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 (IIM) Ahmedabad has launched the CAT 2021 official website and released the exam dates on July 31. All the aspiring candidates can start filling the CAT registration form 2021 from August 4. CAT 2021 application form will be available online at iimcat.ac.in.
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CAT full form is the Common Admission Test (CAT) which will be conducted on November 28 as a computer-based test. The exam will be set as per CAT 2021 pattern, where 76 questions are expected to be asked from three sections - Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension, Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning, and Quantitative Aptitude as per the CAT notification.
Start date for CAT 2021 registration
August 04, 2021
Last date to fill CAT exam application form
September 15, 2021
Release of CAT 2021 exam admit card
October 27, 2021
CAT 2021 exam date
November 28, 2021
Declaration of CAT exam result 2021
Second week of January 2022
Aspiring candidates are required to meet the prescribed eligibility criteria to appear in the CAT exam 2021. The eligibility criteria of CAT is mentioned below.
Candidates with a Bachelor's degree in any discipline can apply for CAT 2021
Candidates have to secure 50% per cent aggregate marks in the qualifying exam
Steps to fill the CAT exam application form 2021
Register to generate CAT 2021 login credentials
Fill the application form of CAT exam
Pay the application fee
CAT 2021 test centres increased
In wake of COVID, IIM Ahmedabad has increased the total number of CAT test cities to 158. Last year, the CAT exam was conducted in 156 cities across the nation. At the time of filling the CAT 2021 application form, candidates will be required to choose 6 CAT 2021 test cities as per their preference.
CAT 2021: Application fee increased
This year, IIM Ahmedabad has also increased the CAT exam registration fee for candidates belonging to the general and reserved categories. Candidates have to pay the application fee online to complete the registration process of CAT 2021.
CAT exam fee 2021
CAT application fee 2020
In the official CAT exam notification, Prof M P Ram Mohan, Convenor of CAT 2021 says, "The preparations and the conduct of the exam are being done with continued COVID-19 uncertainty. The information provided by the CAT website is contingent upon the decisions and directions issued from time to time by the Central & State governments, and IIMs. Candidates are advised to regularly check the CAT website for the latest information.
Candidates applying for IIM admission must first appear for the Common Aptitude Test commonly known as the CAT exam. After the declaration of the CAT result, candidates can individually apply for admission to IIMs as per their preference and also on the basis of the CAT cut off score.
On clearing the minimum CAT exam 2021 cutoff released by the respective IIMs, the shortlisted candidates will be invited for Written Test/Group Discussion and Personal Interview (PI).
The final selection for IIM admission will be based on the candidate's CAT 2021 score, performance in WAT/GD/ and PI, past academic performance and work experience.
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