Every year Indian Institute of Management (IIM) conducts Common Admission Test (CAT) on the rotational basis. CAT is a computer based test held annually for admissions in elite B-Schools in India. A seat in these institutions promises high pay-packages and a rewarding career in the corporate world. As such, CAT remains one of the most competitive examinations and attracts graduates from all streams. The score is not only accepted by the IIMs, but also by other 100+ top notch B- Schools across the country. Approximately 4,000 seats are offered by the IIMs.
In order to succeed in CAT, proper time management and devising the practice to solve the question with the tricks and shortcuts will help you to ace the test and score well. Though the official registration of CAT starts in the month of August and the test takes place in November, we bring you the tentative dates of the commencement of the CAT (based on previous year actual dates) so that you have a fair idea about CAT and plan your preparation accordingly.
The following article gives you the tentative details about CAT 2017
|Notification release date||July 2017|
|Registration commencement||August 2017|
|Last date for Online Registration||September 2017|
|Issue of Admit Card||October 2017|
|CAT 2016 Exam date||December 2017|
|Result Announcement||January 2018|
Till now, CAT is expected to be on the similar pattern like that of last year. But, there is high probability that CAT 2017 paper pattern will get changed as per the discretion of the CAT conducting body. Some useful insights for CAT 2017 are:
|Sections||No. of Non- MCQ Questions||No. of MCQ Questions||Total Questions in each Section||Total Time Allotted|
|Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC)||10||24||34||60|
|Quantitative Ability (QA)||7||27||34||60|
|Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR)||8||24||32||60|
Follow these instructions to register for CAT 2017: