IMS Test Availability Schedule – CAT 2022

23 October, 2021

The Test Availability Schedule for IMS CAT 2022 Programs is updated here.

Stay tuned for regular updates.

Proctored & Pre-SimCATs:

Proctored / Pre SimCAT# Window Period
SimCAT 10 Proctored 30th September 2022 – 3rd October 2022
SimCAT 11 Proctored 7th October 2022 – 11th October 2022
SimCAT 12 Proctored 14th October 2022 – 17th October 2022
SimCAT 13 Proctored 28th October 2022 – 31st October 2022
SimCAT 14 Proctored 4th November 2022 – 7th November 2022
SimCAT 15 Proctored 18th November 2022 – 21st November 2022


  • For each upcoming Proctored SimCAT /Pre SimCAT, prior slot booking is mandatory for taking the test during the window period. Students need to book their slot on myIMS portal.
  • Student has to take the Proctored SimCAT  / Pre SimCAT during the pre-defined window period in order to be eligible for All India Ranking, Percentile and detailed Analytics report
  • If a student misses to take the Proctored SimCAT / Pre SimCAT within the window period, the test shall be available on their myIMS portal as an Unproctored (Take-home) test after the window period is over. However, for all Unproctored (Take-home) tests only Percentile and detailed Analytics report shall be given.

Take-Home SimCATs:

SimCAT# Availability Date
SIMCAT Take Homes 1-17 Available
SIMCAT Take Homes 18-20 22-Sep-22
SIMCAT Take Homes 21-25 6-Oct-22


  • Take Home tests will be primarily in the CAT 2020 /21 (2 hour pattern) along with a few tests of the CAT 2019 (3 hour pattern). Pattern of some tests may be changed if CAT 2022 Notification specifies a different pattern.
  • Take-home SimCATs 101 to 125 will provide Percentile and detailed Analytics report
  • Percentiles for Take Homes will be made available once a statistically significant number of students have taken the tests

Sectional Tests:

Test# Availability Date
Section Tests 1-10 (VA-RC,DI-LR,QA) Available


  • Section Tests will be released in increasing levels of difficulty. Overall level of difficulty of Section Tests 1-3 will be Easy, 4-6 will be Moderate and 7-10 will be Difficult.
  • Section tests will be a mix of the CAT 2019 (1-hour pattern) and CAT 2020/21 (40 minute pattern). Pattern of some tests may be changed if CAT 2022 Notification specifies a different pattern.

e-Maximizer Workshops:

Workshop Number Workshop Name Availability Date
1 Numbers 1
2 Numbers 2
3 Data Interpretation -1
4 Geometry -1
5 RC Advanced
6 Geometry -2
7 CR Fundamentals
8 Equations & Functions
9 Data Interpretation -2
10 Sets, Counting & Puzzles
11 Logical Reasoning
12 Arithmetic



Check ADMAT Availability Schedule here



  • The Schedule is subject to change. Stay tuned for regular updates.
  • Test /Workshop availability is subject to eligibility as per the IMS program enrolled for.
  • The Tests & Workshops will be deactivated on 31st March following the Exam year enrolled for.