CAT 2023: Registration Correction (Started), Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus


CAT examCAT 2022/23 Online Registration Correction has been started on 23rd September 2022. Common Admission Test is conducted by the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. This is a National level exam that is conducted once a year on a rotation basis. This is a management entrance test. 

Candidates can apply for this exam to get admission into IIMs and any other business school anywhere in India. Along with this candidates with their CAT score can get admission into any other government and private institutions of management. 

The Application process for CAT 2023 will be begun on 3rd August 2022. All the candidates can go to the official website and apply for the exam. All the details about CAT 2023 are given in this article below. 

CAT 2022/23 Notification – Application Correction Started

New CAT 2022/23 Online Application Correction has been started on 23rd September 2022. Click Here to Check Application Correction Details.

New CAT 2022 Exam Dates has been Announced now, the Examination will be held on 27th November 2022. Click Here to Check Exam Dates Details.

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CAT 2023 Highlights

Exam Name CAT
Exam Full Form Common Admission Test
Exam Types PG Level
Exam Level National
Exam Courses MBA/ PGDM Courses Management
Conducting Body Indian Institute of Management Ahemdabad
Application Mode Online
Exam Mode Online (CBT)
Exam Date 27th November 2022
Exam Duration 03 Hours
Official Website www.him cat.ac.in
Helpline 033-24679178
Email [email protected]
[email protected]

CAT 2023 Important Dates 

Dates for any exam are very important for any candidate. The dates will help the candidates to prepare and plan their time for the exam accordingly. The CAT 2023 dates and the various events related to the exam are given in the table below. 

Events Dates (Announced)
Issue of notification 31st July 2022
Registration begins 3rd August 2022
Last date for registration 21st September 2022
Application correction window 23rd – 26th September 2022
Mock test available 3rd week of October 2022
Admit card release 27th October 2022
Exam Dates 27th November 2022
Answer key release December 2022
Declaration of result January 2023

CAT 2023 Application Form 

The application form is the key to the exam and to appear for the exam every candidate has to fill out the application form. The application form process has been start on 3rd August 2022. 

All the candidates can to the official website of CAT and fill out the application form very carefully. All the other details related to CAT 2023 application form are given below. 

  • The application form for the CAT 2023 will be available online on the official website.
  • The start date to submit the application form is 3rd August 2022.
  • The last date to submit the application form is 14th September 2022. 
  • One candidate can fill in only one application online.
  • Upload all the documents that would be mentioned in the form very carefully. 
  • Fill in the information on the application form very carefully so that it does not get canceled. 
  • Your details such as Name, Date of birth, and address are to be filled with concentration to avoid mistakes. 
  • Upload the documents that are required in the application and they should be in the format that is prescribed.
  • Do not forget to note down your registration number, User ID, and Password as they will be used further.
  • Make sure to take out the printout of the application form after you have submitted it. 
  • No Candidates will have to send any hard copy. 

Steps for New Registration 

  • Visit the official website of CAT 2023.
  • Click on “New Candidate Registration” and fill in all the basic details like the name, DOB, email address, phone number, and country of origin.
  • A unique user ID and password will be sent to your registered email address and mobile number after verification is completed. 

Documents Required For Registration

Documents Format File Size 
Photo .JPG/ .JPEG <= 80 Kb
Signature .JPG/ .JPEG <= 80 Kb
NC-OBC/SC/ST Certificate PDF <=200 Kb
PwD/DA Certificate PDF <=200 Kb

CAT 2023 Application Fees

Application fees are a very step that a candidate cannot miss. After you have filled out the application form you will have to pay some amount as the application fee for the exam. Every candidate has to do this as per their categories. 

The application for CAT 2023 is given below do not miss out to pay the application fee otherwise you will not be able to give the exam. 

  • For General and OBC category: INR 2300 /-
  • For SC/ST/PWD category: INR 1150/- 

CAT 2023 Application Form Correction 

The application form correction facility refers to the facility that is provided by the exam conducting authority to the candidates so that they can change the information about themselves in their application form after they have submitted it. 

The Application correction facility is provided to the candidates for CAT 2023 exam. The candidates can go to the official website, log in their details, and then make the changes in their application form.

CAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria 

Eligibility criteria are set by the exam conducting authority for all the candidates who will give the exam. This criterion is to be followed by every candidate. It is the same for every candidate. If a candidate does not fit this criterion then they will not be allowed to appear for the exam. 

The candidates are advised to check this criterion before they fill out the application form and all the other details about CAT 2023 eligibility criteria are given below. 

Age 

There is no age limit set for CAT 2023 exam. 

Minimum Marks 

The minimum marks for CAT 2023 is 50% in graduation and for reserved categories, it is 45%.

Education Qualification 

A candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent from any recognized university. 

Final Year Students 

Final Year students can also apply for CAT 2023 exam and have to complete their graduation before the exam date.

Candidates who have professional degrees like CS/CA/ICWA can also apply for CAT 2023 exam.

CAT 2023 Exam Pattern 

Exam Pattern is a very important piece of information for a candidate who is going to appear for the exam. Exam pattern contains all the information related to the exam like Exam duration, Marking scheme, Number of questions, etc. 

Every candidate who is going to appear for the exam should keep all these things in mind as it will help in preparing for the exam. The CAT 2023 Exam Pattern is given below. 

  • Mode: Computer Based Exam.
  • Duration: The exam would be of 120 minutes. ( 6 hours )
  • Type of Questions: Objective type and Subjective type questions 
  • Marking Scheme: 3 marks would be allotted for every right answer
  • Negative marking: 1 mark would be deducted for every wrong answer in the objective type questions section. No negative marking will be done in the subjective type section.
  • Total Marks: 300 Marks 
  • Total Questions: 100 questions 
Sections Number of Question Maximum Marks
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning 32 (24 MCQs; 8 non-MCQs) 96
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension 34 (24 MCQs; 10 non-MCQs) 102
Quantitative Ability 34 (27 MCQs; 7 non-MCQs) 102
Total 100 300

CAT 2023 Syllabus 

The syllabus is the main thing and the most important thing for a candidate. This is a National level exam so this exam is not an easy one. The candidates appearing for the exam should prepare the syllabus with a lot of hard work to ace the exam.

The CAT 2023 syllabus is given below:-

Exam Section  Syllabus
CAT VARC Reading Comprehension- Passages of 400-500 words based on various fields like Management, Business, Science & Tech, Economy, Abstract, Literature, Art & Culture

Verbal Ability- Para Jumbles, Summary, Sentence Completion, Odd Sentence Out, Antonyms & Synonyms, Error Detection

CAT QA Arithmetic- Profit & Loss, Time & Work, Time Speed & Distance, Mixtures, Ratio & Proportion, Percentage, Averages

Geometry & Mensuration- Lines & Angles, Circles, Triangles, Polygons, Area & Volume of 2D and 3D figures

Algebra- Quadratic Equations, Series, Inequalities, Functions, Surds & Indices

Numbers and Modern Math (P&C, Probability)

CAT DILR Data Interpretation- Caselets, Tabular DI, DI sets based on Charts and Graphs

Logical Reasoning- Syllogisms, Puzzles, Critical Reasoning, Blood Relations, Coding-Decoding, Statement & Assumption, Inference, Seating Arrangement, Ranking, Direction sense test

CAT 2023 Preparation Tips 

Preparation tips are the best way you can ace the exam. Preparing the syllabus is important but what is more important than just preparing is the right way to prepare so that you can get the desired result. 

The Preparation tips will help you ace this exam as this exam will not be easy. All the candidates can read the CAT 2023 Preparation tips below.

  • Check previous year’s question papers and answer keys to get an idea of what kind of questions would be asked in the CAT exam. 
  • Start preparing for the exam on time or maybe before so that you can prepare better.
  • Get the best CAT books for better preparation.
  • Revision is the key to scoring well so revise the topics very thoroughly. 
  • Solve mock tests and sample papers to analyze your preparation and correct things you got wrong.
  • Remember the exam pattern as it is very important. 
  • You should start preparing the moment you get the syllabus to have enough time for revision of the syllabus.
  • Plan out your time accordingly so that you do not miss out on any topic from the syllabus.
  • Make a timetable to sort the syllabus and prepare each topic.
  • Read the syllabus very carefully to get the idea and make sure to not miss any topic from the syllabus as every topic is important from the syllabus. 
  • Give your best in the exam and be confident.

CAT 2023 Books 

Books are the best source from which you can prepare for the exam. This exam would not be an easy one so make sure you get the books to prepare for the exam. Do not miss out on any topic from the books. 

The CAT 2023 books are given below. 

  •  Nishit K. Sinha’s Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for the CAT
  •  Arun Sharma’s CAT Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension Preparation
  •  Sarvesh K.Verma’s Quantitative Aptitude Quantum CAT Common Admission Tests for Admission into IIMs
  •  NCERT books (National Council of Educational Research and Training) to cover the basics from 6th to 10th grades.
  •  Nishit Saxena’s Quantitative Aptitude for CAT
  •  Sarvesh Sharma’s Quantitative Aptitude Quantum for CAT
  •  Abhijit Guha’s Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams

CAT 2023 Admit Card 

Admit Card for CAT 2023 would be accessible to only those candidates who would have filled the application form and also would have paid the application fee. The candidates who would have failed to do so would not be allowed to give the exam and will not get their admit cards. 

The CAT 2023 admit card would be released on the official website only. The candidates can download the admit card by filling in their login details. The admit card is compulsory for every candidate as they will have to carry the admit card with them to the exam hall and if the candidate does not bring their admit card they would not be allowed to give the exam. 

CAT 2023 Exam Centers

The CAT 2023 exam would be conducted in different exam centers across the country for all the applied candidates. The list of the exam centers is given below. 

  • Ahmedabad
  • Ahmednagar
  • Ambala
  • Amravati
  • Anand
  • Aurangabad
  • Aurangabad

Bahadurgarh

  • Balasore
  • Belgaum
  • Bengaluru
  • Berhampur
  • Bhopal
  • Bhubaneswar
  • Bidar
  • Blair
  • Chandigarh
  • Chikballapur
  • Cuttack
  • Davanagere
  • Dhanbad
  • Dibrugarh
  • Faridabad
  • Gandhinagar
  • Gaya
  • Gurgaon
  • Rajkot
  • Guwahati
  • Gwalior
  • Hasan
  • Indore
  • Itanagar
  • Jabalpur
  • Jalgaon
  • Jammu
  • Jamshedpur
  • Kasaragod
  • Kochi
  • Kolar
  • Kolhapur
  • Kollam
  • Kozhikode
  • Madgaon
  • Malappuram
  • Mandya
  • Mangalore
  • Mumbai
  • Mysore
  • Nagpur
  • Nanded
  • Nashik
  • Navi Mumbai
  • Palwal
  • Panipat
  • Pune
  • Purnea
  • Raipur
  • Ramnagara
  • Ranchi
  • Ratnagiri
  • Rohtak
  • Rourkela
  • Sagar
  • Sambalpur
  • Satara
  • Shillong
  • Shimoga
  • Solapur
  • Sonipat
  • Surat
  • Thane
  • Thrissur
  • Tirupati
  • Trivandrum
  • Tumkur
  • Udupi
  • Vadodara
  • Verna
  • Vijayawada
  • Visakhapatnam

CAT 2023 Answer Key 

The CAT 2023 answer key would be uploaded online on the official website along with question papers. All the candidates can download the answer key from the website only. Every candidate can check the answers and get an estimation of their result. 

If any candidates find any problem in the answer key and want to challenge the authority provide them with the facility to raise the question. They can report the problem to the concerned authority in time released by the exam authority. After that, the final answer key would be published online only. 

CAT 2023 Result 

The result for CAT 2023 would be uploaded online on the official website only. All the candidates who appeared for the exam can download their results by filling in their login details. 

The candidates would also be notified through SMS about when the CAT result would be announced. All the candidates are advised to keep on checking the official website to not miss out on any notification. 

CAT 2023 Cut-Off

Cut off are the minimum scores that are set by the exam authority for every candidate. Every candidate has to score more than those minimum marks to qualify for the next round of admission. 

There are a lot of factors that will affect the cut-off like No. of candidates, Seats available in Institutions, and more. The cut-off will be released online and the candidates can check it online on the official website. 

CAT 2023 Counseling Procedure

The counseling for CAT would be in any centralized way. Each IILM will conduct its own separate counseling sessions which will be based on the scores of the candidates. The counseling will begin a few days after the result is announced. 

The final admission process for CAT would be conducted on IILM Campuses. Every IILM will have different admission procedures so the candidates are advised to visit different websites of IILMs to know the procedure.  

The shortlisted candidates would get confirmation through e-mail Ids and phone numbers. Then the candidates will have to report to their allotted center within the time period given to accept the admission offer and get the admission. 

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Question:- The CAT 2023 exam application forms would be released where?

Ans- The Cat 2023 application form would be released online. 

Question:- The CAT 2023 exam would be of how much duration?

Ans- The CAT 2023 exam would be of 120 minutes. 

Question:- The CAT 2023 exam would be of how many marks?

Ans- The CAT 2023 exam will be 300 marks. 

Question:- Can we correct our CAT 2023 application form after submitting it?

Ans- Yes, you can correct your application form for CAT 2023 after submitting it. 

Question:- Do we need to send the CAT 2023 application form to anyone?

Ans- No, you do not need to send your CAT 2023 application form to anyone. 

If you have any other queries about CAT 2023, you can leave your question below in the comment box.

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