CAT 2019: Registration (Started), Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

CATCAT 2019 Registration Last Date has been extended till 25th September 2019. It will be conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) on a rotation basis. The CAT (Common Admission Test) is conducted by the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode.

CAT full form is the Common Admission Test, and it is a national level examination. CAT 2019 exam is conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) on a rotation basis.

This exam is organized for providing admission to various management courses offered by the IIMs. Candidates can get admission into other management colleges through CAT 2019 scores.

In this article complete information is provided about CAT 2019 application form, exam dates, eligibility, exam pattern, admit cards, and syllabus, etc.

CAT 2019 Notification – Registration Extended till 25th Sep.

NewCAT 2019 Registration Last date has been extended till 25th September 2019. Click Here to Check Registration Details.

NewCAT 2019 Exam Date has been Announced. Click Here to Check Exam Details.

CAT 2019 Quick Links

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Notification (Released)Information Brochure, Advertisement
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Application/Registration Form  (Started)Click Here
How to Fill Application Form (Available)Click Here
Admit Card Click Here
Answer Key Click Here
ResultClick Here
Counseling/Admission ProcedureClick Here
EligibilityClick Here
SyllabusClick Here
Exam PatternClick Here

CAT Highlights

Exam NameCAT
Exam Full FormCommon Admission Test
Exam TypesPG Level
Exam LevelNational
Exam CoursesMBA/ PGDM Courses Management
Conducting BodyIndian Institute of Management (IIM)
Application ModeOnline
Exam ModeOnline (CBT)
Exam Date24th November 2019
Exam Duration03 Hours
Official Websitewww.iimcat.ac.in
Helpline033-24679178
Email[email protected]

CAT 2019 Exam Dates

Candidates appearing for entrance exam should know all important dates of CAT 2019.

CAT 2019 exam dates contain Notification Release, Application Correction Starts, Admit Card Downloading Starts, and CAT Aptitude Test, etc.

Check here Official dates of the CAT 2019 examination. Whenever actual dates are released, we will update below:

EventsDates (Announced)
Notification Release26th July 2019
Online Registration Starts7th August 2019
Last date for Registration25th September 2019 (Extended)
Admit Card Downloading Starts23rd October 2019
Mock TestOctober 2019
CAT Aptitude Test24th November 2019
Cut Off ReleaseLast week of November 2019
Answer Key Release1st week of December 2019
Result AnnouncementJanuary 2019

CAT Registration 2019

CAT Online Registration 2019 has been started from 7th August 2019 and the Last date Registration is 18th September 2019.

Fill and submit the application form before the due dates mentioned.

In this section, candidates can get information about CAT 2019 registration details such as starting date, fee, documents, etc.

  • The registration window for the exam will be opened from the 7th August 2019 through online mode.
  • CAT 2019 Registration Last date 25th September 2019 (Extended).
  • The application can be filled Online only.
  • After filling the application, candidates have to Upload their images (Photograph Dimension: 30mm X 45mm, Size: not more than 80KB) and (Signature Dimension: 80mm X 35mm, Size: not more than 80KB) in a JPG/JPEG
  • Upload your category certificate(If belong to NC-OBC/SC/ST/PWD category) at the time of registration.
  • Candidates also have to fill choices of four test cities per their preferences.
  • Candidates should keep a print copy of CAT application form 2019 for, further use.

Registration Fees: 

All candidates have to pay application fees according to candidate’s category wise. Payment can be done through online mode.

  • Candidates can pay the registration fee through online payment modes.
  • The online payment modes are credit cards (Visa/Master/Amex/Diners Club), debit cards (Visa/Master/Rupay), net banking and Cash Card & Wallet.

The application fee details are given below:

CategoryFees
All other categoriesRs. 1900 + Transaction Procession Fee
SC, ST, and PWDRs. 950 + Transaction Procession Fee

Check Here – How to Fill CAT 2019 Application Form

Application Correction:

The institution will provide the correction facility in the application. All related correction details are mentioned below:

  • Candidates can correct the application form in September 2019 through online mode.
  • The correction will be done only in some particulars.
  • Last year, the correction will be allowed only in some personal details such as an address, category, gender, work experience, educational information, interview city preference, exam city preferences, etc.
  • If candidates have made a mistake in personal details, other personal details, communication address, uploaded documents, then they have to register again with a new email ID.
  • Candidates will do the correction through User ID & password.

CAT 2020

The CAT 2020 Examination is managed by the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode to offer admission to the applicants in MBA courses at 20 Indian Institutes of Management and more than 100 B-schools across India. The CAT 2020 Application Form has been Released on 7th August till the 18th September 2019.

Courses Offered through CAT 2019

On the basis of CAT score, candidates can take admission to the following courses offered by 20 IIMs and other top B-schools in India:

List of courses offered via CAT 2019

S.No.Course
1PGPEM (Post Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management)
2PGPBM (Post Graduate Programme in Business Management)
3PGP (Post Graduate Programme)
4PGPWE (Post Graduate Programme for Working Executive)
5PGPPM (Post Graduate Programme in Public Policy and Management)
6EPGPM (Executive Post Graduate Programme)
7PGPSM (Post Graduate Programme in Securities Markets)
8PGDHRM (Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management)
9PGDM (Post Graduate Diploma in Management)
10PGPEX (Post Graduate Programme for Executives)
11PGP-Mumbai (Post Graduate Programme at Mumbai)
12PGP-ABM (Post Graduate Programme in Agri-Business Management)
13PGP-UAE (Post Graduate Programme at UAE)

CAT Eligibility Criteria 2019

Candidates should know full eligibility criteria of CAT 2019 examination. Before applying all candidates should check whether they are eligible to apply or not.

CAT 2019 eligibility criteria contain details Qualifying criteria, Age criteria, and Minimum Marks etc.

The detailed CAT eligibility 2019 is given here:

Age Criteria:

  • There will be no age restriction for taking the CAT examination.

Qualification Criteria:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates must have a bachelor’s or equivalent degree.
  • Minimum Marks: Pass the above exam with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (45% marks for SC/ST/PWD categories).
  • Appearing candidates the final year of Bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination can also apply.
  • Candidates, those possess an equivalent examination recognized by the MHRD, Government of India (including AMICE of the Institution of Civil Engineers (India) as an equivalent qualification) can also apply.

CAT Exam Pattern 2019

Candidates must know the CAT 2019/19 Exam Pattern and syllabus of CAT 2019 entrance exams.

The exam is conducted in online mode means digital or Computer Based Test. Complete paper within 3 hours no candidates will be given extra time.

Candidates, check this section to know complete details about the exam pattern:

  • Exam Mode: The examination will be digital or Computer Based Test (CBT).
  • Session: The examination will be held in two sessions.
  • Duration: The duration of the examination will be 180 minutes (3 hours).
  • Type of Questions: In the examination, objective & subjective type questions will be asked.
  • Number of Questions: Total 100 questions will be asked in the examination.
  • Marking Scheme: For the correct answer, three marks will be allotted to the candidates.
  • Negative Marking: The will be no negative marks for subjective type questions, For MCQs type question, one mark will be deducted for the wrong answer.
Mode of examOnline
Number of questions100
Sections in paper3 (Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Ability and Verbal and Reading Comprehension)
Maximum Marks300 marks
Marking Scheme+3 marks for every correct answer
Negative MarkingYes, one mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer
Duration of exam3 hours (60 minutes for each section)
The medium of languageEnglish

CAT 2019 Sections Subjects

SectionsSubjectsTime AllottedNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
Section IVerbal Ability and Reading Comprehension60 minutes34102
Section IIData Interpretation and Logical Reasoning60 minutes3296
Section IIIQuantitative Ability60 minutes34102
Total180 minutes100300

Preparation Tips

Candidates should check some preparation tips & tricks for How to prepare for CAT exam:

  • Candidates should know the exam pattern syllabus of CAT 2019 exam.
  • Candidates all doubt will be clean by going through previous years question papers& official guidelines.
  • Candidates can study from reliable study material& books.
  • Make notes on important topics and study them before the exam.
  • Avoid stress and stay fit & healthy.
  • Candidates can solve online mock test every day.
  • Revise each topic from the chapter from the syllabus within a week.

CAT Syllabus 2019

Authority will not prescribe Syllabus for CAT 2019 entrance exam. Candidates have to be prepared for an Exam

Candidates can prepare for the exam as per the sections, i.e., Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning & Quantitative Ability. Study all topics from the chapter and give equal time to all subjects.

SectionSub-topics
Verbal and Reading ComprehensionVerbal reasoning, antonyms and synonyms, analogies and reverse analogies, sentence correction, facts inference judgments, critical reasoning, fill in the blanks, syllogism, summary questions, passage-based questions
Data InterpretationArea graph, Venn diagram, Line and Pie Charts, Column and Bar graphs, Caselets and Tables
Logical ReasoningNumber and letter series, Syllogism, Clocks, calendars and cubes, Directions, Blood relations, Binary Logic, Coding-decoding, Logical sequence, Matrix, and linear arrangement
Quantitative AbilityNumber system, Geometry, Algebra, Permutation and Combination, Mixtures and Allegations, Ratio & Proportion, Logarithm, Time & Work, Functions, Trigonometry, Coordinate Geometry, and Mensuration

CAT 2019 Admit Card 

The CAT 2019 Admit Card will be available on 23rd October 2019. Admit card for CAT 2019 will be produced by the online process at the website. The admit card will only be provided to the aspirants who have registered for the exam and submitted the fee. It will be available for downloading by online, and there is no other way to access it.

The admit card must have the sign bearing a resemblance to the one given at the time of registration. Since no student has permission to provide the exam so it must regularly be carried during the exam. The admit card will incorporate the aspirant’s name, rolls no, exam date, PWD status, etc.

The answer key will bear the correct answers to the ones asked in the exam. It will be produced to post the exam. They will be able to make an estimation of the marks in the examination.

CAT Answer Keys 2019

The correction key and the CAT question document will be published in the first week of December 2019. Applicants will receive the CAT 2019 response code only in online mode on the website.

Candidates will question the answer key by completing the objection form and presenting it on the last date. The answer key and the questioned document can be verified by logging in with the user ID and password.

CAT 2019 Result

CAT 2019 Result will be Declared January 2019. Candidates got shortlisted for the next level will be published through online mode on the website.

  • Candidates attain exam can check CAT scorecard 2019  of entrance exam after a few weeks of the exam.
  • Authority will publish the results on the official portal.
  • The result contains the qualifying status of candidates.
  • Candidates can download their result by entering User ID & Password.

CAT 2019 Cut Off

The top 3 IIMs- Ahmedabad, Bangalore, and Calcutta have a cut of over 99 percentile.

Cut off for other top business schools like FMS, JBIMS, and SPIJMR is over 95 percentile.

The expected CAT cut off for top management colleges is-

Name of InstituteCAT Cut off in Percentile
IIM, Ahmedabad99.6
IIM, Bangalore99.5
IIM, Calcutta99.5
IIM, Lucknow99.5
IIM, Shillong98.5
FMS, Delhi99
JBIMS99
IIT, Bombay98.5
IIM, Kozhikode96.3
IIM, Indore94.7
InstitutionsCategories
GeneralNC-OBCSCSTDA/PwD
IIM, Ahmedabad8075706070
IIM, Bangalore9080757575
IIM, Calcutta>90>85>70>70>70
IIM, Kozhikode9080655555
IIM, Indore9080605050

CAT 2019 Admission Procedure

Latest Applications For Various UG & PG Courses Open 2020:

    1. GATE 2020 Application Open. Apply Here Now Today.
    2. IIT JAM 2020 Application Open. Apply Here Now Today.
    3. AIIMS PG 2020 Application Open. Apply Here Now Today.
    4. IIFT 2020 Application Open. Apply Here Now Today.
    5. UGC NTA NET 2020 Application Open. Apply Here Now Today.
    6. XAT MBA 2020 Application Available. Apply Here Online Now.

The Institution will not conduct centralized counseling. Each IIM will send interview call letters to the shortlisted candidates directly.

A merit list will be prepared on the bases of candidates score marks in CAT 2019 entrance exam

  • Candidates have to appear in the Written Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD) & Personal Interviews (PI) rounds.
  • Those who are invited for counseling have to remain present on that date for counseling.
  • At the counseling candidates have to carry there all required documents with yourself in counseling it will be needed for verification.

If you have any other queries about CAT 2019, you can leave your query below in the comment box.

 

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