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CAT 2018: Admit Card, Exam Dates, Syllabus, Pattern, Books, Preparation Tips

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CAT 2018: CAT 2018 Admit Card has been released on 24th October 2018. Common Admission Test is a top level management entrance examination organized by the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) on a rotational basis every year. For admission in MBA, PGDM, and other management courses which is offered IIMs and other top business schools in India such as SPJIMR, FMS, MDI, NITIE etc scorecard are required. Here candidates can get the details about application form, including how to apply, exam dates, eligibility, pattern etc. get all the information about CAT 2018 at Learndunia.Com

CAT 2018 – Admit Card Released

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CAT 2018 Highlights

CAT Exam 2018 Conducting Institute IIM Calcutta
Exam Mode Only Online
Exam Date 2018 November 25, 2018
Exam Question Types MCQs and TITA (Type In The Answer)
Eligibility Criteria 50% Required in Graduation
Time Duration 180 Minutes
Application Mode Online Only
Cut Off 60%
Courses Offered Post Graduate Management Courses

What is CAT?

CAT is known as Common admission test which is organised for students through this entrance exam candidates will get admission in post graduate courses which is offered by the top IIMs and Top B Schools. The admission process will be done through the IIMs. CAT is organised every year one of the IIMs on the rotational basis. As there is no decided attempt for appearing in CAT Exam.

Those who want to admission in IIMs need to appear in CAT Exam and must have minimum 50% marks in the graduation as the eligibility criteria and following are the details need to carry at the time of application form submission:

  • Personal Details
  • Contact Details
  • Academic Details
  • Work Experience
  • Selecting IIMs to apply for
  • Selecting Test Centers and Interview Cities

CAT-2018-Official-Notification

CAT 2018 – Exam Dates

CAT Exam Dates has been released now, Check below:

Events Dates  CAT Link
Advertisement released 29th July 2018  CAT 2018 Notification
Online registration starts 8th August 2018  CAT Application Form
Last date for registration 19th September 2018  Apply Now
Application correction 4th to last week of September 2018  CAT Application Form Correction
Admit card release 24 October 2018   CAT Admit Card
Mock Test Release October 2018                  
Exam date 25th November 2018  CAT Exam Dates
Answer key & question paper release 1st week of December 2018                  
Last date to submit objection 2nd week of December 2018
Result announcemt 2nd week of January 2019

CAT 2018 – Application Form

Here we discuss the about CAT Application Form:

  • CAT Application Form will be available on Online Mode only.
  • The Application form will be available from 8th August 2018.
  • Last date of filling the application form is 19th September 2018.
  • Candidates can visit the CAT official website to fill the CAT Application From.
  • Fill the required details carefully such as Personal Details, Educational Details, and other required details.
  • Upload recent passport size photograph and signature.
  • CAT Application from correction facility will be available from 4th week of September 2018.
  • Candidates can pay the Application Fee in the online mode.
  • After filling all the Details and payment take a print out of the Application form and save it for the future use.

How to fill CAT Application FormClick Here

Steps to Apply for CAT 2018

CAT Registration involves some of the following steps:

Step 1: Registration

  • Visit the official website of CAT (Link will provide soon).
  • Click on “Registration for New User” link.
  • Fill the registration form.
  • Enter all the Required details such as Candidate Name, Date of Birth (DOB), E-Mail ID and Mobile Number

Step 2: Fill Application Form

  • The Application Form will be display on the Screen.
  • Fill all the required details such as Personal Details, Educational Details, Work Experience etc.
  • Upload your Passport Size Photograph and Signature.
  •  The format of the picture is in .JPG or .JPEG format only.

Step 3: Application Fee

  • The Application Fee for General and OBC category Candidates is Rs. 1900/-
  • The Application Fee for SC/ST/PWD candidates is Rs. 950/-.

Step 4: Application Form Confirmation

  • After filling all the information and making the Application form, the authority will send the Confirmation Mail to the Candidates  registered E-Mail ID.

Application Fee:

  • CAT Application fee will be pay on only Online Mode.
  • Candidates can pay the Application Fee through Credit/Debit Card or by Internet Banking.
Category Application Fee
General/ OBC Category Rs. 1800/-
SC/ST/PWD Rs. 900/-

CAT Application Form Correction

CAT Application Form Correction is done through online mode, candidates can make a application correction through the official website of CAT. CAT Application Form Correction will be allowed only for limited entries. the Application Correction is done only in online mode, there is no other mode to make a online CAT Application Form Correction. Candidates can edit Application Form any time before submission the Application Fee. After Making the Application Fee candidates will received a confirmation mail from CAT Official.

CAT Application Form Correction Details

Students can edit the following fields, Check Below:

Candidates can Edit

  • Address.
  • Personal Details.
  • Educational Details.
  • Exam City.

Candidates can not be Edit:

  • Candidate’s Name.
  • Candidate’s Mobile Number.
  • Date of Birth (DOB).
  • Email-ID.
  • Candidates State.

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Eligibility Criteria:

Before you may go filling application form check your Eligibility Criteria exam which are given here:

  • Qualification: Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in any stream from any recognized college or university.
  • Percentage:  For General Category Candidates, must have secured minimum 50 Percentage marks and for SC, ST and OBC candidates must secured 45% marks.
  • Final Year Candidates: Those Candidates who are in the Last year of there graduation and those who are waiting for the result are eligible for CAT Exam.
  • Others: Professional Degree holder candidates can also apply for CAT 2018 Exam.
  • Age Limit: No age limit for CAT.

Percentage Required for CAT 2018 for Different Category, Check below;

Category Percentage Required
General and OBC 50%
Scheduled Caste 45%
Scheduled Tribe 45%
Persons with Disabilities 45%

CAT 2018 – Exam Pattern

Here we discuss the Exam Pattern, Check Below:

  • Exam Mode: Computer Based Test (CBT).
  • Exam Duration: 180 minutes (3 hours). 60minutes duration has been allotted to complete each section.
  • Type of Question: Multiple choice type and subjective type.
  • No. of Question: Total 100 questions.
  • Marking Scheme: For Each and every correct answer three marks will be given.
  • Negative Marking: For multiple choice questions(MCQs), one mark will be deducted for a wrong answer and for questions other than MCQs no marks will be deducted. There will be not penalty of negative marking on wrong answers to Non MCQs in CAT 2018 Exam.
  • CAT 2018 Exam Sections: Verbal ability and & Reading comprehensive(VARC), Data Interpretation& Logical Reasoning(DILR); Quantitative Aptitute(QA).
Section No. of Question Duration Total Marks
Quantitative Ability 34 60 Min 102
Reasoning Ability & Reading Comprehension (RC) 34 60 Min 102
Data Interpretation (DI) & Logical Reasoning 32 60 Min 96
Total 100 180 Min 300

Check CAT Examination Details Listed below:

CAT Examination Mode Online(Computer Based Multiple Choice) Exam
Number of Questions 100
Maximum Marks 300
Duration of Exam 180 minutes
Sections on Paper Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation and logical reasoning, andVerbal comprehension and learning

Total Number of CAT Registration Past Years:

Years Registration Candidates (In Lacs)
2018
2.32 (Approx)
2017
2.31 (231, 067)
2016
2.32 (232,434)
2015
2.19 (218,664)
2014
1.97
2013
1.95
2012
2.14
2011
2.05
2010
2.04

CAT 2018 –  Syllabus

The most desired management entrance exam in India have not any prescribed syllabus, but with the basis of previous year question papers and other trends below are the important topics which we need to prepared for CAT Exam. CAT Syllabus is comprises in four section:

  1. Verbal Ability
  2. Quantitative Aptitude
  3. Logical Reasoning
  4. Data Interpretation

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Numbers, Number System, LCM and HCF Geometry – Straight Line and Circles being the most important Co-ordinate Geometry Trigonometry Mensuration Percentages Profit, Loss and Discount Interest (Simple and Compound) Speed, Time and Distance Time and Work Averages Ratio and Proportion Linear Equations Quadratic Equations Complex Numbers Logarithm Progressions (Sequences & Series) Inequalities Permutation and Combination Probability Functions Set Theory Mixtures and Allegations.

Data Interpretation

  • Tables, Column Graphs, Bar Graphs, Line Charts, Pie Chart ,Venn Diagrams

Verbal Ability

  • Reading Comprehension, Sentence Correction, Critical Reasoning, Para Jumbles, Vocabulary Based (Synonyms Antonyms), English Usage or Grammar, Para Completion, Fill in the blanks , Cloze Passage,  Summarize the given paragraph, Verbal Reasoning, Facts / Inferences / Judgements.

Logical Reasoning

  • Arrangements, Distribution, Games and Tournaments, Selections, Cubes, Logical Sequence, Logical Deduction, Logical DI (Combination of data given in DI representation and a logic based caselet).

Click Here to Check CAT 2018 Syllabus

How to prepare for CAT 2018?

Here we are listed some Preparation Strategy for CAT Examination:

  • Make proper time table for preparation.
  • Review your syllabus.
  • Try to discover your weak point and find out how to overcome them.
  • Try to solve more and more problem every day.
  • Try to select Best Books for CAT Examination preparation.
  • Solve lot of previous year question papers will help you and give the idea about the difficulty level.
  • Attempt mock test.
  • Manage your timing.
  • Stress free and take a proper rest.

Best Books for CAT Preparation

Here you will find a list of Best Books for CAT Preparation:

  • Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis
  • NCERT Books
  • High School English Grammar and Composition by Wren and Martin
  • How to prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for the CAT by Arun Sharma
  • Pearson Guide to Quantitative Aptitude for CAT by Nishit Sinha
  • Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension by Ajay Singh
  • Quantum CAT by Sarvesh Verma

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CAT Conducting Organizations (IIM)

Years Conducting IIMs
2018
Yet to be announced
2018
IIM Calcutta
2017
IIM Lucknow
2016
IIM Bangalore
2015
IIM Ahmedabad
2014
IIM Indore
2013
IIM Indore

CAT 2018 – Admit Card

CAT 2018 Admit Card will be available form 24th October 2018, candidates can download their admit card from the official website of the CAT. Candidates can download their admit card by entering Registration No, and Password. The Admit Card contain the detail like Candidates Name, Exam Dates, Candidates Photograph, Signature, Exam Center etc.

How to Download CAT Admit Card?

  • Log in to the official website of CAT Exam.
  • Click on the Download CAT Admit Card Section.
  • Enter your application number or date of birth.
  • Click on download Admit Card.
  • You will be redirected to the Admit card window.
  • After generating your admit card you need to verify your admit card; if you finds all details is correct then please download it and if you find any discrepancies then immediately contact with the conducting authority.
  • Take a copy of admit card for future purpose.

In Case of any discrepancy in CAT 2018 Admit Card , candidates can contact the examination authority.

  • Toll-Free Number: 1800-266-3549
  • Helpdesk email address: cathelpdesk@iimcat.ac.in

Document required with CAT 2018 Admit Card during the Examination

  • Aadhaar Card
  • Voter ID
  • Passport
  • PAN Card
  • Driving License
  • Photo ID issued by current education institute or employer among others.

CAT 2018 – Answer Key

Once the exam will be conducted successfully by the IIM Calcutta then Answer Key will released after one week of exam via online in the official website. From the answer keys candidates can evaluate their performance in the Examination. The authority gives a facility i.e. objection against the incorrect answer. If any answer they found wrong in the answer keys then they can objection for this.

How to download Answer Key:

  • Login in the official website @iimcat.ac.in
  • Fill you details like application or roll number & date of birth or password.
  • Select the shift where you have given your examination.
  • Click on the view answer key.
  • PDF will be appeared in front of your computer screen.
  • Download it; check your answer how many question answer’s you have given correctly.

CAT 2018 – Reservation

In CAT 2018, some seats are reserved for SC/ST/OBC and for PWD candidates, check complete CAT Reservation table below;

Category Reservation (%)
Scheduled Caste (SC) 15
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 7.5
Non-Creamy – Other Backward Classes (NC-OBC) 27
People with Disability (PWD) 3
Total Percentage of Reserved Seats 52.5

CAT 2018 –  Result

IIM Calcutta will released CAT 2018 Result on 2nd to 3rd week of January 2019. Those who appeared for CAT exam can download CAT result from the official website by entering their application number and password in the application form. In CAT result candidates scores are also mentioned which are useful for admission in the IIMs. The CAT result will be available via online mode.

Candidates can follow the below given steps to down the scorecard.

  • Visit the official website.
  • Click on download scorecard button.
  • fill the required details in the result form.
  • then click on download button.
  • Take a printout of this admit card.

Past Year Paper Analysis

It is one of the toughest exam in Management Entrance Test. In cat 2017 from VARC section had 32 questions while DILR section had 32 questions and Quantitative Aptitude had 34 questions respectively asked. The most typical section is Data Interpretation and logical reasoning. As comparing with the 2016 question paper quant section in easier.

CAT Exam Year 2017 2016 2015
Exam Date November 26 December 4 November 29
Conducting Authority IIM Lucknow IIM Bangalore IIM Ahmedabad
Total No. of Questions 100 100 100
Maximum Marks Allotted 300 300 300
Marking Scheme +3 for each correct answer +1 for each correct answer +3 for each correct answer
Negative Marking – 1 Mark for each wrong answer – 0.33 Mark for each wrong answer – 1 Mark for each wrong answer
Type of Questions MCQs & Non-MCQs MCQs & Non MCQs MCQs & Non-MCQs
Questions with Negative Marking MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions)
Number of MCQs 74 75 72
Number of Non-MCQs 26 25 28
Level of Difficulty Few questions Easy, few Moderate and some Difficult Moderate to Difficult Moderate to Difficult
Sections with number of questions VARC-34 DILR-32 QA- 34 VARC-34 DILR-32 QA- 34 VARC-34 DILR-32 QA- 34

CAT 2018 – Cut off

Cut off are minimum marks are required to crack the exam. Cut Off  is calculated on the basis of candidates appeared for the examination, difficulty level of the exam, and seats availability in the different IIMs. As Every IIMs have their own cut off but here we are listed a common cut off score for each category with section wise.

Category VRC DILR QA OVERALL
General 70 70 70 80
NC-OBC 65 65 65 75
SC 60 60 60 70
ST 50 50 50 60
PWD 60 60 60 70

CAT 2018 –  Expected Cutoff for IIMs

Check Below the CAT 2018 Cutoff for Serval IIMs, Check Below;

IIM CAT Cut off in %
IIM, Ahmedabad 99.6
IIM, Bangalore 99.5
IIM, Calcutta 99.5
IIM, Lucknow 99.5
IIM, Rohtak 97.11
IIM, Kozhikode 96.3
IIM, Indore 94.7
IIM, Trichy 94.0
IIM, Raipur 90.0

CAT Cutoff for IIMs:

COLLEGE COURSE GENERAL
IIM, Ahemdabad Post Graduate Programme in Management 80
IIM, Banglore Post Graduate Programme in Management 90
IIMC, Kolkata Post Graduate Diploma in Economics 90
IIMC, Kolkata Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics 90
IIMC, Kolkata Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management 90
IIMC, Kolkata Post Graduate Diploma in Finance 90
IIMC, Kolkata Post Graduate Diploma in Operations and Information Technology 90
IIM, Lucknow Post Graduate Programme in Agri-Business Management 90
IIM, Lucknow Post Graduate Programme in Sustainable Management 90
IIM-BG, Bodhgaya Post Graduate Program in Management (Finance) 90
IIM-BG, Bodhgaya Post Graduate Programme in Marketing 90
IIM-BG, Bodhgaya Post Graduate Programme in Human Resources 90
IIM, Raipur Post Graduate Programme in Management 90
IIM, Raipur Post Graduate Program in Management (Finance) 90
IIM, Raipur Post Graduate Programme in Marketing 90
IIM, Raipur Post Graduate Programme in Human Resources 90
IIM, Kozikode Post Graduate Programme in Management 90
IIM, Indore Post Graduate Programme in Management  (Communication Studies) 90
IIM, Trichy Post Graduate Programme in Management 90
IIMU, Udaipur Post Graduate Programme in Management 90
IIMV, Vizag Post Graduate Program in Operations Management 90
IIMV, Vizag Post Graduate Program in Management (Information Technology) 90
IIMV, Vizag Post Graduate Progamme in Public Management and Policy 90
IIMV, Vizag Post Graduate Programme in Strategic Management 90
IIMV, Vizag Post Graduate Programme in Quantitative Methods & Operations Management 90
IIMV, Vizag Post Graduate Programme in Economics 90
IIMV, Vizag Post Graduate Program in Management (Finance) 90
IIMV, Vizag Post Graduate Programme in Marketing 90
IIM, Shillong Post Graduate Programme in Management 75
IIM, Shillong Post Graduate Programme in Marketing 75
IIM, Shillong Post Graduate Programme in Human Resources 75
IIM, Ranchi Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management 90
IIM, Ranchi Post Graduate Diploma in Economics 90
IIM, Ranchi Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Marketing) 90
IIM, Ranchi Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Operation) 90
IIM, Ranchi Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Finance and Accounting Management) 90
IIM, Ranchi Post Graduate Diploma in Management  (Human Resource Management & Organizational Behavior) 90
IIM, Kashipur Post Graduate Program in Operations Management 90
IIM, Kashipur Master of Business Administration 90
IIM, Kashipur Post Graduate Program in Management (Finance) 90
IIM, Kashipur Post Graduate Programme in Marketing 90
IIM, Kashipur Post Graduate Programme in Human Resources 90
IIM, Nagpur Post Graduate Programme in Management 90
IIM, Sirmaur Post Graduate Programme in Management 90
IIM, Jammu Post Graduate Programme in Management 80
IIM, Sambalpur Post Graduate Programme in Management 90
IIM, Amritsar Post Graduate Programme in Management 90

CAT Cut off 2017 for Top B-Schools (Other Than IIMs)

Institute Course General
MDI, Gurgaon Post Graduate Program in Operations Management [PGP-OM] 94
SPJIMR, Mumbai Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM] 85
SPJIMR, Mumbai Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Marketing) 85
SPJIMR, Mumbai Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Finance) 85
SPJIMR, Mumbai Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM] (Information Systems) 85
IMI, New Delhi Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Executive) 90
IMI, New Delhi Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management [PGDHRM] 90
IMI, New Delhi Post Graduate Diploma Management – Banking and Financial Services [PGDM BFSI] 90
IMI, New Delhi Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Operation) 90
XIMB, Bhubaneswar Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Business Management) 91
XIMB, Bhubaneswar Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Global Management) 91
IMT, Ghaziabad Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM] 90
IMT, Ghaziabad Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management 90
IMT, Ghaziabad Post Graduate Diploma in Finance 90
GIM, Goa Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM] (Economics, Strategy and General Management) 85
GIM, Goa Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management 85
GIM, Goa Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM] – Healthcare Management 85
GIM, Goa Post Graduate Diploma in Operations and Information Technology 85
GIM, Goa Post Graduate Diploma in Big Data Analytics 85
GIM, Goa Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM] (Finance and Accounting Management) 85
GIM, Goa Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM] (Human Resource Management & Organizational Behavior) 85
TAPMI, Manipal Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Financial Management [PGDBFM] 85
TAPMI, Manipal Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Human Resource Management) 90
SIMSR, Mumbai Master in Management Studies [MMS] (Finance) 90
SIMSR, Mumbai Master in Management Studies [MMS] (Human Resource) 90
SIMSR, Mumbai Master in Management Studies [MMS] (Operations) 90
SIMSR, Mumbai Master in Management Studies [MMS] (Marketing) 90
IFMR, Chittoor Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management [PGDHRM] 80
IFMR, Chittoor Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM] (Financial Engineering) 80
IFMR, Chittoor Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management [PGDMM] 80
IFMR, Chittoor Post Graduate Diploma Management – Banking and Financial Services [PGDM BFSI] 80
IFMR, Chittoor Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Finance) 80
IFMR, Chittoor Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM] (Economics, Strategy and General Management) 80
FSM, New Delhi Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM] (International Business) 90
FSM, New Delhi Post Graduate Diploma in Information Technology [PGDIT] 90
FSM, New Delhi Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Marketing) 90
FSM, New Delhi Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Operation) 90
FSM, New Delhi Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Human Resource Management) 90
FSM, New Delhi Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM] (Finance and Accounting Management) 90
Great Lakes, Kanchipuram Post Graduate Program in Operations Management [PGP-OM] 95
Great Lakes, Kanchipuram Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Marketing) 95
Great Lakes, Kanchipuram Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Finance) 95
Great Lakes, Kanchipuram Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Strategy and Entrepreneurship) 95
Great Lakes, Kanchipuram Post Graduate Diploma in Operations and Information Technology 95
Great Lakes, Kanchipuram Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM] (Human Resource Management & Organizational Behavior) 95
IRMA, Anand Post Graduate Programme in Rural Management 80
BIMTECH, Greater Noida Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM] (Retail) 75
BIMTECH, Greater Noida Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM] (Insurance Business Management) 75
BIMTECH, Greater Noida Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM] (International Business) 75
BIM, Trichy Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Finance) 87
BIM, Trichy Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Human Resource Management) 87
BIM, Trichy Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Marketing) 87
BIM, Trichy Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Operations Management) 87
BIM, Trichy Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Systems Management) 87
XIME, Banglore Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics [PGDBA] 75
XIME, Banglore Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM] (International Business) 75
XIME, Banglore Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Marketing) 75
XIME, Banglore Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Finance) 75
XIME, Banglore Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Human Resource Management) 75
XIME, Banglore Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Production and Operation) 75
IFIM, Banglore Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM] (International Business) 75
IFIM, Banglore Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Finance) 75
DMS IITD, Delhi Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Finance) 96
DMS IITD, Delhi Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Information Systems) 96
DMS IITD, Delhi Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Marketing) 96
DMS IITD, Delhi Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Operations Management) 96
DMS IITD, Delhi Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Strategic Management) 96
NITIE, Mumbai Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Management [PGDIM] 97
NITIE, Mumbai Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Safety and Environmental Management [PGDISEM] 86
SJSOM, Mumbai Master in Management Studies [MMS] (Information Technology) 98
SJSOM, Mumbai Master in Management Studies [MMS] (Management Studies) 98
SJSOM, Mumbai Master in Management Studies [MMS] (Operations) 98
SJSOM, Mumbai Master in Management Studies [MMS] (Marketing) 98
SCMHRD, Pune Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Executive) [Human Resource Management] 96
SCMHRD, Pune Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Executive) [Marketing] 96
SCMHRD, Pune Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Executive) [Finance] 96
SCMHRD, Pune Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Executive) [Information Management] 96
SCMHRD, Pune Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Executive) [Operations Management] 96
SCMHRD, Pune Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Business Analytics) 96
SCMHRD, Pune Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Finance) 96
SCMHRD, Pune Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Human Resource Management) 96
SCMHRD, Pune Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Infrastructure Management) 96
SCMHRD, Pune Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Marketing) 96
SCMHRD, Pune Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Operations Management) 96
VGSOM, IIT, Kharagpur Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Finance) 90
VGSOM, IIT, Kharagpur Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Human Resource Management) 90
VGSOM, IIT, Kharagpur Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Marketing) 90
VGSOM, IIT, Kharagpur Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Operations Management) 90
VGSOM, IIT, Kharagpur Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Systems Management) 90
DOMS, IIT, Madras Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Finance) 96
DOMS, IIT, Madras Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Information Systems) 96
DOMS, IIT, Madras Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Operations Management) 96
DOMS, IIT, Madras Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Marketing Management) 96
DOMS, IIT, Madras Master of Business administration [MBA] (Integrative Management) 96
DOMS, IIT, Madras Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Development) 96
DOMS, IIT, Roorke Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Finance) 94
DOMS, IIT, Roorke Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Human Resource Management) 94
DOMS, IIT, Roorke Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Information Technology) 94
DOMS, IIT, Roorke Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Marketing) 94
DOMS, IIT, Roorke Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Operations Management) 94

CAT Counseling

Those who successfully clear the examination and shortlisted for one of the IIMs and for other participated institutes can go for a Counseling Process.  Some IIMs also consider past academic marks and work experience while counseling. Those who shortlisted in Written examination will go for the some other test.

  • Written Ability test
  • Group Discussion
  • Group Activity
  • Extempore Activities
  • Personal Interview round

Final selection is the base final performance over all the phases.

Some new IIMs conduct their own common admission process(CAP). For this they made their own Written Ability Test and Personal Interview rounds.

IIMs will be responsible to release the final shortlisted candidates list for the various IIMs.

CAT Participating Institutes2018

Check table below for CAT Participating Institutes:

S.No. B-School No. of Seats S.No. B-School No. of Seats
1 IIM Bangalore 412 11 IIM Ranchi 155
2 IIM Ahmedabad 385 12 IIM Kashipur 210
3 IIM Calcutta 462 13 IIM Udaipur 180
4 IIM Lucknow 436 14 IIM Nagpur 60
5 IIM Kozhikode 353 15 IIM Bodh Gaya 60
6 IIM Indore 550 16 IIM Visakhapatnam 60
7 IIM Shillong 120 17 IIM Sirmaur 60
8 IIM Rohtak 170-180 18 IIM Sambalpur 140
9 IIM Raipur 210 19 IIM Amritsar 60
10 IIM Trichy 180 20 IIM Jammu 60

CAT Exam Centers2018

CAT Exam is Conducted across all major cities in the country, CAT Exam Centers is located in approx major 150 cities in India, CAT 2018 exam is conducted by IIM Calcutta, The expected Exam Center List is listed below:

EXAM STATE EXAM CITIES
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Port Blair
Andhra Pradesh Chittoor, Kurnool, Nellore, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar
Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati
Bihar Aurangabad, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Chattisgarh Raipur, Bhillai
Delhi New Delhi
Goa Madgaon, Verna
Gujarat Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara
Haryana Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Palwal, Panipath, Rohtak, Sonipath
Himachal Pradesh Shimla
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu
Jharkhand Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
Karnataka Belgaum, Bengaluru, Bidar, Chikballapur, Davanagere, Hasan, Kolar, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Ramnagara, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi
Kerala Kasaragod, Kochi, Kollam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Thrissur, Trivandrum
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar
Maharashtra Ahmednagar, Amravati, Aurangabad, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Ratnagiri, Satara, Solapur, Thane
Meghalaya Shillong
Odisha Balasore, Berhampur, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Sambalpur
Puducherry Puducherry
Punjab Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Ropar, Sangrur
Rajasthan Ajmer, Alwar, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur
Tamil Nadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Namakkal, Thanjavur, Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelvelli
Telangana Hyderabad, Karim Nagar, Khammam
Uttar Pradesh Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Greater Noida, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Noida, Varanasi
Uttarakhand Dehradun, Roorkee
West Bengal Asansol, Burdwan, Durgapur, Hooghly, Howrah, Kalyani, Kolkata, Siliguri

All Management Programs Offered by the IIMs

Post Graduate Programs

  • IIM Ahmedabad: PGP, PGP-FABM, ePGP
  • IIM Amritsar: PGP
  • IIM Bangalore: PGP, PGPEM, PGPPM
  • IIM Bodh Gaya: PGP
  • IIM Calcutta: PGP-PGDM
  • IIM Indore: PGP (Indore, Mumbai), EPGP, PGP-HRM
  • IIM Jammu: PGP
  • IIM Kashipur: PGP, EPGP
  • IIM Kozhikode: PGP
  • IIM Lucknow: PGP, PGP-ABM, PGP-SM
  • IIM Nagpur: PGP
  • IIM Raipur: PGP, PGPWE
  • IIM Ranchi: PGDM, PGDHRM
  • IIM Rohtak: PGP, EPGP, EPGPX
  • IIM Sambalpur: PGP
  • IIM Shillong: PGP, PGPEX
  • IIM Sirmaur: PGP
  • IIM Tiruchirappalli: PGP, PGPBM
  • IIM Udaipur: PGP
  • IIM Visakhapatnam: PGP

Fellow Programs (FPM)

  • IIM Ahmedabad: FPM
  • IIM Bangalore: FPM
  • IIM Calcutta: FPM
  • IIM lndore: FPM
  • IIM Kashipur: FPM & EFPM
  • IIM Kozhikode: FPM
  • lIM Lucknow: FPM
  • IIM Raipur: FPM & EFPM
  • IIM Ranchi: FPM
  • IIM Rohtak: FPM
  • IIM Shillong: FPM
  • IIM Tiruchirappalli: FPM
  • IIM Udaipur: FPM

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