Around 2.31 lakh candidates await the CAT 2021 admit card release today

CAT 2021 will be conducted on November 28. Approximately 2.31 lakh candidates applied for the CAT 2021 exam and are waiting for the release of the CAT admit card 2021.

Around 2.31 lakh candidates await the CAT 2021 admit card release today 2.31 lakh candidates await for CAT 2021 admit card (Source: Shutterstock)
Sundararajan | Oct 27, 2021 - 3:17 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad is conducting the CAT 2021 exam on November 28 as a computer-based exam. As per the stats released by IIMA, a total of 2,31,000 candidates have applied for the CAT exam 2021. These candidates await the CAT hall ticket 2021 release today, October 27. CAT admit card 2021 to be available on the official IIM website - Candidates can download CAT 2021 admit card using their CAT login ID and password.
Check here- IIM CAT admit card 2021 live updates

As per the report, the number of registered candidates for CAT 2021 has increased as compared to 2,27,835 candidates in the last year. The IIM Ahmedabad will release the official CAT mock test/ tutorials to understand the format of the MBA CAT exam 2021 tentatively in the first week of November 2021.

CAT hall ticket 2021: Highlights

CAT events


CAT admit card release date

October 27, 2021

MBA CAT hall ticket 2021 release time

5:00 PM

CAT entrance admit card available website

Required credentials to download CAT hall ticket

CAT user ID and Password

CAT exam centre

159 test cities

Details mentioned on CAT admit card

Photograph, Signature, Venue of CAT exam, CAT exam date and time, CAT 2021 exam day instructions

CAT admit card release dates

The last five-year trend with the start date for downloading the MBA CAT exam admit card

CAT exam year

CAT conducting body

CAT admit card release date

CAT 2021

IIM Ahmedabad

October 27, 2021

CAT 2020

IIM Indore

October 28, 2020

CAT 2019

IIM Kozhikode

October 23, 2019

CAT 2018

IIM Calcutta

October 24, 2018

CAT 2017

IIM Lucknow

October 18, 2017

CAT 2016

IIM Bangalore

October 18, 2016

Credentials required to download CAT admit card 2021

CAT MBA admit card download window will open today, at 5 PM on website. Students will need the below credentials to download CAT hall ticket 2021.

  • CAT 2021 user ID

  • Password

How to retrieve the forgot CAT User ID/ Password

Case 1: If the students forget his/ her CAT 2021 user ID and password, in such case they should check the SMS/ email they received after completing the CAT registration process.

Case 2: If the students lose the SMS/ email they received, they can retrieve the CAT login ID and password by following the steps given below:

  • First, click on the ‘Login’ button from the CAT home page.

  • It will carry to the CAT login page, from there click the ‘Forgot User ID/ Password?’ link.

  • Now specify the registered email address and captcha in the space provided.

  • Next, click the "Get User ID/ Password" button.

  • The user ID and password will be sent to the registered email address of the candidate.

  • Sign in again using the received CAT user ID or password and keep it safe for future reference.

CAT registration data for past years

CAT year

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