IIM CAT 2021 application process ending in a week; Apply today for admission in top MBA colleges

CAT 2021 application submission deadline is September 15. Fill the CAT application form 2021 before the last date using the steps mentioned below.

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Prerna Goel | Sep 8, 2021 - 5:42 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad will close the CAT 2021 registration window on September 15, which is next week. Candidates who wish to appear for the IIM CAT exam must register themselves before the last date on CAT official website, iimcat.ac.in. It is most unlikely that the CAT registration 2021 last date will be extended.

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Once the CAT registration window closes, IIMA will open the correction facility where candidates will be able to edit only some of the details in the submitted form. Hence, the applicants are advised to fill the CAT application form carefully. CAT admit card will be issued to registered candidates on October 27, 2021. Common Aptitude Test (CAT) is scheduled to be held on November 28, 2021, in a computer-based mode in three shifts.
Direct Link to fill CAT Application Form 2021

CAT Exam Registration 2021: Important Dates

CAT Events


Last date to fill CAT form

September 15, 2021

CAT application correction window opens

To be announced

CAT admit card release date

October 27, 2021

CAT exam date

November 28, 2021

Revised CAT eligibility criteria 2021

This year IIM Ahmedabad, the conducting body of exam has revised the CAT exam eligibility. As per the revised CAT 2021 eligibility criteria, candidates whose graduation or second-year bachelors’ degree exam scores have not been released can mention “pass/promotion” in the CAT application form. This relaxation is for CAT 2021 only mainly due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Steps to fill CAT application form 2021

Follow the below-mentioned steps in order to apply for the CAT exam:

  • Log on to the official CAT website, iimcat.ac.in

  • Register to generate unique user ID and password

  • Log in with the generated user ID and password to fill in the online CAT exam form.

  • Fill relevant personal, academic, and other details in CAT application form

  • Upload scanned signature and a passport size photograph

  • Select IIM courses and campuses you wish to apply for.

  • Select CAT test cities as per your preference.

  • Pay the CAT registration fees to complete the process

CAT 2021 application fee


CAT Application Fee

General and NC-OBC

Rs 2,200

SC, ST, and PwD

Rs 1,100

About CAT 2021

CAT is a national-level management entrance examination that will be conducted this year at over 425 test centres in 158 cities across India. The CAT exam duration will be two hours and the question paper will have 76 questions in total. The test will be conducted keeping in consideration the COVID-19 guidelines such as social distancing, wearing of face mask, gloves and staggered entry at the test centres. For CAT 2020, about 2.30 lakh applications were received and the total number of candidates who took the test was 1.90 lakh.

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