CAT 2022: 11% rise in overall registrations; 6% in category candidates

CAT 2022 admit cards will be available from October 27, 5 PM. CAT 2022 result expected in the second week of January 2023.


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Vagisha Kaushik | September 28, 2022 | 05:36 PM IST

NEW DELHI: Common Admission Test (CAT) 2022 witnessed a rise of 11% in overall registration and 6% in category candidates registration with the help of enhancements to the processes related to outreach and registration for CAT 2022 initiated by the convenor institute and CAT committee, according to the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore.

IIM Bangalore informed that candidates will be able to download CAT 2022 admit card from 5 PM of October 27. CAT 2022 result is likely to be declared in the second week of January 2023.

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“For the first time, there were digital campaigns to create awareness on the opening of CAT 2022 applications and on the extension of the deadline in order to reach a younger and targeted demographic,” said an official statement from IIM Bangalore.

As per IIM Bangalore, CAT 2022 announcements were released in publications in the Northeast and in all Union Territories. Test centres have also been set up in new locations – Northeast (Manipur, Tripura, etc.) and Union Territories (Lakshadweep, Dadra, Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Ladakh and Leh). Two payment gateways were provided for CAT 2022 which allowed the students to experience hassle-free registration.

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“This year, non-IIM registration facility has been provided on the CAT website. Non-IIM institution logos have also been placed on the CAT website to enhance their visibility,” IIM Bangalore statement further said.

CAT 2022 will be conducted on November 27, 2022 in test centres in 150 test cities in the country. Candidates have been given the option to select any six test cities in order of their preference. Candidates must declare and maintain a valid and unique e-mail account and a mobile phone number throughout the selection process.

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The computer-based test will be conducted in three separate sessions. Candidates will be assessed on verbal ability and reading comprehension, data interpretation and logical reasoning, and quantitative ability.

CAT 2022 Chairperson Professor Ashis Mishra said, “Student-centric changes will enhance the registration and other processes of CAT, thereby making it possible for the candidates to focus on preparing for the examination itself.”

“The preparations and the conduct of the examination are being done with continued COVID-19 uncertainty. The information provided on the CAT website is contingent upon the decisions and directions issued from time to time by the Central and State governments, and IIMs. Candidates are advised to check the CAT website regularly for the latest information,” he added.

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