Candidates can fill the application online on the official website till September 16; This year CAT will be conducted on November 29.
Indore: The online application of Common Admission Test or CAT 2020 is opened today. Candidates can apply online for CAT 2020 at the official website www.iimcat.ac.in between August 5 to Septemeber 16. The exam date is November 29,2020. The exam will be conducted in two shifts-Morning and Evening. This year the test will be conducted in 156 cities across India. Candidates are privileged to choose 6 exam centre cities. The Indian Institute of Management, Indore (IIM Indore) will conduct the exam this year.
CAT is a national level eligibility test for admission to more than 600 business schools across the country. Lakhs of students appear for CAT every year. CAT is held for three hours. The test comprises three sections -- verbal ability and reading comprehension; data interpretation and logical reasoning and quantitative aptitude.
The Eligibility criterion for appearing in the exam requires a candidate to have a UG degree from a recognized university with at least 50% marks or equivalent. While relaxation exists for candidates in the reserved category. Those who have completed degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply.
Candidates can also get familiar with the CAT 2020 exam pattern and format of the admission test by working on the tutorials to be provided on the website www.iimcat.ac.in from October 16, 2020.
The registration fee for CAT 2020 is Rs 2000 (Rs 1000 for candidates belonging to SC, ST and PwBD categories).
The candidates can download the admit card after successful completion of the application and online payment. The admit cards will be available from October 28, 2020 till the date of the exam.
The result of CAT 2020 will be announced in the second week of January 2021. The scorecard of CAT 2020 will be valid until December 2021.