CAT 2021: IIM Ahmedabad sets up exam centre in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir; Application last date September 22
himanshu.shekhar|Sep 16, 2021
NEW DELHI - The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA), which is the conducting body of the CAT exam this year, will release the CAT application form on August 4. The CAT registration 2021 can be processed only in online mode on the IIM CAT official website, iimcat.ac.in. Management aspirants interested in applying for CAT 2021 should have a Bachelor's degree in any discipline to be eligible to apply.
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For filling the CAT 2021 application form, the candidates will have to create their CAT 2021 login using a valid email id and mobile number. The last date to register for CAT 2021 is September 15 and the admit card will be released on October 27.
CAT Dates 2021
CAT registration 2021
August 4, 2021
Last date to submit the CAT application form
September 15, 2021
CAT admit card release date 2021
October 27, 2021
CAT exam date 2021
November 28, 2021
Prior to filling the CAT application form 2021, the candidates are advised to check and meet the eligibility criteria. Check out the detailed eligibility criteria of CAT 2021 from the table below.
CAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in any stream from a recognized University/Institute.
Final year candidates in graduation are also eligible to apply.
Required Marks in Graduate
50% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA (40% for SC/ ST/ PwD)
Age Limit for CAT 2021
There is no age restriction to apply for CAT exam
Based on category
Step 1 - Visit the official website, CAT 2021 iimcat.ac.in to begin the registration process
Step 2 - Next, click on the ‘New Candidate Registration’ tab on the right side of CAT webpage
Step 3 - Now, enter the requisite details in the CAT exam form
Step 4 - Then, click on the ‘Generate OTP’ tab and enter that to login and complete the CAT 2021 registration process
Step 5 - Start filling in the CAT exam application form 2021 with:
Other Personal Details
Emergency Contact Details
Upload Documents (in a prescribed format and size)
Step 6 - Fill in the academic/qualification details of SSC/class 10, HSC/class 12, bachelor’s degree details, master’s degree details and other professional degree details in the CAT form 2021
Step 7 - Subsequently, enter the work experience detail (if any)
Step 8 - Now, make the requisite CAT application fee payment in online mode
CAT Application Fee
Mode of CAT application fee payment
Transaction charges for CAT registration
Credit Card (Master/ Visa)
1.20% of the transaction amount and subject to a minimum of Rs 5.
Credit Card (American Express)
2.85% of the transaction amount and subject to a minimum of Rs 5.
Debit Card (Master/ Visa)
0.75% of the transaction amount for value up to Rs 2000 and subject to a minimum of Rs 5.
0.90% of the transaction amount for value above Rs 2000.
Rs 20 per transaction
Other payment methods
PayU, BillDesk, and Paytm
About CAT 2021
Common Admission Test (CAT 2021) is conducted by different IIM each year at national level as a computer-based test for admission to the MBA/PGDM and other postgraduate management programmes offered by IIMs and other 1000+ CAT participating institutes like FMS Delhi, SPJIMR, MDI Gurgaon, NITIR, IITs, ITM Hyderabad etc. CAT 2021 will be computer based test of 2 hours duration, wherein 76 questions will asked from three section - Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC), Quantitative Aptitude (QA), and Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR).
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