CAT 2021: Around 2.31 lakh registrations this year; No change in paper pattern, Official mock tests in October
Prerna Goel|Sep 25, 2021
NEW DELHI: IIM Ahmedabad is all set to start CAT registration 2021 from tomorrow, August 4. The CAT application form 2021 will be released on the CAT official website, iimcat.ac.in, and will be available till September 15. Candidates interested in pursuing MBA/PGDM or other management programmes can appear for the CAT exam 2021. Candidates with a bachelor's degree in any discipline with 50 per cent aggregate marks are eligible to apply for MBA CAT 2021.
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This year, the Common Admission Test (CAT) will be held on November 28 in 158 cities across India. CAT 2021 will be a computer-based test consisting of MCQ and non-MCQs from three sections- verbal ability and reading comprehension (VARC), data interpretation and logical reasoning (DILR), and quantitative aptitude (QA). It is expected that a total of 76 questions will be asked in the CAT 2021 question paper and it will be set as per CAT 2021 pattern and CAT exam syllabus.
CAT Events 2021
CAT Exam Dates
CAT application form 2021 release date
August 4, 2021, at 10 AM
CAT 2021 application form last date
September 15, 2021, at 5 PM
Correction of CAT application form
Fourth Week of September 2021
CAT mock test 2021
First Week of November 2021
CAT admit card release
October 27, 2021, at 5 PM
CAT 2021 exam date
November 28, 2021 (Sunday)
It should be noted that candidates must check and adhere to the CAT 2021 eligibility criteria. If at any stage it is found that any candidate is not eligible for the exam or IIM admission, then their candidature will be cancelled.
CAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Required Marks in Graduate
50% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA (40% for SC/ ST/ PwD)
Age Limit for CAT 2021
No Age Restriction to apply for CAT 2021
Based on Category
Prior to filling in the CAT form 2021, it is important to keep the following details ready beforehand:
Passport Size Photograph
Work Experience Certificate (if any)
Step 1: First, Visit the official CAT 2021 website i.e. iimcat.ac.in
Step 2: Next, click on the “New Candidate Registration” tab on the right side
Step 3: Now, enter requisite details to log in
Step 4: Click on the “Generate OTP” tab. The OTP will be sent to the registered email ID.
Step 5: Then, log in to the candidate's dashboard and fill the CAT exam application form 2021 with required details like:
Other Professional Degree Details
Emergency contact details
Step 6: Upload all the required documents in a prescribed format
Step 9: Then, select the work experience details (if any), IIM Programmes & Interview Cities. Choose any six preferred CAT 2021 test cities.
Step 10: Make the payment online for the CAT application fee.
For General Category Candidates: Rs 2200/-
For SC/ ST/ PwD: Rs 1100/-
The Common Admission Test, popularly known as CAT, is a national-level entrance examination conducted by different IIM each other for admission to the postgraduate management programmes offered by the participating institutions across the country. Candidates have to fill the CAT exam form in online mode from the official website.
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