CAT Exam Centres 2023 Check Complete Examination Centres List In India

Author : Aparna

Updated On : November 1, 2023


Summary: The exam centres list will be released in the official notification before the CAT exam is conducted for this academic year. Here’s everything you need to know about CAT exam centres 2023.

CAT test centres are the venues where this exam is conducted every year. 

CAT exam centres 2023 are spread across India and equipped with the necessary infrastructure to conduct a smooth examination.

Selecting the right CAT exam test centres when filling out your application form is important to avoid unnecessary travel on the exam day. 

Know the list of CAT exam centres 2023 you can choose from! 

Latest Update: Authorities have postponed back the release date of the CAT Admit Card from October 19, 2023 to November 7, 2023. Candidates can obtain their CAT 2023 Admit Card by visiting the official website at

CAT Exam Centres 2023 - Overview

  • All candidates get to choose 6 preferred exam centres for CAT Entrance Exam.
  • The candidate will know their exam centre when they receive their CAT admit card is released.
  • The exact location of the CAT exam centre will be mentioned on the admit card. Ensure you check in beforehand and arrange the travel to the exam hall as required.
  • Note that there is no provision for changing the exam centre after the release of CAT admit card.
  • The exam conducting body has full authority to cancel any exam centre.

Check: CAT Exam Notification

cat 2023 super-30 course

cat 2023 super-30 course

CAT Exam Centres List 2023 [State-Wise]

You can choose from a CAT Exam Centres list in your CAT application form 2023.

Exam Centres Test Cities
CAT Exam Centres in Andaman & Nicobar Islands Port Blair
CAT Exam Centres in Andhra Pradesh Guntur; Kakinada; Kurnool; Nellore; Rajahmundry; Tirupathi; Vijayawada; Visakhapatnam
CAT Exam Centres inArunachal Pradesh Itanagar
CAT Exam Centres in Assam Dibrugarh; Guwahati; Silchar
CAT Exam Centres in Bihar Aurangabad; Muzaffarpur; Patna; Purnea
CAT Exam Centres in Chandigarh Chandigarh
CAT Exam Centres in Chhattisgarh Bhilai; Raipur
CAT Exam Centres in Delhi-NCR Delhi, New Delhi, Faridabad, Gurugram, Noida, Panipat, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida,
CAT Exam Centres in Goa Madgaon; Panaji
CAT Exam Centres in Gujarat Ahmedabad; Anand; Gandhinagar; Rajkot; Surat; Vadodara
CAT Exam Centres in Haryana Ambala; Bahadurgarh; Hisar; Palwal; Rohtak; Sonipat
CAT Exam Centres in Himachal Pradesh Simla; Waknaghat
CAT Exam Centres in Jammu & Kashmir Jammu; Samba, Kashmir
CAT Exam Centres in Jharkhand Bokaro; Dhanbad; Jamshedpur; Ranchi
CAT Exam Centres in Karnataka Banglore; Belagavi (Belgaum); Dharwad; Gulbarga; Hubli; Mangalore; Mysore; Udupi
CAT Exam Centres in Kerala Ernakulam; Kasaragod; Kollam; Kozhikode; Malappuram; Thrissur; Trivandrum
CAT Exam Centres in Madhya Pradesh Bhopal; Gwalior; Indore; Jabalpur; Sagar
CAT Exam Centres in Maharashtra Ahmednagar; Amravati; Aurangabad; Jalgaon; Kolhapur; Mumbai, Navi Mumbai; Nagpur; Nanded; Nashik; Pune; Raigad; Satara; Solapur; Thane; Ulhasnagar
CAT Exam Centres in Meghalaya Shillong
CAT Exam Centres in Manipur Imphal
CAT Exam Centres in Odisha Balasore; Berhampur; Bhubaneswar; Cuttack; Dhenkanal; Sambalpur; Rourkela
CAT Exam Centres in Puducherry Puducherry
CAT Exam Centres in Punjab Bhatinda; Chandigarh; Fatehgarh Sahib; Jalandhar; Ludhiana; Mohali; Pathankot; Patiala; Ropar; Sangrur
CAT Exam Centres in Rajasthan Ajmer; Alwar; Jaipur; Jodhpur; Kota; Sikar; Udaipur
CAT Exam Centres in Tamil Nadu Chennai; Coimbatore; Madurai; Namakkal; Thanjavur; Tiruchirappalli; Tirunelvelli
CAT Exam Centres in Telangana Hyderabad; Karim Nagar; Warangal
CAT Exam Centres in Uttar Pradesh Agra; Allahabad; Barabanki; Bareilly; Ghaziabad; Gorakhpur; Greater Noida; Kanpur; Lucknow; Mathura; Meerut; Muzaffarnagar; Noida; Varanasi
CAT Exam Centres in Uttarakhand Dehradun; Roorkee
CAT Exam Centres in West Bengal Asansol; Bankura; Burdwan; Durgapur; Hooghly; Howrah; Kalyani; Kolkata; Siliguri
CAT Exam Centres in Dadra Kohima
CAT Exam Centres in Ladakh Leh
CAT Exam Centres in Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu Silvassa
CAT Exam Centres in Tripura Agartala
CAT Exam Centres in Mizoram Aizawl

Check: CAT Syllabus 2023

Step to choose CAT Exam Centres 2023

Here are a few steps to choose the CAT exam test centres 2023: 

  1. Visit the official website of CAT. 
  2. While filling out the application, candidates must choose at least six cities to take the CAT exam.
  3. The CAT exam locations for 2023 must be chosen in order of preference.
  4. Depending on their availability, candidates will be assigned the city of their choice for the CAT exam.
  5. The candidate will be sent to the next available test centre based on the preferences of the testing centre for CAT if a seat is unavailable at that specific CAT 2023 exam centre.

Check: CAT Result 2023

Can We Change CAT Exam Centre?

In general, CAT (Common Admission Test) exam centres cannot be changed once you've registered. However, in exceptional cases, you can contact the CAT authorities with a compelling reason, but such requests are rarely granted. It's best to select your preferred exam centre carefully during registration to avoid any issues.

Check: CAT Exam Day Guidelines

cat 2023 test series

cat 2023 test series

Things to carry to CAT exam centre 2023

These are the things you can carry to the CAT exam centre. 

  • CAT Admit Card
  • Two passport-size photos
  • Photo ID Proof issued by Gov of India
  • Medical certificate and scribe affidavit (if applicable)
  • Authorization form (if applicable)
  • Name change document (if applicable)

Check: CAT Mock Test Series

Things not to carry to CAT exam centres 2023

These are the things you must avoid at the CAT exam centre. 

  • Wristwatches
  • Mobile Phone
  • Purse/ Handbag
  • Wireless/ Bluetooth devices
  • Electronics gadgets
  • Geometry box
  • Log tables
  • Calculator
  • Camera

Check: CAT Online Coaching


In conclusion, CAT test centres are crucial to avoid unnecessary travel on exam day. Ensure you go through the exam day instruction before you reach the exam hall. 

Wish you luck!

Check: CAT Eligibility 2023

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