Team Careers360|Oct 23, 2021
CAT 2020 - No Change in exam pattern as of now
NEW DELHI - Clearing the air about the Common Admission Test, Prof. Ram Mohan, Incoming Chairperson - Admissions, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, stated that as of now there will be no change in the way CAT 2020 exam will be conducted. He, however, added “ CAT Core Group will make decisions based on how the COVID-19 situation develops.”
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Important Dates for CAT 2020
Release of Notification
Last week of July
Start and end date for filling the application form for CAT exam
First week of August to Third week of September, 2020
CAT 2020 Exam
Last week of November 2020
Exam Pattern of CAT 2020
If the entrance exam is being conducted as per last year, then the candidates will have to appear in the computer-based test wherein they will have to answer 100 questions. There will be three sections from which questions will be asked and candidates will be given 60 minutes to answer them. The three sections are:
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
Future of Home Proctored Exam
Due to Covid 19, few of the management entrance exams like the Management Aptitude Test, ATMA etc were conducted through remote proctoring. On being asked about the advantages and disadvantages of home proctored exam, Prof. Shailesh Gandhi, Dean - Programmes, IIMA, said "IIMA is exploring technology options for proctored examinations including the advantages and disadvantages."
About CAT 2020
Every year the IIMs conduct the CAT exam on a rotational basis. This year Indian Institute of Management, Indore is conducting IIM for CAT 2020. Candidates who qualify the CAT entrance test and if they meet the requisite cutoff of the IIM to which they have applied, then they have to take part in the selection process which comprises group discussion, written ability test and interview.
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