General - Rs. 1600 , SC / ST / OBC - Rs. 800

Entrance Exam Date - Sunday, 25 Nov 2018

About CAT 2018

Common Admission Test (CAT) exam is conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) as a pre-requisite for admission to the post graduate and fellow programs in management offered by the premier institutes and b-schools in the country. Each year Indian Institute of Management (IIM) conducts Common Admission Test (CAT) on the rotational basis in order to judge the skills of potential applicants and choose the suitable ones. Over 100 reputed and known B-schools accept CAT scores to carry out their admissions. After completion of the course, the students are placed in reputed companies at very high packages. 

These B-schools promise high pay-packages and a rewarding career, so people from the country try their best in order to get selected. Therefore, with time CAT remains one of the most competitive examinations and attracts graduates from all streams from across the country. Apart from the top notch B schools, CAT score is also accepted by other 100+ top notch B- Schools across the country. 4,000 seats (approx.) are offered by the IIMs. 

2.31 lakh applications were received out of 2.80 lakh registrations in the year of 2018. The result of CAT 2018 will be announced in the 2nd week of January 2019. We have covered here the complete details of CAT 2018 such as eligibility criteria, registration & application procedure, important dates, exam pattern, admit card, result, among others.

Important Dates for CAT 2018

Application Start Date2017-08-08
Application End Date2017-09-19
Exam Date2018-11-25
Result Date2019-01-12

Highlights of CAT 2018

CAT 2018 Conducting BodyIndian Institute of Management Lucknow (IIM Lucknow)
CAT 2018 Official Websiteiimcat.ac.in
CAT 2018 SyllabusQuantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation, Data Sufficiency, Verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension, Logical Reasoning and Analytical Reasoning
CAT 2018 Exam Pattern3 Hours (180 Minutes- 60 Minutes for Each Section)
CAT 2018 Exam DateSunday, 25 Nov 2018
CAT 2018 Eligibility CriteriaThe candidate must have bachelors degree with minimum 50% marks from recognized University/ Institutions. Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disability (PWD) categories must have at least 45% marks.
CAT 2018 Application ModeOnline
CAT 2018 Participating InstitutesIIMs, IITs, FMS, ISB and Other Management Institutes
Candidates Expected to Appear in CAT 2018Over 2,00,000
Courses OfferedAdmission to MBA/PGDM Courses
CAT 2018 Helpdesk1800-2663-549 | cathelpdesk@iimcat.ac.in

Admit Card

How to download CAT 2018 Admit Card

Step 1: Visit the official website at iimcat.ac.in
Step 2: Click on the option Click here to download admit card for CAT 2018
Step 3: Enter your registration number and submit
Step 4: Download your Admit Card and take a print out for further reference

Test Centres

This year, the CAT exam will be conducted in around 140 cities across the country. Last year, the test was conducted in 136 cities. Each year, the number of test centers is increasing in order to provide convenient to the students. While filling in the application process, candidates have to select four test cities in the order of priority.

Cat Details

CAT 2018 notifications will be released in national dailies and CAT official website so keep checking them regularly. Once the result is declared, you can check it into the internet. CAT 2018 exam details will be available on CAT 2018 website, so keep checking it. It might be possible that some of the candidates had entered incorrect details due to lack of proper information or documents. As CAT Exam is an important exam, the exam taking authority allows candidates to make corrections in their form. In fact, the candidates should note that they can make corrections only in few entries. So, keep checking its official website and/or national dailies to get information. 

We, at Career Convey, wish all of you the best of luck for your CAT Exam 2018 attempt. We also hope that the most deserving candidates fetch a seat in any one of the CAT Score Accepting B-Schools. Make sure you are thorough with CAT Preparation, Syllabus and Pattern and you are good to go. Prepare yourself for the test. If required, take the help of professionals on how to crack the entrance test. Proper planning and directional study will lead you end up getting admission in a premier Indian Institute of Management in the country.