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Know about the procedure in CAT Entrance exam

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Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) is responsible to conduct the Common Admission Test (CAT) every year for admission to various Management Programmes including Post Graduate Programme (PGP) in Management and Fellow Programmes in Management (FPM) at the 13 IIMs.

The 13 IIM's are at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Calcutta, Indore, Kashipur, Kozhikode, Lucknow, Raipur, Ranchi, Rohtak, Shillong, Tiruchirappalli and Udaipur.

The Registration Fee for CAT 2013 is Rs.1600/- for General and OBC applicants and Rs.800/- for SC/ST/PWD/DA category. The details about the payment of fees will be made available at the CAT 2013 website.

Go through the below slides, for quick glance on the procedure of CAT Entrance exam.

Procedure of CAT Exam

Applicant needs to pay the registration fee, with respect to the number of Institutes he/she is applying for. The fee has to be paid in the name of the Applicant as it appears in the 12th/ Diploma/ Degree Certificate.

Procedure of CAT Exam

Interested candidates can get registered by filling up an Online Application Form.

Procedure of CAT Exam

The percentage of marks obtained by the candidate in the bachelor's degree would be calculated based on the practice followed by the university/institution from where the candidate has obtained the degree.

Procedure of CAT Exam

Those appearing for the final year of bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply.

Procedure of CAT Exam

CAT will be a computer-based test (CBT) wherein, a candidate will read the questions on a computer terminal and choose an answer by clicking on the correct option.

Procedure of CAT Exam

A 15-minute tutorial will be provided before the start of the test. Candidates should read it carefully before starting the main examination.

Procedure of CAT Exam

The total duration of the test will be two hours and thirty-five minutes including the tutorial.

Procedure of CAT Exam

A practice test to provide the prospective candidates with a feel of the timed sections, navigation and functionality of the actual test will be made available on CAT website in the coming weeks.

Procedure of CAT Exam

Candidates may go through the practice test carefully to familiarise themselves with the screens, layout and navigation.

Procedure of CAT Exam

After the results are announced, each IIM's will shortlist candidates for the second stage of selection which may be independent of each other.

Procedure of CAT Exam

The process may include Written Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussions (GD) and Personal Interviews (PI).

Procedure of CAT Exam

Performance in CAT exam is an important component in the admission process. IIM's may also use previous academic performance of the candidates, relevant work experience and other similar inputs in short listing and ranking of candidates at various stages of the admission process.

Procedure of CAT Exam

The processes, academic cut-offs and the weights allocated to the evaluation parameters may vary across IIMs.


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