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Over 89,000 appeared for CAT exam so far

Last Updated: Saturday, November 5, 2011 - 22:27

New Delhi: The ongoing Common Admission Test
(CAT) for admission to the IIMs and other B-schools has so far
been taken by more than 89,000 candidates, with 12,163 sitting
for it on Saturday.

"A total of 89, 979 candidates had registered to be
tested within the first 10 days of the 20-day testing window.
This accounts for 43.8 per cent of the total number of
registered candidates for CAT 2011," said a statement issued
by Prometric, which is conducting the computer-based exam on
behalf of the IIMs.

As many as 2.05 lakh candidates have registered for the
test this year which began on October 22 and will conclude on
November 18.

"We are nearing the 50 per cent mark of our total
registered candidates, and are pleased that the test is being
conducted in a manner that is consistent with our global
standards and procedures," the statement said.

The test has so far been conducted smoothly, Prometric


First Published: Saturday, November 5, 2011 - 22:27

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