Updated On : May 16, 2023
Summary: The Common Admission Test (CAT) is one of the most important examinations for those who want to pursue a career in management. CAT Exam Notification 2023 has not yet been released; however, here is what you can expect!
The CAT Exam Notification 2023 is yet to be announced for this academic year.
The CAT exam is divided into the following sections:
The exam will be conducted in three sessions. Candidates are required to answer a total of 198 questions in 2 hours.
Here’s everything you need to know about CAT Exam Notification 2023.
Last year’s CAT Exam Notification PDF 2022 is as follows:
Download CAT Exam Notification PDF 2022:
The CAT Exam Notification 2023 PDF will consist of the following information:
The CAT exam is highly competitive; thus, candidates must start their preparation early.
Candidates must stay updated with the latest CAT exam notifications and announcements to stay ahead of the competition.
Participating institutes of IIM:
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Check the CAT exam notification 2023 highlights in the table below:
|CAT Exam Particulars||CAT Exam Details|
|CAT Full Form||Common Admission Test (CAT)|
|Conducting Institute||IIM Bangalore|
|Exam Frequency||Once a year|
|CAT Exam Date||To be notified|
|CAT Exam Timings||Session 1: 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM Session 2: 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM Session 3: 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM|
|CAT Exam Fees||INR 2,300 (General category) and INR 1,150 (Reserved category)|
|Eligibility Criteria||Graduation with 50% aggregate (45% for SC/ST students)|
|Number of Applications||2.55 lakh (in 2022)|
|Number of Test Takers||2.22 lakh (in 2022)|
|Exam Purpose||Study at IIMs, SPJIMR, FMS, MDI, IMT and over 1,200 B-Schools in India|
|Courses Offered||MBA/ PGDM|
|CAT syllabus||Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC), Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR), Quantitative Ability (QA)|
|CAT pattern||Computer Based Test (CBT) with MCQs and non-MCQs|
|No. of test cities||150|
|CAT exam website||https://iimcat.ac.in/|
|Exam helpdesk no.||1-800-210-8720 (Toll-Free); email@example.com|
These are the courses offered by the CAT exam:
The CAT Post Graduate Program in Management (PGP) is a two-year course offered by the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) for eligible students with valid scores in CAT.
The course is designed to furnish students with the skills and knowledge needed to become successful professionals in the field of management.
It offers an in-depth understanding of management's concepts, principles and practices.
It is an integrated program that includes economics, accounting, finance, marketing, operations, strategy, human resource management and information systems courses.
Students must also undertake research projects and write a dissertation in their chosen field of specialization.
The CAT Fellow Program in Management (FPM) is a rigorous doctoral program in management studies and research offered at the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs).
The FPM is designed to help students hone and develop their research and analytical abilities.
The program provides a strong foundation in research methodologies and tools and focuses on developing the capacity for independent research.
It also provides a platform for students to develop their knowledge and expertise in management and related fields.
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These IIMs have conducted CAT exams in the following centres over the past years.
|CAT Year||CAT Conducting IIM|
IIMs shortlist candidates for the interview stage based on their own criteria, which may be independent of each other.
The process may include:
Performance in the CAT 2023 examination is an important component of the admission process.
IIMs may additionally use other factors such as the previous academic performance of the candidates, relevant work experience, gender and academic diversity and other similar inputs in shortlisting and ranking candidates at various stages of the admission process.
The processes, academic cut-offs and the weights allocated to the evaluation parameters may vary across IIMs. For more information, refer to the admissions policies of individual IIMs on their respective websites.
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The list of candidates shortlisted for the next level of selection will be made available on the website of the respective IIMs.
Each IIM will send interview letters to the shortlisted candidates directly.
The criteria for shortlisting vary across IIMs.
CAT Exam Notification 2023 helps students with all the information needed to prepare for the exam and increase their chances of success. With effective preparation strategies, you can use the information provided to gain an advantage in the exam and maximize your potential for achieving the highest score possible.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What are the eligibility criteria for CAT 2023?
What is the last date to apply for CAT 2023?
Is there any age limit for CAT?
How many times can a candidate appear in the CAT exam?
There is no restriction on the number of times a candidate can appear in the CAT exam.
What is the exam pattern of CAT?
The exam pattern of CAT 2023 consists of three sections - Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension, Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Ability. Each section carries a total of 34 questions, and the total duration of the exam is 180 minutes.