With New Pattern, Registration for CAT 2015
Common Admission Test (CAT) is one of the most popular as well as toughest MBA entrance exams in India. CAT is jointly conducted by Indian Institute of Management (IIM) every year for admissions to the Post-graduate programs in 19 IIMs and other B-Schools, CAT 2015 Online Application Form Download.
For 2015, IIM-Ahmedabad is going to conduct CAT 2015 in the month of November.
Registration for CAT 2015 would start from first week of August 2015 and it would end in last week of September 2015.
Exam dates are yet to be finalised (most probably to be held in the 2nd and 3rd week of November 2015).
- There will be three sections in the test instead of two.
- Candidates can’t switch from one sections to another during the test.
- Duration has been increased to 180 minutes from the earlier 170 minutes.
- Exam will be held in two slots on a single day.
- Online registration for CAT 2015 will begin from Thursday
CAT – Common Admission Test by IIM goes online – Download Form
- Department – Management
- Study Level – Postgraduate
Eligibility Criteria –
Hold a Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA [45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), and Differently Abled (DA) (It may also referred to as Persons with Disability (PED) categories]
The exam will be bifurcated into three sections i.e. Quantitative Aptitude (QA), Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR) and Verbal & Reading Comprehension (VRC). QA and VRC will comprise of 34 questions, whereas DILR will carry 32 questions. The duration of the exam has been increased to 180 minutes.
General & NC-OBC: An application fee of Rs 1,600 needs to be paid by the candidates for the registration process.
SC/ST/PWD/DA: An application fee of Rs 800 is to be paid by the candidates for the registration procedure.
Important Dates –
- Application Start – 6th August’15
- Application Deadline – 28th September’15
- Exam Dates – 29th November’15
Reservation Seats –
As per the Government of India requirements, 15% of the seats are reserved for Scheduled Caste (SC) and 7 ½ % for Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates. 27% of seats are reserved for Other Backward Classes (OBC) candidates belonging to the “non-creamy” layer.
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