CAT Exam 2021: Registration closing in 3 days for this MBA entrance; Here’s how to fill the form

IIM, Ahmedabad will close the CAT exam registration 2021 on September 15. Students interested in MBA admission 2021-22 can apply for the CAT exam at iimcat.ac.in.

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Sundararajan | Sep 13, 2021 - 1:34 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, the conducting body of the CAT exam, is going to close the CAT application form window on September 15. Students seeking MBA admission at IIMs, FMS, MDI, IITs, SPJIMR, etc, and interested in appearing for IIM CAT can fill up the CAT exam registration 2021 form within the next 3 days at the official CAT 2021 website iimcat.ac.in. In order to complete the CAT application process, students have to pay the CAT registration fees of Rs 2200 for the general category and Rs 1100 for the reserved category.
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This year, the Common Admission Test (CAT 2021) is scheduled to be held on November 28 (Sunday) in computer-based (online) mode in three sessions at over 420 test centres in 158 cities across the country. Before filling the CAT application form, it is important to keep the documents required for CAT registration 2021 ready and also ensure that the candidates meet the CAT eligibility criteria.

CAT 2021 registration dates

CAT events

CAT dates

CAT exam registration 2021 starts on

August 4, 2021

CAT application form 2021 will close on

September 15, 2021, at 5 PM

Availability of CAT 2021 admit card

October 27, 2021

CAT 2021 exam date

November 28, 2021, Sunday

CAT exam eligibility 2021

  • Students who completed a bachelor’s degree with at least 50% of aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA (45% for SC/ ST category) from a recognized university/ institute are eligible to apply for CAT 2021.

  • There is no age limit to apply for the CAT exam 2021.

  • Candidates are not required to have any prior work experience.

CAT 2021 eligibility for past two year's graduates (2020-21)

  • IIM Ahmedabad has removed the minimum marks criteria (45% and 50%) to appear for the CAT exam 2021.

  • Students with “promotion/ pass” instead of “award of marks” certificates in any of the last two years (2020-2021) of the bachelor’s degree can enter the “promotion/ pass” option in the CAT application form 2021.

Documents required for CAT registration 2021

Before starting with filling out the CAT application form 2021, it is important to have the following details ready:

  • Personal and Academic details

  • Scanned copy of passport size photograph and signature.

  • Valid mobile number and email address

  • Work experience certificate (if any)

  • Caste certificate

  • Payment details

Format/ size of the documents required for CAT registration 2021

Image

Format

Size of the file

Dimension

Image resolution

Signature

JPG/ JPEG

Not more than 80 KB

80 mm (width) x 35 mm (height)

150 px/ inch (min)

Photograph

30 mm (width) x 45 mm (height)

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How to fill CAT application form 2021

Eligible students for CAT exam 2021 can apply online. Here, we provide instructions for filling the CAT application form 2021 online.

Step 1: Visit the official CAT website - iimcat.ac.in

Step 2: Next, find and click the “New Candidate Registration” link on the right middle of the CAT home page.

Step 3: Then, enter the essential non-editable information to create the CAT 2021 login credentials such as Name, Email ID, Phone number.

Step 4: After entering the information, click on the tab called “Generate OTP”. The OTP will be sent to the registered email ID

Step 5: Next, log in to the dashboard using the CAT login credentials (CAT application number and password/ date of birth) and fill the CAT application form 2021 with the required details.

Step 6: Upload all the documents required for CAT registration 2021 in a prescribed format and size.

Step 7: Choose the prior work experience details (if any), and select any six preferred CAT test cities.

Step 8: Finally, make a payment of the CAT registration fees in online mode using any payment gateway and submit the completed application form of CAT 2021.

CAT registration fees 2021

Category

CAT Fee

General category candidates

Rs 2,200/

Reserved category candidates

Rs 1,100/-

About CAT 2021

The Common Admission Test (CAT 2021) is a management entrance exam that is mandatory to take for MBA admission into respective IIMs and over 1200 B-schools (FMS, IITs, MDI, SPJIMR) across the country. The CAT question paper comprises questions from Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC), Quantitative Aptitude (QA), and Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR).

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