided into the following sections:
Once an applicant has filled up all the required information in a section, one can click on the ‘Save & Next’ option. As the next step, applicant will be required to upload your photograph and signature in the respective sections. The CAT 2018 registration process ends by making the payment of the application fee via Credit/Debit Card or Net Banking.
As per the legal requirements,
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