CAT 2016 registration begins, exam to be held on Dec 4 — Here's how you can apply
The registration process for the Common Admission Test (CAT) is scheduled to begin from today, August 8 at the official website, www.iimcat.ac.in
New Delhi: The registration process for the Common Admission Test (CAT) is scheduled to begin from today, August 8 at the official website, www.iimcat.ac.in
Candidates can now register for the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2016 on the official website of CAT 2016.
Candidates can register online after creating login ID and password.
As per schedule, the Indian Institute of Management will be conducting the examination on December 6.
Those candidates who are willing to appear for the examination need to possess at least a Bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognised institute/university.
This year the examination will be held in 138 cities across the country. Candidates will be given the option to select 4 Test Cities in order of preference. Test Cities and Centers will be assigned to the candidates only after the last date for CAT 2016 registration and hence candidates need not rush to block slots and sites in the initial days of registration.
The duration of the examination will be 180 minutes. There will be three sections:
Section I: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
Section II: Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning
Section III: Quantitative Ability
Candidates will be allotted exactly 60 minutes for answering questions in each section and they cannot switch from one section to another while answering questions in a section.
Tutorial to understand the format of the examination will be available on the CAT website from 18th October 2016. Candidates are advised to work on the tutorials, available on the website, well in advance.
Follow these simple steps to register yourself for CAT 2016:
- Log on to the official website of the board, which is www.iimcat.ac.in
- To begin the registration process, candidates need to first make an account
- Candidates need to enter their name, date of birth, mobile number and e-mail address in the space provided
- Enter on the check box 'I Agree'
- Click to submit
- The application form will be opened
- Candidates need to fill in all the information in prescribed format only
- Submit the application
Candidates are advised to take a print out of the same for future reference. The registration will close at 5 pm on September 22
The results of the examination are expected to be released in second week of January next year.