According to the notification released on 29th July 2018, IIMs have announced the CAT exam date for 2018. The Common Admission Test(CAT) exam will be held on 25 November 2018 Sunday. The exam will consist of two sessions which will be held on the same day. Each session will be for 3 hours.
The registration process form CAT exam will start from 8 August 2018. The candidates should complete the registration process on or before 19 September 2018. CAT admit card will be available from the 24th October 2018. Moreover, the candidates can find the details regarding the same can on the official website of CAT. The results for CAT 2018 exam shall be declared by the second week of January 2019 (tentative date).
Around 2 lakh candidates appear for CAT exam every year and compete to get admitted most importantly to 20 IIMs and around 100 B schools in India. Prof. Sumanta Basu will be the CAT conveyer for this year. Besides that, the scorecard for CAT exam 2018 will be valid until 31 Dec 2019.
CAT exam center
The exam will be held across around 147 cities in the country with more than 400 exam centers. The students can choose 4 cities according to their preference for attending the examination.
CAT exam fees
The exam fees for SC, ST and PwD category candidates is Rs 950. For all the other categories of candidates, the exam fees are Rs 1900.
Out of the box news for CAT 2018
For the first time, an international B-School has accepted CAT scores. An international B-school of Singapore from the Singapore Management University has joined as the CAT participating institute.
CAT exam preparation
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