`First administration of CAT successful`

Last Updated: Saturday, November 28, 2009 - 16:48

Bangalore: The first administration of
Common Admission Test (CAT), being conducted online for the
first time for admission to IIMS on Saturday, has been successful,
Director IIM-B Pankaj Chandra said.

"The first administration (the first batch of students
who appear for the exam) of CAT, being conducted online for
the first time has been successful", he told a news agency.

"In each centre there are 5-6 rooms where the CAT exam is
being conducted. In a few rooms of some centres, there was
virus attack on computers. However, students in such centres
will be given an alternative for the test- either today or on
some other day, and they will be intimated", Chandra said.

The CAT is being held in 105 centres across 32 cities in
two rounds. The first rounds starts from 10 am to 12.30 pm and
the second commences from 3.30 pm to 6 pm.

For the first time, conduct of CAT has been entrusted
to American firm Prometric, which was organising online test
over a period of 10 days.

A total of 2,41,582 students have registered for CAT
this year.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, November 28, 2009 - 16:48

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